Here is a selection of some recently released covers for upcoming YA books. Check the descriptions below for publishers, release dates and more.
About a Girl (All Our Pretty Songs #3) by Sarah McCarry
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: July 14th 2015
Eighteen-year-old Tally is absolutely sure of everything. There’s no room in her tidy world for heartbreak or uncertainty—or the charismatic, troubled mother who abandoned her soon after she was born. But when a sudden discovery upends her fiercely ordered world, Tally sets out on an unexpected quest to seek out the reclusive musician who may hold the key to her past—and instead finds Maddy, an enigmatic and beautiful girl who will unlock the door to her future.
Damage Done by Amanda Panitch
Publisher: Random House
Release date: July 21st 2015
Before Julia had a twin brother, a boyfriend, and a best friend. Now she has a new identity as Lucy Black, and her fresh start has attracted the attention of one of the hottest guys in school. And someone much more dangerous. She thought her brother’s crimes were behind her. But now she’s being forced to confront the dark secrets she thought were safely left behind. How far will Julia go to keep her slate clean?
I Was Here by Gayle Forman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Release date: January 29th 2015
When her best friend Meg drinks a bottle of industrial-strength cleaner alone in a motel room, Cody is understandably shocked and devastated. She and Meg shared everything – so how was there no warning? But 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.
Love Hurts by Malorie Blackman (et al.)
Publisher: Corgi Children’s
Release date: January 29th 2015
An anthology of short stories and extracts about modern star-crossed lovers from authors Malorie Blackman, Maureen Johnson, Catherine Johnson, Philip Pullman, James Dawson, Jenny Downham, Patrick Ness, e. lockhart, Lauren Myracle, Laura Dockrill, Gayle Forman, Markus Zusak, Susie Day, David Levithan and Lauren Kate.
Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Release date: May 5th 2015
Peyton, Sydney’s charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family. When is given a jail sentence for drunk driving, Sydney seems to be the only one concerned about the victim of the accident. Enter the Chathams, a warm, chaotic family who run a pizza parlor, play bluegrass on weekends, and pitch in to care for their mother, who has multiple sclerosis. Here Sydney experiences unquestioning acceptance and feels seen, really seen, for the first time.
When You Leave by Monica Ropal
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Release date: April 7th 2015
Cass is positive that the people she cares about most will eventually leave her. When her cute locker neighbor, Cooper, shows an undeniable attraction toward Cass, keeping him at a safe distance isn’t easy. And once Cass lets her guard down, Cooper is mysteriously murdered—thus proving her original theory. When Cass’s close friend is suspected as the killer, she isn’t sure who she can trust anymore.