Welcome to the 2015 YA Scavenger Hunt!

                                                                     TEAM TEAL                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                   

UPDATE: the YA Scavenger Hunt is closed! Check the YASH page on April 8 for the winners announcement!  

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors...and a chance to win some awesome prizes! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue for the hunt. Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize--one lucky winner will receive one book from each author on the hunt in my team! But play fast: this contest (and all the exclusive bonus material) will only be online for 72 hours!

Go to the YA Scavenger Hunt page to find out all about the hunt. There are EIGHT contests going on simultaneously, and you can enter one or all! I am a part of TEAM TEAL



--but there is also RED TEAM, TEAM GOLD, TEAM ORANGE, TEAM PURPLE, TEAM BLUE, TEAM GREEN, and TEAM PINK!

If you'd like to find out more about the hunt, see links to all the authors participating, and see the full list of prizes up for grabs, go to the YA Scavenger Hunt page.

SCAVENGER HUNT PUZZLE

Directions: Below, you'll notice that I've listed my favorite number. Collect the favorite numbers of all the authors on TEAM TEAL, and then add them up (don't worry, you can use a calculator!).

Entry Form: Once you've added up all the numbers, make sure you fill out the form here to officially qualify for the grand prize. Only entries that have the correct number will qualify.

Rules: Open internationally, anyone below the age of 18 should have a parent or guardian's permission to enter. To be eligible for the grand prize, you must submit the completed entry form by APRIL 5, at noon Pacific Time. Entries sent without the correct number or without contact information will not be considered.

SCAVENGER HUNT POST



Today, I am hosting Janet Gurtler on my website for the YA Scavenger Hunt! A Rita Award Finalist and Crystal Kite Award Finalist, Janet Gurtler's young adult books have been chosen for the JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION and as BEST BOOKS FOR TEENS from the Canadian Children’s Book Center. Janet lives in Okotoks Alberta, Canada with her husband, son, and a chubby black Chihuahua named Bruce.

Find more information by checking out her author website or pre-order her book, The Truth About Us, here!

EXCLUSIVE CONTENT



The truth is that Jess knows she screwed up.She's made mistakes, betrayed her best friend, and now she's paying for it. Her dad is making her spend the whole summer volunteering at the local soup kitchen.

The truth is she wishes she was the care-free party-girl everyone thinks she is.
She pretends it's all fine. That her "perfect" family is fine. But it's not. And no one notices the lie...until she meets Flynn. He's the only one who really sees her. The only one who listens.

The truth is that Jess is falling apart – and no one seems to care.
But Flynn is the definition of "the wrong side of the tracks." When Jess's parents look at him they only see the differences-not how much they need each other. They don't get that the person who shouldn't fit in your world... might just be the one to make you feel like you belong.




And don't forget to enter the contest for a chance to win a ton of signed books by me, Janet Gurtler, and more! To enter, you need to know that my favorite number is 9. Add up all the favorite numbers of the authors on TEAM TEAL and you'll have all the secret code to enter for the grand prize!

CONTINUE THE HUNT

To keep going on your quest for the hunt, you need to check out the next author! MATTHEW PHILLION


BONUS GIVEAWAY FROM ANGELICA R. JACKSON

Because she loves giveaways so much, Angelica is also putting up an ARC of Crow's Rest, some bookmarks, spooky wall decals, and a Celtic knot necklace! Click on the picture to see a closeup of the prize pack. Enter through the Rafflecopter below.



a Rafflecopter giveaway

8 comments:

Megan said...

Thanks for the giveaway! :)

Angelica R. Jackson said...

Thanks for stopping by, @Megan!

Cassie Sparks said...

Thanks for the chance!

Angelica R. Jackson said...

Good luck to all who enter!

Gracie said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

Kassiah Faul said...

Great post! Thanks for participating in the YASH! xo

Cindy said...

Thank your for participating in the YASH and for hosting your own giveaway. I can't wait to read Crow's Rest! :)

Angelica R. Jackson said...

Thanks, @Gracie, @Kassiah Faul, and @Cindy!

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