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I keep this page regularly updated with links to various pre-order incentives, offers and available swag. Feel free to bookmark and come back to see what’s new, or subscribe for changes. If you’d like to submit an offer to be included here, please shoot the details through the contact form.

Offers last updated 4 July 2020.

November 2020

julia ember ruinsong

Ruinsong – Julia Ember

Offer: Enamel pin*, postcard, art print
Availability: US, Canada, UK (*pin only from specified indie bookstores)
Expiry: Nov 23, 2020
Details/submit receipt: https://julia-ember.com/preorders

About: LGBTQ+ romantic fantasy in which magic is sung. Two young women from rival factions must work together to reunite their country, as they wrestle with their feelings for each other.

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October 2020

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Kingdom of the Wicked – Merri Maniscalco

Offer: Enamel pin, signed bookplate, oracle cards
Availability: US
Expiry: Oct 26, 2020
Details/submit receipt: https://kerrimaniscalco.com/2020/06/17/and-the-us-pre-order-prizes-for-kingdom-of-the-wicked-are/

AboutTwo sisters. One brutal murder. A quest for vengeance that will unleash Hell itself. And an intoxicating romance.

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Attack Surface – Cory Doctorow

Offer: Digital and audio short story
Availability: International (except US, Canada, Philippines)
Expiry: Oct 1, 2020
Details/submit receipt: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfBcoOM3m3fCwipXRcexWuBD4nZMIF13r2StmSnpT5amD4Icg/viewform

About: Science fiction. A standalone novel set in the world of Little Brother and Homeland.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

September 2020

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A Neon Darkness (Bright Sessions #2) – Lauren Shippen

Offer: Art print
Availability: US, Canada
Expiry: Sep 28, 2020
Details/submit receipt: https://read.macmillan.com/promo/aneondarknesspreordersweeps/

About: A stand-alone novel set in the Bright Sessions universe that tells the untold origin story of supervillain Damien, the bad guy that millions of listeners love to hate. 

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shelby Mahurin Blood Honey

Blood & Honey (Serpent & Dove #2) – Shelby Mahurin

Offer: TBC
Availability: TBC
Expiry: Sep 17, 2020 (*anticipated) 
Details/submit receipt: https://www.instagram.com/p/B_42t7wg1xy/

About: Blood witches and werewolves, a traveling troupe (and a certain copper-haired, leather-clad knife thrower), darker magic, family bonds, new characters and old, an ice princess, angst, murder, another big secret, and a cabinet full of curiosities.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

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Piranesi – Susanna Clarke

Offer: Bag or bookmark
Availability: International
Expiry: Sep 15, 2020
Submission: https://www.formpl.us/form/1212406040

About: Gothic fiction. The tale of a very singular house and its mysterious inhabitants. 

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

amanda rawson hill youll find me

You’ll Find Me – Amanda Rawson Hill, illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

Offer: Digital cards and bracelet supplies
Availability: Not stated
Expiry: Sep 22, 2020
Submission: https://amandarawsonhill.com/2020/05/05/youll-find-me-preorder-campaign/

About: Picture book. A story about feeling close to people we love even when we are separated from them.

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Each of Us a Desert – Mark Oshiro

Offer: Art print
Availability: US and Canada
Expiry: Sep 14, 2020
Submission: https://read.macmillan.com/promo/eachofusadesertpreordercampaign/

About: YA – a coming-of-age fantasy novel about finding home and falling in love amidst the dangers of a desert where stories come to life.

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Iron Heart (Crier’s War #2) – Nina Varela

Offer: TBC
Availability: TBC
Expiry: Sep 8, 2020 (*anticipated) 
Details/submit receipt: https://twitter.com/ninavarelas/status/1262568341492781056

About: An unstoppable love between two girls—one human, one Made—both set on destroying the Iron Heart. A sequel to the queer epic fantasy Crier’s War.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

lisa mcmann dragon slayers

Dragon Slayers (The Unwanteds #6) – Lisa McMann

Offer: Poster
Availability: Not stated
Expiry: Sep 6, 2020 (anticipated) 
Details/submit receipt: https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1275476295342833669

About: YA fantasy. Ten years after Alex and Aaron Stowe brought peace to Quill and Artime, their younger twin sisters journey beyond Artime.

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Cemetery Boys – Aiden Thomas

Offer: Character cards and signed bookplate. US entrants have a chance to win an enamel pin.
Availability: International
Expiry: Sep 1, 2020
Details/submit receipt: https://www.aiden-thomas.com/cemetery-boys-preorder-campaign

About: YA fantasy in which a trans boy determined to prove his gender to his traditional Latinx family summons a ghost who refuses to leave.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

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Now That I’ve Found You – Kristina Forest

Offer: Bookmark
Availability: US
Expiry: Sep 1, 2020
Details/submit receipt: https://www.kristinaforest.com/ntify-preorder-campaign

About: Romantic comedy. Following in the footsteps of her überfamous grandma, eighteen-year-old Evie Jones is poised to be Hollywood’s next big star. That is until a close friend’s betrayal leads to her being blacklisted

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August 2020

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Where Dreams Descend – Janella Angeles

Offer: Art print
Availability: US & Canada
Expiry: Aug 24, 2020
Submission: https://read.macmillan.com/promo/wheredreamsdescendpreorder/

About: YA WW2 novel exploring political conflict, deep-seated prejudice, and the terror of living in a world where betrayal is a matter of life or death.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

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Traitor – Amanda McCrina

Offer: Bookmark, bookplate, character art cards. Chance to win an enamel pin.
Availability: Not stated.
Expiry: Aug 25, 2020
Submission: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfcCcTk7aC97uEQ-2DIC_mkzo3B7uEoZ6lLpP437eOV9Ojg5w/viewform

About: YA WW2 novel exploring political conflict, deep-seated prejudice, and the terror of living in a world where betrayal is a matter of life or death.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

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Iron Spark – C.M. McGuire

Offer: Bookmark and sticker
Availability: International
Expiry: Aug 24, 2020
Submission: http://seeemmcguire.weebly.com/blog/ironspark-preorder-campaign

About: YA fantasy. A teen outcast must work together with new friends to keep her family and town safe from murderous Fae while also dealing with panic attacks, family issues, and a lesbian love triangle.

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Bookish and the Beast (Once Upon a Con #3) – Ashley Poston

Offer: Short story and bookmark (US)
Availability: International (story), US (bookmark)
Expiry: Aug 18, 2020 (*book must be purchased before Aug 11)
Submission: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeE1NQoF7bCQvxuY6pMBfnhUQBLZfWAOKGN9FgL6vQ-E2qjGw/viewform 

About: A geeky retelling of Beauty and the Beast with a cosplayer, a Hollywood star, and – of course – a library.

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Body Talk – ed Kelly Jensen

Offer: Unknown
Availability: Unknown
Expiry: Aug 18, 2020 (anticipated)
Submission: https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1276140559950905344

About: A collection of 37 essays from writers, models, actors, musicians, and artists offer a broad variety of perspectives on what it’s like to live in their particular bodies.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

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The Faithless Hawk (Merciful Crow #2) – Margaret Owen

Offer: Art poster
Availability: US, Canada
Expiry: Aug 17, 2020
Submission: bit.ly/2zAQ9MM

About: Kings become outcasts and lovers become foes in this sequel sequel to Margaret Owen’s The Merciful Crow.

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Today Tonight Tomorrow Lynn Solomon

Today Tonight Tomorrow – Lynn Solomon

Offer: Bookmark, signed bookplate, art postcards, sticker, digital short story plus chance to win prize
Availability: International
Expiry: Aug 11, 2020
Submission: http://www.rachelsolomonbooks.com/blog/2020/5/27/today-tonight-tomorrow-preorder-gifts

About: Romantic comedy. Follows two rival overachievers whose relationship completely transforms over the course of twenty-four hours. 

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

mary robinette kowal relentless moon

The Relentless Moon (Lady Astronaut #3) – Mary Robinette Kowal

Offer: Postcard
Availability: US, Canada
Expiry: Aug 8, 2020
Submission: https://read.macmillan.com/promo/relentlessmoonpostcards/?macmillan_promo%20

About: Science fiction. Mary Robinette Kowal continues her Hugo and Nebula award-winning Lady Astronaut series.

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romina garber lobizona

Lobizona – Romina Garber

Offer: Book buttons
Availability: US, Canada
Expiry: Aug 3, 2020
Submission: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfojrs4cT-QYAj8RMQ7f5kHfnnyqncl7jrmvhtNoXSURk_2tw/viewform

About: Urban fantasy. As an undocumented immigrant who’s on the run from her father’s Argentine crime-family, Manu is confined to a small apartment and a small life in Miami, Florida, until her protective bubble is shattered.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

robin lafevers igniting darkness

Igniting Darkness – Robin Lafevers

Offer: Enamel pin (first 500 to submit)
Availability: US
Expiry: Aug 3, 2020
Submission: https://www.hmhbooks.com/igniting-darkness-preorder

About: Historical fantasy. Two assassins will risk absolutely everything–even their own divinity–to save the people and the country they love.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

July 2020

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Deal with the Devil – Kit Rocha

Offer: Annotated map, wallpaper art, character sketches and livestream with authors
Availability: US, Canada
Expiry: Jul 27, 2020
Submission: https://read.macmillan.com/promo/dwtdpreordercampaign/

About: Scifi romance. Nina is an information broker with a mission to save the hopeless in a crumbling America. Knox is the bitter, battle-weary captain of the Silver Devils who went AWOL to avoid slaughtering innocents.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

sasha laurens wicked magic

A Wicked Magic – Sasha Laurens

Offer: Signed bookplate, bookmark, stickers
Availability: International
Expiry: Jul 20, 2020
Submission: https://www.sashalaurens.com/pre-order-campaign

About: YA fantasy thriller. Modern witches must save teens stolen by an ancient demon.

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emily bain murphy splinters of scarlet

Splinters of Scarlet – Emily Bain Murphy

Offer: postcard
Availability: International
Expiry: Jul 20, 2020
Submission: http://www.emilybainmurphy.com/preorder-campaign

About: YA historical fantasy set in nineteenth-century Denmark, where secrets can kill and magic is a deadly gift.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

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Larger Than Life – Maria Sherman

Offer: totebag
Availability: US, Canada
Expiry: Jul 20, 2020
Submission: http://ow.ly/fmFj50Ah5Lj

About: A history of boy bands from NKOTB to BTS.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

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Burn Our Bodies Down – Rory Power

Offer: bonus digital story from Wilder Girls
Availability: US
Expiry: Jul 18, 2020
Submission: https://www.getunderlined.com/perks/enter-the-burn-our-bodies-down-gift-with-purchase-giveaway

About: A twisty thriller about a girl whose past has always been a mystery–until she decides to return to her mother’s hometown.

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unravel the dusk elizabeth lim

Unravel the Dusk (Spin the Dawn #2) – Elizabeth Lim

Offer: signed bookplate and more (for first 200 entries)
Availability: International* (US only until Jun/Jul)
Expiry: Jul 14, 2020
Submission: https://www.elizabethlim.com/preorder

About: Maia Tamarin proved her skill as a tailor when she wove the dresses of the sun, the moon, and the stars, but it will take more than a beautiful gown to hide the darkness rising up within her.

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The Invention of Sophie Carter – Samantha Hastings

Offer: Signed bookplate, bookmark, custom art, short story
Availability: International
Expiry: Jul 14, 2020
Submission: https://www.samanthahastings.com/p/preorder-campaign.html

About: YA historical romance. Identical twin sisters take turns swapping places over the course of a summer in order to pursue their secret ambitions.

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The Fell of Dark – Caleb Roehrig

Offer: Original story, bookplate, sticker, bookmark
Availability: International
Expiry: Jul 13, 2020
Submission: https://twitter.com/MikalebRoehrig/status/1270457785617125377

About: YA paranormal romance. August’s crush is a hot vampire with a mystery to solve.

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amelia coombs keep my heart in san francisco

Keep My Heart in San Francisco – Amelia Diane Coombs

Offer: Bookmark, magnet, signed bookplate, sticker, plus chance to win more
Availability: International*
Expiry: Jul 13, 2020
Submission: https://amelia-coombs-gzjk.squarespace.com/preorder-kmhisf

About: Romance. Sparks fly when two ex-best-friends team up to save a family business.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

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The Dark That Dwells – Matt Digman & Ryan Roddy

Offer: Pin (US HBs), bookmark and stickers (US HBs and PBs), digital artwork (*int)
Availability: International*
Expiry: Jul 9, 2020
Submission: Email via https://digmanandroddy.com/news

About: Scifi space opera. Four strangers are swept up in an adventure of thrilling battles, ravenous creatures, and the return of forbidden magic.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

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The Order of the Key – Justine Manzano

Offer: Companion short story plus chance to win swag package
Availability: not stated
Expiry: Jul 8, 2020
Submission: Email via https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1276273729480413191

About: The first in a two-book origin story of Faith, a groundbreaking, plus-sized superhero from the Valiant Entertainment comics.

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The Genesis of Seven Sara M Schaller

The Genesis of Seven – Sara M Schaller

Offer: Bookmark, signed bookplate, book pins
Availability: International
Expiry: Jul 7, 2020
Submission: Email via https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1272600362755649536

About: YA urban fantasy. Eighteen-year-old Jordan Conway has always wanted to help people, but helping seven archangels to achieve their divine duty was not quite what he had in mind.

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Survivor Song – Paul Tremblay

Offer: Bookmark and enamel pin (chance to win one of 100)
Availability: UK, Ireland
Expiry: Jul 7, 2020 
Submission: https://titanbooks.com/blog/survivor-song-pre-order/

About: highly contagious rabies-like virus that turns its victims into homicidal maniacs.

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***See also the sprayed edge edition!

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Cinderella is Dead – Kalynn Bayron

Offer: Enamel pin
Availability: US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, NZ
Expiry: Jul 7, 2020 (* Aug 5 UK/ROI, Aug 31 AU/NZ)
Submission: https://www.formpl.us/form/976746059

About: It’s 200 years after Cinderella found her prince, but the fairy tale is over. Teen girls are now required to appear at the Annual Ball, where the men of the kingdom select wives based on a girl’s display of finery. If a suitable match is not found, the girls not chosen are never heard from again.

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The Crow Rider (Storm Crow #2) – Kaylyn Josephson

Offer: Bonus scene plus chance to win foil bookmark and character cards
Availability: US* (international potentially coming)
Expiry: Jul 7, 2020
Submission: https://www.instagram.com/p/B-0CthTAJvh/

About: Maia Tamarin proved her skill as a tailor when she wove the dresses of the sun, the moon, and the stars, but it will take more than a beautiful gown to hide the darkness rising up within her.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

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Girl, Serpent, Thorn – Melissa Bashardoust

Offer: Art print
Availability: US
Expiry: Jul 6, 2020 
Submission: https://read.macmillan.com/promo/fibgirlsserpentthornpreorder/

About: A feminist fairy tale about a girl cursed to be poisonous to the touch and who discovers what power might lie in such a curse.

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The Damned (The Beautiful #2) – Renée Ahdieh

Offer: Skull bracelet
Availability: US
Expiry: Jul 6, 2020 
Submission: https://woobox.com/ehvdr4

About: Following the events of The Beautiful, Sebastien Saint Germain is now cursed and forever changed. The treaty between the Fallen and the Brotherhood has been broken, and war between the immortals seems imminent. 

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julie murphy faith taking flight

Faith Taking Flight – Julie Murphy

Offer: Enamel pin
Availability: US
Expiry: Jul 6, 2020
Submission: https://go.epicreads.com/faith-preorder/

About: Jackie and her family join an order of gifted humans that protect humanity from creatures spilling through inter-dimensional rifts.

► Buy from Amazon | Book Depository

Fire Reads books of Summer

“Fire Reads Books of Summer” – Various Authors

Offer: Enamel pin
Availability: US & Canada
Expiry: Jul 6, 2020
Submission: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe69cwXsmYCtS2fiDsM69R0ZYu8pT0QtwKYbAhvSQBN67Lvxg/viewform

Buy any of the following to qualify

The Perfect Escape by Suzanne Park
► Buy from Amazon

The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler
► Buy from Amazon

Four Days of You and Me by Miranda Kenneally
► Buy from Amazon

Conventionally Yours by Annabeth Albert
► Buy from Amazon

If We Were Us by K. L. Walther
► Buy from Amazon

Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall
► Buy from Amazon

james patterson hawk

Hawk – James Patterson

Offer: Enamel pin, metal bookmark
Availability: US
Expiry: Jul 5, 2020
Submission: https://kids.jamespatterson.com/titles/james-patterson/hawk/9780316494403

About: A story for a new generation of Maximum Ride fans: Max’s 17-year-old daughter Hawk is growing up hard and fast in post-apocalyptic New York City, until a perilous destiny forces her to take flight.

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