Friday, December 20, 2013

9 Giveaway of Beautiful Creatures Box Set PLUS Dangerous Dream Ebook and New YALit Releases 12/20-12/27


This week, we're doing a joint giveaway with YA Series Insiders. One person will win a boxed set of the Beautiful Creatures series by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl PLUS an eBook of Dangerous Dream, the prequel to their new Dangerous Creatures series!!

The #1 New York Times bestselling Beautiful Creatures series continues in this brand-new digital-exclusive story.

Catch up with Ethan, Lena, and Link as they finally graduate from high school and get ready to leave the small Southern town of Gatlin. But when Dark Caster Ridley makes an appearance, the sometime bad girl can't resist picking a fight with her sometime boyfriend, Link. Angry and rebellious as ever, Ridley ends up alone in New York City and becomes entangled in the dangerous underground Caster club scene, where the stakes are high and losers pay the ultimate price.

Where's a Linkubus when you need him?

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World After
by Susan Ee

Winners: Ellie M., Marcy, Amie V., Marie H., Victoria Z.

In this sequel to the bestselling fantasy thriller, Angelfall, the survivors of the angel apocalypse begin to scrape back together what's left of the modern world. When a group of people capture Penryn's sister Paige, thinking she's a monster, the situation ends in a massacre. Paige disappears. Humans are terrified. Mom is heartbroken.
Penryn drives through the streets of San Francisco looking for Paige. Why are the streets so empty? Where is everybody? Her search leads her into the heart of the angels' secret plans, where she catches a glimpse of their motivations, and learns the horrifying extent to which the angels are willing to go.
Meanwhile, Raffe hunts for his wings. Without them, he can't rejoin the angels, can't take his rightful place as one of their leaders. When faced with recapturing his wings or helping Penryn survive, which will he choose?


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by Lydia Kang
Released 12/26/2013

An un-putdownable thriller for fans of Uglies

When a crash kills their father and leaves them orphaned, Zel knows she needs to protect her sister, Dyl. But before Zel has a plan, Dyl is taken by strangers using bizarre sensory weapons, and Zel finds herself in a safe house for teens who aren't like any she's ever seen before--teens who shouldn't even exist. Using broken-down technology, her new friends, peculiar gifts, and her own grit, Zel must find a way to get her sister back from the kidnappers who think a powerful secret is encoded in Dyl's DNA.

A spiraling, intense, romantic story set in 2150--in a world of automatic cars, nightclubs with auditory ecstasy drugs, and guys with four arms--this is about the human genetic "mistakes" that society wants to forget, and the way that outcasts can turn out to be heroes.

Author Question: What is your favorite thing about Control?

I had so much fun with the romance aspects of the story and the world building, but I particularly enjoyed geeking out on the science! I had to think long and hard about how to meld imagination and science in the book so it played a major role in the plot. For every character, there had to be a reason behind their mutations. It had to make sense in my own head when I was creating them.

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Ashes to Ashes
by Melissa Walker
Katherine Tegen Books
Released 12/23/2013

If I Stay meets the movie Ghost in this first book in a teen duology about a teenage-girl-turned-ghost who must cling to the echoes of her former life to save the people she left behind.

Ashes to Ashes is author Melissa Walker's sweeping, romantic, and emotionally rich story about the things that torment and tempt us, even from the Great Beyond. This book is perfect for fans of Die for Me and Imaginary Girls, and its breathtaking ending will leave readers anxiously awaiting the series conclusion, Dust to Dust.

When Callie's life is cut short by a tragic accident, she expects to find nothingness, or maybe some version of heaven.

Instead, her spirit travels to the Prism, an ethereal plane populated by the ghosts she thought were fictional. Here she meets a striking and mysterious ghost named Thatcher, who is meant to guide her as she learns to haunt and bring peace to the loved ones she left behind.

However, Callie uncovers a dark secret about the spirit world: The angry souls who always populate ghost stories are real, dangerous, and willing to do whatever it takes to stay on Earth, threatening the existence of everyone she ever cared about.

As she fights to save them, Callie will learn that while it may no longer beat, her heart can still love-and break.

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Echo in Time
by C. J. Hill
Katherine Tegen Books
Released 12/23/2013

Echo in Time delivers on "the possibility of an equally thrilling sequel" (Kirkus Reviews) to Erasing Time.

After being pulled 400 years into the future, twins Taylor and Sheridan have found some refuge from the government of Traventon, which used the dangerous Time Strainer to yank the girls from the past. Yet the threat of the dangerous technology still looms. Taylor and an ally, Joseph, are selected to go on a mission to destroy the time machine and weapon. But their actions before they do may have major consequences for the future and the past.

Action-packed and romantic, this futuristic sequel to Erasing Time is perfect for fans of dystopian and sci-fi novels such as The Maze Runner by James Dashner, Across the Universe by Beth Revis, and Matched by Ally Condie.

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  1. Congrats to the winners and authors!

  2. Awesome books. Control is fantastic. So excited for Lydia! Happy Holidays!

  3. I am DYING to read Control. I've been endlessly excited for it for ages!

  4. Control is one on my list to try and read for sure. So happy for Lydia!!

  5. Another interesting list of books. Congrats to the winners.

  6. I would love to win the Beautiful Creatures series. Lots of great books. Congratulations winners. Thanks for the awesome giveaway.

  7. So excited to read the Dangerous Creatures series. :)

  8. Thank you so much! I feel so lucky!


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