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Cover Reveal: SHADOWLARK by Meagan Spooner + US Giveaway

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Guys. Hey guys. Psssssssst. 

We have a cover reveal for you today! Plus a chance to get your greedy-reading hands on an advanced copy long before anyone else. 

Meagan Spooner's SHADOWLARK! 

But first, a message from Meagan:

 

Hellooooo YABC! I’m so excited to be here—welcome to the exclusive cover reveal for SHADOWLARK, the sequel to my debut, SKYLARK!
 
So someone at my publisher has telepathically deduced a list of my absolute favorite colors, and matched them up PERFECTLY with the subject matter of each of my books. SKYLARK is a dark, magical book about a headlong flight through a forest in a world warped by magic and haunted by shadows—and its purple, ethereal-yet-shadowy cover was perfect for the story.
 
SHADOWLARK is an even darker, even more haunted story about a city within a city within a city, built of broken down machines and ancient ruins. It’s even shadowier, too, as Lark faces the unwelcome choice between finding out what happened to her long-lost brother and helping a struggling people overthrow their ruthless leader. This cover is green and crumbly, combining the machine aesthetic with the darkness of underground tunnels, and I just love it. 
 
I hope you do too!
 
~ Meagan
 
 
Ok, that sounds amazing. Especially the "city within a city within a city." I'm already sold, and I haven't even revealed the cover yet! 
 
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** Visitors, if you choose to share this cover, please include a courtesy link back to this post and giveaway **
 
 
Ok, that tunnel or walkway? I need to be exploring it RIGHT NOW. And can I just mention how much I love the name Lark? Killer. Here's a bit about SHADOWLARK:
 
 
Ever since she escaped the city within the Wall, Lark Ainsley's wanted one thing: to find her brother Basil. She's always believed he would be the one to put an end to the constant fear and flight. And now, hidden underground in the chaotically magical city of Lethe, Lark feels closer to him than ever. 
 
But Lethe is a city cowering in fear of its founder, the mysterious Prometheus, and of his private police force. To get the truth about what happened to Basil, Lark has no choice but to face Prometheus.
 
Facing her fears has become second nature to Lark. Facing the truth is another matter.
 
Lark never asked to be anyone's savior. She certainly never wanted to be anyone's weapon. She might not have a choice.
 
 
About the author: 
 
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Meagan Spooner is the author of SKYLARK, the first in a young adult fantasy trilogy available now from Lerner Books. She is also the co-author of THESE BROKEN STARS, the first in a young adult science fiction trilogy available from Disney-Hyperion Dec. 10, 2013.She's traveled all over the world, and there's a bit of every trip in every story she writes. She currently lives and writes in Northern Virginia, but the siren call of travel is hard to resist, and there's no telling how long she'll stay there.
 
Find Meagan on the Web:
 
 
 
 
 
 
~ Giveaway Details ~
 
One US winner will win an ARC of SHADOWLARK
 
Fill out the form below to enter. 
 
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  • YABC
    YABC Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    I loved SKYLARK, and I'm totally excited to read SHADOWLARK. (It also helps that the cover image looks kind of like a post-industrial Emerald City!)

  • Meagan Spooner
    Meagan Spooner Saturday, 04 May 2013

    Now that's an awesome idea! The green is supposed to be a sort of bronze-y patina, I think, but I love the Emerald City connection!

  • Magan Bagan
    Magan Bagan Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    Very intriguing! I like that each book kind of gives you an idea what you'll see in them.

    Definitely excited for this one :)

  • Michelle Quinlan
    Michelle Quinlan Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    Love the cover...really sets up the story;)

  • Kelley
    Kelley Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    OMG Finally we get to see the cover! It looks awesome! YAY for Shadowlark! I am SO excited for this book. :)

  • Meagan Spooner
    Meagan Spooner Saturday, 04 May 2013

    YAY, I'm so glad you're excited!

  • Susan Light
    Susan Light Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    Very mysterious!

  • Shannon Silvey
    Shannon Silvey Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    Love the cover!!! I can't wait to read this one! *book shimmy* :D

  • Vivien
    Vivien Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    Love the cover!

  • Ashley Walsh
    Ashley Walsh Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    The Cover is awesome. The colors are pretty and the tunnels are quite intriguing.

  • Nikki R
    Nikki R Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    I've always loved the cover for Skylark, and this one looks amazing as well!! Love the green :)

  • Desiree Thompson
    Desiree Thompson Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    I love the cover! I adored Skylark and cannot wait to read Shadowlark!! Yay for cover reveals of super exciting books!!

  • YABC
    YABC Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    I loooove Skylark!!!
    The cover is okay but the first one is still the best! Have you seen the cover for These Broken Stars? Beautiful!!! I can't wait for Spooners' co-book to come out!

  • Meagan Spooner
    Meagan Spooner Saturday, 04 May 2013

    I love that my two series have such wildly different covers. At least there's no confusing them! I'm so glad you're excited!

  • Natalie Aguirre
    Natalie Aguirre Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    So love the cover. Can't wait to read this. I loved Skylark.

  • Meagan Spooner
    Meagan Spooner Saturday, 04 May 2013

    And Skylark loves yoouuu~ ;)

  • Kathryn Lynn Frank
    Kathryn Lynn Frank Wednesday, 01 May 2013

    I love the cover it fits perfectly with Skylark!

  • Meagan Spooner
    Meagan Spooner Saturday, 04 May 2013

    Thank you! I can't wait to see the finished books on a shelf together. I agree, I think they'll go really well!

  • Lemongrab
    Lemongrab Thursday, 02 May 2013

    I like it, but I prefer the Skylark one.

  • Sam
    Sam Thursday, 02 May 2013

    I love understated covers! :D So I love it!

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