Thursday, June 30, 2011

Cover Art Revealed: Hallowed (Unearthly #2) by Cynthia Hand

Cynthia Hand recently revealed the cover art for Hallowed, the sequel to Unearthly. Check it out:

Coming January 24, 2012!

For months part-angel Clara Gardner trained to face the raging forest fire from her visions and rescue the alluring and mysterious Christian Prescott from the blaze. But nothing could prepare her for the fateful decisions she would be forced to make that day, or the startling revelation that her purpose—the task she was put on earth to accomplish—is not as straightforward as she thought. Now, torn between her increasingly complicated feelings for Christian and her love for her boyfriend, Tucker, Clara struggles to make sense of what she was supposed to do the day of the fire. And, as she is drawn further into the world of part angels and the growing conflict between White Wings and Black Wings, Clara learns of the terrifying new reality that she must face: Someone close to her will die in a matter of months. With her future uncertain, the only thing Clara knows for sure is that the fire was just the beginning.

Described by Richelle Mead as “utterly captivating,” Unearthly received outstanding reviews, garnered accolades from New York Times bestselling authors, and was named an Indie Next Pick. In this heart-wrenching sequel, Cynthia Hand expertly captures the all-consuming joy of first love—and the agony of loss. This beautifully woven tale will appeal to fans of Lauren Kate, Becca Fitzpatrick, and Aprilynne Pike.

I loved Unearthly, but it ended on a MAJOR cliffhanger, so I've been completely jonesing for this sequel. I think the cover looks a lot like the first book, but I love the way the clouds stand out so starkly in the sky -- it has a kind of holy (*ahem* hallowed) feel, doesn't it? I also love that Clara looks a little sassier on this cover too, instead of a little lost like on the cover of Unearthly:

What do you think? Have you been dying for the sequel too?


Ria said...

I haven't been dying to read it, but I am looking forward to it, since Unearthly ended up being a better book than I initially expected. Here's hoping the sequel will be just as good!

Bookish Brunette said...

I seriously love this cover... I STILL need to read Unearthly!
The Bookish Brunette

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

Alread!?! WOw. I still haven't been able to get the first book. Wow. these authors are really come out with the next books so quickly anymore. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

I'm definitely dying to read Hallowed as I absolutely A.D.O.R.E.D. Unearthly!! :) I like the new cover, but that shade of blue (teal?) kind of grates on my nerves, although I'm sure it will look 100% better when I'm holding the book in my hands, about to read more about Clara and everyone else, hehe.

Lori said...

I can't wait for this! Plus the cover is gorgeous!

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