Thursday, May 13, 2010

I Wanna Win!

Nope, this isn't a Zombie Thursday entry - Miranda will tackle that later.

This entry is to enter a contest. Suzie Townsend has a contest to win Deception by Lee Nichols on her blog.

What Deception is about (according to Barnes & Noble):

When Emma Vaile’s parents go missing while away on a mysterious business trip, she’s left all alone in her creepy old house. But her brother’s very cute best friend, Bennett Stern—Emma’s knight in J. Crew armor—arrives unexpectedly to whisk her away to New England. There, Emma settles into his family’s museum-like mansion and enrolls at an old-fashioned private school. She quickly finds friends in the popular legacy crowd at Thatcher and spends her free time crushing on Bennett. But the eerie visions she’s been hiding from everyone have gotten worse. Emma has memories of Thatcher that she can’t explain—it’s as if she’s returning home to a place she’s never been. Finally, Emma confides in Bennett and learns she is a ghostkeeper, a person who can communicate with ghosts. Bennett brought Emma to Thatcher to protect her, but now he needs her help tracking an other-worldly murderer.

A rich New England setting filled with mystery, tradition, and prep-school intrigue make Deception the perfect choice for fans of series like Kate Brian’s Private, as well as all those paranormal fans. The shocking ending will leave readers desperate for book two. 

This book's got me excited because I do love YA and I'd like my To Be Read pile to be larger. (And I do mean larger.) Suzie Townsend says Deception is a mash between Gossip Girl and paranormal suspense, which I think is great.

If you like YA and like prizes, you should sign up too.

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