Monday, 15 October 2012

Fall into Fantasy Giveaway Hop - The Argetallam Saga by Elisabeth Wheatley

The Key of Amatahns (Argetallam Saga, #1) The Secrets of the Vanmars (Argetallam Saga, #2) 

Welcome to the 'Fall into Fantasy Giveaway Hop'!

You might recognise these books because I featured them a little while ago 

Now you have another chance to win these great YA fantasy Novels!
Thanks to the author Elisabeth Wheatley for being so generous!



The Key of Amatahns (Argetallam Saga, #1)
Janir had the misfortune of being born with one of the hated Argetallams for a father. But unlike other Argetallam children, she was mostly granted a normal childhood, away from the rest of her family. It looked as if she would live a relatively normal life as the foster-daughter of a powerful lord. Until one critical day Janir’s powers awakened and she became entangled in a young enchanter’s quest for a long-lost treasure called the Key of Amatahns..

The Secrets of the Vanmars (Argetallam Saga, #2) After her adventures with the Key of Amatahns, sixteen-year-old Janir Caersynn Argetallam returns home to find Brevia on the brink of war with a neighboring country, Stlaven. Her foster-father and even Saoven—a brave young elf warrior—think it will be safe at the castle where Janir grew up. However, while trying to unravel a looming mystery, Karile—self-taught wizard and Janir’s self-appointed best friend—becomes certain that there is danger in the mountains surrounding Janir’s childhood home and that it has something to do with Stlaven’s most powerful family, the Vanmars…



'Just for Fun' (Slightly Strange) Author Interview/Quiz

Elisabeth Wheatley





Favourite colour?
Hunter green or dark purple. Can’t decide.

Favourite drink?
Black tea with a dash of milk. Yum!

What did you do last weekend?
I was at a dog show in Maryland (where it was bloody cold) with some friends. (I’ll have photos on my blog soon.=)

Have you ever lied about your age?
Only when I couldn’t remember it!

Would you make a good vampire?
In a word? No. I love human food way too much.

What super-power would you like to have?
The ability to teleport would be nice.

What’s your ideal way to spend the summer?
Writing, reading, riding horses, and writing.

If you had only one day left to live, how would you spend that last day?
Oh, I’d probably spend it mostly reading and writing.

Would you ever get a tattoo?
Well, I have a fear of needles, a fear of my mother, and can be a bit vain. So…probably not.

Have you ever thrown a party while your parents were out?
Does dancing like a maniac with your younger brothers to old ABBA songs count?

Book you can’t wait to read?
The next book in The Captive series by Erica Stevens. =D

Someone you’d like to meet?
CS Lewis. I think he was a very interesting man.

What title would you give your life story (so far)?
Learning the Hard Way.

What scares you?
Needles, bees, airplanes, heights, tunnels, ghosts, heavy machinery equipped with large, spinning blades, elevators, politicians…it’s a pretty long list.

Last time you wore a fancy dress?
When I went to a local opera show with my mom. Don’t remember how long ago that was or even which opera…

Indoors or outdoors?
Indoors for work, outdoors for play!

Summer or Winter?
I prefer summer. I hate being cold, but at the same time I always look forward to Christmas!

Popcorn-salty or sweet?
Tough one! But I think I’d pick sweet caramel with candied pecans.

Stay up late or go to bed early?
Always go to bed early. Unless you don’t want to, and then always stay up late.

What’s the first word that comes to mind when I say the words:
Chocolate-gimme
Christmas-cheer
Train-crossing
Girl-pigtails
Rock-ouch
Bubble-gum
Fairy-godmother
Dinner-turkey

Total mayhem – try to name an item in each of the following categories that begins with the same letter as the first letter of your name!

A car- Elantra
A food- Eggplant
A place- Egypt
An animal- Exmoor pony
A famous person- Eleanor of Aquitaine
A film or TV show- Ella Enchanted
A book- Eragon


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12 comments:

  1. Thank you for having the giveaway. I love YA fantasy books, I love the escapism of it.

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  2. I like YA fantasy when I want an easy read

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  3. thank you so much for the giveaway. i love YA fantasy

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  4. I love YA fantasy! Thanks to you both for this giveaway!

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  5. Thank you! Yes I do like YA fantasy :) & I love your quiz lol

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  6. I really enjoy YA fantasy. This is the first I've read about this series and it sounds like a great adventure. Thank you Elisabeth! And thanks for the chance!

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  7. Thanks for the giveaway! I love YA fantasy, some of my favorite books are from this genre!

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  8. Thanks for the giveaway! I love YA fantasy; it's one of the best things to come out of the "golden age" of YA and MG lit.

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  9. THank you so much for the giveaway!!! I read YA fantasy, and so do my children!! (we have 9 under the age of 18)
    Lisa Hackney
    yankssssrule08 at yahoo dot com

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  10. Your slightly strange quiz rocked!
    Lisa Hackney
    yankssssrule08 at yahoo dot com

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