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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Extreme Identity Crisis

Happy Tuesday Everyone,

THE CONTEST PORTION OF THIS POST IS NOW CLOSED!


At last! The day I review C.C. Hunter’s YA series, book one, Born At Midnight is here. Some of you (that I’ve talked to personally) know how I feel about this book; others, are unaware. Either way, I plan to give you a taste of what C.C.’s Shadow Falls series (well at least book one) is like:


Teenage years are hard enough, but when you face your parents’ divorce, losing your boyfriend (just because you wouldn’t have sex with the jerk), a therapist who recommends some camp you never heard of, plus you and your best friend aren’t exactly as close as you used to be all at once, it can be a recipe for a really bad day. For Kylie Galen, it most definitely is one heck of a crappy day.


Kylie soon learns that Shadow Falls, the camp she's sent to, isn’t quite what she thought it would be. Vampires, werewolves, shape shifters, and fae running around…straight out of the imagination. How can such things be real? Why do they keep insisting Kylie is a supernatural like them? So what if she sees ghosts? Whoop-de-do that she was born at midnight. She’s still human…right?

But a stalker soldier dude, her vampire and witch roommates, and a fae camp counselor, beg to differ.


What will happen to Kylie if she accepts she just might be one of them? And if she is, what the heck is she? And why, when people know she sees ghosts, are they afraid of her?


Come join C.C. Hunter on a most unique identity crisis journey in a whole different spin on the paranormal in this brand new incredible YA series. I love this book and can’t wait to read Awake At Dawn (book number 2 in the series, being released in October of this year).

CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED!If you aren’t sure about whether to embark with us, then let C.C.’s giveaway help change your mind.

One lucky winner will get a copy of Born At Midnight (you wouldn’t have to take my word that this is an awesome book, you could find out for yourself--how cool is that?)


Here’s how the giveaway will work:


Yesterday I talked about the free e-novella (short story) C.C. was giving away for Nook and Kindle, entitled Turned At Dark.  Or you can read it: http://us.macmillan.com/CMS400/uploadedFiles/custompagecontents/titles/Turned%20At%20Dark_Story.pdf

So, step by step this is what you’ll need to do:

FIRST: Download your free copy of Turned At Dark and read it (it’s about 40 pages, you can do it!) Or you can read it at the site I mentioned above.

SECOND: Email me the answer to the following question:   What kind of supernatural/paranormal creature is the doctor who sees Della in the hospital in the story Turned at Dark(You have until 10 p.m. Central Standard Time tonight to email me your answers).

THIRD: If you email me with the correct answer to the question above I’ll enter you into a drawing to win a copy of Born At Midnight. I’ll email the winner and reveal the winner’s name on tomorrow’s post.

You can pick up a copy of Born At Midnight on March 29, 2011 from any of the following bookstores:

Amazon  Kindle
Barnes & Nobles  Nook
Borders
Katy Budget Books

And be sure to check out the author interview I did last week with C.C. Hunter for information on her upcoming appearances and release party :-)

Have A Thrilling Tuesday!

9 comments:

Bethany said...

Susan and Sarah,

I'm going to write down your names and you'll be entered into the drawing, but I'm erasing your comments because you're supposed to email me the answer at bethany.averie@yahoo.com

Thank you for dropping by and supporting C.C.
:-)

Colleen said...

I'm not entering. I just wanted to say I read an advanced copy of BORN AT MIDNIGHT, too, and loved it!

Bethany said...

Colleen,

Thank you for dropping by and adding your input. :-)

Brittany Badillo said...

I loved Turned at Dark and can't wait until the release of Born at Midnight. I can't believe my mom really knows C.C. Hunter

Bethany said...

Brittany,

I can't believe I know your Mom! She's a sweetheart and I promise I will get her book(s) one day...just having issues learning my Nook! Thank you for dropping by and supporting C.C.
:-)

Bethany said...

Tessy,

As you know I've got your name down for tonight's drawing. As promised I deleted your comment. Thank you so much for dropping by and for supporting C.C. :-)

Bethany said...

Contest is now officially closed!

Tonette said...

Sorry that I missed the contest,(my grandson became a half-brother....very exciting to an 8 yr old!), but thanks for putting me onto the free novella. I hope that peopel know that they can downlaod a free Kindle on their PC.

Bethany said...

Tonette,

Thanks for supporting C.C. and thank you for dropping by.

Congratulations to your grandson and to you and your family! :-)