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Oracle Series: all-the-paperbacks and an eARC giveaway

December 14, 2015

GIVEAWAY CLOSED: WINNER: Lucky #39 – Maghon from LA!

And our final giveaway leading up to the launch of I See You (Oracle 2) on December 17, 2015?

ALL THE PAPERBACKS!! YAYYYY!!

And an eARC of I See You (Oracle 2), of course.

All the paperbacks!

Hmmm, I arranged these oddly. I was fighting a head cold when I took the picture. That’s my excuse anyway …

Would you like to win all of these autographed paperbacks and an eARC of I See You?

You would?

Okay then!

To enter: Comment below and tell me your favourite quote from the Oracle or Dowser series.

NEW TO THE DOWSER SERIES BUT YOU STILL WANT TO PLAY ALONG?

Dowser 1 is currently perma-free on all retailers.

Notes/Rules: OPEN INTERNATIONALLY. Each comment will be assigned an entry number. ONE winning entry will then be selected via random number generator. One entry per person. Please make sure to fill out a valid email address in the comment form. Email addresses are not collected for any purpose other than notifying the contest winner.

If you haven’t commented on the blog before, or you comment from a different IP address, the comments are moderated. So don’t worry if you don’t see your entry right away. I will approve it, then assign it an entry number.

Contest closes WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015 at 8 p.m. PST.

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104 Comments leave one →
  1. Vanessa permalink
    December 14, 2015 8:33 AM

    Gah!! No favorite quote because there are too many to choose from!! I think I’ve read all of your books in about 2 weeks (while working too!)!! And I’ve ordered my “attempted murder” tshirt and am anxiously awaiting it’s arrival. I would love to win a copy of all of your books and an advanced eARC too!! 🙂

    • December 14, 2015 12:58 PM

      Entry #1 – though I’m letting you slide about the quote!! 🙂 I hope you love the T-shirt!!

  2. December 14, 2015 8:50 AM

    My favorite quote that immediately comes to mind is “I could never rule out my own inability to focus on things that didn’t interest me” from Cupcakes, Trinkets, and other Deadly Magic because it reminds me so much of myself. Gotta love Jade!

    Thank you for all that you do, Meghan!

    • December 14, 2015 1:04 PM

      Entry #2 – I’m thinking of designing up a T-shirt around this quote. 😀

      • Kendall Jarish permalink
        December 14, 2015 3:52 PM

        This would be an amazing t-shirt!

      • December 14, 2015 3:54 PM

        I’m just wondering if I need to change it to present tense … And if that then wouldn’t be a direct quote from the book. “I never can underestimate my ability to … “

      • December 16, 2015 9:38 AM

        I would buy it past or present tense 😀

      • December 16, 2015 12:03 PM

        I think I’ll have Elizabeth do it as a direct quote in the New Year. Add in some of the chocolate cosmos and the Dowser series hashtag. I just want to wait until Amazon Merch gets everything sorted out on their end. They are still restricting sales. 🙁

  3. Rebecca collins permalink
    December 14, 2015 8:56 AM

    Mcgrowly yes it helped to make fun of him in my head. The sentence it evlrvivant I simply love the word so much I named my cat after him.

  4. Angela permalink
    December 14, 2015 9:12 AM

    Anything about chocolate. Or about Kandy’s hair. Maybe when Kandy’s hair turns brown and totally freaks Jade out.

    • December 14, 2015 1:08 PM

      Entry #4 – 😀 Again, letting you slide without an actual quote. 😀

  5. Penny Barnes permalink
    December 14, 2015 9:35 AM

    I will endure. It’s sweet, simple and gets to her point.

  6. Marisa Brombal D'Emilio permalink
    December 14, 2015 9:37 AM

    I couldn’t pick just one! All I know for sure is, if a book makes me laugh out loud, and then cry, on the same page, it’s amazing! All your books do that for me! I’ve read all of them in a couple of months, and always pre-order the new ones! Amazing and thank you!

    • December 14, 2015 1:09 PM

      Entry #6 – I’m glad you like the books. 😀 I’m letting you slide without an actual quote. 😀

  7. Johnni permalink
    December 14, 2015 9:39 AM

    There are so many great quotes to choose from. One of my favorites from I See Me is ” He didn’t leave. He saw my crazy and he didn’t leave.”

    Can’t wait to break out the Oreos and settle in on the 17th!

  8. Jenifer Thomas permalink
    December 14, 2015 9:41 AM

    “I didn’t know what I was looking for until I saw it. It wasn’t what I expected. It wasn’t one specific image. It wasn’t a clue. It wasn’t enlightenment. It wasn’t good versus evil.
    It was endurance.
    I had endured.
    I endured.
    I will endure.” Jade from Dowser 5
    I love this. Something for all of us to keep in mind. We all endure and will continue to do so until the final moments. We just have to keep mindful of the good and enjoy it as it comes.

  9. December 14, 2015 9:44 AM

    Can I have a couple of quotes?! There’s too many goodies lol 🙂

    From dowser #1-
    “If that’s not the kettle talking smack about the pot, I don’t know what is.”

    From dowser #5-
    “You know, if rabid koalas went around giving hugs”

    From dowser #4-
    “Im not attracted to grumpy older men. Yeah, I’d just keep telling myself that.”

  10. December 14, 2015 9:49 AM

    “Hey,” Kandy said. “Aren’t I supposed to get chocolate if you’re going to force girly talk on me?” – Treasures, Demons, and other Black Magic

    I love Kandy so much, and this quote still fits her so perfectly.

  11. Gail Lewis permalink
    December 14, 2015 10:00 AM

    Too much shit was rattling around in my head, and none of it was constructive or helpful.
    Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Bloody Magic Dowser #2

  12. Amanda permalink
    December 14, 2015 10:06 AM

    These two captured my attention from the very beginning.

    “If you’d asked me a week ago, I would have told you that the best cupcakes were dark chocolate with chocolate cream cheese icing, that dancing in a crowd of magic wielders – The Adept – was better than sex, and that my life was peaceful and uneventful. Just the way I liked it. That’s what twenty-three years in the magical backwater of Vancouver will get you – a completely skewed sense of reality. Because when the dead werewolves started showing up, it all unraveled… except for the cupcake part. That’s a universal truth.”

    “The customer looked familiar, like maybe he’d been in the bakery a few times before. The vampire, however, was new.”

  13. Sara Jo permalink
    December 14, 2015 10:38 AM

    “Shower, please. You smell like bakery. ”
    “Some people like it. ”

    Because I, too, have to hope that my (pediatrics) odor is on some plain, appealing! 😉

  14. December 14, 2015 10:55 AM

    I had trouble narrowing it down to one 😱

    But……. It came from Dowser 1

    “If that’s not the kettle talking smack about the pot, I don’t know what is.”

    This made me sit next to hubster snickering my butt off lol and him giving me that ‘look’ that says she’s lost the plot AGAIN!

    And what’s this about IF wanted them signed 😨 of COURSE we do 😘

  15. Ilka noss permalink
    December 14, 2015 11:18 AM

    But it was completely another thing to waste chocolate out of some silly sense of perceived dignity.

  16. Linda R permalink
    December 14, 2015 11:29 AM

    Gah! I’m at work (shh) and don’t have time to find a quote. Rest assured, however, that I love the way your words work. They grab me and draw me in – and I can’t wait for the next installment. Looking forward to “I see me”!

    • December 14, 2015 1:58 PM

      Entry #16 – I’m letting a lot of you slide on the quote requirement! Glad you like the books!!

  17. Dana permalink
    December 14, 2015 11:55 AM

    He just hung on chewing, waiting for me to drop from his damn venom shit. It takes more than that to get me on my back.

  18. Diane Castro permalink
    December 14, 2015 12:25 PM

    “You love me.” The fledgling guardian’s smile remained, but his tone turned serious.
    “You’d do anything for me.”
    “Yes, I would.”
    “As I would for you.”

    By far one of my favorite quotes between Jade and the fledgling dragon lol

  19. Gemma-Anne permalink
    December 14, 2015 12:57 PM

    ‘Actually, I had accomplished one thing. My outfit rocked.’ 😂

    Dowser 5

  20. Nikki konstatzky permalink
    December 14, 2015 12:59 PM

    From Oracle 1.
    I’d find you, Rochelle. They’d have to kill meto keep me away.

  21. Donna G permalink
    December 14, 2015 4:05 PM

    It’s a tie between “Don’t run. Only prey runs.” and “I do NOT smell like Chinese food!” 🙂

  22. Kendall Jarish permalink
    December 14, 2015 4:07 PM

    “I was always moving forward wasn’t I? Always forgiving, always resilient. Maybe it was time to stop. Maybe it was too much.”
    From Maps, Artifacts, and other Arcane Magic. I love this quote because even though she feels this way, Jade doesn’t stop. Ever. She is strong, yet so vulnerable.

  23. December 14, 2015 5:57 PM

    “It’s like you and Kett had babies,” from Dowser 3. Just a great way to describe something delicious & to take the mick out of your best friends.

  24. Clair Welbourne permalink
    December 14, 2015 7:17 PM

    “Life is a gift,” he said. “And I’m no god.” “She is strong, so strong,” I whispered into his warm skin. “She was injured in service to the guardian nine.” “A service of utmost consequence,” Pulou said behind me. His tone was even, as if he was simply verifying information and not trying to influence the outcome. “She … I can still taste her magic,” I continued. “She’s still here. Please. I would do anything. I would trade my life for hers if I could. Please.” (Dowser 4)

  25. Kathy Pekar permalink
    December 14, 2015 8:11 PM

    “The kiss was brutal-almost punishingly so. Wins away from the playful way he’d traded me in the bakery kitchen three months ago. As if he were punishing me for being gone so long and welcoming me home at the same time.” Dowser 3 (I ❤️ Desmond)

  26. December 14, 2015 8:57 PM

    Not fair ! To many to choose from!

    • December 15, 2015 1:33 PM

      Entry #26 – I’m feeling generous – and I’ve let four others slide above as well – but the entry requirement is part of the fun.

  27. December 14, 2015 11:31 PM

    “I will endure.” I think it’s the best theme of the characters on your books!

  28. December 15, 2015 6:30 AM

    Even chocolate can’t save the day every time … just most of the time

  29. Heather Schlosser permalink
    December 15, 2015 11:21 AM

    Drake: “Then, his eyes full of epic sadness, he whispered, “Only three cupcakes remain” I love this whole scenario where he’s learning to savor…cracks me up every time 🙂 and yes, three cupcakes left is a sad moment indeed.

  30. December 15, 2015 1:40 PM

    I would walk the path as I chose to walk it, with not another inch of it dictated by friend or foe.

  31. Lauren sahai permalink
    December 15, 2015 2:18 PM

    But it was completely another thing to waste chocolate out of some silly sense of perceived dignity.

  32. Heather Lewis permalink
    December 15, 2015 2:50 PM

    “Before I knew who I was – biologically I mean, because I sure as hell don’t know who I actually am yet -” Jade, Dowser 3

    I love this quote. Mostly because I relate. I feel like I’m having a midlife crisis, only I’m not old enough for that just yet!

  33. Amy Hall permalink
    December 15, 2015 3:14 PM

    My favorite quote still comes from Dowser #2. It’s when Kandy say, “Don’t let blondness fool you, fledgling. The witch stabbed a ninehundred-pound grizzly in the ass today. She just keeps her claws better hidden and painted pink.” She describes Jade perfectly to Mory. I just love how bad ass Jade is with a girly edge.

  34. December 15, 2015 3:50 PM

    Something along the lines of: “She said watching me bake was like watching an adept witch work a spell. Flattery will get you treats from me every time.: (I think it was Kandy, but not sure…) from Cupcakes, Trinkets, and Other Deadly Magic

  35. Karin permalink
    December 15, 2015 5:30 PM

    “It’s like they know me here,” I whispered into the phone. “It’s on the edge of creepy…except there’s dark chocolate. Chocolate can’t ever be creepy.”

  36. Angela Wells permalink
    December 15, 2015 5:42 PM

    From the Dowser series, it’s more than one but the last one is one of my faves from McGrowley to Jade.
    “Good kiss,” he said. I laughed. “Cool cat form.” “All the better to stalk you with.” Love it!!

    • December 16, 2015 5:24 PM

      Entry #36 – he has his moments 🙂

      • Angela Wells permalink
        December 16, 2015 6:30 PM

        Yes he does and if there were a real life McGrowley, he could stalk me any time!! 😈

  37. Kayla Marshall permalink
    December 15, 2015 6:22 PM

    I don’t have just one! I love the series so much and cannot wait for book 6. Might just have to reread the entire series. Lol. Jade talks about chocolate A LOT, so I think Jade and I could be the best of friends! Plus, I bake, so she can show me all her secrets! I really am sorry for not having a quote. This is my first comment and I’m so excited to simply be talking to you! Lol.

    • December 16, 2015 5:25 PM

      Entry #37 – Kayla! I’m letting quotes slide because for some reason people are having issues with the requirement this time round, but I won’t next time. Just to be fair to everyone who has taken the time to dig one up. I hope you understand. Thanks for reading!!

      • Kayla Marshall permalink
        December 16, 2015 8:12 PM

        I totally understand! I apologize for no quote! To make up for it, I have one now!

        “This is my destiny?” I cried.
        “You will stay, Jade Godfrey,” Chi Wen said, his voice pulling me from the clutches of the vision. “Train. Learn your magic. You will walk among the humans once again. But not today.”
        I nodded, tears running down my face unchecked. What else could I do?

        I cried at the end of this book. The thought of Jade never seeing Kett or McGrowly again? Peral, her mother, Kandy? It broke my heart!

      • December 16, 2015 8:14 PM

        🙁 I bawled at that ending too!! 🙁

  38. gina permalink
    December 15, 2015 6:27 PM

    There are many… but I’ll go with “Call him vamp to his face”

  39. December 16, 2015 6:10 AM

    I am totally cheating but I can’t help it… From I See You…
    Beau- “you smell like magic. Your magic…”
    Rochelle- “do I taste as good as I smell?”
    Dear lord- book two is better than book one and I totally didn’t think that was possible… To the rest you of— READ I SEE YOU!!! Immediately when it comes out! It’s flipping awesome!!!

  40. December 16, 2015 9:12 AM

    Yeah, all I had to do was get through a horde of demons, overcome Sienna’s defenses, and kill my sister. Easy as freaking pie. And I’d always made terrible pie.

    Just one of the quotes I like – this one because Jade can make a (bad) joke regardless of what else is going on or how bad it really is.

  41. Jeanette Rivera permalink
    December 16, 2015 9:59 AM

    “Again, did you expect anything less from the vampire? He’s such a show-off.”
    Maps,Artifacts,and Other Arcane Magic
    Dowser #5

  42. Marie Derry permalink
    December 16, 2015 12:02 PM

    Don’t know if I’m too late but……
    I would walk the path as I chose to walk it, with not another inch of it dictated by friend or foe. it just shows me how string Jade is, wish I could be like her 😀
    Got loads of things to get ready for Christmas, hmm may have to do it next week!

    • December 16, 2015 5:29 PM

      Entry #42 – love, love this. I had a difficult time writing and reading this part without bawling.

  43. Avanti Snyder permalink
    December 16, 2015 4:44 PM

    Love this paragraph – We all feel this way many times, freedom. I See Me
    AlI I had to do to be exactly where I’d been dreaming of being for the last three years was climb a couple of orange-carpeted steps up into the cockpit between the driver and passenger seats. From there, I could slide in behind the wheel and be off.

    I am really looking forward to “I see you” but have to wait until Christmas as I put it on my list. Have a wonderful holiday

    • December 16, 2015 5:30 PM

      Entry #43 – <3 Rochelle <3 Waiting until Christmas is never a bad thing. 😀

  44. Jennifer permalink
    December 16, 2015 5:42 PM

    “The customer looked familiar, like maybe he’d been in the bakery a few times before. The vampire, however, was new.”

  45. Susan permalink
    December 16, 2015 6:26 PM

    Apple. He’d had the bakery heat up apple juice for me. I shouldn’t read too much in to the action. There was no way he could possibly know what Apple meant to me, just because I ordered Apple pie last night. But still, my throat constricted, and when I tried to hold the emotions at bay, it flooded with a wave of heat through my face and neck. I gasped when the tightness moved to my chest. I couldn’t breathe. Oh, God. I think this was…happiness. Extreme, insane happiness. This didn’t happen in real life.

    Sorry to put so much in but this passage made me happy. That Rochellehad to wait 18 years to feel joy was so sad but it did happen…with more to come!

  46. December 16, 2015 6:57 PM

    Omg, my favorite quote is definitely “I could never rule out my own inability to focus on things that didn’t interest me” from Cupcakes, Trinkets, and other Deadly Magic because, but there are just so many that you’ve inspired me to start a list now!

    • December 16, 2015 8:09 PM

      Entry #46 – Love that, thinking of making a T-shirt out of it. Just so I can wear it. LOL

  47. Jamie permalink
    December 16, 2015 7:16 PM

    From Dowser #3: I love Kandy and how freaking blunt she is! Just ONE of my favorites is when Jade mentions a new cupcake and calling it Unity in a cup and Kandy says without missing a beat..”Screw that, its a freaking orgasm in a freaking cup.” That cracked me up
    🙂

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