Wednesday, January 2, 2013
-about i am alive-
Every girl dies - not every girl really lives. Sixteen-year-old Decca Tenderstone feels captivated when she meets gorgeous and reckless Leo, who is arrogant, silent, beautiful, and shoots almost every one he meets.WHOA. Stop right there. Doesn't this book sounds freaking amazing?! Um YESSSS! It does!
The usual boring girl meets badboy story... hmm... with a twist ...
They live in a dystopian future in Los Angeles where every sixteen-year-old is ranked on a scale from one to ten to determine their future. Outranks, who are considered a danger to society, are forced to attend the Monster Show, a brutal sacrificing ritual that is broadcasted worldwide on live TV, where rebellious teens are labelled Bad Kidz or Monsters and get to fight for their lives in deadly games.
To prove that you're still alive you have to scream I Am Alive every six hours. Lower your voice, and you're dead. Deccaa doesn't need Leo's company. She has a secret of her own. While they both can't stand each other, she will find out why she doesn't fit into any rank. Nothing will stand in her way as she has to make choices concerning love, life, staying alive, growing up, and finding out who she really is.
Cameron has asked me to share his latest cover for the book. It was recently done and has more of a gritty feel to it. Are you ready?....................-the new cover-
Isn't that a neat cover? It's got a very different feel to it. Honestly, I very much prefer the old cover. The colors and fonts look so cool and fit so well. But I do like this new cover! Totally a new side of the story.
-about his other series-
Snow White Sorrow
by Cameron Jace
Release Date: 2.2013
Sixteen year old Loki Blackstar is no Prince Charming. His mother is a ghost. His only friend is a red Cadillac that talks to him through the radio. He looks like an Angel but acts like jerk. No wonder he has been banned from Heaven, which is the least of his troubles. Loki needs a job to pay for school and support himself.
Still, Loki has a rare gift: He is a Dreamhunter. One of the few in the world who can hunt and kill immortal demons in their dreams so they never wake up again. When Loki is sent to kill a sixteen-year-old vampire girl the locals call Snow White Sorrow, he is pulled into a magical but dangerous world. The locals believe the monster to be Snow White.
The real Snow White... living in the ruins of an ancient castle in a small town. She is described as horribly beautiful, terrifyingly enchanting, and wickedly lovely.What he finds instead is a beautiful monster girl filled with rage and hurt, who has an epic untold story to tell of things such like why the Brothers Grimm altered the fairy tale, who the Evil Queen really is, where the mirror came from, and who possessed it. Snow White has killed every person who has dared come near the castle where she once lived with the queen. Mysteriously, she lets Loki live, and whispers two words in his ears; two words that will change his life forever.
Snow White Sorrow is the first book in a new series by him that takes fairytales and twists them around. The books is prequeled by the GRIMM DIARIES which can be found for a VERYcheap price on AMAZON!
-about cameron jace-
Wonderlander, Neverlander, Unicorn-chaser, enchanter, musician, survived a coma, & totally awesome. Sometimes I tell stories. Always luv the little monsters. I write young adult paranormal romance, urban fantasy, and science fiction mostly. The Grimm Diaries series is a seven book saga that deals with retellings of fairy tales from a young adult POV - it connects most of the fairy tales together and claims to be the truth about fairy tales. I live in San Francisco and seriously think circles are way cooler than triangles.
I've got some super cool snippits from this snazzy book for you! The first comes from the beginning in Chapter one, and the second from the middle of the book in Chapter 22. Enjoy!-snippits of i am alive-
I am going to surprise you. You have no idea…Every time the bus hits a patch of uneven pavement, it jostles me from side to side. I am holding on to the overhead railing while on my tiptoes, trying my best to keep my balance. Faustina, the school’s queen bee, laughs at me, checking out her fingernails. She must be calling me a dork under her breath. She is predicted to become a Nine today, and Nines are always mean to me.I live in a world where every teen is ranked on a scale from five to nine. Nines are the luckiest and highest rank in our nation, and Fives are the lowest rank allowed. I’ve been told that I would make a perfect Seven.The bus stops in front of my school, Cubberley High. I wait for the Nines and Eights to get out first. Nines are usually the most beautiful. Eights are the most elegant. Predicted Sevens like me have to wait in line. At least I get to get up before the Sixes and the Fives.
I am not my heart rate. I am not my skills. I am not my sleeping problems. I am not my stress. I am not my fears. I am not how I look like. I am the very essence of me. I am my will. I am my passion. I am my beliefs. I am how much I can give and receive love. I am infinite and possible. I am my soul. How can the iAm ever measure this?So whatcha think? Are you intrigued? Totally excited to get your hands on the book?
Most important of all, I am not that predictable.
Cameron was totally awesome and gave me some COOL tidbits that I'm excited to share with you!-NOTE FROM AUTHOR-
- The book was published as a serial with the following names and links:
- The book was later professionally edited into the great version that it is now! You can read the reviews on it HERE.
- Later on, Jace actually composed a SONG for the book! Isn't that cool?! And guess what? You have an uber-awesome chance at winning it below!
Cameron has been super generous and has a few MEGA SWEET deals up for grabs today! For one, remember that cool song I mentioned about 5 sentences ago? Well, you can not only win that, but if you'd rather not take a chance, EVERYONE WHO FOLLOWS JACE'S FACEBOOK PAGE and COMMENTS ON HIS WALL that they want it, CAN HAVE THE SONG. Plus the winner of the giveaway!-i have a special giveaway-
Uh, Say EPIC! You know you want, so go Comment and Follow away! Meanwhile, you can also enter to win complete e-sets of his GRIMM DIARIES and the I AM ALIVE trilogy! It's a pretty sweet deal! and you DON'T WANT TO MISS! Giveaways ends 1.16 at 12 am EST.
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Thanks for stopping by! Hope you're found something totally eye-catching! Thanks to Giselle at XPRESSO BOOK TOURS and Cameron for setting this up!
Sooo that was one MEGA EPIC blast wouldn't you say! I'm totally pumped to read these books! How about you? Are you excited to get your hands on the books?! Happy Wednesday! XOXO,
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