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Thursday, September 6, 2012

The Book of the Night Blog Tour: guest post & giveaway


I'm very excited to have The Book of the Night Blog Tour stopping by today with a super yummy guest post from author Pearl North and fab giveaway...


Thank you for having me here today on Word Spelunking. The Book of the Night is the third and final book in my young adult science fiction trilogy set on a world where books and words play important and sometimes unusual roles. The first book is Libyrinth and the second is The Boy From Ilysies.


Since Word Spelunking is focused on books and food, and my trilogy is focused on books and I love food, I thought I'd list my top five favorite desserts, and pair each one with one of my favorite books that I feel goes well with it.



5. Tiramisu -- Smooth and sophisticated, with that coffee kick and a hint of sweetness -- Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ichiguro

4. Chocolate Chip Cookies -- A classic, the faded jeans and sweatshirt of desserts -- The Vor Game by Lois McMaster Bujold

3. Peach Pie and Vanilla Ice Cream -- Summery, yet luscious -- The Ladies No. 1 Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

2. Cream Puff Hot Fudge Sundae -- Over the top, but oh, so worth it -- Scaramouch by Raphael Sabatini

1. Chocolate Lava Cake -- Rich, dark and melty, a total sensory experience -- Wicked Gentlemen by Ginn Hale

Connect with Pearl North: Site / Goodreads / Facebook
Pearl North is the author of a trilogy of YA science fiction novels: Libyrinth, The Boy From Ilysies (a Norton Award Finalist), and The Book of the Night. A firm believer in human decency, she loves writing and reading about characters that transcend the limits of who they think they are and what they think is possible. She mentors graduate students in Seton Hill University’s Writing Popular Fiction MFA program, and writes in other genres under different names. A native and life-long resident of the Detroit area, she has never lived more than two miles from Woodward Avenue in her life.

The Book of the Night (Libyrinth #3)
The world of the Libyrinth has experienced a series of wrenching changes. After the Libyrarians and their longtime foes the Singers discovered their common heritage, a young healer named Po found the Lion’s Bloom, an ancient and enormously powerful artifact capable of rewriting reality. 
Behind the mysteries of their shrouded past has always been the legendary Book of the Night. Sought for generations, both feared and revered, it is the key to this world of wonders. When vain, grasping Queen Thela steals the Lion’s Bloom and imperils the very reality of the world, only the Book can heal what she has rent asunder. An epic journey through strange lands, a perilous encounter in a clockwork city, and the revelation of the truth beyond reality will lead those who find the Book to a moment when their world will either be saved...or cease to exist.
Purchase: IndieBound / Amazon / B&N / BooksAMillion / Powells

Win 1 of 3 copies of The Book of the Night
Thanks to the awesome people at Tor Teen I have 3 copies of The Book of the Night to give away!!!
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There will be 3 winners
 Will run from 9/6 - 9/14
Must be 13+ to enter
One main entry per person
Winners will be emailed and must claim prize within 48 hours
Word Spelunking is NOT responsible for damaged, lost or stolen prizes as they are coming directly from Tor Teen
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12 comments:

Katy Austin said...

wow!!! Thank you so much for the giveaway! i havent read your book but it sounds super good and would love the chance to!!!!

Amy said...

This post made me super hungry. All of those treats look so good.

aLilLacey said...

Thank you for being an author and sharing your imagination with us! And the giveaway!!

PuttPutt1198Eve said...

I love the cover of the book! It got my attention right away.

Unknown said...

Thank you for your comments! It's great to hear your feedback. :)

Paul Decker said...

I LOVE this series! So excited to read this book!

Unknown said...

Oops, that "Unknown" comment was from me, Pearl. Thanks again for stopping by, everyone!

koddabear said...

This sounds like a good book. I'm excited to read it.

ZaraAlexis said...

Congratulations on your publication! I look forward to reading it! I hope I win! :D

Amanda Engelkes said...

I haven't read your work Pearl, but I have them on my TBR list now. I look forward to them.

Midnite Fairy Moon said...

The book sounds amazing. The desserts look amazing too. I find with a good book, good food has no carlories.

Unknown said...

Pearl here. Thanks for all the wonderful comments, everyone! I hope you will enjoy The Book of the Night.

Midnite -- you are a reader after my own heart. No calories, absolutely, the reading works it right off!

:)