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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Among the Red Stars by Gwen C. Katz + Giveaway (Intl)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Among the Red Stars by Gwen C. Katz + Giveaway (Intl)

Hi, YABCers!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for AMONG THE RED STARS by Gwen C. Katz, releasing October 3, 2017 from Harper Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Gwen:

I've always loved hand-drawn illustrated covers, but they're extremely uncommon in YA, so it really was more than I could have hoped for when I saw Owen's gorgeous cover artwork. I love Valka's confident, aggressive pose and the lush palette. On top of that, Owen asked for my help meticulously researching the costumes and aircraft to present an image that's as historically accurate as it is eye-catching. What more could I ask for?

~Gwen C. Katz (AMONG THE RED STARS, HarperTeen)

 

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AMONG THE RED STARS

by Gwen C. Katz
Release date: October 3, 2017
Publisher: Harper Teen
 ISBN: 978-0062642745
 
About the Book
World War Two has shattered Valka’s homeland of Russia, and Valka is determined to help the effort. She knows her skills as a pilot rival the best of the men, so when an all-female aviation group forms, Valka is the first to sign up.

Flying has always meant freedom and exhilaration for Valka, but dropping bombs on German soldiers from a fragile canvas biplane is no joyride. The war is taking its toll on everyone, including the boy Valka grew up with, who is fighting for his life on the front lines.

As the war intensifies and those around her fall, Valka must decide how much she is willing to risk to defend the skies she once called home.

Inspired by the true story of the airwomen the Nazis called Night Witches, Gwen C. Katz weaves a tale of strength and sacrifice, learning to fight for yourself, and the perils of a world at war.


 
 
 
About the Author

Gwen Katz is a writer, artist, and retired mad scientist. She lives in Altadena, CA with her husband and a revolving door of transient mammals.

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Comments 10

Linda Romer on Friday, 03 February 2017 18:10

Among the red stars sounds like a great story. I love the graphic cover. Thank you

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Among the red stars sounds like a great story. I love the graphic cover. Thank you
John on Sunday, 05 February 2017 18:33

The cover is very simple and direct, and I very much enjoyed the synopsis!

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The cover is very simple and direct, and I very much enjoyed the synopsis!
Irma Jurejevčič on Tuesday, 07 February 2017 10:33

I love the cover. I feel some women power here. I'm very interested in this story.

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I love the cover. I feel some women power here. I'm very interested in this story.
Caity Dooley on Tuesday, 07 February 2017 12:51

The cover is really simple but nice and the synopsis, though not my usual story, sounds like a great read

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The cover is really simple but nice and the synopsis, though not my usual story, sounds like a great read
Susan T. on Friday, 10 February 2017 18:34

I love that this is based on a true story of real life heroic women. The world needs more of this right now! The hand drawn cover is very cool and kind of retro. Love it!

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I love that this is based on a true story of real life heroic women. The world needs more of this right now! The hand drawn cover is very cool and kind of retro. Love it!
Maggie on Monday, 13 February 2017 10:14

I love the cover! I think this book sounds amazing as it is based in one of my favorite times in history.

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I love the cover! I think this book sounds amazing as it is based in one of my favorite times in history.
Shannon Mizikoski on Monday, 13 February 2017 21:19

I LOOVE the idea of a strong female WWII hero! This story sounds incredible, and I think the cover is quite pretty as well!

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I LOOVE the idea of a strong female WWII hero! This story sounds incredible, and I think the cover is quite pretty as well!
Kelly G on Friday, 17 February 2017 12:43

I love hand drawn covers, too - they make the book so much more special! This one sounds like it is going to be amazing!

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I love hand drawn covers, too - they make the book so much more special! This one sounds like it is going to be amazing!
Penny Olson on Saturday, 25 February 2017 22:39

I love the cover with the stars in the background. The story sounds great - female pilots.

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I love the cover with the stars in the background. The story sounds great - female pilots.
Danielle Hammelef on Sunday, 26 February 2017 17:57

I love the idea of this book came from history! The cover is perfect and reminds me of old newspaper illustrations.

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I love the idea of this book came from history! The cover is perfect and reminds me of old newspaper illustrations.

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