Friday, July 08, 2011

PERCEPTION Cover & Synopsis Reveal

This wasn’t supposed to happen for a couple more months (with a contest and a lot more hoopla) but I woke up this morning to find the cover is out there early on B&N, Goodreads, and other places. And you can’t put the toothpaste back in the tube, so after a flurry of emails I have the okay to reveal the pretty today!

Here is the beautiful cover for Clarity’s sequel, Perception!


(Click on the image to see a larger version of the pretty!)

I thought it would be hard for the wonderful folks at Scholastic to come up with a cover as beautiful as Clarity’s, but I think they actually surpassed it.

I adore Clare’s hair in this photo. And the way the model is looking over her shoulder with the woods in the background gives that sense of danger. (Tease: this is actually a scene in the book.) And birds! This cover has forest birds instead of seagulls. And it still has those magical lights around Clare’s hair. I could go on and on. I love, love, love it.

What do you think?

Perception comes out in March 2012, but in the meantime you can add it to your Goodreads shelf here.

And now for the official synopsis!

This hotly anticipated sequel to CLARITY delivers another dark, paranormal mystery.

When you can see things others can't, what do you do when someone's watching you?

Everybody knows about Clarity "Clare" Fern. She's the psychic girl in school, the one who can place her hands on something and see hidden visions from the past.

Only Clare would rather not be a celebrity. She prefers hanging back, observing. Her gift is not a game to her.

But then someone starts playing with her head . . . and heart. Messages and gifts from a secret admirer crop up everywhere Clare turns. Could they be from Gabriel, the gorgeous boy who gets Clare's pulse racing? Or from Justin, Clare's hopeful ex-boyfriend who'd do anything to win her back?

One thing is certain. Clare needs to solve this mystery, and soon. Because the messages are becoming sinister, and a girl in town has suddenly disappeared.

Ooooooooh. :)  I'm excited to hear what you guys think!

39 comments:

  1. YAY!! The cover is so pretty!!! I love it! And the synopsis!!! GAH!!! Cannot wait to read!!!

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  2. I adore it<3 just LOVE IT<3333 and I realllllllyyyy want to read it!!! <33 :D

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  3. LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!!!

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  4. So gorgeous! I CANNOT wait to read it! :D

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  5. AHHHHHHHH! So stunning, Kim! I can't wait to get my hands on it! :D

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  6. So pretty! I'm *selfishly* glad we didn't have to wait a few month months to see it!

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  7. Thanks Danielle, Jena, Nat, Shelby, Stephanie, and Tiffany! :D

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  8. I love it!
    It will look so pretty next to Clarity on my bookshelf :)

    Sorry about the leak! Maybe more folks will add it to their wishlists now?

    Very exciting - congratulations!

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  9. So I wake up at 4am to see this. Interesting...very interesting! Perception Clare seems less cartoony but I love the background. Yay!

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  10. awesome!! i love the cover and synopsis. so excited!!!!

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  11. love love love the cover! It is definitely gorgeous, and now I can't wait for Perception!

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  12. I love the cover! My students will be so excited this fall when I tell them about the sequel :D

    -Sarah @ Y.A. Love

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  13. Thanks Emily, Braiden, Chelley, Lenore, Linda, Book Muncher, and Sarah!

    I'm so glad you guys are excited, too! :)

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  14. I love this cover! It's gorgeous. <3 <3 <3 Is it just me or does she kinda look like Evan Rachel Wood? xD

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  15. Oooh, nice! I'm getting a Nancy Drew vibe. I love those magical light thingies in her hair :)

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  16. Damn, that's gorgeous!

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  17. Wow, that cover is amazing! I must say, I agree with your thoughts of it surpassing Clarity! Its beautiful! Now, hopefully next year gets here fast so I can actually read it!

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  18. I agree with you. I like this cover even better than CLARITY's. Love the birds!

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  19. cover is beautiful!!! can not wait to read the book!!

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  20. OMG, I am BEYOND excited for this book. The cover is GORGEOUS and the story sounds great!!

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  21. Thanks Pearl, Small Review, Sonia, Leanna, Kreag, Helen, Janel, and Jessica! :D :D :D

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  22. Oooh! Just saw this! Love it, Kim =)

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  23. Holy gorgeous, Kim! Congrats!

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  24. Oh my gosh, oh my gosh! I looooooove Perception's cover! I like it even more than Clarity's cover. I CANT WAIT TO READ IT!!!!

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  26. Congrats on the new cover. I love the continuity of the two and the maturity of the character and the symbolism. All the best on the sequel!

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  27. Lovely! I especially like the crows and how the birds are in both covers!!

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  28. *makes grabby hands at the pretty* The cover is beautiful!!! March 2012 can't come fast enough! ;)

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  29. It's beautiful.

    I can't wait to find out what happens next to Clare.

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  30. I love this cover! I've already added it as a "must-read" for 2012 and it's on my review title wish-list for sure! LOVE! ~ Jen @ A Book and a Latte

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  31. Ahhh, I'm so excited!!! :D

    jellylovesbooks

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  32. Truly, truly beautiful!

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  33. Thanks Lisa, Elana, Erica, S.E., Beth, Caroline, Sandy, Medeia, Jen, Pam, Randy, and Page-Turner! :)

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  34. Awesome cover. I can't wait to read it. So excited for you.

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