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The Peach Keeper Cover

I just ran across this cover for Sarah Addison Allen's upcoming novel The Peach Keeper. I like it, particularly as I've been enjoying the lovely fresh peaches we've had this fall. It does bear a certain resemblance to Deanna Raybourn's recent Dark Road to Darjeeling cover and, as that cover was for that series, represents a departure from Allen's previous, more whimsical covers. In any event, I can't wait to read this one. Allen's books are literary soul food. The Peach Keeper is due out March 22nd.

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  1. I showed this to my Mom she was so excited about it!

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  2. That cover is lovely! I really should start reading Sarah Addison Allen soon.

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  3. You'll notice that at Amazon, the bowl of peaches has sparkles added all over it. There's your whimsy.

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  4. Caitlin, I think you'd like her stuff as well. Glad your mom's all excited. I am, too!

    Chachic, you really should. I adore them.

    Preeti, ahhh. There you go. Now updated with sparkly peaches! ;)

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  5. I will love any cover with sparkles on it.

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  6. This is a gorgeous cover...except for the sparkles. I think its simplicity is beautiful enough without the sparkles.
    Alison Can Read

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  7. Oohhh! Seeing a cover makes it feel like that much closer to being published! 5 months of anticipation coming up!

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  8. I love this author and am happy to hear she has another in the works. Is this one the sequel to GARDEN SPELLS? I couldn't find a synopsis anywhere...

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  9. I still have to read something of this author, but her covers are always gorgeous! This one is no exception, despite some differences!

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  10. Wonderful! Her writing is so magical.

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  11. Sweet! I was just wondering the other day when she'd be putting out another novel! Thanks for the heads up!

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  12. Oh this looks lovely! I just started reading SAA this year, and I love her stuff! So glad she's got another one coming out!

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  13. So what did you think of the final cover?

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