It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: LIGHT YEARS by Emily Ziff Griffin + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for LIGHT YEARS by Emily Ziff Griffin, releasing September 11, 2018 from Simon Pulse. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Emily: 

I’m so thrilled to share with you the new, ultra gorgeous cover for the upcoming paperback edition of LIGHT YEARS!! I hope you love it as much as I do! And I’m also excited to offer 3 signed copies of the paperback as a giveaway for the amazing YABC community! I love hearing from readers, so please be in touch with me and tell me what you think of the new design. 

~Emily





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LIGHT YEARS

By: Emily Ziff Griffin

Publisher: Simon Pulse

Release Date: September 11, 2018

 
 
 
About the Book

As a mysterious virus infects the world’s population, a girl embarks on a quest to find a cure in this thrilling debut from Emily Ziff Griffin.


Luisa is ready for her life to start. Five minutes ago. And she could be on her way, as her extraordinary coding skills have landed her a finalist spot for a fellowship sponsored by Thomas Bell, the world’s most brilliant and mercurial tech entrepreneur. Being chosen means funding, mentorship, and most importantly, freedom from her overbearing mother. Maybe Lu will even figure out how to control the rare condition that plagues her: whenever her emotions run high, her physical senses kick into overload, with waves of color, sound, taste, and touch flooding her body.

But Luisa’s life is thrust into chaos as a deadly virus sweeps across the globe, killing thousands and sending her father into quarantine. When Lu receives a cryptic message from someone who might hold the key to stopping the epidemic, she knows she must do something to save her family—and the world.

Suspenseful, lyrical, and thought-provoking, Light Years features a remarkable heroine on an intensely physical and emotional quest for hope and existential meaning.


 
 
 
 
 
About the Author

Emily Ziff Griffin lives in Los Angeles, where she writes, produces, teaches, daydreams, and mothers two young kids. When she was twenty-five, she cofounded Cooper’s Town Productions with Philip Seymour Hoffman and produced the Academy Award–winning film Capote, along with Hoffman’s directorial debut Jack Goes Boating, and John Slattery’s God’s Pocket. She’s run three marathons, slowly, and holds a degree from Brown University in art-semiotics, the study of how images make meaning. She believes children are way more sophisticated than adults typically give them credit for and writes for the teenager who is ready to claim their own worldview and be grounded in their own power. Light Years is her first novel.

Website - Twitter: @emilyziff - Instagram: @emilyziffgriffin

 

Giveaway Details

Three winners will each receive signed paperback copies of LIGHT YEARS.

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 9

Kara S on Thursday, 15 February 2018 16:26

The cover is lovely, but the thrilling plot description sold me on this -- along with the intriguing author bio! Thanks. --Kara S

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The cover is lovely, but the thrilling plot description sold me on this -- along with the intriguing author bio! Thanks. --Kara S
Lily M. on Sunday, 18 February 2018 05:18

I like the color on this cover ??

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I like the color on this cover ??
Lily M. on Thursday, 15 March 2018 20:09

I meant I like the colors the cover!!?

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I meant I like the colors the cover!!?
Hannah on Saturday, 24 February 2018 23:55

Gorgeous colors on the cover

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Gorgeous colors on the cover
zumana jim on Sunday, 25 February 2018 03:05

gives me a matched vibe but so much better!!!

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gives me a matched vibe but so much better!!!
Precious J Hernandez on Thursday, 01 March 2018 08:05

I'm a sucker for celestial covers

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I'm a sucker for celestial covers
Penny Olson on Saturday, 10 March 2018 23:12

The cover is really original with the viral images. The synopsis sounds really interesting both emotionally and scientifically.

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The cover is really original with the viral images. The synopsis sounds really interesting both emotionally and scientifically.
Danielle Hammelef on Monday, 12 March 2018 14:39

The cover is so creative with great colors too. It ties well into the synopsis of viruses and a girl seeking.

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The cover is so creative with great colors too. It ties well into the synopsis of viruses and a girl seeking.
wendy rinebold on Sunday, 18 March 2018 15:50

Love the cover. Story sounds interesting.

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Love the cover. Story sounds interesting.

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