Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Deliver Me by Kate Jarvik Birch ~ Cover Reveal & Giveaway!

Deliver Me 

by Kate Jarvik Birch 
Coming April 15th from Bloomsbury Spark



One People. One Union. One Future. 
Wynne’s entire life is dictated by the Union: the clothes she wears, the books she reads, even the genes she inherited. And like every other girl in the Union, Wynne dreams of being chosen as a Carrier on her 16th birthday—one of the elite selected to carry the future generation within her womb. Wynne and her best friend Odessa are certain they will both make the cut, but when Odessa is chosen and whisked off to a life of privilege, Wynne is left behind to work as an assistant, delivering babies for the Union.
As Odessa slips deeper and deeper into the role of Carrier, Wynne begins to see the Union for what it really is: a society that criminalizes the notion of love, and forbids words like mother and family.
For the first time in her life, Wynne is faced with a choice: submit to the will of the Union, or find a way to escape and save Odessa before she is lost forever.





About the Author



Kate Jarvik Birch is a visual artist and writer living in Salt Lake City, Utah with her husband and three kids. She wrote her first novel in fourth grade. The main character was suspiciously similar to herself and the love interest bore quite a strong resemblance to the boy she had a crush on. As an adult, her essays and short stories have been published in Isotope: A Journal of Literary Nature and Science Writing, Saint Ann's Review, Scissors and Spackle and Indiana Review. Her first play, (a man enters), co-written with Elaine Jarvik, was produced in 2011 by Salt Lake Acting Co.
Kate’s debut novel, DELIVER ME, comes out April 15th from Bloomsbury Spark. PERFECTED will be released July 1st from Entangled Teen.






Giveaway



Enter the giveaway below to win an electronic copy of DELIVER ME from Bloomsbury Spark as well as a $20 Amazon gift card!




  

5 comments :

  1. This sounds great! I love Dystopian YA.

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  2. Sounds like a great read!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  3. Now this excerpt is a total change of events! Your giving Wynne an enlightening future after she is not chosen. I did expect her to "rescue" Odessa though. I think that came with the territory, after not being chosen. Still cool though, and it does sound like an entertaining read! Congratulations on your debut Kate!

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