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Cover Reveal: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis (plus US giveaway)

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Earlier this week we brought you the cover reveal for CJ Redwine's DECEPTION. Bet you didn't think we'd bring another great cover to the table in the same week, but ho ho! We did! (We like to keep you on your cover reveal toes.)

Prepare for the shock and awe that is Mindy McGinnis's NOT A DROP TO DRINK. But first, a note from Mindy:

Hi YABC readers! I’m very excited to finally be able to reveal the cover for NOT A DROP TO DRINK. I’m a lucky author to have the excellent team from Katherine Tegen Books behind me, and I think you’ll agree that this cover just POPS! It’s visually gorgeous, one of those books that you want to pick up and touch right away. And the artistic depth goes beyond what you see here – it represents the book in tone, and sets the stage for what’s waiting for the reader underneath the eye-catching cover. But you’ll have to wait for September 9th to learn more about that…

~ Mindy

 

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Isn't it gorgeous?! I love the fading from black and white to the eerie yellow. And the chick in combat gear with the rifle? FRIGGIN BAD ASS. 

Here's a bit about NOT A DROP TO DRINK:

Lynn knows every threat to her pond: drought, a snowless winter, coyotes, and, most importantly, people looking for a drink. She makes sure anyone who comes near the pond leaves thirsty, or doesn't leave at all.

Confident in her own abilities, Lynn has no use for the world beyond the nearby fields and forest. Having a life means dedicating it to survival, and the constant work of gathering wood and water. Having a pond requires the fortitude to protect it, something Mother taught her well during their quiet hours on the rooftop, rifles in hand.

But wisps of smoke on the horizon mean one thing: strangers. The mysterious footprints by the pond, nighttime threats, and gunshots make it all too clear Lynn has exactly what they want, and they won’t stop until they get it….

With evocative, spare language and incredible drama, danger, and romance, debut author Mindy McGinnis depicts one girl’s journey in a barren world not so different than our own.

 

See? I wasn't kidding when I said BAD ASS. Wow. I've already added this one to my TBR list. And one lucky US winner could get their hands on this one when ARCs become available. Enter in the raffle form below!

 

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

Find Mindy and NOT A DROP TO DRINK on the Web:

DRINK on Goodreads 

DRINK on Amazon

DRINK on BN

Mindy's Website

Mindy's Blog

Mindy on Facebook

Twitter: @MindyMcGinnis

 

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  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    So pretty!! And badass. I love it.

  • Bailey Hewlett
    Bailey Hewlett Friday, 15 February 2013

    I am in love with this cover!! HarperTeen is really outdoing itself with the covers this year. I can't wait for Not a Drop to Drink!! :)

  • Samantha Martin Hiatt
    Samantha Martin Hiatt Friday, 15 February 2013

    I think the cover is very well done. The use of color and shadows really makes quite a statement! Great Job! Can't wait to read ;)

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    Gah! That's gorgeous. I love the reflection in the pond. It's a very ominous cover.

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    This cover is fantastic! Love the big bold text, the very eerie color scheme, the girl on the roof guarding her pond. Really looking forward to reading this one!

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    Gorgeous! I love the colors. Can't wait to read it! :)

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    It's a win. I think it's gonna attract lots of those judge by the cover types :)

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    Oh, Mindy, that is such a striking, stark, perfect cover for your story. I'm thrilled for you!

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    WOW. Great job on the design, perfectly evokes what's in the blurb. Just fabulous.

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    It makes me thirsty.

  • Margie Cortina
    Margie Cortina Friday, 15 February 2013

    I love when the cover matches the summary so perfectly! It's dark and yet gorgeous at the same time! Sounds like a great read!

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    I'm in love with these colors. Congratulations, Mindy, it's beautiful!

  • Andrew Patterson
    Andrew Patterson Friday, 15 February 2013

    Love the cover! So awesome! Beautiful and dark.

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    The cover is cool. But I'm confused about why the pond is so sacred.

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    I love it! It's very intriguing and eye-catching. Those colors are so pretty!

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    Fantastic cover--looks like a great read!

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    Absolutely beautiful and captivating cover! Can't wait to read :)

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    I love this cover *so* much! Huge congrats Mindy!

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 15 February 2013

    I love the cover. It is very eye-catching.

  • Jo Strader
    Jo Strader Friday, 15 February 2013

    I am so glad it is not the typical YA cover with a girl in a pretty dress. That would not have suited the tone of this book at all.

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