Last week, publishers trickled in from their July 4th vacations and we we saw an uptick in cover reveals and YA news in general.  Let’s take a closer look after the jump.

One of our Summer of Love book club authors, Ashley Herring Blake, exclusively reveals hew new cover over on YA Book Central.


How to Make A Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

The Careful Undressing of Love by Corey Ann Haydu was released over on Penguin Teen. plus they included a beautiful “How To” on how this cover was recreated.

Expected publication:  January 31, 2017


The Careful Undressing of Love by Corey Ann Haydu

We also got the book flap blurb and cover art for Jeff Zentner’s second novel, Goodbye Days.  Jeff’s Twitter gave us the heads up that the  Jarrod Taylor, who created the cover art for Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman, was the artist.  We get the feeling our hearts will be beautifully broken all over again.

Expected publication:  March 7, 2017


Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

Rivited Lit revealed the exquisite cover for The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell.

Expected publication:  April 25, 2017


The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

The badass cover for Ahsoka by EK Johnston cover was revealed at SWC16.

Expected publication:  October 11, 2016


Ashoka by AK Johnston cover


Sarah J. Maas will be adding to BOTH Court of Thorn and Roses AND Throne of Glass series (EW)

Goodreads for A Court of Thorn and Roses

Goodreads for Throne of Glass

Alex Bracken’s The Darkest Minds movie now has a director (THR)

It was announced that the final installment of Sarah Fine’s The Imposter Queen series, The True Queen, will be published in Spring of 2018.

The True Queen by Sarah Fine Announcement

We’re skipping next week, but don’t miss previous installments while we’re enjoying ourselves at San Diego Comic Con!!