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Giveaway: Gameboard of the Gods by Richelle Mead

We at Dark Faerie Tales love our paranormal young adult stories. If you’ve followed us for a while, then you’ll know that we love Richelle Mead.

One of our own, Michelle, had the opportunity to attend a book signing in San Diego. Richelle was a delight in person, spilling secrets about the Bloodlines series and very enthused about Gameboard of the Gods.

Many gathered from Southern California to attend the San Diego signing at Mysterious Galaxy, a local independent bookstore. Michelle thinks there were over 50 people (probably close to 100), and each one waited for a chance to meet such an amazing and talented author.

We have a signed copy of a hardcover of Gameboard of the Gods and swag for one lucky reader!

About Richelle:

Scorpio Richelle Mead is a New York Times and USA Todaybestselling 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?

Vampire Academy Frostbite Shadow Kiss Blood Promise Spirit Bound Last SacrificeBloodlines The Golden Lily The Indigo Spell The Fiery HeartSuccubus Blues Succubus on Top Succubus Dreams Succubus Heat Succubus Shadows Succubus RevealedStorm Born Thorn Queen Iron Crowned Shadow HeirVampire Academy: The Graphi... Frostbite: The Graphic Novel Shadow Kiss: The Graphic NovelGameboard of the Gods

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This giveaway is provided by Michelle!

One lucky winner will receive signed copy of a hardcover of Gameboard of the Gods and swag!

Available June 4, 2013 from Dutton Adult/Penguin

About this Book:

In a futuristic world nearly destroyed by religious extremists, Justin March lives in exile after failing in his job as an investigator of religious groups and supernatural claims. But Justin is given a second chance when Mae Koskinen comes to bring him back to the Republic of United North America (RUNA). Raised in an aristocratic caste, Mae is now a member of the military’s most elite and terrifying tier, a soldier with enhanced reflexes and skills.

When Justin and Mae are assigned to work together to solve a string of ritualistic murders, they soon realize that their discoveries have exposed them to terrible danger. As their investigation races forward, unknown enemies and powers greater than they can imagine are gathering in the shadows, ready to reclaim the world in which humans are merely game pieces on their board.

Gameboard of the Gods, the first installment of Richelle Mead’s Age of X series, will have all the elements that have made her YA Vampire Academy and Bloodlines series such megasuccesses: sexy, irresistible characters; romantic and mythological intrigue; and relentless action and suspense.

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86 Responses to “Giveaway: Gameboard of the Gods by Richelle Mead

  1. AimeNo Gravatar
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    This book is going to be really ineresting.
    Already love VA and Bloodlines <3

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  2. Ariella MoonNo Gravatar
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    I love the title, “Gameboard for the Gods.” You can just tell intrigue of mythic proportions are afoot!

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    I haven’t read her work yet, but she is on my tbr list. I look forward to reading her series.

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    I haven’t read the series yet. I love new authors!

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    Sounds great. Havent read it yet, but love her other series.

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  6. AlexandraNo Gravatar
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    This book sounds great! I can’t wait to read it!

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    Looks sooooo awesome!! I would love to read it!!

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  8. Jenelle RianeNo Gravatar
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    Haven’t read it yet, but I think it’ll be awesome! All of Richelle’s books are fantastic!

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  9. KristaNo Gravatar
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    I’ve seen a lot of mixed reviews, but I definitely want to try it out. I love Richelle Mead!

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  10. EmilyNo Gravatar
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    I love Richelle Mead, and I can’t wait to read Game board of the Gods http://darkfaerietales.com/wp-includes/images/smilies/icon_biggrin.gif

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    I haven’t read this book, but it sound good.

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    Sounds right up my alley! Can’t wait to read.

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  13. SaraNo Gravatar
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    I love Rachelle Mead and I didn’t know she had another series. Gameboards of the Gods sounds awesome! Can’t wait to read it!

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  14. Doug SolterNo Gravatar
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    I haven’t read any of Rachelle’s books but this one sounds like a good one to start. :)

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  15. EmilyNo Gravatar
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    I’m dying to read it!!!

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  16. Kari PloysaNo Gravatar
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    I haven’t read this series yet, but I love the vampire Academy series. I can’t wait to read it.

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    I love Richelle Mead and would love to read this book.

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    I would love to check this out!! And I love love love VA and BL I can not wait for The Feiry Heart!!! Adrian’s POV swoon

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  19. KristaNo Gravatar
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    I love everything she has done. I love her Succubus series which I read before VA. Then I read her other books set in my town of Tucson. I can’t wait to see what she has in store for us now. She has a unique take on God and deities in general so it should be fun!

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    I’ve never read Richelle’s adult series’, but I’m excited. I’m really starting to enjoy the fantasy genre, so I’m curious to see if this one’s as good as it sounds!

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  21. Susan S.No Gravatar
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    Sounds like a great read.

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    Love anything Richelle does!

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  23. MaggieNo Gravatar
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    I love all of Mead’s books, this one sound like it’s going to be just as good as her others.

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    It sounds really good and since her other books are really good then I think I will like this.

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  25. Jill MarieNo Gravatar
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    I heard a lot about this book at BEA this year, but wasn’t able to snag a copy :[
    I love this author’s work and definitely want to read this one!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    I’m excited to give it a try sounds interesting – Thanks for the giveaway :)

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    So excited! Looking forward to it.

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    I really can’t wait for this book!

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    Haven’t read it but would like to see what it’s about.

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    Can’t wait! Would love to win!

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    I have heard a lot about this book. I am interested in reading it and sharing it with my son!

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  32. Christine L.No Gravatar
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    A new series from Richelle Mead? I’ve enjoyed VA and would like to give this one a whirl! Thanks for offering this giveaway!

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  33. MonicaNo Gravatar
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    I am a big Richelle Mead fan and love Vampire Academy! I can’t wait to see what she is doing with Gameboard of the Gods. Thanks so much for offering this giveaway!

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    This book looks really interesting… I love when writers put a twist on traditional mythology and religion.

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    It looks interesting! Thanks for the giveaway :)

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    I really like it because of the investigation and supernatural. Especially because the old gods are involved.

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