This tri-annual event was first organized by the amazing Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors...and a chance to win some awesome prizes!
During the Scavenger Hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author (in my case the first chapter of GODDESS, the final book in the STARCROSSED Trilogy!), you also get a clue for the hunt.
Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize--one lucky winner will receive at least one book from each author on the hunt. That's over 50 books!
But play fast: this contest (and all the exclusive bonus material) will only be online for 72 hours.
There are TWO contests going on simultaneously, and you can enter one or all.
I am a part of the RED TEAM -
- but there is also a BLUE TEAM which you can also follow for a chance to win a whole different set of books!
If you'd like to find out more about the hunt, see links to all the authors participating, and see the full list of prizes up for grabs, go to the YA Scavenger Hunt homepage.
Today, I am happy to be hosting E.C. Myers!
E.C. Myers was assembled in the U.S. from Korean and German parts and raised by a single mother and a public library in Yonkers, New York. He has published short fiction in a variety of print and online magazines and anthologies, and his young adult novels, Fair Coin and Quantum Coin, are available now from Pyr Books. He currently lives with his wife, a doofy cat, and a mild-mannered dog in Philadelphia and shares way too much information about his personal life at ecmyers.net and on Twitter @ecmyers.
His new book is Quantum Coin.
Here's a brief summary.
Ephraim thought his universe-hopping days were over, but then an old friend from a parallel world crashes his senior prom and tells him the multiverse is in trouble—and it might just be his fault. Ephraim; his girlfriend, Jena; and Zoe, her identical twin from another universe embark on a mission across multiple worlds to learn what’s going wrong and how to stop it. Ultimately, the solution may depend on how much they’re willing to sacrifice for the sake of humanity…and each other.
You can buy the book HERE.
E.C. is also offering exclusive content from Quantum Coin, an alternate chapter from an early draft of the book. The link is password-protected. The password is: crossroads
To view the content, click HERE.
Now, for the SCAVENGER HUNT PUZZLE!
Directions: I've listed my favorite number somewhere in this post. Collect the favorite numbers of all the authors on the red team, and then add them up.
Entry Form: Once you've added up all the numbers, make sure you fill out the form HERE to officially qualify for the grand prize.
Only entries that have the correct number will qualify.
Rules: Open internationally, anyone below the age of 18 should have a parent or guardian's permission to enter. To be eligible for the grand prize, you must submit the completed entry form by Sunday, December 2nd at noon, Pacific time.
(NOTE: Entries sent without the correct number or without contact information will not be considered.)
BUT WAIT - THERE'S MORE!!
While you're here, be sure and enter my contest to win a signed copy of my novel DREAMLESS, the second book in the Starcrossed Trilogy, as well as a signed copy of STARCROSSED!
In order to enter you must do the following:
Last but not least, in case you're interested, I am also giving away my very first advanced reader's copy of the 3rd book in the series - GODDESS in a separate contest a few posts down.
That contest ends on Friday the 30th, so be sure and sign up before it's too late!
Okay, ready for the next author in the Scavenger Hunt?
Count to 9 and then click HERE!