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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Countdown to Pub Day Party Giveaway!



Yes, party blogfrogs, it's time for another giveaway as the Countdown to Pub Day Party rocks on. If you're unaware, I'm giving away awesome middle-grade fiction on the first Tuesday of every month right up through April, which is the pub date for The Key & the Flame. Last month, Kit G. was lucky enough to win a copy of The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Cathrynne M. Valente. But this month, I'm giving away the amazing ...    

The Books of Elsewhere: Spellbound by Jacqueline West
author website

from the book's Goodreads page:
With no way into the house's magical paintings, and its three guardian cats reluctant to help, Olive's friend Morton is still trapped inside Elsewhere. So when Rutherford, the new oddball kid next door, mentions a grimoire--a spellbook--Olive feels a breathless tug of excitement. If she can find the McMartins' spellbook, maybe she can help Morton escape Elsewhere for good. Unless, that is, the book finds Olive first.
The house isn't the only one keeping secrets anymore. Mystery, magic, corruption, and betrayal abound (plus just enough laughs to take the edge off). You'll never guess what happens next in this thrilling, chilling second volume in the critically acclaimed series.
I love this series--the creepy old house, spunky heroine Olive, and Jacqueline West's exquisite writing that brings the story right out of the pages into your head. This is the second book of the series, but it can easily be read independent of the others. Enter below to win your own paperback copy as well as a few signed The Key & the Flame bookmarks.
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The Countdown to Pub Day Party is a monthly giveaway leading up to April 2. Every first Tuesday, I'll give away a copy of great middle-grade fiction by today's best authors. Stay tuned for more free stuff. 


  1. I have read and adore The Books of Elsewhere! These middle-grade books are full of suspense! Each book leaves you wanting more!

    1. I agree, Sara. And Jacqueline West is such a good writer ... her phrasing and characterization are always spot on!

  2. My daughters and I love the Books of Elsewhere series. Can't wait until the next one.

    1. The fourth book, THE STRANGERS, comes out July 16! Don't miss it! More news:

  3. Am anxiously awaiting the next Elsewhere book. My daughter and I will be checking out your book as well...looks to be just as interesting!!! Good luck with it!!!!!

    1. Thank you! I'm looking forward to the next Elsewhere as well. :)