It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Heroine by Mindy McGinnis + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for HEROINE by Mindy McGinnis, releasing on March 12, 2019 from Katherine TegenBefore we get to the reveal, here's a note from Mindy

I'm so excited to reveal the cover of my next contemporary from Katherine Tegen! As usual my cover designer, Erin Fitzsimmons, did a fantastic job. I love the way the message changes as the titles fades...


~Mindy

 


 

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HEROINE

By: Mindy McGinnis

Release Date: March 12, 2019

Publisher: Katherine Tegen

 
 
About the Book

Three screws in her hip.

Two months until spring training. 

One answer to all her problems.

Mickey Catalan’s life has been littered with struggles—from the scars that tell of past injuries, to her parents’ divorce, to the daily complexity of finding the right words to fit in socially. Mickey is no stranger to pain, emotional or physical.

When a car crash sidelines her months before softball season, Mickey has to find a way to hold on to her spot as the catcher for a team expected to make a historic tournament run. Behind the plate is the only place she’s ever felt comfortable, and the painkillers she’s been prescribed can help her get back there.

The pills do more than take away pain; they make her feel good. With a new circle of friends—fellow injured athletes, others with just time to kill—Mickey finds peaceful acceptance, and people with whom words come easily, even if it is just the pills loosening her tongue. But as the pressure to be Mickey Catalan heightens, her need increases, and it becomes less about pain and more about want, something that could send her spiraling out of control.

Edgar Award–winning author Mindy McGinnis lays bare an honest exploration of the opioid crisis through the eyes of one girl, a visceral and necessary story about addiction, family, friendship, and hope.

 
 
About the Author

Mindy McGinnis is an Edgar Award-winning author who writes across multiple genres including post-apocalyptic, mystery, thriller, contemporary and fantasy.

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Giveaway Details

1 winner will receive a signed ARC of HEROINE, when available.

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What do you think about the cover and synopsis?

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Hannah Martian on Sunday, 24 June 2018 16:29

I am IN LOVE with this cover!! And the book sounds so interesting and intriguing. I'm a huge fan of Mindy McGinnis's books, and she always has some of the best covers around. Super excited to read this one!!

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I am IN LOVE with this cover!! And the book sounds so interesting and intriguing. I'm a huge fan of Mindy McGinnis's books, and she always has some of the best covers around. Super excited to read this one!!
Ashley Andrews on Sunday, 24 June 2018 17:22

The cover is awesome! I think it is fitting with the description. The character seems to be fading away as is the title. I’m so excited to read this!

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The cover is awesome! I think it is fitting with the description. The character seems to be fading away as is the title. I’m so excited to read this!
Kristi Housman on Sunday, 24 June 2018 17:44

I really like the cover and the book sounds really good. I'll read pretty much anything Mindy writes now.

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I really like the cover and the book sounds really good. I'll read pretty much anything Mindy writes now.
Sara Stevens on Sunday, 24 June 2018 17:51

The cover is perfect for the very important message of this book. Pain killers make one fade away. This is a very important subject. Mindy McGinnis is such a good author she will handle writing about it knowing the importance and sensitivity. I can't wait to read this book.

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The cover is perfect for the very important message of this book. Pain killers make one fade away. This is a very important subject. Mindy McGinnis is such a good author she will handle writing about it knowing the importance and sensitivity. I can't wait to read this book.
Vicky on Sunday, 24 June 2018 20:30

What an eerie cover! The way the letters fade to reveal more and more subtle messages is honestly so meaningful (reminds me of the weight of the cover of The Female of the Species too!)

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What an eerie cover! The way the letters fade to reveal more and more subtle messages is honestly so meaningful (reminds me of the weight of the cover of The Female of the Species too!)
KM on Monday, 25 June 2018 00:02

It's really different from her other covers, but I'm interested!

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It's really different from her other covers, but I'm interested!
Kaylyn Fairchild on Monday, 25 June 2018 15:47

This cover is amazing!

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This cover is amazing!
Angela on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 13:24

I am so excited for this book!! I just finished The Female of the Species and was gutted.

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I am so excited for this book!! I just finished The Female of the Species and was gutted.
Shannon Mizikoski on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 21:59

The cover looks perfectly dark for the synopsis! And I seriously must read ANYTHING Mindy McGinnis writes, but this sounds extra fabulous!!

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The cover looks perfectly dark for the synopsis! And I seriously must read ANYTHING Mindy McGinnis writes, but this sounds extra fabulous!!
Tiffany Engler on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 09:10

This cover is beautiful! I've never read anything by Mindy and I feel like this might be my first read for her!

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This cover is beautiful! I've never read anything by Mindy and I feel like this might be my first read for her!
Julie on Thursday, 28 June 2018 02:55

The cover looks cool, and the story sounds really good!

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The cover looks cool, and the story sounds really good!
Kara S on Saturday, 30 June 2018 20:26

The cover suggests the genre of the book is one I will enjoy!

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The cover suggests the genre of the book is one I will enjoy!
Marisa Fort on Wednesday, 04 July 2018 18:24

The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds intriguing.

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The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds intriguing.
Delia Chavez on Monday, 09 July 2018 22:57

This cover is beautiful and it sounds intriguing.

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This cover is beautiful and it sounds intriguing.
Erin on Thursday, 12 July 2018 07:32

I absolutely LOVE this cover! It tells a whole story in its own right. The synopsis is fantastic as well. Sounds like the book has a lot of depth and emotion. I would love to read this one ASAP! ?

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I absolutely LOVE this cover! It tells a whole story in its own right. The synopsis is fantastic as well. Sounds like the book has a lot of depth and emotion. I would love to read this one ASAP! ?
Ash on Friday, 13 July 2018 11:12

Love Mindy McGinnis. And this looks amazing.

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Love Mindy McGinnis. And this looks amazing.
Danielle Hammelef on Saturday, 14 July 2018 14:34

The cover is symbolic and therefore, one of my favorites.

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The cover is symbolic and therefore, one of my favorites.
Katherine Moore on Sunday, 15 July 2018 04:09

The last few books from Mindy have been hard-hitting, addressing rape and mental illness, and now this one will be taking on another hard subject, addiction. Having wrestled with pain and having to take medication for chronic illness, I can’t wait to read what Mindy does with this difficult issue, and I know this book will be a good one; her writing is getting better and better!
The cover design is amazing; it does indeed make me think of how painkillers make you fade away, but also how everything ‘disappears into the smoke’...it gets blurry and hard to see when you’re enveloped in that fog.
I absolutely can not wait for ‘Heroine’.

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The last few books from Mindy have been hard-hitting, addressing rape and mental illness, and now this one will be taking on another hard subject, addiction. Having wrestled with pain and having to take medication for chronic illness, I can’t wait to read what Mindy does with this difficult issue, and I know this book will be a good one; her writing is getting better and better! The cover design is amazing; it does indeed make me think of how painkillers make you fade away, but also how everything ‘disappears into the smoke’...it gets blurry and hard to see when you’re enveloped in that fog. I absolutely can not wait for ‘Heroine’.
Davianna Nieto on Monday, 16 July 2018 01:07

The cover is simple yet beautiful and the synopsis makes the book sound even better!

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The cover is simple yet beautiful and the synopsis makes the book sound even better!
Penny Olson on Sunday, 22 July 2018 15:59

The cover is really good. I like that the story addresses painkiller addiction. There needs to be more books about this topic, especially for teens.

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The cover is really good. I like that the story addresses painkiller addiction. There needs to be more books about this topic, especially for teens.

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