Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday + CONTEST!

I'm jumping on the super cool WoW trend, but in the spirit of the holidays, I wanted to make it a bit more fun with a contest!
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So here's how this will work--below you'll find my WoW pick. All you have to do is comment (including your email) and follow my blog for a chance to win a pre-ordered copy. Not interested in this book? Then if you're the winner, you can choose any single book on Amazon to swap out for this one. Don't want a book? Then I'll offer a 10 page (or 1st chapter) critique to the winner. Simple, right? Now to my pick.
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I love, love, loved DIVERGENT, so for my first ever WoW I decided to go with...
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Title: INSURGENT
Author: Veronica Roth
Genre: YA Dystopian
What's it about, Fred?: (Pulled from Goodreads)
One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.
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Tris's initiation day should have been marked by celebration and victory with her chosen faction; instead, the day ended with unspeakable horrors. War now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows. And in times of war, sides must be chosen, secrets will emerge, and choices will become even more irrevocable—and even more powerful. Transformed by her own decisions but also by haunting grief and guilt, radical new discoveries, and shifting relationships, Tris must fully embrace her Divergence, even if she does not know what she may lose by doing so.
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And that's it. Sounds crazy awesome right? Now, all you have to do is comment and follow to get your pre-ordered copy (or other prize) for FREE! Yay! You have until Sunday, Dec. 18th to enter. I'll draw the name and post the winner here on Monday, Dec. 19th. For readers outside the U.S., if you enter and win we can work something out for either a digital book or Amazon/B&N giftcard. So all readers are welcome to enter!
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Happy Holidays!

28 comments:

  1. Sounds awesome!

    madisonlouisesbooks@hotmail.com

    -Madison Louise

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  2. Wow, I love the tree on the cover. Thanks for the contest!

    rainlaaman (at) gmail (dot) com

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  3. I have recently "popped my cherry" in the YA world and am completely mystified by the wide array of books out there! Also, just asked my YA obsessed friend what exactly is a YA Dystopian novel... oh I have so much to learn!!
    This particular book may just have to go on my wish list for dear old Santa!

    Best,
    tephy49@gmail.com
    -Speacelife

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  4. I can't wait to read this one!

    bploveslondon@gmail.com

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  5. Don't enter me, but INSURGENT is my WoW for the next couple of months!! I cannot wait for this!

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  6. Awesome : I wanna read it!

    foreverlostinbooks(at)gmail(dot)com

    Thanks!

    And you can check out my blog foreverlostinbooks.blospot.com !!!!

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  7. Great choice! This is always a very popular choice every week.

    My WOW

    Happy Holidays :-)

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  8. I'm also eagerly awaiting Insurgent. I can't imagine what Veronica's got in store for Tris and Four next. Thanks for the giveaway.
    My email is jnaomicline at yahoo

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  9. Can't wait for thi book! Awesome contest Melisa! :)
    tara25fuller@yahoo.com

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  10. Loved Divergent. Can't wait for Insurgent. I'm going through a Four withdrawal lol

    jessica(at)fictional-distraction(dot)com

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  11. OH, I LOVED Divergent too! And Four! lol. Can't wait for this one to hit the shelves now!
    I'm not participating because you don't say if it's international, and sending books my way is more expensive than you might have bargained for, LOL.
    I'll spread the word about your contest, though! :D
    And thanks so much for stopping by my blog the other day! It made me happy to see you there! :D

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  12. Ahhh! Love Veronica Roth. Love Divergent. Need me some Insurgent, pleeeeaaaase? haha Thanks for the giveaway! Great blog, btw. :) mbuttars83@aol (dot) com

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  13. Ooo I can't wait to read. And I love contests!

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  14. I love the cover of this book. It sounds like a great read!

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  15. This looks awesome!!

    ashleydmaker(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  16. I cannot wait for Insurgent. Looooved Divergent and I'm so excited for this book. Thanks so much for the preorder giveaway!

    lorimlee82 at gmail dot come

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  17. Loved Divergent and can't wait for Insurgent!

    MandieBaxter at yahoo dot com

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  18. I can't wait for INSURGENT!! Thanks for the pre-order giveaway. sjune2721(@)gmail(.)com

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  19. Ahh! Thank you so much! I simply can't wait to get my hands on Insurgent! I need my fill of Four. Don't even know why anyone would want any other book!
    New follower: lindadao2060
    Thanks again. ;)
    Lindadao2060 at yahoo dot com

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  20. Oh, this is fantastic! Thank you :-)

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  21. Thanks so much for the giveaway. Can't wait for this one! Melanie.M.McCullough@gmail.com

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  22. Thanks so much for the giveaway :)
    GFC: Aeicha @ Word Spelunking
    wordspelunker(at)gmail(dot)com

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  23. OMG I would love to win Insurgent! I cannot wait to read this book :D
    Thanks for the giveaway! :D

    -Two Chicks On Books Jaime

    arnoldjaime13(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  24. Divergent is one of my all time favorite books and I can not wait to continue Tris' story!!! I would love to win this!!!

    miss.story.of.my.life@live.com

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    <3 Jenn

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  25. Great contest! I loved Divergent and can't wait for Insurgent! Thanks!
    Vivi ticklingthemuse (at) gmail (dot) com

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  26. Yay! Awesome contest, and who wouldn't want to win Insurgent?! They're crazy if they don't lol. Thanks for the opportunity.
    DaisieMay25@yahoo.com

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  27. Welcome in the WoW World!:D That's very generous of you to start this with such an awesome contest! Thank you!

    As for Insurgent... Oh my, I'm DYING to read it! I LOVED Divergent and that ending left me heartbroken and craving for more.

    Awesome pick for your first WoW!

    andreea.c88 [at] gmail.com

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