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Monday, December 31, 2012
I am super, super excited about my Magic Monday this week, darlings! It's one of the books I'm most excited to read, and only haven't yet because my TBR stack insists on growing. I mean, seriously. But anyway. I also love this author. She is one of my favorite people.

Dualed (Dualed, #1)
Elsie Chapman
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Release Date: February 26, 2013
Breath held, I turn to see the figures of the two Alts outside. Slightly rippled through the bulletproof glass and little more than blurred shadows beneath the hazy glow of the street lamps, but their movements are familiar, a choreography of steps of all citizens of Kersh have seen before. One Alt finally tumbles to the ground. The other crouches before him, checking for vitals. It hits me how their silhouettes could almost be mistaken for lovers.

Yes, I did indeed provide an extra-long excerpt this week. Because I can, and this book is just…ahhh. I know it is. So, hope you enjoyed! It probably won't happen too often :)

Well then, all you have to do to win this book is read my Giveaways page before entering. Really, that's all! I promise that it is that simple.

Oh, and here's your .

Good luck, darlings!



  1. Nice excerpt, thanks for the giveaway!

  2. I have to say that I like the US cover of DUALED more than the one below it!

  3. I love the book no matter what the cover looks. This is listed as one of my most anticipated books of 2013.

    -Riz Bulatao

  4. This looks very interesting and I'm excited to read it! Thanks for the chance to win!

  5. Elsie has me spellbound! I love and hate excerpts, because they tease me, but I love them. I cannot wait to read this book! Thank you so much for letting us have a chance to win it! :)

  6. I love the US cover and I can't wait to read this, it sounds soooo awesome! Thanks so much for the excerpt! It's gonna be so hard waiting...

  7. This book sounds great! Thanks for the chance to win!

  8. I love the cover and the synopsis :D Based on the excerpt, it looks like the author has a very poetic writing!

  9. The excerpt kept me wanting more. This seems like an action packed read and I love both covers!


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