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Cover Reveal: CHARM & STRANGE by Stephanie Kuehn

We are so incredibly thrilled to reveal the cover of (YA Highway's own) Stephanie Kuehn's debut YA novel, CHARM & STRANGE! I adore this book. It's gorgeous and chilling, the kind of story that gets you right in the gut -- and I think this cover depicts that perfectly.

The summary:

Andrew Winston Winters is at war with himself.

He’s part Win, the lonely teenager exiled to a remote Vermont boarding school in the wake of a family tragedy. The guy who shuts all his classmates out, no matter the cost.

But he’s also part Drew, the angry young boy with violent impulses that control him. The boy who spent a fateful summer with his brother and teenage cousins, only to endure a family secret so painful it led three children to do the unthinkable.

Over the course of one night, while stuck at a party deep in the New England woods, Andrew battles the pain of his past and the isolation of his present. Before the sun rises, he’ll either surrender his sanity to the wild thoughts inside his mind or learn that surviving can sometimes mean more than not dying.

"Twisted, and twisting. Relentlessly compelling. Lush storytelling. A must-read." 
— Ellen Hopkins, New York Times bestselling author of Triangles, Fallout and Tricks 

"...haunting...Charm & Strange is a shocker of a page-turner that unravels brilliantly from both ends." 
—Lisa McMann, New York Times Bestselling author of Dead to You 

"Charm and Strange is a story of blood and family and the animal inside—and it’s ferociously real."
— Blythe Woolston, author of Catch & Release 

  Charm & Strange will be released by St. Martin's Griffin on June 11, 2013. Hooray!
Kirsten Hubbard

Kirsten is the author of Like Mandarin, Wanderlove, and the middle grade novel Watch the Sky.

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  1. Very exciting! Gorgeous cover and the description sounds so intriguing. Can't wait for this one.

  2. I'm so hooked by this summary and cover! Can't wait to read, Steph!

  3. Congratulations, Steph! Super cool cover.

  4. Charm and strange are both types of quarks. I wonder if this has anything to do with the story ... or if too much physics rubbed off on me from my husband ...

  5. Oooooo! Can't wait to read this. :)

  6. Really great cover! Congrats, Steph!!

  7. Wow, great cover, totally intriguing summary, I can't wait to read this!

  8. This looks AMAZING. *Adds to Goodreads*

  9. A landmark moment! I too am incredibly thrilled. Mazel tov from a proud papa.

  10. Thank you again, everyone! I really appreciate all of your kind words!


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Item Reviewed: Cover Reveal: CHARM & STRANGE by Stephanie Kuehn Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Kirsten Hubbard