ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI B&N Exclusive Edition

B&N Exclusive copyi’ve been sitting on SO MANY secrets, but am especially thrilled to share this one! Barnes and Noble asked for exclusive content and i couldn’t say yes fast enough!

in this edition of ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI readers will have an entire bonus chapter. it isn’t going to be available anywhere else, so if you’re into swoony scenes featuring Audrey Rose and Thomas, this might be for you.

Pre-order link: ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI B&N Exclusive Edition

i have a few more secrets, so stay tuned for preorder prizes, more bonus content, and other fun things i can’t wait to share in the next week or two!

BookExpo + BookCon + LEGENDARY tour stop + more!

hello friends, i’ve got a couple of fun things to share with you! first, i’ll be hitting the road in June and the first few events are at the following locations:

BookExpo 

June 1, 2018

In-booth signing

11-12pm

ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI ARCs

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BookCon

June 2, 2018

In-booth signing

11:30-12:30

ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI ARCs

Hachette booth 1938-1939

for each of the above events, i’ll be handing out signed Moonlight Carnival/Escaping From Houdini bookmarks to the first 100 people in line.

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LEGENDARY tour

one of my very best friends, Stephanie Garber, is coming to Nashville for her LEGENDARY tour (it’s the AMAZING sequel to her spellbinding debut, CARAVAL!) and I’ll be in conversation with her at Parnassus books. the event is on Monday June 11 at 6:30pm and i’d love to see my Nashville friends there!

June 11, 2018

6:30pm

Parnassus Books

i’ll also be signing my books and i may bring an ARC of ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI for one lucky winner. Stephanie has some fun games planned, so you don’t want to miss out! (check with Parnassus for their store guidelines, and i’ll definitely bring those Moonlight Carnival bookmarks for everyone.)

GIVEAWAY!!!

one last fun announcement, JIMMY Books is hosting a TWENTY book giveaway over on GoodReads! it’s of the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER mass market paperback, and features the MEETING THOMAS CRESSWELL novella. definitely hop over there and enter to win! (it’s going on now through June 17th.)

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i’ll have one more June event to announce soon! see you on the road!!

xoxo

HUGE thank you to the ever fantastic Phantom Rin and her amazing illustration of me for BEA/BookCon!

50-Page MG or YA Manuscript Critique from Editor Jenny Bak and Signed Copy of Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco

friends! you can win a manuscript critique by my AMAZING editor! also? she’s giving away a signed copy of HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA. please help spread the word for this wonderful cause! xoxo

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Editorial director Jenny Bak is offering a detailed critique on the first 50 double-spaced pages of a middle-grade or YA novel. She will also send the winner a signed copy of Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco.

jb_id (1)Jenny Bak is Editorial Director at JIMMY Patterson Books, an imprint for children under Little, Brown and Company. She edits James Patterson’s bestselling books for young readers, including his Middle School and Maximum Ride series. She also acquires middle grade and young adult novels that reflect the JIMMY mission to create beloved books that will inspire a love of reading in children.HuntingPrinceDracula_9780316551663_HCOpening Bid: $50

Auction Ends: Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 10pm EST. (Any bids submitted in comments after that time will be void.)

To bid on this item, check the current high bid and place a higher bid by leaving your name and bid amount in the comments, along with your email…

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HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA is now available!!!!

the day has finally arrived! HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA is now in the world and i don’t think this feeling of overwhelming gratitude will ever, ever get old. i’m so lucky to have so much love and support behind my books, and hope you know how very much it means to me.

This story was written from my heart and now it belongs to you, dear reader. I hope you love sinking your teeth into it! (I couldn’t resist at least ONE vampire pun!) Please tell all of your friends and share the release day love—your enthusiasm is one of my favorite things!

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Tonight I kick off the #HuntingPrinceDraculaTour with friends of the Knox county library in Knoxville, but for now I’m going to enjoy all of your beautiful pictures.

See you on the road, friends! Xoxo

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***If you don’t live close to a tour stop, or can’t make it out, please contact the bookstores if you’d like a signed/personalized copy of HPD. A lot of them will ship your order to you, so it’s *almost* like attending the event!

Places to order signed copies:

Books of Wonder

Quail Ridge Books

Spellbound Children’s Bookshop

Foxtale Book Shoppe

Little Shop of Stories

KidLit Cares: Hurricane Harvey Auction SJTR themed “book box”

hi friends! there’s an amazing auction going on (hosted by author Kate Messner) to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey and i’ve donated a personalized “book box” filled with items curated by myself.

Auction Items Hurricane Harvey

Included is:

  • a signed hardcover collection of my books (STALKING JACK THE RIPPER and the forthcoming HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA)
  • magnetic bookmarks of my characters
  • candles
  • bookish tea
  • a tea infusing ball
  • character cards
  • a signed map from my second novel.

please bid if you can, and if you can’t please help spread the word. let’s do all we can to help! xoxo

Here’s the link for details on how to bid. 

STALKING JACK THE RIPPER is $1.99 TODAY!

SURPRISE, FRIENDS!!!!

several online retailers are hosting a special promotion and you can snag an ebook of STALKING JACK THE RIPPER for $1.99! YAY!!!!

it’s for today only, so please tell your friends and shout over the interwebs rooftops to any readers who might not have gotten it yet. i’m so thrilled that it’s being offered for this price and hope it will find its way to more readers.

 

SJTR ebook deal

heck, buy yourself a copy or give a friend or family member a gift. sometimes it’s nice to get lost in a fictional world for a while 🙂

here are some links to online retailers participating:

Amazon

Google Play

Nook

Updated Fall Tour + MEETING THOMAS CRESSWELL novella

hi friends! i have a two quick updates for you as publication day draws closer (!!!!!!!).

Update #1: the Knoxville event has changed times and locations, please see the updated tour poster for details. (there’s also an AWESOME writing contest going on for all Knox County students. see their site for details on how to submit your entry at Friends of the Knox County Public Library.)

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all special guests have been announced and i’m THRILLED to be hitting the road with so many fiercely talented badass lady authors.

Places to order signed copies:

Books of Wonder

Quail Ridge Books

Spellbound Children’s Bookshop

Foxtale Book Shoppe

Little Shop of Stories

Update #2: the preorder giveaway closes on September 18th at midnight and i have been SO EXCITED to see all of the “MEETING THOMAS CRESSWELL” posts across social media. i’m so thrilled you’re enjoying his novella. even though it says “US/CA only” on the site, it is open to international readers with a valid receipt of purchase.

details on how to receive a preorder novella:

MEETING THOMAS CRESSWELL

 

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lastly, my author copies arrived and i totally cried AGAIN. i don’t think this part of the process will ever, EVER get old. i am so thankful and so grateful to be doing this for a living and don’t ever take it for granted.

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thank you all so much for the support and enthusiasm for HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA! i cannot wait to share this story with you.

xoxoxo