The Official YABC Blog

All things news, updates, giveaways, and other goodies on Young Adult (and Kids!) Books Central.

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Login
    Login Login form

Giveaway: Deviants by Maureen McGowan (US & Canada)

Posted by on in Giveaways
  • Font size: Larger Smaller
  • Hits: 3279
  • 30 Comments
  • Subscribe to this entry
  • Print
  • Report this post

Inside Haven, different means deviant—and dead.

In a post-apocalyptic world, where the earth is buried by asteroid dust that’s mutated theDNA of some humans, orphaned, sixteen-year-old Glory must hide and protect her younger brother. If their Deviant abilities are discovered, they’ll be expunged—kicked out of the dome to be tortured and killed by the Shredders. Glory would give anything to get rid of her unique ability to kill with her emotions, especially when Cal, the boy she’s always liked, becomes a spy for the authorities. But when her brother is discovered, and she learns their father, who was expunged for killing their mother, is still alive, she must escape the domed city that’s been her entire world. 

Outside in the ruins, they’re pursued by the authorities and by sadistic, scab-covered Shredders who are addicted to the lethal-to-humans dust now covering the planet. Glory’s quests to transport herself and her brother to safety make up the thrilling and fascinating first volume of The Dust Chronicles.

"A deliciously dark, harrowing world, brightened by dazzling characters and sparkling prose." --Kelley Armstrong

"A tense thriller with a strong, beating heart at its center. Glory and her impossible choices will keep you glued to the page. I'm still trying to catch my breath!" --Diana Peterfreund

 


Giveaway Details

5 winners will receive a copy of Deviants (US and Canada only)

 

a Rafflecopter giveaway



Rate this blog entry:
0

Comments

  • Vivien
    Vivien Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    Mr. Rat

  • Samantha Martin Hiatt
    Samantha Martin Hiatt Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    Mr. Rat. I read the first three chapters and now I need to know more!!! Really hope I win a copy :)

  • Priscilla
    Priscilla Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    Mr. Rat... hoho

  • alicia marie
    alicia marie Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    Mr Rat!

  • MrsErica Beaton
    MrsErica Beaton Tuesday, 01 January 2013

    Mr. Rat... Really looking forward to this one!

  • Taylor Zebrowski
    Taylor Zebrowski Wednesday, 02 January 2013

    Mr. Rat. i am excited to read this book.

  • YABC
    YABC Wednesday, 02 January 2013

    Mr. Rat

  • Rachel
    Rachel Thursday, 03 January 2013

    Farewell, Mr. Rat. Nice knowing you. Now I deffinately need to read the rest of this one!

  • Sam
    Sam Friday, 04 January 2013

    Mr. Rat!!!!

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 04 January 2013

    mr. rat

  • Devon Mason
    Devon Mason Friday, 04 January 2013

    Mr. Rat

  • Sanah Dhillon
    Sanah Dhillon Friday, 04 January 2013

    She kills Mr. Rat.

  • YABC
    YABC Saturday, 05 January 2013

    Glory kills rats to feed her thin brother.

  • YABC
    YABC Sunday, 06 January 2013

    Mr Rat

  • Grace Lo
    Grace Lo Sunday, 13 January 2013

    She kills Mr. Rat.

  • Kathleen Buechel
    Kathleen Buechel Monday, 14 January 2013

    She kills a rat for food in order to feed her brother... who for some reason needs to be hidden and kept a secret.

    I'm pretty sure she wants to kill Cal though for becoming a JEC.

  • Ashley Walsh
    Ashley Walsh Tuesday, 15 January 2013

    Mr. Rat

  • Lucero
    Lucero Thursday, 17 January 2013

    Mr. Rat

  • Angela
    Angela Thursday, 17 January 2013

    Mr. Rat

  • Sherry Knack
    Sherry Knack Friday, 18 January 2013

    Mr. Rat

Leave your comment

Guest Wednesday, 20 August 2014

LATEST YABC BLOG POSTS - BLOG TOURS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, AND GIVEAWAYS

View more blog entries

Latest Book Listings Added

All Eva ever wanted was the chance to be herself. But in the Americas, to be hybrid—to share your body...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Welcome to Boomerang.com, the dating site for the millennial gen with its no-fuss, no-commitments matchups, and where work is steamier...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
In this haunting, fast-paced sequel to the New York Times bestselling photo-illustrated novel Asylum, three teens must unlock some long-buried...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
It’s too late for you. You’re dead. Those words continue to haunt Claire Cain months after she barely survived a...
 
1.7
 
0.0 (0)
A stolen book. A deadly plan. A destiny discovered. If high school is all about social status, Indigo Blackwood has...
 
3.7
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
Inspired by Derek Jeter’s childhood, The Contract is the first book in Derek Jeter’s middle grade baseball series, an important...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life is a funny, fast-paced novel for young readers by P.J. Hoover which chronicles...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
Jarrett doesn't trust Kevon. But he's got to share a room with him anyway. It was one thing when Jarrett's...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
In an alternate 1875 America electricity is forbidden, Native Americans and Yankees are united, and eldritch evil lurks in the...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
One kid's trash is another kid's terror in this spooky supernatural mystery. When Cassidy Bean leaves New York to spend...
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
Frank Einstein loves figuring out how the world works by creating household contraptions that are part science, part imagination, and...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
During the infamous eruption of Mount Vesuvius, one boy struggles to escape. Can he survive the most devastating disaster of...
 
3.0
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
Sixth grade to-do list: •Make the pom-pom squad! •Get photo in the yearbook •With Alli and Cami, become the three...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
Meet Tom Gates. When his teachers don’t have their beady eyes on him, he likes to draw pictures and...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
Maddie is desperate to keep her favorite horse from being sold in this first book in a contemporary middle grade...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Mike was seven when his father was killed in mysterious circumstances in Afghanistan. Eight years later, the family still...
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
Poppy's life has been turned upside down after her grandma (and guardian) had a stroke and ended up in the...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
Peter feels compelled to help a wounded German pilot, but he doesn't want to be a traitor--especially not to his...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
Shy fourth-grader Bakari Katari Johnson is having a bad day. He's always coming up against Tariq Thomas, the most popular...
 
3.5
 
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
In this middle-grade Bridesmaids, hilarity ensues as triplets have to stop a wedding! One bride. Two boys. Three flower girls...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)