Thursday, June 14, 2012

Fierce Reads Tour: Provo and Giveaway!

Here at Emily's Reading Room, we are a huge fan of the books featured in this summer's Fierce Reads Tour. We've reviewed Monument 14 (and had an interview with the author!), Of Poseidon, Cinder, and Shadow and Bone! So, when they scheduled their visit to Provo, I was on it!

In typical Provo style, we had a small meet and greet before the event with some of the bloggers in the area, including Jenni Elyse, Suey, Enna Isilee, Lorren, Kathy, Diana, Jenny, Nichole, and Elana. We chatted a little bit about their books, and learned some great tidbits. Like, Emmy Laybourne drew the original concept art for her cover. Jenn Bosworth's husband directed and did all the special effects for her beautiful trailer. Anna Banks would choose lemon heads as the food for her books, since they made Galen upchuck. Leigh is prone to speaking to herself on the street and wears a bluetooth headset. Also, Emmy Laybourne did a little bit of acting for us. She was such a riot!

And, since pictures are worth a thousand words, here are some of the photos I took from the event:



Fierce Reads Panel
Emmy Laybourne
Emmy Laybourne: if you haven't met her, you're missing out

Fierce Reads Authors
L-R: Jenn Bosworth, Emmy Laybourne, Marissa Meyer
Jenn Bosworth
Jenn Bosworth with Struck

Anna Banks
I really think this photo captures Anna Banks' personality
Leigh Bardugo
My Book!

Emmy Laybourne
Emmy Laybourne, looking pensive

Fans of the Fierce Reads!
A nice long line for getting books signed!
And thanks to the lovely folks at Macmillan, I have an entire SIGNED set of the Fierce Reads novels to give away to you! One lucky winner will get all the books signed, plus some swag from the event.

Another lucky winner will get a Fierce Reads poster signed by all the authors! Just fill out the rafflecopter below. (If you're viewing in email or a feed reader, you'll have to click over. Trust me, it's worth it!)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

17 comments:

  1. It was a really fun evening with lots of laughs! I'm so excited to read these books! I hope I win! Thank you Macmillan and Emily!

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  2. Hahaha hilarious! That picture totally captures Anna Banks' personality. Awesome giveaway, Emily--those will be some extra lucky winners!

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  3. Thanks for having such an awesome giveaway.

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  4. It was great to see you! And thanks for organizing the meet n' greet. I got all of their autographs on bookplates because I don't own their books yet! (Except for Cinder) So I LOVE to win them! Thank you! You do so much!

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  5. Your pictures turned out so well! Mine are all way dark because of the sun. Thanks for organizing the before event. :)

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    1. Not all of them were great, but I did get a few good shots. I wish I would have had a better seat.

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  6. WOW!! all the books I still haven't read and want to read!

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  7. Emily,

    Wow! What a great blog and an amaZING giveaway. I'm feeling a bit *I'm not worthy* with such a jaw dropping giveway as this. I love ALL these Fierce Reads titles, and I'd *die* if I won. Thank you very much for this opportunity. I'd love to read an review these titles. Thanks!!

    Can't wait for more blog goodness!

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  8. UR amazing! I've been wanting these books so bad!
    Hannah @ bookhavenextraordinaire.blogspot.com

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    1. They are all great! I'll keep my fingers crossed for you!

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  9. Thank you so much for the chance to win! I've really been wanting to read all 5 of them!

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  10. Thanks for holding this giveaway! It's made of EPIC. :D

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  11. may I ask if this giveaway is international?

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  12. Ooh! Ooh! OOH! Pick me! Christy (I'll share with Erica) :0)

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  13. I was there! I wanted to get ANY of these titles while I was there, but couldn't! I wanna win this thang!! ;)

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