FINALLY I CAN DO THIS!
CODA has a cover! Not just that, but there are advance copies with the cover on them! ACTUAL BOOKS!
To celebrate both, here is the cover:
Isn’t it awesome? I love that it’s dark and gritty, just like the book, and that they incorporated the coda symbol into the “O” there, which was always a maybe-not-so-hidden wish of mine. I love the speaker background and the hints of all-important blue. I love that it’s unlike anything else. There will be some tweaks to the final cover (secrets!) but this is exactly what’s on the ARCs. Which leads me to my next point…
Here is your chance to win the very first ARC of CODA I’ll give away. Very. First. No one in the world has CODA except publishing people. I’ll sign it and send it to you wherever you are on the planet or beyond. You can enter this contest if you’re hangin’ on Mars with the Rover if you want. I’d offer to doodle inside, but my sketching skills peaked at stick figures so it’s probably better if I don’t.
The book, as described on Goodreads: Ever since he was a young boy, music has coursed through the veins of eighteen-year-old Anthem—the Corp has certainly seen to that. By encoding music with addictive and mind-altering elements, the Corp holds control over all citizens, particularly conduits like Anthem, whose life energy feeds the main power in the Grid.
Anthem finds hope and comfort in the twin siblings he cares for, even as he watches the life drain slowly and painfully from his father. Escape is found in his underground rock band, where music sounds free, clear, and unencoded deep in an abandoned basement. But when a band member dies suspiciously from a tracking overdose, Anthem knows that his time has suddenly become limited. Revolution all but sings in the air, and Anthem cannot help but answer the call with the chords of choice and free will. But will the girl he loves help or hinder him?
So, if you want to get your hands on CODA months before the May release, here’s how:
In the comments, write me a 100 word story that could have this cover. The wilder and more creative, the better. Priority given to entries that use the following words in any context and any order:
Brooks the Agent will help me judge, and the contest is open from right now until 5 pm EST on Wednesday, November 7th.