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.

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Defector (Variants #2) by Susanne Winnacker
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: June 26th 2014
Tessa has finally made peace with her life as a Variant. But the air is tense at FEA headquarters. An agent has disappeared, and rogue variant organization Abel’s Army is likely the culprit. When Tessa is summoned for her second mission, she is unexpectedly launched into a massive conspiracy. Her best friend Holly is kidnapped and Tessa knows it was meant to be her. But who is after her? And more importantly, why?

Don’t Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: April 15th 2014
Samantha is a stranger in her own life. Until the night she disappeared with her best friend, Cassie, everyone said Sam had it all-popularity, wealth, and a dream boyfriend. Sam has resurfaced, but she has no recollection of who she was or what happened to her that night. As she tries to piece together her life from before, she realizes it’s one she no longer wants any part of. But Cassie is still missing. What if not remembering what happened is the only thing keeping Sam alive?

The Fall of the Hotel Dumort (The Bane Chronicles #7) by Cassandra Clare & Maureen Johnson
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: October 15th 2013
Fifty years after the Jazz Age rise of the Hotel Dumort, immortal warlock Magnus Bane knows the Manhattan landmark is on the decline. The once-beautiful Hotel Dumort has fallen into a decayed thing, a ruin, as dead as a place can be. But the vampires don’t mind…

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Hollow City (Miss Peregrine #2) by Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books
Release date: January 14th 2014
Having escaped Miss Peregrine’s island in 1940 by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other unexpected surprises.

Infinite Sky by C.J. Flood
Publisher: Atheneum Books For Young Readers
Release date: May 27th 2014
Iris Dancy’s free-spirited mum has left for Tunisia, her dad’s rarely sober and her brother’s determined to fight anyone with a pair of fists. When a family of travellers move into the overgrown paddock overnight, her dad looks set to finally lose it. Gypsies are parasites he says, but Iris is intrigued. As her dad plans to evict the travelling family, Iris makes friends with their teenage son. Trick Deran is a bare knuckle boxer who says he’s done with fighting, but is he telling the truth?

Maid of Secrets (Maids of Honor #1) by Jennifer McGowan
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Release date: 2014
Meg Fellowes is a wry, resourceful thief forced to join an elite group of female spies in Queen Elizabeth’s Court. There she must solve a murder, save the Crown, and resist Count Rafe de Martine, who could prove to be her greatest freedom–and her deadliest peril. Though secrets and danger are Meg’s stock-in-trade, she’s never bargained on falling in love…

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My Best Friend Maybe by Caela Carter
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release date: June 3rd 2014
Colette has been bored and lonely ever since her best friend, Sadie, dumped her the summer before they stared high school. She tries to be perfect for everyone left in her life, but Colette is restless. And she misses Sadie. When Sadie tells Colette that she needs her old friend to join her on a family vacation to the Greek Islands, one that leaves in only a few days, Colette is shocked to hear their old magic word: need. And she finds herself agreeing. It’s a summer full of surprises, but that might be what Colette needs.

Night of Cake & Puppets (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #2.5) by Laini Taylor
Publisher: Little, Brown Books For Young Readers
Release date: November 26th 2013
Petite though she may be, Zuzana is not known for timidity. Her best friend, Karou, calls her “rabid fairy,” her “voodoo eyes” are said to freeze blood, and even her older brother fears her wrath. But when it comes to the simple matter of talking to Mik, or “Violin Boy,” her courage deserts her. Now, enough is enough. Zuzana is determined to meet him, and she has a fistful of magic and a plan.

Outcast (Defiance #0.5) by C. J. Redwine
Publisher: HarperTeen Impulse
Release date: Spring/Summer 2014
Quinn Runningbrook knows a hundred ways to kill a man and make it hurt. Every kill consumes another piece of him, and Quinn longs to stop, to save himself and his sister Willow from becoming like his father. But when Jared Adams is caught traveling too close to their borders, Willow is ordered to torture him for information. Quinn knows that Jared doesn’t deserve torture or death. And he realizes he has to take action…or the fate chosen for Willow and himself by their father will remain carved in stone.

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Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman
Publisher: Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins
Release date: April 22nd 2014
In 1930s Munich, danger lurks behind dark corners and secrets are buried deep within the city.But Gretchen Müller, who grew up in the Nationalist Socialist Party as her uncle Dolf’s favorite, has always been shielded from that side of society. Uncle Dolf is none other than Adolf Hitler. And Gretchen, who lives in the shadow of her uncle, follows his every command. Until she meets a fearless and handsome young Jewish reporter named Daniel Cohen. Will she choose the safety of her former life as a Nazi darling or will she dare to dig up the truth—even if it could get her and Daniel killed?

Raging Star (Dust Lands #3)
by Moira Young
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: April 15th 2014
Jack’s choice is clear: to fight DeMalo and try to stop New Eden. Still uncertain, her connection with DeMalo a secret, Saba commits herself to the fight. Joined by her brother, Lugh, anxious for the land in New Eden, Saba leads an inexperienced guerilla band against the powerfully charismatic DeMalo, in command of his settlers and the Tonton militia. What chance do they have? Saba must act. And be willing to pay the price.

Rebel (Reboot #2) by Amy Tintera
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: May 6th 2014
The conclusion to Tintera’s Reboot duology. No blurb currently available.

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Stolen (Taken #0.5) by Erin Bowman
Publisher: HarperTeen Impulse
Release date: February 4th 2014
Before Gray Weathersby uncovered the truth about Claysoot and the Laicos Project, a girl named Bree came of age in the coastal settlement of Saltwater—and made her own surprising journey to the world beyond its borders. In Stolen, discover the story of Bree’s life before she was Snatched from her home, before she joined the rebellion, and before she met a boy named Gray…

Trouble by Non Pratt
Publisher: Walker Books
Release date: 2014
Hannah’s smart and funny … she’s also fifteen and pregnant. Aaron is new at school and doesn’t want to attract attention. So why does he offer to be the pretend dad to Hannah’s unborn baby? Growing up can be trouble but that’s how you find out what really matters.

Wordless by AdriAnne Strickland
Publisher: Flux
Release date: August 8th 2014
In Eden City, the Wordless, or illiterate poor, would never even dream of meeting one of the all-powerful Words who run the city-state. When Tavin Barnes meets Khaya, a girl with the ability to heal a wound or command an ivy bush to devour a city block, Tavin unwittingly throws himself into the heart of a conflict that is threatening to tear the city apart… if not the world. Eden City’s elite will stop at nothing to protect the shocking secret Khaya hides, and enlists the help of the other Words, each with their own frightening powers, to bring her back.

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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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