The Brightest Stars
<— Okay so, it’s not live YET (it’s going live at midnight) but Anna Todd is partnering with me for a giveaway and I’m starting it early!! OMG I am IN LOVE with that bracelet (I actually have an “Alex and Ani” bracelet that I NEVER take off given to me by one of my very best friends). 😀 And the one in the giveaway (see it below) is the PERFECT one to go with this book.
AND!!!! Speaking of this book, it sounds utterly AMAZING!!! I love the angst and introspection that comes with the plight of a military hero (and the heroine that loves him), and this one gave me a blurb jolt, BIG TIME!
…That’s when she meets him—a closed book she’s desperate to open.
At just twenty, Kale is a handsome, brooding soldier struggling with the aftermath of two tours in Afghanistan. He’s emotionally damaged and closed off. Quiet doesn’t begin to describe him. But as Karina gets used to his stable presence, she finds it hard to ignore the way he makes her feel. In their time together, she finds the stillness she has always wanted and never found. She lets down her guard…
Yep!!! This one’s for me! 😀
Here’s the whole synopsis:
Karina knows the harsh realities of military life. And like anyone who has grown up around an army base, she knows the background noise that follows a soldier home from war. That’s why she’s forging her own quiet life in her own little house. But she hasn’t turned her back on her family. She’s the glue that holds them together—when her father is deployed, when her brother, Austin, has another brush with the law.
Karina knows that she has to look after herself, that she can’t always fix what’s broken. But when Austin’s behavior worsens and her father’s reactions grow more extreme, Karina feels her own edges beginning to fray. That’s when she meets him—a closed book she’s desperate to open.
At just twenty, Kale is a handsome, brooding soldier struggling with the aftermath of two tours in Afghanistan. He’s emotionally damaged and closed off. Quiet doesn’t begin to describe him. But as Karina gets used to his stable presence, she finds it hard to ignore the way he makes her feel. In their time together, she finds the stillness she has always wanted and never found. She lets down her guard. And she lets herself fill in the blanks about this mysterious man.
But illusions quickly made are quickly shattered. That’s when Karina has to find her own courage—to untangle the truth from the lies, and decide what she’s going to do about it.
A riveting story about the love and lies, THE BRIGHTEST STARS will stay with you long after the last page has been turned.
- Anna Todd’s The Brightest Stars
- And an Alex & Ani star bangle bracelet.
How to enter for a chance to win this awesome prize? Just leave a comment below (and better yet, tell us your favorite military romance book, or your favorite Anna Todd book), and by 10pm EST, this Sunday September 23rd, 2018, I will randomly select one lucky commenter as the winner.
Also, while not necessary to enter, it would be awesome if you’d share this giveaway on Twitter or Instagram, or Facebook.
The winner will be contacted and will have 48hrs to respond with a mailing address, so if you are picked, do not delay or you will lose your chance. This book will be sent to the winner directly by the author.
Giveaway open to US addresses only.
Prizing and samples provided by Anna Todd.
About the Author
Anna Todd is the New York Times bestselling author of the After series, The Spring Girls and the upcoming The Brightest Stars. Always an avid reader, she began writing stories on her phone on Wattpad, the reading and writing multiplatform for original stories, with After becoming the most read series on the platform with over 1.5 billion reads. The print edition was published in 2014. It has been published in over 30 languages, with more than 11 million copies sold worldwide, and is a #1 bestseller in Italy, Germany, France and Spain. The film adaptation, which Anna is co-producing, is set to be released in early 2019. Anna and her husband currently live in Los Angeles.
Find her at AnnaTodd.com, on Twitter at @imaginator1d, on Instagram at @imaginator1d, and on Wattpad as Imaginator1D.