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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Blog Tour: LET THE SKY FALL by Shannon Messenger (Excerpt & Giveaway!)

I am so very happy to be a part of the LET THE SKY FALL Blog Tour today!!!
Scroll down to read a small excerpt and enter to win a copy of the book :) 

by Shannon Messenger
Expected release date: March 5th, 2013
Published by: Simon Pulse
Genre: Young Adult - Fantasy, Romance


Seventeen-year-old Vane Weston has no idea how he survived the category five tornado that killed his parents. And he has no idea if the beautiful, dark-haired girl who’s swept through his dreams every night since the storm is real. But he hopes she is.

Seventeen-year-old Audra is a sylph, an air elemental. She walks on the wind, can translate its alluring songs, and can even coax it into a weapon with a simple string of commands. She’s also a guardian—Vane’s guardian—and has sworn an oath to protect Vane at all costs. Even if it means sacrificing her own life.

When a hasty mistake reveals their location to the enemy who murdered both of their families, Audra’s forced to help Vane remember who he is. He has a power to claim—the secret language of the West Wind, which only he can understand. But unlocking his heritage will also unlock the memory Audra needs him to forget. And their greatest danger is not the warriors coming to destroy them—but the forbidden romance that’s grown between them.


"You deserve to be happy," He whispers. "No matter what you think or what you did. You deserve to be happy."


"You do. And what better than ow-staring down a fight we might not even make it through - is there to start? Let your hair down. Throw that horrible jacket in the Dumpster. Give yourself a break."

"I can't, Vane."

"Yes, you can. You just have to let go."

My stomach growls again and he swears.

"Com on, this is insane."

He looks so earnest. So honest. And he cares

No one cares about me-not even me.



Shannon Messenger graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts where she learned--among other things--that she liked watching movies much better than making them. She also regularly eats cupcakes for breakfast, sleeps with a bright blue stuffed elephant named Ella, and occasionally gets caught talking to imaginary people. So it was only natural for her to write stories for children. KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES is her first novel, with LET THE SKY FALL, a young adult novel, to follow in 2013. She lives in Southern California with her husband and an embarrassing number of cats. 


1. If you pre-order LET THE SKY FALL!!!...
GO enter Shannon's giveaway here!!!

2. Enter to win a copy of LET THE SKY FALL down below!!!

US residents only.
(international fans can enter as long as they have a US address 
Simon & Schuster can send the book to.)
- You must be 13 yrs & older to enter.

Good Luck!!!

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  1. I already knew this was a book that I wanted to read and that excerpt was such a tease! I need the whole thing now : )

  2. Fabulous post! Thank you so much for being on the blog tour!

  3. So excited for this book! I absolutely love the cover too!

  4. So excited for this book!! Shannon is awesome :)

  5. Aww, that excerpt! I can't wait to read this one!

  6. I am looking forward to the release of Let the Sky Fall. Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

  7. The cover is so so gorgeous as is that excerpt! I can't wait to read it, thanks so much for the giveaway!

  8. I love the cover of this book!!! Thanks for hosting the blog tour and for hosting a giveaway!!! Good Luck Everyone!!

  9. I AM SO ANXIOUS TO HAVE THIS BOOK!!!! I can remember when Shannon revealed that she went from bieng an MG author to a YA author! That was exciting. YAYYY for Vane! :D

  10. I loved Shannon's MG book Keeper of the Lost Cities and I can't to read this one!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  11. fantasy, danger, and romance, what else could I ask for? I'm a big fan of books like these because of the completely new worlds they create, and I can't wait to see what it will be like in the universe of Let the Sky Fall.

  12. Thank you SO MUCH for being a part of the LTSF tour. You guys ROCK! <3!

  13. I cannot wait to read this book! And look at that awesome cover in person!


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