Friday, July 19, 2013

Birthday Bash Day 7: Fiction & Fantasy

It's the second to last day of the Birthday Bash!! Today we feature one Fiction book and one Fantasy book, both really good and will make you enter into different worlds!

I've been truly enjoying this birthday bash and everyone's excitement about it. Tomorrow is the last day but the giveaways don't end until July 31st :)

Descriptions and links of the books under the rafflecopter!

Please read my giveaway policy before entering.
Fiction & Fantasy Prize Pack (US ONLY):
Climbing the Stairs
The Last Book in the Universe

Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman
A remarkable debut novel set in India that shows one girl's struggle for independence.

During World War II and the last days of British occupation in India, fifteen-year-old Vidya dreams of attending college. But when her forward-thinking father is beaten senseless by the British police, she is forced to live with her grandfather's large traditional family, where the women live apart from the men and are meant to be married off as soon as possible.

Vidya's only refuge becomes her grandfather's upstairs library, which is forbidden to women. There she meets Raman, a young man also living in the house who relishes her intellectual curiosity. But when Vidya's brother decides to fight with the hated British against the Nazis, and when Raman proposes marriage too soon, Vidya must question all she has believed in.

Padma Venkatraman's debut novel poignantly shows a girl struggling to find her place in a mixedup world. Climbing the Stairs is a powerful story about love and loss set against a fascinating historical backdrop.

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The Last Book in the Universe by Rodman Philbrick
This fast-paced action novel is set in a future where the world has been almost destroyed. Like the award-winning novel Freak the Mighty, this is Philbrick at his very best.

It's the story of an epileptic teenager nicknamed Spaz, who begins the heroic fight to bring human intelligence back to the planet. In a world where most people are plugged into brain-drain entertainment systems, Spaz is the rare human being who can see life as it really is. When he meets an old man called Ryter, he begins to learn about Earth and its past. With Ryter as his companion, Spaz sets off an unlikely quest to save his dying sister — and in the process, perhaps the world.

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That's it! Come back tomorrow for the last giveaway!

Yours,

1 comment:

  1. Fantasy all the way especially if its romance!!!

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