It's live!! Cover Reveal: In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis + Giveaway (US/Canada)

 

Welcome to the second cover reveal of the week, YABCers!

Today we're celebrating the cover for IN A HANDFUL OF DUST by Mindy McGinnis releasing September 23, 2014 from Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins. Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Mindy:

 

Hello YABC readers! Welcome to the official cover reveal for IN A HANDFUL OF DUST, which is a companion novel to my debut NOT A DROP TO DRINK. The amazingly talented Erin Fitzsimmons at HarperCollins was once again my cover artist, and she came up with something that I think illustrates this book's relationship to DRINK very well. You'll notice that it coordinates nicely, but the colors at work here are wildly different. I think that's a great approach for a book that serves as a companion novel rather than a sequel. Hats off to Erin and all of her talent!
 
Mindy McGinnis (IN A HANDFUL OF DUST, Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins)
 

 

 

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IN A HANDFUL OF DUST

by Mindy McGinnis
Release date: September 23, 2014
Publisher: Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins
ISBN-13: 978-0062198501

 

About the Book

The only thing bigger than the world is fear.
 
Lucy’s life by the pond has always been full. She has water and friends, laughter and the love of her adoptive mother, Lynn, who has made sure that Lucy’s childhood was very different from her own. Yet it seems Lucy’s future is settled already—a house, a man, children, and a water source—and anything beyond their life by the pond is beyond reach.
 
When disease burns through their community, the once life-saving water of the pond might be the source of what’s killing them now. Rumors of desalinization plants in California have lingered in Lynn’s mind, and the prospect of a “normal” life for Lucy sets the two of them on an epic journey west to face new dangers: hunger, mountains, deserts, betrayal, and the perils of a world so vast that Lucy fears she could be lost forever, only to disappear in a handful of dust.
 
In this companion to Not a Drop to Drink, Mindy McGinnis thrillingly combines the heart-swelling hope of a journey, the challenges of establishing your own place in the world, and the gripping physical danger of nature in a futuristic frontier.
 

b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_6608_print.jpgAbout the Author

Mindy McGinnis is an assistant YA librarian who lives in Ohio and cans her own food. She graduated from Otterbein University magna cum laude with a BA in English Literature and Religion. Mindy has a pond in her back yard but has never shot anyone, as her morals tend to cloud her vision.

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  • One winner will receive a signed ARC of IN A HANDFUL OF DUST

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What do you think about the cover and synopsis?

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Comments 145

Megan Addison on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:05

The cover is interesting and leaves a lot to the imagination.... the synopsis interesting, intriguing and makes me want to turn the page and read the book NOW! (:

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The cover is interesting and leaves a lot to the imagination.... the synopsis interesting, intriguing and makes me want to turn the page and read the book NOW! (:
Alyssa Susanna on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:09

Ooo, I absolutely LOVE how the cover sort of matches that of Not A Drop To Drink! I cannot wait to read this one - Mindy is super fabulous, and so are her books!

Thank you!

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Ooo, I absolutely LOVE how the cover sort of matches that of Not A Drop To Drink! I cannot wait to read this one - Mindy is super fabulous, and so are her books! :) Thank you!
Kathryn Lynn Frank on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:10

OMG I love this cover! It looks so good next to Not A Drop To Drink!

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OMG I love this cover! It looks so good next to Not A Drop To Drink!
Stephanie on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:10

Wow! I didn't think Not a Drop to Drink was going to have a sequel. The cover is just as wonderful and brilliant as the first! I'm in love. Can't wait to see what Mindy has next for us (and Lynn)!

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Wow! I didn't think Not a Drop to Drink was going to have a sequel. The cover is just as wonderful and brilliant as the first! I'm in love. Can't wait to see what Mindy has next for us (and Lynn)!
Guest - Emma on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:11

The cover is stunning! I think I like it even more than Not a Drop to Drink's cover. The synopsis is interesting...

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The cover is stunning! I think I like it even more than Not a Drop to Drink's cover. The synopsis is interesting...
Chenise J. on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:11

LOVE the cover and love that it matches with Not a Drop to Drink!

When I saw that there was going to be another book I got worried because NADTD was perfect on its own as a standalone and it seems like everything is in a series these days. However, I'm glad that we're getting a new perspective with Lucy and that it's not directly taking place after NADTD.

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LOVE the cover and love that it matches with Not a Drop to Drink! When I saw that there was going to be another book I got worried because NADTD was perfect on its own as a standalone and it seems like everything is in a series these days. However, I'm glad that we're getting a new perspective with Lucy and that it's not directly taking place after NADTD.
Jaime arkin on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:12

Perfection!! I can't wait to read this!!

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Perfection!! I can't wait to read this!!
Sarah F on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:16

Both the cover and synopsis make this book so compelling and I am really looking forward to reading it! The cover alone had me intrigued! LOVE!

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Both the cover and synopsis make this book so compelling and I am really looking forward to reading it! The cover alone had me intrigued! LOVE!
Guest - [email protected] Friends Are Fiction on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:16

I love the cover!! Looks so similar to Not a Drop to Drink which makes me crazy happy. I loved NaDtD and Mindy's writing. I am desperate for this book!! Thank you for the giveaway.

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I love the cover!! Looks so similar to Not a Drop to Drink which makes me crazy happy. I loved NaDtD and Mindy's writing. I am desperate for this book!! Thank you for the giveaway.
Lisa Collins on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:17

I like the cover, but it's going to take some getting used to. It grows on me the more I look at it. I like the synopsis too, though I'm a little confused as to why this is considered a companion and not a sequel. I guess I'll find out in time.

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I like the cover, but it's going to take some getting used to. It grows on me the more I look at it. I like the synopsis too, though I'm a little confused as to why this is considered a companion and not a sequel. I guess I'll find out in time.
Lisa Collins on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:20

I guess it's because this book doesn't take place RIGHT after NaDtD and it's from a different perspective. I don't know, but either way I think it will be good.

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I guess it's because this book doesn't take place RIGHT after NaDtD and it's from a different perspective. I don't know, but either way I think it will be good.
Jillian on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:20

I love it! I'm dying to hear more about this world Mindy has created!

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I love it! I'm dying to hear more about this world Mindy has created!
Guest - Sarah on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:21

The cover is fantastic and I love that it matches the cover to Not a Drop to Drink. I'm really excited to read another book set in this universe -- I love stand alone books but I definitely wanted to know more about this world when I was done reading.

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The cover is fantastic and I love that it matches the cover to Not a Drop to Drink. I'm really excited to read another book set in this universe -- I love stand alone books but I definitely wanted to know more about this world when I was done reading.
Guest - Andrea Jackson on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:25

I could probably stare at the cover for a long time, imagining what's going on. It's so beautiful and vivid and all the possibilities are so intriguing.

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I could probably stare at the cover for a long time, imagining what's going on. It's so beautiful and vivid and all the possibilities are so intriguing.
Guest - Megan on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:28

I love the cover and I am so excited to hear more about Lucy.

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I love the cover and I am so excited to hear more about Lucy.
Chelsea Fought on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:29

I'm in love with the cover and the synopsis! I can't wait to get my hands on this book. It sounds wonderful, and I just like looking at it. It's one of those covers I wouldn't mind hanging on my wall.

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I'm in love with the cover and the synopsis! I can't wait to get my hands on this book. It sounds wonderful, and I just like looking at it. It's one of those covers I wouldn't mind hanging on my wall.
Guest - Jennzah Cresswell on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:30

i LOVE this cover!!! it's amazing. can't wait to read as i LOVED NOT A DROP TO DRINK

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i LOVE this cover!!! it's amazing. can't wait to read as i LOVED NOT A DROP TO DRINK :)
Teresa Salvatore on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:31

The cover is gorgeous! I'm dying to read it after reading your post. I'm going to go and get Not A Drop To Drink, which has been on my TBR for far too long!

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The cover is gorgeous! I'm dying to read it after reading your post. I'm going to go and get Not A Drop To Drink, which has been on my TBR for far too long!
Susan T. on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:33

I love the cover! It is pretty but also creepy. I am so excited to read this! I love dystopian and end of the world stories and the first book was so good!

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I love the cover! It is pretty but also creepy. I am so excited to read this! I love dystopian and end of the world stories and the first book was so good!
Chelsea Fought on Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:35

I'm in love with the cover and the synopsis! I can't wait to get my hands on this book. It sounds wonderful, and I just like looking at it. It's one of those covers I wouldn't mind hanging on my wall.

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I'm in love with the cover and the synopsis! I can't wait to get my hands on this book. It sounds wonderful, and I just like looking at it. It's one of those covers I wouldn't mind hanging on my wall.

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