Yay! It's time to announce the official GIVEAWAY winners in my BANNED BOOKS WEEK EXTRAVAGANZA! Package # 1 George Orwell – Animal Farm John Steinbeck – Of Mice and Men John Irving – A Prayer for Owen Meany George Fitzgerald!! (You're right; you do always win… Are you Irish or something? ;-P) … Read More Official GIVEAWAY winners!
Thank you to all who participated in the GREAT BANNED BOOKS GIVEAWAY! I'll hold the grand drawing a bit later today. Second, there are changes coming in the Bluestalking world. The reasons behind it involve demands on my time, a very few aggressive authors and publicists, as well as my desire to change tracks a… Read More GIVEAWAY winners announced later today/New blog policies to come…
I know it sounded like I said I'd post the giveaway photos on Wednesday but what I really meant to say was Thursday. The misunderstanding is understandable. Here's the Deal: Three GIVEAWAYS, three BOOKS EACH + one t-shirt per GIVEAWAY. The butt kickin' t-shirt every prize package gets: PRIZE PACKAGE… Read More OFFICIAL BANNED BOOKS WEEK GIVEAWAY EXTRAVAGANZA!!
The good thing about writing your own blog is you have sole creative (shut it) control and answer to no one. The bad thing is when life intervenes there's no one to point at and say, "YOU TAKE OVER FOR A WHILE!" And of course this would have to happen during BANNED BOOKS WEEK, when… Read More Lisa’s Grand Banned Books Giveaway
Suzanne! Shari! Rachael! Turns out all three of you have won a hardback copy of Ali Smith's 'There But for The'! I opened another package from Random House that was sitting on my office at work. I'll let you guess what it contained. Yet. Another. Hardback. Copy. I've gotten multiple free review… Read More There But for The by Ali Smith – everyone’s a winner!!
"This startling lark from Smith (The Accidental) is so much more than the sum of its parts. Both breezy and devastating, the novel radiates from its whimsical center: Miles Garth, a dinner party guest, decides to leave the world behind and lock himself in his hostess’s spare room, refusing to come out and communicating… Read More Book Giveaway: There But for The by Ali Smith
Check 'er out! My friend, E.M. Hum, has published her first collection of vampire stories of the satirical sort. I can vouch for the quality of her writing. She's absolutely hilarious and writes genuinely great prose. And I'm not just saying that because I know her, or she's been a member of the writer's group… Read More Signed book giveaway! Vampire stories…
Did she say winner(s), as in more than one? Oh, yes she did! Because I found another copy I'd been sent – this one a pre-publication copy trade paperback, hope you don't mind but it's the same thing, just may have a couple unedited errors – while looking through Mt. Review Copy, so that means… Read More BOOK GIVEAWAY WINNERS!
It's giveaway time once again, friends and onlookers! Are you a fan of the 'Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants' series, or interested in reading something by its author, Ann Brashares? Or maybe you're just into getting something for free? That's cool, too. In any event, I'm giving away a pristine hardcover copy of Ann Brashares'… Read More BOOK GIVEAWAY: Sisterhood Everlasting by Ann Brashares
New Random Number is 13: Margosita! Looks like you DID leave an email, so I'll send you a note today. Congrats!