Cover Reveal: HEXED by Michelle Krys + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: HEXED by Michelle Krys + Giveaway (International)

Hey YABCers! 

Been a busy summer so far, and we haven't had a cover reveal in a while. I thought I should remedy that today with the help of Michelle Krys and her book HEXED.

Sound good? 

Good. 

Before we get to the reveal, here's a message from Michelle:

 

Hi there, lovely YABC readers! I’m so beyond thrilled to finally reveal the cover of my debut novel HEXED. 
 
I fell out of my chair from excitement when this cover landed in my inbox (and I don’t mean that figuratively—I actually fell out of a chair). Indie’s curls! The light in her hair! The lush background! It’s the cover I always dreamed of yet never knew existed until the moment I saw it. The amazing design team at Delacorte (shout out Alison Impey!) managed to perfectly capture the Indie I always pictured in my head, and the sexy, edgy, magical feel of the book without somehow probing into the inner workings of my mind. If it were in my power, Alison would get a raise.
 
I hope you love the cover as much as I do, and thanks so much for checking it out! 
 
<3 Michelle Krys 
 
 
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Here it is!
 
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*** If you post this cover elsewhere, please leave a courtesy link back to this giveaway so others can enter. Thank you! ***
 
Hexed by Michelle Krys 
 
US release date: June 10th, 2014 Delacorte
Also releasing from Random House UK and Doubleday Canada
 
ISBN: 0385743378 (ISBN13: 9780385743372)
 
 
 

Our Thoughts

I love the ethereal green foliage and the white light filtering in. Makes it look all shiny and emeraldy. And do I spy windows in the background? I have a thing about nature "reclaiming" man-made structures and if that's a building in the background, I'm totally digging it. I love that Indie is wearing normal clothing, and I love love love her hair. (I'm a pencil straight girl, so I guess that just goes with the territory.) 
 
 

About the Book

If high school is all about social status, Indigo Blackwood has it made. Sure, her quirky mom owns an occult shop, and a nerd just won’t stop trying to be her friend, but Indie is a popular cheerleader with a football-star boyfriend and a social circle powerful enough to ruin everyone at school. Who wouldn’t want to be her?
 
Then a guy dies right before her eyes. And the dusty old family Bible her mom is freakishly possessive of is stolen. But it’s when a frustratingly sexy stranger named Bishop enters Indie’s world that she learns her destiny involves a lot more than pom-poms and parties. If she doesn’t get the Bible back, every witch on the planet will die. And that’s seriously bad news for Indie, because according to Bishop, she’s a witch too.
 
Suddenly forced into a centuries-old war between witches and sorcerers, Indie’s about to uncover the many dark truths about her life—and a future unlike any she ever imagined on top of the cheer pyramid.
 
 

b2ap3_thumbnail_michelle-krys-final-4x6.jpgAbout the Author

Michelle Krys is the author of HEXED, coming from Delacorte Press/Random House Children’s Books June 10th, 2014. Michelle is a shameless lover of bad reality television, celebrity gossip, dancing badly to good music, and queso by the spoonful. She lives in Northwestern Ontario with her husband and son. You can learn more about her at www.michellekrys.com or by following her on twitter at @MichelleKrys
 
 
 
 

Giveaway Details

Want to get your hands on a signed ARC of HEXED? Fill out the form below! There are tons of ways to earn extra entries, which will increase your chances of winning. Four lucky winners will receive a signed copy of HEXED once ARCs have been printed. International readers are welcome!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Comments 129

Brandy Allard on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:07

OMG I love this cover! It's absolutely gorgeous! I adore the colour scheme and the light. So fun!

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OMG I love this cover! It's absolutely gorgeous! I adore the colour scheme and the light. So fun!
Guest - Jennifer Farwell on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:09

Love this cover! Congratulations, Michelle!

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Love this cover! Congratulations, Michelle! :D
Hazel @ staybookish on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:17

That cover is perfection!! Just so lovely!!

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That cover is perfection!! Just so lovely!!
Guest - Susan Crispell on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:22

ooh, the cover is gorgeous. Can't wait to read it.

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ooh, the cover is gorgeous. Can't wait to read it.
Whitley Abell on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:23

I love the cover! It's so earthy, which to me is great. I've been seeing a lot of witchcraft in YA lately, but the elemental natural of this really sets it apart. I can't wait to read!

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I love the cover! It's so earthy, which to me is great. I've been seeing a lot of witchcraft in YA lately, but the elemental natural of this really sets it apart. I can't wait to read!
Anna-Lena Krug on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:24

This Cover is just beautiful. I love the girls blond curls. So gorgeous. And the background makes it seem so ... IDK ... mysterious. Yes, that's it.

So exited to read it. March is just so far ... *sigh*

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This Cover is just beautiful. I love the girls blond curls. So gorgeous. And the background makes it seem so ... IDK ... mysterious. Yes, that's it. So exited to read it. March is just so far ... *sigh*
elle on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:25

I LOVE the cover. The girl looks a lot like Taylor Swift.

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I LOVE the cover. The girl looks a lot like Taylor Swift.
Guest - [email protected] on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:25

I'm obsessed with the tagline. Congratulations, Michelle! It's so beautiful!

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I'm obsessed with the tagline. Congratulations, Michelle! It's so beautiful!
Guest - Pili on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:28

Oh my goodness, what a lovely cover! Such an intriguing background! Love the colours!

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Oh my goodness, what a lovely cover! Such an intriguing background! Love the colours!
Guest - Suzanne van Rooyen on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:32

Given the cheerleader theme of the book, I was not expecting such an ethereal, mystical cover. I absolutely love it though. I want to read this book even more now! Love the title font too.

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Given the cheerleader theme of the book, I was not expecting such an ethereal, mystical cover. I absolutely love it though. I want to read this book even more now! Love the title font too. :)
Guest - Erin Wienand on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:35

Beautiful cover! Love the green.

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Beautiful cover! Love the green.
Guest - Julie Reece on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:37

Yea! Love it! I've been looking forward to this one

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Yea! Love it! I've been looking forward to this one :)
Guest - yia on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:47

Awesome cover!

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Awesome cover!
Guest - Ruth Lauren Steven on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:57

All the proud feelings! Love your book, love you!!

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All the proud feelings! Love your book, love you!!
Amy Giuffrida on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:59

Love the cover! Can't wait to read Hexed!

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Love the cover! Can't wait to read Hexed!
Julie Belfield on Thursday, 01 August 2013 12:59

The cover is VERY pretty. And I love the model they've chosen. It looks great.

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The cover is VERY pretty. And I love the model they've chosen. It looks great.
Guest - Lyla Lee on Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:33

The cover is simply breath-taking! Congrats!

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The cover is simply breath-taking! Congrats!
Brandee C. on Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:35

Stunning! One of my faves.

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Stunning! One of my faves.
Guest - Jamie K on Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:51

Wow I love this cover! It's gorgeous and mysterious and ethereal all at once! Plus the book sounds amazing!

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Wow I love this cover! It's gorgeous and mysterious and ethereal all at once! Plus the book sounds amazing!
Guest - Brooks Benjamin on Thursday, 01 August 2013 14:00

The cover looks amazing! I really like the tagline at the top, too.

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The cover looks amazing! I really like the tagline at the top, too. :)

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