Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Water and the Wild by K.E. Ormsbee; Signed Book Giveaway!

Author K.E. stopped by Mundie Moms this morning to talk about her new MG release, THE WATER AND THE WILD. This sounds like a fabulous MG read, and it's a book I'm looking forward to featuring shortly here on Mundie Kids. You can check out her guest post here. Along with her stop, I'm also hosting a signed giveaway with her book. Find out a little bit about her book below, and enter for your chance to win!


By K. E. Ormsbee
Released on: April 14th, 2015 - TODAY
Ages 8-12
Purchase the book from: Amazon | B&N 
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A green apple tree grows in the heart of Thirsby Square, and tangled up in its magical roots is the story of Lottie Fiske. For as long as Lottie can remember, the only people who seem to care about her are her best friend, Eliot, and the mysterious letter writer who sends her birthday gifts. But now strange things are happening on the island Lottie calls home, and Eliot's getting sicker, with a disease the doctors have given up trying to cure. Lottie is helpless, useless, powerless—until a door opens in the apple tree. Follow Lottie down through the roots to another world in pursuit of the impossible: a cure for the incurable, a use for the useless, and protection against the pain of loss.

About K. E. Ormsbee

I was born and raised in the Bluegrass State. Then I went off and lived in places across the pond, like England and Spain, where I pretended I was a French ingénue. Just kidding! That only happened once. I also lived in some hotter nooks of the USA, like Birmingham, AL and Austin, TX. Now I'm back in Lexington, KY, where there is a Proper Autumn.

In my wild, early years, I taught English as a Foreign Language, interned with a film society, and did a lot of irresponsible road tripping. My crowning achievement is that the back of my head was in an iPhone commercial, and people actually paid me money for it.

Nowadays, I teach piano lessons, play in a band you've never heard of, and run races that I never win. I likes clothes from the 60s, music from the 70s, and movies from the 80s. I still satiate my bone-deep wanderlust whenever I can. 

Visit K.E. via her Website | Twitter | Facebook

Thank you to Chronicle Books, I've got a SIGNED copy of The Water and the Wild to giveaway! This giveaway is open to residents of the US and Canada. To enter, please fill out the form below:

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  1. Love the cover. The book sounds charming. I will be checking it out. Thanks.

  2. Really hoping to win this book! It sounds amazing and would probably be a really good book to do a review on. Thanks for the chance to enter! :-)


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