Strange the Dreamer, which just came out on March 28, is one of of the most lush and unusual books I've read. Laini Taylor's latest world of gods and librarians is so gorgeously described that I couldn't put it down. How can you resist a book about gods and librarians?
Luckily for our readers, The Novl has offered us an equally gorgeous prize pack to give away! (Seriously, I am so jealous of whomever wins. LOOK AT THIS THING.)
One (1) winner receives:
- copy of Strange the Dreamer
- golden earbuds, eyeshadow, and writing pen set.
In case you've been living under a rock (or in a very depressing library with no access to either the internet or YA novels), here's the synopsis:
A new epic fantasy by National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Laini Taylor of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy.
The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around--and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he's been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it. Then a stunning opportunity presents itself, in the person of a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors, and he has to seize his chance to lose his dream forever.
What happened in Weep two hundred years ago to cut it off from the rest of the world? What exactly did the Godslayer slay that went by the name of god? And what is the mysterious problem he now seeks help in solving?
The answers await in Weep, but so do more mysteries--including the blue-skinned goddess who appears in Lazlo's dreams. How did he dream her before he knew she existed? and if all the gods are dead, why does she seem so real?
In this sweeping and breathtaking new novel by National Book Award finalist Laini Taylor, author of the New York Times bestselling Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy, the shadow of the past is as real as the ghosts who haunt the citadel of murdered gods. Fall into a mythical world of dread and wonder, moths and nightmares, love and carnage.
Welcome to Weep.
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HOW TO WIN
In order to win, comment below with the strangest dream you've ever had. Giveaway closes on Monday, May 1 at 11:59pm CST. Winner will be chosen randomly. US addresses only (sorry, international readers!) Prizes are provided by Little, Brown & Co. Giveaway is now closed.