Monday, January 23, 2012

RENEGADE Cover Reveal & Giveaway

We are SO excited to be part of today's cover reveal for J.A. Souders debut novel, RENEGADE. The cover is gorgeous and it sounds like an awesome read. 

So....would you like to see the cover already? 

Okay, okay.....

Here it is:

Isn't it beautiful? I love it! 

Here is the official book summary:
Since the age of three, sixteen-year-old Evelyn Winters has trained to be Daughter of the People in the underwater utopia known as Elysium. Selected from hundreds of children for her ideal genes, all her life she's believed that everything is perfect.  Her world. Her people. The law.  

But when Gavin Hunter, a Surface Dweller, accidentally stumbles into Elysium's secluded little world, Evelyn comes to a startling realization: Everything she knows is a lie.

Her memories have been altered.

Her mind and body aren't under her own control. And the person she knows as Mother is a monster.

Together with Gavin she plans her escape, only to learn that her own mind is a ticking time bomb...and Mother has one last secret that will destroy them all.
About the author:  
J.A. Souders was born in the heartland with an overactive imagination and an over abundance of curiosity that was always getting her into trouble.  She first began writing at the age of 13, when she moved to Florida and not only befriended the monsters under the bed, but created worlds for them to play together.  
    Because she never grew up, she decided she’d put her imaginary friends to work and started writing.  She still lives in the land of sunshine and palm trees with her husband and their two children and is an active member of the RWA, YARWA, SFWA, and SCBWI.  
    She is represented by Natalie Lakosil of the Bradford Literary Agency.  Her debut book, RENEGADE, surfaces Fall 2012 from Tor Teen.
***Giveaway Rules***
  • J.A. Souders is giving away one ARC of RENEGADE when the become available and any one YA novel already available from The Book Depository. 
  • Open Internationally.
  • You must visit each of the six blogs who posted the puzzle pieces on Friday, January 20th. Each blog posted a word that you will need to collect. Collect all six words and unscramble them for an extra entry. The links for those six blogs are below.
  • The form below is the same on each site revealing the cover today, so YOU ONLY NEED TO FILL OUT THE FORM ONCE.
  • J.A. Souders will answer your questions in the comments, but please be sure you fill out the form to enter. No entries will be accepted through the comments.
  • Giveaway runs through Monday, January 30th. The correct tagline will be announced with the contest winner on the author's blog on January 30th.  
  • You can get extra entries (for a grand total of 5 entries) for spreading the word: tweeting using the #renegade hashtag, blogging, facebooking, etc.
  • Fill out the form below to enter.

Also, be sure to stop by the other awesome blogs that are revealing the RENEGADE cover today. Here's a list for you:

Reading Teen 


  1. Renegade sounds really cool. Thank you for this awesome giveaway! :D Fingers crossed!

  2. Here are the links for my tweet and FB post :-)


    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  3. Blurb sounds interesting! Family betrayal books always catch my interest, and if underwater societies are involved, even better!


  4. Blogged here:
    Thank you!



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