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A #BookHuggles Author Spotlight with Marieke Nijkamp!

Monday, 28 December 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

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@mariekeyn ? Instagram ? Website ?tumblr ? Goodreads

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We’re holding an amazing contest over on Instagram on the hashtag #bookhuggles, where authors are posting pics of themselves with their books and readers are posting pics of their favorite books or current reads. There’s three gift boxes full of books and surprises for US addresses and a $50 Amazon gift card for international addresses up for grabs that will be rewarded to winners of the contest. See the ad below for all the details on how to enter and participate in this event.

Today’s featured author is Marieke Nijkamp and her book, THIS IS WHERE IT ENDS …


This Is Where It Ends10:00 a.m.
The principal of Opportunity, Alabama’s high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.10:02 a.m.
The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.

10:03 a.m.
The auditorium doors won’t open.

10:05 a.m.
Someone starts shooting.

Told over the span of 54 harrowing minutes from four different perspectives, terror reigns as one student’s calculated revenge turns into the ultimate game of survival.

This Is Where It Ends is a contemporary young adult novel, to be published by Sourcebooks Fire on January 5, 2016. Also available in audio CD and MP3 from Brilliance Audio.



This book isn’t in one of the #bookhuggles boxes, but it is up for pre-order now and has been spotted on the shelves at Barnes & Noble early.

US/CAN readers,

If you pre-order This Is Where It Ends, you can fill out your contact details here: http://thisiswhereitendsbook.tumblr.com/extras and Sourcebooks will send you a special, This Is Where It Ends-themed lanyard, with “TIME WAS OURS” printed on it. The lanyards will be in Opportunity High School colors and they are extremely cool.

What’s more, you’ll be entered into a drawing for a super awesome Grand Prize: a Polaroid Z2300 10MP Digital Instant Print Camera. “I’m especially fond of this grand prize, because I wrote This Is Where It Ends to be a snapshot of life, and this is such an awesome way to celebrate!” ~Marieke Nijkamp

So hop over to the Tumblr and enter now!


Barnes & Noble




Books of Wonder (any copies ordered here will be signed by Marieke!)





Enter the Rafflecopter here for a chance to win 1 of 3 boxes full of books or join the campaign on Instagram …

Instagram: @brendadrakeauthor


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