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Cover Reveal: DEAD AIR (The Kat Sinclair Files #1) by Michelle Schusterman!

Today we are so pleased to reveal the cover of ex-Highwayer and dear friend Michelle Schusterman's latest middle grade book, DEAD AIR (Grosset & Dunlap, Sept. 1, 2015), which is the first in her delicious new mystery series, The Kat Sinclair Files.

We hope you love it as much as we do!

And here it is...

About the book:
When Kat Sinclair’s dad tells her his new job hosting the ghost-hunting TV show Passport to Paranormal means they’ll be living on the road and visiting the world’s most haunted places, Kat packs her bags without a second thought. But the ghostbusting life isn’t as cool as Kat expected. The cast and crew don’t always get along, the producer’s annoying nephew has unexpectedly shown up, and Kat thinks the show—and her dad—might be cursed.

Kat decides to start writing a blog with “a behind the scenes look at the most haunted show on TV.” But she soon discovers that going behind the scenes may just reveal more than she really wants to know.

DEAD AIR is the first book in The Kat Sinclair Files series, out September 1st, 2015 from Penguin's Grosset & Dunlap. Pre-order at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books A Million, IndieBound, or Powell's. Illustration by Stephanie Olesh.

Michelle's thoughts:

Once again, Grosset's design team proves to be amazing. Everything about this cover screams Nancy Drew to me – and that's the highest compliment my inner 10-year-old can give. I love that Kat's wearing one of her many horror T-shirts, I love her slick camera ("Elapse E-250 with a pancake lens, silver with a cool purple strap"), I love the shadow lurking in the background behind Oscar.

I love the title, too – and to make it even creepier, the cover will have a lenticular hologram so the flashlight turns on and off when you tilt the book! Huge thank you to Stephanie Olesh, Kayla Wasil, Giuseppe Castellano, and Sarah Fabiny, as well as everyone else at Grosset, for this fun, creepy cover. Kat would totally approve.

About the author:

Michelle Schusterman is a former expat and travel writer who has blogged her way through ancient graveyards in Scotland, fortresses in Korea, and deserted beaches in Brazil. She's the author of the I Heart Band series and currently lives in New York City.

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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