Book Preorder Incentives, Swag and Special Editions

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Offers last updated December 27, 2020.

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May 2021

The Lights of Prague – Nicole Jarvis

Offer: Bookplates
Availability: International
Expiry: May 18, 2021

About: YA fantasy. Science and magic clash in atmospheric gaslight-era Prague.

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The Ones We’re Meant to Find – Joan He

Offer: TBC
Availability: TBC
Expiry: May 3, 2021

About: YA scifi. Cee awoke on an abandoned island three years ago. With no idea of how she was marooned, she only has a rickety house, an old android, and a single memory: she has a sister, and Cee needs to find her. 

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April 2021

Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet – Laekan Zea Kemp

Offer: Recipe cards, bookmarks, chance to win prizes
Availability: Not specified
Expiry: April 5, 2021

About: YA contemporary. Penelope Prado has always dreamed of opening her own pastelería next to her father’s restaurant, Nacho’s Tacos. But her mom and dad have different plans-leaving Pen to choose between disappointing her traditional Mexican American parents or following her own path.

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March 2021

Laundry Love – Patric Richardson and Karin B Miller

Offer: Magnet
Availability: US
Expiry: March 31, 2021

About: Patric Richardson, aka the “Laundry Evangelist”, reveals his revolutionary methods for cleaning clothes—and making laundry loads more fun.

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She’s Too Pretty to Burn – Wendy Heard

Offer: Signed bookplate and character cards
Availability: US
Expiry: March 29, 2021

About: YA contemporary. Two girls’ lives crash together through secrets, love and danger.

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Lost in the Never Woods – Aiden Thomas

Offer: Enamel pin & character cards
Availability: US
Expiry: March 22, 2021

About: YA suspense fantasy. When children start to go missing in the local woods, a teen girl must face her fears and a past she can’t remember to rescue them. (A Peter Pan reimagining.)

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Where We Used to Roam – Jenn Bishop

Offer: Signed bookmark and bookplate plus chance to win prizes
Availability: US & Canada
Expiry: March 22, 2021

About: Middle grade contemporary. A young girl navigates the social growing pains of middle school and struggles to find her place while her older brother fights to overcome opioid addiction.

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Sweet & Bitter Magic – Adrienne Tooley

Offer: Signed bookplate, bookmark, stickers
Availability: International
Expiry: March 17, 2021

About: Sixteen-year-old Nate is a GEM–Genetically Engineered Medi-tissue–created by Gathos City scientists as a cure for the elite, but he has a genetic flaw that will cause his health to deteriorate as he ages. He has to stay – and die – with the boy he loves, or join a shadowy terrorist organisation that has the means to keep him alive.

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Fragile Remedy – Maria Ingrande Mora

Offer: Bookmarks, sticker and chance to win incense, candle or gift card
Availability: International
Expiry: March 10, 2021

About: Sixteen-year-old Nate is a GEM–Genetically Engineered Medi-tissue–created by Gathos City scientists as a cure for the elite, but he has a genetic flaw that will cause his health to deteriorate as he ages. He has to stay – and die – with the boy he loves, or join a shadowy terrorist organisation that has the means to keep him alive.

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It’s Kind of a Cheesy Love Story – Lauren Morrill

Offer: Signed bookplate
Availability: Not specified
Expiry: March 9, 2021

About: YA contemporary rom-com about love, friendship, and pizza. 

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Ravage the Dark – Tara Sim

Offer: Bookmark & sticker
Availability: International
Expiry: March 8, 2021

About: YA fantasy. Two unlikely heroes must fight corruption and save the world.

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Can’t Take That Away – Steven Salvatore

Offer: Pride wristband
Availability: US & Canada
Expiry: March 8, 2021

About: YA contemporary. A genderqueer teen finds the courage to stand up and speak out for equality when they are discriminated against by their high school administration.

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I Think I Love You – Auriane Desombre

Offer: Bonus e-content
Availability: International
Expiry: March 2, 2021

About: A YA contemporary rom com about two girls who start as rivals but after a twist of events, end up falling for one another–at least they think so.

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Covet (Crave #3) – Tracy Wolff

Offer: Stickers, bookmark, trading cards, art
Availability: US
Expiry: March 1, 2021

About: YA fantasy. Third book in this paranormal romcom series.

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A New Day – Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Dan Santat

Offer: Dry erase calendar
Availability: UK & Ireland
Expiry: March 1, 2021

About: Picture book. A big-hearted story of kindness.

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Chain of Iron (Last Hours #2) – Cassandra Clare

Offer: Wooden bookmark
Availability: UK & Ireland
Expiry: March 1, 2021

About: YA fantasy. The Shadowhunters must catch a killer in Edwardian London.

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Phoenix Flame (Havenfall #2) – Sara Holland

Offer: Double-sided bookmark
Availability: US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, NZ
Expiry: March 1, 2021

About: YA fantasy. Maddie must embark on a dangerous mission to put an end to the black-market trading of magical objects and open the Inn’s doors to Solaria, the once feared land of shapeshifters.

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Like Home – Louisa Onome

Offer: Signed bookplate, bookmark, postcard + digital story
Availability: International
Expiry: March 1, 2021 (*extended)

About: YA contemporary. Nelo’s life is turned upside down after a local act of vandalism throws both her relationships and neighborhood into turmoil.

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February 2021

True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee – Abraham Riesman

Offer: Digital sneak peek
Availability: International
Expiry: Feb 23, 2021

About: Biography. The definitive, revelatory biography of Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee. 

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The Desolations of Devil’s Acre (Miss Peregrine #6) – Ransom Riggs

Offer: Map* (phase 1 entrants also eligible for custom journal)
Availability: US
Expiry: Feb 22, 2021

About: YA fantasy. The fate of peculiardom hangs in the balance in this conclusion to the bestselling Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series.

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A Dark and Hollow Star – Everina Maxwell

Offer: Signed bookplate, bookmark, character cards
Availability: International
Expiry: Feb 22, 2021

About: Urban fantasy set in the magical underworld of Toronto that follows a queer cast of characters racing to stop a serial killer whose crimes could expose the hidden world of faeries to humans.

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Master of One – Jaida Jones and Dani Bennett

Offer: Enamel pin* (*US), mini-print, bookmarks
Availability: International*
Expiry: Feb 20, 2021 (*extended)

About: Queer fantasy romance. Rags is an excellent thief, until he’s caught by the Queensguard and forced to find an ancient fae relic for a sadistic royal sorcerer.

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Winter’s Orbit – Everina Maxwell

Offer: Enamel pin
Availability: US
Expiry: Feb 16, 2021

About: YA science fiction. A famously disappointing minor royal and the Emperor’s least favorite grandchild, Prince Kiem is summoned before the Emperor and commanded to renew the empire’s bonds with its newest vassal planet. The prince must marry Count Jainan, the recent widower of another royal prince of the empire.

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Holes in the Veil (Goblet Immortal #2) – Beth Overmyer

Offer: Button pin, signed bookplate, charms
Availability: US
Expiry: Feb 16, 2021

About: Having killed his lifelong enemy, Aidan Ingledark finds himself in possession of a map to the Questing Goblet, one of the Goblets Immortal that gives the drinker luck beyond measure. 

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A Court of Silver Flames (ACOTAR #4) – Sarah J Maas

Offer: Enamel pin
Availability: US, Canada, UK, ROI, India, Australia, NZ
Expiry: Feb 15, 2021

About: The Court of Thorns and Roses series continues with the journey of Feyre’s fiery sister, Nesta Archeron.

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Witchshadow (Witchlands #4) – Susan Dennard

Offer: Character prints
Availability: US / Canada
Expiry: Feb 15, 2021

About: YA fantasy. The Witchlands series continues with the story of the Threadwitch Iseult.

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Amelia Unabridged – Ashley Schumacher

Offer: Art print
Availability: US / Canada
Expiry: Feb 15, 2021

About: YA contemporary. Sparks fly between two teens as they grapple with grief, love, and the future.

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The Gilded Ones – Namina Forna

Offer: Foiled & embossed limited edition print, plus a bookplate*
Availability: UK & rest of world excluding US/Canada/Philippines (*First 250 submissions)
Expiry: Feb 9, 2021

About: A West African-inspired, feminist fantasy story in which girls are outcasts by blood and warriors by choice.

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The Iron Raven – Julie Kagawa

Offer: 2x character prints
Availability: US & Canada, Australia & NZ
Expiry: Feb 8, 2021

About: Puck tells his story and stands with allies new and old to save Faery and the world.

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Hot British Boyfriend – Kristy Boyce

Offer: Signed bookplate, bookmark, sticker, enamel pin
Availability: International
Expiry: Feb 8, 2021

About: YA romance. Follows Ellie Nichols across the Atlantic in a quest to find adventure, love (preferably with a guy with a cute accent), and maybe even herself,

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As Far As You’ll Take Me – Phil Stamper

Offer: Signed ‘passport stamp’ bookplate, stickers, bonus chapter
Availability: International* (physical items US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, NZ / bonus chapter international)
Expiry: Feb 8, 2021

About: YA coming of age. Albertalli Marty arrives in London with nothing but his oboe and some savings from his summer job, but he’s excited to start his new life–where he’s no longer the closeted, shy kid who slips under the radar and is free to explore his sexuality without his parents’ disapproval.

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Not Quite Out – Louise Willingham

Offer: Competition to win signed book, sweets, badge
Availability: International
Expiry: Feb 8, 2021

About: YA romance. William is starting the second year of his medicine degree single, focused, and ready to mingle with purely platonic intentions. Until he meets Daniel, a barely recovered drug addict.

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The Ex Talk – Rachel Lynn Solomon

Offer: Sticker
Availability: International
Expiry: Feb 2, 2021

About: Romantic comedy. Shay and Dominic are public radio co-hosts navigating mixed signals

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Yesterday is History – Kosoko Jackson

Offer: Signed bookplate and playlist
Availability: US
Expiry: Feb 2, 2021

About: YA romantic time-travel. After receiving a liver transplant, Andre discovers it comes with the ability to travel through time, and is torn between two boys – one in the past and one in the future.

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The Project – Courtney Summers

Offer: Signed bookplate and stickers
Availability: US
Expiry: Feb 1, 2021

About: YA thriller. Two sisters make the most painful of choices based on their love for one another.

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Everything That Burns (Enchantée duology #2) – Gita Trelease

Offer: Poster
Availability: US
Expiry: Feb 1, 2021

About: YA fantasy. Jamille Durbonne gambled everything she had to keep herself and her sister safe. But as the people of Paris starve and mobs riot, safety may no longer be possible

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This is Not the Jess Show – Anna Carey

Offer: Signed bookplate, sticker, pop-up kit
Availability: US
Expiry: Feb 1, 2021

About: YA thriller set in the 1990s. Jess discovers a mysterious device with an apple logo, causing her to question everything and everyone she’s ever known.

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All the Tides of Fate (All the Stars and Teeth #2) – Adalyn Grace

Offer: Character cards, enamel pin*, poster** (*preorder All the Stars and Teeth, ** preorder both books in series)
Availability: US & Canada
Expiry: Feb 1, 2021

About: YA high seas fantasy. To save herself and Visidia, Amora embarks on a desperate quest for a mythical artifact that could fix everything―but it comes at a terrible cost..

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January 2021

We Could be Heroes – Mike Chen

Offer: Bookmark, bookplate and e-short story, plus chance for prize
Availability: US
Expiry: Jan 26, 2021

About: YA fantasy. Jamie wakes up in an empty apartment with no memory but with the ability to read and erase other people’s memories that he uses to steal coffee, while Zoe is using her strength and speed to deliver fast food

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A Vow So Bold and Deadly (Cursebreaker #3) – Brigid Kemmerer

Offer: Kingdom patch
Availability: US, UK, Australia, India
Expiry: Jan 26, 2021

About: YA fantasy. Emberfall is crumbling fast, torn between those who believe Rhen is the rightful prince and those who are eager to begin a new era under Grey, the true heir. 

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Written in Starlight – Isabel Ibañez

Offer: Art print & stickers
Availability: US
Expiry: Jan 25, 2021

About: Middle grade adventure. Adter losing the Inkasisa throne, Catalina is banished to the perilous Yanu Jungle.

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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (Harry Potter #6) – JK Rowling

Offer: Enamel pin*
Availability: UK & ROI
Expiry: Jan 20, 2021
* Only if preordering from Bloomsbury direct

About: Fantasy. House editions feature different covers and page edges sprayed in house colors (Slytherin, Gryffindor, Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw).

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Wench – Maxine Kaplan

Offer: D&D builds based on Wench characters
Availability: Not specified
Expiry: Jan 19, 2021

About: YA fantasy. The adventures of a tavern wench.

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Loving and Living Your Way Through Grief – Emily Thiroux Threatt

Offer: Signed bookplate
Availability: Not specified
Expiry: Jan 19, 2021

About: Self-help. Insights into living after loss.

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Rise of the Red Hand – Olivia Chada

Offer: Signed bookplate and bookmark
Availability: US & Canada
Expiry: Jan 19, 2021

About: Science fiction. A streetrat turned revolutionary and the disillusioned hacker son of a politician try to take down a ruthlessly technocratic government that sacrifices its poorest citizens to build its utopia in a post-climate change South Asia.

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We Free the Stars (Sands of Arawiya #2) – Hafsah Faizel

Offer: Enamel pin
Availability: US & Canada
Expiry: Jan 19, 2021

About: Fantasy. As Nasir fights to command the dark power in his blood, Zafira fights against a very different darkness festering through her bond with the Jawarat.

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Cast in Firelight – Dana Swift

Offer: Bookmark, art print, character cards, plus chance to win prize
Availability: International
Expiry: Jan 19, 2021

About: First book in a fantasy duology about two royal heirs betrothed to be married with torn loyalties, and a ruthless enemy who threatens their world

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Wider than the Sky – Katherine Rothschild

Offer: Bookplate, sticker and bookmark
Availability: US
Expiry: Jan 18, 2021

About: YA contemporary. In the wake of sudden tragedy, twin sisters uncover a secret that rips open their world. 

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Remote Control – Nnedi Okorafor

Offer: Enamel pin
Availability: US & Canada
Expiry: Jan 18, 2021

About: Science fiction. An alien artifact turns a young girl into Death’s adopted daughter. 

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Clues to the Universe – Christina Li

Offer: Signed bookplate, art print, bookmark, stickers
Availability: International
Expiry: Jan 17, 2021

About: Middle grade contemporary about about losing and finding family, forging unlikely friendships, comic books, space, and searching for answers to big questions. 

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To Slay a Curse – Rae Graham

Offer: Character cards
Availability: Not stated
Expiry: Jan 16, 2021

About: Fantasy. A parasitic monster. A timid young woman. A deadly inner world.

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Winterkeep (Graceling Realm) – Kristin Cashore

Offer: Map
Availability: US
Expiry: Jan 16, 2021

About: Fantasy. Bitterblue, Queen of Monsea, voyages to Winterkeep–a place where telepathic foxes bond with humans, and people fly across the sky in wondrous airships, along with her spy Hava and her trusted colleague Giddon.

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Across the Green Grass Fields (Wayward Children #6) – Seanan McGuide

Offer: Enamel pin
Availability: US* (*participating bookstores)
Expiry: Jan 12, 2021

About: Middle grade fantasy. A young girl discovers a portal to a land filled with centaurs and unicorns. 

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Many Points of Me – Caroline Gertler

Offer: Eraser
Availability: Not specified
Expiry: Jan 12, 2021

About: Middle grade contemporary. When Georgia finds a secret sketch her late father—a famed artist—left behind, the discovery leads her down a path that may reshape everything holding her family and friends together. 

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The Nightmare Thief – Nicole Lesperance

Offer: Bookmark and sticker, chance to win prize pack
Availability: US & Canada
Expiry: Jan 11, 2021

About: Middle grade fantasy. Maren Partridge works in a dream shop and her adventures include magic and sisterhood with a dash of danger.

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Off to See the Sea – Nikki Grimes and Elizabeth Zumon

Offer: Bookmark and sticker, chance to win prize pack
Availability: US & Canada
Expiry: Jan 11, 2021

About: Picture book. Celebrates a special connection between a grandmother in Taiwan and her daughter in America.

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I Dream of Popo – Livia Blackburne and Julia Kuo

Offer: Signed art print and postcard
Availability: US
Expiry: Jan 11, 2021

About: Picture book. Celebrates a special connection between a grandmother in Taiwan and her daughter in America.

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Tales from the Hinterland – Melissa Albert

Offer: Postcard set
Availability: US
Expiry: Jan 11, 2021

About: Fantasy. Illustrated collection of twelve stories

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Into the Heartless Wood – Joanna Ruth Meyer

Offer: Sticker, chance to win prize
Availability
: TBC
Expiry: Jan 11, 2021

About: Fantasy. When Owen Merrick is lured into the witch’s wood, one of her tree-siren daughters, Seren, saves his life instead of ending it. Every night, he climbs over the garden wall to see her, and every night her longing to become human deepens. 

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Happily Ever Afters – Elise Bryant

Offer: Stickers
Availability
: US
Expiry: Jan 4, 2021

About: YA contemporary romance. When Tessa is accepted into the creative writing program of a prestigious art school, her friend encourages her to find inspiration in a real-life love story of her own.

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Be Dazzled – Ryan La Sala

Offer: Digital deleted scene + chance to win bedazzled copy of the book
Availability
: US & Canada
Expiry: Jan 4, 2021

About: YA contemporary. Project Runway goes to Comic Con in an epic queer love story about creativity, passion, and finding the courage to be your most authentic self.

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Blood and Honor (Fae Rising #1) – Miranda Lyn

Offer: Signed bookmark
Availability
: US
Expiry: Jan 4, 2021

About: High fantasy about Ara, a faerie assassin. “In the land of the fae, you’re either the hunter or the hunted.”

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Lore – Alexandra Bracken

Offer: Digital stories
Availability
: International
Expiry: Jan 4, 2021

About: Fantasy. Every seven years, the Agon begins. As punishment for a past rebellion, nine Greek gods are forced to walk the earth as mortals. They are hunted by the descendants of ancient bloodlines, all eager to kill a god and seize their divine power and immortality.

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