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Welcome to the New Adult Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was inspired 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 …

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I have postcards for both my 2016 releases, FOR THIS LIFE ONLY (YA Contemporary, August 30) and 738 DAYS (Adult Contemporary Romance/New Adult, June 7).

I love getting mail (that isn’t bills), and I’m betting you guys do too!

So, if you want a signed postcard, I have a sign up sheet up now! 🙂 (It is US only for right now.)…

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I’m so excited to share this cover! The first time I saw it I literally got chills. It just matches the tone and feeling of the book so perfectly. I love the look of determination on her face and the sense that she’s on a journey (which she is).

I would love it if you were to share the cover and description below on Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram or your own blog.
If you tag me in it (or otherwise let me know that you’ve done it), I’ll draw three winners for signed swag on 1/2/16, and someone (across …

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I really, really wanted to like Supergirl. I did. I’ve been waiting and hoping for a show/movie/book that will end this ridiculous notion that a) girls aren’t interested in superhero stories and b) guys aren’t interested in females in superhero stories except as busty accessories, girlfriends of the hero, or cannon fodder (giving the hero motivation to avenge their untimely death).

I also loved the idea of girl power that is distinctly threaded through all the promo and trailers for the show.

And the show tried, I think. It just fell so far short, I’m still frustrated about it this …

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Tyler Wiegele

SK: Thank you so much for agreeing to chat with us! I’ve been getting reader emails asking about you pretty much since the first cover was revealed! 🙂 Then when people started to read the books and found that the covers matched the characters so well, they were even more excited to know more about you.

Can you tell us a little about yourself? (Whatever you feel comfortable sharing.)

TW: Yes, of course. I am 26 years old now. I grew up in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. I enjoy longboarding, snowboarding, and fishing. I really like to spend time in the …

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Here it is, the cover for THE TRIALS, the final book in the Project Paper Doll series! (Add to Goodreads.)

I love so many things about this cover, I’m not sure where to start! Huge thanks to Tracey Keevan, my editor, and Tyler Nevins, the designer. Tracey and I talked about the falling mannequin idea over a year ago, and they made it happen! (I believe the photographer is Michael Frost.)

I love the discord in the image, the destruction of the previously well-ordered line (aka a giant metaphor for Project Paper Doll). Ariane is knocking things down and …

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Check out details from Colleen below and then be sure to come back here on April 3 to start hunting! 🙂

From Colleen:
Spring 2014 YA Scavenger Hunt Authors Announced!

Hello YA fans. It’s time once again for our Spring YA Scavenger Hunt. For those of you who’ve joined us before, welcome back! If you’re a newbie, you’re in for a treat! Twice a year we seek out fantastic YA authors with upcoming releases and give you a rare peek into exclusive material and do some fabulous giveaways and prizes along the way, including …

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THE RULES, book one, in the Project Paper Doll series will be out in paperback on April 1 (with that sharp new cover!) and THE HUNT, book two, will be out in hardcover on April 22.

To celebrate, I’m holding a giveaway and trying something new this year. 🙂

If you order/pre-order THE RULES or THE HUNT by April 22:

–I’ll send you a signed bookmark and a set of magnets featuring the new covers.

Bookmark and magnets

–You’ll be entered to win a $25 gift card to your choice of bookstore/online retailer.

And here’s where the “trying something new” part comes

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I’m sorry I’m so late in posting the new covers here! We were having some minor functionality issues with the site, but everything’s back on track!

I’m also going to be working with my web designer on a new look for this site in the spring/summer. But more on that later!

First, new covers!

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THE HUNT, book two in the Project Paper Doll series, will be out on April 22, 2014. (You can pre-order now: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and The Book Depository.)

Reasons I’m so excited about The Hunt (and I hope you are too):

1. …

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Sunday, our start date for the Flowers in the Attic read/re-read, is fast approaching! Yay! 🙂

(The above is the cover I remember from high school)

After a brief discussion with some of the others who are going to be participating, I think we’re going to add a teensy bit of structure, just to make the conversation easier and to keep first-time readers from stumbling across spoilers.

We’re going to aim to read two chapters, every other day, and discuss accordingly. You can definitely read ahead—I probably will—but we’re going to try to limit our tagged discussion (#fiaread) to the …

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