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YA Highway's Fourth Annual Giveaway-- WINNERS!!

Hey everyone!

We are so pleased to announce the winners of our recent annual giveaway, which included prizes varying from ARCs, signed books, critiques, and more!! Thank you so much to everyone who entered and spread the word--I think Kate Hart captured our sentiment pretty well on the original giveaway post. You guys freakin' rock!

Without further ado....THE GOODS!


Advanced Reader Copies!


ARC Winners:

Paranormal and Fantasy Pack-- congratulations Brandi Kenyon!
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
The Enchanter Heir by Cinda Williams Chima
The Falconer by Elizabeth May (signed!)

Wolf Literary Pack-- congratulations Peggy Gearhart!
Not A Drop To Drink by Mindy McGinnis
Antigoddess by Kendare Blake

Contemporary Pack-- congratulations Susanne (springlily19!)
Somebody Up There Hates You by Hollis Seamon
If You Could Be Mine by Sarah Polsky
Sex & Violence by Carrie Mesrobian
This Is How I Find Her by Sara Polsky
You Look Different in Real Life by Jennifer Castle (signed!)
Ask Again Later by Liz Czukas

Sci-Fi/Dystopian Pack-- congratulations Texas Book Lover!
Frozen by Melissa de la Cruz and Michael Johnson
Inhuman by Kat Falls
Inheritance by Malinda Lo

Middle Grade Pack-- congratulations Fe Consolacion!
What the Moon Said by Gayle Rosengren
I Heart Band by (former Highwayer) Michelle Schusterman
School of Charm by Lisa Scott
The Fantastic Family Whipple by Matthew Ward
When Audrey Met Alice by Rebecca Behrens



Signed by YA Highway Members:
Charm and Strange by Stephanie Kuehn (UK copy)--congratulations Rena Olsen!
Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard--congratulations Amy Miskiewicz!
A Midsummer's Nightmare by Kody Keplinger--congratulations Nicki (ophia726!)

Signed by Members of the Lucky 13's:
Reboot by Amy Tintera--congratulations Ren (fatal.melody!)
The Memory of After by Lenore Applehans--congratulations Yael Itamar!
The S-Word by Chelsea Pitcher--congratulations Elizabeth (namastelibraryb!)
Vigilante Nights by Erin Richards (plus swag!)--congratulations Meredith Varner!
Vengeance Bound by Justina Ireland--congratulations Valerie Cole!
Bruised by Sarah Skilton (plus swag!)--congratulations Rachele Alpine!
Another Little Piece by Kate Karyus Quinn (plus swag!)-- congratulations Viviana Ortiz!
Starglass by Phoebe North--congratulations Meredith Johnson!

More From YA Highway Members, Past and Present:
Divergent and Insurgent by Veronica Roth (audio)--congratulations Mickole Mulano!
Secrets and Lies by Kody Keplinger (ebook)--congratulations Emma Hanem!

Regal Literary Pack (two winners!)--congratulations Beth DeRenzis and Sprite (kfearnley!)
A Scary Scene in a Scary Movie by Matt Blackstone
The Different Girl by Gordon Dahlquist
Wanderlove and Like Mandarin by Kirsten Hubbard
Starglass by Phoebe North

Bent Agency Pack-- congratulations Cee (thenovelhermit!)
After by Kristin Harmel
Through Her Eyes by Jennifer Archer
Demonosity by Amanda Ashby
Playing Tyler by TL Costa
The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

The Fins Series, Donated by the Bent Agency--congratulations Rebecca Crandall!
Forgive My Fins, Fins Are Forever, and Just For Fins by Tera Lynn Childs

Paranormal Pack--congratulations Jodi Piekarz!
Hammer of Witches by Shana Mlawski
Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Contemporary Pack--congratulations Jeanna (elephantalgorithms!)
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth

Sci-Fi Pack #1--congratulations Virginia Landry!
Earth Girl by Janet Edwards
The Steam Mole by David Freer

Sci-Fi Pack #2--congratulations Katya Brink!
Awakening by Karen Sandler
Revolution 19 by Gregg Rosenblum

Sci-Fi Pack #3--congratulations Heather Dickerson!
London Eye and Reaper's Legacy by Tim Lebbon




From Agents!

Query:
Agent Michelle Andelman of Regal Literary--congratulations Sooyeon (soopark723!)
Agency Assistant Danielle Barthel of New Leaf Literary--congratulations Amparo Ortiz!
Agent Logan Garrison of The Gernert Company--congratulations Bent Nicholas!
Agent Sarah LaPolla of Bradford Literary Agency--congratulations Claudia (masonaxe7!)
Agent Bridget Smith of Dunham Literary--congratulations Caroline Richmond!
Agency Assistant Jaida Temperly of New Leaf Literary--congratulations Ashley Jellison!

First Chapter:
Agent Gemma Cooper of The Bent Agency (query or chapter)--congratulations Beth Smith!
Agent Lara Perkins of Andrea Brown Literary--congratulations Ellie (elliemoreton!)
Agent Adriann Ranta of Wolf Literary (query or chapter)--congratulations Rebecca Magnan!


From Authors!

Query:
-Kate Bassett, author of Words and Their Meanings (2 winners!)--congratulations Carli Bandeira and Elizabeth (e.lippoldt.e!)
-Liz Czukas, author of Ask Again Later--congratulations Nancy Brewka Clark!
-Sarah Enni, represented by Sarah Burnes--congratulations Bee Solis!
-Kirsten Hubbard, author of Like Mandarin and Wanderlove--congratulations Lyla Lee!
-Demetria Lunetta, author of In the After (2 winners!)--congratulations Sarah Wilson and Julie Strepp!
-Amy Lukavics, represented by Joanna Volpe (2 winners!)--congratulations Emily Skeen and Bailey Hughes!
-Kristin Halbrook, author of Nobody But Us--congratulations Danika Ellis!

10 Pages (MG or YA:)
Tracy Holczer, author of The Secret Hum of a Daisy--congratulations Alexa O.!

First Chapter:
Kate Hart, represented by Michelle Andelman--congratulations Tara Kennedy!
Christine Kohler, author of No Surrender Soldier--congratulations Jennifer Jensen!
Amy Nichols, author of Now That You're Here--congratulations Michelle Mason!
Kaitlin Ward, represented by Sarah LaPolla--congratulations Jade Harrison!
Amy Zhang, author of untitled debut from Greenwillow/HC 2014--congratulations Carl Hackman!

Query and First Chapter:
Christina Farley, author of Gilded--congratulations Jael Bendt!
Stefanie M. Gaither, author of Falls the Shadow--congratulations Brenna Tripodi!
Justina Ireland, author of Vengeance Bound--congratulations Josie Martinez!




-The Memory of After bookmarks from Lenore Appelhans--congratulations Trista Shier!
-Prep School Confidential bookmarks and tattoos from Kara Taylor--congratulations Jessa Russo!
-Signed bookmarks from Jennifer Castle, author of You Look Different in Real Life and The Beginning of After--congratulations Rachel Montgomery!
-Autographed Alienated t-shirt from Melissa Landers--congratulations Lilo Medina!
-Book bottles created by Amy Lukavics (2 winners!)--congratulations Kali (kali49a) and Karin Perry!
-Control swag pack with necklace from Lydia Kang--congratulations Jackie Rammer!
-Canary swag pack with bookmarks, postcards, stickers and key chain from Rachele Alpine--congratulations Kearstyn Takemoto!


WINNERS: Please email us at yahighway@gmail.com with the words "giveaway winner" in the subject line. If you won books or swag, please include your shipping address in the email. If you won a critique, attach the query and/or pages before sending. 

Congratulations once again to all the winners!! Thank you all so much for reading our blog, it's been a wonderful four years and we're hoping for many more.
Amy Lukavics

Amy lurks within the forested mountains of Arizona. When she isn't reading or writing creepy stories, she enjoys cooking, crafting, and playing games across many platforms. She is the author of Daughters Unto Devils (Harlequin Teen 2015) and The Women In The Walls (Harlequin Teen 2016).

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6 comments:

  1. Aaaaaaah *Dances* Thank you so much for having such an amazing giveaway! You guys are beyond awesome! Cheers to many more years running!

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  2. Yaaay! Thank you so much! This is so amazing :) and congrats on being such an awesome blog!

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  3. *squees* This is AWESOME news. Thank you all for such a wonderful giveaway! And congrats to all the winners!

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  4. Woohooo first chapter critique. Querying now so this prize means a lot to me. Thank you so much :)

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  5. Wow, what a haul for the winners! Congrats, everyone!

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  6. Yay! Thanks for having a great contest and blog!!!

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