It's live!! Cover Reveal: Last Year's Mistake by Gina Ciocca + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Last Year's Mistake by Gina Ciocca + Giveaway (US/Canada)
 

Hi, YABCers, and welcome to another cover reveal!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for LAST YEAR'S MISTAKE by Gina Ciocca, releasing Summer 2015 from Simon Pulse. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Gina:

 

Hi, YABC-ers! I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am to share the cover for LAST YEAR’S MISTAKE today. I’m pretty sure my neighbors could hear the shrieks of glee coming from my kitchen when I saw it for the first time. It’s completely surreal to see a scene plucked from your novel and brought to life in all its sexy glory, almost exactly the way you see it in your head – and that’s what the designers at Simon Pulse did with this cover. I hope you love it as much as I do!
 
~ Gina Ciocca (LAST YEAR'S MISTAKE, Simon Pulse)
 

 

 

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LAST YEAR'S MISTAKE

by Gina Ciocca
Release date: Summer 2015
Publisher: Simon Pulse
 
 
About the Book
Before:
Kelsey and David became best friends the summer before freshman year and were inseparable ever after. Until the night a misunderstanding turned Kelsey into the school joke, and everything around her crumbled—including her friendship with David. So when Kelsey's parents decided to move away, she couldn't wait to start over and leave the past behind. Except, David wasn't ready to let her go...
 
After:
Now it's senior year and Kelsey has a new group of friends, genuine popularity, and a hot boyfriend. Her life is perfect. That is, until David's family moves to town and he shakes up everything. Soon old feelings bubble to the surface and threaten to destroy Kelsey's second chance at happiness. The more time she spends with David, the more she realizes she never truly let him go. And maybe she never wants to.
 
Told in alternating sections, LAST YEAR'S MISTAKE is a charming and romantic debut about loving, leaving, and letting go.
 

b2ap3_thumbnail_FB-Profile-Gina-Ciocca-02-1.jpgAbout the Author

Gina Ciocca graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in English. She relocated from Connecticut to Georgia, where she lives with her husband and son. Gina is a member of the writing and blogging group YA Misfits, and you can find her at writersblog-gina.blogspot.com. LAST YEAR’S MISTAKE is her debut novel.

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Giveaway Details

One winner will receive a signed ARC of LAST YEAR'S MISTAKE (when available) and a box of saltwater taffy (in honor of one of the author's favorite scenes in the book)

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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Comments 39

Guest - Christina R. on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 12:24

LOVE the cover!

Also, the synopsis is so so emotional! It's so cool when friends become more, and all those feelings last beyond all other school issues!

thank you

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LOVE the cover! Also, the synopsis is so so emotional! It's so cool when friends become more, and all those feelings last beyond all other school issues! thank you :)
Guest - Amy on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 12:56

I love the cover!

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I love the cover!
Guest - Mariah H. on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 13:59

There is nothing better, in my opinion, than kissing or holding someone you love in the rain, so I am absolutely in love with this cover! And the synopsis has gotten me all excited. I'm a sucker for love lost and found again, so I can't wait to read this!

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There is nothing better, in my opinion, than kissing or holding someone you love in the rain, so I am absolutely in love with this cover! And the synopsis has gotten me all excited. I'm a sucker for love lost and found again, so I can't wait to read this!
Vivien on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 14:12

*thud* I love love love it!

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*thud* I love love love it!
Guadalupe B. on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:11

I think the cover is great! (:

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I think the cover is great! (:
Alyssa Susanna on Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:40

LOVE. LOVE LOVE LOVE. This sounds like the contemporary I might like (and I am super picky and judgy when it comes to contemporary). Sexy indeed!

Thank you!

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LOVE. LOVE LOVE LOVE. This sounds like the contemporary I might like (and I am super picky and judgy when it comes to contemporary). Sexy indeed! Thank you!
Susan T. on Thursday, 11 September 2014 00:49

Very sexy cover and the romance sounds quite sweet!

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Very sexy cover and the romance sounds quite sweet!
Emily on Thursday, 11 September 2014 11:28

Love the cover and it sounds interesting

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Love the cover and it sounds interesting
Linda Budzinski on Thursday, 11 September 2014 22:42

Love the cover! And who doesn't love second chances? Congratulations!1

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Love the cover! And who doesn't love second chances? Congratulations!1
Sarah Zane Kellar on Friday, 12 September 2014 13:15

I love the cover so much and can't wait to read the book.

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I love the cover so much and can't wait to read the book.
Sandra Lam on Friday, 12 September 2014 15:58

Lovely cover! Very unique

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Lovely cover! Very unique
Guest - Shana on Friday, 12 September 2014 21:08

Loved the cover and I'm really interested in the synopsis!

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Loved the cover and I'm really interested in the synopsis!
Guest - Jordan on Saturday, 13 September 2014 17:24

Love the cover and definitely want to read this book based on the synopsis!

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Love the cover and definitely want to read this book based on the synopsis!
Madison on Saturday, 13 September 2014 19:26

I think the cover is really enticing and romantic!

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I think the cover is really enticing and romantic!:)
Liana on Sunday, 14 September 2014 09:23

The cover of the book suits the title. By that I mean you can tell there is just a wee bit of uncertainty of whether or not she can totally give in to David from the way Kelsey has a closed fist. Being an "older" reader this synopses brings me right back to my teenage years and the excitement of a first love. Can't wait to read the book!

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The cover of the book suits the title. By that I mean you can tell there is just a wee bit of uncertainty of whether or not she can totally give in to David from the way Kelsey has a closed fist. Being an "older" reader this synopses brings me right back to my teenage years and the excitement of a first love. Can't wait to read the book!
Shay Whelton on Sunday, 14 September 2014 10:25

Gonna be an awesome book! Whoever wins this giveaway is a lucky duck!

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Gonna be an awesome book! Whoever wins this giveaway is a lucky duck! :D
Elizabeth on Monday, 15 September 2014 02:02

interesting cover and synopsis

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interesting cover and synopsis:)
Gretchen kirsch on Monday, 15 September 2014 09:46

I looked in giveaways and found this book.I need a new book so I fought.I mad as well try

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I looked in giveaways and found this book.I need a new book so I fought.I mad as well try:D
Guest - Janelle Fila on Monday, 15 September 2014 10:47

I can totally see this as a movie poster. *Fingers crossed*

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I can totally see this as a movie poster. *Fingers crossed*
Jackeline Gonzalez on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:40

I love the rain aspect of the cover and the synopsis makes the book sound really interesting. Can't wait to read it.

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I love the rain aspect of the cover and the synopsis makes the book sound really interesting. Can't wait to read it.

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