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And the winner (of the UNDER THE NEVER SKY ARC Giveaway) is…

Congratulations, reutreads.wordpress.com, you are now the proud owner of an ARC of Veronica Rossi’s UNDER THE NEVER SKY!   And 3 additional winners–Lynne, Laurisa W, & Tanya F-M. –will receive the Apocalypsies bookmark & postcard fun pack!   Winners, I will email you all to get your address.

Thanks for entering, and stay tuned for more great giveaways, including road trip mixed CD and an ARC of my book, REUNITED.

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UNDER THE NEVER SKY – ARC Giveaway (Plus, Bookmarks Galore!)

I normally don’t read a lot of dystopian fiction, but when I got the ARC of UNDER THE NEVER SKY by fellow Apocalypsie Veronica Rossi, I thought I’d give it a try.  And boy, am I glad I did!

Reverie, where Aria comes from, is a place where people “live” only in virtual realities, where enhanced experiences supplant real ones, and people no longer have a need to touch each other, even to procreate.   Conversely, Perry’s world of the Outsiders is savage and visceral, and its inhabitants have developed heightened, animalistic senses.  Rossi builds the worlds of Reverie and the Outer Wasteland with great humanity and intelligence and a deep understanding of the struggles present in our own society.  And this clash of cultures is the perfect setting for a love story, and watching the restrained, almost clinical Aria give herself over to Perry and his very primal world of love, pain, and emotion is not only compelling, but also a very apt metaphor for anyone falling in love.


If you would like to WIN A COPY OF THE ARC for UNDER THE NEVER SKY, just leave a comment on this post and you’ll automatically be entered in the drawing!  And you can snag  extra entries by completing any of the following:

And if you do all five you’ll be entered five times!  But make sure to leave your entry total in your comment.  The giveaway will be open until Friday Feb. 3rd at noon, and I’ll announce the winner shortly thereafter.

Plus, as a bonus, the winner of the ARC, and 3 additional winners, will receive an assortment of Apocalypsies bookmarks and postcards from including:

  • Jill Hathaway’s SLIDE (signed)
  • Jessica Spotswood’s BORN WICKED (signed)
  • Jenny Lundquist’s SEEING CINDERELLA
  • Robin Bridge’s THE GATHERING STORM (signed)
  • Elissa Jane Hoole’s KISS THE MORNING STAR (signed)
  • Megan Miranda’s FRACTURE
  • A.C. Gaughen’s SCARLET
  • Caroline Rose Star’s MAY B.
  • Lissa Price’s STARTERS (signed)
  • and of course, my bookmarks Hilary Weisman Graham’s REUNITED (signed)


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YAmazing Race – REUNITED water bottle giveaway


Lisa Fisher Walker is now the proud owner of a limited edition REUNITED water bottle.  Lisa, I will email you to get your address.

And stay tuned for more great giveaways on my blog.  Next week, I’ll be giving away an ARC of Veronica Rossi’s amazing YA debut, UNDER THE NEVER SKY.


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