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Cover Reveal: Falls the Shadow by Stefanie Gaither + Giveaway (US/Canada)

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We're back from our holiday vacation with a new cover reveal, YABCers!

Today we're celebrating the cover for FALLS THE SHADOW by Stefanie Gaither, releasing September 16, 2014 from Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers. Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Stefanie:

 

Hello YABC! I'm SO excited to be here for the exclusive cover reveal of my book, FALLS THE SHADOW! 
 
I've been trying reeeally hard to come up with some sort of witty and brilliant introduction to do said cover justice, but all I keep coming back to is: Wow! This is happening! This book cover has my name on it! WHAT. WHAT IS HAPPENING AHHHH
 
Ahem. But seriously, my first thought when I opened the email containing it was simply: "Whoa.” I think it's positively striking, and I adore the boldness of it, the colors, etc... My agent rightly used the word “intense” to describe it, and “intense” is such a perfect adjective to describe the story inside, too, so I’m thrilled that this cover captures that so well. I can't wait to see the physical jacket, either; I imagine it's going to be even more striking once the letters and such have some shiny effects on them (I do love shiny things). 
 
Anyway, I hope you love this cover as much as I do!
 
~ Stefanie
 

 

 

Intense? Sweet! Ready to see?

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Here it is!

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*** If you choose to share this image elsewhere, please include a courtesy link back to this page so others can enter Stefanie's giveaway. Thank you! ***

 

 

FALLS THE SHADOW

by Stefanie Gaither
Release date: September 16, 2014
Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
 

About the book

 

When Cate Benson was a kid, her sister, Violet, died. Two hours after the funeral, Cate’s family picked up Violet’s replacement. Like nothing had happened. Because Cate’s parents are among those who decided to give their children a sort of immortality—by cloning them at birth—which means this new Violet has the same face. The same perfect smile. She even has all of the same memories as the girl she replaced.

She also might have murdered the most popular girl in school. 

At least, that’s what the paparazzi and the anti-cloning protestors want everyone to think: that clones are violent, unpredictable monsters. Cate is used to hearing all that. She’s used to defending her sister, too. But now Violet has vanished, and when Cate sets out to find her, she ends up in the line of fire instead. Because Cate is getting dangerously close to secrets that will rock the foundation of everything she thought was true.

Debut author Stefanie Gaither takes readers on a nail-biting ride through a future that looks frighteningly similar to our own time and asks: how far are you willing to go to keep your family together?

 

b2ap3_thumbnail_sgaither_author_photo_20131230-164507_1.jpgAbout the Author

After co-owning and managing a coffee shop for several years while simultaneously earning her B.A. in English, Stefanie Gaither left the small business world behind to focus on her author career instead. Now, in addition to penning YA novels, she also works part-time as a copywriter for an advertising agency. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and an incredibly spoiled Shih Tzu. You can visit her online at www.stefaniegaither.com.

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Giveaway Details

  • One US/Canada winner will receive a signed ARC when they become available. 

 

Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced on this site and in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) within 30 days after the giveaway ends. 

During each giveaway, we ask entrants a question pertaining to the book. Here is the question they'll be answering in the comments below for extra entries:

What do you think about the cover?

 

 

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  • Guest
    Becky Monday, 30 December 2013

    Amazing cover!

  • Guest
    Shallee Monday, 30 December 2013

    THIS IS SO AWESOME! Yay, Stefanie, I love it!

  • Emily Dolhansky
    Emily Dolhansky Monday, 30 December 2013

    Beautiful cover, can't wait to read this. :)

  • Guest
    Leah Rae Miller Monday, 30 December 2013

    GORGEOUS!!!!!

  • Guest
    Leah Rae Miller Monday, 30 December 2013

    For those wondering, here's the Goodreads page for this fantastic book!: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17559487-falls-the-shadow

    Not sure why it's not in the post.

  • Joshua David Bellin
    Joshua David Bellin Monday, 30 December 2013

    Love the cover--the reverse-shadow scream is awesome!

  • Sandra Lam
    Sandra Lam Monday, 30 December 2013

    I really like the silhouette of the two faces!

  • Sandra Lam
    Sandra Lam Monday, 30 December 2013

    I really like the silhouette of the two faces!

  • Guest
    Tammy Monday, 30 December 2013

    I like the double face and the 3D lettering.

  • Vivien
    Vivien Monday, 30 December 2013

    I really like the complexity!

  • Guest
    Lauren Fuchs Tuesday, 31 December 2013

    This is such a gorgeous cover!! Love it!!

  • Teresa Salvatore
    Teresa Salvatore Tuesday, 31 December 2013

    Very unique and so pretty! I know we're not supposed to judge a book by its cover but, this looks like an awesome read! Quick! To the TBR list! :)

  • Emily
    Emily Tuesday, 31 December 2013

    What a gorgeous & clever cover, and the summary sounds amazing too! I wish the giveaway was international!

  • Emily
    Emily Tuesday, 31 December 2013

    What a gorgeous & clever cover, and the summary sounds amazing too! I wish the giveaway was international!

  • Sam
    Sam Wednesday, 01 January 2014

    Its an interesting concept, but the shadow faces arn't the same size and that bothers me. lol

  • Jessica
    Jessica Thursday, 02 January 2014

    That cover is very cool! I like that it's a different take on having faces on the cover. That can feel overdone but this way it's fresh!

  • Viviana Ortiz
    Viviana Ortiz Thursday, 02 January 2014

    It looks kind of like the drama faces one screaming and the other serious(it should be laughing but you get my point). Different

  • Jaime arkin
    Jaime arkin Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Love this cover and the summary has me intrigued!!

  • Jaime arkin
    Jaime arkin Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Love this cover and the summary has me intrigued!!

  • Guest
    Olivia Hou Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Okay, I'm going to be 100% honest. When I first saw the cover, I had no idea what it was, but I think it's an okay cover. It doesn't exactly really catch my eye :p

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