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Book Giveaway Hop, Middle Grade Dystopia

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Welcome to the Best of Summer 2013 Kid Lit Giveaway Hop and a big thanks to our hosts at Mother Daughter Book Reviews and Youth Literature Reviews. I’m glad you’re here. I hope you’ll hop around and find something you like.

I’m Author S. Smith, and I’d like to introduce you to my Seed Savers Series. Reviewers have said “this series fills the void for younger-audience dystopians,” and “everyone should read this book.”

Seed Savers isn’t your typical bleak, violent dystopia. Think Little House on the Prairie, Anne of Green Gables meets The Giver or Fahrenheit 451; this is why it’s totally appropriate for kids as young as nine (or possibly younger). The stories take place in a not-too-distant future where gardening is illegal, corporations own the seeds, and real food is no longer available. Three children are on a quest to learn about gardening and make a change back to the old ways.

The Seed Savers Series consists of five books, the first two,Treasure and Lily, are out now,  and the third, Heirloom, this coming November. You may find out more about them on my website, or on their pages at Amazon. If you think they sound like something you’d like to read, I invite you to sign up below to win a free book. And if you don’t win this time, I usually have monthly sales on the e-books, so keep in touch!

Book Giveaway

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August 26 through September 6, 2013, you can enter to win a signed paperback edition of Seed Savers: Treasure, or Seed Savers: Lily.

Two winners will be chosen via random.org and the Giveaway is open internationally. The first person will get a copy of Treasure, and the second, a copy of Lily. Don’t worry, the first two books are easily read out of order. The winners will be contacted by email and posted on AuthorSSmith Facebook page.

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Ways to Enter

1) Leave a comment and your email in the comment section below answering this question: What is/was one of your favorite books to reread? Doesn’t have to be MG or children’s books, but think of those if you can. (1 entry)

My favorite reread books are: Fahrenheit 451, Peace Like a River, and The Secret Life of Bees. When I was younger I often reread the Chronicles of Narnia, much like my children now reread the Harry Potter books.

2) Sign up to receive my newsletter updates. (1 entry)

3) Like AuthorSSmith on Facebook. (1 entry)

4) If you have already read either of the books, leave a review on Amazon (worth 3 entries.) If you do this, please send me an email (authorssmith@gmail.com) so that I know which review is yours.

Keep Hopping

Click here to view the linky list to keep hopping and continue on your way to the best of summer books!

S.Smith is the author of the awesome and award-winning middle grade series, Seed Savers. Visit her Facebook and Pinterest pages. Sign up for the newsletter!

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40 comments on “Book Giveaway Hop, Middle Grade Dystopia

  1. The book i liked to reread the most the sotories by la comtesse de Mont Segur ( several it’s a series but i loved it even if i read them younger than the audiance ( normally it’s for 10/12 and i read them at 6)

  2. I love rereading The Chronicles of Narnia, especially now that I have kids who enjoy it too.

  3. My favourite re-read book is Lord of the Rings, but also most of Anne McCaffrey”s books, especially the Killashandra series. Well, you did say they didn’t have to be kids books 🙂
    And I’ve reviewed Treasure on Amazon, but I think you’ve spotted that, since Everyone should read this book. 🙂

  4. my favorite re-read is pride and prejudice
    dez3b@yahoo.com

  5. I read the Chronicles of Narnia (all of them) twice per year when I was a child. I also read the Ring trilogy + The Hobbit, though they were a bit tougher, since I was very young when I began reading them. I loved The Little Princess, too. I liked you on Facebook, and signed up to follow your blog. Thanks so much for the giveaway. michelle_willms@yahoo.com

  6. I’ve had a blast reading and re-reading the Junie B. Jones children’s series with my kids this past summer!

  7. Tom Sawyer

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  8. Hey, everybody, I just wanted to say that I was on the road when this giveaway started and so not able to respond to you in a quick manner. Then today I got up early and wanted to hit the ground running, only to experience internet troubles (argghh). FINALLY, things seem to be working, and I hope to keep up better.
    -S

  9. I love all of Lois Lowry’s books, and yours look fantastic! I’m liking you on facebook as well as subscribing!

    Thanks for being part of the giveaway hop! I want to invite you to participate in Booknificent Thursday, my all-things book-related link-up party every Thursday at mommynificent.com anytime you have a chance! We’d love to have you join our little reading community!
    Tina

  10. I could read The Mysterious Benedicto Society trilogy a thousand times..my son and I have been through it twice, I previewed it alone first, and I look forward to reading it again soon with him and then with the younger children.

  11. I love re-reading Harry Potter books. I like to revisit them at least once a year.
    Thanks for the giveaway,
    subscibe: crescent. ivy @ gmail. com
    facebook like: Ashtrie Karana Putrie

  12. Thanks for stopping by, Ashtrie.

  13. I love Shug by Jenny Han and could read it a million times over and over again 🙂
    krizia_kmga06@yahoo.com
    subscribed to newsletter updates [krizia_kmga06@yahoo.com] 🙂
    liked AuthorSSmith on Facebook [Krizia Almiranez] 🙂
    btw, thanks for this great giveaway! 😀
    more powers to you and your blog 😉 😀

  14. I enjoyed reading and re-reading the Chronicles of Narnia series when I was a kid and then older.

  15. The series that I’ve read over and over is the Harry Potter series, but I also really enjoy Tamora Pierce books.

  16. one of the kids favs is horton hears a who! – regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  17. I just finished reading Book 1 a few days ago – LOVED it! Good luck everyone (I’m not entering because I already have copies of both picked up from FREE DAYS.)

  18. One of my favorite children’s book that I can read over & over is Harriet The Spy. I LOVE that book. Cracks me up every time.

  19. I am signed up to receive your newsletter.

  20. I am a fan of your FB page. Thanks for participating in the hop!

  21. My favourite kid lit book is Island of the Blue Dolphins

  22. The Giveaway is over. Thanks everyone for visiting and commenting! I will be doing the drawing and contacting winners within the next few days.

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