It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown + Giveaway (US Only)

Hi, YABCers!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for GEORGIA PEACHES AND OTHER FORBIDDEN FRUIT by Jaye Robin Brown, releasing August 30, 2016 from Harper Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Jaye:

Hey there YABC readers! Guess what time is it? Show time! Well, show you my cover time anyway. It's really kind of perfect. It plays to the title. The hand drawn fonts are fresh and fun, and the links of the chain in the background? Those are from a very special charm bracelet. Plus that little heart and arrow let you know the swoon and shipworthiness you're going to find between the covers. 
I love it and I hope you do too!

~Jaye Robin Brown (GEORGIA PEACHES AND OTHER FORBIDDEN FRUIT, Harper Teen)

Ready to see?

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Here it is!

 

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GEORGIA PEACHES AND OTHER FORBIDDEN FRUIT

by Jaye Robin Brown
Release date: August 30, 2016
Publisher: Harper Teen
ISBN: 0062270982
 
About the Book
 
It's going to take a miracle for Joanna Gordon to get through senior year.

Despite being the daughter of a well-known radio evangelist, Jo has never hidden the fact that she's gay, and her dad has always supported her. But that was back in Atlanta. Now her dad, the reverend, has married wife number three and they've all moved to small-town Rome, Georgia. When Jo's dad asks her to lie low for the rest of the year in hopes that it will help him and his new wife settle in, Jo reluctantly agrees.

Although when God closes a closet door, he opens a window. Everything becomes so easy for Jo once she rebrands herself a straight girl. No one gives her odd looks. Her new stepfamily likes her. She even gets in with the popular crowd.

And that's how she meets Mary Carlson, the ultimate temptation. Even though Jo knows this girl is completely off-limits, she just can't get her out of her mind. But Jo couldn't possibly think of breaking her promise to her dad. Even if Jo's starting to fall for Mary Carlson. Even if there's a chance Mary Carlson might also be interested in her, too. Right?

Lord, have mercy.
Jo's in for one hell of a year.

To learn more about this book and see our review, click HERE.
 

About the Author

Jaye Robin Brown, or Jro to her friends, lives and writes in the mountains north of Asheville, North Carolina. When she's not writing, you can find her in the art room of the high school where she teaches, or on her small farm hanging out with her dogs, cats, and horses.
 

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Giveaway Details

One winner will receive a signed ARC of GEORGIA PEACHES AND OTHER FORBIDDEN FRUIT when available.

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 12

Shannon Mizikoski on Tuesday, 23 February 2016 20:57

The cover is basically too adorable. I looooove it! And the synopsis sounds like it will be a great combination of emotions, and coming of age, and love, and it sounds incredible!

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The cover is basically too adorable. I looooove it! And the synopsis sounds like it will be a great combination of emotions, and coming of age, and love, and it sounds incredible!
shelby on Saturday, 27 February 2016 13:27

There are so little books that talk about same sex love, so that automatically intrigues me a lot! The cover is also very very cute!

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There are so little books that talk about same sex love, so that automatically intrigues me a lot! The cover is also very very cute!
Andrew on Thursday, 03 March 2016 22:54

Love this design + various fonts! Excited for a cute summer LGBT read.

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Love this design + various fonts! Excited for a cute summer LGBT read.
Stephanie Tullis on Monday, 07 March 2016 14:44

Love the cover and the synopsis definitely has caught my interest.

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Love the cover and the synopsis definitely has caught my interest.
Stacy on Thursday, 10 March 2016 15:41

I like the cover, and I like that it isn't your typical YA romance. Yay for non hetero relationships!

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I like the cover, and I like that it isn't your typical YA romance. Yay for non hetero relationships!
Kathleen Pasqualini on Friday, 11 March 2016 16:23

I think the cover is cute and I like the colors. I like that this book is different and deals with religion, sexuality and family dynamics.

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I think the cover is cute and I like the colors. I like that this book is different and deals with religion, sexuality and family dynamics.
Gabrielle on Saturday, 12 March 2016 21:56

The cover is very cute. Sounds like a great book!

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The cover is very cute. Sounds like a great book!
Linda Romer on Tuesday, 15 March 2016 17:14

Georgia peaches and other forbidden fruit sounds great ♡ And I love the cover! Thank you

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Georgia peaches and other forbidden fruit sounds great ♡ And I love the cover! Thank you
Danielle Hammelef on Tuesday, 15 March 2016 22:03

The cover matches the title and is cute. The synopsis promises a book that I need to read because it promises to expand my world and help me understand homosexuality and its relationship with family and religion.

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The cover matches the title and is cute. The synopsis promises a book that I need to read because it promises to expand my world and help me understand homosexuality and its relationship with family and religion.
john rodgers on Wednesday, 16 March 2016 17:16

very forward thinking

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very forward thinking
Nicole Wetherington on Saturday, 19 March 2016 00:04

Love the cover!

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Love the cover!
Samantha Lashley on Saturday, 19 March 2016 15:31

I am definitely the kind of person to judge a book by it's cover and I love this one. And the synopsis is wonderful. I love all of the diversity book are getting now!

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I am definitely the kind of person to judge a book by it's cover and I love this one. And the synopsis is wonderful. I love all of the diversity book are getting now!

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