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YAH Cover Reveal: Kaitlin Ward's BLEEDING EARTH!

Today at the Highway we're sending out the marching band and shooting off fireworks, because it is time to reveal the cover for our very own Kaitlin Ward's debut novel, BLEEDING EARTH (Egmont, August 4, 2015)! If the title alone doesn't have you intrigued, this gorgeous cover will. Take a look!

Here it is.....

Lea was in a cemetery when the earth started bleeding. Within twenty-four hours, the blood made international news. All over the world, blood appeared out of the ground, even through concrete, even in water. Then the earth started growing hair and bones.

Lea wants to ignore the blood. She wants to spend time with her new girlfriend, Aracely, in public, if only Aracely wasn't so afraid of her father. Lea wants to be a regular teen again, but the blood has made her a prisoner in her own home. Fear for her social life turns into fear for her sanity, and Lea must save herself and Aracely whatever way she can.
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Kaitlin's thoughts:

I was honestly TERRIFIED going into the cover process; it was something I tried to just not even think about, because I think it would've been really easy for this cover to turn out cheesy, what with all the blood that was obviously going to be featured. But I love how it turned out. It has just the right amount of blood (which is a strange thing to say about a cover!) and a great, ominous feeling overall. I can't imagine anything more fitting.

Learn more about Kaitlin on our Who We Are page.

Isn't that cover amazing????
Stephanie Kuehn

Stephanie is the William C. Morris award-winning author of Charm & Strange, Complicit, Delicate Monsters, and The Smaller Evil.

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  1. Wow! This book sounds so intense and interesting. And also diversity! Yes!

    And that cover is eerie and awesome. I've added it to my TBR list! :)

  2. SQUEEEEEE!!! It's so creepy and wonderful. I can't wait. :D


  4. LOVE. I can't wait for this book!!


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