What new YA covers hit the web this week? (November 15)


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

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The Awakening of Sunshine Girl (The Haunting of Sunshine Girl #2) by Paige McKenzie
Publisher: Weinstein Books
Release date: March 1st 2016
Sunshine’s Luiseach powers are now fully awakened. Hoping to get her powers under control – and hoping for answers to her never-ending questions – she agrees to undergo training with her Luiseach mentor, even though she still hopes to give up her powers someday.

Bloodcraft (Bloodspell #2) by Amalie Howard
Publisher: Self-published
Release date: December 15th 2015
All magic has its price, and no one knows that better than Victoria Warrick. Gifted with a centuries-old blood curse, Tori has finally learned to master her blood’s demands. But the worst is yet to come …

Dark Shadows by Toni Vallan
Publisher: Infinite Ink Books
Release date: November 16th 2015
My name’s Ella Raimi. Until last week, my life was pretty normal for a sixteen-year-old. Until the dreams began — suffocating, panic-filled dreams. And then there is the blood on my hands and my sheets when I wake up. I’m afraid of myself and what I’ve done.

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Firstlife (Everlife #1) by Gena Showalter
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: February 23rd 2016
Ten has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Her refusal to let her parents choose where she’ll live—after she dies. There is an eternal truth most of the world has come to accept: Firstlife is a rehearsal, and real life begins after death.

The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: February 23rd 2016
When Aladdin discovers Zahra’s jinni lamp, Zahra is thrust back into a world she hasn’t seen in hundreds of years. But when the King of the Jinn offers Zahra a chance to be free of her lamp forever, she seizes the opportunity—only to discover she is falling in love with Aladdin.

Night Speed by Chris Howard
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: May 3rd 2016
Only those young enough can survive the pulse-pounding rush of tetra, a dangerous new drug that fuels a nine-minute burst of superhuman strength and speed. But Alana West has been trained to use the drug so she can pursue the young criminals who abuse its power.

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Remembrance (The Mediator #7) by Meg Cabot
Publisher: William Morrow
Release date: February 2nd 2016
All Susannah Simon wants is to make a good impression at her first job since graduating from college (and becoming engaged to Dr. Jesse de Silva). But when she stumbles across an ancient murder, old ghosts—and ex-boyfriends—aren’t all that come back to haunt her.

Ruler of Beasts (Dorothy Must Die #0.6) by Danielle Paige
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: February 16th 2016
The Lion’s wish has finally come true—he is the courageous ruler of the forest and all of its beasts. But the Lion is bored. When Glinda tasks him with a mission he jumps at the chance to do something exciting, even though he knows she’s not telling him the entire truth.

Sacrifice (Elemental #5) by Brigid Kemmerer
Publisher: Kensington Books
Release date: TBA
Michael Merrick is used to pressure. But there are people who have had enough of Michael’s defiance, his family’s “bad luck.” Before he knows it, Michael’s enemies have turned into the Merricks’ enemies, and they’re armed for war.

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Secret (Elemental #4) by Brigid Kemmerer
Publisher: Kensington Books
Release date: TBA
Nick Merrick is stretched to the breaking point. Keep his grades sky-high or he’ll never escape his hometown. Keep his brother’s business going. Keep the secret of where he’s going in the evenings from his own twin—or he’ll lose his family.

The Smaller Evil by Stephanie Kuehn
Publisher: Dutton
Release date: August 2nd 2016
Arman Dukoff is struggling with severe anxiety and a history of self-loathing when he arrives at an expensive self-help retreat in the remote hills of Big Sur. And then, the retreat leader disappears. Suicide? Or murder? Arman was the only witness and now the compound is getting tense. And maybe dangerous.

Spark (Elemental #2) by Brigid Kemmerer
Publisher: Kensington Books
Release date: TBA
Gabriel Merrick plays with fire. Literally. Sometimes he can even control it. Gabriel has always had his brothers to rely on, especially his twin, Nick. But when an arsonist starts wreaking havoc on their town, all the signs point to Gabriel. Only he’s not doing it.

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Spirit (Elemental #3) by Brigid Kemmerer
Publisher: Kensington Books
Release date: TBA
Hunter Garrity just wants to be left alone. He’s learned the hard way that his unusual abilities come at a price. With supposedly secret powers rippling to the surface everywhere around him, Hunter knows something ugly is about to go down.

Storm (Elemental #1) by Brigid Kemmerer
Publisher: Kensington Books
Release date: TBA
Becca Chandler is suddenly getting all the guys. But Chris is different. Way different: he can control water—just like his brothers can control fire, wind, and earth. They’re powerful. Dangerous. Marked for death. And now that she knows the truth, so is Becca.

Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: February 2nd 2016
Gwen is dragged to a world called Neverland, but it’s nothing like the Neverland you’ve heard about in stories. As Gwen tries to find a way home, she must choose between trusting the charming fairy-tale hero who says all the right things and the captivating pirate who promises to keep her safe.

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Unscripted Joss Byrd by Lygia Day Peñaflor
Publisher: Roaring Broof Press
Release date: August 23rd 2016
Hollywood critics agree. Joss Byrd is a young actress with “complete conviction”. But Joss is on the verge of colossal failure. While struggling with her mother’s expectations, a crush on her movie brother, and a secret that could end her career, Joss must pull off an Oscar-worthy performance.

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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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