It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: THE LEADING EDGE OF NOW by Marci Lyn Curtis + Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Hi, YABCers!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE LEADING EDGE OF NOW by Marci Lyn Curtis, releasing September 4, 2018 from KCP. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Marci: 

Hi YABC! I’m so excited to join you today to reveal the cover for my newest dramedy, THE LEADING EDGE OF NOW! I’m totally blown away by the cover art, which somehow manages to be evocative and affecting and gorgeous, all at the same time. And the tagline! Gah. Every time I see it, I’m reminded of just how timely this story is.

Find out more about the book below, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway for an autographed, early edition of THE LEADING EDGE OF NOW.

—Marci Lyn Curtis





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THE LEADING EDGE OF NOW

By: Marci Lyn Curtis

Release Date: September 4, 2018

Publisher: KCP

ISBN: 9781771389990 

 
 
 
About the Book

Just when Grace is beginning to get used to being an orphan, her estranged uncle suddenly comes forward to claim her. That might be okay if he’d spoken to her even once since her father died. Or if moving in with Uncle Rusty didn’t mean returning to New Harbor. 

            Grace once spent the best summers of her life in New Harbor. Now the place just reminds her of all she’s lost: her best friend, her boyfriend, and any memory of the night that changed her forever. 

            People say the truth will set you free, but Grace isn’t sure about that. Because once she starts looking for it, the truth about that night is hard to find. And what happens when her healing hurts the people she cares about the most? 

            Marci Lyn Curtis, the critically acclaimed author of The One Thing (Disney-Hyperion, 2015), has crafted an honest and emotional story that will resonate with the wide range of readers impacted by sexual assault. 

            Sexual assault does not define this story, however, just as it does not define Grace. Wry humor and true love come along for the ride as Grace, like many in the #metoo era, seeks to find her truth, face her truth, and speak her truth. 

“Candid and emotional.” –Jenn Bennett, author of Alex, Approximately 

"Raw, gripping, and continually surprising.”—Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, author of Firsts and Last Girl Lied To




 
 
 
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Giveaway Details

Two winners will receive an autographed, early edition of THE LEADING EDGE OF NOW, plus a signed THE LEADING EDGE OF NOW bookmark.

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 10

Lena on Friday, 23 February 2018 14:28

Oh, I absolutely love the cover and the summary! The colors are amazing, and I love that this novel is about something our society has been dealing with but is finally coming forward to for a long time. It sounds like a book that will have you crying one minute but smiling the next. I cannot wait to read this one!

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Oh, I absolutely love the cover and the summary! The colors are amazing, and I love that this novel is about something our society has been dealing with but is finally coming forward to for a long time. It sounds like a book that will have you crying one minute but smiling the next. I cannot wait to read this one!
Delia Chavez on Friday, 09 March 2018 05:38

Love the cover and the book sounds interesting

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Love the cover and the book sounds interesting
Lily M. on Thursday, 15 March 2018 20:18

Sounds interesting ??

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Sounds interesting ??
Hannah on Saturday, 17 March 2018 01:12

Love the colors on the cover and the book sounds great

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Love the colors on the cover and the book sounds great
Aireanna Lesch on Saturday, 17 March 2018 19:51

Absolutely in love with the cover and the synopsis sounds intriguing!

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Absolutely in love with the cover and the synopsis sounds intriguing!
Danielle Hammelef on Sunday, 18 March 2018 16:35

The cover is pretty. The synopsis sounds emotional and full of secrets.

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The cover is pretty. The synopsis sounds emotional and full of secrets.
Cara on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 18:58

Beautiful cover! This story sounds like it will be a real tearjerker! I can’t imagine losing everything I know and then having a practical stranger take me home with them. Sounds tragic.

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Beautiful cover! This story sounds like it will be a real tearjerker! I can’t imagine losing everything I know and then having a practical stranger take me home with them. Sounds tragic.
Penny Olson on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 00:39

I like the bright colorful cover. The story sounds really relevant and important.

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I like the bright colorful cover. The story sounds really relevant and important.
wendy rinebold on Friday, 23 March 2018 21:00

The cover is really pretty and it sounds great!

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The cover is really pretty and it sounds great!
Courtney on Friday, 23 March 2018 22:08

I love the summary of this novel. It sounds mysterious, and I'm excited to read it. The cover is gorgeous.

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I love the summary of this novel. It sounds mysterious, and I'm excited to read it. The cover is gorgeous.

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