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Today I'm excited to participate in the  Who Will You Entice? Blog Tour celebrating the release of ENTICE, the second book in Jessica Shirvington's EMBRACE series. It releases September 4, 2012. It's already gotten great reviews.

Here's a description from Amazon:

Every day Violet Eden wonders whether she made the right choice.

She still doesn't fully understand these powers she's been granted as a half-angel Grigori.  And worse, isn't even sure she's capable of using them. Stab someone through the heart? Really?
No matter how bad things get, though, Violet doesn't run and she doesn't quit. Even if it means she can never allow herself to love the guy she longs for. Even if it means asking her enemy for help.

Even if no one is telling her the truth.

The war between Exiles and Angels is on—and she's wanted by both sides.

And Amazon had this short review from Kirkus Review:

"Strong, compelling and wonderfully flawed, Violet is the kind of heroine that will keep readers enthralled and rooting for her until the final page is turned . . .This is one emotional thrill ride, filled with passion and suspense, ending with a cliffhanger that will leave readers panting for the next book." - Kirkus Reviews

Doesn't this sound fantastic?

Sourcebooks, Jessica's publisher, has provided an ARC for a giveaway.  To enter, all you need to do is be a follower (just click the follow button if you’re not a follower) and leave a comment by September 22nd. I’ll announce the winner on September 24th. If your e-mail is not on Blogger, please list it in your comment. International entries are welcome.

If you mention this contest on Twitter, Facebook, or your blog, mention this in the comments and I'll give you an extra entry. 

And don't forget all my other awesome contests at the top of the blog including for SKYLARK, a fantastic debut dystopian/fantasy, SEND, a contemporary story about bullying told from a male POV, and ENDLESSLY, the final book in Kiersten White's series. 

Here's what's coming up next. And so you know, I have a lot of fantastic things happening in September and October. So be sure to stop back and enter all the contests.

Monday I'm interviewing Mady for my ASK THE EXPERT series. She's Matt MacNish's daughter. His blog, The Quintessentially Questionable Query Experiment, is a great blog for authors. And I'll be giving away a copy of THE PECULIAR, an awesome fantasy/steampunk story, by Stefan Bachmann. It got so much buzz at BEA that I was dying to read it. I can't believe I was lucky enough to get an ARC to share with you.

Next Wednesday I'll be sharing some awesome news about one of our followers and helping her celebrate with a big giveaway. That's all I can say for now, so come back on Wednesday to learn more.

The following Monday I'm helping Kat Zhang celebrate her debut with an interview and giveaway of WHAT'S LEFT OF ME. I fell in love with this book from page 1. It was so awesome. I can't wait to share it with you.

And don't forget our Tuesday Tips and Casey's Thursday agent spotlights.

Hope to see you Monday!


  1. i really want to discover this serie but so far i haven't been lucky

    thank ypu for the giveaway



  2. This is a series I definitely want to check out.

    The Mon post sounds intriguing.

  3. Entice looks interesting! Thank you. (I signed up to follow Matt's blog, too--love his comments on blogs I visit)

  4. Ooh, a book about a half-angel? Sign me up! I'm also curious about this steampunk fantasy you mentioned. I just finished Westerfield's Leviathan trilogy, and steampunk is now a craving I can't satisfy.

  5. Entice looks great. I will check it on Amazon.

  6. The book sounds great, and I'm psyched for your interview with Matt's daughter!

  7. Wow, that's quite the premise for a story. And ew, yeah, stabbing through the heart. Such an angelly thing to do. ;) lol

  8. That's a fabulous Kirkus review! Sounds like a fabulous book!

  9. Would love to read this!


  10. I also tweeted this awesome giveaway besides also being an old follower.

    Tweet: https://twitter.com/BookLoverC/status/244175169944436737
    - Cassandra Ruiz

  11. I'm an old follower and I think I'd love to give a book about angels a chance, after not being very impressed with the Fallen series!

  12. I enjoyed the first book in this series. More so than most other Angel novels. I'm eager to read the next in the series.
    GFC: Vivien

    deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

  13. I have Embrace, but haven't read it yet. Now I'll have to read it since the sequel is out. :D

  14. I follow via Google Reader - Wendy Railey...also, GFC - Wendy. Email - wendyrailey@yahoo.com

    Thank you so much for the giveaway! I've been dying to read this series. It just looks so good!

  15. the book sounds great!


  16. This one sounds amazing!! Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  17. sounds a great book, i love angel's story

    gfc follwer
    share on twitter : https://twitter.com/Eli_Yanti/status/244388602736439296


  18. I would love to read ENTICE thank you. It looks amazing.

    GFC: Mary Preston


  19. Thanks for the giveaway :)
    GFC follower: Evie
    by.evie at yahoo dot com dot br

  20. This book sounds awesome! Thanks for the giveaway. julierupert@gmail.com

  21. Please enter me :)!!!!!!

    themgowl at gmail dot com

  22. I'm a follower and happily tweeted too:

    I LOVED Embrace! Whoever gets the giveaway is lucky!

    wgreenley (at) comcast (dot) net

    ENTICEEEEEEEE! Please count me in!!
    I'm GFC follower
    I tweeted: https://twitter.com/Gisselle_Alv/status/244546716051845120


  24. Book sounds great. Thanks.
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

  25. I follow via GFC under the name Tabitha.


  26. What an amazing cover. And I love characters who are complicated and flawed...sounds like a good one. :$


  27. Entice is on my TBR list as it sounds great!
    Tweeted as well: https://twitter.com/booksake/status/244963377858871296

    - Jessica @ Book Sake

  28. Hooray! I love this contest and am excited about this book :)

  29. Thanks for the giveaway! I have been waiting for this sequel. I loved Embraced!


  30. Hi! Would love to win this!

    My email : mnkbooklife (at) yahoo (dot) com

  31. Can't wait to read all the books in the series! Thank you for giving away a copy!
    verusbognar (at) gmail (dot) com

  32. Love seeing another paranormal romance with angels. Exciting read!

  33. I really need to read the first book and this one. Thanks for the giveaway! I tweeted also, the link is https://twitter.com/Crys0510/status/246032730679308288. I also follow you in GFC (Crystal Paglino) and email crysb0503@gmail.com

  34. Count me in! I'd love a copy!
    I follow your blog by email:

    Zara Alexis

  35. Thanks again for having this giveaway! :) Hope I win a copy!

  36. YAY! it's out! I had it on my wishlist for a while and am so happy the time has finally come

    Follower: reading mind

    aliasgirl at libero dot it

  37. This book sounds awesome!


  38. Love angel books!

    Thanks so much!

    GFC: Texas Book Lover
    mmafsmith AT gmail DOT com