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Scavenger Hunt #2

Being the first to discover a new book is one of the greatest joys of a Book Advocate, so as part of the NetGalley Challenge, we’re hosting another special scavenger hunt. Starting at 10am EDT Tuesday, August 9th we will release a new clue right here every hour, on the hour, that will all lead you to a particular title on NetGalley.com. Once you’ve discovered the title, and have filled in the form below, you will be eligible to win an awesome prize from a publisher!

To be eligible for the prize, you must: The Scavenger Hunt has concluded – thanks for everyone who participated!
1) Share the NetGalley Challenge badge (available in your NetGalley account).
2) Watch our blog for clues, and as soon as you’ve discovered the title, fill out this form with the answer.
3) Keep the answer to yourself! We ask that the title remain a mystery to those who have not successfully deciphered the clues – this will help increase your chances of winning the prize!
*If you do reveal the answer on your blog, social media, etc. you will be disqualified from this and all other Challenge prize opportunities.

The scavenger hunt will end on Wednesday, August 10th at noon EDT. (On Friday, August 12th, we will notify 5 random entrants that they have won the sponsored prize!)

Clues:
#1: This author once wanted to be a soap opera star.
#2: This book is the first in a new series that will be launching a new publishing imprint.
#3: This author once interned at Elle magazine.
#4: This book made a cameo on a hit TV show!
#5: Last clue! The best-selling author of Dorothy Must Die said this is “A dark and twisty thriller which might just fill the Pretty Little Liars—shaped hole in my heart!”

And the answer to this week’s Scavenger Hunt is…
Continue reading “Scavenger Hunt 8.9.16”

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Scavenger Hunt

Being the first to discover a new book is one of the greatest joys of a Book Advocate, so as part of the NetGalley Challenge, we’re hosting a special scavenger hunt…Starting at 10am EDT today (Tuesday, August 2nd) we will release a new clue right here every hour, on the hour, that will lead you to a particular title on NetGalley.com. Once you’ve discovered the title, and have filled in the form below, you will be eligible to win an awesome prize from a publisher!

To be eligible for the prize, you must: The Scavenger Hunt has concluded – thanks for everyone who participated!

1) Share the NetGalley Challenge badge (available in your NetGalley account).
2) Watch our blog for new clues (revealed hourly).
3) Fill out this form with your answer.
4) Keep the answer to yourself! We ask that the title remain a mystery to those who have not successfully deciphered the clues – this will help increase your chances of winning the prize!
*If you do reveal the answer on your blog, social media, etc. you will be disqualified from this and all other Challenge prize opportunities.

On Wednesday, August 3rd, we will notify 1 grand prize winner, and 10 runners-up (who have correctly filled in the form, and have shared the Challenge badge) that they have won the sponsored prizes!

Clues:

#1: It all starts with the author, and this one is used to escaping into fantastic worlds, having worked as a freelance writer for tabletop games before turning to novels.
#2: Inspired by Journey to the West and traditional Chinese and Japanese lore, this book features fearsome dragons with amazing elemental powers.
#3: Talk about making a huge splash! This author and this book were a hit across the pond before wowing readers in the U.S.
#4: This series has drawn comparisons to Doctor Who and Harry Potter with its adventurous, timey-wimey plot.
#5: This story takes us to the heart of one of Italy’s most vibrant cities, known not only for its colorful masks but its stunning canals.
#6: Last clue! This is the second book in a series featuring librarians, spies, fae, and more.

And the answer to this week’s Scavenger Hunt is…
Continue reading “Scavenger Hunt 8.2.16”

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Scavenger Hunt for Week #5!

For the last week of the NetGalley Challenge, we’re hosting another fun scavenger hunt! Starting at 10am EDT today (Tuesday, Sept. 1st) we will release a new clue right here every hour, on the hour, that will all lead you to a particular title on NetGalley.com. Once you’ve discovered the title, and have filled in the form below, you will be eligible to win an exciting prize from the publisher!

To be eligible for the prize, you must: The Scavenger Hunt has concluded – thanks for everyone who participated!
1) Share the NetGalley Challenge badge (available in your NetGalley account).
2) Watch our blog for clues, and as soon as you’ve discovered the title, fill out this form with the answer.
3) Keep the answer to yourself! We ask that the title remain a mystery to those who have not successfully deciphered the clues – this will help increase your chances of winning the prize!
*If you do reveal the answer on your blog, social media, etc. you will be disqualified from this and all other Challenge prize opportunities.

On Friday, September 4th, we will notify 5 random entrants (who have correctly filled in the form, and have shared the Challenge badge) that they have won the sponsored prize!

Clues:
#1: The plot of this book is very similar to this scavenger hunt.
#2: The main character of this book is looking for something omniscient.
#3: In an early review, the book was called “Just the ticket for fans of Unfortunate Events…”
#4: The book is designed like a Victorian storybook with lavish illustrations.
#5: For the final clue: The author worked for Archie Comics as the writer and artist of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.

And the answer to this week’s Scavenger Hunt is…
Continue reading “Scavenger Hunt – Week #5”

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Scavenger Hunt for Week #4

Being the first to discover a new book is one of the greatest joys of a Book Advocate, so as part of the NetGalley Challenge, we’re hosting a special scavenger hunt… particularly interested may be fans of World War Z and The Martian. Starting at 10am EDT today (Tuesday, August 25th) we will release a new clue right here every hour, on the hour, that will all lead you to a particular title on NetGalley.com. Once you’ve discovered the title, and have filled in the form below, you will be eligible to win an awesome prize from a publisher!

To be eligible for the prize, you must: The Scavenger Hunt has concluded – thanks for everyone who participated!
1) Share the NetGalley Challenge badge (available in your NetGalley account).
2) Watch our blog for clues, and as soon as you’ve discovered the title, fill out this form with the answer.
3) Keep the answer to yourself! We ask that the title remain a mystery to those who have not successfully deciphered the clues – this will help increase your chances of winning the prize!
*If you do reveal the answer on your blog, social media, etc. you will be disqualified from this and all other Challenge prize opportunities.

On Friday, August 28th, we will notify 5 random entrants (who have correctly filled in the form, and have shared the Challenge badge) that they have won the sponsored prize!

Clues:
#1: Let’s start by talking about the author: This author is fluent in French, English, and… Ewok.
#2: This author is a brilliant linguist with a sense of humor and has a penchant for building robots in his spare time (including an R2-D2 replica).
#3: This book was originally going to be self-published, but an early review got this title discovered by a big publisher.
#4: Film rights for this book have already been optioned, and the screenplay is being written by David Koepp (Jurassic Park, Spiderman, Mission: Impossible).
#5: This book was originally titled “The Themis Files.”
#6: Last clue! One of the trade reviews called this book “A page-turner of the highest order.”

And the answer to this week’s Scavenger Hunt is….
Continue reading “Scavenger Hunt – Week #4”

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