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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Recent YA/MG Books News

Happy WEEKEND!! Here is a weekly wrap up of some of the YA book news I caught on Twitter and Facebook this past week. I know I may be missing other bookish news, but the lovely stomach bug kept me in bed and offline for much of the week. If you know of other YA and MG book news not featured here, please feel free to link to it in the comments below.


Marissa Meyer will be in TX this weekend! Get the info about her TX stop for her FAIREST book tour, HERE. She'll be at The Woodlands Barnes & Noble tomorrow (Sunday) at 3 pm! 

Fierce Reads is giving away some fabulous Lunar Chronicles swag to those who stop by Marissa's tour stops! Find out which cities she'll be visiting for your chance to win the fabulous swag pictured above, HERE.

Cover Reveals

Tera Lynn Childs & Tracy Deebs have a new book coming out! RT Book Reviews revealed the cover for, POWERLESS, which will be out June 2nd from Source Books Fire. Find out more about the book HERE!

INSURGENT by Veronica Roth gets a whole new cover! Check out the movie tie-in cover that was revealed this week on MTV News. Get more details about this edition HERE

We were thrilled to be apart of this week's cover reveal for NOWHERE BUT HERE by Katie McGarry? Get more details about the book HERE!

This week on Twitter, both Bloomsbury and Simone Elkeles shared the new covers to her The Perfect Chemistry series. What do you guys think? 

Shannon Messenger revealed the cover for NEVERSEEN, the next book in her The Lost Cities series, which will be out later this fall. Find out more about the cover HERE


Cinda Williams Chima announced a NEW SERIES!!! The Shattered Realms! This series will be set in her Seven Realms series. Read more about her announcement here.

Publisher's Weekly announced that Brodi Ashton will have a new book coming out in the Spring of 2016! A standalone, titled, Diplomatic Immunity. Read more about it HERE.


Don't miss Compulsion author, Martina Boone's READER APPRECIATION giveaway! She also has a great post talking about reviews, readers and authors. Read it and enter to win HERE

Fans of Shannon Hale's Princess Academy, celebrate the upcoming release of The Forgotten Sister, and the newly recovered books in the series! Find out what you can enter to win when you pre-order the series HERE

@EpicReads's 15 Most Anticipated YA Books Publishing in February 2015

Check out some of this next month's exciting releases!
Epic Reads put together a list of the 15 Most Anticipated YA Books hitting shelves in February. Which of these books are you looking to get your hands on?

  1. The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead, Razorbill, 2/10/15
  2. The Red Queen by Victoria Averyard, Harper Teen, 2/10/15
  3. Invaded by Melissa Landers, Disney Hyperion, 2/3/15
  4. The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand, Harper Teen, 2/10/15
  5. Shadow Study by Maria V. Snyder, Mira, 2/2/4/15
  6. The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons, Tor Teen, 2/10/15
  7. My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga, Blazer & Bray, 2/10/15
  8. A Wicked Thing by Rhiannon Thomas, Harper Teen, 2/24/15
  9. The Shadow Cabinet by Maureen Johnson, Putnum, 2/10/15
  10. I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios, Henry Holt, 2/2/15
  11. The Sin Eaters' s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury, Scholastic, 2/24/15
  12. Salt & Stone by Victoria Scott, Scholastic, 2/24/15
  13. Suffer by Courtney Alameda, Feiwel & Friends, 2/3/15
  14. Collide by Melissa West, Entangled Teen, 2/9/15
  15. Unleashed by Sophie Jordan, Harper Teen, 2/24/15
More great books hitting shelves in February:

Don't miss tomorrow's complete list of FEBRUARY 2015 YA books being released from a variety of publishing houses.