The Official YABC Blog

All things news, updates, giveaways, and other goodies on Young Adult (and Kids!) Books Central.

Cover Reveal: Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac + Giveaway (US Only)

Cover Reveal: Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac + Giveaway (US Only)

Hey YABCers! It's time for another cover reveal, this time from Tu Books. Check out what they have to say about KILLER OF ENEMIES by Joseph Bruchac:
 

Hi YABC! I’m Stacy Whitman, the publisher and editor of Tu Books. I’m so happy to introduce the cover of Joseph Bruchac’s latest book, Killer of Enemies! The book is post-apocalyptic Apache steampunk (well, steampunk-adjacent), about Lozen, a stoic teen who can read minds—sometimes—and takes down the giant monsters that infest her world with a Bowie knife and a .357 Magnum. Joseph Bruchac is one of the most prolific Native American authors writing for teens right now, a professional storyteller who knows how to pull you right in. It’s an action-packed read about which people are saying things like: 

Killer of Enemies is a wild teen adventure-fantasy that starts fast, gets faster, and never touches the brakes. A mind-bending fantasy that smashes across genre lines to tell a story about survival, courage, and lots of monsters. Joseph Bruchac brings serious game. Highly recommended!”—Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of Fire & Ash and Extinction Machine

You’re going to love it!

~ Stacy

 

Ready to see the cover? 

Scroll!

 

 

 

 

...

 

 

 

 

...

 

 

 

 

...

 

 

 

 

...

 

 

 

 

...

 

 

 

 

...

 

 

 

 

...

 

 

 

 

...

 

 

 

 

Here it is!

b2ap3_thumbnail_KoE_cover.jpg

** If you share this cover image on your website or blog, please include a link back to this page so your readers can enter the giveaway. Thank you! **

Our Thoughts

First of all, Apache steampunk? Yes, please. I love this heroine's style, too. I see some Apache steampunk cosplay in my future. *twirls pistols*

 

About the Book

Years ago, seventeen-year-old Apache hunter Lozen and her family lived in a world of haves and have-nots. There were the Ones—people so augmented with technology and genetic enhancements that they were barely human—and there was everyone else who served them.

Then the Cloud came, and everything changed. Tech stopped working. The world plunged back into a new steam age. The Ones’ pets—genetically engineered monsters—turned on them and are now loose on the world.

Fate has given seventeen-year-old Apache hunter Lozen a unique set of survival skills and magical abilities that she uses to take down monsters for the remaining Ones, who have kidnapped her family. 

But with every monster she kills, Lozen’s powers grow, and she connects those powers to an ancient legend of her people. It soon becomes clear to Lozen that she is meant to be a more than a hired-gun hunter. 

Lozen is meant to be a hero.

 

b2ap3_thumbnail_Bruchac-7.jpgAbout the Author

JOSEPH BRUCHAC is a storyteller, poet, and author of more than one hundred twenty books for adults and young readers. His work, which often draws on his Abenaki ancestry as well as the stories and legends of other Native peoples, has won numerous awards, including ALA Best Books for Young Adults, Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, National Wildlife Federation Award, and multiple state association awards. Bruchac lives in Greenfield Center, New York. Find him online at josephbruchac.com.

Author photo by Eric Jenks

 

Giveaway Details

Three US winners will receive a copy of the book. To enter, fill out the form below. Winners will be announced on this page as well as in our monthly newsletter (sign up today!) after the giveaway ends. Good luck!

 

 

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

Rate this blog entry:
Giveaway: Texting the Underworld by Ellen Booraem ...
Giveaway: INFINITYGLASS Book Birthday Prize Pack (...

Related Posts

 

Comments 15

Katrina Pierce on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 12:19

This cover is pretty badass!

0
This cover is pretty badass!
Vikki on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:18

I love Joseph Bruchac's books & look forward to Killer of Enemies (whether I win a copy or have to get it on my own). Steampunk as a genre fascinates me, but it's just so white (and often has racist depictions of people of color), so I'm especially looking forward to steampunk with a protagonist of color written by an author of color.

0
I love Joseph Bruchac's books & look forward to Killer of Enemies (whether I win a copy or have to get it on my own). Steampunk as a genre fascinates me, but it's just so white (and often has racist depictions of people of color), so I'm especially looking forward to steampunk with a protagonist of color written by an author of color.
Vivien on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 18:19

The cover is great! The synopsis definitely reeled me in!

0
The cover is great! The synopsis definitely reeled me in!
Guest - Starr K Griggs on Thursday, 08 August 2013 19:30

The Cover and the premise sounds awesome. I have read Wolf Mark and know that this is going to be amazing. Bruchac is a very amazing author.

0
The Cover and the premise sounds awesome. I have read Wolf Mark and know that this is going to be amazing. Bruchac is a very amazing author.
Viviana Ortiz on Thursday, 08 August 2013 19:53

The cover is a killer, liked it. The premise just pulls you in.

0
The cover is a killer, liked it. The premise just pulls you in.
Alana Abbott on Thursday, 08 August 2013 21:22

I am so unbelievably excited about this book!

0
I am so unbelievably excited about this book!
Nicole on Monday, 12 August 2013 16:07

This seems like a great book, with a great cover.

0
This seems like a great book, with a great cover.
Sam on Friday, 16 August 2013 16:45

I love the summary and I adore the cover! Def want to read this asap!

0
I love the summary and I adore the cover! Def want to read this asap!
Holly Bryan on Friday, 23 August 2013 12:38

The premise -- sounds just AMAZING. Very unique and very exciting!!

The cover -- I love most everything about it...but for the darn guns she's holding/shooting. I wish those could've been left out. Yes, I know, it's obvious that she will actually use the guns in the course of the story, BUT...I'm just not a fan of anything that appears to glorify guns, especially for younger folks, and I just wish they weren't such a focus on the *cover* of the book. That said, I love everything else about it! She truly does look like a kick-ass girl, and I LOVE that she's wearing, ya know, clothes that an actual mercenary would wear!! Not a big billowy beautiful dress! And, praise be, she's all covered up!! It's a beautiful thing ;) I also love how it looks like she's stepping on the letters of the title, and how the title is diagonal and very prominent. Overall, I am VERY intrigued and I will definitely be picking this up!!

0
The premise -- sounds just AMAZING. Very unique and very exciting!! The cover -- I love most everything about it...but for the darn guns she's holding/shooting. I wish those could've been left out. Yes, I know, it's obvious that she will actually use the guns in the course of the story, BUT...I'm just not a fan of anything that appears to glorify guns, especially for younger folks, and I just wish they weren't such a focus on the *cover* of the book. That said, I love everything else about it! She truly does look like a kick-ass girl, and I LOVE that she's wearing, ya know, clothes that an actual mercenary would wear!! Not a big billowy beautiful dress! And, praise be, she's all covered up!! It's a beautiful thing ;) I also love how it looks like she's stepping on the letters of the title, and how the title is diagonal and very prominent. Overall, I am VERY intrigued and I will definitely be picking this up!!
Cherrelle on Monday, 26 August 2013 22:24

I'm so excited for this book! I want to win this so bad! I don't get to read many books with Native American protagonists! I LOVE the cover!

0
I'm so excited for this book! I want to win this so bad! I don't get to read many books with Native American protagonists! I LOVE the cover!
Karyn on Tuesday, 27 August 2013 22:10

Really exciting looking cover! Must have tons of action inside! I love the premise of such a technologically advanced society having to retreat to "ancient" ways for survival. Adore the idea of a Native American female protagonist as well.

0
Really exciting looking cover! Must have tons of action inside! I love the premise of such a technologically advanced society having to retreat to "ancient" ways for survival. Adore the idea of a Native American female protagonist as well.
Guest - sarah k on Thursday, 29 August 2013 13:30

I love the cover, and the premise 'Apache steampunk' sounds awesome, I have around 1/6th native american in my blood, so I enjoy even in a more fantasy element, reading about native american culture and that the main character is of Apache nationality.

0
I love the cover, and the premise 'Apache steampunk' sounds awesome, I have around 1/6th native american in my blood, so I enjoy even in a more fantasy element, reading about native american culture and that the main character is of Apache nationality.
Eden on Friday, 30 August 2013 05:50

I love the cover! It sounds awesome. I love Joseph Bruchac, he's one of my favorite authors.

0
I love the cover! It sounds awesome. I love Joseph Bruchac, he's one of my favorite authors.
Guest - Brooke on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 23:42

Raven is a babe. I'm so lucky I get to know the girl on this amazing cover

0
Raven is a babe. I'm so lucky I get to know the girl on this amazing cover
Guest - Richard Brantley on Thursday, 09 January 2014 10:31

Apache steampunk is a really funky name. I fell in love with Lozen ever since! // Richie

0
Apache steampunk is a really funky name. I fell in love with Lozen ever since! // [url=http://www.greekrowsaysno.info]Richie[/url]

Current Giveaways

 

 

   

    

    

   

 

   

   

   

    

Latest Book Listings Added

Crazy Messy Beautiful
From National Book Award finalist Carrie Arcos--a fresh take on...
 
3.7
 
0.0 (0)
Shakespeare Retold
A beautifully illustrated collection of prose retellings of seven Shakespeare...
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
klutz-design-your-dream-room-cover.png
Design your room, your way! - Punch-out pieces...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy Seeks a Fortune
Nancy Clancy learns all about starting a business and making...
 
3.5
 
0.0 (0)
Darth Vader: Sith Lord
Who is Darth Vader? How did the once great Jedi...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Runes (Book 1)
Seventeen-year-old Raine Cooper has enough on her plate dealing with...
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
FREEKS
Mara has become used to the extraordinary. Roaming from place...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Supernormal Sleuthing Service #1: The Lost Legacy
Three kids. A hotel full of monsters. And a stolen...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Vigilante
A brutally honest, uncompromising story about a teen girl who...
 
2.7
 
0.0 (0)
Wanted, Book 1 of The Chase Ryder Series
The award-winning creator and screenwriter of ground-breaking BBC television show,...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Lost Girls
Yesterday, Rachel went to sleep listening to Taylor Swift, curled...
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Alone (Generations #3)
In the final installment of an exhilarating sci-fi adventure trilogy...
 
0.0
 
4.7 (1)
The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts
In the seaside town of Melcombe Regis, England, 1724, Oliver...
 
4.5 (2)
 
0.0 (0)
Izzy Kline Has Butterflies
It's a new school year, and Izzy Kline is having...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
The World's Greatest Detective
Caroline Carlson, author of the Very Nearly Honorable League of...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
A Dog Like Daisy
Daisy has only ten weeks to prove her usefulness or...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)