Cover Reveal: Summer Ruins by Trisha Leigh + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Summer Ruins by Trisha Leigh + Giveaway (International)

When I first saw the cover for Trisha Leigh's first novel, Whispers in Autumn, I thought it was GORGEOUS. The colors, the design -- I was so excited for her. Then when the cover for the second book, Winter Omens, came out, I was floored that the covers FIT together like puzzle pieces. I'm thrilled to "finish the puzzle" on YABC by revealing the final cover in THE LAST YEAR Series below. 

But first, a word from Trisha!

Hi YABC readers!! I’m thrilled to share the experience of revealing my very last cover in THE LAST YEAR with you! It’s been a wonderful, emotional experience. The journey began in Whispers in Autumn last July, and sometimes it felt like I would never get here, but here we are!

All four covers were brilliantly designed by Nathalia Suellen (Lady Symphonia on the web and DevantArt), and each beautifully represents both a season and a character—if you haven’t read, you’ll have to in order to figure out what that means! They also form puzzle pieces and fit together to create Althea’s face, which I love. Her face and the idea. ;)

There’s more about the book and the series below. Happy reading!

~ Trisha

 

Ready for the cover? Drum roll please!

 

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Here it is! SUMMER RUINS by Trisha Leigh!

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A final battle for the survival of Earth is coming.
Between the alien Others and the destruction of humanity stand four Dissidents.

When the Prime Other banishes them to the Harvest Site to live the remainder of their time on earth as slaves, the Dissidents use the opportunity to learn more about the substance that keeps the Others alive…and how they might use it to their advantage. But the Others guard their secrets well, and the Prime Other has proven his willingness to do whatever’s necessary to secure a future for his race, no matter what or who is destroyed in the process.

When Althea and the boys realize their lives could be the key to allowing another planet to suffer the same fate as earth, they promise they’ll die before they let that happen. If they can’t figure out how to turn the tables in their favor before the Summer Celebration, they might have to do just that.

The end draws near, and there’s only one question left—are the Dissidents going to save their chosen people or perish alongside them?

 

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!

Now check out all four covers together:

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I absolutely love this sort of thing. 

Congratulations, Trisha! 

 

And now for an awesome, international giveaway:

One lucky grand prize winner will receive signed paperbacks of the first three novels in the series—Whispers in Autumn, Winter Omens, and Betrayals in Spring. 2 second place prize winners will receive 2 eBook copies of the TLY book of their choice.

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Andrew Patterson (website) on Monday, 14 January 2013 14:11

Wow! Love the final cover! Fits so beautifully with the others. So awesome!

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Wow! Love the final cover! Fits so beautifully with the others. So awesome!
YABC (website) on Monday, 14 January 2013 14:19

I'm so excited about this giveaway! I've saved the WHOLE ENTIRE SERIES UNTIL THIS FINAL BOOK CAME OUT SO YEAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!! :-)

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I'm so excited about this giveaway! I've saved the WHOLE ENTIRE SERIES UNTIL THIS FINAL BOOK CAME OUT SO YEAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!! :-)
YABC on Monday, 14 January 2013 14:26

I am soooooo excited! Loved the first three and cannot wait for the final book!!!!

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I am soooooo excited! Loved the first three and cannot wait for the final book!!!!
YABC (website) on Monday, 14 January 2013 14:34

These are some of the best covers ever! I love that they it together, and I love that they're all themed. One of the things I've been noticing (and disliking) lately is that traditionally published novels get cover changes a lot! (WHY do they do this?) They'll start with one design and then change it as the sequels come out. I like all my books in a series to have the same look.

Sorry, this turned into a ramble. Basically, these covers are professional and gorgeous.

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These are some of the best covers ever! I love that they it together, and I love that they're all themed. One of the things I've been noticing (and disliking) lately is that traditionally published novels get cover changes a lot! (WHY do they do this?) They'll start with one design and then change it as the sequels come out. I like all my books in a series to have the same look. Sorry, this turned into a ramble. Basically, these covers are professional and gorgeous. :)
YABC on Monday, 14 January 2013 14:39

Thank you for the giveaway! Hope to win And I LOVE, LOVE the concept behind the covers, how they all ft to form one picture.

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Thank you for the giveaway! Hope to win :) And I LOVE, LOVE the concept behind the covers, how they all ft to form one picture.
Rebecca Denham (website) on Monday, 14 January 2013 14:40

I love how the covers form a complete picture! So great when cover art enhances the reading experience.

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I love how the covers form a complete picture! So great when cover art enhances the reading experience. :)
YABC on Monday, 14 January 2013 14:41

Thanks for the giveaway! Hope to win. I LOVE, LOVE the concept behind the covers, how they together form one picture.

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Thanks for the giveaway! Hope to win. I LOVE, LOVE the concept behind the covers, how they together form one picture.
YABC (website) on Monday, 14 January 2013 14:43

I think the covers are unique and pretty awesome that they all turn into one face. Nicely done!

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I think the covers are unique and pretty awesome that they all turn into one face. Nicely done!
Diana (website) on Monday, 14 January 2013 14:52

I think they look beautiful. They way of using the 4 seasons was so creative.

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I think they look beautiful. They way of using the 4 seasons was so creative.
YABC (website) on Monday, 14 January 2013 14:54

Love the covers - the insides of the books sound fantastic too. Have heard lots of good things about this series!

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Love the covers - the insides of the books sound fantastic too. Have heard lots of good things about this series!

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