Here is a selection of some recently released covers for upcoming YA books. Check the descriptions below for publishers, release dates and more.
Dream a Little Dream (Silver #1) by Kerstin Gier & Anthea Bell
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co.
Release date: January 6th 2015
Mysterious doors with lizard-head knobs. Talking stone statues. A crazy girl with a hatchet. Yep, Liv’s dreams have been pretty weird lately. Especially this one where she’s in a graveyard at night, watching four boys perform dark magic rituals. The really weird thing is that Liv recognizes the boys in her dream. They’re classmates from her new school in London. But they seem to know things about her in real life that they couldn’t possibly know. Liv could never resist a good mystery…
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter #3) by J.K. Rowling
Release date: September 1st 2014
Harry Potter, along with his best friends, Ron and Hermione, is about to start his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry can’t wait to get back to school after the summer holidays. (Who wouldn’t if they lived with the horrible Dursleys?) But when Harry gets to Hogwarts, the atmosphere is tense. There’s an escaped mass murderer on the loose, and the sinister prison guards of Azkaban have been called in to guard the school…
Open Thy Heart (Flora #2) by Jessica L. Brooks
Release date: September 15th 2014
Dahlia Kennedy is bored. David’s acting weird. Something happens to Rowan. Dahlia’s forced to ask the least likely person ever for help. A secret is blown wide open. Conflict between the Lennox Rochforts and the Townsends grows more and more out of control until so much is going on in Ambrosia, Dahlia can barely keep up with life at home. Frustrated with trying to keep track of who knows what, Dahlia continues fighting to help the people she loves, and slowly, the truth is exposed.
Ticker by Lisa Mantchev
Release date: December 1st 2014
When Penny Farthing nearly died, the brilliant surgeon Calvin Warwick managed to implant a brass “Ticker,” transforming her into “the first of the Augmented!” But soon it was discovered that Warwick kidnapped and killed dozens of people striving to perfect another Ticker for Penny. The last day of Warwick’s trial, the Farthing factory is bombed, Warwick disappears, and Penny and her brother, Nic, receive a ransom demand for all of their Augmentation notes if they want to see their parents again. Who is trying to stop their work? Or to control it? Or is the motive more sinister?
Timebomb by Scott K. Andrews
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Release date: October 9th 2014
New York City, 2141: Yojana Patel throws herself off a skyscraper, but never hits the ground. Cornwall, 1640: Dora Predennick discovers a badly-burnt woman at the bottom of a flight of stairs. When she reaches out to comfort the dying woman, she’s flung through time. On a rainy night in present-day Cornwall, seventeen-year-old Kaz Cecka sneaks into the long-abandoned Sweetclover Hall, in search of a dry place to sleep. Instead he finds a frightened housemaid who believes Charles I is king and an angry girl who claims to come from the future.
Unchanged (Unremembered #3) by Jessica Brody
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Release date: February 24th 2015
After undergoing an experimental new memory alteration, Seraphina is now a loyal, obedient servant to the powerful company that created her. Happy and in love with Kaelen, another scientifically-enhanced human designed to be her perfect match, Sera’s history with a boy named Zen is just a distant memory from a rebellious past she longs to forget. But as Sera and Kaelen embark on a nationwide tour to promote Diotech’s new product line, Sera’s mind starts to rebel. She can’t stop the memories of Zen from creeping back in.