Cover Reveal: Scorched by Mari Mancusi

Genre: Contemporany, Fantasy, Apocalyptic
Hardcover, 352 pages
Expected publication: September 3rd 2013 by Sourcebooks Fire
Read the First Chapter!


Sixteen-year-old Trinity Brown is used to her grandfather’s crazy stories, so she never believed the latest treasure he brought home was a real dragon’s egg. Not until their home is invaded by soldiers trying to steal it and a strange boy who tells her the world as she knows it will be wiped out in a fiery dragon war—unless they work together to stop it. Meantime, there’s a different voice whispering to Trinity, calling to her, telling her what to do…the dragon inside her egg is not ready to give up without a fight.

I really love how this book looks and sounds!! Hope that I get to read it! I started loving books with dragons and I would love to read more of them.

What do you think about this book? 😀

About the Author:

It all started with one of those Scholastic Book Club flyers, being passed around my elementary school. As I scanned the pages my eyes fell to one particular book and I found I couldn’t look away. The cover depicted a mighty dragon, filling up almost the entire page—claws outstretched, teeth bared, fire blasting from its throat. At the bottom, there stood a girl, wielding a mighty sword, determined and unafraid as she took on a creature ten times her size.

The book was Robin McKinley’s Hero and the Crown. And the cover is still one of my favorites—even today. (As is the book itself!) In fact, I reread the paperback so many times it eventually fell apart. But my love for dragons has lasted forever.



  1. Hogof April 10, 2013 at 4:37 pm - Reply

    Ok! Now is love at first sight! ^^ I love dragons and the cover is just gorgeous like the description. This book looks like a must read for me! Love the cover!!!!

  2. Gaby k. April 10, 2013 at 11:03 pm - Reply

    Yep that's a very awesome Dragon! 😀 Wonder if fire comes out when you open up the book! that would be so cool 😀

  3. Gaby k. April 10, 2013 at 11:03 pm - Reply

    … and crispy ofc :)))

  4. Anca April 11, 2013 at 3:18 pm - Reply

    I love the cover! :O It is something like Transformers&Dragons right? :))

  5. Simoncello April 11, 2013 at 6:44 pm - Reply

    @Hogof: I'm in the same situation as you!! Hope that I can read it and also love it! Will read the First Chapter(you can see the link on my post) when I get the time to! 😀

    @Gaby: Much fire might come out of it while reading and after finishing it also! :))

    @ Yes, yes! That's what I've heard! I am not a big fan of Transformers but I love dragons ^^!

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