What new YA covers hit the web in March 2017?


Missed one of our weekly cover reveal round ups? Here’s a selection of covers for upcoming YA novels that hit the web in March 2017!

After the Fire by Will Hill
Publisher: Usbourne
Release date: June 1st 2017
Deep in the Texas desert, Moonbeam lives with her Brothers and Sisters. They’re safe, protected by the Fence and Father John. Because Father John knows what’s right and what’s wrong. But then Nate arrives from Outside, stirring doubt…and suddenly Moonbeam’s world is on fire. But what happens after? What happens when you lose everything you’ve ever known?

Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Release date: April 1st 2017
Bailey “Mink” Rydell has spent months crushing on a witty film geek she only knows online by “Alex.” When Bailey moves to the same town as her online crush she must choose whether to cling to a dreamy online fantasy in Alex or take a risk on an imperfect reality with Porter. But Porter Roth is hiding a secret of his own: Porter is Alex…Approximately.

All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
Publisher: Scholastic
Release date: October 10th 2017
The book takes place in the 1960s in Bicho Raro, Colorado and follows the lives of three members of the Soria family—each of whom is searching for their own miracle. There’s Beatriz, who appears to lack feelings but wants to study her mind; Daniel, the “Saint” of Bicho Raro, a miracle worker for everyone but himself; and Joaquin (a.k.a. Diablo Diablo), who runs a pirate radio station at night.

Bad Girls with Perfect Faces by Lynn Weingarten
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: October 31st 2017
When Sasha’s best friend Xavier gets back together with his cheating ex, Ivy, Sasha knows she needs to protect him. So she poses as a guy online to lure Ivy away. But Sasha’s plan goes sickeningly wrong. And she soon learns to be careful of who you pretend to be because you might be surprised by who you become…

Before the Devil Breaks You (The Diviners #3) by Libba Bray
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 3rd 2017
After battling a sleeping sickness, The Diviners are up against a group of new and malevolent foes–ghosts! Out in Ward’s Island sits a mental hospital full of lost souls from people long forgotten. Ghosts who have unusual and dangerous ties to the Man in the Stovepipe Hat also known as the King of Crows.

The Castaways by Jessika Fleck
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: April 3rd 2017
The Castaway Carnival: fun, mysterious, dangerous. Renowned for its infamous corn maze…and the kids who go missing in it. When Olive runs into the maze, she wakes up on an isolated and undetectable island where a decades-long war between two factions of rival teens is in full swing.

The Color Project by Sierra Abrams
Publisher: Gatekeeper Press
Release date: July 18th 2017
Bernice Aurora Wescott has one thing she doesn’t want anyone to know: her name. That is, until Bee meets Levi, the local golden boy who runs a charity organization called The Color Project. But while Levi is everything she never knew she needed, giving up her name would feel like a stamp on forever. And that terrifies her.

Don’t Kiss the Messenger (Edgelake High School #1) by Katie Ray
Publisher: Entangled Crush
Release date: April 10th 2017
When Bryn asks CeCe to help her compose messages that’ll charm Emmett, CeCe isn’t sure there’s anything in his head worth charming. Unfortunately, the more messages she sends, the more she realizes there’s plenty in his head. Too bad Emmett seems to be falling for the wrong girl…

Enigma (Schrodinger’s Consortium #2) by Tonya Kuper
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: July 4th 2017
Escaping with Reid Wentworth should have been fun, but how can I enjoy it when I just (accidentally) killed someone, my mom and brother are in danger, and the Consortium is trying to enslave humanity? (Yeah, they aren’t fooling around.) So feeling something for Reid Wentworth was not part of the plan.

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Publisher: Delacorte
Release date: April 18th 2017
What if you couldn’t touch anything in the outside world? Never breathe in the fresh air, feel the sun warm your face . . . or kiss the boy next door? Maddy is a girl who’s literally allergic to the outside world, and Olly is the boy who moves in next door . . . and becomes the greatest risk she’s ever taken.

The Girl in Between by Sarah Carroll
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s UK
Release date: May 4th 2017
In an old, abandoned mill, a girl and her ma take shelter from their memories of life on the streets. To the girl it’s home, her safe place, the Castle. But as her ma spins out of control and the Authorities move ever closer, the girl finds herself trapped.

The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke
Publisher: Albert Whitman Books
Release date: September 1st 2017
Ellie Baum feels the weight of history on her when she arrives on a school trip to Berlin, Germany. After all, she’s the first member of her family to return since her grandfather’s miraculous escape from a death camp in 1942. One moment she’s contemplating the Berlin Wall Memorial amidst the crowd, and the next, she’s yanked back through time, to 1988 East Berlin when the Wall is still standing.

Godsgrave (Nevernight Chronicles #2) by Jay Kristoff
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Release date: September 5th 2017
Assassin Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church ministry think she’s far from earned it. And after a deadly confrontation with an old enemy, Mia begins to suspect the motives of the Red Church itself.

The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: August 8th 2017
When Dee Moreno makes a deal with a demon—her heart in exchange for an escape from a disastrous home life—she finds the trade may have been more than she bargained for. And becoming “heartless” is only the beginning.

Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index by Julie Israel
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: June 1st 2017
It’s been sixty-five painful days since the death of Juniper’s big sister, Camilla. On her first day back at school, bracing herself for the stares and whispers, Juniper borrows Camie’s handbag for luck – and discovers an unsent break-up letter inside. It’s mysteriously addressed to ‘You’.

A Line in the Dark by Malinda Lo
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 17th 2017
Jess Wong is Angie Redmond’s best friend. And that’s the most important thing, even if Angie can’t see how Jess truly feels. But when Angie begins to fall for Margot Adams, Jess discovers secrets and cruelty that lie just beneath the carefree surface of Margot’s world of wealth and privilege.

Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: August 29th 2017
Addie is visiting Ireland for her aunt’s wedding, and hoping she can stop thinking about the one horrible thing she did. When Addie discovers an unusual guidebook, Ireland for the Heartbroken, she finds herself on a whirlwind tour of the Emerald Isle, trapped in the world’s smallest vehicle with Ian and his admittedly cute, Irish-accented friend Rowan.

A Map for Wrecked Girls by Jessica Taylor
Publisher: Dial
Release date: August 15th 2017
Emma had always orbited Henri, her fierce, magnetic queen bee of an older sister, and the two had always been best friends. Until something happened that wrecked them. Then the unthinkable occurs—a watery nightmare off the dazzling coast. The girls wash up on shore, stranded.

The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: October 10th 2017
When Grace learns that Lucy Moynihan was run out of town for having accused the popular guys at school of gang rape, she’s incensed that Lucy never had justice. Grace, Rosina and Erin form an anonymous group of girls at Prescott High to resist the sexist culture at their school.

Now I Rise (The Conqueror’s Trilogy #2) by Kiersten White
Publisher: Corgi Children’s
Release date: July 6th 2017
Lada Dracul has no allies and no throne. After failing to seize the crown she believes is hers, Lada is out to punish anyone who dares to cross her. Filled with a white-hot rage, she storms the countryside terrorizing the land. But brute force isn’t getting her what she wants.

Our Dark Duet (Monsters of Verity #2) by Victoria Schwab
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: July 27th 2017
Kate Harker is a girl who isn’t afraid of the dark. She’s a girl who hunts monsters. And she’s good at it. August Flynn is a monster who can never be human. No matter how much he once yearned for it. He has a part to play. And he will play it, no matter the cost.

Riptide Summer (Honey Girl #2) by Lisa Freeman
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Release date: May 9th 2017
The year is 1973, and Nani is looking forward to a long, relaxing summer of days spent in the sun with her surfer boyfriend, and to secret nights with Rox, the lineup’s queen supreme. But when surf god Nigel breaks her heart, and Rox reveals a secret that tears their friendship apart, Nani is left to pick up the pieces.

Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali
Publisher: Salaam Reads
Release date: June 13th 2017
Janna Yusuf is trying to decide what kind of person she wants to be, and what it means to be a saint, a misfit, or a monster. Except she knows a monster…one who happens to be parading around as a saint…Will she be the one to call him out on it? What will people in her tightknit Muslim community think of her then?

Sun Warrior (Tales of a New World #2) by P.C. Cast
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Release date: October 17th 2017
Thaddeus wants the power he believes Mari has stolen from him and his people and he will do anything he must to get them back, even if it means destroying everything in his path. There is only way to stop Thaddeus, but it means a harrowing journey for Mari and Nik into the heart of darkness.

That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E.K. Johnston
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 3rd 2017
Victoria-Margaret is the crown princess of the empire, a direct descendent of Victoria I, the queen who changed the course of history two centuries earlier. Margaret will soon enter into a politically advantageous marriage but before she does her duty, she’ll have one summer incognito in a far corner of empire – and maybe change the world in the process.

This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: November 7th 2017
Catarina Agatta is a hacker. She can cripple mainframes and crash though firewalls, but that’s not what makes her special. In Cat’s world, people are implanted with technology to recode their DNA, allowing them to change their bodies in any way they want. And Cat happens to be a gene-hacking genius.

Troublemakers by Catherine Barter
Publisher: Andersen
Release date: June 1st 2017
Fifteen-year-old Alena never really knew her political activist mother, who died when she was a baby. She has grown up with her older half-brother Danny and his boyfriend Nick in the east end of London. Now the area is threatened by a bomber who has been leaving explosive devices in supermarkets. It is only a matter of time before a bomb goes off.

The Truth Behind the Lies by Amanda Searcy
Publisher: Delacorte/Random House
Release date: December 12th 2017
All Kayla Asher wants to do is run. Run from the government housing complex she calls home. Run from her unstable mother. All Betsy Hopewell wants to do is survive. Survive the burner phone hidden under her bed. Survive her new rules. Survive being watched. But when fate brings Kayla and Betsy together, only one girl will live.

Warcross (Warcross #1) by Marie Lu
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons’ Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 3rd 2017
For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. Needing to make some quick cash, Emika takes a risk and hacks into the opening game of the international Warcross Championships—only to accidentally glitch herself into the action and become an overnight sensation.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.

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