What new YA covers hit the web this week? (September 13)


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

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26 Kisses by Anna Michels
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: May 24th 2016
Breaking up with her boyfriend is not how Veda planned on starting her summer. So she sets out on the love quest of a lifetime: use the summer to forget about Mark, move on, and move up. All she has to do is kiss twenty-six boys with twenty-six different names—one for each letter of the alphabet.

Before the Claiming (Beautiful Creatures: The Untold Stories #3) by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 13th 2015
While looking through her grandmother Emmaline’s keepsakes, Lena Duchannes comes across a little blue book with a big history. When Lena was a baby, Seer and gifted card reader Amma Treaudeau saw a terrifying future in the cards that sent her to Emmaline’s door.

Consider (Holoseries #1) by Kristy Acevedo
Publisher: Jolly Fish Press
Release date: April 18th 2016
As if Alexandra Lucas’ anxiety disorder isn’t enough, mysterious holograms suddenly appear from the sky, heralding the end of the world. They bring an ultimatum: heed the warning and step through a portal-like vertex to safety, or stay and be destroyed by a comet they say is on a collision course with earth. How’s that for senior year stress?

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Enter Title Here by Rahul Kanakia
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: August 2nd 2016
Reshma is a college counselor’s dream and with her new agent’s help scoring a book deal, Reshma knows she has the key to Stanford. But she’s convinced no one would want to read a novel about a study machine like her. To make herself a more relatable protagonist, she must start doing all the regular American girl stuff she normally ignores.

Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: April 5th 2016
Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days procuring black market goods. On a routine delivery, a client asks Hanneke for help. Hanneke is shocked by the woman’s frantic plea to find a person–a Jewish teenager Mrs. Janssen had been hiding, who has vanished without a trace from a secret room.

Half Truths (A Half Bad Novella) by Sally Green
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: November 3rd 2015
Half Truths follows Gabriel’s story from the time he arrives Switzerland, seeking help in recovering his magical powers from the conniving Black Witch Mercury, and goes up until the moment when he first meets Nathan and their paths become forever intertwined.

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How Hard Can Love Be? By Holly Bourne
Publisher: Usbourne
Release date: February 1st 2016
All Amber wants is a little bit of love. Her mum has never been the caring type, even before she moved to California, got remarried and had a personality transplant. But Amber’s hoping that spending the summer with her can change all that.

Sidekick by Natalie Whipple
Publisher: Whipple House
Release date: October 2015
Russ is a high school football player who feels like he always comes in second to his best friend, Garret. In sports. In school. With girls. Well, he’s tired of it, and he gets the rather foolish idea that if he can win the heart of the new girl in town before Garret he can prove he’s not just sloppy seconds.

Surge (The Taking #0.5) by Melissa West
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: April 5th 2016
Sixteen-year-old alien Val Stone was born for one mission-kill teenage Randolf “Rolf” Cartier before he fulfills the prophecy, becomes the future American president, and murderers thousands of her kind. Val is ready to sacrifice herself for the good of the prophecy.

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Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum
Publisher: Delacorte
Release date: April 15th 2016
Everything about Jessie is wrong. At least, that’s what it feels like during her first week at her new ultra-intimidating prep school in Los Angeles, until she gets an email from a person calling themselves Somebody/Nobody (SN for short), offering to help her navigate high school. Is it an elaborate hoax? Or can she rely on SN for some much-needed help?

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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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