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Cover Reveal & Giveaway: THE ONLY THING TO FEAR by Caroline Tung Richmond

We're thrilled to host the cover reveal of Caroline Tung Richmond's debut YA novel, THE ONLY THING TO FEAR, which will be released by Scholastic Press on September 30th, 2014. The book sounds intense and super exciting, and we think this cover is a perfect match! Bonus: Caroline's giving away an advanced copy at the end of this post.

What Caroline has to say about her cover:

 I'm so excited to share with you the cover for THE ONLY THING TO FEAR!

After my novel sold in April 2013, I've been so very curious to see what Scholastic would come up with for the cover art. My agent and I both agreed that creating this cover would be a challenge since my book is a mix of alternate history and supernatural elements. And so, we definitely didn't envy the designer assigned to this task!

But the designer Phil Falco did an incredible job! I love the bold typography, the striking color scheme, and the historical imagery of the eagle---an emblem that both the Americans and the Nazis have used. I owe both Phil and the Scholastic team a big thanks, and I hope that you guys like the cover too!

 From Goodreads:
In a stunning reimagining of history, debut author Caroline Tung Richmond weaves an incredible story of secrets and honor in a world where Hitler won World War II.

It's been nearly 80 years since the Allies lost WWII in a crushing defeat against Hitler's genetically engineered super soldiers. America has been carved up by the victors, and 16-year-old Zara lives a life of oppression in the Eastern America Territories. Under the iron rule of the Nazis, the government strives to maintain a master race, controlling everything from jobs to genetics. Despite her mixed heritage and hopeless social standing, Zara dreams of the free America she's only read about in banned books. A revolution is growing, and a rogue rebel group is plotting a deadly coup. Zara might hold the key to taking down the Führer for good, but it also might be the very thing that destroys her. Because what she has to offer the rebels is something she's spent her entire life hiding, under threat of immediate execution by the Nazis.
In this action-packed, heart-stopping novel of a terrifying reality that could have been, Zara must decide just how far she'll go for freedom.

About Caroline:

Caroline Tung Richmond is a freelance writer and self-proclaimed cookie connoisseur. She lives in the Washington, DC area with her husband; their daughter; and their dog Otto von Bismarck, named for the German chancellor (naturally). The Only Thing to Fear is her debut novel.

Follow Caroline on her blog, Twitter, Facebook or Goodreads.

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  1. It's stunning, Caroline! I cannot wait to read this book!

  2. Wow. What a fantastic concept.
    And that's such a striking cover. Love the title!

  3. Ooh, I LOVE the cover! And the blurb - this book sounds fantastic! Can't wait to read it, Caroline!

  4. This story seems very interesting and the whole concept already won me over.

  5. Gorgeous cover! I really can't wait to read this one.


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