YA Scavenger Hunt, Fall 2013 – Win!

The contest is over! Winners will be announced soon. Thank you all for playing.

Welcome to the YA Scavenger Hunt! You can read exclusive content from YA authors and also win big prizes. Add up the numbers, and maybe you’ll win one signed book from each author in my team. This is INTERNATIONAL! But play fast: this contest (and all the exclusive bonus material) will only be online for 72 hours! This begins 10/3 at noon Pacific Time.

There are 3 contests going on, and you can enter one or all! I am a part of the GOLD TEAM–but there are also blue and red teams for a chance to win a whole different set of signed books!

More info is here: YA Scavenger Hunt homepage. But if you know what you’re doing, jump down.

Directions: Below, you’ll find my favorite number. Collect these from all the gold team authors and add them.

Hi! Welcome to my site, I’m Lissa Price, author of STARTERS. Come back and have a look around later.

Today, I am so happy to be hosting the lovely Colleen Houck on my website for the YA Scavenger Hunt. Not only is she a NYT bestselling author, but she’s also the creator of YASH!

Colleen Houck’s New York Times bestselling Tiger’s Curse series has received national praise with the fourth book, Tiger’s Destiny, debuting September 2012. Colleen is a lifelong reader whose literary interests include action, adventure, science fiction, and romance. Formerly a student at the University of Arizona, she has worked as a nationally certified American Sign Language interpreter for seventeen years. Colleen lives in Salem, Oregon, with her husband and a huge assortment of plush tigers.

About Tiger’s Curse:

Passion. Fate. Loyalty.

Would you risk it all to change your destiny?

The last thing Kelsey Hayes thought she’d be doing this summer was trying to break a 300-year-old Indian curse. With a mysterious white tiger named Ren. Halfway around the world. But that’s exactly what happened. Face-to-face with dark forces, spellbinding magic, and mystical worlds where nothing is what it seems, Kelsey risks everything to piece together an ancient prophecy that could break the curse forever. Tiger’s Curse is the exciting first volume in an epic fantasy-romance that will leave you breathless and yearning for more.

You can purchase Tiger’s Curse here.

If you want to know more about Colleen you can follow her on twitter here or check out her website here. Now, a special message from Colleen herself:

Hello Tiger Fans!

For this scavenger hunt I am excited to give you not one but two deleted chapters from Tiger’s Voyage which is book three in the tiger series. Both of these chapters are from Lokesh’s perspective and they were cut because we felt it disrupted the flow a bit. Jumping into Lokesh’s head is a little startling when all of my readers are used to the goings on in Kelsey’s mind but getting into the brain of my evil villain was actually very interesting for me. Most of the chapter entitled “Pirates” (originally chapter 18) was reworked into the book but the chapter called “Hunches” (originally chapter twelve) was taken out completely. Enjoy! Don’t forget to fill out the rafflecopter form on my website for a chance to win some fabulous prizes! Happy hunting!

Exclusive material deleted at end of YASH.



To win the YASH contest, you need to know that my favorite number is 88. Add up all the favorite numbers of the authors on the GOLD team and you’ll have all the secret code to enter for the grand prize!


Separate from the YASH contest, you can enter this bonus contest to win an ARC of ENDERS! My publisher only printed a small number of these advanced reader’s copies mainly for newspaper reviewers and booksellers, but I managed to snag one for this special giveaway. If you win, it will be inscribed to you. The winner may have to make promises in blood, but to read this months before it comes out is worth it, right? I’m going to add the new paperback of STARTERS in case you don’t have it. Plus, the paperback has an exclusive short story available nowhere else: “Portrait of a Spore,” which gives insight into the Spore Wars.

Second place winner will get a book that I pick (after consulting with you) from either the paperback of Starters or if you have that, one of the various foreign editions of Starters. Third-Fifth place winners will get a chapter sampler and the new bookmarks, signed. US only for all the above however I decided to do something for the international readers, so if you win I’ll arrange a prize.

You get one bonus entry for each of the following you choose to do: following on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and this website. Also for leaving a comment below. Don’t worry, you will not be added to any list but I will pick at least one extra win from there and award something fun, so comment because your odds are really good. Lastly, if you sign up on my brand new mailing list (if you already signed up from Rita’s site, it will count): http://eepurl.com/F-1Un

To win the ARC of ENDERS:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Thanks for following me and playing. Best of luck! Thanks to the fabulous duo of Colleen Houck and Beth Revis for all the work they’ve done organizing this awesome contest. The next stop on the hunt is the exciting debut author, and my blog sister, Mindy McGinnis!

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105 Responses to YA Scavenger Hunt, Fall 2013 – Win!

  1. Jon Meyers says:

    Can’t wait for Enders! Hopefully I can read it a little early! ;D

  2. Kellani says:

    Thank you for participating in #YASH. I’m looking forward to reading your books!

  3. Holly Remsing says:

    Thank you for the generous giveaway!

  4. Jennifer L. says:

    Can’t wait to read

  5. Ana Jordan says:

    Thank you so much for being part of this awesome contest!!

  6. Emily Huff says:

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  7. Mandy R says:

    Thank you for the giveaway!

  8. Ivie says:

    Thanks Lissa for being part of YASH again. I loved Starters (I have a copy on my bookshelf now) and can’t wait to read Enders!

  9. Candy S says:

    Thanks for being a part of YASH

  10. Jenny Vasquez says:

    I like the covers! Thanks for the giveaway!

  11. Tiffany Webb says:

    Thanks so much for this Awesomesauce giveaway!!!!!!! YOU ROCK!!!!

  12. Paola Benavides says:

    This contest is awesome! I can’t wait to get my hands on Enders!

  13. bn100 says:

    Thanks for participating
    Already signed up for newsletter

  14. Vivien says:

    I am so bleeding excited for Enders!!! Eep 😀

    kellis_amberlee at yahoo dot com

  15. Thanks for the giveaway and great content!

  16. Justine says:

    Thank you so much for the giveaway!

  17. Thanks for joining in on the YASH fun! And for this incredibly exciting giveaway! Can’t wait to read :0)

  18. Zee says:

    waiting for Enders is torture. I’m so excited to read this!

  19. becca fowler says:

    AWESOME GIVEAWAY! thanks for being a part of YASH! BTW LOVED Starters!!!!!!

  20. Julia says:

    Thank you for this giveaway.

  21. Ashfa says:

    Thank you for this amazing giveaway!!

  22. Kayla G says:

    I wound love to read Enders early. Also pumped that I follow you on GoodReads or else I don’t think I would have heard about YASH.

  23. Geraldine says:

    I loved Starters!!! Can’t wait for Enders, the ending of Starters had me pacing! By the way, love the number~~~ 😀

  24. Edson Santana says:


  25. Aimee Nelson says:

    Thank you so much for being apart of this and for the extra giveaway!

  26. Patrícya Santos says:

    May the odds be ever in my favor!!!
    Thank you for the giveaway, Lissa! I love you! I can’t wait to read Enders 😀 (only in february here in Brazil :\)

  27. OMG! I need it! 😀

    Love you, Lissa! 🙂

  28. Emmanuel says:

    I love so much this Book!!
    I can´t wait for Enders

  29. Thanks for participating! I love YASH. And I followed on TUMBLR as Redheaded Bookworm!

  30. rochelle says:

    Hello, I am a fan of Starters here in Brazil! And I’m super excited to know when you will leave Enders, do you realize the exact date of the launch Chi in Brazil? I can not take much more than anxiety. Looking at various websites but never find an exact date of launch day, if you can answer me, bjs and embraces a large fã.xoxo

    • Lissa says:

      Yes, I heard yesterday from my agent it will publish in January. Some of the fans are saying Feb, but I heard Jan. <333 Brazil!

  31. Ivy says:

    Thank you for this giveaway!

  32. Sophie says:

    Thanks for this giveaway!! *_________*

  33. Dianne says:

    Thank you for considering us international peeps! And yes, Starters is in the bestsellers list here in the Philippines! I already follow you on Twitter and have liked you on Facebook a long time ago. Hee.

  34. Carla C. says:

    Hi Lissa! thanks for the giveaway 😀 I’m following on tumblr (jen7waters)!

  35. Mary McCormick says:

    Hello! I read your book starters, about two years ago, and i was soo excited for the next one, i didn’t realise it would be another year! I absooulutly can’t wait for enders!

  36. Natalie says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  37. Ileana A. says:

    YAYYYYYYYYYY! Thank you so so much

  38. Erin Rubnich says:

    I cant wait for enders to come out.

  39. Sara Marinho says:

    Thank you for considering international readers! =D

  40. Katherina Barney says:

    I’m so happy that the Hunt is three times a year AND that this time there are SIXTY authors!!!! Maybe next time there’ll be even more…?

  41. Jade M Shaw says:

    Hello, love the scavenger hunt this fall! (:

  42. Sarah k says:

    I loved Starters, I can’t wait to continue the story with Enders.

  43. Lilivette says:

    I don’t even know what to write. I just find all of this so beautiful and amazing and kind I just…akjsdhasd. Can’t wait to get to read Starters and then Enders, oh my God! ♥

  44. Lyssa says:

    I can’t wait for Enders!! OMG

    I’m dying by waiting~ come fast to Brazil, please!

  45. Sarah Chan says:

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!!

  46. Faith McLaughlin says:

    I absolutely loved Starters! 🙂 I’ve been waiting forever to read Enders! My birthday is October 9th so it would be an awesome birthday present!

  47. Julie D says:

    How exciting

  48. Nicole S. says:

    I loved Starters and REALLY hope I win! Thanks for the giveaway!

  49. I can’t wait to read these books!

  50. Amber says:

    Thank you so much for the giveaway! Following on tumbler(vampedchik)

  51. Shay says:

    So excited for ENDERS!!!!! I don’t have a facebook or tumbler, so I’m sticking to a good old fasioned comment. Love your books!

  52. Livinia Lynn Anyayahan says:

    Hi Lissa! When’s the release of Enders? I’m so excited!!!!

  53. Kim F says:

    Thanks so much for being involved in this hunt! I am a big fan and love hearing the latest updates!!! Thanks for the great giveaway! I look forward to reading more of your work!

  54. I really really want Enders! Can’t wait.

  55. Thank you so much for this!! I would very much want to read STARTERS 🙂

  56. Babel says:

    Hi! Gorgeous swag 😉 Thank you for putting so many prizes our there.
    I’m an international reader, I follow on twitter and facebook as @BabelT and Babel Td.
    And also by email. Cheers.

  57. Hannah says:

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway. I’m an international scavenger just so you know. I’m so excited for Enders it sound so good.

  58. Shelby von Wahl says:

    omg…what an awesome givaway!

  59. MaríaT says:

    I can’t wait for Enders. I LOVE the new covers. Thanks for the giveaway *Crossing fingers*

  60. Kaitlyn says:

    Yay, thanks for the giveaway! I loved Starters and can’t wait to read Enders!! 🙂

  61. Thanks for the awesome giveaway and for participating, Lissa!

  62. Jamie K says:

    I loved Starters! And I’m so unbelievably excited for Enders! I can’t wait!

  63. Sherry Knack says:

    Commenting…Thanks for being part of the #YASH!

  64. Stacie C says:

    Thank you so much for the giveaway and I really enjoyed reading Starters! I can’t wait to finish the series!

  65. Merisha Abbott says:

    Been dying to read your books! Heard so so many good things about Starters! Fingers crossed!

  66. Isabel says:

    I haven’t read Starters yet, but I’m dying to!

  67. Yay! YA Scavenger Hunt is on!

    Thank you for participating in this! There’s a lot of awesome authors and books up for grabs! Woohoo!!

  68. PamM says:

    Thank you for the extra contest

  69. Britney Jewell says:

    Thanks for this great giveaway! 🙂

  70. Thanks for the giveaway and I can’t wait to finally read Enders!

  71. Bárbara Magalhães says:


  72. Thanks for the great giveaway! And thanks for being apart of the YA Scavenger Hunt!!

  73. Rachel K. says:

    Thanks for the chance to win! I haven’t read Starters yet, but it sounds interesting.

  74. gabby amorelli says:


  75. Luis E. says:

    I love you Lissa! & I love starters and I cannot wait to read Enders! I’m really excited. Hope I win something ha! 🙂

  76. Liliana says:

    thanks for the giveaway!

  77. Kaitlin says:

    This is a great giveaway! My friend read Starters this summer and she loved it. She was telling me all about it and has recommended that I read it. I’m looking forward to doing that whenever I can get it!

    I’m following on Tumblr: iheartbooks-17
    I also signed up for the newsletter. 🙂

  78. I loved reading Starters and my students love it as well. I can’t seem to keep in on the shelves. I just ordered another one last week!

  79. Kaitlin says:

    Thank you for the great giveaway! My friend loves Starters and has recommended I read it.

    I’m following on Tumblr: iheartbooks-17
    I also signed up for the newsletter. 🙂

  80. Jothee says:

    Thank you for the International Giveaway!

  81. Danielle Guzzardi says:

    Thanks so much for this amazing giveaway!

  82. Melissa Robles says:

    Hi, thanks for the international giveaway and for being part of YASH! 😀

  83. Abbey says:

    would loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooove to read Enders!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :):):):):):):):):):)

  84. Mary H says:

    Thanks for being part of the YASH, Lissa, & for hosting an extra giveaway as well!

    Mary @ Mary Had a Little Book Blog

  85. Love the YASH!! Thanks for the chance to win!

  86. Lisa says:

    Can’t wait!!!

  87. Kierra says:

    Yeah, thanks for the bonus giveaway! And the exclusive content! 🙂

  88. Ariel Tam says:

    Thank you for participating in the YASH and for the awesome bonus giveaway!

  89. Cindy C. says:

    Thank you so much for this giveaway! 🙂

  90. carmel says:

    Thank you for participating in #YASH. 🙂 and for the International Giveaway!

  91. Haily says:

    Thank you so much for this giveaway and being in the YASH! I LOVED Starters!

  92. Thank you so much for the bonus giveaway! I feel like I’ve been waiting forever for Enders!

    I’m also following on:
    1) Twitter: @InsomniaBooks
    2) FB: Stephanie Johnson
    3) Tumblr: http://goflashgo.tumblr.com/
    4) Newsletter: slkbridge gmail com


  93. I AM SO EXCITED FOR ENDERS!!!! And I am crossing my fingers and toes that I somehow manage to win! Thanks for participating in YASH!!!! And I loved reading the chapters from Colleen Houck!!

  94. Arlene says:

    Thanks for hosting this giveaway! Starters has been on my tbr list for a while and I’m excited to read it!

  95. Nauma Haider says:

    Thanks for the generous giveaway! =)

  96. Camilla says:

    So excited for this! Hopefully I can read the book a couple months early, being the selfish book addict I am.

  97. Ashley says:

    Thanks for the giveaway, and being part of this.
    I was curious do you do interviews for bloggers?

  98. Ariel says:

    So excited! I read through Starters all in one night, and I’ve been waiting for Enders so long!

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