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Thursday, 5 June 2014

ASPEN Release Day Launch & Giveaway


The Book

Aspen by Rebekah Crane
Genre: urban fantasy


About Aspen:
One quiet night in Boulder, Colorado, Aspen Yellow-Sunrise Taylor made a mistake.

In the next instant, her life changed forever.

Aspen doesn't want to remember the devastating car accident that killed Katelyn Ryan, a sleek-haired popular soccer player. But forgetting is hard-- because Katelyn may have died -- but she didn't leave. Her ghost is following Aspen around, and heading into senior year, it's kind of a problem. Especially when Katelyn's gorgeous former boyfriend Ben appears to be the only person at school with a clue as to how Aspen feels.

Popularity, college, Homecoming Court, hot guys - none of these things ever mattered to Aspen. She's been busy trying to rein in her giant mass of blonde curls, keep her stoner mother Ninny away from Toaster, her mom's awful bongo drumming boyfriend, and prevent her best friends Kim and Cass from killing - or kissing - one another. But with Ben sitting next to her in Physics looking all too gorgeous, Katelyn's spirit dogging her steps, and her obsessive snow-globe collecting therapist begging her to remember all the things she wants to forget, Aspen is thrust into a vivid, challenging world she can't control … and doesn't want to.

A darkly funny, emotionally gripping story of opening up, letting go, and moving on, ASPEN is about the best-worst accident of your life ... and what comes next.
Source: Info in the About Aspen was taken from GoodReads at https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17608141-aspen on 19/04/2014.

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Meet The Author

About Rebekah:
Rebekah Crane fell in love with YA literature while studying Secondary English Education at Ohio University. After having two kids, living in six different cities, and finally settling down in the foothills of her beloved Rocky Mountains, her first novel, PLAYING NICE, was published. ASPEN, her second YA novel, set in Boulder, CO, is due to release in summer 2014 from In This Together Media. She now spends her day carpooling kids or tucked behind a laptop at 7,500 ft high in the Rockies, where the altitude only enhances the experience.


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Giveaway
One winner will receive a signed copy of ASPEN and $25 Amazon gift card (US/CA only).

***Any contestant that uses dummy or contest only accounts to enter will be disqualified.***


Giveaway for Amazon Reviewers!

*Please post the giveaway picture (attached) along with the details*

Purchase and review ASPEN on Amazon by June 22, 2014 to enter to win 2 tie-dye scarves, 1 t-shirt from Moe's Broadway Bagel in Boulder, Grateful Dead stickers, a signed copy of PLAYING NICE and a signed annotated copy ASPEN, plus $25 Amazon gift card.

To enter to win this epic giveaway, you must
1) purchase a copy of ASPEN,
2) read it,
3) review it on Amazon, and
4) submit your entry by filling out this form:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1S1jgnrB0YBxpiJwtAcn6acqUL8-kPrZ7623XiElv-0c/viewform

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3 comments:

Haley Scully said...

I'm excited to read Aspen because it seems like a unique and entertaining book. It also seems very heartfelt, which I always like in a book. Thanks for the giveaway!

Kara x said...

Sounds like a really cute and quirky book.
Realism in Ya is refreshing . It feels like most of Ya now day is fantasy (not that there's nothing wrong w/ that). We all read to escape. I just feel it's nice to have a slice of like every once in a while. Diversity in Ya is also nice. . .I expected love triangles to be played out by now. Divergent broke the mold I guess. My rant is done, lol.

Elise-Maria Barton said...

I'm very much a fan of realism and focus on diversity in all genres including children and YA. Children are so precocious these days it only makes sense to be upfront with them in regards to the realities of life. Finding that subtle and sensitive way to accomplish this is a gift and i applaud authors who have it. I also support their work by buying it for my granddaughter :)
Thanks for sharing.

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