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COMPULSION PRE-RELEASE GIVEWAY: WIN A YA BOOK OF YOUR CHOICE

Hi All! I'm so happy to help Martina Boone celebrate the upcoming release of her YA southern gothic romance COMPULSION that releases October 28, 2014. And I'll be having Martina back with another giveaway when her book releases.

Here's a blurb of COMPULSION:

Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse.

All her life, Barrie Watson had been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lived with her shut-in mother. When her mother dies, Barrie promises to put some mileage on her stiletto heels. But she finds a new kind of prison at her aunt’s South Carolina plantation instead--a prison guarded by an ancient spirit who long ago cursed one of the three founding families of Watson Island and gave the others magical gifts that became compulsions.

Stuck with the ghosts of a generations-old feud and hunted by forces she cannot see, Barrie must find a way to break free of the family legacy. With the help of sun-kissed Eight Beaufort, who knows what Barrie wants before she knows herself, the last Watson heir starts to unravel her family's twisted secrets. What she finds is dangerous: a love she never expected, a river that turns to fire at midnight, a gorgeous cousin who isn’t what she seems, and very real enemies who want both Eight and Barrie dead.

Doesn't it sound fantastic? 

And here's some info on Martina. If you don't follow her blog, I highly recommend it. She does a ton of awesome giveaways and contests to help writers.

 ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Martina Boone is the founder of AdventuresInYAPublishing.com  a two-time Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers site. She is also a founding member of YASeriesInsiders.com and the First Five Pages Workshop   When she isn’t writing, she loves to ski, ride dressage horses, travel, and read beautiful, slightly-twisted fiction. She eats Nutella on pretty much anything, adores marzipan, has guilty cravings for stale sugar-free licorice, drinks chocolate-flavored tea with milk, and watches Doctor WhoChicago FireNashville, Suits, Top Gear, So You Think You Can DanceHart of DixieVampire DiariesWalking DeadGame of ThronesGrey’s Anatomy, and Downton Abbey. She’s on the fence about The Blacklist, and she’s so, so done with Scandal. You can find her on her website or on Twitter as @MartinaABoone

Now onto the giveaway:

Enter the Rafflecopter Giveaway to win:
a Rafflecopter giveaway

And here's what's coming up:

I’m taking a blog break for two weeks until Monday, August 25th when I have a guest post by Holly Schindler and a giveaway of FERAL, her new YA psychological thriller.

Then I'll be back in September with a great line up of debut author interviews and giveaways.

And don’t forget Casey’s Thursday Agent Spotlights.

Hope to see you on August 25th!

69 comments:

Weaver said...

That book sounds awesome. Congrats to Martina!

Bish Denham said...

Martina is one busy and generous writer! Her books sounds intriguing.

Jessica said...

i have really wanted to read Spellcaster and Steadfast

Marie said...

I would choose The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings. Thanks for the giveaway!!

Elizabeth Varadan, Author said...

Sounds like a good, spooky thriller. I love anything with ghosts.

Kristin Lenz said...

Yay for Martina! Her blog is wonderful, and I've been looking forward to her novel.

Crystal Collier said...

Wahoo! I'm so stoked for Martina and her book. It's been a long time coming and she's worked so hard toward this release. She deserves epic success and amazing sales.

Gwen Gardner said...

Martina, your book sounds wonderful! The best of luck with it. I tweeted :)

Natalie, enjoy your time off! Thanks so much for stopping by earlier :)

Rachna Chhabria said...

Martina's book sounds intriguing.

Natalie, enjoy your time off. You deserve a nice break.

Eileen said...

I'd pick Isla and the Happily Ever After! Thanks for the giveaway :)

Unknown said...

The book sounds awesome! Martina knows what she likes - I also love So You Think You Can Dance and never liked Scandal. I'm plugging the giveaway on my Friday Freebies post on Aug 8. :)

Christina Fiorelli said...

Christina R. in the rafflecopter

LOVE Martina Boone, she's an incredible author :)

I'd love Street Food and Love :)

thank you :)

Alexandra Perchanidou said...

Thank you for the giveaway! And I wish the best for Martina!!! I would pick either "The Winner's Curse" or "The Kiss of Deception"

jpetroroy said...

The Kiss of Deception looks great.

Cali W. said...

Thanks for the giveaway! This book sounds great. <3 I like Ignite Me; there are too many good choices. <3

Vivien said...

I'd choose Strange Ever After by Susan Dennard. Cannot wait to read Compulsion!!

Lisa Mandina said...

Probably Unravel Me by Tahera Mafi because I need to read on in that series so bad!

cleemckenzie said...

Those stiletto heels sound very interesting.

Myrna Foster said...

I'd pick Isla and the Happily Ever After, by Stephanie Perkins. Have a lovely break!

S.P. Bowers said...

Congrats on the book Martina!

And hope you have a great break Natalie, good luck on all the swim team activities!

Ignite Me

Anonymous said...

Megan Shepherd! :) Thanks for the giveaway.

Christine Rains said...

Congrats to Martina! And enjoy your blog break, Natalie! :)

Stina said...

I'm so excited for Martina!

Have a great blog break, Natalie. You deserve it.

Jeri Baird said...

Coldest Girl in Coldtown has been on my TBR list for awhile. Would love to win a copy! Compulsion is also on TBR and Goodreads list.

Lynda R Young as Elle Cardy said...

COMPULSION sounds like an excellent read. Gotta love those ancient curses ;)

Enjoy your break!

Sharon K. Mayhew said...

Grr! It makes me nuts when my comments disappear.

Congratulations to Martina! Well done !

Natalie, you never cease to amaze me!!! (Hugs$

Stephanie said...

I love Martina's site. I wish her all the best on this fantastic sounding book!!!! I'd pick any book... But I love that key necklace:)

Danielle H. said...

I've been watching the news about Compulsion for awhile through the blogs and can't wait to read it! I would chose These Broken Stars. I shared on Facebook.

Jill the OWL said...

Compulsion sounds fantastic!

I'd love The Winner's Curse or The Kiss of Deception!

Mary Warth said...

Thanks for the giveaway. Congrats Martina, the book sounds great and I love to discover other Doctor Who fans!!

E.G. Moore said...

Compulsion sounds right up my alley! And I need to run off to Martina's blog and follow it!

erin said...

thanks for such a fun post and giveaway!!! I'd pick Mortal Danger by Ann Aguirre :) Thanks for sharing!

Carol Riggs said...

Can't WAIT to read Martina's book--whether I buy a copy or win one somewhere (I keep trying LOL). If I could choose a book, I'd choose COMPULSION! Congrats, it's getting so close to the release day, Martina! and thanks to Natalie for hosting this giveaway. :)

Rosi said...

Wonderful giveaway. It seems to me Compulsion has been a long time coming! But I'm ready for it -- if only I can find time. Eleanor & Park is a book I haven't gotten to yet, so I guess that would be my choice.

Linda Romer said...

I think I would choose copper magic. Thank you

Empty Nest Insider said...

Congrats to Martina! Not only does her book sound great, but it's nice to see someone who loves TV, and junk food as much as I do! Enjoy your blog break, Natalie!

Julie

Carina Olsen said...

Amazing giveaway for those that can enter. <3 Thank you for sharing about it sweetie :) This book do sound pretty awesome :D

Unknown said...

Once again you have created a brilliant giveaway. I hope when my book blog has as many followers as you do I will also be able to do amazing book giveaways :)

Relato mi vida said...

thank u for the giveaway!! :D i would love to win a Colleen Hoover's book :D Slammed <3

Beth said...

Congratulations to Martina!
And enjoy your blogging break.

Michael Di Gesu said...

I've been reading about Martina's book when it first aired... YAY, MARTINA!!! A LONG time coming and quite the journey!

I couldn't be happier for her.

Have a great few weeks off, Natalie! I hope you're doing something fun!

Cynthia said...

Congratulations to Martina! I like stories that weave things that happened in the past with the present.

Joni said...

I've have been dying to read OF METAL AND WISHES by Fine. Thanks for hosting this giveaway- and for a fun book blog! ^^

Anonymous said...

Compulsion sounds fantastic. Congrats to Martina.

Have a wonderful blog break.

Carrie Butler said...

Magical gifts that became compulsions? Count me in! :)

Congrats to Martina!

DMS said...

Sounds like a great series! Very interesting! And what a fabulous giveaway. :)

Have a happy blog break! Enjoy!
~Jess

Unknown said...

I'd pick Strange & Ever After. I'd also love to have Silver Shadows and The Blood of Olympus.

Tammy Theriault said...

sounds absolutely fantastic!

Cherie Reich said...

Congrats to Martina! Compulsion sounds awesome!

Unknown said...

I'd pick Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins.

Heather said...

You had me at 'southern gothic romance', this is one I'll have to check out! Congrats to Martina!

Crystal Collier said...

I hope you have an amazing time away. Can't wait for Martina's book, and believe it or not, I already ran across the giveaway. I love those things.

M Pax said...

Enjoy your break! Congrats to Martina!

Margo Kelly said...

Great cover! So exciting! :)

Unknown said...

Besides Compulsion?? Sweet Evil :)

becca rose said...

Such a beautiful cover! Thanks for the giveaway!

Alisha S. said...

Alisha Sienkiel in rafflecopter

I'd probably pick The Kiss of Deception!

Alig said...

I might pick Earth Girl by Janet Edwards.

Unknown said...

I'd choose Where She Went by Gayle Forman. :) (Tori S.)

Jolene and Family said...

I would so love the Shatter Me series! Amazing giveaway!!

Anonymous said...

I would love to win a copy of Martina's book. Have followed her journey for a long time and so excited to see it carrying on in such a great way. Plus...the book sounds pretty darn awesome!!

Unknown said...

You're so awesome for hosting this giveaway

Olivia's Catastrophe said...

If I had to read any book I would read Cinder by Melissa. Because someone gave me the third one in the series and I need to read the first two! I hope you enjoy your little blogger break as well :3

Check out my review and giveaway: http://olivia-savannah.blogspot.nl/2014/08/legacy-glow-book-review-giveaway.html

Jocelyn Rish said...

Love Martina and can't wait to read Compulsion. There are so many YA books I want to read, I have no idea what I'd choose. Guess I'll cross that bridge if I'm selected as the lucky winner. :-)

Tammy Theriault said...

so many twists and turns! exciting book :D

Rosalyn said...

This looks terrific. I'd love any of the Laini Taylor books.

Unknown said...

I would pick Compulsion if I did not win the ARC, cause I want to read it soooo bad!

Unknown said...

I would definitely pick THESE BROKEN STARS. ♥ I've always wanted to read it. I'm also excited to read Amy Zhang's Falling Into Place. Thanks for this giveaway! So excited! :)

Unknown said...

Well while i'd love to win the complete Shatter me trilogy ;) But if I don't (Which I probably won't) I'd probably pick Antigoddess

Thanks for the chance! Best of luck to all
Crosses fingers for self* lol