It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Love Like Sky (Leslie C Youngblood), Plus Giveaway ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Hi, YABCers!

Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for 

Love Like Sky by Leslie C Youngblood,

releasing November 2018 from Disney-Hyperion!

 

 

 

Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Leslie:

Hello, YABC! I’m so excited to share the cover of my middle grade novel, LOVE LIKE SKY. The illustrator, Vashti Harrison, shared my vision to create a protagonist who is a reflection of millions of young girls who deserve to see themselves in a strong, positive light. The creative use of shadow shows the enduring bond of Georgie and Peaches, as well sibling love and friendship. G-baby is beautifully rendered. I hope young girls take her in their hearts because we created her with ours. 

 

~ Leslie ~

 

 

 

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Love Like Sky
 
 
 By: Leslie C Youngblood

Release date: November 2018

Publisher: Disney Hyperion

 

 

 

 

About the Book

G-baby and her younger sister, Peaches, are still getting used to their "blended-up" family. They live with Mama and Frank out in the suburbs, and they haven't seen their real daddy much since he married Millicent. G-baby misses her best friend back in Atlanta, and is crushed that her glamorous new stepsister, Tangie, wants nothing to do with her. 

G-baby is so preoccupied with earning Tangie's approval that she isn't there for her own little sister when she needs her most. Peaches gets sick--really sick. Suddenly, Mama and Daddy are arguing like they did before the divorce, and even the doctors at the hospital don't know how to help Peaches get better.

It's up to G-baby to put things right. She knows Peaches can be strong again if she can only see that their family's love for her really is like sky.

 

 

 

 

 

About the Author

Leslie C. Youngblood received an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She's been awarded a host of writing honors including a 2014 Yaddo's Elizabeth Ames Residency, the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Prize, a Hurston Wright Fellowship, and the Room of Her Own Foundation's 2009 Orlando Short Story Prize. In 2010 she won the Go On Girl! Book Club Aspiring Writer Award. She often teaches fiction workshops at Writers & Books, a literary center in Rochester, New York. Born in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and raised in Rochester, she's fortunate to have a family of natural storytellers and a circle of supportive family and friends. Love Like Sky is her debut novel. 

 

 

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*Giveaway Details*

Two winners will receive a signed ARC of Love Like Sky  ~ (US & Canada Only)

 

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.

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Danielle Hammelef on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 19:47

I adore the cover and love the message in the synopsis of a strong family.

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I adore the cover and love the message in the synopsis of a strong family.
Penny Olson on Monday, 26 February 2018 23:15

The cover is sweet. The story sounds really powerful.

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The cover is sweet. The story sounds really powerful.
Nicole Baker on Wednesday, 28 February 2018 23:10

I love the cover! The subtle Shadow is absolutely mind-blowing! It sounds like a wonderful book

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I love the cover! The subtle Shadow is absolutely mind-blowing! It sounds like a wonderful book

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