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literati_rain66 Friday, February 18, 2011
It's that time again!! It's been a while since I've done a giveaway on my own, not a blog hop, but I'm in the mood. Without further ado...

What You Get:
The Secret to Lying 
The Secret To Lying, by Todd Mitchell.

From the back cover of the ARC: James was the guy no one noticed- a fifteen-year-old living in a small town with his repairman father and ex-beauty queen mother. So when he gets into the American Science and Mathematics Academy (or ASMA), a public boarding school, James decides that it's time to leave the past behind. In a student body made up of nerds and geeks, being cool is easy. All it takes is a few harmless lies to invent the new James: rebel, punk, street fighter. Everyone's impressed, except for the beautiful Ellie Frost, whose icy demeanor holds an inexplicable attraction for James, and the mysterious Ghost44, an IM presence who sees right through his new identity. 

But James is riding high- playing pranks and hooking up with the luscious Jessica Keen. Things seem perfect until he begins having strange and vivid dreams that pull him into a dark city haunted by demons. As the line between dreams and reality blurs, James begins to wonder, what's the price for being the coolest guy around?

Funny and real, Todd Mitchell's debut YA novel takes readers into a school for the intellectually gifted and socially awkward, as readers discover through James the secret - and consequences- to lying.

How To Enter:
*Comment on this post.
*Leave your email in the post so I can contact you if you win.
*Tell me one of your most memorable lies, good or bad.
*Follow this blog (it's easy, I promise)
*One extra entry for Tweeting about this contest, leave a link please.

Contest is open from Friday, February 18th - midnight on Friday, February 25th, 2011. Winner will be announced shortly after the contest closes and winner will be notified by email. 

US & Canada only please.

Good luck, and thanks for entering!


Zoƫ said...

I can't really think of any memorable lies... I did have a jerk boyfriend or two in the past lie to me though, and those were pretty memorable!

I am a follower of course.


Erin said...

Thank you for the great giveaway! I'm a GFC follower as fletch8502.

I used to lie all the time about writing/being a writer. Whenever anyone asked what I was doing, I would say it was homework even though it was really novels or short stories. I didn't tell the truth about writing until my first short story was published and the book was in my hands!

Erin @ Quitting My Day Job

fletch8502 at yahoo dot com

M.A.D. said...

Ooooh, this one sounds like a very good read! Please enter me, and thank you! :)
I am a follower in GFC.

Now, on to one of my best/worst lies (lying is something I really don't care to do much of lol): One Easter my kids had approached the age of *questioning* whether or not "the Easter Bunny" was real. My youngest still wanted to believe, so as an added touch of *realism* I made tiny bunny tracks by dipping three fingers in baby powder and leaving *proof* all over the house!

Not sure that was a good parental idea hahaha

M.A.D. said...

Ooops!!! forgot to add my email above:
zenrei57@hotmail dot com

Melo said...

thanks for the giveaway!

I don't have a memorable lie. I usually tell some people half truths just so I or they don't get hurt :P


thanks again... oh, and I am an GFC follower.

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