August 2011 archive

ARC Giveaway for UK & Australia readers!


5 Sept Update: CONGRATS to

You’ve won ARCs! Email me the best shipping address, and we’ll post the books as soon as possible. Thanks to everyone who commented! <3

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So, hey, my fabulous UK publisher, Gollancz, has a few extra advance copies of Fire and Thorns (to be released 29 Sept), and they said I could give them away! Wooo!!

Just comment here to be entered to win. I will choose 5 (yes FIVE) winners at random on Monday, 5 Sept. Open to UK, New Zealand, and Australia readers.

Five chances to win…those are pretty good odds. Good luck!

ARC GIVEAWAY! (International)


8/23/11 UPDATE: The winner is Laura Pauling! Congrats, Laura!

If you want another opportunity to win The Girl of Fire and Thorns, my friend Sarah Prineas is hosting a giveaway here:

Good luck!


I’m giving away some books! These are all books I’ve read and loved and recommend without reservation. Which means I’ll be buying actual, finished copies. Which means it’s time these ARCs did their job and got read and loved by other people.

To win, all you have to do is leave a comment here. No following anyone anywhere, no gimmicks. On August 22, I will use to select a winner. Winner take all, open internationally. I’ll accept comments until midnight EST on Aug. 21.

The ARCs, in no particular order (pic below):

The Princess Curse by Merrie Haskell, Sept 6, 2011, HarperCollins Children’s

The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson, Sept 29, 2011, Putnam

Don’t Breath a Word by Holly Cupala, Jan 3, 2012, HarperTeen

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos, Sept 13, 2011, Farrar, Straus and Giroux

and my VERY LAST ARC of

The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson, Sept 20, 2011, Greenwillow (signed!)