Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Cabinet Calabalooza! (Worldwide Giveaway)



Hi, you guys! Ahahaha. I'm so on-schedule. Not really. But anyway. 

Three things:

1 - The Cabinet anthology is out in ONE MONTH.

2 - It recently got a starred review from Kirkus, which completely broke our brains, because Kirkus is tough, and we started the website as a fun side project to do while we were revising our books, and we set about writing our stories with nnnno expectations of getting a fancy anthology or starred reviews from Kirkus. So this is cool, and we're really grateful.

3 - Because of numbers 1 and 2, I felt like OBVIOUSLY WE SHOULD CELEBRATE.

*celebrates*
Ok, let's calm ourselves. And get back to business. I got some extra Cabinet sneak-peaks from our awesome editor, which are little paperbacks about sixty pages long with some illustrations from the book and one story from each of us, and since they're a mere whiff of what the actual book holds, I wanted to do a massive prize pack with one of Claire's, Katherine's, Emma's and my MG books, because I love their books.

Here's the gist from the Cabinet's back cover:

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Welcome to The Cabinet of Curiosities.


Please enter.


No, really, come in. The Curators are delighted you are here. They invite you to turn a page, pull open a drawer, peek inside a room, slither into a nook. In fact, they insist. 

Sometimes visitors to the cabinet find it rewarding to dive right into the middle. You could try that. You could flip back and forth. Start your exploration at the very end. Or the beginning.
 
The important thing is that you are here. Oh, do come in! The Curators guarantee you will find something . . . curious. 

The Cabinet of Curiosities is a collection of eerie, mysterious, intriguing, and very short short stories presented by the cabinet's esteemed Curators, otherwise known as acclaimed authors Stefan Bachmann, Katherine Catmull, Claire Legrand, and Emma Trevayne. 

Illustrations and decorations throughout by Alexander Jansson

Step inside, May 27th, 2014. 

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Doesn't that sound cool and vaguely sinister? I'm cannot wait to see the finished copies. I cannot wait to see Mr. Jansson's illustrations and decorations. I cannot wait to read the bonus stories from everyone, which I have not read yet. Basically, I cannot wait, hurry up, May.

I'm giving away 3 prize packs, to 3 different people, so 1 prize pack each.

Here's what's to be had:

- 1 signed hardcover of The Whatnot + 1 Teaser for The Cabinet of Curiosities

- 1 signed German edition of Die Seltsamen + 1 Teaser for The Cabinet of Curiosities

- MASSIVE PRIZE PACK consisting of 1 signed paperback of The Peculiar + 1 paperback of The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand + 1 hardcover of Flights and Chimes and Mysterious Times by Emma Trevayne + 1 hardcover of Summer and Bird by Katherine Catmull + 1 Teaser for The Cabinet of Curiosities

(This is for anywhere in the world. There's only one Rafflecopter widget below, but it will pick three winners, and I'll email you guys, and then if it turns out you live in Antarctica and don't really want the German edition or whatever, we'll sort something out. It was just easier than doing 3 different Rafflecopters, I thought.)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Also, you can get a bunch of extra entries by following the Cabinet's twitter feed, which would be a cool thing for you to do anyway because we have some fun stuff planned for the near future. And you also get extra entries for following Claire or Katherine or Emma on Twitter, and they're all lovely and funny and write awesome books, so if you have twitter and aren't already following them, how is THIS POSSIBLE?

Hope everyone's having a good Spring! Bye! :)

24 comments:

  1. That's defiantly a Calabalooza to Celebrate, the cover and blurb you listed sound wonderful. Congratulations to all the authors, I'm getting curious and curiouser to read it. Oh, and my hair looks ok today :)

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  2. Comment!! I have preordered my copy of the Cabinet's book on Amazon and am really looking forward to it!

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  3. Congrats!!! on having a starred review

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  4. I will win one of these things some day! I will! Thanks for the opportunity!!!

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  5. Love the cover, so cool. Also the text on the back cover is sooo interesting and awesome.
    Yay for that giveaway!

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  6. Thanks for he giveaway! Yesterday was my 18th birthday, so I hope I win!

    Melissa Ann

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  7. SCRAMEGN
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    1. Book cover--it's MAGNIFLOROSPOUND.
    2. Creepy stories--certainly better than hearing the story that David Moyes justgot sacked.
    3. My hair--well my dear sir it looked as if an imaginary oriental magpie robin had decided to live on it and invited every single one of his relatives too.

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  8. Man, that cover is gorgeous! I'm really happy for you, and I seriously love your books. And about my hair--it is a wayward child indeed.

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  9. I was SO HAPPY to see the Kirkus' starred review <3
    And my birthday is in may, so you guys (or your publisher) gave me a great birthday gift by releasing it in may <3
    Ok, here are some more hearts because this book deserves ALL THE LOVE <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

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  10. One question for the author: What would you do (as a career) if you were not a writer?

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  11. This is the biggest book giveaway I've ever seen. My mortal self thanks you. And offers you a pizza. That's what Italians do.

    :D

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  12. amazing prize. Addicted to reading and have to say cover of the book looks amazing

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  13. the cover look's very cool!!!
    as for creepy stories.....normaly i dont read that......but i have.....and i have had a good experience!!

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  14. That kind of art! Love the cover!

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  15. I love creepy stories! They are the best kind :)

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  16. Beautiful cover. I'm from Malaysia would like to read your book. Thanks for the chance in this giveaway.

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  17. The cover really grabbed my attention and the more creepy and sinister the tales the better!
    Thanks for the cool giveaway :)
    Rafflecopter/Facebook Name: Alexia Harvours

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  18. Awesome giveaway. Hope I'd win this! :D

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  19. Stefan, what a fabulous giveaway! And I just adore the cover. I hope you have that framed somewhere cool in your house. I love creepy and sinister!

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  20. I absolutely love the cover! And who doesn't love spooky stories? :o)

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  21. This is an AMAZING giveaway :D Thank you so so so so much. <3 I cannot wait to read this book. I'm so excited :D I love creepy stories! Sigh. And this cover. Dies. It is one of the most gorgeous ones :)

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  22. I love creepy stories, they keep me interested in the book, even if shaking in fear

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  23. i used to like creepy stories a lot more than i do now, but my husband still loves them so much. i really like the cover on this book - it is what drew my interest!

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