What new YA covers hit the web this week? (May 14)


Here is a selection of new YA covers for upcoming books that recently hit the web. Check the descriptions below for publishers, release dates and more.

The Becoming of Noah Shaw (The Shaw Confessions #1) by Michelle Hodkin
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: November 7th 2017
Everyone thinks seventeen-year-old Noah Shaw has the world on a string. They’re wrong. Mara Dyer is the only one he trusts with his secrets and his future. He shouldn’t. And both are scared that uncovering the truth about themselves will force them apart. They’re right.

Blood and Sand by C.V. Wyk
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: January 16th 2018
Attia was once destined to rule as the queen and swordmaiden of Thrace. Now she is a slave, given to Xanthus, the Champion of Rome, as a sign of his master’s favor. Enslaved as a child, Xanthus is the preeminent gladiator of his generation. Against all odds, Attia and Xanthus form a tentative bond. A bond that will spark a rebellion.

Chaotic Good by Whitney Gardner
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 13th 2018
Soon-to-be senior Cameron loves cosplay but unfortunately, the only comic shop in her new town—her main destination for character reference—is staffed, by a dudebro who challenges every girl who comes into the shop. At her twin brother’s suggestion, Cameron borrows a set of his clothes and uses her costuming experience to waltz into the shop as Boy Cameron, where she is shocked at how easily she’s accepted into the nerd inner sanctum.

Gone Rogue (Wires and Nerve Vol. 2) by Marissa Meyer & Stephen Gilpin
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: January 2018
Iko – an audacious android and best friend to the Lunar Queen Cinder – has been tasked with hunting down Alpha Lysander Steele, the leader of a rogue band of bioengineered wolf-soldiers who threaten to undo the tenuous peace agreement between Earth and Luna.

Pacifica by Kristen Simmons
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: March 6th 2018
Blue skies. Green grass. Clear ocean water. A lucky five hundred lottery winners will be the first to go. The only problem? Marin Carey spent her childhood on those seas and knows there’s no island paradise out there. She’s corsario royalty, a pirate like her father and his father before him, and she knows a con when she sees one. So where are the First Five Hundred really going?

The Pack (The Wanderers #2) by Kate Ormand
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Release date: October 3rd 2017
Horse shifter Flo now travels in a wild pack with what remains of the shape-shifter circus she once performed in. She, bear shifter Jett, and the others seek a new home and a fresh start. But someone who betrayed them in the past returns to ruin their best hope of finding a secure future.

Seize Today (Forget Tomorrow #3) by Pintip Dunn
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: October 2017
Olivia Dresden can literally see the path to goodness in each person. Her precognition means that different versions of people’s futures flicker before her eyes. But forced into isolation, she can only watch as her mother, Chairwoman Dresden, chooses the dark, destructive course every time.

The Smallest Thing by Lisa Manterfield
Publisher: Steel Rose Press
Release date: July 18th 2017
When the unexplained deaths of her neighbors force the government to quarantine the village, Em learns what it truly means to be trapped. Dodging the watchful eye of Aiden, a HAZMAT-suited relief worker intent on befriending her, she enlists Ro’s help to escape.

Unearthed (Unearthed #1) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: January 9th 2018
When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the environmental solution the planet has been waiting for. For Jules Addison and his fellow scholars, the discovery of an alien culture offers unprecedented opportunity for study… as long as scavengers like Amelia Radcliffe don’t loot everything first.

The Wanderers (The Wanderers #1) by Kate Ormand
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Release date: September 5th 2017
Flo lives an eccentric life―she travels with a popular circus in which the main acts star orphaned children with secret shape-shifting abilities. Once Flo turns sixteen, she must perform, but she’s not ready.

When Light Left Us by Leah Thomas
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release date: February 13th 2017
In the wake of a life-altering alien encounter, three siblings in New Mexico must rebuild their connections with each other and other people.

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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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