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Contest! Win Autographed YA Novels by Open Book writer-in-residence Alisha Sevigny!

Alisha Sevigny

With the sun finally making an appearance, there's no better time to load up on great summer reads - especially young adult tales that will be gobbled up by readers of all ages.

We're giving away not one, but two SIGNED sets of two incredible YA books by our May 2019 writer-in-residence Alisha Sevigny, courtesy of Alisha herself, who will sign the books for the winners before they're shipped. 

Open Book's writer-in-residence summer reading contest prize pack includes one copy of each of:

To enter, send an email with your full mailing address to using the subject line "Sevigny Summer Reading Contest". All entries must be received by 11:59pm on Sunday, June 2, 2019 to be considered.

As mentioned, there will be two winners for this contest, who will each receive a prize pack of the two titles above. Winners will be chosen at random and notified via email.

To learn more about - and from - Alisha, don't miss the chance to visit our WIR page, where Alisha has been sharing tips and inspiration for writers and readers all month long, from staying fit while sitting long enough to write a book to effectively researching for fiction. 

Happy summer reading to everyone who enters!

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Summer Constellations

Julia Ducharme is ready for a fresh start. Her little brother has finally recovered from a serious illness, and now she just wants to enjoy peak season at the campground her family owns. Maybe this will be the year her annual summer fling with Dan Schaeffer becomes something more?

But her summer dreams are quickly shattered. First, Dan arrives for vacation with a new girlfriend in tow, and then Julia discovers this may be her last summer in the only home she's ever known.