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Smugglers’ Stash & News

Hello everyone and Happy Sunday! Apologies for the late post – Ana is still living it up in Rome, and Thea is just back from the beach. (Happy Labor Day, y’all!)

Let’s get down to business, shall we?

Giveaway Winners:

We have a couple of lucky winners to announce! The winner of a copy of Bone Season by Samantha Shannon is…

The Bone Season

Jill Lurie

The winner of a copy of Jersey Angel by Beth Ann Bauman is…

jersey angel.pb

Stephanie Burgis

Congratulations! You know the drill – send us an email (contact AT thebooksmugglers DOT com) with your snail mail address and we’ll get your winnings out to you as soon as possible.

This Week on The Book Smugglers:

We kick off the week with Thea’s review of pre-apocalyptic science fiction mystery novel Countdown City over at Kirkus, followed by Thea’s review of awesome middle grade zombie novel Dead City by James Ponti.

Countdown City (Final) Dead City

On Tuesday, Ana reviews the highly anticipated contemporary fantasy novel Conjured by Sarah Beth Dust. (Thea, meanwhile, is kicking herself for not checking the expiration date on her NetGalley version.)


Wednesday, Ana takes over Old School Wednesday with a review of Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett. Plus, we announce the winner of the September OSW Readalong Poll!

Reaper Man

Thursday, we have a joint review of one of our most highly anticipated books of 2013: Elizabeth Wein’s Rose Under Fire, the follow up to the amazing Code Name Verity.

Rose Under Fire US Rose Under Fire

And, on Friday, Ana closes out the week with a review of Holly Black’s The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, plus a guest post from Holly Black. AND Ana’s over at Kirkus with a review of urban fantasy Mist by Susan Krinard.

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown Mist

It’s a very busy week! Right now, Thea has to disappear to get her Breaking Bad on, though. Until tomorrow we remain…

Darth Heisenberg (star wars breaking bad)

Darth Heisenberg by PJ McQuade (via Geek Tyrant)

~ Your Friendly Neighborhood Book Smugglers

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  • The English Student
    September 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    Really looking forward to reading your review of Reaper Man!

  • Linda W
    September 1, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    Reaper Man is one of my favorites! I’m looking forward to Conjured also!!!!

  • Jackie Morse Kessler
    September 2, 2013 at 3:00 pm


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