Saturday, September 29, 2012

A Bite of Magic... Celebration! Samples and Giveaway!



Magic isn't a handful of sparkling dust, a star-topped wand, or a tame word captured on parchment.

It's alive. It has a mind of its own. And it's hungry.


To celebrate the release of Slippers of Pearl and Bitten: A Novel of Faerie, I'd like to offer a bite of magic to all those who love kidlit--and fairy tales in particular.



There will be eleven winners and six different prizes available:



A Bite of Cobbler



Shoes, unlike magic, are predictable. They don’t change shape, bite, or alter a person’s destiny.
And that’s just how Faryn likes it.

But his Uncle Harvey has a bad habit of dying. While inconvenient, this hasn’t ever been a problem until now. Thanks to an evil witch and a poisoned apple turnover, Harvey is dead again—permanently this time.

As his uncle’s heir, Faryn has to give up shoemaking in order to accept and refine his magic.
Magic he never wanted.

Unwilling to let go of his dream, but unable to escape his destiny, Faryn combines the two and discovers a knack for making magical shoes. He also learns that turning a person into a goose is a lot easier than turning her back, and that he severely underestimated how much trouble magic can be.
The witch who killed his uncle is trying to control all the magic of the land, and it’s up to Faryn to stop her. If only he can get his magic to cooperate in time. 


an autographed copy of Slippers of Pearl
a magical pouch to keep it in
and a Slippers of Pearl bookmark

A Bite of Faerie
(Available October 2nd-ish)



Fourteen-year-old Cherrie Wilding stopped believing in fairies after her Grams had a stroke that left her a silent, empty stranger. But whether she believes in them or not, one of them bit her, and now the venom is spreading through her system and causing  . . . complications. Like an allergy to iron and a craving for milk.





It turns out that fairy venom has the power to turn mortals into small, winged versions of themselves. And it gets better. Grams's stroke was the result of her light—her fairy soul—being stolen. The fairy who bit Cherrie demands her to help steal Grams’s light back. 


As much as Cherrie wants to save Grams, her need to protect her older brother from the fairies and the rest of the real world wins out. Who knows what lurks in a world populated by winged menaces? But when the fairy talks Cherrie’s brother into going to the fairy realm, Cherrie mounts a rescue attempt to save him. To her surprise, it’s not her brother who needs rescuing—it’s the fairies. Someone is stealing their lights and imprisoning them, and it’s up to Cherrie and her brother to free them. But saving the fairies, keeping her brother safe, and returning home requires the help of the Phoenix. And the price for his aid doesn’t come cheap. If Cherrie wants to succeed, she must be willing to part with her greatest possession: her heart.



an autographed copy of Bitten: A Novel of Faerie
a faerie habitat
a Bitten bookmark

A Bite of Books

1 $25 Amazon Gift Card

Two Bites of Music

2 $15 iTunes Gift Cards

Six Bites of Braun Books Certificates

6 $10 gift certificates to Braun Books; redeemable in store or through Amazon
(A special thanks to Megan at Braun Books!)


To enter, leave a comment. Extra entries available through the Rafflecopter below.




Thank you to all, and best of luck!



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41 comments:

  1. never heard about this... but i love the 3 chapters... they sound intrestring... :)

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  2. I'm intrigued by the storyline in both books. I would enjoy reading them, so I put them on my TBR list.

    Thanks for the giveaway! I'm keeping my fingers crossed I'm one of the lucky winners!!

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  3. Bitten sounds like a sweet read. Thank you for sharing and for the fun. Think I will hide now, might get bitten and small ;=D.

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  4. I love books about fairies! Thanks for offering the giveaway!

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  5. Hey sweetie! :) Great post! i haven't heard about these books before, but I'm glad I stopped by and found out about them - they look awesome! :) I love the sound of them, too! Thank you for posting about them and for a great giveaway!

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  6. thank you for the awesome giveaway! I love SUPAGURL TOURS!

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  7. Wow! What a great giveaway... Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  8. Another addition to my TBR list! lol You are really opening my eyes to several new books! =) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  9. ooooo I want to be bit by magic! :)

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  10. This sounds so good! Thanks for sharing and for the awesome giveaway!

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  11. These sound great Heather! I trust your taste in books.;) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  12. Thank you for the giveaway the books look amazing! Would love to read them :)
    I've promoted this for you on strictly Canadian coupons and contests on fb
    Elaine
    @sccc5

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  13. I have been looking for something new to read. This would be great!

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  14. the book sound interesting, BTW the cover is soo pretty (farie one)
    rafflecopter name - Yan Deng

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  15. Christine WilliamsonOctober 10, 2012 at 10:36 AM

    I would love to win! Christine Williamson

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  16. So excited to try!

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  17. Thanks for the giveaway !! My teenage daughter loves reading :)

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  18. nice giveaway

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  19. Would love to read these books!! Thanks for the giveaway!!

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  20. I do not quite understand how there are more than 2400 entries when only 21 people commented???

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