Tuesday, May 1, 2012

YAmazing Race

Welcome to my blog and the next stop on the second YAmazing Race! I hope you are excited about the MGnificent prizes, the crazy whirlwind blog hop featuring over 50 debut authors and prize packs featuring ARCs, swag, and more! This is my second round and I hope it'll be as successful as the last. The YAmazing Race will go from Wednesday, May 2 at noon Eastern to Tuesday, May 8 at noon Eastern.

If you want to know more, then head on over to the Apocalypsies website to read the complete rules. Now on to the race!

THE WEEPERS: The Other Life
US cover (look to the right for the German and UK cover)

3 years, 1 month, 1 week and 6 days since I’d seen daylight. One-fifth of my life. 98,409,602 seconds since the heavy, steel door had fallen shut and sealed us off from the world

Sherry has lived with her family in a sealed bunker since things went wrong up above. But when they run out of food, Sherry and her dad must venture outside. There they find a world of devastation, desolation...and the Weepers: savage, mutant killers.

When Sherry's dad is snatched, she joins forces with gorgeous but troubled Joshua - an Avenger, determined to destroy the Weepers.

But can Sherry keep her family and Joshua safe, when his desire for vengeance threatens them all

The Other Life releases May 15th in the US and it's already out in the UK!

And here's the UK trailer for my book:

In addition to the YAmazing Race, I'm having a bonus contest for you! I'm giving away two signed hardcover copies of The Weepers: The Other Life to two lucky winners!
All you have to do to win is leave a comment. My contest is international and open until May 8th at noon Eastern.
But you can earn extra entries if you like:

Follow me on twitter + 1 entry
Follow my blog + 1 entry
Follow me on pinterest + 1 entry
Friend me on facebook + 1 entry
Let me know in your comments if you have any extra entries.

When you're ready to continue with the race, click this link!


Vivien said...

I'm so excited to read your book!!!!
+1 @deadtossedwaves
+1 GFC: Vivien

deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

Roar for Books said...

Love the trailer! Excited to read your book.
+1 following blog

Emily said...

This book looks amazing. Count me in!

+1 - Twitter - @NinjaLibrary

Leeanna said...

Your book has been on my radar for a bit, I just have to get to it. Thanks for the chance to win!

Followed on twitter: leaflette
Subscribed to your blog: maurapedia@gmail.com

Extra entries: +2

danya said...

Thanks for the fabulous giveaway - I'd love to be entered! :)

+1 - following you on Twitter (@Word_Tapestry)


Unknown said...

I'd love to win a copy. It sounds badass.
+1 for following you on twitter (@rhenwilson)

Becky LeJeune said...

Um... yay! Post-apocalyptic scenarios make for fantastic reading and THE OTHER LIFE sounds super fun!

I'm following on Twitter

Geo Librarian said...

This sounds like a great survival story.

+1 GFC follower: hg195

Sana said...

Whoa, a signed hardcopy of The Other Life? Sounds great *drools*

Here are my entries:
Follow me on twitter + 1 entry: @artsymusings
Follow my blog + 1 entry: Sana
Follow me on pinterest + 1 entry: sanashams

I have 3 extra entries.

Sana @ artsy musings of a bibliophile

Anonymous said...

Awesome giveaway!
I am following you on

+4 points!!

Steph said...

awesome giveaway
+1 @gorelenore
+1 GFC


Unknown said...

Your book sounds great!! Right up my alley!
Friended you on FB (Shauna Olen Buck)
Followed on Pinterest (Shauna Buck)

NyX said...

Follow my blog + 1 entry
Friend me on facebook + 1 entry

Steph Trujillo

mil said...

follow via twitter - jay120494

Ginny said...

Oh I love the UK cover!
+1 Twitter (@whyginny)
+1 Pinterest (ginnyland)

Bellas Shelf said...

Thank you for giveaway!

books and beyond/fran coleman (names used in above follows)

I tweeted u a link to the review I did of your book <3

alicia marie said...

i am so very excited for this book!!!
thanks for the giveaway : )
i follow:
+1 twitter @bamayankee
+1 gfc: alicia marie ezell
+1 pinterest: bamayankee
+1 facebook: alicia marie ezell

ame1184 at gmail dot com

fakesteph said...

I love your cover and I follow your blog. :)

Michelle @ In Libris Veritas said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

I follow:

Twitter: @NLibrisVeritas +1
GFC: Shadowrose96 +1
Pinterest: Michelle Gilmore +1
Facebook: Michelle Gilmore +!


Christina said...

The Weepers is in my TBR pile right now. I've heard good things!

april_hunter24 said...
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april_hunter24 said...

Thanks for the giveaway the book sounds awesome !
I also friend requested you on facebook.

Carina Olsen said...

Omg! Thank you for this awesome giveaway :D Would love to win. <3 *Fingers crossed.* <3 :)
Love, Carina

Emily said...

sounds awesome! Following your blog, you on twitter and you on Facebook!

Liliana said...

Thanks for the Giveaway!

+1 For following blog

Carrie said...

Thanks so much!!

Following on Twitter @celjla212
Following on Pinterest as Carrie Ardoin
Facebook Carrie Lee Ardoin

celjla212 at aol dot com

Ashley @ Ashley Loves Books said...

Why did I think this was out in the US already?! It sounds so good, and thank you for doing the giveaway!

+1 Twitter follower (@italylove19)
+1 Pinterest follower (Ashley R - italylove19)
+1 Blog follow (GFC - Ashley)

ashleylovesbooksblog [at] gmail [dot] com

melodyxmassacre92 said...

Love the name of the book & definatly interested in reading it :)
+1 Blog Follower MelodyxMassacre92
+1 Friend on Facebook Melody Straka
E-mail: punk_miz92@yahoo.com

Amethyst said...

I can't wait to read this book :)

Followed via Twitter: StatesOfDecay

GFC: States of Decay

Friended on FB

Followed via Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/statesofdecay


roro said...

I'm so excited to read your book!!!!

+1 gfc rogier

+1 twittr rocapri

email// student.caprino[at]gmail[com]

Jamie C said...

Sounds awesome. :D

+1 Twitter - @shadowgrid

Kiara Marie said...

I'm excited for The Other Life! it sounds really good. (:

+1 I followed you on twitter (@koolkatkiara)
+1 I followed you on pinterest

So I've got two extra entries.

Kassiah said...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

I follow you on pinterest +1
I friended you on facebook (if you accept me lol) +1

kassiah at fictionators dot com

Katie said...
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Katie said...

This book sounds amazing!!! Thanks for the giveaway!


Taffy said...

I did all the extra credit. I was already following on Twitter! Woot!

FB & Pinterest=Taffy Lovell

Taffy said...

BTW, congrats on your book! So exciting!


Doodle said...

The books sounds amazing!

+1 Twitter: @erencich
+1 GFC: Doodle
+1 Pinterest: Emily Rencich
+1 Facebook: Emily Rencich

NatasaLikes said...

Thanks for doing this! =)

+1 Twitter: @natasa_wmyb
+1 GFC: Natasa @ What Makes YA Beautiful
+1 Facebook: Natasa Anastasiou

thank you!!

Ashley Correa said...

Sounds awesome!

Twitter: @TheTatteredPage
Facebook: Blake Haysel
Blog: BCHaysel

TOTAL: 4 entries


Tamara said...

+1 twitter @bookruckus
+1 blog follow GFC: Book Ruckus
+1 pinterest (Tamara)
+1 facebook (Tamara Lenz)

McKenna Burke said...

I am adding this to my list!

Following you on Pinterest and added you as a friend on Facebook


Joy said...

Yay! So excited to read this book!

Twitter (@joy_davis)
Blog (Joy Davis)
Pinterest (Joy Davis)

molly.frenzel said...

Thank you for the chance to win the Other Life. I've been wanting to read it!
+1 GFC: molly.frenzel
+1 Twitter: @dg_molly
+1 Pinterest: Molly Frenzel
+1 Facebook: Molly Nudo Frenzel

Just Another Dove said...

Haha, took me ten minutes to figure out how to post a comment. I feel so stupid. Anyways, the Other Life sounds incredible. I'm reading it as soon as possible.

Michelle - justanotherdove@gmail.com

M.A.D. said...

Honestly & truly, I have been drooling over The Other Life for the last two weeks and can't hardly wait to get to read this!!! I think you've got a sure-fire hit on your hands [Congrats!!] - AND the cover art is sooooooo amazing! :D

Thank you for such a sweet & generous giveaway!~

Mary DeBorde M.A.D.
zenrei57 (at) hotmail dot com

M.A.D. said...

Almost forgot to add:

I sent you a friend request in FB
and following your blog in GFC :D

Mary DeBorde M.A.D.
zenrei57 (at) hotmail dot com

Andrea @ The Overstuffed Bookcase said...

This YAmazing Race is so fun! It's great to find all of these debut authors!

And thanks so much for the giveaway - I really want to read your book!

+1 - Twitter follower (@OverstuffedBook)

Thanks again!

primrose said...

Thanks for being part of this awesome race.

GFC: Primrose
Twitter: Primrose_musing

Paperback_Princess said...

I loved this book! It was great!

GFC Paperback_princess
Pintrest: Nicole Andrea
And Facebook: Nicole Andrea

Heather said...

At first I thoght it was going to be a vampire book, but as I read it kept sounding better.

Tammy Sparks said...

I love the US cover, this is the first time I've seen it. Thanks for the extra contest, and good luck with your book!

+1 friended you on Facebook
+1 following via Google

Kelli said...

Your book sounds awesome! Looking forward to reading it!!

T: @ChiKelli1
FB: Kelli Spear
P: cubbiesgirl99

Kimberleigh said...

So excited to read your book! Thank you for the giveaway!

+1 blog follower

kim3317 at hotmail dot com

Twisty J said...

This sounds amazing!

+1 GFC: Twisty J


Unknown said...

I've been waiting for the North American release for this one for awhile. Thanks for the extra giveaway!

justinexorable (at) gmail.com

+Twitter follow

BookNerd7 said...

Can't wait! This YAmazing Race is awesome!

Teacher Michelle said...

Okay the pile of books I must get is getting ridiculous...But I think this one is going on top.

Unknown said...

Thank you so much for the bonus giveaway! :)

Twitter - @clairelouisef
GFC - Claire-Louise
Facebook - Claire Frith

Laura @Bookish Treasures said...

I cant wait to read this book it sounds amazizing.


Samantha said...

Thanks for the giveaway!! The book sounds really good :o)

+1 twitter @sammy7987
+1 fb Samantha Bailey Ramos
+1 Blog follower Samantha Ramos

Niahara said...

Thank you for the giveaway!

+1 twitter @niaharaerskine
+1 GFC: Niahara
+1 FB: alexandra zinca

Unknown said...

Thanks for the amazing giveaway :D

GFC: Alaiel Kreuz
Twitter: @sontrei
FB: Alaiel Kreuz
Pinterest: Alaiel Kreuz

alaiel.kreuz AT gmail.com

Hugs :]

Lexie said...

Thank you so much for the giveaway! :D I really enjoyed The Other Life, and I would love, love, love a copy. *-*


Unknown said...

WANT! piscesgirl1688@gmail.com

Kimberly B. said...

Wow, this sounds terrific! Thanks for the great giveaway!
+1 I followed you on twitter (@KimBea)
+1 I followed you on GFC (as sneakybea)

Kimmie said...

I really want to read this book! :)

Twitter (@Kim_McFarland89)
Blog (Kimberly McFarland)
Pinterest (Kimberly McFarland)
FB (Kimberly McFarland)

+4 Extra Entries

Thanks for the Giveaway!


Jess said...

This book looks really good. Cant wait to read it. Went to like your page on facebook but it took me to your personal profile. Not sure if thats what you meant to do?


Elodie said...

Thank you soooo much !!! The Other Life sounds beyond amazing and I'm so glad that the giveaway is international =) !!!
I'm a blog follower (Elodie)
I'm a Twitter follower (@Elostarbucks)
I've added you on FB (Elodie Raso)
Thanks again for this awesomeness. hugs
Elodie / ninie2310@hotmail.fr

Mariel Cunanan said...

In a hormone induced action, be ready for some squealing after reading this sentence.
Okay I followed on twitter (PO_muhriyel)
Followed via GFC (Mariel Cunanan)
Added on facebook (Mariel Louise Cunanan) :)
Hehe thanks for the cool giveaway :)

ArtemisG said...

I love your trailer. Thank you for the giveaway!
GFC: Diana
Twitter: @artdem83
FB: Demitra Giote

artgiote at gmail dot com

Vicky @ A Backpack Full of Adventures said...

Oh my!! Thanks so much for the opportunity :)

Twitter follower: @alouetteuette
Facebook friend: Vicky's Reviews
Blog follower: Vicky @ Books, Biscuits, and Tea


Angela said...

Thank you for this giveaway!
I follow on GFC by the name Angela

angela1997 at live dot nl

Lexie@BookBug said...

Wow! Sounds like a great read!
Blog follower: Lexie@BookBug
Twitter follower: @LexieBookBug
lexie.bookbug at gmail dot com

Mrs. Silverstein said...

Your book sounds great! Following your blog (Jessica Silverstein) and on Twitter (@silversteinela).

Jasmine Rose said...

I'm so excited to read your book! Thanks for hosting this awesome contest and giving me a chance to get it in my hands :D

Anonymous said...


+1 I am a follower (GFC)- under the name Alyssa Susanna.

Alyssa Susanna

Alexa said...

I have
+1. Thank you. alexaznbkn@gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

I can't imagine what it would be like to live without sun! Thanks for the contest :)




FB sent request Heather Rosdol/BuriedinBooks

Pinterest Heather w/my BIB Gravatar


Anonymous said...

Excellent! The Weepers is one of the top books I'm looking forward to getting my hands on this month. This book sounds right up my alley!

+ 1 for following on twitter (@books_n_tea)
+1 for following the blog (GFC: Jackie @ Books & Tea)

- Jackie

Catie said...

Can't wait to read this. I'm also following via GFC, FB, Twitter, and Pinterest

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the giveaway, this book sounds amazing!
+1: GFC follower: rachchan2006

Unknown said...

Thanks for the great giveaway!!
1+ GFC: red_tigergirl2
1+ Twitter: red_tigergirl2
1+ Facebook: Sarah Kalaitzidis


Mennalynne said...

This sounds like a really awesome book!

1+ Facebook: Samantha Sargent


Nataly said...

The book looks amazing, can't wait to read it:)

rocksann said...

Thanks for the giveaway! Looking forward to reading your book, I hope I win =)
+1 GFC: rocksann

Catherine Siborutorop said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway! The book seems awesome :)

+1 GFC: Catherine Siborutorop
+1 twitter: @TheMediators


sleepyjaime said...

I am now following you blog and your friend on Facebook! +2

I read about this book on Goodreads before the YAmazing Race and it sounds really cool, and totally creepy! I mean, seriously! Weepers? I cringe just thinking about what they'll be like. In a good way!

Jaime Strain

jennifer said...

Thank you for the giveaway! My TBR pile is teetering ceiling-high by now! I follow you on Twitter and Pinterest. :) Email is jenifleura{at}gmail{dot}com. xx

terluon said...

+1 Tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/xteeluong/status/198747626001281024
+1 Followed on twitter: @xteeluong
+1 Followed on Pinterest: Teresa

Sounds really good! Of all the covers, the UK one looks the best.

Nikki said...

Your book sounds really great!
follow on twitter:@nikkipickles45
friended on fb:Nicole Ausman


Nicola said...

Thanks for the giveaway! :)


ChristasBooks said...

I love the UK cover! (And the US cover) Thanks for the giveaway.
+1 @christasbooks
+1 Christa Seeley on Pinterest


Kayla Beck said...

I can't wait to read your book - thanks for the giveaway!

+1 @kaylabeck
+1 Kayla Beck (Pinterest)

pherlaithiel (at) gmail (dot) com

Linda: Book Ninja said...

Thanks for participating on the YAmazing Race and the awesome contest!

+1 GFC follower: lindadao2060
+1 facebook: Linda Dao

lindadao2060 at yahoo dot com

Anonymous said...

You book sounds really interesting.
Twitter: @CalinBianca2b
Facebook:Calin Bianca

Pamela K Witte said...

Love the premise of this novel! Will be adding it to my A list.

Already follow you on twitter.
Following your blog.
Friended you. :)

Chenise Jones said...

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

GFC: Chenise Jones

Lucy said...

Sounds like a really good read.
+1 - followed you on Facebook

Kathryn said...

Sounds like it'll be fun to read.


Amy S. said...

Eek, this sounds creepy, but really good. I'd love to read it. Thanks for the giveaway. I friended you on facebook, follow you on twitter as @kalbde, and follow your blog as Amy S. on GFC. Thanks!

Amber at The Musings of ALMYBNENR said...

Thanks for the giveaway!


Baggins said...

Thanks for taking part in the race and for this awesome giveaway!

+1 Follow on Twitter: @bookishbaggins
+1 Follow blog: GFC Name - Baggins
+1 Added as Friend on FB - Kim Waters



Lezean said...

Thanks for the giveaeway and for participating YA amazing race! :D
Follow you on twitter + 1 - @Lezean29
Follow your blog + 1 - via GFC Naezel Martinez

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Priya said...

The story seems great!
+1 Twitter: @iFall2fly

Shinyfox said...

Fantastic! I can't wait to get my hands on this book!

+1 Facebook (Jessica Thorsell)
+1 Twitter (@BubblesFox)

E-mail: ratiefanatic(at)yahoo(dot)com

The Reading Enchantress said...

I'm so excited to read The Other Life! It sounds amazing!
+1 Follow Blog: GFC name- The Reading Enchantress
email: monalivia91@gmail.com

Lynne said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I can't wait to get and read this book!!

+1 twitter @tworeadbooks
+1 following your blog
+1 fb friend request sent (Lynne Clark)

great, I feel like a stalker now LOL

~Lynne of TwoReads

Gabbie said...

Can't wait to read The Other Life, it sounds awesome! I just hope the a Weeper doesn't get me!

+1 Twitter (@Gabelle_M)
+1 GFC (Gabbie)


Suzanne (Parabooklover) said...

I've read your book and really enjoyed it. I have an ecopy so would love to win the hard copy.

My email benadamalex@live.ie

+1 Twitter @paranormalbkfan
+1 Facebook Suzanne Finnegan

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the international giveaway :)
Twitter @KollLotus
GFC Koll
Pinterest and Facebook Thilde Koll Espensen


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Jenna D. said...
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Jenna D. said...

+1 Twitter: MTGReviews
+1 GFC: Jenna (MTG Reviews)
+1 Pinterest: Jenna
+1 Facebook: Jenna DeTrapani

Thank you for being part of the Race and for the amazing giveaway!! Good luck to all who enter!! :)

howdymomma at yahoo dot com

iffath said...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

+1 Twitter (@lovereadingx)
+1 Pinterest (Iffath)

Alicia said...

The Other Life sounds amazing!

+1 twitter: @leasha_91
+1 blog follower

email: moviefanatic1911@yahoo.com

The Lost Lola said...

Yes, this sounds awesome! I kinda want the UK cover over the US cover, though :)

FB: Jaime Rainwater
Pin: Jaime Rainwater
Twitter: @TheLostLola
GFC: Jaime Rainwater

Thanks :)

Lovey Dovey Books said...

Love the trailer!

Email: loveydoveybooks AT gmail DOT com

Followed on Twitter: @candyco01
Friend on FB: Candace Hawkins
Followed Blog: Candace @ Lovey Dovey Books

Tressa said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
+1 GFC Tressa
+1 Twitter @TresSherm

tressa dot sherman at hotmail dot com

Tien said...

Wow, your book sounds amazing!
Thanks for the giveaway

+1 Twitter @ktienh
+1 GFC (Tien)

Anonymous said...

Sounds Awesome :D Thanks so much

+1 GFC (Lisaa)

Love, Your Heart said...

Pinterest: Elizabeth Krumpelman
Twitter: @LizKrump

Level Up Reads said...

Hi! Sounds great and I would love to be entered in the giveaway.
+1 twitter (@AdrieneRainwater)


Shannon said...

Hiya! Thanks for writing this book and for the giveaway!

+1 Leave a comment
+1 Follow me on twitter (@skywaitsforme)


Anonymous said...

So excited for the giveaway!

Katie said...

Thank you for the giveaway!
+1 Leave a comment
+1 Follow on Twitter
+1 Follow your blog
+1 Follow on Pinterest

Sarahbotbonkers said...

I'm so excited for The Weepers! :)

+1 I followed via GFC
+1 I followed on Twitter (@Sarahbotbonkers)
+1 I friend you on FB (Sarah Palo)

iLuvReadingTooMuch said...

GAHHH!!! Can't wait to read your book :D Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

+1 Twitter: @iliveforreading
+1 GFC: iLuvReadingTooMuch

iliveforreading AT hotmail DOT com

Read Write Reviews said...

Oh email is Readwritereviews(AT)gmail(DOT)com

Jasmine Rose said...

I also followed on Twitter and friended on FB :]


Susanne Winnacker said...

Contest is over! Thanks to all who entered! I'll announce the winners tomorrow!