The Official YABC Blog

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

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Rise of the Dawnstar by Farah Oomerbhoy + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Rise of the Dawnstar by Farah Oomerbhoy + Giveaway (US Only)

Hi, YABCers!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE RISE OF THE DAWNSTAR (The Avalonia Chronicles #2) by Farah Oomerbhoy, releasing April 2017 from Wise Ink Creative Publishing. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Farah:

Hi, YABC! And welcome to the exclusive cover reveal for The Rise of the Dawnstar!

In the second book of The Avalonia Chronicles, Aurora Firedrake is back and ready to take on the world. The cover shows that, which is why I’m so excited to share it with you!

The cover was designed by the awesome Scarlett Rugers. I was nearly speechless when I saw the completed cover and I can’t wait for you to see it too. Love, love, love it!

You can check out my website for more information about The Avalonia Chronicles, as well as fun contests and sneak previews of The Rise of the Dawnstar. Sign up for my newsletter and you will have a chance to win some fabulous prizes and Firedrake swag!

Best Wishes,

Farah Oomerbhoy

(The Rise of the Dawnstar, Book 2 of The Avalonia Chronicles, Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

Ready to see?

Scroll, YABCers! Scroll!

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

Here it is!

 
 
  

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

THE RISE OF THE DAWNSTAR

by Farah Oomerbhoy
Release date: April 2017
Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing
 ISBN: 978-1634899345
 
About the Book

Aurora Firedrake returns in the spellbinding sequel to The Last of the Firedrakes.

The seven kingdoms of Avalonia are crumbling and evil is spreading across the land like a plague. Queen Morgana is close to finding a way to open The Book of Abraxas and it’s only a matter of time until she uses the power trapped inside its pages to enslave the entire world.

With Avalonia growing more dangerous by the day, Aurora must travel through war-torn lands and deep into the heart of the fae kingdom of Elfi. Her goal is to find a legendary weapon infused with the last of the realm’s ancient magic—the only weapon in the world powerful enough to stop the queen.

Aurora might have survived her first battle against Morgana, but the true fight to save her kingdom and restore her throne has only just begun…

 
 
 
About the Author

Farah Oomerbhoy is the international bestselling author of The Avalonia Chronicles. Her first book, The Last of the Firedrakes, was originally published on Wattpad where it gained nearly two million reads and a Watty Award. Since publication, her debut has gone on to win a silver medal in IBPA’s Benjamin Franklin Awards and the Readers’ Favorite Book Awards, along with winning a finalist placement in the USA Best Book Awards. Farah loves the fantastical and magical and often dreams of living in Narnia, Neverland, or the Enchanted Forest. With a master’s degree in English literature from the University of Mumbai, Farah spends her creative time crafting magical worlds for young adults. She lives with her family in Mumbai, India.

Website| Twitter | Facebook|Goodreads|Instagram| Pinterest | Google| Newsletter| Wattpad| Amazon

Giveaway Details

One winner will receive a box filled with a copy of book one, THE LAST OF THE FIREDRAKES, a bath bomb, a candle, a wooden bookmark, pens, a journal, and some buttons and candy (pictured below).

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 and synopsis?

Click the Rafflecopter link below to enter the giveaway:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Rate this blog entry:
Featured Review: Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige
What's Hot In KU
 

Comments 42

Fay Tannerr on Friday, 13 January 2017 11:49

The cover looks so beautiful and cool! I would really like to read this book!

1
The cover looks so beautiful and cool! I would really like to read this book!
Farah Oomerbhoy on Friday, 13 January 2017 11:57

Thank you ? I'm so glad you like it.

0
Thank you ? I'm so glad you like it.
Linda Romer on Friday, 13 January 2017 22:50

The Rise of the dawnstar sounds great and the cover is breathtaking! Thank you

1
The Rise of the dawnstar sounds great and the cover is breathtaking! Thank you
Farah Oomerbhoy on Saturday, 14 January 2017 02:01

Thanks so much ? I'm so happy you liked the title and the cover.

1
Thanks so much ? I'm so happy you liked the title and the cover.
hunter on Saturday, 14 January 2017 14:57

Both The Last of the Firedrakes and The Rise of the Dawnstar tell a beautiful story of how people can be very strong in trying times. I love the covers they are beautiful.

0
Both The Last of the Firedrakes and The Rise of the Dawnstar tell a beautiful story of how people can be very strong in trying times. I love the covers they are beautiful.
Farah Oomerbhoy on Saturday, 14 January 2017 15:09

Thanks so much ? That's very kind of you to say so.

0
Thanks so much ? That's very kind of you to say so.
Kara Lauren on Saturday, 14 January 2017 22:41

The cover is so beautiful! The synopsis sounds like something I would love: Seven kingdoms, a queen, and fae!

1
The cover is so beautiful! The synopsis sounds like something I would love: Seven kingdoms, a queen, and fae!
Farah Oomerbhoy on Sunday, 15 January 2017 01:49

Thank you so much ? I do hope you enjoy reading it. I would love to know what you think.

0
Thank you so much ? I do hope you enjoy reading it. I would love to know what you think.
Lisa (Dizneeee) on Saturday, 14 January 2017 23:20

I am so excited to return to Avalonia! I thoroughly enjoyed The Last of the Firedrakes and I can't wait to dive into The Rise of the Dawnstar! I absolutely LOVE the cover, too! It's gorgeous! ❤❤❤

1
I am so excited to return to Avalonia! I thoroughly enjoyed The Last of the Firedrakes and I can't wait to dive into The Rise of the Dawnstar! I absolutely LOVE the cover, too! It's gorgeous! ❤❤❤
Farah Oomerbhoy on Sunday, 15 January 2017 01:50

Thank you so much Lisa. ? I'm so glad you like the cover for book 2.

0
Thank you so much Lisa. ? I'm so glad you like the cover for book 2.
Kristy Petree on Sunday, 15 January 2017 01:02

The cover is really striking (actually both covers are) and the story sounds like a great fantasy read. Thanks!

1
The cover is really striking (actually both covers are) and the story sounds like a great fantasy read. Thanks!
Farah Oomerbhoy on Sunday, 15 January 2017 01:51

Thank you for checking it out Kirsty. I'm glad you liked the covers. I hope you will enjoy reading the series.

0
Thank you for checking it out Kirsty. I'm glad you liked the covers. I hope you will enjoy reading the series.
Anne on Monday, 16 January 2017 17:19

Sounds like a great series and the cover is gorgeous!

1
Sounds like a great series and the cover is gorgeous!
Farah Oomerbhoy on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 02:37

Thank you ? I'm so glad you like it. I hope you enjoy reading the series.

0
Thank you ? I'm so glad you like it. I hope you enjoy reading the series.
John on Monday, 16 January 2017 21:54

The cover design is very fresh, and I learned something from the synopsis!

1
The cover design is very fresh, and I learned something from the synopsis!
Farah Oomerbhoy on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 02:38

Thanks so much ?

0
Thanks so much ?
Renee Rousseau on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 16:45

I love the "hidden profile shot"on the cover which allows the reader to picture their own heroine (or one's self as the heroine)!

1
I love the "hidden profile shot"on the cover which allows the reader to picture their own heroine (or one's self as the heroine)!
Farah Oomerbhoy on Thursday, 19 January 2017 08:45

Thanks so much, I'm so glad you like it.

0
Thanks so much, I'm so glad you like it.
Wanda Higham on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 17:39

I love the cover and synopsis! I read the first one and I can't wait to see how this one plays out. Amazing!

1
I love the cover and synopsis! I read the first one and I can't wait to see how this one plays out. Amazing!
Farah Oomerbhoy on Thursday, 19 January 2017 08:47

Thank you ? I'm glad you like this cover and synopsis. I hope you enjoy reading book 2.

0
Thank you ? I'm glad you like this cover and synopsis. I hope you enjoy reading book 2.

Current Giveaways

 

   

   

   

   

    

    

   

   

    

   

   

   

    

    

   

  

It's Live!! Book Trailer Reveal: The Princess and the Page by Christina Farley + Giveaway   

   

   

Latest Book Listings Added

I Am Not a Chair!
Grab the best seat in the house with this funny,...
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
A Good Idea
Can the right kind of boy get away with...
 
3.3
 
0.0 (0)
Diary of a Tokyo Teen
A book for comic lovers and Japanophiles of all...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
2014 NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARD FINALIST! 2014 KINDLE BOOK...
 
4.7
 
4.8 (1)
Waking in Time
Still mourning the loss of her beloved grandmother and...
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
TheLastHarvest_.jpg
Kim Liggett draws on her childhood during the Satanic Panic...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Who Killed Christopher Goodman.jpg
Inspired by a tragic true event in his past, Allan...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Hate U Give
Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor...
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Long May She Reign.jpg
The Girl of Fire and Thorns meets The Queen...
 
3.7
 
0.0 (0)
Dreamfall
A Nightmare on Elm Street meets Inception in this gripping...
 
3.3
 
0.0 (0)
Girls in the Moon
An exquisitely told, authentic YA debut about family secrets, the...
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
The Love Interest
There is a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies. The...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
All the Ugly and Wonderful Things
As the daughter of a meth dealer, Wavy knows not...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World
Mervin the Sloth is just standing there quietly when giant...
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
Sweet Competition
Liz and Jimmy Reed, the creators of the “Cuddles and...
 
3.5
 
0.0 (0)
American Street
American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect...
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)