I decided, I'm going to start listing contests/giveways and links I find interesting that I come across on the web or during blog reading on a regular basis, Links of Interest & Giveaways Around the WWW.
Over at Racy Romance Reviews there was a big discussion on whether authors should post comments on book reviews and what the impact their comments may have on others commenting. This post was based on a comment made by an author on a his book review over at The Book Smugglers. Very interesting: Do Author Comments Have a Chilling Effect on Review Discussions?
Here's another heated discussion on a book reviewer's reviewing style over at Babbling About Books, and More: Reviewer Beware! No Books For You!
Fantasy & Sci-Fi Lovin' Blog is giving away a copy of Dead & Gone by Charlaine Harris. This contest is open to everyone. You have until May 6th to enter.
Something tells me that WoW is pretty popular, beside my son playing the game all the time...
Fantasy Book News & Reviews has 10 copies of World of Warcraft: Arthas: Rise of the Lich King by Christie Golden, to give away. Contest open to US & Canada residents only. The winners will be announced on April 27th.
Bookspotcentral(BSC) also has 10 copies of World of Warcraft: Arthas: Rise of the Lich King by Christie Golden, and 3 sets of MARVEL X-MEN (Vol. 1 & 2) on DVD to give away. Deadline is April 28 for both contests.
Dark Wolf's Fantasy Reviews also has five copies of World of Warcraft: Arthas: Rise of the Lich King, by Christie Golden. Contest is open to US & Canada residents only, ending on Thursday, April 30th.
Graeme's Fantasy Book Review has two giveaways. One is for four copies of The Bone Factory by Nate Kenyon to four lucky winners. The other is for five sets of Courage and Honour/The Killing Ground by Graham McNeill to five lucky winners. You have until April 26th to enter both of the giveaways.
Author Lori Devoti's Full Moon of Werewolves contest is wrapping up on this Saturday, April 25th at midnight. Lots of cool prizes, hurry over.
Novel Reads has a ton of prizes: signed books, Kiss My Asphalt Tee Shirts, Cover Flats, and signed galley pages from, The Dangerous Book For Demon Slayers by Angie Fox. Not sure when it ends. Angie Fox also has a couple fun quizzes on her website you should check out: What's Your Biker Witch Name? (mine is Candy Knickers Wheelie-Gig, lol!) and Are you part demon slayer?
Glue Genie is giving away a $365 iTunes Gift Card. That’s 1 song per day for an entire year! The contest ends on April 24th at 6 pm ET.
BONUS GIVEAWAY: Glue Genie will be giving away an additional $25 Apple iTunes Gift Card to the twitter who tweets the most 2cent comments about Albums from Glue to Twitter.
Darque Reviews has a Guest post and giveaway with Jocelyn Drake. The giveaway is set of Dark Days: Nightwalker and Dayhunter! Giveaway is open worldwide, winner will be picked on the morning of April 28th.
RR@H Novel Thoughts & Book Talks is giving away three copies of What Happens in Vegas...After Dark anthology, signed by Lauren Dane. Winners will be announced this Saturday or Sunday.
Bitten by Books has an Interview and Contest with Author Anton Strout. Anton Strout is giving away a $80 Amazon gift card. This contest is open to all world wide until April 26 at 11:59 PM PDT.
Bitten by Books will also have an Interview and Contest with Author Lori Handeland starting on April 24th-29th with five copies of Doomsday Can Wait to be given away and is open to US & Canada residents only.
The Bizarre Library is having a motherload of zombie stuff giveaway. The contest ends at midnight central time on Monday, April 27th.
Author Rachel Vincent is giving away a copy of Devon Monk's new book Magic in the Blood, which releases on May 5th. This contest is open world wide, until 11:59 pm (central time) on Sunday, April 26, 2009.
SciFiChick.com has a giveaway for a paperback copy of Shadowplay by Tad Williams. Contest is open to everyone and ends on May 15th.
Patricia's Vampire Notes has an Interview and Contest with Alex Bledsoe. One lucky commenter will win an autographed copy of Blood Groove. The contest will end tomorrow, Friday April 24th at 11:59 PM ET.