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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Giveaway: Sweet by Emmy Laybourne

I'm thrilled to help celebrate the release of the paperback edition of the young-adult novel SWEET by Emmy Laybourne! Thanks to Macmillan, I have one copy of the paperback to give away today...

title: Sweet
author: Emmy Laybourne
release date: June 7, 2016
pub: Macmillan
format: paperback
They'd kill to get thin.

The luxurious celebrity cruise launching the trendy new diet sweetener Solu should be the vacation of a lifetime. But Laurel is starting to regret accepting her friend Viv's invitation. She's already completely embarrassed herself in front of celebrity host Tom Forelli-the hottest guy ever!-and she's too sick to even trythe sweetener. And that's before Viv and all the other passengers start acting really strange.

Tom knows that he should be grateful for this job and the chance to shed his former-child-star image. His publicists have even set up a 'romance' with a sexy reality star. But as things on the ship start to get wild, he finds himself drawn to a different girl. And when the hosting gig turns into an expose on the shocking side effects of Solu, it's Laurel that he's determined to save.

Emmy Laybourne, author of the Monument 14 trilogy, takes readers on a dream vacation in Sweet that goes first comically, then tragically, then horrifyingly, wrong!

Praise for Sweet
Junior Library Guild Award for Fall 2015
Lone Star Reading List for 2016
YALSA Quick Pick for 2015

“Simultaneously terrifying, hilarious, and action-packed, Sweet is a wild ride that holds up a warped mirror to our society. I loved it from the first line to the last.” —Marie Lu, New York Times–bestselling author of Legend and The Young Elites

Laybourne’s masterful novel opens as a comical potential romance, becomes suspenseful, then horrific, and ends as a gripping action-adventure survival story
— VOYA, Starred Review & Perfect 10

Emmy Laybourne is a novelist, public speaker, screenwriter and former character actress. She is the author of the MONUMENT 14 trilogy ("Frighteningly real… riveting" - NYT Book Review, Editor’s Choice) and the novel SWEET (“A gripping action-adventure survival story” – VOYA, rated Perfect Ten). Before her life as a novelist, Emmy performed original comedy on Comedy Central, MTV and VH1; and acted in the movies "Superstar," "The In-Laws" and "Nancy Drew," among others. Emmy lives outside New York City with her husband, two kids and a flock of 6 nifty chickens.

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Carl Scott said...

I've seen the hardcover version of this book but this is my first look at the paperback. Just a little scarier, don'tcha think? Thanks!

Unknown said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

holdenj said...

I missed this when it came out in Hardcover, so looking forward to reading it! Thanks!

Reading.for.eternities said...

CROSSING MY FINGERS!!! This is so amazing! I love Sweet so so very much but unfortunately don't have this book of it yet😢😢

Unknown said...

I love the new cover! I want this on my shelf.

Sayomay said...

I am so excited to read this!! I've been trying to lose weight and the struggle is real!!! This sounds awesome! XD
Samantha D

Unknown said...

Yay 💃🏽💃🏽. Can't wait to read. Thanks for hosting this giveaway. Cheers

Debby said...

This looks like a great book!


Julie Waldron said...

This sounds like a great book! Thank you for the giveaway. :)