Oct 4, 2012

Giveaway - The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann

The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann
September 18th, 2012 by Greenwillow Books

Don't get yourself noticed and you won't get yourself hanged.

In the faery slums of Bath, Bartholomew Kettle and his sister Hettie live by these words. Bartholomew and Hettie are changelings--Peculiars--and neither faeries nor humans want anything to do with them.

One day a mysterious lady in a plum-colored dress comes gliding down Old Crow Alley. Bartholomew watches her through his window. Who is she? What does she want? And when Bartholomew witnesses the lady whisking away, in a whirling ring of feathers, the boy who lives across the alley--Bartholomew forgets the rules and gets himself noticed.

First he's noticed by the lady in plum herself, then by something darkly magical and mysterious, by Jack Box and the Raggedy Man, by the powerful Mr. Lickerish . . . and by Arthur Jelliby, a young man trying to slip through the world unnoticed, too, and who, against all odds, offers Bartholomew friendship and a way to belong.

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I hear this is an exciting debut and I'm happy to be able to offer a copy for a giveaway! Fill out the fancy doo-hickey below to be officially entered. US only

13 comments:

  1. I don't usually read a lot of MG, but this book sounds really good. I've heard a lot of good things about it from many different people. Can't wait to read it!

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  2. I have been loving the new MG that has been coming out! This book sounds amazing and I'm in love with that cover! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  3. This is on my TBR list! I was hoping to see it at BEA but alas if it was there I could not find it. I LOVE the cover and of course love to read MG. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Sandy

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  4. Thanks for the contest, Jen! The cover art is certainly eye-catching -- I'd never heard of this book before. As always, I'm usually willing to try something new. :)

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  5. Love the cover! Very interesting.

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  6. I don't usually read fantasy, but this one sounds ... well ... fantastic. And I simply love the cover and the title. Thanks for the review.

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  7. I would want to read the book after just seeing the cover! It's so interesting and cute! Got my attention right away.

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  8. I've been wanting this book since I saw it promoted on the blogs. I would love to read it and then pass it on to my kids

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  9. I really love the trailer and the cover of the book def on my tbr list!!!

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  10. This looks like it will be a great book. I definitely want to read this one!

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  11. I've heard some great things about this book and have had it on my tbr list! It's definitely one I'd enjoy reading : )

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  12. This book sounds absolutely amazing! Loving the cover and the premise! I really need to read this soon. It sounds like just my type of book. Thank you so much for the giveaway! :D

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  13. I have an ARC of this one, but I want a real copy--it is one I want on my shelves for keeps!

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