Crown of Embers ARC prize pack!

August 22, 2012 2012, fantasy, giveaway, Wendy 230

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If you’re a fan of romantic fantasy and adventure, you’ve probably already seen all the rave reviews for Rae Carson’s Girl of Fire and Thorns.

We’re excited to offer you the chance to win a hardback of the first book as well as an ARC of the highly anticipated sequel Crown of Embers! The sequel won’t even be out until September 18, 2012, but here’s your opportunity to get your hands on a copy before it’s available for sale.

Crown of Embers Synopsis: 

In the sequel to the acclaimed The Girl of Fire and Thorns, a seventeen-year-old princess turned war queen faces sorcery, adventure, untold power, and romance as she fulfills her epic destiny.

With a one-eyed warrior, a loyal friend, an enemy defector, and the man she is falling in love with, Elisa crosses the ocean in search of the perilous, uncharted, and mythical source of the Godstone’s power. That is not all she finds. A breathtaking, romantic, and dangerous second volume in the Fire and Thorns trilogy.

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Enter to Win!

All you have to do is fill out the Rafflecopter form below and leave a comment. As usual, this contest is open internationally to readers aged 13 and older, and you may earn extra entries daily by tweeting about the contest, etc. Good luck!

Our thanks to our friends at HarperCollins, who provided the ARC for this giveaway.

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Winner Announcement!

The winners for our insanely popular dystopian/post-apocalyptic bundle is Keertana from Ivy Book Bindings! And lucky Cari from Cari-Bella Reads won an autographed ARC in our Girl of Nightmares giveaway.

Congratulations ladies, please send me your mailing details so I can get these out to you.

230 Responses to “Crown of Embers ARC prize pack!”

  1. Jenni

    I haven’t gotten to read them yet but I’ve heard some AMAZING things about it. It is definitely on my to-read list. Also I love the covers. Thanks for hosting a great giveaway :D

  2. rachelatarms

    Ooh, this is awesome! I really liked Girl of Fire and Thorns—such a fun story!—and I can’t wait to read Crown of Embers.

    Thanks so much for this lovely giveaway!
    Rachel T.

  3. Kayla Beck

    I really want to read these books because there are so many library buddies of mine that have gushed about The Girl of Fire and Thorns! :-D

  4. Carina Olsen

    AHHH! Perfect giveaway :D Thank you so so so much. <3 I read the first book a few months ago, and I did adore it. <3 what I loved the most was the main character and the AMAZING plot :D Cannot wait to figure out more about that. <3
    Love, Carina

  5. The Housework Can Wait

    I would LOVE to win these! I’ve actually already read both of them, but don’t own either :-( Elisa is such a strong protagonist, but honestly, I love Hector the MOST. One of my favorite male characters in any series, ever. More men should be Hectors.

  6. Briana

    Haven’t read these yet, but I’ve been meaning to pick these up as I’ve heard super great things about both of them!

  7. Hannah

    THanks for the amazing giveaway! I LOVED the Girl of Fire and Thorns and I can’t wait to read Crown of Embers! I really connected with the characters and it was so good to read a well done YA high fantasy.

  8. americangirlemmie

    I really loved the fantasy enjoyed the fantasy aspect of it, but at the same time it was very realistic. Not to much magic, but just enough to make it a fantasy novel.

  9. Jessica Piazza

    I am soo excited to read Crown of Embers because I absolutely loved Girl of Fire and Thorns! It is honestly one of my all-time favorite reads and I have been dying to know what will happen next!

  10. Orchid

    What I loved about The Girl of Fire and Thorns is…EVERYTHING! I loved Rae Carson’s writing, world buliding, and above all her characters. Such an excellent read.

    Thanks so much for the giveaway. =)

  11. Heather@The Flyleaf Review

    I am so STOKED to read this sequel! I adored The Girl of Fire and Thorns (even though it killed me when a certain love interest was killed off!) and I can’t wait to see what is up with Elisa now. Carson left the door wide open, the possibilities seem endless!

    What I loved most about TGOFAT was watching Elisa come into her own. She became so empowered and strong, it was just an amazing transformation of character and so beautifully written. Gah, loved that book!!! Thank you, thank you for the chance to win!!

  12. Filia Oktarina

    I never hear about this series, and i am glad have to read this post. This book sound interesting. I am looking forward to read this series now. Thank for sharing this post and giveaway :)

  13. Sarah's Reviews

    Wow, book 1 was so unique! A fat princess, it was such a new and refreshing story line that I can’t wait to see where this series is going!

  14. Luisa Freiheit

    I haven’t read any of Carson’s books yet, but they sound amazing and so many people say fantastic things about the series.
    Penny Pe

  15. Steph

    This series sounds amazing! I haven’t read Girl of Fire and Thorns yet, but it’s definitely on my TBR list. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!!

  16. Jessica

    What an awesome giveaway! I have yet to read either, but have had my eye on them. They sound like great reads!

  17. Braiden

    I would love to read this series because I LOVE MY FANTASY! And I’ve always wanted to read them.

  18. Hannah

    I’ve not read this series yet, but I’ve not heard a single bad thing about it. High fantasy has never really been a favourite of mine, but I am starting to really appreciate it more and more as I read more texts. I can’t wait to read these books!

    Thanks for the awesome giveawya!

  19. Lindsay Medina

    really excited to read this, since it sounds awesome. and i do follow your reviews on goodreads so i guess i know this would be good….=)

  20. laceyblossom

    Girl of Fire and Thorns is one of my favorite fantasy books! I didn’t expect to like it, but the characters and the world building were amazing :) Super excited for Crown of Embers!
    Lacey T

  21. Tiffany Drew

    I’m excited to read this because it sounds incredible. I’ve read a ton of reviews for the first book and have been anxiously waiting to get my hands on it. So far I haven’t been able to secure a copy so hopefully I will get lucky here :)

  22. Skyla

    These books just sound so very very awesome. I’ve been wanting to read the first one for awhile but never got round to picking it up.

  23. Zemira Djedović

    I still haven’t read the first book but latelly I’ve been reading a lot of fantasy titles so I’m looking forward to read this one as well.

  24. InTheDollHouse

    I was pleasantly surprised by Girl of Fire and Thorns’ writing, and hey, servant tropes and needing to upend plants pots never gets old.
    People are saying that the sequel is even better, so I can’t wait.

  25. Lawren Bokman

    I think that the books sound really interesting, the covers are amazing and I have heard nothing but good things about them.

  26. MissKimberlyStardust

    I’d love to read these because my niece loved them (she’s not a big reader) so if she liked them so much I feel like I will to :) Thank you for the giveaway!

  27. Hannah

    Oh my goodness! You are awesome! thanks so much! I’m really excited to get my hands on these books! I’ve heard incredible things about TGOFAT and I always love a good fantasy so these should be right up my alley!!!

  28. Petra

    Girl of Fire and Thorns has been on my wishlist for a long time. The story sounds great and the cover is simply amazing! :)
    Thank you for this awesome giveaway! :)

  29. famouslyso

    I’m about to start a re-read of The Girl of Fire and Thorns in anticipation of The Crown of Embers! An ARC would be a perfect way to cap off the re-read ;)

  30. rocksann

    It’s been a while since I read The Girl of Fire and Thorns so there’s a lot I don’t remember but I know I liked it a lot & gave it 4 stars on goodreads. Elisa was a great character & the story was very interesting, can’t wait to read The Crown of Embers. Thanks for the giveaway!

  31. Beth

    I’ve wanted to read The Girl of Fire and Thorns since before it released. It reminds me of all of my favorite fantasy books that first got me into reading…they made me fall in love with it, and I haven’t looked back since :)

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Beth

  32. Beth

    The Girl of Fire and Thorns has been on my to-read list since I before it was released. I want to read it because books like these always take me back to when I first fell in love with reading–from romantic and adventurous fantasy books :)

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    Beth

  33. Beatriz Lins

    This giveaway is so great! Thank you for this being international :D
    I’m excited to read these books because I’ve heard really good things about it, not to mention the fact that I love fantasy books :D

  34. CS

    I am lately obsessed with more fantasy based novels and this sounds awesome. Side note – the one eyed sidekick speaks to me because I recently adopted a rescue Lab with only one eye. We named him Captain Jack and he is my sidekick!

  35. Daisy

    I LOVED The Girl of Fire and Thorns!! I loved that Elisa wasn’t your standard main character and for once wasn’t the reed thin standard! I loved the character growth and the godstone lore and the BOY! I was completely heartbroken and this book just made me feel ALL THE THINGS! I cannot wait for The Crown of Embers!
    Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  36. Preeti Joan

    I haven’t read the Girl of Fire and Thorns BUT I always see it in the bookstore being raved about by other people, so I was thinking that this trilogy/series would be worth my time. Also, I’ve heard plenty of positive comments from readers, so I might give this one a try. :)

  37. Kelly

    I haven’t read this series yet. Lately, I keep hearing great things about The Girl of Fire and Thorns. That’s actually what got me interested in reading the series. Definitely looking forward to it!

  38. Liviania

    Why am I excited? So that I can *read* THE CROWN OF EMBERS. I mean, the first book was such a refreshing change of pace . . .

  39. Amy :o)

    I have been eyeing these books for a while. It would be neat to win them. Thanks for the opportunity to win them.

  40. Amy :o)

    I have been eyeing these books. It would be great to win them. THanks for the opportunity to win!

  41. Megan TheBookBabe

    Because they just look so dang good! I’m a sucker for a pretty cover. :)

    I haven’t read Girl of Fire and Thorns yet, so it would be pretty cool if I won. :)

  42. Tiffany

    I loved Girl of fire and Thorns and I would love to read Crown of Embers!!!!!!!!

    Thank you for the giveaway!!!!!

  43. Nicole

    I have yet to read the first of this series, ut it has been on my goodreads TBR for a while now. This sounds like an excellent YA fantasy novel. I hope I win :)

  44. Nicole

    I have yet to read the first book in this series, but it has been on my goodreads TBR for a while now. This sounds like a great YA fantasy read, and I would be delighted to win! :) Thanks for the giveaway!

  45. Jaime Lester

    I haven’t had the opportunity to read the first book yet, but I have definitely looked forward to having the chance. Kick butt hero’s and heroines, magic and romance? Yeah, that screams my name in a big way. I think I need to hurry up and get on the Rae Carson band wagon already!

  46. Angie

    I really loved the Spanish influences that were present in Girl of Fire and Thorns. Elisa’s character growth was also fantastic as well.

  47. Riya

    I am so glad I started reading YA a few months ago, otherwise I would’ve never been exposed to novels such as these.

  48. Riya

    That looks like such a good book, oh my gosh, I cannot wait to read it. Thank you for the giveaway!

  49. Christina

    TBH, I didn’t love The Girl of Fire and Thorns but I feel like I SHOULD have. To that end, I would really like to reread it. It’s possible I was just not in the right mood at the time.

  50. Angela

    Thank you so much for the grand giveaway~!!! I love Elisa in The Girl of Fire and Thorns since she’s independent and adroit. I can’t wait for The Crown of Embers and I’ve decided to buy the hardcover, yet you offer the great chance. Thank you very much~!!!

  51. Angela

    Thank you so much for the giveaway~!!! Elisa rocks in The Girl of Fire and Thorns and I can’t wait for The Crown of Embers~!!! The cover is gorgeous and I’ve decided to buy the hardcover after it’s published, yet you offer the chance. Thank you very much!!!

  52. Melliane

    thank you so much for this great giveaway, I keep hearing amazing things about this series and I can’t wait to learn more about it.

  53. Sarahbotbonkers

    I haven’t read The Girl of Fire and Thorns yet but I’ve been meaning too, really! And from reading all the comments, it really feels like I’m missing out on something good. Thanks for the opportunity to win! :D

  54. Roxana Zuziac

    I’m a fan of romantic fantasy and adventure and I’ve heard just great things about The Girl of Fire and Thorns. It’s on wishlist since a couple of months. The cover looks amazing. Thank you for the giveaway!

  55. Millie

    Oh, The Girl of Fire and Thorns. I loved that book sosososooo much! It was awesome and I loved all the adventure in it. Rae Carson is such a creative and talented writer. I love her work :)

  56. Spav

    I’ve had this series on my wishlist since last year. I fell in love with the fantasy + romance combination with Poison Study and can’t wait if this series raises to the challenge.

  57. vintagevixen

    This is so very nice of you to do. I have, unfortunately, not had the oppurtunity to read The Girl of Fire and Thorn although it’s been on my must read list for what seems like ever (the hold list at my local library is so long, but I’m on there :) ). So I would love to win this so I can zip straight through GoFaT(just realised what the acronym spells, lol) and get to The Crown of Embers right away.

  58. Shainers

    These books sound awesome!! I have The Girl of Fire and Thorn coming up on my to get list!!!! :D Thanks for the giveaway! :D

    Shaina

  59. Xia

    This series sounds amazing. It has everything I love in a story. Thank you for the giveaway.

  60. KikiD

    I am so excited for this book. So is my sister we are both dying to get our hands on it(:

  61. Arlene

    What an awesome giveaway Wendy! I love romance and I love fantasy… combine them and that’s BLISS! Thanks for hosting this. :D

  62. Dani Marie

    What an amazing giveaway! I LOVED Girl of Fire and Thorns. It was such a thoughtful book. I loved Elisa’s progression as a character and how she came into her own and being comfortable with herself. I’m so excited for Crown of Embers. I can’t wait to dive into this book!!!!!

  63. Denise Z

    I have wanted to read this series for a very long time. I have heard good things and who does not love a little fantasy and good romance:) Thank you for spotlighting it and for the awesome giveaway opportunity.

  64. Romi

    I’d never actually heard of these books before- the first thing that draws me to them and makes me want to read them are the beautiful covers- they are just amazing! And honestly, a princess turned war queen? What’s not to love?

  65. duks castro

    So excited for “Crown of Embers” Loved the first one. Fresh idea! Loved Elisa, she wasn’t your typical damsel in distress! or your average stick thin girl waiting to be rescued. She was smack down in the middle of the action! Learning and accepting herself as the story progressed!

    *Still a little heartbroken over Humberto!

  66. duks castro

    So excited for “Crown of Embers” I loved the first series, because it was a fresh idea! Not to mention Elisa! She wasn’t your typical stick thin girl, that would wait to be rescued. She was right there in the middle if the action. Can’t wait to see where this story goes!

    *Still a little heartbroken over Humberto… :(

  67. duks castro

    So excited for “Crown of Embers” I loved the first series, because it was a fresh idea! Not to mention Elisa! She wasn’t your typical stick thin girl, that would wait to be rescued. She was right there in the middle if the action. Can’t wait to see where this story goes!

    *Still a little heartbroken over Humberto… :(

  68. Aspen Firefly

    The first book is one of my favorite books ever. I loved everything about it, but especially the main character. She just felt so realistic and she was nothing like most YA leading ladies. I’m so excited to read the next book.

  69. Danielle D

    Sadly I have not read the first book yet have had a number of friends highly reccomend that I do read it. Having the chance to win the first book and the ARC of the second would be awesome. Thanks for the giveaway

  70. Jessi (Geo)

    I can’t wait to read Girl of Fire and Thorns!! The synopsis sounds fantastic. I love fantasy, and I enjoy prophecies in books a lot. Thanks for the chance to win! :)

  71. ~Jennifer~

    I haven’t read the first book yet but have wanted to for like forever! I’ve read so many reviews from many different blogs about how amazing this book is, so I’ve definitely got to get in on the action. Getting to read the sequel early would be such a plus, too!

  72. TayteH

    I’m excited because the books just sound different from other YA books. I dont’ read much fantasy, but this one sounds really good. :D

  73. genagirl

    I haven’t gotten a chance to read the first one, so winning would get me caught up! I’m always on the look out for new series to recommend to YA readers at the library.

  74. Katja

    These books sound like an interesting series and I really want to read them. The covers are beautiful and the synopsis sounds awesome! :)

  75. Tanya R

    I cannot wait for Crown of Embers. I’ve been waiting [not so] patiently to find out how Elise’s story continues. I even have a reminder on my phone for the book release date.

  76. A Canadian Girl

    Thanks for the giveaway, Wendy. I loved The Girl of Fire and Thorns because the worldbuilding was amazing, and I loved seeing Elisa grow as a character. I can’t wait to read the sequel!

  77. Bookish

    I’ve only just read Girl Of Fire and Thorns but I absolutely fell in love with it, can’t wait to read the sequel! Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

  78. Rachel

    Oh yay for Keertana!

    I haven’t read these books yet. It the description sounds wonderful. Thanks for the lovely giveaway, Wendy. :)

  79. Sheryl

    I’ve been hearing good things about this series and I can’t wait to read them. Thank you for the giveaway. :)

  80. Sheryl

    I have been hearing good things about this series and I can’t wait to read them. Thanks for the giveaway. :)

  81. soulunsung

    I fell in love with the mystical world of The Girl of Fire and Thorns and I absolutely cannot wait to read what’s next in this wonderful series. I am excited for The Crown of Embers. :)

  82. Jen

    Thanks so much for this giveaway! I absolutely adored the first book and cannot wait to read the next.

  83. rabbitsfortea

    To be quite honest, I really have yet to read The Girl of Fire and Thorns but I’ve heard plenty of good things and it honestly seems really exciting <3

  84. Maji Bookshelf

    I LOVED the girl of fire and thorns, I was surprised that I liked it this much! What I loved about it was how the author didn’t give a crap about killing off characters and twisting the plot so many times it made my head spin, but in a GOOD way!

    Honestly can’t wait for The Crown of Embers and thanks SO MUCH for this giveaway!!

    – Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

  85. alicia marie

    I haven’t read yet, but OMG need to read them!! I have heard such awesome things about The Girl of Fire and Thorns, and I’m sure I’ll hear awesome things about Crown of Embers too!! Must read both of them soon : ) Thanks for the giveaway!!

  86. Lark

    Actually, I haven’t read the first one yet — it’s high on my TBR list, though. So this would be great for me; I’d get to read both of them for the first time!

  87. Lissette Martinez

    I haven’t read it yet, but since I’ve been reading a lot of great reviews from it I know it’s AWESOME!! And I can’t wait to read them!!

  88. Rebecca

    I LOVED The Girl of Fire and Thorns! I think what really got me in this series is the way Rae Carson develops her characters, and the way she will go in unexpected directions with them. Thanks so much for this giveaway!!!

  89. Cece S

    Thank you for the giveaway! I loved the first book and can’t wait for the second. Elisa was an awesome main character. She was very relatable, because she felt the most real of any books I’ve read in the last few years. It was an incredible journey seeing her grow.

  90. Lynn K.

    I LOVED the first book! Elisa was such a unique character and I enjoyed her character growth throughout the novel. I’m really looking forward to Crown of Embers. Thanks for the giveaway!

  91. Jenny

    I am SO excited for Crown of Embers! I love love love Hector, and I heard that Crown of Embers is full of Hector awesomeness. I neeeeeds it!

  92. thebookwurrm

    Ahhh, I love the title. I love the story arc. I don’t love how my favourite character meets a tragic end but c’est la vie. I also want to win this! Thank you for the chance to do so.

  93. Hushed Paradox

    I’m a huge fan of Graceling by Kristin Cashore and when I heard this series is similar to it, I wanted to read it so badly. Thanks for giving this away so I can get a chance to own the first two books.

  94. Leannessf

    I loved The Girl of Fire and Thorns, especially the evolution of Elise into a kick-ass heroine!

    Thanks,
    Leanne

  95. Llehn

    I fell in love with Elise because she’s such a relateable character. I love her journey and her growth from a girl with self esteem issues to a queen.

  96. Addie R.

    EEEKK! What an awesome giveaway! I’ve heard so many amazing things said about this series! I lovveee fantasy and these just sounds amazing! xD

  97. chelleyreads

    i have an ARC of book 1 that was sent to us by the pub a while back but my friend ended up reading it and reviewing it. but she said it was really good so i’m going to read it very soon.

    -michelle s.

  98. ahz1

    I’ve been wanting to read Girl of Fire and thorns for a while now. Thanks for the giveaway.

  99. Dawn

    I’ve been looking at these books for a while trying to decide whether of not to try them! Great giveaway!

  100. Dawn

    I’ve been looking at these books for a while wondering if I should give them a try! Great giveaway!

  101. Sarah (saz101)

    Oh my goodness I don’t think I’ve heard a SINGLE bad thing about GoFaT. Also, I grew up reading high fantasy (I was a pain — nothing else would do), and I’m loving seeing more of it popping up, what with Shadow and Bone, Bitterblue, Throne of Glass, Quintana of Taran and all these amazing books coming out this year! It makes me all warnm and gooey inside. Like one of those filled eggs at Easter. Mmmm… chocolate.

  102. famouslyso

    I loved the first book so much. I’m on the edge of my set for the next one! Thanks so much for hosting this giveaway :)

  103. Aliaa El-Nashar

    Thanks for the giveaway! The book sounds seriously exciting and I am wanting to read it just for that! Not to mention how gorgeous the covers are :D

  104. Neyra

    I still haven’t read Girl of Fire and Thorns, but.. romantic fantasy and adventure? I’m all in! >.< Definitely looking forward to these books! Thanks for the awesome giveaway! Neyra-

  105. Emily

    I loved Girl of Fire and Thorns! Dying to read the sequel. I hated leaving Elisa’s character like that, all heartbroken but kick butt strong and beautiful in every way. I’m really looking forward to seeing where the story goes. Thanks for doing a giveaway!

  106. Ash @ Paranormal Indulgence

    Okay, can I just say this one of the giveaways I’m MOST excited for?! I utterly, truly adored The Girl of Fire and Thorns last year. It began with my starry-eyed love affair with the cover and then the breathtaking fantasy featuring a girl of little confidence turned warrior-queen. I CAN’T WAIT FOR THE NEW ROMANCE. That’s mostly what’s on my mind since the last book was closed and I’m just so stoked I’m babbling. Thanks so so so much!

  107. Chey

    I’ve heard a lot of great things about The Girl of Fire and Thorns! Thanks for the giveaway!

  108. K. Bo Baron

    This is a wonderful giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity to win two awesome books. I have been trying to get my hands on GoF&T. I haven’t read the GoF&T yet, though I did read the free sample and was immediately hooked. I love how the protagonist is real and relatable. From the sample I read, the protagonist sounds sincere and realistic; that is very refreshing.

  109. Natalie S.

    I’ve heard so many good things about this series and yet haven’t gotten to read it yet. I’d love to get the chance to!

  110. Desiree

    I have been so excited for both of these books. I have not read the first one yet because I didn’t want to have to wait a thousand years for the second one. Thanks for the giveaway!

  111. Megan

    Thanks for the giveaway!! I haven’t read Girl of Fire and Thorns, but it looks amazing. Plus, both have gorgeous covers :)

  112. Keertana

    Yay! Thanks for the giveaway, Wendy! :) I loved Girl of Fire and Thorns, especially because Elisa was such a unique character. She started out as someone who was insecure and weak, but her development throughout the novel was impeccable and very well-done. Plus, I loved how the pace of the story was so gripping, so I can’t wait to read Crown of Embers! :D

  113. Kasey Moua

    Girl of Fire and Thorns was a great book! Definitely excited to see what is in stored for Elisa in the new book! Thanks for this great giveaway!

  114. dragongirl

    What I loved about Girl of Fire and Thorns was the way Elisa developed into such a strong, wonderful character. Not to mention the amazing fantasy world! Love it!

  115. Raafia Shahid

    I LOVED Girl of Fire and Thorns! The amazing fantasy world and the character development. Thanks for the giveaway and thanks a million for making it international :)

  116. Elena Gleason

    What I loved about Girl of Fire and Thorns is that good and evil weren’t very black and white. There were a lot of ambiguous characters, and I think Crown of Embers seems like it’ll complicate things even more, in a good way.

  117. Raafia Shahid

    I LOVED Girl of Fire and Thorn, especially the fantasy world and the character development we see. Thank you for the giveaway and thanks a million for making it international :)

  118. aurora

    I loved The Girl of Fire and Thorns and I am very excited to see what happens with Elisa and the wonderful fantasy world that Rae Carson has wrought. Thank you for the chance to win:)

  119. Sophia

    Thanks for the fabulous giveaway, Wendy! :) I would love to read this series because Veronica Roth loves it. Veronica is probably my favorite author and I love her book recommendations, so I think I’ll love this series, too!

  120. Jill Marie

    I haven’t had the chance to read this series yet!
    I sounds amazing and I have heard so many great things about it!
    Thanks so much for the opportunity to win ^^

  121. Danielle Nguyen

    I loved The Girl of Fire and Thorns. Elisa is such a unique character. It was so interesting to see things from her point of view. She has such amazing growth over the course of the book. Can’t wait to read The Crown of Embers! Thanks for the chance to win!

  122. starryeyedjen

    I *just* listened to the audio of TGoFaT and it was AMAZING. I’ve never read anything quite like it. Carson isn’t afraid to do anything to/with her characters…I don’t think there was a character that she didn’t maim or kill off by the end of the book. :) I simply cannot wait to see how Elisa handles everything now. There was some serious cray-cray up in that first book. What more could she possibly have in store for us?!?

  123. Jennifer Bralick

    I’ve been wanting to read TGoF&T for ages but my library never has it! I’ve heard so many great things about the characters and story.

  124. Jennifer Bralick

    I’ve been wanting to read GoF&T for ages but my library never has it! I’ve heard so many great things about the characters and the story.

  125. Lis

    To be honest,I haven’t read this series, but I’m dying to!
    I love the covers and the summaries… they just look amazing!!
    Thanks a lot for this chance!

  126. Deea

    Yay, thank you so much for this giveaway and for making it International! Girl of Fire and Thorns was one of my favorite reads last year and I can’t wait to see what happens next with Elisa, especially after the heartbreaking ending. I’m looking forward to her new adventures and to the new romantic development! (I’m both nervous and excited about that one)

  127. Natalie

    I’ve been dying to read the Girl of Fire and Thorns but my local library never purchased a copy of it! I’ve heard a lot of amazing things about it though :)

  128. Kayla

    I loved Girl of Fire and Thorns! Picked it up as an ARC while working at an indie bookstore, and now give it to everyone as a librarian! I cannot WAIT to see what comes next! What great characters!!

  129. Enna Isilee

    I cannot WAIT for the sequel to TGoF&T! What I most loved about it was that it broke down so many of the standard YA stereotypes/tropes. And Rae is just friggin awesome!

  130. Ems

    Ack, my comment got eaten!

    I loved Elisa in GoFaT. She was one of those characters who was so realistic that I wanted to smack her at the same time that I was rooting for her. She’s probably one of my favorite female characters ever.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  131. Becca

    I loved in the first book how Elisa doubted herself, and yet her actions were still strong. Can’t wait for the sequel!

  132. Keksi

    Ahhh, awesome! I haven’t read Girl of Fire and Thorns yet, but I have a friend who just did and LOVED it. Thanks for the giveaway!

  133. Liyana

    Aiiii! I loved the first book, all those leaps and events that Elisa went through. Can’t wait for the second book!

  134. Ntzee

    I guess I’ve been living under a rock cause I just recently heard about this author and series! I’ve read/heard a lot of good things about this author and book so I really want to check it out! Thanks for the giveaway!

  135. Aneeqah

    I have heard such amazing things about Girl of Fire and Thorns! It definitely looks like my type of book, so I’m sure that I’ll love it. =) Thanks so much for the giveaway!!

  136. Yamile

    I read the first one and I loved it. Very original premise and excellent writing. I can’t wait to read the second one!

  137. Sandra

    I’ve heard so many good things about these books, and they look like they pack some girl power – I’ve been wanting to read them for a long time.

  138. Stephanie T.

    Thanks for the giveaway! I haven’t read the first book, but when I was looking through Goodreads, I saw the cover of The Crown of Ember and I read the blurb. It went right to my TBR list!

  139. Sandra

    I’ve heard so many fantastic things about these books! They look like they pack some girl power and I can’t wait to read them.

  140. Sam

    Thank you for the great giveaway, Wendy! I really enjoyed the first book when I read it and can’t wait to find out what happens in the sequel. I hope it is just as gripping! :)

  141. Ashley

    I’m excited to read these two books because my one BFF loved the first one and if she loved it, I know I will, too.

  142. Nicole Mainardi

    I LOVED a Girl of Fire and Thorns! It’s one of the most heartbreaking YA novels I’ve ever read. The only problem is that I don’t have a finished copy of it, so thanks for the giveaway!! :)

  143. Lauren

    I actually have yet to read Girl of Fire and Thorns. I’ve been waiting for the sequel to be released to do so. I’ve heard she is an unlikely heroine, but that people love her! Can’t wait to find out for myself.

  144. Sara

    I wasn’t sure I would like GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS when I first started it. It was so slow at first… but then, suddenly, it was amazing and I was left anxious for the next one. AND IT’S FINALLY HERE.

  145. Jessica

    The first book was such an emotional roller coaster that I can only imagine what the second book will be bringing us. Elisa grew so much during Girl of Fire and Thorns I can’t even imagine how she’ll change in Crown of Embers BUT I’m super stoked to find out!

  146. Kate

    Definitely my favorite read of last year. I’m on pin and needles waiting for the sequel.

  147. Kate

    Definitely one of the best books last year. I’m hoping I can say the same for the sequel this year.

  148. Violette

    Yay! Thank you for the chance to win this! I’m ashamed to say I have yet to read the first book since I don’t own a copy but it’s been on my wishlist since day one. I’m loving the premise and have heard such great things from reviewers who I trust.

  149. malloriecolvin

    I love Elisa as a protagonist and can’t wait to see how her story continues. She’s a strong, independent girl and I think she’s a great role model.

  150. intoyourlungs

    Eee, what a fantastic contest!! I recently read and LOVED LOVED LOVED The Girl of Fire and Thorns, so having a hardcover copy of the book would be so amazing! That ARC is looking pretty good too of course (though I was going to buy the hardcover as soon as it came out anyway).

    Thank you so much for holding such a wonderful giveaway. :)