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15 Mary Sue Readers Will Win This Amazing Bundle of Fantasy, Sci Fi, and YA Books

You could be holding the golden ticket

You know what’s better than one free book? That’s right, count ’em, three whole free books. And these happen to be particularly awesome.

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Courtesy our friends at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, your summer reading list is about to get a major upgrade. Three tantalizing new titles could be headed your way:

Isle of Blood and Stone by Makiia Lucier, a mysterious puzzle-box of a fantasy epic, Chemistry Lessons by Meredith Goldstein, an exciting YA debut featuring a girl scientist hero trying to crack the science behind love, and Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne, one of The Mary Sue Book Club’s selections, a science fiction romance that reimagines Jane Eyre in space, just as Charlotte Brontë would have wanted.

What’s that you say? You want all of these books posthaste? We hear you. Here’s how you can win:

  • Entry dates: 8/14/2018 – 9/5/2018
  • 15 winners!!! Each will be mailed a book bundle with all (3) titles
  • You can enter by signing up to our newsletter below OR if you’re already receiving the newsletter, you can email us at with the subject line “Sweepstakes – Summer Reads”


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  • PLEASE NOTE that by entering this giveaway, the entrants will be automated opted into our email list. This giveaway is limited to U.S. addresses only (but if U.S. residents want to help out Canadian or overseas friends by entering for them or taking on the shipping, we won’t judge).

Good luck, and happy summer reading!

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Kaila Hale-Stern
Kaila Hale-Stern (she/her) is a content director, editor, and writer who has been working in digital media for more than fifteen years. She started at TMS in 2016. She loves to write about TV—especially science fiction, fantasy, and mystery shows—and movies, with an emphasis on Marvel. Talk to her about fandom, queer representation, and Captain Kirk. Kaila has written for io9, Gizmodo, New York Magazine, The Awl, Wired, Cosmopolitan, and once published a Harlequin novel you'll never find.

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