Cover Reveal: The Picture of Dulce Garcia by Alana Albertson

The Picture of Dulce Garcia (The Coven #1)

Release Date: Fall 2013

Summary from Goodreads:
Dulce Garcia, star of The Coven, would rather spend her days sketching dresses.
Instead, she works to support her family and dreams of one day becoming a
fashion designer. After Teen Vogue declares Dulce, “The Hottest Teen in
America,” she is stunned by how amazing she looks in their photo.

At sixteen, Dulce feels the pressure to stay youthful in Hollywood. When Dulce’s
prop Book of Shadows gets destroyed, she substitutes her favorite Victorian
Anthology, opened to Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, and says her spell
during the shoot over the anthology. Afterwards, in her trailer, she discovers
that she has transformed into her Teen Vogue picture, and her real body is
completely airbrushed. Can she break the curse or will she remain locked
forever in a picture?

Finalist—Young Adult Category of the 2011 RWA Stiletto Contest!
Finalist—Young Adult Category of the 2011 RWA Launching A Star Contest!
Finalist—Young Adult Category of the 2011 RWA Heart of the Rockies Contest!

Author Bio & Follow Links
Alana Albertson is the former President of both Romance
Writers of Americas’s Young Adult and Chick Lit chapters and the founder ofAcademe Advantage, a college admissions & test preparation company. Alana Albertson holds a Masters of Education from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Stanford University. A recovering professional ballroom dancer, Alana currently writes contemporary romance and young adult fiction.

She lives in San Diego, California, with her husband, two young sons, and four dogs. When she’s not spending her time needlepointing, dancing, or saving dogs from high kill shelters through Pugs N Roses, the rescue she founded, she can be found watching episodes of House Hunters, Homeland, or Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team.

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  1. I love the cover. This sounds like an interesting read but I don't know how I'd feel if I was stuck with all that make-up on my face.

    1. I love this cover as well it is just so different than most I've seen.

    2. Thank you Kristin! The makeup is day of the dead inspired.
      Thank you Kristin A! My cover designer did a brilliant job.

  2. I LOVE this cover, and I have to add this to my TBR! I'm a big fan of The Picture of Dorian Gray. Thanks so much for this awesome reveal! By the way, your blog looks great. I love the header -- it's gorgeous!


    1. Thank you Michele - Dorian Gray is my favorite book! I started writing this book when I was a high school teacher trying to get my students interested in reading Wilde's book!

  3. I may have to steal this look one Halloween. I'm really diggin' the jewels. :)

    Alana, I have to say I'm also diggin' that you are an active participant in your cover reveal.

  4. Wow this is creeptastic! I love it!

  5. "The Picture of Dorian Gray" is one of my favorite books, so the title of this novel immediately caught my attention. The cover is really beautiful, too, with that South American vibe to it.

    Mada Sch @ All Fantasy Worlds

  6. I love the Día de los Muertos face makeup - very catchy!


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