YAmazing Race

Welcome! It's once again time for the YAmazing Race with MGnificant Prizes. The race officially starts at 12 noon, EST on May 2nd, so if you're early, please check back after the race starts. You are currently racing with the Giant Space Squid team. The YAmazing Race is a blog hop with your chance to win all sorts of great prizes from lots of really awesome YA and MG authors. For rules and where to start, please go here.
 

Welcome.  I'm Suzanne Lazear and I write fairytale steampunk.  INNOCENT DARKNESS comes out in about three months!

INNOCENT DARKNESS by Suzanne Lazear
Book 1, The Aether Chronicles
August 8, 2012
Flux

Be careful what you wish for...In an alternate version of 1901 Los Angeles sixteen-year-old Noli Braddock's hoyden ways land her in an abusive reform school far from home. On mid-summer's eve she wishes to be anyplace but that dreadful school. A mysterious man from the Realm of Faerie brings her to the Otherworld, only to reveal that she must be sacrificed to restore his dying world.  Her best friend, V, who has secrets of his own, appears to help Noli escape and return to the mortal realm.  If they are successful, Noli will live, but if she does  the entire Otherworld civilization will perish.
 
Bonus Contest:  In addition to the great prizes you can win as part of the race, I'm having my own special contest.  I have three surprise YA books from my stash of awesome and a deluxe INNOCENT DARKNESS swag pack with a pink butterfly clip.  Just fill out the rafflecopter form below.


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95 comments:

NyX said...

What's your favorite fairy tale?
My favorite fairy tale based off Disney would have to be Beauty and the Beast. I have always enjoyed this story :)i dont mind that im 21 and STILL watch my old videos :)

Tiffany said...

My favorite fairytale would have to be Snow White. I've always loved it :)

Christina said...

Gah! People keep asking this and I don't have a favorite.

I'm saying the goose girl.

cubbiesgirl said...

Beauty and the Beast!

pdecker said...

Musicians of Bremen

Cassie Frye said...

my favorite fair tale is beauty and the beast. :D your book looks awesome! thanks for the giveaway.

chelleyreads said...

my favorite fairytale is beauty and the beast

chelleyreads AT gmail DOT com

Emily said...

I'm going to go with Little Red Riding Hood as my fave fairy tale.

This book looks absolutely fantastic! Gorgeous cover.

theninjalibrarian(at)gmail(dot)com

danya said...

Yay for surprise books! And the swag pack sounds fabulous too :)

In terms of favourite fairy tale, I'm picking Beauty and the Beast.

Thanks so much for the international giveaway!!

alicia marie said...

i don't really have a favorite fairy tale. i like them all! what i'd really like is if there was a book like the one on once upon a time where all the fairy tales live together in the same world. that would most definitely be my favorite fairy tale : )

Carrie said...

Beauty and the Beast!

melodyxmassacre92 said...

My favorite fairy tale is Sleeping Beauty. Not too many people seem to like Sleeping Beauty but I love the story and the movie. And Once Upon A Dream is such a wonderful song :)

Lori M. Lee said...

Favorite fairy tale as a child was the Princess and the Pea. Nowadays, I like everything :)

B. C. Haysel said...

My favorite fairy tale has always been Sleeping Beauty :)

Blake Haysel

Breanna said...

My favorite fairy tale is Beauty and the Beast.

Krista@Cubicleblindness said...

does beauty and the beast count? because that's my favorite

Gabrielle Carolina said...

My favorite happens to be a Native American tale that I am turning into a middle grade novel!

I would love to have you on the blog sometime, Suzanne! Let me know if you are interested.

Desiree said...

I can't wait to read Innocent Darkness. I have been so excited for it since the first time I saw the cover on Good reads! Thanks for the giveaway!

Unknown said...

Beauty and the Beast.

Innocent darkness sounds AWESOME! Faerie *AND* Steampunk! best combination ever.

Nicole Zoltack said...

Sleeping Beauty with Beauty and the Beast a close second.

roro said...

a favorite tale is the pied piper hamelin
a dutch flamish or german fairy tale

Lauren Harris said...

I love The Snow Queen. :)

Shauna Buck said...

I love Peter Pan

States of Decay said...

My favorite fairytale is Wild Swans :)

Doodle said...

Beauty and the Beast

MackenziLee said...

my favorite fairytale is Cinderella. the book looks lovely! thanks for the giveaway.

Joy said...

I love Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs!

Tamara said...

My favorite fairytale is Beauty and the beast

Samantha Ramos said...

thanks for the giveaway. My favorite fairy tale is Sleeping Beauty!!

Paige Schwartz said...

My favorite fairy tale is Little Red Riding Hood! :)

Thanks for the givaway!
aeromech332003@yahoo.com

Liliana said...

I love them all, but if I had to choose one I think I'd go with Rapunzel... I love the movie Tangled!! :D

Thanks for the Giveaway!

lili.lost.in.a.book@gmail.com

Red Headed Bookworm said...

Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast tie for me!

thanks for the great giveaway!

M.A.D. said...

Mary DeBorde M.A.D.

Cinderella is probably thus far my all-time favorite fairy tale because of the kind nature of the heroine, but ANOTHER favorite is the wee tale of The Princess and The Pea ... for some reason all those mattresses sounds pretty fun :)

Vivien said...

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs :D

Ellie said...

Puss in Boots! I have a weakness for awesomely clever characters.

Kassiah said...

I think my favorite fairy tale is The little mermaid. I'm talking about the Disney version, because the original makes me cry! Thanks for the giveaway xo

Midnight Bloom said...

Hmmm... it's so hard to choose my favourite fairy tale! I guess it would be a choice between Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty. Thanks for the giveaway! :)

Ashley R said...

Thanks for doing the giveaway! My favourite fairy tale is Beauty and the Beast - I love the whole concept of seeing beyond the obvious and opening up despite insecurities.

deasuluna said...

The Twelve Dancing Princesses and thanks for the great giveaway!

Jess said...

My favorite fairytale would have to be The Little Mermaid, the Disney version !

Claire-Louise said...

Disney's Beauty and The Beast is my fave :)

Sarahbotbonkers said...

The Little Mermaid and Anastasia! They both have wonderful music scores and story. :)

Jasmine Rose said...

Hansel & Gretel is my favorite fairy tale. It's so underrated and doesn't get enough attention. :]

Kimmie M. said...

My favorite fairy tale is Beauty and The Beast! :)

Brenna said...

My favourite fairytale is probably The Little Mermaid - hard to pick just one though ;)

Amy said...

Beauty and the Beast is my favorite, followed closely by Cinderella and The Little Mermaid.

Niahara said...

My favorite fairytale is Beauty and the Beast

Lexie said...

Beauty and the Beast. I've always loved that these two, unlike almost any other fairytale couple, had a genuine relationship and romance.

Candace Hawkins said...

Fave fairytale: Beauty and the Beast

The Lost Lola said...

My favorite fairy tale is The Twelve Dancing Princesses :)

Kimberly B. said...

My favorite fairy tale is The Little Mermaid. Thanks for the great giveaway!

Elodie said...

Thank you sooo much for this great giveaway Suzanne :) !! I'm dying to read Innocent Darkness : it sounds sooo unique and amazing, I also love this cover !!
My favourite fairytales (I can't choose one, lol) are Snow White, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast .. I actually love them all !!
Thanks for this great opportunity !!
Hugsn <3,
Elodie,
ninie2310@hotmail.fr

Anonymous said...

My favorite fairy tale is Beauty and the Beast. I love the moral of the story: Don't judge a book by it's cover.

Jaime S. said...

My favorite fairy tale is Beauty and the Beast. I love the moral of the story: Don't judge a book by it's cover.

jaimepstrain@gmail.com

*Accidentally entered it early.*

Elizabeth said...

My favorite fairy tale is Snow White

Diana said...

My favorite fairytale is Little Red Riding Hood. Thank you for the giveaway!

(My rafflecopter form name is Demitra Giote)

Inky said...

Favorite Fairytale would have to be The Wild Swans! Eep this book looks AMAZING! Can't wait to read it! Thanks

(rafflecopter name is Hannah)

Alexa said...

You sound COOL. : )

Catie @ Movies in my Head said...

My fave fairytale is sleeping beauty!

BURIED IN BOOKS said...

The Twelve Dancing Princesses!

Heather

Hwa Sun said...

The Little Mermaid!!!

Katie said...

My favorite fairy tale is either Cinderella or The Princess and the Frog.

rachchan2006 said...

My favorite fairytale is Swan Lake or East of the Sun and West of the Moon!

Teresa said...

Beauty and the Beast!

REBECCA@ReadingWishes said...

Snow White! :)

Gabbie said...

Cinderella! I don't know too many fairytales, but I've always liked this one.

Jessica said...

My favorite fairytale I think has always been Beauty and the Beast.

thelupinelibrarian.me said...

Thanks for the giveaway! My favorite fairytale is Rapunzel

Lille Moss said...

Hansel and Gretel!

Kayla Beck said...

My favorite fairy tale is The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen. :-D

Kathryn said...

The Princess and the Pea!

Penniless Teacher said...

Snow White

Thanks for the giveaway!

Christa @ Hooked on Books said...

My favourite fairy tale is Beauty and the Beast <3

Joy said...

I've always loved Sleeping Beauty!

JennH said...

I love Cinderella! :D
Thanks for the giveaway!

jennifer said...

My favourite fairytale is East of the Sun and West of the Moon, although it's a close tie with Tam Lin and the Black Bull of Norroway. Thank you for the giveaway! xx

Jenna D. said...

I absolutely ADORE The Twelve Dancing Princesses!

THANK YOU for this giveaway and for being part of the YAmazing Race! Good luck to ALL who enter!!

Jenna
howdymomma at yahoo dot com

Tegan said...

Beauty and the Beast for me! I have always loved that one...

Shannon said...

Hiya! My favorite fairytale would have to be Beauty and the Beast because Belle is awesome aha plus she loves to read :) Thanks for writing this book (I can't wait to read it!) and for the giveaway!

~Shannon

The Reading Enchantress said...

The Swan Princess :)
Thanks for the giveaway!
-Olivia

Jessica said...

Favorite fairytale:
A Grimm's Fairytale called "The Wise Little Girl"

=) It always makes me smile

Lynne and Richi said...

My favorite fairytale is Cinderella.

Happy Races & Thanks for the Giveaway!
~Lynne

bn100 said...

Cinderella

Baggins said...

My favourite fairytale is Beauty and the Beast!

Anonymous said...

Favorite fairytale?....hmmm....probably Donkey Skin. I loved the pictures especially in my book!

stells_zero said...

Snow White!!

A Canadian Girl said...

My favourite fairytale would be Snow White. I also really like The Ugly Duckling. Thank you for the giveaway!

Petra @ Safari Poet said...

One of my favourites is Beauty and the Beast. Thanks for the giveaway chance!

Tressa said...

Beauty and the Beast is my favorite!

Lisaa said...

I love Beauty and the Beast...Gorgeous... Thanks for the giveaway !! :D

Jordan Elizabeth said...

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs! It's so very hard to pick just one.

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Reading mind said...

the beauty and the beast

Maria said...

Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid!

Enna P. said...

I love the grimm fairy tales, especially Rumpelstiltskin!

ennapenglin(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

Suzanne Lazear said...

Thank you so much for entering. Contest is closed and winners are up. LOVED all your answers. My fave has always been Beauty & the Beast, though I like the Twelve Dancing Princesses, too.