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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Blog Contest: Back-To-School eBook Giveaway!

I felt a great disturbance in the Force recently, as if millions of voices cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced by a ringing bell. It's that time again: the kids go back to school!

Don't get me wrong. I love my boys, but I'm about done with Fart Wars and Lego minefields for the summer. I just want to sit quietly with a cup of coffee, some damn silence, a lack of poo gas and a good book.

Something I fully intend to do on August 27.


So to celebrate our little darlings going back to school, I'm giving away one ebook off of my published list (or, if you want Shadow, off my soon-to-be-published list). So here's how this one's going to work:

Post in the comments section of this blog entry before August 31. I'll even put a link on the sidebar just in case I write enough posts that this one disappears.

That's it! Easy, right?

If you win, I'll post your name in a new blog post and in this post's comments, at which point you'll have to email me with your choice of ebook and format. Good luck!

Remember: Only books that have been previously published (and Shadow) are up for grabs. The Hob, All For You and Hecate's Own are not. And an entry here does not affect your contest entry for the ARC of Shadow. That's a completely different contest.


PLEASE NOTE: I have comments on moderation due to spamming. If your post doesn't show up immediately, be patient; as soon as I receive the email I'll publish it. This is due to an inordinate amount of spam I received from China all over my blog about a year ago. It took two days to hunt down and delete all of the spam comments. 

41 comments:

Jess said...

YAY!! I love your books! Thanks for the contest!! =0)

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molli said...

OOh... I love contests!

Monique Ito said...

I love your books. I can not wait to meet you at RAW this year. Thank you for a chance to win a book.

Monique Ito said...

Thank you for a chance to win your book. I love them. I can not wait to meet you at RAW.

flchen1 said...

LOL!! Thanks for giving us another reason to celebrate this month, Dana! ;)

Dana said...

I am counting the days until my siblings go back to school! I do college online and I didn't take a quarter off over the summer, so getting my homework done while they're running around the house like maniacs has been difficult. Not to mention impossible to read, even recreationally! Bring on the school bell!

Thanks for the opportunity :)

Dana said...

I'm counting the days until school starts. I'm in college online and my brothers and sisters have been driving me nuts will all their time off. I can't wait until they are like me: bogged down with homework. At least while they're AT class I can get some quiet to study...

Thanks for the contest and the generosity!

Pamk said...

So so glad school is starting soon. 16 thinks he should be able to stay up as long as he wants and get whenever he wants. Love your books. Cynful rocked.
scrtsbpal at yahoo dot com

Katheryn said...

School Is a double edged sword for me. I'm the aide in the Pre-K class, but my two need to go back to school! I love your books and the only thing better is a free one!!

lindseye said...

Looking forward to reading this and all your new releases (and catching up on a few I still have on the TBR pile). Thanks for the contest.

lorimeehan said...

What a great contest. I love your books you make me laugh all through your books and you have some of the best lines I've ever read.
Lorimeehan1@aol.com

Charity said...

Thank you for the contest! We get to join in on the Back to School fun! Chendry123@yahoo.com

Lisa J said...

Great idea for a contest. It gives everyone something to look forward to when it's crazy around the house.

Dana Marie Bell said...

That's what I thought. Monday, Aug. 27, I'm going off-line and SLEEPING AND READING the whole freakin' day. Ah, sweet, sweet silence... >:D

Megs said...

Thanks for the contest!

Beth-Ann Mason said...

Shadow was my 'mystery' book!

And yes, please dear goddess, let the countdown to move-in day for the kid start. I'm begging here! He may not survive until the start of school if he keeps going the way he has for the last 72 hours.

Tamara Hoffa said...

Believe it or not school started here on Aug 1. However my 2 youngest are in college and they don't go back until the end of Aug. Is it September yet?

Tessypoo said...

I love your books, and would love to get a copy of Shadow of the Wolf

Thanks for having a contest

hugs, Tess

Dani said...

The day your kids go back to school you should pamper yourself some how.

School here starts here on Aug. 20th and I'd love it if my son was going back to school, but because of his problems he can't handle school well, so I homeschool him instead.

Dark Sidhe-Seer said...

ROTFLMAO I love the comment about no more poo gas. Some of our schools are starting back as early next week. It's not soon enough, either!

bdulin12 said...

Such a great contest! My kiddos (and hubby who's a teacher) start back on Aug. 15. I won't really appreciate that for a bit since I'm scheduled to have a cervical disc removal and fusion on the 14th!! I'd even rather go to work like I have all summer while the stinkers slept in rather than do the surgery but it's at the point where I can't put it off anymore.

RoseRaven said...

I understand the excitement of kids going back to school. Although I kind of miss it now that my kids are all grown and out of the house now. They are 24 and 26 now. Lovely ladies all on their own.

I'd love to win a copy of Shadow, Can't wait for it to come out.

Kathryn Merkel said...

Thanks for the contest Dana. I've read all the books set in Halle so far & the Gray Court ones have been on my wishlist for a while now, but didn't realize that there were some new series to add.

drainbamaged.gyzmo at gmail.com

Sharon said...

Love your books, keep waffling back and forth on which series is my favorite.

baa53a44-dea5-11e1-a795-000bcdcb471e said...

Love your books. This is awesome.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the contests. You are a must habe author for me. Can't wait for each new release:)

orianacelt2 AT yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Hi Dana. I love your books and I'm so excited about Shadow of the wolf which I would pick if I won. Love Elizabeth Dougan. Xxx

dee said...

Hi,
I can't wait to read the updated story and see if you changed anything. Like at the ending is she still connected to Zack?

Dana Marie Bell said...

She's connected to all of them, really. You'll see as the series plays out. :D

dee said...

Hi,
I can't wait to read the updated story and see if you changed anything. Like at the ending is she still connected to Zack?

Stephanie N said...

I can't wait for the kids to go back to school! All those books I'll be able to read instead of entertaining the masses...

K said...

I own all of your other books, so I'm throwing my hat in again for Shadow of the Wolf. Yay!

Nyimah said...

(in my annoying kid voice)
Oh oh oh.. me me me..
Pick Me. .. Pick Me...
i want one I want one..
Mom mom.. did you hear me.. pick me!!!

Love your books, thanks for the contest :)

Angela G. said...

Since I have all of the other books, I think that I would like to go for Shadow.

Kay said...

Woo! Contests are awesome! Thanks! :D

Midnite said...

Didn't notice this before. Thanks for the warning Dana. Finger's crossed :)

Carolyn Powers said...

My kids started school on Aug 28. I don't know who was more excited about it, them or me!

I love your books. You are an excellent writer. I look forward to reading all your new work.

mrswright82 said...

So my little one starts school this year! I think I am ready we will see! :) Thanks for the giveaway! Love your books! When is the next shifted book coming? I am having withdraws! Lol

Anonymous said...

Thanks for giving us a chance to win one of your amazing books. Lucky you have kids of school age and pity me my 20 month old son!!! lol
Enjoy the peace and quiet that's what I go to work for xx

Louise said...

My kids have been back at school for just over a week. Ah, I sure do love enjoying my coffe and blog browsing to non-chaos. :-)

lorimeehan said...

Oh Dana what a great contest. I don't have children but I can understand your need to be in a poo free zone. I'm sure my mother felt the same with the 4 of us. I hope you have or had a great first day of school.
lorimeehan1@aol.com

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