It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Row by J.R. Johansson + Giveaway (International)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Row by J.R. Johansson + Giveaway (International)

Hello, YABC!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE ROW by J.R. Johansson, releasing October 11, 2016 from Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from J.R.:

 
I've been waiting months to share this cover and start spreading the word about this book. THE ROW is a mystery about Riley and her family. She's a teen girl with a father on death row. With over 1% of adult men in the USA in prison, I wanted to write a story about what it's like to be in a situation like Riley's. And I absolutely love this cover. Andrew Arnold and the creative team at Macmillan are geniuses. I love how this cover just reaches out and grabs your attention. Raw emotion seems to drip from every inch--from the tightly clenched fists to the contrast between the brightness of the jumpsuit and the monochrome of the skin. It's perfect in every way. I hope you think so too! Huge thanks to YABooksCentral for helping me reveal this cover that I feel SO lucky to have. And good luck in the giveaway!
 
~ J.R. Johansson (THE ROW, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)

 

 

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THE ROW

by J.R. Johansson
Release date: October 11, 2016
Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
ISBN: 0374300259
 
 
About the Book
 
Seventeen-year-old Riley Beckett is no stranger to prison. Her father is a convicted serial killer on death row who has always maintained that he was falsely accused. Riley has never missed a single visit with her father. She wholeheartedly believes that he is innocent. 
 
Then, a month before the execution date, Riley’s world is rocked when, in an attempt to help her move on, her father secretly confesses to her that he actually did carry out the murders. He takes it back almost immediately, but she cannot forget what he’s told her. Determined to uncover the truth for her own sake, she discovers something that will forever change everything she’s believed about the family she loves.
 
To learn more about this book and see our review, go HERE.
 
 

b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_8183_CROPPED_WEBadjusted_20151215-011613_1.jpgAbout the Author

J.R. Johansson is the author of Cut Me Free and the Night Walkers Series.  She has a B.S. degree in public relations and a background in marketing. She credits her abnormal psychology minor with inspiring many of her characters. She lives in Utah, with her husband, their two sons, and three crazy cats. Visit her online at jrjohansson.com.
 

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Giveaway Details

One first prize winner will receive a signed ARC of THE ROW. One second winner will receive a signed copy of CUT ME FREE. One third winner will receive a signed copy of INSOMNIA. 

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 and synopsis?

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Guest - Kayla E on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 15:36

I think the cover and synopsis go quite well together. To me, the glaring orange of the prison jumpsuit sends the idea that reality is harsh like that color.

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I think the cover and synopsis go quite well together. To me, the glaring orange of the prison jumpsuit sends the idea that reality is harsh like that color.
Guest - Brenda Lionti on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 16:02

Hello
Thanks for the opportunity.
I really like that cover. The thing about Johansson's books is that, even though their covers seem simple, they reflect in an honest way what the story is about. And especially this one, it gives me a feeling of rage but also desperation, which I love.
And what can I say about the synopsis? It's just perfect. A girl that finds out a horrible truth, and it's connected to a dark past, and it's about her own father? I'm in.

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Hello Thanks for the opportunity. I really like that cover. The thing about Johansson's books is that, even though their covers seem simple, they reflect in an honest way what the story is about. And especially this one, it gives me a feeling of rage but also desperation, which I love. And what can I say about the synopsis? It's just perfect. A girl that finds out a horrible truth, and it's connected to a dark past, and it's about her own father? I'm in.
Guest - Tasleema on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 17:12

The cover seems to really fit the synopsis well! I'm actually very intrigued to read this book, it sounds both interesting and unique.

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The cover seems to really fit the synopsis well! I'm actually very intrigued to read this book, it sounds both interesting and unique.
Guest - Linnea (website) on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 20:01

This looks like my kind of thing. I can't wait.

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This looks like my kind of thing. I can't wait.
Guest - Jamil Aguilus (website) on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 20:10

Hello! I'm entering the contest. As for what I can say about the cover, it's perfect! It's simple, the colors are very well schemed and the font choice is very beautiful. I think it perfectly suits the summary well, a very intriguing book that you won't be able to let go once you see it in a bookstore. For the summary, I can say that it caught my attention. It really gives me a feeling that it's like some sort of an anti-hero story, or it gives the feeling of a marvel movie before some hero discovers his father is a bad guy. It looks really really good, and win or not, I'll definitely buy it when it comes out. Good luck to everyone who joined the contest!

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Hello! I'm entering the contest. As for what I can say about the cover, it's perfect! It's simple, the colors are very well schemed and the font choice is very beautiful. I think it perfectly suits the summary well, a very intriguing book that you won't be able to let go once you see it in a bookstore. For the summary, I can say that it caught my attention. It really gives me a feeling that it's like some sort of an anti-hero story, or it gives the feeling of a marvel movie before some hero discovers his father is a bad guy. It looks really really good, and win or not, I'll definitely buy it when it comes out. Good luck to everyone who joined the contest!
Kara S (website) on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 22:19

This sounds like a real page-turner of a plot -- must read! Thanks!

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This sounds like a real page-turner of a plot -- must read! Thanks! :)
Guest - Sara Stevens on Thursday, 17 December 2015 23:24

This book sounds beyond awesome. I love the cover!!! The cover alone would have peaked my curiosity! Being a fan of J.R. Johansson and reading all her other books, I know this one will be so good!!

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This book sounds beyond awesome. I love the cover!!! The cover alone would have peaked my curiosity! Being a fan of J.R. Johansson and reading all her other books, I know this one will be so good!!
Guest - Sharon Kaminski on Wednesday, 23 December 2015 13:04

I like it. Makes me want to read the book (suspense is my favorite).

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I like it. Makes me want to read the book (suspense is my favorite).
Linda Romer (website) on Thursday, 24 December 2015 15:23

The Row sounds exciting and I love the bold cover ♡ Thank you

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The Row sounds exciting and I love the bold cover ♡ Thank you
Guest - Dianna (website) on Friday, 25 December 2015 10:52

This synopsis really got to me. I have many students who have parents in jail, and I've experienced it with family members as well. The cover is bold and gritty.

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This synopsis really got to me. I have many students who have parents in jail, and I've experienced it with family members as well. The cover is bold and gritty.

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