I am so excited to be part of the Release Day Blitz for The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead today! I still haven't got my hands on it but I cannot wait till I can read it because I keep reading glowing reviews from my trusted bloggy friends!
This blitz also includes a giveaway for a signed copy of the book and a $25 Sephora Gift Card courtesy of Richelle, Penguin Teen, and Rockstar Book Tours. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.
About The Book:
Pub. Date: April 5, 2016
The Selection meets Reign in this dazzling trilogy of interwoven novels about three girls on a quest for freedom and true love from #1 internationally bestselling
author Richelle Mead.
"Brilliant and original, Mead’s new series starts off with a bang and will leave readers on the edge of their seats until the very end."
—School Library Journal
For a select group of girls, the Glittering Court offers a shot at a life they’ve only ever dreamed of, one of luxury, glamour, and leisure. To high-born Adelaide, whose wealthy family is forcing her into a loveless marriage, the
Glittering Court represents something else: the chance to chart her own destiny, and adventure in an unspoiled, prosperous new land across the sea.
After a chance meeting with the dazzling Cedric Thorn, Adelaide poses as a servant to join the crop of impoverished girls he promises to transform into proper ladies. But her familiarity with upper class life comes with a price: she must hide her identity from her new friends, mysterious refugee Mira and
fiery former laundress Tamsin, and most importantly, from Cedric himself—even though she’s falling in love with him.
Everything begins to crumble when Cedric discovers Adelaide’s ruse, and she catches the eye of a powerful young governor, who wants her for a wife. She didn’t leave the gilded cage of her old life behind just to become someone else's property. But nothing is as daunting—or as wonderful—as the potent, forbidden attraction simmering between Adelaide and Cedric. One that, if acted on, would make them both outcasts in a wild, dangerous, uncharted world, and possibly lead them to their deaths.
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Richelle Mead has written over twenty-five novels for teens and adults. She is the author of the international #1 bestselling Vampire Academy series and its spinoff series, Bloodlines. Her recent standalone novel, Soundless, draws upon Chinese mythology and history, and her forthcoming series, The Glittering Court, follows the adventures of girls destined for arranged marriages in a fantasy world inspired by colonial America.
A lifelong reader, Richelle has always had a particular fascination with mythology and folklore. When she can actually tear herself away from books (either reading or writing them), she enjoys bad reality TV, traveling, trying interesting cocktails, and shopping for dresses to wear on tour. She is a self-professed coffee addict, works in her pajamas, and has a passion for all things wacky and humorous. Originally from Michigan, Richelle now lives in Seattle, Washington, where she is hard at work on her next novel.
1 winner will receive a hardcover of THE GLITTERING COURT & a $25 Sephora Gift Card.
Ends on April 15th at Midnight EST!
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Well, this book isn't about what I thought it was about. I am glad I read the synopsis here on your post, Pili! I am interested, now. Thanks for this wonderful giveaway, too. :DReplyDelete
It happened to be at first too, LaLa! I wasn't too excited because I assumed it was what it isn't!!Delete
AHHHH!!! YES! I can't wait for this one either Pili, it's been so long since I've read a Richelle Mead book so I have very high hopes:)ReplyDelete
I really liked Soundless that was my first Richelle Mead, so I have high hopes for this one too!Delete
Eeep! I loved this book so much! I really hope you enjoy it as well, Pili. Happy reading! :)ReplyDelete
Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!
Thank you Alyssa, I hope I will too!Delete
Gorgeous promo post Pili :D I hope you will end up loving this book lots. <3 Fingers crossed for you :) I have heard good things and bad things. Not sure it would be for me, lol. But maybe :D Excited to see what you think of it. <3 Happy reading sweet girl :)ReplyDelete
Thank you dear!!Delete
I adore Richelle Mead, I really do, but I'm not so sure about this book. It just reminds me too much of some other books I didn't really enjoy. I should have faith in her, though, and give it a try, right? She deserves that much!ReplyDelete
I'd say give her a try with this one, after all, you've loved what she'd done before, right? I've only read one other book of hers, and after some the reviews I've seen, I'm more than ready to get my hands on this one!Delete