Thursday, October 3, 2013

YA Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to the Fall YA Scavenger Hunt!


I'm very excited to be part of the hunt. It's my first time, so hopefully things will go smoothly! For more info please go to the official YA scavenger hunt website
There are three teams and three contests, and you can enter them all of course to win a ton of signed books. I'm part of the red team.

Directions: Below, you'll notice that I've listed my favorite number. Collect the favorite numbers of all the authors on the red team, and then add them up. My secret number is highlighted in red.
Entry Form: Once you've added up all the numbers, make sure you fill out the form here to officially qualify for the grand prize. Only entries that have the correct number will qualify.

Rules: Open internationally. Anyone below the age of 18 should have a parent or guardian's permission to enter. To be eligible for the grand prize, you must submit the completed entry form by October 6th, at noon Pacific Time. Entries sent without the correct number or without contact information will not be considered.
Okay. I think that's enough. It's time to introduce the author I'm hosting, don't you think?
And here she is:
AMY CHRISTINE PARKER (Author of GATED)

 AMY CHRISTINE PARKER writes full-time from her home near Tampa, Florida, where she lives with her husband, their two daughters, and one ridiculously fat cat. Visit her at amychristineparker.com and follow her on Twitter @amychristinepar.

During the hunt Amy is offering a copy of her book GATED. 


Here's a short summary:
GATED follows a teenage girl named Lyla who has been living in a religious cult after the disappearance of her sister. While her parents are hopelessly under the sway of the group’s leader, Pioneer, Lyla is drawn into a dangerous situation when she begins to question Pioneer’s prophecy about the impending apocalypse.

Now you're probably wondering what the bonus content is. A deleted scene from GATED!
And here it is:

 
Deleted Scene from Gated
The following scene was cut during my final revisions. I still like the scene because I think it shows something about Will, Lyla, and Marie’s characters, but ultimately it slowed the pace of the book and wasn’t necessary for the story’s plot arc. Enjoy!

I spend the next half hour sprawled across my bed, flipping through the few art books I’ve managed to squirrel away from the clubhouse library. They calm me almost as well as painting does. Most of them are landscapes of places I’ll never see. I try to imagine walking through the paintings, mentally touring the streets of London and the Paris museums. It makes me sad to think that when we finally do climb out of the Silo, these places won’t exist anymore. I sometimes wonder if I might have gone there one day if Karen had never died and we’d never come to Mandrodage Meadows. But this kind of thinking is dangerous because it suggests that if those things hadn’t happened, the end of the world wouldn’t be coming—and it is. There’s no point in supposing things that will never be. In a way, Karen saved us from a danger we didn’t know existed until she was gone.
I pull out the last book in my stack and turn to my favorite painting, the one I came across just last week. Pioneer doesn’t know that I have it, no one does. It isn’t so much that he wouldn’t allow me to borrow this book, or any of the others for that matter. It’s just that so few things here are private and something about the paintings that speak to me is private, a tiny piece of who I am brushed onto the canvas by someone who seems to understand just what I feel, but can never really express. I can’t explain it and I don’t want to. Maybe some things aren’t meant to be shared. These books are my only form of rebellion. I try to tell myself that everyone needs something all their own, but still I am careful to listen for footsteps outside my door.
The painting is called Christina’s World. I saw it first last Monday. We were gathered in the Silo for school. Pioneer teaches us in there to get us used to being in the Silo a little each day. That way the transition to living inside of it full time won’t be so jarring. He is the one who teaches most of our classes. He wants to be aware of what we’re learning, to have a hand in what we know so that he can be sure we internalize all the important lessons our current world has to offer before it’s gone. He says that we are the keepers of all of the culture and history that will be preserved for later, when we rebuild our world. He doesn’t want us to leave anything important behind.
He carefully chooses what subjects we will study. Mostly we concentrate on history, art, music, science, and literature. Will, Beth, and Stephen have also studied advanced mathematics since they have an in-born talent for it according to Pioneer. The rest of us were excused from learning more advanced math once we learned the basics of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
Pioneer’s a good teacher—thorough, but entertaining, so none of us really minds being stuck in the Silo for several hours too much. You can always tell when he’s interested in what he’s talking about because he’s unable to keep still. He paces the room, coming to rest once in a while in front of one of us, his hands always attaching themselves to our shoulders like somehow they’ve become jumper cables and the information he needs us to know will flow through them and directly into our skin. It’s sort of fascinating to watch him slowly start to almost physically vibrate as whatever we’re talking about charges him up. It’s hard not to catch his excitement simply by watching him.
I almost always try to concentrate on the fake windows Pioneer had installed on the wall when I am in the Silo. They are blown up pictures of the landscape outside with special lighting to make them appear more dimensional and real. They show a summer scene, the bright green grass of the prairie and the almost full grown corn in the very field we ran through yesterday. Pioneer engineered it so that the pictures could be swapped out seasonally. I know in a few weeks, when we go into the Silo for good, the windows will look out on trees rioting with color and a sky so blue you can almost feel the imminent chill in it. Unfortunately, staring at them has never done me any good because they are too still, too perfect to be real and it only accentuates the fact that we are encased in cement with only dirt beyond it.
That particular day Pioneer was sitting cross-legged on the floor in the middle of the room. There were stacks of books around him in a semi-circle. All of them were oversized and bursting with colors.
“Come, sit everyone.” Pioneer motions us in and with a collective sigh we all sunk to the floor which is cement like the walls, but has large, vibrant rugs scattered around the room, so it isn’t uncomfortable. Pioneer almost always teaches us from the floor as if we’re all just friends hanging out together. The ceiling fans above us spin in lazy circles and the air swirls with a medley of scents—old paper, leather, the slightly unpleasant tang of cleansers and wood polish. After a morning spent laboring over very physical chores, the room was cool, dim, and quiet and it settled over all of us like a sedative. I yawn just as Marie did and we smiled at each other.
Pioneer passed the books around until we each had one. “I ordered these some time ago and have only just now checked them out,” he said with a smile. “Practically all of the important artists are represented in the pages of these books.”
My insides warmed. The days when we talk about art or literature are my absolute favorites.
“I would like you to study the paintings in these books. Pick out the one that most speaks to you. We will be using it for the next few days for a project.”
Will and most of the others groaned. I am one of the few of us who actually enjoys lingering over art work. Will says that he would rather just look at the real thing or a photograph of it instead of some painted reproduction. Pioneer moved to the side of the room and put a CD into the music player. Classical music slowly filled in all of the empty spaces around us, as soothing as a cozy blanket and we all spread out around the room, some people sinking into the deep arm chairs and others sprawling out across the floor. Before Will could move next to me, I pulled myself into a corner between a chair and the wall, but I smiled up at him so he knew it was nothing personal, I just wanted to check out the artwork alone, without his heavy sighs and running commentary about being bored out of his skull.
“Be ready to tell the rest of us what you love about your chosen piece,” Pioneer called out once everyone was pretty much settled.
I opened up my book and set it in my lap. Almost immediately I forgot about everything and everyone else in the room. I traced Van Gogh’s brushstrokes on Starry Night and imagined diving into the cool blue of Monet’s Water Lilies. I marveled at their ability to take something sort of ordinary and make it exciting and new. I have always loved how Monet’s work is both vivid and subtle at the same time. I imagined being with him when he painted, of standing over one shoulder and watching as the blank canvas filled up with color. What would it be like to learn to paint from someone like him? It made me wonder how my own art would develop if I never had a teacher other than those books. If I’m the only artist left in a few months, can I ever create something close to what these men have? Can I be worthy of the responsibility?
Will scooted across the floor and handed me another book. “You want to trade?” he whispered. I was nowhere near done looking at the one in my hand, but I could tell that he was already bored, having zoomed through his own book in about five minutes flat.
“Sure,” I whispered back, “but I want that one back again when you’re done.”
The book in my lap was full of paintings done by one artist, Andrew Wyeth. They stopped me cold. At first I wasn’t sure what grabbed my attention, and if I even liked his work. The colors and scenes were stark. There was nothing but variances of browns and grays—every other color muted and somehow dingy. But there was one painting in particular that I just couldn’t stop staring at.
Christina’s World.
In it a woman lies on her side in the short grass, her upper body pushed upright so that she can gaze at an old farmhouse that is across a wide field. Her fingers seem to almost claw at the grass and her whole body looks as if it’s tilting towards the house. There’s such longing in her posture. But I couldn’t understand why she was so attracted to the house. It looked old and gray—so close to crumbling that it couldn’t hold that much attraction for her, but yet even without seeing her face, I could tell that it does. She was alone, just her and the house. I remember wondering what she’d turned her back on so she could focus on it, what was behind her that could seem less palatable than a run-down farm?
I stared at the picture long after everyone else had started to whisper and shuffle, now tired of paging through paintings and ready to puncture the relative quiet of the classical music with their chatter.
“You seem quite taken with this one,” Pioneer said from above me. I’m not sure how long he was standing there, leaning against the wall just behind me and watching me watch Christina.
“It’s sort of sad I guess. I wish I could see her face and figure out what she’s actually thinking,” I mumbled, half embarrassed that I’d let my imagination run away with me again.
            “The woman in the picture was handicapped. She couldn’t walk,” Pioneer said as if that explained the painting, but somehow it only confused me more because now her determination to reach the house seemed that much more extreme. Despite the fact that she would have to drag her legs behind her, she still looked ready to make the journey, to sacrifice her comfort and take on the pain of sliding over the rough ground just to reach a house that seemed to be no more than a ghost, a shadow of a place that wouldn’t be there when she finally got to it.
            Pioneer cleared his throat and called everyone else back to order. We took turns lifting up our books and talking about which painting we loved most and why. Marie picked a Degas called The Rehearsal.
 “I think the girls in this one look sort of delicate and pretty,” she said and shrugged as if their looks are the only thing that attracted her to this painting. But I knew better. I saw the way her eyes lingered on the girls’ ballet tutus.
Marie loves to dance and ever since Pioneer started showing famous ballets on the television, Marie has been obsessed with them. Once I found her out in the pasture imitating the moves from one of the ballets. She must’ve memorized the complicated turns and leaps and practiced them on her own countless times, because she was beautiful and graceful. It made me wish that she had the chance to learn from a proper teacher, that she could actually take the stage one day and dance for a real audience. I looked around the meeting room. It’s one of the larger ones in the Silo, but it’s nowhere near open enough or private enough for her to ever consider dancing in it. What would she do when she couldn’t practice anymore? Could she lose something she loved so much and still be happy?
            Will picked a Seurat painting called Gray Weather. It’s of a boat navigating down a wide river with just the hint of a town on the other side of it.
“I dunno, I think I just like boats,” he said in explanation, his face reddening with his inability to express what it is that he actually liked. The painting was quiet and peaceful. It was the perfect choice for him. The boat was already turned in the water; bow pointing towards land like it already had the town in its sights and was confident it would reach it. That boat was like Will, confident of its course. He’s the only one I don’t worry about when it comes to actually being okay with living underground. He has always seemed content with our path, sure of the future.
            I still had the Andrew Wyeth painting open in my lap, but when it was my turn, I didn’t want to choose it. I couldn’t explain what it was about it that kept capturing my attention. It was so different from the relatively happy paintings that everyone else chose. I slid it off of my lap and grabbed another book. I flipped to the first picture I halfway liked; a Renoir called View from Sacre Couer.
“I like the richness of the colors and the sort of fuzziness of the images. It’s dream-like and kind of fairytale-esque,” I said and everyone nodded, but Pioneer who let his eyes travel down to the Andrew Wyeth book beside me and then back up to my face. There was something in his eyes—not quite anger—mistrust maybe that put a tiny pebble of nervousness in my stomach. I don’t know why. It’s never happened before that day. Sitting here now with the book beside me I can’t help wondering if keeping my true preference from him somehow contributed to the false alarm…but that’s silly. The strangeness of the last few days has to have made me paranoid.
He didn’t say anything out loud when I avoided his gaze. By then it was Stephen’s turn. He picked an Andy Warhol of a Campbell’s Soup can. And the whole group was groaning.
What? I’m hungry,” He said and everyone laughed because we already knew that’s why he picked it. Pioneer patted his shoulder and dismissed us. I slipped the Andrew Wyeth book under my arm and hurried into the crush at the stairwell door, sure that Pioneer would stop me and question me about the book and my painting choice, but he didn’t. I left without looking back, but even now I’m convinced that his eyes were on my back, working to see through me and into that space where Christina’s World had taken hold.

That was the exclusive content! Lovely, right? I could have kept reading for at least 5 more hours!
Now don't forget to enter the contest. And don't forget my favorite number!

BONUS GIVEAWAY
Of course I can't let you leave my blog without a chance to win another prize. That's why I'm offering a signed copy of my YA thriller IMPOSTOR (the cover is on the right side at the top and below you can find the cover of its sequel DEFECTOR - which will be published June 26, 2014) as well as some Impostor swag, and GATED swag that Amy offered (owl bracelet and bookmarks). All you have to do to enter is leave a comment for this post until October 6th at noon pacific time. I'll announce the winner October 7th on the blog. The giveaway is international!

Continue the hunt! Check out the next author on the hunt, Lisa Voisin


167 comments:

Jessica Noreault said...

Holy crap, this is the first I've actually paid attention to this book. Before I had noted the cover, it was okay but not enough to draw me in. However, after reading the blurb and the deleted scene, I officially want it. It's been added to my must have list for sure.

Thanks so much for the chance at your prize! :3

Not sure if you need the email or not, so here it is:
Shinyxoxmuffins at gmail dot com

shialo said...

Thank you for doing the YA Scavenger Hunt.

Mary H said...

Thanks for the bonus giveaway, Suzanne! *crosses fingers* Love me some #YASH!

Mary @ Mary Had a Little Book Blog

armywife2310 said...

Thanks for hosting the bonus giveaway! This is my first #YASH! I'm a longtime lover of YA, but just started blogging/reviewing this year.

Maura @ The Whimsical Mama (armywife2310 dot wordpress dot com)

Krista Davis said...

Thank you so much for participating!

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_Sandra_ said...

Thank you for participating in the YA Scavenger Hunt and for the bonus giveaway! :)

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WulfLuva said...

OOO! These look great! I hope I win!

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Lisa said...

Thank you for the bonus giveaways!!!!

Katie Cody said...
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Katie Cody said...

so exciting can't wait to read this book!

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jarkin33 said...

Can't wait to read!! Thanks for the giveaway!!

jaimearkin at gmail dot com

xo
jaime

Jordan White said...

I never knew what Gated was about now that I do, well yet another book added to my TBR not to mention Imposter!

Ana Jordan said...

Thank you so much for this awesome giveaway!!!!

Veronika said...

I love scavenger hunts! Thank you for the post and giveaway!

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CeReS said...

Thanks for this giveaway! The cover of Defector is beautiful!!!!

tammy216 said...

Thank you for being a part of the scavenger hunt :)

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Gaby Pendragon said...

Thank you so much for your giveaway!!
I'm so looking forward reading your book!

Bonnie R said...

I've heard nothing but fantastic things about Gated. Cults? Impending Apocalypse? Yes please!

Jessica S said...

Thanks so much for this contest!

And I'm excited to finally read Gated. I've heard great things!

Maud Grefte said...

Awesome bonus giveaway! :D
That cover has been staring at me for so long, I need to have it! :D (And not only because of the cover, the story sounds very interesting!)

Roxanne S said...

Thank you for the bonus giveaway!
Gated was already on my TBR pile but the deleted scene is awesome so now I put Gated on my must read pile :)

Isabel C said...

So cool! I love participating in YASH each year!

Katherine Adams said...

I loved Impostor, would like to have a copy and can't wait for the next one!

KiKiD said...

Ahh! I've heard so many great things about Imposter from friends! After reading that deleted scene, I NEED it now.

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Kayla DeGroote said...

I've heard so many good things about Imposter! I can't wait to read it and thanks for the giveaway!! <3

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Leigha Varrielle said...

Your rock! Thanks!

klgd2008 said...

Sounds like a really good read. Can't wait.

Kaitlyn (The Bookworm) said...

Thanks for the chance to win - I'm dying to read Imposter! :)

Email: kaitlynthebookworm (at) gmail (dot) com.

♫ Nova Lee ♫ said...

OMG this was so cool. I wish it was in the story but I can totally understand why it wasn't. Nonetheless, it was awesome to read about!

Rachael Isdale said...

Ahhhh! So excited! I love doing the scavenger hunts!

Angela said...

This is one of the reasons I love YASH! These books sound awesome! I can't wait to read them!!

Jaguar Hero! said...

Yes! This is awesome. Thanks for the giveaway :)

jen7waters said...

Oh my, thank you for the bonus giveaway, Susanne! :D

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Van Pham said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

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Katie Laird said...

Thank you so much for the contest and being a part of the hunt!

Rachel said...

Fun post, and thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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Holly Remsing said...

THanks for the giveaway! I'll definitely check out your novel :D

Sarah Kalaitzidis said...

Very awesome giveaway! I really want to read your book series, I love everything new and interesting!!
Thanks for participating in this YA Scavenger hunt!!

Bridget Howard said...

I love the cover of your book it is so different and eye catching. I haven't had a chance to read it yet but I would love to. Thanks for the great giveaway!!!

Dana said...

Thank you so much for participating, your books look great!

Dreams said...

Thank you for the giveaway.

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karin said...

Will definitely love to enter,thanks,
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Liliana said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway! I <3 YASH!

pandalovesyou said...

I love this cover. I can almost guess what it is about just by looking at it.

Ivie Isler said...

Thanks Susanne for being part of YASH and for the extra giveaway!!

ivie (dot) isler (at) gmail (dot) com

Em said...

Thanks so much for the bonus giveaway! I would absolutely love to win!!!!!
yalvrofjaneausten@gmail.com

Anna said...

Count me in on this contest! I loved IMPOSTOR but I don't have any money to buy a copy. :(

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Barb112082 said...

can't wait to read your book!

Stacie Cruz said...

Thank you so much for the giveaway and I cannot wait to read all these amazing books!

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Danielle @ Ladybug Literature said...

Thank you for the giveaway and the awesome deleted scene from Gated. Now I absolutely NEED to read the book ASAP.

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Diana said...

Book sounds great!

Justine Vandale said...

Thank you for the giveaway! Just added another book to the TBR lol

jademshaw said...

Hoping to win! Thank you for participating in YASH!

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Nikki Wang said...

OH I SO LOVED THIS BOOK! <333 And Amy is SO nice on twitter. Seriously.

Myra White said...

Thanks for participating in the Scavenger Hunt and thank you for the giveaway!

Brittany and Michelle : The Passionate Bookworms said...

Thank you for the giveaway, the book looks really good!

purpleshadowhunter said...

Thanks for being part of the YASH!

Vahhaba said...

Fun Fact: I just finished reading Impostor yesterday and it was amazing, I would love to have my own copy ;)
Thank you for the giveaway
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Jessica said...

Thanks for the great content & giveaway!! Love #YASH

Jenny @ Book Sojourner said...

Thanks for doing YASH and for the giveaway!
Jenny: tea4my3@gmail.com

roro said...

Wooooh wooh. Ok. Good luck to all

Jas Dela Cruz said...

I haven't read your book but after that,makes me want to read it <3

becca fowler said...

Thanks for participating in the YA scavenger hunt! I love them! They are so much fun!!!!

Hope I win!!

Fishyfish said...

Impostor looks absolutely intriguing. I would love to read it!

Carie said...

Your book sounds SO GOOD!! I'd love to read it :)

Britney Gulbrandsen said...

Imposter looks amazing! Thanks for the giveaway!

hs said...

Impostor sounds like a really good book.

Ashfa said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
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Diana Grace said...

I love, love the deleted scene... I don't know why I haven't added the book to my TBR but I definitely would now. Also, thanks for the amazeballs giveaway! :)

miki said...

New discovery for me but a really tempting one^^ Thank yuou so so much for opening yopur giveaway to international it's greatly appreciated!

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Angel Reader said...

Thanks for the bonus giveaway, hope i win

Evie said...

What a great giveaway! Thanks a lot for the chance to win it :)

smiling_ina said...

Thanks so much for joining the YA Scavenger Hunt. I love discovering new authors through this event. :D

Destiny Carroll said...

I love this scavenger hunt! It's a great way to get introduced to more books. I now have a huge amount of books on my reading list lol :D

Dianne said...

Thank you for making the giveaway international! <3 Been pining for so long for IMPOSTOR so I hope I win!

Brandy Graves said...

Thanks for a chance to win one of your books as a bonus! :)

Brandy

magicseal said...

Thank you for the chance to win one of your books, Imposter sounds so good!

Lea Krnjeta said...

Thank you for participating in the YA scavenger hunt and for doing a bonus giveaway. I hope I win. I also loved the bonus chapter.

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Unabridged Bookshelf said...

Thank you for the chance to win! I love the Ya Scavenger Hunt!

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Natalie @ Book Lovers Life said...

Thanks so much for the extra giveaway!!!
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Julia said...

I love the deleted scene and the covers for your books are beautiful. Thanks for this giveaway!

-Julia G.

Rhin said...

Thank you for a chance to win some extra goodies (:

VampedChik said...

I've been wanting to read these! Thanks so much!

cheesecake.thief59 said...

Awesome contest! Please pick me :)

Halita Wilson said...

Awesome Contest! I adore Owls

Kathleen Lotti said...

So excited about the hunt!

Fly to the Sky said...

Ohhh!! I love deleted scenes!!!!! So much fun to read! So happy YASH has begun!!!

Galadriel said...

Sounds really cool
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Gisele said...

YAYYYYYYYY! Thank you so much for the giveaway!

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Diana said...

LOVE YA Scavenger Hunt, thank you for the giveaway!!!

Artemis
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kelsey dobbins said...

thanks for the contest!! This is fun! :)

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Andrea Hare said...

I just finished Gated last week (I won a ARC) and REALLY enjoyed it! I would love more free stuff :)

Thanks for the opportunity!

Marian Librarian said...

Hooray for Bonus giveaways!

NatureFairy said...

Ooo! An owl bracelet? lol, seriously though, the book sounds really interesting, even though I've just read the deleted scene. I'd love to read the book someday. :)

PamM said...

Thank you for a great stop and the extra giveaway!
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Sarah P said...

Thanks for the giveaway and for taking part in the scavenger hunt, it's been so fun!

Nicole Stine said...

Would LOVE to win this book!! Thanks for the giveaway!

MaríaT said...

Thanks for the giveaway - I'm can´t wait to read Imposter, the cover is extraordinary ♥

sadaf habibi said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway and thank you for writing such awesome books!

GeGePet said...

I would so love to read and review your books! Thanks for the giveaway!

Ashley Jellison said...

Ooooh!!! This giveaway seems amazing!!! I saw Imposter at Barnes&Noble before, but I couldn't but it at the time (I'm not exactly the richest kid on the block). Then I was online one day and saw Gated. I almost, ALMOST, bought it right then and there. Again, I had to exercise self-control. I absolutely NEED to read both books, as well as Defector. They are on the very TIP-TOP of my To-Read list:)

Ashley Jellison said...

I realize you might need a way to contact me haha. It's pinto.lover.2@hotmail.com . Thanks so much for hosting this! (Pretend this is added on to my comment above):)

Larissa Domnikov said...

Thanks for hosting YASH and doing an extra giveaway! I love reading and I always need new material so if I don't win I'll probably head down to Barnes and Noble anyway :)
larissadomnikov2015@gmail.com is my email just in case :P

Nicholas Jewell said...

Thanks for this great extra giveaway!!

Shauna Buck said...

Thanks for the giveaway!! Your new book looks so good!

MannaB said...

Thanks for being a host for YASH!!!

Paola said...

Thanks for being part of YASH!

Kassiah Faul said...

Thanks for the awesome deleted scene. Can't wait to check this out and ahhhhh owl bracelet! :)

Kassiah
Swoony Boys Podcast

Rachel Hoyt said...

:) Thanks for being part of the YASH and the extra giveaway!! I loved the deleted scene!

Merisha Abbott said...

Thanks for being part of YASH!! I love it and find so many amazing new authors!! Can't wait to read you books!!

Micheila LaRae said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I can't wait to read your book and Amy's! They sound so good!

Taherah said...

Wheeeee!! It's awesome seeing all these new authors and new books to read and and to my never ending TBR list! :P Thanks for the giveaway :)

Shay L. said...

I love seeing all these amazing authors!

Joanna said...

Cool... Amy, too, is a Floridian. Now, Gated looks even extra tempting! Thanks for sharing and joining YASH. :)

Arlene said...

Thanks for hosting this giveaway! Love the YASH!

Mel rob said...

Yay, thanks for everything! The deleted scene is really good, I bet the book is awesome. I'll add it to my never ending wishlist. ;)

Kellani Arnold said...

Thanks for Participating in YASH!

And thank you for a chance to win your prize!

4Eirlys said...

Thanks for doing YASH nad making the conpetition international! I come from Wales, and i haven't seen your book as its american and they don't always stock up on those... Anyway thank you!!! (And i hope i win)

Nishka Dhawan said...

rhanx for the giveaway!

alwayslostinbooks said...

I'd definitely want to win your books!

Babel said...

It's always nice to have an extra hint on characters, I always like reading deleted scenes.
And thank you for the extra giveaway, I'm very interested in reading that unpredictable page-turner ;-)

Stina Butcher said...

Wow, this is really good. I can't wait to read it! Thanks for the giveaway!

April June said...

Thanks so much for being a part of the SCAVENGER HUNT! You're a great inspiration to aspiring writers, like me, and I can't wait to continue reading more of your works.

Диана Шахадзе said...

Thanks for bonus giveaway! =)

Richie said...

Thanks for the giveaways

Michelle Greer said...

Thanks for the extra giveaway. Looking forward to your new book!

Lauren said...

Thanks for the giveaway :) I love the YA Scavenger Hunt and anxiously wait for it to come around!!

Quintana Hart said...

Your books is defiantly on my to be read list!!. thanks for the extra give away! :) the deleted scene was amazing

The Fox Family said...

Thanks for being a part of all the fun! I love the YASH every time it comes around!!! Thanks for the awesome giveaway! I love finding new authors and books!

Anubha said...

WoW!!! loved that scene :)

Booklovin said...

Thank you for being part of the YASH and for the bonus giveaway! :)

Bárbara said...

Thanks for an awesome stop in the hunt and for the giveaway *international yay!*

Jessie said...

I love finding new authors through YASH! Can't wait to check out your books. I hope to win some swag, too. heheh

Tessa said...

Thanks for being part of the YASH! And this giveaway!)

alicia marie said...

Thanks for the awesome extra giveaway and for being a part of YASH!

C. H. said...

Gated sounds really good! I can't wait to check it out! And thanks for the giveaway!

Katie Stutz said...

Thanks for such awesome extra content! I have found so many new books to check out.

Kristin said...

Oh boy, do I ever love signed copies!

Fiction_TheNewReality said...

Ahhhh I want to win so bad! Loved Loved Loved Variants!

Amber Hsu said...

Thanks for the giveaway~ I really love the cover for imposter, and i've read a lot of reviews on it (good ones :-) )

Lisa A. said...

Thank you for being part of #YASH!!! This scavenger hunt is fun and I love participating and reading so many fun things during the hunt.

Stephanie K said...

Gated was fantastic, and Susanne: I look forward to checking out your novel as well. Thanks for participating in the hunt!

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B said...

Awesome giveaway! I love YASH I participate in every one. Thanks for the chance to win.
Brittany @ Spare Time Book blog

Minny said...

Thank you so much for this giveaway! The books sounds very interesting. I want to read them. :) -Cindy C.

Natasha D said...

Thanks for the chance to win!
natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

ceilingdragons said...

Thanks for the giveaway and participating in the YASH!!

ceilingdragons said...

Thanks for the giveaway and participating in the YASH!!

Ariel Smith said...

Thank you for the awesome bonus giveaway! I love YASH!

Kimberly Bea said...

Thanks so much for participating in this giveaway! I am learning about so many fascinating new books from it!

Ryan Snyder said...

:D I am having so much fun with all the extra content and giveaways. O.O so many awesome books coming out!

Kim said...

I love this scavenger hunt! All the books sound SO interesting :)

fluffernutter said...

Thanks for the giveaway! :D

Rima said...

Thanks so much! Your book sounds awesome!

A Fairytale Ending :) said...

Hi, Susanne

Thanks for taking part in the Scavenger hunt. I love finding exciting new books to read! And your cover for Imposter is gorgeous! I love how the cover matches the tittle and sets the tone of the novel, I'm so excited to read it! :)

Mary Perez.

Caroline said...

The book sounds very interesting! Thanks for the giveaway!

Shubhi Singh said...

If the cover wasn't enough, the blurb would have definitely lured someone in. Thanks for the giveaway!

Kaitlin Snider said...

The cover for Imposter is really interesting!

Thank you for the giveaway!

Carmel said...

Thanks for joining YASH!!! :D Fingers crossed!

Rosario Salazar said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

Alex said...

Both of your book and Amy's is definitely on my list! Thanks for the giveaway :)

Nauma said...

Wow so excited for this YASH bonus giveaway! =) Thanks for the opportunity!

A Canadian Girl said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I love that the cover for Defector matches Impostor's, and love the jagged pieces on both.

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Kristie Matheson said...

Thank you for participating!

Katherina said...

I am loving this scavenger hunt!!

Camilla Leonard said...

This is my first time doing a scavenger hunt and I'm loving it. :)

Shae McDaniel said...

I think I may have JUST gotten my comment in on time. Maybe? Forgive me, I'm running off of very little sleep. Anyways, LOVE that you're participating in the Hunt, Ms. Susanne. I hope all sorts of new people get exposed to your wonderful work!

Anne Consolacion said...

Would love a copy of your book. :)

anne.j2 (at)
gmail.com