Monday, October 19, 2015

Voyagers: A New Multi-Platform, Middle-Grade Series Blasts Off This Fall! (GIVEAWAY)

VOYAGERS SERIES

Book 1: PROJECT ALPHA by DJ MacHale, in stores now
Book 2: GAME OF FLAMES by Robin Wasserman, releases November 3

ABOUT THE BOOKS

BOOK 1: PROJECT ALPHA
by DJ MacHale
In Stores Now

Synopsis:
Earth is in danger! Without a renewable source of clean energy, our planet will be toast in less than a year. There are 6 essential elements that, when properly combined, create a new power source. But the elements are scattered throughout the galaxy. And only a spaceship piloted by children can reach it and return to Earth safely. First the ideal team of four 12-year-olds must be chosen, and then the first element must be retrieved. There is not a mistake to be made, or a moment to lose. The source is out there. Voyagers is blasting off in 3, 2, 1…
Credit: Gayle Goodrich

About the Author:
D.J. MacHale is the author of the bestselling book series Pendragon, Morpheus Road, the SYLO Chronicles. He has written, directed and produced numerous award-winning television series and movies for young people including Are You Afraid of the Dark?; Flight 29 Down and Tower of Terror. D.J. lives with his family in Southern California. djmachalebooks.com

BOOK 2: GAME OF FLAMES
by Robin Wasserman
In Stores November 3rd

Synopsis:
The Alpha team has been chosen and they've already snagged the first element on planet J-16. The second is hidden on Meta-Prime, a planet filled with metal mazes, catapults of fire, and warring alien robots. But what our Voyagers don't know is that there is another ship, the Omega team, following hot on their trail...

Credit: Sonya Sones
Author Bio:
Robin Wasserman is the author of several acclaimed books for children and young adults, including The Waking Dark, The Book of Blood and Shadow, Hacking Harvard, the Cold Awakening Trilogy, and the Chasing Yesterday Trilogy. A former children's book editor, she lives and writes (and frequently procrastinates) in Brooklyn, New York. robinwasserman.com

COLLECT THE WHOLE SERIES

BOOK 1: PROJECT ALPHA BY D.J. MacHale [out now]
BOOK 2: GAME OF FLAMES BY Robin Wasserman [11/03/15]
BOOK 3: OMEGA RISING BY Patrick Carman [01/05/16]
BOOK 4: INFINITY RIDERS BY Kekla Magoon [03/01/16]
BOOK 5: ESCAPE THE VORTEX BY Jeanne DuPrau [03/01/16]
BOOK 6: THE SEVENTH ELEMENT BY Wendy Mass [05/03/16]

ABOUT THE SERIES

The action is on the page, on your device, and out of this world! This multiplatform middle-grade series is fully locked and loaded and ready for launch, blasting off in Fall 2015.

Part sci-fi, part eco-mystery, all action-adventure.

ABOUT VOYAGERS HQ – MULTI-PLATFORM CONTENT

As the young heroes in VOYAGERS journey into outer space to save planet Earth, readers are invited to become part of the story by joining the crew through the multi-platform, VOYAGERS HQ. The HQ extends the adventure beyond the page, unlocking games and activities on their devices.

Each book has clues and codes that lead to world extensions to be explored, played, and shared. Your online profile tracks your progress through the VOYAGERS universe, and gives you rewards, ranking and virtually currency for each product code redeemed.

Readers become part of the VOYAGERS world, which extends beyond the books to a digital interactive experience, and downloadable pay-for-play mobile apps games.

Readers can create their own custom VOYAGERS character, follow the team and experience this space adventure through the eyes of their own virtual droid.

Free content on Voyagers HQ:

Team Alpha Member Profile

Every registered user will have a personal profile page. This is where they can see their rank/level, view their achievements and badges, access their inventory and ZRK creations, as well as enter and track codes.

VOYAGERS Secret Intelligence

After players register, they will be given a project folder that contains ciphers and decoders that can be used in conjunction with the books to unlock secret content and virtual currency.

Secret content includes:

Character dossiers and expanded background information, mission briefings, ship and vehicle schematics, detailed information on the planets from ZRK probes, and opportunities to test their STEAM knowledge.

VOYAGERS Bonus Chapter

In addition to the secret intelligence files, each book also has a special puzzle that unlocks a free bonus chapter. This will complement the book and fill in some additional details and storylines. It is not required reading, but they should add to the book narratives in a meaningful way.

ABOUT THE CREATIVE TEAM

VOYAGERS series creator and architect, Patrick Carman is head of PC Studios, which has created and overseen pioneering multimedia brands including SKELETON CREEK, TRACKERS, 3:15, and DARK EDEN. He is also an acclaimed, New York Times bestselling writer of more than 30 books, and one of the first authors chosen for 39 CLUES. patrickcarman.com

42 Entertainment is the premiere online multimedia company developing the immersive, interactive universe for VOYAGERS. 42 Entertainment is a next generation studio world renowned for some of the largest online experiences in the world including THE DARK KNIGHT,THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, and TRON LEGACY. 42entertainment.com

LEARN MORE

Learn more at Voyagers HQ

Follow the authors on Twitter:
@PatrickCarman | @DJMacHale | @RobinWasserman

Hashtag: #VoyagersHQ

GIVEAWAY

Enter to win a VOYAGERS EXPERIENCE prize pack! One (1) winner receives:

· The first two books in the series;
· Branded iPhone6 case and home GadgetGrip button to deck out your device while experiencing the Voyagers app.

Giveaway open to US addresses only. Prizing and samples provided by Random House Children’s Books. Enter through the Rafflecopter form below.

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Disclosure: Samples and prizing were provided by Random House Children’s Books.

35 comments:

  1. I will be reading this books.

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  2. Darlene Cruz4:48 AM

    I will be sharing and reading this with my grandchildren.

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  3. i will then I'll pass em on to my nephew.

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  4. my grandson would be reading these books

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  5. I must read these books. I love action and adventure and with so much at stake for these characters, it will be a page-turner!

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  6. My oldest grandson will be reading these if I win.

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  7. My son who loves space would be reading these books.

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  8. I would be reading these book with my son.

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  9. I would give these to my nephew.

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  10. My daughter would enjoy this!

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  11. My daughter would enjoy reading these. It looks like a good series!

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  12. I would give these to my nephew.

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  13. I will give these to my neice

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  14. Genaia McClellan5:43 PM

    Me, my mother who is an elementary teacher, and then, hopefully, some of her kids.

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  15. Elizabeth11:15 PM

    My 4th grade students!! :)

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  16. I want to win this for my 12 year old granddaughter!

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  17. I'll be reading these!

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  18. Anonymous6:32 PM

    I would give them to my granddaughter Rosanne rosans4@comcast.net

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  19. My granddaughter and daughter would be reading these books.

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  20. my daughter will read it.

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  21. I will read them first, then pass them to my grand daughter and grand son.

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  22. Daniel M8:48 PM

    would be for my nephew! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  23. My kids will be reading these books.

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  24. my kids would be reading these books

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  25. These are perfect for my son! Thank you for the opportunity!

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  26. I would give these books to my grandson.

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  27. Kristi C5:16 AM

    These would be for my son if I won.

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  28. My daughter would love these books.

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  29. My oldest child would be reading them, thanks for the chance.

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  30. My 12 year old son would love these books.

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  31. I think my son would enjoy this series. ;)

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  32. I would love to give these books to my 11 year old son

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  33. I would share with my daughter and nephews.

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  34. I would share with my daughter and nephews.

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