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The Killing Woods Giveaway

About the book: “A gripping, heartbreaking, emotionally substantial look at [the] allure of danger.” – Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Fatal attraction, primal fear, survival in the forest: From the author of the Printz Honor Book STOLEN, the highly anticipated thriller about deadly games played in the dark.

Ashlee Parker is dead, and Emily Shepherd's dad is accused of the crime. A former soldier suffering from PTSD, he emerges from the woods carrying the girl's broken body. "Gone," he says, then retreats into silence.

What really happened that wild night? Emily knows in her bones that her father is innocent -- isn't he? Before he's convicted, she's got to find out the truth. Does Damon Hilary, Ashlee's charismatic boyfriend, have the answers? Or is he only playing games with her -- the kinds of games that can kill?

I am so excited to be hosting a giveaway for Lucy Christopher's latest book! Ms, Christopher is an excellent writer and her books should be shared.

One of the teens at my library recently reviewed The Killing Woods, saying

"...Christopher creates such a smooth and emotional flavor amongst the characters. Her ability to make the readers empathize so well prove that Christopher is wonderfully talented." 

With a great teem review, you know you want to check it out!

Want a preview?

Want to win a copy? Leave a comment below to win!

-2 lucky winners will receive a copy thanks to Scholastic
-US address only
-Ages 13+ 
-One entry per person please


  1. I do enjoy a good mystery, and this definitely sounds like one! The teens at my library would like it, as well. Thanks for sharing the video!

  2. Thanks for this captivating novel which I would enjoy greatly. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

  3. I'd love to read this! It sounds really good! Thank you for the giveaway!

  4. I absolutely loved Stolen, and can't wait to read anything that this author writes- can't wait to read it and share it with my teens at the library! Thanks!

  5. I LOVED Stolen -- I "made" my book group read it, and it made for a wonderful discussion. So very excited to read her newest novel! Thanks for the video! Laurie

  6. I don't normally read mysteries, but ooh, this sounds like a good one, especially because it's written by Lucy Christopher.

  7. My students love Stolen! I can't wait to read and share The Killing Woods with them too! Thanks for sharing!

  8. This sounds like something I would read!

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  9. I would love to add this to my school library. I am always looking for good titles that will keep the teens interested.

  10. This would be a fantastic addition to my teen collection!

  11. I'd love to win! Thanks!!

  12. Would love to win, this book sounds great!

  13. I'd love to win; I work with teens in a library. When I receive review books I pass them along to teens. They love it.

  14. I'm so excited to read The Killing Woods! It sounds like it has a little bit of an Agatha Christie murder-mystery flair.

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  15. I really want to read this book because it sounds right up my alley. Thanks so much!

  16. Oh this sounds really interesting. PTSD is always a layered issue and affects so many more people than we think. I'm excited to read this!

  17. I've been wanting to read this one and will definitely share it with my students!

  18. I hope I am not too late. This books sounds really interesting!

  19. I have an ARC of this downstairs on my shelf. I can't wait to read it now.


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