Saturday, January 18, 2014

New Year, New Books Day 18 (Part 1): S.M. Johnston + Sleeper

Welcome to Day 18 of New Year, New Books! Today I'm featuring an awesome author with a cool New Adult book!

1) S.M. Johnston
-author of Sleeper (December 2013)

The cover, guys. That's all that is needed to be said about this book. LOVE the cover.

Title: Sleeper (Toy Soldiers #1)
Author: S.M. Johnston
Shelves: New Adult
Publication Date: December 2013
Publisher: Entranced Publishing


Summary from Goodreads: A new heart should mean new life, not a living nightmare.

Mishca Richardson’s life is at an all-time high after her heart transplant. With new boyfriend, Ryder, the two of them have the perfect summer romance. Even the nightmares that have been plaguing her sleep since her operation can’t dull the high she’s on. 

Things start to unravel as Mishca develops superhuman abilities. She does her best to hide them so as not to end up a science experiment in a lab. But she can’t ignore the instant attraction she experiences when she meets her university professor, Colin Reed. 

Torn between the blossoming love and the obsession, Mishca must decide if she wants Ryder or Colin. But the organization responsible for her changes and her connection to Colin, is moving to secure Mishca so that she can be the weapon she was always intended to be. If Mishca can’t resist her programming she’ll have a lot more to worry about than romance.

3 Truths + 1 Lie with S.M. Johnston

A) I am co-writing a Feudal Japan Fantasy with my 16-year-old son and my husband. 

B) I once dated a student teacher who worked at my school.

C) I once accidentally drove my car into a river and had to be rescued.

D) When I was a teen, a group of guys got not their knees and sung to me in the street because they thought I looked like Mariah Carey. 

Sharon is giving away an E-BOOK COPY OF SLEEPER! Enter below to win!

Rules of Entry:
1) OPEN INTERNATIONALLY- therefore, if you are from outer space, sadly, you cannot enter.
2) No cheating with your entries, I always check
3) The winner has 48 hours to respond to my email, or else I will be forced to pick a new winner.
4) The e-book will be sent out at the author's discretion.
5) Please actually take the time to read this post with Sharon. Authors are crazy busy, and deserve as much love as you can give them.

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***Grand Prize Giveaway***
2 Surprise 2014 ARCs + swag
Yep, these will be from my own shelf. Yep, this giveaway is open INTERNATIONALLY. Yep, it is a surprise and I am not telling you what the ARCs will be but here's an idea of what MIGHT be in it:

Any of these books are fair game! But in the end, the winner will only get 2. And I promise that the surprise ARCs will be good:)

Here are the rules of entry:
2) The winner has 48 hours to respond to my email. If not, I will have to pick a new winner. 
3) The prize will be sent out at my discretion, so I might take me a little longer than a week to get it to you.
4) In order to earn the maximum amount of entries, you can comment on EVERY SINGLE DAY of New Year, New Books!
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  1. This sounds like such an interesting book. Gaining superhero powers after a heart transplant?? O: Hmmmmm. I'll definitely keep an eye out on this. >u<

  2. Thanks so much for having me on your blog. Interested to see if anyone guesses the lie.

  3. Cool! This is like a sci-fi Alias or something.

  4. Thank you for the recommendation! It seems o be a promising story!

  5. Both the cover and synopsis is intriguing:-)

  6. The synopsis really got my mind turning!

  7. I really like that cover too, Jayne. :) I love the colors.

  8. That cover is awesome. The colors pop, and make the other elements pop even more! And the premise is wonderful. Looking forward to this one!

  9. This kind of book is not typically what I read, but the cover is wicked and the synopsis really pulled me in. I'll definitely need to give it a shot!

  10. Sounds interesting! Not sure about what seems to be a love triangle, but maybe I'll give this a shot sometime.