Skip to main content

This Week's Contest Book Picks

Today marks the first day of my Start The New Year With Book Contest. Check out the rules here. This week's books are:

Stealing Heaven by Elizabeth Scott

More Than Friends: Poems From Him and Her by Sara E. Holbrook and Allan Wolf

Carpe Diem by Autumn Cornwell (signed by the author!!)

Don't forget all entries will go in the grand prize drawing to win a $15 Amazon Gift Card and prize pack of books! Drawing will be held Jan. 9.

Comments

  1. Oh, I really want Stealing Heaven. So excitinggg.

    -Lauren

    ReplyDelete
  2. It's a really good one. A co-worker recommended it to me and I loved it!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Ooh, I'm interested in Carpe Diem and Stealing Heaven!

    ReplyDelete
  4. I blogged about this:

    http://shootingstarsmag.blogspot.com/2009/01/winners-other-contests.html

    -Lauren

    ReplyDelete
  5. I'd love to be entered! I am now a follower :D

    ReplyDelete
  6. What a cute blogger you are. Fun book girl too.
    Books make me feel warm and fuzzy! I would love to be entered.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Please enter me. I am following on Google Reader.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Great books! I wanna win! :)
    bunnybx at gmail .c om

    ReplyDelete
  9. Stealing Heaven sounds awesome! Hope I win!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Also blogged at http://bunnymoney9.blogspot.com/2009/01/blog-candy.html

    ReplyDelete
  11. I really wanna read Stealing Heaven!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Great contest! :)

    B (I'm a follower)

    ReplyDelete
  13. Sweet, thanks for the opportunity! tWarner419@aol.com

    ReplyDelete
  14. Awesome! Please enter me!

    emailthebookworm(at)yahoo(dot)com

    ReplyDelete
  15. I also blogged about this contest here or http://randomcontests.blogspot.com/2009/01/this-weeks-contest-book-picks.html

    ReplyDelete
  16. Great contest! I am now following you. (Whenever anyone leaves me a comment that they are following me I feel just a little bit stalked.)

    ReplyDelete
  17. WOW! Thanks for entering everyone-I'm so thrilled!!:)

    I'm sure you'll love all the books that are up there, so good luck to everyone.

    -Sarah

    ReplyDelete
  18. Stealing Heaven and Carpe Diem both sound amazing. Wonder if I could get my reluctant reading twelve year old to read them? LOL

    Deidre
    deidre_durance at hotmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  19. I'm following you now!

    Deidre
    deidre_durance@hotmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  20. Please enter me. Thanks! cdziuba@aol.com

    ReplyDelete
  21. I love your pic:)

    madmerkf at aol dot com

    ReplyDelete
  22. Please enter me! :)

    bookluvercarol(at)gmail(dot)com

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

I love hearing from other readers! Share your thoughts and chime in!

Popular posts from this blog

Bedtime Books for the Weary

Today I'm over at the ALSC Blog talking about some of my new favorite bedtime-themed books!

Suite Scarlett Giveaway!!!

How would you like to win a paperback copy of Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson ? I have FIVE copies up for grabs!! When Scarlett Martin turns fifteen she is put in charge of the Empire Suite, one of the rooms in her family’s hotel. Enter Mrs. Amberson, an aging C-list starlet who decides to employ Scarlett. Soon, she is taking dictation, running around New York City, and getting caught up in Mrs. Amberson’s crazy adventures. In the midst of it all, Scarlett falls in love–or so she thinks–and it takes Mrs. Amberson to help her see the light. Now in paperback from top-selling author Maureen Johnson! Here's the deal: -Contest ends July 20, 2009 -For U.S. Addresses only, sorry! -Comment on this post to enter. -Come back and comment again on this post for another entry-you may enter as many times as you want!! -Blog/Twitter/Facebook/E-mail this contest to others for +1 extra entries -Link me to your review of Suite Scarlett (or any other Maureen Johnson book) in the comments for +2

Dear Books: Please Update Your Libraries

There is nothing worse than coming across a book you are really enjoying only to be pulled out of it because of some outdated and incorrect library reference. I know that authors and illustrators will not always get everything 100% accurate, but I when I read books that show a very dated stereotype, or something that is just so incorrect, I always wonder why. I feel like authors and illustrators should know better! And it's not just older books-it happens in new books too! I recently read A Big Surprise for Little Card by Charise Mericle Harper and illustrated by Anna Raff.  I absolutely loved this book! It's a creative look at libraries through the eyes of a library card. It's perfect for my outreach visits and storytimes about the library and promoting what value there is in a library card. Anna Raff gets major points for illustrating a very cool and hip librarian as well! But the librarian tells card to shush and is a bit annoyed when he shows up. And then l