P.C. Cast: Burned Video Q&A

We are delighted to present our exclusive interview with best-selling author P.C. Cast, who, along with her daughter Kristin Cast, is behind the hit House of Night book series. The latest book in the series, Burned, just hit stores — and P.C. was kind enough to do a quick video interview with us during her current book tour.

We asked her all about The House of Night books (beware a few spoilers), our favorite flash questions & sought her advice on why teens should read … and her response was probably one of the best we’ve ever gotten to that question!

Check out the interview below, then see how you can win a signed copy of Burned!

During our meeting with P.C., she also signed a new copy of Burned (both the book, and the poster inside the jacket cover!) for us to give away to one of you lucky folks! Here are the details:

The Contest:

Make sure you’ve watched our interview with P.C., then answer the following questions:

  1. Who is the character Zoey Redbird based on?
  2. P.C. says the People of Faith are based on a mixture of what?
  3. Who did P.C. originally think Stark would end up with?
  4. P.C. talks about another book that uses markings like tattoos to identify certain characters. Which book is it?
  5. What kind of books does P.C. recommend guys read?

How to Enter:

Email your responses to the questions to sara.novelnovice@comcast.net

We’ll take all of the correct responses & choose one winner at random!

The Prize:

A copy of Burned signed by author P.C. Cast

The Rules:

  • Sorry, prizes can only be mailed to the U.S.
  • You must get all of the questions right to be entered in the drawing
  • All of the answers are found in our video interview with P.C.
  • Remember, e-mail your responses to the address above
  • DO NOT post the answers in the comments!


We’re giving you a week to get in your responses.

All entries are due by midnight (PT) next Monday, May 10th.

Questions? Leave ’em in the comments & we’ll respond!

UPDATE 5/15/10 – The winner has been chosen. Congrats to Danielle H.!


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You can learn more about Burned and The House of Night series at the official website. You can watch cool videos, explore all the characters, and even create your own House of Night tattoos! Also, be sure to check out P.C.’s blog for more fun stuff!

Meanwhile, here is the official summary for Burned and a cool video trailer from St. Martin’s Press:

Things have turned black at the House of Night. Zoey Redbird’s soul has shattered. With everything she’s ever stood for falling apart, and a broken heart making her want to stay in the Otherworld forever, Zoey’s fading fast. It’s seeming more and more doubtful that she will be able pull herself back together in time to rejoin her friends and set the world to rights. As the only living person who can reach her, Stark must find a way to get to her.  But how?  He will have to die to do so, the Vampire High Council stipulates.  And then Zoey will give up for sure. There are only 7 days left…

Enter  BFF Stevie Rae.  She wants to help Z but she has massive problems of her own.  The rogue Red Fledglings are acting up, and this time not even Stevie Rae can protect them from the consequences.  Her kinda boyfriend, Dallas, is sweet but too nosy for his own good.  The truth is, Stevie Rae’s hiding a secret that might be the key to getting Zoey home but also threatens to explode her whole world.

In the middle of the whole mess is Aphrodite: ex-Fledgling, trust-fund baby, total hag from Hell (and proud of it).  She’s always been blessed (if you could call it that) with visions that can reveal the future, but now it seems Nyx has decided to speak through her with the goddess’s own voice, whether she wants it or not.  Aphrodite’s loyalty can swing a lot of different ways, but right now Zoey’s fate hangs in the balance.

Three girls… playing with fire… if they don’t watch out, everyone will get Burned.


12 thoughts on “P.C. Cast: Burned Video Q&A

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  1. I loved the Questions on your interview. Also, thanks for the opportunity to win a signed copy of Burned.

  2. Thank you for this opportunity to win a signed copy of Burned which involves my most beloved series!!!!!! Hahaha I love P.C. Cast, she is like a child at heart! OMG I so want to meet Kristen too, meeting both would be wonderful!

  3. This is a great giveaway but I am not sure if I want to enter because I haven’t read the book. You should use an interview that won’t spoil the book for me 😦

  4. Nice interview hope I win I am obsessed with the House of Night series. Is there going to be another House of Night book after this?

    1. Never! Muahaha!!

      Okay, just kidding. I’ll announce the winner very soon, I promise. It’s a busy time here behind the scenes … so I apologize for the wait!

  5. You guys rock!! Can’t wait to add this book to my collection!! Guess I can give my current copy to my friend now 🙂

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