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WANDERLOVE Paperback Giveaway! (Bonus: Animals!)

I can't believe it's been a year since Wanderlove was released! But I have this box of shiny, new paperbacks sitting right here, seeking homes.

Wanderlove is about an 18-year-old girl named Bria who journeys off the beaten path in Central America, where she discovers adventure, unexpected romance, and jungle beasties. There are hostels. There are beaches. There is even mud wrestling.

In honor of Wanderlove's official paperback release on March 12th from Random House/Ember, I'm going to give away five signed, personalized books. But wait! There's more. Wanderlove is illustrated, by me Bria (okay, really it's me). If you win, I'll draw the animal of YOUR CHOOSING on the title page. (not quite as detailed as the ones below, but they will still be enthusiastic.)
rowan the seahorse
a central american yoda mutt

When I told my YA Highway co-bloggers about my giveaway plans, some of them drew animals, too! BEHOLD: the YA Highway menagerie.

by veronica roth
by phoebe north
by stephanie kuehn
by sarah enni
by kristin halbrook

To enter:
Comment on this post with your favorite animal! (Or maybe not your favorite, but the animal you'd like to see me draw.)
One extra entry for tweeting, tumbling, facebooking, reposting, etc.
I'll pick winners at random on Sunday, March 17th (after our writing retreat).
US & Canada residents only, please.
Make sure your email address is linked in your profile! (or include it in your comment)

Good luck! If you don't win, you can pick up a Wanderlove paperback after March 12th :)
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Kirsten Hubbard

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

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  1. Ooooh the central american yoda mutt.
    And no not just cause its called yoda!!!

  2. A baby polar bear!

    +1 tweet

    Thanks for the giveaway :)

  3. What a neat idea. :)

    A rhinoceros (named Helga)

  4. The drawings are so cute! i'm so jealous of everyone's drawing talents.

    I'd love to see a corgi in a sailor suit. His name is Admiral (this is my husband's dream pet).

  5. +1

  6. Oh, this is so super fun! I like chimps.
    And I tweeted:

  7. My favorite animal is the majestic unicorn, which is so totally real.

  8. Kristen, you are a very talented drawer! I absolutely fell in love with Wanderlove last year, and have been wanting to own it ever since, but other expenses have come in the way. haha

    Anyway, one of my favorite animals is a Loggerhead Turtle. Such beautiful creatures!

    I tweeted here:

    Shared on Tumblr:
    And on facebook:

    Thank you Kirsten! :)

  9. Ooh, yay. How about a giraffe? :)

  10. The times when I hate that I don't live in the USA/Canada.

  11. A hippo for sure! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  12. A year?! How can a year have gone by and I have still not read WANDERLOVE? Ack. My pile is way too big.... (But oh man would I love to add a copy of WANDERLOVE to it, lol.)

    Great giveaway--thanks! Will tweet about it pronto.

    I would love for you to draw a tree frog! :)

  13. Terrific drawings! I would love a baby goat... a kid (?). Just not a screaming goat. Those are terrifying! Thanks!

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  15. Wow, love these drawings. I probably couldn't do as good as a job, haha.

    Favorite animal is a kitty cat, but a tiger would do. :)

    Yay for the new paperback!

  16. Congrats on the paperback release!

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    My favorite animal is a dalmatian. I've loved them ever since I was a little kid and watched 101 dalmatians. Sadly, no matter how nicely I ask or how many times I sing the song, the Mr. will not allow me to have a dalmatian plantation. LoL

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  18. My fave animal is a unicorn. Seriously. Does that count?

    I'm actually a huge cat lover, but if you're drawing, I'd love a seahorse. I'm EXTREMELY impressed with your artistic skills. I have none. =P

    Thanks for the wonderful giveaway! I've been wanting to read Wanderlove FOREVER!

    mostlyyalit AT gmail DOT com

  19. I like a lot of animals, Sea Otters, Raccoons, giraffes, my dog. But, I'd probably ask you to draw a Raccoon named Achilles Zeus Anastopolis.


  20. I actually loved the seahorse and the giraffe, they are too cute. If I win, surprise me because I love ALL animals, real or fantastical!!!! Tweeting giveaway right now and creating a post on blog.

  21. Penguin!!! I love penguins :) Thanks for the giveaway :)

  22. LOVED this book. My one regret is I didn't buy it, I read it from the library. When I finished it I actually started re-reading it. Ha!

    I think the crab is my favorite of the drawings above because it's so simple and cute.

  23. I'd LOVE to read this book! My favorite animal is a koala bear, but I love that sea horse too!


  24. Hmm...I'd probably want to see a hedgehog--they might be my favorite animals to look at. I loved Wanderlove--congrats on the paperback release!

  25. All of these pictures are hilariously wonderful! I especially love Phoebe North's!

    I'd love to see a cranky duck. :D

  26. DEFINITELY a sloth. I love them. they're my spirit animal :p thank you for the giveaway!

  27. Vizcachas, which I discovered via tumblr. They are adorable XD

    linna.21pages @, minus the spaces. Thanks!

  28. I've loved pandas since I was eight and we studied them in school. I even decorated my son's nursery in pandas. :)

  29. Ohh..monkeys.

    melissa {at} yabookshelf {dot} com

  30. Congrats!!!!!!!


    I love Hedgehogs :D I even have 2!!

    deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

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  31. I would love to have a talent at drawing too. My fave animals are dogs and dolphins! :D

    -Len of Musings of a Reader Happy

  32. love them kittens


  33. This is a cool idea!

    A tiger, please.

    I shared this post on facebook, but i don't know how to link the post. :-(

  34. I love tigers!

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)


  35. I love your drawings and the bonus animals are adorable! (: My favorite animal is a panda. I shared the giveaway here:

  36. I'd love to see you draw a fennec fox! (Whenever I try, they come out looking like chihuahuas...) Haha, thanks so much for the giveaway! :)


  37. Gotta go with a whale. Always. Love that giraffe!!!

    tcopeland at sps186 dot org

  38. An OWL of course!!!!!

    themgowl at gmail dot com

  39. I love elephants :)

  40. OOh. If I win, I want one of those super cool seaweed sea horses - the ones that have their own camoflage. I could stand for hours watching them at the Monterey Bay aquarium.

  41. wolf!!

  42. I loved this book, and the fact you included drawings. It was different from an illustrated novel in such a good way.
    And you should totally draw an elephant. =D Maybe Dumbo.

  43. a hippo


  44. I would like to see a cheetah!

    mestith at gmail dot com

  45. I'd love to get a porcupine drawing!
    jdramaqueen (at) gmail (dot) com

  46. Penguin! I have the cutest penguin cover for my iPhone.

  47. So, I hope this is still open since you're not drawing until the 17th, and I agree that a penguin would be pretty effin stellar..can he also rock a tuxedo?

    sschmidt1026 (at) gmail (dot) com

  48. Love the giraffe drawing. Congrats on your book.

  49. It was great seeing you in Shelton. Looking forward to reading your books. All animals are cute, but how about a bear cub.

  50. I'd love to see you draw a liger! ^_^

    +1: Tweet

    Shalena @ Writer Quirk


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