Friday, October 1, 2010

HAPPY BOOK B-DAY, NIGHTSHADE CITY!!! GIVEAWAY!

Finally!!! The rats have arrived!!! In honor of their arrival, I'm giving out 2 signed copies of NIGHTSHADE CITY! One here and one on the PROJECT MAYHEM blog! So, you have 2 brilliant chances to win! To enter, follow each blog if you don't already and leave a comment telling me your favorite book of all time!!! That's it!! Contest ends at midnight tonight!
I love you guys and thanks so much for
your support!!! I can finally relax now--NOT!!! ;)
xoxo -- Hilary

25 comments:

  1. favorite book ever? heck that is one hard choice.
    I would say it's a tie between The Stand and The Mists of Avalon.

    EXCITEMENT!

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  2. Yay for giveaways! But it is so hard to choose a favorite book. Today, I'll say "The Count of Monte Cristo" (unabridged) by Alexandre Dumas.

    Talk about intricate plotting! And to think he wrote it as a serial story. Despite the 1000+ pages, I couldn't stop reading.

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  3. I (now) follow both blogs, Hilary! And I would love to win a copy of Nightshade City, as then I could spread the love in London when reading on the tube, haha!

    But gosh, you drive a hard bargain. My favourite book of all time? Like, ever? I find it hard to work out my favourite book of the month! But since it is you, and since I'd like to win, I wil say that my favourite book of all time today is Agatha Christie's 'Postern of Fate'. ;)

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  4. Favorite book of all time and I'm entered? Awesome!

    Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" will probably be my favorite until I move on from this great big rock.

    My "first" favorite book was "Tom Sawyer." I read that in third grade and it stayed my favorite until "The Hobbit" when I was in sixth grade.

    "Of Mice and Men" took over "The Hobbit" when I was a sophomore in high school.

    I can't remember exactly when I read "On the Road" -- shortly after college? -- but I loved it immediately. Such a great read. That's one I can pick up and re-read time and time again.

    (Colson Whitehead's "The Intuitionist" and "Sag Harbor" are not far behind, though. That dude can write one heckuva novel. Easily my favorite contemporary author.)

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  5. Favorite book of all time --- Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. That first line is a grabber!

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  6. I'll stick with what I said over at Project Mayhem- Danny, the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl. I could just crawl into that book and take a nap :)

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  7. Congratulations, Hilary!! You made it!!! So happy for you.

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  8. Congrats! You must be so excited! Finally, it's on shelves. Can't wait to see how it does.

    And I think it's impossible to narrow down my favorite book of all time! Impossible. I can't do it. Though recently, I read Crank and absolutely loved it.

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  9. Favorite of all time? That's really hard...but I would say probably Fahrenheit 451. I read it for the first time in 9th grade. It was with that book, and more importantly that English teacher, that told me I was not only good at reading, but great at it - and not to believe what some elementary teacher had said when I was assigned to the slow reading groups. With the class report I did on Mr. Bradbury's story, I started the love affair with reading that has not slowed since. if...no WHEN my story is published, Mr. Hauser gets the very first copy...even over me.
    Hils, if I win, I'm giving Nightshade away! October is Birthday month, and my best friend needs her own copy!!

    Congrats!

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  10. Gotta say LOTR. But I can't wait to read Nightshade City!

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  11. Thanks Hilary!
    I posted one and two on project mayhem. So let's go for number three, Gentle Ben (about a bear). What can I say I loved reading about fuzzy animals when I was a kid and those stories have stuck with me. Reading about rats will be a treat!

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  12. I've already got my copy, and I intend to read it as soon as I can steal it from my daughter, but I would love a signed version for the bookshelf! My favorite book of all time is the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Fellowship of the Ring if I have to pick only one.

    Today's guest blogger in Christina Lee!

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  13. Congrats and happy birthday! Picking ONE favorite book of all time is hard. Probably Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis. I remember bawling my eyes out and absolutely loving that book :)

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  14. Judith!

    Already a follower!

    Lolita by Nabokov!

    pickmepickme :)

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  15. Congrats, Hilary!!
    Hard to pick fave book! I have many: The Outsiders, A Time to Kill, The Dirt, HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Hunger Games...

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  16. Favorite book ever? Easy! Adventures in Fern Hollow. A really OLD out of print book based off the Wind in the Willows characters.

    LOVE that book!!!

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  17. Okay, now I'll pick a different book this time. Let's see. Favorite book, favorite book. The Harry Potter series, and no, don't make me pick one from them. I love them all. *laughs*

    By the way, rats rock! *grins*

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  18. I am so excited for you! That is so awesome. I'm already half way though, but if you want to send me a signed copy, i know my niece would be thriled. This book is so great, but my darned book club has me ensnared in the really long book that I have to finish by Monday. Otherwise I'd be done already.

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  19. Congratulations! I'm so happy for you!

    I follow your blog and my favorite book would have to be A Voice In The Wind by Francine Rivers. That whole series is amazing.

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  20. CONGRATULATIONS, Hilary!!! SO happy for you! I've been following you for quite awhile, but not *officially*. Can't wait to read your book, too! Here's a hug and cake for your celebration! Enjoy the ride - and yeah, you've only just begun. It's been wild and crazy for me since my book launch this summer.

    Almost forgot: Favorite book as a kid: The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge.

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  21. Congrats on the release! I think my fave would have to be either Anne of GG or The Hobbit :)

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  22. Congrats, Hilary--happy book birthday!!!!

    My favorite book...hmmm, there are so many, but I must say I thoroughly enjoyed The Razor's Edge by Somerset Maugham. ;)

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  23. I follow both blogs. Jane Eyre is my favorite. bkhabel at gmail dot com

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  24. CONGRATULATIONS! -grins- That's SO exciting.
    I follow your blog; and as for favorite book ever, probably Ender's Game.
    -hands you shiny trophy for the occasion-
    (Even though it was yesterday. Ahem.)

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