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Giveaway: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Are you dying to read Bloodlines?  In celebration of the upcoming release of BLOODLINES, I’m offering a giveaway of the book.

About the Series:

Rose’s story might have wrapped up in the Vampire Academy series, but there’s still lots more to tell about the other characters from that world. This spin-off series centers around Sydney the Alchemist, a human teen who’s part of a group to keep the existence of vampires secret from the world. Sydney’s spent her entire life being taught that vampires and dhampirs are evil and unnatural, but all that’s about to change when she’s forced into hiding with Jill, Adrian, and Eddie…

Leave a comment on this post telling us some of your favorite Vampire Academy moments or why you love Richelle’s books for a chance to win a copy of the book!  As always, see details below.


About Richelle:

Scorpio Richelle Mead is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of urban fantasy books for both adults and teens.  Originally from Michigan, Richelle now lives in Seattle, Washington where she works on her three series full-time. Before becoming a writer, she considered a few different career paths. She received a liberal arts degree from the University of Michigan, an MA in Comparative Religion from Western Michigan University, and a Master in Teaching (Middle & High School English) degree from the University of Washington. In the end, she decided writing was the way for her but believes all of her education prepared her for it.

A life-long reader, Richelle has always had a particular fascination with mythology and folklore. When not writing,, she enjoys bad reality TV, traveling, trying interesting cocktails, and shopping for dresses. Lots of dresses. She is a self-professed coffee addict, fights a constant (and losing) battle with procrastination, and has a passion for all things wacky and humorous.

Her adult series are published by Kensington Books.  The Georgina Kincaid Series (Succubus Blues, Succubus on Top, Succubus Dreams, and Succubus Heat) tell the humorous and heart-breaking story of a reluctant succubus who can’t touch the man she loves without dire side effects. On top of that, she must deal with Hell’s middle management team and the many supernatural threats that come her way.  Richelle’s Dark Swan Series (Storm Born and Thorn Queen) follows Eugenie Markham, a free-lance shaman who battles ghosts and fey that sneak into our world from the Otherworld. When an alarming prophecy suddenly makes her every Otherworldly creature’s object of desire, Eugenie must dodge their advances while also fighting a dark power rising within her.

Richelle’s YA series, Vampire Academy, is published by Razorbill Books (Penguin) and thus far contains Vampire Academy, Frostbite, Shadow Kiss, Blood Promise, and Spirit Bound.  This New York Times and USA Todaybestselling series has won honors from the American Library Association and been translated into 30 languages.  It follows the war between two races of vampires, living and undead. Rose Hathaway, a 17-year old half-vampire, is training to be a bodyguard for the living vampires and finds her life complicated by the dangers that involves, as well as an illicit romance with one of her teachers.

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

Want to read more from Richelle Mead?

Succubus Blues Succubus on Top Succubus Dreams Succubus Heat Succubus Shadows Succubus RevealedStorm Born Thorn Queen Iron Crowned Shadow HeirVampire Academy Frostbite Shadow Kiss Blood Promise Spirit Bound Last SacrificeAdrian's Lost Chapter Bloodlines The Golden Lily


This giveaway is provided by Dark Faerie Tales

One winner will receive a copy of Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Available on August 23, 2011 from Penguin/Razorbill

About the Book:

Blood doesn’t lie…

Sydney is an alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of human and vampires. They protect vampire secrets – and human lives. When Sydney is torn from her bed in the middle of the night, at first she thinks she’s still being punished for her complicated alliance with dhampir Rose Hathaway. But what unfolds is far worse. Jill Dragomir – the sister of Moroi Queen Lissa Dragomir – is in mortal danger, and the Moroi must send her into hiding. To avoid a civil war, Sydney is called upon to act as Jill’s guardian and protector, posing as her roommate in the last place anyone would think to look for vampire royalty – a human boarding school in Palm Springs, California. But instead of finding safety at Amberwood Prep, Sydney discovers the drama is only just beginning…

Click HERE to read an excerpt

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1. Leave a comment telling us some of your favorite Vampire Academy moments or why you love Richelle’s books.

2. +3 entries for becoming a follower of this blog and Dark Faerie Tales on Twitter and Facebook.

3. +3 entries for tweeting about this contest, blogging about it, linking via your sidebar etc…(please tell me where!).

4. Giveaway is open to U.S. and Canada.

5. Please include your email address in your comment.

6. Giveaway ends Saturday, August 20th at 11:59 PM EST.

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53 Responses to “Giveaway: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

  1. Megan@Riverina RomanticsNo Gravatar

    This is gonna sound crazy but but I loved Dimitri as a stragoi! He was still sexy, even then

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    I actually really liked the VA_-it’s the series that made me realize how good YAUF could be!

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  3. tania pallaresNo Gravatar

    my favorite scene was in blood promise when adrain asks rose out. I love the vampire academy series and hopefully bloodlines too.

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