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Cover Reveal: Control by Lydia Kang + Giveaway (International)

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Hey YABCers! We've got a great cover reveal and giveaway for you today from the awesome Lydia Kang! Her sci-fi novel, CONTROL, will release this year from Penguin. 

But before we get to the awesome cover, here's a message from Lydia:

Hello YABC!

I’m so excited to share the exclusive cover reveal of CONTROL! After a lot of nail biting (not very tasty) and a lot of heart palpitations (got my defribrillator on standby), it’s here! My book is romance and adventure and gene-freaks and science fiction, so I was floored when Danielle Delaney created this perfect cover for CONTROL. I love the colors, the glowiness, the slightly out-of-control title and of course the chemistry. Who knew chemistry could be so romantic?

~ Lydia Kang

 

Now are you ready to see what Lydia's talking about? Get ready for the glowiness!!

 

 

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Here it is!

 

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Soooooo pretty! I love the colors and of course the glowiness. It really makes the cover come alive. Here's a little about the book:

"Highly recommended" by James Dashner, Control is set in a world of automatic cars, nightclubs with auditory ecstasy drugs, and guys with four arms—this is about the human genetic "mistakes" that society wants to forget, and the way that outcasts can turn out to be heroes.

After the violent death of her father, 17 year-old Zelia loses her younger sister, Dylia, during an abduction at a foster care agency. It turns out her sister Dylia isn’t just pretty and sweet—she’s illegal. In the year 2150, DNA must be pure by law, and anyone with enhanced genes face death. Zelia’s only allies are the freak-show inhabitants of her new, underground foster home. Along with the unexpected love of a very strange boy, she will need her flaws and their illicit traits to save the only family she has left.

"Control blew me away, from the depth and richness of this fascinating, disturbing vision of the future—and all its technologies—to the twists and turns and suspense that made for a thrilling ride. Zel is as authentic a character as I've read in a very long time. Highly recommended." — James Dashner, NYT Bestselling Author of the Maze Runner Trilogy

 

Sounds incredible! Want to get your hands on it? Enter the giveaway below! 

 

Giveaway Details

One international winner will receive a signed ARC of CONTROL and Zel's necklace.

Two more international winners will receive a necklace swag pack.

Necklace details: The onyx pendant and sterling silver necklace is a replica of the one worn by the main character, Zelia. It helps her survive and is a reminder to just breathe.

 

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 



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  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    Sounds awesome! The cover is stunning and I look forward to reading it.

  • Jaime arkin
    Jaime arkin Monday, 28 January 2013

    Definitely looking forward to this book! It's been on my TBR list for a while!!

    thanks for the giveaway!

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    This is an awesome cover, Lydia. I can't wait to read it.

  • Michelle Santiago
    Michelle Santiago Monday, 28 January 2013

    CONTROL's cover is AWESOME!!! and the blurb makes me want to read it NOW :D

  • Nicole Zoltack
    Nicole Zoltack Monday, 28 January 2013

    Awesome cover!

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    I like the cover! I've seen a couple of mock-up covers floating around, but this one is my fave so far. It makes me really CURIOUS. :D

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    OH MY! That is one AWESOME cover!!! I'm so excited!!!!

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    Yay for Lydia! What an intriguing, glowy cover! I love the colors and the font and obviously the glow-y-ness! :) Can't wait for this book!

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    I love the glowiness of the cover too! That will REALLY pop on the shelves. :)

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    Wow, that cover is stunning!!

  • Tiffany
    Tiffany Monday, 28 January 2013

    Fabulous! It really looks like it's glowing. :)

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    It's so pretty, I can't stop staring! I love it!!

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    TOO COOL!!! I love it--SO excited for you! Super congrats, Lydia!!!

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    Congrats, Lydia! The cover looks awesome, and the story sounds incredible!! Can't wait to read it. :)

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    Good luck Lydia! Wishing you all the best!

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    I think it's a pretty cool cover, and I love the choice of colors.

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    It's absolutely beautiful!!! Congratulations to Lydia!

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    So cool! Love the colors and the hints for the story.

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    Love the colors and the 'experiment' theme.

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 28 January 2013

    Love the cover! So excited for Lydia! :)

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