It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Off Script by Kate Watson + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers!

Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for 

OFF SCRIPT by Kate Watson,

releasing January 21, 2020 from Flux/North Star Editions!

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

Thank you so much for hosting the cover reveal of OFF SCRIPT! I always love cover reveals on YABC, so it’s so fun to see MY cover on its big day!

My first instinct when I saw this final cover was YESSS! Flux has such an amazing design team, and Sarah Taplin has always been such a gem to work with. The entire Flux team was especially patient and involved as we tried to strike the right chord with this cover. We wanted to showcase our star—Emma—in a very precise way. We wanted the cover to look a little glamorous, to touch on her A-list status, but we didn’t want to be looking at her through an over-stylized or objectifying gaze. Emma is toning up for a role in a movie, and so we wanted to show that, too. We went back and forth looking at comps and models before we realized exactly what we were looking for, but as soon as we all saw this final cover, it definitely got a standing ovation. I mean, look at Emma’s muscled thighs! The sassy pop of her yellow sunglasses! This girl is ready to go OFF SCRIPT in a big way. I can’t wait to see what readers think of her and her story!

~Kate Watson

 

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OFF SCRIPT

Kate Watson

Release date: January 21, 2020

Publisher: Flux/North Star Editions

About the Book

Emma gets a Hollywood-tinged, feminist update in this funny and fierce retelling of Austen’s classic about a well-intentioned but tragically misguided matchmaker.

The summer after her first year of college, teen starlet Emma Crawford returns home to Manhattan to prepare for the role of a lifetime—and play career matchmaker to her friends. When Emma’s search for an assistant leads her to the wide-eyed Brittany Smith, Emma sees the big screen in the girl’s future. And because Emma knows best, she’s sure that steering Brittany onto the right path is all she needs to do to make her a star—even if Brittany doesn’t know it yet.

Emma’s plans start to unravel, however, when professional soccer player Liam Price re-enters her life. Not only is Liam her former best friend’s older brother, but he’s gorgeous, smart, and has no problem pointing out the (totally exaggerated) flaws in Emma’s plans. But as Emma comes in close contact with the darker side of Hollywood, she starts to question the glamorous world she’s always known and realizes her role in it needs to change—if she can find the courage to go off script.

 

About the Author

Kate Watson is a young adult writer, wife, mother, and the tenth of thirteen children. Originally from Canada, she attended college in the States and holds a BA in Philosophy from Brigham Young University. A lover of travel, speaking in accents, and experiencing new cultures, she has also lived in Israel, Brazil, and the American South, and she now calls Arizona home. She is the author of Seeking Mansfield, Shoot the Moon, and Lovestruck. Off Script is her fourth novel.
Website - Twitter: @katewatsonya - Instagram: @katewatsonya - Facebook - Goodreads - Preorder

 

Giveaway Details

3 winners will each receive 1 advanced reader copy of OFF SCRIPT (US Only).

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Emma on Friday, 06 September 2019 17:41

I like the cover. It reminds me of Cluleless...
I love JA retellings especially modern ones so the synopsis got me!

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I like the cover. It reminds me of Cluleless...;) I love JA retellings especially modern ones so the synopsis got me!
Debra Branigan on Wednesday, 11 September 2019 18:19

Oh, love the cover and your targeted YA readers will too. I love the retelling...the synopsis sounds great.

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Oh, love the cover and your targeted YA readers will too. I love the retelling...the synopsis sounds great.

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