ASUNDER and PRODIGY release today!

Oh wow, guys—how AMAZING is it that we have not one, but TWO books launching from Pub(lishing) Crawlers today? (And with such stunning covers, too!)


Needless to say, we are buzzing with excitement (and pride! So much pride for our authors!). It’s an incredible accomplishment to launch a book, and it’s just as incredible, challenging, and HUGE to release a second. We at Pub(lishing) Crawl are just so thrilled to have Jodi Meadows and Marie Lu on our team!

To celebrate this AWESOME day, we’re giving away shiny new copies of Asunder and Prodigy! We’ll also be featuring a special author-focused post later today. So stay tuned!


Ana has always been the only one. Asunder. Apart. But after Templedark, when many residents of Heart were lost forever, some hold Ana responsible for the darksouls–and the newsouls who may be born in their place.

Many are afraid of Ana’s presence, a constant reminder of unstoppable changes and the unknown. When sylph begin behaving differently toward her and people turn violent, Ana must learn to stand up not only for herself but for those who cannot stand up for themselves.

Ana was told that nosouls can’t love. But newsouls? More than anything, she wants to live and love as an equal among the citizens of Heart, but even when Sam professes his deepest feelings, it seems impossible to overcome a lifetime of rejection.

In this second book in the Incarnate trilogy, Ana discovers the truth about reincarnation and will have to find a way to embrace love and make her young life meaningful.


June and Day arrive in Vegas just as the unthinkable happens: the Elector Primo dies, and his son Anden takes his place. With the Republic edging closer to chaos, the two join a group of Patriot rebels eager to help Day rescue his brother and offer passage to the Colonies. They have only one request—June and Day must assassinate the new Elector.

It’s their chance to change the nation, to give voice to a people silenced for too long.

But as June realizes this Elector is nothing like his father, she’s haunted by the choice ahead. What if Anden is a new beginning? What if revolution must be more than loss and vengeance, anger and blood—what if the Patriots are wrong?

Are you guys AS THRILLED as we are? (Because you should be—you really should be!) Well, don’t miss out on your chance to win copies of these books! Just fill out the Rafflecopter form below, and head back here later on for PART 2 in today’s Happy Hour release festivities!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

JODI MEADOWS lives and writes in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, with her husband, a Kippy*, and an alarming number of ferrets. She is a confessed book addict, and has wanted to be a writer ever since she decided against becoming an astronaut.

*A Kippy is a cat.

MARIE LU is the author of Legend, book one of a sci-fi/dystopian trilogy from PenguinTeen. The second book is titled Prodigy, and will release on Jan. 29, 2013. She currently resides in Los Angeles, where she spends her time writing and stuck in traffic.


38 Responses to ASUNDER and PRODIGY release today!

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    Sally L Jan 29 2013 at 3:15 am #

    I haven’t read ‘Incarnate’ (though it’s on my 2013 To Read List!), but I HAVE read ‘Legend’ (actually, I won the ‘Legend’ giveaway, all the way back in January 2012!) and am eagerly anticipating the sequel 🙂

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    Emily Jan 29 2013 at 3:18 am #

    I have read and loved both. I have been looking forward to this day for SO LONG! Excited doesn’t even begin to describe it! 😀

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    Christina K. Jan 29 2013 at 4:25 am #

    I LOVED LOVED LOVED them both!!

    In both the characters kept me really caring, really emotionally invested in the story, and in both the world-building was perfect – made sense, was unique, and a perfect place for the story:)

    Congrats to you both!!

    Thank you:)

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    Rochelle Sharpe Jan 29 2013 at 5:34 am #

    I haven’t read Incarnate and am about to read Legend and I am sure i will love and would love to win prodigy so i can read it straight after.

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    Kaniesha Jan 29 2013 at 6:22 am #

    I haven’t read Legend or Incarnate yet but they’re definitely in my TBR for 2013 🙂

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    Tiffany Jan 29 2013 at 6:22 am #

    I have read both!
    So much love.
    I read an ARC of Prodigy, and I it was AWESOME.

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      Tiffany Jan 29 2013 at 6:23 am #

      and it*
      Asunder’s cover is really pretty though. 🙂

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    Jesselle Jan 29 2013 at 6:25 am #

    I haven’t read Incarnate and Legend yet but both books are on my 2013 TBR list! I definitely would love to win the sequels! Thanks for the giveaway! 🙂

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    Gwen Cole Jan 29 2013 at 6:28 am #

    I read Legend the day it came out, and I am SO excited that the sequel has come out. EEK!!

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    Delia Jan 29 2013 at 6:50 am #

    So exciting! I love both books and am looking forward to enjoying the sequels. Congratulations to both!!!

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    DB Graves Jan 29 2013 at 7:20 am #

    I am freakin’ speechless here! So excited about these books. No words. None at all. <3 <3 <3

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    Natalie Aguirre Jan 29 2013 at 7:41 am #

    I’ve read Prodigy but not Asunder yet. Prodigy was awesome. Congrats to Jodi and Marie!

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    alicia marie Jan 29 2013 at 7:41 am #

    I haven’t read Incarnate, but I have read Legend and and cannot wait to finally read Prodigy!!

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    Dreams Jan 29 2013 at 8:39 am #

    I am super excited for these books, the wait felt like forever! Normally, I try not to read books in a series until more than one it out, but these series were too good to pass by, so I caved.

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    Hong Jan 29 2013 at 8:40 am #

    I’ve read Legend and I love it!

    I look forward to reading Prodigy. I haven’t read Jodi’s first two books yet. They are on my TBR list 🙂

    Congratulations on your book releases Marie and Jodi!!!

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    Ellie Jan 29 2013 at 8:42 am #

    I’m reading Incarnate now and it’s great! I read Legend last year and can’t wait to read Prodigy!

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    ellie M Jan 29 2013 at 8:47 am #

    I’ve read Legend and I’m soooo excited to read Prodigy! Incarnate is on my TBR list… It’s gotten quite long! XO Too many good books!

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    Kirsten W Jan 29 2013 at 8:53 am #

    I’ve read both, and have been anxiously awaiting their sequels. I’m super excited to find out what happens next, and I hope I’m able to pick them up soon 😀

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    Vivien Jan 29 2013 at 9:14 am #

    I’m SO bloody excited 😀

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    Sammy Jan 29 2013 at 9:53 am #

    Congratulations, ladies! So, so, so proud of you!


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    Charity Jan 29 2013 at 10:02 am #

    I’ve not read Incarnate nor Legend, but they are next on my list, as soon as I can get my hands on them!

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    Jaime Morrow Jan 29 2013 at 10:08 am #

    I’ve read both INCARNATE and LEGEND, and I’m pretty excited about both books’ sequels coming out. 🙂

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    Tess Jan 29 2013 at 10:26 am #

    Can’t wait can’t wait can’t wait CAN’T WAIT! (to read them, that is.) Congrats to you both!

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    Alexa Y. Jan 29 2013 at 10:34 am #

    I’ve read (and super loved) the Incarnate series, and I’m definitely looking forward to meeting Jodi when she’s in NYC on Saturday. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Marie before, but haven’t quite read Legend yet – but will be doing that super soon!

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    Megan Duff Jan 29 2013 at 10:54 am #

    I am SUPER DUPER excited for both these books!!! Although, its been so long since I read Legend that I think a re-read is in order 🙂

    Congrats Jodi and Marie!

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    Lea Jan 29 2013 at 11:24 am #

    I read LEGEND and it was so hard to wait until now to read PRODIGY.
    Haven’t read INCARNATE yet, but I’m finally on hold for it!

    Happy release day!!

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    Melinda Jan 29 2013 at 11:38 am #

    I have read LEGEND and look forward to reading PRODIGY.

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    Marina Jan 29 2013 at 11:47 am #

    I haven’t read Jodi’s first book, it’s on my to read list, but I have read Legend and I loved it. Can’t wait for the sequel.

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    Katelyn Jan 29 2013 at 12:30 pm #

    I read LEGEND and loved it, and I really need to get my act in gear and read INCARNATE. It sounds awesome. Congrats on both the sequels!!!!

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    Addie Jan 29 2013 at 12:42 pm #

    Wow! These covers are completely different, but equally gorgeous 🙂 Kind of like the books themselves!

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    Calla Jan 29 2013 at 3:27 pm #

    I LOVE THESE SERIES. The first books were both two of my top 2012 reads!! Can’t wait to read the next ones!!

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    Lexie B. Jan 29 2013 at 3:36 pm #

    I’ve read both of them, and I am RIDICULOUSLY EXCITED. I almost cried when I heard I couldn’t go out to the store today.

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    JQ Trotter Jan 29 2013 at 7:36 pm #

    I’m so excited!! I cannot wait to read these books! And you’re so right, the covers are BEAUTIFUL!

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    MaijaS Jan 30 2013 at 12:44 am #

    I can`t wait to read Prodigy, I didn`t have to wait as much as the others, because I read Legend only last week, but still, I`m excited for its` release! 🙂

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    Julianna Helms Jan 31 2013 at 2:05 am #

    I’ve read and LOVED INCARNATE and LEGEND. I had an ARC of PRODIGY and I absolute loved it, even more than LEGEND, even though I do kind of want to beg Marie for book 3 already before my heart wilts. 😛 ( here is my review of PRODIGY. I can’t wait for ASUNDER! The covers are always so great, and Jodi is awesome. ^.^

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    Alicia Jan 31 2013 at 9:44 pm #

    I loved both of them and am so glad the sequels are out!

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    Carina Olsen Feb 1 2013 at 9:14 am #

    Yes! I cannot wait to read both books. <3 I loved Legend so much. And I just adored Incarnate 😀 So excited for both sequels. <3 thank you for perfect giveaway 🙂

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    Erin Feb 2 2013 at 5:16 pm #

    Congratulations on book(s) two, ladies! I’m looking forward to reading both of them and then dying in the wait for the final books in each series. 😀

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