Friday, February 3, 2012

Cover Alerts

I've compiled a bunch of new covers I've seen around the web here. This is a list of books you've just got to look out for! I can't even pick which I'm most excited about because they all look so good.

The Diviners by Libba Bray
A supernatural series set in Manhattan during the 1920s that follows a teen heroine reminiscent of two of the era's most famous literary women—Zelda Fitzgerald and Dorothy Parker. The story will be a wild new ride full of dames and dapper dons, jazz babies and Prohibition-defying parties, conspiracy and prophecy—and all manner of things that go bump in the neon-drenched night.
The Diviners is out November 1, 2012 from Little, Brown Books.

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
Filled with mystery, romance, and the supernatural, The Raven Boysintroduces readers to Richard “Dick” Campbell Gansey, III and Blue Sargent. Gansey has it all—family money, good looks, devoted friends—but he’s looking for much more than that. He is on the hunt to find Glendower, a vanished Welsh king. Legend has it that the first person to find him will be granted a wish—either by seeing him open his eyes, or by cutting out his heart.

Blue Sargent, the daughter of the town psychic in Henrietta, Virginia, has been told for as long as she can remember that if she ever kisses her true love, he will die. But she is too practical to believe in things like true love. Her policy is to stay away from the rich boys at the prestigious Aglionby Academy. The boys there—known as Raven Boys—can only mean trouble. When Gansey and his Raven Boy friends come into her life, Blue realizes how true this is. She never thought her fortune would be a problem. But she was wrong.
The Raven Boys is out September 18, 2012 by Scholastic.

Spectral by Shannon Duffy
Convinced she’s a part of the witness protection program, sixteen-year-old Jewel Rose is shuffled around the globe with her family like a pack of traveling gypsies. After arriving at lucky home twenty-seven, she stumbles upon a mysterious boy with magical powers claiming to be her guardian . . . and warning of imminent danger. Despite the obvious sparks between them, Jewel discovers a relationship is forbidden, and the more she learns about dark, brooding Roman, she begins to question who she can even believe—the family who raised her, or the supposed sworn protector who claims they’ve been lying to her all along.

As she struggles to uncover who her family has really been running from, she is forced to hide her birthmark that reveals who she is. With new realities surfacing, unexplained powers appearing, and two tempting boys vying for her heart, Jewel battles to learn who she can trust in an ever growing sea of lies, hoping she’ll make it through her seventeenth birthday alive.
Spectral is out April 10, 2012 from Tribute Books.

Fissure by Lily Collins
For as long as she can remember, fourteen-year-old Renee Turner has found solace in books.

Books dull the grief left by her mother's death and her father's subsequent withdrawal. Books distract her from the cruel barbs of Evelynne Geld, and temper the indifferent brand of authority doled out at school. Books act as a spyglass to life outside the stifling West Virginia town that she's desperate to escape, but resigned to enduring.

Still, it's only when Renee steals a dusty old volume from a neighbor's attic that she truly discovers the transformative power of books. For in its pages Renee finds an enchanting new world: one where she is exalted, worshiped...and hunted.
Fissure is out in 2012 by Picyune.

Touch of Death by Kelly Hashway
Jodi Marshall isn’t sure how she went from normal teenager to walking disaster. One minute she’s in her junior year of high school, spending time with her amazing boyfriend and her best friend. The next she’s being stalked by some guy no one seems to know.

After the stranger, Alex, reveals himself, Jodi learns he’s not a normal teenager and neither is she. With a kiss that kills and a touch that brings the dead back to life, Jodi discovers she’s part of a branch of necromancers born under the 13th sign of the zodiac, Ophiuchus. A branch of necromancers that are descendents of Medusa. A branch of necromancers with poisoned blood writhing in their veins.

Jodi’s deadly to the living and even more deadly to the deceased. She has to leave her old, normal life behind before she hurts the people she loves. As if that isn’t difficult enough, Jodi discovers she’s the chosen one who has to save the rest of her kind from perishing at the hands of Hades. If she can’t figure out how to control her power, history will repeat itself, and her race will become extinct.
Touch of Death is out January 15, 2013 from Spencer Hill Press.

The Killables by Gemma Malley
Everyone accepted that people were different physically. But inside? Inside, they were different too. You just had to know how to tell, what to look for.

Evil has been eradicated. The City has been established. And citizens may only enter after having the 'evil' part of their brain removed. They are labelled on the System according to how 'good' they are. If they show signs of the evil emerging, they are labelled a K . . . But no one knows quite what that means. Only that they disappear, never to be seen again . . .
The Killables is out 2012 by Hodder & Stoughton.

The Glimpse by Claire Merie
Once you've seen into the future, can you change your destiny?

In a near future, society is segregated according to whether people are genetically disposed to mental illness. 17-year-old Ana has been living the privileged life of a Pure due to an error in her DNA test. When the authorities find out, she faces banishment from her safe Community, a fate only thwarted by the fact that she has already been promised to Pure-boy Jasper Taurell.

Jasper is from a rich and influential family and despite Ana’s condition, wants to be with her. The authorities grant Ana a tentative reprieve. If she is joined to Jasper before her 18th birthday, she may stay in the Community until her illness manifests. But if Jasper changes his mind, she will be cast out among the Crazies. As Ana’s joining ceremony and her birthday loom closer, she dares to hope she will be saved from the horror of the City and live a ‘normal’ life. But then Jasper disappears.

Led to believe Jasper has been taken by a strange sect the authorities will not intefere with, Ana sneaks out of her well-guarded Community to find him herself. Her search takes her through the underbelly of society and into the pits of the human soul. And as she delves deeper into the mystery of Jasper's abduction she uncovers some devastating truths that destroy everything she has grown up to believe, but she also learns to love as she has never loved before.
The Glimpse is out June 7, 2012 from Faber & Faber.

Such A Rush by Jennifer Echols
A sexy and poignant romantic tale of a young daredevil pilot caught between two brothers.

High school senior Leah Jones loves nothing more than flying. While she’s in the air, it’s easy to forget life with her absentee mother at the low-rent end of a South Carolina beach town. When her flight instructor, Mr. Hall, hires her to fly for his banner advertising business, she sees it as her ticket out of the trailer park. And when he dies suddenly, she’s afraid her flying career is gone forever.

But Mr. Hall’s teenage sons, golden boy Alec and adrenaline junkie Grayson, are determined to keep the banner planes flying. Though Leah has crushed on Grayson for years, she’s leery of getting involved in what now seems like a doomed business--until Grayson betrays her by digging up her most damning secret. Holding it over her head, he forces her to fly for secret reasons of his own, reasons involving Alec. Now Leah finds herself drawn into a battle between brothers--and the consequences could be deadly.
Such A Rush is out July 10, 2012 from MTV Books.

Nerve by Jeanne Ryan
When Vee is picked to be a player in NERVE, an anonymous game of dares broadcast live online, she discovers that the game *knows* her. They tempt her with prizes taken from her ThisIsMe page and team her up with the perfect boy, sizzling-hot Ian. At first it’s exhilarating—Vee and Ian’s fans cheer them on to riskier dares with higher stakes. But the game takes a twisted turn. Suddenly they’re playing all or nothing, and the prize might be their lives.
Nerve is out 2012 from Dial Books.

As you can see, there are loads of awesome titles to look forward to. What caught your eye here?


  1. I loooooove Libba Bray. I'm glad they went for this kind of cover.

  2. I personally really love Such a Rush's cover. It's gorgeous. I like The Diviners, too. Different in the best of ways.

    Thanks for sharing these!

    Renae @ Respiring Thoughts

  3. I am so excited for The Raven Boys and Such A Rush!! I love the covers too.

  4. These are some great covers! I'm an SO excited about Libba Bray's new series!!!! And I'm loving the cover, as well :)

  5. Nerve and Fissure jumped out at me, but they all look so good. Thanks for the heads up! I had not heard of these titles!

  6. The Diviners looks AWESOME! I haven't read Libba Bray's "A Great and Terrible Beauty" series but I want to! Also does anyone else think Fissure sounds like The Neverending Story (which I love!)? Added and added to my reading list :) Thanks!

  7. The cover for The Diviners really caught my eye, and after reading the summary I've decided I need to read this book. Dapper dons, jazz babies and Prohibition-defying parties? Count me it!!!

    - Jackie


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