SWEET UNREST by Lisa Maxwell – Cover Reveal and Giveaway

SWEET UNREST is an awesome title. And luckily for us, and Lisa Maxwell, it’s got an awesome cover to match. Today, I’m excited to reveal the cover for Lisa’s debut, which hits shelves from Flux later on this year. But first, here’s a little bit about the book. Stay tuned for the glamorous giveaway!

Lucy Aimes has always been practical. But try as she might, she can’t come up with a logical explanation for the recurring dreams that have always haunted her. Dark dreams. Dreams of a long-ago place filled with people she shouldn’t know…but does.

When her family moves to a New Orleans plantation, Lucy’s dreams become more intense, and her search for answers draws her reluctantly into the old city’s world of Voodoo and mysticism. There, Lucy finds Alex, a mysterious boy who behaves as if they’ve known each other forever. Lucy knows Alex is hiding something, and her rational side doesn’t want to be drawn to him. But she is.

As she tries to uncover Alex’s secrets, a killer strikes close to home, and Lucy finds herself ensnared in a century-old vendetta. With the lives of everyone she loves in danger, Lucy will have to unravel the mystery of her dreams before it all comes to a deadly finish.

Lisa Maxwell is the author of Sweet Unrest (Flux, Fall 2014). When she’s not writing books, she teaches English at a local college. She lives near DC with her very patient husband and two not-so patient boys.

And now for the cover! What do you think?

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Thanks to Lisa, I have one New Orleans-inspired necklace and one signed copy of SWEET UNREST with swag for two lucky US winners! Just fill out the Rafflecopter below. Good luck!


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    January 23, 2014

    Love it!! Can’t wait to read it!!

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    Shannon @ Novel Reflection

    January 23, 2014

    I seem to be inexplicably drawn to books about New Orleans – perhaps because it’s my birthplace, perhaps for the unique nature of the city. Sweet Unrest looks quite interesting and I will be checking it out when it releases. :D

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      Shannon @ Novel Reflection

      January 23, 2014

      I forgot to add, the hint of the plantation house in the background is a really fun touch in that cover. Makes me think of the place used to film parts of Interview with the Vampire. :D <3

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    January 23, 2014

    this looks and sounds awesome!! Congrats to Lisa on the new release!

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    January 23, 2014

    The cover truly reflects the feeling and location of this book.

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    susan beamon

    January 23, 2014

    That is a spooky cover. I like it.

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    Lena Marsteller

    January 23, 2014

    ooo a cute bad boy and a murder mystery!! I can’t resist :D The cover is brilliant with the fence and faint glow of the light… Love it! Thanks for sharing!

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    January 23, 2014

    The cover is what inspired me to enter this giveaway. It’s gorgeous!

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    January 23, 2014

    The cover is fantastic!!

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    Hillary R.

    January 23, 2014

    I actually really dig the cover! :D I like how it gives off this ominous, closed-off, and secretive feel. I hope I win so I can read this book! Sounds really great! ^_^

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    Jen Haile

    January 23, 2014

    I really like the cover! It made me think of New Orleans and I love books that take place there!

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    January 24, 2014

    The cover is really pretty! I love the secretive, luring feeling.

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    Aza Saku

    January 24, 2014

    It looks spooky and drew me in the gates make me wonder whats it there to protect or keep out. I love that it is set in New Orleans it makes it all the better to expect some strange secrets to be revealed behind the gates.

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    Holly Letson

    January 24, 2014

    I really like this cover. It kinda makes me think of the old *Vampire Academy* covers.

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    Erin E.

    January 24, 2014

    This looks amazing! Very foreboding.

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    Danielle D

    January 24, 2014

    I love the look of the cover, I always try to find interesting shapes in the wrought iron fences :)

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    Sassy @ My Never Ending Pile

    January 25, 2014

    The cover is so gorgeous! :)

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    January 26, 2014

    That’s such an awesome cover! I love how real the gate looks! Kind of wish it’s a hardcover! The embossed letters would be great to have.

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    January 26, 2014

    Sounds delightful! A definite add to my to-read list.

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    Samantha Wallace

    January 26, 2014

    I love the cover, it’s amazing!!

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    Yvonne van der Bent

    January 26, 2014

    Oh wow! I’m impressed! That cover screams mystery and sexiness!!!
    Looking good!

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    Jennifer Crawford

    January 26, 2014

    Very mysterious. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    January 27, 2014

    like the colors

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    January 30, 2014

    I love the synopsis and cover! very pretty necklace!

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    February 3, 2014

    I love that cover, looks super creepy.

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    Michelle Lee

    February 3, 2014

    The cover is beautiful and mysterious! I love it! Thank you for this amazing giveaway! :)