Recent Cover Reveals: August 3


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

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Better Than Perfect by Melissa Cantor
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: February 17th 2015
Juliet Newman has it all. But when her dad moves out and her mom loses it, Juliet begins questioning the rules she’s always lived by. And to make everything even more complicated there’s Declan, the gorgeous boy who makes her feel alive and spontaneous—and who’s totally off-limits. What if perfect isn’t all it’s cracked up to be?

The Body Electric by Beth Revis
Release date: October 2014
Ella Shepherd has dedicated her life to using her unique gift—the ability to enter people’s dreams and memories—to help others relive their happy memories. But not all is at it seems. Her government recruits her to spy on a rebel group, using her ability to experience—and influence—the memories of traitors. But the leader of the rebels claims they used to be in love—even though Ella’s never met him before in her life. Which can only mean one thing… Someone’s altered her memory.

Catalyst (Control #2) by Lydia Kang
Publisher: Dial
Release date: March 24th 2015
Set in 2151 when genetically altered humans are illegal, a highly publicized assassination sets off a chain of events that separates Zelia from those she fiercely loves. Now on the run, she must align herself with her worst enemies, only to find sanctuary in a safe house that’s anything but safe.

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City 1 (Revolution 19 #3) by Gregg Rosenblum
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: January 6th 2015
Nick, Kevin, and Cass are willing to do anything to stay together. But the leader of the rebel camp won’t let anything stand in the way of her plan to destroy the robots and all the brainwashed humans. This means their parents’ lives are at stake, but Nick, Kevin, and Cass can’t desert the rebels when they’re so close to freedom.

Control (Control #1) by Lydia Kang
Publisher: Dial
Release date: February 5th 2015
When their overprotective father is killed in a terrible accident, Zel and her younger sister, Dylia, are lost in grief. But it’s not until strangers appear, using bizarre sensory weapons, that the life they had is truly eviscerated. Zel ends up in a safe house for teens that aren’t like any she’s ever seen.

The Eternity Key (Into the Dark #2) by Bree Despain
Publisher: Egmont
Release date: Spring 2015
Haden Lord, the disgraced Prince of the Underrealm, has chosen love over honor. Haden’s choice is put to the test as the Skylords and a figure from his past arrive in Olympus Hills with a plan that could destroy all of the realms. Daphne must come to terms with her feelings for Haden and what she must sacrifice.

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Fire in the Woods by Jennifer M. Eaton
Publisher: Month9Books
Release date: September 2014
When a plane crashes in the woods near Jess’s home, the boy of her dreams falls out of the sky—literally. He’s from another planet, and if Jess can’t help him get back to his ship, he’ll be stuck on Earth with nothing to look forward to but the pointy end of a dissection scalpel. How the heck is she supposed to help him?

The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: February 10th 2015
In a world where females are scarce and are hunted, then bought and sold at market for their breeding rights, 15-year old Aya has learned how to hide. But when Aya’s luck runs out and she’s caught by a group of businessmen on a hunting expedition, fighting to survive takes on a whole new meaning.

The Grace of Kings (The Dandelion Dynasty #1) by Ken Liu
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: April 7th 2015
Wily, charming Kuni Garu, a bandit, and stern, fearless Mata Zyndu, the son of a deposed duke, seem like polar opposites. Yet, in the uprising against the emperor, the two quickly become the best of friends. Once the emperor has been overthrown, however, they each find themselves the leader of separate factions.

How to Win at High School by Owen Matthews
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 3rd 2015
Adam Higgs is a loser, and he’s not okay with it. What will it take for him to take over Nixon Collegiate? Adam’s popularity soars as his homework business becomes a booze business, which becomes a fake ID business. But something else is haunting him—a dark memory from his past, driving him to keep climbing. And will he go too far?

I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: February 3rd 2015
After graduation, the only thing standing between straightedge Skylar and art school are three minimum-wage-months of summer. Skylar can taste the freedom—that is, until her mother loses her job and everything starts coming apart. Torn between her dreams and the people she loves, Skylar realizes everything she’s ever worked for is on the line.

Lies I Told by Michelle Zink
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 7th 2015
Grace has been adopted into a family of thieves. Grace has never had any difficulty pulling off a job, but when things start to go wrong on the Fontaines’ biggest heist yet, Grace finds herself breaking more and more of the rules designed to keep her from getting caught…including the most important one of all: never fall for your mark.

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Little Peach by Peggy Kern
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: March 10th 2015
When Michelle runs away from her drug-addicted mother, she meets Devon, but Devon is not what he seems to be, and soon Michelle finds herself engulfed in the world of child prostitution. It is a world of impossible choices, where the line between love and abuse, captor and savior, is blurred beyond recognition.

The Memory Key by Liana Liu
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 3rd 2015
In a world ravaged by Vergets disease, a viral form of Alzheimer’s, Lora struggles to remember every detail about her mother. Usually Lora is aided by her memory key. Then an accident damages Lora’s key, and suddenly Lora remembers a moment from the night of her mother’s disappearance that indicates her death was no accident.

The Oathbreaker’s Shadow (The Knots Duology #1) by Amy McCulloch
Publisher: Flux Books
Release date: February 2015
Fifteen-year-old Raim lives in a world where you tie a knot for every promise that you make. Break that promise and you are scarred for life, and cast out into the desert. Raim barely thinks about his knot — until he binds his life to his best friend (and future king) Khareh, and the string bursts into flames and sears a dark mark into his skin.

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The Pretty App by Katie Sise
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: April 14th 2015
Blake Dawkins finds herself catapulted to internet fame after being voted one of the prettiest girls in the country. She’s whisked away to star in a reality show—in Hollywood, on live TV. But she doesn’t know who to trust. Because everybody on the show wants to win.

Renegade (Silver Blackthorn #2) by Kerry Wilkinson
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: January 6th 2015
Silver Blackthorn is on the run. All she really wants is to be reunited with her family and friends but now the fates of eleven other teenagers are in her hands. With an entire country searching for the escaped Offerings, Silver is under pressure to keep them all from the clutches of the Minister Prime, King Victor and the Kingsmen.

The Shadow Prince (Into the Dark #1) by Bree Despain
Publisher: Egmont
Release date: April 2015
Haden Lord, the disgraced prince of the Underrealm, has been sent to the mortal world to convince Daphne Raines to return with him to the land of the dead. The best way to do this is to get Daphne to fall in love with him. If Haden succeeds, Daphne will be sacrificed. The complication he didn’t see coming: he’s the one who falls in love.

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The Social Media Experiment by Cole Gibsen
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: September 23rd 2014
On the surface, seventeen-year-old Reagan Fray appears to have everything. Behind the scenes, Reagan is a girl with an anxiety disorder struggling to hold the fraying threads of her life together. It takes work to stay on top, and when that fails, Reagan’s learned from her politician mother that a little social espionage never hurts. That is, until the day Reagan finds all of her texts and private messages printed out and taped to every locker in her high school.

Sophomore Year is Greek to Me by Meredith Zeitlin
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Release date: April 21st 2015
Zona Lowell has lived in New York City her whole life, and plans to follow in the footsteps of her renowned-journalist father. But when he announces they’re moving to Athens for six months so he can work on an important new story, she’s devastated— he must have an ulterior motive. Now she’s supposed to uproot her entire life and meet possibly hostile relatives on their turf?

The Stars Never Rise by Rachel Vincent
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: June 9th 2015
Nina Kane’s town has been decimated by soul-consuming demons, and souls are in short supply. When Nina discovers that her sister Mellie is keeping a secret that threatens their very existence, she’ll do anything to protect her. Because in New Temperance, sins are prosecuted as crimes by the brutal Church and its army of black-robed exorcists. And Mellie’s sin has put her in serious trouble.

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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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