Cover Reveal + Giveaway: You Were Here by Cori McCarthy

Friday, October 9, 2015

Today, I'm sharing the cover for YOU WERE HERE and I'm so pumped to share it to you! Check it out below! That blurb, you guys. I AM SO EXCITED!!! Multiple formats!!!!111 AAAAAAAA, I'm so so pumped for this book!

Title: You Were Here
Author: Cori McCarthy
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Date of Publication: March 1, 2016

Grief turned Jaycee into a daredevil, but can she dare to deal with her past?

On the anniversary of her dardevil brother's death, Jaycee attempts to break into Jake's favorite hideout—the petrifying ruins of an insane asylum. Joined by four classmates, each with their own brand of dysfunction, Jaycee discovers a map detailing her brother's exploration and the unfinished dares he left behind.

As a tribute to Jake, Jaycee vows to complete the dares, no matter how terrifying or dangerous. What she doesn't bargain on is her eccentric band of friends who challenge her to do the unthinkable: reveal the parts of herself that she buried with her brother.

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Narrated in multiple formats including word art poetry, graphic novel panels, and prose, this visually stunning story follows Jaycee Strangelove and an unlikely group of friends on a post-graduation adventure as Jaycee chases the memory of her late brother by completing the death-defying stunts that got him killed.

Jaycee’s companions: her ex-best friend, a slacker with Peter Pan syndrome, a heartbroken poet, and a selective mute all have their own reasons for attempting her brother’s dares. But as they delve deeper into the urban ruins that captivated Jaycee’s brother, from the petrifying remains of an insane asylum to the skeletal remnants of the world’s largest amusement park they learn a singular and unforgettable lesson on the truth about friendship, heartbreak, and inevitable change.


  1. Oh my gosh! this cover looks so good!! also the synopsis is so interesting! can't wait for this!

  2. Firstly, I LOVE the sound of this book.. especially the group of friends and the summary of each of their own issues. I am definitely putting this on my radar. As for your question... a place that isn't here.. that's hard especially since I moved a lot and never stayed in one place long enough for things to actually close down XD.

    - Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

    1. I didn't know you moved a lot, Juhina! And yes, this book sounds glorious and I wanna read it soon!


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