Yay! It’s here! Oblivion is OUT! Do you have your copy?

I know Kaylee N. will soon have hers! Kaylee is the winner of the book bundle.

Are you coming to the release party tonight, though? If so, there will be more chances to win Nevermore books!

Remember that the grand prize for the Costume Contest will be Isobel’s black dress from Enshadowed. The runner up prize will include Isobel’s Hamsa necklace!

Thanks again to everyone for reading my work and being so enthusiastic about the conclusion of Isobel and Varen’s story. Now, I’m off to Fort Knox!

Who will I see tonight?

 

Hey! Wow. Is it only really one week until Oblivion releases? The 28th approaches fast…and that means I should celebrate somehow.

How about a give-away!? And not just any ole give-away. Let’s do a bundle.

Take a look at THESE beauties-all signed by the authors!

ROLE CALL!

Nowhere but Here by Katie McGarry (First in her new Thunder Road series!)

Running on Empty by Colette Ballard

Dreamfire by Kit Alloway

Next Door to the Dead: Poems by Kathleen Driskell

The Fall, a retelling of Poe’s The Fall of The House of Usher by Bethany Griffin

After Hours by Amanda K. Morgan ( writing as Claire Kennedy)

The Woman of La Mancha by Karen Mann

AND all three books in the Nevermore Trilogy, hard cover first editions, first printings, signed to you!

To win, just leave me one comment and I’ll draw at a winner at random one week from today on release day. Due to shipping, this give-away is U.S. only.

Oh, and speaking of release day, don’t forget about the official party and Nevermore Masquerade at The Barr Memorial Library. Details on the event here.

There will be more chances to win signed copies of books at the masquerade and a grand prize that will include THIS:

As in, Izzy’s black dress (THE black dress) from the cover of Enshadowed. (Don’t worry, I was able to get most of the dreamworld ash off…)

Another prize will be the Hamsa necklace as shown on the cover of Enshadowed. (Cure all for dream phantasms dressed all in white)

AND, the Oblivion release day has gotten even cooler, as I will be joined by  fellow authors and friends, Bethany Griffin (The Fall) And Colette Ballard (Running On Empty) who will be helping me judge the costume contest and signing copies of their latest books as well!

(Book vendor for the evening will be the Elizabethtown Barnes and Noble)

So what are you waiting for!? Grab your costume for the party and don’t forget to leave a comment to win the book bundle!

 

Huzzah! Thanks everyone for entering the May Oblivion ARC giveaway photo contest. I had some fantastic entries and I loved seeing everyone’s photos.

Here are the winners!

First, I drew Samantha’s entry. Check out this WICKED makeup pic of Pinfeathers!

Chilling, right???

Second, I drew Sanne’s Twitter entry of Mr. Poe brushing up on his reading in preparation for Oblivion. Check it out!

 

Remember that the prize for this round includes a signed hardback copy of Nevermore, a signed hardback copy of Enshadowed and a signed Oblivion ARC!

Stay tuned for the June Oblivion ARC give-away. And then…holy Fritos, Batman. It’s gonna be JULY!!!

How will it all end? Any thoughts. Predictions?

It’s almost here.

 

 

So surprises (like trilogies) often come in threes!

First surprise: Courtney Pierce is the winner of the April cast-a-character Oblivion ARC give-away. Congrats Courtney!

And thank you all for your amazing Nevermore casting suggestions! I loved reading them and seeing the different choices. Maybe one day, our movie dreams will become real.

Second surprise: I’m going to give away TWO ARCs for May, AND a signed hardback copy of Nevermore and Enshadowed.

Third surprise? We’re going to go straight into the May giveaway.

So here’s the deal-e-o. We are going to celebrate my finally getting an Instagram account (yes, yes, I am officially a modern woman) with a photo contest! Got a phone camera? Well, fire that puppy up.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to snap a photo that reminds you of Nevermore in some way. You can enlist your friends to stage a scene or maybe you can take a photo you think Varen might have snapped (remember he’s partial to black-and-white.) Anyone up for recreating Izzy’s stuffing-her-face-with-pizza photo? Or the cheerleading photo Varen stole from her album? Or what sort of look do you suppose Varen would give you if you tried to snap his photo in the hall? You can show off your costume for the upcoming Nevermore Masquerade in July, or you can pull an Izzy and get your dad to dress up like Poe! You can use photoshop to add cool dreamworld effects if you have mad photo editing skills, or you can keep it simple. Really, anything goes, but remember to keep it clean! Everyone who enters will go into a drawing and the winner will again be chosen at random. But please do be creative and share and tweet photos! The winners’ photos will be displayed on my blog.

You’ll need to tag me on the photo via my Facebook or @ mention me on Twitter or, now, you can tag me on Instagram so that I know you’re entered. Though you can choose to tag me on more than one social media platform if you want to share the photo with more people, you only need to share on one of the three platforms to be officially entered. In the caption, comment field or tweet, please include the words ”Oblivion ARC giveaway.”

Again, this contest is U.S. and international

To give you lots of time to think and be creative, I’m going to run this one for two weeks. So you have until Saturday May 16th, midnight EST to enter your photo.

Please enter only once with one photo.

The photo tagged must be an original photo taken by you

If you have already won an Oblivion ARC, please refrain from entering. I will be doing more exciting give-aways when I receive finished copies and those will again be open to everyone.

Each of the TWO winners will receive:

1.) A signed Oblivion ARC

2.) A signed hardback copy of Nevermore

3.) A signed hardback copy of Enshadowed

I’ll announce the winners of this photo contest on Sunday May 17th

So get clickin! ;)

 

 

 

So I’m a bit late on posting the April Oblivion give-away! This month has been a bit crazy. I’ve done some traveling to research my current work-in-progress, which is WAY cool by the way. I’ve also attended an author’s panel at the Barr Memorial Library where—don’t forget—the July Oblivion release party/Nevermore Masquerade will be goin’ down.

If this is the first you’ve heard of yon par-tay, please look for the details in my previous March post below, or click this linky link here:  LINKY LINK

Okay! On with the April give-away! Again, I’m making things easy-peasy. Especially since you folks have been so patient with me this time around.

Also, since this is coming up late, I’m letting this run until Midnight on Saturday May 2nd EST. I will announce the winner on Sunday May 3rd. Fear not, though, May will still have its own Oblivion ARC give-away.

This will be another U.S. and international give-away done through my blog. This seems to be the easiest way for me to keep track of entries and conduct the at-random drawing.

Please:

  1. Enter/comment only once
  2. Refrain from entering if you have already won an Oblivion ARC
  3. Tell your friends! You can make them lend you the ARC if they win!

To enter, just leave me a comment and/or picture of who you would like to see play a Nevermore character if there ever was to be a movie. Just to be clear, there are no movie plans in the works. This is just for fun—and to WIN!

Personally, I’d love to see Johnny Depp as Poe.  He’d be perfect.

Exhibit A:

 

What about you guys? Who do you think could play Varen, Izzy, Gwen, or Reynolds? Would Varen and Pinfeathers be played by the same actor? Would the Red Death be CGI? Talk to me!

The contest is ON!