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Giveaway: Rags & Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales Anthology

Today we are offering up a chance to win an exciting new anthology! Rags & Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales is a mesmerizing new collection of stories by award-winning and bestselling authors who have reimagined their favorite classic stories, boiled them down to their bones and reassembled them again for a new generation of readers. Edited by acclaimed authors Melissa Marr and Tim Pratt, each story featured in Rags & Bones is written from a twenty-first century perspective and set within the realms of science fiction, dystopian fiction, fantasy, and realistic fiction. Contributors to this anthology include Neil Gaiman, Holly Black, Garth Nix, Rick Yancey, Gene Wolfe, Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl, Carrie Ryan, Saladin Ahmed, and Kelly Armstrong, and feature six illustrations from Charles Vess! Rags & Bones will be released on October 28, 2013 from Little, Brown.

One lucky reader will win a copy of Rags & Bones signed by all contributors and a signed print of one of the six illustrations by Charles Vess featured in the book! This giveaway is provided by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers/Hachette Book Group!

About Melissa:

Melissa Marr is the author of the bestselling Wicked Lovely series as well as the adult fantasy novels Graveminder and The Arrivals. When not writing, editing, or traveling, Melissa is buried under a plethora of books, dogs, and children in Virginia.

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

Want to read more from Melissa Marr?

Wicked Lovely Ink Exchange Fragile Eternity Radiant Shadows Darkest MercySanctuaryChallengeResolveGraveminderCarnival of SoulsFaery Tales & NightmaresLove Is HellEnthralled: Paranormal Dive...Shards and AshesThe Arrivals

About Tim:

Tim Pratt lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, Heather Shaw and their son River. His fiction and poetry have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Strange Horizons, Realms of Fantasy, Asimov’s, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud WristletSubterranean, and Tor.com, among many other places.

Tim Pratt’s books include story collections Little Gods and Hart & Boot & Other Stories, poetry collection If There Were Wolves, and the novel The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl. As T. A. Pratt, he created a series of urban fantasy novels about a sorceress named Marla Mason that begins with Blood Engines and continued with Poison Sleep, Dead Reign, Spell Games, and Broken Mirrors. He also wrote a short prequel novel for the series called Bone Shop. You can read more about them here.

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

Want to read more from Tim Pratt?

Blood Engines Poison Sleep Dead Reign Spell Games Broken Mirrors Grim TidesBone Shop (Marla Mason, Pre...The Strange Adventures of R...Sympathy for the DevilBriarpatchVenom in Her Veins: A Forgo...Hart and Boot and Other Sto...Little GodsPathfinder Tales: City of t...The NexPathfinder Tales: Liar's Blade

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

One lucky reader will win:

  • A book signed by all contributors (WOW!)
  • A signed print of one of the six illustrations by Charles Vess featured in the book

Available October 22, 2013 from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

About this Book:

The best writers of our generation retell the classics.

Literature is filled with sexy, deadly, and downright twisted tales. In this collection, award-winning and bestselling authors reimagine their favorite classic stories, ones that have inspired, awed, and enraged them; ones that have become ingrained in modern culture; and ones that have been too long overlooked. They take these stories and boil them down to their bones, and then reassemble them for a new generation of readers.

Today’s most acclaimed authors use their own unique styles to rebuild these twelve timeless stories:

Sir Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene – Saladin Ahmed

W. W. Jacobs’s “The Monkey’s Paw” – Kelley Armstrong

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s “Carmilla” – Holly Black

“Sleeping Beauty” – Neil Gaiman

The Brothers Grimm’s “Rumpelstiltskin” – Kami Garcia

Kate Chopin’s The Awakening – Melissa Marr

Rudyard Kipling’s “The Man Who Would Be King” – Garth Nix

Henry James’s “The Jolly Corner” – Tim Pratt

E. M. Forster’s “The Machine Stops” – Carrie Ryan

Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto – Margaret Stohl

William Seabrook’s “The Caged White Werewolf of the Saraban” – Gene Wolfe

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Birth-Mark” – Rick Yancey

And six illustrations by Charles Vess

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80 Responses to “Giveaway: Rags & Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales Anthology

  1. ZoeNo Gravatar
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    I’m not sure if I’m looking forward to or scared of Neil Gaiman doing Sleeping Beauty. Probably both.

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  2. Lisa PotocarNo Gravatar
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    Wow! An amazing collection of fairy tale re-tellings in one book. I can’t wait to read it. Thanks to Little, Brown Books for Young Readers/Hachette for the opportunity to win it.

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  3. Crystal TracyNo Gravatar
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    This book has been on my to-read radar for some time. I’d be super excited to have a copy of it.

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  4. Crystal TracyNo Gravatar
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    specifically I’m a big fan of Rudyard Kipling, and am curious to see his work get a modern treatment.

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  5. Brooklynn GibbsNo Gravatar
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    I am looking forward to:
    The Brothers Grimm’s “Rumpelstiltskin”

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  6. ChristineNo Gravatar
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    I’m excited for the birth-mark!

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  7. RachelNo Gravatar
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    I’m looking forward to The Jolly Corner mainly because I love Tim Prat’s writing.

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  8. CleoNo Gravatar
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    I heard about this via Goodreads, and it looks really good!

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  9. CleoNo Gravatar
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    Neil Gaiman’s story looks really interesting; I love his work.

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  10. Von P.No Gravatar
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    Maybe Kami Garcia’s version of The Brothers Grimm’s Rumpelstiltskin.

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  11. Madeline LundNo Gravatar
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    I really hope I win this collection. I want to see how these authors have rebuilt some of my favorite stories:

    The Monkey’s Paw
    The Awakening
    Sleeping Beauty
    The Faerie Queene
    Rumpelstiltskin

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway!

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  12. Sheila DeethNo Gravatar
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    I’d love to see how The Monkey’s Paw turns out.

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    I’m looking forward to reading this!!

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  14. Billie Jo BillingsNo Gravatar
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    This sounds so amazing!!! I can’t wait to get my hands on a copy of this.I would have to say I’m looking forward to reading them all!! But If I had to choose It would have to be “Sleeping Beauty” “Rumpelstiltskin” And “The Birthmark” as my top picks, but I want to see how they all come alive!!! Great Giveaway for October!! Congrats!!!!

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    I am most excited about Sleeping beauty!!! Carmilla is a close second, love Holly Black.

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  16. TeresaNo Gravatar
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    I am definitely looking forward to The Faerie Queene! But generally all of them because I love dark twisted fairy tales.

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  17. MerryNo Gravatar
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    I love a new take on an old tale and this whole book is filled with them. Could there be anything more fun? Twisted tales are great!

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  18. IsobelNo Gravatar
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    WOW what a brilliant giveaway. :) I have read some of the original stories and I cannot wait to see what modern authors have interpreted them.

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    I’m looking forward to Rumpelstiltskin! I’ve always loved that story!! :D

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  20. Jenny@Juliababyjen'sReadingRoomNo Gravatar
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    This sounds like a great anthology! I would love to read the retelling of Sleeping Beauty the most I think!

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  21. Aparna SinghNo Gravatar
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    I think i’m looking forward to Sleeping Beauty the most. Can’t wait to get my hands on Rags & Bones… so excited ^_^

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    Since Once Upon a Time has given me a new appreciation for the character I would have to say The Brothers Grimm’s “Rumpelstiltskin” – Kami Garcia!

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    The Birth-Mark by Rick Yancey! I’ve never read the original, so I’m excited to read both and compare.

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  24. DanaNo Gravatar
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    I’m looking forward to “Rumpelstiltskin” by Kami Garcia. ^_^

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    I’m looking forward to the Holly black and predicatbly Neil Gaiman

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    maybe Rick Yancey

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    Sleeping Beauty. It’s Neil freaking Gaiman!!!

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  28. MárciaNo Gravatar
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    Sleeping Beauty for sure! Thanks for the giveaway! :-)

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    This looks great! I’m really looking forward to that Carmilla retelling.

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    All of my favorite authors! Can’t wait!

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