Friday, May 6, 2011

TBR Book Giveaway Contest!!!


Okay, part of me is being lazy because I couldn't think of something fun to blog about today. So I figured, "Eh, I'll give away some books!"

I'm waaaaay behind on having a contest to thank all my blogging friends for hanging out here for the last few months.

You guys have been great, and I really appreciate your comments and meeting so many new bloggers!

It's an easy contest.

Leave a comment telling me what book is next on your To Be Read list (one that you don't yet own).

Next Friday, May 13th I'll announce three winners (by random draw) and their book choices.

I'll put your name in the bucket an extra time each for blogging, FB, or tweeting the contest.

Simple and easy, no?

And the coolest thing is, we all get to see what everyone has next on their TBR list!

I can't wait to hear what everyone want to read. :) Good luck!

Also, don't forget to sign up for our "Laughter is the Best Medicine" Blogfest on May 16th!

59 comments:

Laura Pauling said...

One of many books is Hourglass. I loved the cover and the mystery sounds neat!

J. L. Jackson said...

One on my list I haven't picked up is "Wither".

Can't wait till the blogfest. Should be fun to read every post.

Elouise82 said...

Next on my list is "Leviathan" by Scott Westerfield. It's been recommended to me several times now, and I am extremely curious about the whole Steampunk genre!

Liza said...

Sleepwalking in Daylight by Elizabeth Flock. Great contest idea!

Anne Gallagher said...

The Hating Game by Talli Roland.

salarsenッ said...

I have way too many!! But one I've yet to purchase is City of Bones. (Yes, I am way behind on my TBR list.)

Jonene Ficklin said...

The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner. I hear she's such a subtle writer in hiding her clues.

Old Kitty said...

Yay for your fab giveaways!! Thank you!!

On my TBR is Ann Best's memoir In the Mirror!

Have a great Friday! Take care
x

storyqueen said...

My next book is The Magician by Michael Scott. It's the second in The Immortal, Nicholas Flamel series.

Fun contest!

Shelley

B.E. Sanderson said...

I can't wait until Elana Johnson's Possession comes out. It's definitely on my TBR list. =o)

J.L. Campbell said...

Hey, you. Playing catch up this week after the A-Z blogfest in April.

I'd love to read Across the Universe.

Jennee said...

Great idea! I have so many on my list but I've been wanting to read anything by Brad Thor. He's been my author to check out for a while now.

Carol Kilgore said...

Maybe The Help. I'm so far behind in reading I can barely think about adding another book to my teetering stack.

Saumya said...

Talli Roland's The Hating Game!

Connie said...

I want to read Across the Universe.

(JL, Wither was great.)

Stina Lindenblatt said...

Clarity by Kim Harrington sounds great (if this is open to Canadian residents).

Bossy Betty said...

Waiting to read "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand.

Angela Felsted said...

Are you really going to make me choose only one book?!

Okay *sigh* Laurie Halse Anderson's "Fever 1793."

notesfromnadir said...

Lydia,
What a great idea for a contest!
My next book isn't out yet, it's called Double Dexter!

However, I'm up for some apocalyptic fiction with "A Land of Ash" by David Dalglish & others.

MorningAJ said...

One I don't own yet? That's tricky. I was checking out the Jonathan Coe shelf online this morning for a totally different reason and quite fancy The Dwarves of Death.

Kate said...

I can't wait to read WHAT HAPPENED TO GOODBYE by Sarah Dessen. Only one more week until it's release date, yay.

Donea Lee said...

Thanks for the great contest!! :)

I would love to read Kody Keplinger's - The Duff.

Amanda Borenstadt said...

I want to read "Steampunk," an anthology of steampunk stories (hence the title), edited by Ann and Jeff Vandermeer. Sounds like a super collection! :)

Stephanie said...

I've been wanting to read Plain Kate by Erin Bow for the loooooongest time. It looks like the sweetest, most magical middle grade ever. I've been really trying to read more middle grade, too. Thanks for the giveaway!
bookwormoakes AT yahoo DOT com

Heather said...

How fun! I would love to read HOURGLASS by Myra McEntire (which comes out next month). I'll be tweeting, blogging, and mentioning on Facebook!

Chris Phillips said...

I'm half tempted to put some obscure medical textbook that costs $150+ just in case I win. I guess I'll go with... THE SIXTH MAN, by David Baldacci.

Krispy said...

This is a super cool idea for a giveaway! I have way too many TBRs, but I definitely want to read Demon's Surrender by Sarah Rees Brennan when it comes out in June!

I've tweeted about this: http://twitter.com/kangaru/status/66554108047392768

Karen Lange said...

Great idea! Hmm, one of the next books I'd like to read is Description and Setting by Ron Rozelle. Thanks for doing this, Lydia!
Happy Mother's Day weekend,
Karen

Kayeleen Hamblin said...

Wow. There are so many that I could choose. I'll say... Delirium by Lauren Oliver.

I'll put a link to this contest on my sidebar.

mshatch said...

ooh fun! hard choice though since I have like a zillion books on my want list but I'd love to read I'd Know You Anywhere/Lippman.

M Pax said...

Next on my list is Black Sun Rising by CS Friedman.

I have my joke all ready to go. :D

-E- said...

fagles's translation of the iliad, please. awesome idea. i may have to follow suit.

Emy Shin said...

The majority of my TBR list consists of books that aren't out yet -- and the top of that list is LEGEND by Marie Lu. For the ones that are out, I'm coveting PLAIN KATE by Erin Bow. :)

Rachna Chhabria said...

Hunger Games is on my TBR list.

Cass (Words on Paper) said...

Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma (pre-order)

I tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/cc9309/status/66836252502130688

Skye (In The Good Books) said...

I really want to read Break by Hannah Moskowitz next! It's seems really different.

handley(dot)skye(at)gmail(dot)com

Ghenet Myrthil said...

This is a great idea for a giveaway! :)

I want to read DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth.

Bee said...

I want to read Veronica Roth's DIVERGENT next!

And I tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/bee_muses/status/66867790782541824

Sharon K. Mayhew said...

I picked up Divergent last week, but put it back down...I'm sure it will be on my shelf the next time I go to the bookstore.

Love the idea of doing a contest like this. It was fun reading what everyone wrote down. :)

Marynellie said...

Sixteen Summer by Michelle Dalton.

I tweeted:https://twitter.com/#!/mfay2/status/67016021910896640

marynellie8 at yahoo dot com

The Words Crafter said...

I just read your Blame Game post, hilarious!!!!

I'm linking your contest to my facebook but please don't enter me in the contest. I have so many books I haven't started! I'm in a reading funk :( I think after I get my rough drafts done, I'm taking a writing break and reading like a lunatic.

Good luck to everyone, though!

Beth said...

Great giveaway! I still don't own a copy of Anna and the French Kiss and I'm dying to read it, so that's my #1 pick!

CailinMarie said...

next on my list is "Cleopatra" by Stacy Schiff
and or "Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids" by Bryan Caplan

LTM said...

Man! Been in the cave, so I missed this. But I'm dying for Possession. It's also not out yet, so I don't have it... And Elana's sort of a bloggie buddy--win, win! :D

Hope your weekend/mother's day was awesome~ <3

Stephen Tremp said...

The first Harry Potter book The Sorcerer's Stone is next. Its ten years or so late, but I'm finally going to read it.

BrittanyGale said...

I want to read Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen.

I tweeted :)
http://twitter.com/#!/QuixoticWeetzie/status/67468869673037824

I follow via GFC quixoticdreamer

thanks for the giveaway!

quixoticdreamer(at)hotmail(dot)com

Nas Dean said...

Yay! for a great giveaway!

I would also like to read Talli's The Hating Game and Ann Best's Memoir.

lbdiamond said...

Oh my! Um, I would love to read The Marbury Lens, by Andrew Smith. :)

EXCELLENT giveaway idea. Thanks!

Carol Riggs said...

What a fun post! I'd love to read The Hating Game by Talli Roland!

Have a great week, Lydia. :)

JEM said...

Fun! I've already got some good ideas from the books posted here.

I'd like to read "The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place." Just read a description for this book on another blog today and it looks fantastic.

Teralyn Rose Pilgrim said...

There's so many!

I'm stuck between "Freedom" and "The Kitchen House."

Lisa Potts said...

Next on my list is Invincible Summer or Hourglass.

I love seeing what everyone else is up to.

Tweeted -http://mobile.twitter.com/lisampotts/status/67763833208451072

Thanks!
Lisapottswriter(at)gmail(dot)com

throuthehaze said...

City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare is on my list :)
throuthehaze at gmail dot com

The Red Angel said...

What an awesome giveaway, Lydia! :) Thanks so much. My next TBR book is Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, which is the summer reading book that I have to read for this seminar I am taking next year.

I blogged about your giveaway, and I also Facebooked about it! If you go to The Red Angel's fan page, you'll see my post. :)

~TRA

http://xtheredangelx.blogspot.com

Valia Lind said...

I'm way behind because I still havent read Across the Universe, or A Touch Mortal. I know *hangs head in shame* :)

valialind(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

Christine Danek said...

There's a ton of books on my list.

Shift by Jeri Smith Ready. That would be my pick.

Christine(dot)danek(at)verizon(dot)net
Thanks.

BECKY said...

Echoes, by Maeve Binchy. I used to LOVE everything she wrote but then kind of forgot about her. I'd love to curl up with this book, traveling to Ireland in the 1950s and 1960s!
What an awesome contest, Lydia!
I'll also post it on my blog.

Corey Schwartz said...

Oh, great idea! I'll go with Hourglass by Myra McEntire. Thanks!

Small Town Shelly Brown said...

The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night-Time...yes, this has been out for a while...no, I haven't read it yet...soon, very soon.

 
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