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Monday, April 2, 2012

Cover Reveal: To Ride A Puca by Heather McCorkle

Hey everyone! How is April treating you so far? Any fun April Fool's jokes, pranks or otherwise other fun happenings? Well, I have a fun Happy April treat for you. I am honored to be a part of a cyber-wide cover reveal of my wonderful friend, Heather McCorkle's, newest release, To Ride A Puca. And here is the wonder woman herself to share a little more about her lastest book! :)
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Heather: I'm so excited to share the cover of my young adult historical fantasy novel, To Ride A PĂșca, with you. I've been waiting for so long to reveal the news and the cover that it's been driving me crazy! This novel is special to me, as many of you know, because it felt like my heart and soul has gone into it. It isn't a part of the channeler series, though it is a tie-in novel as it's about one of Eren's ancestors. This is a stand alone of a very different flavor and I hope you love it as much as I do.



Here is a bit about it:



Invaders are coming to take what isn't theirs, again.



Neala wants to stand and fight for her homeland, but as one of the last druids, she may be standing alone.



Persecuted, hunted down, forced to live in obscurity, the druids have all but given up. Can the determination of a girl who has barely come into her power bring them together? Or, just when she finally finds her place among her kind, will they end up losing a homeland their very magic is tied to?


This novel is intended for mature teens and adults as it contains some difficult subject matter. 

I had to throw that warning in because I had one person who was disturbed by some of the subject matter in The Secret Of Spruce Knoll. To Ride A PĂșca is a much darker novel than Spruce Knoll and will certainly not be appropriate for some readers. Slavery, oppression, and violent situations are within this novel. It certainly falls under the dark YA catagory. But it is also about hope, love, and belonging. It releases this May! To add this novel to your Goodreads lists click here. To pre-order a signed hardback (to ship at the end of May), click here.








8 comments:

Cortney Pearson said...

That is a great cover. I think horses are so beautiful!

Juliana L. Brandt said...

Oh my goodness, that is one of the most beautiful covers I have seen in a long long time. Immediately heading over to Goodreads to add it to my TBR list!

Ms Saba (aka Teacher007.5) said...

I know!!!! I love the cover especially since I love horse. This one just yells mystery and majesty! I can't wait to read the book. I remember when Heather was tweeking her pitch for this story and I was eager for her to get the story published! I'm excited that it is on its way :)

Susanna Leonard Hill said...

I'm totally sold on the cover! How beautiful! I love horses!

Heather said...

Thanks Cortney, and I agree about horses. Though I love all animals, they are my favorite by far!

Heather said...

Thank you so much Juliana. Your comment brought tears to my eyes! :)

Heather said...

Thank you for hosting the reveal Saba, I appreciate it so much! :)

Heather said...

Thank you Susanna for your sweet words! :)


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