Cover Reveal: Corruption by Taylor Hondos

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Hi, bookworms! Today I’m coming out of my hiatus – that was unannounced, I know – to do a cover reveal for one of my favorite ladies on Twitter. Not only is she an author, but she’s one of the first that I met on Twitter and she’s such a sweet friend, 🙂

Taylor is releasing her final installment of the Antidote trilogy, and she reached out to me to do a cover reveal. Of course I want to support Taylor in any way I can! I am absolutely in love with this cover! I’ve loved all of the covers in the series, but there’s something about this one!

I’m super stoked about reading Corruption, too. I’ve read the entire series so far, and I’ve been anticipating the conclusion. With that said – read on for more information about Corruption, and the Antidote trilogy. Then read an excerpt, 😀


About the Book


Title: Corruption
Series: Antidote, #3
Author: Taylor Hondos
Pub. Date: August 2017

Description:

A last hope; lost. A girl with all the answers; destroyed. An antidote hidden from the world. An army of robots.

The epic showdown is finally here. Dr. Ravana and his army of robots are planning to wipe out the entire world for their own gain; Lena included. No one appears to be who they seem to be, and lines are blurring between good and evil.

Holland and Jared stand alone in attempting to save the word, but Jared can’t let go of Lena, the love of his life. The only thing they know for sure is that they will take back their world, once and for all.


About the Antidote trilogy

Antidote (book #1)

Life sucks, and then you rot. No one knows how Dermadecatis is contracted, but its existence has changed everything for 18-year-old Lena, in this riveting debut from Taylor Hondos.

No contact with other people.

Masks must be worn in public at all times.

Four months ago men, women and children alike began to rot from the inside out, and the world as we know it changed forever. Life goes on, but now everything revolves around the need to survive and find a cure for Dermadecatis, the disease that Lena Alona’s father discovered.

Unfortunately for Lena and everyone else who is desperate to survive, her father’s secrets died when he did.

Prospect (book #2)

She’s back, and stronger than ever before.

Lena lives on and although she can’t remember a thing, she has woken up with powers she could only dream of. Lena has been taken over by Dr. Ravana and received the number one target on her first night in the compound.

And then she saw him and everything changes.

Lena can’t help but fight the connection she feels for Jared. Jared attempts to unlock the truth of the cure while attempting to help Lena remember the past.

If only Lena doesn’t have to kill him first.


About the Author

Taylor Hondos obtained an English degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2017. In high school, she began writing “Antidote” and finished writing it by the end of her freshman year of college. “Corruption” is the third and final book in the Antidote trilogy. She plans to release many books in 2018. She lives with her family and adorable Miniature Schnauzer in North Carolina.

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The Excerpt

THERE WAS NO one around for miles; a desolate place where there were no survivors. I landed with a thud, and looked around to see if anyone heard. I squinted my eyes trying to grasp an image in the dark. Finally as my eyes adjusted, I could see him. His eyes watched me from afar. I waited. When I saw he wasn’t moving an inch from his place, I sighed deeply. He is going to make me walk the whole way to him, I thought anxiously.

I trudged forward slowly, milking it. Each clunk underneath me felt like a hammer slamming down on my back. Ha, Going to make you wait for me. If he wanted me to walk this whole way, then he was going to wait up on me.

She was heavy in my arms. Dead weight. Her eyes were closed and her mouth was slightly ajar. The rotting on her forehead was disgusting, and I wondered how Jared ever got so close to her. Her head slumped over to the side. I held her as best as I could until I reached him.

“I see you brought the girl with you.” He spoke through the silence. He turned away from me and began walking in the other direction. I rolled my eyes. Seriously? Do I have to carry her the whole damn way? I should throw her on the ground; maybe then he would pick her up.

“How’d you pull that off?” he said calmly. I smirked, but it was followed by a grunt as I tripped over my own feet. Idiot.

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Cover Reveal: One Wish Away by Ingrid Seymour

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Hi, bookworms! Today I bring to you a cover reveal for one of my favorite new authors, Ingrid Seymour. I have read all of her young adult books – she has written a few romance novels, also – so it goes without saying that I love promoting Ingrid in any way I can,  🙂

I absolutely loved the Ignite the Shadows series, and has become one of my favorite series, and the Morphid Chronicles was just as good. While waiting for the third books in both of those series, there’s a new series to fall in love with!


About the Book


Title: One Wish Away
Series: Djinn Empire, #1
Author: Ingrid Seymour
Pub. Date: February 2017

Description:

Can one love destroy the world?

Marielle Iris used to believe her grandpa when he said she’d inherit his wish-granting Djinn.

That was a while ago, though, when she was little, naïve and happy. Now she believes in completely different things like lousy ex-boyfriends, dead mothers, and alcoholic fathers who abandon you.

But everything changes when Grandpa dies and her mourning tears conjure Faris Nasser, a sensual creature she’s been warned never to trust. She’s desperate to dismiss the fiend but agonizes over the right wishes. Meanwhile, he tries to prolong his freedom by seducing her with his magic and sexy looks. However, she knows better than to trust romantic advances, much less from arrogant mythical beings. What she doesn’t know is that she’s become part of a mortal conflict between two spell-bound Djinn, each seeking to regain freedom by breaking their curse. Though Zet, Faris’s Djinn brother, also wants revenge, which involves killing Marielle.

Determined to stay alive, she devises a plan to defeat Zet. But when Zet kidnaps her best friend, she’s faced with the difficult choice: save Faris from eternal imprisonment or save her best friend from certain death.


About the Author

Ingrid Seymour is the author of the Ignite The Shadows and Morphid Chronicles series. When she’s not writing books, she spends her time working as a software engineer, cooking exotic recipes, hanging out with her family and working out. She writes young adult and new adult fiction in a variety of genres, including sci-fi, urban fantasy, romance, paranormal and horror.

Her favorite outings involve a trip to the library or bookstore where she immediately gravitates toward the YA section. She’s an avid reader and fangirl of many amazing books. She is a dreamer and a fighter who believes perseverance and hard work can make dreams come true.

She lives in Birmingham, AL with her husband, two kids and a cat named Mimi.

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The Giveaway

Ingrid is running a giveaway for one paperback ARC of One Wish Away! Enter the Rafflecopter giveaway to enter.

Cover Reveal: Prospect (Antidote, #2) by Taylor Hondos

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Hi, bookworms! Today is another very exciting cover reveal day!

Anyone who has been following me for awhile will know that my first ever blog tour was for Taylor Hondos’ Antidote, which is the first in a series. A book that I devoured and have been anticipating its sequel.

Now, guess what? The cover for Prospect (Antidote, #2) is finally here! How exciting! I really cannot wait to read this, so I’ll just stare at the cover and try to discover some clues, 😜


About the Book


Title: Prospect
Series: Antidote, #2
Author: Taylor Hondos

Description:

She’s back, and stronger than ever before. Lena lives on and although she can’t remember a thing, she has woken up with powers she could only dream of. Lena has been taken over by Dr. Ravana and received the number one target on her first night in the compound. And then she saw him and everything changes. Lena can’t help but fight the connection she feels for Jared. Jared attempts to unlock the truth of the cure while attempting to help Lena remember the past. If only Lena doesn’t have to kill him first.

See where Lena’s story began with Antidote:

Life sucks, and then you rot. No one knows how Dermadecatis is contracted, but its existence has changed everything for 18-year-old Lena, in this riveting debut from Taylor Hondos. No contact with other people. Masks must be worn in public at all times. Four months ago men, women and children alike began to rot from the inside out, and the world as we know it changed forever. Life goes on, but now everything revolves around the need to survive and find a cure for Dermadecatis, the disease that Lena Alona’s father discovered. Unfortunately for Lena and everyone else who is desperate to survive, her father’s secrets died when he did.


About the Author

It all started with an idea. That sprouted while watching a movie. That rooted in her mind. That finally she wrote down in two weeks. Until she typed it for herself and finally for others.

I’m pretty much you’re average everyday girl. I work as the hostess and cashier at the restaurant around the corner. I eat Lucky Charms in my pajamas on Saturdays. I read every day while bad crime TV shows blare in the living room. I write every day (almost, promise).

I started writing because I wasn’t satisfied with just being the reader anymore. I wanted to tell my own stories. Within two years, I became a self-published author. Born and raised in North Carolina. I haven’t traveled further than Florida. I spend most of my time reading, writing (sorta), knitting, watching the same movies over and over again and shopping online for penny books.

I am the author of the Antidote trilogy. I attend the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and am getting a degree in English.

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Cover Reveal: Lost Girls by Merrie Destefano

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Hey, bookworms! Today I am so excited to share with you guys the cover reveal for Lost Girls by Merrie Destefano! You’ll see for yourself, but zomg! This cover is absolutely gorgeous. This is one book I will definitely be checking out as soon as possible, if just for the cover alone. Check it out below and let me know what you think! 🙂

This cover reveal is brought to you by YaReads Blog Tours and YA Interrobang.



Title: Lost Girls
Author: Merrie Destefano
Release date: January 3, 2017
Genre: YA Psychological Thriller
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Description:

Yesterday, Rachel went to sleep listening to Taylor Swift, curled up in her grammy’s quilt, worrying about geometry. Today, she woke up in a ditch, bloodied, bruised, and missing a year of her life.

She doesn’t recognize the person she’s become: she’s popular. She wears nothing but black.

Black to cover the blood.

And she can fight.

Tell no one.

She’s not the only girl to go missing within the last year…but she’s the only girl to come back. She desperately wants to unravel what happened to her, to try and recover the rest of the Lost Girls.

But the more she discovers, the more her memories return. And as much as her new life scares her, it calls to her. Seductively. The good girl gone bad, sex, drugs, and raves, and something darker…something she still craves—the rush of the fight, the thrill of the win—something she can’t resist, that might still get her killed…

The only rule is: There are no rules.


About the Author

merrieBorn in the Midwest, former magazine editor Merrie Destefano currently lives in Southern California with her husband, two German shepherds, a Siamese cat, and the occasional wandering possum. Her favorite hobbies are reading speculative fiction and watching old Star Trek episodes, and her incurable addiction is writing. She loves to camp in the mountains, walk on the beach, watch old movies, and listen to alternative music—although rarely all at the same time.

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The Giveaway

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100 HOURS by Rachel Vincent Cover Reveal Blitz + Giveaway

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I’ve been a huge fan of Rachel Vincent ever since I first read the Shifter series many years ago. When I came across the opportunity to be involved with the reveal of her latest book, I knew I couldn’t resist!

With that said – I am super excited to share the amazing cover for 100 HOURS, which is the first book in a new trilogy from New York Times best selling author Rachel Vincent! 100 HOURS will be released March 28, 2017 from Katherine Tegan Books. I’m also excited to share a note from the author about her upcoming release and an amazing giveaway!

Continue reading to get a first look at the beautiful cover, read what Rachel had to say about 100 HOURS, and enter for your chance to win. Be sure to share your thoughts about the cover in the comments!


The Cover Revealed


Title: 100 HOURS
Author: Rachel Vincent
Release date: March 28, 2017
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 368
Formats available to pre-order: Hardcover
Find it: AMAZON | GOODREADS

Description:

Maddie is beyond done with her cousin Genesis’s entitled and shallow entourage. Genesis is so over Miami’s predictable social scene with its velvet ropes, petty power plays, and backstabbing boyfriends.

While Maddie craves family time for spring break, Genesis seeks novelty—like a last-minute getaway to an untouched beach in Colombia. And when Genesis wants something, it happens.

But paradise has its price. Dragged from their tents under the cover of dark, Genesis, Maddie, and their friends are kidnapped and held for ransom deep inside the jungle—with no diva left behind. It all feels so random to everyone except Genesis. She knows they were targeted for a reason. And that reason is her.

Now, as the hours count down, only one thing’s for certain: If the Miami hostages can’t set aside their personal problems, no one will make it out alive.


A Note from Rachel Vincent

In my upcoming YA suspense 100 HOURS, Genesis and her cousin Maddie come from opposite ends of the privilege spectrum, but when they wind up kidnapped for ransom during spring break in Colombia and have no one else to count on, they discover they have more in common than either of them thought.

If you’ve read any of my previous releases, 100 HOURS probably seems like a departure for a Rachel Vincent book. And that’s what I thought, back when it was just me and an idea. But as I wrote the story and got to know the characters, I realized that even though this book is set in the Colombian jungle and these characters have no supernatural abilities, 100 HOURS is very much a book about the themes that draw me in over and over. Survival. Family friction and loyalty. High-stakes pulse-racing action. Twists, turns, secrets, and revelations. Girls who can fend for themselves—and for anyone else who needs help.


About Rachel Vincent

Photo credit: Kim Haynes Photography

Rachel Vincent is a former English teacher and an eager champion of the Oxford comma. She shares her home in Oklahoma with two cats, two teenagers, and her husband, who’s been her # 1 fan from the start. Rachel is older than she looks and younger than she feels, and she remains convinced that writing about the things that scare her is the cheapest form of therapy—but social media is a close second.

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The Giveaway

Courtesy of the author, there is a blitz-wide giveaway for the following:

  • ONE (1) winner will receive a SIGNED SET of a paperback copy of THE STARS NEVER RISE + an ARC of THE FLAME NEVER DIES

Giveaway is US only. Must be 13 or older to enter. Giveaway ends on July 11th at 11:59PM Pacific.

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