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Book Giveaway: The Liar’s Key

Courtesy of Ace, I have a copy of The Liar’s Key by Mark Lawrence for one (1) lucky winner!

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Book Giveaway: Doctor Who: Engines of War

Courtesy of BBC Books, I have a copy of Doctor Who: Engines of War by George Mann for one (1) lucky winner!

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Book Giveaway: The Darkling Child: The Defenders of Shannara

Courtesy of Del Rey, I have a copy of The Darkling Child: The Defenders of Shannara by Terry Brooks for one (1) lucky winner!

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Book Giveaway: Dawn of the Dead

Courtesy of Gallery Books, I have a copy of Dawn of the Dead by George A. Romero for one (1) lucky winner!

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Book Giveaway: Pathfinder Tales: Firesoul

Courtesy of Paizo, I have a copy of Pathfinder Tales: Firesoul by Gary Kloster for one (1) lucky winner!

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Book Giveaway: The Knight of Swords

Courtesy of Titan Books, I have a copy of The Knight of Swords by Michael Moorcock for one (1) lucky winner!

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Book Giveaway: The Originals: The Resurrection

Courtesy of the Harlequin Teen, I have a copy of The Originals: The Resurrection by Julie Plec for one (1) lucky winner!

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The Girl at Midnight Blog Tour

Echo’s Top Five Heroines
by Melissa Grey

In The Girl at Midnight, my seventeen-year-old protagonist, Echo, lives in the New York Public Library and has since she was seven years old. Naturally, she’s spent a good chunk of her wild and reckless youth reading. Here’s a list of Echo’s favorite heroines from fictional worlds, in no particular order.

1. Claudia, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler – Echo’s original role model. She came across this book in her elementary school library and she loved it so much she may have “forgotten” to return it (every thief starts somewhere). Claudia runs away from home to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which inspires Echo to take off on her own and set up camp in the gorgeous main branch of the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

2. Hermione Granger, Harry Potter – Sometimes, brute force isn’t the best way through a problem. Sometimes, the best solution is a combination of books and cleverness. Like Hermione, Echo enjoys devouring knowledge from all across the spectrum, because hey, you never know when you might need to whip up a Polyjuice Potion to save the day.

3. Éowyn, The Lord of the Rings – A woman born into a world of suffocating expectations who defies convention to become a warrior so fearsome not even the Witch King stands a chance? What’s not to love?

4. Katniss Everdeen, The Hunger Games – The benefit of living in a library is that you get to read all the best books before they’re checked out forever (seriously, try borrowing The Hunger Games these days, you’ll be on the wait list for ages). Katniss scrabbles together a meager survival and goes to the ends of the earth to protect the people she loves, something Echo knows a thing or two about.

5. Morgaine, The Mists of Avalon – This Marion Zimmer Bradley classic has it all: action, adventure, romance, heartbreak, and of course, complex, nuanced female characters. Morgaine, also known as Morgan le Fay of Arthurian legend, is a powerful priestess fighting to preserve’s her people’s place in the world against the overwhelming tide of patriarchy. And that’s something Echo can get behind.

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Courtesy of Random House Children’s Books, I have a copy of The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey for one (1) lucky winner!

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