It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wax by Gina Damico + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wax by Gina Damico + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Hello, YABCers!

Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for WAX by Gina Damico, releasing August 2, 2016 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Gina:

 
Hey folks! I'm super excited to reveal the cover of my upcoming book, WAX, which I think is pretty hot. Pun intended.
 
~ Gina Damico (WAX, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
 

 

 

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WAX

by Gina Damico
Release date: August 2, 2016
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 978-0-544-63315-5 
 
 
About the Book
 

Paraffin, Vermont, is known the world over as home to the Grosholtz Candle Factory. But behind the sunny retail space bursting with overwhelming scents and homemade fudge, seventeen-year-old Poppy Palladino discovers something dark and unsettling: a back room filled with dozens of startlingly life-like wax sculptures, crafted by one very strange old lady. Poppy hightails it home, only to be shocked when one of the figures—a teenage boy who doesn’t seem to know what he is—jumps naked and screaming out of the trunk of her car. She tries to return him to the candle factory, but before she can, a fire destroys the mysterious workshop—and the old woman is nowhere to be seen.

With the help of the wax boy, who answers to the name Dud, Poppy resolves to find out who was behind the fire. But in the course of her investigation, she discovers that things in Paraffin aren’t always as they seem, that the Grosholtz Candle Factory isn’t as pure as its reputation—and that some of the townspeople she’s known her entire life may not be as human as they once were. In fact, they’re starting to look a little . . . waxy. Can Poppy and Dud extinguish the evil that's taking hold of their town before it’s too late?

Fans of Gina Damico’s creepy Croak trilogy and the acclaimed Hellhole will be wowed by Wax!

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

b2ap3_thumbnail_ginadamico_20150817-235206_1.jpgAbout the Author

Gina Damico is the author of HELLHOLE, WAX, and the grim-reapers-gone-wild books of the CROAK trilogy. She has also dabbled as a tour guide, transcriptionist, theater house manager, scenic artist, movie extra, office troll, retail monkey, yarn hawker and breadmonger. A native of Syracuse, New York, she now lives in Western Massachusetts with her husband, two cats, one dog, and an obscene amount of weird things purchased from yard sales.
 

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Giveaway Details

One winner will receive a signed ARC of WAX (when available). 

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.

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Savannah on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 16:32

The cover is punny and intriguing! Can't wait to read it! I love everything Gina Damico writes!

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The cover is punny and intriguing! Can't wait to read it! I love everything Gina Damico writes!
Clarisa Ramirez (website) on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 19:18

I can't wait to read this but the cover does seem off and that could be the background. Other then that I love Gina work!

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I can't wait to read this but the cover does seem off and that could be the background. Other then that I love Gina work!
Susan T. (website) on Sunday, 23 August 2015 15:45

This sounds like it is a bit creepy but with a good sense of humour and the cover totally reflects that. Awesome!

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This sounds like it is a bit creepy but with a good sense of humour and the cover totally reflects that. Awesome!
Guest - bn100 on Sunday, 23 August 2015 18:51

odd cover

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odd cover
Kara S (website) on Monday, 24 August 2015 17:03

The book sounds like it could be full of wit or cheesiness -- given the author's strong reputation, I am hoping/betting on the former! This is definitely on my to-read list!

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The book sounds like it could be full of wit or cheesiness -- given the author's strong reputation, I am hoping/betting on the former! This is definitely on my to-read list!
Megan Elaine Schuyler (website) on Monday, 24 August 2015 20:53

Seems interesting and love the cover

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Seems interesting and love the cover
Karen Mikusak (website) on Monday, 24 August 2015 21:14

Like the cover, sounds like a creepy read!

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Like the cover, sounds like a creepy read!
Lucy Magat (website) on Tuesday, 25 August 2015 17:29

THIS SOUNDS REALLY CREEPY! And I love it! The cover matches the sypnosis. SO EXCITEDDD!

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THIS SOUNDS REALLY CREEPY! And I love it! The cover matches the sypnosis. SO EXCITEDDD!
Audrey (website) on Tuesday, 01 September 2015 21:35

The cover seems to go along with the story really well, and the synopsis is so intriguing!

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The cover seems to go along with the story really well, and the synopsis is so intriguing!
Cristine Natkin on Thursday, 03 September 2015 07:05

Love the cover. It got my attention!

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Love the cover. It got my attention!

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