Monday, October 8, 2012

18 THINGS by Jamie Ayres COVER REVEAL!

18 THINGS by Jamie Ayres
Can eighteen things save a life? 
Olga Gay Worontzoff thinks her biggest problems are an awful name (after her grandmothers of course) and not attending prom with Conner, her best friend and secret crush since kindergarten.
Then Conner is killed in a freak boating accident and Olga feels responsible. When she downs an entire bottle of pills to deal with the emotional pain, her parents force her into counseling. There, her therapist writes a prescription in the form of a life list titled 18 Things. Eighteen quests to complete the year of her eighteenth birthday.
Alls she has to do is fire-walk, try out for the cheerleading squad, break a world record, and err . . . go on her first date. Good thing Nate, a new hottie in town, enters her life with perfect timing. He brings the fun factor to her list and helps her discover the beauty and strength inside herself, then complicates things by falling in love with her.
 Just as she’s finally embracing the joys of YOLO, her therapist reveals a big secret and Olga’s world is shaken. In the past year it took eighteen remarkable things to change a life, but nothing she believed about her mission is true.
 Now she doesn’t just risk losing her true soul-mate forever, she risks losing her very soul.

A little about Jamie: 
Jamie Ayres writes young adult paranormal love stories by night and teaches very young adults as a public school teacher by day. When not at home on her laptop or at school, she can often be found at a local book store grabbing random children and reading to them. So far, she has not been arrested for this. She lives in southwest Florida with her prince charming, two children (sometimes three based on how Mr. Ayres is acting), and a basset hound. She spent her youthful summers in Grand Haven, Michigan and this setting provided the inspiration for her debut novel, 18 Things. She really does have grandmothers named Olga and Gay but unlike her heroine, she's thankfully not named after either one of them. She loves lazy pajama days, the first page of a good book, stupid funny movies, and sharing stories with fantastic people like you. 

Congratulations, Jamie! Your cover is GORGEOUS!  Can't wait to grab a copy when it comes out in two months! SQUEEE!!! 
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  1. Love the cover and the story sounds really interesting.

  2. Thanks, Jessa and Andrew:-) I can't wait to pet, I mean, get my own copy too . . . Michelle did a wonderful job with the art~cheers!

  3. That book cover is very gripping. Interesting to consider a list of 18 things that could save a life.