CONTEST: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

This contest is now CLOSED! Thank you for entering


A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting Laini Taylor and I was in awe because Daughter of Smoke and Bone is my absolute favorite book of the year. It was beautifully written, poetic and romantic beyond belief and I cannot wait for the next installment in this series. Since I had the good fortune of meeting Laini I wanted to share that with a lucky winner.

AROUND THE WORLD, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.

In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth has grown dangerously low.

And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherwordly war.



Contest Item: A signed hardcover copy of Daughter of Smoke and Bone and some awesome tattoos.
Contest Question: If you could travel anywhere in the world to collect teeth for Brimstone where would you most want to go and why?
Contest Rules:
1) Answer the question provided and also leave you email so that I may contact you in case you win.
2) Must be over 13 years of age and able to receive contest goodies in the mail.
3) Open Internationally
4) Contest ends November 25th, 2011. Midnight PST



GOOD LUCK!!


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50 comments on "CONTEST: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor"

Kailia Sage wrote: November 6, 2011 at 9:02 AM

I'd go to Ireland. I've always been fascinated by that place!

Thank you for this awesome contest!

twilightforever.edward at gmail dot com


Britt wrote: November 6, 2011 at 9:05 AM

Greece. It looks so beautiful and the culture just seems so interesting. A completely different place than America. Thanks for this awesome contest!

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Sniffly Kitty wrote: November 6, 2011 at 9:29 AM

Japan or Italy: the former I want to explore more and the latter I have yet to go yet!

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The Haunted Rose wrote: November 6, 2011 at 9:33 AM

I would want to go to Rome. I am really interested in roman mythology and I have always wanted to visit the Sistine Chapel. Thanks a bunch!

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Katie wrote: November 6, 2011 at 11:16 AM

I'd definitely go to London. Not only is it the one place that I'm dying to travel to, but it seems like it'd be perfect for an adventure!

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Natasha wrote: November 6, 2011 at 11:31 AM

There's so many places I'd love to go to. I think I'll go with London or Ireland. :D

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FallenAngel wrote: November 6, 2011 at 11:47 AM

I would love to go to Italy. Always wanted to go there.

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Savanna


Cherry wrote: November 6, 2011 at 11:58 AM

I would go to London or Paris. Thanks so much forthe awesome giveaway! I been wanting to read this book for a long time! You are so lucky to be able to meet the author!

vivianmah8(AT)hotmail(DOT)com


EGuevara wrote: November 6, 2011 at 12:24 PM

New Zealand, I've wanted to go since I watched the movie "Once were Warriors" :) The beautiful landscapes captivate me.

Eliseguevara@gmail.com


Sandy wrote: November 6, 2011 at 12:37 PM

I'd love to go to India--it's known for being both beautiful and dangerous...so that'd sound like a perfect place for an adventure. Also, there's a LOT of people there so it'd be a good place to hide!

piratepenguinreads(at)gmail(dot)com


Christina @ Twin Dragons wrote: November 6, 2011 at 12:43 PM

Ireland, Greece, or Japan! I've always been fascinated with these countries and I really want to see them for myself.

shadowhunters_jace_clary@hotmail.com


Natalie (Mindful Musings) wrote: November 6, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Scotland. It's a place I've always wanted to go, but I have a feeling I'd end up picking somewhere like Italy or Spain instead of it if I had to pay for airline tickets. This would give me the chance to go!

mindfulmusings(at)live(dot)com


sablelexi wrote: November 6, 2011 at 1:04 PM

I'd go to Tokyo, it's the place I most want to go.

jlynettes @ hotmail . com


crystalgb wrote: November 6, 2011 at 1:12 PM

I would want to go to Austalia. I have always wanted to go there to see the animals and the scenery. Thanks for the giveaway.
Crystal816[at]hotmail[dot]com


Jessica wrote: November 6, 2011 at 1:14 PM

I would be torn between Scotland and Greece. They both have so much history, I have always wanted to visit both.

bookbound@mymts.net


katrinao wrote: November 6, 2011 at 1:21 PM

I'd love to visit Mexico, such history and a beautiful environment

mail2kat_s(at)yahoo.co.uk

(To Jessica above, I'm in Scotland just now, it's raining :) )


Bookish in a Box wrote: November 6, 2011 at 1:58 PM

I'd go to Italy. I have dreams about the lives I would lead if I lived there. The cultures are so distinct and laid-back; it would be SUCH a change!

whatinabox at gmail dot com


Nicole wrote: November 6, 2011 at 3:33 PM

I would go to London, I have always wanted to go and ride on the two story buses(don't know what they are called, oh well) and meet the people and the wonderful accents I just love.

korra_950(at)hotmail(dot)com


Sharli wrote: November 6, 2011 at 4:49 PM

I'd love to go to Great Britain in general. I've always wanted to go there and maybe I'd find a guy with a great accent to help me with the collecting ;)

entrelibros_blog at hotmail dot com


Kristina wrote: November 6, 2011 at 5:18 PM

I would go to Greece, I love all the Greek mythology and all the beautiful and amazing structures.

myworldofbooks18 at hotmail dot com


oddmonster wrote: November 6, 2011 at 5:23 PM

Russia. I'm not sure how many people know this, but in Red Square, there is an ice cream cart with the world's best chocolate soft-serve cones. Might as well rot my own teeth out happy while I collect the others...


oddmonster wrote: November 6, 2011 at 5:24 PM

It's true, I can find ice cream in Moscow in winter and still fail to follow simple directions.

audreyrockstar at gmail dot com


Jessie Harrell wrote: November 6, 2011 at 5:38 PM

I'd go to Prague -- the way Laini describes it in the novel makes me really want to see it in person. Thanks for the chance!
jessieharrell at me dot com


Vivien wrote: November 6, 2011 at 5:40 PM

I would definitely go to Venice Italy. The architecture is just amazing. The city is perfect for research!

Vivien
deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com


Cici wrote: November 6, 2011 at 5:58 PM

Book sounds intriguing! If I could go anywhere in the world to collect anything for Brimstone, I would choose to go to France.

Thanks for the giveaway!

Cici
cicistheories[at]gmail[.]com


Gisele Alv wrote: November 6, 2011 at 7:28 PM

I would like to go to Russia. One of my favorite book "The Bronze Horseman" the beautiful story was developed in that country! I would LOVE to meet all the amazing places and learn the language and culture! Thank you so so much for the giveaway!

ilepachequin[at]hotmail[dot]com


Llehn wrote: November 6, 2011 at 8:36 PM

I'd love to go to Jeju Island in Korea because it has the most amazing scenery.

GFC follower.

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ansindt wrote: November 6, 2011 at 9:15 PM

I would go to Hawaii to collect teeth...and have a little vacation while I'm there=)

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蓁子chingz wrote: November 6, 2011 at 11:12 PM

I would love to go to Norway!
Heard it's got amazing scenery! :D

Thanks for this giveaway~ ^^

ycelestial@hotmail.com


Carina Olsen wrote: November 7, 2011 at 4:41 AM

I have always wanted to go to Australia :) Because it seems really pretty there, and I want to see the animals (A) <3
Thank you for this amazing giveaway. <3 I really want to read this book :)
Love, Carina ~ carina-olsen@hotmail.com


Duygu wrote: November 7, 2011 at 12:03 PM

I'd go to Barcelona. Ever since I read The Shadow of the Wind I want to visit there.

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Amy Taph wrote: November 7, 2011 at 2:24 PM

I would go to Istanbul, Turkey! Why? I find their history fascinating and the juxtaposition of the city in 2 continents, Europe & Asia, is really cool. I've stood in 2 states line-by-line. I'd love to do the same with continents.


Amy Taph wrote: November 7, 2011 at 2:25 PM

Woops, forgot my email: amytaph [at] gmail.com


Cass (Words on Paper) wrote: November 7, 2011 at 2:45 PM

France or Japan. I've just always wanted to go to both, and looking for Brimstones seems like a good time as ever to go visit, hey?

Thanks for the giveaway! Also, it was nice to see some Australia answers. :P I don't live in the areas with the really cool animals but I do see them when I travel a bit.

cc932005 at hotmail dot com


ereader89 wrote: November 7, 2011 at 6:15 PM

I would go to Ireland,it seems like it would be an amazing place to look for Brimstone.

Thanks for the giveaway

elainareads At aol DOT com


A Canadian Girl wrote: November 7, 2011 at 7:13 PM

I'd choose to go to France. It's got a great culture, the food sounds amazing and Paris isn't too far from London so I'd be able to check it out too. Thanks for the giveaway!

ayareader@hotmail.com


Orchid wrote: November 7, 2011 at 7:46 PM

Well ifone "had" to search for Brimstones, they might as well go somewhere cool, like: Rome, Italy; Ireland; England...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway.

hauntingorchid(at)aol(dot)com


Adriana wrote: November 7, 2011 at 8:27 PM

If you could travel anywhere in the world to collect teeth, I would love to go to Bruges, Belgium.Why? because is a beautiful city! I haven´t visit it yet.
Thanks for the giveaway!
adriana.ec[AT]gmail[DOT]com


The Lovely Getaway wrote: November 7, 2011 at 10:49 PM

I'd choose to visit Cambodia, France, Germany, Alaska, China, India.... the list goes on and on. Why, you may ask? because, the world is my playground and I want to see it all :D

awesome giveaway :D thanks so much for hosting!

Diana
lovelygetaway@gmail.com


Natasha Areena wrote: November 8, 2011 at 2:40 AM

I would love to drive the coast of Spain. I'm a sun-lover. I heard Spain is a summer paradise.
thebookish96(at)gmail(dot)com


Cecilia Knigge wrote: November 9, 2011 at 5:28 PM

I'd want to go to Prague because I would love to travel to somewhere so exotic and beautiful.

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Nancy wrote: November 10, 2011 at 11:13 AM

I would go to Ireland. I love the landscape and the architecture. Ireland has some of the most beautiful scenery I've seen!

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Momo (Books Over Boys) wrote: November 10, 2011 at 2:51 PM

I would go to Dublin, Ireland because....that's one place that I have ALWAYS wanted to go so that would be perfect!

Thanks for the giveaway!
-Momo

booksoverboys at hotmail dot com


Aeicha @ Word Spelunking wrote: November 10, 2011 at 6:43 PM

New Zealand FTW! I'm completely fascinated by this beautiful country...although, I'm not sure I'd be up for collecting sheep teeth ;)

Thanks for this awesome giveaway!
Aeicha
wordspelunker(at)gmail(dot)com
GFC: Aeicha @ Word Spelunking


Cassandra (The Book and Movie Dimension blogger) wrote: November 12, 2011 at 1:24 PM

If you could travel anywhere in the world to collect teeth for Brimstone where would you most want to go and why?

Australia.
Seems fun.
Email: bookandmoviedimensionblogger (at) yahoo (dot) com


Giada M. wrote: November 17, 2011 at 6:03 AM

I would love to go to Petra, in Jordan. It's such a unique place!
*Petra was chosen by the BBC as one of "the 40 places you have to see before you die".* I agree!!!

Thank you for this chance! :)

GFC : Giada M.

fabgiada (at) gmail (dot) com


The Ravenous Reader wrote: November 19, 2011 at 10:44 PM

I'd love to go to Italy. There food is amazing and the architecture is great-the whole place is beautiful.

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Luvdaylilies wrote: November 20, 2011 at 4:03 PM

I would choose to go to London, it's always been a city that I felt drawn to!
Thanks so much for a chance to win I haven't had the pleasure of reading the book yet and I have heard such wonderful things about it!
Lethea B
Luvdaylilies at bellsouth dot net


Krazzyme(Young Readers) wrote: November 24, 2011 at 4:49 AM

Venice .Don't ask me why but when you say travel the first thing that comes to my mind is Venice :)

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Molly Gibson-Mee wrote: November 25, 2011 at 4:31 AM

Mine would definitely be Rome. It's a beautiful city with fascinating people and it would be a magnificent experience!

Thanks!

GFC: Molly Gibson-Mee

Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/MollyGibsonMee/status/140044784965398528

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