Monday, October 10, 2011

Book Giveaway: Weight of Stone by Laura Anne Gilman

Thanks to the wonderful Publicity Manager at Gallery Books, Melissa Gramstad I have three weeks of giveaways leading up to the release of The Shattered Vine by Laura Anne Gilman on October 18th.

Last week the publisher gave away Flesh and Fire, the first installment, and the winner was:
 Anita Yancey who I will be notifying later today

I will also have reviews coming up as well as I get my copies of the book.  This week I have the second book in the Vineart War series, Weight of Stone up for grabs.  I received my copies this weekend and I cannot wait to start this series.

Here's a little more about the book:

An island nation has vanished. Men of honor and magic have died unnatural deaths. Slaves flee in terror. . . . Are the silent gods beginning to speak? Or is another force at work in the Lands Vin? Laura Anne Gilman’s critically acclaimed, Nebula Award–nominated Flesh and Fire introduced a brilliantly imagined world where the grapevine—cultivated by the Vinearts who know the secrets of wine magic—holds together disparate lands. Now, confusion, violence, and terror are sweeping over the Lands Vin. And four people are at the center of a storm.

Jerzy, Vineart apprentice and former slave, was sent by his master to investigate strange happenings—and found himself the target of betrayal. Now he must set out on his own journey, to find the source of the foul taint that threatens to destroy everything he holds dear. By Jerzy’s side are Ao, who lives for commerce and the art of the deal; Mahault, stoic and wise, risking death in flight from her homeland; and Ka├»nam, once Named-Heir of an island principality, whose father has fallen into a magic-tangled madness that endangers them all.

These four companions will travel far from the earth and the soul of the vine, sailing along coastlines aflame with fear, confronting sea creatures summoned by darkness, and following winds imbued with malice. Their journey will take them to the very limits of the Sin Washer’s reach . . . and into a battle for the soul of the Lands Vin. For two millennia the Sin Washer’s Commandment has kept these lands in order: Those of magic shall hold no power over men and those princes of power shall hold no magic. Now, that law has given way. And a hidden force seeks the havoc of revenge.

So do you want to win it?  It's simple, enter through the Rafflecopter below, all that is required is your name and email.  Open to the US only, the book will come straight from the publisher.  Ends 10/15 at 11:59pm EDT.  Thanks!


Lieder Madchen said...

This series has been on my to-read list for a while but I haven't read it yet. Thank you for the chance!

mbreakfield said...

I've heard of this series and it sounds great. thanks for the giveaway

Cathy W said...

I've not started or heard of this series before. Thanks.

erin said...

I've read LAG and I loved her retriever series. I've had this new series of hers on my wishlist for a while but haven't had a chance to start it. Thanks for the giveaway!

Julie said...

I haven't read or heard of this series before, but it sounds like a great one, and I would love to start it!!

Michelle @ The True Book Addict said...

I'm only recently hearing about this series and I'm really excited to read it. Thanks for the giveaway!

Laurie said...

I have not read it yet,but I for sure want too!

Laurie said...

I have not read it yet,but I for sure want too!

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