You’ve all heard me speak of The Pull of Gravity by Gae Polisner, right?
On the off-hand chance you haven’t already read it, it will be released in paperback in February. (February 5, to be precise—follow the link to preorder on Amazon.)
It will be the same amazing book that I fell in love with last year, but it will have a shiny new cover.
Isn’t it beautiful? I love it!
Gae Polisner was kind enough to send me three fun facts about the new cover.
1) “The first paperback cover draft was terrific but deemed too girly (after all, it’s Nick’s story).”
2) “The current cover not only has the obvious nods to Star Wars, but also seems to have a nod to the original OM&M cover that Nick and Jaycee are trying to deliver (see photo attached) which is pretty cool, I think, don’t you?” Click here to see original Of Mice and Men cover.
3) “I may happen to know the models on the cover. ;) “
I currently own an ARC and hardcover, but I have already preordered the paperback. You may ask why I need so many copies of the book. The answer: BECAUSE I DO.
I included a link to my review above. Here’s what I would add: I read that book a year ago and loved it immediately. It’s pretty rare that I am still as passionate about a book well over a year later. I’ll be honest: I’m a little bit fickle. I read so many books that no matter how much I love something, I’m usually on to the next great book pretty quickly.
I said that to say this: I am still completely in love with The Pull of Gravity. It was the best YA contemporary I read last year and would beat every contemporary novel I read this year, too. It is one of those books that…well, it won’t change your life necessarily, but it will change your mindset and improve your day. You’ll definitely laugh and you’ll definitely cry, and I can’t imagine that you won’t fall for Nick, Jaycee and The Scoot as hard as I have.
Preorder this book in paperback. (Or get the hardcover if you can’t wait!) This is a perfect book.
I know what you’re thinking. “But Kelly, you and Gae are friends. Is this really a perfect book, or are you shilling for your friend?”
It’s a fair question. But you know why Gae and I are friends? Because I love this book and because I attach myself like a barnacle to authors who write books I love. Gae is simply nice enough to not scrape me off. I would love this book no matter who wrote it. It just so happens that the author is awesome.
But if you don’t trust me, enter my giveaway. On February 5, I’ll hold a giveaway for The Pull of Gravity’s paperback.