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Release Day for HOOKED

Happy Book Birthday to Hooked!  Today Hooked gets released into the big, wide crazy world!

*throws confetti*

Virtual sugar cookies with hot pink sprinkles for everyone!

HOOKED Book Cover for sites

When Native American Fredricka ‘Fred’ Oday is invited to become the only girl on the school’s golf team, she can’t say no. This is an opportunity to shine, win a scholarship and go to university, something no one in her family has done.

But Fred’s presence on the team isn’t exactly welcome — especially not to rich golden boy Ryan Berenger, whose best friend was kicked off the team to make a spot for Fred.

But there’s no denying that things are happening between the girl with the killer swing and the boy with the killer smile…


Kirkus Reviews says, “Not just a Romeo and Juliet story, the book examines the conflicts of white versus Indian and rich versus poor, giving it far more heft than the average romance. Bravo.” (Starred Review)

Publishers Weekly says, “Fichera shows strong storytelling chops as she weaves together plot lines involving class struggles, violence, bullying, and–of course–romance.”

Available in bookstores everywhere!

When you see Hooked in the wild–bookstores, airports, big box stores, the mall, even in your own hands, be sure to email or link your photo to Liz Fichera from any of your social media properties (Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+), indicate where you snapped your photo and automatically be entered to win a $25 Visa Gift Card!  Anyone (US/International) can participate!  Winner will be announced on Liz’s blog the week of February 25.

Happy Book Birthday to Hooked, Liz Fichera, and HarlequinTEEN!

Comparable Titles for HOOKED by Liz Fichera

Hooked is set in the American Southwest.  It’s the story of a Native American girl with a killer golf swing who takes on the boy on her team with the killer smile.

In a nutshell, it’s Perfect Chemistry meets Catching Jordan with a dash of West Side Story and has already received a starred Kirkus Review!

There’s also a very cool worldwide pre-order promo for Hooked right now.  Anyone who pre-orders Hooked by December 31, 2012, receives a free music download and gets entered to win a HarlequinTEEN gift basket chock-full of some of the latest and hottest YA books.  Pretty cool.  Click here to learn more.

In the meantime, one of the giveaways this week here at The Class of 2K13 is my Class of 2K12 mentor Megan Bostic’s debut Never Eighteen.  Awesome contemporary YA!  I loved it!! Very poignant, realistic fiction.  Click the Giveaway tab to enter.

Happy Reading and Good luck in the giveaway!

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