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Giveaway: The Sorcerer Heir by Cinda Williams Chima

October 23rd, 2014 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 19 Comments »

Cinda Williams ChimaThe final installment of the The Heir Chronicles by Cinda Williams Chima hits the stores this week! The Sorcerer Heir is the fifth book in this exciting young adult fantasy series and was officially released on October 21, 2014. Dark Faerie Tales is celebrating the series conclusion with an exciting giveaway! We are hosting a giveaway of the entire Heir Chronicles series! The Heir Chronicles series will keep readers glued to their seats through riveting fight scenes, deadly political machinations, burgeoning romance, and the unfolding intrigues of a contemporary magical world. This giveaway is provided by Disney-Hyperion and open to US addresses only.

About Cinda:

Cinda Williams Chima is the New York Times bestselling author of The Warrior Heir, The Wizard Heir, The Dragon Heir, The Enchanter Heir, and the four books of the Seven Realms series: The Demon King, The Exiled Queen, The Gray Wolf Throne, and The Crimson Crown. Cinda is a graduate of The University of Akron and Case Western Reserve University. She lives in Ohio with her family.

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

Want to read more from Cinda Williams Chima?

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This giveaway is provided by Disney-Hyperion!

One lucky reader will win the entire Heir Chronicle Series which includes The Warrior HeirThe Wizard HeirThe Dragon HeirThe Enchanter HeirThe Sorcerer Heir!
(US only)




Available October 21, 2014 from Disney-Hyperion

About this Book:

The can’t-miss finale to the beloved and bestselling Heir Chronicles series.

The delicate peace between Wizards and the underguilds (Warriors, Seers, Enchanters, and Sorcerers) still holds by the thinnest of threads, but powerful forces inside and outside the guilds threaten to sever it completely. Old friends and foes return as new threats arise in this stunning and revelatory conclusion to the beloved and bestselling Heir Chronicles series.

The Sorcerer Heir is a self-contained story, accessible to readers just discovering the Heir series, but loyal fans will be rewarded by visits from characters they love (and love to hate) from the earlier installments.

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Giveaway: Don’t Touch by Rachel M. Wilson

October 7th, 2014 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 14 Comments »

Rachel M WilsonWe recently had the honor of having author Rachel M. Wilson stop by for our Fall Carnival event for her short story The Game of Boys and Monsters. Visit her funny “are they a vampire or werewolf? celebrity edition” post by clicking HERE. Rachel’s novel Don’t Touch was released on September 2, 2014 from HarperTeen. Don’t Touch is a young adult contemporary about a young girl who is afraid of touching and of being touched.

This giveaway is provided by HarperCollins! One lucky reader will win a copy of Don’t Touch. This contest is open to US residents only.

About Rachel:

Rachel M. Wilson recently debuted as the author of Don’t Touch from HarperTeen. She dips her toes into the horror genre this October with “The Game of Boys and Monsters,” an eerie and utterly compelling short story about best friends Leslie and Evy, whose friendship changes when the enigmatic Marsh brothers move to town. Rachel writes, acts, teaches, and dreams about monsters in Chicago, IL.

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

Want to read more from Rachel Wilson?

The Game of Boys and Monste...Don't Touch



This giveaway is provided by HarperCollins!

One lucky reader will win a copy of Don’t Touch
(US only)

Don't Touch

Available September 2, 2014

About this Book:

Step on a crack, break your mother’s back,
Touch another person’s skin, and Dad’s gone for good . . .

Caddie has a history of magical thinking—of playing games in her head to cope with her surroundings—but it’s never been this bad before.

When her parents split up, Don’t touch becomes Caddie’s mantra. Maybe if she keeps from touching another person’s skin, Dad will come home. She knows it doesn’t make sense, but her games have never been logical. Soon, despite Alabama’s humidity, she’s covering every inch of her skin and wearing evening gloves to school.

And that’s where things get tricky. Even though Caddie’s the new girl, it’s hard to pass off her compulsions as artistic quirks. Friends notice things. Her drama class is all about interacting with her scene partners, especially Peter, who’s auditioning for the role of Hamlet. Caddie desperately wants to play Ophelia, but if she does, she’ll have to touch Peter . . . and kiss him. Part of Caddie would love nothing more than to kiss Peter—but the other part isn’t sure she’s brave enough to let herself fall.

From rising star Rachel M. Wilson comes a powerful, moving debut novel of the friendship and love that are there for us, if only we’ll let them in.

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Giveaway: The Maze Runner by James Dashner

August 29th, 2014 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 84 Comments »

We have an exciting giveaway today! One lucky winner will win a $25 Visa gift card to see The Maze Runner in theaters! Along with the gift card they will win a copy of the The Maze Runner novel with the movie tie-in cover and a Money Maze Bank! This giveaway is courtesy of 20th Century Fox. The Maze Runner will be in theaters on September 19, 2014! This contest is open to US winners only.

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The Maze Runner Poster

About the Film:

When Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape. Based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

Rated: PG-13

Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Aml Ameen, Ki Hong Lee

Directed By: Wes Ball

Produced By: Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen



This contest is provided by 20th Century Fox

One lucky winner will receive a $25 Visa gift card to see the film in theaters, a copy of The Maze Runner novel (movie tie-in cover) & a Money Maze


Available October 6, 2009 from Delacorte Press/Random House

About the Book:

“If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human.”

When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers–boys whose memories are also gone.

Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, ever-changing maze. It’s the only way out–and no one’s ever made it through alive.

Then a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying.

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Giveaway: Fireborn by Keri Arthur

July 23rd, 2014 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 35 Comments »

Keri ArthurDark Faerie Tales is excited to be giving away a copy of the first book in Keri Arthur’s newest series, Fireborn. It is the first book in the Souls of Fire urban fantasy series. Fireborn was released on July 1, 2014 from Signet/Penguin.

This giveaway is provided by Penguin books! One lucky reader will win a copy of Fireborn by Keri Arthur.

About Keri:

Keri Arthur, author of the New York Times bestselling Riley Jenson Guardian series, has now written more than twenty-eight novels. She’s received several nominations in the Best Contemporary Paranormal category of the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Awards and has won RT’s Career Achievement Award for urban fantasy. She lives with her daughter in Melbourne, Australia.

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

Want to read more from Keri Arthur?

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This contest is provided by Signet/Penguin

One lucky reader will win a copy of Fireborn


Available July 1, 2014 from Signet/Penguin

About this Book:

From New York Times bestselling author Keri Arthur comes a brand new series featuring heroine Emberly Pearson—a phoenix capable of taking on human form, and cursed with the ability to foresee death…

Emberly has spent a good number of her many lives trying to save humans. So when her prophetic dreams reveal the death of Sam, a man she once loved, she does everything in her power to prevent that from happening. But in saving his life, she gets more than she bargained for.

Sam is working undercover for the Paranormal Investigations Team, and those who are trying to murder him are actually humans infected by a plague-like virus, the Crimson Death—a by-product of a failed government experiment that attempted to identify the enzymes that make vampires immortal. Now, all those infected must be eliminated.

But when Emberly’s boss is murdered and his irreplaceable research stolen, she needs to find the guilty party before she goes down in flames…

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Giveaway: The Enemy Series by Charlie Higson

June 20th, 2014 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 33 Comments »

Charlie HigsonI am really excited about today’s giveaway! We are giving someone the opportunity to win the first 5 books in The Enemy Series by Charlie Higson! This young adult horror series about zombies has some really good reviews. The first 5 books include The Enemy, The Dead, The Fear, The Sacrifice and The Fallen. The latest novel in this series, The Fallen, was just released on June 10, 2014 from Disney Hyperion.

One lucky reader will win copies of all 5 newly re-packaged books in The Enemy series! This contest is provided Disney Hyperion! This contest is only available to US addresses only.

About Charlie:

Charlie Higson is an acclaimed comedy writer, producer, actor, and genuine James Bond aficionado. He is the author of the adult thrillers Full Whack and King of the Ants; the internationally best-selling Young Bond series: SilverFin, Blood Fever, Double or Die, Hurricane Gold, and By Royal Command; and five books in the Enemy series. Charlie is a fan of zombie movies and believes that we shouldn’t try to prevent young people from experiencing fear, because it helps prepare them for later life. When writing The Enemy, he kept racheting up the action and description in an attempt to frighten the pants off his ten-year-old son. He lives in London.

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

Want to read more from Charlie Higson?

The EnemyThe DeadThe FearThe SacrificeThe FallenThe HuntedSilverFinBlood FeverDouble or DieHurricane GoldBy Royal CommandGeeks vs. ZombiesGetting Rid of Mister KitchenFull WhackHappy NowMonstrosoWróg



This contest is provided by Disney Hyperion!

One lucky winner will win copies of all 5 newly re-packaged books in The Enemy series!

(The EnemyThe DeadThe FearThe Sacrifice & The Fallen)

The EnemyThe DeadThe FearThe SacrificeThe Fallen

The Enemy Map

About The Enemy Series:

When the sickness came, every parent, policeman, politician – every adult fell ill. The lucky ones died. The others are crazed, confused and hungry.

Only children under fourteen remain, and they’re fighting to survive.

A gang of children begin their quest across London, where all through the city – down alleyways, in deserted houses, underground – the grown-ups lie in wait.

The Fallen

Available June 10, 2014 from Disney Hyperion

About The Fallen:

As the chilling Enemy series continues to build toward its grand finale, the kids who have survived the diseased grown-ups grow more desperate for food, for a cure, for hope of any kind . . .

First the sickness rotted the adults’ minds. Then their bodies. Now they stalk the streets of London, hunting human flesh.

The Holloway crew are survivors. They’ve fought their way across the city and made it to the Natural History Museum alive–just barely. But their fight will never end while the Enemy lives, unless there’s another way. . . .

The kids at the museum are looking for a cure. All they need are medical supplies.To get them they must venture down unfamiliar streets, where it isn’t only crazed, hungry sickos who lurk in the shadows.

In this fifth terrifying entry in Charlie Higson’s Enemy series, suddenly it’s not so clear who–or what–the enemy is.

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