Let’s Get Lost Book Giveaway for Travel Lovers

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In a publishing world where most authors are expected to do all of their own marketing without any help from their publisher, it’s rare for a new, non-celebrity author to get a six-figure marketing campaign and 100,000-copy first printing. Harlequin did just that for the book, Let’s Get Lost. This book must be good. Real good. And you get a chance to win a copy along with a slew of other goodies!

Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid

A book for travel lovers

Let’s Get Lost is a book for travel lovers. The story focuses on a road trip taken by protagonist Leila, a free-spirited teen who will touch the lives of four teens during her journey. Told in the voices of five teenagers, the main character’s motivation and voice are not revealed until the end of the book, which weaves a sense of mystery throughout the young adult novel.

According to a Publisher’s Weekly article about Let’s Get Lost, Annie Stone, editor of Harlequin Teen said,  “Adi’s writing just sang from the very start, and I knew immediately that this is a book I wanted to work on.” She continued, “I found it intriguing that Leila’s perspective only surfaces at the end, and first we meet the people she’s meeting, and learn their coming-of-age stories, which creates an element of suspense. Adi was able to humanize all the characters and make their stories fit together perfectly.”

It’s about the journey, not the destination

About Let’s Get Lost, Glitter Magazine said, “Mesmerizing. A story of love, loss, ambition, and finding the true meaning of life. Everything in Leila’s path is by design, reminding the reader to truly seize the day.” As a fan of literary travel who is always seeking to live in the present moment and focus on what truly matters, I look forward to reading this novel (and writing a full review of it for Travel Mamas)!

Philip Siegel, author of The Break-Up Artist, said, “With an inventive structure, memorable characters, and soulful writing, Let’s Get Lost reminds us that the road of life is full of unexpected detours, but it’s not about where you’re coming from or where you’re headed. It’s about the journey. Leila is a one-of-a-kind character you won’t soon forget.”

Author Adi Alsaid

Author Adi Alsaid (Photo credit: Peter Ross)

The author

Adi Alsaid (age 27) was raised in Mexico City by his Israeli parents. He attended college at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. While in class, he mostly read fiction and continuously failed to fill out crossword puzzles, so it’s no surprise that after graduating he packed up his car and escaped to the California coastline to become a writer. He’s now back in his hometown, where he writes, coaches high school and elementary basketball, and has perfected the art of making every dish he eats or cooks as spicy as possible. In addition to Mexico, he has lived in Tel Aviv, Las Vegas and Monterey, California. A tingly feeling in his feet tells him that more places will eventually be added to the list.

Let’s Get Lost is Alsaid’s first published novel. The Publisher’s Weekly article revealed that Alsaid did not expect to become a published author so early in his career. He said, “I never thought it would happen this quickly, since like most people who want to pursue a dream, I assumed I’d have to first have a day job,’ he said. “But since I had an international student visa, it was hard to find work in the business world [in the U.S.], so I ended up doing it backwards, and I’m able to pursue my dream now.” Read more about the author and Let’s Get Lost on his blog.

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Use the Rafflecopter form below to enter to win a copy of Let’s Get Lost, a Let’s Get Lost luggage tag, A Harlequin Teen writing notebook with pen, and Let’s Get Lost mini travel bag. Approximate prize pack value is $32.
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This giveaway is sponsored by Harlequin Teen. Travel Mamas is not responsible for providing the prize to the winner. Harlequin Teen cannot be held liable for this giveaway. See additional terms and conditions. This giveaway has concluded.

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About Colleen Lanin

Colleen Lanin is the founder/editor-in-chief of TravelMamas.com. As the author of her book, "The Travel Mamas' Guide," she teaches parents not only how to survive a trip with children, but also how to love exploring the world with their offspring. Her stories have appeared online and in print for such outlets as the "Today" show, NBCNews.com, Parenting Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, Chicago Tribune, Expedia, San Diego Family Magazine, and more. Colleen gives tips on television, radio, and as a public speaker. She has a master’s degree in business administration with a background in marketing. She lives in Arizona with her husband and two kids.

  1. http://Jenna%20O says

    I love the sense of freedom!

  2. http://Rebecca%20Parsons says

    I love that you can look around at every different kind of town, city and just the country. There is just something relaxing about it.

  3. http://Denise%20S says

    I like the adventure and doing something different for a change.

  4. http://Lina says

    What I like most about road trips:

    1. scenic drives
    2. spontaneous stops
    3. tunes!
    4. snacks!

    Sorry, I couldn’t choose just one thing so I decided to rank them!

  5. http://Kristy%20Petree says

    I love going places and seeing new things, but I also like having hours of radio time.

  6. http://jess says

    Singing loudly to the radio with friends!

  7. http://carol says

    I like seeing different places

  8. http://Jen%20K says

    My favourite part of road trips is driving trough small towns and witnessing the way other people live their lives. I try to capture it all with my camera and I love being in new places! Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. http://Amanda says

    The snacks and the endless possibilities of conversation

  10. http://Valerie%20Taylor%20Mabrey says

    I like getting to talk to the hubby without interruptions.
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  11. http://Carissa%20Angelene says

    What I like most about road trips is the whole trip itself. No time is wasted when you’re with friends/family because you get to spend quality time with them.

  12. http://Darith%20L. says

    I like the fact that the book allows you to see different parts of the country in which you live. Also, the adventure and the journey itself.

  13. http://Nguyen says

    We human beings and other animals share the same spiritual desire: The desire to be free! Thanks or sharing the post!

  14. http://Sarah%20K. says

    I like to see all the sites. That’s about it though. I don’t really like road trips.

  15. http://kelly%20~bookcrushin says

    This blog tour has been amazing, love reading everything Adi is putting out there & can’t wait to read the book!


  16. http://Nancy says

    I like discovering new places and meeting new people.

  17. http://Angela says

    I love the unexpected…the weather, the spontaneous stop, the unmarked road….

  18. http://Junebug says

    Discovering tiny weird little tourist traps.

  19. http://Ashley%20Jellison says

    I like getting some extra time to sleep or knit, away from the distractions of a house.

  20. http://Jenna says

    The ability to stop wherever you want to!

  21. http://Daniel%20M says

    seeing new places

  22. http://Candie%20L says

    I love the idea of going somewhere we have never been (we go on a massive road trip every year). Thankyou

  23. http://Laurie%20Emerson says

    I like stopping in different states and seeing all the sights.

  24. http://AEKZ2 says

    I like stopping along the way.

  25. http://Sand says

    I love exploring new places and trying local foods.

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