Monday, April 26, 2010

Spring Cleaning Giveaway! Win! Win! Win!

Tip of the Day: Check back every day this week for more chances to win 5 hand selected novels from Author2Author!

Springtime means out with the old and in with the new. It's time to participate in the cycle of life and pass on those books you enjoyed so much to others--to make room for more books on your shelves, of course.

So here at Author2Author, we're giving away five YA novels to one lucky winner!

Each day this week, we will tell you about a book you really, really want to read. (Trust us, we're good at this stuff.) Then all you have to do to be entered in the contest is leave a comment. That's it.* At the end of the contest, the randomly selected winner receives all five books. (However, we can only mail them to U.S. addresses.)

*OK, you saw that asterisk up there? That means you have some easy and painless (i.e. non-spammy) ways to increase your chances. First of all, you can comment once a day. So your comment today is one entry, your comment tomorrow is another entry, etc., through Friday.

AND if you tell us in your comment that you started following our blog (Google reader, Bloglines, any RSS feed) you get an extra entry. AND if you tell us in your comment that you started following one of our personal blogs, you get an extra entry. Yes, some of my multi-talented friends here have personal blogs and they rock! They're all different in style and a great part of the YA writers' community in unique ways (stay tuned this week for specific info). I blog with my critique partners at MigWriters which is also awesome. I love being part of group blogs and if you check out the MigWriters site, you'll probably recognize some names from your travels around our internet neighborhood. (It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor, would you be mine?)

OK, before Spring makes me any more loopy, let me bring on the chill factor with a horror novel. One of the five books we are giving away is PROJECT 17 by Laurie Stolarz. I picked this book because I'm all about speculative fiction lately and I've always been in love with scary stories. My husband and I are also urban explorers, and this novel combines urban exploration with good old fear. PROJECT 17 takes place in an abandoned mental hospital. Six teens go in with video camera. Publishers Weekly calls this novel "Breakfast Club meets Blair Witch Project" and that's one of the best "This novel is X meets X" propositions I've ever heard.

Are you ready to be a winner? Leave a comment! Follow us! Ask questions in the comments and we'd be glad to answer them. And don't forget to check back tomorrow for more. Happy Spring!

-- Kate, Miss Perfecting the Pages


Lena1xoxo said...

Please enter me in the contest :)

Project 17 sounds fantastic. I love Laurie Stolarz. I've only read Deadly Little Secrets/Lies, but they're fantastic. I bet Project 17 is as well!


Christa said...

I love it when other people (note, other people not me) do spring cleaning. ; ) Especially on their bookshelves & then get all generous and do something wonderful like a contest.

I follow this blog via my google reader/google friend.

Thanks for the giveaway. I'll keep my eye on your blog all week. : )

ambience.of.rain {at}

Jeanne Ryan (Serenissima) said...

Sounds like a cool book. Count me in! (and I'm now a follower too).

Your blog looks chock full o' useful stuff!

jpetroroy said...

Please enter me. Project 17 sounds so intriguing

Carmella Van Vleet said...

That sounds like a cool book!

Andrea Mack said...

Sounds like an author and book I should put into my 100 book reading challenge. Thanks for the heads up!

Christina Farley said...

Oh this Project 17 sounds really cool. I don't think I've ever read a YA suspense novel. Enter me in your contest! I'm already a follower too!

(I had a giggle over your spam thing. LOL)

angie said...

I am a new follower. I am excited to see the books you will be doing "spring cleaning" with:)

Anonymous said...

I love espionage books, Project 17 sounds great. Please enter me in the contest.

mstephany at shaw dot ca

Jessy said...

I love Laurie's Deadly series so I would love to win a copy of this. I am a follower

Aik said...

I'm a follower.

aikychien at yahoo dot com

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