Cover Reveal #2: Spark by Holly Schindler

Posted October 8, 2015 by shooting in Uncategorized / 14 Comments

Sorry for the onslaught of Cover Reveals (Alicia posted two in the past couple days) but I am here with another one…this time it’s a YA title by Holly Schindler. I love how the cover seems to actually glow! Please leave your thoughts in the comments!

Holly Schindler’s Spark:
When the
right hearts come to the Avery Theater—at the right time—the magic will return.
The Avery will come back from the dead.
Or so Quin’s great-grandmother predicted many years
ago on Verona, Missouri’s most tragic night, when Nick and Emma, two
star-crossed teenage lovers, died on the stage. It was the night that the
Avery’s marquee lights went out forever. 
It sounds like urban legend, but one that high
school senior Quin is now starting to believe, especially when her best friend,
Cass, and their classmate Dylan step onto the stage and sparks fly. It seems
that magic can still unfold at the old Avery Theater and a happier ending can
still be had—one that will align the stars and revive not only the decrepit
theater, but also the decaying town. However, it hinges on one thing—that Quin
gets the story right this time around.
Holly Schindler brings the magic of the theater to
life in this tale of family ties, fate, love, and one girl’s quest to rewrite
“In my
hometown, the restoration of a former movie theater on the town square provided
the genesis for my new YA novel, SPARK. Who among us hasn’t dreamed of seeing
their name in blazing neon across a gigantic marquee? Let me invite you to dim
the lights and draw back the velvet curtains—let your imagination run wild as
you enter my fictional Avery Theater, where literally anything goes…”
—Holly Schindler
is the author of three previous YA novels: PLAYING HURT as well
as the critically acclaimed FERAL (starred PW review) and A BLUE SO DARK
(starred Booklist review, ForeWord Book of the Year silver medal, IPPY gold
medal). A writer of books for all ages, Schindler’s MG, THE JUNCTION OF
SUNSHINE AND LUCKY, has made the master list for children’s book awards in
Illinois, South Carolina, and Alabama. She is also a hybrid author, having
independently released comedic women’s fiction (FIFTH AVENUE FIDOS) and the forthcoming
PLAY IT AGAIN, her adult follow-up to her YA PLAYING HURT. She can be reached
through her author site:,
and hosts special sneak peeks and giveaways for subscribers of her newsletter:
“Premieres” May 17, 2016, but you can buy your “tickets” now. 
Links to
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14 responses to “Cover Reveal #2: Spark by Holly Schindler

  1. Hmm. Undecided about the cover. Alas it just doesn't speak to me. That said, I'd love one of those jars and reading the synopsis I think I'd rather enjoy the book.

  2. This sounds like a really great read Lauren and I really love that cover too. really whimsy and so, so pretty. Will you be reading and reviewing this one too? Thanks for sharing Lauren, looking forward to it's release <3

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