Today, I am a part of the cover reveal of Bethany Griffin's upcoming retelling of Edgar Allen Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher. Her re-imagination, titled The Fall, is due to be released fall 2014. Not only are we showing the cover, but participating bloggers are hosting some trivia! Play along and you could win some awesome Poe-inspired prizes!
The Fall by Bethany GriffinGoodreads:
Release Date: October 7, 2014
Madeline Usher is doomed.
She has spent her life fighting fate, and she thought she was succeeding. Until she woke up in a coffin.
Ushers die young. Ushers are cursed. Ushers can never leave their house, a house that haunts and is haunted, a house that almost seems to have a mind of its own. Madeline’s life—revealed through short bursts of memory—has hinged around her desperate plan to escape, to save herself and her brother. Her only chance lies in destroying the house.
In the end, can Madeline keep her own sanity and bring the house down?The Fall is a literary psychological thriller, reimagining Edgar Allan Poe’s classic The Fall of the House of Usher.
So how do you play this trivia game? First, have a US postal address! Then, send the bolded question (beneath the pictures) with your answer to info(at)bethanygriffin(dot)com, and tell Bethany that Book Jems sent you! You will be entered to win the following prizes:
A book of Poe's stories, and a Poe scented candle!
In Poe's story, what fact does the narrator only learn upon the burial of Madeline Usher?
Go forth and enter!
What you do think of the cover? It's so eery! The book sounds pretty creepy, but with as much as I loved Bethany's Masque of the Red Death, I'm sure I'll love The Fall just as much!