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Cover Reveal

January 16th, 2018 Kristie Posted in Cover Reveal No Comments »

Today, I am looking at a couple covers that are new to me. I am really excited about both of these because I didn’t even know about them until I was looking for some covers for today’s post. First up is The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke! This is a gender-bent re-imagining of Beowulf! This is what Goodreads has to say about it:  “Farrar, Straus and Giroux has acquired The Boneless Mercies, a gender-bent Beowulf re-imagining in which four mercenary girls chase glory and honor by battling a monster that’s been terrorizing a nearby earldom. Publication is slated for Fall 2018.” I am a huge fan of Beowulf and have read several different re-imaginings of it and I cannot wait for this one! Plus, this cover is just gorgeous! Although, I do think it reminds me a bit of The Darker Shade of Magic covers.

This next cover is for Spinning Silver by Naomi Novak. I had not seen this cover before until today and I thought it was a sequel to Uprooted but it is not, it isn’t even a companion novel. They share similar covers though so I’m not surprised I thought that. Spinning Silver is a re-imagining story about Rumpelstiltskin. I really like this cover and the color of it, I keep seeing something new every time I look at the cover. This cover reminds me of older style novels and I think it will look great with my copy of Uprooted! If you want to check out more about this book, read Chapter 1 here.

About this Book:

Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders… but her father isn’t a very good one. Free to lend and reluctant to collect, he has loaned out most of his wife’s dowry and left the family on the edge of poverty–until Miryem steps in. Hardening her heart against her fellow villagers’ pleas, she sets out to collect what is owed–and finds herself more than up to the task. When her grandfather loans her a pouch of silver pennies, she brings it back full of gold.

But having the reputation of being able to change silver to gold can be more trouble than it’s worth–especially when her fate becomes tangled with the cold creatures that haunt the wood, and whose king has learned of her reputation and wants to exploit it for reasons Miryem cannot understand.

What do you think of these covers? Are you planning to read either of them?

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Cover Reveal: A Soul to Take by Emily Taylor

January 25th, 2017 Kristie Posted in Cover Reveal Comments Off on Cover Reveal: A Soul to Take by Emily Taylor

Today we have a cover reveal for a debut author whose book sounds quite intriguing too me and I can’t wait to read it! A Soul to Take by Emily Taylor is a young adult fantasy novel dealing with demons and a futuristic society that knows these demons are all too real. Check out the cover below and then don’t forget to add it to your must read list on Goodreads! A Soul to Take will be released on April 4, 2017 from REUTS Publishing.

About Emily:

Emily Taylor began writing in early primary school and after two novellas, which will never see the light of day, she began to join writing sites. She finished her first novel, Blood of Angels, on Goodreads before moving to the disbanded Inkpop. There, she finished her second novel, To Turn Left, which hit the Top 5. Figment bought Inkpop in 2012, making her the last ever Inkie of the Week, and To Turn Left became a “handpicked fig” by author Jackson Pearce that same year. Recently,Taylor has become more active on Wattpad, finishing Unmask Me, A Soul to Take and a remake of Blood of Angels, which will enter the 2013 Watty Award Competition.

Besides writing, Taylor currently studies Music Technology at her state’s Conservatorium and recently helped on Respect Cat Production’s feature film, In a Corner, as a Script Advisor. She looks forward to taking up screenwriting electives in the future.

A Soul to Take is her first formally published work and Book One of The Soul Stealer’s Trilogy, a New Adult paranormal romance with elements of dark fantasy.

You can visit Emily around the web here: Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

Want to read more from Emily Taylor?

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A Soul to Take

Available April 4, 2017 from REUTS Publishing

About this Book:

A Soul To Take, by Emily Taylor (April 4th, 2017) is a New Adult paranormal adventure. Agent-in-training Elixia knows firsthand the bloodthirst of the demons now being integrated into society. When a mission sours and her sister is caught in the crossfire, her only option is a taboo that goes against everything she believes in.

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Cover Reveal: True North by L.E. Sterling

January 16th, 2017 Kristie Posted in Cover Reveal Comments Off on Cover Reveal: True North by L.E. Sterling

True North Cover Reveal

Today we have the cover reveal for True North by L.E. Sterling. It is the second book in the True Born trilogy. This series is set in the distant future where our DNA is falling apart and causing trouble for the future of humanity as we know it. I reviewed True Born a while back if you want to check out my review here. As of this writing, True Born is $.99 on Amazon so pick up a copy today! Let us know what you think of the cover for True North by L.E. Sterling which releases April 4, 2017! This cover reveal is brought to you by Entangled TEEN & YA Interrobang!

L.E. SterlingAbout L.E.:

L.E. Sterling had an early obsession with sci-fi, fantasy and romance to which she remained faithful even through an M.A. in Creative Writing and a PhD in English Literature – where she completed a thesis on magical representation. She is the author of two previous novels, the cult hit Y/A novel The Originals (under pen name L.E. Vollick), dubbed “the Catcher in the Rye of a new generation” by one reviewer, and the urban fantasy Pluto’s Gate.

Originally hailing from Parry Sound, Ontario, L.E. spent most of her summers roaming across Canada in a van with her father, a hippie musician, her brothers and an occasional stray mutt – inspiring her writing career. She currently lives in Toronto, Ontario.

You can visit L.E. around the web here: Website | Twitter | Facebook | Amazon

Want to read more from L.E. Sterling?

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True North

Available April 4, 2017 from Entangled: Teen

About this Book:

Abandoned by her family in Plague-ridden Dominion City, eighteen-year-old Lucy Fox has no choice but to rely upon the kindness of the True Borns, a renegade group of genetically enhanced humans, to save her twin sister, Margot. But Nolan Storm, their mysterious leader, has his own agenda. When Storm backtracks on his promise to rescue Margot, Lucy takes her fate into her own hands and sets off for Russia with her True Born bodyguard and maybe-something-more, the lethal yet beautiful Jared Price. In Russia, there’s been whispered rumors of Plague Cure.

While Lucy fights her magnetic attraction to Jared, anxious that his loyalty to Storm will hurt her chances of finding her sister, they quickly discover that not all is as it appears…and discovering the secrets contained in the Fox sisters’ blood before they wind up dead is just the beginning.??

As they say in Dominion, sometimes it’s not you…it’s your DNA.

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Cover Reveal: Flicker & Mist by Mary G. Thompson

January 12th, 2016 Kristie Posted in Cover Reveal Comments Off on Cover Reveal: Flicker & Mist by Mary G. Thompson

Mary G. ThompsonWe are pleased today to have the cover reveal for Flicker & Mist by Mary G. Thompson! Flicker & Mist is a young adult fantasy novel about girl who can become invisible at will. Check out the wonderful cover below and read more about Flicker & Mist! This novel will be released from Clarion on January 3, 2017!

About Mary:

Mary G. Thompson was born and raised in Cottage Grove and Eugene, Oregon. She was a practicing attorney for more than seven years, including almost five years in the US Navy, and is now a law librarian in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of The New School’s Writing for Children program and is the author of the middle grade novels WuftoomEscape from the Pipe Men! and Evil Fairies Love Hair. Flicker and Mist is her first YA fantasy.

You can visit Mary around the web here: Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook

Want to read more from Mary G. Thompson?

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Available January 3, 2017 from Clarion/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

About this Book:

In Myra’s world, some people can flicker—become invisible—at will. The ability to flicker is a burden, not a gift. Flickerkin are viewed with suspicion by the ruling Plats: An invisible person might be a spy, a traitor, an assassin. Flickerkin discovered in New Heart City, the Plat capital, can be put to death. Myra, who is part Flickerkin, has never dared to use her inherited power.

But when mysterious happenings begin to occur around New Heart City—disturbances that appear to be caused by invisible people—the Plats’ fear and persecution of Flickerkin intensify. Myra sees her comfortable life eroding, her family split apart, and her budding romance on shaky ground. Violence between Plat and Flickerkin is inevitable, and Myra, with her dual identity and divided loyalties, is caught in the middle.

Tangled in intrigue, political manipulation, and betrayal, Myra feels mounting pressure to choose sides. And she knows that using her ability to flicker—the very ability she has desperately concealed—may be the only way to save herself.

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Cover Reveal & Interview: And I Darken by Kiersten White

December 9th, 2015 Kristie Posted in Cover Reveal Comments Off on Cover Reveal & Interview: And I Darken by Kiersten White

Kiersten WhiteAnd I Darken by Kiersten White is another title that we are looking forward to reading here at Dark Faerie Tales. All I had to hear was that it is a retelling of Vlad the Impaler and I’m already drooling for a copy.  :-) If you haven’t already seen the cover, check out the pretty cover below! Let us know what you think about the cover in the comments below. Also, check out this awesome interview that Kiersten did over at Bustle where she discusses her new novel and the inspiration behind it. And I Darken will be released on June 28, 2016 from Delacorte Press.

About Kiersten:

Kiersten White is the NYT bestselling author of the Paranormalcy trilogy and the Mind Games series, as well as several standalone novels. She has one tall husband and three small children and lives near the ocean, where her life is perfectly normal.

You can visit Kiersten around the web here: Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook

Want to read more from Kiersten White?

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And I Darken

Available June 28, 2016 from Delacorte Press

About this Book:

This sharp, thrilling crossover novel is a mash-up of Game Of Thrones meets An Ember in the Ashes,” and is inspired by the historical events behind the real Dracula—

Vlad the Impaler—with a dark, sensual twist: Vlad is now Princess Lada.

NO ONE EXPECTS A PRINCESS TO BE BRUTAL. And Lada Dragwlya likes it that way. Ever since she and her gentle younger brother, Radu, were wrenched from their homeland of Wallachia and abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman courts, Lada has known that being ruthless is the key to survival. She and Radu are doomed to act as pawns in a vicious game, an unseen sword hovering over their every move. For the lineage that makes them special also makes them targets.

Lada despises the Ottomans and bides her time, planning her vengeance for the day when she can return to Wallachia and claim her birthright. Radu longs only for a place where he feels safe. And when they meet Mehmed, the defiant and lonely son of the sultan, who’s expected to rule a nation, Radu feels that he’s made a true friend—and Lada wonders if she’s finally found someone worthy of her passion.

But Mehmed is heir to the very empire that Lada has sworn to fight against—and that Radu now considers home. Together, Lada, Radu, and Mehmed form a toxic triangle that strains the bonds of love and loyalty to the breaking point.

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