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Thursday, August 18, 2011


I am so happy to be able to share the cover for A BREATH OF EYRE!!!
Isn't it lovely? The model's eyes are so arresting; it's hard to look away. Despite the intensity of her gaze, the model is only 16 years old, exactly the age of my protagonist, Emma. I think she’s perfect! And the dress, the pose, the color? I couldn’t be happier. A huge thank you to the art department at Kensington for making my cover dreams come true!

A BREATH OF EYRE is now available for pre-order on Amazon, and you can add it to your GoodReads list, too!

And if you haven’t seen the book trailer yet, please stop by my website to check it out: http://www.evemariemont.com/books.html

To celebrate the cover (and being only seven months from publication), I’m giving one lucky commenter a JANE EYRE-themed book package including:
You guessed it, Charlotte Brontë’s JANE EYRE
April Lindner’s JANE
Jasper Fforde’s THE EYRE AFFAIR
and a gorgeous JANE EYRE pendant
All you have to do to enter is comment below with your thoughts on the cover, JANE EYRE, or anything JANE EYRE related, but you’ll get:
+1 entry if you retweet this post (A BREATH OF EYRE cover reveal contest: http://tinyurl.com/3l9efjc)
+1 entry if you post this link on Facebook
+2 entries if you post the cover on your own blog (please leave a link here)

Contest is open until next Thursday, August 25, at midnight EST.
The contest is open to U.S. and Canadian residents only.


Angel C @ Mermaid Vision Books said...

It's a lovely cover! I especially like the model's violet gown. :)

I also tweeted about the cover! http://twitter.com/#!/mermaidvisions/status/104187069999480832

Thanks for the contest. :)


Jessica Spotswood said...

I love it, Eve! The colors are gorgeous! And her pose and gaze are really arresting--that's the perfect word. So direct. Congratulations!

Cialina at Muggle-Born.net said...

Wow! I'm so glad I stumbled upon this page! I LOVE Jane Eyre. It ended up as one of the few classics that I read on my own this year.

Lovely cover. I love the purple dress. Looking forward to hearing more about your book!


Maggie Desmond-O'Brien said...

I don't usually like to see faces on covers, but that's because they're usually of the "angsty tilted emo" variety - it's so nice to see a model staring straight out from the front of a cover! Congratulations, and thanks for the contest. =)

I tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/mdesmondobrien/status/104207874472943617

mdesmondobrien (at) yahoo (dot) com

Audris said...

I love this cover. Everything is so captivating. The color of her dress and just the way the model is looking up <3 ahh!

And thanks for the giveaway :) I've been dying to read JANE.

I tweeted about the giveaway too :)


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A.L. Sonnichsen said...

I saw Caroline's post on facebook and clicked through. I LOVE Jane Eyre. Your book sounds amazing, and the cover is gorgeous. Congratulations!


Heather C. Myers said...

The cover is beautiful, the color of the gown is stunning, and I had to stop and stare thanks to the arresting stare on the model's face.

I'm interested to see how you incorporate a modern girl in an historical setting. I love those stories, but rarely do they paint the past the way the original author does. But I have faith in you and I can't wait to read your novel. Maybe you can add a ray of sunshine in the rather dreary setting!

A.L. Sonnichsen said...

I also tweeted! @alsonnichsen


Nicole Maggi said...

Oh Eve! It's BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations! I'm so thrilled for you! And I retweeted! :-)

Tracy Bilen said...

Beautiful! Congrats!

Elissa J. Hoole said...

the cover is lovely--that dress, those eyes! I love it!

Carrie said...

I have been excited about this book since I first heard about it. I love Jane Eyre!! I think the cover is very striking. I have read Jane and The Eyre Affair as well. All great books! Yay!

I tweeted about the cover here.

Guinevere said...

I love the cover. So much. It's the sort of thing that would make me pick the book up from the shelf... though I love all things Eyre, so I'd do that anyway. I want to read!

Thanks for the contest!

Guinevere dot rowel at gmail

Shooting Stars Mag said...

Hi Eve- Long time no talk. I love the cover and the concept of the series. I didn't realize you were venturing into YA. How exciting!!


Kerri said...

It IS a beautiful cover and I wish you success with the release. It should be interesting to see how a modern girl, transported into JANE EYRE, effects the novel (and how SHE is effected BY the novel).

There is always something new to discover when reading JANE EYRE and I look forward to reading A BREATH OF EYRE.

Your message has been ReTweeted (http://twitter.com/#!/JASNA_NY) and posted on Facebook (Jane Austen Society of North America - Greater New York Region: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/8400039537/)

Angelica R. Jackson said...

That is a fantabulous cover! That's a lot how I pictured my protag, but my time period is later (1850s) so that dress would be hopelessly out of fashion, lovely as it is

Michelle Santiago said...

LOVE it!! The purple is really pretty and i love the dress the model is wearing.

i tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/chelleyreads/status/104620542736338944

chelleyreads AT gmail DOT com

aurora M. said...

I really think your cover turned out beautiful and I am so glad to think a revamp of the classics is a trend I am all for. Thanks for helping the next generation of readers fall in love all over again with any and all things Jane Eyre.
Here is a link I thought you might like....it's a Jane Eyre T shirt.

The count down begins on what I am sure will be a beautiful book! Congrats on a fantastic cover.
GFC follower as veltara

aurora M. said...

+1 entry if you retweet this post (A BREATH OF EYRE cover reveal contest: http://tinyurl.com/3l9efjc)


+1 entry if you post this link on Facebook

Thanks for the chance at a wonderful giveaway!

Angelica R. Jackson said...

Went over and watched your trailer too, which is also outstanding! My niece would love your book (well, me too, but she's an actual Young Adult).

Hannah said...

That is a beautiful cover! The model looks very pretty, but still like a regular girl.

Amy Holder said...

Your cover is fantastic!! I'm so happy for you & can't wait to have a copy of it (hopefully signed) on my bookshelf!

Sandy said...

I love that the cover fits so well with the story--there are lots of book covers that tend to be misleading :/ And I like that the model looks like she could be Jane Eyre...except for that dress. It's such a nice color :)

I tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/faeriexflash/status/105406917245026305

and I linked the cover to my site: http://tinyurl.com/3gb8ex9

Anyways, thank you for the contest and congrats on getting such a lovely cover!

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

I love the cover, it really draws me in and makes me want to read the book! thank you for the contest!!

inthehammockblog at gmail dot com

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

I also tweeted the contest: http://twitter.com/#!/in_the_hammock/status/105443063089999873

inthehammockblog at gmail dot com

throuthehaze said...

Pretty cover! I really love the beautiful dress :)


throuthehaze at gmail dot com

Gianne said...

Ironically, I was just watching Jane Eyre (2011) and it was a very lovely movie! I thought to myself, I need to read the book now! And alas, a contest of Jane Eyre came to my midst. :) The cover is simply divine!

Thanks for the lovely contest!

Email: babygeebookreviews[at]gmail[dot]com

Brielle said...

Gorgeous cover! I especially love the colour!

I retweeted, Facebooked and blogged :)


Jessica said...

Beautiful, just gorgeous. Love that purple- very eye-catching!! I watched the new Jane Eyre movie this weekend... and I do love Fassbender as Rochester.

jessicaborash at gmail

Alyssa Goodnight said...

LOVE. IT. Seriously! If I were not already excited about this book, I would totally pick this up--I wouldn't be able to help myself!! Beautiful!

Patricia said...

It's gorgeous! Congratulations!

I adore her dress... And her eyes... Just WOW! I can't wait to get a copy for my bookshelf!

I tweeted! https://mobile.twitter.com/#!/poseiwriting/status/105742844282667008

poseiwriting (at) gmail (dot) com

danya said...

Yay, A Breath of Eyre has a cover! Love the period gown. And the model's face looks really familiar for some reason - and quite Jane-like :D

I tweeted here: http://twitter.com/#!/Word_Tapestry/status/105870742142459904.

Thanks for the awesome Jane Eyre-themed giveaway!


Rebs @ Book-Rants said...

Love the Cover, the purple is gorgeous!


Rachel Brooks said...

This is a gorgeous cover! Love it, love it!

Also, I’m a new follower— wonderful blog! Stop by my blog and follow me too? :) http://rachelbrookswrites.blogspot.com/

Read the Book said...

I just wanted to say how excited I am about this book. I read Free to a Good Home last summer and really enjoyed it, so when I found out about a Breath of Eyre, I knew I had to read it immediately! I, too, am a lifelong lover of Jane Eyre and *ahem* Edward Rochester, so there can never be too much Jane Eyre goodness in the world!

I posted about it on my blog: http://bookreadingbookworm.blogspot.com/2011/08/ooooooo-pretty.html

Unknown said...

I came to your blog via Read the Book's blog post. Congratulations on your upcoming novel! The cover is GORGEOUS, and the subject matter is right up my alley (I have had a series of posts entitled "All Things Jane" on my blog off and on for the last six months or so, thanks to the release of the latest film version). I'd love to feature this book at some point! ruthellenanderson (at) gmail (dot) com

Unknown said...

I've also posted a link on Facebook.

Debra E. Marvin said...

And... Ruth's post on FB brought me here. I think I'll hang around a bit.

Amazing cover and what a generous package you're offering. Sigh. I'll be keeping my eyes out for this release. Congratulations Eve -it's quite compelling!

I'd love to be in the drawing
debraemarvin at yahoo

Michelle L said...

Fabulous cover Eve!! Perfect for the description of your book.

J. Anderson Coats said...

Beautiful! Love the perspective, too.

Unknown said...

The cover is beautiful! I love the colors and her position. :)
Thank you so much for the contest!

tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/LiederMadchen/status/106943310521839616