Recent Cover Reveals: July 20


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

dash and lily's book of dares david levithan rachel cohn frostfire amanda hocking i was here gayle forman

Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by David Levithan & Rachel Cohn
Publisher: MIRA Ink
Release date: September 5th 2014
At the urge of her lucky-in-love brother, sixteen-year-old Lily has left a red notebook full of dares on her favourite bookshop shelf, waiting for just the right guy to come along and accept. Curious, snarky Dash isn’t one to back down from a challenge – and the Book of Dares is the perfect distraction he’s been looking for.

Frostfire (The Kanin Chronicles #1) by Amanda Hocking
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: January 6th 2015
Bryn Aven is an outcast among the Kanin, the most powerful of the troll tribes. Set apart by her heritage and her past, Brynn is a tracker who’s determined to become a respected part of her world. She has just one goal: become a member of the elite King’s Guard to protect the royalty. She’s not going to let anything stand in her way, not even a forbidden romance with her boss Ridley Dresden.

I Was Here by Gayle Forman
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Release date: January 27th 2015
When her best friend Meg drinks a bottle of industrial-strength cleaner alone in a motel room, Cody is shocked and devastated. When Cody travels to Meg’s college town to pack up the belongings left behind, she discovers that there’s a lot that Meg never told her. And she discovers an encrypted computer file that Cody can’t open—until she does, and suddenly everything Cody thought she knew about her best friend’s death gets thrown into question.

perfect chemistry simone elkeles push eve silver

Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley
Publisher: MIRA Ink
Release date: October 3rd 2014
It’s 1959. And it’s Sarah Dunbar’s first day of school, as one of the first black students at the previously all-white Jefferson High. No one wants Sarah there. Especially Linda Hairston, daughter of the town’s most ardent segregationist. But as a school project forces them to spend time together, the less their differences seem to matter. And Sarah and Linda start to feel something they’ve never felt before. Something they’re both determined ignore.

Perfect Chemistry (Perfect Chemistry #1) by Simone Elkeles
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s
Release date: January 2015
When Brittany Ellis walks into chemistry class on the first day of senior year, she has no clue that her carefully created ‘perfect’ life is about to unravel before her eyes. She’s forced to be lab partners with Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, and he is about to threaten everything she’s worked so hard for: her flawless reputation, her relationship with her boyfriend, and the secret that her home life is anything but perfect.

Push (The Game #2) by Eve Silver
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: September 2014
Miki Jones is pulled into the Game again, where she—and her team—will die unless she follows a new set of rules: those set by the mysterious Committee. But rules don’t mean answers, and without answers, it’s hard to trust. And Miki knows she’s being watched, uncertain if it’s the Drau or someone—something—else. Forced to make impossible choices and battling to save those she loves, Miki begins to see the Committee in a glaring new light.

rebellion stephanie diaz rush eve silver

Rebellion (Extraction #2) by Stephanie Diaz
Publisher: Griffin Teen
Release date: February 10th 2015
It’s been seven days since Clementine, Logan, and their allies retreated into hiding on the Surface. The rebel plan is simple: they will hijack ships, enter the Core, and assassinate Charlie. But Charlie has more weapons in his possession than guns and bombs, and he will do whatever it takes to keep the rebels from ruining his plans. With every step, Clementine draws closer to losing Logan and everyone she cares about—and losing control of herself.

Rush (The Game #1) by Eve Silver
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: September 2014
Sixteen-year-old Miki Jones is pulled into an alternate reality game where she and a team of other teens battle the Drau—beautiful and deadly alien creatures bent on mankind’s destruction. The team’s mysterious leader, Jackson Tate, insists it’s every player for herself. Other players whisper about a way out of the game. But when the mission takes a deadly turn, Miki’s only hope for survival depends on her figuring out who—and what—to trust.

The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s
Release date: March 31st 2015
It’s been two years since Paige Hancock’s first boyfriend died in an accident. After shutting out the world for two years, Paige is finally ready for a second chance at high school. But her plans to convince the world she’s normal are thrown off when sweet, nerdy Max, moves to town and recruits Paige for (of all things) the Quiz Bowl team.

when reason breaks cindy l rodriguez

When Reason Breaks by Cindy L. Rodriguez
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Release date: February 10th 2015
Elizabeth Davis must learn to control her anger before it destroys her. Emily Delgado struggles to feel normal. Both girls are in Ms. Diaz’s English class, where they connect to the words of Emily Dickinson. Both are hovering on the edge of an emotional precipice. One of them will attempt suicide. And with Dickinson’s poetry as their guide, both girls must conquer their personal demons to ever be happy.

Woven by Michael Jensen & David Powers King
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: January 27th 2015
All his life, Nels has wanted to be a knight of the kingdom of Avërand. But that was before Nels died, murdered outside his home by a mysterious figure. Now he has awoken as a ghost, invisible to all around him save one person, the kingdom’s heir, Princess Tyra. At first the spoiled royal wants nothing to do with Nels, but as the mystery of his death unravels, the two find themselves linked by a secret, and an enemy who could be hiding behind any face.

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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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