UPDATE: The voting for this book cover is now over! Keep scrolling to see the winning cover!
We’d like to introduce you and your e-reader to the Epic Reads Impulse line of digital-first young adult novels! Wait, what’s Impulse, you ask? Epic Reads Impulse is a digital imprint focused on young adult short stories and novellas, with new releases every month!
The Impulse line has been around since 2012 (formerly known as HarperTeen Impulse) but back in November you asked for something more, so in December we decided to give it an Epic Reads makeover! While we’ll continue to publish those shorty novellas that are perfect for your commute or a lazy afternoon, it’s full length novels you want to cuddle up with, so that’s what we’re bringing you!
WAIT! WAIT! THERE’S MORE! Remember when you clicked on this blog post because you read the title and were like “Oh hell yeah I want to vote on a cover design!”? Well, the first novel we’re publishing under the new Epic Reads Impulse line is called MAP TO THE STARS and it’s by this awesome author Jen Malone and. . .
wait for it. . .
. . . we’re letting you choose the cover! Take a look at the two designs below and pick your favorite! (We know, it’s a hard decision, but we believe in you!)
THE WINNING COVER!
About MAP TO THE STARS
Can one down-to-earth girl plus a very famous boy and a whole lot of paparazzi ever add up to a perfect Hollywood ending?
Seventeen-year-old Annie Shelton isn’t sure why her mom thinks moving to Hollywood will allow them to escape the drama of their small-time life in Georgia, but she’s along for the ride. When Annie’s mom snags a gig as makeup artist to a teen movie idol and finagles a spot for Annie to accompany her on his European promotional tour, Annie’s pretty sure she’ll be fangirling over architectural sights rather than teen heartthrob Graham Cabot.
But then of course she actually meets him. As Graham and Annie fall for each other in the most romantic cities in the world, Annie realizes that this turn of events may not be quite as glamorous as she thought. Instead of red carpets and celebrity couple names, they are navigating a minefield of keeping secrets from Graham’s fans, overprotective assistant, stage “momager,” and beefy bodyguard. And when the paparazzi make an appearance, Annie has to decide whether their love is worth the harsh glare of the flashbulb.