Friday, January 23, 2015

Free Book Friday: Infandous

Congratulations to Jane Lofton (@jane_librarian)! You've won Sneaker CenturyPlease send us a DM on Twitter or an email to publicityinfo@lernerbooks.com with the subject line "Free Book Friday" and your mailing address so we can get your book in the mail.

This week, enter to win Infandous by Elana K. Arnold. ALA Morris Award-winner Stephanie Kuehn said of the book,"Raw and dreamy, tragic and brilliant, Infandous is both about a girl trapped within her own dark fairytale and the cruel fairytale that all girls are trapped inside. There's no looking away as Arnold's astute heroine journeys through the thorny myth and riddle of her sexuality. How can she own what she's given up or lost? How can she not feel taken?"


"Once there was a mermaid who dared to love a wolf. Her love for him was so sudden and so fierce that it tore her tail into legs."

Sephora Golding lives in the shadow of her unbelievably beautiful mother. Even though they scrape by in the seedier part of Venice Beach, she's always felt lucky. As a child, she imagined she was a minor but beloved character in her mother's fairy tale. But now, at sixteen, the fairy tale is less Disney and more Grimm. And she wants the story to be her own.

Then she meets Felix, and the fairy tale takes a turn she never imagined.

"Things don't really turn out the way they do in fairy tales. I'm telling you that right up front, so you're not disappointed later."

Sometimes, a story is just a way to hide the unspeakable in plain sight.

If you'd like to win  Infandous, please leave a comment on this post (including your first and last name), or tweet this line: "Free Book Friday! RT to win @ElanaKArnold's INFANDOUS from @LernerBooks. bit.ly/1OrSN"

We'll announce the winner on Friday, January 30, so check the blog then to see if you've won!

Good luck!

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