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Giveaway: Order of Darkness: Changeling (US Only)

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ORDER OF DARKNESS: CHANGELING
By Philippa Gregory
(Released January 1, 2013)

 

About the book
Dark myths, medieval secrets, intrigue, and romance populate the pages of this first in a four-book teen series from the #1 bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl.

The year is 1453 and all signs point to it being the end of the world. Accused of heresy and expelled from his monastery, handsome seventeen-year-old Luca Vero is recruited by a mysterious stranger to record the end of times across Europe. Commanded by sealed orders, Luca is sent to map the fears of Christendom and travel to the very frontier of good and evil.

Seventeen-year-old Isolde, a Lady Abbess, is trapped in a nunnery to prevent her from claiming her rich inheritance. As the nuns in her care are driven mad by strange visions, walking in their sleep, and showing bleeding wounds, Luca is sent to investigate and driven to accuse her.

Forced to face the greatest fears of the dark ages—witchcraft, werewolves, madness—Luca and Isolde embark on a search for truth, their own destinies, and even love as they take the unknown ways to the real historical figure who defends the boundaries of Christendom and holds the secrets of the Order of Darkness.

About the author
Philippa Gregory is the author of several internationally bestselling novels, including The Other Boleyn Girl and The White Queen, and is a recognized authority on women’s history. She lives in the north of England with her family and welcomes visitors to her website, PhilippaGregory.com. Order of Darkness: Changeling is her first novel written for teens.

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  • Kierra
    Kierra Friday, 01 February 2013

    I do like the first cover better mainly because it has more color. Although, this cover is simply and beautiful. I kind of like both of them alot!

  • Aimee Kasper
    Aimee Kasper Friday, 01 February 2013

    I love how the light green font stands out against the white cover. Simple but powerful.

  • Susan Light
    Susan Light Friday, 01 February 2013

    Big change. I didn't realize it was the same book at first.

  • Vivien
    Vivien Friday, 01 February 2013

    Very big change. I'm not sure...this requires a read.

  • Brooke
    Brooke Friday, 01 February 2013

    I really like the other cover with people on it. This cover is simple and plain, though that's not necessarily a bad thing - this one just doesn't catch my eye as much as the other one.

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 01 February 2013

    I like it, actually prefer this than the HC cover. It's simple but still striking.

  • Courtney Gendreau
    Courtney Gendreau Saturday, 02 February 2013

    I like this cover much more

  • Natalie Aguirre
    Natalie Aguirre Saturday, 02 February 2013

    I liked the other cover better because it was more colorful, but this one is good too. I've been excited about this since I first heard about it. Fingers crossed.

  • Sam
    Sam Saturday, 02 February 2013

    I this one much better! The other one just looked like any other YA book with the pretty girl in a dress and the mysterious boy behind her. This one is simple and awesome looking! :D

  • Kristina Vo
    Kristina Vo Saturday, 02 February 2013

    I think the cover looks awesome! *u*

  • Sarah
    Sarah Saturday, 02 February 2013

    I love the cover!

  • YABC
    YABC Saturday, 02 February 2013

    I prefer the old hardcover's cover because it was really pretty, and this one is dully white.

  • YABC
    YABC Sunday, 03 February 2013

    it's simple looking

  • Sasha
    Sasha Sunday, 03 February 2013

    I think this new cover is gorgeous! I've wanted to read this book for so long. I've been such a huge fan of Philippa Gregory since The Other Boleyn Girl.

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 04 February 2013

    Love the cover, simple yet totally eye catching.

  • YABC
    YABC Tuesday, 05 February 2013

    It's really awesome!!!

  • BJ Gaskill
    BJ Gaskill Tuesday, 05 February 2013

    It grabs you...it's intriguing..I like it!

  • YABC
    YABC Tuesday, 05 February 2013

    I like it simple, eyecatching

  • Darith Ly
    Darith Ly Tuesday, 05 February 2013

    It's simple, but I like it!

  • Casey
    Casey Tuesday, 05 February 2013

    I love the simplicity of the cover and how realistic it is. I love Philippa Gregory!!

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