Cover Reveal Giveaway: LIARS, INC. by Paula Stokes

June 25, 2014 Book News, Cover Reveal, Giveaway 17

by Paula Stokes

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Paula Stokes is by far one of my favorite authors. I fell in love with her beautiful writing in the Secrets of the Eternal Rose series, written under the penname Fiona Paul, and now I am adoring her contemporary fiction work (The Art of Lainey). So I am beyond excited for her next book LIARS, INC.!

And now the moment you’ve been waiting for—THE COVER!

LIARS, INC. by Paula Stokes
February 2015

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It all starts with one little lie…

Max Cantrell has never been a big fan of the truth, so when the opportunity arises to sell lies to his classmates, it sounds like a good way to make a little money and liven up a boring senior year. With the help of his friends Preston and Parvati, Max starts a business providing forged permission slips and cover stories for the students of Vista Palisades High. Liars, Inc. they call it. Suddenly everybody needs something and the cash starts pouring in. Who knew lying could be so lucrative?

When Preston wants his own cover story to go visit a girl he met online, Max doesn’t think twice about hooking him up. Until Preston never comes home. Then the evidence starts to pile up—terrifying clues that lead the cops to Preston’s body. Terrifying clues that point to Max as the murderer.

Can Max find the real killer before he goes to prison for a crime he didn’t commit? Paula Stokes starts with one single white lie and weaves a twisted tale that will have readers guessing until the explosive final chapters.


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Here’s a little more info from Paula:

” OMG, I’ve been flailing about the awesomeness of this cover since April. I saw it and was basically like HOLY COVER LOTTERY!! 😀

I’ve talked about how LIARS, INC. is very different from THE ART OF LAINEY, and this cover really highlights that. LIARS has first-person narration, a bit of romance, and similar fast-paced dialogue to LAINEY, but that’s where the major similarities end. This book is a dark mystery for fans of I HUNT KILLERS, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (the TV show, because I’ve never read the books), or old-school Christopher Pike novels. I hope you love it, because if it does well I might get to write a companion novel, and I’m seriously not ready to let go of these characters. Max is a little aloof and slackerish so it might take you time to warm up to him, but his girlfriend Parvati is totally badass and fun, and both of them really grow and change over the course of the novel. (You know how I love me some character development!) And no worries, this is a total standalone book, plotted and written as a solo novel. “


So what do you think? I think the cover is visually interesting and amazing. Plus it will appeal to both boys and girls! As for the synopsis, I LOVE a good mystery and did I see Paula mention an appeal to fans of old-school Christopher Pike novels?! DUUUUUDE, I was such a fan as a teen! EEP!



To top it all off, Paula Stokes is offering up a signed/personalized ARC to one lucky winner!!! Giveaway is INTERNATIONAL!

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About Paula Stokes

Paula Stokes writes stories about flawed characters with good hearts who sometimes make bad decisions. She’s the author of several YA novels, most recently Girl Against the Universe and Liars, Inc. Her writing has been translated into eleven foreign languages. Paula loves kayaking, hiking, reading, and seeking out new adventures in faraway lands She also loves interacting with readers. Find her online at or on twitter as @pstokesbooks.

Sara @ Forever 17 Books

17 Responses to “Cover Reveal Giveaway: LIARS, INC. by Paula Stokes”

    • Paula Stokes

      Yep, there is kind of a big rainstorm the day that everything really goes wrong. I lived in SoCal during an el nino year, so I probably saw more rain there than most people do 🙂
      Paula Stokes recently posted…#TeamLainey Winners!My Profile

  1. Stephanie

    At first I thought eh… shoes in a puddle. But then I saw the whole pic and wow. Awesome cover for a great concept. I definitely want this one!!!! Sounds fantastic!!

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