Thursday, January 8, 2015

Cover Reveal: Between Now & Never by Laura Johnston with Giveaway

Last summer, I got to read a fabulous new book by debut author, Laura Johnston, called Rewind to You. You can check out my review here. I'm so excited to be able to take part in the cover reveal for her new book, Between Now & Never!!


Book Description:

A convict’s daughter should never fall for an FBI agent’s son, certainly not a teenager like Julianna Schultz who is furious over her mother’s incarceration and the injustice of it all. But that’s exactly what seventeen-year-old Julianna finds herself doing when Cody Rush, the cocky son of the FBI agent who put her mom behind bars, moves into her hometown of Gilbert, Arizona.

Cody Rush—studious, principled, athletic, good looking and blond to boot—is everything Julianna hates, or so she thinks. Yet a series of ill-fated events one night brings them dangerously close, entangling the futures of two people who were never meant to be. 


Excerpt:

We listen to the monotone voice reel off instructions. Four pictures. A light will flash before each picture is taken. How I ended up in this position I’m not sure.

“Quick,” I say, “what should we do?” A flash of light. Picture one down. Both of our mouths were hanging open, blank stares straight ahead.

We burst into laughter and can’t stop. A second flash. Picture number two: both of us laughing.

Our gazes meet and we pull ourselves together, his eyes never veering from mine. He leans toward me, coming halfway before pausing, his eyes seeking permission. I regard him with equal parts terror and anticipation, the intimacy of the situation whispering a thrill. He closes the distance between us and glides his nose through my hair. My heart rattles around as though this is the first boy I’ve ever been close to.

“Now smile,” he whispers into my ear. My cheeks burn despite myself and I feel the corners of my lips tugging upward. A flash of light signals the third picture and I am totally seduced. 



About the Author:
 
Laura Johnston lives in Utah with her husband and two children. Growing up with five siblings,
a few horses, peach trees, beehives and gardens, she developed an active imagination and always loved a good story. She fell in love with the young adult genre both through her experience in high school as well as her job later as a high school teacher. Laura enjoys running, playing tennis, sewing, traveling, writing, and above all, spending time with her husband and kids. REWIND TO YOU is her debut novel.

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8 comments:

  1. I think the cover is beautiful and I'm interested in reading about the love story

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    1. It IS beautiful!! I can't wait to read it!

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  2. The blurb really caught my attention. I'm curious about what her mother is in jail for.

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  3. I think this is a great cover. I love reading YA clean fiction. I hope to read Johnston's books soon.

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    1. I love clean YA, too, and I really loved her first book. I hope you enjoy them!

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  4. Katie, you're the best! Thanks for participating in the reveal for BETWEEN NOW AND NEVER and for all you've done for REWIND TO YOU. ;)

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    1. YAY! I'm so happy to help fabulous new authors, such as yourself. :)

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