Friday, September 5, 2014


I have the awesome opportunity to be part of this campaign/giveaway tour. 
So there will be a total of 50 Psi-group giveaways across the book blogosphere throughout September & October leading up to the release of In the Afterlight. Since I'm hosting the Orange Prize Pack, it would be awesome if you guys could seek out the other 4 PSI Prize Packs. If you haven't read The Darkest Minds series yet, be sure to check it out soon before the final book releases :)

The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1)The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken 
Released Dec. 12th, 2012      REVIEW

Goodreads Summary:
When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something alarming enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that gets her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She might have survived the mysterious disease that’s killed most of America’s children, but she and the others have emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they cannot control.

Now sixteen, Ruby is one of the dangerous ones.

When the truth comes out, Ruby barely escapes Thurmond with her life. Now she’s on the run, desperate to find the one safe haven left for kids like her—East River. She joins a group of kids who escaped their own camp. Liam, their brave leader, is falling hard for Ruby. But no matter how much she aches for him, Ruby can’t risk getting close. Not after what happened to her parents.

When they arrive at East River, nothing is as it seems, least of all its mysterious leader. But there are other forces at work, people who will stop at nothing to use Ruby in their fight against the government. Ruby will be faced with a terrible choice, one that may mean giving up her only chance at a life worth living.

Never Fade (The Darkest Minds, #2)Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken 
Released Oct. 15th, 2013     THE TRUTH ABOUT BOOKS 

Goodreads Summary:
Ruby never asked for the abilities that almost cost her her life. Now she must call upon them on a daily basis, leading dangerous missions to bring down a corrupt government and breaking into the minds of her enemies. Other kids in the Children’s League call Ruby “Leader”, but she knows what she really is: a monster. 

When Ruby is entrusted with an explosive secret, she must embark on her most dangerous mission yet: leaving the Children’s League behind. Crucial information about the disease that killed most of America’s children—and turned Ruby and the others who lived into feared and hated outcasts—has survived every attempt to destroy it. But the truth is only saved in one place: a flashdrive in the hands of Liam Stewart, the boy Ruby once believed was her future—and who now wouldn’t recognize her. 

As Ruby sets out across a desperate, lawless country to find Liam—and answers about the catastrophe that has ripped both her life and America apart—she is torn between old friends and the promise she made to serve the League. Ruby will do anything to protect the people she loves. But what if winning the war means losing herself?

by Alexandra Bracken
In stores October 28th  

ABOUT IN THE AFTERLIGHT Ruby can't look back. Fractured by an unbearable loss, she and the kids who survived the government's attack on Los Angeles travel north to regroup. Only Ruby can keep their highly dangerous prisoner in check. But with Clancy Gray, there's no guarantee you're fully in control, and everything comes with a price.

When the Children's League disbands, Ruby rises up as a leader and forms an unlikely allegiance with Liam's brother, Cole, who has a volatile secret of his own. There are still thousands of other Psi kids suffering in government "rehabilitation camps" all over the country. Freeing them--revealing the governments unspeakable abuses in the process--is the mission Ruby has claimed since her own escape from Thurmond, the worst camp in the country.

But not everyone is supportive of the plan Ruby and Cole craft to free the camps. As tensions rise, competing ideals threaten the mission to uncover the cause of IANN, the disease that killed most of America's children and left Ruby and others with powers the government will kill to keep contained. With the fate of a generation in their hands, there is no room for error. One wrong move could be the spark that sets the world on fire.

Sparks Rise (The Darkest Minds #2.5)
ABOUT SPARKS RISE (The Darkest Minds: 2.5 e-Book release)
Available online September 2, 2014
This New eBook Novella connects the last two novels in The Darkest Minds trilogy.

Sam didn't think things could get worse at Thurmand rehabilitation camp. Then the Reds arrive. Everyone assumed the kids with firepower had been killed years ago. Instead they were taken away, brainwashed, and returned as terrifyingly effective guards. To her horror, Sam recognizes one of them: Lucas, the one spark of light in Sam's dark childhood. 

Lucas has a deadly secret--he beat the brutal training that turned his fellow Reds into mindless drones. When Sam defends herself against an attack by a vile PSF guard and faces a harrowing punishment, Lucas must risk his everything to save her.

Alexandra Bracken was born and raised in Arizona, but moved east to study at the College of William & Mary in Virginia.  She recently relocated to New York City, where she worked in publishing and lives in a charming apartment overflowing with books. 

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Prizing & samples courtesy of Disney-Hyperion
Giveaway open to US addresses only

 **Know that some blogs may not have hosted the giveaway yet**

Telekinesis (Blue) Prize Pack

Intelligence (Green) Prize Pack

Mind Control (Orange) Prize Pack

Pyrokinesis (Red) Prize Pack

Electrokinesis (Yellow) Prize Pack


  1. I'd go with orange!

  2. I would be a green :) To be super intelligent would be the coolest thing ever!!!

    1. It would be oh so helpful for school!

  3. I think I'd like blue or red, and I'm Anastasia in the Rafflecopter!

  4. I would be orange! Thanks for the giveaway!!

  5. I would be Green or Orange. Thanks for this amazing giveaway.

  6. I think if I actually was placed in the world of The Darkest Minds, I'd want to be a blue :) Thanks for the giveaway!

  7. Def Electrokensis! It's the most practical one! I could charge my phone anywhere anytime! :D
    Mary G Loki

    1. HA! I never thought of that! It would be awesome :D

  8. I'd like to be a Blue! Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. Orange, for sure! I already get migraines so otherwise what's the downside?

  10. I would go with orange. I can protect myself if people try to hurt me and also get what I want from them =)

  11. Absolutely Orange!!

    1. Whoa! Seems like a lot of people want to be Orange! Interesting :D

  12. I'd want to be a blue or yellow. Those abilities just seem so handy and cool!

  13. I am definitely torn between green and blue, both could come in very handy.

  14. I'm not sure which I'd be but I'd like to be orange

  15. Maybe green, or maybe blue, I'd prefer blue.

  16. Replies
    1. Yay! A stream of Blue lovers out there. Kind of balancing out the Orange(s) haha

  17. I think i'd be a yellow!

  18. Hmm....either blue or green I'm not sure. Green sounds more me but I think I would rather have blue.

  19. I think I would be an orange or a green.

    1. This is the first I'm hearing of an Orange/Green together! Loving the range of answers. If paired together it's usually Green/Blue ^_^

  20. blue, telekinesis is awesome!
    also i accidentally spelled my twitter name wrong for following Alexandra - it's @sardothixn not @sardothicn oops

  21. I think I'd like to be blue. Being able to control things would be handy, but you don't have the ethical dilemmas of mind control!

  22. I think that all of them would be very useful, but if I had to choose I'd pick orange.

  23. I'd love to be Red! Or Blue. :)

  24. Replies
    1. I'm so sorry! I thought I displayed the winner on the gadget already. I just added it. Sorry if you didn't win but thank you for entering!


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