It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Way It Hurts by Patty Blount + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Way It Hurts by Patty Blount + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Hi, YABCers!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE WAY IT HURTS by Patty Blount, releasing August 1, 2017 from Sourcebooks Fire. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Patty:

Hello, YABC! I’m Patty Blount, author of THE WAY IT HURTS, coming this summer from Sourcebooks Fire. I am super-excited to show you the cover for THE WAY IT HURTS and hope you’ll love it as much as I do.

You know, designing book covers is really hard. I tried it myself a few times but trust me, Sourcebooks Fire’s creative team is so much better at it than I am. They’ve taught me that the best covers are the ones that make people stop and stare. I think this cover is one that will do that and hope you think so, too. My eternal thanks to everyone on the creative team. This cover ROCKS!

~Patty Blount (THE WAY IT HURTS, Sourcebooks Fire)

 

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THE WAY IT HURTS

by Patty Blount
Release date: August 1, 2017
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
 ISBN: 9781492632788
 
About the Book

Music is Elijah’s life. His band plays loud and hard, and he’ll do anything to get them a big break. He needs that success to help take care of his sister, who has special needs. So he’d rather be practicing when his friends drag him to a musical in the next town…until the lead starts to sing. 

Kristen dreams of a career on stage like her grandmother’s. She knows she needs an edge to get into a competitive theater program — and being the star in her high school musical isn’t going to cut it. The applause and the attention only encourage her to work harder. 

Elijah can’t take his eyes off of Kristen. He captures her in costume and posts the image and a provocative comment online. It goes viral, casting a new spotlight on them as the online backlash spins out of control. And the consequences are bigger than they could ever have imagined when the threats don’t stay online…they follow them into real life. 

 
 
About the Author

Powered by lots of chocolate, Patty Blount is the author of several critically-acclaimed internet issues novels for teens, including the award-winning SOME BOYS. A voracious reader, Patty is prone to falling madly in love with fictional characters, and suffers frequent broken hearts when they all invariably prefer the heroine to her… go figure. When she’s not writing, Patty loves to watch bad sci-fi movies and live tweet the hilarity.

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Giveaway Details

Three winners will each receive an ARC of THE WAY IT HURTS.

The shadowbox will be an 8x10 shadowbox with the book cover cut out of paper and layered to give a 3-D effect.

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:

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Comments 12

Breanna Nash on Friday, 17 February 2017 12:08

The cover of the book is very eye-catching and grabs your attention. The synopsis is intriguing just like Patty Blount's other novels. She is an amazing writer

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The cover of the book is very eye-catching and grabs your attention. The synopsis is intriguing just like Patty Blount's other novels. She is an amazing writer :):)
Tiffany Engler on Friday, 17 February 2017 18:13

I love the cover!!!

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I love the cover!!!
John on Saturday, 18 February 2017 21:14

The cover was intriguing, and the synopsis added more details!

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The cover was intriguing, and the synopsis added more details!
Caity Dooley on Sunday, 26 February 2017 20:13

I really love how mysterious the cover is and how the synopsis intrigues me

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I really love how mysterious the cover is and how the synopsis intrigues me
Heidi Wong on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 01:39

I find the cover intriguing because it automatically tells onlooking that this book will have many emotions. I think the synopsis is beautiful and interesting.

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I find the cover intriguing because it automatically tells onlooking that this book will have many emotions. I think the synopsis is beautiful and interesting.
shelby on Tuesday, 07 March 2017 23:19

The cover wants the reader to know the story of the girl

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The cover wants the reader to know the story of the girl
Susan T. on Saturday, 11 March 2017 11:05

I am so thankful that there was no social media when I was in school!

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I am so thankful that there was no social media when I was in school!
Amie Lambert-Gaudet on Saturday, 11 March 2017 23:58

I LOVE the cover of THE WAY IT HURTS. Anyone who has ever attended high school can relate to this picture. I am sure that every one of us has seen a girl - or has been that girl who has sat on the floor with her back against a wall, or against her locker - with her head down trying to hide her tears. Unfortunately, it happens all too often.
The synopsis is perfect. It gives just enough detail to have potential readers wanting to know exactly what Elijah posted online.
I will be adding this book to my TBR (To Be Read) list.

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I LOVE the cover of THE WAY IT HURTS. Anyone who has ever attended high school can relate to this picture. I am sure that every one of us has seen a girl - or has been that girl who has sat on the floor with her back against a wall, or against her locker - with her head down trying to hide her tears. Unfortunately, it happens all too often. The synopsis is perfect. It gives just enough detail to have potential readers wanting to know exactly what Elijah posted online. I will be adding this book to my TBR (To Be Read) list.
BookFanatic on Sunday, 12 March 2017 18:17

I LOVE this cover so much. I adore Patty's writing style so much and love her characters, so I know for sure her plot will be amazing. I can't wait till this one comes out maybe it'll even become my new favorite of hers and beat out Some Boys, which is one of my favorite books every that I recommend to everyone always.

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I LOVE this cover so much. I adore Patty's writing style so much and love her characters, so I know for sure her plot will be amazing. I can't wait till this one comes out maybe it'll even become my new favorite of hers and beat out Some Boys, which is one of my favorite books every that I recommend to everyone always.
Penny Olson on Monday, 13 March 2017 23:19

The cover really expresses how the heroine in the story feels. It sounds like a really interesting story.

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The cover really expresses how the heroine in the story feels. It sounds like a really interesting story.
Danielle Hammelef on Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:26

I love the cover and how it shows so much heatbreak and anguish. This book sounds current and will be suspenseful and exciting to read.

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I love the cover and how it shows so much heatbreak and anguish. This book sounds current and will be suspenseful and exciting to read.
Danielle on Friday, 17 March 2017 17:07

This sounds great. I'm a sucker for music related stories, they always pull me in. The cover is beautiful- full of anguish and longing but colorful and gripping.

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This sounds great. I'm a sucker for music related stories, they always pull me in. The cover is beautiful- full of anguish and longing but colorful and gripping.

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