Thursday 20 December 2012

Let It Snow Books: Interview with Susan Ee + Giveaway

Welcome to Day 10 of Let it Snow Books 2012, where for the next two weeks you have the chance to read some really fun holiday posts from some of your favorite authors, both here and at Ex Libris.

Today, we welcome author Susan Ee here at Books to Brighten your Mood with a festive post and you will have the chance to win a copy of Angelfall, one of the best books I read not only in 2012 but ever! Angelfall is a dystopian novel unlike anything you have ever read and its sequel one of my most anticipated releases for 2013!
Read my review to see what I mean:
WOW!!!I mean WOW...! I just finished reading Angelfall and I truly can't find the right words to describe my feelings right now. I didn't just enjoy reading this book, I'm not merely ecstatic about it. No, I loved it so much, that I just can't remember when exactly was the last time I fell so in love with a book.Surely, I have really liked other books, but Angelfall is just better. It's among those books that... Read the rest of the review here.

-First of all, I think I'll start with a few questions that I'm dying to know the answer myself :) And the first one is none other than if there are any news regarding the sequel of Angelfall.
Susan: The sequel is scheduled to be published in the Fall of 2013.

-Have you planned how many books will there be in the series?
Susan: I'm guessing there will be five but am not sure yet.

-And now, on to the holiday themed questions :) Since this whole event is about the Best Books we read in 2012, could you share with us some of your favorite titles you read this year?
Susan: I've been hooked on the Gone series by Michael Grant this year. Dark and Juicy.

-Is there anything special you usually do for the holidays?
Susan: Find snow! It’s hard to come by on the west coast, but I try to find time to throw a snowball or two and make some snowangels. This year my inspiration will be Raffe. ;)

-Do you have any favorite holiday themed stories (movies or books)?
Susan: My favorite Christmas movie is A Christmas Story. Growing up in California, where it's often 70 degrees on Christmas, I was wonderstruck by the kid who got his tongue stuck on a pole. Wow—the magic of ice!

-Could you share with us your favorite holiday meal/dessert/candy?
Susan: Turtles. There was an amazing place in New Mexico that made this addictive combination of nuts, carmel and chocolate. My supplier was a friend from New Mexico whose mom sent it to her for the holidays. I never asked for any details because I'd be in serious trouble if I could order as much of it as I wanted. This year, they stopped making it and I'm at a complete loss. I'm currently looking for a substitute so I guess I'll have to try a whole bunch of turtles.

-What’s one of the best gifts you ever received/gave for Christmas?
Susan: This year, for the month of December until Christmas Eve, for every purchase of Angelfall (ebook or paperback) through Amazon, my publisher and I are gifting a copy of Angelfall to young adults in Africa.

-You’re holiday shopping, name a few things you’ll buy this year.
Susan: I have no idea…I'll have a better idea by Christmas eve… :)

Thank you Susan for stopping by here today and Happy Holidays

About the author
Susan Ee has eaten mezze in the old city of Jerusalem, surfed the warm waters of Costa Rica, and played her short film at a major festival. She has a life-long love of science fiction, fantasy and horror, especially if there's a touch of romance. She used to be a lawyer but loves being a writer because it allows her souped-up imagination to bust out and go feral.

Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, Book 1) is her debut novel.
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About the Book:
Title: Angelfall
Author: Susan Ee
Series:Penryn & the End of Days, #1
Publisher: Feral Dream
Length: 255 pages
Release Date:May 21st 2011
Purchase Info: Book Depository, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Goodreads

It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back.

Anything, including making a deal with an enemy angel.

Raffe is a warrior who lies broken and wingless on the street. After eons of fighting his own battles, he finds himself being rescued from a desperate situation by a half-starved teenage girl.

Traveling through a dark and twisted Northern California, they have only each other to rely on for survival. Together, they journey toward the angels’ stronghold in San Francisco where she’ll risk everything to rescue her sister and he’ll put himself at the mercy of his greatest enemies for the chance to be made whole again.


Susan has generously offered a paperback copy of Angelfall to one lucky commenter. (Open Internationally.)All giveaways end on January 5th.

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  1. The best gift I´ve ever received will might be a good book :D Or a little ring I got last christmas ;)

  2. The cat I got in first grade :)

  3. The best Christmas gift was a handmade teddybear one of my best friends made for me. Nothing beats handmade stuff!

    Lilian @ A Novel Toybox

  4. books especially when it some from my wishlist

  5. My favorite gift I received was my kindle. It's my precious.. and this is coming from someone who swore up & down she'd never use an e-reader. I've never been so happy to be proven wrong! :)

  6. A book I wanted very much. It was too expensive and I was resigned to wait for a cheaper paperback but my mum surprised me.

  7. Signed copy of an anticipated book.

  8. My best gift would have to be a leather purse I'd been drooling over for ages :)

  9. The best gift I've ever gotten would probably be a necklace with the first letter of my name on it. It was so pretty and I wear it all the time! I'd also have to say a bunch of different books (too many to name) and video games (also too many).

  10. Thanks for this great interview, I enjoyed reading it. My best gift? My boyfriend gave me some new statues by Nene Thomas last year, I love to collect those.

  11. A cute doll that my parents gave me when I was a kid. Thanks for the giveaway!

  12. Book by my fav author. Just goes to show your friends know you :)

  13. The perfect bedside table lamp. :)

  14. Custom floor to ceiling bookcases.

    Happy Holidays & thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com
    GFC: BookAttict

  15. Books! Thank you for this chance! :D

  16. The best Christmas gift I ever received was a scrabble game from my mom when I was a child. That marked my love for word games and for books. :)

  17. A set of Harry Potter books.:D

  18. One of my favorite gifts was my kindle...I use it constantly!

  19. My hamster! Thanks for the chance to win!

  20. a box of new books , there were around 15 new books inside.

  21. I was given a train set one year. Pretty cool for a little girl.

  22. The complete works of Jane Austen :-) Yes, I'm a lil' bit of a fan girl ;-)

  23. Christmas Cards, earrings, bookmarks. :)

  24. A shiny red bicycle when I was a kid

  25. My Kindle :) Great interview!

  26. Books. I always get them and love them :D

  27. A Kindle filled with my favorite books :)


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