Compulsion Trailer Reveal!

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Today, we have a very special event! A trailer reveal! Unfortunately, I'm a few days late on this because moving is yucky, but you should check it out, because when you do, you could get a chance to win books, swag, signed copies etcetera. I mean, who doesn't want those awesome prizes?


by Martina Boone

Coming October 28th

Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse

Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse.

All her life, Barrie Watson had been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lived with her shut-in mother. When her mother dies, Barrie promises to put some mileage on her stiletto heels. But she finds a new kind of prison at her aunt’s South Carolina plantation instead--a prison guarded by an ancient spirit who long ago cursed one of the three founding families of Watson Island and gave the others magical gifts that became compulsions.

Stuck with the ghosts of a generations-old feud and hunted by forces she cannot see, Barrie must find a way to break free of the family legacy. With the help of sun-kissed Eight Beaufort, who knows what Barrie wants before she knows herself, the last Watson heir starts to unravel her family's twisted secrets. What she finds is dangerous: a love she never expected, a river that turns to fire at midnight, a gorgeous cousin who isn’t what she seems, and very real enemies who want both Eight and Barrie dead.

"Darkly romantic and steeped in Southern Gothic charm, you'll be compelled to get lost in the Heirs of Watson Island series." -- #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Jennifer L. Armentrout

"A fresh twist on the Southern Gothic — haunting, atmospheric, and absorbing.” -- Claudia Gray, New York Times bestselling author of A THOUSAND PIECES OF YOU and the Evernight and Spellcaster series 

"Compulsion is a stunningly magical debut with a delicious slow burn to be savored. I want to live in this story world!" -- Wendy Higgins, USA Today and NYT bestselling author of the Sweet Evil Trilogy from HarperTeen

This is a highly anticipated book! You can read my interview with Martina here and my review over Compulsion here.

About Martina:

Martina Boone was born in Prague and spoke several languages before learning English. She fell in love with words and never stopped delighting in them. She’s the founder of, a Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers site, and, a site devoted to encouraging literacy and all this YA Series.

From her home in Virginia, where she lives with her husband, children, and Auggie the wonder dog, she enjoys writing contemporary fantasy set in the kinds of magical places she’d love to visit. When she isn’t writing, she’s addicted to travel, horses, skiing, chocolate flavored tea, and anything with Nutella on it.

Now for the amazing book trailer:

Wasn't that awesome? Doesn't it just make you want to dive into this book world? Ugh so much love!
Now for the GIVEAWAY!!!!!!
 Check out some of the awesome prizes you could win! But be sure to remember my special key code for extra entries! *Click the Giveaway link above to enter into the Rafflecopter*
My Key Code: KAKSAMR

Awesome right? Make sure you enter the giveaway and share with others! Everyone should read this awesome book! :)


  1. I hadn't seen this trailer before, so thanks for posting it! :) Definitely very intriguing...and now I'm curious if the boy in it is the model who is on the cover for Brigid Kemmerer's SACRIFICE? I gotta look this up!

    Wendy @ The Midnight Garden

    1. Actually, I think it might be! It's a photo for iStock, so it definitely wouldn't surprise me! Thanks for stopping by our blog! My co-blogger and I are in love with The Midnight Garden! :)


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