Giveaway: THE RAVEN CYCLE by Maggie Stiefvater + Tarot Cards (US only)

Giveaway: THE RAVEN CYCLE by Maggie Stiefvater + Tarot Cards (US only)

 

ABOUT THE RAVEN CYCLE
Mystery, Romance and the supernatural combine in this series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater.
 
Book 1: The Raven Boys
Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue never sees them--until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks to her. His name is Gansey, a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble.
 
But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can't entirely explain. He is on a quest that has encompassed three other Raven Boys: Adam, the scholarship student who resents the privilege around him; Ronan, the fierce soul whose emotions range from anger to despair; and Noah, the taciturn watcher who notices many things but says very little.
 
For as long as she can remember, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love to die. She doesn't believe in true love, and never thought this would be a problem. But as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she's not so sure anymore.
 
Book 2: The Dream Thieves
Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater have been woken, nothing for Ronan, Gansey, Blue, and Adam will be the same. Ronan, for one, is falling more and more deeply into his dreams, and his dreams are intruding more and more into waking life. Meanwhile, some very sinister people are looking for some of the same pieces of the Cabeswater puzzle that Gansey is after....
 
Book 3: Blue Lily, Lily Blue
There is danger in dreaming. But there is even more danger in waking up.
 
Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs.
 
The trick with found things though, is how easily they can be lost.
 
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READ THE PROLOGUE
 
AUDIO EXCERPT (PROLOGUE)
Read by Will Patton, published by Scholastic Audio in 2014. Music by Kate Hummel.
 
 
PRAISE FOR THE RAVEN CYCLE SERIES:
 
 “Equal parts thriller and mystery, with a measured dash of romance sprinkled on topMaggie has woven such a unique, intriguing narrative that I struggled for comparisons..”— MTV.com
 
“[A] well-paced neo-Gothic thriller about a teenage fivesome’s search for the supernatural . . .”— New York Times Book Review
 
“Simultaneously complex and simple, compulsively readable, marvelously wrought.”— Kirkus Reviews, starred review 
 
“Stiefvater’s can’t-put-it-down paranormal adventure will leave you clamoring for book 2.” Entertainment Weekly 
“[A]  tour de force of characterization, and while there is no lack of event or mystery, it is the way Stiefvater’s people live in the reader’s imagination that makes this such a memorable read.”— Publishers Weekly, starred review
 
 
 
 
LEARN MORE
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CONNECT WITH THE TAROT TOUR #TarotTour
Author Maggie Stiefvater designed The Raven Cycle Tarot, a Major Arcana 22-card deck inspired by The Raven Cycle series. The cards will be revealed in a 22-stop blog tour running November 1 – November 22. 
Follow The Raven Cycle Tarot Tour on the This is Teen Pinterest page to collect all 22 cards!
 
Download the tour schedule:
 
 
 
b2ap3_thumbnail_MaggieStiefvater.jpgABOUT THE AUTHOR
 
Entertainment Weekly has called Maggie Stiefvater, “one of the finest YA novelists writing today.” Maggie Stiefvater is a writer, artist, and musician and the New York Times bestselling author of Shiver, hailed by Publishers Weekly in a starred review as, “a lyrical tale,” and by BookPage as, “beautifully written, even poetic at times, and a perfect indulgence for readers of all ages.” There are more than 1.8 million copies of the Shiver trilogy in print. Since publication, rights to thirty-six foreign editions of Shiver have been licensed. Linger, the second book in the Shiver trilogy, debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list. The Scorpio Races (2011) was named to the following best of the year lists for 2011: Publishers WeeklySchool Library JournalThe Horn Book and Kirkus Reviews. In addition, The Scorpio Races was named a 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association and a New York Times Notable Children’s BookTime Magazine called, The Raven Boys, Book #1 in Stiefvater’s latest New York Timesbestselling series The Raven Cycle, “A flirtier kind of horror-fantasy, aimed at teens clutching tattered Twilight and Sandman paperbacks....Stiefvater’s quirky prose has ample nerdy pleasures.” Stiefvater lives in Virginia with her family.
 
 
 
GIVEAWAY DETAILS
 
One winner will receive:
·         The Raven BoysThe Dream Thieves, and Blue Lily, Lily Blue
·         PLUS a Limited Edition The Raven Cycle Major Arcana Tarot Deck (featuring Maggie Stiefvater original artwork!)
Prizing & samples courtesy of Scholastic
Giveaway open to US addresses only
 
Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) within 30-60 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: Who is your favorite character in The Raven Cycle and why?
 
 
 
 
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Guest - Kelly L. on Saturday, 01 November 2014 12:09

My favorite character is definitely Gansey. I mean, how can you not love him? ;DD

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My favorite character is definitely Gansey. I mean, how can you not love him? ;DD
Guest - Susan Crispell on Saturday, 01 November 2014 12:16

Who is my favorite character? That's so tough because I adore them all. But I'm gonna have yo say Ronan. He's a badass but has such a soft spot for those he loves. And his crush in Blue Lily, Lily Blue is the cutest damn thing ever. I want him to be happy so badly. (you know, without losing the angsty Ronan-ness.)

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Who is my favorite character? That's so tough because I adore them all. But I'm gonna have yo say Ronan. He's a badass but has such a soft spot for those he loves. And his crush in Blue Lily, Lily Blue is the cutest damn thing ever. I want him to be happy so badly. (you know, without losing the angsty Ronan-ness.)
Guest - Lauren G on Saturday, 01 November 2014 12:24

I think my favorite character is either Noah or Blue. I love the way they interact with each other and their stories are so interesting to me.

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I think my favorite character is either Noah or Blue. I love the way they interact with each other and their stories are so interesting to me.
Guest - Alyssa on Saturday, 01 November 2014 12:35

I just started the first book so I'm not sure who my favorite character is yet, but I love it so far!!

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I just started the first book so I'm not sure who my favorite character is yet, but I love it so far!!
Guest - TheLovelyReader on Saturday, 01 November 2014 12:42

My favorite character is definitely Ronan. He has so many layers that I'm still trying to figure out, and every time I think I know what he's about, he's about something else. He has such a fascinating story that I can't help but enjoy.

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My favorite character is definitely Ronan. He has so many layers that I'm still trying to figure out, and every time I think I know what he's about, he's about something else. He has such a fascinating story that I can't help but enjoy.
Jacklin Updegraft, Staff Reviewer on Saturday, 01 November 2014 13:07

Ugghhh I don't think I can pick my favorite character... But if I had to choose it would be Blue because she is amazing! Followed by Gansey and Ronan!

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Ugghhh I don't think I can pick my favorite character... But if I had to choose it would be Blue because she is amazing! Followed by Gansey and Ronan!
Guest - Christina R. on Saturday, 01 November 2014 14:34

Blue because she's brave and smart!!

thank you so very much

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Blue because she's brave and smart!! thank you so very much :)
Shalena Mathews on Saturday, 01 November 2014 14:56

That is really difficult! Right now I think it's a tie between Ronan and Gansey.

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That is really difficult! Right now I think it's a tie between Ronan and Gansey.
Guest - Iza on Saturday, 01 November 2014 15:14

Other than the boys and Blue, one of my favorite characters is Persephone. She's so mysterious

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Other than the boys and Blue, one of my favorite characters is Persephone. She's so mysterious :)
Makaela on Saturday, 01 November 2014 16:19

My favorite character is Blue. I love her family and the life she leads. She's pretty awesome!

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My favorite character is Blue. I love her family and the life she leads. She's pretty awesome!
Guest - LadyD on Saturday, 01 November 2014 17:02

I have not read The Raven Cycle, but the series sounds interesting.

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I have not read The Raven Cycle, but the series sounds interesting.
Guest - Kaitlyn C. on Saturday, 01 November 2014 17:56

My favorite character is Blue because of how well she handles everything, including her family and the boys!

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My favorite character is Blue because of how well she handles everything, including her family and the boys! :)
Guest - Mina D. on Saturday, 01 November 2014 18:07

Blue because she's just awesome

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Blue because she's just awesome
Anna Weimer on Saturday, 01 November 2014 18:09

Blue is my favorite because I was instantly drawn to her by the way Maggie described her!

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Blue is my favorite because I was instantly drawn to her by the way Maggie described her!
Emily on Saturday, 01 November 2014 19:45

Blue is my favorite, I love her relationships with all the characters, including the women she lives with.

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Blue is my favorite, I love her relationships with all the characters, including the women she lives with.
Jackeline Gonzalez on Saturday, 01 November 2014 20:40

have not read the series yet

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have not read the series yet
Shantele Summa-Martin on Saturday, 01 November 2014 20:49

Ronan is my favorite because he's complex.

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Ronan is my favorite because he's complex.
Melissa Hardy on Sunday, 02 November 2014 00:40

I just started The Raven Boys so I don't have a favorite yet...loving it so far, I can't stop reading!

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I just started The Raven Boys so I don't have a favorite yet...loving it so far, I can't stop reading!
Guest - maidenveil on Sunday, 02 November 2014 08:09

haven't started on this series yet, but excited!

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haven't started on this series yet, but excited!
Guest - Alex Updegraft on Sunday, 02 November 2014 13:24

Ronan Lynch because he's sarcastic and grumpy and I love that he is protective of the people he loves and then it's a tie between Blue/Gansey.

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Ronan Lynch because he's sarcastic and grumpy and I love that he is protective of the people he loves and then it's a tie between Blue/Gansey.

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