Cover reveal: What The Valley Knows, by Heather Christie

Sometimes, it’s a single line in summary that hooks me. That isn’t to say that the rest of the summary isn’t good or interesting, just that that one line is incredibly intriguing.

A lot of summaries try to pull it off, but end up with something a little closer to cliched. That’s not the case for What The Valley Knows, by Heather Christie. The last line of this summary, which I’ll show you in a moment, grabbed my attention and has yet to let go.

Add in the fact that this cover pulls back to mind the romance in the story, and you’ve got yourself a cover that shouldn’t have too much trouble selling the book. Click on through to take a look.

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Cover reveal: Deadly Sweet, by Lola Dodge

Some covers just hit me more than others, in an absolutely wonderful way. Do you know what I mean?

Take the cover of Deadly Sweet, by Lola Dodge. I signed up to help reveal it because the summary hooked me from the first line. I mean, baking and witches? Yes, please. But this cover, you guys. This cover alone would have had me picking up the book.

Don’t believe me? Check it out for yourselves.

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Updated book recommendation: 13 Little Blue Envelopes, by Maureen Johnson

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(Note: This recommendation was first published in September of 2013. You can see the original version here.)

Maureen Johnson’s 13 Little Blue Envelopes is a novel I’ve read multiple times. It’s also a novel I enjoy every time I read it, for a few different reasons.

Yes, one of those reasons is that I always seem to forget the details. That, however, is not what keeps me coming back.

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Book recommendation: Panic, by Lauren Oliver

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Panic, by Lauren Oliver, is one of those books I kept meaning to get to. It had been sitting on one of my bookshelves for months before I did, and not for any fault of its own. I just never seemed to be in quite the right mood to read it.

Finally, about a month or so ago, the right mood struck me. I wanted something in the young adult category, something tense but not terrifying. Something I’d have a hard time putting down.

Boy, did Panic ever fit the bill.

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Cover reveal: Welcome to Your Life, by Katrina Marie

Something about the summary for Welcome to Your Life, by Katrina Marie, struck me as soon as I read it. I’m not entirely sure what it was, but I think it had something to do with the single mother angle.

Whatever it was that struck me, it prompted me to sign up to take part in the cover reveal. I’m quite glad I did; this is a pretty one.

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Cover reveal: It Starts With L, by Cassandra Fear

I love a nice, warm cover. Something in that sort just draws me in. Of course, just about anything warm draws me in; it’s not surprising that book covers follow the rule.

It Starts With L, by Cassandra Fear, has one of the warmest covers I’ve seen in a while. Want to see why? Click on through, and make sure to read to the end of the post for a chance to enter a giveaway.

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Book recommendation: The Truth About Alice, by Jennifer Mathieu

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I can’t remember what initially led me to The Truth About Alice, by Jennifer Mathieu. I may have read a review somewhere, or maybe I just came across it while browsing through a bookstore.

What I do remember is that I fell in love with that cover as soon as I saw it. There’s something in the jagged handwriting and dark silhouette that just sends out so much emotion. It’s clearly a promise–one that the novel doesn’t hold back on keeping.

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