It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Truthers by Geoffrey Girard + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Truthers by Geoffrey Girard + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Hi, YABCers!

Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for TRUTHERS by Geoffrey Girard, releasing August 1, 2017, from Carolrhoda Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Geoffrey:

Hi YABC!! I'm Geoffrey Girard, author of TRUTHERS coming August 1 from Carolrhoda Books. I’m thrilled to finally share the cover for TRUTHERS with you today. I’ve had it for months but wasn’t allowed to reveal until today: Here’s the first official look!

TRUTHERS is a thriller set in 2017 about the 9/11 attacks sixteen years ago and all the conspiracy business that’s followed it (and just about everything else in the news these days) since as teen Katie Wallace navigates that day’s complex and cloudy history to save her father and herself. Not an easy topic. I teach high school English and wrote the book for my students as an introduction to that fateful day and to the importance, and dangers, of finding “truth” in a world where that seems to get harder and harder.

I’d hoped for a cover that was direct, powerful, and memorable and I think the creative folk at Carolrhoda Books did just that. While most of my current students weren’t alive for 9/11, for those of us who remember that day, there are few images more powerful than seeing the two towers again. The book tries to take an unflinching look at 9/11 and I’m hopeful the cover gives the right blend of respect and sincerity the writing within is aiming for. Hope you all like it too.

Thanks very much for giving TRUTHERS a look. Be sure to sign up for the $50 giveaway, ARCs, etc. below. Happy summer reading, everyone!

~ Geoffrey

 

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TRUTHERS

by: Geoffrey Girard
Release date: August 1, 2017
Publisher: Carolrhoda Book
 ISBN: 978-151242779
 
About the Book

Katie Wallace has never given much thought to 9/11. She was only a year old when terrorists struck American soil. But now her father has landed in a mental institution after claiming to know what really happened –  that the attacks were part of a government conspiracy. And, worse, he claims Katie is living proof: the lone survivor of a massive cover-up.

Hoping to free her dad, and discover her own past, Katie sets out to investigate his claims and must navigate the clouded and secretive world of 9/11 conspiracy theorists known as “Truthers.” With the help of close friends and new allies, she wades through a dangerous web of fact and fiction, questions and distortion. Katie no longer knows what to believe. But she does know she’s being followed – and that someone is determined to stop her search for the truth.


Exploring the roots of our conspiracy-theory culture, the controversy of the 9/11 Truth movement, and the historic records of that fateful day, the speculative and introspective thriller TRUTHERS invites a new generation to learn about 9/11 and, also, the high costs, responsibility, and traps of searching for “truth.”


 
 
About the Author

Geoffrey Girard writes thrillers, historicals, and dark speculative fiction. His previous novel for teens/YA, PROJECT CAIN, published by Simon & Schuster, was nominated for a Bram Stoker award for "Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel." In addition to TRUTHERS in August from Carolrhoda Books, Adaptive Books will publish MARY ROSE, a psychological thriller/ghost novel in October. Geoffrey’s short fiction has appeared in several best-selling anthologies and magazines, and his debut collection, first communions, was published by Apex Books in May, 2016. Born in Germany and shaped in New Jersey, Geoffrey currently lives in Ohio and is the English Department Chair at a private boys' high school. He has a BA in English literature and an MA in creative writing.

Website - Twitter: @Geoffrey_Girard - Facebook - Goodreads - Instagram - Preorder

Giveaway Details

There will be 3 winners. 1 winner will receive a $50 gift card to an online bookstore of their choice and a signed ARC of TRUTHERS. 2 winners will each receive a signed ARC of TRUTHERS.

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Comments 11

Heidi Wong on Thursday, 13 April 2017 14:12

The cover immediately pulled in my interest and the synopsis had done the same.

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The cover immediately pulled in my interest and the synopsis had done the same.
Malissa Close on Thursday, 13 April 2017 20:56

I am looking forward to reading this book. It comes out the day after my birthday, so guess who has 1 thumbs and is buying herself a gift this year? This girl!
The cover alone is interesting - it makes me feel like the answer is right there in front of me, if only I could turn my head or squint my eyes the right way. I would pull this from a shelf for further inspection.
The synopsis entices - what is the truth? Would we know it if we found it? What does it cost us if we do? Great tease. I'm hooked!

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I am looking forward to reading this book. It comes out the day after my birthday, so guess who has 1 thumbs and is buying herself a gift this year? This girl! The cover alone is interesting - it makes me feel like the answer is right there in front of me, if only I could turn my head or squint my eyes the right way. I would pull this from a shelf for further inspection. The synopsis entices - what is the truth? Would we know it if we found it? What does it cost us if we do? Great tease. I'm hooked!
Malissa Close on Thursday, 13 April 2017 20:57

TWO thumbs. This girl has 2 thumbs. Although 1 would be more entertaining for others, I suppose.

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TWO thumbs. This girl has 2 thumbs. Although 1 would be more entertaining for others, I suppose.
John on Thursday, 13 April 2017 21:57

The cover is cool and I very much liked the synopsis!

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The cover is cool and I very much liked the synopsis!
Irene Menge on Thursday, 20 April 2017 16:28

Excellent cover! The synopsis actually reinforces my curiosity about who ACTUALLY has the power in this country.

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Excellent cover! The synopsis actually reinforces my curiosity about who ACTUALLY has the power in this country.
Anne on Monday, 01 May 2017 18:27

Can't wait for this book! This will be a great read and the cover is awesome!

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Can't wait for this book! This will be a great read and the cover is awesome!
Shelly Hart on Thursday, 04 May 2017 21:38

Sounds good!Nice cover!

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Sounds good!Nice cover!
Dan Denman on Tuesday, 09 May 2017 11:33

It's a great book cover. This sounds like a very interesting storyline that I will need to read.

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It's a great book cover. This sounds like a very interesting storyline that I will need to read.
Susan Smith on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 20:44

I like the cover. When I first saw it I was reminded of the twin towers. This sounds like an interesting book.

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I like the cover. When I first saw it I was reminded of the twin towers. This sounds like an interesting book.
Nancy Hernandez on Friday, 12 May 2017 00:27

The cover not that great but I do love a good mystery and conspiracy.

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The cover not that great but I do love a good mystery and conspiracy.
Penny Olson on Saturday, 13 May 2017 19:37

I really like the cover and find the synopsis really interesting timely in the days of "alternate truths".

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I really like the cover and find the synopsis really interesting timely in the days of "alternate truths".

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