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YA Highway's Third Annual Winter Giveaway!

OMG WE ARE SO EXCITED. It's our absolute favorite time of year -- time for cozy fireplaces, way too many baked goods, penguins and prancers and polar bears, and most of all:

YA Highway's Third Annual Winter Giveaway!
*bouncebouncebounce*

We have some AMAZING prizes lined up for you guys -- ARCs and signed hardcovers and preorders and crafts and critiques, from YA Highwayers as well as a host of brilliant literary agents. Without further ado...
THE BOOKS


PREORDERS* (by YA Highway authors!)
Insurgent by Veronica Roth (May 2012)
Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard (March 2012)
A Midsummer's Nightmare by Kody Keplinger (June 2012)
*winners will receive the book when it's released.


 ADVANCED READER COPIES (ARCs)
Hemock by Kathleen Peacock
All These Lives by Sarah Wylie
Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood
Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson
Tempest by Julie Cross (x 2)
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
The Queen of Kentucky by Alecia Whitaker
Fracture by Megan Miranda
The Rivals by Daisy Whitney
Pure by Julianna Baggott


HARDCOVERS
 Incarnate by Jodi Meadows
The Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare (signed!)
Shut Out by Kody Keplinger (Signed!)

THE CRAFTS

by Amy Lukavics

A personalized book plate stamp
by Sarah Enni

THE CRITIQUES

(If you'd like to win these, let us know on the entry form.)

AGENT CRITIQUES
Michelle Andelman: query critique
Susan Hawk: query + 20 page critique + conference call to discuss
 Sarah LaPolla: 25 page critique
Taylor Martindale: query+ first 15 page critique
Victoria Marini: query critique
Brooks Sherman: query critique

YA HIGHWAYER CRITIQUES
Kirsten Hubbard + Kristin Halbrook: query critique
Veronica Roth + Stephanie Kuehn: query critique
Kate Hart + Phoebe North: synopsis critique
Amanda Hannah + Sarah Enni + Kaitlin Ward: first chapter critique

 THE RULES
  • You must be a YA Highway follower to enter. 
  • To win books or crafts, you must be living in North America.
  • To win critiques, you can be living absolutely anywhere, including Antarctica
  • Giveaway closes Monday the 19th at midnight PST.
  • Winners will be announced Tuesday the 20th, sometime afternoonish.
  •  Enter by filling out the form below. One extra entry for blogging, sidebarring (sidebaring?) or tweeting.
  • That's all. Hooray!


Special thanks to our participating agents, as well as Lauren MacLeod, Amy Boggs, Gordon Warnock and Suzie Townsend for book donations. We adore you guys!



Kirsten Hubbard

Kirsten is the author of Like Mandarin, Wanderlove, and the middle grade novel Watch the Sky.

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  2. What an absolutely gorgeous sloth...and in a Santa hat to boot!
    Great prizes guys! Crossing my fingers! Eyes too!

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  3. What an awesome contest. Thanks SO much for doing it.

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  4. Amazing Giveaway! Am crossing my fingers! Would be excited to win any of those things. Am back and forth between Europe and Canada so hoping it's ok that I've put I'm in North America!

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  5. Wow! So many prizes! I'm really hoping for a critique!

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  6. You guys rock. Thanks for doing this amazing giveaway!

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  7. This is awesome! And the baby sloth made me smile!!

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  8. Wishing the best of luck to everybody *wipes away a tear*. I cannot participate as I live in Germany but will check out some of those books (they may be great ideas for my Christmas list :-))...

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  9. Such great prizes! Thanks so much to all involved!

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  10. Thanks for the awesome giveaway -- very exciting prizes!! =)

    Happy Holidays to you all!

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  11. I wish I was living in Antarctica just so that I could be like "Oh ya! I can enter!"

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  12. This is like a contest-palooza!!

    Awesome you guys. Thanks so much for having it.

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  13. Do you need my postal address for my baby sloth? Because my husband would really like to find one in his stocking. Thanks for spreading the joy!

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  14. *drools* INSURGENT oh my god

    Thanks for running this, YA Highway! You guys are the best.

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  15. Thanks for the fab giveaway, YA Highway! Fingers crossed!

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  16. Thanks for the giveaway! AND YAY BABY SLOTH! I love you guys :)

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  17. Sloth! And critiques :D

    awesome.

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  18. Awesome giveaway. Thanks so much!
    By the way, I think if we left links to sidebaring, it would be a bit NSFW ;)

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  19. I feel like I already won because of the sloth :-)

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  20. wow. WOW. and wow! thanks! Happy Holidays! christy

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  21. Such an awesome giveaway! Thanks for offering it!

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  22. Thanks! Great giveaway.

    (Loved the sloth. lol Thank you.)

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  23. What an awesome giveaway! And a baby sloth pic! :) Yay!

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  24. This is incredible! Thank you for hosting - I cannot believe the prizes!

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  25. This is an amazing giveaway, thanks for hosting it!

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  26. Very cute present :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  27. Thanks for the awesome giveaway opportunity.

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  28. What an amazing giveaway!!! Thank you so much!

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  29. Thank you for all for putting this giveaway together. Awesome. I SO need a critique of my query and my first chapter. Crossing my fingers!

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  30. Oh, gosh. Loving you guys for this, and crossing my fingers. Because if I don't win something, I'll cry.

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  31. Okay the sloth was just too cute. Thanks guys!!!

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  32. That was adorable : ) Thanks for the smile made my day

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  33. Baby sloth! I love him! Thanks for the contest and the baby sloth. Not sure which I love more right now...

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  34. Wow, lots of amazing prizes! And the baby sloth...super cute!

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  35. Crossing my fingers! I hope Canada counts as North America. It tends to get neglected haha. :p

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  36. Ack! The baby sloth - it is too cute! I have cuteness overload!

    Okay, I'm back now. What great prizes from one of my favourite blogs (yes, I'm sucking up. Why do you ask?). I really, really hope I win a critique. *fingers crossed*

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  37. So excited! I would absolutely LOVE to win a copy of INSURGENT. Best of luck, everyone!

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  38. baby sloth loves all of you right back.

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  39. My birthday is Dec 20. This would be an AWESOME gift! :D

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  40. Great contest!! Thanks for the baby sloth too, so cute :)

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  41. I'll just cry in the corner while I mentally plan to move to the US.

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  42. Happy Holidays! Thanks for the chance to win some great stuff!

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  43. Thanks so much for the *amazing* giveaway!!

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