Monday, December 22, 2014

This Shattered World (Quote + Giveaway)

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I'm pleased to be a part of the official blog tour for This Shattered World! I read it a few weeks ago, and found that Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner have crafted yet another incredibly addictive tale. You'll see more of my thoughts in my review (up tomorrow!), but today, let me share a little about the book, a quote from it and a pretty damn awesome giveaway!

Let me talk a little bit about This Shattered World first, so y'all know about this epic book:

This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
Series: Starbound #2
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Publication Date: December 23, 2014

The second installment in the epic Starbound trilogy introduces a new pair of star-crossed lovers on two sides of a bloody war.

Jubilee Chase and Flynn Cormac should never have met.

Lee is captain of the forces sent to Avon to crush the terraformed planet's rebellious colonists, but she has her own reasons for hating the insurgents.

Rebellion is in Flynn's blood. Terraforming corporations make their fortune by recruiting colonists to make the inhospitable planets livable, with the promise of a better life for their children. But they never fulfilled their promise on Avon, and decades later, Flynn is leading the rebellion.

Desperate for any advantage in a bloody and unrelentingly war, Flynn does the only thing that makes sense when he and Lee cross paths: he returns to base with her as prisoner. But as his fellow rebels prepare to execute this tough-talking girl with nerves of steel, Flynn makes another choice that will change him forever. He and Lee escape the rebel base together, caught between two sides of a senseless war.

Visit the These Broken Stars website for the latest news on the series and follow the authors on Twitter at @AmieKaufman and @MeaganSpooner. This Shattered World is available for pre-order (with fun swag!) and will be released in North America on December 23, 2014.

Sounds awesome, doesn't it? The truth is, This Shattered World is a really great book and I'm excited for you all to get the chance to read it too! Anyway, I'm fortunate enough to be sharing a quote from the novel today. And it's gorgeously designed too!

Artwork created by the talented Tiffany Fay
Isn't it lovely? That quote also made me laugh when I first read it in the novel, and it just makes Jubilee that much cooler in my head. She's a firecracker, that one!

And now, the moment you've all been waiting for: the giveaway! Honestly, this is a set of prizes you won't want to miss out on - and you can take my word for it.

GRAND PRIZE: 
- autographed copies of These Broken Stars & This Shattered World
- Starbound swag
- a secret letter from Tarver to Lilac, which may be kept private by the recipient or shared publicly on a blog, etc.
- coffee with the authors at one of their upcoming US tour stops in January OR a Skype chat!

RUNNERS UP:
- 5 winners will receive a hardback copy of This Shattered World

This giveaway is open to residents of the US and CN only, aged 18 and up, or 13 and up with parental permission. You can find more details in the Rafflecopter entry form below!

9 comments:

  1. Christina R. in the rafflecopter


    I agree! It's an awesome description but you get her personality along with her opinion of him ;) Sounds like an awesome sequel!! Love how she's not swooning all over him as well :)

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  2. I'm intrigued by this series, though I haven't started it yet! Would love to win!

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  3. OH my gosh! The books hiding in the trees and your mask picture are EPIC!!!! I love love love this and I hope you LOVE Redeeming Love! It is so good and Hannah has amazing taste! Oh and ACOTAR!!!...obviously :)

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  4. Ah, I love this quote. <3 This book was just all kinds of amazing :D Thank you for sharing sweetie. <3

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  5. That is a FANTASTIC haul, girl! And I love the way you took your pictures. :D Also Known As and Going Rogue are adorable - I hope you enjoy them if you haven't read them! Can't wait to see what you think of Wild Hearts - I've been enjoying that companion series a lot. :)

    Happy holidays, dear! <33

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  6. I gushed all over Meghan Spooner at Dragon Con this year about how much I love These Broken Stars. Soooo excited to read This Shattered World.

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  7. So I haven't read the first book yet, but I've been dying to read it for a while. I just never found it in stores. :(

    I hope I can start it soon because I've heard amazing things.

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  8. The new pair sound fascinating! I'm almost done reading the first book right now!

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  9. Holy book explosion! And beaaaautiful pictures! I think you rocked the ACOTAR mask the best! Have a wonderful Christmas, A!

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