This is already all over the net and it should be. It breaks my heart for Justine, who has worked so hard on the book. I think by publicizing and responding to the issue, she's taken a very courageous stance and I hope that the outrage makes a difference. There are so many things wrong with the stance of her publisher that all I can do is sputter in rage.
If you haven't yet discovered it, please start here with Justine's blog
Ain't That a Shame
You might want to read her publisher's response in this article in Publishers' Weekly :
Justine Larbalestier’s Cover Girl
there are links all over the place, but here's Colleen Mondor's post:
Judge me: Liar Liar
- Controversy over the US cover of Justine Larbalestier's novel Liar