Cover Reveal: Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman + Giveaway (US/Canada)
Good morning, YABCers! 

Today we're excited to reveal Anne Blankman's PRISONER OF NIGHT AND FOG, available April 2014 from Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins. Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Anne:

 

Hello YABC!

My name is Anne Blankman, and I'm the author of PRISONER OF NIGHT AND FOG. I'm so excited to be here today to reveal my cover. When I wrote this book, I kept imagining the cover with my main character, hand in hand with her forbidden love, running down a dark street while Hitler glared after them. I know, terrible, right? But I couldn't figure out how one image could capture the romantic, mysterious, and historical elements of this book. 
 
Thankfully, the design team at Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins could. When my editor emailed me the cover, I knew the designers had gotten it completely right. I hope seeing the cover makes you as excited to read PRISONER OF NIGHT AND FOG as I am to share it with all of you!
 
~ Anne Blankman

 

 

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PRISONER OF NIGHT AND FOG

by Anne Blankman
Release date: April 22, 2014
Publisher: Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062278814
 

About the Book

In 1930s Munich, danger lurks behind dark corners and secrets are buried deep within the city.
 
But Gretchen Müller, who grew up in the Nationalist Socialist Party as her uncle Dolf’s favorite, has always been shielded from that side of society. Uncle Dolf has kept Gretchen’s family in his cherished inner circle ever since her father traded his life for Dolf’s, and Gretchen is his little pet.
 
Uncle Dolf is none other than Adolf Hitler. And Gretchen, who lives in the shadow of her uncle, follows his every command. 
 
Until she meets a fearless and handsome young Jewish reporter named Daniel Cohen. She should despise Daniel, yet she can’t stop herself from listening to his story: that her father, the adored Nazi martyr, was actually murdered by an unknown comrade. She also can’t help the fierce attraction brewing between them, despite everything she’s been taught to believe about Jews. As Gretchen investigates the very people she's always considered friends, she must decide where her loyalties lie. Will she choose the safety of her former life as a Nazi darling or will she dare to dig up the truth—even if it could get her and Daniel killed? 
 
From debut author Anne Blankman comes this harrowing and evocative story about an ordinary girl faced with the extraordinary decision to give up everything she's ever believed...and to trust her own heart instead.  
 

Our Thoughts
You guys, I've been waiting for this book for FOREVER already. Ever since I read a tiny snippet about it a few months back. The main character's uncle IS HITLER. Put away every other historical on your list because this one just moved up to the #1 spot.

I think the cover is super intriguing and intense, just like the synopsis. I love the fog treatment at the bottom, and her lips! I want lips this color. Oh yes, I do.
 

b2ap3_thumbnail_Anne-Blankman-02.JPGAbout the Author

Anne Blankman is a young adult writer and librarian. A native New Yorker, she now lives with her husband and young daughter in southeastern Virginia, where the hot summers haven't killed her yet.

Website ~ Goodreads Twitter


Giveaway Details

One US/Canada grand prize winner will receive a signed ARC of PRISONER OF NIGHT AND FOG (once it's available) and an Art Deco necklace, just like the jewelry the main character wears.

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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Comments 63

Guest - KittyPride on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:06

The eyes of the lady are quite striking and the lips parted suggest tension and maybe fear, great cover!

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The eyes of the lady are quite striking and the lips parted suggest tension and maybe fear, great cover!
Emily Nichole on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:10

The cover is gorgeous! Striking eyes, love the fog.

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The cover is gorgeous! Striking eyes, love the fog.
Guest - Dawn on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:14

The eyes really capture a bit of fear! I love it! Very mysterious and striking.

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The eyes really capture a bit of fear! I love it! Very mysterious and striking.
Shelver506 on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:16

Interestingly, it reminds me a lot of The Daughter of Shadow and Bone cover. However, I like that we can get a pretty good sense of the era just from her face. The hair and bright red lips are very 1940s.

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Interestingly, it reminds me a lot of The Daughter of Shadow and Bone cover. However, I like that we can get a pretty good sense of the era just from her face. The hair and bright red lips are very 1940s.
Guest - Julie Cizenski on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:18

Great cover, Anne. The team did a great job. I love those lips and that eyes as well. Beautiful. Can't wait to read your book.
Julie and Dick

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Great cover, Anne. The team did a great job. I love those lips and that eyes as well. Beautiful. Can't wait to read your book. Julie and Dick
Jaye Robin Brown on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:20

Wow Anne! This is gorgeous!!!!

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Wow Anne! This is gorgeous!!!!
Rebecca Sutton on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:25

I love it! The fog, the red lips and the fear in her green eyes. I can't wait to read this book!

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I love it! The fog, the red lips and the fear in her green eyes. I can't wait to read this book!
Guest - Catherine Zoeckler on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:32

I am soo excited to read this when it comes out in April! The cover is hauting...love it.

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I am soo excited to read this when it comes out in April! The cover is hauting...love it.
Ann Eisenstein on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:41

I love the intrigue that your cover reveals and I cannot wait to read this book!

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I love the intrigue that your cover reveals and I cannot wait to read this book!
Guest - michaela on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:54

That is a good looking cover!!

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That is a good looking cover!!
Guest - michaela on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:55

What a good looking cover!

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What a good looking cover!
Kristie on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 13:09

Love the cover! The fog gives it that old world feel. Definitely gives that war times vibe.

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Love the cover! The fog gives it that old world feel. Definitely gives that war times vibe.
Kristie on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 13:10

Love the cover! The fog gives it that old world feel. Definitely gives that war times vibe.

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Love the cover! The fog gives it that old world feel. Definitely gives that war times vibe.
Guest - melanie conklin on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 13:47

A very daring subject to tackle. The cover definitely speaks to the themes.

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A very daring subject to tackle. The cover definitely speaks to the themes.
Rachel Patrick on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 14:19

I like this cover! There's something very...historic about it? It just gives this sort of vintage glamour feel; I'm not sure how to describe it. But I heard about this book a while back and really want to read it! It sounds SO GOOD! And I have a cousin who's OBSESSED with all things Holocaust, so I'll have to make sure she reads it, too. (:

Thanks for the giveaway!

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I like this cover! There's something very...historic about it? It just gives this sort of vintage glamour feel; I'm not sure how to describe it. But I heard about this book a while back and really want to read it! It sounds SO GOOD! And I have a cousin who's OBSESSED with all things Holocaust, so I'll have to make sure she reads it, too. (: Thanks for the giveaway!
Guest - Vanessa Barger on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 14:59

This is an awesome cover! I love it and I'm so excited to read the book!

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This is an awesome cover! I love it and I'm so excited to read the book!
Joyce Moyer Hostetter on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 15:54

You want the lip color. I want the eyes! And you know I want to read this.

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You want the lip color. I want the eyes! And you know I want to read this.
Guest - Dina Hussain on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 16:18

The cover is really amazing! And I really like the storyline too, imagine Hitler being your uncle!

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The cover is really amazing! And I really like the storyline too, imagine Hitler being your uncle!
Jessica on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 17:36

This cover is fabulous. I had no idea what to expect after reading the synopsis (I've been flailing over this book for a while now), but I love it! SO EXCITED

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This cover is fabulous. I had no idea what to expect after reading the synopsis (I've been flailing over this book for a while now), but I love it! SO EXCITED :)
Ralph (Mac) McCulloch on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 19:05

The cover portends something very mysterious! I'm very much looking forward to reading this after veiwing the cover and reading the synopsis.

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The cover portends something very mysterious! I'm very much looking forward to reading this after veiwing the cover and reading the synopsis.

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