Monday, August 25, 2014

INTL Giveaway | Win a Copy of Double Negative by C. Lee McKenzie


Double Negative

by C. Lee McKenzie


Published by: Evernight Teen
Publication date: July 25th 2014
Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult


“My life was going, going, gone, and I hadn't been laid yet. I couldn't go into the slammer before that happened.” Hutch McQueen.
Sixteen-year-old Hutchinson McQueen is trapped between an abusive mother and an absentee father. Shackled by poor vision and poor reading skills, he squeaks through classes with his talent for eavesdropping and memorizing what he hears. After another suspension from school and suffering through one of his mother’s violent attacks, he escapes to a friend’s house that turns out to be a meth lab. The lab is raided and Hutch lands in juvenile detention. When the court sentences him to six months in a new juvenile program, he meets a teacher with Alzheimer’s who will change his life and hers.









About the author


In my other life--the one before I began writing for teens and younger readers--I was a teacher and administrator at California State University, San Jose. My field of Linguistics and Inter-cultural Communication has carried me to a lot of places in the world to explore different cultures and languages. I can say, “Where’s the toilet?” and “I’m lost!” in at least five languages and two dialects. Go ahead. Pat me on the back.

My idea of a perfect day is one or all of the following: starting a new novel, finishing writing a blockbuster novel, hiking on a misty morning trail in the Santa Cruz Mountains, saying Namaste after a great yoga practice, sipping a cappuccino topped at a bustling cafĂ©, reading in front of a fire with snow outside, swimming in an ocean someplace.

I've just set out my perfect life. Day after day after day.






Giveaway


One (1) ebook copy of Double Negative. 
Open internationally.
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2 comments :

  1. Thanks for hosting me on my book tour. It's always great to meet bloggers I haven't connected with before.

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  2. I could have sworn I stopped in to say hello days ago. I think my brain is Book Blitz out! Anyway, thanks for hosting me on your super blog. Appreciate it a lot.

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