#TRTCGiveaways Spotlight: Damsel Distressed by Kelsey Macke


It's the LAST giveaway of the 31 DAYS OF INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAYS on Instagram! We have another amazing giveaway courtesy of the lovely Kelsey Macke, author of DAMSEL DISTRESSED! This is a YA contemporary novel with an alternate view to Cinderella from the "Ugly Stepsister's" point of view! In this novel, Cinderella is EVIL and goes out of her way to ruin her ugly stepsister's happiness And even more fun, it has it's own companion soundtrack--Imogen Unlocked by Wedding Day Rain (Kelsey Macke is in this band!). Read more about it below and check out the amazing giveaway we are hosting found at the end of this post. Enjoy! ♥
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Damsel Distressed by Kelsey Macke
October 14th, 2014 from Spencer Hill Contemporary
YA Contemporary
Hot girls get the fairy tales. No one cares about the stepsisters’ story. Those girls don’t get a sweet little ending; they get a lifetime of longing.

Imogen Keegen has never had a happily ever after–in fact, she doesn’t think they are possible. Ever since her mother’s death seven years ago, Imogen has pulled herself in and out of therapy, struggled with an “emotionally disturbed” special ed. label, and loathed her perma-plus-sized status.

When Imogen’s new stepsister, the evil and gorgeous Ella Cinder, moves in down the hall, Imogen begins losing grip on the pieces she’s been trying to hold together. The only things that gave her solace–the theatre, cheese fries, and her best friend, Grant–aren’t enough to save her from her pain this time.

While Imogen is enjoying her moment in the spotlight after the high school musical, the journal pages containing her darkest thoughts get put on display. Now, Imogen must resign herself to be crushed under the ever-increasing weight of her pain, or finally accept the starring role in her own life story.

And maybe even find herself a happily ever after. 
Instagram Giveaway!

The amazing Kelsey Macke is giving away a copy of DAMSEL DISTRESSED + companion album IMOGEN UNLOCKED! Giveaway is open International! Enter by clicking the first image below. ♥


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About Kelsey Macke
Kelsey Macke has been creative for as long as she can remember. Her formative years were a swirl of bad poetry, journals full of songs, and absolutely TONS of jazz hands. Her debut YA novel, DAMSEL DISTRESSED (October 2014 – Spencer Hill Contemporary) is being presented with its own soundtrack, Imogen Unlocked, a full album of original songs inspired by the book and performed by the author and her husband, Daron, as their band Wedding Day Rain. In addition to writing and music, Kelsey is a passionate YouTuber, expert instagrammer, and is among the first 1% of all twitter users (@KelsNotChels).

She also loves cheese. All kinds. 

DAMSEL DISTRESSED, Gold medal winner of the 2014 Moonbeam Award for YA, and the companion album of original songs, Imogen Unlocked debuted in October of 2014.

Her work is represented by Jessica Sinsheimer of the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency. 

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