New Releases Today: If you have a review for any of the new releases, I would be happy to link it in this list. Just put a link in the comments of this post.
|Once a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough|
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|The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown|
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|Bauchelain And Korbal Broach by Steven Erikson|
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|Forest Born by Shannon Hale|
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|Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon - Limited edition reissue in hardcover|
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|Bite Marks: A Vampire's Testament by Terence Taylor|
|Ground Zero by F. Paul Wilson|
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- The Book Butterfly interviews Michelle Rowan, author of Demon Princess: Reign or Shine.
- Undercover Book Lover interviews Merit from Chloe Neill's Chicagoland Vampires Series
- Chloe Neill asks: Are you ready for the first chapter of FIRESPELL? - Then be sure to sign up for Chloe's newsletter before Thursday, October 1st. Chapter one will be in her October 1st newsletter and will not be posted on her website until October 15th.
- Suvudu interviews Chris Evans, author of A Darkness Forged in Fire and The Light of Burning Shadows
- Alyssa Day has an eye opening post at Between Fire and Ice: A love letter to readers: Top 5 things (most) authors want you to know
- VampChix interviews Maggie Shayne, author of the vampire series Wings in the Night.
- Trueromance interviews Marjorie M. Liu, author of the Dirk & Steele and Hunter Kiss series.
- Carrie Ryan interviews Maggie Stiefvater, author of Shiver.
- Erica Hayes, author of the soon to be released novel Shadowfae, posted a free short story Hellcursed on her website.
- Cat Adams posted that if your planning on attending Authors After Dark Paranormal weekend (October 23-25 2009 at the Holiday Inn, Suffern NY), due to a glitch in the hotel's system, registration is open until Sept, 20th.
- Chris Howard is running a promo for Saltwater Witch, to get more people reading his online graphic novel of the Seaborn. Some gorgeous art is the prize, head over and check it out.
- Jackie at Literary Escapism will be interviewing Chloe Neill on September 29th and she is giving everyone an opportunity to submit questions: Is there anything you would like to ask Chloe about her Chicagoland series?
- Lexie at Poisoned Rationality has created a great list of future release that extends to next year.
- The Fiction Vixen found a blog tool that rates your blog: "What's your blog rated?" I ran my blog through and was surprised by the results:
This rating was determined based on the presence of the following words:
- dead (7x)
- dangerous (5x)
- death (4x)
- sex (3x)
- zombie (2x)
- ass (1x)
Giveaways Around the Virtual World: Right now there are a ton of giveaways/contests going on around the blogosphere in celebration of BBAW, I have a few listed here but for a full list head over to the BBAW website.
As always, I hope you find a new a book or an author that you've not heard of before listed here. Good Luck! The ongoing contest list is on my blog's sidebar.
- Book Chick City: BBAW Giveaway: The Hunger Games & Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
As part of the Book Bloggers Appreciation Week, Book Chick City will be giving away The Hunger Games and Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins, UK style. Open to everyone. Deadline to enter is at 23:59 GMT on Tuesday, September 15th.
- Parajunkee's View: Win a Copy of The Harlequin by Laurell K. Hamilton
Parajunkee is giving away a hardcover copy of The Harlequin (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 15) by Laurell K. Hamilton. Open to the US and Canada. Deadline to enter is at 11:59 CST on Wednesday, September 16th.
- Fantasy Book Critic: GIVEAWAY: Clockwork Phoenix 2 Edited by Mike Allen
Fantasy Book Critic is pleased to offer 3 copies of Clockwork Phoenix 2 Edited by Mike Allen to giveaway. Open to Everyone. Deadline to enter is at 12:01 PM EST on Wednesday, September 16th.
- SciFiGuy.ca: BBAW Week Celebration Contest
Doug has three great books up to giveaway in celebration of BBAW: Destined for an Early Grave by Jeaniene Frost, Must Love Hellhounds anthology (Charlaine Harris, Nalini Singh, Ilona Andrews, Meljean Brook) & The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers by Angie Fox. Open to Everyone. Deadline to enter is by at 11:59 PM EST on Thursday, September 17th.
- Smexy Books: Celebrating BBAW - Covet J.R. Ward Giveaway!
In celebration of BBAW, Mandi is giving away a copy of Covet by JR Ward. Open to Everyone. Deadline to enter is midnight on Thursday, September 17th.
- Ann Aguirre: Doubleblind Countdown Celebration-wk 2
In celebrating the upcoming release of Doubleblind, Ann is featuring Jess Granger's Beyond the Rain and giving away three copies. Deadline to enter is on Thursday, September 17th.
- Anna's Book Blog: BBAW Giveaway
In celebration of BBAW, Anna has a great list of six books, head over and check them out then tell Anna about your favorite reading genre(s). Open to the U.S. & Canada. Deadline to enter is on Thursday, September 17th.
- Karen Mahoney: BBAW Giveaway
Karen Mahoney is giving away a copy of Skinned by Robin Wasserman for the BBAW celebration. Deadline to enter is the end of the day on Friday, September 18th.
- Magic District: fill my idea jar!
Diana Rowland is looking for ideas on blog posts. Best three entries get autographed copies of Mark of the Demon, if you already have this book she will put you on the list for Blood of the Demon. Deadline to enter is at midnight Louisiana time on Friday, September 18th.
- Suvudu: Contest: The Light of Burning Shadows by Chris Evans
Suvudu is giving away five signed copies of The Light of Burning Shadows, the sequel to Chris’ debut novel A Darkness Forged in Shadows. Deadline to enter is on Friday, September 18th.
- Fantasy Cafe: Book Giveaway for Spider and Jeanne Robinson
Fantasy Cafe is sponsoring a giveaway to help bring awareness to Jeanne Robinson's fight with a rare form of cancer. Head over and see what you can do to help and checkout their giveaway for The Stardance Trilogy Omnibus (hardcover), Very Hard Choices and a hardcover of Variable Star signed by Spider. Open to Everyone. Deadline to enter is Friday, September 18th.
- Jocelynn Drake: Contest Round 10: Tracey O'Hara
Jocelynn is giving away a copy of Night's Cold Kiss by Tracey O'Hara in round 10 in her Contest Extravaganza. Open to Everyone. Deadline to enter is at midnight EST Saturday, September 19th.
- Literary Escapism: Must See Blogs + Contest
Jackie is celebrating BBAW in a big way, she is giving away Skin Trade by Laurell K Hamilton, Kushiel’s Mercy by Jacqueline Carey or a signed copy of Blood Promise by Richelle Mead. Three winners, one book each. Deadline to enter by 8:00 am EST time on Sept 19th.
- Graeme's Fantasy Book Review: Giveaway! 'Fire' (Kristin Cashore)
Graeme is giving away an ARC of Kristin Cashore's Fire, courtesy of Dial Publishing. Open to the US and Canada. Deadline to enter is on Sunday, September 20th.
- BABBLING ABOUT BOOKS, AND MORE!: My One Year Blog Anniversary and Mega Book Giveaway
Katie has a huge giveaway up in celebration of her one year blog anniversary and BBAW. Head over and check out the wonderful list of books. Open to Everyone. Deadline to enter is on Monday, September 21st.
- Yankee Romance Reviewers: Lucan by Susan Kearney Blog Tour
Yankee Romance Reviewers has Susan Kearney over for an interview and giving away five copies of Susan's new release Lucan, courtesy of Anna at Hatchette. Open to the US and Canada. Deadline to enter is on Wednesday, September 23rd.
- Park-Avenue Princess: Catching Fire Book, T-Shirt & Pin Giveaway!!
Park-Avenue Princess is giving away 3 Catching Fire Prize packs. Prize Packs include: a limited edition promotional T-shirt, collectible mocking jay pin and a copy of Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins. Open to the US. Deadline to enter is on September 24th.
- Tynga's Urban Fantasy Reviews: In my mailbox + Giveaway!
Tynga is hosting a contest for a signed copy of Jocelynn Drake's Dawnbreaker and a Dawnbreaker magnet. Deadline to enter is at midnight EST on Saturday, September 26th.
- Fantasy & Sci-Fi Lovin' Blog: The Bell at Sealey Head by Patricia McKillip
SQT is giving away a copy of The Bell at Sealey Head by Patricia McKillip. Open to Everyone. Deadline to enter is on Sunday, September 27th.
- mis(h)takes: Day 280 - Q&A with Author Lee Moylan (& GIVEAWAY!)
Mishel has interviewed author Lee Moylan and Lee is giving away a signed copy of her book Once Upon a Nightmare. Open to Everyone. Deadline to enter is on Sunday, September 27th.
- Park-Avenue Princess: Ruined by Paula Morris *GIVEAWAY*
Park Avenue Princess is giving away five copies of Ruined By Paula Morris. Open to the US. Deadline to enter is at midnight on Monday, September 28th.
- Patricia's Vampire Notes: Dark Hunger by Rita Herron Contest
Patricia is giving away five copies of Dark Hunger by Rita Herron, courtesy of Hatchette Books. Open to the US and Canada. Deadline to enter is Oct. 5, 2009 at 11:59 PM Hawaii Time.
- Today's Adventure: ARC-Angel Contest!
NotNessie is giving away some ARCs to three luck winners. Head over and check out the titles. Open to the US and Canada. Deadline to enter is October 14th.
- Anne Marsh: Contest!
Anne Marsh is having a contest for a chance to win a signed copy of her soon to be release paranormal romance The Hunt, and a moonstone necklace. Open to new newsletter subscribers. Deadline to enter is before Thursday, October 15th.
- Moira Rogers: Get Your Red Rock Pass Books Here!
In celebration of the upcoming release of Sanctuary's Price, book 3 in the Red Rock Pass series, starting September 9th through October 26th, every Monday Moira Rogers is giving away an ebook of Cry Sanctuary, Sanctuary Lost and Sanctuary's Price.