Gravity and Luminosity Double Trailer Reveal and Giveaway

Posted October 4, 2012 by Lori in Books / 6 Comments Tags: , , ,

I’m really excited today because I get to be a part of the double trailer reveal for Gravity by Melissa West and Luminosity by Stephanie Thomas. If you haven’t heard of these books, take a look now! They both sound really intriguing and both are books I want to read. There are links for where to find each book, information on both of them, and info on the authors as well. And if you stick around to the very end, there’s a giveaway!

Gravity (The Taking #1) by Melissa West

Genre: Science-Fiction
Level: YA
Publication Date: October 30, 2012
Publisher: Entangled Publishing
Find Gravity: Goodreads/Amazon/Barnes & Noble/The Book Depository

Blurb: In the future, only one rule will matter:

Don’t. Ever. Peek.

Seventeen-year-old Ari Alexander just broke that rule and saw the last person she expected hovering above her bed — arrogant Jackson Locke, the most popular boy in her school. She expects instant execution or some kind of freak alien punishment, but instead, Jackson issues a challenge: help him, or everyone on Earth will die.

Ari knows she should report him, but everything about Jackson makes her question what she’s been taught about his kind. And against her instincts, she’s falling for him. But Ari isn’t just any girl, and Jackson wants more than her attention. She’s a military legacy who’s been trained by her father and exposed to war strategies and societal information no one can know — especially an alien spy, like Jackson. Giving Jackson the information he needs will betray her father and her country, but keeping silent will start a war.


About Melissa

Melissa lives in a tiny suburb of Atlanta, GA with her husband and daughter. She pretends
to like yoga, actually likes shoes, and could not live without coffee. Her writing heroes
include greats like Jane Austen and Madeleine L’Engle.

She holds a B.A. in Communication Studies and an M.S. in Graphic Communication, both
from Clemson University. Yeah, her blood runs orange.

GRAVITY is her first book.

Find Melissa


Luminosity (Raven Chronicles #1) by Stephanie Thomas

Genre: Fantasy
Level: YA
Publication Date: November 13, 2012
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Find Luminosity: Goodreads/Amazon/Barnes & Noble/The Book Depository

Blurb: My name is Beatrice. When I was born, I was blessed with the Sight. I was immediately removed from my parents and enrolled in the Institution. At the age of twelve, I had my first true vision, earning my raven’s wings. And when I turned seventeen, one of my visions came true. Things haven’t been the same since.

The Institution depends on me to keep the City safe from our enemy, the Dreamcatchers, but I’m finding it harder to do while keeping a secret from everyone, including my best friend Gabe. It is a secret that could put us all in danger. A secret that could kill me and everyone close to me.

But the enemy has been coming to me in my dreams, and I think I’m falling in love with him. He says they’re coming. He says they’re angry. And I think I’ve already helped them win.


About Stephanie

Stephanie Thomas has been writing ever since she could put letters together to form words. When she was a small child, she would present her mother and father with self-made newspapers filled up with make believe stories and pictures. Her love for writing followed her all throughout her schooling, where she entered and won writing contests of all sorts. Stephanie decided to become an English teacher and completed her B.A. at The Pennsylvania State University. While teaching, she later went on to get her Master’s in writing from The Johns Hopkins University. She completed her very first manuscript during her graduate studies, and by the end of the program, she had completed two more. Stephanie is quick to tell anyone that she’s a born and raised Philadelphian, and her heart will always belong there. She moved to Baltimore with her husband, and they’ve been living there for the last five years with their doggie, Sailor, and their rabbit, Buns (aka “T Sizzle”).

Find Stephanie


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6 Responses to “Gravity and Luminosity Double Trailer Reveal and Giveaway”

  1. To be honest, it were the blurb’s that sparked my attention, not the trailers. Although both trailers look nice, they don’t make me more excited to read the books. In general, I’ve never really liked book trailers, cause they usually use impersonations, they show you how the place would look like, how the people would look like, while I prefer to leave that part in my imagination. To leave some things out, just get a feeling instead of a full picture in 3D
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  2. DeeDee Griffin

    The trailers were fine, but they were so slow. I’d read a line and then have to wait a long time to read the next one. I’d rather just read the blurbs. They got my attention more, and yes I’m excited to read them both!

  3. Goldenfur

    I really really want to read Gravity!
    Why? IT’S ABOUT ALIENS!!!!!

    P.S. I have a minor obsession with aliens…

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