Monday, December 26, 2011

2012 Author Interview & Giveaway: Robin LaFevers!

You still have a little time to enter to win WELCOME, CALLER, THIS IS CHLOE by Shelley Coriell! Giveaway will end Monday 26th December 11:59pm US EST. Hurry!

Introducing 2012 author #7, who's determined to survive the zombie apocalypse... of course, having an 'in' with the God of Death in her new novel sure helps. Welcome, Robin LaFevers!
Why should Santa fill every stocking next year with a copy of Grave Mercy? 
Crossbows! Assassin nuns! Poisons! Court Intrigue! Tested loyalties! Hard choices! Forbidden love! Who doesn’t want a little bit of all of that in their Christmas stocking!

What is the best or worst Christmas gift you've ever received? 
Best Christmas ever—when I was seven years old and I got a Madame Alexander doll, The Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett, and a microscope. I was in heaven!

What's been your favourite YA novel of 2011? 
Favorite YA novel: Oo, it would be a toss up between Liar’s Moon by Elizabeth Bunce and Darkness Falls by Cate Tiernan.

And your most desperately needed of 2012? 
Cannot wait for the 3rd book, Immortal Light, in Cate Tiernan’s Immortal Beloved Trilogy.

Do you have any plans to survive and/or fight in the 2012 Apocalypse? (this covers any apocalyptic belief-system... zombies, aliens, mother nature seeking revenge, assassin automatons, Klaus and his hybrids from The Vampire Diaries, etc). 
As for the zombie apocalypse—Of course I plan to survive any apocalypse! I will be hunkered down behind the gates, recording it all for posterity.

Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?

Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. To claim her new life, she must destroy the lives of others.

Ismae's most important assignment takes her straight into the high court of Brittany—where she finds herself woefully under prepared—not only for the deadly games of intrigue and treason, but for the impossible choices she must make. For how can she deliver Death’s vengeance upon a target who, against her will, has stolen her heart?
Grave Mercy is released April 3rd 2012 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Follow Robin's website / blog / twitter / facebook 

Want to win an ARC of Grave Mercy?

The amazing Robin has so been kind enough to donate an ARC of Grave Mercy for one lucky bookworm to win! I'm almost tempted to enter myself! How amazing does this book sound?

  • Open internationally
  • To gain an entry, you only need fill out your name and email.
  • Ends 2nd January 2012 at 11:59pm.
  • All winners will be posted in January.
Extra Entries:
  • +2 Add Grave Mercy to Goodreads (or whatever book networking site you use, LibraryThing, etc).
  • +2 Advertise this giveaway anywhere.
  • +3 Add the giveaway button to your site (button and code can be found on my sidebar).
Giveaway has now closed and the winner has been contacted. All weekly winners will be posted in January once the event is over!


  1. so want grave mercy
    good luck y'all

  2. Grave Mercy sounds great! Have you read the book, Brodie? :)

  3. Not yet, Celine! Dying to though, it sounds SOO good. And every review I've read so far has gushed about it. Really hoping Australia releases it around the same time as the US!

    Good luck everyone :)

  4. Oh! Thank you for this giveaway! :) I've been wanting to read Grave Mercy since I read the synopsis!

  5. OK, so, even before I saw the words 'Assassin' and 'Nuns' paired together in an unholy pairing so brilliant I knew my life would not be complete until I knew moremoremore, I was crazy excited to read Grave Mercy. Now I'm crazy excited and close to uncontrollable giggles! Eeeeee!

    Also, uhhh... you're reading Night School? JEALOUS! I've ordered a copy. Seriously, I'm this lame: I checked my mailbox on CHRISTMAS DAY. You know, just hoping... somehow... by a really eager postie...

  6. Ooh, forbidden love! Already desperate to read this :P. And I wish I had a microscope! I've always wanted one... Thanks for the great interview and giveaway!

  7. Thanks for the awesome giveaway Brodie! Dying to read this book! ;)

  8. Thanks for the giveaway! The book sounds amazing!

  9. Thank you! This book sounds amazing!

  10. Great interview! Grave Mercy sounds so awesome, I can't wait to read it. Thanks for the giveaway! :)

  11. Great giveaway! Can I just say that your button for it is freaking hilarious! I was laughing out loud for real. (my husband was giving me weird looks). I know. Random. But you have to appreciate the little things :)

    ♥ Trish
    Just a YA Girl

  12. I can't wait to read this I have this sitting in my wishlist

  13. Beyond awesome giveaway! Why didn't I stumble upon this sooner and Grave Mercy sounds divine.

  14. Thanks for the giveaway! This book sounds great!


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