Teen Book Giveaway!

Do you know a teen that loves to read? Be sure they visit the Telling Tales Festival this fall to discover some exciting new books.  This year we have a special Teen Stage that features talented Canadian authors Shane Peacock and Kevin Sands!

We’re celebrating with a special contest. Here’s your chance to win The Dark Missions of Edgar Brim or The Blackthorn Key!

We’ll ask a new question each day on our Facebook page. Simply reply in the comment section for a chance to win one of these fantastic new books. We’ll draw a new winner each day, so be sure to follow along and share your suggestions with us.

August 6

Win Shane Peacock’s The Dark Missions of Edgar Brim (for ages 12-17)







Question: Tell us a scary monster from literature

Whether it’s a mythological creature or an evil foe, tell us the name of a character that made you scream, or still gives you nightmares.

August 7

Win Kevin Sands’ The Blackthorn Key (for ages 10-14)







Question: Name an ingredient used by apothecaries

Many different natural ingredients, including plants and herbs were used to create medicines and potions. Tell us one of these ingredients that may have been used by apothecaries.

Contest Details

The contest takes place from Saturday, August 6 to Sunday, August 7, 2016. Simply reply in the comments below the Facebook contest post by midnight each day to be entered into a random draw. One lucky winner will be selected and announced by noon the following day.

Attention Teens

Be sure to visit the Teen Zone at this year’s festival to hear presentations about mystery, drama and suspense. And don’t forget, you can also meet these authors after their presentation to get their autograph!

Meet Shane Peacock

Listen to author Shane Peacock discuss his first Gothic horror novel The Dark Missions of Edgar Brim. Plus he has two more new books out this year: his first picture book The Artist and Me and Separated, a prequel to his books in The Seven Series.

Meet Kevin Sands

After escaping from university with a pair of degrees in theoretical physics, Kevin Sands turned his hand to uncovering the secret world of apothecaries. He is the author of the award-winning bestseller The Blackthorn Key, and its sequel, Mark of the Plague.

A special thank you to Simon & Schuster Canada and Tundra Books for supplying the book prizes.

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