More Cover Candy


Okay, guys, in case you really didn't know this, today's spur-of-the-moment post should confirm what I've been saying all along: I am a totally bookish addict. I came across a certain someone's Brand-new cover art (hint, it's the very last cover) and could not resist sharing it. So I did. Also Harper Teen has been revealing some new covers, which I've added in for those of you who, on the off-chance hadn't seen them and check back later this week (tomorrow and beyond) as I'll be adding MORE too. In the meantime, check out what I've collected thus far and let's talk favorites.
 
Wicked by Jennifer L. Armentrout
 
Twenty-two year old Ivy Morgan isn’t your average college student. She, and others like her, know humans aren’t the only thing trolling the French Quarter for fun… and for food. Her duty to the Order is her life. After all, four years ago, she lost everything at the hands of the creatures she’d sworn to hunt, tearing her world and her heart apart.

Ren Owens is the last person Ivy expected to enter her rigidly controlled life. He’s six feet and three inches of temptation and swoon-inducing charm. With forest-green eyes and a smile that’s surely left a stream of broken hearts in its wake, he has an uncanny, almost unnatural ability to make her yearn for everything he has to offer. But letting him in is as dangerous as hunting the cold-blooded killers stalking the streets. Losing the boy she loved once before had nearly destroyed her, but the sparking tension that grows between them becomes impossible for Ivy to deny. Deep down, she wants… she needs more than what her duty demands of her, what her past has shaped for her.

But as Ivy grows closer to Ren, she realizes she’s not the only one carrying secrets that could shatter the frail bond between them. There’s something he’s not telling her, and one thing is for certain. She’s no longer sure what is more dangerous to her—the ancient beings threatening to take over the town or the man demanding to lay claim to her heart and her soul. - December 2014
 
 
 
Joyride by Anna Banks
 
Synopsis: A popular guy and a shy girl with a secret become unlikely accomplices for midnight pranking, and are soon in over their heads—with the law and with each other—in this sparkling standalone from NYT-bestselling author Anna Banks.

It’s been years since Carly Vega’s parents were deported. She lives with her brother, studies hard, and works at a convenience store to contribute to getting her parents back from Mexico.

Arden Moss used to be the star quarterback at school. He dated popular blondes and had fun with his older sister, Amber. But now Amber’s dead, and Arden blames his father, the town sheriff who wouldn’t acknowledge Amber's mental illness. Arden refuses to fulfill whatever his conservative father expects.

All Carly wants is to stay under the radar and do what her family expects. All Arden wants is to NOT do what his family expects. When their paths cross, they each realize they’ve been living according to others. Carly and Arden’s journey toward their true hearts—and one another—is funny, romantic, and sometimes harsh. - June 2015
 

 
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June 2015                                    July 2015
Amazon | Goodreads                       Amazon | Goodreads
 

 
Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke by Anne Blankman
 
Synopsis: The girl known as Gretchen Whitestone has a secret: She used to be part of Adolf Hitler’s inner circle. More than a year after she made an enemy of her old family friend and fled Munich, she lives with a kindly English family, posing as an ordinary German immigrant, and is preparing to graduate from high school. Her love, Daniel Cohen, is a reporter in town. For the first time in her life, Gretchen is content.

But then, Daniel gets a telegram that sends him back to Germany, and Gretchen’s world turns upside-down. And when she receives word that Daniel is wanted for murder, she has to face the danger she thought she’d escaped-and return to her homeland.

Gretchen must do everything she can to avoid capture and recognition, even though saving Daniel will mean consorting with her former friends, the Nazi elite. And as they work to clear Daniel’s name, Gretchen and Daniel discover a deadly conspiracy stretching from the slums of Berlin to the Reichstag itself. Can they dig up the explosive truth and get out in time-or will Hitler discover them first? - April 2015
 

 
The Death Code by Lindsay Cummings
 
 
 
Illusionarium by Heather Dixon
 
Synopsis: From the author of Entwined, a brilliantly conceived adventure through an alternate London. This sweeping, cinematic tale of an apprentice scientist desperate to save his family—and his world—is The Night Circus meets Pixar.
 
Through richly developed parallel worlds, vivid action, a healthy dose of humor, and gorgeous writing, Heather Dixon spins a story that is breathtaking and wholly original. - May 2015
 
 
 
Endangered by Lamar Giles
 
Synopsis: A teen photographer exposes the secrets of her cruel classmates on the web and unwittingly inspires a killer who gets closer with every shutter click, pitched as Veronica Mars meets Rear window. - January 2015
 
 
 
Landry Park by Bethany Hagen
 
Synopsis: In a fragmented future United States ruled by the lavish gentry, seventeen-year-old Madeline Landry dreams of going to the university. Unfortunately, gentry decorum and her domineering father won't allow that. Madeline must marry, like a good Landry woman, and run the family estate. But her world is turned upside down when she discovers the devastating consequences her lifestyle is having on those less fortunate. As Madeline begins to question everything she has ever learned, she finds herself increasingly drawn to handsome, beguiling David Dana. Soon, rumors of war and rebellion start to spread, and Madeline finds herself and David at the center of it all. Ultimately, she must make a choice between duty - her family and the estate she loves dearly - and desire. - January 2015 (paperback release)
 
 
 
Magnoia by Maria Dahvana Headley
 
Synopsis: Since she was a baby, Aza has suffered from a mysterious lung disease that makes it ever harder for her to breathe, to speak—to live.
 
So when Aza catches a glimpse of a ship in the sky, her family chalks it up to a cruel side effect of her medication. But Aza doesn’t think this is a hallucination. She can hear someone on the ship calling her name.
 
Only her best friend, Jason, listens. Jason, who’s always been there. Jason, for whom she might have more-than-friendly feelings. But before Aza can consider that thrilling idea, something goes terribly wrong. Aza is lost to our world—and found, by another. Magonia. Above the clouds, in a land of trading ships, Aza is not the weak and dying thing she was.
 
In Magonia, she can breathe for the first time. Better, she has immense power—and as she navigates her new life, she discovers that war is coming. Magonia and Earth are on the cusp of a reckoning. And in Aza’s hands lies the fate of the whole of humanity—including the boy who loves her. Where do her loyalties lie? - April 2015
 

 
Proof of Forever by Lexa Hillyer
 
BEFORE: It was the perfect summer of first kisses, skinny-dipping, and bonfires by the lake. Joy, Tali, Luce, and Zoe knew their final summer at Camp Okahatchee would come to an end, but they swore they’d stay friends.
AFTER: Now, two years later, their bond has faded along with those memories.
THEN: That is, until the fateful flash of a photo booth camera transports the four of them back in time, to the summer they were fifteen—the summer everything changed.
NOW: The girls must recreate the past in order to return to the present. As they live through their second-chance summer, the mystery behind their lost friendship unravels, and a dark secret threatens to tear the girls apart all over again.
ALWAYS: Summers end. But this one will change them forever.
 
 

Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge
 
Synopsis: When Rachelle was fifteen she was good—apprenticed to her aunt and in training to protect her village from dark magic. But she was also reckless— straying from the forest path in search of a way to free her world from the threat of eternal darkness. After an illicit meeting goes dreadfully wrong, Rachelle is forced to make a terrible choice that binds her to the very evil she had hoped to defeat.

Three years later, Rachelle has given her life to serving the realm, fighting deadly creatures in an effort to atone. When the king orders her to guard his son Armand—the man she hates most—Rachelle forces Armand to help her find the legendary sword that might save their world. As the two become unexpected allies, they uncover far-reaching conspiracies, hidden magic, and a love that may be their undoing. In a palace built on unbelievable wealth and dangerous secrets, can Rachelle discover the truth and stop the fall of endless night?

Inspired by the classic fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood, Crimson Bound is an exhilarating tale of darkness, love, and redemption. - May 2015
 

 
 
Things we Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby
 
Quinn Sullivan lost the love of her life when her boyfriend, Trent, died in an accident their junior year. In an attempt to get closure, she reached out to the recipients of his donated organs. Though some answered her letters, the one Quinn feels matters most—the person who received Trent’s heart—has been silent.
 
Nineteen-year-old Colton Thomas has spent the last several years in and out of hospitals waiting for a heart transplant. Now that he’s fi nally received a new heart, Colton is regaining strength, and he’s walking away from his bedridden past with no intention of looking back. He doesn’t want to know about the person who had to die so that he could live. He only wants to move forward.
 
But Quinn can’t let it go. Venturing outside the system to fi nd Colton, Quinn takes a risk in hopes of fi nally laying her memories to rest. But what begins as an innocent conversation quickly becomes an attraction— and to make matters worse, Colton has no idea how they’re connected. His zest for life pulls Quinn from her months of sorrow but leaves her torn between honesty and utter betrayal. Because no matter how hard she’s falling for Colton, each beat of his heart reminds her of all she’s lost. - April 2015
 
 

Charmed by Michelle Krys
 
Synopsis: Indie has spent the last few weeks frantically searching for Paige. She's tried every spell imaginable, but witchcraft has gotten her nowhere, and she's going crazy with guilt. Despite what her warlock boyfriend, Bishop, tells her, Indie knows it's her fault her best friend was kidnapped by the Priory. And with the Priory destroyed, finding Paige feels more hopeless than ever-especially when Indie discovers that Paige isn't even on Earth. She's trapped in Los Demonios, an alternate dimension of Los Angeles filled with evil paranormals. No one who has gone there has ever come out.

Fueled by terror and loyalty, Indie is desperate to find a way into the underworld prison. She'll worry about getting out later. But facing the dark world's most dangerous witches and warlocks on her own means keeping her plan hush-hush-and forging alliances with some sketchy people, including a seriously sexy sorcerer. - May 2015
 

 
 
 Devoted by Jennifer
 
Rachel Walker is devoted to God. She prays every day, attends Calvary Christian Church with her family, helps care for her five younger siblings, dresses modestly, and prepares herself to be a wife and mother who serves the Lord with joy. But Rachel is curious about the world her family has turned away from, and increasingly finds that neither the church nor her homeschool education has the answers she craves. Rachel has always found solace in her beliefs, but now she can’t shake the feeling that her devotion might destroy her soul. - 2015
 
 
 
Siren's Fury by Mary Weber
 
Synopsis: "I thrust my hand toward the sky as my voice begs the Elemental inside me to waken and rise. But it's no use. The curse I've spent my entire life abhorring—the thing I trained so hard to control—no longer exists."
 
Nym has saved Faelen only to discover that Draewulf stole everything she valued. Now he’s destroyed her Elemental storm-summoning ability as well.
 
When Nym sneaks off with a host of delegates to Bron, Lord Myles offers her the chance for a new kind of power and the whispered hope that it may do more than simply defeat the monster she loathes. But the secrets the Bron people have kept concealed, along with the horrors Draewulf has developed, may require more than simply harnessing a darker ability.
 
They may require who she is.
 
Set against the stark metallic backdrop of the Bron kingdom, Nym is faced with the chance to change the future.
 
Or was that Draewulf’s plan for her all along?
 
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  1. Oooo! All the pretties!

    Endangered looks cool! Kind of James Bondish.

    And Crimson Bound! Aaahhhh, SO pretty and CAN. NOT. WAIT!!!

    Also, Siren's Fury is as awesome as Storm Siren. Very striking!

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    1. Ditto, Kara; what MORE can be said!? ;)

      Good observation and I love James Bond like things! Hope that is how this story is. YES! Crimson Bound is gorgeous! I'll have to see about reading that one as a review copy, though it's unlikely I will (I do try ;D). Yes times a million, Siren's Fury looks striking indeed; I cannot wait! :)

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    1. Yay! Hope you enjoy it, Missie. :)

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  3. Siren's Fury looks AMAZING!!!!! This will be a book I'll pre-ordering as soon as it's on Amazon!! Crimson Bound looks awesome as does Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke!! :)

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    1. I agree, Alyssa; Siren's Fury is very striking and I CANNOT wait to have it in my hands. Glad you found some books to go on that TBR. Enjoy! :)

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  4. ooooh. I've got Rosamund Hodge's book Cruel Beauty on hold at the library.... Crimson Bound sounds good :D

    And of course, Siren's Fury (I STILL need to get my hands on the first book, though!)

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    1. Yay, hope you enjoy Rosamond's books, Hayden. I've heard they're fantastic reads though I haven't read book one yet. *sigh* Soon.

      Mary's books are so good! And those covers...! Gorgeous and striking all in one. :)

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    2. For some reason the first time I read this post I missed the one I'm possibly most excited about- Heather Dixon's Illusionarium! Can't wait :D

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    3. You didn't miss it, Hayden, I just hadn't added it in yet because it was JUST revealed, so I of course, stuck it in late! It was totally worth it. ;) I'm excited too even though I've yet to read Entwined, I've been told it's a must read. :)

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  5. I wondered which one got you excited! Of course that was it! I saw it had been revealed, but I didn't see the cover. OH MY GOSH, it's so pretty! I cannot wait.

    I love the vibe of Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke, too. And I love Crimson Bound's cover! That is going to look so good with Cruel Beauty. HarperCollins did such a good job with this round of covers!

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    1. Mary's is totally worth getting excited for - she has the most striking covers and I think this one is even more so in that way! Cannot wait either - it's nice to know we're all waiting together. :)

      I agree; both of these 'Conspiracy' and 'Crimson' are gorgeous and match their "first books" lovely. Well done, Harper! :)

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  6. Siren's Fury is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! Lot of pretty covers!

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    1. I agree, Laura; I kind of want it like, yesterday. ;)

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  7. I'm super excited for the 'Siren's Fury' release! Lots of great picks up there...thanks for sharing! :)

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    1. Me too, Bekah - CANNOT wait to get my hands on that one. But then, I suspect that release date will arrive faster than time should move. ;-D

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  8. The cover for Plenilune by Jennifer Frietage is absolutely gorgeous

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    1. Awesome! I am off to look up this gorgeous cover - *goes to look* - you're right, Ruth! It is beautiful. Thanks for sharing a recent favorite, love chatting all things book cover art.

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