Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Blind Spot Trailer Reveal!

Hello everyone!  Today I am particpating in the Blind Spot Trailer Reveal!  Yaaaay!  Also, I will be helping Laura Ellen promote her contest for a copy of Blind Spot!


Blind Spot
by Laura Ellen
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover
Release Date: October 23, 2012
by Harcourt Children's Books

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There’s none so blind as they that won’t see. 

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Farni’s body floated to the surface of Alaska’s Birch River six months after the night she disappeared. The night Roz Hart had a fight with her. The night Roz can’t remember. Roz, who struggles with macular degeneration, is used to assembling fragments to make sense of the world around her. But this time it’s her memory that needs piecing together—to clear her name . . . to find a murderer.This unflinchingly emotional novel is written in the powerful first-person voice of a legally blind teen who just wants to be like everyone else.



BLIND SPOT CONTEST

What’s Your ‘Blind Spot’? Contest:

In Blind Spot, Roz has a visual impairment
that makes her feel insecure. As a result, she become so obsessed with proving she is 'normal' that she loses sight of everything else-- including
clues to a murder.
What's your blind spot? Was it getting on the cheer squad? Is it losing weight? Have you ever wanted something so bad that, like Roz, you lost or almost lost something or someone important to you?

Share it and you could win a signed hardcover of Blind Spot and the chance to have your 'blind spot' story posted on October 26th during Laura Ellen’s blog tour. Some of your favorite authors will be sharing their stories too!
To enter go to Laura Ellen’s website www.lauraellenbooks.com and fill out the contest form any time between October 2nd an midnight EST October 16, 2012.

BOOK TRAILER



The trailer for Blind Spot was produced by Vania Stoyanova at VLC Productions (http://www.vlcphoto.net/. Laura Ellen's 14-year-old son James composed and performed the music for the trailer with Steve 'Oz' Osburn http://www.ozmusic.com/steve_oz.html. It was recorded in Muruga Booker's (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muruga_BookerSage Court Studios. 

About Laura Ellen--------------- Goodreads | Website | Twitter 
Laura Ellen is a full-time writer and mother of three who began her career as a teacher in both Language Arts and special education. Diagnosed with juvenile macular degeneration as a teen, she drew upon her own experiences with vision loss to write her debut YA thriller Blind Spot, an emotional and suspenseful page-turner. Born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, she recently moved across country from Ann Arbor, Michigan to Scottsdale, Arizona.

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