Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready
Release Date: May 18, 2010
Mini-synopsis: When Aura's boyfriend dies a most untimely death, she is forced to reconsider her relationship with the living and the dead alike, in Jeri's teen fiction debut (ages 14 and up).
WICKED GAME and Aspect of Crow trilogy author Jeri Smith-Ready's first teen fiction GENERATION GHOST, following a 16 year-old girl on a quest to uncover why everyone her age and younger can see ghosts — and her struggle to cope with her boyfriend's passing when he haunts her regularly, to Annette Pollert at Simon Pulse, at auction, in a two-book deal, by Ginger Clark at Curtis Brown (World English). [from the Publishers Weekly Dec. 2008 deal announcement]
I saw this over at Steph Su's and the the shades of purple on the cover caught my eye. Plus the book sounds intriguing xD! I've never heard of this author until now and apparently she's got an adult series out. I guess more books are getting added to the TBR pile ;)
Here's the hardcover jacket wrap:
This isn't its final version-it's still a work in progress but I think it's good so far! Here's the author's site if you're interested in learning more about her.