Recent Cover Reveals: October 13


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

becoming jinn lori goldstein captive a j grainger

Becoming Jinn (Becoming Jinn #1) by Lori Goldstein
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: May 12th 2015
Azra has just turned sixteen, and as she always knew it would, her Jinn ancestry brings not just magical powers but the reality of a life of servitude, as her wish granting is controlled by a remote ruling class of Jinn known as the Afrit. Behind closed doors, she’s learning how to harness her powers, but Azra discovers she may not be quite like the rest of her circle of female Jinn… and that her powers could endanger them all.

Being a Girl by Hayley Long
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: June 2015
Blurb currently unavailable.

Captive by A.J. Grainger
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: January 29th 2015
Robyn Knollys-Green is being held captive in an unknown, underground location. Her family are safe at Number 10 – for now – and she is being used as a pawn in a passionate dispute between environmental extremists and the British government. As the world watches and waits, Robyn learns more about her kidnappers and realises she is trapped in a complicated web of corruption and deceit.

the creeping alexandra sirowy

The Creeping by Alexandra Sirowy
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: August 18th 2015
When she was a kid, Stella and her friend Jeanie vanished while picking strawberries. Stella came back without any memory of what happened. Jeanie never did. Eleven years later, Stella is over it—until the fresh corpse of a little girl is found, one with eerie similarities to Jeanie, and Stella’s memories start coming back in fits and starts. As Stella begins to uncover the truth about the day Jeanie vanished, she discovers a bread crumb trail of disappearances going back generations.

Dangerous Deception (Dangerous Creatures #2) by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: May 19th 2015
Ridley is missing. Determined to find her, Link reunites with his New York bandmates and the mysterious Lennox Gates, who wants Rid for himself. Together they travel to the deep south, find the crossroads where blues guitarist Robert Johnson made his deal with the devil, and uncover an evil in New Orleans that threatens to destroy them all.

Finding Paris by Joy Preble
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: April 21st 2015
Blurb currently unavailable.

joyride anna banks

Joyride by Anna Banks
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: June 2nd 2015
It’s been years since Carly Vega’s parents were deported. She lives with her brother, studies hard, and works to contribute to getting her parents back from Mexico. Arden Moss used to be the star quarterback but after his sister’s death Arden refuses to do whatever his conservative father expects. All Carly wants is to stay under the radar and do what her family expects. When their paths cross, they each realize they’ve been living according to others.

Nearly Found (Nearly Gone #2) by Elle Cosimano
Publisher: Kathy Dawson Books
Release date: June 2nd 2015
Nearly Boswell starts working as an intern at a crime lab, hoping it will give her an advantage when it comes to college applications. But on her first day, a girl from her trailer park turns up dead. Then the corpse of a missing person is discovered, buried on a golf course, with a message for Nearly etched into the bones. When Nearly finds out the corpse is the father of Eric, a classmate of hers, she starts to worry that the body is connected to her father’s disappearance five years ago.

None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: April 28th 2015
When Kristin’s first time isn’t the perfect moment she’s planned a visit to the doctor reveals the truth: Kristin is intersex, which means that though she outwardly looks like a girl, she has male chromosomes, not to mention boy “parts.” Dealing with her body is difficult enough, but when her diagnosis is leaked to the whole school, Kristin’s world completely unravels. With everything she thought she knew thrown into question, can she come to terms with her new self?

Please Remain Calm (This Is Not a Test #1.5) by Courtney Summers
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: January 20th 2015
Rhys and Sloane are headed for a safe haven when they get separated. Rhys is determined to reunite with Sloane until he discovers people who might need him more–people who offer him everything he’s lost, if they can just hold on long enough. Rhys thinks he has what it takes to survive and find the girl he lost, but in a world overrun by the dead, there are no guarantees.

Skyscraping by Cordelia Jensen
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: June 2nd 2015
Mira is just beginning her senior year of high school when she discovers her father with his male lover. Her world–and everything she thought she knew about her family–is shattered instantly. Mira distances herself from her sister and closest friends as a means of coping. But when a shocking health scare brings to light her father’s battle with HIV, Mira must find a way to reconnect with her dad–while there is still time.

Tangled Webs (Tangled Webs #1) by Lee Bross
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: June 23rd 2015
Lady A is the most notorious blackmailer in the city. With just a mask and a gown to disguise her, she sweeps into lavish balls and exclusive events collecting the most valuable currency in 1725 London – secrets. But by day Lady A is just a sixteen-year-old girl named Arista who lives in fear of her abusive master. Arista partners with thief Jonathan Wild in the hopes of saving enough money to buy passage out of London.

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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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