Mini Cover Reveals You May Have Missed Post (Take #16)

I have a bunch of amazing covers to show you today! There will be a “Cover Reveals You May Have Missed” post every Sunday! 🙂
Since I didn’t post this yesterday, I’m posting it today. And yes, there will be another one this upcoming Sunday – I pinky promise. For those wondering where I’ve been, I provided a brief explanation on Twitter: I’m still frakkin’ sick with a stupid stomach bug. I am going back to the doctor’s soon, so hopefully it gets cleared up. I do actually have posts scheduled for this week though, so the blog won’t go quiet. 🙂 I’ve scheduled three so far and I’m scheduling about five more. Sorry for disappearing! I’ll be around more, I swearrrr.

Scorch (Croak #2) by Gina Damico

Paperback, 352 pages
Expected publication: September 25th 2012 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Description from Goodreads:
Sixteen-year-old Lex Bartleby is a teenage grim reaper with the bizarre ability to damn souls. That makes her pretty scary, even to fellow Grims. But after inadvertently transferring her ability to Zara, a murderous outlaw, Lex is a pariah in Croak, the little town she calls home. To escape the townspeople’s wrath, she and her friends embark on a wild road trip to DeMyse. Though this sparkling desert oasis is full of luxuries and amusements, it feels like a prison to Lex. Her best chance at escape would be to stop Zara once and for all—but how can she do that from DeMyse, where the Grims seem mysteriously oblivious to Zara’s killing spree?
Hardcover, 384 pages
Expected publication: January 29th 2013 by Putnam Juvenile
Description from Goodreads:
The Elector Primo of the Republic has died, with his son assuming power over what’s left of the USA’s West Coast as it teeters on full-blown chaos. June and Day join up with Patriot rebels so they can rescue Day’s brother and head east for the Colonies. In order to help, though, the rebels want June and Day to kill the new Elector, who may pose an even greater threat than his father.
Outpost (Razorland #2) by Ann Aguirre
Hardcover, 336 pages
Expected publication: September 4th 2012 by Feiwel & Friends
Description from Goodreads:
Deuce’s whole world has changed. Now living topside in a community called Salvation, she has a whole new set of problems. Down below, she was considered an adult, and she contributed to the whole. Now, topside, the people of Salvation think she’s a brat in need of training. She hates school, and she doesn’t fit in with the other girls. They’ve spent their lives learning to cook and sew–suitable woman’s work. Deuce only knows how to fight. To make matters worse, Fade keeps her at a distance, and the band of four has broken into fragments.

Stalker presses for a closer relationship, but Deuce sees him as a training partner, and she’s busy trying to find her place in Salvation. She refuses to accept that she’s wrong for being who she is, but tensions rise as she struggles against the status quo. Her feelings for Fade haven’t changed, but he seems not to want her around anymore. Confused and lonely, she starts looking for a way out.

Once she’s free from school for the year, Deuce pursues a chance to serve in the summer patrols–those responsible for making sure the growers and planters can work the fields without danger of Freak attack. It should have been routine, little fighting, but things have been changing on surface, just as they did below ground. The Freaks are smarter. They’re watching. Waiting. Planning. The monsters don’t intend to let Salvation survive, and it will take a girl like Deuce to turn the tide.

Note: I’ve already revealed the cover for this one, but it appears that they’ve updated it. So I’m re-listing this one…plus, this cover is 1784390759 times better than the old one.
Hardcover, 304 pages
Expected publication: September 4th 2012 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Description from Goodreads:
Celia Reynolds is the youngest in a set of triplets and the one with the least valuable power. Anne can see the future, and Jane can see the present, but all Celia can see is the past. And the past seems so insignificant — until Celia meets Lo.

Lo doesn’t know who she is. Or who she was. Once a human, she is now almost entirely a creature of the sea — a nymph, an ocean girl, a mermaid — all terms too pretty for the soulless monster she knows she’s becoming. Lo clings to shreds of her former self, fighting to remember her past, even as she’s tempted to embrace her dark immortality.

When a handsome boy named Jude falls off a pier and into the ocean, Celia and Lo work together to rescue him from the waves. The two form a friendship, but soon they find themselves competing for Jude’s affection. Lo wants more than that, though. According to the ocean girls, there’s only one way for Lo to earn back her humanity. She must persuade a mortal to love her . . . and steal his soul.

Which is your favorite cover?

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