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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Gates of Thread and Stone by Lori M. Lee + Giveaway (International)

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Hello, YABCers! We're back with another cover reveal!

Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for GATES OF THREAD AND STONE by Lori M. Lee releasing August 5, 2014 from Skyscape. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Lori:

 

Hi YABC! I’m beyond thrilled to be here to reveal the cover to GATES OF THREAD AND STONE. When I was first asked for cover ideas, I wrote an entire novella of things I wanted and didn’t want. Which is to say I don’t think I knew what I wanted at all! Thankfully, the team at Skyscape knew what they were doing, because when I first saw the cover comps, I wanted to creepily pet the shininess. Still do, to be honest. I hope you feel the same :)
 
~ Lori M. Lee (GATES OF THREAD AND STONE, Skyscape)
 

 

 

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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 Lori's giveaway. Thank you! ***

 

 

GATES OF THREAD AND STONE

by Lori M. Lee
Release date: August 5, 2014
Publisher: Skyscape
ISBN-13: 978-1477847640

 

About the Book

In a city of walls and secrets, where only one man is supposed to possess magic, seventeen-
year-old Kai struggles to keep hidden her own secret—she can manipulate the threads of time.
When Kai was eight, she was found by Reev on the riverbank, and her “brother” has taken care of her ever since. Kai doesn’t know where her ability comes from—or where she came from. All that matters is that she and Reev stay together, and maybe one day move out of the freight container they call home, away from the metal walls of the Labyrinth. Kai’s only friend is Avan, the shopkeeper’s son with the scandalous reputation that both frightens and intrigues her.
 
Then Reev disappears. When keeping silent and safe means losing him forever, Kai vows to do whatever it takes to find him. She will leave the only home she’s ever known and risk getting caught up in a revolution centuries in the making. But to save Reev, Kai must unravel the threads of her past and face shocking truths about her brother, her friendship with Avan, and her unique power.
 

b2ap3_thumbnail_lori-final-lowres-002.jpgAbout the Author

Lori is the author of young adult fantasy GATES OF THREAD AND STONE, coming August 5, 2014 from Skyscape. She has a borderline obsessive fascination with unicorns, is fond of talking in capslock, and loves to write about magic, manipulation, and family. She lives in Wisconsin with her husband, kids, and a friendly pitbull.

 
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Giveaway Details

  • Two winners will each receive a signed hardcover copy of GATES OF THREAD AND STONE.
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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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  • Guest
    Ellie M Thursday, 08 May 2014

    Wow! Such an awesome cover! I love her bag! I want one! :P

  • Molly
    Molly Thursday, 08 May 2014

    Pretty cover!!

  • Cynthia @ Jellyfish Reads
    Cynthia @ Jellyfish Reads Thursday, 08 May 2014

    That is such a gorgeous cover! I love the brilliant threads of light. I'm really intrigued by the synopsis and I can't wait to read this book.

  • Darci Cole
    Darci Cole Thursday, 08 May 2014

    I LOVE the threads. It looks and sounds so different from anything I've seen. LORI! I can't wait to read this!!!

  • Guest
    Janet Johnson Thursday, 08 May 2014

    The cover is gorgeous! And after the synopsis, I'm dying to read. Huge congrats Lori! So excited for you and your book. :)

  • Rain Z
    Rain Z Thursday, 08 May 2014

    very interesting cover and synopsis. added to my TBR for 2014

  • Guest
    Krispy Thursday, 08 May 2014

    I've been intrigued by Lori's book since I read the blurb, but the cover is just beautiful. Makes me want to read it even more. Yay for Lori!

  • Emily Bradley-Dorman
    Emily Bradley-Dorman Thursday, 08 May 2014

    I LOVE the cover. It's amazing a shiny! One that I'd be proud to have on my shelf ;)

    And it sounds really interesting. Not just a pretty face.

  • Guest
    Amy Thursday, 08 May 2014

    I love the cover and I'm looking forward to seeing how Kai's(love the name) abilities pan out.

  • Vivien
    Vivien Thursday, 08 May 2014

    Seriously, this is fabulous!!! I need this one :D

  • Andrew Patterson
    Andrew Patterson Thursday, 08 May 2014

    Wow! Gorgeous cover. Synopsis sounds awesome. Definitely want!

  • Guest
    minggles Thursday, 08 May 2014

    SO PRETTY!! Can't wait!

  • Sandra Lam
    Sandra Lam Thursday, 08 May 2014

    Wow the cover looks beautiful!

  • SHALLEE MCARTHUR
    SHALLEE MCARTHUR Thursday, 08 May 2014

    Oh man, I love this! Can't wait to read it!

  • Megan Conway
    Megan Conway Thursday, 08 May 2014

    I'll admit I was only partial to this when I first heard about it last year... but all that has changed with this new description! Because LABYRINTH! I have this weird fetish with labyrinths for some reason. Literal or metaphorical, I'll read it. Also, that is one very pretty cover ;)

  • Guest
    Nicole Zoltack Thursday, 08 May 2014

    This sounds awesome and that cover is to die for!!!

  • Guest
    Amber Clites Thursday, 08 May 2014

    Gorgeous cover! I can't wait to read!

  • Guest
    Jessie Humphries Thursday, 08 May 2014

    Wow, wow, wow! I love it very hard. The font is so....so....everything that is good! Huge congrats.

  • Guest
    Kay Thursday, 08 May 2014

    OH MY GOSH! Cannot wait to get my hands on this book. The cover is so lovely!! Congrats dear!

  • Layla
    Layla Thursday, 08 May 2014

    LOVE LOVE LOVE. WOW.

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