May 14, 2015

Book Highlight/Giveaway: Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone

Every Last WordEvery Last Word
By: Tamara Ireland Stone
Publication: June 16th 2015
By Disney-Hyperion

If you could read my mind, you wouldn't be smiling.

Samantha McAllister looks just like the rest of the popular girls in her junior class. But hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup is a secret that her friends would never understand: Sam has Purely-Obsessional OCD and is consumed by a stream of dark thoughts and worries that she can't turn off.

Second-guessing every move, thought, and word makes daily life a struggle, and it doesn't help that her lifelong friends will turn toxic at the first sign of a wrong outfit, wrong lunch, or wrong crush. Yet Sam knows she'd be truly crazy to leave the protection of the most popular girls in school. So when Sam meets Caroline, she has to keep her new friend with a refreshing sense of humor and no style a secret, right up there with Sam's weekly visits to her psychiatrist.

Caroline introduces Sam to Poet's Corner, a hidden room and a tight-knit group of misfits who have been ignored by the school at large. Sam is drawn to them immediately, especially a guitar-playing guy with a talent for verse, and starts to discover a whole new side of herself. Slowly, she begins to feel more "normal" than she ever has as part of the popular crowd . . . until she finds a new reason to question her sanity and all she holds dear.

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Tamara Ireland Stone

( is the author of Time After Time and Time Between Us, which Melissa Marr praised as a "beautifully written, unique love story," and has been published in over twenty countries. A former Silicon Valley marketing executive, Tamara enjoys skiing, hiking, and spending time with her husband and two children. She lives just outside of San Francisco.


Prize Pack
"Prizes & samples provided by Disney-Hyperion"

One (1) US only 
winner receives the complete Tamara Ireland Stone collection:
A copy of Every Last Word
Plus copies of Time Between Us and Time After Time.
Just leave a comment below with your email and tell us why you want to win this great package!!
Giveaway Ends JUNE 1st!


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  1. My sister and I both deal with OCD and I'd like to win because I'd like to be able to share this book with her. I haven't come across many characters with that trait. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Nschumacher85 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  2. Every Last Word sounds so good. I can't believe this is the first time I am hearing about this book. I would love to win this prize pack so I can read it along with the other two books because they sound really good too (looked up the Thank you so much for bringing this book to my attention. What an awesome giveaway. Thanks so much for the chance. Skyla11377(At) AOL(Dot)Com

  3. Oops, forgot my email.
    Owlana (at) yahoo (dot) com

  4. This is the first I've heard of Every Last Word. Yet it sounds like an interesting read; hopefully the author does a better job of portraying a character with OCD as some of the ones I've read have, well...not handled the subject well.

    I'm definitely curious to see how the author handles the OCD aspect of her character in this one.

    Thanks so much for the wonderful giveaway. =)

    email: hauntingorchid(at)aol(dot)com

  5. I am a huge fan of TIS. And I can't wait for this book. I love the concept, particularly since obsessive thoughts aren't foreign to me. I love that she's not afraid to broach this darker subject matter because it's important that it's out there.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  6. this series sounds fantastic! This is the first I've come across it and I'm definitely intrigued :) thanks for sharing!

  7. Oooh Awesome giveaway! I read the first book and really enjoyed it. Huge fan of TBU! I would love the chance to win the entire set and read it as well. Thanks so much!

  8. I want to win this package because I've never read any books by Tamara Ireland Stone, but I'm really interested in her work. Every Last Word has been on my radar since last year when I discovered it would have a main character with OCD who uses writing to sort of break free.

    I'd love to read Every Last Word especially because it deals with mental illness and writing and as a person that's been in a place where the only freedom there is comes through writing, I imagine I'll be able to strongly relate to Sam.

    Email: abarnes(at)mccks(dot)edu

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. I haven't read any of her books yet! I love psychology, and find myself OCD about a few things.


  10. because never read it

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  11. Bloggers have been RAVING about both this book and just the fact that the author was coming out with another book. I've never read her and I've been told I desperately need to get on this fanboat :D Thank you for the giveaway!

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