Twenty Days of Giveaways!

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To celebrate the November third release of the Hidden Worlds boxed set, I’ll be doing a flash giveaway EVERY DAY for TWENTY days!

If you haven’t already pre-ordered your copy, please do! You’ll get twenty of the hottest titles in young adult and new adult paranormal romance for only ninety-nine cents! Click on your favorite store below:

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Will soon be available at Barnes & Noble and iBooks!

Be sure to check out my Facebook Page for the daily Eight PM Flash Giveaways (Central Standard Time) of ebooks by these outstanding authors:

10/14/2014   Lola St. Vil’Guardians: The Girl: NOTHING can compare to how hard it was for me to pull away from her lips. I don’t think any angel could to do it twice in a lifetime… 

 

 

10/15/2014  Brenda Pandos‘s Glitch: When a mysterious guy from the zombie zone sneaks an illegal slip of paper to a beautiful young girl from Brighton, she must decide if she should turn him in or follow what the note says.

 

Product Details10/16/2014  Kristi Cook‘s Wonder: A fun collection of holiday short stories and recipes from Kristie Cook’s internationally bestselling Soul Savers Series. Last year’s shorts for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s have been rewrapped into one big gift, along with NEW content.

 

10/17/2014 Laura Howard‘s Stone of Destiny: Allison thought it was crazy enough when she found out her father, Liam, wasn’t entirely human. But now she has to join his magical allies to unravel his former mistress’s plans. Aoife wants to keep Allison’s parents apart forever.

 

10/18/2014  Shelly Crane‘s Smash Into You: Jude has spent the whole twenty one years of his life running. From what, he wasn’t quite sure. But then his mother was murdered and all he saw was a running silhouette of a man as his mother said three final words to him. Three words that changed his whole being. Never stop running…

 

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10/19/2014  Alexia Purdy‘s History of Fire: Benton is human, but he walks the line between two worlds: the mundane and the supernatural; the commonplace and the extraordinary. As a rare Fire Elemental Warlock, he finds himself in trouble more often than he cares to admit.

 

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10/20/2014  Raine Thomas‘s Defy: Seventeen-year-old Tate is about to make her parents’ dreams come true. Unfortunately for her, their dreams foretell her death.

 

Picture10/21/2014  Amy Bartol‘s Inescapable: Seventeen-year-old Evie Claremont has been left to wonder if the dark future her dream is foretelling is…inescapable.

 

 

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10/22/2014  Mary Ting‘s From Gods: Did you just see a flash of lightning across the sky on a clear sunny day? It’s not from Mother Nature. It is most likely from Mason Grand, swoon-worthy demigod, one of Zeus’s descendants.

 

10/23/2014  Julia Crane‘s Freak of Nature: Donate Body to Science. Check.

When seventeen-year-old Kaitlyn checked the box, she never suspected she’d have her life–and her body–stolen from her.

 

10/24/2014  RK Ryals‘s The Acropolis: At eighteen, I am a gargoyle who has been demoted because I broke the rules. Now I have a new mission, a new mark to protect. 

 

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10/25/2014  Ednah Walters‘s Awakened: Most teens turn sixteen and get the license to drive, but Lil Falcon gets the license to kill demons.

 

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10/26/2014 Eva Pohler’s (that’s me!) The Purgatorium: Seventeen-year-old Daphne finds herself on an island off the coast of California where a doctor and her staff use experimental methods to terrify their suicidal patients into choosing life.

 

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10/27/2014  ST Bende‘s Elsker: See what happens when the girl next door falls in love with an immortal assassin.

 

Flight (the Crescent Chronicles #1)10/28/2014 Alyssa Rose Ivy‘s Flight: Unable to resist the infuriating yet alluring Levi, Allie finds herself at the center of a supernatural society and forced to decide between following the path she has always trusted or saving a city that might just save her.

 

10/29/2014 Stacey Marie Brown‘s Darkness Of Light: When the latest school explosion of gossip lands Ember in a facility for troubled teens, she meets Eli Dragen, who’s hot as hell and darkly mysterious.

 

10/30/2014 Heather Lyons‘s A Matter of Heart:  No matter what Fate throws at her, Chloe is determined to take charge of her life, even as it begins to spiral out of control.

 

 

2062591010/31/2014 Charlotte Able‘s River’s Recruit: A beautiful, young shape-shifter discovers a lost backpacker trespassing in her territory during a blizzard. She has two choices: recruit him into her cult-like tribe, or kill him.

 

11/1/2014  Erica Cope‘s In the Shadows: Mia Carrington is struggling to come to terms with the fact that she killed a man, while trying to find a balance between her role as the Princess of the Light Elves and her life as a normal teenager.

 

1576397811/2/2014 Jennifer Snyder‘s The Unloved: Sometimes the love our heart needs to heal can be found in the familiar eyes of a childhood friend…

 

Otherworlds Will Never Be Available Again! Get Your Copy Now!

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Tuesday, October 14th, is the LAST day the Otherworlds boxed set will be available for purchase…EVER. Please get your copy while you still can.

Otherworlds Boxed Set Cover FinalYou won’t want to miss this opportunity to read twelve of today’s finest young adult authors! Submerge yourself into their fantastical worlds while simultaneously benefiting the hungry. One hundred percent of the authors’ proceeds will be donated to Feeding America, a national organization dedicated to providing food and resources to those who would, otherwise, starve.

Twelve hot authors, one low price! Only ONE MORE DAY!

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Unless You Can Be a Unicorn, by Delphina Henley

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Happy Release Week Sale!!! Only $.99 for one week only!

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Always be yourself… that was the last advice Scout’s Grandma Nora gave her before she died. Scout has spent her life trying to be anything but, but she has a chance to start anew as she moves several states away to college. She had always thought the glowing aura she saw around some people was a childhood fancy, but when it starts coming back just as she’s starting her new life, she learns there was much hidden about who she truly is.

Thankfully, she has a motley crew to help her along the way: a spunky bookseller, a trustworthy pub owner, a commanding grandmother, a possible best friend, and a hot rocker boy who only has eyes for her.

Unless You Can Be A Unicorn is a New Adult Paranormal Romance with content appropriate for a Young Adult audience.

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Giveaway: Be sure to enter to win a Ginormous Gift Pack of Awesome including a GC, Books, swag and more :You can check out the prize pack on the FB Release Day Extravaganza page and join the fun!

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Krystal Wade and Eva Pohler’s Face Your Fears Photo Contest on Instagram!

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Win a custom t-shirt featuring Krystal Wade’s terrifying new young adult thriller, Charming, and Eva Pohler’s heart-pumping young adult suspense, The Purgatorium. The shirt will also sport your winning photo on the back with the hashtag #faceyourfears. This beautiful gray tee comes in sizes small to 4x, in both men’s and women’s styles, and would look great on anyone. How do you get this amazing prize?

It’s easy! Take a photo of something that represents your worst fears. Then photo shop it to create an even scarier work of art. Here’s one I just made.face your fears

Post your masterpiece to Instagram using the hashtags #faceyourfears and #charmingpurgatorium. Be sure to tag @KrystalWade and @EvaPohler. Enter as many times as you’d like between now and midnight on Halloween. Krystal and Eva will each choose a favorite. That means TWO winners!

The winners will be announced on November 2nd.

Good luck! We can’t wait to see what spooktakular images you come up with!

The End of Therese’s Journey, and Mine

Gatekeeper's Daughter Ebook CoverWhen I first planned out The Gatekeeper’s Saga back in 2010, it was actually The Gatekeeper’s Trilogy. I was amazed by the outreach from readers asking me to please continue the series. I was more than happy to comply to their wishes, because I wasn’t ready to let go of the characters yet, either.

Even now, I am actually crying like a baby as I write this post. Yes, my kids probably think I need to be admitted! But I am sitting here sobbing because I am so overwhelmed with emotions.

I am, first of all, HAPPY that I was able to accomplish what seemed like the most daunting ambition to the newbie author I was four years ago. The idea putting ONE book out into the universe to be loved (or not) by readers was terrifying enough, not to mention three, and then six! Thankfully, the majority of readers have loved Therese’s story (more than not), and I’m proud of myself for finishing it. I am truly satisfied with the ending I gave to my beloved characters.

But I am also SAD! Oh, here come the tears again! I am SAD that I won’t be crafting more adventures for my favorite cast of characters. Their adventures continue, but not in my books (at least, not until I write Hermes and Hestia! When I write that book, I will be able to visit the entire cast again, even though they will all be secondary characters. That book isn’t slated to be written for another year, but at least I’m not saying goodbye forever!).

And I am also EXCITED! I can’t wait to read what everyone thinks of the conclusion to GatekeepersPromiseEbook finalmy biggest project to date. So please, please, please! Hurry up and read and tell me what you think! I will be anxiously scouring Goodreads and all the retailers for your reviews!

I am also DETERMINED to give you more adventurous stories and lovable characters to make you want to read and read and read! For readers of suspense, The final book in The Purgatorium Series will release in mid-February. And for those of you who can’t get enough gods and goddesses, I’m working on The Vampires of Athens–a three-book series which combines Greek mythology and vampire lore.

And, finally, I am GRATEFUL to all of you for your support, encouragement, and feedback. I can’t speak for all writers, but for me, the best part of creating stories is reading the reactions written by readers in their reviews, tweets, and Facebook posts. Every time I stumble upon a phrase like, “This whole saga is amazing!”, my soul soars! I just love knowing that my creations have given others an exciting ride. (There’s probably a name for that. It’s probably some kind of disorder. And probably most artists suffer from it.)

So thank you for going the journey with me! I hope you will tag along for the rest of the ride!

If you’d like to celebrate the release of this final book with me and some of the characters from the saga, please join us on Facebook on October 1st at 7 PM CST. Ten games and ten prizes!

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Dallasites! Planoians! Mark Your Calendars!

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The Plano Barnes & Noble Booksellers is having me in their store for a meet and greet event on Saturday, October 4th, 2PM-4PM. I hope I’ll see some of you there!

I’m bringing my Tarot of the Mythic Oracle for those who might want a reading. Also, anyone who purchases one of my books will get this amazing 2015 Calendar:

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Also, anyone who signs up for my newsletter will be entered into a raffle to win your choice of The Athena Locket or the “I’m a BOOK G[R]EEK” t-shirt.

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Greek on t-shirt frontThe Plano Barnes & Noble is located at 801 W 15th Street, Suite E.

Please tell your friends!

 

Houstonians! Mark Your Calendars!

Get Your Greek on Event in Houston

We are going to have a BLAST!

If you love Greek mythology, you won’t want to miss this event. You will have a chance to SHOW OFF YOUR KNOWLEDGE as we play Greek mythology Jeopardy and Bingo.

And if you don’t know much about the Greek gods, that’s OKAY. You can STILL WIN! And when you leave, you WILL know something about them, lol!

I’m bringing along my custom, ginormous, Greek mythology bingo cards, fully illustrated with the gods, goddesses, heroes, and mythological beings, created by my amazing artist, Desiree DeOrto. To give you a taste, here’s her rendition of Medusa!

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And you won’t believe the prizes! T-shirts, pomegranate dark chocolate, pomegranate sachets, totes, and jewelry!

Best of all, we have an amazing line up of authors. Nely Cab, Aimee Carter, Tera Lynn Childs, Kristen Day, and P.J. Hoover will be joining me. We’ll talk about our books, share our writing journeys, and answer your questions, all while donning our very best TOGAS! (Although I just might come as Medusa–I haven’t decided.) We HOPE you will come in toga, too.

If you DO come in TOGA, we’ll have a special surprise just for you!

Can’t wait! Here’s the address:

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

5656 Fairmont Pkwy, Pasadena, Texas 77505

Book Conference Fun at Penned Con and More!

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I had such a blast attending Penned Con in St. Louis last week! The conference was organized by Rick and Amy Miles to raise money for Action Against Autism and to celebrate authors and readers. Over $11,000 dollars were raised and hundreds of writers, readers, and other industry professionals attended. I enjoyed the panels and presentations and learned lots !of valuable info. I especially enjoyed hearing Mark Coker, of Smashwords, speak. I have so much admiration for what he has done for self-publishing!

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Did you know that there’s a Parthenon in St. Louis? It’s on top of a building!

I was also excited to meet up with my author friends– especially Alison Pensy and Susan Burdorf. It was also AMAZING to see members from my street team in person and to share fun times with them! My “Eva’s Divas” are all so creative, smart, and beautiful! One of these days, I will be reading THEIR published works!

Speaking of published works, I made quite a few new author friends whose books sound awesome! Needless to say, my TBR list grows longer by the minute!

 

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I’m reading for Raquel.

Although I didn’t get to spend time with nearly enough people, I had a blast reading cards, visiting at the hotel bar, dining at Maggie O’Brien’s, and walking the streets of St. Louis with people I adore!

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I can’t wait until next year!

 

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Tara, Auburn, Amy, Eric, Desiree, Raquel, Alison, and Renea.

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Amanda, Julie, Jessica, Raquel, Renae, Alison, Me, Susan, Eric, and Amy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I can’t believe I have two more amazing conferences coming up in October: Indie ReCon in Salt Lake City (at which I’ve been nominated for an award–fingers crossed!) and Author Reader Con in Phoenix!

If you are planning to attend one or both of these fun conferences and would like to reserve copies of my books, please fill out the forms below!

KSAT 12 Reports on the Inspiration Behind The Purgatorium Series

Myra Arthur of KSAT 12 News interviewed me today about the Purgatorium Coverinspiration behind my newest young adult series. The Purgatorium portrays an island off the coast of California, where people go wanting to die and leave fighting to live. It was inspired by a tragedy in my neighborhood three years ago.

Fourteen-year-old Mason McCoy took his life over an inappropriate text. This story, told to me by a mutual friend of mine and the mother, Dawn McCoy, inspired me to revisit a manuscript which I had already started and which, because of this tragedy, begged to be finished.

To see the television coverage and to read the complete interview, please visit the KSAT 12 Website here.