CONTEST Reminder: Beautiful Darkness and Swag

I just have this friendly reminder to let you know that today is the last day to enter my BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS contest. Just click on the book cover to enter. GOOD LUCK!

5 comments on "CONTEST Reminder: Beautiful Darkness and Swag"

Leslee wrote: October 15, 2010 at 8:23 AM

It's not letting me enter your lovely contest because I don't have a blog. Do I have to have a blog?


aurora M. wrote: October 15, 2010 at 7:00 PM

oooooooooooo I can't wait I just have a feeling I going to win this because I want it that bad!


Ravenous Reader wrote: October 16, 2010 at 8:15 AM

This contest is now closed.


Leslee wrote: October 16, 2010 at 3:49 PM

Just an FYI: I am aware of when the contest ended. I posted about my problem well before the cut off time but you never answered me. I couldn't complete the form because I don't have a blog. You didn't state in the contest rules that you had to have a blog to be eligible for the contest. You might want to make that clear in future contests.


Ravenous Reader wrote: October 16, 2010 at 8:16 PM

FYI Leslee: I was NOT singling you out I was merely stating a fact as I do with all the contests that I host. It was never an issue but I guess I have to make it crystal clear, because apparently a required blog URL is not sufficient enough.

Having a blog for this contest was something I wanted for this contest, but it is not the normal for those contests I have. Weather or not you have a blog for a contest is up to my discretion and it will vary from contest to contest.


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STEPHANIE PERKINS
A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland
Sunday, September 7 @ 4pm

STEPHANIE PERKINS
Books Inc. Opera Plaza in SF
Monday, September 8 @ 7pm

SARAH J. MAAS and VERONICA ROSSI
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, September 12 @ 7pm

RICK YANCEY
Rakestraw Books in Danville
Wednesday, September 17 @ 7pm

WENDELIN VAN DRAANEN and MARK HUNTLY PARSONS
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, September 17 @ 7pm

RICK YANCEY
Book Passage in Corte Mdera
Thursday, September 18 @ 6:30pm

GRETCHEN MCNEIL , KATHERINE LINKA and ANNA CAREY
Books Inc. San Francisco
Thursday, September 18 @ 7pm

JANDY NELSON book launch

Books Inc. SF
Friday, September 19 @ 7pm

KIM CULBERTSON and CATHERINE LINKA
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Friday, September 19 @ 7pm

MEGAN SHULL *The Swap*

Rakestraw Books in Danville
Tuesday, September 23 @ 10am

JANDY NELSON and NINA LACOUR
A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland
Tuesday, September 23 @ 7pm

OCTOBER

LAUREN OLIVER
A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland
Wednesday, October 1 @ 7pm

LAUREN OLIVER
Book Passage in San Francisco
Thursday, October 2 @7pm

LAUREN OLIVER and JANDY NELSON
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, October 2 @ 7pm

PAOLO BACIGALUPI and A.S. KING
Bookshop Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz
Monday, October 13 time TBA

RICK RIORDAN (ticketed event)
Fox Theatre in Redwood City
Wednesday, October 15 @ 7pm

CORY DOCTOROW and JEN WANG

Mrs. Dalloway's in Berkeley
Thursday, October 16 @ 7:30pm

MARIE LU
Face in a Book in El Dorado
Thursday, October 16 @ 7pm

SCOTT WESTERFELD
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Books Inc. Opera Plaza in SF
Wednesday, October 22 @7pm

GARTH NIX and MICHAEL GRANT
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, October 23 @ 7pm

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