What new YA covers hit the web this week? (October 25)


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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Alterations by Stephanie Scott
Publisher: Bloomsbury Spark
Release date: December 6th 2016
If anyone saw the prom boards Amelia Blanco makes on her favorite fashion app, they’d think Ethan Laurenti was her boyfriend. They wouldn’t know that all the plans she’s made for them are just dreams, and that she’s the girl who watches him from the kitchen while her parents cook for his famous family.

Dreamfall (Dreamfall #1) by Amy Plum
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: May 2nd 2017
A radical experiment to cure chronic insomnia goes wrong, and its seven teenage test subjects are plunged into a shared coma populated by one another’s nightmares; those who die in the dream will also die in real life.

The Fallen Kingdom (The Falconer #3) by Elizabeth May
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Release date: June 13th 2017
Aileana Kameron, resurrected by ancient fae magic, returns to the world she once knew with no memory of her past and with dangerous powers she struggles to control. To save the world and the people she loves, Aileana must learn to harness her dark new powers even as they are slowly destroying her.

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Flight Risk by Jennifer Fenn
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Release date: July 18th 2017
Teenage trailer trash. Airplane thief. Outlaw. Folk-hero. 18-year-old Robert Jackson Kelley is on the run after fleeing a juvenile home and stealing not one, but three airplanes. Robert’s exploits make him both a fugitive and a national celebrity.

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
Release date: October 20th 2016
An anxiety disorder disrupts fourteen-year-old Audrey’s daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother’s gaming teammate, she finds she can talk through her fears with him in a way she’s never been able to do with anyone before.

Frozen Charlotte by Alex Bell
Publisher: Stripes
Release date: October 20th 2016
Dunvegan School for Girls has been closed for many years. Converted into a family home, the teachers and students are long gone. But they left something behind… Sophie arrives at the old schoolhouse to spend the summer with her cousins. And then there’s the girl with a room full of antique dolls. The girl that shouldn’t be there. The girl that died.

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The Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: July 25th 2017
Mercedes Moreno is an artist. At least, she thinks she could be, even though she hasn’t been able to paint anything worthwhile since her award-winning piece Food Poisoning #1 last year. Despite Mercedes’s creative block, art starts to show up in unexpected ways.

Girl Out of Water by Laura Silverman
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release date: May 1st 2017
Anise Sawyer plans to spend summer with her friends. But an accident forces Anise to say goodbye to the waves, her friends, and even a kindling romance, and fly to Nebraska for the entire summer. Complicating matters is Lincoln, a one-armed, charismatic skater who pushes Anise to trade her surfboard for a skateboard.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Publisher: Walker Books
Release date: April 6th 2017
Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed.

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I Was Here by Gayle Forman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Release date: October 20th 2016
When her best friend Meg drinks a bottle of industrial-strength cleaner alone in a motel room, Cody is understandably shocked and devastated. She and Meg shared everything. But when Cody travels to Meg’s college town she discovers that there’s a lot that Meg never told her.

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
Publisher: Usbourne
Release date: October 20th 2016
My name is Amanda. I’m 18. When you look at me, you might see that I’m pretty and popular; you might think my life is easy. But being me has never been easy. Because I haven’t always been Amanda. When I was born, I was named Andrew. But do I owe my new friends the truth about my past?

If You Were Here by Jennie Yabroff
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: January 2nd 2017
a horrific tragedy occurs at school, and everyone is blaming Tess. Now, Tess must find answers, fast: What really happened that night at school? Is she responsible? And do her visions mean she has a gift of prophecy, or the same mental illness that is stealing her mom?

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Lying About Last Summer by Sue Wallman
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: October 20th 2016
Skye is looking for an escape from the reality of last summer when her sister died in a tragic accident. Her parents think that a camp for troubled teenagers might help her process her grief. All of the kids at the summer camp have lost someone close, but is bringing them together such a good idea?

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Publisher: Walker Books
Release date: October 20th 2016
The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming…

The Rattled Bones by S.M. Parker
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: August 22nd 2017
Maine-bred, independent Rilla Brae is no stranger to the deep. She knows the rhythms of hard work and harder seas. But when she experiences the sudden death of her father, the veil between the living and the dead blurs and she begins to be haunted by a girl on a nearby, uninhabited island.

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This Is How It Happened by Paula Stokes
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: July 11th 2017
When Genevieve Grace wakes up from a coma, she can’t remember the car crash that injured her and killed her boyfriend Dallas, a YouTube star who had just released his first album. Genevieve knows she was there, and that there was another driver, a man named Brad Freeman, who everyone assumes is guilty.

The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily (Dash & Lily #2) by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
Publisher: Electric Monkey
Release date: October 20th 2016
With only twelve days left until Christmas—Lily’s favorite time of the year—Dash, Lily’s brother Langston, and their closest friends take Manhattan by storm to help Lily recapture the holiday magic of New York City in December.

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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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