Thursday, October 4, 2018

THE STORM RUNNER by J.C. Cervantes / Giveaway #TheStormRunner


I'm thrilled to team up with Disney Hyperion to celebrate the recent release of THE STORM RUNNER by J.C. Cervantes, the next book in the Rick Riordan Presents imprint. Thank you to Disney, I have a fantastic prize pack that (1) one lucky winner will receive. First, before you enter to win, here's a little bit about THE STORM RUNNER. 

ABOUT THE BOOK



By: J.C. Cervantes
Published byRick Riordan Presents, an imprint of Disney Book Group
Released onSeptember 18, 2018
Series: A Storm Runner #1
Ages: 10-14
Purchase from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million | Indie Bound
Learn more about the book at ReadRiordan.com

How can one boy with a limp stop the Maya god of death, disaster, and darkness from destroying the world?

Zane has always enjoyed exploring the dormant volcano near his home in New Mexico, even though hiking it is challenging. He'd much rather hang out there with his dog, Rosie, than go to middle school, where kids call him Sir Limps a Lot, McGimpster, or Uno – for his one good leg. 

What Zane doesn't know is that the volcano is a gateway to another world and he is at the center of a powerful prophecy. A new girl at school, Brooks, informs him that he's destined to release an evil god from the ancient Maya relic he is imprisoned in--unless she can find and remove it first. Together they return to the volcano, where all kinds of crazy happens. Brooks turns into a hawk, a demon attacks them in a cave, and Rosie gives her all while trying to protect Zane. When Zane decides to save his dog no matter the cost, he is thrust into an adventure full of surprising discoveries, dangerous secrets, and an all-out war between the gods, one of whom happens to be his father. 

To survive, Zane will have to become the Storm Runner. But how can he run when he can't even walk well without a cane?


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

J. C. Cervantes is the author of Tortilla Sun, which was called "a beautiful and engaging debut" by Kirkus, an "imaginative, yet grounded novel" by Publishers Weekly, and "lean and lightly spiced with evocative metaphor" by School Library JournalTortilla Sun was a 2010 New Voices pick by the American Booksellers Association and it was named to Bank Street's 2011 Best Book List. When Jennifer isn't reading or writing, she helping her husband with his gubernatorial campaign.


ABOUT RICK RIORDAN PRESENTS

The Rick Riordan Presents imprint is dedicated to providing entertaining middle grade fiction based on various world mythologies. Rick Riordan is involved in the selection, editing, and promotion of these books, working with great authors to tell exciting stories inspired by the mythologies of their own heritages. Learn more about the imprint and its current and upcoming titles on their official site. 


ENTER TO WIN


MYTHOLOGY 101: RICK RIORDAN PRESENTS
One (1) winner will receive a trio of introductory mythology tales from a variety of cultures, including:
  • The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes;
  • Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi;
  • and The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan!

Giveaway open to US addresses only.
Prizing and samples provided by Disney Book Group.

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2 comments:

  1. Lovely promo post lovely :D I have not read any of these books, ack, but Storm Runner do look pretty great :D

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