So as you may know, Steph and I are involved with this little project called Because You Love to Hate Me, an anthology edited by Ameriie!
We got paired with an author and were invited to write a piece about their story for the book. Kind of like the fantasticalness that only happens in fairytales.
Well, today we get to post about the cover and show you that this is a thing that is actually happening and that we didn’t just make up.
So here we go! Without much further ado!
Because You Love To Hate Me Cover:
To Be published: July 11, 2017
This unique YA anthology presents classic and original fairy tales from the villain’s point of view. The book’s unconventional structure–thirteen of the most influential BookTubers on YouTube join forces (writing-prompt style) with thirteen acclaimed and bestselling authors–gives these mysterious, oft-misunderstood individuals characters a chance to tell their stories, their way.
Like Maleficent or Wicked, these are stories of vengeance, of defiance, of rage. They are stories of pain, of heartbreak, of sorrow. But don’t expect a circle of hands. Leave it to the heroes to help the world; villains just want to rule the world. We love to hate them and they hate to be loved, if only because being hated frees them from having to be good.
Contributing authors include bestselling and buzzy names Renée Ahdieh, Soman Chainani, Susan Dennard, Sarah Enni, Marissa Meyer, Cindy Pon, Victoria Schwab, Samantha Shannon, Adam Silvera, Andrew Smith, April Genevieve Tucholke, and Nicola Yoon, with a foreword and a story from anthology editor Ameriie.