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My name is Pat and I live in Florida. My skin will never be smooth again and my hair will never see color. I enjoy collecting autographs and playing in Paint Shop Pro.,along with reading and writing. Sometimes, I enjoy myself by doing volunteer "work" helping celebrities at autograph shows. I love animals and at one time I did volunteer work for Tippi Hedren's Shambala Preserve.

Monday, June 16, 2008

A Winner and a Review

Well, I didn't get a big amount entering the book giveaway... but that gave each person a better chance at winning!

This is how the winner got chosen:

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KARMYN! the new mommy won! Karmyn recently had her 3rd baby, is it no wonder she could use a good book for a diversion? Well..if she has more than 5 minutes at a time for herself that is! Congratulations Karmyn! I will send you J. Scott Savage's email address so you can send him your name and snail mail address that he can mail the ARC copy of Far World: Water Keep to you!!

For others who did not win: keep your eyes open because sooner or later Chris and Carl will both be having a contest to win an ARC copy of the book! There are many others too.. if you want to keep tabs at J. Scott Savage's blog you will see in comments when someone ishaving a contest for the book. Many chances to win so don't give up trying!!

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Ok.. on to yet another book review!

One more time??... well.. nah.. no way I can read 5 books before next Friday ! (I could if I had graphic books, but sadly... none around) But this is Fantasy Fiction so I will still put this in the challenge as........... an extra! heh..

Fablehaven: Grip of the Shadow Plague by Brandon Mull

Hardcover: 480 pages
Publisher: Shadow Mountain (April 21, 2008)
ISBN-10: 1590388984

Product Description
In the third volume, the peril escalates as an unexplained darkness infects the creatures of Fablehaven.

Fablehaven: Grip of the Shadow Plague is the third, (but not final book ) about Fablehaven.

In this book the preserve that was once beautiful is turning dark.


Nipsies, are turning gray and warring with each other, Fairies once all beautiful colors are turning dark and evil. Even human helpers who can help them are slowly being turned into shadows with no substance.

Fablehaven is falling apart at the seams, evil is taking over!. The question is: can it be saved?

Kendra becomes a Knight of the Dawn and is sent on a mission to another preserve with another new recruit named Gavin who can tame dragons. While Seth remains with his grandparents trying to fight this dark plague.

The kids come back together on the preserve and everyone sets out to try and discover who the traitor is and how to stop the plague.

Well, three out of three books, and all of them enjoyable! I think it's safe to say that anyone who's read these books will already be looking forward to the next installment... I know I am!!

6 Comments:

Blogger Debi said...

Congratulations, Karmyn!

I can't believe I haven't gotten around to reading this series yet! I originally bought Fablehaven for Annie right after it came out in paperback, just so I could read it. She of course, did long ago, but I still haven't done it. Bad me.

12:40 PM  
Blogger Ladytink_534 said...

Congrats to the winner!

I know I've heard of this series before! This sounds like such a good series.

1:20 PM  
Blogger DesLily said...

debi & Ladytink: It's a YA series and quite enjoyable. Brandon Mull seems to be getting better as the books go along... as it should lol.

3:05 PM  
Blogger Nymeth said...

Congratulations, Karmyn!

Fablehaven sounds so great. Another series I really have to read.

4:01 PM  
Blogger Carl V. said...

Congrats!

That method of prize-winning looks awfully familiar to my own! ;)

3:53 PM  
Blogger DesLily said...

nymeth: I follow his blog so this is like being on the ground floor and watching a new author getting launched!

Carl: wish I had more to pick from but the winner was glad I didn't!!

4:00 PM  

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