Thursday, October 22

Win Identical-Wake-Monstrumologist- CLOSED

1 Winner Will Win All 3 Books

Identical by Ellen Hopkins
Summary:Identical teen twins Kaeleigh and Raeanne share a picture-perfect California life that is rank with dark, dangerous secrets under its surface. Their mother, who is running for Congress, leaves them at home with their father, a district court judge who is addicted to liquor and OxyContin. Daddy regularly molests Kaeleigh, using her as a stand-in for his absentee wife, and controls every aspect of her life. Raeanne sees every detail and reacts to her father's favoritism by acting out sexually and getting high on pot whenever possible. Written in free verse from alternating viewpoints,
Identical tells the twins' story in intimate and often-graphic detail. Hopkins packs in multiple issues including eating disorders, drug abuse, date rape, alcoholism, sexual abuse, and self-mutilation as she examines a family that "puts the dys in dysfunction." The tension builds slowly and subtly, erupting in a shattering climax of psychological disintegration and breakthrough that reveals the truth about the twins and their father's own childhood secrets.

Wake by Lisa McMann

Summary: For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people's dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody-notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie's seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime.

She can't tell anybody about what she does -- they'd never believe her, or worse, they'd think she's a freak. So Janie lives on the fringe, cursed with an ability she doesn't want and can't control.

Then she falls into a gruesome nightmare, one that chills her to the bone. For the first time, Janie is more than a witness to someone else's twisted psyche. She is a participant....

The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancy
Summary: With a roaring sense of adventure and enough viscera to gag the hardiest of gore hounds, Yancey’s series starter might just be the best horror novel of the year. Will Henry is the 12-year-old apprentice to Pellinore Warthrop, a brilliant and self-absorbed monstrumologist--a scientist who studies (and when necessary, kills) monsters in late-1800s New England. The newest threat is the Anthropophagi, a pack of headless, shark-toothed bipeds, one of whom’s corpse is delivered to Warthrop’s lab courtesy of a grave robber. As the action moves from the dissecting table to the cemetery to an asylum to underground catacombs, Yancey keeps the shocks frequent and shrouded in a splattery miasma of blood, bone, pus, and maggots. The industrial-era setting is populated with leering, Dickensian characters, most notably the loathsome monster hunter hired by Warthrop to enact the highly effective “Maori Protocol” method of slaughter. Yancey’s prose is stentorian and wordy, but it weaves a world that possesses a Lovecraftian logic and hints at its own deeply satisfying mythos. Most effective of all, however, is the weirdly tender relationship between the quiet, respectful boy and his strict, Darwinesque father figure. “Snap to!” is Warthrop’s continued demand of Will, but readers will need no such needling.

Donated By Paul Of Simon And Schuster

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~Jennifer~ said...

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katie said...

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Anonymous said...

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~JoRdAn~ said...

These all sound really good. I already own Wake (and Fade) but I would really like to win the others :)

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The Bookologist said...

All awesome books!

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tawnda said...

All sound great!
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brizmus said...

three whole books! Cool!
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Indigo said...

Woot! Awesome offerings. Three great choices. Thanks! Indigo

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Kate said...

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Loralei said...

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Denise said...

Wake sounds absolutely great! Well, they all do really lol :)

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Michelle said...

Wake has to be one of my favorite reads from last year - I'd love to have this one!!

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Flip The Page! Book Reviews said...

I am seriously in love with ellen hopkins!!! lol

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Erica said...

Please enter me :) These all sound great!

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Wrighty said...

Ooooh! I haven't read any of these yet! They all sound so good!

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Raspberry said...

I have been dying to read Monstrumologist and the others are...well, awesome. So excited.
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Falling Off The Shelf said...

Awesome!! Thank you Paul so much! And Cindy for this great contest!

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Ooh, I really want to read The Monstromologist!

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Jill of The O.W.L. said...

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Anonymous said...

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wheresmyrain said...

love it when you get a full set,
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Jenna said...

I've been meaning to read something by Ellen Hopkins for a long time, but I never got around to it. I would love to be entered!

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