Saturday, May 23, 2009

Take a Bite out of This Book Giveaway...


Take a Bite out of This Book Giveaway

I just loved Twilight & New Moon by Stephanie Meyer! And I'm halfway thru Eclipse, but what happens after I'm done with all 4 books?! Where are all the other vampires out there?! I decided to check out some of the other popular vampire reads out there AND decided it would be fun to have a giveaway too so other people could read something new! Of course I may be a little late in finding these books- YOU may have read one of these, so the giveaway is your choice of 1 of the 3 books I'm posting about below! The choices are: Dead Until Dark, Marked or The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers.....

One of the more popular vampire series, starring Sookie Stackhouse, is by Charlaine Harris. The first book in her southern vampire series is Dead Until Dark and we are introduced to Sookie a "small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana". She has a "disability" though - she can read minds (which really puts a damper on her love life) until the tall, dark & handsome Bill comes along - and she can't hear a word he's thinking.... which makes him exactly the kind of guy she's been waiting for! Except for the fact that he's a vampire with a bad reputation! 9 books in the series now and an HBO series based on the books!



Marked, the first book in the House of Night series by mother & daughter
team P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast is considered a YA (Young Adult) book and stars 16 yr. old Zoey Redbird. In Marked, vampyres co-exist with the humans and can 'mark' humans as special to train to become vampyre's. If you are 'marked' you enter the House of Night school where you either become a vampyre or if your body rejects the change, die. Zoey has been marked and enters the House of Night school and finds friendship and hardship. If you enter the House of Night you will follow Zoey on her journey. This series has 5 books so far and has gotten great reviews too.



Now we come to a little bit of a departure - The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers by Angie Fox. This is considered a "urban fantasy" and I put this in as a choice because it is suppose to be just a fun, entertaining read. This is really the 2nd book in the series starring Lizzie pre-school teacher turned demon slayer! The back of the book fills us in on key players and there's a bit of a prologue, so we don't feel left behind. Lizzie learns that she has certain demon destroying powers, but she has no clue what she's doing. We meet Lizzies biker witch grandmother and coven, her handsome boyfriend Dimitri who is a griffin, and a cast of wonderful characters and a hilarious plot. There's already plans for a 3rd installment to the demon slayer series!


So now about the giveaway! There are a number of ways to win your choice of book, each good for one entry.

1. Leave a comment below telling me which book you'd like to win along with your email address.
2. Blog about this giveaway and leave a comment below with the link.
3. Become a follower and leave a comment letting me know you just became a follower.
(If you're already a follower you'll automatically get an extra entry by entering the giveaway)
4. Tell me what your favorite paranormal book is (vampire/werewolf etc.) in a comment.

So if you do all of the above, you'll get 4 entries! That's 4 chances to win! The giveaway ends 11:59 pm EST on June 7th! And the winner will be chosen randomly from all the entries the next day. If you're the winner, I'll email you and ask for your postal mailing address so I can send your book off to you! Good luck! Now let's have some fun.....

Thanks Everyone for a great first giveaway! I've randomly selected the winner with Random.org, AND THE WINNER IS...Susan H. She chose The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers! Congrats!

98 comments:

The Giveaway Diva said...

i'd love any one because they all sound great!!!

nicolemarielum @gmail.com

The Giveaway Diva said...

ahha i'm going to have to say twilight!

Suzanne said...

Hi The Giveaway Diva! You are my first entrant in my first giveaway! Thank you! And thanks for sharing that Twilight was your favorite book! I am loving that series myself!!! Good luck in the giveaway!

Jo said...

Awesome giveaway! I'd like to be entered to win The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers please, it sounds awesome!

Email: joannestapley[at]googlemail[dot]com (+1)

I already follow you (+1).

I've linked to your contest in my contets section on my right sidebar (Does that count? If so, +1):
http://jo-scrawls.blogspot.com/

Ohh, I've read wuite a few great paranormal books! Right now, I'd have to say either the Morganville Vampires series by Rachel Caine (YA) or the Night Huntress series by Jeaniene Frost (Adult). They're awesome! (+1)

Suzanne said...

Thanks Jo! Yes, link on sidebar counts! Good Luck! BTW, I'm glad I asked for favorite book- I'm going to check out your recommendations today!

Keri Bo Beari said...

OFF TOPIC!

Hi Suzanne, I just wanted to let you know that I've nominated you for a few blog awards! Details on my page. :)

Suzanne said...

Hi Keri Bo Beari! Thanks so much! You are a sweetie! I'll go check them out!

Jen said...

If Canadians are alright then I would like to enter for the Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers

Yvette Kelly said...

I would love to win any one of these books.
e mail yk(at)toptruecrimebooks(dot)com
I am already a follower
And I am going to blog about this
Thanks for the giveaway(s)

Suzanne said...

Hi Jen & Yvette!
Canada is OK! And thanks to both of you for stopping by and joining the fun! Gook luck!

Carlene said...

I would love to read Dead Until Dark. I have heard some great things about this series. Like you cant put it down. Please include me in your giveaway.
Thanks
Carlene
iluvreading(at)Verizon.net

Carlene said...

I am a follower.
Thanks
Carlene
iluvreading(at)Verizon.net

Carlene said...

My favorite paranormal book is the Twilight series. I loved all four book and was so sad at the end of the forth book it says THE END.
Thanks
Carlene
iluvreading(at)Verizon.net

Suzanne said...

Hi Carlene! Thanks for joining in on the fun and becoming a follower! I'm not looking forward to that word in the last Twilight book - The End! I'm going to stretch it out as long as I can! :D Good luck in the giveaway!

suzana said...

Hi!
My favorite paranormal book is "Cry Wolf" by Paticia Briggs.
I would love any of those books, but Dead Until dark would be my first choice.
Thanks for the givaway
suzana.c7@gmail.com

Heidi V said...

I watched the series but have never got to read the books Dead Until Dark would be my choice!

heidivargas [at] live dot com

Shooting Stars Mag said...

OOHH fun fun. My favorite paranormal book? I guess Wicked Game by Jeri Smith Ready (vampires!!!)

And I'd love to be entered to win The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers. It sounds fab. :)

-Lauren
lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

Shooting Stars Mag said...

I am now a follower too.

lauren

lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

Kristi said...

Hello,
I am new to the whole paranormal world - but my I have a few favorites that I have read so far - Wild Highland Magic by Kendra Leigh Castle, Marked by Passion by Kate Perry.

I would love to win either Marked or Dead Until Dark.

I also follow your blog.

Thanks for the great giveaway!
kherbrand at comcast dot net

"Confuzzled" Shannon said...

I am on the twilight series as well but I am on the 4th book and think it is the best one out of the series. I am almost finished and I don't want it to end.

I am following

And my favorite would have to be right now the Twilight series. When it first came out in the 90's I enjoy L.J. Smith Vampire Diaries.

CatCrazy7 said...

Include me in the giveaway. I'd love to win The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers by Angie Fox.

rubymoonstone at gmail dot com

CatCrazy7 said...

I'm now following you.
(rubymoon/Blogger)

rubymoonstone at gmail dot com

CatCrazy7 said...

My favorite author is Laurell K. Hamilton, specifically the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter Series.

rubymoonstone at gmail dot com

Suzanne said...

This is so much fun! Thanks everyone for joining in and all the great book recommendations! I think I'll post a list of everyone's favorite 'vampire' books after the giveaway!

Funny Girl Goes Blog said...

I call the vampire books like the Twilight and Sookie books, P.G. Rated Vampire Porn, and I just can't get enough of them.

Ella Press said...

Hi Sue, cool giveaway!
I became a follower a couple of days ago... I'm a 17 year old who lives in Argentina and loves to read!
So, I'll be wanting Charlaine Harris' Dead until Dawn, cause I know I can get the rest of the series here, the others I'm not so sure.
My fav book about vampires is definitely Twilight. A friend of mine told me about it, but I didn't pick it up until I saw that the film was coming out, and I like to read the book before watching the film.

thanks for letting me join!
come on over to the dark road :
http://theclockmonkey2.blogspot.com/

xo,
Ella

Ella Press said...

I just blogged about this!
http://theclockmonkey2.blogspot.com/2009/05/take-bite-out-of-this-book-giveaway.html

Hil'Lesha said...

I'd love to win a copy of Marked. :)

lilacbutterfly [at] earthlink.net

MJ said...

I'd love Dead Until Dark.


mj.coward[at]gmail.com

MJ said...

following


mj.coward[at]gmail.com

MJ said...

I just started reading parnormal. I'd have to pick The Red Headed Step Sister.


mj.coward[at]gmail.com

silverhartgirl said...

I loved all four books and read the dead into dark book all of them and love them. I would love to win and read Marked. Now that i am in to vampire and werewolf book i don't know if i can go back to regular books.lol My favorite is new moon.
silverhartgirl at gmail.com

buddyt said...

Please enter me in the giveaway.
If picked I would oike The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers by Angie Fox.

Thanks

Carol

Kimberly B. said...

I'd love to win a copy of the Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers, because the first book in the series was a real hoot! And I have a lot of favorite paranormal series; for a particularly original take on vampires, I recommend Jeri Smith-Ready's Wicked Game and its sequel, Bad to the Bone. Thanks!

Stacia said...

I just became a follower. I'd love to win the Angie Fox book as I really enjoyed the first book in this series. My favorite paranormal series is Kim Harrison's The Hollows series. The main character is a witch but it's got vampires, werewolves, pixies, elves and demons to name a few. It's a lot of fun but it's also got a pretty dark element to it.

Email: staciahelpman@hotmail.com

mindy said...

i would be happy with either one thanks for the giveaway minsthins at optonline dot net

Susan said...

I'd love to read The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers. Thanks!

A Reader said...

I would like to win Marked.
Thanks for the giveaway!
Kimspam66(at)yahoo(dot)com

AmandaK said...

I would love to win Dead Until Dark. Thank you!

orchestratenoise0726[at]yahoo[dot]com

Abby said...

I have been dying to read this Sookie Stackhouse series !

ajcmeyer AT go DOT com

jemscout425 said...

marked if you please
pksanddancer(at)yahoo(dot)com

texasheartland said...

I would love to win the Sookie Stackhouse book "Dead Until Dark"!


texas_heartland84[at]yahoo[dot]com

Belinda said...

Dead Until Dark sounds great.
Thanks!
1bmore @ gmail . com

Nicole said...

I've read the Sookie Stackhouse series, so I'd like to win Marked.

Alexa said...

I've read the first two books, so I'd love to win The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers.

lovinfitch(at)aol(dot)com

Alexa said...

I'm a follower.

lovinfitch(at)aol(dot)com

Alexa said...

My favorite paranormal book is Night World by L.J. Smtih.

lovinfitch(at)aol(dot)com

TheGhostBlogger said...

Mary
zenrei57 (at) hotmail (dot) com

Hi :) DEAD UNTIL DARK sounds like great fun, that would be my fav. pick!

TheGhostBlogger said...

Mary
zenrei57 (at) hotmail (dot) com

My all time favorite paranormal book has got to be 'Lestat' (follows interview w/the vampire) - it is rich in imagery and emotion and Louis is a liar LOL Highly recommend!!!

Blodeuedd said...

If it's open to all I am in, I would so love to read Angie's book :D
blodeuedd1 (at) gmail (dot) com

My fav series must be the Black Dagger brotherhood books by J.r.Ward. So yummy

Suzanne said...

Hi Everyone! What a great response! And Blodeuedd - you are more than welcome to join in on the fun! The post office ships to FInland, right?!:D
And I'm keeping a list of all these great Vamp books and series for all of us to see after the giveaway! Ok, back to the giveaway! Have Fun! And Good Luck!

DeSeRt RoSe said...

Please enter me for Marked, I would love to start this series :)

I'm a follower now!

I've posted about this giveaway on my sidebar here

http://desertrosebooklogue.blogspot.com/

My favorite paranormal is not just a book but a series and it's the Sookie Stackhouse series :)

desert(dot)rose598(at)gmail(dot)com

Linna said...

I would pick Marked! I haven't got the chance to read the House of Night series. Hope I can get this one. : D

linna.hsu (at) gmail (dot) com

Amber said...

Oh my gosh! I love the TV show True Blood and have really been wanting to read the Sookie Stackhouse book series. I would love love love to win Dead Until Dark. Thanks so much!

shevilkenevil1 at aol dot com

Amber said...

I follow your blog now.

shevilkenevil1 at aol dot com

Amber said...

My fav paranormal book series now is the Twilight saga. I'm only on the second book right now and it rocks.

shevilkenevil1 at aol dot com

LittleEagle said...

I'd like Dead Until Dark..sharonaquilino(at)hotmail(dot)com

Ladybug said...

Great giveaway, Suzanne!

If I were to be the lucky one I would pick Marked. My email: ladybug[AT]bluezone[DOT]no

I have blogged about this giveaway here.I am a follower.

Right now my favorite paranormal book is about vampires(but perhaps I've changed my mine by the time I get to read Wicked Lovely?!).

Kathy said...

I'd like to win and read Dead until Dark

Kathy said...

Following your blog

Kathy said...

I always loved Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles.
Those are my favorites.

quiltingreader said...

Dead Until Dark

13rubberducks [at] gmail [dot] com

throuthehaze said...

I think I would like to read Marked.
throuthehaze at gmail dot com

throuthehaze said...

im a follower
throuthehaze at gmail dot com

throuthehaze said...

currently my fave paranormal book is the Twilight series
throuthehaze at gmail dot com

Jess said...

I would love to be entered in this contest. I am following you :) YAY new follower! :D

My favorite paranormal book right now is the Wicked Lovely series by Melissa Marr, but I do also love the House of Night series. That being said I would love to win the copy of Marked, since I don't own it for myself yet.

Thank you so much!
-Jess
(findtimetoread @ gmail . com)

bridget3420 said...

I would like Angie Fox's book.

bjhopper(at)me(dot)com

bridget3420 said...

I'm a follower.

bjhopper(at)me(dot)com

bridget3420 said...

Posted on my sidebar:

http://bridget3420.blogspot.com

bridget3420 said...

My favorite paranormal book is Twilight

bjhopper(at)me(dot)com

Nickolay said...

Marked Looks like a great book. Thanks for the chance

jason(at)allworldautomotive(dot)com

Valorie said...

I would love to read Marked!

Valorie
morbidromantic@gmail.com

trishalynn0708 said...

All three are on my wishlist so I would like to be entered for all of them. :)

Thanks so much
lovestoread0708(at)yahoo(dot)com

Marie said...

I would choose The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers by Angie Fox since I have already read (and really enjoyed the other two books) :-)

marielay@gmail.com

Marie said...

I am a new follower.

marielay@gmail.com

Marie said...

My favorite paranormal books are the Sookie Stackhouse books by Charlaine Harris -- I love those!

marielay@gmail.com

Mishel said...

I haven't started Charlaine's books yet so Dead Until Dark would be an awesome win for me!!

mishtakes AT gmail DOT com

Mishel said...

I'm a new follower, yay!

mishtakes AT gmail DOT com

Mishel said...

I also posted a link to this contest on my sidebar =)

Thanks again,

mishtakes AT gmail DOT com

Sarah Z said...

I would love any of these books - I love reading series!
Thanks
Sarah
believedreamcourage (at) gmail.com

Spoonfulofchocolate said...

I'm a new follower! I would Love to get the Dead until Dark book! you can email me by going to: www.spoonfulofchocolate.etsy.com

Spoonfulofchocolate said...

I would LOVE to win the Dead until Dark Book!
www.spoonfulofchocolate.etsy.com

Spoonfulofchocolate said...

My all time favorite book is "The Historian" Amazing book!
www.spoonfulofchocolate.etsy.com

Pam said...

They all sound great and I could be happy with any of them, but if I HAVE to pick....I'd pick "Marked". thanks.

pamelashockley(AT)netscape(DOT)net

jwx4 said...

I'd love to read The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers by Angie Fox.
jwx4 at yahoo dot com

jwx4 said...

My favorite paranormal book is The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice.
jwx4 at yahoo dot com

Carlene said...

I would love to read Dead until Dark. Please include me in your giveaway.
Thanks
carlene
iluvreading(at)verizon.net

Carlene said...

I am a follower.
Thanks
carlene
iluvreading(at)verizon.net

♔ jessica.marie said...

I would love to be entered for Marked, I am trying to find a new series to love! ^_^

lovejessicamarie [@] gmail [.] com

♔ jessica.marie said...

I am a follower.

lovejessicamarie [@] gmail [.] com

♔ jessica.marie said...

My favorite paranormal book/series is The Ghosts of Albion by Amber Benson, they are AMAZING! :D

lovejessicamarie [@] gmail [.] com

wendy said...

dead until dark would be my pick.

madamerkf at aol dot com

Anita Yancey said...

I would love to win Marked. Please enter me. Thanks!

ayancey(at)dishmail(dot)net

kim said...

This is so fun! I would love to win Marked. It is my favorite vampire series right now. I can't wait for Tempted to come out.

I became a follower too. Thank you!

bookbutterfly9@gmail.com

Lifestooshort said...

I would love to read Marked :)

lavery328 at yahoo dot com

Linda said...

count me in,.......Lindasings@sbcglobal.net

Linda said...

sorry....I wanted Marked.....Lindasings@sbcglobal.net

michele said...

please enter me for Dangerous book for demon slayers.
close call for the deadline :)
mmmtnbike@yahoo.com

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