The release of Renée Ahdieh's second novel—The Rose & the Dagger—is just around the corner now (praise be), and to celebrate its release I'm giving away one paperback copy of the first book in the duology—The Wrath & the Dawn. I loved this book so much, not the least because it has one of my favorite literary letters ever. Truly. I quote that last line of Khalid's to myself all the time. So. If you haven't had a chance to read this gem, now is happily the time. To enter, simply fill out the Rafflecopter. The giveaway is open to those with U.S. or Canadian mailing addresses and will run through Wednesday, April 13th. Good luck!
It seems a long time ago now that I first read Shiver -- the first book in the Wolves of Mercy Falls trilogy. But looking back I started it on the plane ride to BEA and finished it there in the conference center, fingers gripping the cover tightly, while sitting on the floor in one of the many autograph lines. And now it's May again and BEA is right around the corner and I emerge from my recent and nasty reading slump stupor to find a copy of Linger sitting in my mailbox like a glove thrown down in the dirt. "I will be the one to pull you out," it whispers to me slyly. "Just open me up and take a sip. I promise--one sip is all it will take." And I look at it with fear and longing written all over my face. "You promise?" I ask intently. "Because it's been a long walk in the cold and I'm not sure I can take another disappointment." "Just open me up," it says, confidence written all over its cover. And so I do. And everythin