NOTES FROM GHOST TOWN by Kate Ellison – Cover Reveal and Giveaway

Kate Ellison’s NOTES FROM GHOST TOWN (EgmontUSA, February 2013) sounds pretty amazing. And it sounds like a book you need to read with the lights on. I am SUPER excited to be revealing the official cover! Scroll down to read the synopsis, check out the cover, and enter to win an ARC, thanks to the wonderful people at Paper Lantern Lit!

They say first love never dies…

From critically acclaimed author Kate Ellison comes a heartbreaking mystery of mental illness, unspoken love, and murder. When sixteen-year-old artist Olivia Tithe is visited by the ghost of her first love, Lucas Stern, it’s only through scattered images and notes left behind that she can unravel the mystery of his death.

There’s a catch: Olivia has gone colorblind, and there’s a good chance she’s losing her mind completely–just like her mother did. How else to explain seeing (and falling in love all over again with) someone who isn’t really there?

With the murder trial looming just nine days away, Olivia must follow her heart to the truth, no matter how painful. It’s the only way she can save herself.


Kate Ellison spent a lot of time as a child, in Baltimore, pretending to be things she wasn’t: a twin, a telekinetic, a benevolent witch with a box full of magical stones, a spy, a soccer player. She trained as an actor in Chicago and has walked across the entire country of Spain. She is a painter and jewelry-maker, and has at least one artist friend who really does keep his true name a secret from the world. He told her, but don’t ask her to tell you—she’s not gonna do it. Kate lives in Brooklyn, New York. Butterfly Clues was her first novel.

And now for the cover! What do you think?

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And now for the giveaway! Paper Lantern Lit was kind enough to donate an ARC of NOTES FROM GHOST TOWN to one lucky resident of the US/Canada! Just fill out the Rafflecopter below. Good luck!

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Hafsah Faizal is a YA author, designer, and blogger. Her designs have graced the sites of New York Times bestselling authors, bloggers, and more. She resides in Texas, with her family.



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    November 20, 2012

    Gorgeous cover! Thanks for the giveaway! :)

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    Addie R.

    November 20, 2012

    Oooh I love this new cover! It's definitely eerie and creepy. Thanks for the giveaway ^__^

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    Bookluvrs Haven

    November 20, 2012

    Love the cover! It projects a lot of sadness and loneliness to me actually. It strikes an emotional chord with me…

    Thank you for hosting such an awesome giveaway!


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    November 20, 2012

    Sounds fantastic! Thanks for sharing!

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    Kim Baccellia

    November 20, 2012

    Ooh, want!

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    Kit Grindstaff

    November 20, 2012

    Wow, this sounds amazing. And heartrending. And amazing.

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    Bellas Bookshelf

    November 26, 2012

    Beautiful cover. Cant wait to read a good ghost story. Thank you so much for awesome giveaway!