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Pivot Point Blog Tour: Excerpt + Giveaway

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When I was invited to be a part of the PIVOT POINT Blog Tour hosted by Mundie Moms I was totally stoked. And of course I said yes. Because PIVOT POINT is one of my most anticipated reads.

And even though I haven’t yet read it, release date is right around the corner and I will be reading it when it releases next week. Unless I manage to wrangle a copy just a few days before release date. Because this would totally be a D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) book.

I’ve already spotlighted it for my Book Watch post just the other week and now I only have a week left to count down until I’ll be able to discover for myself just how awesome this book is. And judging by the short excerpt I have to share with my post, PIVOT POINT is going to be amazing.

It’s definitely a “me” book with characters I just know I’m going to love.

In addition to the excerpt, I have all sorts of information about the book and author, below, so that you can decide for yourself if PIVOT POINT is a book you’ll want to move to the top of your TBR pile when it releases.

I also have a shared giveaway in which two copies of PIVOT POINT are up for grabs – US only – so be sure to check it out below.

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About the Book

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Title: PIVOT POINT
Author: Kasie West
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages: 352
Release Date: February 12, 2013
Formats: Hardcover, eBook

Knowing the outcome doesn’t always make a choice easier . . .Addison Coleman’s life is one big “What if?” As a Searcher, whenever Addie is faced with a choice, she can look into the future and see both outcomes. It’s the ultimate insurance plan against disaster. Or so she thought. When Addie’s parents ambush her with the news of their divorce, she has to pick who she wants to live with—her father, who is leaving the paranormal compound to live among the “Norms,” or her mother, who is staying in the life Addie has always known. Addie loves her life just as it is, so her answer should be easy. One Search six weeks into the future proves it’s not.

In one potential future, Addie is adjusting to life outside the Compound as the new girl in a Norm high school where she meets Trevor, a cute, sensitive artist who understands her. In the other path, Addie is being pursued by the hottest guy in school—but she never wanted to be a quarterback’s girlfriend. When Addie’s father is asked to consult on a murder in the Compound, she’s unwittingly drawn into a dangerous game that threatens everything she holds dear. With love and loss in both lives, it all comes down to which reality she’s willing to live through . . . and who she can’t live without.

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GOODREADS AMAZONBARNES & NOBLE | INDIEBOUND

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“Kasie West is a master of suspense. The unique structure–seeing two alternate realities playing out at once–leaves you pleading with the characters, don’t answer that phone, don’t go to that house, don’t talk to that person. PIVOT POINT is at once tense and romantic, challenging and engaging. It’s a truly remarkable debut.”

(Robison Wells, Author of VARIANT)

“West’s debut is an expertly plotted, delightfully clever story. Addie’s dual realities pull the reader along to a startling—and devastatingly unavoidable—finale. I can’t wait for the next book!”

(Kiersten White, New York Times Bestselling Author of PARANORMALCY)

“With superb storytelling, a masterful blend of paranormal and normal, a helping of wit and humor, and a mouth-watering romance, PIVOT POINT is one of the most delicious books I’ve read.”

(Elana Johnson, Author of POSSESSION)

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About the Author

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I write YA. I eat Junior Mints. Sometimes I go crazy and do both at the same time.

My debut novel, PIVOT POINT, will be published by HarperTeen on February 12, 2013, followed by its sequel in 2014. I also have a contemporary, THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US, coming out in the Fall of 2013 with HarperTeen.

My agent is the talented, funny, and sometimes crazy, Michelle Wolfson.

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Kasie West will be live and in person at…

February 12th – Book launch in Fresno, CA at the Barnes and Noble in Riverpark (7849 N Blackstone Ave) at 6pm.

February 13th – Book launch in Salt Lake City, UT at The King’s English Bookshop (1511 South 1500 East) at 7pm.

February 14-16 – At LTUE in Provo, UT. Participating in a group signing on Friday night.

February 19th – Signing with Kiersten White (for her book launch of MIND GAMES) at the Carlsbad, CA Library (1775 Dove Lane) at 7pm.

Excerpt

He readjusts his position on the floor, but it doesn’t seem to make him any more comfortable. “I never did give you that zombie quiz on Friday.”

“That’s because you were too busy driving strangers to my house.”

He groans. “I thought you might’ve been mad about that. Sorry.”

“Yeah, well, you’ve known me for such a long time. You should be able to read my looks by now. Glaring at you in the rearview mirror, like this, means: ‘You will die if you take people to my house. Come up with an alternate solution.'” I give him an example of the look.

“Good to know. I’ll start a list.”

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This awesome tour started yesterday over at Fangirlish. You can click any of the links below to check out the other stops on tour or click the “Tour Schedule” Banner to be taken over to the Mundie Moms Blog Tour site for more details.

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Feb. 4 – Fangirlish – Kickoff + Excerpt

Feb. 5 – Fiktshun – Excerpt {You’re Here}

Feb. 6 – Mundie Moms – Review

Feb. 7 – Page Turners – Excerpt

Feb. 8 – A Trail of Books Left Behind – Review

Feb. 11 – Emily’s Reading Room – Review

Feb. 12 – Anna Reads – Excerpt

Feb. 13 – Words, Pages and Books – Review

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Giveaway

  • This tour also includes a giveaway for a chance to win one of TWO copies of PIVOT POINT.
  • The giveaway is for US residents only and you must be 13 or older to enter.
  • The Rafflecopter is the same on all the blogs but be sure to check out all the stops for more chances to win!

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18 Responses to “Pivot Point Blog Tour: Excerpt + Giveaway”

  1. *stamps feet* US only *cries*

    Oh well, I just posted my review for Pivot Point today so yeah, this book was pretty sweet. I love Addie’s looks.

    • Fiktshun009 says:

      So sorry Braiden! 🙁 It’s not one of “my” giveaways otherwise it would have been. But if it’s as awesome as you say, after I review it I may just offer up a couple copies for giveaway!

  2. erinf1 says:

    congrats to Kasie on the new release! Sounds fabulous 😉

  3. This sounds fabulous! It’s like a “choose your own adventure” books for adults! Kind of.

    ~Andrea @ Beauty but a Funny Girl

  4. Vivien says:

    This book was SO bloody good. now I need her contemporary that’ll release later this year!!

  5. Taylor says:

    She describes herself as eating Junior Mints? I think I’m going to like her.

  6. Vicki Vo says:

    Cool exerpt! It makes me want to just continue reading.

  7. This excerpt was fun…
    I love them when they’re short, simple, and right to the point plus the funny thing is definitely working on its favor 😀

    <3
    Thanks for sharing!
    #1stalker

  8. jamieayres says:

    Sounds fantastic! Beautiful cover too:-) Thanks for another great post!!

  9. Thanks for the giveaway. I would love to read this book.

  10. bn100 says:

    This sounds interesting.

  11. Mundie Moms says:

    Thank you for being on the tour!

  12. I have had my eye on this book for quite some time, and can’t wait to read it! Have heard lots of good things from those lucky folks who’ve been able to read it ahead of time. Thanks for the chance!

  13. I cannot wait to read this book! I’ve heard a lot of good things about it : )

  14. Beatriz says:

    This book sounds awesome! I’m really interested in finding out more about the compound she lives in, and what other paranormal things happen there.

  15. I’m really looking forward to this one, too. Thanks!

  16. Brooke says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! Looking forward to this one!

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