Monday, October 11, 2010

Blogiversary ARC Giveaway!

Okay, so now that all they hype has died down from the day JK Rowling celebrated my One Year Blogiversary, it's time for the rest of my celebration!

And as I'm sure you can tell from the title of this post, I'm giving away ARCs. Some of them are even signed!

Here's what's up for grabs this time:

SIGNED ARC of Matched, by Ally Condie
It even has a "to:" section, so you can fill your own name in :)

In the Society, Officials decide. Who you love. Where you work. When you die. 

Cassia has always trusted their choices. It’s barely any price to pay for a long life, the perfect job, the ideal mate. So when her best friend appears on the Matching screen, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is the one . . . until she sees another face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. Now Cassia is faced with impossible choices: between Xander and Ky, between the only life she’s known and a path no one else has ever dared follow—between perfection and passion. 

SIGNED ARC of The Marbury Lens, by Andrew Smith

Sixteen-year-old Jack gets drunk and is in the wrong place at the wrong time. He is kidnapped. He escapes, narrowly. The only person he tells is his best friend, Conner. When they arrive in London as planned for summer break, a stranger hands Jack a pair of glasses. Through the lenses, he sees another world called Marbury. 

There is war in Marbury. It is a desolate and murderous place where Jack is responsible for the survival of two younger boys. Conner is there, too. But he’s trying to kill them.

Meanwhile, Jack is falling in love with an English girl, and afraid he’s losing his mind.
Conner tells Jack it’s going to be okay. 
But it’s not. 

ARC of The Mockingbirds, by Daisy Whitney

Some schools have honor codes.
Others have handbooks.
Themis Academy has the Mockingbirds.

Themis Academy is a quiet boarding school with an exceptional student body that the administration trusts to always behave the honorable way--the Themis Way. So when Alex is date raped during her junior year, she has two options: stay silent and hope someone helps her, or enlist the Mockingbirds--a secret society of students dedicated to righting the wrongs of their fellow peers.

ARC of Dust City, by Robert Paul Weston

Who's afraid of the big bad wolf?
His son, that's who.  

Ever since his father's arrest for the murder of Little Red Riding Hood, teen wolf Henry Whelp has kept a low profile in a Home for Wayward Wolves . . . until a murder at the Home leads Henry to believe his father may have been framed. 

Now, with the help of his kleptomaniac roommate, Jack, and a daring she-wolf named Fiona, Henry will have to venture deep into the heart of Dust City: a rundown, gritty metropolis where fairydust is craved by everyone and controlled by a dangerous mob of Water Nixies and their crime boss leader, Skinner. 

ARC of Witch & Wizard: The Gift, by James Patterson and Ned Rust

When Whit & Wisty were imprisoned by the wicked forces of the totalitarian regime known as the New Order, they were barely able to escape with their lives. Now part of a hidden community of teens like themselves, Whit and Wisty have established themselves as leaders of the Resistance, willing to sacrifice anything to save kids kidnapped and brutally imprisoned by the New Order.

ARC of A Tale Dark & Grim, by Adam Gidwitz

In this mischievous and utterly original debut, Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm-inspired tales. As readers follow the siblings through a forest brimming with menacing foes, they learn the true story behind (and beyond) the bread crumbs, edible houses, and outwitted witches.
ARC of The Wolves of Andover, by Kathleen Kent

In the harsh wilderness of colonial Massachusetts, Martha Allen works as a servant in her cousin's household, taking charge and locking wills with everyone. Thomas Carrier labors for the family and is known both for his immense strength and size and mysterious past. The two begin a courtship that suits their independent natures, with Thomas slowly revealing the story of his part in the English Civil War. But in the rugged new world they inhabit, danger is ever present, whether it be from the assassins sent from London to kill the executioner of Charles I or the wolves-in many forms-who hunt for blood. 

All you have to do to enter is be a follower and fill out the entry form (link is below). 

Guess what! This is open INTERNATIONALLY!!

Want to increase your chances to win? It's easy! (Though not required to enter)...

+1 follow me on network blogs (link in my sidebar)
+1 follow me on twitter
+20 send me some new bloggy friends (20 per friend)

Contest runs October 11-October 31!

Good Luck!!

For the record, some of the ARCs are preread, but they're all in awesome condition! I don't dog-ear pages or anything :)

Thanks for stopping by!!


  1. Congrats on your blogiversary! And thank you for the great contest!

  2. Congratulations on your blogiversary!!! Great giveaway and many thanks for opening it for internationals too =D

  3. Congrats on the blogiversary!!! And great contest thanks.

  4. congratulations on the blogoversary! what a way to celebrate :) thanks for making this international too!

  5. What a great line-up of ARCs! Congrats on your blogiversary!

  6. Wow, Sara - look at all those wonderful ARC's! Thanks for another great contest. I'll do my best to promote the heck out of it!! :-)

  7. Wah, wah thank you SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO much for making the giveaway international! Ordering English books in Greece is a NIGHTMARE!

  8. Thanks for the awesome giveaway.

  9. Such an amazing giveaway! Happy blogiversary!

  10. Thanks for the contest. I'm a new follower. The ARCs all sound great.

  11. What an awesome contest! Congrats on your bloggy anniversary.

  12. Great giveaway. Thanks!

  13. Congrats on your blogiversary & thanks for this giveaway :)

  14. Thanks so much for this and congrats on your blogiversary!

  15. Hey! And saying hi right back! I hope all has been going great!

  16. A million thanks for the chance to win!

  17. Congratulations, again, on your blogiversary, Sara!


  18. Thanks for the chance to win some great books!!!

  19. Great giveaway and congrats on your blogiversary!

  20. Happy Blogiversary, and thanks for the giveaway! Some of these books look reeeally good!

  21. Happy anniversary! Awesome contest.

  22. Congrats and Happy Blogiversary! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  23. happy blogiversary! and thank you :D

  24. great giveaway thank you so much and congrats!

  25. Congrats on your blogaversary and thanks for making this international! XD

  26. Fantastic bundle of books! :) Thanks for the contest. :)

  27. Awesome contest! Great books in there ;o) Hope you are doing well ;o)


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