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July 2, 2013

Giveaway: Quarantine: The Loners and Quarantine: The Saints by Lex Thomas

Hey guys!  We are so thrilled to be able to bring to you another
awesome giveaway, thanks to the awesome people at
Media Masters Publicity!

Just complete the Rafflecopter at the end of the post for a chance
to win books 1 and 2 in the Quarantine series!

We’ve read book 1, Quarantine: The Loners, and loved it!
Reviews of both books coming soon!

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As original as The Hunger Games, set within the walls of a high school exactly like yours.” – Kami Garcia, New York Times best-selling co-author of the Beautiful Creatures novels

It was just another ordinary day at McKinley High—until a massive explosion devastated the school. When loner David Thorpe tried to help his English teacher to safety, the teacher convulsed and died right in front of him. And that was just the beginning.

A year later, McKinley has descended into chaos. All the students are infected with a virus that makes them deadly to adults. The school is under military quarantine. The teachers are gone. Violent gangs have formed based on high school social cliques. Without a gang, you’re as good as dead. And David has no gang. It’s just him and his little brother, Will, against the whole school. 

In this frighteningly dark and captivating novel, Lex Thomas locks readers inside a school where kids don’t fight to be popular, they fight to stay alive.

“Take Michael Grant’s Gone and Veronica Roth’s Divergent, rattle them in a cage until they’re ready to fight to the death, and you’ll have something like this nightmarish debut…Thomas’ whirlwind pace, painful details, simmering sexual content, and moments of truly shocking ultra-violence thrust this movie-ready high school thriller to the head of the class.” – Booklist (starred review)

add to goodreadsQuarantine: The Loners by Lex Thomas
Publication Date:  July 10, 2012
Publisher:  EgmontUSA

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A cross between the Gone series and Lord of the Flies, Quarantine #2: The Saints contunues this frenetically paced and scary young adult series that illustrates just how deadly high school can be.

Nothing was worse than being locked in—until they opened the door…
McKinley High has been a battle ground for eighteen months since a virus outbreak led to a military quarantine of the school. When the doors finally open, Will and Lucy will think their nightmare is finished. But they are gravely mistaken.

As a new group of teens enters the school and gains popularity, Will and Lucy join new gangs. An epic party on the quad full of real food and drinks, where kids hookup and actually interact with members of other gangs seemed to signal a new, easier existence. Soom after though, the world inside McKinley takes a startling turn for the worse, and Will and Lucy will have to fight harder than ever to survive.
The Saints brings readers back to the dark and deadly halls of McKinley High and the QUARANTINE series.

add to goodreadsQuarantine: The Saints by Lex Thomas
Publication Date:  July 9, 2013
Publisher:  EgmontUSA

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Lex Thomas is the pen name for the writing team of Lex Hrabe and Thomas Voorhies. Their first novel, QUARANTINE: THE LONERS, earned a starred review from Booklist, and Huffington Post Books called it “one of the best books that I have ever read.”

Lex received a BA in Drama and English from the University of Virginia and has worked as an actor, director and writer. Thomas graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design, and now writes, and exhibits his realist oil paintings in Los Angeles. 

Lex and Thomas met in a writers’ group in Los Angeles. Their friendship developed as they tried to blow each other’s minds with clips from bizarre movies. In 2005, they became a screenwriting team, and found that writing with a friend is much more fun than doing it alone. Visit them at www.lex-thomas.com.

Connect with the Authors:  Website | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads

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25 Comments

  1. Vivien
    7/2/2013

    The covers caught my eye months ago and the premise sounds fantastic!!

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  2. Traci
    7/2/2013

    I have been dying to read this, because im so loving this genre right now and it sounds so good…thanks for the giveaway!!!

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  3. Nice giveaway! I’m really excited to read it now. Thanks for the chance to win.
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  4. I have heard so many good things about this series and would like to see what all the hype is about :) Thanks for the giveaway!
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  5. Erika
    7/2/2013

    Looks like an interesting book with a virus and keeping safe in the school. Thanks!

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  6. Veronica Vasquez
    7/2/2013

    They sound like great books, an awesome series, and I love the genre!

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  7. Julia Rain
    7/2/2013

    Such a fascinating concept! I can’t imagine being trapped inside my high school! It just sounds really interesting.

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  8. Bcteagirl
    7/2/2013

    I noticed this series before and added them to my ‘books I want to read’ list. I am a fan of dystopian literature and I like the unique perspective this book is taking.

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  9. Melissa
    7/4/2013

    I’m looking forward to reading this series. Thank you for the opportunity to win!

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  10. Joani S
    7/4/2013

    I’ve been wanting to read these, they sound really good! Thanks for the giveaway!!

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  11. Christy Maurer
    7/4/2013

    I love this type of book! The comparison to the Gone series really got my attention.
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  12. I’m actually hoping the positive reviews are correct in that I will like these books.
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  13. Kimberly Sheridan
    7/6/2013

    The covers really caught my eye, but what really caught my interest st was the excerpt for book 2.as I enjoyed lord of the flies and Gone

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  14. Lisa Vazquezanzua
    7/6/2013

    I want to read these books because I am so in LOVE with the Dystopian genre!! And these books sound AWESOME!!! I have them on my TBR list already. I’m crossing my fingers!!! Thank you so much for having this AWESOME giveaway!!!

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  15. Tammy
    7/6/2013

    I bought the first book for my kindle but haven’t started it yet. This series sounds like something I would love.

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  16. Brandi
    7/7/2013

    Wow! I’ve been looking for great futuristic fiction. Count me in!

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  17. Brandi
    7/7/2013

    Wow! I’ve been looking for great futuristic fiction. Count me in!

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  18. Brandi
    7/7/2013

    Wow! I’ve been looking for great futuristic fiction. Count me in!

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  19. wenkeee
    7/8/2013

    Started reading it in chapters and now I need to know what happened

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  20. Mary G Loki
    7/10/2013

    end of the world books are my fav! :D

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  21. Allyn
    7/10/2013

    These books sound amazing, and I have been wanting to read them for a while now, but so much to read, so little time!

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  22. Holly Letson
    7/11/2013

    The covers pull me in, and the story sounds interesting.
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  23. Meghan Stith
    7/11/2013

    I love stumbling upon new books on these blogs! This one looks like something I would really enjoy! I always wonder how much say an author has on the design of their cover. My brother is getting into the book designing business so it’s something I’m especially interested in!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  24. It sounds amazing and definitely along the lines of what I have been reading lately. I’ve been on a huge dystopian/post apocalyptic kick lately and I want to read anything like that that I can get my hands on.
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  25. Andrea Williams
    7/29/2013

    These sound really interesting and I think my teen sons would enjoy them also.

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