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Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Covers Revealed: 5 new YA Covers that will surely make you swoon! Infinityglass (Hourglass #3, Myra McEntire), The Chaos of Stars (Kiersten White), Deception (Defiance #2, C. J. Redwine), Across a Star-Swept Sea (For Darkness Shows the Stars #2, Diana Peterfreund), and The Dream Thieves (Raven Cycle #2, Maggie Stiefvater)

So here are the top 5 covers (at least if you ask me) that have been released lately. Plus, they are covers from series and authors I am a fan of!

Infinityglass (Hourglass, #3)
The stakes have risen even higher in this third book in the Hourglass series.

The Hourglass is a secret organization focused on the study of manipulating time, and its members — many of them teenagers -­have uncanny abilities to make time work for them in mysterious ways. Inherent in these powers is a responsibility to take great care, because altering one small moment can have devastating consequences for the past, present, and future. But some time trav­elers are not exactly honorable, and sometimes unsavory deals must be struck to maintain order.

With the Infinityglass (central to understanding and harnessing the time gene) at large, the hunt is on to find it before someone else does.

But the Hourglass has an advantage. Lily, who has the ability to locate anything lost, has determined that the Infinityglass isn't an object. It's a person. And the Hourglass must find him or her first. But where do you start searching for the very key to time when every second could be the last?
 I love the color contrast. I love the mint green on the wall, but it's just not my favorite. My favorite would have to be Timepiece, and then Hourglass.

Though every time I look at it I like it even more. It's like, you look at it and it's like "wow" then you keep looking at it and it goes to "I like it".

Hourglass (Hourglass, #1) Timepiece (Hourglass, #2)
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The Chaos of Stars
Isadora’s family is seriously screwed up.

Of course, as the human daughter of Egyptian gods, that pretty much comes with the territory. She’s also stuck with parents who barely notice her, and a house full of relatives who can’t be bothered to remember her name. After all, they are going to be around forever—and she’s a mere mortal.

Isadora’s sick of living a life where she’s only worthy of a passing glance, and when she has the chance to move to San Diego with her brother, she jumps on it. But Isadora’s quickly finding that a “normal” life comes with plenty of its own epic complications—and that there’s no such thing as a clean break when it comes to family. Much as she wants to leave her past behind, she can’t shake the ominous dreams that foretell destruction for her entire family. When it turns out there may be truth in her nightmares, Isadora has to decide whether she can abandon her divine heritage after all.
Oh gosh, you are pretty!!! The detail, I love it. Kiersten White is coming out with a lot of different cool projects lately, and all of them are getting sick covers.

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Deception (Defiance, #2)

Baalboden has been ravaged. The brutal Commander's whereabouts are unknown. And Rachel, grief stricken over her father's death, needs Logan more than ever. With their ragged group of survivors struggling to forge a future, it's up to Logan to become the leader they need—with Rachel by his side. Under constant threat from rival Carrington's army, who is after the device that controls the Cursed One, the group decides to abandon the ruins of their home and take their chances in the Wasteland.



But soon their problems intensify tenfold: someone—possibly inside their ranks—is sabotaging the survivors, picking them off one by one. The chaos and uncertainty of each day puts unbearable strain on Rachel and Logan, and it isn't long before they feel their love splintering. Even worse, as it becomes clear that the Commander will stop at nothing to destroy them, the band of survivors begins to question whether the price of freedom may be too great—and whether, hunted by their enemies and the murderous traitor in their midst, they can make it out of the Wasteland alive.

In this daring sequel to Defiance, with the world they once loved forever destroyed, Rachel and Logan must decide between a life on the run and standing their ground to fight.

I didn't read the summary for this one cause I still haven't read Defiance (soon!!) but that cover is equally as beautiful as the Defiance cover was. Love the look on the model's face and her long fiery hair.

Defiance (Defiance, #1)

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Across a Star-Swept Sea (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #2)
Centuries after wars nearly destroyed civilization, the two islands of New Pacifica stand alone, a terraformed paradise where even the Reduction—the devastating brain disorder that sparked the wars—is a distant memory. Yet on the isle of Galatea, an uprising against the ruling aristocrats has turned deadly. The revolutionaries’ weapon is a drug that damages their enemies’ brains, and the only hope is rescue by a mysterious spy known as the Wild Poppy.

On the neighboring island of Albion, no one suspects that the Wild Poppy is actually famously frivolous aristocrat Persis Blake. The teenager uses her shallow, socialite trappings to hide her true purpose: her gossipy flutternotes are encrypted plans, her pampered sea mink is genetically engineered for spying, and her well-publicized new romance with handsome Galatean medic Justen Helo… is her most dangerous mission ever.

Though Persis is falling for Justen, she can’t risk showing him her true self, especially once she learns he’s hiding far more than simply his disenchantment with his country’s revolution and his undeniable attraction to the silly socialite he’s pretending to love. His darkest secret could plunge both islands into a new dark age, and Persis realizes that when it comes to Justen Helo, she’s not only risking her heart, she’s risking the world she’s sworn to protect.

In this thrilling adventure inspired by The Scarlet Pimpernel, Diana Peterfreund creates an exquisitely rendered world where nothing is as it seems and two teens with very different pasts fight for a future only they dare to imagine.

I was so excited to learn about this book! Even though this isn't a real sequel, I think it's just in the same world. I really enjoyed For Darkness Shows the Stars so I can't wait for this one. I am going to have to review FDStS soon now. Beautiful cover.

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The Dream Thieves (The Raven Boys #2)
The second installment in the all-new series from the masterful, #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater!
Pretty cool cover... yes, I still have to read the first book, The Raven Boys. I will soon!

Which is your favorite?

4 comments:

Bookworm1858 said...

Very excited about the covers. I think my favorite is Infinityglass but I'm most looking forward to reading The Dream Thieves.

Diana Peterfreund said...

Hi, could you tell me where you got the cover image you're using on this site? That's not the right cover for my book. The correct one is the one on Goodreads and Epic reads. Thanks!

Taschima Cullen said...

Hi Diana! I got it from Goodreads actually...

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16102412-across-a-star-swept-sea

Is it the right cover? It's stunning :)

Dazzling Mage said...

Ooh, the new covers look AMAZING! Thanks for sharing!

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