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Hey Book Beauties! First off today I am doing a giveaway! 

Up for grabs is the newly released paperback copy of Tiger's Curse by Colleen Houck (SIGNED :D), the new paperback version has exclusive content such interview with Colleen Houck, and some of Kelsey's recipes in the back such as Ren's Cookies (yum)!

On top of having this awesome giveaway, Splinter publishing has also shared with me the interview with Colleen Houck to share with you guys!

What makes the paperback release different from the hardcover?
The paperback release will bring in a whole other group of readers. I have several friends who prefer reading paperbacks over carrying around the heavier hardcovers and they're very excited to get their hands on this new version. There is also the chance to update the book and add bonus material which all my fans know I love to write.
What are you most excited about with the paperback?
I'm very excited to share Kelsey's recipes! I'm a foodie as most of you can tell from my books and I can say from experience that there's nothing better than sitting down with a new paperback and a hot batch of Ren's cookies. Light a sandalwood candle too and it's like you're in the story.
Is there something you can tell us about Tiger’s Curse that no one else knows?
Yes! Pay close attention to Kelsey's dreams because they are foreshadows of things to come later on in the series.
Ren or Kishan?
 I honestly love both brothers and want both of them to get their happy endings. I didn't think I'd love Kishan as much as I do but he has solidly wedged himself into my heart.
Kelsey can be sassy! Why did you choose to make her character so empowered?
 I wanted a heroine who could do all the cool things I'd like to do. I was a big fan of Wonder Woman. She was beautiful and could do amazing things. That's what I wanted for Kelsey. My hope is that my female readers will see that ordinary girls can do extraordinary things.
Has your day-to-day changed since becoming a NYT bestselling author?!? 
What does your husband think about it?
 My day to day just gets busier and more hectic every week that passes. My favorite time is when I can just sit down at my computer and get lost in my story. My husband is proud and amazed. He likes to brag about his author wife to perfect strangers and hands out book marks to everyone he meets.
 Last question—do you plan on visiting India? You’ve already done so much research about it!
I have no immediate plans but I would LOVE to go. I think it would be amazing to see all the locations I've written about. I made a real effort as I wrote to layer my fantasy world on top of real world places because I like the idea of feeling like you could actually step through a doorway into another world.

Tiger's Curse by Colleen Houck
Purchase Tiger's Curse in paperback: B&N . Amazon UK

Passion. Fate. Loyalty.

Would you risk it all to change your destiny?

The last thing Kelsey Hayes thought she’d be doing this summer was trying to break a 300-year-old Indian curse. With a mysterious white tiger named Ren. Halfway around the world. But that’s exactly what happened. Face-to-face with dark forces, spellbinding magic, and mystical worlds where nothing is what it seems, Kelsey risks everything to piece together an ancient prophecy that could break the curse forever.

Tiger’s Curse is the exciting first volume in an epic fantasy-romance that will leave you breathless and yearning for more.

Giveaway DETAILS

  • International
  • Will run now until May 27th
  • One entry per person (extra entries will be deleted)
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Again thank you splinter publishing for sending me the copy of Tiger's Curse so I can host this giveaway, and also thank you for letting me share the interview with Colleen Houck! :D


Unknown said...

Thanks for hosting this giveaway :) I loved reading Colleen Houck's interview a lot. Natasha @ Paranormal Goddess Book Blog

Paige said...

Love the interview! I have Tigers Curse on my TBR for this month and just because of this interview/giveaway I'm going to start reading it when I get home =)

~Paige @ Comfort Books

Anonymous said...

I love this series and I would love to win a signed copy.

Enbrethiliel said...


I'm one of those readers Colleen mentioned who prefers paperback copies to hardback copies, so I'm looking forward to this release, too. =)

Colleen's husband sounds adorable! I love that he's so proud of his wife that he gives out bookmarks to complete strangers. <3

caroline.taylor078 said...

You should definitely do more youtube vids, I have missed you!

miki said...

^^ great interview, i loved how her husband is giving her bookmarks like that ^^ sucha great support

thanks you a lot for the giveaway too

Evie said...

I can't wait to read this book! Thanks a lot for the chance to win it :)

Jonathan said...

Thanks for the giveaway ! I wanted to read this series for a long while now ! =)

Nicola said...

Thanks for the giveaway!!

Sara @ Forever 17 Books said...

Thanks for the interview and giveaway! :)

bookworm105 said...

Great interview! This has been on my TBR pile for a while so thaks for the chance to win this! =D

ArtemisG said...

Very beautiful interview! Thank you for the giveaway.

Alba said...

OH MY GOD!! It's the giveaway!! hehehe I missed when you posted it! right away hehehehe
Thank you so much!

Holly said...

Great interview! I really LOVE this series! I already own the series in hardcover, so I'm not entering.Good luck to everyone!

Unknown said...

The covers on the books in this series are amazing. Thank you for offering this giveaway to readers. I can't wait to read the Tiger's Curse series.

PuttPutt1198Eve said...

I think it's great that the author warned us to pay attention to Kelsey's dreams. That way we can kjeep our eyes open!