Monday, July 25, 2011

Blog 9 - 1WTNW (1 Week Til Near Witch)

That's right boy and girls, you read the title right. There is 1 week til Near Witch.

What's that you say you don't know what the Near Witch is, have you been living under a rock?
No, no it's okay I'll tell you all about it.

The Near Witch by: Victoria Schwab.
Her debut novel, comes out on August 2nd. This week starting today we can enter a 7 day long contest to win cool prizes. Here's the website to see the prizes for the contest.

Just follow the rules and you could win one of the prizes. Do a blog post, leave a comment on your twitter, Facebook, and on her page. It's that easy and you earn points towards the contests. I hope you are looking forward to reading her book as much as I am. What's that you say? You still aren't sure about what the book is about it.

Well here's a brief description of the book.

The Near Witch is only an old story told to frighten children.
If the wind calls at night, you must not listen. The wind is lonely, and always looking for company.
And there are no strangers in the town of Near.

These are the truths that Lexi has heard all her life.
But when an actual stranger—a boy who seems to fade like smoke—appears outside her home on the moor at night, she knows that at least one of these sayings is no longer true.
The next night, the children of Near start disappearing from their beds, and the mysterious boy falls under suspicion. Still, he insists on helping Lexi search for them. Something tells her she can trust him.
As the hunt for the children intensifies, so does Lexi’s need to know—about the witch that just might be more than a bedtime story, about the wind that seems to speak through the walls at night, and about the history of this nameless boy.
Part fairy tale, part love story, Victoria Schwab’s debut novel is entirely original yet achingly familiar: a song you heard long ago, a whisper carried by the wind, and a dream you won’t soon forget.

So wait are you waiting for go call your libraries, and bookstores, and pre-order the book, and enter the contest for some awesome prizes.

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