Monday, March 31, 2014

Out and About: Bloggers Forum + Book Signing with Becca Fitzpatrick + Giveaway!

Out and about is a feature here on Fragments of Life for events, book launches and movie adaptations.

For the third Out and about, I’ll talk about the Bloggers Forum and Book Signing with Becca Fitzpatrick.

The Basics:


Becca during the interview before the book signing. Photo credit to Algel of Literary Panda

The author is: Becca Fitzpatrick! *fangirls*
The Organizer is: National BookStore.

What books:

The Hush, Hush Saga + Black Ice

When: March 29, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. (Bloggers Forum) and 4:00 p.m. (actual book signing event)

Where: Powerbooks, Greenbelt 4 and National Book Store, Glorietta 4

How aka details: This is the longish part.

At the Bloggers Forum, we had a Q&A with Becca. When I was called on to ask her a question, Becca told me: "Have we met/talked before? You look familiar." The fangirldom commenced. I admitted that I was a big fan since waaay back and was a member of Fallenarcangel, the official fan site for the Hush, Hush Saga. So stoked that she remembers me! On to the details, *coughs*,I learned the following:
  • When Becca first wrote Hush, Hush, Patch was not a fallen angel. He was just a normal boy based on a real boy that she knew way back. Patch had a dark secret and Becca didn't know it when she first wrote the draft. She figured out that he was a fallen angel since fallen angels are the original bad boys.
  • The hardest book she wrote was Crescendo. Her editor made her delete all but 25 pages of the draft.
  • *teaser from Sapphire Skies* - quoted from The Bookaholic Blurbs
    It tells a story about a girl named Stella from Philadelphia and she witnesses a brutal crime. She's put to a witness protection program in Nebraska. She resents her situation and just wanted to get home. However, she's beginning to fall in love with this handsome cowboy who lives next door. So she's torn to stay for the cowboy or keep moving so the bad guys wouldn't find her.

Me and Black Ice! Photo Credit to Kai of Amaterasu Reads

Each one of us got a surprise ARC of Black Ice. Big thanks to Becca and NBS team! 

Me and Becca! Thanks to Kai of Amaterasu Reads

Becca and the blogger girls :) Thanks to Kayla for the photo!
Big thanks to National Book Store for the awesome forum + event! Now, because I love Patch and Becca and angels in general, I have a giveaway for those of you who were not able to make it to the Manila and Cebu signing. I asked Becca to even put in a little message for you...

So this is open to PH residents only, this time around. Might do an international giveaway for the next Tahereh-Ransom-Veronica signing. Enter below!

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  1. I love the Hush, Hush series. I can't wait to her new book.

  2. nope, but would really love to try it! <3 fingers crossed :) oh! and thanks for this awesome giveaway! :D

  3. I love this series. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to attend the event :( . I can't wait for Black Ice!!!

  4. I haven't read it yet. But I see and hear good comments and reviews of this series :)

  5. This series is one of my favorites!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. I haven't read the series, but I read good reviews. I'm excited to win this book. :)

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  8. I absolutely LOVE Becca Fitzpatrick and her books! ♥ I was just really really sad and heartbroken that I wasn't able to see her and attend her book signing. :( However, I'm glad that she enjoyed Philippines and I really want (as much as I want to win this giveaway haha) and can't wait for her to come back. Thank you for being generous and giving us the chance to win something this awesome! ♥ :)

  9. I haven't read the series yet but I heard great reviews about it. It'd be awesome if i win so i could give it a try :)

  10. i hope i win!!! :3 thank you for this Precious :)

  11. I haven't read this book. But, I based on the summary I've seen and the feedbacks of other readers of this book. I would love to try it!