Thursday, February 18, 2010

Ally Carter - Heist Society - Tonight!

Tonight (and tomorrow night), Ally Carter (The Gallagher Girls series) will be in Houston promoting the first book of her new young adult series, Heist Society. It sounds like a lot of fun! The film rights for this were snatched up VERY quickly, so that's exciting to hear about a new book! Buzz buzz buzz!! I'm anxious to hear what wisdoms Ally has to pass along!

From Goodreads:
When Katarina Bishop was three, her parents took her on a trip to the Louvre...to case it. For her seventh birthday, Katarina and her Uncle Eddie traveled to Austria...to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned fifteen, she planned a con of her own--scamming her way into the best boarding school in the country, determined to leave the family business behind. Unfortunately, leaving "the life" for a normal life proves harder than she'd expected.

Soon, Kat's friend and former co-conspirator, Hale, appears out of nowhere to bring her back into the world she tried so hard to escape. But he has good reason: a powerful mobster has been robbed of his priceless art collection and wants to retrieve it. Only a master thief could have pulled this job, and Kat's father isn't just on the suspect list, he is the list. Caught between Interpol and a far more deadly enemy, Kat's dad needs her help.

For Kat there is only one solution: track down the paintings and steal them back. So what if it's a spectacularly impossible job? She's got two weeks, a teenage crew, and hopefully just enough talent to pull off the biggest heist in history-or at least her family's (very crooked) history.


Now, would any of you be interested in winning a signed copy of Heist Society in a contest if I get my hands on an extra one? First edition hardback! Let me know (today, please ;)!!

11 comments:

  1. I would love to win a copy of this book! I've been watching it for months, and it sounds great!!
    Definitely let us know how the reading/signing with Ally goes!

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  2. How could anyone say no that that offer? Yes. How fun, a signing! Tell us how it went.

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  3. I would LOVE to read this book! It sounds like an incredible story.

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  4. I would love to win a signed copy!!! But wait she is in town tonight?! Where I must go!!! I can't believe I don't know where to find this info! email me at jenniferdaiker@gmail.com if you get this before hand!!!

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  5. Well, this is mild interest (6 comments - I'm not saying that those of you who did comment did so mildly ;), but the idea of hosting another contest has won me over! I will see what I can do tonight!

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  6. Kristin, do you really have to ask if we want to win... anything? of course we do! : )

    That sounds like so much fun! I hope you have a blast!!!

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  7. It's not really my kind of read, but I'd like to win it just so I could chant...NA NA NAH NAH NA!! :)

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  8. hiya Kristin! you have an award @ my blog :D

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  9. Kimberly - um... no I guess I don't. lol. :)

    DL - You are automatically disqualified for the contest! NA NA NAH NAH NA! hahaha.

    Amelia - thanks everso!!

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