YA Scavenger Hunt: Fall 2017 Edition

Welcome to the YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome prizes! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue for the hunt. Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize–one lucky winner will receive one book from each author on the hunt in my team! But play fast: this contest (and all the exclusive bonus material) will only be online for 72 hours!

Go to the YA Scavenger Hunt page to find out all about the hunt. There are FIVE contests going on simultaneously, and you can enter one or all! I am a part of the PURPLE TEAM–but there is also a red team, a gold team, a pink team, and a purple team, each give you a chance to win a whole different set of books!

If you’d like to find out more about the hunt, see links to all the authors participating, and see the full list of prizes up for grabs, go to the YA Scavenger Hunt page.


Directions: Below, you’ll notice that I’ve listed my favorite number. Collect the favorite numbers of all the authors on the purple team, and then add them up (don’t worry, you can use a calculator!).

Entry Form: Once you’ve added up all the numbers, make sure you fill out the form here to officially qualify for the grand prize. Only entries that have the correct number will qualify.

Rules: Open internationally, anyone below the age of 18 should have a parent or guardian’s permission to enter. To be eligible for the grand prize, you must submit the completed entry form by Sunday, October 8, at noon Pacific Time. Entries sent without the correct number or without contact information will not be considered.


Today, I am hosting Ann Aguirre for the YA Scavenger Hunt!

Ann Aguirre is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling author with a degree in English Literature; before she began writing full time, she was a clown, a clerk, a voice actress, and a savior of stray kittens, not necessarily in that order. She grew up in a yellow house across from a cornfield, but now lives in sunny Mexico with her husband, children, and various pets. She likes books, emo music, and action movies. She writes all kinds of genre fiction for adults and teens.

Find out more about Ann Aguirre by checking out her website!  You can also catch up with her on Goodreads | Facebook | Twitter.

Ann Aguirre’s featured book is VANGUARD

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The New York Times–bestselling Razorland saga from Ann Aguirre continues.

Since the war ended, Tegan has dreamed of an epic journey, so when she has the opportunity to sign on as ship’s doctor, she can’t wait. It’s past time to chart her course. Millie Faraday, the kindest girl in the free territories, also yearns to outrun her reputation, and warrior-poet James Morrow would follow Tegan to the ends of the earth.

Their company seems set, but fate brings one more to their number. Tegan will battle incredible odds while aiding Szarok, the Uroch vanguard, who has ventured forth to save his people. Szarok is strange and beautiful, like a flower that blooms only in the dark. She shouldn’t allow him close, as such a relationship is both alien and forbidden. But through stormy seas and strange lands, she will become stronger than she ever knew.

And don’t forget to enter the contest for a chance to win a ton of books by me, Lea Nolan, and the rest of the Purple Team authors! To enter, you need to know that my favorite number is NINE (9). Add up all the favorite numbers of the authors on the Purple Team and you’ll have all the secret code to enter for the grand prize!

Ann’s got a super awesome book trailer to share!


To keep going on your quest for the hunt, you need to visit the awesome Meg Kassel at her website!

Before you go, you’ve got one last chance to win a copy of CONJURE, the first book in Hoodoo Apprentice series!

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30 responses to “YA Scavenger Hunt: Fall 2017 Edition”

  1. Tammy V says:

    My favorite treat includes caramel apples and fall pies. What I like to wear are comfy pjs and thick socks. Been looking for some new sweatshirts but haven’t found any unique enough for me.

  2. Grace says:

    My favorite fall thing is apple cider and going to an apple orchard with my family!

  3. Courtney MiKayla Pierce says:

    I love getting Caramel Apple Spices from Starbucks! Can’t go wrong with a good cider for the changing leaves and autumn weather! <3

  4. bn100 says:


  5. Well, I live in Australia…. so really, there is no fall. Just summer, extreme summer, slightly less hot summer, and ‘winter’.

  6. Tashi JENNINGS says:

    I love sitting around a bon fire with marshmallows. Love hot apple cider and fresh boiled peanuts.

  7. Amy Bernal says:

    I love the smell in the air and the leaves changing colors.
    This is my favorite time of year.
    Sweaters, hats and scarves ❤️❤️

  8. Shahna says:

    My favourite treat is sitting next to a cozy fire with a fluffy blanket and reading while big fat snow flakes are falling outside.

  9. Katherine Paschal says:

    I am a huge scarf wearing too! I am a sucker for some hot black tea so any time it gets moderately chilly I have an excuse for tea!

  10. Penny Olson says:

    Pumpkin spice goodies and wearing jeans comfortably again.

  11. Elisa Panjang says:

    I’ll stay home usually and drink hot cocoa.

  12. Stephanie Wang says:

    omg boots! huge boot fan

  13. Tara Tsai says:

    Hey there! Thanks for having this fun post for the scavenger hunt! Your book covers are beautiful btw ^_^

    • Tara Tsai says:

      Oh and as for fall weather, I absolutely love cozy beanies or hats. People say I look goofy, but I say I’m warm haha

  14. Shekeilah says:

    Love the colors of nature and socks!!

  15. Debi says:

    I love rainy days wrapped up in a blanket in front of my fireplace sitting in my big comfy chair with a great book and a mug of hot chocolate.

  16. Angie says:

    Pumpkin spice EVERYTHING!!! YUM!!

  17. Megan Coppadge says:

    Apple everything! Crisp, pie, cider! And pumpkin pie!

  18. Beth says:

    The first time I put on a pair of thick wool socks when it’s chilly is always a good comforting moment.

  19. Delia Chavez says:

    I love Coco have going to the pumpkin patch <3

  20. Shannon Fay says:

    MY fave treat is a whole experience:
    I like to cozy up in fuzzy socks, a soft scarf, and a nice cozy sweater with my cat, and read a good book and sip hot cocoa

  21. Suzy Michael says:

    Pumpkin spice lattes

  22. My favorite winter item is a blue knit henley shirt that was my dad’s. He passed away and the shirt (which is way too big) makes me feel closer to him.

  23. cassidy says:

    big cosy knit jumpers and I work in a dog kennels so fluffy insoles in my wellies

  24. Harry Brake says:

    I love Apple Cider, Apple Pie, and carving pumpkins!

  25. Carie says:

    I love decor with fall leaves – love those rich colors!

  26. Kassie says:

    Hot chocolate, a blanket and a good book! Perfection!!! 🙂 Thanks for joining the YASH and for the chance to win! Your books sound amazing! I need to read them soon!

  27. Samantha D says:

    Jackets and sweaters!!

  28. Melissa Williams says:

    I love apple cider, hot chocolate, and pumpkin pie/cheesecake.

  29. Samantha Lundergan says:

    Hot cocoa

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