What's in a name? Slated book 3 title reveal!

 

Drum roll, please!

 

 

At long last, the time is right...


 

...for a secret to be revealed:


 

The title of book 3 of the Slated trilogy is...


SHATTERED!!


But wait: there's more!

To help get the news out, some lovely and awesome book bloggers - one in the UK, one Aussie, and one US - have posts today! With interviews, giveaways and more - so check them out.

 

They are: 

 

Thanks so much for getting involved & all your support and enthusiasm. I appreciate it SO much, it makes me feel like this inside:

But now, I have a confession to make:

 

I held back one part of the puzzle in how Shattered became the title.

 

HERE GOES:

 

Slated fans jumped in with suggestions for the title to book 3 in the comments to my blog post, Five Good Things in 2013.

 

This was comment 14: 

 

Fractured!!!!!!!!!!!(Sunday, 17 March 2013 14:22)

Soooo exited for Fractured!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can't wait, for the third book I think it should be called shattered because the wall build up in her mind has been shattered, just a thought. Counting down the days now for fractured though!!!!!!!!

 

And then Luna and Maddy, a few very special Slans - Slated fans - set up a fan website, and had a vote on the title for book 3. The results of the vote came in: top of the list was Shattered!

 

WOW. 

 

I was amazed Shattered was suggested, first in the comments to my blog and then picked up on the Slan site: it was one of the first titles I had for book 3, but I kept changing my mind until there was a very long list of possibilities and I was in a total muddle about it.

 

Having so much enthusiasm for Shattered really helped me decide. And especially that blog comment I quoted in red, above - it reminded me one of the reasons why Shattered was the perfect title. 

 

So thanks so much to Slated fans for their suggestions and enthusiasm: it means a lot to me. I'm editing Shattered now - I hope you'll like it when it comes out next year.

 

AND FINALLY - good news for US and Canadian fans: the publication dates are catching up!


Shattered will be out in the UK/Australia/US/Canada and lots of other places at the SAME TIME

(dates TBC but likely around April 2014).

 

Comments: 16 (Discussion closed)
  • #1

    Dimiana (Thursday, 30 May 2013 09:58)

    That is soooo cool.That is such a great title and it fits really well can't wait for it to come out.

  • #2

    bellrose (Thursday, 30 May 2013 10:36)

    Me and my sister was having a bet on what the title could be yesterday I can't believe she was right, shows how much she loves the books :)

  • #3

    joanne (Thursday, 30 May 2013 10:42)

    :D im sooo exieted !!!

  • #4

    Maddy (Thursday, 30 May 2013 10:50)

    So happy shattered was chosen cant wait to read it!

  • #5

    Paula Harrison (Thursday, 30 May 2013 12:06)

    What a great title - fits perfectly!

  • #6

    Luna (Thursday, 30 May 2013 13:13)

    Thank you teri shattered is a great name!!! And thanks for mentioning us!!
    It was a great surprise as I have just come back from a week in Spain!!

  • #7

    Isabella Z (Thursday, 30 May 2013)

    AHHH SO EXCITED!
    Perfect title :D

  • #8

    LauraScott (Friday, 31 May 2013 03:17)

    Sooooo excited! :D Love the title. Can't wait x

  • #9

    Svenja (Sunday, 02 June 2013 01:16)

    Omg I love the title!!
    Its perfect!!

  • #10

    Gillian (Friday, 07 June 2013 21:18)

    Wow! I can't wait for Shattered to come out, even though I'm only in the middle of Fractured. I live in the US, and when I was done reading Slated, I couldn't wait until September to read Fractured, so I ordered it. It is amazing! You are such an inspiration to me and keep writing AMAZING BOOKS! I've already had at least two people ask to borrow Slated!

  • #11

    teriterry (Monday, 10 June 2013 22:02)

    thank you everyone so much! it is awesome having some enthusiastic readers wanting to come along to see what happens next to Kyla.

  • #12

    Kiara (Monday, 17 June 2013 09:14)

    Shattered!!!!!! Amazing title, should be an amazing story!!!! Wish it was out now, I'm having book withdrawals.....

  • #13

    Isla (Tuesday, 06 August 2013 15:44)

    I have just read the two books and I literally cannot wait for the third to come out!

  • #14

    Lizy Rivera (Friday, 09 August 2013 05:35)

    Hi Teri my name is lizy and I was reading on google u had this name contest that people would put there names and u would pick a name to put in ur book I think that was a brilliant idea so just curious who was the lucky name that u picked

  • #15

    teriterry (Friday, 09 August 2013 07:53)

    hi Lizy,
    Thank for your message. The character name contest results are revealed here:
    http://teriterry.jimdo.com/2013/05/07/winning-character-names-for-book-3-drum-roll-please/

  • #16

    Rebecca (Thursday, 17 October 2013 00:14)

    That is an amazing title. I love your books I am reading fractured again each time I read it I feel the tension. Shatterd is the perfect title. I CAN'T WAIT TO READ IT!!!!!!!!!!!!

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