Friday, September 22, 2017

Ascending the Boneyard by C.G. Watson

Ascending the Boneyard
Author: C.G. Watson
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication Date: February 16, 2016
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Review:
I was going through my Edelweiss shelf and realized that for a good part of 2016 I read books, wrote a one sentence review on Goodreads, and promptly forgot to go back and add coherent thoughts. In my defense, Ascending the Boneyard is a very forgettable book.

This novel begins with the awful home life of Caleb Tosh. His brother is disabled, Dad is an awful human being, and his mother is unable to cope. Caleb's way of dealing is with a video game, The Boneyard. He spends all of his time in The Boneyard and it gets to the point where both Caleb and the reader can't tell the difference between the game and life.

I'll be real, this book was confusing. It was jumpy, fragmented, and hard to follow. I read once that authors use unclear words when they don't know what they're trying to say. This entire book felt like the author wasn't sure what they wanted to say. The author wanted to elicit emotion from the reader, especially with everything Caleb is going through, but I didn't care because the story was too convoluted. There were elements of a story here but it was never cohesive. I was left feeling baffled rather than feeling bad for Caleb.

Overall, I think I'm being generous giving this book two stars. I'm glad this book was short or I would have given up on reading it after the first 50 pages.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Goblins of Bellwater Review & Giveaway

The Goblins of Bellwater
Author: Molly Ringle
Publisher: Central Avenue Publishing
Publication Date: October 1, 2017
Goodreads

Review:

Before starting The Goblins of Bellwater I fully admit to thinking it was going to be a story of David Bowie-eqsue goblins and young maidens trying to rescue their siblings. While this novel did have a rescue element, an old curse, and goblins. They were definitely not the swoony Bowie kind. They were the traditional, gross, obsessed with gold type.

The Goblins of Bellwater takes place in the fictional town of Bellwater located in Washington state along the Puget Sound. I grew up in Tacoma so the setting and feel of a rainy pacific northwest winter felt very familiar. The descriptions were well done and left me feeling a little homesick. The main storyline revolved around Kit, Livy, Skye and Grady. It dealt with how their lives were affected by the goblins living in Bellwater and the curse on Kit's family.

There was also a great deal of romance in this story. I'd say the main thrust of the first part of the novel was setting up the romances between Kit/Livy and Skye/Grady. If I had one main qualm with this novel it would be that the romance read a little young to me, more young adult than new adult which is how I would classify this book. I liked the pairings but there was a lot of fade to black type scenes.

I enjoyed the environmental elements of this story. A large part of novel takes place in the woods and waterways of Puget Sound. This is an area of great beauty and the story touches on issues of the human impact on the local environment. Livy is a forest ranger of some sort and I liked that aspect of her character.

Overall, I enjoyed The Goblins of Bellwater. I've been in a pretty serious book slump for the better part of a year now. This book had that something interesting that made me want to keep reading. It's definitely one to add to your TBR list.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Odd & True by Cat Winters Blog Tour + Giveaway






ODD & TRUE
Author: Cat Winters
Pub. Date: September 12, 2017
Publisher: Amulet Books
Pages: 368
Formats: Hardcover, eBook

Synopsis:
Trudchen grew up hearing Odette’s stories of their monster-slaying mother and a magician’s curse. But now that Tru’s older, she’s starting to wonder if her older sister’s tales were just comforting lies, especially because there’s nothing fantastic about her own life—permanently disabled and in constant pain from childhood polio.
In 1909, after a two-year absence, Od reappears with a suitcase supposedly full of weapons and a promise to rescue Tru from the monsters on their way to attack her. But it’s Od who seems haunted by something. And when the sisters’ search for their mother leads them to a face-off with the Leeds Devil, a nightmarish beast that’s wreaking havoc in the Mid-Atlantic states, Tru discovers the peculiar possibility that she and her sister—despite their dark pasts and ordinary appearances—might, indeed, have magic after all.

About Cat Winters

Cat Winters’s critically acclaimed debut novel, In the Shadow of Blackbirds, was named a 2014 Morris Award Finalist, a 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults pick, a 2013 Bram Stoker Award Nominee, and a School Library Journal Best Book of 2013. Her upcoming novels include The Cure for Dreaming (Amulet Books/Oct. 2014) and The Uninvited (William Morrow/2015), and she’s a contributor to the 2015 YA horror anthology Slasher Girls & Monster Boys. She lives in Portland, Oregon. Visit her online at www.catwinters.com. Photo by Tara Kelly.


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Monday, September 11, 2017

Arena by Holly Jennings

Arena
Author: Holly Jennings
Publisher: Ace
Publication Date: April 5, 2016
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Review:
Arena by Holly Jennings follows Kali Ling a fighter in the RAGE tournaments. Every week Kali enters the virtual ring and is killed. The fighters feel pain but everything else is digital and when they die they wake up in the real world.

I picked up this novel because I thought it would be similar to Rush by Eve Silver which I loved. It has a similar concept. Both deal with fighters in a virtual ring, but Rush blends in an alien/sci-fi theme and Arena, well, Arena felt like the concept of the story was never fully realized.

The characters in Arena came off as one-dimensional. Kali’s lover is killed right in front of her (for real) and yet she was very quick to move on to the new “hottie” on her team. It was a classic enemies turned romantic interest plot. I had trouble believing it. To be honest, I had a hard time believing anything the characters did. Their motives didn’t feel solid enough and I wished the characters had been further fleshed out.

Overall, this book was interesting enough to keep me reading until the end but not interesting enough for me to want to continue the series. It felt like it could have been edited down, there were things happening that were not central to the story and added nothing of value. If you enjoy video games and fast-paced reads this might just be for you. 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Murder Among the Stars Blog Tour + Giveaway

Murder Among the Stars
Authors: Adam Shankan & Laura Sullivan
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Publication Date: June 13, 2017

Synopsis
After being framed for attempted murder, Lulu Kelly has earned a rest. Unfortunately, there is no rest in Hollywood for a rising starlet. Lulu and her boyfriend Freddie are invited to posh Hearst Castle, where Lulu will be competing against other young actresses for the role of a lifetime. But what’s a house party without a little murder?
After a rival actress is found dead under the dining room table, Lulu makes it her mission to solve the mystery. But illusion is this town’s number one export, and it’s hard to tell the ambitious from the truly evil. As the clues pile up, Lulu and Freddie race to find the killer, even as Lulu becomes the next target.


Adam Shankman
Adam Shankman is the director and producer of the exuberant musical remake of Hairspray, the producer of the top-grossing Step Up films, the director of the adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks bestseller A Walk to Remember starring Mandy Moore, and the director of Bringing Down the House starring Steve Martin and Queen Latifah. Adam has also directed episodes of Modern Family and Glee, and he was a popular judge on So You Think You Can Dance.

Laura Sullivan
Laura L. Sullivan is a former newspaper editor, biologist, social worker, and deputy sheriff who writes because storytelling is the easiest way to do everything in the world. Her books include Love By the Morning Star, Delusion, and Ladies in Waiting. Laura lives on the Florida coast.


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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Zero Repeat Forever Release Day Giveaway



I am so excited that ZERO REPEAT FOREVER by Gabrielle Prendergast is available now and that I get to share the news!

If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Gabrielle Prendergast, be sure to check out all the details below.

This blitz also includes a giveaway for a signed hardcover of the book courtesy of Gabrielle and Rockstar Book Tours. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.

ZERO REPEAT FOREVER
Pub. Date: August 29, 2017
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 496
Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook

He has no voice, or name, only a rank, Eighth. He doesn’t know the details of the mission, only the directives that hum in his mind.
Dart the humans. Leave them where they fall.
His job is to protect his Offside. Let her do the shooting.
Until a human kills her…
Sixteen year-old Raven is at summer camp when the terrifying armored Nahx invade, annihilating entire cities, taking control of the Earth. Isolated in the wilderness, Raven and her friends have only a fragment of instruction from the human resistance.
Shelter in place.
Which seems like good advice at first. Stay put. Await rescue. Raven doesn’t like feeling helpless but what choice does she have?
Then a Nahx kills her boyfriend.
Thrown together in a violent, unfamiliar world, Eighth and Raven should feel only hate and fear. But when Raven is injured, and Eighth deserts his unit, their survival comes to depend on trusting each other…
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About Gabrielle: 
Gabrielle is a writer, teacher and designer living in Vancouver, Canada. You can read about her books here. She is represented by Barbara Poelle at the Irene Goodman Literary Agency.

In 2014 she was the Writer in Residence at Vancouver Public Library. In 2015 she was nominated for the BC Book Prizes and chosen to tour the province to promote BC Books. In 2017 Gabrielle took part in the TD Canada Children’s Book Week Tour. She has also been nominated for the White Pine Awardand the CLA Award.

Gabrielle won the Westchester Award for Audacious. Audacious was included in CBC’s list of 100 YA Books That Make You Proud to be Canadian. A poem from Capricious was chosen for the 2014 Poetry in Transit Program. Pandas on the East Side was chosen as an Ontario Library Association Best Bet for Junior Fiction in 2016. It was also nominated/shortlisted for the Chocolate Lily Award, The Red Cedar Award, the Diamond Willow Award and the Myrca Award.

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(1) winner will receive a signed finished copy of ZERO REPEAT FOREVER, US Only & Canada.

(3) winners will receive signed postcards and bookmarks ZERO REPEAT FOREVER, US Only & Canada.

Ends on September 19th at Midnight EST!


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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Summer Reads With Swoon Romance & Giveaway

 
Hello Readers!
Summer is almost over but there's still time to snuggle up with some romantic summer reads!
Celebrate the last drop of summer with these summer reads from Swoon Romance.
Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post!
 
 
Pretend to be from Spain? Act like she can barely speak English? Sure, why not? It wouldn’t be the first time Gabby Vega had agreed to a challenge from her best friend, Kenzie. Besides, it’s only for a week of vacation with Kenzie’s cousins. Gabby will prove to Kenzie she can keep up the fake identity for the whole trip—that she’s not a quitter.
There’s just one major surprise. Noah Jernigan is also staying with Kenzie’s cousins. Noah, the boy she fell in love with at drama camp last summer and the boy she had to dump when it was over. The boy who knows who she really is.
Noah can’t believe it when Gabby appears at the Bryson’s vacation home in the New Mexico mountains. He hasn’t seen her in a year. It practically took that long just to get over her. And now she’s Gabriela from Spain? All he wants is to get as far away as he can. Or maybe the exact opposite. Stick as close to her as possible and find out what the heck happened last summer. And definitely get some payback.
Now Gabby has to keep Noah at arm’s length as she pretends to be Gabriela. She doesn’t want to answer his questions or rehash last summer. Because one thing is clear—the more time she spends with Noah, the more she’s in danger of falling for him all over again.
About Last Summer by Patricia B. Tighe Publication Date: May 30, 2017 Publisher: Swoon Romance
Available for Purchase: Amazon
 
WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:
“This book is ADORABLE!”Brookie Cowles, Author “Cute story with engaging writing!”Shala, Goodreads
   
The mother of two grown sons, Patricia B. Tighe lives in West Texas with her husband and dog. She eats way too much pizza, drinks way too much coffee, and watches way too much NFL football. On the bright side, she also reads and writes teen fiction. She promises to include as much romance, angst, and adventure as possible in her books.
     
 
Seventeen-year-old Autumn Teslow arrives at her father’s job fair knowing she’ll never measure up to the perfect image of daddy’s little girl—her twin sister.
Wearing anger management issues like a second skin won’t help Autumn win her dad’s approval for the big trip she’s been planning—or meet his condition that she successfully complete a summer internship for college.
Autumn’s cool unravels when her sister lectures against disappointing the family again. And when a young, bearded guy steps through the crowd to settle the growing argument between siblings, Autumn lashes out, dubbing him a “Duck Dynasty wannabe.”
At Nineteen, Caden Behr is clueless as to why his man parts are threatened by the fearsome girl before him. He’d only come to find an intern for his recreational equipment company, not break up a girl-fight between two sisters.
Unfortunately, the only candidate left is the girl who just told him off. Without her, he’ll never prove to his CEO mother that he’s ready for more responsibility.
Autumn and Caden agree that if they can keep from killing one another, they can use one another to get what they want and then never have to see each other again. Which is what they want.
Until it isn’t.
Because despite her best efforts to scare him off, and his fading desire to push her into the lake, they’re beginning to enjoy the time they spend together. But pride is a hard habit to break. And if neither will admit their changing feelings, they could lose a whole lot more than one summer.
One Summer with Autumn by Julie Reece Publisher: October 18, 2016 Publisher: Swoon Romance
Available for Purchase: Amazon
 
WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:
“it’s a story of discovering a new you”Moriah, A Leisure Moment “light and fluffy”Hadassah, Haddie’s Haven    
 
As a child, Julie’s summers were about horseback riding and fishing, while winter brought sledding and ice-skating on frozen ponds. Most of life was magical, but not all. She struggled with multiple learning disabilities, and spent much of her time gazing out windows and daydreaming. In the fourth grade (with the help of one very nice teacher) she fought dyslexia for her right to read and won. Afterward, she invented stories where powerful heroines kicked bad-guy butt to win the hearts charismatic heroes. And then she wrote one down… Writing ever since, Julie weaves southern gothic, contemporary, fantasy, and young adult romances. She enjoys sweeping tales of mystery and epic adventure… which must include a really hot guy. Her writing is proof a dream and some hard work can overcome any obstacle.
     
 
School is out and Lucy is ready for the perfect summer: lazy days at the pool, invitations to the most exclusive parties, and romantic dates with her hot new boyfriend. That is, until she lands in trouble one too many times and her parents issue the ultimate punishment: a summer job. Suddenly, the summer can’t end fast enough.
To make matters worse, the job is painting houses with Justin, the most popular, egotistical guy in school. Spending all summer with Justin might be other girls’ dreams, but definitely not Lucy’s. After all, Justin is cocky, annoying, and a jerk. So what if he’s the most beautiful jerk Lucy’s ever seen? Or that his grin makes her forget she’s mad at the world? Or that maybe, just maybe, there’s more to Justin than Lucy realizes. Only one thing is certain: it won’t be the summer she wanted, but it might be exactly the one she needs.
Effortless With You (Effortless With You #1) by Lizzy Charles Publication Date: 2013 Publisher: Swoon Romance
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WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:
“I most definitely recommend checking out”Ellen, Always YA at Heart “It was refreshing and I adored it”Crystal, Bookiemoji      
Lizzy Charles writes young adult contemporary romance. She’s a tea fanatic, guacamole expert, and sushi lover. When she’s fixing lunches, dressing kids, or wiping pizza sauce off sticky hands, she escapes to La La Land and imagines all sorts of little love stories. Lizzy loves her daily dose of fitness and is also a RN so she can triage any symptom you send her way. Her best friend from high school is also her husband. Oh and she has a little pup named Professor Lupin who is pretty much the glue to the whole writing operation.
 
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Monday, July 10, 2017

Falling For Forever by Melissa Chambers Blog Tour + Giveaway



Falling for Forever (Before Forever #2)
by Melissa Chambers
Publication Date: July 3, 2017
Publisher: Entangled Teen
The second Jenna Quigley turns eighteen, she’s headed to L.A. to extend the timer on her fifteen minutes of fame. Too bad her dad made her promise to graduate high school first. Silver lining? Her new school has a serious talent competition with a $25,000 cash prize, which would go a long way in L.A. Jenna’s got plenty of talent—she didn’t almost win America’s Newest Sensation for nothing. But it’ll take everything she’s got to bring down the music nerd with a stick up his butt…no matter how cute he is in those glasses.

Miles Cleveland needs to win that talent contest. When some hot girl stole his audition spot on America’s Newest Sensation, his chance to study music flounced off to New York with her. Now, not only can he win enough money to pay for his education, he can get revenge on that very same girl. He can’t start to question his plan, though…no matter how deep Jenna buries into his heart.
Melissa Chambers on Writing Advice
There is a plethora of writing advice out there waiting to be dispensed. I am very careful about how I dispense my own advice, because it’s all so writer-specific. I have a hard time identifying a goal/motivation/conflict in one of my favorite books of all-time, and there was no inciting incident in a book I finished not too long ago that’s so popular it’s being made into a movie. So it’s a good thing these two authors didn’t follow those rules!

Here’s some advice that has worked for me. Feel free to take it, leave it, or bend it in a way that works for you.

-          If you get skewered by a contest judge or a well-meaning (or not so well-meaning) critique group or partner, do NOT let it get you down. I really do believe that most writers are helpful people and they really do mean well, but they don’t always know what they are talking about. Typically (not always) a beginning writer by default will be paired with another beginning writer, so everything they say needs to be taken with a grain of salt. Writing is SO subjective. But on the flipside, also be open to hearing about problems in your writing. I had this one piece I sent out in an RWA contest. I was so proud, sure I was going to final. My judged entries came back bleeding so hard with red marks I thought I’d been shot. But here’s the thing, they weren’t wrong…and two out of three of the judges were showing me the same problem. One was nicer about it than the other, but still, I got the picture. It changed the way I wrote, and I’m so thankful for both of those critiques…even the mean one!

-          Listen to Stephen King! The only novel I’ve ever read of his was his partial memoir, partial craft book, On Writing. In other words, I’m not a fan of horror novels or movies, but this man knows his stuff like no other. One thing I learned from this book was not to over-describe a scene. He teaches to describe only things that are relevant to what your characters are experiencing. He tells it much better than I do. Pick it up! It’s really fun, too, learning about how he got started and where he came up with some of his story ideas.

-          For ninety-nine percent of writers (probably more, actually) there is way more rejection than success, so celebrate those little victories! If you query fifty agents and one asks for pages, you have done something very right. Seriously. Be proud of that. But don’t put all your eggs in any one basket. That same agent may never even get back to you. (I personally have two agents who requested pages who I never heard from again.) Be patient and keep moving forward with your writing.

-          Delete your first chapter. This one came from Susan Elizabeth Phillips at an RWA workshop. She said this to a room of probably a hundred and fifty people. She said something like, “I’ve not read any of your work, but I’ll tell you right now, you all need to delete your first chapter.” I thought, she’s not talking to me, she’s talking to newer writers who haven’t learned what I have. I found out later that this definitely applied to me. Info dump is not a writer’s friend. A big thing I learned from my first critique group was to trust my reader who is smart and can easily pick up on hints…and who doesn’t need everything spelled out. A writer once made the analogy of a first date. You wouldn’t sit across the dinner table from your date and dump your backstory, baggage, and life’s pain on that person. They will find out over time, and that’s okay.

-          I wish I would have read, and taken to heart, Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules for Good Writing before I ever sat down to write my first novel. They are short and sweet and easy to apply. Even if you only decide to use half of them, you’ll have a leg up.


Thank you so much, Falling for YA, for letting me gab with you today!


For more about Melissa or Falling for Forever: https://entangledpublishing.com/falling-for-forever.html
About the Author
Melissa Chambers writes contemporary novels for young, new, and actual adults. A Nashville native, she spends her days working in the music industry and her nights tapping away at her keyboard. While she’s slightly obsessed with alt rock, she leaves the guitar playing to her husband and kid. She never misses a chance to play a tennis match, listen to an audiobook, or eat a bowl of ice cream. (Rocky road, please!) She serves as the president elect for the Music City Romance Writers and is the author of The Summer Before Forever and Falling for Forever (Entangled Teen).

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Friday, May 26, 2017

We Were Liars Deluxe Blog Tour + Giveaway



WE WERE LIARS 
The Deluxe Edition
Author: E. Lockhart
Pub. Date: May 23, 2017
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pages: 272
Formats: Hardcover, paperback, eBook
Find it: Amazon, B&N, iBooks, Goodreads

Synopsis
The New York Times bestseller We Were Liars is now available as a not-to-be-missed hardcover deluxe edition! Whether you know how it ends (shh . . . don t tell!) or have let too many seasons go by without discovering the truth about the Liars for yourself, you will want to get your hands on the exclusive new content in this deluxe edition.
A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends the Liars whose friendship turns destructive.
A revolution. An accident. A secret.
Lies upon lies.
True love.
The truth.
We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart. In addition to the bestselling novel, the collectors edition includes:
.Never-before-shared letters from Gat to Cadence
.A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the author s creative process
.The author s hand-drawn map of Beechwood Island and the Sinclair family tree
.Unique ideas for book discussions Sinclair family style
.An excerpt from E. Lockhart s upcoming novel Genuine Fraud a psychological thriller that will leave you breathless
Read it.
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.

Review
I’ve been going through an East Coast prepster, Vineyard Vines, old money, monogram phase. Don’t ask me why since I am definitely from the West Coast, have no money, and the closest thing to something Vineyard Vines I own is a Kiel James Patrick bracelet. When I read the synopsis of We Were Liars though I knew it was the perfect read to match this phase and dove right in.

We Were Liars is told in flashbacks and in the present. Summer fifteen (as the narrator calls it) something happened to Cady. Now, in summer seventeen, Cady is trying to piece together her repressed memories and find out what happened that fateful summer.

Cady has been going to her family’s private island every summer since birth. She spends the Summer with her two cousins Mirren and Johhny and a boy named Gat. These four are the Liars. And I liked every single one of them. Lockhart does a fabulous job of using prose to her advantage when describing these characters. Even a ton of time wasn’t spent detailing what a character looks like I felt like I knew them.

“He was contemplation and enthusiasm. Ambition and strong coffee.”

The prose and choppy writing style were my favorite part of this book. I liked that it was different and felt fresh as I was reading. If the writing was my favorite part then the twisty plot was my least favorite. One of my biggest pet peeves is when authors keep readers in the dark for too long. There is a fine line between creating tension and just being annoying. We Were Liars traipsed in to annoying territory. Everything was a set up for the big twist at the end. I would have preferred if this story was written chronologically rather then in flashbacks and present. The characters were interesting, likable, and there was enough tension that if it was just written straight through I, probably, would have enjoyed it more.

Overall, I enjoyed We Were Liars. It was an emotional story of family, friends, and lies. I even caught myself tearing up at the end. I have a feeling there will be a huge split on this book. Either you like it or you don’t. For me, there were things I loved and other things I didn’t like. But I’m glad I read this story.


About the Author
I am the author of We Were Liars, Fly on the Wall, Dramarama, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks and the Ruby Oliver quartet: The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys, and Real Live Boyfriends. How to Be Bad was co-written with Lauren Myracle and Sarah Mlynowski.

Disreputable History was a Printz Award honor book, a finalist for the National Book Award, and recipient of the Cybils Award for best young adult novel. We Were Liars is a New York Times bestseller. It won the Goodreads Choice Award and was Amazon's #1 YA novel of 2014. 

I have a doctorate in English literature from Columbia University. My field was 19th-century British novel. In 2013 I chaired the committee on Young People's Literature for the National Book Awards. I currently teach creative writing at Hamline University’s low-residency MFA program in Writing for Children.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Everything Everything Movie Prize Pack Giveaway

On May 19, risk everything…for love. #EverythingEverything 

I partnered with Warner Bros. to share this giveaway!

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures comes the romantic drama “Everything, Everything,” directed by Stella Meghie and based on the bestselling book of the same name by Nicola Yoon.

What if you couldn’t touch anything in the outside world? Never breathe in the fresh air, feel the sun warm your face...or kiss the boy next door? Everything, Everything tells the unlikely love story of Maddy, a smart, curious and imaginative 18-year-old who due to an illness cannot leave the protection of the hermetically sealed environment within her house, and Olly, the boy next door who won’t let that stop them.

Maddy is desperate to experience the much more stimulating outside world, and the promise of her first romance. Gazing through windows and talking only through texts, she and Olly form a deep bond that leads them to risk everything to be together...even if it means losing everything.

“Everything, Everything” stars Amandla Stenberg (“The Hunger Games”) as Maddy and Nick Robinson (“Jurassic World”) as Olly. The film also stars Ana de la Reguera (“Sun Belt Express”) and Anika Noni Rose (“Dreamgirls”).



Giveaway

One (1) winner receives:

  • $25 Visa gift card to see the film in theaters on May 19
  • Copy of the book (movie tie-in cover)
  • Everything, Everything tank top & backpack

Open to US mailing addresses only
Prizing and samples courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures