YA SCAVENGER HUNT FALL 2017!

 

ya_scavengerhunt_webbanner-2Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-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 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 from 3rd – 8th October!

Go to the YA Scavenger Hunt page to find out all about the hunt. There are SIX contests going on simultaneously, and you can enter one or all! I am a part of the PINK TEAM –but there is also a blue team, a gold team, a green team, an orange team, a purple team and a red team. If you enter the hunt for all teams you’ll be in with a chance of winning a wonderful set of books!Team Pink
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 page.
SCAVENGER HUNT PUZZLE
 
Directions: Below, you’ll notice that somewhere on this page I’ve listed my favorite number. Collect the favorite numbers of all the authors on the PINK TEAM, and then add them up (don’t worry, you can use a calculator!) to enter for the grand prize.
 
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 SUNDAY OCTOBER 8TH, at noon Pacific Time. Entries sent without the correct number or without contact information will not be considered.

And now for the fun bit….!

Today, I am hosting KAT STILES on my website for the YA Scavenger Hunt!

KAT STILES HEADSHOT

Originally a Jersey girl, sunny Texas is where Kat now calls home, in a town way up north in the panhandle called Wellington. For fun she likes to read YA, horror, and existentialist fiction, as well as watch cartoons, movies, and sometimes even cartoon movies. She also loves reading excellent indie fiction!

Hop over to Kat’s website  for a chance to win some of her favorite indie reads. 🙂

And be sure to sign up for her newsletter while you’re there—you’ll get updates and promos for her books, as well as fun giveaways on cool indie fiction!

But don’t go over to Kat’s website just yet! Because you need to find out all about the book I’m hosting for Kat this YASH, which is…

 IMMINENCE

CONNECTED, BOOK 2

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Em is certainly no stranger to nightmares.

Kidnapped by her own father when she was only five years old, the man who gave her life has stalked her nightmares for years, lurking in the darkest corners of her mind.

She thought he was dead. But when she gets an unexpected call from him, her greatest fear comes to life. Her father is back with super powers of his own, and Em’s powerful magic might not be enough to save her or her friends from what is to come.

Fans of the first book, Connected, will enjoy seeing teens Em, Roz, and Tommy together again in high school, as they unravel the mystery surrounding Em’s father. With new characters and a new romance to love, you’ll devour this latest installment in the Connected series.

EXCLUSIVE BONUS CONTENT – IMMINENCE PLAYLIST!

Imminence (Book 2 of the Connected series) finds Em, Tommy, and Roz facing a new threat—Em’s father Jonathan, the man who haunts her dreams every night. He kidnapped her once when she was five, and now he’s back, and the gang has to not only figure out why, but prevent history from repeating itself.

Imminence has a bit of a darker feel to it than Connected, so it follows the playlist would have some darker music as well.

Link to the Imminence Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6PCA714WMPfZRdIZM0el3JDllupcQkIB

List of Songs

  • Dangerous – Big Data:
  • I listened to this song a lot while I was writing and editing Imminence. I love the stalker quality of it (not to mention the outrageous video), and it helped inspire the scenes in which Jonathan is stalking Em.
  • Down in the Park – Foo Fighters
  • This song is actually a cover of the very creepy Gary Numan original, which I also love. It helped with the darker scenes, especially the truck stop scene.
  • Dreams – Beck 
  • I love the surreal feeling of this song, and it inspired the dream sequence late in the novel.
  • Tomorrow Never Knows – The Beatles
    This song has such an amazing futuristic feel, and it helped inspire the self-actualization scenes, in which Em discovers just how strong she is.
  • Radioactive – Imagine Dragons
    How can you not be inspired by pit fighting stuffed animals and Lou Diamond Phillips? 🙂
  • Promise – Eve 6
    I love the fun nature of just about every Eve 6 song. This song served to inspire the scenes between Demetri and Lauren.
  • Smile Like You Mean it – The Killers
  • I love the melancholy feel of this song. It’s also a sad reminiscence of childhood, and it helped when writing Lauren’s emotional state around Jonathan.
  • Dear Lover – Foo Fighters
  • I actually listened to a lot of Foo Fighters songs when writing both Connected and Imminence. This song has such a beautiful, sad melody that inspired some of the scenes with Em and Tommy. 

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BEFORE YOU GO don’t forget to enter the contest for a chance to win a ton of books by me, Faye Bird, and more! To enter you just need to know something about me… like that the summer after I graduated I worked at a rollercoaster theme park in Ohio called Cedar Point… in fact I worked there serving pizza and chilli dogs for 9 weeks!

PS – Add up all the favorite numbers of the authors on the PINK TEAM and you’ll have all the secret code to enter for the grand prize!

CONTINUE THE HUNT
 
To keep going on your quest for the hunt, you need to check out the next author! And it’s the fantastic JULIE HAMMERLE. So with a quick click move on to the next stop-off in the Hunt for the PINK TEAM by clicking HERE!
BUT JUST QUICKLY… BEFORE YOU REALLY DO GO… WHY NOT ENTER 
AND BE IN WITH A CHANCE TO WIN A COPY OF MY SECOND LIFE TOGETHER WITH A COPY OF WHAT I COULDN’T TELL YOU AND ANOTHER BRILLIANT YA READ THAT I’LL THROW IN BY ONE OF MY FAVOURITE UK YA AUTHORS!
THANK YOU FOR VISITING. HAVE A FUN HUNT AND GOOD LUCK!