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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Charlie Hernandez and the League of Shadows Giveaway

Check out the kid's book by author Ryan Calejo and enter to win the book and a Visa gift card. Open to US residents only, you have through 12/23 to enter.

A young talented writer, Ryan Cajelo, has seen his dream come to fruition with the release of his latest novel, Charlie Hernandez and the League of Shadows. The book is a new middle grade fantasy book published by Simon & Schuster and is based on Hispanic legends, myth, and folklore. A MUST READ for kids! 
More about the Book:
Charlie Hernández has always been proud of his Latin American heritage. He loves the culture, the art, and especially the myths. Thanks to his abuela’s stories, Charlie possesses an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the monsters and ghouls who have spent the last five hundred years haunting the imaginations of children all across the Iberian Peninsula, as well as Central and South America. And even though his grandmother sometimes hinted that the tales might be more than mere myth, Charlie’s always been a pragmatist. Even barely out of diapers, he knew the stories were just make-believe—nothing more than intricately woven fables meant to keep little kids from misbehaving. 
But when Charlie begins to experience freaky bodily manifestations—ones all too similar to those described by his grandma in his favorite legend—he is suddenly swept up in a world where the mythical beings he’s spent his entire life hearing about seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Hispanic folklore and into his life. And even stranger, they seem to know more about him than he knows about himself. 
Soon, Charlie finds himself in the middle of an ancient battle between La Liga, a secret society of legendary mythological beings sworn to protect the Land of the Living, and La Mano Negra (a.k.a. the Black Hand), a cabal of evil spirits determined to rule mankind. With only the help of his lifelong crush, Violet Rey, and his grandmother’s stories to guide him, Charlie must navigate a world where monsters and brujas rule and things he couldn’t possibly imagine go bump in the night. That is, if he has any hope of discovering what’s happening to him and saving his missing parents (oh, and maybe even the world). 
No pressure, muchacho.

***The Giveaway***

2 winners will each receive a copy of Charlie Hernandez and the League of Shadows Book AND $25 Visa GC!
Giveaway is open to US Residents, ages 18+ years of age (limited to one entrant per household).
The giveaway ends 12/23/18.
Simply follow the Rafflecopter entry form below for your chance to win. Be sure to return tomorrow to complete the daily entries! Good luck!
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  1. "What are some of your favorite books you read as a teen?" "Lord Peter," collecting short stories by Dorothy Sayers. "Decline and Fall" and "A Handful Of Dust" by Evelyn Waugh.

  2. In my early teens I remember a great fondness for the works of Ray Bradbury. A wonderful author, I miss him still. Thanks!

  3. Cozy mysteries, like Joanna Fluke's books.

  4. The favorite book I read as a teen was Crime and Punishment by Dostoyevsky. I read that as an early teen but later on I read Jane Eyre by Brontë it would be a toss up between those two.

  5. I am aging myself here. They didn't have much in the way of "teen" books when I was a teenager. I read Go Ask Alice, The Outsiders, London, Dickens, Austen, etc.

  6. babysitters club was huge at my school