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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Eden's Escape Release Day Blitz {giveaway}


I'm thrilled to help celebrate the Eden's Escape Release Day Blitz! Learn more about this fun middle-grade book and series, read an excerpt, and enter to win a $50 gift card! Plus, check out my review and enter to win copies of the book here.


Eden’s Escape
(Eden of the Lamp #2)
By M. Tara Crowl
From Disney-Hyperion
Release Date: September 6, 2016
Ages 9-12

Eden's new life on earth begins in New York City under the guidance of her new guardian: Pepper, a petite, bubbly genie alum who's also a Broadway actress. Before she has a chance to settle in, though, Eden is whisked away for a granting--only to find herself trapped in a laboratory. David Brightly, owner of the world's leading tech company, cares more about tapping into the lamp's power than making a wish and starts performing tests on Eden. With Brightly's plasma shield around the lamp, Eden has no way home. Left without a choice, she escapes the lab and goes on the run. After her daring exit, Eden finds herself on the streets of Paris--home to Electra's headquarters. Left in a strange city with a price on her head (courtesy of scheming Brightly), Eden has to keep her wits about her. She dons a chic disguise and flits around Paris incognito, investigating Brightly Tech. Assisted by Pepper and her old adversary Bola, as well as some new friends, Eden embarks on a quest to retrieve the lamp and protect the secrets of the genie legacy.



Eden’s Wish
(Eden of the Lamp #1)
By M. Tara Crowl
From Disney-Hyperion
Release Date: September 1, 2015
Ages 9-12
All twelve years of Eden's life have been spent in an antique oil lamp. She lives like a princess inside her tiny, luxurious home; but to Eden, the lamp is nothing but a prison. She hates being a genie. All she wants, more than anything, is freedom.
When Eden finds a gateway to Earth within the lamp, she takes her chance and enters the world she loves. And this time, she won't be sent back after three wishes.
Posing as the new kid at a California middle school, Eden revels in all of Earth's pleasures--but quickly learns that this world isn't as perfect as she always thought it was. Eden soon finds herself in the middle of a centuries-old conflict between powerful immortals. A ruthless organization run by a former genie will stop at nothing to acquire the lamp and its power--even hurt Tyler and Sasha, the new mortal friends who have given Eden a home. To save her friends and protect the lamp's magic, Eden must decide once and for all where she belongs.


EXCERPT FROM EDEN'S ESCAPE
“Wow,” Eden said. “You do love clothes.”
“I told you.” Melodie started to sift through the racks. “Now, what we’ve got to do is find something that looks like the opposite of anything you’d ever wear.”
“Isn’t the point for me to go unnoticed?” In Eden’s line of sight were an orange jumpsuit that looked like a prison uniform, a shiny green skirt like a mermaid’s tail, and a feathered Native American headdress. “I don’t think I’d blend in wearing most of this stuff.”
“We’ll put you in something subtle.”
Taking it all in, Eden wondered where exactly Melodie planned to find that.
Though Melodie’s wardrobe seemed chaotically disorganized from an outsider’s perspective, she seemed to know precisely where everything was. After careful consideration, she pulled out a white collared shirt, a navy blazer, a pleated green-and-navy skirt, shiny black shoes, and a navy beret to top it all off. Eden put all of it on as instructed.
“See?” Melodie said delightedly. “You’re just a regular student in Paris!”

M. Tara Crowl grew up in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She studied Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, then received an MA in Creative Writing at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. She lives in New York City. facebook/twitter/instagram/website
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14 comments:

Lisa Brown said...

I don't think I would make any wishes, there are strings attached, trickery with making wishes from a genie.
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Natalie said...

My 3 wishes would be: 1) that my family remain healthy for the remainder of their life 2) that my dad would believe in God again and 3) 5 million dollars.

kay Slowey-Sly said...

My wishes...rid our planet of cruelty to both animals and people, protect our Earth, and let me get one book published before I get to old to enjoy it! Conga on the release of the book.

Elena said...

my 3 wishes are that my family members will be healthy and live long, that this world will be peaceful and that all wars will be over

Janet W. said...

If I met a genie, I would wish that the world would be cancer free, that the Earth would be protected and clean so we have a healthy place to live, and that my grandson stay healthy and live a happy long, life.

ellie said...

I would wish for an end to disease, world peace, and health and happiness for my kids and grandkids.

Danielle H. said...

My three wishes would be 1) time travel 2) invisibility and 3) flight under my own power. All of these could be used for so much good.

Cali W. said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I am not sure what my three wishes would be because wishes always come with a price; but I would wish for my sister to get better. :)

jag291431 said...

To have the most prestigious genie, Robin Williams, do one more voice. Other than that, I don't really have wishes...Something always backfires with those. lol

Irma Jurejevčič said...

For my family to always be healthy, for books and for a new house :)

Jan Murp said...

My three wish would be win 2 mil in the lottery so I can pay off my house ,pay my daughter student loans, My other wish I wouldn't be sick with lupus, my third my husband would keep getting laid off from the mines

Jan Murp said...

I meant to say wouldn't be laid off

Rajeeva Jayaratne said...

i only need one wish. i will wish that i get unlimited no of wishes.

Traveling Agent said...

1. To never have health problems
2. To have enough money to travel the world
... and I have no idea for number 3, probably world peace or a cure for some disease, I don't know.


~ KateS