Young Adult Giveaway Hop!


Welcome to my stop on the Young Adult Giveaway Hop, hosted by Book Hounds! One international winner will get to select one of the following books, provided The Book Depository ships to your country. I’ve decided to do something a little different this time. All of my book choices are September 2015 releases, so I’ll be pre-ordering a book for the winner. Which means you’ll have to wait a bit to get your book, but think how much fun it will be when it shows up unexpectedly…

All three books are ones I just happen to be very excited about myself, and I’ll be reviewing all three next month. Ready to check out what you can choose from if you win?

Blood and SaltRomeo and Juliet meets Children of the Corn in this one-of-a-kind romantic horror.

“When you fall in love, you will carve out your heart and throw it into the deepest ocean. You will be all in—blood and salt.”

These are the last words Ash Larkin hears before her mother returns to the spiritual commune she escaped long ago. But when Ash follows her to Quivira, Kansas, something sinister and ancient waits among the rustling cornstalks of this village lost to time.

Ash is plagued by memories of her ancestor, Katia, which harken back to the town’s history of unrequited love and murder, alchemy and immortality. Charming traditions soon give way to a string of gruesome deaths, and Ash feels drawn to Dane, a forbidden boy with secrets of his own.

As the community prepares for a ceremony five hundred years in the making, Ash must fight not only to save her mother, but herself—and discover the truth about Quivira before it’s too late. Before she’s all in—blood and salt.

This Monstrous ThingIn 1818 Geneva, men built with clockwork parts live hidden away from society, cared for only by illegal mechanics called Shadow Boys. Two years ago, Shadow Boy Alasdair Finch’s life shattered to bits.

His brother, Oliver—dead.

His sweetheart, Mary—gone.

His chance to break free of Geneva—lost.

Heart-broken and desperate, Alasdair does the unthinkable: He brings Oliver back from the dead.

But putting back together a broken life is more difficult than mending bones and adding clockwork pieces. Oliver returns more monster than man, and Alasdair’s horror further damages the already troubled relationship.

Then comes the publication of Frankenstein and the city intensifies its search for Shadow Boys, aiming to discover the real life doctor and his monster. Alasdair finds refuge with his idol, the brilliant Dr. Geisler, who may offer him a way to escape the dangerous present and his guilt-ridden past, but at a horrible price only Oliver can pay…

The UnquietFor most of her life, Lirael has been training to kill—and replace—a duplicate version of herself on a parallel Earth. She is the perfect sleeper-soldier. But she’s beginning to suspect she is not a good person.

The two Earths are identical in almost every way. Two copies of every city, every building, even every person. But the people from the second Earth know something their duplicates do not—two versions of the same thing cannot exist. They—and their whole planet—are slowly disappearing. Lira has been trained mercilessly since childhood to learn everything she can about her duplicate, to be a ruthless sleeper-assassin who kills that other Lirael and steps seamlessly into her life.

An intricate, literary stand-alone from an astonishing new voice, The Unquiet takes us deep inside the psyche of a strong teenage heroine struggling with what she has been raised to be and who she really is. Fans of eerily futuristic and beautifully crafted stories such as Never Let Me Go, Orphan Black, and Fringe will find themselves haunted by this unsettling debut.

All three books have some element of horror, which is one of my favorite genres. Which one will you pick? Ready to enter? Simply fill out the Rafflecopter below. And don’t forget to check out the other stops on this hop. Good luck!

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Posted August 13, 2015 by Tammy in Giveaway Hop, Giveaways / 81 Comments


81 responses to “Young Adult Giveaway Hop!

  1. Deanna

    I just read The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater a few weeks ago and I absolutely loved it! 🙂

  2. The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1) by Renee Ahdieh and before that was Uprooted by Naomi Novik.such a great YA week,it was this one!<3

  3. Bonnie Franks

    I am so behind on my reading that it was actually a Sarah Dessen book and I forget which one, but not the newest.

  4. Samantha Wallace

    My last book I read that was awesome was UnEnchanted by Chanda Hahn and thanks for the great giveaway!! 😀

  5. Sonal

    The last YA books that I have read that I truly enjoyed include any of Sophie Kinsella’s books and also the twilight series.

  6. Natalie

    I know it’s not new, but I just read FInnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta and WOW IT WAS AMAZING. Brilliant, as I’ve now come to expect from Australian authors. Thank you for the giveaway!

  7. Cindy

    The last awesome YA books I read were The Wrath & The Dawn by Renee Ahdieh, The Young Elites by Marie Lu, and Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard.

  8. Kara S

    I just read Rose Under Fire, Elizabeth Wein’s sequel to Code Name Verity, which was published years ago and is probably old news. It really impressed the heck out of me though! I’ve been thinking of it a lot. Thanks for another great gift of opportunity to your readers here — I appreciate it, and I don’t think I’m alone in that sentiment. 😉 Best, Kara S

  9. sarah s

    I’m in the middle of The Orphan Queen by Jodi Meadows and I’m really enjoying it.

  10. Mary G Loki

    Shadowcursed by Gelo R. Fleisher! Short but amazing! I hope his continues to write!

  11. Sarah C.

    The last awesome YA book I have read would be Midnight Alley by Rachel Caine.. I haven’t had a chance to read the series and I’m on book 4 now!!! Thanks!!!!

  12. Suz Reads

    I loved Cress by Marissa Meyer! Thanks for this amazing giveaway – I would love to win!

  13. I’m currently reading This Is Where It Ends and it’s really amazing, extremely diverse and packed full of emotion! It releases in January 2016 and I cannot wait for others to read it 🙂

  14. I just finished Uprooted by Naomi Novik and it was AMAZING!! Definitely one of the best reads of 2015! If you love fantasy at all, you HAVE to read it!!!

    Also thanks for the chance to win!! <3
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  15. Ginger betty

    Ooo blood and salt looks interesting! I’ve just finished every last breath by jennifer armentrout, and loved it!

  16. cali

    Sabriel by Garth Nix. Not a new book, but I’m re-reading the Abhorsen books. Still pretty awesome.

  17. Alex U.

    I’m currently reading Proxy by Alex London and it has pulled me out of my book slump!

  18. Emma

    Eleanor and Park was the last one I read. I read Written in Red from The Others series, but I don’t know if that’s considered YA or not.