Recent Cover Reveals: October 27

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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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After the End (After the End #1) by Amy Plum
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: May 6th 2014
World War III has left the world ravaged by nuclear radiation. A lucky few escaped to the Alaskan wilderness. But when Juneau leaves her boundaries she learns something horrifying: There never was a war. Cities were never destroyed. The world is intact. Everything was a lie. Now Juneau is adrift in a modern-day world she never knew existed. But while she’s trying to find a way to rescue her friends and family, someone else is looking for her.

Allegiant (Divergent #3) by Veronica Roth
Publisher: Harper Collins UK
Release date: November 7th 2013
The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she’s known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories.

The Almost Girl by Amalie Howard
Publisher: Strange Chemistry
Release date: 2014
Seventeen-year-old Riven is as tough as they come. A Legion General in a world ravaged by a devastating android war, she is the right hand of the young Prince of Neospes, a parallel universe to Earth. In Neospes, she has everything: rank, responsibility and respect. But when Prince Cale sends her away to find his long-lost brother, Caden, who has been spirited back to modern day Earth, Riven finds herself in uncharted territory.

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The Art of Lainey by Paula Stokes
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: May 20th 2014
Soccer star Lainey Mitchell is used to getting what she wants, and when her boyfriend Jason breaks up with her for no reason, what she wants is to win him back before the start of their senior year. Then Lainey and friends stumble across a copy of The Art of War. Didn’t someone once say that love is a battlefield? Jason isn’t going to stand a chance once Lainey goes all Zhou Dynasty on him.

Born of Deception (Born of Illusion #2) by Teri Brown
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 10th 2014
Budding illusionist Anna Van Housen is on top of the world after scoring a spot on a prestigious European vaudeville tour. But Sensitives are disappearing in London and, without a suspect, the group’s members are turning on one another. Can Anna find a way to track down the killer before he makes her his next victim—or will she have to pay the ultimate price for her powers?

Camelot Burning by Kathryn Rose
Publisher: Flux
Release date: May 2014
By day, Vivienne is Guinevere’s lady-in-waiting. By night, she’s Merlin’s secret apprentice, indulging in the new mechanical arts and science of alchemy. More than anything, Vivienne longs to escape Camelot for a future that wouldn’t include needlework or marriage to a boorish lord or dandy. But when King Arthur’s sorceress sister, Morgan le Fay, threatens Camelot, Vivienne must stay to help Merlin build a steam-powered weapon to defeat the dark magic machine Morgan will set upon the castle.

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Death Sworn (Death Sworn #1) by Leah Cypress
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 4th 2014
When Ileni lost her magic, she lost everything. So when the Elders sent her to be magic tutor to a secret sect of assassins, she went willingly, even though the last two tutors had died under mysterious circumstances. But beneath the assassins’ caves, Ileni will discover a new place and a new purpose… and a new and dangerous love.

Divergent (Divergent #1) by Veronica Roth
Publisher: Harper Collins UK
Release date: November 7th 2013
In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue. On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is – she can’t have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.

Don’t Call Me Baby by Gwendolyn Heasley
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 22nd 2014
Blurb unavailable.

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Don’t You Forget About Me by Kate Karyus Quinn
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 10th 2014
Welcome to Gardnerville, a place where no one gets sick. Except there’s a price to pay for paradise. Every fourth year, teens are infected with deadly urges. In a normal year in Gardnerville, teens might stop talking to their best friends. In a fourth year, they’d kill them. Four years ago, Skylar’s sister, Piper, was locked away after leading sixteen of her classmates to a watery grave. Now Piper wants to stop Gardnerville’s murderous cycle once and for all.

Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die #1) by Danielle Paige
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 1st 2014
They say Dorothy found a way to come back to Oz. They say she seized power and the power went to her head. My name is Amy Gumm—and I’m the other girl from Kansas. I’ve been recruited by the Revolutionary Order of the Wicked. I’ve been trained to fight and I have a mission: Remove the Tin Woodman’s heart. Steal the Scarecrow’s brain. Take the Lion’s courage. Then and only then—Dorothy must die!

Embers & Ash (Cold Fury #3) by T. M. Goeglein
Publisher: Penguin Books
Release date: August 2014
Sara Jane Rispoli is on the wrong side of the Russian mob, but closer to finding her family than ever. The very cold fury that has seen her through the worst of her troubles is now killing her. But when she finally does rescue her family, it’s not the happy reunion she pictured. And the torment doesn’t stop there. Only destroying the Outfit completely can end this terrible nightmare.

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Emilie & the Sky World by Martha Wells
Publisher: Strange Chemisty
Release date: March 4th 2014
When Emilie and Daniel arrive in Silk Harbor, Professor Abindon, an old colleague of the Marlendes, warns them that she’s observed something strange and potentially deadly in the sky, a disruption in an upper air aether current. But as the Marlendes investigate further, they realize it’s a ship from another aetheric plane. It may be just a friendly explorer, or something far more sinister, but they will have to take an airship into the dangerous air currents to find out.

Exile by Kevin Emerson
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 29th 2014
Catherine Summer Carlson knows how to manage bands like a professional—she’s a student at the PopArts Academy at Mount Hope High, where rock legends Allegiance to North got their start. Summer knows that falling for the lead singer of her latest band is the least professional thing a manager can do. But Caleb Daniels isn’t an ordinary band boy—he’s a hot, dreamy, sweet-singing, exiled-from-his-old-band, possibly-with-a-deep-dark-side band boy.

Fan Art by Sarah Tregay
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 17th 2014
Senior year is almost over, and Jamie Peterson has a big problem. He’s fallen for his best friend. As much as Jamie tries to keep it under wraps, everyone seems to know where his affections lie, and the giggling girls in art class are determined to help Jamie get together with Mason. But Jamie isn’t sure if that’s what he wants. Does he dare risk a childhood friendship for romance?

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Feather Bound by Sarah Raughley
Publisher: Strange Chemisty
Release date: May 6th 2014
When Deanna’s missing friend Hyde turns up at his father’s funeral to claim his corporate empire and inheritance, she is swept into his glittering world of paparazzi and wealth. But re-kindling her friendship and the dizzying new emotions along for the ride are the least of her concerns. Because Deanna has a secret – and somebody knows. Now Deanna is struggling to break free from the gilded cage that would trap her forever…

Fiendish by Brenna Yovanoff
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: June 26th 2014
Clementine DeVore spent ten years trapped in a cellar, pinned down by willow roots, silenced and forgotten. Now she’s out and determined to uncover who put her in that cellar and why. But the truth gets muddled in her attraction to Fisher, the boy who freed her, the politics of New South Bend and the hollow, a fickle and terrifying place that seems increasingly temperamental ever since Clementine reemerged.

Find Me Where the Water Ends (So Close to You #3) by Rachel Carter
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: July 1st 2014
Blurb unavailable.

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Free to Fall by Lauren Miller
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: May 13th 2014
What if there was an app that told you what song to listen to, what coffee to order, who to date, even what to do with your life—an app that could ensure your complete and utter happiness? What if you never had to fail or make a wrong choice? What if you never had to fall?

Guy in Real Life by Steve Brezenoff
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: May 27th 2014
An achingly real and profoundly moving love story about two Minnesota teens whose lives become intertwined through role playing games.

Illusive by Emily Lloyd-Jones
Publisher: Little, Brown Books For Young Readers
Release date: July 24th 2014
When the MK virus swept across the planet, a vaccine was created to stop the epidemic, but it came with some unexpected side effects. A small percentage of the population developed superhero-like powers. Seventeen-year-old Ciere Giba has the handy ability to change her appearance at will. She’s what’s known as an illusionist… She’s also a thief. After a robbery goes awry, Ciere teams up with a group of fellow super-powered criminals on another job that most would consider too reckless.

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In the End (In the After #2) by Demitria Lunetta
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 24th 2014
It’s been three months since Amy escaped New Hope, and she’s been surviving on her own, like she did in the After. Until one day, Kay utters the four words Amy had hoped she would never hear: Dr. Reynolds has Baby. Now it’s a race against time, for Baby is in imminent danger, her life threatened by the malevolent doctor who had helped start the end of the world.

Insurgent (Divergent #2) by Veronica Roth
Publisher: Harper Collins UK
Release date: November 7th 2013
Every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves, and herself, while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.

The Last Best Kiss by Claire LaZebnik
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 22nd 2014
Anna Eliot is tired of worrying about what other people think. After all, that was how she lost the only guy she ever really liked, Finn Westbrook. Now, three years after she broke his heart, the one who got away is back in her life. All Anna wants is a chance to relive their last kiss again. But Finn obviously hasn’t forgotten how she treated him. Deep down she knows he’s the guy for her. Now if only she can get him to believe that, too…

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Life by Committee by Corey Ann Haydu
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: May 13th 2014
Tabitha might be the only girl in the history of the world who actually gets less popular when she gets hot. But her so-called friends say she’s changed, and they’ve dropped her flat. Now Tab has no one to tell about the best and worst thing that has ever happened to her: Joe, who is someone else’s boyfriend. Then she finds Life by Committee. The rules of LBC are simple: tell a secret, receive an assignment. Complete the assignment to keep your secret safe.

Meridian (Arclight #2) by Josin L. McQuein
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 22nd 2014
Marina thought that she had solved all of the Arclight’s mysteries. But there is so much more that Marina is just discovering. There are more survivors out there. Only Marina—and her friends, all of whom have connections to the Fade they’d never known about—can lead her people to them. But there are also darker dangers, things that even the Fade fear.

On the Fence by Kasie West
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: July 1st 2014
To cope with the stress of faking her way through a new reality, Charlie seeks late night refuge in her backyard, talking out her problems with neighbour Braden by the fence that separates them. But their Fence Chats can’t solve Charlie’s biggest problem: she’s falling for Braden. Hard. She knows what it means to go for the win, but if spilling her secret means losing him for good, the stakes just got too high.

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Paranoia (The Night Walkers #2) by J.R. Johansson
Publisher: Flux
Release date: June 8th 2014
In the aftermath of the events that nearly killed him, Parker Chipp is trying to learn to cope better with life as a Watcher. And it seems to be working…until he wakes up in jail with a hangover and 12 hours of missing time. Darkness has somehow taken control and Parker doesn’t have a clue how to stop him. The darkness inside Parker is getting more and more powerful, taking over Parker’s body and doing everything he can to destroy Parker’s life.

Push (The Game #2) by Eve Silver
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 10th 2014
Miki Jones is pulled into the Game, where she will die unless she follows a new set of rules: those set by the mysterious Committee. But rules don’t mean answers, and without answers, it’s hard to trust. And Miki knows she’s being watched, uncertain if it’s the Drau or someone—something—else. Forced to make impossible choices and battling to save those she loves, Miki begins to see the Committee in a glaring new light.

Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 3rd 2014
Amy and Matthew didn’t know each other, really. They weren’t friends. Matthew remembered her, sure, but he remembered a lot of people from elementary school that he wasn’t friends with now. Matthew never planned to tell Amy what he thought of her cheerful facade, but after he does, Amy realizes she needs someone like him in her life.

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The Secrets of Lily Graves by Sarah Strohmeyer
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: May 13th 2014
Growing up in a house of female morticians, Lily Graves knows all about buried secrets. But secrets, even ones that are long buried, have a way of returning to haunt their keeper. When class president Erin is killed and Lily becomes a suspect, Lily must figure out the difference between truth and deception, genuine love and a web of lies. And she must do it quickly, before the killer claims another victim.

The Shadowhunter’s Codex by Cassandra Clare & Joshua Lewis
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Release date: October 29th 2013
This special edition is complete with lush and luxurious covering. The book is nestled in a gorgeous soft-touch slipcase with foil and embossing on the case. Inside is the book itself, also soft-touch and foiled, with gilt edges, a golden headband, and a golden ribbon—perfect for a studying Shadowhunter to mark their place. It’s as much a work of art as a training manual.

Shadowplay (Pantomime #2) by Laura Lam
Publisher: Strange Chemistry
Release date: January 4th 2014
The circus lies behind Micah Grey in dust and ashes. He and the white clown, Drystan, take refuge with the once-great magician, Jasper Maske. When Maske agrees to teach them his trade, his embittered rival challenges them to a duel which could decide all of their fates. But people are also hunting both Micah and the person he was before the circus–the runaway daughter of a noble family.

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Sleep No More by Aprilynne Pike
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 29th 2014
Charlotte Westing is an Oracle. For all the good that does her. These days, instead of using their powers, the Oracles fight them. Charlotte knows the price of breaking the rules: she sees it every day in her mother’s wheelchair and the absence of her father. But when a vision of a classmate’s death overcomes her defenses, Charlotte is torn. Follow the rules? Or risk everything to fight the serial killer who has set up residence in her town.

Strange and Ever After (Something Strange and Deadly #3) by Susan Dennard
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: July 22nd 2014
With more determination than ever to bring Marcus to justice, Eleanor heads to the hot desert streets of nineteenth-century Egypt in hopes of ending this nightmare. With the rising dead chomping at her every move and Jie’s life hanging in the balance, Eleanor is convinced that her black magic will see her through to the bitter end. But there will be a price. When it’s over, only some will be able to live a strange and ever after.

Sweet Reckoning (Sweet Evil #3) by Wendy Higgins
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 29th 2014
Evil is running rampant and sweet Anna Whitt is its target. Nobody knows when or how the Dukes will strike, but Anna and her Nephilim allies will do anything necessary to rid the earth of the demons and their oppressive ways. The stakes are higher than ever, and Anna is determined that the love she feels will be her strength, not a liability.

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The Taking (The Taking #1) by Kimberly Derting
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 29th 2014
When sixteen-year-old Kyra Agnew wakes up behind a Dumpster at the Gas ’n’ Sip, she has no memory of how she got there. With a terrible headache and a major case of déjà vu, she heads home only to discover that five years have passed… yet she hasn’t aged a day. Confused and lost, Kyra isn’t sure how to move forward unless she uncovers the truth. Kyra races to find an explanation and reclaim the life she once had, but what if the life she wants back is not her own?

TALKER 25 (TALKER 25 #1) by Joshua McCune
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 22nd 2014
Set in a not-too-distant future where dragon wars have shaped society, a seventeen-year-old girl becomes caught in a deadly conflict of loyalty between the dragon resistance and the government forces who are trying to wipe them out.

Tease by Amanda Maciel
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 9th 2014
Emma Putnam is dead, and it’s all Sara Wharton’s fault. At least, that’s what everyone seems to think. Sara, along with her best friend and three other classmates, has been criminally charged for the bullying and harassment that led to Emma’s shocking suicide. Now Sara is forced to reflect on the events that brought her to this moment—and ultimately consider her role in an undeniable tragedy.

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That Half Life of Molly Pierce by Katrina Leno
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: July 8th 2014
Blurb unavailable.

The Things You Kiss Goodbye by Leslie Connor
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 24th 2014
Bettina Vasilis can hardly believe it when basketball star Brady Cullen asks her out, and she just about faints when her strict father actually approves of him. But when school starts up again, Brady changes. What happened to the sweet boy she fell in love with? Then she meets a smoldering guy in his twenties, gentle, caring, and interested in getting to know the real Bettina. When tragedy strikes, Bettina must tell her family the truth—and kiss goodbye the things she thought she knew about herself and the men in her life.

Under Nameless Stars (Zenn Scarlett #2) by Christian Schoon
Publisher: Strange Chemistry
Release date: April 1st 2014
Zenn’s absent father Warra Scarlett has suddenly ceased all communication with her. Desperate to learn what’s become of him, Zenn stows away aboard the Helen of Troy, a starliner powered by one of the immense, dimension-jumping beasts known as Indra. Zenn’s quest suddenly catapults her and Liam thousands of light years beyond known space, and into the dark heart of a monstrous conspiracy.

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Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy #1) by Richelle Mead
Publisher: Penguin Teen
Release date: December 31st 2013
St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been on the run, but now they’re being dragged back to St. Vladimir’s—the very place where they’re most in danger.

The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: July 1st 2014
Girls started vanishing in the fall, and now winter’s come to lay a white sheet over the horror. Door County, it seems, is swallowing the young, right into its very dirt. From beneath the house on Water Street, I’ve watched the danger swell. The residents know me as the noises in the house at night, the creaking on the stairs. I’m the reflection behind them in the glass, the feeling of fear in the cellar. I’m tied—it seems—to this house, this street, this town.

Vivian Divine is Dead by Lauren Sabel
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 3rd 2014
In this fast-paced adventure set in Mexico, teen celebrity Vivian Divine goes on the run after receiving a death threat, and discovers that everything she thought she knew about her charmed life—and the boy she loves—is a lie.

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Wicked Games by Sean Olin
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 10th 2014
Blurb unavailable.

Wild by Alex Mallory
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: July 8th 2014
The forest is full of secrets, and no one understands that better than Cade. Foraging, hunting, surviving— that’s all he knows. Alone for years, Cade believes he’s the sole survivor. At least, until he catches a glimpse of a beautiful stranger. Dara expected to find natural wonders when she set off for a spring break camping trip. Instead, she discovers a primitive boy— he’s stealthy and handsome and he might be following her. Intrigued, Dara seeks him out and sets a catastrophe in motion.

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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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