November Contest Part 1: IMMORTAL, Love Stories With BITE

In Immortal: Love Stories With Bite, edited by New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series P.C. Cast, seven of today’s most popular YA vampire and contemporary fantasy authors offer new short stories that prove when you’re immortal, true love really is forever.


Rachel Caine (the Morganville Vampires series) revisits the setting of her popular series, where the vampires are in charge and love is a risky endeavor, even when it comes to your own family

Cynthia Leitich Smith (Tantalize) gives us a love triangle between a vampire, a ghost and a human girl, in which none of them are who or what they seem

Claudia Gray (Evernight) takes us into the world of her Evernight series, in which a pre–Civil War courtesan-to-be is courted by a pale, fair-haired man whose attentions are too dangerous to spurn, in more ways than one

Richelle Mead (the Vampire Academy series) brings us the tale of a young vampire on the run from the rest of her kind, and the human boy who provides the getaway car, as well as a reason to keep running

Nancy Holder (the Wicked series, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) immerses us in a post-apocalyptic New York where two best friends are forced to make a choice that may kill them both

Kristin Cast (the House of Night series) introduces us to a new kind of vampire: one with roots in Greek mythology, and the power to alter space and time to save the girl he's meant to love

Rachel Vincent (the Soul Screamers series) explores a new corner of her series with the story of a leanan sidhe capable of inspiring the musician she loves to new creative heights, or draining him, and his talent, dry

And Tanith Lee (Black Unicorn) shows us what happens when a bright young woman with some supernatural savvy encounters a misguided (but gorgeous) young vampire

WOW! This book is jam packed with amazingly talented authors and stories with BITE!! I have been given the opportunity to review this book and to give away a copy to a lucky contestant. This contest is one of a few this month and I am going to make it easy peasy for you. How easy? Well just check it out.

IMMORTAL CONTEST:

1) Just respond to this contest thread. See it is that easy

2) Contest is open to US contestants only

3) Contest ends November 21, 2009 MIDNIGHT

Bonus if you let me know who your favorite author is in this novel and why then I will also include a book of that author into your prize.

Winner will be selected via random generator

48 comments on "November Contest Part 1: IMMORTAL, Love Stories With BITE"

Reverie wrote: November 1, 2009 at 6:19 PM

I WANT!!!! Please? with a cherry on top?


Erica wrote: November 1, 2009 at 6:24 PM

Please enter me! I love or want to read all the authors books in the novel! But of them, Richelle Mead would definately have to be my favorite. I just love her Vampire Academy series - I just have fallen in love with all the characters and the way she writes.

:) Erica
thebookcellar@wi.rr.com


Emilee wrote: November 1, 2009 at 6:54 PM

Count me in! My favorite is either Cynthia Leitich Smith or Rachel Vincent!

emilove.richardsonATgmailDOTcom


throuthehaze wrote: November 1, 2009 at 7:02 PM

Count me in please! My favorite author is Richelle Mead...I love the Vampire Academy series and the Georgina Kincaid series. She creates such amazing characters.

Raelena
throuthehaze at gmail dot com


book weirdo wrote: November 1, 2009 at 7:21 PM

this sounds like a great book please enter me. richelle mead because of rose and can't forget dimitri.


Dani. wrote: November 1, 2009 at 7:34 PM

Ooohh, so many great authors! I want:)

Fave author? Thats a hard one. I'm going to have to go with Richelle Mead because Rose was too cool & BA, and I was quite smitten with Dimitri! :)

-Dani
lightningstreak123(at)comcast(dot)net


Lorielle wrote: November 1, 2009 at 7:59 PM

I must be the odd one out. I didn't like Vampire Acadamy so much. But love PC and Kristen Cast! This looks like a great book!


Sab H. wrote: November 1, 2009 at 8:01 PM

Count me in please ;D

I would answer my fave of the list but, I've only read Mead, so I'm not really reliable..

crystalreviews[at]gmail.com


natalierenae wrote: November 1, 2009 at 8:12 PM

Yay! I'd love to enter!

My favorite author of this set is Richelle Mead, though Claudia Gray and Rachel Caine are close seconds....

Natalie @ Mindful Musings
n_monzyk_27@yahoo.com


donnas wrote: November 1, 2009 at 9:08 PM

Great contest. I dont know if I can pick a favorite from this list. I love Rachel Caine and Richelle Mead and Claudia Gray's Books and I really want to read Nancy Holders. I just cant pick one.

bacchus76 at myself dot com


Fiction Vixen wrote: November 1, 2009 at 9:10 PM

Count me in please! :)

I love so many authors it's really hard to pick a favorite. Right now I'm reading Jeanie Frost, Halfway to the Grave and I love it!


iluvhersheys_andbooks wrote: November 1, 2009 at 9:18 PM

I would love to enter!!!

It is really physically impossible for me to pick just one author, so I would have to say it is a tie between Rachel Caine and Richelle Mead.

mshersheyskiss408@yahoo.com


Andrea [Buried In Books] wrote: November 1, 2009 at 11:23 PM

andrearobbins10@yahoo.com
Thanks!


brizmus wrote: November 2, 2009 at 1:03 AM

This book looks fantastic! So many great authors! My favorite is Tanith Lee. I feel like she goes beyond the call of duty, making her worlds and her characters spellbinding and more than intriguing.

zedster.tbb(at)gmail(DOT)com


LiLi wrote: November 2, 2009 at 2:56 AM

Such great authors packed into one book, yipee! I have to say that my favorite author has to be Rachel Vincent because I have read her adult series and think it is so complex and fantastic!

chicareader@gmail.com


cait045 wrote: November 2, 2009 at 6:29 AM

I can't wait to read these short stories from all these amazing authors. Richelle Mead's story is the one I am most looking forward too.

usignolc(at)yahooDOTcom


Jessica Secret wrote: November 2, 2009 at 10:28 AM

Please enter me! My favorite author of these would have to be Claudia Gray. I really, really like her Evernight Academy series and am DYING for Hourglass!

shutupjessicasreading at gmaildotcom


The Book Vixen wrote: November 2, 2009 at 1:02 PM

Please enter me :D

thebookvixen at gmail.com


momsblog wrote: November 2, 2009 at 3:20 PM

I've been reading this series since the beginning and I'd love read this one!

Thanks,
Kelsey
krae991@yahoo.com


Melissa wrote: November 2, 2009 at 4:11 PM

Please enter me in the contest.
one of my favorite author is Kristin Cast

Thanks

melissa@gingerhigh.com


Alyssa wrote: November 2, 2009 at 5:22 PM

This sounds so cool, please enter me!

My favorite author would be Kristin Cast.

shadyglade(AT)mail(DOT)com


suzie townsend wrote: November 2, 2009 at 8:08 PM

I'd love to read this. Please enter me. I love Richelle Mead. Her vampire academy is one of my favorites!

suzie.townsend(at)gmail(dot)com


Yan wrote: November 3, 2009 at 6:25 AM

I'm a new but HUGE fan of Richelle Mead lol A lot of those authors I've heard a great deal about and definitely interested in reading something by them!

yan.pocky(at)gmail.com


Jessica Kennedy wrote: November 3, 2009 at 10:17 AM

I just won a signed copy of this from Rachel Vincent! :) It's a lovely book.

Good luck to everyone! :)


Chelsea B. wrote: November 3, 2009 at 1:57 PM

Great contest! All the stories sound amazing! And I'd love to say one of the authors are is my favorite, but I've never read a book by any of them. I know! Where have I been!? :)


smck27 wrote: November 6, 2009 at 8:03 AM

I would love to win! Thats a hard one to pick only one as my favorite!! If I had to pick it would be Rachel Caine:o) I love her Morganville and Weather Warden series!!! They are awesome:o)

Steph M
steph4182(at)hotmail(dot)com


~THE OPTIMISTIC PESSIMIST ~ wrote: November 6, 2009 at 4:35 PM

Such a fun contest! Please enter me.
I have to say that I love love love Rachel Vincent. I have read all of her books. I have always wanted to read the Morganville Vampires.
I have heard such wonderful things about them.


Lauren wrote: November 7, 2009 at 2:53 PM

I would love to enter!

Also, I would have to say out off all the authors, Richelle Mead is my absolute favorite. Since, I LOVE her Vampire Academy series soooooo much! :)

~ Lauren
laurenscrammedbookshelf@gmail.com


Leslie wrote: November 8, 2009 at 10:10 AM

how flippin fun!!! i would love love love to enter!

Out of all those authors, I would have to say Richelle Mead is by far my favorite author. I love the voice she gives all of her characters they are awesome!

leslie-lv at hotmail dot com


Lexie wrote: November 8, 2009 at 8:25 PM

This book has looked awesome since I first of it :)

I think that of the listed, Claudia Gray wins out as I love and adore her Evernight books!!

Lexie
Lexie.Cenni(@)gmail.com


Bethie wrote: November 8, 2009 at 8:43 PM

I just love Richelle Mead. Please count me in.

lizzi0915 at aol dot com


K A K A R I wrote: November 11, 2009 at 4:41 PM

My favorite would have to be Richelle Mead who wrote Vampire Academy. Her Succubus series aren't bad either. =]

kakari89(at)hotmail(dot)com


BookMac wrote: November 12, 2009 at 2:36 PM

It's so hard to pick my favorite author off of that list but I'd have to go with Rachel Vincent because she has really unique plot ideas and interesting characters.

bookmac13(at)gmail(dot)com


Kate wrote: November 13, 2009 at 4:08 PM

My favorite out of this group would probably be Kristen Cast. I really enjoy the House of Night series.

neverendingshelf@gmail.com


Noemi wrote: November 13, 2009 at 7:14 PM

Out of all these authors i would choose Richelle Mead love her books can't wait to get the last two books in the series.=]

mo6827@yahoo.com


Misty wrote: November 14, 2009 at 4:09 PM

I have only ever read short stories by Tanith Lee, but I loved them, so I am intrigued by her and want to read more by her, so she gets my vote.

~Misty
mbradenwf@gmail.com


robin_titan wrote: November 14, 2009 at 9:57 PM

Love Richelle Mead!! :)

lcintocable[a]gmail[d]com


aurora M. wrote: November 16, 2009 at 10:27 AM

Fingers and toes are crossed I want this bad!!!!!
veltara@yahoo.com


Hannah wrote: November 16, 2009 at 1:55 PM

Please count me in!!

tauntsociety AT gmail DOT com

Awesome template/layout too if I may be so bold to add! Thanks.


Megg wrote: November 16, 2009 at 4:45 PM

Heya, I like

Richelle Mead
Rachel Vincent

The best. Mead especially... kind of in love with her books and blog!


Ladytink_534 wrote: November 16, 2009 at 6:16 PM

Oh great contest! Rachel Caine and Kristin Cast are my favorite authors here though I'm familiar with all but two of these.

Ladytink_534(at)yahoo(dot)com


Aik wrote: November 17, 2009 at 8:48 PM

What a great contest! My favorite authors are Rachel Caine and Kristin Cast.

aikychien at yahoo dot com


Ivette wrote: November 18, 2009 at 3:57 AM

I really enjoyed Rachel Caine's books. I love the world and plots that she creates.


Ivette wrote: November 18, 2009 at 4:16 AM

Sorry I failed to list my email praeternatural_world@yahoo.com & Rachel Caine is still one my favorite authors because her stories rock!


A.J. wrote: November 18, 2009 at 4:54 PM

I would like to enter. :)
Claudia Gray is my favorite! I'm a fan of her Evernight series because she has cool characters & interesting twists! :D

naruto_and_hinata (a) hotmail (dot) com


~The Book Pixie wrote: November 19, 2009 at 4:36 PM

Oooo! Count me in. This books sounds really good.

~Briana
thebookpixie[at]yahoo[dot]com


tinatre wrote: November 19, 2009 at 9:01 PM

I love Rachel Caine's books.
tinatre@msn.com


Alexa wrote: November 21, 2009 at 8:00 PM

This books includes stories from some of my favorite authors! I love Richelle Mead, Claudia Gray, and Rachel Vincent! They have such creative and unique stories!!

naggy8(at)gmail(dot)com


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