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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

GIVEAWAY: Raven Stole the Moon by Garth Stein

Hello, everyone!
Happy Wednesday to each and every one of you!  Hopefully your week is going well...either way it's half over now so that has to be good news at the very least.  Anywho...

You may or may not (I'd like to think "may" though...) seen my last post.  It was a review for the recent release by Garth Stein, Raven Stole the Moon.  It's a wonderful story combining the dynamics of family life, love, and loss, with native mystical gives you the best of the fictious world but allows for a tether to real-life.  One of the stories relayed to the reader is the Tlingit's belief of how the sun, moon, and stars came to be.  According to legend, Raven (of whom you learn more about in the book, as well as through your own research) was envious of another man's treasures.  He devises a way to get his hands on them (read as steal them...rather crafty too) and releases them to the heavens for all to see.

Raven may have stolen the moon, but YOU get the chance to win your own copy of this great new novel far and square!  Thanks to Sarah at Terra Communications (THANK YOU), I have the pleasure of hosting this giveaway....let's get to the details, shall we?

The prize: 

(1) PB copy of Raven Stole the Moon by Garth Stein

How to enter:
Fill out this FORM.
(You MUST do this particular step.)

For EXTRA entries:
(these are options listed on the form, but just to give you a looksie)
+2 - Leave a comment on this post (not only will you get an extra 2 entries, but in case the form fails me, you're entry is sure to be counted!)
+1 - Leave a comment on my review.
+2 - Blog follower (new or'll both get credit)
+2 - Follow on Twitter, leave your user name here (new or'll both get credit)
+1 - Tweet about the contest (leave the link, please)
+1 - Link to your blog, either on the sidebar or an actual post (leave the link, please)


The rules:
*Open to US/Canada mailing addresses only! No P. O. Boxes please. (Following the guidelines set by our gracious provider.) If you are an international participant with a friend in US/Canada willing to forward the book on to you, you are free to enter as well.
* Entries will be accepted from Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 through Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at midnight CST. The entries will be tallied and entered into the randomizer, after which a random number will be picked by their number generator. (This way all the entries are mixed up nicely.)
*All entries must be submitted using the form accessable through this post. You MUST include your email address in order to be counted as well as contacted should you be chosen as the winner!
*The winner will be contacted via email on Friday, March 26th, 2010 and will have 72 hours to respond with their mailing address. Should they fail to respond in the given time, a new winner will be chosen.
*Winners name and address will be forwarded to Sarah at Terra Communications for prize send out and then discarded.

Alright, that's it!
Now spread the word and let the entries begin!

Until next time....happy reading!


Tales of Whimsy said...

Cool contest!
(not an entry)

Shannon O'Donnell said...

Awesome possum! This sounds like a great book to win. Thanks for the contest, GMR. :-)

BookMarc Blogpants said...

Nice giveaway. I read your review and it has certainly whetted my appetite.

StephTheBookworm said...

I've been seeing this around a lot and it looks pretty interesting!

Dr. Bill (William L.) Smith said...

Thanks for hosting!

Bill ;-)

billsmith2003 (at) gmail (dot) com

Hope you'll check out my book giveaway:

Dawn Maria said...

Thanks for the nice comments on my interview at We Do Write. Your site looks like lots of distracting fun!

Marjorie/cenya2 said...

I filled out the form.
I follow by google reader.

Felicity Grace Terry said...

Not eligable to enter (shame) but good luck to all who do.
I love books like this as you get to learn such a lot (if the book is well done) without it being hard work or boring as so many factual books on the subject can be.

Gina said...

Thanks to everyone that has entered thus far...good luck to each of you! =0)

Petty Witter: Sorry that you're not eligible, gotta go with the wishes of those providing the prize. Promise to work on getting an international giveaway soon. =0)

The1stdaughter said...

Thanks for the chance! It sounds like a fabulous book!

vvb32 reads said...

thanks for this opportunity to read the book!

Teddy Rose said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway. I really want this book, as I LOVED The Art of Racing in the Rain.

teddyr66 at yahoo dot com

I am going to fill out the form and I already commented on your review post.

Marilu said...

I would love to win a opy of this book! It sounds so good!! I commented on your review, and filled out the entry form. My final tally was 9. It doesn't seem to be going through though! I will keep trying!

Marilu said...

Been trying to submit the entry form for awhile now1 It doesn't seem to want to go through!!

Gina said...

Thanks for your entries.....I'm keeping an eye on them.

Marilu: I'll email you about your entry. Looks like the form is working (just ran a test) but it didn't seem to record your info.

Tribute Books said...

Thanks for always offering such great giveaways :)


skkorman said...

Sounds like a good read—please enter me to win!

skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

Anonymous said...

This book looks interesting! I hope I win it so I can read it (being a college student, I don't have the money to buy recreational books =P) lol!

Melanie said...

Thanks for the chance to win this! :))

Anonymous said...

i'm filling out the form now! i would have done it sooner, but the silly firewall at work doesn't like google forms and i keep forgetting to do it once i get home! :)

i'm dying to read this one!

Gina said...

Alright! It's great to see so many of you interested in this title! Keep the entries rolling in as this is the final week....good luck to all of you!

suzie said...

sounds like an interesting book

suzie said...

follow you with google friend connect

suzie said...


Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

Ok that was fun! Thanks for the chance to win :)

Unknown said...

Just how awesome is this giveaway. He is a terrific author and I really would like to read this book. Thanks for the opportunity.

bstilwell12 at comcast dot net

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