Last month we opened a giveaway for Nyx in the House of Night, with five winners to receive a copy of the book (signed by both P.C. and Kristin Cast), an illustrated print of the goddess Nyx (signed by the artist Alan Torrance), and a NYX cosmetics Slim Eye Pencil in sapphire. We asked entrants to share in the comments what kind of tattoos they would get as an adult vampyre if they lived in Zoey’s world, and got some great answers in return (we highly recommend reading them here!). Without further ado, here are the contest winners and the comments they shared.
ALLISON LOPEZ – my tattoo could have blue crescents and some blue butterflies with dark blue swirls going down …
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The ninth House of Night book, Destined, came out last month, and by now we figure you’re probably looking for your next House of Night fix; we’ve got a giveaway that should do the trick!
Five winners will receive:
- a copy of Nyx in the House of Night signed by both P.C. and Kristin Cast
- a gorgeous illustrated print of the goddess Nyx signed by the artist, Alan Torrance (check it out above)
- and, as a little extra, a NYX cosmetics Slim Eye Pencil in sapphire (NO relation to the series; just a great coincidence!)
(We support everyone’s right to wear eyeliner, regardless of gender. But it’s also the perfect color for drawing on a Fledgling tattoo for the next book release party!)
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Haven’t heard about our latest YA Smart Pop anthology, Nyx in the House of Night, on P.C. and Kristin Cast’s House of Night series? Read more about it on the main Smart Pop blog.
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1. From which mythical sisters do fledgling vampyres Deino, Enyo, and Pemphredo (unaffectionately labeled the Hags from Hell by Erin and Shaunee) take their name?
a. The Gorgons
b. The Fates
c. The Graiai
d. The Hesperides
2. Which House of Night class symbol also represents the Triple Goddess, …
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The House of Night is no ordinary school–and not just because it’s for vampyres. It’s a place where magic, religion, folklore, and mythology from multiple traditions merry meet and meld to create something incredible and new. In Nyx in the House of Night, some of your favorite YA authors, plus a few experts, help you navigate the influences behind the House of Night series in a guide that would get even Damien’s seal of approval.
Travel with P.C. Cast as she gets her first tattoo in Ireland, climbs the ruins of Sgiach’s castle, and discovers the lore that led to the Isle of Skye vampyres. Read Kristin Cast’s defense of women in history …
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If our recent posts about Nyx in the House of Night have caught your eye, then you won’t want to miss this news: today the book is officially on store shelves everywhere!
If this is the first you’re hearing about Nyx in the House of Night, the book is all about the mythology, religion, and folklore in the House of Night series, and includes an introduction and essay by P.C. Cast herself, along with an essay from Kristin Cast, plus other great YA writers and mythology and religion experts. There’s more, though, that makes this book extra special: It’s full of beautiful black, white, and sapphire-blue illustrations that evoke the color in the vampyre tattoos. You can see an example–an illustration of the …
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Last season, we did an official introduction post for our Fall 2010 books. This season, we’re trying something new: officially announcing our Spring 2011 titles individually, each in their own post. If you’ve missed any, you can check them all out here.
Almost three years ago, I went to a book signing for P.C. and Kristin Cast just north of Dallas. P.C. had recently been our editor on Immortal, a collection of fabulous vampire short stories we released originally for Borders; Kristin had contributed a story. And I was excited to meet them in person–not to mention pick up a copy of the latest House of Night book (Untamed, if I recall correctly).
It was a great event; the store …
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