Thursday, December 17, 2009

My First Book Giveaway!!!

Closed Book With Clasps On The Lap Of Robert I...Image by takomabibelot via Flickr

I wanted to do this earlier, but with Maya being sick I just had to postpone it until I saw I'd run out of time if I wouldsn't do it ...This is a project of mine, as I intend to have a few book giveaways this year and at the beginning of next year.
First giveaway is for FANTASY LITERATURE lovers, as the book is Russell Kirkpatrick's "Across the Face of the World" (the first book in the "Fire of Heaven" trilogy. You can read about the author and his books here:http://www.russellkirkpatrick.com/
Now, what do you have to do? Easy! To enter you have to:
1. Leave a comment about why you would like to win this book - 1 entry.
1. Follow my blog and you'll have 2 entries for the giveaway.
2. If you are already a follower, you have 3 entries.
3. Twitter about the giveaway and you have 3 entries.
4. Follow me on Twitter and you have 2 entries. My twitter name is Ramona2006
4. Read any of my blog posts and tell me something about it - 4 entries.
5. Blog about it (leave a link) - 5 entries.
So, do all of them and you have a serious chance of winning the book. The winner will be selected by my daughter Maya (you know, the classical "names written on bits of paper" method) on the 25th of December.
The contest is open WORLDWIDE and it runs until the 25th of December, of course.
And don't forget. This is the first giveaway from a series of a few...
Good luck and don't forget to leave your email!

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10 comments:

Simcha said...

Great contest! I've been wanting to read Kirkpatrick's books since everyone seems to be talking about them. You shouls post about this contest on the Goodread's giveaway group and blogger's group.
I'll include this contest in my Internationl Giveaway post, when I put one up next week

Alone in Holy Land said...

I am too sick to write now, as I think I have Maya's flu but I just have to say, thank you Simcha for your support!

Melissa (My World) said...

Hello. I just found you by way of Simcha. Thanks to Simcha for blogging of the international giveaways. I get to meet new people this way as well.

I have not heard of this book until I saw your blog here. It sounds like a nice adventure to go on.

I am now a follower of your blog. I am also now following you on Twitter as well. I am going to Tweet of this contest to help let others know. I hope more stop by.

Thanks for the chance to learn of a new book!

Alone in Holy Land said...

Melissa, I read your blog on a regular basis and I think you are great! So it is a great honor for me to have you as a follower. Thank you!
Kirkpatrick is a promising writer and after a rough start - the first time I read his book I put it down after a few pages - I gave the book another try and I must say I wasn't dissapointed!

Melissa (My World) said...

Wow, thank you! I am glad you enjoy the blog, some days I start to wonder if anyone really stops by - but I just keep going because I enjoy it.

I am going to have to keep an eye out for this book here after the new year and check it out.

robin_titan said...

I would like to win this book because it sounds and looks really interesting. I've never even heard of it but I'm intrigued by the premise. :) +1

I now follow your blog.
+2

I now follow you on twitter. My username is the same.
+2

Alone in Holy Land said...

Hi Robin!
You're in...

Esther said...

- The world building in this book sounds fabulous
- I'm a follower just can't remember when from :0(
- I follow on Twitter
- I tweeted
http://twitter.com/eshchory/status/6992608368
- The 'White Couch' brought me to your blog (I even commented)
Why would a mother make her home so child un-friendly?

Oh and I'm eshchory[at]gmail[dot]com

International Giveaways said...

1) I love to read and I'm always open to books recommended by other avid readers which is why I would love to win this book. :)

2) I'm now a proud follower of your blog. (2 entries)

3) I'm following you on twitter! @intlgiveaways (2 entries0

4) I blogged about this giveaway (5 entries)
http://internationalgiveaways.blogspot.com/2009/12/book-from-alone-in-holy-land.html

Thanks for making this open worldwide. :)

Ronit
internationalgiveaways[at]gmail[dot]com
http://internationalgiveaways.blogspot.com

Aik said...

I'd love to read this book because it sounds really interesting! Thank you for hosting this giveaway!

+2 I'm a follower.

+5 Blogged.
http://aik-friendsnfamily.blogspot.com/2009/08/list-of-worldwide-giveaways.html

aikychien at yahoo dot com