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Giveaway: Hallowed by Cynthia Hand

In celebration of the release of the second book in the Unearthly series, Hallowed, Dark Faerie Tales is providing one lucky reader the chance to score a copy.  Young adult genre lovers, rejoice with me!  All you have to do is enter our contest.  What do you have to lose?  An awesome book, that’s what.  Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.

About Cynthia:

Cynthia Hand grew up in southeast Idaho, just outside the town of Idaho Falls. From as far back as she can remember, she loved books and reading, and wrote her first short story (about a fairy being born in a tulip) when she was around six years old–pretty much as soon as she could write. Her second grade teacher, Mrs. Widdison, told Cynthia that she’d be an author some day, and Cynthia believed her. She kept writing stories all through grade school, most of them wildly fantastical musings on supernatural beings or creatures, none of which ever won the annual short story competition where the writer got to meet Kenneth Thomasma,the author of one of Cynthia’s favorite books, Naya Nuki. Cynthia learned early on that if you wanted to win the writing contest, you should write stories about that time your parents got their car stuck in the snow on the side of a mountain just before dark. You should not write about a group of unicorns fighting to take over an island from an alien invasion. Cynthia kept writing about unicorns anyway.

In middle school and high school, she and her friends formed a writing group that wrote fan fiction about their favorite novels and movies. Each person in the group invented a new character in the decided-upon world (they wrote about Elfquest, Vampire Hunter D, X-Men, Mercedes Lackey’s Valdemar series, Anne McCafferty’s Pern series, Star Wars, and SeaQuest (anyone remember SeaQuest?) and wrote exclusively from that character’s point of view, sharing their writing as they went, collectively shaping what happened to these characters. Early on Cynthia was appointed the “editor” of their work, meaning that she collected it all, typed it, and edited it. She loved and possibly abused her power with the red pen.

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

Want to read more from Cynthia Hand?

Unearthly (Unearthly Trilogy)   Hallowed: An Unearthly Novel

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This giveaway is provided by Dark Faerie Tales

One winner will receive a copy of the Hallowed by Cynthia Hand

 Available on January 17, 2012 from HarperCollins/Harper Teen

About the Book:

For months Clara Gardner trained to face the fire from her visions, but she wasn’t prepared for the choice she had to make that day. And in the aftermath, she discovered that nothing about being part angel is as straightforward as she thought.

Now, torn between her love for Tucker and her complicated feelings about the roles she and Christian seem destined to play in a world that is both dangerous and beautiful, Clara struggles with a shocking revelation: Someone she loves will die in a matter of months. With her future uncertain, the only thing Clara knows for sure is that the fire was just the beginning.

In this compelling sequel to “Unearthly,” Cynthia Hand captures the joy of first love, the anguish of loss, and the confusion of becoming who you are.

 Click HERE to read an excerpt

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34 Responses to “Giveaway: Hallowed by Cynthia Hand

  1. Dani NguyenNo Gravatar
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    I’ve kind of been on angel overload lately, but I think this series is one of the exceptions. I loved the characters in Unearthly, especially Clara. Can’t wait to read Hallowed!

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  2. CarlaNo Gravatar
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    I really like the characters in this series.

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  3. AHNo Gravatar
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    I love the whole premise of this series. Angels without being preachy.

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  4. maidenveilNo Gravatar
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    I really enjoyed the first book! Not just because it’s about angels and all, but also because it really surprised me. :p

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  5. AmyNo Gravatar
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    I have not read this series yet, but I would love to!

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  6. DoodleNo Gravatar
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    I’m on an angel kick right now. I really enjoyed reading the first book.

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  7. Viki S.No Gravatar
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    I haven’t started the series yet but it’s my kind of read. I love angels too.

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  8. Julie S.No Gravatar
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    I haven’t started reading this series yet but it sounds good.

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  9. KausarNo Gravatar
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    I do really love the characters in this series. Can’t wait to read it.

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  10. kristina shieldsNo Gravatar
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    I love the two awesome boys in this series and can’t wait for more of them!

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  11. Jasmine RoseNo Gravatar
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    Tucker is definitely my favorite part of the series ;]
    I really like Hand’s version of angels too. It’s one of the first angel book I really enjoyed in a long time.

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    I like the supernatural element.

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  13. Christina (A Reader of Fictions)No Gravatar
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    Tucker!!! I really love that he called her Carrots at the beginning, because it seemed like an Anne of Green Gables reference.

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  14. Ashley HNo Gravatar
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    I love Tucker to death!

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  15. Kristina D @NewBorrowedUsedNo Gravatar
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    I really need to start this series. It’s on the list :)

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    I like the characters, thanks!

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  17. Jodie D.No Gravatar
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    It’s just so funny,exciting and awesome,what’s not to like?

    And then there’s Tucker. Gosh.
    And the angels and the fighting and the horses and and and the surprise ending on Unearthly!
    xD
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    moc.oohaynull@uninafagnam

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  18. Grace RadfordNo Gravatar
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    I like how there are no “full” angels as major characters. :D

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  19. Ange/Libby Blog (@marmaladelibby)No Gravatar
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    I love that it’s different! Angels and a mission is not something I tend to come across very often=perfect!

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  20. Jean S.No Gravatar
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    I loved Unearthly. My favorite part is Tucker… oh, and Clara too. : ) I loved how everything came together in the end.

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  21. Stephanie EcksteinNo Gravatar
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    I haven’t had a chance to read this series yet, but I love the covers of both books they are absolutely gorgeous. I can’t wait to check this series out it looks great.

    eckstein 99 at comcast dot net

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  22. Valerie RusnakNo Gravatar
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    I love this series, Tucker is definitely a big part of that. The characters are great, not too unrealistic ( apart from being part-angels) and it has a great plot and storyline.I can’t wait until I get a chance to read Hallowed.

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  23. AmandaNo Gravatar
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    I’m really excited about this book. Thanks for taking the time to let us know how amazing the story is. Angel books are so exciting and really tug at your heartstrings!!

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  24. Jennifer BielmanNo Gravatar
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    ANGELS. I love angel books.

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  25. BeckieNo Gravatar
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    This is my fave book with angels and mainly because the angel in the book is female. The story is amazing. Thank you for the chance to win a copy.

    – Beckie

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  26. KrystelNo Gravatar
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    I just bought Unearthly and plan to read it soon! I love anything with Angels! So thanks for the chance at this giveaway!

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    I love the character of Clara and of course Tucker! :)

    Leanne

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    I havent read any but I have read some great reviews

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    I haven’t read the series yet! Looking forward to it!

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  30. Stella CNo Gravatar
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    My sister bought me Unearthly for my last birthday and I totally fell head over heels for it! Love the series.

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  31. MLNo Gravatar
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    I haven’t had a chance to read this series. So many books on my wish list…

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    I have not read that serie yet….but it is on my wishlist!!!

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    i haven’t read it yet but i want to

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    I haven’t read it but the covers are beautiful as are the reviews!

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