YA Winter Scavenger Hunt

THE CONTEST IS OVER!  I HAVE WINNERS FOR MY SIDE CONTEST.

From the rafflecopter – two winners of the chapter sampler and bookmarks: Sarah K. and Mandy S. And Orchid is the grand prize winner.

The International winner is Hannah McC from the U.K.

I picked the last winner of the chapter sampler and bookmarks from the comments and that is Suz @ a soul unsung!  All winners have been contacted. Thank you everyone, for playing. I sometimes go back and pick other winners, I also run flash twitter contests, so continue to follow me there and on FB and you’ll be the first to know.

 

This is the part you probably already know:

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This tri-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome prizes! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue for the hunt. Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize–one lucky winner will receive one signed book from each author on the hunt in my team! But play fast: this contest (and all the exclusive bonus material) will only be online for 72 hours! This begins 11/29 at noon Pacific Time. 

Go to the YA Scavenger Hunt page to find out all about the hunt. There are TWO contests going on simultaneously, and you can enter one or all! I am a part of the BLUE TEAM–but there is also a red team for a chance to win a whole different set of twenty-five signed books!

If you’d like to find out more about the hunt, see links to all the authors participating, and see the full list of prizes up for grabs, go to the YA Scavenger Hunt homepage.

SCAVENGER HUNT PUZZLE

Directions: Below, you’ll notice that I’ve listed my favorite number. Collect the favorite numbers of all the authors on the blue team, and then add them up.

Entry Form: Once you’ve added up all the numbers, make sure you fill out the form here to officially qualify for the grand prize. Only entries that have the correct number will qualify.

Rules: Open internationally, anyone below the age of 18 should have a parent or guardian’s permission to enter. To be eligible for the grand prize, you must submit the completed entry form by Sunday, December 2, at noon PST. Entries sent without the correct number or without contact information will not be considered.

Hi!

I’m Lissa Price, author of STARTERS, the dystopian thriller where desperate teens rent out their bodies to seniors so they can be young again temporarily. Welcome to my site! I hope you’ll come back and have a look around later because I hold contests here and on my FB and Twitter. But for now, on with the contest.

Today, I am hosting Corrine Jackson on my website for the YA Scavenger Hunt. Corrine Jackson lives in San Francisco, where she works at a top marketing agency, managing campaigns for several Fortune 500 clients. She has bachelor and master degrees in English, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Spalding University. Visit her at CorrineJackson.com or on Twitter at @Cory_Jackson.

Find out more information by checking out Corrine’s website or find more about her book here.

TOUCHED Exclusive Content you can only read here:

Check out this exclusive scene from TOUCHED to see what happens the first time Remy and Asher touch. TOUCHED is now available at your local bookstore.

The music started inside with Brandon’s distinctive guitar riff, and I hesitated, giving Asher a chance to leave first to avoid any accidental touches. The smokers stamped out their cigarette butts and hurried inside, letting the door slam shut behind them. I watched Asher’s shoes, noticing the expensive leather boots, and waited for them to shift as he got to his feet. Except they didn’t. The charged, heated air swirled between us as neither of us moved.

It was another challenge, I realized. My breath hissed out in frustration as I stood to leave. He rose at the same time, crowding me between the two tables and knocking me off balance. I stepped back to avoid his touch and tripped over the table leg. My mental wall dropped. Strong hands grasped my waist to pull me upright, hitching my blouse up at the ribs a little as he caught me, and his hand slipped to skim bare skin.

The sparks of heat kindled where his fingers touched my waist and spread in little licks of green fire. Without my shield, the hot wave of energy crashed in on me, his energy flow like a heat-seeking missile.

The pain of that ambush scorched my skin, beginning where he touched me and radiating over my body like a fiery breeze. Inside, the opposite of fire stripped away my defenses, and I gasped as ice shards rushed straight to my heart, causing it to beat in a sluggish rhythm. A black fog descended when it froze, and my focus narrowed to Asher’s face.

For the second time in a week, my body took over. It gathered all my pain and shoved it outward. Red flames shot from my skin to his.
Asher yanked his arms back as if he’d been burned by the inferno. The current of energy coming from him cut off.

I doubled over and grabbed hold of the nearest chair as my heart started pounding in double time. My glare took in the pallor of his tanned face and the sweat dotting his forehead, as I raised my mental defenses. Too little, too late. He stood ramrod straight, his expression pained. He hurt, I realized. I’d done that. My angry smile turned fierce with pride.

A waiter stepped on to the patio, and I tried to blend once more into the crowd. When I was sure I could move without falling, I turned my back on Asher and walked into the club.

The door didn’t open behind me, and I assessed my body. The pain had dissipated, but I remained weak. Not as bad as after I’d hurt Dean, but then this pain had been different. I hadn’t absorbed another’s injuries in the process of…What? I wasn’t sure what I’d done, except that my body could now cause pain in addition to taking it away. Twice the freak.

And now Asher knew, too.

He’d think twice before he touched me again.

About TOUCHED:

Remy O’Malley heals people with touch – but every injury she cures becomes her own. Living in a household with an abusive stepfather, she has healed untold numbers of broken bones, burns, and bruises. And then one night her stepfather goes too far. Being sent to live with her estranged father offers a clean start and she is eager to take it. Enter Asher Blackwell. Once a Protector of Healers, Asher sacrificed his senses to become immortal. Only by killing a Healer can a Protector recover their human senses. Falling in love is against the rules between these two enemies. Because Remy has the power to make Protectors human again, and when they find out, they’ll be coming for her – if Asher doesn’t kill her first.

WIN
And don’t forget to enter the contest for a chance to win many books, including STARTERS. To enter, you need to know that my favorite number is 88. Add up all the favorite numbers of the authors on the blue team and you’ll have all the secret code to enter for the grand prize!

BONUS GIVEAWAY – EVEN THOUGH RAFFLECOPTER QUIT EARLY, LEAVE A COMMENT AS PER THESE INSTRUCTIONS AND YOU’LL BE ENTERED. 

To enter, follow me on FB at www.facebook.com/lissapriceauthor and Twitter www.twitter.com/lissa_price if you don’t already. I’d also love a “like” on Amazon next to the title. If you’ve read Starters, reviews or just ratings on Amazon and GoodReads are always welcome (thank you). Then I highly recommend you COMMENT below for an extra point leaving your e-mail (it should be a non-spam bot friendly format like AT gmail DOT com) and then enter via the rafflecopter.

One grand winner here on my site for everything you see above (US only): An inscribed, signed hardback copy of STARTERS, a collectible chapter sampler of STARTERS, 5 postcards, three bookmarks, one of the last pins and a special STARTERS mousepad! (I only made three of these and this is the last one).

Three additional US winners will get a signed chapter sampler of STARTERS and bookmarks.

One International winner will get a hardback copy of Starters sent from the Book Depository (so it cannot be signed, sorry).

a Rafflecopter giveaway  (THE RAFFLECOPTER QUIT EARLY BUT I HAVE THREE PRIZE PACKAGES, SO LEAVE A COMMENT AS PER ABOVE TO BE ENTERED.)

Thanks for following me and playing. Best of luck! The next stop on the hunt is the wonderful, best-selling author, Cynthia Hand!

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110 Comments

  1. Thank you for the giveaway! I’m an international follower 🙂
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  2. katethesape AT gmail DOT com.

    Thanks for the super epic giveaway! I’ve been looking forward to reading your book, it looks fascinating!

  3. This scavenger hunt is great!! Thanks for being a part of it and thanks for the including international participants on your giveaway!

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  4. thanks for participating & the giveaway and writing cool books!
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  5. Awesome giveaway, hope i win the hard copy since i live in NZ.
    aliciatanfinAThotmailDOTcom
    🙂 onto the next author!

    1. I love NZ! The US winner gets a hard back too, it’s just that the International winner cannot have theirs signed as it’ll come straight from the book depository.

  6. I cannot wait to read this book! I’ve heard so many great reviews about it!!!!
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  7. Your book looks so cool and now I cant wait to read it!!
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  8. YAY! Thanks for the giveaway!
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  9. Following you on twitter and facebook! littlebitahoney at hotmail dot com

  10. Love Starters.
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  11. Your giveaway is all sorts of awesome and I am PSYCHED.

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  12. I have an ARC that someone sent me for my birthday, but haven’t gotten around to reading it. It would be nice to have a signed copy though.

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  13. Thanks for your giveaway and participating in the YASH! Your book is definitely on my TBR!
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  14. Thanks for the giveaway <3

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  15. yay, following you on twitter! (@booksconsidered)

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  16. Yay YA scavenger hunt! Thanks for the giveaway!
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  17. Thanks so much for the giveaway. Your book looks fanstastic!! acousticsilence AT gmail DOT com

  18. Thanks for the giveaway! 🙂

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  19. Thank you for the giveaway!! 🙂

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    Thanks for the giveaway!

  22. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  23. followed via twitter and liked fb

    thanks for the giveaway!

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  24. Thank you so much for the giveaway! This scavenger hunt is so much fun!

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  25. Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
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  26. Amazing! liked on facebook, followed on twitter ( @TwilightRain92)
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  27. Thank you for the great giveaway!
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  28. Thanks for the giveaway, this hunt is so much fun!

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  29. Your book looks really interesting! Can’t wait to check it out:-)
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  30. Thank you soo much!!!
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  31. Thank you so much for the awesomesauce giveaway! *fingers crossed* I win! 😀

    Facebook: Maida Khalid
    Twitter: @MaidaLuv

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    YAY!

  32. Thanks for being part of YASH + the extra giveaway!!!
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  33. Ooh, I’ve heard nothing but fabulous things about Starters, and I have been dying like the plague to read it! lol. Thank you, for playing along and for being so amazing, with YASH Winter 2012. I loved your post!!! 🙂

    Suz of A Soul Unsung – http://soulunsung.blogspot.com
    susanhaugland AT att DOT net

  34. Hi Lissa! I haven’t read your book yet but I am so excited to do so! It is very high up on my to read list right now. I am so glad you are participating in the hunt as this is where I first found out about you as an author and about Starters. Thank you also for this giveaway, it’s times like these that I wish I lived in the US.
    Email: awesomepossumyellowmellow(AT)live(DOT)ca

  35. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  36. Your book looks interesting! Glad I came across it!

  37. Thank you for the awesome giveaway! Crossing my fingers!!!
    E-mail: reeseseeyore(at)gmail(dot)com

  38. Starters sounds amazing! My email is tiffanygdavis AT gmail DOT com.

  39. Your book sounds really good. I hope to read it soon! 🙂 thanks for the giveaway!!! 😀

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  40. So excited to read Starters!!
    chelsiesowards AT yahoo DOT
    Thanks!!! And boy do you have a lot of prizes to give away!!

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    To go with my last post! oops! lol

  42. i want to read it 😀

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    fb : mariska h

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  43. Twitter: @MicaelaSwentik
    Facebook: Micaela Swentik

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  44. oo.carmel.oo AT gmail DOT com.

    Thanks for the super epic giveaway!

  45. This scavenger hunt is so much fun! I’ve come across some new books and authors that I don’t think I would’ve known otherwise. So glad I came across yours because it seems like it’s going to be an awesome read. Can’t wait to get my hands on it =D

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  46. I’m about 75 pages into Starters right now and loving it. I got sent an ARC, but I’d love a hardback. Thanks for a great book!

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  47. Awsome giveaway thank you so much can’t wait for the next book.

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  48. Thank you for the giveaway! 🙂
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  49. Thank you for the giveaway!
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  50. Thank you for the giveaway and for including international participants! 😀

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  51. Thank you for the giveaway and taking part in the amazing YASH!
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  52. Thanks for the chance :0

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  53. Thank you for the contest. I’m an international reader!

    1. I forgot to add my email!

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  54. Thank you for the giveaway!
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  55. Thanks for the giveaway! Your book looks great.

    I’m in the USA and followed on FB (Brooke Banks) & Twitter (@BrookeBanks10).

    Email : broke(dot)book(dot)bank(AT)gmail(DOT)com

  56. Thanks so much for participating in YASH! 🙂

    I followed on Twitter and FB. (@Sarahbotbonkers ; Sarah Palo)

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  57. Thanks for the epic giveaway!! 🙂

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  58. Why am I not living in US?
    But anyway, thank you so much for the international part of the contest 😀
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  59. Thank for the giveaway! I am an international follower and I liked/followed on Facebook/twitter. Hope I win!
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  60. Thanks for participating and for the giveaway!

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  61. I’m already liked your Facebook page
    I’m already following you on Twitter

    My email is already plugged in, but just in case:
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  62. I cannot wait to read this!!!!
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  63. Thanks for joining the Scavenger Hunt and hosting this contest! 🙂 Woo YASH!

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  64. Thanks for the giveaway and including international followers!
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  65. FB Name: Cassie Smith
    Twitter: katlyn720
    Email: katlyn8638@hotmail.ca

    Thanks for including us international fans in the giveaway! 😀

  66. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  67. Great giveaway!! Thank you so much for letting us international peeps enter!!

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  68. Thanks for the international giveaway! 🙂
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  69. Thanks for being part of YASH, I’m having so much fun 😀

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    FB: Alaiel Kreuz

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  70. twitter-@MerishaAbbott
    FB- Merisha Abbott

    Thanks for the giveaway!!! Been dying to read your book!!!
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  71. Thanks for the giveaway! I`m an international fan. I haven`t read your book, but it looks incredible! lau_mn (at)hotmail(dot)com Fan of you in facebook: laura lagrimas de perla

  72. Thanks for the great giveaway!! And for joining YA Scavenger Hunt!!!
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    Twitter: @red_tigergirl2
    Facebook: Sarah Kalaitzidis
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  73. Awesome Giveaway!!!

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    did both rafflecopter entries!!

  74. Thanks for the giveaway! I follow you on twitter
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  76. Your book cover kinda freaks me out! I like it 🙂 Can’t wait to read! Thanks :]

  77. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  78. HEY! how’re you??
    Thank you for the amazing giveaway!

    I liked your page on FB- Kayla Reichenbach
    And, I followed you on twitter- @KaylaNR330

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  79. I’m sure Touched is an awesome book, I’ve heard lots about it! I have not read Starters yet either, but it appears to be the type of book I’d enjoy so I liked it on Amazon. I liked your page on FB and I follow you on twitter! 🙂

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  80. Thank you for the fantastic giveaway! Very generous of you 😀 I also love the concept of your book 😉

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  81. Hi! I found out about your book during the YASH and it sounds absolutely amazing! I can’t wait to read it in the future! (: I liked you on fb (Ellen Trieu) and I followed you on Twitter (@MaskedVampyre13) I also liked Starters on Amazon! (:

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    Thanks for the giveaway!!

  83. Thanks for the great giveaway!!!
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  84. Followed on FB too! Thanks for the great givaway!

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  85. Followed via Facebook: Kayley Freshman-Caffrey
    Followed via Twitter: @kayleyfc
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    Thanks for being a host in the YASH! 🙂

  86. Whoa! epic giveaway!

    twitter: @tworeadbooks
    FB: Lynne Clark
    I’ve liked Starters at amazon as well 🙂

    Thanks so much!
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