Today we're so lucky to take part in a cover reveal tour for Waterfell by Amalie Howard! Reading Teen was a big fan of Amelie's other book, Bloodspell, so we can't wait to see what she has in store for us with Waterfell!
If you've missed the other pieces you can start out at Good Choice Reading, and follow the blog tour until you see the final reveal on HarlequinTeen Facebook Page!!
Here's our piece!
Chatting with the author!
Did your publisher ask for your input on the cover?
Yes! Harlequin TEEN has an amazing internal website that allows their authors to provide as much feedback as possible during the conceptualization process. This way, designers can incorporate authors’ ideas. I created a mood-board for WATERFELL with all kinds of photos, including ones of dragons, surfing, and under-water ocean settings, which I was able to share with Harlequin TEEN’s uber-talented designers. I think it’s important for authors to feel like they are part of the process for the outside of the book as well as the inside. It kind of completes the circle. I was thrilled and grateful that my ideas were taken into consideration.
THE GIRL WHO WOULD BE QUEEN
Nerissa Marin hides among teens in her human form, waiting for the day she can claim her birthright-the undersea kingdom stolen from her the day her father was murdered. Blending in is her best weapon-until her father's betrayer confronts Nerissa and challenges her to a battle to the death on Nerissa's upcoming birthday-the day she comes of age.
Amid danger and the heartbreak of her missing mother, falling for a human boy is the last thing Nerissa should do. But Lo Seavon breaches her defenses and somehow becomes the only person she can count on to help her desperate search for her mother, a prisoner of Nerissa's mortal enemy. Is Lo the linchpin that might win Nerissa back her crown? Or will this mortal boy become the weakness that destroys her?
Seventeen Magazine Summer Club author Amalie Howard spent her childhood with her nose stuck in a book, from Grimm's Fairy Tales to Anne Rice, and everything in between. She is the author of Bloodspell and a published poet. She received a bachelor’s degree from Colby College in International Studies and a certificate in French Literature from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, France. When she's not writing or devouring other people's novels, she reviews books for TheLoopNY. She lives in New York with her husband and three children.