Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Cover Reveal: Charlie Holmberg's THE PAPER MAGICIAN!!

Today, I am VERY excited to host the cover reveal for the wickedly talented Charlie Holmberg's debut novel THE PAPER MAGICIAN!

For those of you who haven't had the pleasure of meeting Charlie yet, she is truly one of the most dedicated, generous and supportive authors I have ever encountered. She has been there for me so many times, so I am thrilled to get to share in her excitement as she unveils her gorgeous cover this week.

Before we get to that, here's a little more about THE PAPER MAGICIAN, coming from 47North on September 1, 2014:

Ceony Twill arrives at the cottage of Magician Emery Thane with a broken heart. Having graduated at the top of her class from the Tagis Praff School for the Magically Inclined, Ceony is assigned an apprenticeship in paper magic despite her dreams of bespelling metal. And once she’s bonded to paper, that will be her only magic… forever.

Yet the spells Ceony learns under the strange yet kind Thane turn out to be more marvelous than she could have ever imagined—animating paper creatures, bringing stories to life via ghostly images, even reading fortunes. But as she discovers these wonders, Ceony also learns of the extraordinary dangers of forbidden magic.

An Excisioner—a practitioner of dark, flesh magic—invades the cottage and rips Thane’s heart from his chest. To save her teacher’s life, Ceony must face the evil magician and embark on an unbelievable adventure that will take her into the chambers of Thane’s still-beating heart—and reveal the very soul of the man.


From the imaginative mind of debut author Charlie N. Holmberg, The Paper Magician is an extraordinary adventure both dark and whimsical that will delight readers of all ages.

Oooooh, sounds twisty and magical and fabulous, doesn't it?

Are you ready for the cover???

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Beautiful, isn't it???

Want to learn more? Here's Charlie's biography, and please check out the following links to pre-order your copy of THE PAPER MAGICIAN today!


Born in Salt Lake City, Charlie was raised a Trekkie alongside three sisters who also have boy names. In addition to writing fantasy novels, she is also a freelance editor. She graduated from BYU, plays the ukulele, owns too many pairs of glasses, and hopes to one day own a dog. The Paper Magician is her debut novel and the first in a whimsical series exploring a world of magicians who animate manmade materials. She currently lives with her family in Utah.

13 comments:

Bethany Crandell said...

Digging this cover!! The red is so striking--and I love the craft-element to the paper heart.

This sounds like a great read. Congratulations!

J. Lea Lopez said...

Wow, that description is amazing. I fully admit that when I look for a new book, fantasy and other speculative fiction aren't at the top of my list, but this sounds like something I want to read. And a lovely cover, too!

Anita Grace Howard said...

Holy cow that's a beautiful cover! And that fantastical premise is right up my alley. I'm adding it to my list on GoodReads. Congrats on the gorgeous new book, Charlie! Great post, Lisa! Thanks for letting us know about this incredible find. :)

Charlie Holmberg said...

Lisa, you are so sweet. Thank you for the kind words, and thanks again for broadcasting my cover!

And THANK YOU to the kind words in the comments! Y'all rock :)

A.M.Supinger said...

It's so purty! I <3 it! And the premise! WOWZA! It's kinda based on every novelists' dream, eh? I mean, we try to bring stories to life and Ceony can ;) Love it!

Angela V. Cook said...

Wow, what an amazing premise--"ghostly images" "paper creatures"--LOVE! And the cover is beautiful! Great choice of colors! Congrats!!

kerrimaniscalco.com said...

HOLY WOW! i am drooling like santa on christmas eve, staring at a big ol' pile of cookies. DAT COVER is GORGEOUS and the description is equally delicious. *makes grabby hands*

Jennifer Prescott said...

Love the premise of this novel and the beautiful cover! Thanks for sharing it with your fans, Lisa, and introducing us to another awesome author.

Suzanne Payne said...

I'm diggin' this cover, premise and the new author find! Thanks Lisa, and 'Hello Charlie'! Can't wait to read this. Sounds really interesting..:)

Mary Frame said...

OMG I love this story and this cover and I really love girls named Charlie. That sounds weird, but I'm serious!

Adding to my lists too! <3

alexia said...

Cool cover! Your books sounds super fun. Congrats!

Justin Holley said...

I really dig the cover and the book-blurb! This is gonna rock! Being a horror guy, I can appreciate the dark-magic aspects. Oh, yeah!

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