Recent Cover Reveals: June 1

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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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All the Truth That’s in Me by Julie Berry
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Release date: August 14th 2014
Four years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their small town of Roswell Station. Two years ago, only Judith returned, permanently mutilated, ignored by those who were once her friends and family. Unable to speak, Judith lives like a ghost, silently pouring out her thoughts to the boy who’s owned her heart as long as she can remember—even if he doesn’t know it—her childhood friend, Lucas. But when Roswell Station is attacked, long-buried secrets come to light, and Judith is forced to choose: continue to live in silence, or recover her voice, even if it means changing her world, and the lives around her, forever.

Captive (The Blackcoat Rebellion #2) by Aimée Carter
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: November 25th 2014
For the past two months, Kitty Doe’s life has been a lie. Forced to impersonate the Prime Minister’s niece, her frustration grows as her trust in her fake fiancé cracks, her real boyfriend is forbidden and the Blackcoats keep her in the dark more than ever. But in the midst of discovering that her role in the Hart family may not be as coincidental as she thought, she’s accused of treason and is forced to face her greatest fear: Elsewhere. A prison where no one can escape. Kitty wants to do whatever it takes to support the rebellion she believes in—but is she prepared to pay the ultimate price?

The Devil Made Me Do It (Speak of the Devil #2) by Shawna Romkey
Publisher: Crescent Moon Press
Release date: July 2014
Lily is now working with the angels to stifle the last of the demon outbreaks and to figure out how to stop the Silence of God, so life can get back to boring normality. But all hell breaks loose when she’s stolen from school and brought face to face with the devil himself. Lily has to find her way back home and to Luc, crack the prophecy that breaks the curse silencing God, and figure out how she and Luc can ever really be together; but Lucifer has other plans for her that don’t include her ever getting out of Hell intact.

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Endsinger (The Lotus Wars #3) by Jay Kristoff
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press/Thomas Dunne Books
Release date: September 23rd 2014
The flames of civil war sweep across the Shima Imperium. Yukiko and Buruu are forced to take leadership of the Kagé rebellion, gathering new allies and old friends in an effort to unite the country against the chi-mongers. But the ghosts of Buruu’s past stand between them and the army they need, and Kin’s betrayal has destroyed all trust among their allies. When a new foe joins the war tearing the Imperium apart, it will be all the pair can do to muster the strength to fight, let alone win.

Endgame: The Calling by James Frey & Nils Johnson-Shelton
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: October 7th 2014
In a world similar to Earth, there are 12 bloodlines, or races. Each bloodline has a champion between the ages of 13 and 17 who is trained as a warrior and is always ready to do battle. When they turn 18, the teen warrior behind them gets promoted. This has been the case for hundreds of years, but no one remembers why — they’re always ready for some sort of battle to take place, but it never does. But the tradition continues. And then one day they’re called to fight, and all the bloodlines but the winners will be exterminated. They’re fighting to be the last race.

Ensnared (Splintered #3) by A.G. Howard
Publisher: Amulet Books
Release date: TBD
After surviving a disastrous battle at prom, Alyssa has embraced her madness and gained perspective. She’s determined to rescue her two worlds and the people and netherlings she loves. Even if it means challenging Queen Red to a final battle of wills and wiles. Together with Jeb and Morpheus, they must salvage Wonderland from the decay and destruction that has ensnared it. But even if everyone succeeds and comes out alive, can they all truly have their happily ever after?

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) by J.K. Rowling
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release date: September 1st 2014
Harry, Ron and Hermione have returned to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizadry for their second year. (But Harry and Ron only just made it-they missed the Hogwarts Express and had to get there in a flying car…!) Soon the threesome are immersed in the daily round of Potions, Herbology, Charms, Defense Against the Dark Arts, and Quidditch. But then horrible things start happening. Harry hears evil voices. Sinister messages appear on the wall. But nothing can prepare the three friends for what happens next…

In the Afterlight (The Darkest Minds #3) by Alexandra Bracken
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: October 28th 2014
Ruby can’t look back. Fractured by an unbearable loss, she and the kids who survived the government’s attack on Los Angeles travel north. With them is a prisoner: Clancy Gray, son of the president, and one of the few people Ruby has encountered with abilities like hers. They are armed only with a volatile secret: proof of a government conspiracy to cover up the real cause of IANN, the disease that has killed most of America’s children and left Ruby and others like her with powers the government will kill to keep contained. But internal strife may destroy their only chance to free the “rehabilitation camps” housing thousands of other Psi kids.

Infinite Repeat: An Art of Lainey Novella by Paula Stokes
Publisher: HarperTeen Impulse
Release date: August 5th 2014
Seventeen-year-old Micah Foster is looking forward to the return of his girlfriend, Amber, who’s been away in Los Angeles recording an EP with her band. But when Amber returns home on the anniversary of Micah’s dad’s death, Micah pushes her away. Over the next week, as Micah tries to repair his relationship with Amber, he recognizes a pattern – he self-destructs every April, right around the time his dad died, hurting people he cares about in the process. Will Amber be this year’s casualty? Or can Micah escape his past in time to fix his present?

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It Happens: A Guide to Contemporary Realistic YA Fiction by Kelly Jensen
Publisher: Voya Press
Release date: August 1st 2014
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Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: March 2015
Everywhere she turns, someone feels Etta’s too fringe for the fringe. Not gay enough for the Dykes, her ex-clique, thanks to a recent relationship with a boy; not tiny and white enough for ballet, her first passion; and not sick enough to look anorexic (partially thanks to recovery). Etta doesn’t fit anywhere— until she meets Bianca, the straight, white, Christian, and seriously sick girl in Etta’s therapy group. Both girls are auditioning for Brentwood, a prestigious New York theater academy that is so not Nebraska. Bianca seems like Etta’s salvation, but how can Etta be saved by a girl who needs saving herself?

Predator by Janice Gable Bashman
Publisher: Month9Books
Release date: October 14th 2014
Sixteen-year-old Bree Sunderland must inject herself with an untested version of her father’s gene therapy to become a werewolf in order to stop a corrupt group of mercenaries from creating a team of unstoppable lycanthrope soldiers. Bree’s boyfriend Liam surprises her with a visit to the United States, but there are darker surprises in store for both of them. As evil forces hunt those she loves, Bree must become an even more dangerous hunter to save them all.

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Random by Tom Leveen
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: August 12th 2014
Late at night Tori receives a random phone call. It’s a wrong number. But the caller seems to want to talk, so she stays on the line. He asks for a single thing—one reason not to kill himself. If this random caller actually does what he plans, he’ll be the second person connected to Tori to take his own life. And the first just might land her in jail. After her Facebook page became Exhibit A in a tragic national news story about cyberbullying, Tori can’t help but suspect the caller is a fraud. But what if he’s not? Her words alone may hold the power of life or death.

Teardrop (Teardrop #1) by Lauren Kate
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 28th 2014
Seventeen-year-old Eureka won’t let anyone close enough to feel her pain. After her mother was killed in a freak accident, the things she used to love hold no meaning. She wants to escape, but one thing holds her back: Ander, the boy who is everywhere she goes, whose turquoise eyes are like the ocean. And then Eureka uncovers an ancient tale of romance and heartbreak, about a girl who cried an entire continent into the sea. Suddenly her mother’s death and Ander’s appearance seem connected, and her life takes on dark undercurrents that don’t make sense. Can everything you love be washed away?

This Night So Dark (Starbound #0.5) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: October 7th 2014
A free prequel novella to These Broken Stars. The story will follow Tarver, and the secret behind why he was on the Icarus when the great spaceliner met its epic end. Where’d all those medals come from? Why doesn’t he want to talk about it? In addition to Tarver’s story, the e-short will also contain the first two chapters of This Shattered World, a full two months before the book hits the shelves.

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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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