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Giveaway: Frostblood by Elly Blake

February 13th, 2017 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 16 Comments »

Elly BlakeFrostblood is Elly Blake’s debut novel that pits Frostbloods and Firebloods against each other. It is a young adult fantasy novel, the first in the Frostblood Saga. This novel is “Perfect for fans of Red Queen and Three Dark Crowns, Frostblood is the first in a page-turning new young adult trilogy about a world where frost and fire are at war, and it’s up to one girl to end the battle for good.” Today we are hosting a giveaway WHERE FLAME AND ICE ARE MORTAL ENEMIES: Pick a side! One lucky reader will win a copy of Frostblood and branded nail polish duo in shades of fire and frost! For more information on Frostblood visit its’ Official Site or read the first chapter here.

This contest is graciously provided by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers/Hachette! This contest is open to U.S. addresses only.

About Elly:

Elly Blake loves fairy tales, old houses, and owls. After earning a degree in English literature, she held a series of seemingly random jobs, including project manager, customs clerk, graphic designer, and reporter for a local business magazine before finally landing on her current job as a library assistant. She lives in Southwestern Ontario with her husband, kids, and a Siberian Husky mix that definitely shows frostblood tendencies.

You can visit Elly around the web here: Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

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This contest is provided by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers/Hachette!


One lucky reader will win a copy of Frostblood and branded nail polish duo in shades of fire and frost!
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Available January 10, 2017 from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

About the Book:

The Frost King will burn.

Seventeen-year-old Ruby is a Fireblood who has concealed her powers of heat and flame from the cruel Frostblood ruling class her entire life. But when her mother is killed trying to protect her, and rebel Frostbloods demand her help to overthrow their bloodthirsty king, she agrees to come out of hiding, desperate to have her revenge.

Despite her unpredictable abilities, Ruby trains with the rebels and the infuriating—yet irresistible—Arcus, who seems to think of her as nothing more than a weapon. But before they can take action, Ruby is captured and forced to compete in the king’s tournaments that pit Fireblood prisoners against Frostblood champions. Now she has only one chance to destroy the maniacal ruler who has taken everything from her—and from the icy young man she has come to love.

Vivid and compelling, Frostblood is the first in an exhilarating series about a world where flame and ice are mortal enemies . . . but together create a power that could change everything.

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Giveaway: The Ghoul Vendetta by Lisa Shearin

February 3rd, 2017 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 6 Comments »

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Today we have an excellent giveaway for an exciting urban fantasy series! The Ghoul Vendetta by Lisa Shearin is the fourth novel in the SPI Files. This series follows the Supernatural Protection & Investigations (SPI) team as they protect humans from the paranormal. The Ghoul Vendetta was released on January 31, 2017 from ACE/Penguin! Roxanne will be reviewing this series very soon! Please check back for her reviews. :D

One lucky reader will win a copy of The Ghoul Vendetta! This giveaway is provided by ACE/Penguin!

About Lisa:

Lisa Shearin is the New York Times bestselling author of the Raine Benares novels, a comedic fantasy adventure series, as well as the SPI Files novels (The Brimstone DeceptionThe Dragon ConspiracyThe Grendel Affair), an urban fantasy series best described as Men in Black with supernaturals instead of aliens. Lisa is a voracious collector of fountain pens, teapots, and teacups, both vintage and modern. She lives on a small farm in North Carolina with her husband, three spoiled-rotten retired racing greyhounds, and enough deer and woodland creatures to fill a Disney movie.

You can visit Lisa around the web here: Website | Twitter | Facebook 

Want to read more from Lisa Shearin?

Wild Card (Raine Benares, #...Magic Lost, Trouble Found Armed & Magical The Trouble with Demons Bewitched & Betrayed Con & Conjure All Spell Breaks Loose Wedding Bells, Magic SpellsTreasure & Treason (Raine B...Night Shift (Kate Daniels, ...The Grendel AffairThe Dragon ConspiracyThe Brimstone DeceptionThe Ghoul Vendetta



This giveaway is provided by ACE/Penguin!

One lucky reader will win a copy of The Ghoul Vendetta

The Ghoul Vendetta

Available January 31, 2017 from ACE/Penguin

About this Book:

The agents of Supernatural Protection & Investigations (SPI) are paid to keep the peace. But that’s not so easy when an endless evil threatens to tear that peace to pieces…

A vampire gangster’s nephew is abducted off his yacht by a bunch of low-rent Creatures from the Black Lagoon. A slew of banks are knocked over by what looks like the cast of Night of the Living Dead. All of this may seem like the movies, but, I promise you, it’s not.

I’m Makenna Fraser, seer for SPI, and I know the culprits aren’t wearing disguises or makeup. They’re real. Deadly real. Especially their leader—an ancient shapeshifter who leaves a trail of chaos and blood in his wake. Now, he’s taken my partner, Ian—and his intentions aren’t pretty.

The worst part? This is only the beginning…

The beginning of the end of the human race.

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Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Death’s Mistress by Terry Goodkind

January 24th, 2017 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 4 Comments »


Terry Goodkind was the author who really made me enjoy the fantasy genre with his Sword of Truth series so I am really excited that he now has a spin-off series starring the dark and cold-hearted (except when it came to Richard) witch Nicci. She’s also known as Death’s Mistress. The first novel in the Nicci Chronicles also stars Nathan Rahl and Bannon Farmer (a newbie to the world saving adventures). I’ve been reading this one and I am really excited by the adventure so far and I am intrigued to find out where it will go before the story is over. Death’s Mistress by Terry Goodkind was released today from Tor/Macmillan! For more information on this book and reviews, please visit Macmillan.

One lucky winner from US & Canada will win a copy of Death’s Mistress! This giveaway is provided by Tor/Macmillan!

About Terry:

Terry Goodkind is the author of the worldwide bestsellers making up the Sword of Truth, and the #1 New York Times bestseller The Omen Machine. He lives in Henderson, Nevada.

You can visit Terry around the web here: Website | Vimeo | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube

Want to read more from Terry Goodkind?

The First Confessor (The Le...Debt of Bones (Sword of Tru...Wizard's First Rule Stone of Tears Blood of the Fold Temple of the Winds Soul of the Fire Faith of the Fallen The Pillars of CreationNaked Empire (Sword of Trut...Chainfire (Sword of Truth, #9)Phantom (Sword of Truth, #10)Confessor (Sword of Truth, ...The Omen Machine (Sword of ...The Third Kingdom (Sword of...Severed Souls (Sword of Tru...Warheart (Sword of Truth, #...The Law of NinesNest



This contest is provided by Tor/Macmillan!

One lucky reader will win a copy of Death’s Mistress by Terry Goodkind!
(US & Canada)

Death's Mistress

Available January 24, 2017 from Tor/Macmillan

About this Book:

Death’s Mistress: Sister of Darkness will launch The Nicci Chronicles, Terry Goodkind’s entirely new series with a cast of characters centered on one of his best-loved characters in the now-concluded Sword of Truth.

One-time lieutenant of the evil Emperor Jagang, known as “Death’s Mistress” and the “Slave Queen”, the deadly Nicci captured Richard Rahl in order to convince him that the Imperial Order stood for the greater good. But it was Richard who converted Nicci instead, and for years thereafter she served Richard and Kahlan as one of their closest friends—and one of their most lethal defenders.

Now, with the reign of Richard and Kahlan finally stabilized, Nicci has set out on her own for new adventures. One of her jobs will be to keep her travelling companion, the unworldly prophet Nathan, out of trouble. But her real task will be to scout the far reaches of Richard Rahl’s realm. This will take her and Nathan to visit the mysterious witch-woman Red, to tangle with the street life of the port city of Tanimura, to fight lethal battles on the high seas, and ultimately to a vast magical confrontation far from home…with the future of life itself, in the Old World and the New, at stake.

Full of life and story, this is a sweeping, engaging tale in the grand Goodkind manner.

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Giveaway: Eleventh Grave in Moonlight by Darynda Jones

January 23rd, 2017 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 13 Comments »

Darynda JonesDarynda Jones’ newest Charley Davidson novel Eleventh Grave in Moonlight will be released on January 24, 2017 from St. Martin’s Press. This novel is full of Charley’s strange humor and quirky behavior which I find hilarious but all that hilarity comes with some severe seriousness. Plus, there is some really HOT Reyes action. If you haven’t started this series yet, you really should. Check out an excerpt here. Check out my review for Eleventh Grave in Moonlight here.

Enter for your chance to win a copy of Eleventh Grave in Moonlight! One lucky winner will win a copy. This contest is provided by St. Martin’s Press.

About Darynda:

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author DARYNDA JONES won a RITA Award for best first novel for First Grave On The Right. As a born storyteller, she grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by, annoying man and beast alike. Jones lives in the Land of Enchantment, also known as Albuquerque, New Mexico, with her husband and two beautiful sons, the Mighty, Mighty Jones Boys.

You can visit Darynda around the web here: Website | Pinterest | Twitter | Facebook

Goodreads Fan Group (Tons of discussions, giveaways, and Q&As in here!)

Want to read more from Darynda Jones?

First Grave on the Right (C...For I Have Sinned (Charley ...Second Grave on the Left (C...Third Grave Dead Ahead Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet Fifth Grave Past the Light Sixth Grave on the Edge Seventh Grave and No BodyDeath and the Girl Next DoorDeath, Doom and DetentionDeath, and the Girl He Loves



This contest is provided by St. Martin’s Press!

One lucky reader will win a copy of Eleventh Grave in Moonlight by Darynda Jones!
(US only)

Eleventh Grave in Moonlight

Available January 24, 2017 from Minotaur/St. Martin’s Press

About this Book:

A typical day in the life of Charley Davidson involves cheating husbands, missing people, errant wives, philandering business owners, and oh yeah…demons, hell hounds, evil gods, and dead people. Lots and lots of dead people.

As a part time Private Investigator and full-time Grim Reaper, Charley has to balance the good, the bad, the undead, and those who want her dead. In this eleventh installment, Charley is learning to make peace with the fact that she is a goddess with all kinds of power and that her own daughter has been born to save the world from total destruction. But the forces of hell are determined to see Charley banished forever to the darkest corners of another dimension. With the son of Satan himself as her husband and world-rocking lover, maybe Charley can find a way to have her happily ever after after all.

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Giveaway: Martians Abroad by Carrie Vaughn

January 20th, 2017 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 8 Comments »

Carrie VaughnToday we step into the future with Carrie Vaughn’s Martians Abroad. Set just a couple hundred years in the future, humanity has begun to colonize the stars. Polly is from Mars and is forced to move to earth to go to school. She is not excited about it. On earth, she learns some really valuable lessons for when she eventually becomes a pilot. Enter to win your very own copy of this standalone novel at the end of this post! Martians Abroad was released on January 17, 2017 from Tor/Macmillan! Want to know our thoughts? Check out my review here.

I want to give a huge thank you to Tor/Macmillan for today’s giveaway! One lucky winner from North America can win!

About Carrie:

Carrie Vaughn is the New York Time Bestselling author of more than twenty novels and over eighty short stories. She’s best known for the Kitty Norville urban fantasy series about a werewolf who hosts a talk radio advice show for supernatural beings — the series includes fourteen novels and a collection of short stories — and the superhero novels in the Golden Age saga. She’s a contributor to the Wild Cards series of shared-world novels edited by George R.R. Martin, and also writes the Harry and Marlowe steampunk short stories about an alternate nineteenth century that makes use of alien technology. She has a masters degree in English lit, graduated from the Odyssey Fantasy Writing Workshop in 1998, and returned to the workshop as Writer in Residence in 2009. She has been nominated for the Hugo Award, various RT Reviewer Choice Awards — winning for Best First Mystery for Kitty and The Midnight Hour — and won the 2011 WSFA Small Press award for best short story for “Amaryllis.”

A bona fide Air Force brat (her father served on a B-52 flight crew during the Vietnam War), Carrie grew up all over the U.S. but managed to put down roots in Colorado, in the Boulder area, where she pursuers an endlessly growing list of hobbies and enjoys the outdoors as much as she can. She is fiercely guarded by a miniature American Eskimo dog named Lily.

You can visit Carrie around the Web: Website | Facebook | Blog

Want to read more from Carrie Vaughn?

Kitty's Greatest Hits (Kitt...Kitty and the Midnight Hour Kitty Goes to Washington Kitty Takes a Holiday Kitty and the Silver Bullet Kitty and the Dead Man's Hand Kitty Raises Hell Kitty's House of HorrorsKitty Goes to War (Kitty No...Kitty's Big Trouble (Kitty ...Kitty Steals the Show (Kitt...Kitty Rocks the House (Kitt...Kitty in the Underworld (Ki...Low Midnight (Kitty Norvill...Kitty Saves the World (Kitt...Paranormal BromanceAfter the Golden AgeDreams of the Golden AgeSteelVoices of DragonsDiscord's AppleStraying From the PathAmaryllisMartians Abroad



This contest is provided by Tor/Macmillan!

One lucky reader will win a copy of Martians Abroad by Carrie Vaughn!
(US & Canada)

Martians Abroad

Available January 17, 2017 from Tor/Macmillan

About this Book:

A great new stand-alone science fiction novel from the author of the Kitty Norville series.

Polly Newton has one single-minded dream, to be a starship pilot and travel the galaxy. Her mother, the director of the Mars Colony, derails Polly’s plans when she sends Polly and her genius twin brother, Charles, to Galileo Academy on Earth—the one planet Polly has no desire to visit. Ever.

Homesick and cut off from her desired future, Polly cannot seem to fit into the constraints of life on Earth, unlike Charles, who deftly maneuvers around people and sees through their behavior to their true motives. Strange, unexplained, dangerous coincidences centered on their high-profile classmates begin piling up. Charles may be right—there’s more going on than would appear, and the stakes are high. With the help of Charles, Polly is determined to find the truth, no matter the cost.

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