Tuesday, October 2, 2012

A Bite of Magic 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:

Slippers of Pearl

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!

24 comments:

  1. Woah!That's a lot of gifts!
    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

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  2. These books sound fantastic!
    Thanks for the review and the giveaway! (Lots of prizes! Wow!)

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  3. Wow..!! Generous giveaway..!! Thank you..!!

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  4. Wow, that's a long list!

    maynekitty///at///live\\\dot\\\com

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  5. What a nice giveaway! Thank you for the chance to win!

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  6. So many different kinds of magic, so little time.

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  7. Thank you so much for this post, I'm putting Slippers of Pearl on my TBR!

    Lilian @ A Novel Toybox

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  8. What a great giveaway!

    I haven't heard of this one, it sounds really interesting! :)

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  9. WOW! What a fabulous giveaway!

    Thanks so much for the chance!

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  10. Thank you so much for the giveaway!

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  11. Thanks for the very generous giveaway. Tore923@aol.com

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  12. Very awesome giveaway!! Thanks : )

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  13. Thanks so much for giving us the opportunity to win. I can't wait to read these books.

    Val
    lastnerve2000 at gmail dot com

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  14. Thanks for the great giveaway! The prizes are great and the book seems nice too. I love anything magic! :D

    Sarika @ The Readdicts

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  15. I love the story line. Looks like a fun read.

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  16. I do love magic. The books look wonderful.

    A very generous giveaway thank you.

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  17. Wonderful giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  18. great giveaway
    thanks for the chance to win

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  19. Thank you for such an amazing giveaway! :)
    songbird1613 at yahoo dot com

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  20. The book sounds great and what a giveaway !

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