Friday, January 4, 2013

FROM THE ASHES, Cover Reveal

It's more than a pleasure, it is a privilege to share in the cover reveal for a YA novel BY a YA writer...as in she's a talented and brilliant young adult. Without further ado, here's FROM THE ASHES by Jessica McKendry:
I'm not sure how it all went wrong.

The concept was simple.

The Trials were made to test us. They were made to challenge our strengths; our bravery.

We were supposed to come out better.

Winning the Trials would make us Superior citizens.

It would bring us honor and demonstrate our loyalty to the Imperial Alliance. I knew exactly what I wanted.

Until I met him.

There was something about him. Something dark. If only I had known the danger it would put us in.

I thought I knew the risks.

But I never imagined the price we'd pay.

***An insightful look at the good and bad that exist within us, McKendry's debut is a high-octane adventure that pushes the imagination to the limit as it lays bare the nature of self-reliance, self-confidence, and teamwork. Playing with the concepts of dark and light and how they affect our lives in multiple forms, her novel is a complex coming of age story that encapsulates the heroine's journey from student to leader. A dark tale of love and revenge, From the Ashes is a powerful reminder to think for yourself instead of blindly following what you've been taught to believe.***

I'm very excited to see Jessica take this step. Look for it in February 2013 :-) Woot!! Isn't the cover beautiful?!?!?!?!

26 comments:

  1. Awesome cover. Congrats to Jessica! And Happy New Year!

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    1. Hey Natalie! Happy New Year to you as well :-)

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  2. Thank you so much for helping out!

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  3. How exciting is that?!!? Jessica is a sweetheart and very talented, and I know we're going to see great things from her. Beautiful cover!

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  4. Awesome! I love the cover, and the story sounds brilliant! I'm looking very forward to reading this. :)

    Thank you for sharing!

    Best,

    Alexandra~

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  5. Very awesome cover and the blurb is very intriguing!!

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  6. Wow thanks for joining in on Jess's cover reveal and for all the kind words!

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  7. Awesome cover - Jess is so impressive!

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  8. Congrats to Jessica! I'm excited for her! Have a great weekend, Angela!

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    1. Thanks, Mary. You have a great weekend as well!

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  9. What an exciting moment for her!! And the cover is stunning. :)

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  10. Ooo! I love how colorful it is! And those stars-- ohmygosh, those stars are fabulous!

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  11. Congratulations to Jessica! Here's to a great launch for her book.

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  12. congrats to Jess! It's a great cover!

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  13. What a lovely cover, and the book sounds SO good! Congrats to Jessica!

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