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Monday, August 19, 2013

Giveaway Interview EVERLAST by ANDRIA BUCHANAN @AndriaBuchanan @EntangledTeen WIN $50

Title: EVERLAST
Author: Andria Buchanan
Pub. Date: August 27, 2013
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Pages: 320
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Allie Munroe has only ever wanted to belong, maybe even be well liked. But even though she’s nice and smart and has a couple of friends, she’s still pretty much the invisible girl at school. So when the chance to work with her friends and some of the popular kids on an English project comes up, Allie jumps at the chance to be noticed.

And her plan would have worked out just fine…if they hadn’t been sucked into a magical realm through a dusty old book of fairy tales in the middle of the library.

Now, Allie and her classmates are stuck in Nerissette, a world where karma rules and your social status is determined by what you deserve. Which makes a misfit like Allie the Crown Princess, and her archrival the scullery maid. And the only way out is for Allie to rally and lead the people of Nerissette against the evil forces that threaten their very existence.


About Andria:Patricia's a small town girl who was blessed with a large tree in the backyard that was a perfect spot for reading on summer days. Mixed with too much imagination it made her a bratty child but fated her to become a storyteller. After a stint of “thinking practically” in her twenties she earned degrees in Business and Economics and worked for a software firm in southwestern Germany but, her passion has always been a good book. She currently lives in Pittsburgh with her two wonderful kids and a husband that learned the gourmet art of frozen pizzas to give her more time to write. When she's not writing she can be found fencing and arguing with her dogs about plot points. Most days the Beagle wins but the Dalmatian is in close second. She's in a distant third. Patricia writes adult Paranormal under the name Patricia Eimer and writes Young Adult books under the name Andria Buchanan.

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PLEASE WELCOME ANDRIA TO BOOKHOUNDS!



1. What is the first book you remember reading by yourself as a child?

The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss.




2. What are you reading right now?

I’m reading Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series with my daughter at night right now. Every night we read some and the next day I look up the myths so that we can read kid friendly versions of them before we start the next chapter. I’m learning a ton of Greek Mythology that way.



3. How does your garden grow?

With lots of puppy dog—well it’s not tails let’s just go there. And it’s not growing well so let’s just say doggie fertilizer isn’t really the best thing to use. Thank god it’s not a vegetable garden is all I can say.


4. What is the last thing you Googled?

Videos of people giving hedgehogs baths in their sinks


5. What makes you cringe?

Rodents. Any rodents. All rodents. Mice. Rats. Even hamsters sort of make me cringey.

(How many of you are now googling "hedgehog baths" ? ~Mary)

 
Giveaway Details:
 
$50 gift card to one reader and then copies of Everlast to 5 other readers


a Rafflecopter giveaway



Follow the rest of the tour:

8/19/2013- BookHounds YA- Interview
8/20/2013- The Happy Booker- Review
8/21/2013- Nick's Book Blog - Guest Post
8/22/2013- Heather Hearts Books- Review
8/23/2013- A Backwards Story- Guest Post
8/26/2013- Musings of a Blogder- Interview
8/27/2013- Curling Up With A Good Book- Review
8/28/2013- TiffanyLovesBooks- Review
8/29/2013- K-Books- Guest Post

8/30/2013- Mom With A Kindle- Interview

34 comments:

  1. Looks like we started reading in the same bookclub. My first remembered book reading is "Hop on Pop"!

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  2. I'm genuinely curious what made the Author look up hedgehogs taking baths. Seems like such a random thing.

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  3. Stooping in to show some love and the book looks awesome.

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  4. Ugh, I'm not a big fan of rats, either. My daughters wanted to get some when they were young because someone brought them to the Boys and Girls Club for a show and tell type thing and I was like "oh, hell, no!"

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  5. The cover is really gorgeous, I love the reflection.

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  6. Thanks for the great giveaway. Hope you have a wonderful day! :)

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  7. Stopping in on the tour , thanks for the giveaway and the excerpt

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  8. This book sounds interesting and the cover is beautiful. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  9. Partaking in sunshine under our backyard tree - love book reviews - always on the hunt for good reading material - great cover - great site Andria - Continued success....

    eva mitton-urban

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  10. The book cover is beautiful. I look forward to reading your book.

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  11. I would love to read this awesome book. It sounds very good. Thanks for the giveaway. Please enter me.

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  12. I love the cover art for your book. I also hate rats as well.

    Keep up the good work! :)

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  13. Love the cover, looks like a fabulous read, thanks for the great giveaway!

    Tammy Dalley

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  14. ahaha I love your answer to question #3

    Back in the day, my grandpa used to use puppy fertilizer.... for his tomato garden.

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  15. This looks so interesting. I can't wait to read it!

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  16. I love the plot of this book, sounds awesome :)

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    -Amber Terry-

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  17. This books sounds awesome and something I would enjoy reading :)

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  18. looks like a wonderful book! I hate rats and mice too! :D

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  19. I like the cover art for your book. I also hate rats

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  20. not my type of book but i do read different things from time to time

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  21. I always like stepping out of my normal genre of reading.

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  22. Pretty cover and hedgehogs are sooo adorable! I never thought about them getting a bath! I bet it is cute....going to have to look it up!

    Thanks for the chance!

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  23. I love finding books that my 13 year old daughter and I can both enjoy, this sounds like one we'll have to pick up! I am now going to go google hedgehog bathing!

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  24. Ooohh I cannot wait to read your book! It sounds SO GOOD!! Definitely my genre of book to read. Thank you so much for having this awesome giveaway!!!

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  25. Andria,
    This looks so interesting and fun! I would love to read and review it on my family blog and media connections.
    I love stories related to fantasy themes.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  26. Beautiful covers draw me in...this story sounds great!!

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  27. Wait wait wait...hedgehogs being given baths?? Ha!!

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  28. I thought I did random searches to earn points on swagbucks but never would have thought to look up hedgehogs taking a bath.

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  29. I think my mom hates rodents even more than you do. She is even terrified of Zu Zu Pets.

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  30. This sounds like a really cool and unique story!

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  31. This looks so good. I love the idea of the non-popular girl becoming the princess. The cover is really cool, too. I look forward to reading this. Thanks for the chance to win!

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