Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Blog Tour, Top Tens List, and Giveaway: Fields of Elysium (A.B. Whelan)

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Fields of Elysium by A.B. WhelanHow can love mend a heart full of hate?
Small town girl, Molly Bennett, moves to Los Angeles where she becomes an outsider while attending Beverly Hills High School. It seems life cannot be any more dreadful. Then one day after school, something magical happens. On a secluded hike in the Hollywood Hills, Molly chases her disobedient mutt and only friend into a hidden cavern. She stumbles upon a strange glimmering gateway that transports her to Arkana, a planet that is the cradle of an advanced human race. There, teenagers navigate amazing flying vehicles, compete in perilous games for glory, and possess supernatural powers. While Molly tries to wrap her mind around this unbelievable discovery, she meets the alluring and mysterious Victor Sorren. He is a Sentinel Apprentice, whose hatred toward people from Earth is beyond understanding. Yet every time Victor unpredictably saves Molly's life, his heart draws closer to hers, no matter how much he tries to fight against it. It further complicates things that their growing friendship is strictly forbidden. Earth people are prohibited in Arkana, yet Molly continues to cross through the portal to Arkana to see Victor. Torn between their double lives, they go down a dangerous path, from where there is no return and multiple endings.
Fields of Elysium is a suspenseful, romantic tale full of forbidden secrets, unimaginable danger, deception, and the never-ending fight for true love.

Top Ten Books That Have Been Made Into Movies

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte ( book 1847) One of my most favorite classics. 

Journey to the Center of the Earth - Jules Verne (book 1864 / movie 2008) I envy Verne's imagination.

The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne (book 1874 / movie 2012) I'd love to have a lunch with Verne.

Murder on the Orient Express - Agatha Christie (book 1934 / movie 1974) She is one of a kind ...

Interview with the Vampire - Anne Rice (book 1976 / movie 1994) Brad Pitt was so hot!

Misery - Stephen King (book 1987 / movie 1990) I couldn't sleep for nights...

The Notebook - Nicholas Sparks (book 1996 / movie 2004) One of the most romantic movies ever .... 

Bridget Jones's Diary - Helen Fielding (book 1996 / movie 2001) Sad and funny in the same time.

Harry Potter Series - J.K.Rowling (books 1997-2007 / movies 2001-2011) Love, love, love 

Twilight Series - Stephenie Meyer (books 2005-2008 / movies 2005-2008) Team Edward 

The Hunger Games - Susanne Collins (book 2008 / movie 2012) I couldn't put the book down... the movie? Well, it was okay. 


"The novel's take on otherworldly travel is a compelling one, and the romantic plot will likely appeal to Twilight fans." - Kirkus Reviews

"I expected a good love story with a paranormal twist. I got so much more. I think you should take the chance and read it. Let this book take you on the adventure, fall in love." - Young Adult and Teen Readers

"Fields of Elysium is a fabulous read. ... Whelan paints her faith into the fabric of her story with deft, light brushstrokes, making her work accessible to all, no matter their spiritual beliefs or background." - Readers Favorite

"I escaped into this fantasy world, author, A.B.Whelan, created and I didn’t want Molly to go. From detailed descriptions, to sweet romance, and to all the twist and turns in the story, it had me captivated from page one." - Mary Ting, author of the Crossroads Saga

"Whelan's writing is very vivid and descriptive. It's more formal than the average YA novel, but I enjoyed the lyrical and mesmerizing quality to it. I thought the overall story read like a fairy tale--very sweet." - Megan Thomason, author of Daynight

Author A.B. Whelan
A.B.Whelan is a Hungarian born, American writer. She currently lives with her husband and two children in Southern California.
While growing up in a wealthy Eastern European family, she had a chance to travel Europe. Later as an adult, she visited Africa and the Middle East and lived in Ecuador and in Crete.

  foe blog tour giveawaysBlog Tour Giveaway

 $25 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash A gift bag of one signed copy of Fields of Elysium, a scrabble-tile pendant on a necklace, and a fridge magnet Ends 5/15/13 Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use an Amazon.com Gift Code or Paypal Cash. Winning Entry will be verified prior to prize being awarded. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parent enter for you. The winner will be chosen by rafflecopter and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Giveaway was organized by Kathy from I Am A Reader, Not A Writer http://www.iamareader.com and sponsored by the author. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

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