Up first is the book that has won the coveted “Krys’s favourite of 2011” spot – Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton. It is also the book that launched the Blood Magic Challenge, a challenge that pits you all against me in a reader like fight to the death… Shite, I’ve been reading too much Dystopia. It actually just involves you reading this book and then coming back and talking to me about it and telling me if I should read something else. Oh bother, go read the challenge for yourself so I can stop blathering about it.
So, the giveaway! The giveway.
Up for grabs is a signed ARC (advanced reading copy) paperback of Blood Magic. I met Tessa last month in Novi Michigan and she was lovely and gracious and I wanted to load her up with five espressos, shake her up, and watch her go conquer the world (such energy for someone so small). So, I had her sign a stack of her books, including this one, which also has a special hidden drawing in it that Tessa assured me has never happen before. So, you get something super special with this one. It’s signed and one of a kind.
As per usual, we’re playing the guess the number game. For this giveaway I am thinking of a number between 1 and 1000. I’m sort of sick of running endless contests, so I will end this one in 2 weeks… on the 16th of August. This contest is international. Or omninational, if there are any aliens out there you are more than welcome to join. You just have to chip in for shipping.
I’d kind of love to have readers on Mars. Sigh, I can dream.
So, leave your number and an email in the comments below. Also, check out these giveaways while you’re at it. I’m always giving away something.
For my curiosity, who is joining us in this madcap escapade? Has anyone bought the book with this express purpose in mind? Has anyone read the book and loved or hated it? Is anyone in the process of reading it now? Come on people, I want a dialogue going. We need to spread über inter-web love for this book. It’s fabulous on about 10,000 different levels and needs to grow and grow. Comment away here and tell me what you think of this book. That is the point of this challenge after all.
As always, pass it on, spread the word, pay it forward.
P.S. A reader of mine started her own blog recently. Go say hello to Monica from me at The Obscured Vixen.
*As of August 16th, 2011 this contest is officially closed. You can view the winner here.
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