It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Words Composed of Sea and Sky by Erica George + Giveaway (US Only)

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Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for 

Words Composed of Sea and Sky by Erica George,

releasing 5/25/2021 from Runnng Press/Hatchelle!

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

Hello, YABC! Erica George here, and I’m so excited to share with you the exclusive cover reveal for my debut young adult novel, Words Composed of Sea and Sky. I first started writing this book in 2018, but a few of the characters have been with me since 1999 when I was just 13 years old. When I found out that my book was going to be published, I couldn’t believe that all of my author dreams were coming true! Now that I have a cover and physical ARCs, it’s starting to feel real. I hope you love it as much as I do, and good luck if you’re entering the giveaway!

~Erica George

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WORDS COMPOSED OF SEA AND SKY

Erica George

5/25/2021

About the Book

Michaela Dunn, living on present day Cape Cod, dreams of getting into an art school, something her family just doesn't understand. When her stepfather refuses to fund a trip for a poetry workshop, Michaela finds the answer in a local contest searching for a poet to write the dedication plaque for a statue honoring Captain Benjamin Churchill, a whaler who died at sea 100 years ago. She struggles to understand why her town venerates Churchill, an almost mythical figure whose name adorns the school team and various tourist traps. When she discovers the 1862 diary of Leta Townsend, however, she gets a glimpse of Churchill that she didn't quite anticipate.

In 1862, Leta Townsend writes poetry under the name Benjamin Churchill, a boy who left for sea to hunt whales. Leta is astonished when Captain Churchill returns after his rumored death. She quickly falls for him. But is she falling for the actual captain or the boy she constructed in her imagination?

About the Author

Erica George is a writer of young adult fiction. She is a graduate of The College of New Jersey with degrees in both English and education, and is currently an MFA student at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She resides in northern New Jersey, but spends her summers soaking up the salty sea air on Cape Cod.

Many themes in Erica’s writing rotate around environmental activism and helping young people find their voice. When she’s not writing, you can find her exploring river towns, whale watching, or engrossed in quality British drama with her dog at her side.

Website - Twitter: @theericageorge - Instgram: @theericageorge - Goodreads - Preorder

Giveaway Details

One winner (US only) will receive a prize pack of the following:

Cape Cod mug

Cape Cod Baseball cap

Cape Cod Baseball beach towel

Whale keychain

Humpback whale plush toy

Highland Light t-shirt

Signed ARC of Words Composed of Sea and Sky

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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Zachary Snyder on Friday, 16 October 2020 12:42

Book looks great, look forward to reading it!

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Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Andrea Cerda on Friday, 16 October 2020 16:23

Book looks interesting, like the cover, feels like I'm there with her

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Book looks interesting, like the cover, feels like I'm there with her
Joan Kim on Thursday, 29 October 2020 06:12

I love cape cod so much! It's fall right now and I want to go leaf peeping throughout NE but summers always remind me of summers at the cape, provincetown and beyond. excited to read!

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I love cape cod so much! It's fall right now and I want to go leaf peeping throughout NE but summers always remind me of summers at the cape, provincetown and beyond. excited to read!
John Clark on Wednesday, 04 November 2020 18:23

This is already on my wish list.

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This is already on my wish list.
Danielle Hammelef on Saturday, 07 November 2020 17:27

The cover is so gorgeous. This book sounds unique and is now on my must read list.

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The cover is so gorgeous. This book sounds unique and is now on my must read list.
Penny Olson on Monday, 09 November 2020 14:01

The cover is beautiful. The story is original.

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The cover is beautiful. The story is original.

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