Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Follower Appreciation Giveaway (Just Because!)

Hey IFB supporters!
The Summer Prince
Scholastic is contributing two copies of Alaya Dawn Johnson's The Summer Prince just for you. Unfortunately, this contest is only for U.S readers (internationals, your time is coming soon). So, what are you waiting for? Fill out the rafflecopter form below:
A heart-stopping story of love, death, technology, and art set amid the tropics of a futuristic Brazil.

The lush city of Palmares Tres shimmers with tech and tradition, with screaming gossip casters and practiced politicians. In the midst of this vibrant metropolis, June Costa creates art that’s sure to make her legendary. But her dreams of fame become something more when she meets Enki, the bold new Summer King. The whole city falls in love with him (including June’s best friend, Gil). But June sees more to Enki than amber eyes and a lethal samba. She sees a fellow artist.
Together, June and Enki will stage explosive, dramatic projects that Palmares Tres will never forget. They will add fuel to a growing rebellion against the government’s strict limits on new tech. And June will fall deeply, unfortunately in love with Enki. Because like all Summer Kings before him, Enki is destined to die.
Pulsing with the beat of futuristic Brazil, burning with the passions of its characters, and overflowing with ideas, this fiery novel will leave you eager for more from Alaya Dawn Johnson.
Released: March 1st 2013
Purchase: Amazon

About the Author
Alaya Dawn Johnson
Alaya (rhymes with “papaya”) lives, writes, cooks and (perhaps most importantly) eats in New York City. Her literary loves are all forms of speculative fiction, historical fiction, and the occasional highbrow novel. Her culinary loves are all kinds of ethnic food, particularly South Indian, which she feels must be close to ambrosia. She graduated from Columbia University in 2004 with a BA in East Asian Languages and Cultures, and has lived and traveled extensively in Japan.


  1. I think the thing that intrigues me most about this book (besides the awesome cover) is that ti takes place in futuristic Brazil! Such an interesting and unique place for a story to take place. I look forward to reading it.

  2. Thanks for the chance to win! I've seen this book mentioned on blogs, but hadn't read the summary before. I think it's one I'd like.

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  5. thanks so much for the giveaway! lovely to have been your follower. cheers!

  6. This is my first time hearing about this novel and it sounds like a good read! I can't wait to check it out. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  7. Thanks for the giveaway! The cover of this book is beautiful, I can't wait to check it out :)

  8. Thank you so much! I saw this book on GR the other day and thought it looked really good! The cover's really nice too (:

  9. Thanks for the giveaway! I've been interested in this book for awhile & I almost bought it today while at B&N :)

  10. Thanks for the lovely giveaway, Shane! <3 I'm really excited to read this one, and would love a copy. =)


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