Thursday, April 4, 2013

The Grimm Chronicles Volume 2 by Ken Brosky and Isabella Fontaine: Guest Post


A typical Sunday for Ken Brosky:

 9:00 - Wake up.
 9:05 - Drink homemade iced chai and read the New York Times.
 9:30 - Take out the dogs.
 9:31 - Yell at the dogs for peeing on the sidewalk.
 9:35 - Grab the mail.
 9:36 - Cry upon receiving rejection letters from publishers.
10:00 - Write for 30 minutes.
10:30 - Wander into the kitchen, eat a s'mores Pop-Tart (coughSPONSOR?cough)
11:00 - Write for 30 minutes.
11:30 - Check Facebook.
12:00 - Put puppy on lap. Tell her not to bite me.
12:05 - Write for 5 minutes.
12:10 - Check Facebook.
1:00 - Lunch. Better be delicious or I'll get cranky.
1:30 - Check iPhone for no reason.
2:00 - Work out.
3:00 - Surf the web.
4:00 - Write for 30 minutes.
4:30 - Chase the dogs.
5:00 - Write.
5:10 - Stare wistfully out the window.
6:30 - Dinner.
7:30 - Read.
9:00 - Take out the dogs.
9:05 - Yell at the dogs for peeing on the sidewalk.
10:00 - Read or write, depending on mood.
10:30 - Play game on iPhone.
11:00 - Give up, go to bed.

What's you typical day entail? 

The Grimm Chronicles
Volume 2

200 years ago, the Brothers Grimm changed everything.

With the help of a little magic, fairy tales were made real, manifesting all over the world. Charming princes. Gold-hunting dwarfs. Terrible step-mothers. Heroic animals.

Then, slowly, they began to change. Everyone—from Prince Charming to the old miller—grew more evil. Corrupted. A hero was chosen to stop them, hunting them down one by one and destroying them with the help of a magic pen and a special rabbit assistant.

For 200 years, the hero’s magic pen has been passed on from generation to generation. The newest hero is Alice Goodenough, an 18-year-old junior from Washington High School. While her friends spent their summer working and having fun, Alice found herself doing battle with creatures most human beings don’t even realize exist. A giant snake. A blood-sucking prince. A terrifying half-man, half-hedgehog. Dastardly dwarfs intent on mind-controlling everyone who uses a cell phone.

Now, senior year has begun. With it comes a new challenge at school, where bullies have grown bolder and classes more challenging. As if that’s not enough, Alice must face off against a collection of Corrupted who all share a terrible secret, one that might awaken a creature capable of doing untold damage. To uncover the secret, Alice will have to face off against a man-eating lizard, a bloodthirsty sea captain, and a mysterious wizard who can see into the future …

This book contains:

Episode four: The Orphanage of Doom

Episode five: Blood and Thunder

Episode six: The Order of the Golden Dragon

Bonus material:

The Lost Journal of Eugene Washington

Assorted fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm

A Legacy of Red

The Grimm Chronicles Volume 1

This book contains the first 3 episodes of the critically acclaimed series:

Episode 1: Prince Charming Must Die!

Episode 2: Happily Never After

Episode 3: Revenge of the Castle Cats

The Grimm Chronicles is intended for Young Adults aged 13 and up. The goal is to provide Young Adult readers with a strong, charismatic young woman in the role of the hero and provide readers with a positive protagonist who uses her brain to overcome obstacles life throws in her way.

“5 stars!” ~ Bookies Book Blog

"Highly recommended for all who love fairy tales and the YA genre." ~ My Cozie Corner

"All in all the books were excellent." ~ LilyElement

"If you love fairy tales and them being turned into modern day stories you will love these short stories." ~ Mom With a Kindle

5 stars (out of 5) ~ I Am, Indeed

“Isabella Fontaine and Ken Brosky’s incredible talent for storytelling takes the reader on an amazing action-packed ride fueled by endless creativity and limitless imagination. TGC is like a high-stakes version of Harold and the Purple Crayon meets a contemporary, above ground Alice in Wonderland. “ ~ Bookfetish

“I absolutely loved this book! No, let me rephrase that, I FREAKING LOVE THIS BOOK! Nope, that doesn't even do it justice. Vol. 1 has the first three stories from the 12 that will ultimately make up the chronicles.” ~ Jesse Kimmel-Freeman


Ken Brosky received his MFA in fiction writing from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. He also teaches English at Madison College. This is his first Young Adult series.

Isabella Fontaine owns a farm in Wisconsin and enjoys reading weird books like House of Leaves. This is her first Young Adult series.

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5 Kindle ebook copies of The Grimm Chronicles Volume 2

Ends 4/11/13


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