Friday, July 30, 2010

Friday 56: Black Magic

* Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
* Turn to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions on your blog or (if you do not have your own blog) in the comments section of Storytime with Tonya and Friends' blog.
*Post a link along with your post back to Tonya and Friends .
* Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

Closest Book: Black Magic
Author: Cherry Adair
Page 56, sentence 5: "I don't recall being asked my opinion."

Crazy for Books: Book Giveaway

HAPPY 75th ANNIVERSARY to Penguin Books!
Celebrate with a great Book Giveaway at Crazy For Book's book blog

Details to enter

The contest will end on August 13, 2010 at 11:59PM EST

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The Hiding Spot contest

Win Hillary Frank's THE VIEW FROM THE TOP

Contest will close August 17th, 2010. Contest open Internationally!

La Femme Readers "2011 YA Releases Giveaway!"

Contest Rules
There will be 6 Winners who will be picked by and first place gets first grab, second place chooses next and on down the line.
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Angelfire (Book #1) by Courtney Allison Moulton
Wake Unto Me by Lisa Cach
The Iron Witch by Karen Mahoney
The Gathering (Book #1) by Kelley Armstrong
City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4) by Cassandra Clare
(Cover has yet to be revealed.)

The contest will run through September 2

Friday, July 23, 2010

Books read - July 2010

The Passage by Justin Cronin
Broken (Grant County, #8) (Will Trent, #4) by Karin Slaughter
The Shell House by Linda Newbery
Claire de Lune by Christine Johnson
Jekel Loves Hyde by Beth Fantaskey
Veracity by Laura Bynum
Magic Hands by Jennifer Laurens
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
Silver Phoenix (Kingdom of Xia, #1) by Cindy Pon
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
The House of Thunder by Dean Koontz
The Whisperers: Charlie Parker by John Connolly
And Falling, Fly by Skyler White
Watermark by Vanitha Sankaran
Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater