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Sunday, April 11, 2010

Young Adult Book Giveaway!

CONTEST IS CLOSED.

Hiya! I was approached by Snubbr.com about hosting an awesome Young Adult book giveaway! They have a pretty cool site, you could visit Snubbr.com for gift ideas and product recommendations. They'll be giving the chance to one winner to pick any book of choice from this list. Check out book prizes and contest details below:

**BOOK PRIZES**

Whale Song: A Novel
Whale Song by Kaye Tardif

Summary: In Cheryl Kaye Tardif's heart-wrenching Whale Song, haunting native legends merge with the modern world as two cultures collide, and a young woman struggles with long-forgotten memories of her mother's suicide. Thirteen years ago, Sarah Richardson's life was shattered when her mother committed suicide. The shocking tragedy left a grief-stricken teen-aged Sarah with partial amnesia. Some things are easier to forget. But now a familiar voice from her past sends Sarah, a talented mid-twenties ad exec, back to her past. A past that she had thought was long buried. Some things are meant to be buried. Torn by nightmares and visions of a yellow-eyed wolf, yet aided by the creatures of the Earth and by the killer whales that call to her in the night, Sarah must face her fears and uncover the truth―even if it destroys her. Some things are meant to be remembered―at all cost.

Always and Forever: Two novels: Too Young to Die & Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever
Always and Forever (2 Novels: Too Young to Die & Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever) by Lurlene McDaniel

Summary: 16-year-old Melissa Austin has always worked hard to get what she wants. As the school year begins, her work is paying off: Her grades are up and she’s landed a coveted spot on the Brain Bowl team. She and her best friend, Jory Delaney, are determined to have the best junior year ever. Then Melissa receives devastating news about her health. At first she refuses to accept the doctor’s diagnosis, but as her illness gets worse, she cannot deny the truth. Only with the loving support of her family, and especially Jory, can Melissa come to terms with the mysteries of living . . . and dying.

Eastridge Academy: School For Adventurers
Eastridge Academy: School for Adventurers by Jennifer Young & Kara Loo

Summary: Eastridge Academy is where the realm’s finest train to become adventurers. The resourceful become Mages, learning combat casting and rune magic. The cunning and sneaky become Thieves, learning pick-pocketing and stealth. The studious and compassionate can be found in the Cleric major, and the strongest and bravest students attempt to earn a place in the brutal Warrior major. Being a first-year student at Eastridge is particularly difficult. As a new student, Princess Averi has dangerous combat classes to pass, the nobility to please, and on top of all that, her roommate is the menacing Wisteria Ling, the best combat caster of all the first-year students. Luckily, the two soon befriend Rai Ravin, a Thief major who might just be charming enough to talk his way out of anything. Along with Fell, a farm-boy attempting the Warrior major, these four will learn how to fight, how to use magic, and how to survive being an adventurer...

An Audience for Einstein (2006 EPPIE Award Winner)
An Audience for Einstein by Mark Wakely

Summary: Professor Percival Marlowe is a brilliant, elderly astrophysicist who's dying, his greatest achievement still unfinished and now beyond his diminished means. Doctor Carl Dorning, a neurosurgeon, finally discovers a secret method of transplanting memories from one person to another, thanks to Marlowe's millions. Miguel Sanchez, a homeless boy, agrees to become the recipient of Marlowe's knowledge and personality in this unorthodox experiment, enticed by Dorning's promises of intelligence, wealth and respect, but dangerously unaware that his own identity will be lost forever. What results is a seesaw battle for control of Miguel's body, as Marlowe learns to his dismay what his lifetime of arrogance and conceit has earned him. And when Marlowe stumbles upon the shocking procedure Dorning used in desperation to succeed, the professor does what he must to defeat Dorning and redeem himself at last.

Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1 (The Twilight Saga)
Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume One by Stephenie Meyer

Summary: When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious, alluring Edward Cullen, her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. With his porcelain skin, golden eyes, mesmerizing voice, and supernatural gifts, Edward is both irresistible and impenetrable. Up until now, he has managed to keep his true identity hidden, but Bella is determined to uncover his dark secret...Beautifully rendered, this first installment of Twilight: The Graphic Novel is a must-have for any collector’s library.

Go here to read reviews on each of these books:
http://www.snubbr.com/guides/what-is-the-best-young-adult-novel-available.php

**CONTEST DETAILS*
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  • One winner will choose one book from the list above.
  • Deadline ends on April 18, 2010 at midnight, eastern time.
  • The contest is open only to U.S. and Canada.
FILL THIS FORM OUT TO ENTER!

12 comments:

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

WAY cool. I NEED Twilight the graphic novel.

Martha Lawson said...

Awesome giveaway!!! Thanks..

Sarah (Limerick) said...

This is an awesome contest!! Thanks for hosting it! :D

Bere said...

Fantastic giveaway, Eleni! Count me in. Thank you =)

slommler said...

I would love Twilight, the graphic novel!!
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SueAnn

dor said...

Hey Eleni. I entered the form. Just wanted to say Thanks. I would choose the Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume One by Stephenie Meyer

elizabeth said...

Awesome contest! Great book choices.

librarypat said...

Some interesting books here.

Yesenia said...

Can't resist. Must enter!

susan said...

oh I would love the Twilight graphic novel! please :)

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