Monday, October 01, 2012

The Dead and Buried Giveaway & New Cover Alert!

The Dead and Buried comes out three months from today! Yay! I’m so excited for my new baby to head out into the world. It’s part murder mystery, part ghost story, with a dash of romance, and new characters that I hope you’ll adore as much as I do. (For the official summary and some hot blurb action, click here.) To celebrate, I’m having a giveaway. But before we get to that…I’m also sharing its new cover. Yes, as sometimes happens in publishing for marketing/sales reasons, The Dead and Buried has been given a fancy new cover. (This will be for the hardcover releasing January 1st, 2013. The ARC will have the old cover.)

You ready?

Here we go…

(clicky clicky for bigger size)

I think it’s stunning and eye catching! Feel free to post it on your blog, FB, or anywhere you like. (I would really love this—share, share, share!)

Now, back to the contest. I’m giving away a signed ARC, a $10 iTunes gift card to go along with my ghostly playlist, and a Jade necklace (which will mean a lot more after you read the book). Cool, right?


All you have to do to enter is post a comment below.

However, you can get additional entries for:
+1 tweeting this: RT @Kim_Harrington THE DEAD AND BURIED Giveaway & New Cover: Please RT!
+1 “liking” me on Facebook.
+1 sharing a link to this blog post on your Facebook (or you can just hit the share button at the bottom of this post).
+5 featuring the new cover in a post on your blog

Please let me know everything you did in your comment so I’ll know how many points to assign to you!

The last day to enter is Sunday, 10/14/12. I’ll go through all the entries, use, and choose a winner on Monday, 10/15/12. International is okay!

You can add The Dead and Buried to your Goodreads shelf here.

And if you'd like to pre-order the hardcover, you can do that now and I will love you forever!
IndieBound | Barnes & Noble | Amazon

Thanks and good luck!


  1. I cannot wait to read the new book! I'll be honest and say I like the old cover a bit more. The new one is just another dead girl cover to me. I'm sorry!! But it won't matter anyway because I'm going to buy it and read it!

    I also tweeted about this, so 2 points total!

  2. Aw, I loved the old cover so! I'm so sad I won't be able to see it sitting on my shelf. :( Still super excited to read the book! :)

    +1 Like on Facebook
    +1 Share on Facebook -

  3. Ooh, yes, please! and
    +1 Like on Facebook

  4. Facebook - done
    twitter - done
    sharing - done

    Will review on my blog and promise to include piccy but can't do that til I've read it, so no +5 for me there,,, a lowly 3 entries.

  5. Thank you

    +1 like on Facebook
    +1 on twitter
    +1 share on FB

  6. I really cannot wait to read The Dead and Buried! It sounds amazing! *fingers crossed I win*

    Thank you for the giveaway! :)

    Here is what I have done:
    +1 like on Facebook!
    +1 sharing a link to this blog post on my Facebook!
    +5 featuring the new cover in a post on my blog!

  7. I tweeted!

  8. Oh excitement!!!! I actually love the new cover. I really liked the old one too so haha. Thanks for the chance!!

    +1 I tweeted
    +1 liked fb
    YAYS!!!! :-)

  9. Love the new cover!!! I actually like both :D

    deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

  10. OMG! LOVE the new cover!!! I totally can't wait for this one! :)

    I facebooked it!


  11. Would love to try this book!
    I've liked your facebook page (Suzan Lacey)
    I've shared on facebook (Suzan Lacey)
    and I've retweeted

  12. I so loved the classic feel of the original cover but I totally get the market they are going for with the glam shot. Wishing you all the best (wish it was coming out to max on Halloween though)

  13. I can't wait for this! :D

    FB: Kat Vela

    katvela12345 at hotmail dot com

  14. I love the new cover! Of course, I liked the old one as well.

    +1 Tweeted (@Simone7304)
    +1 "Liked" on Facebook (Heather Simone)
    +1 Sharing on Facebook (same)
    +5 New cover post will go live for "Waiting on Wednesday" 10/3/12 (

  15. Hmmm well, I'm sure marketing has their reasons! And I can't wait to read the book!

    +1 Tweeted
    +1 Liked on facebook
    +1 Shared on facebook

  16. Love the new cover..

    tweeted and here is the link

    Liked You under the name Kristen Heyl on facebook
    Shared the statues update under the name Kristen Heyl on facebook as well

  17. I am really looking forwad to this one - and I read mostly MG books right now. So having read a lot of MG books I kind of see where the publisher is going with the new cover. Although I liked the "ghost story" feel to the old one, this one screams edgy/teen/YA book and will probably hook more readers. I'm glad they kept the same font and title work b/c I really liked that part!

    I tweeted:

  18. I love the cover! I liked the old cover, but this one seems more YA-ish. The old one seemed kind of MG to me. I can definitely see why marketing changed to this cover! I really like it!

    I also tweeted:

  19. I really want to read this book!!!!And both covers look awesome to me,can't decide which one I like better!!

    +1 Tweeted:
    +1 Like on Facebook

    1. Oh yes, do I want this book, Kim! I tweeted and liked on Facebook.

  20. Oh, how interesting! I'm always intrigued when covers change, and dissecting (if you will) the strong and weak points of both. I do like the continuation of purple in both of them!

  21. The cover looks awesome, as good as the original one was this is ever better!

    +1 like on facebook

  22. I like the original cover better, although this one is cool too! I am DYING to read this!! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

    +1 Tweeted
    +1 Shared on Facebook
    +1 Liked on Facebook
    +5 Shared on blog (


  23. I loved Clarity and Perception so I'm really looking forward to reading The Dead and Buried. I actually like the old cover better even if it did look more like the cover of a MG novel than a YA one.

    +1 for Tweeting:

  24. CAN'T wait to read this one!! So exciting. Anyway, I tweeted (+1) and shared on Facebook (+1), so 3 entries total. :)

  25. Hi Kim! I so want this one? Love the new cover!

    I did everything!
    (+5)Blog post:

    (+1)Liked you on Facebook already

    (+1)Posted on Facebook

    Can't wait to read this one!

    Best of luck Kim! :)

  26. AHHH I'M SO EXCITED TO READ THIS BOOK! <3 I love love love your books, so I can't wait to read another YA paranormal/mystery from you. ^_^ Love the new cover, too!

    +1 Tweet:
    +1 Liked on FB (Pam Lestrange)
    +1 Shared on FB:
    +5 Blogged:

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway! Hope I win. *crosses fingers*

  27. Wow, the new cover is so GORGEOUS! I love it! And I can't wait to read the book - thank you for the chance to get it early!:)

    -I poted on Twitter:
    -I shared on FB:
    -I already 'Like' your FB page (Deea AC)

  28. Can't wait to read this book! Love the new cover!

    +1 Twitter

    +1 Already liked you on Facebook!

    +1 FB post

    +5 blog post

    Crossing my fingers!!!

  29. Cant wait to read this! I love the new cover but I liked the old one too.


  30. Thank you for the giveaway! I love the new cover.

    +1 Tweet
    +1 FB "like"
    +1 Share on FB


  31. Oh my gosh I LOVE the new cover! Its gorgeous!

    +5 for featuring the new cover on blog:

    +1 tweeting:

    Thank you so much for the giveaway!

  32. Hi Kim,
    Love the cover!

    +1 for tweeting!
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  33. The new cover looks great!

    Tweet -

  34. Eek! I love the new cover! <3 The old one was good too, but this one will look so much prettier on my bookshelf. :) I can't wait to read it!!

    Facebook like: Linda Li
    Facebook post:

  35. WOOOOWW! I love the new cover!! <333 :D

    Liked: Ashley Chen

  36. This book looks really interesting and right up my ally. I can't wait to get a copy and read it!!

  37. This book looks really interesting and right up my ally. I can't wait to get a copy and read it!!

  38. Sorry forgot to post what I did
    blog post:


    Facebook: Liked your page with Jessica Phair-Smith and posted a link to this blog post on my personal page.

  39. So excited for you!

    1 tweeting this: RT @Kim_Harrington THE DEAD AND BURIED Giveaway & New Cover: Please RT!
    +1 “liking” me on Facebook.

  40. Yay! Love the new cover : )

    +1 I tweeted:

    +1 already liked on facebook: alicia marie ezell

    +1 shared on facebook:

    +5 new cover on tumblr:

  41. I really want to read this book. I love the Clarity series. Plus the cover looks awesome.

  42. I forgot to say what I did.
    +5 featured the new cover on my blog.

  43. Great contest thanks!!

  44. I too liked the first cover and agree with the other comments that the new cover feels less middle grade. I like the new cover too, but mostly just can't wait to read!!

  45. I really love the ARC cover, but the new one is good too! Glad that they kept the creepy & cool font. Thank you for the giveaway! :)

    +1 Tweeting:
    +1 Like on Facebook
    +1 Share on Facebook:

  46. OMG, I so want this!

    +1 like on Facebook (lucia pannacci)

    aliasgirl at libero dot it

  47. Love the new cover!!! Thanks for the amazing giveaway and chance to win

    +1 tweeted-

    +1 like on Facebook- Jolene Allcock

    +1 shared on FB-!/jolene.allcock/posts/108571949301652


  48. I'm so excited for this book, your writing is amazing!
    +3 for twitter, liking on fb, and sharing on fb :)
    -Claire :)

  49. I love this new cover and I can't wait to read it! (:

    +1 for liking on fb

  50. Love this! :)

    +1 like on FB

  51. Wonderful giveaway! I loved your book "Clarity" and I have "Perception" on my wish list ..and now this one too! Thank you for the chance to win this.

    I did it all!
    Like you on FB= Jinky Heartsbooks
    Shared this post on FB =Jinky Heartsbooks
    Tweeted this post= @jinxtweet
    Blog about this book and post=

  52. I love the new cover. Can't wait to read it!

    +1 FB like: Arantza C
    +1 Tweet:


  53. I can't wait to read this book, thanks so much for the chance to win!!!!

    +1 FB like: Shay Princevalli

  54. +1 tweeting this:
    +1 “liking” me on Facebook: Carmel Lemrac
    +1 sharing a link to this blog post on your Facebook:

    I love the old cover. :(
    Thanks for sharing the book!

  55. Ahhh Barely making it in. First of all I'm so excited for this book it's not even funny D:

    Second of all entries!

    +1 for liking : Sammi Dauphinais
    +1 for sharing the the link
    +1 for tweeting:
    +5 for blog posting the cover reveal: