Oct 3, 2014

Blog Tour & Giveaway: Winterspell by Claire Legrand

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Blog Tour & Giveaway: Winterspell by Claire Legrand

Claire LegrandWe are hosting a wonderful giveaway today for Claire Legrand’s Winterspell! The novel is a gothic retelling of The Nutcracker. Winterspell was released on September 30, 2014 from Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. The prequel novella, Summerfall, was released on August 26, 2014. Want to know more about this excellent novel? Read Bridget’s review below this post or by clicking HERE.
This giveaway is provided by Claire Legrand, Simon & Schuster and Rockstar Book Tours! Ten lucky winners will win a prize pack! The prize packs = finished copy of Winterspell + swag (bookmark, bookplate, character postcards) + map of Cane + Winterspell-themed jewelry! This contest is US only.

About Claire:

Claire Legrand is the author of books for children and teens, including The Cavendish Home for Boys and GirlsThe Year of Shadows, the upcoming Winterspell, and its prequel, Summerfall. She is also one of the four authors of The Cabinet of Curiosities.
When not writing books, she can be found obsessing over DVD commentaries, going on long walks (or trying to go on long runs), and speaking with a poor English accent to random passersby. She thinks musicians and librarians are the loveliest of folks (having been each of those herself) and, while she loves living in central New Jersey, she dearly misses her big, brash, beautiful home state of Texas.
Her work is represented by Diana Fox of Fox Literary, LLC.
You can visit Claire around the web here: 
Want to read more from Claire Legrand?
The Cavendish Home for Boys...Summerfall: A Winterspell N...WinterspellThe Year of ShadowsThe Cabinet of Curiosities:...
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This giveaway is provided by Claire Legrand, Simon & Schuster and Rockstar Book Tours!
Ten lucky readers will receive a finished copy of Winterspell + swag (bookmark, bookplate, character postcards) + map of Cane + Winterspell-themed jewelry!
(US only)
Winterspell
Available September 30, 2014 from Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

About this Book:

The clock chimes midnight, a curse breaks, and a girl meets a prince . . . but what follows is not all sweetness and sugarplums.
New York City, 1899. Clara Stole, the mayor’s ever-proper daughter, leads a double life. Since her mother’s murder, she has secretly trained in self-defense with the mysterious Drosselmeyer.
Then, on Christmas Eve, disaster strikes.
Her home is destroyed, her father abducted–by beings distinctly not human. To find him, Clara journeys to the war-ravaged land of Cane. Her only companion is the dethroned prince Nicholas, bound by a wicked curse. If they’re to survive, Clara has no choice but to trust him, but his haunted eyes burn with secrets–and a need she can’t define. With the dangerous, seductive faery queen Anise hunting them, Clara soon realizes she won’t leave Cane unscathed–if she leaves at all.
Inspired by The NutcrackerWinterspell is a dark, timeless fairy tale about love and war, longing and loneliness, and a girl who must learn to live without fear.
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