Release Day Blitz + Giveaways: Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman


You know what today is? Tuesday! And Tuesday means more books are getting released and a lot of them are very, very good and worth your money. For example: BLACKHEARTS by Nicole Castroman!

I wrote a review on this amazing book that can be found here. Anyway. This book is super amazing and I loved it so much! Definitely pick it up if you haven’t already.

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by Nicole Castroman
Genre: YA Historical Fiction, Romance, Pirates
Publication: February 9th 2016 by Simon Pulse
Series: n/a
Length: 384 pages
Format: eARC from publisher

Blackbeard the pirate was known for striking fear in the hearts of the bravest of sailors. But once he was just a young man who dreamed of leaving his rigid life behind to chase adventure in faraway lands. Nothing could stop him—until he met the one girl who would change everything.

Edward “Teach” Drummond, son of one of Bristol’s richest merchants, has just returned from a year-long journey on the high seas to find his life in shambles. Betrothed to a girl he doesn’t love and sick of the high society he was born into, Teach dreams only of returning to the vast ocean he’d begun to call home. There’s just one problem: convincing his father to let him leave and never come back.

Following her parents’ deaths, Anne Barrett is left penniless and soon to be homeless. Though she’s barely worked a day in her life, Anne is forced to take a job as a maid in the home of Master Drummond. Lonely days stretch into weeks, and Anne longs for escape. How will she ever realize her dream of sailing to Curaçao—where her mother was born—when she’s stuck in England?

From the moment Teach and Anne meet, they set the world ablaze. Drawn to each other, they’re trapped by society and their own circumstances. Faced with an impossible choice, they must decide to chase their dreams and go, or follow their hearts and stay.

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Thanks to the generosity of Stephanie @ Chasm of Books, she’s hosting TWO giveaways to celebrate the release of BLACKHEARTS!

Please read the giveaway rules here.  Any information submitted through the giveaway forms will only be used to ship prizes.

Giveaway #1: Hardcover of Blackhearts wherever the BookDepository ships via Chasm of Books (INTL)

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Giveaway #2: signed hardcover of Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman and swag via Chasm of Books (US ONLY)

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Release Day Celebration + Giveaway: Glass Sword (Red Queen #2) by Victoria Aveyard


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Glass Sword
by Victoria Aveyard
Genre: YA Fantasy
Publication: February 9th, 2016 by HarperTeen
Series: Red Queen #2
Length: 448 pages

Mare Barrow’s blood is red—the color of common folk—but her Silver ability, the power to control lightning, has turned her into a weapon that the royal court tries to control.

The crown calls her an impossibility, a fake, but as she makes her escape from Maven, the prince—the friend—who betrayed her, Mare uncovers something startling: she is not the only one of her kind.

Pursued by Maven, now a vindictive king, Mare sets out to find and recruit other Red-and-Silver fighters to join in the struggle against her oppressors. 

But Mare finds herself on a deadly path, at risk of becoming exactly the kind of monster she is trying to defeat. 

Will she shatter under the weight of the lives that are the cost of rebellion? Or have treachery and betrayal hardened her forever?

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Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes and Noble

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Victoria Aveyard is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Red Queen. Victoria was born and raised in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, a small town known only for the worst traffic rotary in the continental United States. She moved to Los Angeles to earn a BFA in screenwriting at the University of Southern California. She currently splits her time between the East and West coasts. As an author and screenwriter, she uses her career as an excuse to read too many books and watch too many movies. She has sold several television pilots and feature-length screenplays. You can visit her online at www.victoriaaveyard.comor on Twitter at @VictoriaAveyard.

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One winner will get a RED QUEEN Prize pack from HarperTeen, which includes:
– 1 Physical Copy of CRUEL CROWN (0.1 & 0.2 Red Queen)
– 1 Red Queen foam sword that reads “Kneel or Bleed”
– 1 Scarlet Guard scarf

Must be 13+ To Enter | Ships in US only 
See Terms & Conditions for full contest rules before entering some restrictions apply. 

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