The YA Scavenger Hunt is on!

29 Mar

Today is the YA Scavenger Hunt and I’m participating for the first time. Yeeha!

Don’t know what the Scavenger Hunt is? Go HERE and find out now. You’ve only got 72 hours to play and win some amazing prizes…

OK, so there are 3 teams, red, blue and yellow and each team has its own loop so that you can win a total of 20 books per loop. You can enter just 1 loop, 2, or all 3 — that’s 60 awesome books!

I’m team RED! 

If you get lost or stuck at anytime go HERE.  Don’t forget, once you piece together all the clues to the hunt, make sure you fill out the form on the blog to officially qualify for the grand prize. Only entries that have the completed phrase will qualify.

Today for the hunt I am hosting Tara Fuller, author of Perigee Moon. We’re going to have an exclusive character interview in a moment, but first here’s a bit more about her:

Tara Fuller writes novels. Some about grim reapers. Some about witches. All of course are delightfully full of teen angst and kissing. Tara grew up in a one stop light town in Oklahoma where once upon a time she stayed up with a flash light reading RL Stine novles and only dreamed of becoming a writer. She has a slight obsession with music and a shameless addiction for zombie fiction, Mystery Science Theater, and black and white mochas. Tara no longer lives in a one stop light town. Now she lives with her family in a slightly larger town in North Carolina where they have at least three stoplights.

And the book…

After a horrific fire claims the life of her mother, seventeen year old Rowan Bliss finds herself in the miniscule town of Ipswich, Massachusetts. It’s here that she meets Alex, a deliciously mysterious boy who holds the key to unlocking her family’s dark secret.

As Rowan falls helplessly over the edge for Alex, the secrets that he insists on keeping refuse to be contained, and the truth that she uncovers challenges everything she has ever believed. Alex is a witch. And now he’s awakened something within her she never even knew existed. But out of all of this, the one thing Rowan won’t accept is the fact that Alex is destined to die.

Now Rowan must unearth the buried power she harbors within to escape a deadly prophecy, defy the very laws of time, and prevent the hands of fate from taking yet another person she loves.

Wow! How good does that sound!! You can buy Perigee Moon Here.

AND NOW TARA’S EXCLUSIVE CONTENT, AN INTERVIEW WITH ALEX FROM PERIGEE MOON.

Sorry! The YA Scavenger Hunt is over and this material has been deleted! ***

Intriguing! Guess I need to get my hands on a copy of Perigee Moon to find out more about Alex and Rowan!

Don’t forget, in this post you’ll need to pick up the secret letter which will help you unscramble the winning phrase to win The Red Team’s books and prizes. The secret letter is the ONLY letter in this post in RED.

And while you’re going through the hunt, do keep an eye out for my special content — the video I have posted won’t be officially released for another few weeks and is only online for the next 3 days.

Want another opportunity to win a rare, signed ARC of THE GLIMPSE?  I just received the first advanced copy today, (see blog post below) so parallel to the Scavenger Hunt prize, I’m giving away an additional signed, advanced copy. All you have to do to be entered for a SECOND CHANCE to win The Glimpse is  ‘like’ my facebook page and/ or follow my blog and leave a comment Here (or on my fb page) to let me know what you did. (1 point for following the blog, 1 point for following the FB page and an extra point for tweeting about the giveaway with a link to my blog). The comp. is open internationally.  The winner will be randomly chosen and announced on the 10th April. For more info, just scroll down to today’s earlier post.

To continue the hunt go HERE

If you get lost or stuck at anytime on the Scavenger Hunt, go HERE. 

HAPPY HUNTING! 

UPDATE!  IF YOU WANT TO TWEET FOR THE GIVEAWAY, PLEASE INCLUDE A LINK BACK TO MY BLOG https://clairemerlebooks.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/advance-reading-copies-of-the-glimpse-have-arrived/  AND SAY SOMETHING ALONG THE LINES OF ‘WIN A SIGNED ARC COPY OF THE GLIMPSE!

 THANKS SO MUCH FOR ALL THE RTs FOLLOWS & LIKES!

 
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76 Responses to “The YA Scavenger Hunt is on!”

  1. shersinghzn March 29, 2012 at 8:51 pm #

    I can’t wait to read “Glimpse”. Congrats

  2. Books 'n Moderation March 29, 2012 at 9:35 pm #

    Thank you!! I liked you facebook page too under “Suzanne” 🙂

  3. alicia marie ezell (@bamayankee) March 29, 2012 at 9:42 pm #

    thanks for the giveaway!! i liked you on facebook: alicia marie ezell
    and i also follow your blog: ame1184 at gmail dot com

  4. Juliet (@julietdarkwood) March 29, 2012 at 9:51 pm #

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    followed the blog: foxwelldog at aol dot com
    liked on fb: Caroline Foxwell

  5. swimwriteliv March 29, 2012 at 10:02 pm #

    I liked your facebook page! You are a new name I have come across and I have added your book to my to read list! So excited about discovering all these authors!!:)

  6. Christy @ Captivated Reading March 29, 2012 at 10:18 pm #

    I am now following your blog, FB page, and I tweeted about your page. I’m looking forward to getting to read your book!

  7. milind March 29, 2012 at 10:47 pm #

    follow on milind.uppal@gmail.com. thanks for this and the hunt is great.

  8. samantha March 29, 2012 at 11:33 pm #

    Thanks for doing the scavenger hunt, Your book looks really good!! I liked the facebook page under Samantha Bailey Ramos and followed the blog lyssleepinbeauty@aim.com!!

  9. modernvintageliving March 29, 2012 at 11:59 pm #

    Following your page 🙂 KW

  10. modernvintageliving March 30, 2012 at 12:00 am #

    Following you on Facebook 🙂

  11. dgmolly March 30, 2012 at 12:31 am #

    Thank you!

    +1 email follow: molly.frenzel@gmail.com
    +1 facebook follow: Molly Nudo Frenzel

  12. Michelle Winebrenner March 30, 2012 at 12:42 am #

    I’d love a chance to win your book! I liked you on Facebook and I am following your blog. Thank you!

  13. sarabara081 March 30, 2012 at 1:04 am #

    I ‘liked’ your Facebook page (Sara Slattery) and I also added your blog to my google reader. That’s 2 points! Thanks for the giveaway! 🙂

  14. Kelli Spear (@ChiKelli1) March 30, 2012 at 1:09 am #

    I liked you on FB as Kelli Spear!

  15. Christina March 30, 2012 at 1:23 am #

    Thank you for the giveaway! So excited for both of the books! Here are my points:

    Followed blog
    Liked on Facebook
    Tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/Caymanian_girl/status/185521934786764800

    Thank you!

  16. Marthapao March 30, 2012 at 1:45 am #

    Thanks for the chance to win!!
    I liked your FB page as Martha P Mendoza and I follow the blog by email.

    marthapao(at)live(dot)com

  17. Marissa March 30, 2012 at 1:45 am #

    Awesome post! I liked your Facebook page 🙂

  18. robcharron March 30, 2012 at 1:48 am #

    I loved the character interview!
    It’s like an Easter Egg in a DVD only for books.
    Thank you for sharing,
    All the best,
    RK Charron

  19. robcharron March 30, 2012 at 1:49 am #

    I really enjoyed the character interview.
    It’s like a Special Features on a DVD but for a book.
    Thank you very much for sharing,
    All the best,
    RK Charron

  20. Patrice Zurek March 30, 2012 at 2:11 am #

    The book sounds great followed and liked on fb.

  21. Edesa March 30, 2012 at 2:23 am #

    Thank you. I liked you on FB and followed your blog and tweeted about your giveaway. 🙂

  22. Jessica Specht March 30, 2012 at 2:26 am #

    I liked your page on facebook! Really excited to read The Glimpse!

    • Jessica Specht March 30, 2012 at 2:28 am #

      Oops and I also am now following your blog!

  23. Alicia March 30, 2012 at 2:27 am #

    You authors are awesome!! I liked your facebook page under “Alicia” 😀

  24. Megan March 30, 2012 at 2:59 am #

    I liked your Facebook Page as Megan Kyser

    AmethystDaydreams at zoho dot com

  25. Carrie March 30, 2012 at 3:01 am #

    Liked on on FB as Carrie Ardoin, Following as the same! And tweeted too 🙂

    celjla212 at aol dot com

  26. L. Alexandra [Sea Glass] March 30, 2012 at 4:50 am #

    Following your blog. Thanks for the extra giveaway! 🙂

  27. ali cross March 30, 2012 at 5:54 am #

    Another book that sounds SO AWESOME! I love this hunt! Thank you!

  28. rachel March 30, 2012 at 6:12 am #

    Cool! i liked you on facebook!

  29. Gabriella March 30, 2012 at 6:12 am #

    Super excited for Glimpse! I really want to move it from my TBR pile to my Read pile! I follow your blog and I tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/Gabelle_M/status/185595082597085184

    Thank you!

  30. Kimberley@sunnykimmylovinglife March 30, 2012 at 6:42 am #

    I’m dying to read your book! Thanks for this amazing opportunity to win it. New Follower of your blog (and Twitter)! 🙂

  31. Emma March 30, 2012 at 6:57 am #

    https://twitter.com/#!/cliothepoodle

    • Claire Merle Books March 30, 2012 at 7:06 am #

      Hi Emma, thanks for RT, but i’m not actually hosting the Scavenger Hunt just taking part! If you want a point to win 2nd copy of the Glimpse, just RT ‘I want to win The Glimpse’ with a link to this blog! Thanks and hope you’re having a great hunt!

  32. dot823 March 30, 2012 at 8:19 am #

    Just liked you on facebook 🙂

  33. Sarah @ Smitten over Books March 30, 2012 at 8:42 am #

    Thanks for the chance to win! 🙂

    I tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/Sarahbotbonkers/status/185631881289662464, liked your FB page and follow the blog.

    sarah[underscore]00988[at]yahoo[dot]com

  34. Olivia @ The Reading Enchantress March 30, 2012 at 9:29 am #

    Hi Clare!
    I liked you on FB. My FB name is Olivia Lynn 🙂
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  35. Claire Dawn March 30, 2012 at 9:47 am #

    Just wanted to say thanks for writing the Glimpse. I have bipolar disorder, and I’m always on the lookout for books with a less “theatrical” treatment of mental illness.

    I’m a new email follower, but win or not, I’ve marked this down as to-read on good reads.

  36. Naomi H March 30, 2012 at 11:29 am #

    Thanx for being on the scav hunt! It’s such a great way to find new Authors and books to read!!

    Followed on Facebook, blog too, and tweeted!

  37. Elizabeth March 30, 2012 at 2:47 pm #

    Fascinating glimpse into Glimpse. I liked you on fb (Elizabeth Jones Anderson) and followed the blog 🙂 Thank you!

  38. nightlyreading March 30, 2012 at 3:11 pm #

    Love the cover of Glimpse and really excited to read it! I followed your blog via email! Thanks for the giveaway:)

  39. Steph@TheYA Reader March 30, 2012 at 3:23 pm #

    Yay! Super excited for The Glimpse!! I liked the Facebook page and I’m following your blog 🙂 Have a wonderful weekend!

  40. Bloggin' 'bout Books (@bbbforme) March 30, 2012 at 3:26 pm #

    The GLIMPSE sounds like my kind of thing. Would love a chance to read it. Of course, if you have extra ARCs, you can always just send one my way — hint, hint 🙂 Oh, I just subscribed to your blog via Google Reader.

  41. Keri NIeto March 30, 2012 at 6:41 pm #

    liked on facbook
    Keri NIeto
    rogue91101_rin@yahoo.com

  42. Artemis March 30, 2012 at 6:56 pm #

    Thank you for YA Scavenger Hunt and giveaway!
    My FB name is Demitra Giote
    Following your blog
    Tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/artdem83/status/185786897585553409

  43. Carla Lee March 30, 2012 at 6:57 pm #

    Thank you so much for participating in the hunt and for the giveaway! SO EXCITED! I liked, tweeted, and followed! Have a blessed weekend!

  44. Mary Shoemaker March 30, 2012 at 6:59 pm #

    I’m following on this blog and on facebook(Mary Huff Shoemaker). Thank You for the contest.

  45. Sara Gordon March 30, 2012 at 8:09 pm #

    I’;m following your blog and liked you on facebook (Sara Wetzel Gordon). Thanks!!

  46. circustoybox March 30, 2012 at 8:15 pm #

    I would love to win the ARC! I’ve got my fingers crossed~

    I follow the blog by email with lilbox@mailinator.com

    Liked on facebook as Lilian Cheng

    and…just tweeted: https://twitter.com/lilboxism/status/185807276697849856

    Lilian @ A Novel Toybox
    noveltoybox.wordpress.com
    lilianxchengATgmailDOTcom

  47. Kayla E March 30, 2012 at 9:28 pm #

    Looking forward to reading The Glimpse! I’ve liked the FB page with the same email address I used to comment here. On with the scavenger hunt!

  48. Raychelle Smith March 30, 2012 at 10:04 pm #

    “Liked” FB page
    Blog follower
    Tweet link: https://twitter.com/#!/raychellej/status/185833932812591104

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    Raychelle
    SteeleReviews AT gmail DOT com

  49. Tiffany B March 30, 2012 at 10:22 pm #

    Thanks so much for being a part of this years YA Scavenger Hunt!
    Ive already liked you on FB
    Following your blog
    And tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/TiffanyBorka/status/185838620521930752

    Thanks again Claire!

  50. Linda: Book Ninja March 31, 2012 at 12:03 am #

    Aaah! I’ve been seeing your book on a lot of WOW posts! Thank you for having the giveaway!
    Liked you on Facebook: Linda Dao
    And tweeted: https://twitter.com/Book_Ninja/status/185863993179652098

  51. Cesya MaRae Cuono March 31, 2012 at 1:05 am #

    I follow via email: cesyaslaughter@gmail.com
    I ‘liked’ your page: Cesya MaRae Cuono
    I tweeted and @’ed you in the tweet!

  52. Kali Skittles March 31, 2012 at 2:16 am #

    I follow the blog by email.

    I liked on FB: Kalindy Skittles

    and I tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/Malyjah/status/185897999497576449

    dontkillkittens8 AT netscape DOT net

    Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  53. Kimberly B. March 31, 2012 at 2:34 am #

    I liked on facebook as @KimberlyBea. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  54. Rachel Chan March 31, 2012 at 3:45 am #

    I’m following your blog through my email rachchan2006@yahoo.com.au
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  55. Pam @ jellylovesbooks March 31, 2012 at 8:02 am #

    Liked on FB: Pam Lestrange
    Tweet: https://twitter.com/#!/jellylovesbooks/status/185984710864928769

  56. Irene Jensen (@Raenne) March 31, 2012 at 11:06 am #

    I’ve liked you on fb: Irene Elisabeth Jensen

  57. sienny March 31, 2012 at 2:26 pm #

    my first scavenger hunt!! wish me luck 🙂

    FB liked (sienny zne)

  58. Andrea B (@andreadbc) March 31, 2012 at 4:21 pm #

    thanks for the giveaway! I really liked to book’s trailer 😀

    1. liked on FB as Andrea Brigneti
    2. tweet here https://twitter.com/#!/andreadbc/status/186110520405929985

  59. talrejwan March 31, 2012 at 4:35 pm #

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    I tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/kyo0chan/status/186113882937499648
    liked your FB page and follow the blog and your twitter.

    kyo.chan31@gmail.com

  60. Maritza Robinson March 31, 2012 at 10:19 pm #

    Thanks for giveaway and participating in scavenger hunt.
    tweet-https://twitter.com/#!/Mara80Cullen/status/186200259016396800

    mararob80 at gmail dot com

    • Maritza Robinson March 31, 2012 at 10:22 pm #

      FB- Mara Cullen
      Follow blog- mararob80 at gmail dot com

  61. Rosalba March 31, 2012 at 11:23 pm #

    I like your fb page and follow your blog=)
    Thanks for the giveaway=)

  62. Emily Ann Ward March 31, 2012 at 11:39 pm #

    Thank you for the giveaway! I liked your FB page (Emily Ward) and tweeted about the giveaway from @emilyannw . The Glimpse looks awesome!

  63. Emily Ann Ward March 31, 2012 at 11:40 pm #

    Thanks for the giveaway! I liked your FB page (as Emily Ward) and tweeted about the giveaway from @emilyannw. The Glimpse looks awesome!

  64. Julie B April 1, 2012 at 12:10 am #

    I liked your face book page and followed your blog! Thank you very much. 🙂

  65. Baggins April 1, 2012 at 5:32 am #

    I liked your FB page – as Kim Waters
    I followed your blog – bookishbaggins(at)gmail(dot)com
    I tweeted – https://twitter.com/#!/bookishbaggins/status/186309696368545794

    Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  66. Melissa April 1, 2012 at 6:56 am #

    I did:
    -following the blog
    -following the FB page
    – tweeting about the giveaway with a link to my blog

  67. Elena Sanchez April 1, 2012 at 9:15 am #

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    -Follow Facebook page
    -Tweet about the giveaway! @elena_ems
    -Follow blog

  68. Hannah McCormick April 1, 2012 at 3:49 pm #

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    I followed you on facebook
    followed blog

  69. Morgan April 1, 2012 at 4:16 pm #

    Thanks for the awesome giveway and for participating in the YASH!! I love doing the scavenger hunt! I followed your Facebook page.

  70. Kelsey Simpson April 1, 2012 at 6:10 pm #

    Thankyou for this amazing oppurtunity.
    – I liked on facebook – Kelsey Simpson
    – I tweeted about your giveaway the link here – https://twitter.com/#!/enchantedbookss/status/186500272409935872

    enchantedbooks@hotmail.co.uk

    Thanks again!!

  71. Sana @ artsy musings of a bibliophile April 1, 2012 at 7:38 pm #

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway, I am loving #YASH!

    Facebook like – artsy musings of a bibliophile
    Tweet link – https://twitter.com/#!/artsymusings/status/186521869963378689
    Follow the blog – sanashamskhan[at]gmail[dot]com

    Sana

  72. christina2227 April 1, 2012 at 8:42 pm #

    Thanks for the additional giveaway and for participating in the Spring YASH!

    tweet link: https://twitter.com/#!/Christina2227/status/186538574601129985

    ~Christina

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