Friday, August 29, 2014

SOMETHING ABOUT LOVE Cover Reveal & Giveaway!

I am so excited to be part of Elana Johnson's cover reveal, because I received an ARC of SOMETHING ABOUT LOVE, and fell in love with it! (Ha! No pun intended.) Elana has a gift with verse novels. It was absolutely beautiful. The main character is a photographer, and I loved how much of the story that colored--- especially in the way she saw beyond the surface of other people and, ultimately, herself. I highly recommend it.

Annnnnnnnd....... Here's the cover!!


High school senior Olivia Winging gave up her love of photography when she gave up her boyfriend, Trevor Youngblood, a year and a half ago. She broke things off with Trevor because her mom married his dad, and dating your step-brother? Creepy.

Livvy hasn’t been on good terms with her mother since, and one of her stipulations for staying at the Youngblood’s every other weekend is that Trevor can’t be there. When she gets nominated for the Junior Photography in Excellence award, Trevor insists she enter. She agrees—only if every photo in the portfolio can be of him. Knowing that Livvy can capture a person’s deepest secrets through her lens, Trevor hesitates before accepting the deal.

As Livvy gets behind the lens of her camera again, her love of photography is rekindled. Unfortunately, the time she spends with Trevor also re-ignites the old flame for him she’s kept smothered for so long.

In order for Livvy to finish her portfolio, she’ll have to face her feelings for Trevor as well as deal with the animosity between her and her mother. Livvy’s always been able to capture a person’s soul from behind the camera—but she’s not sure she likes it when the lens is suddenly focused on her. If she can’t find a way to forgive her mother and admit how she feels about Trevor, Livvy may end up losing more than just the photography contest. She could lose her heart.


Special Promo: Elevated, Elana’s first verse novel, will be FREE for five days in September as SOMETHING ABOUT LOVE releases! (Another incredible book! Have I mentioned?) So get your copy of Elevated for free from Monday, September, 15 – Friday, September 19.


Praise for Elana’s first verse novel, Elevated:

“The taut poetry keeps tension high. The plot is deftly paced, as past intrudes on present, like a photograph emerging in developing fluid.” ~San Francisco Book Review

“Every word Johnson writes carries an emotional heft that lifts readers up to the highest happiness and then sends them crashing down to the depths of despair. It is easy to flow from the first word to the last without ever putting down the book. Johnson shows outstanding talent in this form, and her words are beautiful, important and deeply felt.” ~The Deseret News

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About Elana Johnson: Elana Johnson’s work, including Possession, Surrender, Abandon, and Regret, published by Simon Pulse (Simon & Schuster), is available now everywhere books are sold. Her popular ebook, From the Query to the Call, is also available for free download, as well as a Possession short story, Resist.

Her self-published novels include two YA contemporary novels-in-verse, Elevated and Something About Love, as well as a YA/NA futuristic fantasy series, which includes Elemental Rush, Elemental Hunger, and Elemental Release.

School teacher by day, Query Ninja by night, you can find her online at her personal blog or Twitter. She also co-founded the Query Tracker blog, and contributes to the League of Extraordinary Writers.

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7 comments:

Susanne Drazic said...

Hi, Peggy. I just left Elana's blog. Sounds like a good book. Pretty cover.

Anne said...

I like the cover and the story line sounds interesting. I've been out of the loop for some time but I'm back at my blog http://anne-writersspace.blogspot.com. Hope you can drop by :)

Nicole said...

Congrats to Elana! I'm catching up on blogs and have seen this lovely cover all over the place.

David P. King said...

Awesome, Elana. One of your best covers yet! :)

Dr. kold_kadavr_flatliner, MD, the Roamin' Cat said...

We must write a novel Upstairs, girl, about the treasures of Seventh-Heaven. Look'n forward.

Not sure if we're on the same page if you saw what I saw… Greetings, earthling. Because I was an actual NDE on the outskirts of the Great Beyond at 15 yet wasn’t allowed in, lemme share with you what I actually know Seventh-Heaven’s gonna be like for us if ya believe: meet this ultra-bombastic, ex-mortal-Upstairs for the most-extra-blatant-and-groovy, pleasure-beyond-measure, Ultra-Yummy-Reality-Addiction in the Great Beyond for a BIG-ol, kick-ass, robustNrisquĂ©, party-hardy, eternal-warp-drive you DO NOT wanna miss the sink-your-teeth-in-the-smmmokin’-hot-deal. YES! For God, anything and everything and more! is possible!! Meet me Upstairs. Cya soon...

Aritha said...

Beautiful cover!

Sharon K. Mayhew said...

Elana's book sounds really good. I'm putting it on my TBB list.