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Cover Reveal: Trust Me, I'm Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer + Giveaway (International)

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Ready for the first cover reveal of the new year? 

Today we're celebrating the cover for TRUST ME, I'M LYING by Mary Elizabeth Summer, releasing October 14, 2014 from Delacorte Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Mary Elizabeth:

 

Felicitations, YABCers!

It’s been a crazy amazing holiday season for this grateful author. So much so that I simply must cap it off with an authorial pyrotechnics show of epic proportions. 

When I first saw the cover art for my debut YA suspense TRUST ME, I’M LYING, I fell out of my chair (which was actually kind of embarrassing since I was at work). It will no doubt have a similar effect on you, since it is a grab-you-by-the-eyeballs-and-not-let-go kind of cover! I couldn’t ask for a more fitting front to my con-artist confession story. And I must lay all adoration, glory, and homage at the feet of the phenomenal photographer Carrie Schechter, as well as the visionary creationators in the Delacorte art department, specifically Heather Daugherty, the best designer a slightly evil teenage fixer could hope for.

So without further commentary from the peanut gallery, I leave you with a firecracker of a cover. Boom.

~ Mary Elizabeth Summer (TRUST ME, I’M LYING, Delacorte Press)

 

 

 

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Here it is!

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

 

TRUST ME, I'M LYING

bt Mary Elizabeth Summer
Release date: October 14, 2014
Publisher: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 9780385744065 (hardcover); 9780385382885 (ebook)
 

About the book

Julep Dupree is good at telling lies. She has to be if she wants to stay at St. Agatha’s, the swanky private school where she runs petty scams that earn her tuition money. Luckily, deception is just part of the family business.

But when Julep comes home to a ransacked apartment and her con artist father missing, things get serious fast. Tyler Richland, a senior with a hotness factor approaching solar levels, offers his help, and suddenly Julep’s life gets even messier. She has to follow a trail of clues through a maze of creepy stalkers, hit attempts, and family secrets. Julep is in way over her head . . . but that’s not going to stop her from using every trick in the book to find her dad before his mark finds her. Because that would be criminal.

 

Our Thoughts

Two words: BAD. ASS. 

Also, I want her pistol necklace. Delacorte art department, can I haz? ;-)

 

b2ap3_thumbnail_MES4_8-12-13medium.jpgAbout the Author

Mary Elizabeth Summer contributes to the delinquency of minors by writing books about unruly teenagers with criminal leanings. She has a BA in creative writing from Wells College, and her philosophy on life is "you can never go wrong with sriracha sauce." She lives in Portland Oregon with her partner, their daughter, and their evil overlor—er, cat. TRUST ME, I'M LYING is her debut novel.

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Giveaway Details

  • Three winners. One ARC per winner. Winner’s choice for signed, signed and annotated by author, or mint condition. 

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?

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Comments

  • Michelle Krys
    Michelle Krys Thursday, 02 January 2014

    I love it so much it hurts. It's so COOL!

  • Guest
    Michelle Krys Thursday, 02 January 2014

    I love it so much it hurts. It's so COOL!

  • Katherine
    Katherine Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Oh my gosh, this cover is beautiful, yet edgy in a totally awesome way! The sypnosis had me hooked right away!

  • Katherine
    Katherine Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Oh my gosh, this cover is beautiful, yet edgy in a totally awesome way! The sypnosis had me hooked right away!

  • Arial Dawson
    Arial Dawson Thursday, 02 January 2014

    I just heard about this book the other day, and it has been on my mind ever since. I can't say no to a good con artist story, especially one with an absolutely beautiful cover like that. I can tell this book has my name written all over it.

  • Jessica
    Jessica Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Ooh, I love it! I can't believe I didn't already have this on my TBR, but on it goes! And that necklace is so awesome. I want one too! ;)

  • RuthAnne
    RuthAnne Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Wow, how have I not heard of this yet? I love this concept and this cover so much!

  • RuthAnne
    RuthAnne Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Wow, how have I not heard of this yet? I love this concept and this cover so much!

  • Guest
    RuthAnne Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Wow, how have I not heard of this yet? I love this concept and this cover so much!

  • Guest
    Elizabeth D Smith Thursday, 02 January 2014

    I am excited to read this book. I like the paradoxical title. It definitely has my attention!

  • Guest
    GIlly Segal Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Hadn't heard of this before, but it looks great!

  • Lauren Andreas
    Lauren Andreas Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Wow um it looks amazing. Not just the cover but the synopsis too. Can't wait to read it!

  • Guest
    Tammy Thursday, 02 January 2014

    I'd rather meet the right side than the left side in a dark alley.

  • Lisa
    Lisa Thursday, 02 January 2014

    This cover is electrifying! I can't wait until October!

  • Viviana Ortiz
    Viviana Ortiz Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Awesome cover, the girl is really pretty, I like how it seems she has two sides like two sides of her personality, Btw love her gun necklace. I want to read this can I have it, Please *puppy face*

  • Guest
    Kris Mehigan Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Love the cover art... who says you can't judge a book by it's cover???

  • Elena Andres
    Elena Andres Thursday, 02 January 2014

    I love the cover art! The girl looks so pretty, and I want her jewelry! I also really like tha font they used. The book sounds so intriguing, I am absolutely going to read it regardless if I win or not! :D

  • Guest
    Elena Andres Thursday, 02 January 2014

    I love the cover art! The girl looks so pretty, and I want her jewelry! I also really like tha font they used. The book sounds so intriguing, I am absolutely going to read it regardless if I win or not! :D

  • Vivien
    Vivien Thursday, 02 January 2014

    I think the cover is very striking. I'm immediately hooked on this book!

  • Heather Daugherty
    Heather Daugherty Thursday, 02 January 2014

    Yay!! Cover Reveal Day!!! So excited for you and this awesome book!!
    -Heather, your cover designer :)

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