Are you taking part in the YA SUMMER SCAVENGER HUNT? (rules posted here if you want to take part and don’t know how.)
Here are the things you need from me:
In June, the Alliance of Young Adult Authors is sponsoring a massive young adult scavenger hunt (and I’m a part of that!). This is a chance to meet some new authors, grab a bunch of free books, and sign up to win a whole bunch of epic prizes!
Each author will be given a special keyword, which will be bolded and all caps like this: WERE.
All you have to do is visit all the author’s sites in this order, write down the special keywords to discover the short story, then enter the giveaway with the completed secret legend HERE.
There will be one main giveaway for the main prize, but most of the participating authors will also have smaller giveaways for free books, amazon credit and author swag, so make sure you read their post carefully to see what else they’re offering while you’re on their site for the keyword.
Just go through the “treasure map” above to find the keywords and reconstruct the secret legend. Once you’ve got it, enter for the grand prize HERE. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for other giveaways or free books as you search for the keywords, most authors will be offering their own prizes as well.
Authors will post the rules and the full list of participating authors sometime in June, and have their post up and visible on their site/blog, with their keyword, by June 1st. Readers just need to go through the list, find the words, and use the story to enter for the grand prize.
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In June, the Alliance of Young Adult Authors is sponsoring a massive young adult scavenger hunt (and I’m a part of it!). This is a chance to meet some new authors, grab a bunch of free books, and sign up to win a whole bunch of epic prizes!
Each author will be given a special keyword, which will be bolded and all caps like this: BUTTERFLIES.
All you have to do is visit all the author’s sites in this order, write down the special keywords to discover the short story, then enter the giveaway with the completed short story HERE (link will be posted soon).
There will be one main giveaway for the main prize, but most of the participating authors will also have smaller giveaways for free books, amazon credit and author swag, so make sure you read their post carefully to see what else they’re offering while you’re on their site for the keyword. (I will be offering a stellar prize – to be announced when this scavenger hunt begins.)
Can selfish Tylira make the ultimate sacrifice?
Tylira’s back from the world of Axum, but her arch-enemy has followed her. With the world collapsing, a people to protect, a new ancestor to reckon with, and armies intent on war, there’s nowhere to flee and live the life she’d always wanted. Worse, she’s the only one with the right kind of magic to stop Catane from his quest to rule Canderabai. Will she have the courage to make the ultimate sacrifice when it goes against everything she’s ever wanted?
Searching for the perfect princess-turned-kick-ass heroine? Looking for an epic fantasy tale like nothing you’ve ever read before? This one won’t disappoint you. “Lightning Strikes Twice” combines the epic fantasy storyline of Robert Jordan’s “Eye of the World” with the immediate in-person awe of Stephanie Garber’s “Caraval.” Plus, the ending is an absolute game-changer! Expect a thrilling ride.
Adventure, magic, metaphysical epic fantasy themes and cultures, science fiction elements, coming of age themes, a romantic sub-plot, an evil emperor, quest and dinosaur-like creatures. It’s basically YA epic fantasy with a twist.
I’m the very last stop in the Read Self-Published Month Blog Tour. If you get lost, or if you just want to start again, you can go back to the beginning here: https://zachchop.com/2017/04/01/happy-read-self-published-month/
My day is April 26, 2017, and you’re in luck because I’m doing a HUGE sale today.
I write YA science fiction and fantasy books with EPIC plots and AMAZING worlds you have to experience to believe.
THE UNWEAVING CHRONICLES is my Epic Fantasy series and Book One: Teeth of the Gods is FREE today and tomorrow (26th & 27th) and Booke Two: Lightning Strikes Twice is on sale for just $.99 this week.
Tylira’s world is unraveling, and it’s all because of her unique gift.
Tylira Nyota’s mother is dead, and as the ninth daughter of the High Tazmin it is her fate to be chained to a fallen enemy general and trained for the life she will be assigned. Worse, Tylira’s magic won’t materialize, even though all her sisters can use theirs without inhibition.
But Tylira is headstrong and determined to have a little fun in life. She won’t let her guards, her brand new general, or even her stepmother’s army stop her. When she sees a chance to compete in the legendary race for the Teeth of the Gods she grabs it with both fists and won’t let go until she’s found them or destroyed the whole world trying.
And that’s a problem, because as her magic blossoms it becomes clear that the one thing Tylira is really good at, is destroying everything around her. With an army pursuing her, the Teeth of the Gods nothing but a spectre, and everyone telling her she must turn back, can she find a way to escape her destiny?
They say ‘lightning never strikes twice,’ but they’ve never met Tylira.
They say lightning never strikes twice – but they haven’t met Tylira.
Tylira Nyota did the unexpected when she found the legendary Teeth of the Gods, but her unweaving magic is unraveling her world at the seams and their only hope for survival is a guess by her ancestor and a journey to another world. Worse, Tylira and her san’lelion, Rusk Hawkwing, enter that world only to find themselves in the middle of a war with no allies and no way back.
Tylira managed to do the impossible when she won the race for the Teeth of the Gods, but can she do it again in the world of Axum with a powerful ruler bent on her destruction and a band of strange monster-riding barbarians her only allies?
Will she find a solution to save their world from destruction? And what will she have to sacrifice just to get home again?
I’m very grateful to you all for stopping by. Thanks for reading indie and don’t be a stranger! You can join my facebook group, Blackwatch & Beyond, to chat all thing SFF with me. We have a lot of fun together over here and fans vote on covers, character names and dress colors, lol. I hope to see you there!
Start the fun all over again at the very beginning here: https://zachchop.com/2017/04/01/happy-read-self-published-month/
SHE CAN’T ESCAPE WHO SHE WAS BORN – BUT SHE CAN OVERCOME.
Vera Matsumoto is intelligent, well-trained, and connected by a computer in her brain to her deadly bodyguard, but will that be enough when the Blackwatch Empire turns on her? Follow Vera through adventure, romance, metaphysical surprises, space travel, political intrigue and an all-out coup attempt in this thrilling dystopian science fiction thriller.
Adventure, politics, family, love, technology, aliens and metaphysical themes.
Roman Aldrin wasn’t always a deadly bodyguard and space marine. At one time, he was just a boy living in his parents’ decrepit spaceship. Until everything changed…
Family, love, loss and a heart-pounding back-story.