FORGOTTEN by Kristin Smith . . . Cover Reveal and Giveaway!
Mar03

FORGOTTEN by Kristin Smith . . . Cover Reveal and Giveaway!

  TITLE: FORGOTTEN (The Deception Game, #2) AUTHOR: Kristin Smith PUBLISHER: Clean Teen Publishing RELEASE DATE: August 21, 2017 Pre-order your copy here.    About the book . . . The epic tale of Sienna Preston continues in this second installment of the exhilarating Deception Game series. Seventeen-year-old Sienna is no stranger to heartache and loss. But this time, it’s different; someone―or something―has tampered with a loved one’s memories, and she’s determined to get answers. The trail leads her to the glittering skyscrapers and modern luxuries of Rubex, the Capital of Pacifica, where she infiltrates the government’s Agency for Intelligence and Genetics. But answers are not always easy to come by, especially when her own memories may have been altered. Luckily, Zane Ryder is there to help her put the pieces back together, his devotion and concern muddying the waters between friendship and something more. When Sienna gets too close to uncovering dark Agency secrets, she’s framed for the murder of a prominent government official, sending her on the run. Sienna’s heart may be torn about who she loves, but none of that really matters anymore―because the only thing that awaits her now is a death sentence.   a Rafflecopter giveaway Book One is Now Available In Stores and Online . . . CATALYST by Kristin Smith (The Deception Game, #1) Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Kobo Too pretty. Too smart. Too perfect. In a crumbling, futuristic Las Vegas where the wealthy choose the characteristics of their children like ordering off a drive-thru menu, seventeen-year-old Sienna Preston doesn’t fit in. As a normal girl surrounded by genetically modified teenagers, all of her imperfections are on display. But after the death of her father, everything she’s ever known and loved changes in an instant. With little skills to help provide for her family, Sienna clings to the two things that come easily—lying and stealing. But not all thief-for-hire assignments go as planned. When a covert exchange of a stolen computer chip is intercepted, she becomes entangled with a corrupt government official who uses her thieving past as leverage, her mother as collateral, and the genetically modified poster boy she’s falling for as bait. In order to rescue her mother, there may only be one option—joining forces with the Fringe, an extremist group, and their young leader who’s too hot to be bad. Problem is, these revolutionaries aren’t what they seem, and the secrets they’re hiding could be more dangerous than Sienna is prepared for. In the end, she must be willing to risk everything to save the one thing that matters most.   About Kristin Smith . . . Website / Goodreads / Facebook / Twitter Kristin Smith writes young adult contemporary...

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Pitch Madness … all about the draft
Mar03

Pitch Madness … all about the draft

Everyone has been asking about what happens and how does the Pitch Madness Draft work. The draft is how we determine what entries each host gets on her team. It’s just like the NFL draft. We draw to see who goes first, second, third, and fourth during the picks. Each team gets a pick from their shortlist of entries on their turn. Then the picks rotate: First pick moves to second pick, second pick moves to third pick, third pick moves to fourth pick, and fourth pick moves to first pick. It continues rotating until all sixty spots are filled with one of the Pitch Madness entries. If you’re curious about the NFL Draft check it out here. The Pitch Madness Draft will be on Sunday, March 5. There are two rounds behind the scenes. Join us on the hashtag #PitchMadness for all the happenings behind the draft doors. I’ve been known to drop surprises, so you don’t want to miss this event. And those who’ve followed me for a while know what that means… The mastermind behind the draft is the remarkable Dee Romito… Website | Twitter Dee Romito lives in her hometown of Buffalo, New York. You’re likely to find her on adventures with her husband and two energetic kids, at the local ice cream shop, or curled up in a comfy chair with her cats. She loves to write, travel, and giggle like a teenager with her friends. Her middle grade debut, THE BFF BUCKET LIST, is now available from Simon & Schuster/Aladdin with BEST. NIGHT. EVER., NO PLACE LIKE HOME, and THE ITALY LIST to follow in 2017-2018. Dee is a member of SCBWI and Co-Advisor of Buffalo-Niagara Children’s Writers and Illustrators. You can visit her website at DeeRomito.com. Check out Dee’s books … Ella and Skyler have been best friends since kindergarten—so close that people smoosh their names together like they’re the same person: EllaandSkyler. SkylerandElla. But Ella notices the little ways she and Skyler have been slowly drifting apart. And she’s determined to fix things with a fun project she’s sure will bring them closer together—The BFF Bucket List. Skyler is totally on board. The girls must complete each task on the list together: things like facing their fears, hosting a fancy dinner party, and the biggest of them all—speaking actual words to their respective crushes before the end of summer. But as new friends, epic opportunities, and super-cute boys enter the picture, the challenges on the list aren’t the only ones they face. And with each girl hiding a big secret that could threaten their entire friendship, will the list–and their BFF status–go bust? To order ....

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