The Rose And The Dagger Release Day Blitz + Giveaway!

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We are so excited that THE ROSE & THE DAGGER by Renée Ahdieh releases today and that we get to share the news, along with an awesome giveaway!

If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by author Renée Ahdieh, be sure to check out all the details below.

This blitz also includes a giveaway for a paperback of THE WRATH & THE DAWN and a hardcover of THE ROSE & THE DAGGER and an awesome candle from The Melting Library’s Etsy Store, US Only!  So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.

About The Book

Title: THE ROSE & THE DAGGER
Author: Renée Ahdieh
Release Date: April 26, 2016
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 432
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, & audiobook

Find it: Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iBooks 

 

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ARC Giveaway of: Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor

Giveaway time! If you are interested in time-travel and/or historical fiction, this ARC of Janet B. Taylor’s “Into the Dim” could be a great read for you! Check out the rules before you enter, and then follow the link below to the rafflcopter form that is open to you. Good luck!

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Goodreads summary:

“When fragile, sixteen-year-old Hope Walton loses her mom to an earthquake overseas, her secluded world crumbles. Agreeing to spend the summer in Scotland, Hope discovers that her mother was more than a brilliant academic, but also a member of a secret society of time travelers. Trapped in the twelfth century in the age of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Hope has seventy-two hours to rescue her mother and get back to their own time. Along the way, her path collides with that of a mysterious boy who could be vital to her mission . . . or the key to Hope’s undoing. Addictive, romantic, and rich with historical detail, Into the Dim is an Outlander for teens.”

http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/f96c41f53/

Conditions/Rules:

One winner will receive an ARC of “Into the Dim.” I will double check all of the winner’s entries, so no cheating, please! Once I have confirmed the winner that rafflecopter choses, I will give them 48hrs from when I contact them to email/direct message me their shipping info. If they do not return my message within that time, I will have to choose a different winner. Once I have shipped the prize, I will safely destroy all personal info of the winner, which will only used to address their prize.
*Once I send out the prize, I am no longer responsible for any lost or damages items. Also, please keep in mind that the ARC cover of “Into the Dim” is not the same as the cover it is being published with, which is pictured above.*

United States residents only.
Starts: February 26, 2016.
Ends: March 26, 2016

 

Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman Giveaway!

I wanted to start this week off with something fun, so I have a giveaway for you to enter! I am giving away one hardcover copy of “Legacy of Kings” by Eleanor Herman and a signed bookplate to one lucky winner! This giveaway starts on October 19th (12:00 am Pacific) and ends on November 16th (12:00 am Pacific).

The Rules:

  • Fill out the rafflecopter I’ve given you the link to.
  • You can comment and tweet more than once for extra entries.
  • Complete your entries correctly because I will double check to make sure you did them.
  • You probably already know this, but no cheating, please!
  • Have a continental United States address.

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Disclaimer:

I will double check rafflecopter entries of the winner, and then I will send them an email/tweet that they have won. If they do not reply within 72 hours with their info, I will have to choose another winner. Once the package is sent, I am no longer liable for any lost or damaged item(s), and I will make sure to safely get rid of their personal information.

Thanks so much for visiting my blog and good luck!

ARC Giveaway: Shades of Doon….

I received an ARC of “Shades of Doon” by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon from their publisher, and I thought that it would be fun to do a giveaway with it since my review came out today! All you have to do to enter this giveaway is leave a comment on this post and on my “Shades of Doon” review (https://booksandwonderfulthings.wordpress.com/2015/08/05/shades-of-doon-by-carey-corp-and-lorie-langdon-doon-3/), follow my blog through email, WordPress, and/or Bloglovin’, and you’re entered to win the ARC! Extra tweets/shares of these “Shades of Doon” posts are appreciated, but not required for entry. U.S. only. Ends August 21st.

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Disclaimer: I’ll contact the winner through this blog to get their email, and they will have 48 hours to contact me with their information before I have to pick another winner. Once I ship the item to the winner, I will immediately delete all of their contact information, and I’m no longer be responsible for any lost/damaged items.

Thanks so much for visiting my blog and for participating in the giveaway!

Release Day Blitz: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh

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I am so excited that “The Wrath and the Dawn” by Renée Ahdieh releases today and that I get to share the news, along with a special introduction from Renée herself! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Renée Ahdieh, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a giveaway for a signed copies of her book and some beautiful book inspired scarves, courtesy of Renée, Penguin Teen, and Rockstar Book Tours. If you’d like a chance to win, keep reading and then enter the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post!
 
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 Title: THE WRATH & THE DAWN
Author: Renée Ahdieh
Pub. Date: May 12, 2015
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Pages: 388
Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Goodreads
 
A sumptuous and epically told love story inspired by A
Thousand and One Nights
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Summary of “The Wrath and the Dawn”:
Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls. Shazi’s wit and will, indeed, get her through to the dawn.
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 Letter from the author:
  There are not enough words to express how thrilled I am to share THE WRATH AND THE DAWN with you! From the moment I typed the first word, I felt connected to Shahrzad and her world in a way that carried me through the long process of publication to where we are today. Everything about this process has been a dream come true, and hope you love my book half as much as I enjoyed writing it.
In celebration of release day, I’ll be giving away a signed, first edition hardcover of the book, as well as a gorgeous scarf . . . or two!
Always remember to make it a story worthy of you!
 
Renée
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About Renée:
Renée lives in North Carolina (Go Heels!) with her husband Victor and their dog Mushu. Her YA fantasy novel, THE WRATH AND THE DAWN, will be published on May 12th, 2015. In her spare time, she likes to cook, dance salsa, and wreak havoc on the lives of her characters.
She’s also a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and
Illustrators, as well as an active member of theScience Fiction &
Fantasy Writers of America.
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Renée

Comments are always welcome on my blog, and I’m sure  Renée would love to hear from you all!

Here’s an optional question to answer if you comment: What are you excited about that makes you want to read “The Wrath and the Dawn”?

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Giveaway Details!
 3 winners will receive a hardcover of “The Wrath and the Dawn” and a beautiful book inspired scarf! US Only.
Ends on May 22nd at Midnight EST!

Click on the link to enter! http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/share-code/ZTIzODliYTI4ZTEzMGVjODBhNzA2MmFmMTU3YWM3OjI5OQ==/

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Release Day Blitz: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

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Hello! Today is a very exciting and eventful because it’s the release day of “An Ember in the Ashes” by Sabaa Tahir! Sabaa Tahir has generously set up a giveaway (signed copies of “An Ember in the Ashes,” hardback copies of it, and little sword letter openers!!) for those of you who want to enter, and the details about it are at the bottom of this post. But before then, I wanted to share with you the description for “An Ember in the Ashes” and also a letter from the lovely author herself!

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Title: AN EMBER IN THE ASHES
Author: Sabaa Tahir
Pub. Date: April 28, 2015
Publisher: Razorbill
Pages: 464

Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Goodreads


Set in a terrifyingly brutal Rome-like world, An Ember in the
Ashes is an epic fantasy debut about an orphan fighting for
her family and a soldier fighting for his freedom. It’s a story
that’s literally burning to be told.

Description:

“LAIA is a Scholar living under the iron-fisted rule of the Martial Empire. When her brother is
arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the empire’s greatest military academy
in exchange for assistance from rebel Scholars who claim that they will help to save her brother
from execution.

ELIAS is the academy’s finest soldier—and secretly, its most unwilling. Elias is considering
deserting the military, but before he can, he’s ordered to participate in a ruthless contest to
choose the next Martial emperor.

When Laia and Elias’s paths cross at the academy, they find that their destinies are more
intertwined than either could have imagined and that their choices will change the future of the
empire itself.”

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                                                  About Sabaa:

Sabaa Tahir grew up in California’s Mojave Desert at her family’s 18-room
motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her
brother’s comic book stash and playing guitar badly. She began writing “An
Ember in the Ashes” while working nights as a newspaper editor. She likes
thunderous indie rock, garish socks and all things nerd. Sabaa currently
lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.

Alright, now that you know what this book is about, Sabaa wanted us blitz bloggers to share a letter with you all.

Dear Readers,

Today, my “baby” AN EMBER IN THE ASHES is finally out in the world! From inception to pub
date, this journey took eight years. And what a journey it was: writing, rewriting, revising,
editing, querying, submitting; Meeting other debuts, bloggers, booksellers and librarians, and
hearing their thoughts on EMBER. There aren’t enough superlatives to describe the radness.

And now, the book is here! I am so excited to see it in the hands of readers. I hope you enjoy
reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. To celebrate release day, I’m giving away two signed,
first-edition hardcovers of the book. Details below!

All my best, Sabaa

Thank you for looking at this release day blitz post, and don’t forget to enter Sabaa’s amazing giveaway! Go forth and read this book!

Giveaway details:

2 winners will receive a signed hardcover of AN EMBER IN THE ASHES. US Only.
3 winners will receive a hardcover of AN EMBER IN THE ASHES and a Sword Letter Opener! US Only.
Ends on May 9th at Midnight EST!

Enter giveaway here:

http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/share-code/ZTIzODliYTI4ZTEzMGVjODBhNzA2MmFmMTU3YWM3OjI5Mg==/?