Jun 20, 2013

Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy

I am BEYOND excited to share a glimpse of my buddy-ole-pal's debut book cover reveal! I've been looking forward to this since the early 90s when we met at The Cure concert! (totally kidding, but that would be totally rad). Anyhoods, you'll love the complete cover and when you get to know Julie, you'll love her too!

Here is a teaser: "Her lying here, next to me, her body curving into mine. It was perfect except that she was dying and I was living and I didn’t know how we could do both at the same time." - Harvey

art work by Annemieke Beemster Leverenz 

What if you’d been living your life as if you were dying—only to find out that you had your whole future ahead of you?

When sixteen-year-old Alice is diagnosed with leukemia, her prognosis is grim. To maximize the time she does have, she vows to spend her final months righting wrongs—however she sees fit. She convinces her friend Harvey, whom she knows has always had feelings for her, to help her with a crazy bucket list that’s as much about revenge (humiliating her ex-boyfriend and getting back at her arch nemesis) as it is about hope (doing something unexpectedly kind for a stranger and reliving some childhood memories). But just when Alice’s scores are settled, she goes into remission.


Now Alice is forced to face the consequences of all that she’s said and done, as well as her true feelings for Harvey. But has she done irreparable damage to the people around her, and to the one person who matters most?

Julie Murphy’s SIDE EFFECTS MAY VARY is a fearless and moving tour de force about love, life, and facing your own mortality.


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Here is the full cover! LUV!

Julie lives in North Texas with her husband who loves her, her dog who adores her, and her cat who tolerates her. When she's not writing or trying to catch stray cats, she works at an academic library. Side Effects May Vary is Julie's debut novel.

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9 comments:

  1. Oooh, love this portion! I can't wait to see how the cover looks as a whole! I can already tell it's gonna be unique and look LOVELY on my shelf!

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