Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Win on Wednesday: Some contests from around the book blogosphere! (2)



Win on Wednesday was started by All Things Urban Fantasy.

I started doing this post last week. I'm really not sure how you all liked it. I didn't get much feedback. So, today I ask that you all let me know if this is something that you would like me to keep doing or not.
For those who haven't noticed before, I try to keep an updated list on my sidebar of several contests and giveaways going on that you can enter, but this is a more complete list than what I have over there.
Also, while this is mostly a paranormal and urban fantasy site, I do also read other things, so I figure a lot of you do too. Not all contests listed will fall under the paranormal category, in fact, some might have absolutely nothing to do with it, but I just figure you all might like to know about any contests and giveaways that I come across. So, there ya go!!


Mega Contests I Just Heard About:

Book Bound's YA Mega Giveaway!


Book Bound has reached 400 followers!

1st Prize: Five (5) books of choice
2nd Prize: Four (4) books of choice
3rd Prize: Three (3) books of choice
4th Prize: Two (2) books of choice
5th Prize: One (1) book of choice
6th Prize: One (1) book of choice

Books to be won:

1. The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
2. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
3. Fallen by Lauren Kate
4. The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove by Lauren Kate
5. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
6. Eyes Like Stars: Theatre Illuminata, Act I by Lisa Mantchev
7. The Seven Rays by Jessica Bendinger
8. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
9. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
10. The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson
11. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
12. Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games) by Suzanne Collins
13. The Awakening (Darkest Powers, Book 2) by Kelley Armstrong
14. Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr
15. City of Glass (Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare
16. Graceling by Kristin Cashore
17. Fire by Kristin Cashore
18. My Soul to Save by Rachel Vincent
19. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
Contest ends February 5, 2010.



Wicked Awesome Books: New Books in the New Year Contest!

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Here are the prizes:
1st Grand prize winner gets to choose either:
-a signed copy of Prophecy of the Sisters and some book-related swag, as well as as two books from the list below
-or a signed audiobook of Beautiful Creatures and some BC swag, as well as two books from the list below
2nd Grand prize winner gets:
-whichever prize the grand prize winner didn't choose, as well as the choice of two books from the list below
3rd prize winner gets to choose two books from the list below
4th prize winner gets to choose 1 book from the list
If I get to 200 followers, I'll do the same and so on for every 50 more followers.


List of books:
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl (Used with very light pink top from a drink spill, but in great condition)
If I Have a Wicked Stepmother, Where's My Prince Charming? by Melissa Kantor
The Christopher Killer (Signed) by Alane Ferguson
Garden of the Purple Dragon by Carole Wilkinson
Walk of the Spirits by Richie Tankersley Cusick
So Yesterday by Scott Westerfeld
Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, Book 1) by Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, Book 2) by Suzanne Collins
Alphas by Lisi Harrison
Marly's Ghost by David Levithan
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist (Movie tie-in edition) by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
Wicked 2: Legacy & Spellbound by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguié
*Additional books will be added if necessary

Enter by February 26, 2010.



New Contests:
~Book Junkie is offering up a contest with Tierney O'Malley. Enter to win Wicked Proposal by January 29, 2010.
~Tynga's Reviews is giving away either a copy of Ravenous or Scorched by Sharon Ashwood. Contest ends January 29, 2010.
~J. Kaye's Book Blog is giving away Strange Angels & Betrayals by Lili St. Crow. Contest ends January 30, 2010.
~At All Things Urban Fantasy enter to win a copy of Spider’s Bite (Elemental Assassin, book 1) by Jennifer Estep. Enter by January 30, 2010.
~Seductive Musings has several contests going on right now:
---Robin Kaye is giving away all three books in her “Domestic Gods” series. Contest ends January 30, 2010.
---Larissa Ione is giving away 5 copies of Ecstasy Unveiled! Conest ends January 30 2010.
---Stephanie Tyler is giving away a signed book from her backlist! Contest ends January 30, 2010.
~The Bibliophilic Book Blog is having a 410 Follower Giveaway! The winners receive book of their choice or $20 Amazon GC. Contest ends January 30, 2010.
~Books Books and More Books is giving away Born of Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon. Contest ends January 30, 2010.
~Book Junkie is offering up another contest with Tierney O'Malley. Enter to win Wicked Persuassion by February 1, 2010.
~The Deadline Dames are having a huge Damiversary extraviganza! Enter everyday this week for a chance to win! Contest results announced before midnight January 31, 2010.
~Sidhe Vicious: Amanda Ashley Giveaway! Win a signed copy of Everlasting Kiss or one of Amanda's backlist of published books. Contest ends January 31, 2010.
~Ellz Readz is giving away the Iron King by Julie Kagawa and some signed bookmarks! Enter by February 5, 2010.
~Jennifer Laurens is having a Valentine's Day Contest! She's got a great goodie bad with a copy of Heavenly, Falling for Romeo, Magic Hands, and NAILED, plus a light up pen, the new “layered” Trident gum, suckers, lip gloss and a snuggly teddy bear. Please tell her that Amanda Leigh or NRSVampchick (my Twitter) sent you!!! Contest ends February 6, 2010.
~Seductive Musings keeps adding contests and here is the next one! Melissa Mayhu is giving away 2 copies of A Highlander's Destiny! Contest ends February 6, 2010.
~Wicked Awesome Books is having a 100 Follower giveaway by giving away 11 of the Gossip Girl Books. Enter by February 7, 2010.
~Luxury Reading is having a Rachel Vincent Giveaway! Grand prize winner will receive both books in the Soul Screamers series. Two other winners will win My Soul to Save! Contest ends February 10, 2010.
~The Book Muncher is giving away 3 copies of My Soul to Save by Rachel Vincent! Contest ends February 10, 2010.
~Books at Midnight is offering a chance for a copy of Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers. Contest ends February 12, 2010.
~Steph Su Reads is giving away a copy of Wish, the debut YA novel by Alexandra Bullen. Enter to win by February 12, 2010.
~Melissa Marr is giving away around 60 books!!! Some signed, some w/ signed bookplates, some not signed, but all awesome! Enter by February 14, 2010.
~Dark Faerie Tales is giving away a signed copy of Spider Bite by Jennifer Estep and bookmarks. Contest Ends February 15, 2010.
~The Library of a Distracted Muscisian is giving away copies of The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks. Contest ends February 16, 2010.
~The Neverending Shelf is having a Uprinting Sticker Giveaway! Enter to win 250 custom stickers/labels. Contest ends February 17, 2010.
~The Library of a Distracted Musician is giving away The 8th Confession by James Patterson! Contest ends February 20th, 2010.
~Steph Su Reads is having a big Blogoversary Giveaway! Several people will win several ARCs and their choice of books as well!!! Contest ends February 28, 2010.
~The Bibliophilic Book Blog is have an awesome giveaway for a Nook, a Kindle, a Sony Touch, or a Sony Pocket (your choice), or a gift card to the bookstore of your choice. Enter by March 1, 2010.
~Teens Read and Write is having a MegaBook Giveaway!!! To celebrate hitting 500 followers, they have a list of books to give away. As more followers are added, more winners and more book choices will be added! So spread the word so that more people have a chance to win! Contest ends March 7, 2010.

Also, at the bottom of my blog, I always have a list of current contests going on at Bitten By Books. They have several weekly interviews w/ contests and tons of book reviews. This week's line-up is spectacular, so check it out!
Monday: Dakota Cassidy (Contest over)
Tuesday: Angie Fox (Contest over)
Wednesday: Larissa Ione (Contest goes 1/27-1/28)
Thursday: Faith Hunter (Contest goes 1/28-1/29)
Friday: Jenna Maclaine (Contest goes 1/29-1/30)
There is also a Daily Book Chat every weekday w/ a chance to win some author swag!

Contests still going on from last week:
~Tattooed Books Giveaway: Win a custom necklace from Rachel Vincent's Soul Screamer's series. Contest ends January 28th.
Book Lovers INC

~Still going on over at Book Lovers Inc., Scavenger hunt and giveaway celebrating their new blog. Your chance to win several books if you leave a comment and the grand prize, the Kate Daniels series, if you do the scavenger hun!Contest ends January 31, 2010.
~Paranormal Haven: Raven Hart Giveaway! Check out their interview with Raven and enter to win! Contest ends January 31th.
~Dark Faerie Tales: Hush, Hush Giveaway! Win a copy of Hush, Hush and a writing journal. Contest ends February 3rd.
~Books at Midnight: LM Preston Giveaway! Win a copy of Explorer X-Alpha and a poster!Contest ends February 5, 2010.
~A Great Book is the Cheapest Vacation: Book Giveaway! Kim Harrison's For a Few Demon's More. Contest ends February 10th.
~LA FEMME READERS: 2010 Book of Choice Giveaway! Contest ends February 15, 2010.

~All Things Urban Fantasy 300+ Follower Giveaway! The winner will receive the Mercedes Thompson series by Patricia Briggs. If the 400 follower mark is passed before the end of this contest, another winner will be chosen to receive the Alpha and Omega series also by Patricia Briggs! So, please enter and spread the word! Contest ends February 28, 2010.

Check out All Thinks Urban Fantasy for a long list of urban fantasy contests going on! There's 79 listed this week!!

If you have any contests you want listed on next week's post and/or images to go with your contest, please email me @ notreallysouthernvampchick(at)gmail(dot)com.