Giveaway: Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky (US/Canada)

 

Utopia, Iowa

by Brian Yansky

Releases: 2/10/15 from Candlewick

 

About the Book
 
Jack Bell has an unusual gift—or curse, depending on your point of view. And he’s not the only one. In Utopia, Iowa, anything can happen.
 
For the most part, aspiring screenwriter Jack Bell is just your typical Midwestern kid. He’s got a crush on his hot best friend, Ash. He’s coping with a sudden frostiness between his once crazy-in-love parents. He’s debating where to go to college next year—or whether to go at all. But then there’s his gift (or curse): Jack can see dead people, just like the kid in The Sixth Sense. Lately, the ghosts are more distracting than usual, demanding that Jack get to the bottom of their mysterious deaths—all while avoiding the straitlaced Detective Bloodsmith, who doesn’t believe in gifts or curses and can’t help wondering why Jack keeps turning up at crime scenes. Is there a happily-ever-after in Jack’s future, or is that only the stuff of movies?
 
 
b2ap3_thumbnail_Brian_Yanksy_portrait.jpgAbout the Author
 
Brian Yansky is the author of Alien Invasion and Other Inconveniences and its sequel, Homicidal Aliens and Other Disappointments, as well as Wonders of the World and My Road Trip to the Pretty Girl Capital of the World. He lives in Austin, Texas. You can find him on Twitter at @BrianYansky.
 
 
 
Giveaway Details
 

10 US/Canada winners will receive a hardcover copy of the book.

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:

Name 5 movies mentioned in the chapter sampler https://www.scribd.com/doc/250251129/Utopia-Iowa-by-Brian-Yansky-Chapter-Sampler

 

 

 
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Guest - Sandy on Saturday, 10 January 2015 15:19

Would love to win this as I have lived in Iowa my whole life and this book sounds interesting. Utopian, IA where anything can happen? I hope something good happens!

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Would love to win this as I have lived in Iowa my whole life and this book sounds interesting. Utopian, IA where anything can happen? I hope something good happens!
Guest - Christina C. on Sunday, 11 January 2015 04:51

Scrooge, Pink Panther, The Sound of Music, The Shining, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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Scrooge, Pink Panther, The Sound of Music, The Shining, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Guest - bn100 on Sunday, 11 January 2015 20:56

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; Titanic; the sixth sense, the shining; scrooge

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; Titanic; the sixth sense, the shining; scrooge
robin norman on Monday, 19 January 2015 22:55

Thank you

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Thank you
Guest - Uyen V on Friday, 23 January 2015 00:31

The Sixth Sense, Pink Panther, The Sound of Music, Bewitched, The Shining.

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The Sixth Sense, Pink Panther, The Sound of Music, Bewitched, The Shining.
Kayla Kuni on Monday, 26 January 2015 18:40

The Sixth Sense; Titanic; Field of Dreams; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; The Shining

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The Sixth Sense; Titanic; Field of Dreams; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; The Shining
Guest - Sean Cuthill on Friday, 20 February 2015 01:57

Scrooge, Fahrenheit 451, The Pink Panther, The Sound of Music, The Shining

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Scrooge, Fahrenheit 451, The Pink Panther, The Sound of Music, The Shining

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