Recent Cover Reveals: October 19

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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.

Between the Notes by Sharon Huss Roat
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 16th 2015
When Ivy Emerson’s family loses their house and are forced to move to Lakeside, also known as “the wrong side of the tracks”, hiding the truth from her friends—and the cute new guy in school, who may have secrets of his own—seems like a good idea at first. But when a bad boy next door threatens to ruin everything, Ivy’s carefully crafted lies begin to unravel… and there is no way to stop them.

Challenger Deep by Neal Schusterman
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: April 21st 2015
Caden Bosch is on a ship that’s headed for the deepest point on Earth: Challenger Deep, the southern part of the Marianas Trench. Caden Bosch is a brilliant high school student whose friends are starting to notice his odd behavior. Caden Bosch is designated the ship’s artist in residence, to document the journey with images. Caden Bosch spends his days walking for miles, absorbed by the thoughts in his head. Caden Bosch is torn.

Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke (Prisoner of Night and Fog #2) by Anne Blankman
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: April 21st 2015
Gretchen Whitestone has a secret: She used to be part of Adolf Hitler’s inner circle. A year after she made an enemy of her old family friend and fled Munich, she lives with an English family, posing as a German immigrant preparing to graduate from high school. Her love, Daniel Cohen, is a reporter in town. But then, Daniel gets a telegram that sends him back to Germany, and Gretchen’s world turns upside-down.

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Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: May 5th 2015
When Rachelle was fifteen an illicit meeting went dreadfully wrong, and Rachelle was forced to make a terrible choice that binds her to the very evil she had hoped to defeat. Three years later, Rachelle has given her life to serving the realm, fighting deadly creatures in an effort to atone. When the king orders her to guard his son Armand—the man she hates most—Rachelle forces Armand to help her find the legendary sword that might save their world.

The Death Code (The Murder Complex #2) by Lindsay Cummings
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: April 21st 2015
Zephyr keeps the secret about Meadow close—that if she dies, The Murder Complex will be destroyed, too. Meadow, desperate to find her brother, father, and little sister, is determined to fearlessly fight to the end, even if it means sacrificing herself and her friends, new and old. The Death Code introduces a memorable cast of secondary characters and delivers a vivid and scary thrill ride read.

Endangered by Lamar Giles
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 21st 2015
Panda’s classmates don’t know she’s Gray Scales, the photo blogger who exposes school secrets: a jock buying drugs, a teacher in a compromising position, the richest girl in school shoplifting. But no one knows Panda’s the vigilante photographer behind it all. At least, she thinks no one knows—until she gets a note from the Admirer, who’s not only caught her red-handed acting as Gray, but also threatens to reveal everything unless Panda plays along with a deadly game.

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Every Last Promise by Kristin Halbrook
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 21st 2015
Kayla saw something at the party that she wasn’t supposed to. But she hasn’t told anyone. No one knows the real story about what happened that night—about why Kayla was driving the car that ran into a ditch after the party, about what she saw in the hours leading up to the accident, and about the promise she made to her friend Bean before she left for the summer. Now Kayla’s coming home for her senior year. If Kayla keeps quiet, she might be able to get her old life back. If she tells the truth, she risks losing everything—and everyone—she ever cared about.

The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: May 5th 2015
When Gia Montgomery’s boyfriend, Bradley, dumps her before her prom, she has to think fast. After all, she’d been telling her friends about him for months now. This was supposed to be the night she proved he existed. So when she sees a cute guy, she enlists his help. The task is simple: be her fill-in boyfriend— two hours, zero commitment, a few white lies. After that, she can win back the real Bradley.

Finnikin of the Rock (The Lumatere Chronicles #1) by Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Viking Australia
Release date: January 2015
Finnikin of the Rock and his guardian, Sir Topher, have not been home to their beloved Lumatere for ten years. Not since the royal family was murdered and the kingdom put under a terrible curse. Finnikin meet Evanjalins, a young woman with an incredible claim: the prince of Lumatere is alive. But Evanjalin is not what she seems. And the truth will test not only Finnikin’s faith in her… but in himself.

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Froi of the Exiles (The Lumatere Chronicles #2) by Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Viking Australia
Release date: January 2015
Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been trained roughly and lovingly by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family. But when he is sent on a secretive mission to the kingdom of Charyn, nothing could have prepared him for what he finds. Here he encounters a damaged people who are not who they seem, and must unravel both the dark bonds of kinship and the mysteries of a half-mad Princess.

In Her Head, In Her Eyes by Yukimi Ogawa
Publisher: Book Smugglers Publishing
Release date: October 21st 2014
Pot Head, they called her. Heavy-head, they teased her. In a noble house of dye masters, Island-born Hase is an outcast, ridiculed by her fellow servants and employers – all because of the smooth, reflective sphere that covers her head. Little does the household know that Hase has a mission and a purpose, carried behind her pot-covered head, in her impenetrable eyes.

Invincible by Amy Reed
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: April 28th 2015
Evie was diagnosed with terminal cancer several months ago and told that by now she’d be dead. All Evie had wanted was her life back, but her friends and her parents still see her as Cancer Girl, and her boyfriend’s constant, doting attention is suddenly nothing short of suffocating. Then Evie meets Marcus. She knows that he’s trouble, but she can’t help falling for him. Being near him makes her feel truly, fully alive.

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The Killing Woods by Lucy Christopher
Publisher: Chicken House
Release date: January 6th 2015
Emily’s dad is accused of murdering a teenage girl. Emily is sure he is innocent, but what happened that night in the woods behind their house where she used to play as a child? Determined to find out, she seeks out Damon Hillary, the enigmatic boyfriend of the murdered girl. He knows these woods. Maybe they could help each other. But he’s got secrets of his own about games that are played in the dark.

The Last Leaves Falling by Sarah Benwell
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: May 5th 2015
Japanese teenager, Sora, is diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Lonely and isolated, Sora turns to the ancient wisdom of the samurai for guidance and comfort. But he also finds hope in the present; through the internet he finds friends that see him, not just his illness. This is a story of friendship and acceptance, and testing strength in an uncertain future.

Made You Up by Francesca Zappia
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: May 19th 2015
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The Night We Said Yes by Lauren Gibaldi
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 16th 2015
After spending an entire night saying “yes” to every crazy, fun thing they could think of Matt abruptly left town, and he broke not only Ella’s heart but those of their best friends, too. So when he shows up a year later with a plan of his own—to relive the night that brought them together—Ella isn’t sure whether Matt’s worth a second chance. Or if re-creating the past can help them create a different future.

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: May 19th 2015
Nimona is an impulsive young shape-shifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc. Their mission: prove to the kingdom that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and his buddies at the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren’t the heroes everyone thinks they are.

Proof of Forever by Lexa Hillyer
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: June 2nd 2015
Joy, Tali, Luce, and Zoe knew their final summer at Camp Okahatchee would come to an end, but they swore they’d stay friends. Now, two years later, their bond has faded along with those memories. That is, until the fateful flash of a photo booth camera transports the four of them back in time, to the summer they were fifteen—the summer everything changed. Now the girls must recreate the past in order to return to the present.

Quintana of Charyn (The Lumatere Chronicles #3) by Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Viking Australia
Release date: January 2015
Separated from the girl he loves, Froi must travel through Charyn to search for Quintana, the mother of Charyn’s unborn king, and protect her against those who will do anything to gain power. But what happens when loyalty to family and country conflict? When war threatens to involve the whole of the land, including Lumatere, only Froi can set things right, with the help of those he loves.

Things We Know By Heart by Jessi Kirby
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 21st 2015
Quinn Sullivan’s boyfriend, Trent, died in their junior year. For closure, she reached out to the recipients of his donated organs. Nineteen-year-old Colton Thomas has finally received a new heart and he’s walking away from his bedridden past with no intention of looking back. He doesn’t want to know about the person who had to die so that he could live. He only wants to move forward. But venturing outside the system to find Colton, Quinn takes a risk in hopes of finally laying her memories to rest.

Under My Skin by James Dawson
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: March 2015
Sally Feather is not exactly a rebel. But Sally finds herself mysteriously lured to an almost-hidden tattoo parlour and almost before she knows what she is doing, Sally selects sexy pin-up Molly Sue, and has her tattooed on her back – hoping that Molly Sue will inspire her to be as confident and popular as she is in her dreams. But things quickly take a nightmareish turn. Almost immediately, Sally begins to hear voices in her head – or rather, one voice in particular: Molly Sue’s.

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Vanished by E.E. Cooper
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: May 12th 2015
Kalah knew better than to fall for Beth Taylor… but that doesn’t stop her from falling hard. Then Beth vanishes. When one of the rumors links Beth to Britney’s boyfriend, Kalah doesn’t want to believe the betrayal. But before Kalah can sort out the truth, Britney is dead. Beth finally reaches out to Kalah in the wake of Britney’s suicide. Kalah wants to trust what Beth tells her, but she’s swiftly realizing that nothing here is as it seems. Kalah is caught in the middle of a deadly psychological game, and only she can untangle the deceptions and unravel the lies to reveal the unthinkable truth.

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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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