Friday, July 11, 2014

Dragon Friday: Talon arc and custom dragon giveaway

Happy Dragon Friday!




Today's very special giveaway will be....




*drumroll*



A signed arc of TALON





Long ago, dragons were hunted to near extinction by the Order of St. George, a legendary society of dragon slayers. Hiding in human form and growing their numbers in secret, the dragons of Talon have become strong and cunning, and they're positioned to take over the world with humans none the wiser.

Ember and Dante Hill are the only sister and brother known to dragonkind. Trained to infiltrate society, Ember wants to live the teen experience and enjoy a summer of freedom before taking her destined place in Talon. But destiny is a matter of perspective, and a rogue dragon will soon challenge everything Ember has been taught. As Ember struggles to accept her future, she and her brother are hunted by the Order of St. George.

Soldier Garret Xavier Sebastian has a mission to seek and destroy all dragons, and Talon's newest recruits in particular. But he cannot kill unless he is certain he has found his prey: and nothing is certain about Ember Hill. Faced with Ember's bravery, confidence and all-too-human desires, Garret begins to question everything that the Order has ingrained in him: and what he might be willing to give up to find the truth about dragons.






And....



A custom clay dragon figurine!



Which means that, if you win, YOU get to decide what you want your dragon to look like.  You get to pick two colors and whether it is sitting or lying down.  You might want a black and green dragon:








Or a red and black dragon.






















Or a blue and white dragon.






















The choice will be up to the winner.  And don't forget the signed TALON arc, as well.  Giveaway will run until the 25th, and it is international.


So enter the Rafflecopter thingie below, and spread the dragon love!


(Giveaway is for one normal, two color custom dragon in the poses described. No crazy standing on head dragons or dragons with rainbow bellies. ;) After giveaway ends, I will contact the winner via email to determine what colors and poses they want for their dragon.)


ETA: WOW, 3000 entries!  You guys are awesome.  So, I'm adding a second prize.  IF we can get up to 4000 entries, I will add a SECOND Talon arc and a SECOND custom dragon figurine!  So keep spreading the dragon love, and good luck!



a Rafflecopter giveaway

561 comments:

  1. If I were a dragon I would be dark blue with gold, and hints of silver here and there.

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  2. Oooh. I'm thinking maybe a midnight blue and silver. Thanks for the awesome giveaway! I absolutely love dragons so I am dying to read this book!

    ~ Yvonne

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  3. Would love to win an Arc of Talon and a custom Dragon..thank you for the opportunity..

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  4. So exciting! I love the cover and the blue and white dragon is so cute!

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  5. Black and red, my favorite colors.. Thanks for the giveaway, thde dragons are so cute :)

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  6. I'd be a purple and blue dragon because I'd be an Ice Dragon :). Thank you.

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  7. I'd be purple and silver or gold. Because why not? :D

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  8. I'd be scarlet and gold! :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  9. I think I'd be a jade green! I love that colour ^^ And jade has a special meaning c:

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  10. I would be black with a white tail

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  12. I would be pink and orange. Maybe not normal colors, but colors I'd want to be! Or else like a peacock blue that is all shimmery and changes color in the light.

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  13. I think I would love to be a red and blue dragon. But just red seems pretty kick butt too :)

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  14. I'd love to be a pink and black dragon~

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  15. If I were a dragon I would be lavender with white horns! I'm so happy you are doing this giveaway!

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  16. If I were a dragon, I would be purple :)

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  17. If I were a dragon I'd be torquoise and purple because I just love those colors.

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  18. If I were a dragon, I would be black with a brilliant shimmery blue from the bottom of my jaw, across my belly and down to the end of my tail.

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  19. If i were a dragon i may be a light blue and white one with silver here and there ^^

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  20. I'd be a red one! I fiery red one :)

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  21. If I were a dragon, I would be mostly yellow with some red!

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  22. This is the only one in the series I haven't read yet, so I'm looking forward to this opportunity!

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  23. If I were a dragon I would want to be purple and silver.

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  24. Ooooh....This is a great question...
    If I were a dragon, my color would be teal and black with the teal scales having an iridescent shine...
    Awesome giveaway!!! Love ya Julie!!!

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  25. Hm, I'd be a really dark emerald green that would look almost black, or perhaps pearly white? Depends on my surroundings :)

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  26. If I was a dragon I'd love to be red with hints of black! Or the other way round lol!

    Thank you for the awesome giveaway :)

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  27. If I were a dragon I would be white and silver. 'cause I really think that would be cool!

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  28. I would love to be black with hints of red if I was a dragon! Or for the colouring to be the other way around lol!

    Thank you for the awesome giveaway :)

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  29. Ohh that's hard...maybe silver or white with teal and purple coloring. :D

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  30. If I were a dragon, my scales would be the color of the rainbow. That way, I could have all the colors. ;3

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  31. I can't wait to read this book!

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  32. I'd be blue.

    Thank you for this super amazing giveaway, Miss Julie!

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  33. If I were a dragon, I'd be black and blue and maybe kinda look like Toothless.

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  34. Purple and black.... Thanks for the awesome giveaway :-)

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  35. I would be hot pink and black.......my 7 year old daughter's favorite color combination! I can't wait to read this book - I love dragons so much.

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  36. Aah so cuuute and an arrrc aaugh I need this book. I'd probably ask for a black/ blue dragon :)

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  37. If I were a dragon I'd be the color of diamond dust and sapphire.

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  38. I would any dragon you would make! I would be honored to be a dragon mom of one of your beautiful dragons!

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  39. Green and Black!! :D

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  40. Nicole WetheringtonJuly 11, 2014 at 12:45 PM

    I would be dark purple and white with blue accents :-)

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  41. If i had a dragon it would be gold and black

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  42. Hmm... What color would I be if I were a dragon? Hmm... I would be emerald green. The underside of my dragon, like the stomach plates and such, would be a lighter shade of green. My claws, horns, spikes, and wing membrane would be the darkest green.

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  43. I'd be pink and light gold! :)

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  44. I would be a pink dragon, with an iridescent lavender belly. Great giveaway!

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  45. I think I'd probably be fuschia and black...except on the days when I'd want to be purple and turquoise. :)

    Thank you!

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  46. I would be a pink dragon with iridescent lavender belly. Great giveaway, I love it!

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  47. I'd probably be a blue or purple dragon. Maybe a combination of both xD

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  48. I'm so excited!! I'm be a purple and black dragon with silver on my wings!

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  49. I'd probably be blue and silver dragon! :) I'd love to be it :)

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  50. Oh very nice! I think my colors would be black and purple. Black being the main color with purple accents and stuff!

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  51. Blue and white. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!!

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  52. I think I would be a hot pink dragon with silver accents. There would have to be glitter too because I'm bling like that! :)

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  53. If I were a dragon I’d be an aqua blue....my daughter says she would be black with hot pink speckles

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  54. I don't know why, but I just love the name Ember. So excited to get to know her. :3 If I were a dragon, I'd obviously be red and black. Targaeryen house colours, of course.

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  55. If I were a dragon I'd be a dragon with dark sapphire blue scales with black tips and a red underbelly.

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  56. Blue but if I were a dragon it would need to be a smokey blue color

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  57. I would be iridescent black, the color of oil slicks and black birds, with a smattering of blue and purple scales in patterns across my back.

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  58. I need this book!! *grabby hands* :)

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  59. I would be a deep purple dragon with a green belly and translucent scales!

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  60. Aaaah, I'm turning 23 on the 25th :D
    I would be green I think... or red maybe... I would love red! :3

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  61. Purple or all white! Can't choose! :)

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  62. It would have to be Teal with royal purple or some shades of purple, my super fiery power would be to freeze time with my breath!

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  63. I would be a black and red dragon!

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  64. If I were a dragon, I would definitely choose to look like Maifecient when she transformed in Sleeping Beauty. I love the colors and the green flames that make her stand out to me.

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  65. I'm a redhead so I'd have to be red plus maybe purple : )

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  66. I be purple with blue belly my fav clours a fab gave away

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  67. I just finished the Blood of Eden series. (I died from love. And then became a vampire. And then found my own Zeke).

    Also, if I were a dragon, I'd just be Haku from Spirited Away.

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  68. something with black or blue and sliver I think

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  69. I think I would be pink and black. A little darkness and a little happiness all rolled into one dragon :)

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  70. If I were a dragon, I would be a deep purple or even a cobalt with silver. =)

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  71. My daughter and I love your books and also love dragons. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  72. I'd be green and black, like the one up there :)

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  73. I would be a Teal and Silver dragon.

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  74. Melissa LlorenteJuly 11, 2014 at 1:44 PM

    I would have to say a purple and turquoise dragon!! :)

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  75. Blue and white. That dragon looks so pretty!

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  76. Love all your give aways! Cant wait to read talon!

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  77. I would be fuchsia and black (black belly and fuchsia/black twisted horns and wings)

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  78. If I were a dragon I'd be purple and pearl colored (=

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  79. If I were a dragon, I want to be a pure blue one. A dragon that could hide in the skies and blend in the seas.

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  80. If I were a dragon I'd be oxford blue with gold streaks

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  81. I'd be purple with silver and midnight blue

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  82. I would be blue and silver! And I love this giveaway.

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  83. I would love to be primarily black, with some orange.

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  84. I would be a tiny turquoise dragon with blue and silver streaks

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  85. I loooove the color of Talon cover, so a pink/red with a gold belly is just perfect!

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  86. I would have to be purple. It is my favorite color after all. Thanks for the giveaway!!!

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  87. Sky blue, because that's my favorite color. :)

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  88. If I were a dragon, I would definitely have to be purple and teal.

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  89. I would be ocean colors like blues, aquas, and greens with flecks of gold. Thanks for the giveaway. <3

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  90. Thanks so much for the chance! I'd be purple and yellow! I love both colours together. Donna @ BookPforLife x

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  91. I would be a deep orange dragon. Like the color of orange you find in sunsets. Plus some red and gold accents thrown in. All in all, warm fire tones. Thank you so much for holding this contest. I'm so excited for this book I squee every time I see the cover!!

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  92. OMG! I totally want one of them!!!!! I hope I win! But good luck to all! And thanks so much Julie for putting on the contest!

    Oh and my email is: angelicarkatona@hotmail.com

    Just in case you needed it Julie!

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  93. I would probably have black/purple scales.

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  94. I would probably be a black dragon with silver details. :) Thanks for the super cool giveaway!

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  95. I would be light purple with mint green scales and emeralds encrusted in my skin lol

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  96. I would be a gold and blue dragon ;D

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  97. I would be an icy blue and silver dragon. :)

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  98. I would definitely be a purple dragon!!! Maybe with some white and/or silver in there somewhere ;)

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  99. I would be light blue and silver!

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  100. I would be clear. I've been obsessed with clear things since childhood--clear Matchbox cars, clear hi-bounce balls, neon tetra fish.....

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  101. I would be blue and green...This is an awesome giveaway as I am always so slow on Etsy!!

    Thanks!
    Erin

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  102. If I were a dragon I'd be turquoise and white or silver!

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  103. I would be black and red, with occasional sparkles of silver and gold!

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  104. I would be purple and black with bright green eyes! I'm so excited about this book - I've read an excerpt from the Buzz Books 2014 collection and it's amazing :)

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  105. I think deep purple! And pearl white.

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  106. I think I'd be a deep garnet red with pearly gold

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  107. If I were a dragon I'd be Black with Red highlights that glow right before I breathe fire on my enemy!

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  108. I would totally be red with hints of gold and black.

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  109. I would be a gold and silver dragon

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  110. I would be forest green with glittery gold flecks. Thank-you for the marvelous giveaway. :D

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  111. Probably teal and brown and white with sparkles and glitter. :)

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  112. I would be blue. Possibly with bits of gold :)

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  113. I would be light green with golden

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  114. I'd be a golden one!

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  115. I would be blue for sure! And for accent colours, it'd be nice to be able to change depending on the mood, maybe pink for when in a good mood and black when in a bad one!!

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  116. Purple and black or an iridescent sapphire blue.

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  117. If I were a Dragon... I'd be sky blue and gold and/or silver with green accents on my spikes. :)

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  118. If I were a dragon I would be purple blue with silver accents. I would also be chameleony

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  119. Purple with maybe a few green highlights. Just like the colors of my wedding.

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  120. If i was a dragon I would want to be red and black and maybe have a single pink spike. I would lay around reading books and hording my gold and gems.

    Ashley
    Books Buying Beauty

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  121. I would probable be purple or red or even cooler if I could change colors :D

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  122. I'd be a deep burgundy... with some gold highlights :)

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  123. Lalibrarybug and I'd be black with red accents mighty and powerful! Sooo excited to read and share this story!

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  124. I would be purple, simply because I love it and my hair is purple. But with a darker purple underbelly and black scales and horns :D

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  125. If I were a dragon, I'd probably be dragon coloured to be honest. It'd be nice to be red and gold though.

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  126. I think, if I were a dragon, I would have sky blue scales that are iridescent and change color to silver in sunlight. I would have a lilac belly and turquoise eyes. :) Thanks so much for the giveaway! :)

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  127. I can't wait to read this book! I think I would want to be a purple and white dragon

    (PS my name will pop up as Leonard Mead, my name's actually Sarah. 10th grade me changed the name for a project and I can't figure out how to change it back)

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  128. If I were a dragon, I would love to have different shades of green and some silver on the tail. Can't wait to read Talon!!! >:D

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  129. Honestly, I would most likely be obsidian black with bright blue eyes and stomach. WHICH WOULD E AWESOME!!!! :D

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  130. If I was a dragon, I'd be black, which is good for sneaking around, with teal eyes and stomach.

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  131. I would be black with cool color eyes that change with my mood that would be totally cool. Love dragons

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  132. I would be blackberry with blue eyes <3 Can't wait for Talon!

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  133. I'd be a shiny rainbow dragon!

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  134. i would be a black dragon with golden scales. thank you for the arc giveaway

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  135. If I were a dragon I would be teal and purple.

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  136. I'd be black and orange if I were a dragon

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  137. If I were a dragon, I would be a burnt orange with blackish red accents. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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  138. If I were a dragon, I would be bright blue and sea foam green (with sparkles, of course). Thanks for the giveaway!

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  139. If I were a dragon I would be black with a turquoise tummy and matching horns.

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  140. If I was a dragon I would be mainly blue with silver (My fav colour)

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  141. I would be brown with blue accents! :)

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  142. Id be an ice dragon so white and blue

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  143. If I were a dragon, I would be purple and black swirl, with silver accents. Thanks for the give away. Can't wait toread the book!!

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  144. If I were a dragon I'd be an iridescent firefly green! Can't wait for the book! <3 Dragons! -Rachel

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  145. I would be blue and black !!! :D My favorite colors!!

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  146. Purple. A rich, almost deep purple. Royalty! And my favorite color :D

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  147. Black like the color of my soul. Just kidding. I'd want to be a lavender and silver color.

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  148. I would be green and silver. Because they are beautiful together.

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  149. I would probably be black and purple. I think I'd have shadow/darkness powers.

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  150. I don't know, probably blue 'cause that's my favourite colour and Saphira's from Eragon ehe xD

    Thanks for the giveaway ^_^

    XX Ner
    (http://nercupofcoffeeandbook.wordpress.com/)

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  151. Orange and purple! They were my wedding colors and I just think I would want to be a funny, perky puppy of a dragon :)

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  152. i'd be red and black.

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  153. I would definitely be a fierce, dark, metallic black dragon.

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  154. This is so awesome. I would seriously love black and a dark purple! Such a pretty combo :)

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  155. If I were a dragon, what color would I be? I don't really know. It depends on what my colors would be based off of, I guess. If it were simply what colors I'd like to be, I'd be varying shades of blue, along with some hints of green, because those are my favorite colors.
    If it's based off my personality, I'd either be really vibrant, bold colors--like red and gold--or I'd be more muted and soft colors that would blend in more--like black, gray, or dark blue. Why such a drastic difference between the two options? Because there is no in between for me. I'm either completely in your face, or you don't even know I exist. All or nothing.
    Ah, wait. I'm here as Brooke, the book nerd, the sweetheart. (I have different facets to my personality, you see.) So as Brooke, I think I'd be much softer and more gentle. Maybe a calm, soft blue--a periwinkle?--with some light gray or pearlescent silver accents.

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  156. If I were a dragon, I would be black and pink. Mainly black, but with pink throughout.

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  157. Iridescent glitter covering a chameleon-esque body whose color I could change with my every whim or mood change. ;) Can't wait to read Talon!

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  158. Purple and black (like I always wanted my hair to be!)

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  159. Emerald Green and Gold (24k)

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  160. Black, black, and more black. I'd be a wicked badass dragon :p

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  161. If I were a dragon I'd be purple and white!

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  162. If I was a dragon I would be dark green

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  163. If I were a dragon, I'd be purple and silver.

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  164. I would be pink and silver. Because I'm cool like that!

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  165. I think I would be a blue and green dragon, with hints of silver for some shine. Thank you for the awesome giveaway!!!

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  166. If I were a dragon (how awesome would THAT be?!) I'd be a emerald green dragon with light blue talons and horns. Maybe a hint of black somewhere in there.

    Thanks so much for the giveaway! XD

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  167. I think I'd be black. But maybe like a wyvern or something that's kinda like a dragon from my understanding. At least that way I might get to meet Puck <3

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  168. Green and black! :D

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  169. I think I would be purple with a goldish yellow belly ^__^ thank you for the giveaway! I'm so excited for Talon

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  170. If I were a Dragon, I would be black & dark red (But mostly black) so that when you are flying up in the night sky no one can see you and you are basically invisible against the black sky.
    During the day the black & red scales against the sun would look epic and so mesmerizing!

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  171. Those dragons are adorable!! I love your writing and look forward to this new series!!!

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  172. If I were a dragon I would be purple... but ultimately it would not matter because I WOULD BE A DRAGON AND WHAT IS MORE AMAZING THAN THAT?

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  173. If I were a dragon I would be a teal and silver colored one. Or one similar to the dragon in pic 3. I love the way that dragon looks.

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  174. I would be purple with black spots and bright green eyes!

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  175. I would be a bright purple and gold! To look majestic and cool and menacing! Thanks for the super cool giveaway!

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