Here is a selection of some recently released covers for upcoming YA books. Check the descriptions below for publishers, release dates and more.
Atlantis Rising by Gloria Craw
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: January 6th 2015
I am different. I have always been different, but no one can know or my life will be in danger. I’m so good at hiding, no one has ever noticed me. Until Ian…the mysterious and oh-so-cute boy I know I need to avoid. Now I have been seen. And more terrifying still, I am wanted—by those who would protect me and those who would destroy everything and everyone I love. But if they’re all terrified about who I am, wait until they see what I can do…
The DUFF by Kody Keplinger
Release date: January 13th 2015
Bianca is way too smart to fall for the charms of man-slut and slimy school hottie Wesley Rush. In fact, Bianca hates him. And when he nicknames her “the Duff,” she throws her Coke in his face. But, desperate for a distraction, Bianca throws herself into a closeted enemies-with-benefits relationship with him. Until it all goes horribly awry. It turns out Wesley isn’t such a bad listener. Suddenly Bianca realizes with absolute horror that she’s falling for the guy she thought she hated more than anyone.
Liccle Bit by Alex Wheatle
Release date: March 5th 2015
Liccle Bit might be the second shortest guy in his year, but he’s got big dreams. When Venetia King – the hottest girl in school – starts paying attention to Liccle Bit, it looks like he might be on a fast track to a first date. But South Crongton’s notorious gang leader has taken an interest in him, too. As a new gang war breaks out, Liccle Bit finds himself running errands. And when there’s a killing on the estate, he’s forced to question his choices. Can he possibly put things right?
Prairie Fire (Dragon Slayer of Trondheim #2) by E.K. Johnston
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
Release date: March 1st 2015
Every dragon slayer owes the Oil Watch a period of service, and young Owen was no exception. What made him different was that he did not enlist alone. His two closest friends stood with him shoulder to shoulder. Steeled by success and hope, the three were confident in their plan. But the arc of history is long and hardened by dragon fire. Try as they might, Owen and his friends could not twist it to their will. Not all the way. Not all together.
Sleeping Tom by E.V. Fairfall
Release date: February 15th 2015
Hitchhiking is a bad idea but Caden is desperate. When she accepts a ride from the first car to come by she meets Gabriel. He’s her age, hot, and the closest thing she has to a savior. Problem is, he is a total jerk. With nowhere to go, Caden convinces Gabriel to let her stay with him for one night. That night Caden wakes up to strange noises. Concerned, she rushes into Gabriel’s room, already anticipating his bad temper. Instead, he’s kind, sweet, and suspiciously harmless. He seems like a different person altogether, and claims he is. By night he is Tom, and by day he is Gabriel.
Sword by Amy Bai
Publisher: Candlemark & Gleam
Release date: January 27th 2015
Kyali Corwynall is the daughter of the Lord General, a child of one of the royal Houses, and the court’s only sword-wielding girl. She has known for all of her sixteen years what the future holds for her- politics and duty, the management of a House, and protecting her best friend, the princess and presumed heir to the throne. But one day an old nursery rhyme begins to come true, an ancient magic wakes, and the future changes for everyone. Now Kyali must find a way to master the magic her people have left behind.