Thursday, August 19, 2010

[Breakin' News] #4 Contests & Awesome news!

Celebrate realistic YA with The Contemps! the contemps.
I'm sure all of you have already found out about "The Contemps", but if you haven't already, basically they're a group of cool YA lit authors who like to keep it real, kicking it off with contemporary REALISTIC fiction! No paranormal romances here.

21 YA authors, some with many books released, others are debut authors! {members}

"Our goal is to help teens, booksellers, and librarians connect with and celebrate books that feature true-to-life settings, characters, and situations, and to let publishers know about the ongoing demand for contemporary stories." {source}

You can support this budding group by... if you're a blogger, make a blog post and inform your own readers about THE CONTEMPS! Make sure to include buttons, and you can win a swag pack! :) Readers can also join in, by accepting the CONTEMPS CHALLENGE! {get involved!} Short story, read 18 of their books, and you can win ALL 21!!! :D Great deal? I think so!

arcs! arcs! arcs!
I'm such a nice person for mentioning this. :) Well, okay, so I'm doing this for the +5 entries. Go ahead and judge me! But seriously? Wonderful, wonderful ARCs up for grabs, and this one is INTERNATIONAL!!! {} That's right, everyone can enter!

 What you can win!
  • A set of BEAUTIFUL CREATURES (hardcover) and BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS (ARC)! BOTH are signed by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl!!
  • An ARC of NIGHTSHADE, by Andrea Cremer.
  • An ARC of ROT & RUIN, by Jonathan Maberry.
  • An ARC of THE UNIDENTIFIED, by Rae Mariz.
  • An ARC of HALT'S PERIL, by John Flanagan.
  • An ARC of THE GOBLIN GATE, by Hilari Bell.
  • An ARC of JANE, by April Lindner.
  • An ARC of THE WINDS OF HEAVEN, by Judith Clarke. 
When is it until?
"The contest runs from August 18 - September 8!"

What do you have to do?
All you have to do to enter is be a follower. But there are SO many extra entries that you're going to want to do some extras, since I sure went the mile. Come on! ARCs! For free! International! That's "flippin' brilliant"!

Dude! Where's the link?

LASTLY...and this is kinda important,
If you found out about this contest through my post, say so in "If you're a new follower, who referred you?". You'll get an extra entry! I don't think I get another entry, but it'd be nice to be mentioned. :)

More Tell Me a Secret news!

The serialised audiobook chapters 1 and 2 are now out! I listened to them last night, and it is amazing! I'm looking forward to reading the rest. If you want to know how many chapters there are, there are *checks* 45 chapters, so if they continue releasing 2-3 chapters every week, then we're looking at 4-5 months~ HOWEVER, you can purchase the whole lot of it and read it RIGHT NOW. I wish I could...


Unknown said... [Reply]

Wow what an awesome giveaway! Who wouldn't love to win!!! Count me in on all the fun!

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