Book Blast & Giveaway! One, Two, Three by Elodie Nowodazkij

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When seventeen-year-old Natalya’s dreams of being a ballerina are killed in a car accident along with her father, she must choose: shut down—like her mother—or open up to love.

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One, Two, Three
by Elodie Nowodazkij
Publication date: June 26th 2014
Category: YA
Genre: Contemporary, Romance

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Last year,seventeen-year-old Natalya Pushkaya was attending the School of Performing Arts in New York City. Last year, she was well on her way to becoming a professional ballerina. Last year, her father was still alive.

But a car crash changed all that—and Natalya can’t stop blaming herself. Now, she goes to a regular high school in New Jersey; lives with her onetime prima ballerina, now alcoholic mother; and has no hope of a dance career.

At her new school, however, sexy soccer player Antonio sees a brighter future for Natalya, or at least a more pleasant present. Keeping him an arabesque away proves to be a challenge for Natalya and his patient charms eventually draw her out of her shell.

When upsetting secrets come to light and Tonio’s own problems draw her in, Natalya shuts down again, this time turning to alcohol herself.

Can Natalya learn to trust Antonio before she loses him—and destroys herself?

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~Guest Post~

Choosing my own magic

ONE, TWO, THREE isn’t the first book I wrote but it’s the first one I felt like I wanted to share with the world (scary) and that was getting so many lovely reviews by the ones who read it. I got very close to getting picked up by a literary agent several times, I received great feedback from beta readers, critique partners and through contests but…the magic door stayed close. In the past months, I read a lot of books that I know would do so well with readers but for x or y reason haven´t hit the shelves yet. That´s when I realized that I could choose my own magic.

That doesn’t mean I didn’t have to work hard on my book, or that it didn’t have to go through several editing rounds, copy editing, proofreading…That doesn’t mean I am guaranteed for my book to do well.
It would be a lie to say I´m not scared because I totally am. People are going to read my book(s). People are not going to read my book(s). People may hate my characters. Others may love them.

But mainly I´m excited. And happy. And looking forward.

Yep, lots of emotions. Luckily I have a very patient and supportive husband 🙂

I cannot wait for you all to get to know Antonio and Natalya!

~About the Author~

Elodie

Elodie Nowodazkij was raised in a tiny village in France, where she could always be found a book in hand. At nineteen, she moved to the US, where she learned she’d never lose her French accent. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Modern Language & Linguistics, and later earned master’s degrees in German Cultural Studies and European Studies. Unbeknownst to her professors, she sometimes drafted stories in class. Now she lives in Germany with her husband and their cat (who doesn’t seem to realize he’s not human), and uses her commuting time to write the stories swirling in her head. She’s also a serial smiley user.

Elodie’s Website | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads | Newsletter

~Giveaway~

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Wife, mother, blogger, author, gamer, and a lover of the culinary arts. Toni lives in Michigan with her husband and four children. If she's not writing or curled up with a book, you'll most likely find her playing with her kids, baking cupcakes, or killing zombies.
  • Elizabeth Parker

    This book sounds pretty good, adding it to my TBR list.

  • Kim T. M Hall

    i hope i win

  • The book sounds heart-wrenching. Wishing Elodie much success!

  • AuthorElizabethWyke

    The book sounds great! Thank you for the opportunity! <3

  • Lindsay Galloway

    What a great idea for a giveaway! I love that they’re going to donate to a literacy project <3

  • Carol Savoy-Fox

    Got it on my TBR list and it sounds like a good one 🙂

  • Lee Todd

    thanks for the giveaway

  • Erin F

    looks and sounds fabulous 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

  • Rainne Atkins

    Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

  • Me, My Shelf and I Blog

    This looks awesome – just the kind of book I love to read! Thanks for hosting!

  • eeyorenyk

    Thanks for the giveaway, sounds fabulous. 🙂

  • This is a really awesome giveaway! *fingers crossed* 😉