Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This tri-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome prizes! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue for the hunt. Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize–one lucky winner will receive TWENTY signed books, one book from each author on the hunt in my team! But play fast: this contest (and all the exclusive bonus material) will only be online for 72 hours!
Go to the YA Scavenger Huntpage to find out all about the hunt. There are THREE contests going on simultaneously, and you can enter all three! I am a part of the RED TEAM–but there is also a blue team and a yellow team. You can enter all three contests–which has a total prize bucket of SIXTY signed books!
If you’d like to find out more about the hunt, see links to all the authors participating, and see the full list of prizes up for grabs, go to the YA Scavenger Hunt homepage.
SCAVENGER HUNT PUZZLE
Directions: Hidden within my post is a single letter that is RED. Make a note of that letter! It’s a part of a scrambled phrase. When you go to all the author sites of the red team, you’ll have all the letters you need to enter the contest.
Entry Form: Once you piece together all the clues to the hunt, make sure you fill out the form here to officially qualify for the grand prize. Only entries that have the completed phrase 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 [insert date here]. Entries sent without the correct puzzle code or without contact information will not be considered.
Today, I have the honor of hosting talented author Jamie Manning for the YA Scavenger Hunt!
Jamie’s love of reading can be traced back to Sidney Sheldon novel his grandomother purchased at a tag sale when he was young, and he’s been addicted to books ever since. He prefers getting lost in the pages of a book to just about anything, and it’s that love of reading which sparked his interest in writing. He currently lives in a small, humid city in Alabama, where the only thing he pines for is cooler weather.
Thanks for joining the YA Scavenger Hunt, you guys! I’m so excited to be a part of it this year, and am happy to share with you a scene from my upcoming YA debut, BLOOD BORN!
This is a dream that Ava has, in which she sees her parents–much like she has all the other times she’s had this dream. Only this time, things are a bit different… Hope you enjoy!
Waking up in a coffin hungry for blood is only the beginning for sixteen-year-old-Ava Blue. When Chance Caldon, the hottie who dug her up, tells her that she’s half vampire, Ava’s world really turns upside down.
Half vamp? Ava can’t believe it…she doesn’t even know what that means! Not until Aldric, a thousand-year-old vampire, shows up and tells her it’s true–and that he’s the one who turned her. Then Ava truly begins to believe what she is. Now she has to deal with a sudden and powerful bloodlust, the desire to see Aldric dead, and her growing crush for Chance. Ava knows she’s a monster now, she can feel it; and her life is over.
But redemption isn’t lost. Aldric is giving her a chance to regain her humanity. The price? Kill a hundred vampires, or remain a bloodsucker forever.
So Ava sets out to get her life back. But killing vampires begins a battle that could destroy everything she is working toward. In the end, Ava’s decisions will forever change her life and the lives of those she loves.
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