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Giveaway: Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis (US Only)

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Otherbound
by Corinne Duyvis
Release Date: June 17, 2014

 

 

About the Book

Amara is never alone. Not when she’s protecting the cursed princess she unwillingly serves. Not when they’re fleeing across dunes and islands and seas to stay alive. Not when she’s punished, ordered around, or neglected.

She can’t be alone, because a boy from another world experiences all that alongside her, looking through her eyes.

Nolan longs for a life uninterrupted. Every time he blinks, he’s yanked from his Arizona town into Amara’s mind, a world away, which makes even simple things like hobbies and homework impossible. He’s spent years as a powerless observer of Amara’s life. Amara has no idea . . . until he learns to control her, and they communicate for the first time. Amara is terrified. Then, she’s furious.

All Amara and Nolan want is to be free of each other. But Nolan’s breakthrough has dangerous consequences. Now, they’ll have to work together to survive–and discover the truth about their connection.

 

b2ap3_thumbnail_authorphoto1-200px.jpgAbout the Author

A lifelong Amsterdammer, Corinne Duyvis spends her days writing speculative young adult and middle grade novels. She enjoys brutal martial arts and gets her geek on whenever possible. Otherbound, her young adult fantasy debut, will release from Amulet Books/ABRAMS on June 17, 2014. It's a Junior Library Guild selection and has received starred reviews from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal.

Follow Corinne on Twitter and Tumblr.

 

 

 

Giveaway Details

One winner will receive a signed ARC and bookmarks. US only.

Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced on this site and in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) within 30 days after the giveaway ends.
 
During each giveaway, we ask entrants a question pertaining to the book. Here is the question they'll be answering in the comments below for extra entries:

Based on the description, which character are you most intrigued by or sympathetic to? Amara or Nolan?

 

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  • Sarah Zane Kellar
    Sarah Zane Kellar Sunday, 08 June 2014

    Im more sympathetic to Amara. It would be awful to have someone else controlling you.

  • Vivien
    Vivien Sunday, 08 June 2014

    Amara!

  • Christina Childers
    Christina Childers Sunday, 08 June 2014

    I'm sympathetic to Amara. How truly awful that situation would be and if he controls her..that would be even worse!

  • Viviana Ortiz
    Viviana Ortiz Monday, 09 June 2014

    sympathetic to Amara, wouldn't like someone controlling me.

  • Danielle Goch
    Danielle Goch Tuesday, 10 June 2014

    Hmm...I think Amara because of the controlling part and her not knowing about Nolan until he breaks through.

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    Morgan Tuesday, 10 June 2014

    I think I would have to say Nolan he wishes he could just be free to live with out the constant thoughts of her!

  • Kara
    Kara Friday, 13 June 2014

    I more feel sympathetic towards Nolan. I wouldn't like to be dragged out of my own world & thrown into another. Amara is being forced to do things she doesn't want to do & isn't happy. Life is already hard enough. . . who would want to helplessly watch someone else live? I would feel envious & jealous, but at the same time you can't help but to care for that person in that situation.

  • Guest
    Jessica Saturday, 14 June 2014

    I'm really intrigued by Nolan. It must be awful to be pulled into someone else's life all the time.

  • L
    L Saturday, 14 June 2014

    Amara

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    Colleen Sunday, 15 June 2014

    I agree, AMARA.

  • Dee Tee
    Dee Tee Monday, 16 June 2014

    Amara seems to fit me better.

  • Shannon Mizikoski
    Shannon Mizikoski Thursday, 19 June 2014

    Definitely Amara! Her life in general sounds difficult, and then add Nolan into the mix, and it would be quite overwhelming!

  • Abigail Stewart
    Abigail Stewart Thursday, 19 June 2014

    I am very intrigued by Nolan. It will be interesting to see where his story will go in connection to Amara's and what will happen.

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