Here is a selection of some recently released covers for upcoming YA books. Check the descriptions below for publishers, release dates and more.
Alliance (Paradise Reclaimed #3) by Aubrie Dionne
Publisher: Inkspell Publishing
Release date: January 31st 2014
Lyra Bryan has been saving people her whole life from a chick in the ventilation pipes to her mentally ill brother when his mind drifts back to Old Earth. She meets her match when she finds a gorgeous alien man aboard the arachnid ship. Captured after a failed attempt to save his people, his spirit is broken, craving only vengeance. To save her colony, Lyra must save his body and soul.
Falls the Shadow by Stefanie Gaither
Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: September 16th 2014
When Cate Benson was a kid, her sister, Violet, died. Two hours after the funeral, Cate’s family picked up Violet’s replacement. Like nothing had happened. Because Cate’s parents are among those who decided to give their children a sort of immortality—by cloning them at birth—which means this new Violet has the same face. The same perfect smile. She even has all of the same memories as the girl she replaced. She also might have murdered the most popular girl in school.
For Real by Alison Cherry
Release date: December 9th 2014
Shy, cautious Claire has always been in her confident older sister’s shadow. When Miranda discovers her boyfriend Samir cheating, it’s Claire who comes up with the perfect plan. They’ll outshine Miranda’s fame-obsessed ex while having an amazing summer by competing on Around the World, a race around the globe for a million bucks. Revenge + sisterly bonding = awesome. But the show has a twist, and Claire is stunned to find herself in the middle of a reality-show romance that may or may not be just for the cameras.
Gilded by Christina Farley
Release date: March 1st 2014
Sixteen-year-old Jae Hwa Lee is a Korean-American girl with a black belt, a deadly proclivity with steel-tipped arrows, and a chip on her shoulder the size of Korea itself. When her widowed dad uproots her to Seoul from her home in L.A., Jae thinks her biggest challenges will be fitting in to a new school and dealing with her dismissive Korean grandfather. Then she discovers that a Korean demi-god has been stealing the soul of the oldest daughter of each generation in her family for centuries. And she’s next.
Heavyweight by M.B. Mulhall
Publisher: Harmony Ink Press
Release date: January 23rd 2014
Ian is no stranger to secrets. When he’s trying not to stare at wrestling teammates in the locker room, he’s busy hiding another secret—that he starves himself so he doesn’t get bumped to the next weight class. Enter Julian Yang. Befriending the flirtatious artist not only raises suspicion among his classmates, but leaves Ian terrified he’ll give in to the desires he’s fought to ignore.
Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: July 29th 2014
Let’s Get Lost is the story of Leila, a mysterious and enigmatic girl whose epic trip north brings her into the lives of four very different teens. Hudson, Bree, Elliot and Sonia have one thing in common: they are all desperately in need of a friend, someone to guide them as their lives change irrevocably. And the caring, adventurous Leila is just the person to help. But who is Leila really—and who will help her find her way?
Trust Me, I’m Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: October 14th 2014
Julep Dupree is good at telling lies. She has to be if she wants to stay at St. Agatha’s, the swanky private school where she runs petty scams that earn her tuition money. Luckily, deception is just part of the family business. But when Julep comes home to a ransacked apartment and her con artist father missing, things get serious fast. Julep is in way over her head . . . but that’s not going to stop her from using every trick in the book to find her dad before his mark finds her.