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Monday, June 16, 2008

To celebrate the fact that summer is here (at least, summer weather is!), I thought I'd give away some books. This week, I'll be giving away:

-- one copy of Stephenie Meyer's new special edition of Eclipse, which has the cover art for Breaking Dawn, a sneak peek at the new book, and more -- PLUS a Twilight tote bag!

-- one SIGNED copy of Melissa Marr's Ink Exchange

-- one set of the P.C. and Kristin Cast House of Night Series--Marked, Betrayed, and Chosen

For a chance at winning one of these prizes, just leave me a comment telling me how summer (or at least, the summer weather!) has been treating you so far. I'll take comments through midnight EST on Friday, June 20th, and then I'll pick three names at random and each of those three people will win one of the prizes! This contest is open to everyone, regardless of where you live (I will ship books overseas) or if you've won something from me before. (Just make sure you leave a way for me to contact you if you win, okay? Please??)

As far as how my summer has been treating me...let's just say I'm grateful for air-conditioning!

Oh! And don't forget, there's still time to enter the STEALING HEAVEN contest--answer three questions, and you could win one of a *bunch* of prizes!

(Also, congrats to Lenore, who won last week's contest and got a copy of Read My Lips!)


Blogger Kate said...

Summer has been great so far-- I love this warm weather! I live in Maine, so the heat hasn't been as intense as other areas, luckily.

June 16, 2008 12:53 PM  
Blogger The Book Muncher said...

well, my summer has been pretty fantastic so far. i mean, all sun and warmness :D and i've pretty much been reading and/or watching movies. lazy stuff. except next week, i'll have to start on my summer assignments....but that's next week :D

June 16, 2008 1:34 PM  
Blogger Taylor said...

My summer has been lazy so far, mostly a lot of reading, actually. As for the weather, I live in Florida and the heat is KILLING me, and it has also rained every afternoon since the June forth pretty much. But I hope your summer is really good! Thanks for this opportunity!! :)

tayytayy15 at hotmail dot com


June 16, 2008 1:38 PM  
Blogger Cyndi said...

Summer so far has been pretty good. I haven't done much, but I have been reading a lot. As for the weather, it's been warm but not too warm, so I'd say it's perfect so far.

June 16, 2008 1:41 PM  
Blogger BreiaB said...

Summer has been great. Not too hot but hot enough to swim or sit outside and read books.

June 16, 2008 3:48 PM  
Blogger Erin said...

Summer has been treating me not-so-good.in that I just broke my arm. :(
But it's treating me good in that my bff is visiting for THREE WEEKS from out-of-state!!

June 16, 2008 4:09 PM  
Blogger paperxxflowers said...

summer is hot! Louisiana here. lol

But not so much fun. Just practice, practice, practice for FBLA Nationals.

June 16, 2008 4:29 PM  
Blogger Elainareads said...

The summer has been amazing. Its been really HOT here but I stay indoors most of the time so its all good. Its turning out to be one of the best summers ever because I got my dream first job at the bookstore lol. I've also been reading a bunch which is always great.


June 16, 2008 4:31 PM  
Blogger Khyrinthia said...

Summer has been great so far. It's not too hot out, so I've gotten to read outside a lot.

June 16, 2008 4:51 PM  
Blogger Reader Rabbit said...

Summer has been odd so far. Lately the weather's been great but just in MAY it snowed!! =O the insanity.

Also my finals have just started so I'm beginning to feel insane and overwhelmed.

Hopefully the rest of my summer will be funner lol.

(By the way, we reviewed Living Dead Girl http://readerrabbit.blogspot.com/2008/06/living-dead-girl-by-elizabeth-scott.html there!)

June 16, 2008 5:11 PM  
Blogger The Story Siren said...

my summer has been fantasic! my sister graduated so we spent the last week in disney world to celebrate! we were all first timers except for my mom who went there in the 70's! I can't wait for weekends at the lake! i'm hoping to catch a cubs game some weekend, and get a yummy funnel cake from the county fair!! and of course read some great books!

June 16, 2008 6:53 PM  
Blogger Em said...

My summer has been great so far. I've already made it to an MLB baseball game and my summer softball league started. And next month, I'll be heading to the beach. I love the beach - I could probably spend every day at the beach and not get bored. Thanks for the contest! :)

June 16, 2008 8:10 PM  
Blogger Hillary said...

So far, my summer has been great. I've been finishing a book every day for the past two weeks.

But tomorrow is when the real fun starts. I get to go to band sectionals twice a week and band rehearsals every Friday. And soccer pickup games are starting this week.

So my relaxing summer is over...the whole two weeks of it.

June 16, 2008 8:38 PM  
Blogger Lauren said...

Summer has been awesome so far. I haven’t done much except read and talk on the phone. Anyway, the weather in Pennsylvania is awesome, though I wish the numerous thunderstorms would end.

June 16, 2008 8:57 PM  
Blogger A Literate Musician said...

Summer has been a blast. I've been reading and just hanging out at the lake and around town. I spend most of my time on the water tubing and skiing. I've also been traveling a lot for Tae Kwon Do and orchestra concerts. It's been fun. I hope yours has been good too.

June 16, 2008 11:45 PM  
Blogger Writer's Block Reviews said...

Summer has been the same as usual for me. Working full time and reading away!! At least I love both, right??

June 17, 2008 12:42 AM  
Blogger Kat said...

The summer weather has been treating me pretty well, but I am also glad for the A/C. We seem to have skipped spring and gone right to summer here.

I've been grilling for dinner and eating & reading on the porch. It's great.

June 17, 2008 12:55 AM  
Blogger Liz said...

Summer has been fantastic so far. Lots of books and movies that I've been waiting for are finally, or almost here, and I've got more hours in the day to enjoy them :)

June 17, 2008 1:34 AM  
Blogger Bunny B said...

Summer has been hot, hot, hot! Thankfully it rained yesterday. :)

bunnybox9 at gmail .com

June 17, 2008 2:08 AM  
OpenID learningtoread said...

Summer's been bittersweet -- my best friend lost her mom to cancer not even two weeks ago, so it's been hard--I never had to help with funeral arrangements before, and I keep feeling like I didn't do enough.

But right now my sister and I are in New York on vacation, and it's been brilliant (even though it's rained 3 out of 4 days!). I absolutely LOVE New York.

Thanks for the giveaway!

June 17, 2008 6:00 AM  
Blogger Margay said...

So far, Summer has treated me like I'm an unwilling rider on a roller coaster - first we had a week of rainy weather, then a four-day stretch of hot and humid temperatures, and now we are back to the rainy days. Come on, Mother Nature, if I wanted to ride a roller coaster, I'd go to Six Flags!

June 17, 2008 8:34 AM  
Blogger Margay said...

Forgot contact info!


June 17, 2008 8:35 AM  
Blogger Daniel said...

It doesn't feel like summer where I am - it's been chilly the last days. But I love having more time to read and draw.

June 17, 2008 9:45 AM  
Blogger Daniel said...

Oh, my contact is
djennewein (at) hotmail.com

June 17, 2008 9:46 AM  
Blogger Keladry said...

My summer has been AMAZING, what with pool parties, tons of new books to read, lots of time to just relax. I guess you could say that summer is the time of teenagers-nobody else runs more wild than we do! But I guess you could say there is a downside too-when you aren't in the water, it is BOILING. Seriously. These days I have taken to wearing shorts and sleeveless T-shirts everywhere I go. Illinois weather can be pretty raging and annoying when it wants to be, I guess.

June 17, 2008 11:53 AM  
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June 17, 2008 11:55 AM  
Blogger Keladry said...

Oh, and my contact info is queenslandnari@yahoo.com. Sorry, I forgot.

June 17, 2008 11:55 AM  
Blogger Dominique said...

Unfortunately, the summer's not treating me too well right now--attack of the finals & other standarized testing! The oh-so-fun SATs, ACT, finals, and regents have been plaguing my scheduele and dragging me away from all those books I want to read! :(

Luckily, I just have to get through this week & the next and then I'll be spending my summer reading & working my job @ the library! =D

June 17, 2008 12:36 PM  
Blogger Dominique said...

oh and contact info: bookvault@yahoo.com


June 17, 2008 12:37 PM  
Blogger fashionable librarian said...

So far summer has been great! I'm a new homeowner so I've really been enjoyed planting a garden and even crazy things like mowing the lawn. The weather has been nice and I've had lots of time to sit in the backyard under the trees and listen to the creek go by while I read.

June 17, 2008 2:30 PM  
Blogger Sara said...

Summer this far... I'm not sure you can even call it summer! Well the last week of may and the first week of june were great, but since then? Rain, rain and rain. hate it! and I have been sick, for two weeks now. yey. happy summer.


June 17, 2008 4:37 PM  
Blogger Juanita said...

My summer has been great. I've been to two weddings so far, and there's another one coming up. I've been sunburned twice, and I've been to the beach and tubing down the river. My best friend was supposed to have her first baby today (they were going to induce labor, but I haven't talked to her yet). I had my teeth cleaned yesterday, and I only have one tiny cavity, so that's good!

June 17, 2008 7:55 PM  
Blogger Shooting Stars Mag said...

I have the special Eclipse edition..but love the idea of the other books!

My summer though? It's been pretty good for the most part.

Bad points too: getting my wisdom teeth out...the gross hotness.


June 17, 2008 8:57 PM  
Blogger avni said...

my summer has been amazing! I've been a helping kindergarteners and 1st graders in a science camp. They're amazingly cute!


June 17, 2008 10:12 PM  
Blogger softindierocker said...

Well, technically it's winter where I live, but I just got back from Dunedin (where it is freezing cold) to Auckland (which is pretty warm) for the end of the semester. My parents say it's cold, but it feels roasty-toasty warm to me! =D So, its been ok so far, but my dad's already made us wash the car and we've only been back home for two days! =) Anyhoo, thanks for the contest! =D
~Lucy D =)

June 18, 2008 12:55 AM  
Blogger Liviania said...

Summer's been wonderful. I've just been hanging out and I'm about to go on vacation. Sometimes the weather gets a little warm, but it's been pretty moderate.

June 18, 2008 3:23 PM  
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June 18, 2008 6:47 PM  
Blogger jt4xa said...

My summer has been busy, but full of fun moments! In the early part of summer, I read and watched movies. I am currently in Charlottesville, Virginia for a summer program and the weather has been atrocious with sky-high temperatures and horrific humidity. It's cooled down a bit though :) Air conditioning has been my life saver! Hope that your summer continues to go well!


June 18, 2008 10:41 PM  
Blogger Brianna said...

I live in Southern California and I've gone to the beach four times in the last week. Two days it was freezing and the two others it's been hot! Today I worked until 1:30 and it was 102 degrees where I work and then when I got to the beach it was cold! I could so write more in two weeks. I'm going to Alaska from the 25th to the 30th! It's supposed to be a scorching 55 degrees... and that's the high temp. We have to get up to go fishing at 3am! I'm going to be so tired, and the salmon that we're fishing for will be 50 lbs.... that's almost half my body weight! *realizes this entry consists of mostly future events* oops!

June 19, 2008 12:01 AM  
Blogger Book~Adorer said...

My summer has been extremely HOT! I don't usually wear skimpy clothing but I have been because of how hot it's been. But me and my husband are planning on going a waterpark tour, so i'm so excited! Though it's hot, i'm looking forward to a hot and lazy summer!

June 19, 2008 2:27 AM  
Blogger jacqueline said...

As of today, it has been a whole week since I got out of school. (I'm now a sophomore) Fortunately, it has been FUN! But...really really hot! I've got a lot going for me this summer. Studying for SAT, working at my dad's store, and tennis camp. And I can't wait for Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer to come out. Also I just finished my first book for the summer.(I'd Tell You I Love You But Then I'd Have To Kill You) And today I went to Borders and bought a book by Melissa De La Cruz.

[my name, the letter l(not the num 1), and then the num zero]

June 19, 2008 5:57 PM  
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June 19, 2008 6:22 PM  
Blogger Alissa said...

I am also greatful for the air conditioning- especially last week! Work is going to be tough- I found out that I'm not allowed to do any activities aside from my reading program, which is awesome but I'm still disappointed about the lack of actual programs. On the bright side, I'm starting to make progress in my massive to read pile of books that is taking over my living room! (do you know a book addicts annonymous group I could join? I think I need help!!!!)

June 19, 2008 8:11 PM  
Blogger dreaming days away said...

summer has been busy. this is the first summer i've worked full time, ever. so its a completely different vibe. i'm just glad i chose not to go to summer school!

illinois summer is pretty tame when it comes to the weather, though. i'm from new orleans originally so no complaints here. :)

faithfulbrowneyes at yahoo.com

June 19, 2008 8:12 PM  
OpenID alatarielsun said...

Summer has been all right. I've been working my tail off, which the good thing is that I'm getting money for the new school year in the fall. Yay? :) The summer will get exceptionally better, though, when I have Stephenie Meyer's new novel on August 2nd! :D



June 20, 2008 1:34 AM  
Blogger kidsbookpusher said...

This summer has been a summer of firsts for me. It was the first time I attended BEA (which was completely mindblowing!), finished my Master's Degree on Monday, got a teaching position for the next school year, and have had fun hanging out with friends and authors who are now friends. I'm also reading Living Dead Girl tonight, and let me just say WOW, what a chilling story. I picked it up, where else, BEA :)
Do you have pictures to share from BEA?

June 20, 2008 2:44 AM  
Blogger Tasha said...

Summer has definitely been hot and lazy!! Going to the beach and getting ready to go off to camp. Lots of reading and spending time with my family and friends. Lately there has been a little reprieve of the heat, but I know it won't last long.

June 20, 2008 8:36 AM  
Blogger Elizabeth Scott said...

Rebecca, isn't BEA fun? I love going. Also, thanks so much for the kind comments about Living Dead Girl, and I do have some BEA photos here: http://elizabethwrites.com/blog/2008/06/if-youre-interested-in-getting-free.php

June 23, 2008 12:16 PM  

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