Giveaways are a great way to spread the word about a new book while entering for a chance to win your own copy. I enter these contests as much as possible because the requirements are usually pretty simple, like posting a comment or following a blog. Sometimes they want you to tweet and "like" on facebook. This is a great way to promote an author's work and I'm always up for helping out. If you win you might get a signed or free copy or an ARC of a great novel! Here's some contests going on right now:
From the Literary Rambles website: link (http://www.literaryrambles.com/)
To celebrate the sites reaching 3000 followers, the hosts are giving away three prize packages. Prize package #1 goes to two winners a free copy of one of eleven book choices. Prize package #2 goes to twelve winners one free book or ARC from a list of twelve choices. And prize package #3 is a 5 page critique of your work. To enter, go to their site and click on the link for the 3000 FOLLOWERS MEGA, MEGA GIVEAWAY and follow the guidelines for entry. Deadline is March 9th.
Carrie Harris giveaway: One lucky winner will receive a signed copy of BAD TASTE IN BOYS and another lucky winner will receive a signed copy of BAD HAIR DAY. To enter go to the site and click on the link and follow the rules for entry. Deadline is March 9th.
Shannon Messenger giveaway: Two lucky winners will receive a copy of LET THE SKY FALL. There are two ways to enter to win. Go to the site and click on the link and read on to find out how. Deadline is March 16th.
Anna Stanisewski giveaway: This one didn't say how many winners but I'm guessing it's two because Anna's publisher is donating a copy of MY VERY UNFAIRY TALE LIFE and EPIC FAIRY TALE FAIL for the giveaway. Go to the site and click on the link and follow the guidelines for entry. Deadline is March 16th.
From Writer's Digest: link: (http://www.writersdigest.com/)
There are frequent book giveaways from authors on the Writer's Digest site. They're usually with the posts that have author interviews where the author discusses their book, gives advice, tells their success story, etc. All you have to do to enter to win is register at Writer's Digest then leave a comment within two weeks of the posted interview. There are several giveaways right now for adult novels but I'm only going to include the YA one here.
Debut Author N. Griffin: one winner will receive a copy of her book THE WHOLE STUPID WAY WE ARE. Deadline is the March 12th.
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