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Monday, December 10, 2012

12 Days of Magic (Spellbound) Book Blitz: excerpt & giveaway


The 12 Days of Magic Book Blitz for Nikki Jefford's Spellbound Series is stopping by today with an excerpt and two giveaways...

The Spellbound Series

Entangled (add on goodreads)
Two months after dying, seventeen-year-old witch Graylee Perez wakes up in her twin sister Charlene’s body.Until Gray finds a way back inside her own body, she’s stuck being Charlene every twenty-hour hours. Her sister has left precise instructions on how Gray should dress and behave. Looking like a prep isn’t half as bad as hanging out with Charlene’s snotty friends and gropey boyfriend.
The “normals” of McKinley High might be quick to write her behavior off as post-traumatic stress, but warlock Raj McKenna is the only person who suspects Gray has returned from the dead.
Now Gray has to solve the mystery of her death and resurrection and disentangle herself from Charlene’s body before she disappears for good.

Enchantment (add on goodreads)
If Graylee Perez thought sharing a body with her twin sister was bad, dealing with a duplicate of herself is two times worse. Gray the second doesn’t seem to get that Lee’s boyfriend, Raj McKenna, is off limits. Then there’s the problem of Adrian Montez. He expects one of the Grays to be his.Nearly a year later, the council is onto them for past misdeeds; Lee, along with the rest of the coven, has lost control of her powers; and Gray is being stalked by what looks like the Grim Reaper. 
If they work together, they may stand a chance of setting things right and making it out alive.

Duplicity (add on goodreads)
In the third and final installment of the Spellbound series, Graylee Perez (the duplicate), goes to Spain for a summer of escape. There she meets new friends and comes face to face with her old adversary, Adrian Montez. When Gray tries to setup a spell that will banish Adrian from her life, she inadvertently falls under a love spell instead.
Charlene returns, having hijacked a new body, for one final battle between the twins.



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Excerpt
Freaky Friday (Entangled, Spellbound #1)

IN THIS SCENE: On Friday, April 1st, Gray goes to school unaware of the fact that she died and is now inside her twin sister Charlene’s body.

Mr. Burke turned to face the class with his attendance sheet. The moment his eyes left the paper, they landed on Gray. “Miss Perez,” he said, startled. “What are you doing in my class?”

So even the teachers were in on it.

Gray swallowed. Her heart hammered inside her chest. Everyone stared at her. It was like some horrible nightmare. Maybe the coven was punishing her for performing magic at school. Enough to manipulate reality?  She couldn’t begin to imagine the kind of power that’d take, followed by the repairs and brain washes at the conclusion of her day of humiliation. It didn’t make any sense.

“The same thing I do every day, learning math under your tutelage, Mr. Burke,” Gray answered. Maybe she could get him to crack a smile and admit he couldn’t keep a straight face any longer.

But Mr. Burke didn’t smile. His jaw tensed. “Is this a joke?”

She would have liked to ask him the same question, but Mr. Burke didn’t look like he was playing around.

Everyone seemed to be holding their breath around her.

“I don’t know,” Gray said slowly. “Maybe you can tell me what’s going on.”

Mr. Burke just stared at her.

Gray sat up. “Did I get transferred to another geometry class and someone forgot to mention it to me?” Or to another school? Why was her locker cleared out?

“You’ve never been in my geometry class, Charlene.”

Charlene! Gray’s heart skipped. “I’m not Charlene!”

There were gasps all around her.

“Who are you then?” Mike Matthews asked from beside her.

“Oh, for Pete’s sake, you know very well I’m Graylee.”

Louder gasps, followed by a rush of whispers coming from all directions. It was like being sucked into the eye of a hurricane with chatter hurled and swirled all around her. Gray looked to Mr. Burke, imploring him with her eyes to make this charade end.

“Enough!” he shouted and the clamor stopped. Mr. Burke looked at Gray and spoke softly. “Miss Perez, please come with me.”

Gray stuffed her things inside her pack and vacated her desk. She was more than ready to get out of that room.

She joined Mr. Burke in the hallway, where he shut the classroom door behind him. Gray could practically hear the jabber begin anew the moment the door clicked in place. Hyenas. She’d like to see how her classmates handled a day in the Twilight Zone.

Nikki Jefford: Site / Goodreads / Twitter / Facebook
Nikki Jefford is a third generation Alaskan who loves fictional bad boys and heroines who kick butt. She writes edgy teen fiction, including the Spellbound Trilogy and Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter.
Nikki married S├ębastien, the love of her life, while working as a teaching assistant in France. They now reside in the not-so-tropical San Juan Islands, 70 miles northeast of Forks, Washington.


There are 2 giveaways running during the book blitz!

GIVEAWAY #1:  
1 Reading is Sexy sticker and signed book swag: 1 Entangled
bookmark and 1 Aurora Sky door hanger.

DETAILS: Open Internationally, One winner wins all, ends 12/14 at 11:59pm
To enter giveaway #1 just leave your name and an email address in the comments.
Giveaway 1 closed

GIVEAWAY #2: 
-Signed Entangled Paperback, 
-A box of peppermint chocolate Polar Bear Smooches, 
-12 eBook Winners: choice of book 1, book 2, or voucher for book 3 when it releases

DETAILS: Open INT, ends 12/27
To enter giveaway #2 fill out the Rafflecopter form

7 comments:

Natalie Cleary said...

Thanks so much for the chance. Love the sound of these and the covers are awesome!!

natcleary at gmail dot com

ana-death said...

Thank you for the giveaway ^^

The covers are so awesome and the series seems very enticing indeed =]

Ana Death Duarte


personaldeath (at) gmail (dot) com

Anji said...

Thx for the giveaway!!

Anji
janatalagova@gmail.com

Joy Keeney said...

Great giveaway!!

joymariee(at)att(dot)net

Linda Kwolek said...
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Linda Kwolek said...

Thank you having this giveaway. The thought of being stuck in my sister's body...we are so different. I believe in breaking the rules and pushing boundaries, whereas Karen believes rules are there to guide us. No thank you, I like making my own path.

wildflowermother@yahoo.com

Sayomay said...

Sweet giveaway! :D Thanks!
Samantha D
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