Monday, January 17, 2011

Flash Burnout by L.K. Madigan Giveaway

I read Flash Burnout last year because it was shortlisted for our state high school book award list. (I'm glad to say it made the list!) I fell in love with Blake (yep, I've got a book crush on him), the story, the voice and wrote my praises in my review:

"I LOVED Flash Burnout-like totally and completely fell head over heels for this book loved it. This book had everything I could want-a great narrator that I could relate to and an authentic male teen voice, a delicate dance of friendship and romance, a bit of mystery, fantastic character growth, and one of the best YA family's I've read about in a long time.
Flash Burnout is a fantastic read. Blake's story is one that once you start, you won't want to stop. I wanted to finish it in one sitting but also wanted it to draw out so it wouldn't end. Seriously, if you haven't read this one, get your hands on it. This is a perfect example of how YA contemporary novels should be written."

I've since been reading Lisa's blog (I love her Tim Gunn posts!!) and she is hilarious and incredibly sweet. She's the type of author where you read their blog and want to be their friend and talk books, pop culture, and yes, Project Runway-she's just that awesome.

Last week, Lisa shared some difficult news. The book community is awesome and I seriously have met the most amazing people via blogs, and a group of us knew we had to show our love and support for Lisa. So we've put together a group of posts and giveaways because we want to share the amazingness that is L.K. Madigan! Check out Stacked, Fat Girl Reading, Galleysmith, Arlington Public Library's Teen Blog, and YA Librarian Tales for more giveaways and reviews. And The Debs have a great giveaway of 40 sets of Flash Burnout and The Mermaid's Mirror!

Here at GreenBeanTeenQueen, I'm giving away a copy of Lisa's award-winning novel, Flash Burnout. In addition to my blog giveaway, I am making a donation to the American Cancer Society in Lisa's name.

Contest Rules:

-Must be 13+

-Contest ends January 30, midnight (Central Time)


-Earn +2 Extra Entries for sharing this giveaway (blogging, tweeting, etc.)

-Fill out form below to enter:


  1. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  2. This is just such sad news! I don't need to enter the give away, but posted my Flash Burnout review on the site

  3. Thanks for doing this. The news is sad.

  4. My god, I didn't know... I'm still crying... Thank you for the giveaway, but on the top of that for what you're doing you and all the other bloggers...

  5. When I read her post, it very nearly made me cry. Even though I haven't read any of her books (but I plan on checking them out from my library as soon as I get a chance), but I'll keep her in my prayers.

  6. Great contest!
    I'm keeping Lisa and her family in my prayers. ♥

  7. Such a great comment and a fantastic way to support the cause!

  8. Thanks for the giveaway!
    I read the news on her LJ - so sad.
    My thoughts and prayers are with her and her family.


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