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Start the New Year With Books: Week 2

Thanks for all the entries into week one's contest! There's a new batch of books up for grabs this week. You can still get more entries for following my blog, all blog comments, and sharing about this contest. Winners posted on the 16th.

If you're looking for the contest rules, click here This week I have three books up for grabs:
Sovay by Celia Rees (ARC Copy)
Sabriel by Garth Nix
Looks by Madeleine George (ARC Copy)
Good Luck!!!


  1. Those are great prizes! Thanks for hosting the contest!

  2. enter me, please! I already follow you.

  3. Please enter me. I follow on Google Reader.

  4. I love books and would love any of these

  5. I follow you too, just realized I forgot to say that!

  6. I really really really want Sabriel!!! By some twist of fate I found all the books in the series at a used book sale... except for the first. I can't start this amazing series without the first book!!!

    But Sovay also sounds good.

    I am already a follower of the blog.

    I posted about the contest here:

  7. I also posted about your contest here.

  8. I think I would most like Sabriel, but Sovay sounds like a good read as well.


  9. Oh yeah and I'm a follower. LOL


  10. Wonderful prizes! I'm a follower on google reader.


  11. Great prizes! Please enter me!

  12. I would love to be entered to win! I follow your blog.

    akreese (at) hotmail (dot) com

  13. I'd like to be included, count me in!

  14. I'm so behind...I was going to comment but not on this (only since I'd won a book the week before) but I seem to have gone and gotten behind ;)

    Thanks for the giveaway, anyway, though becuase it's giving me great books to check out :)



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