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Spotlight on Foul Is Fair (Hannah Capin), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Foul Is Fair by Hannah Capin.

 Read on for more about Hannah and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway! 

 

 

 

Meet Hannah Capin!

       

Hannah Capin is the author of Foul is Fair and The Dead Queens Club, a feminist retelling of the wives of Henry VIII. When she isn’t writing, she can be found singing, sailing, or pulling marathon gossip sessions with her girl squad. She lives in Tidewater, Virginia.

 

 

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Meet Foul Is Fair!

Elle and her friends Mads, Jenny, and Summer rule their glittering LA circle. Untouchable, they have the kind of power other girls only dream of. Every party is theirs and the world is at their feet. Until the night of Elle’s sweet sixteen, when they crash a St. Andrew’s Prep party. The night the golden boys choose Elle as their next target.

They picked the wrong girl.

Sworn to vengeance, Elle transfers to St. Andrew’s. She plots to destroy each boy, one by one. She’ll take their power, their lives, and their control of the prep school’s hierarchy. And she and her coven have the perfect way in: a boy named Mack, whose ambition could turn deadly.

Foul is Fair is a bloody, thrilling revenge fantasy for the girls who have had enough. Golden boys beware: something wicked this way comes.

 

 

AmazonB & N * Indiebound

 

 

 

 

~ Excerpt ~

 

For every girl who wants revenge

 

The primary thematic material of Foul is Fair centers on sex- ual assault (not depicted), rape culture, and violence. Addi- tionally, the book includes an abusive relationship, a suicide attempt, and a brief scene with transphobic bullying. For a more detailed description of sensitive content, please visit hannahcapin.com/foulisfair.

 

 

 

Sweet sixteen is when the claws come out.

We’re all flash tonight. Jenny and Summer and Mads and me. Vodka and heels we could never quite walk in before, but tonight we can. Short skirts—the shortest. Glitter and high- light. Matte and shine. Long hair and whitest-white teeth.

I’ve never been blond before but tonight my hair is plati- num. Mads bleached it too fast but I don’t care because tonight’s the only night that matters. And my eyes are jade-green to- night instead of brown, and Summer swears the contacts Jenny bought are going to melt into my eyes and I’ll never see again, but I don’t care about that, either.

Tonight I’m sixteen.

Tonight Jenny and Summer and Mads and me, we’re four sirens, like the ones in those stories. The ones who sing and make men die.

Tonight we’re walking up the driveway to our best party ever. Not the parties like we always go to, with the dull-duller- dullest Hancock Park girls we’ve always known and the dull-

 

 

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duller-dullest wine coolers we always drink and the same bad choice in boys.

Tonight we’re going to a St Andrew’s Prep party. Crashing it, technically.

But nobody turns away girls like us.

We smile at the door. They let us in. Our teeth flash. Our claws glimmer. Mads laughs so shrill-bright it’s almost a scream. Everyone looks. We all grab hands and laugh together and then everyone, every charmed St Andrew’s Prepper is cheering for us and I know they see it—

for just a second—

—our fangs and our claws.

The first thing I do is cut my hair.

But it isn’t like in the movies, those crying girls with mas- cara streaks and kindergarten safety scissors, pink and dull, looking into toothpaste specks on medicine cabinet mirrors.

I’m not crying. I don’t BLANKING cry.

I wash my makeup off first. I use the remover I stole from Summer, oily Clinique in a clear bottle with a green cap. Three minutes later I’m fresh-faced, wholesome, girl-next-door,  and you’d  almost never know my lips are still poison when I look  the way a good girl is supposed to look instead of like that little whore with the jade-green eyes.

 

 

The contact lenses go straight into the trash.

Then I take the knife, the good long knife from the wed- ding silver my sister hid in the attic so she wouldn’t have to think about the stupid man who never deserved her anyway. The marriage was a joke but the knife is perfectly, wickedly beautiful: silver from handle to blade and so sharp you bleed a little just looking at it. No one had ever touched it until I did, and when I opened the box and lifted the knife off the dark red velvet, I could see one slice of my reflection looking back from the blade, and I smiled.

I pull my hair tight, the long hair that’s been mine since those endless backyard days with Jenny and Summer and Mads. Always black, until Mads bleached it too fast, but splin- tering platinum blond for the St Andrew’s party on my sweet sixteen. Ghost-bright hair from Mads and jade-green eyes from Jenny and contour from Summer, almost magic, sculpt- ing me into a brand-new girl for a brand-new year.

My hair is thick, but I’ve never been one to flinch. I stare myself straight in the eyes and slash once— Hard.

And that’s it. Short hair.

I dye it back to black, darker than before, with the cheap box dye I made Jenny steal from the drugstore. Mads revved her Mustang, crooked across two parking spots at three in the morning, and I said:

 

 

 

 

 

Foul Is Fair

By: Hannah Capin

Publisher: Wednesday Books

Release Date: February 18th, 2020

 

 

 

 

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Brittany
I love the colors on this cover.
Sunday, 16 February 2020 11:02
Lily M.
Love that there is revenge ... Read More
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Debra Branigan
The cover is so bold and colorful, a true statement of the underlying emotion. I'm not sure how I feel about the synopsis. I get ... Read More
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Spotlight on Demon Bound (Chris Cannon), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Demon Bound  by Chris Cannon.  Read on for more about Chris and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Chris Cannon!         Chris Cannon is the award-winning author of the Going Down In Flames series and the Boyfriend Chronicles....
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Brittany
Very excited to read this. The cover reminds me of vampire YA in the early 2000s, very nostalgic.
Sunday, 16 February 2020 11:01
Debra Branigan
The cover is very attractive. The storyline sounds like an exciting reader for YA readers of this genre. Thanks for sharing. Best ... Read More
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Alex Colpitts
Not usually a fan of IRL people on covers, but love the colors on this one!
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Spotlight on Selected (Barb Han), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Selected  by Barb Han.  Read on for more about Barb and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Barb Han!        Barb Han is a USA TODAY, Publisher's Weekly, and Amazon Bestselling Author. Reviewers have called her books "heartfelt" and...
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Brittany
Gosh this is GORGEOUS. Absolutely on my list now.
Sunday, 16 February 2020 10:56
Lauren
What a stunning cover! Very interested in learning more about New Maine and this prep school.
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:03
Debra Branigan
The cover is outstanding. I am very interested in this book which sounds fanatastic. Thanks for sharing, Best wishes to the author... Read More
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Spotlight on Wardens Of Eternity (Courtney Allison Moulton), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Wardens Of Eternity  by Courtney Allison Moulton.  Read on for more about Courtney and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Courtney Allison Moulton!       Courtney Moulton is the author of WARDENS OF ETERNITY (January 21, 2020; HarperCollins/Blink), as well...
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Lauren
The cover immediately makes the think of Egypt, but I was really intriguied when I saw that Nazi Germany was going to be involved ... Read More
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 09:15
Brittany
Super interesting concept. I love that the cover doesn't give too much away
Sunday, 16 February 2020 10:53
Linda Leonard
Awesome blades and Egyptian elements aways make for a good adventure.
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Spotlight on Ink In The Blood (Kim Smejkal), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Ink In The Blood  by Kim Smejkal.  Read on for more about Kim and her book, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!        Meet Kim Smejkal!      Kim Smejkal  lives with her family on Vancouver Island in Canada, which means she's often lost in...
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Brittany
Not sure why this books is giving me the same vibes as House of Salt and Sorrows , but I'm here for it!!
Monday, 27 January 2020 12:46
Candice Gigous
The cover is unique. The synopsis is very intriguing. I am excited about this one,.
Friday, 31 January 2020 05:39
Alex Colpitts
Love this cover, sounds great
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Spotlight on Echoes Between Us (Katie McGarry), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Echoes Between Us  by Katie McGarry.  Read on for more about Katie and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Katie McGarry!     KATIE MCGARRY is an award winning and critically acclaimed young adult novelist. The author of Only a Breath Apartand...
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Angel Lambert
Omg I'm so excited for this one!!
Monday, 06 January 2020 17:10
Tammy VanScoy
I love McGarry's books. Her stories always grab and pull me in quickly. Looking forward to reading this one.
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 14:03
Brittany
So excited for this! The cover is absolutely stunning!
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Spotlight on Infinity Son (Adam Silvera), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Infinity Son by Adam Silvera.  Read on for more about Adam and his book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Adam Silvera!    Adam Silvera is the New York Times bestselling author of What If It’s Us, They Both Die at the End,...
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Caitlin Haines, Indie Assistant Blogger, Staff Reviewer
Ahhh I can’t wait for Infinity Son!!! It’s one of my most anticipated books of 2020!
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 10:51
Madeline Tebo
I can't wait to read this! I'm a big fan of his books!
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Nicholas
This sounds really cool! I've been looking for some more good urban fantasy! Can't wait to read Emil and Brighton's story!
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Spotlight on Dangerous Alliance (Jennieke Cohen), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Dangerous Alliance  by Jennieke Cohen.  Read on for more about Jennieke and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Jennieke Cohen!    A lifelong lover of history and literature, Jennieke Cohen studied English history at Cambridge University before receiving her undergraduate degree from the...
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Dianna G.
Have heard so many good things about this book! I love the cover, and the synopsis caught my attention with Miss Austen!
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 22:30
Brittany
Super excited about this release! I recently acted in a local theatre production or Pride and Prejudice. Adding to my list asap!... Read More
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Alex Colpitts
I've noticed a lot of people posting about this recently. Looks good!
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Author Chat with Geoffrey Saign (Guardian - The Choice), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Geoffrey Saign author of Guardian - The Choice Recently, Guardian, The Choice won the 2019 Outstanding YA Fiction IAN BOTY (Book of The Year) Award in the YA fiction category. And this week only, book one is on sale for .99 and book two is...
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Brittany
Adorable cover image. I've loved animals since I was a kid, super excited to see an animal expert as a leading lady!
Monday, 02 December 2019 20:39
Alex Colpitts
Love the design of her staff. Interesting concept.
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:35
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is amazing! The premise is intriguing.
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Spotlight on The Bookworm Crush (Lisa Brown Roberts), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Bookworm Crush by Lisa Brown Roberts.  Read on for more about Lisa and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Lisa Brown Roberts!   Lisa Brown Roberts has held a variety of day jobs to support her writing habit, many...
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Lindsay
The cover is so adorable, I love illustrated covers! The plot sounds so cute and entertaining as well!
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I read the synopsis, and this book sounds great! I have to read anything where the main character says a prayer to Saint Jane Aust... Read More
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Debra Branigan
I adore the cute cover and the story sounds sweet. Thank you for sharing.
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