Friday, June 18, 2010

More About BAD TASTE IN BOYS

I feel like I'm doing a lot of bragging lately, and hopefully it's not coming off that way. One of my favorite things about reading author blogs is getting a little peek behind the scenes at the stuff that's...uh...behind the scenes.

Wow, that's deep.

Anyway, in an effort to give YOU a peek behind the scenes, let me tell you a little about what's going on behind THE SCENES. (I figure if I write it in all caps, it might seem a little less redundant.) Right now, we're talking about exciting stuff like covers and blurbs and photos. And I have something I'm allowed to share! Finally! Sharables! Not BEHIND DA SCENES!

See what I did there? I did even MORE caps and used DA instead of THE. Talk about changing it up!

So. If you've been wondering something along the lines of, "Yeah, the blog is kinda funny, but what the heck is the book about?" Guess what? I have the OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION. Oh. Fish. All. And here it is:

Someone’s been a very bad zombie.

Super-smartie Kate Grable gets to play doctor, helping out her high school football team. Not only will the experience look good on her college apps, she gets to be thisclose to her quarterback crush, Aaron. Then something disturbing happens. Kate finds out that the coach has given the team steroids. Except . . . the vials she finds don’t exactly contain steroids. Whatever’s in them is turning hot gridiron hunks into mindless, flesh-eating . . . zombies.

Unless she finds an antidote, no one is safe. Not Aaron, not Kate’s brother, not her best friend . . . not even Kate . . .

It’s scary. It’s twisted. It’s sick. It’s high school.

I'd be uber happy if you'd read it when it comes out! You can even add it to your Goodreads to-read list right here.

22 comments:

Anonymous said...

Definitely interest piquing, especially combined with the hottie author pic on the back. [Long day at work yesterday left me unable to comment on your last one, so I thought I'd combine both comments.]

Weeeell, I gueeeess, since you asked niiiicely, I'll proooobably read it when it comes out. ::siiiiiiigh::

Cate Gardner said...

Fantastic blurb....And you're never boastful.

Solvang Sherrie said...

The blurb sounds great and I love your new photo!!

storyqueen said...

I.Love.Blurb.


Sorry, it's Friday and my brain is fried, but great blurb!

Shelley

sraasch said...

Love it! How could anyone not love a zombie novel?

Can't WAIT to see the cover!!

Hayley said...

Love the blurb, and I already added it to my to be read list awhile ago and can't wait to read it! And love your author pictures, they're great!

Valerie said...

Well, I already thought it sounded awesome, but I LOVE the description! Can't wait to read it. So, um, when do you get your ARCS? I think Michigan folks should get first peek.

OMG! How fun will it be when you start doing signings here!

Tere Kirkland said...

Yay! I think I added this under the old title to my Goodreads. I better go check it out!

Very exciting to read the official blurb. Too cool.

Carrie Harris said...

Sending you all virtual candy. No, it doesn't taste very good, but it doesn't have calories either.

Um. Stop licking your screen.

And Valerie, I don't have an ARC timeline just yet, but when I do, I'll sing it to the hills!

Claire Dawn said...

I;m psyched! Can't wait :)

And no, you don't sound braggy. We're all curious about the process, and love every juicy morsel you're allowed to share.

Lyla said...

Wow! You've got this teenager's interest with that blurb. I love hearing what everyone's stories are about--I'm always so surprised (and excited!) by the awesome ideas.

Scillius Maximus said...

To use a Carrie-ism:

"Awsomesauce!"

(Wow. You're an -ism now. We'll have to ponder the geopolitical ramifcations . . . hope the world does not almost tilt off it's axis . . . like last time :-)

K. M. Walton said...

LOVE the blurb! Can't wait to read the whole book! Yay for all of your hard work!

(Too many exclamation points, I know!)

Ray Veen said...

That's a kick-A taste of your book, Carrie. Can I ask, did you just write it up and send it off, or do the publishers like to have some input (the way they do with titles)?

Kiki Hamilton said...

Love the blurb!!!

Guinevere said...

The blurb is great - I definitely want to read your story. Go you!

Larissa said...

YAY! Can't wait to read it!!!

Michelle Davidson Argyle said...

Awesome, Carrie! I added your book to my Goodreads list months and months ago. I can't wait until it's out and I can finally read it. That description is fantastic. Talk about putting the voice into the blurb!

Carrie Harris said...

Thank you! You are good people! I hope you win the lottery.

Ray, I only WISH I had something to do with this awesomesauce. But actually, the jacket copy is written by the publishing house. Or at least it was in this case.

Jade said...

All I can say is...Dude. That blurb is all awesome and official sounding.

Samantha Bennett said...

Ah, I love it! Is it weird to say a zombie book sounds cute? Because it does. :)

Susan Kaye Quinn said...

Sounds really cool...and kind creepy. In a good way. :)