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The Familiars BIR2010 Giveaway and Interview

09 Dec, 2010 by in book giveaway, the familiars 9 comments

The Familiars
By Adam Jay Epstein & Andrew Jacobson
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published September 7th 2010
by HarperCollins

Book Summary: (from Goodreads)
After three young wizard apprentices are kidnapped by the evil queen of a distant land, it is up to their familiars, their magical animal companions — a street smart alley cat, a precocious blue jay, and a bumbling tree frog — to save them.

Authors Adam and Andrew are here with us at Fire and Ice to answer a few questions…

What is your least favorite movie that came from a book?
(Andrew) The Cat in the Hat
What do you do when you are in-between books?
(Andrew) Write screenplays
Adam – Write movies
Where is your favorite place to read/write?
(Andrew) My home office
Adam – by a pool
Please tell us in one sentence only, why we should read your book.
(Andrew) A familiar story — the fantasy heroes journey — is told from a fresh, exciting new perspective: that of the animals!
If you could jump in to a book, and live in that world.. which would it be?
Adam – Harry Potter series
What was your favorite book when you were a child/teen?
(Andrew) The Encyclopedia Brown series
Adam – A Spell for Chameleon (Xanth)

Thank you so much to both authors for taking time to do an interview and for donating a book to the Best I’ve Read 2010.

To enter to win one copy of The Familiars simply fill out this form. Open to US residents only.