It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Secret Side of Empty by Maria E. Andreu + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Secret Side of Empty by Maria E. Andreu + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Hi, YABC!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE SECRET SIDE OF EMPTY by Maria E. Andreu, releasing September 1, 2015 from Running Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Maria:

 

YABC Readers!  I’m so excited to share the paperback cover for THE SECRET SIDE OF EMPTY.  I thought I couldn’t love a cover more than that of the hardcover edition of TSSoE.  I was wrong!  I think this paperback cover so perfectly encapsulates the mood of the book and the red, white and blue gives a subtle hint at the conflict.  Plus it’s nice to have a bit of history when a cover is revealed so that you can “show off” some of the nice awards and reviews. It’s always a little nerve-wracking to let go and trust when something as personal as YOUR book cover is being designed without YOU (in retrospect, thank goodness for that).  But as soon as I saw this I knew that the team at Running Press completely “got” the story.
 
I am SO excited to share this cover with you.  Please enter to win a signed copy!
 
 
~ Maria E. Andreu (THE SECRET SIDE OF EMPTY, Running Press)
 

 

 

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THE SECRET SIDE OF EMPTY

by Maria E. Andreu
Release date: September 1, 2015
Publisher: Running Press
ISBN: 978-0762459162
 
 
About the Book

 

With graduation and an uncertain future looming, M.T. must figure out how to grow up in the only country she's ever called home... a country in which she's "illegal."
 
A Junior Library Guild Selection
A 2014 National Indie Excellence Award winner (young adult fiction)
A School Library Journal Top 10 Latino Books of 2014
An International Latino Book Award Finalist 2015
 

To learn more about this book and see our review, go HERE.

 

b2ap3_thumbnail_Maria-Andreu-author-photo.jpgAbout the Author

Maria E. Andreu is a writer and speaker whose work has appeared in Newsweek, The Washington Post, NJ.com and the Newark Star Ledger.  Her debut young adult novel, THE SECRET SIDE OF EMPTY, has been called “captivating” by School Library Journal and was inspired by her own children experiences as an undocumented immigrant.  Maria currently lives in New Jersey with her two children.
 

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Giveaway Details

One winner will receive a signed paperback copy of THE SECRET SIDE OF EMPTY plus a grab bag of 4 YA bestsellers (unsigned).

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 - Meg on Thursday, 21 May 2015 13:07

They look cool.

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They look cool.
Guest - James on Thursday, 21 May 2015 13:09

I'd read it.

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I'd read it.
Gregory Louis Magbanua (website) on Thursday, 21 May 2015 13:09

What do you think about the cover and the synopsis?

The cover is absolutely gorgeous! The design is amazing and the typography of the cover is very Minimal , which I really love and it really captures my attention and every YA Book Lovers in the world because I am a certified Young Adult Book Lover! And I really want to have this book and do book reviews on it! As I reviewed on the detail of this book , is .. it is all about this girl named M.T or Monserrat Thalia who is a senior student and her school , National Honor Society which is wants her to plan their trip abroad . And in M.T's mind she can't go to college and her family life unraveling . She is staring down a future that seems empty . But in the end , M.T should have faith on herself to get the meaning of life and believe on herself what she wanted to be .

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What do you think about the cover and the synopsis? The cover is absolutely gorgeous! The design is amazing and the typography of the cover is very Minimal , which I really love and it really captures my attention and every YA Book Lovers in the world because I am a certified Young Adult Book Lover! And I really want to have this book and do book reviews on it! As I reviewed on the detail of this book , is .. it is all about this girl named M.T or Monserrat Thalia who is a senior student and her school , National Honor Society which is wants her to plan their trip abroad . And in M.T's mind she can't go to college and her family life unraveling . She is staring down a future that seems empty . But in the end , M.T should have faith on herself to get the meaning of life and believe on herself what she wanted to be .
Guest - Marianne Lavergne on Monday, 25 May 2015 15:43

The synopsis is really vague, so I'm intrigued: s she illegal because she's an immigrant or a clone or a cyborg or blond? The cover looks freaking amazing I love the way the letters are.

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The synopsis is really vague, so I'm intrigued: s she illegal because she's an immigrant or a clone or a cyborg or blond? The cover looks freaking amazing I love the way the letters are.
Kushnoda (website) on Monday, 25 May 2015 19:31

What do you think aboit the civer and the synopsis ?

The cover looks very interesting. The book is very colorful and it is a type of book that catches your attention when you go out to the bookstore. It looks very intereting. The books title talks about secrets which is the type of books i read, ill definetely give it a try !

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What do you think aboit the civer and the synopsis ? The cover looks very interesting. The book is very colorful and it is a type of book that catches your attention when you go out to the bookstore. It looks very intereting. The books title talks about secrets which is the type of books i read, ill definetely give it a try !
Mehwish (website) on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 19:55

It's especially intriguing! The font fits well with the rest of the cover. The cover's photo and coloring are beautiful.

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It's especially intriguing! The font fits well with the rest of the cover. The cover's photo and coloring are beautiful.
Susan T. (website) on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 21:35

The cover is intriguing but the synopsis is pretty general so it's hard to tell what it is about. Maybe about fitting in?

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The cover is intriguing but the synopsis is pretty general so it's hard to tell what it is about. Maybe about fitting in?
Guest - Danielle D. on Thursday, 28 May 2015 03:47

The book sounds good, I'd like to know more about it though. The covers great, I love how they used the font on it

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The book sounds good, I'd like to know more about it though. The covers great, I love how they used the font on it :D
Guest - Krista Tomblin on Friday, 29 May 2015 18:21

I love the cover!
It sounds like a really good book!!

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I love the cover! It sounds like a really good book!!
Guest - bn100 on Saturday, 30 May 2015 00:43

both interesting

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both interesting