Contest: Blessed Galley Giveaway

By March 1st, 2011 43 Comments

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With the launch of Smart Pop YA, we’re starting the first of many weekly contests: three lucky winners will receive galley copies of Cynthia Leitich Smith’s latest paranormal hit, Blessed. To enter to win, just comment on this post before midnight on Tuesday, March 8, EST; we’ll announce the winner the next day!

While you’re waiting for the winners to be announced, you can check out the book trailer for Blessed and read the synopsis below–they’ll make you wish you were tearing into a copy right now.

Book Description

With a wink and a nod to Bram Stoker, bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith unites the casts of Tantalize and Eternal in a delicious dark fantasy her fans will devour.

Quincie Morris, teen restaurateur and neophyte vampire, is in the fight of her life–or undeath.

Even as she adjusts to her new appetites, she must clear her best friend and true love–the hybrid-werewolf Kieren–of murder charges; thwart the apocalyptic ambitions of Bradley Sanguini, the seductive vampire-chef who “blessed” her; and keep her dead parents’ restaurant up and running.

She hires a more homespun chef and adds the preternaturally beautiful Zachary to her wait staff. But with hundreds of new vampires on the rise and Bradley off assuming the powers of Dracula Prime, Zachary soon reveals his true nature–and his flaming sword–and they hit the road to staunch the bloodshed before it’s too late.

Even if they save the world, will there be time left to salvage Quincie’s soul?

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43 Comments On "Contest: Blessed Galley Giveaway"

  1. Elizabeth

    Interesting twist adding a resturaunt, but I am not sure how this is any different from the multitude of post-Twilight books featuring Vampire and Werewolf relationships. The cover is beautiful.

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  2. MrsOrman

    I know a lot of teenage girls (aka my high school students) who can’t get enough of the Twilight-style vampire books, so they will probably love this. :) Would love to share this with them!

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  3. Christina

    The restaurateur bit reminds me a little of Sookie Stackhouse (in the novels for those who haven’t read,/seen True Blood she works as a waitress), I hope that means it reads like those novels too. I love paranormal fiction where the people actually have jobs and bills and such. It makes it much more believable to me. I look forward to seeing this out at B&N!

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  4. Theresa @ Fade Into Fantasy

    Awesome giveaway! thanks for the chance!

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  5. Aubree Holsapple

    I love all things vampires. I would love to have this book.

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  6. Lisa S

    Sounds like an interesting read :)

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  7. Melanie

    I would LOVE to win this book. I’m low on cash right now D:
    But I love Tantalize and Eternal (I’m re-reading them actually)
    Thanks for having this giveaway~ :D

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  8. Cathy

    I cannot wait to read this book!!! I’ve been looking forward to read it for so long! :D
    I hope I win! :D
    Please and Thank you:)

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  9. Jessica

    Yay :) I’ve wanted this book forever.

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  10. Chris

    Awesome giveaway!!

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  11. Kimberly Meza

    I love Cynthia’s work! I really cannot wait to get my hands on “Blessed”!! I loved Eternal and I hope to see the same exciting plots! The cover is just gorgeous by the way :)

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  12. camille s.

    great giveaway! I’ve read tantalize and eternal and I can’t wait to read this! the cover is quite intriguing for me. :)

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  13. Linda Norman-Lyman

    Have been waiting to see what happens next! :)

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  14. Angie

    This sounds interesting, though I’m hesitant of the entire YA vampire fever that is still going on. But I’d be willing to give it a shot, if anything because the cover is stunning.

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  15. FloeticFlo

    Ooooh…interesting one! Thank you for the giveaway, and I like the new look!

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  16. amber

    I can’t wait to read this book!!!!!

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  17. Lexie H

    I haven’t read any of these books yet but they are definitely on my TBR list!

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  18. Haley

    I hope I win! =]

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  19. doris

    a great prize for my kids!

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  20. Teri C

    The previous two books were great reads, I cannot wait to read Blessed! Thank you for the opportunity.

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  21. Kaya H

    ohh I cannot wait to be Blessed ;) Tantalize was amazing and I loved Eternalize, and Blessed I have waited months to read! Thank you!

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  22. Vivien

    Please enter me. I absolutely love this series. I cannot wait to see where it goes!

    Vivien
    deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

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  23. NE Lee

    The trailer just made me ‘squee!’ I loved both Tantalize and Blessed! Thank you for this giveaway, I can’t wait to read this book.

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  24. kristi helvig

    This book looks amazing and I love the cover!

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  25. Sarah Hurt

    I am so glad that teen libris is back, even if it is in a new format! I really missed the site.

    The book looks great, Cynthia Leitich Smith is a great author. Tantalize is my fav thing she has written, so I will defenetly have to check her new book out!

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  26. Jenny Nguyen

    This book looks really good!
    I really hope I’ll win! :)

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  27. Beverly

    Book seems very interesting. Ive read the authors past work, and have never been disappointed.

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  28. K8

    Like the cover and title. Hoping this will be as good as it sounds!

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  29. Stephanie

    I hear this book has a lot of Dracula references in it, so I am actually reading Dracula first so the book will have more meaning. But I loved the first two!

    Stephanie
    thegirlonfire27 at gmail dot com

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  30. Lynsey Newton

    Ooh yes please. Thank you for the opportunity to win. I hear alot about Cynthia but I’ve not read her books so I’d be really pleased to win this.

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  31. Kristen J

    That book looks like it would have a very good home on my 8th grade classroom bookshelf!

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  32. Mel

    You had me at Bram Stoker, please count me in!

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  33. Darjaille

    I would’ve like to read this book and the cover is amazing:) Thanks for giveaway.

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  34. Ashton Willey

    I saw this book at the store, and silly me, I forgot my wallet at home! This would be a great chance to get it! This book looks great!

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  35. Carol

    Yay!! Awesome giveaway! I loved Tantalize =) thanks for this opportunity!

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  36. Ruth Ann

    Sounds like a fun read. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  37. Cheyenne

    Wow, the cover is beautiful! I would really love to read this book, thanks for offering this contest :D

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  38. Erin L.

    I’d love to read this. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  39. Ariel Wilson

    This one sounds great! Thanks for the giveaway! :D

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  40. Rachel

    I absolutely cannot wait! Thank you so much!

    Rachel
    theonering111 at gmail dot com

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  41. Sam

    So excited to see so many unique stories out their for YA. Where were these stories when I was in high school, good thing I can still read them now ;)

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  42. kellye

    I <3 Cynthia Leitich Smith and all her novels. Would love to win this one!

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    • kellye

      actually, love her picture books, too!

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