Free books! Are there two happier words in the English language? I don’t think so!
I was inspired by The Story Siren’s 2010 Debut Author Challenge—a very cool idea to challenge people to read at least 12 YA and MG debuts this year. My personal goal is 20. The more I thought about this, the more excited I got, so in honor of my fellow 2010 debut authors, I’ve decided to have a monthly contest in which you—my lucky readers—can enter to win a YA or MG debut of your choice. Sound like fun? I thought so…
So, here’s the deal. Each month I’ll post my top four debuts of that month. (on or around the first) All you have to do to enter is comment on that post before noon pacific time on the last Friday of the month. One winner will be chosen each month using the randomizer and I’ll post the winner on the last Friday of the month. The winner will then be allowed to choose one title off my picks list OR a signed ARC or copy of PERSONAL DEMONS (when I get them)! Yay!
In addition to commenting (for which you get one point) you can earn extra points each month as follows:
Old follower: +3 points
New follower: +2 points
Link to my contest post on your blog or twitter: +1 points
Dedicated post with link to my contest on your webpage/blog: +3 points
Add me to your blogroll: +2 points
Also on your entry, please remember to tell me how to find you (email address).
This is not Verizon, so there will be no rollover points. Points start new every month.
Also, a side note…
If you know of any 2010 YA or MG debut authors who are not members of The Tenners or Class of 2K10, I’d love to know who they are and what their book is about so I can include them on my lists. I know first hand that getting the word out can be a challenge if you’re not part of a group. I, myself, was shunned by The Tenners (my deal came in December, after their arbitrary new member cut-off) and, like Cinderella, I feel a little left out of the ball. :*(
Also, please feel free to suggest titles for upcoming months.
So, what do you think? You up for some free books?
I’m getting a late start for January, so I’ll extend the entry deadline to noon on 2/15 for this month. This post will serve as my January contest post, so to enter, just comment below.
And here are my January picks:
Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore
The Dark Devine by Bree Despain
Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves
The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
Look for a new post on the first of each month with my new picks and enter each month!
FREE BOOKS!!!! WEEEEEEE…
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