It's live!! Cover Reveal: Beyond the Red by Ava Jae + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Beyond the Red by Ava Jae + Giveaway (US Only)

Hello, YABCers!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for BEYOND THE RED by Ava Jae, releasing March 2016 from Sky Pony Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Ava:

 
Hi YABCers! I’m so psyched to be here sharing the cover for my debut YA Sci-Fi BEYOND THE RED with you guys! 
 
Waiting to see what your cover will look like is half terrifying and half exciting, but I’m delighted with the result—it’s pretty amazing how close it is to the way I imagined it when we first came up with the title. I’m so grateful to the team over at Sky Pony for giving me such a beautifully colorful cover (seriously—I can’t get over those colors!). It makes me want to dye my hair to match, and I could stare at it all day. Actually I sort of do—it’s on my phone’s background. :D
 
I hope you guys love it as much as I do!
 
~ Ava Jae (BEYOND THE RED, Sky Pony Press)
 

 

 

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BEYOND THE RED

by Ava Jae
Release date: March 2016
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
ISBN: 9781634506441
 
 
About the Book
 
Alien queen Kora has a problem as vast as the endless crimson deserts. She’s the first female ruler of her territory in generations, but her people are rioting and call for her violent younger twin brother to take the throne. Despite assassination attempts, a mounting uprising of nomadic human rebels, and pressure to find a mate to help her rule, she’s determined to protect her people from her brother’s would-be tyrannical rule.
 
Eros is a rebel soldier hated by aliens and human alike for being a half-blood. Yet that doesn’t stop him from defending his people, at least until Kora’s soldiers raze his camp and take him captive. He’s given an ultimatum: be an enslaved bodyguard to Kora, or be executed for his true identity—a secret kept even from him.
 
When Kora and Eros are framed for the attempted assassination of her betrothed, they flee. Their only chance of survival is to turn themselves in to the high court, where revealing Eros’s secret could mean a swift public execution. But when they uncover a violent plot to end the human insurgency, they must find a way to work together to prevent genocide.
 
To learn more about this book and see our review, go HERE.
 

b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_2768.JPGAbout the Author

Ava is a YA and NA writer, an Assistant Editor at Entangled Publishing, and is represented by Louise Fury of The Bent Agency. Her YA Sci-Fi debut, BEYOND THE RED, is releasing March 2016 from Sky Pony Press. When she’s not writing about kissing, superpowers, explosions, and aliens, you can find her with her nose buried in a book, nerding out over the latest X-Men news, or hanging out on her social media sites.
 

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Giveaway Details

One winner will receive a signed ARC of BEYOND THE RED (when available) + a signed bookmark. 

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:

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Comments 39

Guest - Skylar L on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 12:20

Cover goes great with the synopsis of the book!

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Cover goes great with the synopsis of the book!
Guest - Savannah on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 13:08

I absolutely love the cover. Purple and red? YES PLEASE!
As for the synopsis...it excites me. I'm usually very hard to sell by a synopsis alone, but Ava's has me wanting to read the book!

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I absolutely love the cover. Purple and red? YES PLEASE! As for the synopsis...it excites me. I'm usually very hard to sell by a synopsis alone, but Ava's has me wanting to read the book!
Guest - Michelle Mason on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 13:48

I'm with Ava--I love the colors! And I've been dying to read it since I first heard about it. Congrats, Ava!

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I'm with Ava--I love the colors! And I've been dying to read it since I first heard about it. Congrats, Ava!
Guest - Lola on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 13:56

I've been following Ava her blog for a while now and I love how she writes, so I can't wait to read this book by her! I think the cover is stunning and I lvoe the colours and how there is so much red in the cover, while the title also mentions red. I like it when the title and cover work together like that.

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I've been following Ava her blog for a while now and I love how she writes, so I can't wait to read this book by her! I think the cover is stunning and I lvoe the colours and how there is so much red in the cover, while the title also mentions red. I like it when the title and cover work together like that.
CJ McGrone on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 14:00

I just can't wait for this book. The synopsis sounds completely different from what I usually read, yet I'll be able to enjoy it. There aren't enough words to describe the cover, I feel. It's just reinforcing the hype for this book.

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I just can't wait for this book. The synopsis sounds completely different from what I usually read, yet I'll be able to enjoy it. There aren't enough words to describe the cover, I feel. It's just reinforcing the hype for this book.
Rachel Roth on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 21:29

The cover is awesome and draws you right in!!! The synopsis sounds very interesting! Deffenetly something I would love to read!!

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The cover is awesome and draws you right in!!! The synopsis sounds very interesting! Deffenetly something I would love to read!!
McKenna Odom on Wednesday, 29 July 2015 21:35

This cover is GORGEOUS! The colors remind me of a desert sunset. The synopsis is beyond intriguing. I am so excited to read this book!

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This cover is GORGEOUS! The colors remind me of a desert sunset. The synopsis is beyond intriguing. I am so excited to read this book!
Shannon Mizikoski on Thursday, 30 July 2015 02:18

I LOOOOOVE the cover so much! The colors are so gorgeous, I will be needing this book on my shelf! And the plot sounds SO good too- intriguing AND unique. Cannot wait for this one!

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I LOOOOOVE the cover so much! The colors are so gorgeous, I will be needing this book on my shelf! And the plot sounds SO good too- intriguing AND unique. Cannot wait for this one!
Guest - Heather on Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:36

I love reading Ava's blog, so I'm so excited to see what's inside her book. I love the cover; it kind of gives me a Sahara-Mars vibe, which makes me think of Cress—the red theme is pretty awesome. Actually, now that I'm taking another look at the cover, it's a Sahara-Mars-Tattooine idea. Two suns. And if it isn't a heretical statement, the synopsis sounds slightly more exciting than that of Star Wars. I look forward to reading it!

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I love reading Ava's blog, so I'm so excited to see what's inside her book. I love the cover; it kind of gives me a Sahara-Mars vibe, which makes me think of Cress—the red theme is pretty awesome. Actually, now that I'm taking another look at the cover, it's a Sahara-Mars-Tattooine idea. Two suns. And if it isn't a heretical statement, the synopsis sounds slightly more exciting than that of Star Wars. I look forward to reading it! :D
Guest - Alice Lionel on Thursday, 30 July 2015 22:32

I love the cover! It's beautiful. I'm so excited for this!!!

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I love the cover! It's beautiful. I'm so excited for this!!!
John on Friday, 31 July 2015 17:26

Cool

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Nasrin Rohim on Friday, 31 July 2015 20:02

I am honestly so excited about this book! The synopsis sounds BOMB. I adore strong female characters and Kora seems so determined and amazing. The concept of them working together to prevent genocide is so appealing and I am so psyched. The cover itself is very beautiful. The colors go so well together. The colors and landscape set a mysterious sort of feel and I can't help but want to stare at it for the longest time!

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I am honestly so excited about this book! The synopsis sounds BOMB. I adore strong female characters and Kora seems so determined and amazing. The concept of them working together to prevent genocide is so appealing and I am so psyched. The cover itself is very beautiful. The colors go so well together. The colors and landscape set a mysterious sort of feel and I can't help but want to stare at it for the longest time!
Guest - Ellen Baldwin on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 18:40

The synopsis sounds BOMB.

My thoughts exactly.

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[i]The synopsis sounds BOMB.[/i] My thoughts exactly.
Guest - emma on Saturday, 01 August 2015 18:31

it sounds (and looks) amazing! I can't wait to pick up a copy

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it sounds (and looks) amazing! I can't wait to pick up a copy :)
Guest - Dianne B. on Saturday, 01 August 2015 22:39

The cover is absolutely breathtaking! The colors just go perfect with each other and draws you in to pick up the book instantly. The synopsis sounds very intriguing and I want to read it now. I have a huge feeling that I'm going to really enjoy this one.

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The cover is absolutely breathtaking! The colors just go perfect with each other and draws you in to pick up the book instantly. The synopsis sounds very intriguing and I want to read it now. I have a huge feeling that I'm going to really enjoy this one.
Ellen Baldwin on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 18:40

Okay, so, while filling out the Rafflecopter info, I accidentally just posted my name in the address portion!! On the second entry, I put the rest of the address in there. I hope it still counts!!

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Okay, so, while filling out the Rafflecopter info, I accidentally just posted my name in the address portion!! On the second entry, I put the rest of the address in there. I hope it still counts!!
Guest - Jessica Gunn on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 21:23

This cover is BEAUTIFUL! So excited for this book!

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This cover is BEAUTIFUL! So excited for this book! :)
Guest - Jessica Gunn on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 21:24

This cover is BEAUTIFUL! So excited for this book!

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This cover is BEAUTIFUL! So excited for this book! :)
Guest - sarah s on Thursday, 06 August 2015 22:19

I haven't heard of this book yet, it sounds awesome. I can't wait till it comes out and the cover really paints a picture on were the story takes place.

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I haven't heard of this book yet, it sounds awesome. I can't wait till it comes out and the cover really paints a picture on were the story takes place.
Emily on Friday, 07 August 2015 19:35

I love how the otherworldly coloring of the cover reflects the synopsis.

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I love how the otherworldly coloring of the cover reflects the synopsis.

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