Cover Reveal: Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen + Giveaway (International)
 
It's Cover Reveal Day, YABCers!

Today we're celebrating the cover for STOLEN SONGBIRD by Danielle L. Jensen, available April 2014 from Strange Chemistry. Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Danielle:
 

Hello YABC! Thanks so much for stopping by to check out the exclusive cover reveal for STOLEN SONGBIRD, the first installment in The Malediction Trilogy! 
 
Even though I was fortunate enough to be allowed a bit of input into my cover, nothing could have prepared me for when it finally showed up in my inbox. It was as though the artist – the AMAZING Steve Stone of Artist Partners – had taken a peek inside my brain and created an image of Trollus exactly as I envisioned it. And all from a one-page description my publisher gave him. Now that’s talent! I wanted a cover that served as a gateway to the world that my crazy brain had created, and that’s what I got. I hope it entices you all to read the story behind it when it is released next year!
 
Thanks again!
 
Danielle L. Jensen (STOLEN SONGBIRD, Strange Chemistry)

 

 

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STOLEN SONGBIRD

by Danielle L. Jensen
Release date: US/CAN April 1, 2014 & UK April 3, 2014
Publisher: Strange Chemistry
Distributed by: Random House
ISBN: 9781908844965
 

About the Book

For five centuries, a witch’s curse has bound the trolls to their city beneath the ruins of Forsaken Mountain. Time enough for their dark and nefarious magic to fade from human memory and into myth. But a prophesy has been spoken of a union with the power to set the trolls free, and when Cécile de Troyes is kidnapped and taken beneath the mountain, she learns there is far more to the myth of the trolls than she could have imagined.
 
Cécile has only one thing on her mind after she is brought to Trollus: escape. Only the trolls are clever, fast, and inhumanly strong. She will have to bide her time, wait for the perfect opportunity.
 
But something unexpected happens while she’s waiting – she begins to fall for the enigmatic troll prince to whom she has been bonded and married. She begins to make friends. And she begins to see that she may be the only hope for the half-bloods – part troll, part human creatures who are slaves to the full-blooded trolls. There is a rebellion brewing. And her prince, Tristan, the future king, is its secret leader.
 
As Cécile becomes involved in the intricate political games of Trollus, she becomes more than a farmer’s daughter. She becomes a princess, the hope of a people, and a witch with magic powerful enough to change Trollus forever.
 
 
 
Our Thoughts
Wow. 
WOW.
Look at those colors. That dress. That rose! Love the font and glowing treatment on the title. And the underground realm of Trollus is haunting and beautiful. 
I want to go there! Well, as a tourist. Not as a prisoner like Cécile. ;-)


 
b2ap3_thumbnail_BIO-PHOTO.jpgAbout the Author
Danielle was born and raised in Calgary, Canada. At the insistence of the left side of her brain, she graduated in 2003 from the University of Calgary with a bachelor’s degree in finance. But the right side of her brain has ever been mutinous; and in 2010, it sent her back to school to complete an entirely impractical English literature degree at Mount Royal University and to pursue publication. Much to her satisfaction, the right side shows no sign of relinquishing its domination.

Website: http://danielleljensen.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Danielle-L-Jensen/259768120828794

Twitter: www.twitter.com/dljensen_

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17926775-stolen-songbird

 


Giveaway Details

  • One winner will receive an ARC of Stolen Songbird when it becomes available. A second winner will receive a signed finished copy of Stolen Songbird when it is released. 

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?

 

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Guest - Whitney on Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:00

Awesome cover! I love the colors.

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Awesome cover! I love the colors.
Ashley (website) on Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:03

I think the cover it great! It makes me excited to read the story inside!

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I think the cover it great! It makes me excited to read the story inside! :)
Kim W. (website) on Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:18

It's very pretty! I love the green of the cover and the dress. I especially love the glass rose (at least it looks like it's glass), very cool detail.

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It's very pretty! I love the green of the cover and the dress. I especially love the glass rose (at least it looks like it's glass), very cool detail.
Shantele Martin on Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:24

Very eye-catching. Love it!

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Very eye-catching. Love it!
Sandra Lam (website) on Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:44

I think the cover looks fantastic! It would definitely stand out among bookshelves

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I think the cover looks fantastic! It would definitely stand out among bookshelves
Sarah Zane Kellar (website) on Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:46

This is a really cool cover. I like the font and how she's holding the flower like a sword.

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This is a really cool cover. I like the font and how she's holding the flower like a sword.
Agustina Gonzalez (website) on Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:48

it's so pretty. like a fairytale

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it's so pretty. like a fairytale :)
Agustina Gonzalez (website) on Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:48

it's so pretty. like a fairytale

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it's so pretty. like a fairytale :)
Agustina Gonzalez (website) on Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:48

it's so pretty. like a fairytale

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it's so pretty. like a fairytale :)
Guest - Shantele Martin on Thursday, 05 December 2013 14:15

Very eye-catching. Love it!

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Very eye-catching. Love it!

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