Posts about books by Kaleb Nation.

“Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse” Soundtrack CD!!!

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If you enjoy the music that I’ve posted on Youtube and on my website, then you’ll DEFINITELY enjoy the music on the Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse soundtrack CD! It has 9 original songs that I composed, recorded, mixed… pretty much everything’d! I also did all the cover and artwork design, so it’s pretty much a complete Kaleb-made package πŸ˜€

There is a discount on the CD right now — only $5.99 for this month only, which makes it less than $.99 a song (better than iTunes!). CLICK HERE to order it or visit to listen to previews!

Back Home From Tour!

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I’m finally back home! I managed to grab video clips from some places on the Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse book tour. Enjoy πŸ˜€

To see where I’m still heading on the rest of the tour, check out the Calendar page.

From The Tour!

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Here’s a quick update from the Bran Hambric book tour!

Leaving For The Bran Hambric Book Tour!

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The Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse book tour has officially begun! Actually, it started on September 16 (also my 21st birthday) but my first away-from-home event is Tuesday, September 22, in San Jose, California. I’m flying around continually until October 5 — which means I’ll get to meet a lot of you, but my posts here will be much less in the coming 3 weeks.

One of the cool things my publishers have done for the tour is make some AWESOME printable posters for each event! I’d love it if BranFans who live close to these events would print some out and post some around their school and community to help spread the word πŸ˜€ . You can find the posters on this page and print some out for yourself too!

If you want to keep up with me during the tour, I will be updating with photos and video via Twitter (thanks to my new iPhone). To see if I’ll be in your area, check out the tour calendar. I hope to meet lots of you in the coming weeks!

Bran Hambric Hits Indie Bestseller List!

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I just got word from my publishers that Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse debuted on the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers bestseller list! The indie list is one of the largest in the country, and includes stores like Book People, Changing Hands, King’s English and lots more all across the country.

This amazing bestseller debut is almost entirely due to word-of-mouth and online bloggers — and all the amazing BranFans who keep posting videos, mentioning the book on Twitter and telling their friends! It’s the first week out, and this is just the beginning!

I want to give a huge thanks to all the wonderful bloggers and people who have helped spread the word. If we keep it up we can make it a national bestseller!

“Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse” Audiobooks

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Audible, the publisher that distributes audiobooks for everything ranging from John Green’s Looking For Alaska to Lemony Snicket’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events (and even Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga) have just release the audio versions of Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse, voiced by the amazing Marc Thompson! I just finished listening to the preview and it sounds AWESOME!

One of the best things about having an audiobook of something I wrote is that I get to hear all the interesting (and sometimes slightly bizarre) ways that the voices of my characters are interpretedpro. I love how Joris sounds strikingly similar to one ofΒ  Dr. Claw‘s minions! They have a preview of the audio, so you can hear Joris (along with Shambles, Bran and the rest of the characters) yourself:


As part of their page for Bran Hambric, Audible asked me to talk about some of my favorite books and why I like them (this list certainly includes Looking For Alaska and perhaps a few surprises!). If you’d like to read the article or preview the audiobook, check out Audible’s Bran Hambric page. You can also order the audiobooks from

Bran Hambric Necklaces Are LEGIT

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I just got a package in the mail from my publishers with some awesome Bran Hambric necklaces! They are shiny, silver, and have “hambric” on the side, just like the one in the book!

You can still get one of the Bran Hambric necklace charms for FREE (meaning, you pay nothing — AKA best deal ever). Here’s all the info again:

WIN HALF MOON CHARM & EXCLUSIVE EVENT INVITATION! Anyone who posts links to the Bran Hambric, Barnes& and links on their social networking sites (ex: Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, YouTube, blog, website, etc), and posts a review of the book on one of the retail sites, will receive a Bran Hambric Half Moon necklace charm and an exclusive invitation to a Blog TV event with Kaleb, where he will reveal secrets from the next book in the series! Proof of links and reviews must be emailed to [email protected] (please put β€œBran Hambric Street Team” in subject-line). Promotion ends September 30.

The Bookstore Trip! [Video]

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My friends and I went to the local bookstore to see Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse in stores on 9/9/09! I also secretly signed a copy in the store, so if you’re at a bookstore in the Los Angeles area, you might stumble across it πŸ˜€


My lame attempt at a message to the finder πŸ˜‰

BranFans Are #1… Again

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Last night, during the live BlogTV release party for Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse, the enormously awesome BranFans did the impossible yet again:


Yes, Bran Hambric was the #1 Trending Topic on for over an hour. BranFans topped the likes of Jon Gosselin, Jay-Z, and even ‘goodnight’ (a nearly impossible feat on Twitter in the evening!). Not only that, but we knocked “The Beatles” off the trending topics entirely!

How’s that for awesomeness?! I was freaking out just seeing it on the trending topics: I never even IMAGINED that BranFans would be powerful enough to actually TAKE OVER TWITTER! There’s no better thing in the world for this day than to see an army of epic people getting it all the way to the top, so a huge thank you to everyone who helped get it there πŸ˜€

Not only that, but I see that Bran Hambric is on the front page of


Hooray for Borders! I’m already hearing stories of bookstores putting the book on shelves and it selling out this morning, so if you really want a copy and didn’t pre-order, you might want to head out there early before they run out. If the book is gone before you get there, the stores will restock it, but it might take a few days!

It’s super early in the morning but I had to post that up for everyone who missed the show. I’ve got so much stuff to post about today, epic day of all epic days, but I have a Radio Disney phone interview in two hours and I’m super sleepy (and I don’t want to slip up and say crazy things like “OH YES Zac Efron could TOTALLY play as Bran Hambric” or something equally ridiculous). Going grab some more sleep and I have more blogs later! –Kaleb