This afternoon, I wanted to tell you about a really fun contest from Mac Kids Books to celebrate the upcoming June 2nd release of Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman. The book features a scavenger hunt, riddles, adventure, and – best of all – BOOKS!
Jennifer announced the 50 Books to 50 States promotion this morning at Mac Kids Books; basically, she’s created a real-life version of the Book Scavenger game in the novel — and here’s what it entails:
HOW THE GAME WORKS
Step 1: Read the Book!
Step 2: Hide the book in a public place for another reader to discover. Report the hidden book on BookScavenger.com so others know to seek it out.
Step 3: Help spread the word that a book has been hidden by sharing on social media using #BookScavenger
HOW TO WIN AN ARC [through February 25th]
- Share the following on Twitter and/or Facebook: Win an arc of #BookScavenger in the 50 Books to 50 States Giveaway! Plus help launch a book hunting game! http://bookscavenger.com/2015/01/50-books-50-states/ #YourState
- “Like” Jennifer Chambliss Bertman’s Facebook Author Page and comment or private message with your state.
- Visit BookScavenger.com and comment on the “50 Books to 50 States” post. Make sure to leave your state and a way to be contacted if you are the winner. (Email, Twitter handle.) Or check back at the end of February for the list of winners.
- Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “50 Books to 50 States” as the subject and your state in the text of the email.
Here’s more information about Book Scavenger:
Twelve-year-old Emily is on the move again. Her family is relocating to San Francisco, home of her literary idol: Garrison Griswold, creator of the online sensation Book Scavenger, a game where books are hidden all over the country and clues to find them are revealed through puzzles. But Emily soon learns that Griswold has been attacked and is in a coma, and no one knows anything about the epic new game he had been poised to launch. Then Emily and her new friend James discover an odd book, which they come to believe is from Griswold and leads to a valuable prize. But there are others on the hunt for this book, and Emily and James must race to solve the puzzles Griswold left behind before Griswold’s attackers make them their next target.