Book Preorder Incentives, Swag and Special Editions

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I keep this page updated with links to various pre-order incentives, offers and available swag, and also provide links to upcoming special editions with extra features. Feel free to bookmark and come back to see what’s new, or subscribe for the occasional email update. If you’d like to submit an offer to be included here, please contact me directly. The Amazon and Book Depository links below are affiliate links (if you buy through them they send me a few pennies to support hosting the site without costing you more, so thank you if you use them!) but unless specified, you can preorder your books from anywhere so do support your local brick & mortar stores if you can.

Offers last updated May 11, 2021.

November 2021...

You Can Go Your Own Way – Eric Smith

Offer: Acrylic pin, signed bookplate, stickers
Availability: Not stated
Expiry: November 1, 2021

About: YA fantasy. A specialized group of Empowered called Jokers, known collectively as Cardplay, must protect their world from the darkness that threatens to consume it, all the while fighting for equality in a society clinging to normalcy.

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September 2021...

Bloody Spade – Brittany M. Willows

Offer: Signed bookplate, character cards
Availability: International
Expiry: September 14, 2021

About: YA fantasy. A specialized group of Empowered called Jokers, known collectively as Cardplay, must protect their world from the darkness that threatens to consume it, all the while fighting for equality in a society clinging to normalcy.

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Tides of Mutiny – Rebecca Rode

Offer: Compass bracelet, signed bookplate, temporary tattoo, sticker, commentary sheet
Availability: International
Expiry: September 7, 2021* (*limited to first 50 applicants)

About: YA adventure. In a world where female sailors are executed, sixteen-year-old Lane has to hide as a captain’s boy to avoid being killed. But Lane’s carefully constructed world begins to crumble when an old pirate enemy comes after her father. 

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Hooky – Míriam Bonastre Tur

Offer: Signed bookplate, enamel pin, digital content
Availability: International for digital content, US for physical goods
Expiry: September 6, 2021

About: Graphic novel. Two twins, one prophecy and a whole lot of hijinks.

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August 2021

What to Miss When: Poems – Leigh Stein

Offer: Signed bookplate
Availability: Not indicated
Expiry: August 9, 2021

About: Poetry. Poems about pop culture, mortality, and the internet, written during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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How We Fall Apart (Eva Evergreen #2) – Julie Abe

Offer: Bookmark and character cards
Availability: International
Expiry: August 2, 2021

About: YA romance. Students at an elite prep school are forced to confront their secrets when their ex-best friend turns up dead.

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Eva Evergreen and the Cursed Witch (Eva Evergreen #2) – Julie Abe

Offer: Signed bookplate, stickers, art print, bookmark
Availability: Not indicated
Expiry: August 2, 2021

About: Middle grade fantasy. Eva must put a stop to the violent Culling or risk the fate of Rivelle Realm forever.

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The Echoed Realm (Chaos Cycle #2) – A. J. Vrana

Offer: Chance to win poster, soap, raven necklace (3 prizes total) when purchasing from any shop, or additional rewards from author’s shop
Availability: Not indicated
Expiry: August 1, 2021

About: Fantasy. A fledgling to the ethereal realm, Miya stumbles into the nightmares of those haunted by spectres. Little does she know, one of them is coming for her, clutching a dark secret abreast.

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July 2021...

Beasts of Prey – Ayana Gray

Offer: Metal bookmark and enamel pin
Availability: US
Expiry: July 16, 2021 (phase 1, phase 2 with pin only ends Sep 27)

About: YA fantasy. Fate binds two Black teenagers together as they strike a dangerous alliance to hunt down the creature menacing their home, and uncover ancient deadly secrets.

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Flash Fire (Extraordinaries #2) – TJ Klune

Offer: Enamel pin. (1st printings of the HB also include a reversible dust jacket.)
Availability: US/Canada
Expiry: July 12, 2021

About: YA fantasy romance. Nick landed himself the superhero boyfriend of his dreams, but with new heroes arriving in Nova City it’s up to Nick and his friends to determine who is virtuous and who is villainous. Which is a lot to handle for a guy who just wants to finish his self-insert bakery AU fanfic.

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The Adventure Zone: Crystal Kingdom (Adventure Zone #4) – Clint McElroy et al

Offer: Lenticular sticker
Availability: US
Expiry: July 12, 2021

About: Middle grade fantasy. A desperate call for help interrupts holiday celebrations at the Bureau of Balance, and sends Taako, Magnus and Merle on a high-stakes mission to find and Reclaim a fourth deadly relic: a powerful transmutation stone, hidden somewhere in the depths of a floating arcane laboratory.

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Six Crimson Cranes – Elizabeth Lim

Offer: Swag pack
Availability: US (*international opens summer)
Expiry: July 11, 2021

About: Fantasy. A princess in exile, a shapeshifting dragon, six enchanted cranes, and an unspeakable curse… A tale drawing from ‘The Wild Swans’ and East Asian folklore.

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Any Way the Wind Blows (Simon Snow #3) – Rainbow Rowell

Offer: Enamel pen from selected Indies
Availability: US (*check promotion link for stores)
Expiry: July 5, 2021

About: YA urban fantasy. Simon, Baz, Penelope and Agatha go back to England, back to Watford, and back to their families for their longest and most emotionally wrenching adventure yet.

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The Bone Code (Tempe Brennan #20) – Kathy Reichs

Offer: Video and signed bookplate/pen from selected Indies
Availability: US and Canada
Expiry: July 5, 2021

About: Crime. Follows forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, whose examinations, fifteen years apart, of unidentified bodies ignite a terrifying series of events.

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