Sunday, February 24, 2013

Win 17 books by 17 fantastic authors



Do you love books that take you somewhere you've never been before? Books with a unique sense of history or a fantastical premise, dark thrills or the sparkle of your favorite fairy tale--or perhaps all of these rolled up in one? Seventeen of your favorite, award-winning and best-selling authors have teamed up to offer this giveaway: a copy of each of the following books to one lucky winner!

THE LANTERN by Deborah Lawrenson
NY Times bestseller modern gothic novel of love, secrets, and murder—set against the lush backdrop of Provence
THE FIREBIRD (ARC) by Susanna Kearsley
A twin-stranded story that blends modern romance with 18th-century Jacobite intrigue, traveling from Scotland to Russia, from the NY Times bestselling author of The Winter Sea
THE TWELFTH ENCHANTMENT by David Liss
In Regency England, at the dawn of the industrial era, magic and technology clash and the fate of the nation rests in the hands of a penniless young woman 
COLD MAGIC by Kate Elliott
An epic adventure fantasy with a decidedly steampunk edge where magic - and the power of the Cold Mages - hold sway 
THE MAPMAKER'S WAR by Ronlyn Domingue
Set in an ancient time in a faraway land, The Mapmaker’s War accounts the life of an exiled mapmaker who must come to terms with the home and children she was forced to leave behind.
DRACULA IN LOVE by Karen Essex
"If you read only one more vampire novel, let it be this one!" -C.W. Gortner, author of The Last Queen & The Confessions of Catherine de Medici
RED, WHITE AND BLOOD by Chris Farnsworth
High-octane supernatural thriller, a sequel to The President's Vampire
THE HOUSE OF VELVET AND GLASS by Katherine Howe
The House of Velvet and Glass weaves together meticulous period detail, intoxicating romance, and a final shocking twist in a breathtaking novel that will thrill readers
from the author of bestseller The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
THE FAIREST OF THEM ALL (ARC) by Carolyn Turgeon
The Fairest of Them All is an inventive, magical fairy-tale mash-up about Rapunzel growing up to be Snow White's stepmother, out in August 2013 from the author of Godmother and Mermaid 
THE BOOK OF LOST FRAGRANCES by M.J. Rose
A sweeping and suspenseful tale of secrets, intrigue, and lovers separated by time, all connected through the mystical qualities of a perfume created in the days of Cleopatra--and lost for 2,000 years by bestselling novelist M.J. Rose
THIEFTAKER by DB Jackson
Combining elements of traditional fantasy, urban fantasy, mystery and historical fiction, Thieftaker will appeal to readers who enjoy intelligent fantasy and history with an attitude
GLAMOUR IN GLASS by Mary Robinette Kowal
Glamour in Glass follows the lives of the main characters from Shades of Milk and Honey, a loving tribute to the works of Jane Austen in a world where magic is an everyday occurrence 
DEVIL'S GATE by FJ Lennon
Devil’s Gate is exhilarating urban fantasy, with first class writing and characters that are unforgettable beyond the last page
THE MISSING MANUSCRIPT OF JANE AUSTEN by Syrie James
"A novel within a novel honoring what we love most about Austen: her engaging stories, rapier wit, and swoon worthy romance. Pitch perfect, brilliantly crafted." —Austenprose 
from the bestselling author of The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen
THE CROOKED BRANCH by Jeanine Cummins
Wonderfully written, with strong, compelling characters, it is a deeply satisfying combination of sweeping historical saga and modern family drama, a gentle reminder of the ever-reaching influence of family”--Booklist
A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS by Marie Brennan
The story of Isabella, Lady Trent, the world's preeminent dragon naturalist, and her thrilling expedition to Vystrana, where she made the first of many historic discoveries that would change the world forever
THE RECKONING by Alma Katsu
In the tradition of early Anne Rice, a gorgeously written sequel to The Taker that takes readers on a harrowing, passion-fueled chase that transcends the boundaries of time

The contest runs from March 1 - 15 and winner(s) will be notified within 48 hours. We'll give away one set of books per 500 UNIQUE entries. JUST ADDED: We'll be giving away a maximum of 4 sets of the full 17 books to 4 winners (2000 unique entries) and after that, winners will get a mini-set of 2 books (again, one winner per every additional unique 500 entries).

Enter by using the form below. Please note that this contest is open to residents of the US, Canada and the UK only and by entering, you agree to be added to the authors' mailing lists (don't worry; you can always unsubscribe from any mailing list at any time).

ENTER USING THIS FORM: (Apologies: our Rafflecopter widget timed out prematurely so we're running this second widget--don't worry, we'll draw from BOTH lists)

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997 comments:

  1. what a fantastic collection of books! I will definitely help spread the word and thanks for hosting :)
    Sharon Stogner
    http://www.ismellsheep.com/

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  2. Amazing selection, thanks for the chance :)

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  3. Awesome! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  4. Wow...what an awesome giveaway!!! Thank you

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  5. This is an amazing giveaway - fantastic books. Thank you :).

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  6. Amazing books!! Added some of them at my TBR!

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  7. I love reading books, and I love winning them even more!

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  8. Wow! This is an amazing selection of books. Great giveaway.

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  9. What a great collection here! Lots of them on my wishlist!

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  10. This collection is a book lover's dream! Great giveaway!

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  11. Good Friday morning made all te better because of this contest!

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  12. So many amazing authors and books I would love to add to my bookshelf!!! Fantastic giveaway!

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  13. Yes..maybe I will get lucky this time!! Thank you!!

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  14. Looks like a lot of good reading. Would love the opportunity to read them all.

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  15. This sounds amazing! They all look like great reads that I would love to delve into. It can be enthralling to explore a brand new world that you never have imagined before. That is the book I'm looking for!

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  16. My fingers are crossed!! Those will be good reading on the beach!!

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  17. Fabulous giveaway! Thanks so much. :-)

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  18. The covers are so lovely! What a great mix of stories.

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  19. What a fantastic giveaway! Thank you for the chance.

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  20. BOOKS!!!--Some of my favorite things in the world. I'd love to win these and be taken to all of these strange and wonderful worlds!!

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  21. I have read one or two books from the list but would love to have and read them all! They look absolutely delicious!

    harvee44@yahoo.com

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  22. Wow--there are a ton listed I haven't read. I shall have to change that.

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  23. Wow, what a collection! Good luck everyone!!

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  24. what an awesome contest. Some really wonderful books here.

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  25. What an amazing collection!

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  26. This doesn't help my TBR pile at all. I'm kind of surprised there's one I've actually read.
    Thanks for doing this!!

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  27. Love the idea... I love going to another world when I read...

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  28. Oh my goodness! This is a wonderful giveaway. I want this more than...well, I want this A LOT! Reading is what I do. Way more often than I should. Obsessed really.

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  29. My daughters would LOVE these!!

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  30. Wow -- how abundant I'd feel with all these wonderful books!!

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  31. What a treat...I would love to win these wonderful books!!

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  32. The books all look wonderful. What a collection. I'm excited to win!

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  33. Will have to win all because I would have a hard time if I had pick only a few!!!

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  34. I'm working on my BA in English Literature and Writing & Culture, so of course I love to read. Plus, I've been eagerly awaiting Ronlyn Domingue's new book for a long time. I've read "The Mercy of Thin Air" several times, and she graduated from the same university I currently attend. The other authors are fantastic as well and one can never have too many books!

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  35. Wow, what a fantastic bunch of books! Can't wait to read these:)

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  36. Exciting! I wonder which I would read first. It would be hard to decide.

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  37. WooHoo - best of luck!! I'll spread the word :o)

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  38. Thanks! What a great variety of titles!

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  39. Incredible!! I just fainted and died of awesome -- thanks for the giveaway!

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  40. I just got butterflies and goosebumps at the same time!! Pick me, Pick me! I guess either way I'll need to write these titles down in my recommends journal. Susanna Kearsley has risen to my all time favorite author :D

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  41. Natural History of DRAGONS is a MUST read for every fantasy fan!

    Thank you for this great giveaway!

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  42. Have been meaning to pick up Thieftaker by DB Jackson. Fingers crossed

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  43. What a great contest! I don't know think there is one book there that I would not enjoy!

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  44. What an awesome collection of books:)

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  45. What a great selection of books. I would love to win. Thank you so much for the giveaway!

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  46. Awesome giveaway! There's so many wonderful books here to check out (some I know of, some I don't but am curious about), thanks for sharing this =)

    - Lianne

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  47. Great list of books. So many I've had my eye on. Thanks for running this!

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  48. Oh! A dream bookshelf. Swoon. Who could possibly pick a favourite? So many great authors to choose from and you're not making us choose. Fantastic giveaway!

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  49. This is a comment from someone who is running on little sleep and can not think of anything to say.

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  50. Awesome giveaway, thanks very much for the opportunity!

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  51. Looking forward to all these great stories!

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  52. One last thing... Thank you for not making a 64 part Rafflecopter form. I will follow just because you didn't force me to. Thanks!
    8^)

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  53. Would love to win! I would be sharing the books with our library teens.

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  54. Wow, an incredible selection...thank you for the giveaway and thank you to all the authors for making this giveaway possible!!

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  55. This is GREAT! I would love any of these books. Thank you.

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  56. That is exactly what I love about books! I never travel so I love the fact I get to go so many places and meet so many fabulous people in books! It's the BEST!

    Thanks so much!

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  57. What a great collection of books !:) Awesome giveaway, thank you!

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  58. Awesome giveaway! I'd be all set for Spring Break.

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  59. These would be awesome! Thank u!!

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  60. WOW! So many amazing books!! This is awesome!
    Thank you all for the wonderful giveaway!♥

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  61. Wow, there are some great titles there--some I have heard of and have wanted to read, and some new intriguing ones. A great contest!

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  62. doh goofed already, however a great idea.

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  63. So many books I would not have seen if not for this giveaway. Thank you.

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  64. Thanks so much for the giveaway! :D All the books look so good!

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  65. Thank you for the fantastic giveaway!

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  66. Very cool collection. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  67. FAB selection of books...beautiful covers!! Thx for this amazing opportunity! :)

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  68. Such a great idea, and I love the selection of books! :)

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  69. What a great collection! I would be delighted to win and read this set of books.

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  70. Wow that's a lot of books. Thank you for the give away Good luck everyone

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  71. All of these books look amazing! So exciting!

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  72. What an incredibly generous giveaway!

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  73. Wondrous giveaway and such beautiful covers.

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  74. Wowzers! What an awesome giveaway!

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  75. This is a great collection of books with lovely covers, some authors I recognize, and exciting unknowns!

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  76. Wow! What a great selections of books. Whoever wins will be very happy.

    bluedawn95864 at gmail dot com

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  77. Wow! What a great contest! Thank you for holding it!

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  78. Awesome group of books! My thanks to the generous authors who put together this giveaway. :)

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  79. Wonderful giveaway. Thanks for this beautiful selection. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  80. What a fantastic and varied collection of books - Thanks so much for the chance to win this great bundle.

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  81. What a great collection of books, and opportunity for winning them :)

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  82. Oh my gosh, wow!! That would be absolutely amazing. I would lose many-a-days, but they would not be in vain. :) I have only read one of those, and it was absolutely amazing, so I imagine the others are just as fantastic.

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  83. A fantastic set. Beware the Ides of March. I think not!

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  84. Winning these books would be like winning the lottery.

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  85. Awesome giveaway! They all look like great reads. Thank you for being authors!

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  86. This is a wonderful giveaway. Thank you a lot.

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  87. Mostly here for Glamour in Glass. :D
    But I would LOVE 15 more authors to start reading! :D

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  88. Thanks for the great giveaway! :)

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  89. Awesome! I've never seen anyone give away so many books at once. Some lucky winner is going to have plenty to read!

    TCuevas@iccable.com

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  90. Woo hoo! So many great authors here and so many I haven't heard of but want to read now!

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  91. Mary DeBorde
    zenrei57 (at) hotmail dot com

    Thank you for the incredible giveaway!!! I would be thrilled to read any of these! <3

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  92. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  93. OMG You are so generous! What a great giveaway to a lucky reader!

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  94. Thanks for this giveaway! These all look great!! :)

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  95. wow this would be a great set to win. thanks for this chance to win

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  96. This is so wonderful!

    Will share and repost.

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  97. The Taker is a fantastic book, for anyone who hasn't yet had the pleasure!

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  98. This is a wonderful selection of books! Thanks so much for hosting this giveaway. I found my way here thru Syrie James ~ love her books!

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  99. They all look so good. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  100. Cool. But why oh why not worldwide....

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  101. Such an awesome giveaway! So many books here!!

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  102. Suddenly the Ides of March seem far less ominous. Great and generous give-away.

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  103. I've had many of these on my to-read list for awhile...now I just need copies :)

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  104. This is such a wonderful and generous giveaway! What an amazing selection of books, thanks for giving us the opportunity to win!

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  105. I would love to win these books, as March is a long month and I am going into a study for a new Crohn's Disease medication, so I will be spending long hours in doctors waiting areas, where I am going to need, desperately, good reading material to stave off boredom.
    Please add my name to the list!
    Gratefully yours,
    DeAnn the bibliophile

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  106. Wow! Great collection. Thank you for the great giveaway!!

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  107. Amazing selection of authors and books!

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  108. Oh wow, even if I don't win, a lot of these books look really great. :)

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  109. thank you so much for this contest! these books look so interesting...and i love carolyn turgeon! ;)

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  110. Great collection of books!! I would love to ein :)

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  111. I've read Thieftaker (if I win, I'm donating that copy to my local library so others can share in the awesome!) and it's definitely worth a read! I haven't read the rest of these and I'd love to!

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  112. what a mad-crazy giveaway!!! i'm all giddy!! LOL!!
    thank you!!

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  113. Great book titles. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  114. Thanks for the giveaway!
    amandarwest atgmaildotcom

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  115. What an absolutely fantastic give away some brilliant books

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  116. This is such a AWESOME freakin collection!! I would LOVE to add these books to my library!!!

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  117. Great giveaway!! What an amazing array of books!
    rasberryice(25)(at)yahoo(.)com

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  118. What crazy awesome collection of books, I see so many I have on my wishlist and so many more that I want to read.Thank you for the wonderful giveaway

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  119. Fantastic contest. Thank you.
    patoct@yahoo.com

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  120. Now this is what I like! A most fabulous way to find new authors and exciting new worlds!

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  121. Thank you so much for the giveaway! There are a number of my favorite authors on this list and I can't wait to explore those I haven't read. I love the thrill of discovering authors I haven't read before. I hope I win!

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  122. Free and books are two of the best words in the English language!

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  123. thanks for the awesome giveaway there are a lot of these books i haven't read and would love to read thank you

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  124. Such an awesome opportunity!

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  125. A fabulous giveaway!! Thank you for the opportunity!!

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  126. Thank you for the chance! Such an amazing selection of books/authors.

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  127. WOW! That is quite an arsonal of creativity! This is a fan-tabulous giveaway!

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  128. This is an awesome collection of books your giving away!
    Thank you for the opportunity to win them!

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  129. this is awesome!! :) thanks!

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  130. What a way to start out the year! This is amazing. Crossing my fingers and hoping I am the lucky one. Thanks for putting these all together for hours of entertainment.

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  131. So exciting! Ah! The possibility!

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  132. What an amazing giveaway, thank you!

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  133. Where do I sign up? Just by commenting here?

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  134. I would love to get my hands on one of these.

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  135. That is a great selection of books, appropriate for a great contest! Or perhaps in today's vernacular: epic! Thanks for the opportunity!

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  136. Such an awsome collection :) iswear i have an addiction lol

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  137. What an incredible deal! Perhaps someday I'll be able to participate in something like this from the other end.

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  138. I never win these things, but I would love this collection, so hey, here's to trying :)

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  139. This is sue ellen r. Not sure why it didnt log me in

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  140. What a wonderful mixture of books! Thanks for the opportunity

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  141. There are so many books on this list that I have been dying to read and only one that I have already read/own!

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  142. What a great giveaway! Some of these authors are familiar, and some are new to me. I would love the opportunity to enjoy all of them!

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  143. Thanks for the giveaway of so many books.

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  144. Amazing giveaway, very generous. Thanks.

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  145. What a fantastic giveaway! I might have to take time off if I win these books. lol

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  146. What s great giveaway I love read new books

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  147. Awesome giveaway! Holy crap it's great .....lol....

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  148. I love your giveaways! These books all look awesome! :) <3

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