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Flash Giveaway: Dark Life by Kat Falls

Happy Saturday to you all!!!

We have a very special giveaway today: courtesy of Simon and Schuster UK, we have three Advanced Reading Copies of Dark Life by Kat Falls. The book is not out until April but you can get your hands on one copy here, today.

The Book:

Dark Life by Kat Falls

Genre: Young Adult, Sci Fi

Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Publication Date: April 2010
Paperback: 304 pages

Ty has lived under the ocean for his entire life. Following global warming and the rise of the seas, his family joined an underwater community in hopes of living in the new frontier of the ocean floor. But When Ty meets Gemma, a girl from “topside”, who is searching the seas for her brother, she quickly makes his life very complicated. Together Ty and Gemma face dangerous sea creatures and venture into the frontier town’s rough underworld as they search for her missing brother. But the deeper they dig, the more attention they attract, and soon Ty and Gemma find themselves being hunted by a gang of outlaws who roam the underwater territories causing havoc, and who seem to have eerie abilities. But Ty has a secret of his own, living underwater for his entire life has meant he has also developed a “special” power. Can he keep it a secret from Gemma and his family or is it time for him to finally tell everyone the truth?

The Widget:

The Author:

Kat Falls grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland and now teaches at NU, where she is continually inspired by her students’ creativity. She started writing DARK LIFE as a writing exercise. Knowing that her 12-year-old son loved reading about the ocean, Wild West pioneers and, of course, the X-Men, she combined his interests and created the premise for a story that kept her up nights plotting and world-building. Kat lives in Evanston, Illinois with her husband, theatre director Robert Falls, their three lively children, two cats, two guinea pigs and a snake named Poncho.

THE GIVEAWAY:

We are giving away THREE ARC copies of Dark Life ! The contest is open to US and UK ONLY and will run today Saturday 27th, for 24 hours only, until 11:59pm (PST). In order to enter, all you have to do is leave a comment here. Only ONE comment per person, please! Multiple entries and/or duplicate comments will be automatically disqualified. Good luck!

68 Comments

  • Amanda
    February 27, 2010 at 6:15 am

    Ooo, this book is on my wishlist, so it’d be great to win it!

  • Cate Gardner
    February 27, 2010 at 6:19 am

    Ooh, please add my name to the competition list. ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Sara
    February 27, 2010 at 6:54 am

    I’d love to win this book. Some of the best recent sci-fi/fantasy have come from young adult reads.

  • Linda Henderson
    February 27, 2010 at 7:00 am

    I love the sound of this book. I enjoy reading some YA and I’m always searching for books to encourage my 14 and 15 year old granddaughters to read.

  • Ali
    February 27, 2010 at 7:15 am

    Ohh, that looks fab!

  • Raina
    February 27, 2010 at 7:16 am

    With the rise in global warmning, it’s interesting to see how it is infiltrating the global consciousness. This book looks really good – it would be cool to win.

  • Suzie
    February 27, 2010 at 7:17 am

    I’m not much for the cover but the summary sounds compelling. Definitely gonna track it down when it’s released!

  • Mel Symonds
    February 27, 2010 at 7:27 am

    Sounds like a cool YA book – put my names in the hat please! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Jennifer Clodfelter
    February 27, 2010 at 7:31 am

    Yeah!! This book is on my wishlist! It sounds so interesting and original. Thanks for the opportunity to win it! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Kimberly B.
    February 27, 2010 at 7:45 am

    This sounds like my kind of book! Thanks for the great giveaway!

  • Emily
    February 27, 2010 at 8:01 am

    I’m so excited to read this!

  • Lindsay Elizabeth
    February 27, 2010 at 8:32 am

    Sign me up! It sounds like a great premise.

  • Kelly H.
    February 27, 2010 at 8:35 am

    This book looks interesting! I am surprised at the number of YA Sci-fi that has come out in the past few years. Please enter me in the giveaway!
    Thanks! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Sylvie
    February 27, 2010 at 8:39 am

    This seems really interesting, I would love to read it!

    Sylvie ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Hannah
    February 27, 2010 at 8:45 am

    It sounds fantastic, I’d love to be entered!

  • Danielle
    February 27, 2010 at 8:52 am

    I had won a copy then they told me I needed a UK address to get it. So, yeah. ME WANTS!

  • betsy falls
    February 27, 2010 at 8:55 am

    have read it and YA will love it along with 50 ish year olds like me

  • betsy falls
    February 27, 2010 at 8:57 am

    have read it and YA will love it along with 50 ish year olds like me ๐Ÿ˜€

  • JJ
    February 27, 2010 at 9:13 am

    Love the cover colours on this one.

  • Tami
    February 27, 2010 at 9:40 am

    If I don’t win a copy, I’ll definitely reserve a copy at my library.

  • Sara M
    February 27, 2010 at 9:59 am

    This sounds crazy. In a good way. Count me in.

  • Amanda Isabel
    February 27, 2010 at 10:00 am

    This sounds great!
    An interesting concept!
    Can’t wait to read it! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • John J.
    February 27, 2010 at 10:46 am

    Oh please enter me! This one’s been on my watch list for a while! o_o

  • Ava
    February 27, 2010 at 11:15 am

    he’s a merman! I want it. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Jess
    February 27, 2010 at 11:18 am

    I love the idea of an underwater world! Thanks for the chance at a giveaway.

  • Samantha R
    February 27, 2010 at 11:19 am

    Awesome! Thanks!

  • Gillian
    February 27, 2010 at 11:47 am

    I just ran across this on Amazon. I’d love a chance to read it early.

  • Bella F.
    February 27, 2010 at 11:48 am

    ooh, I’d love to win this one!
    thanks for the chance ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Robyn B
    February 27, 2010 at 12:11 pm

    I’d love to win this book! Thanks!

  • azteclady
    February 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm

    Oh cool!

    I’m dating myself, but my first thought was Patrick Duffy…

    Please enter me!

  • Emilee
    February 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    OOH enter me! I like the UK cover more than the US cover I think because it’s more action-y…hmm…

  • Stephanie Kallos
    February 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    I was lucky enough to hear a preview reading by the author last month. This book is fabulous! Can’t wait to share it with my Mom/son bookclub. Fingers crossed I get one of those advance copies!

  • Tiffany M.
    February 27, 2010 at 12:42 pm

    Oh, I loved the synopsis! Thanks for the giveaway!. ^^

  • JenP
    February 27, 2010 at 12:43 pm

    I have heard *such* amazing things about this book already. Please enter me!

  • Sue R
    February 27, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    Oh! Please enter me. Thanks

  • Jess
    February 27, 2010 at 12:55 pm

    Oh, my! I love how the story came to be. It sounds like a fun conglomeration of interests. I hope her son likes it! (Sounds like I’d like it, too.)

  • Laura
    February 27, 2010 at 1:35 pm

    I went to high school in Silver Spring! I’ve heard great things about this one – I’m looking forward to reading.

  • Michelle
    February 27, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    I love the ocean, but it’s also scary. This book sounds great!

  • Donna S
    February 27, 2010 at 2:26 pm

    Please include me.

  • Roxy
    February 27, 2010 at 2:41 pm

    I’d like to enter!

  • Miss Marjie
    February 27, 2010 at 3:24 pm

    Happy Saturday, to you, ladies! Thanks for the fun flash giveaway. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Emily
    February 27, 2010 at 4:04 pm

    The author’s from Silver Spring? That’s where I grew up!
    That’s now another reason to want to read “Dark Life”. Hometown solidarity and all that.

  • Laura
    February 27, 2010 at 4:09 pm

    This is so awesome! I think how the author came up with the idea is so cute. Can’t wait to read it. Yay for contests!

  • joder
    February 27, 2010 at 4:58 pm

    The sci-fi sound of this is very intriguing to me. It sounds exciting and the world that was created is very adventerous. I also like the bit of romance added.

  • Christie
    February 27, 2010 at 6:56 pm

    I’d love a chance to win this one. It sounds like a good read.

  • Barbara Elness
    February 27, 2010 at 7:05 pm

    Sounds great – the under the sea premise is intriguing.

  • Lisa Richards
    February 27, 2010 at 7:32 pm

    I love the idea of this story taking place under water while the characters don’t appear to be Mers!

  • TJ Mathews
    February 27, 2010 at 7:44 pm

    Sounds like a great one to read with my daughters. ๐Ÿ˜ฏ

  • Dottie
    February 27, 2010 at 8:10 pm

    I already have the widget up on my blog, can’t wait to read!

    Dottie ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Emily W
    February 27, 2010 at 8:46 pm

    Oooo I cannot wait to read this book! I would love to be entered to win! THANKS!

  • Kate
    February 27, 2010 at 8:49 pm

    This looks amazing. Please enter me.

  • PAUL BISHOP
    February 27, 2010 at 9:11 pm

    I’m in for the giveaway! Always enjiy the blog.

  • Michael Horvich
    February 27, 2010 at 9:14 pm

    I started reading Kat’s wonderful book while we were together at The Ragdale Foundation Artist’s Retreat in Lake Forest, Illinois. I couldn’t finish it and had to give the copy back to Kat so I would love to win this one so I do not have to wait until April to find out how it ends! A MUST READ FOR EVERYONE – YOUNG AND OLD ADULT ALIKE!

  • Tawania Etheridge
    February 27, 2010 at 9:14 pm

    Wow.. great contest, I would love to win a copy of this book.
    Tawania

  • Alex
    February 27, 2010 at 9:43 pm

    Oh my glob! This sounds so good! Please enter me because I would LOVE to read this one! :mrgreen:

  • Raquel Vega-Grieder
    February 27, 2010 at 10:30 pm

    I Have Had My Eye On This Book For A While. I Have Had The Countdown Widget On My Blog Page For A While Now Too…. ๐Ÿ˜€ I Would Love To Be Entered Into This Giveaway.

  • van p.
    February 27, 2010 at 10:38 pm

    Please enter me for the giveaway ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Adele
    February 27, 2010 at 10:49 pm

    I would love to have my name tossed in the hat. ๐Ÿ˜€

  • SaraC
    February 28, 2010 at 12:23 am

    Sounds like a good book….

  • Cyndi R
    February 28, 2010 at 2:17 am

    :mrgreen: Please pick me Id lov to win this book, looks like good reading for the brain, feed me words LOL

  • catie james
    February 28, 2010 at 3:41 am

    This has been on my Wish List since I first read about it! I’m dying to read it a.s.a.p.!

  • Debby
    February 28, 2010 at 3:46 am

    Wiw, this book sounds great. I am going to add it to my list.

  • Teresa W.
    February 28, 2010 at 8:00 am

    Sounds like a good read, count me in!

  • shelli johannes wells
    February 28, 2010 at 10:53 am

    Cant wait for this book!

  • Julie Swaney
    February 28, 2010 at 5:22 pm

    It sound great!

  • Parabellum
    June 26, 2010 at 7:21 am

    All these comments were written by the same person, right?

    I think we have a world record in sock puppetry here!

  • MrsK
    August 17, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    Add my name for all of our students at a small mountain school without any book budget…. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Anonymous
    January 27, 2011 at 3:13 pm

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