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BEA 2014 GIVEAWAY!

Hi, everyone!  I’ve got a great giveaway here for you!

How Do I Have All These Books To Give Away?

Before someone says, “Andrea, you shouldn’t have picked up all those books at BEA if you weren’t going to read them.  Shame on you!”, let me explain. During BEA, bloggers (as well as any other attendees) are often handed books that they might not be interested in.  They also might pick up a book that they thought they would like, and then later when they get back to their hotel room and look at the synopsis, realize it’s not really a book for them. This happens A LOT.  But most of these books I’m giving away were not books that I personally picked up.

I’m one of the organizers of the BEA Book Blogger Picnic and BEA Book Blogger Meet and Drink, where bloggers who are around during BEA can come together, meet, hang out, and talk about books, blogging, or anything at all. You can check out my recap posts here and here to see more about what went on at these events in 2013 and 2014.  Last year, a couple of bloggers brought some of their extra books with them to the picnic, so that they might get into the hands of bloggers who would really want to read and review them.  And this year, we invited people to do the same thing.  There were lots of books that were brought to the picnic and meet and drink this year, and lots of bloggers ended up going home with several of those books. But there were lots leftover.  And that’s where all these books came from!

Giveaway Info

So, here’s the deal about this giveaway.  I want these books to get into the hands of bloggers who will actually read and review them, and I’d like these to go to bloggers who didn’t get a chance to go to BEA this year.  So those are my requirements.  If you are a blogger who didn’t go to BEA this year, and you will read and review these books (or at least give them a fair chance), then you qualify for this giveaway!  If you’re not a blogger, but you have a Goodreads account and are willing to write a review on Goodreads, you can also qualify.  If you aren’t a blogger or don’t have Goodreads, I will promise to have a giveaway soon that is open to everyone! Oh, and this is US ONLY.  Sorry, international friends, but I just don’t have the money to send packages overseas right now.  Hopefully I can have an international giveaway soon!

What Can You Win?

So I’ve got several different prize packs.  5 YA prize packs, 2 Adult prize packs, and 2 Middle Grade prize packs, plus 2 extra copies of MARY: The Summoning by Hillary Monahan.  That means there will be 11 winners!  I’m not going to reveal every single book that I have to giveaway, but I will have a short description of the books that are included with each prize pack.  But, if you’re not convinced, here are a few of the books that you could possibly win:

I also might reveal some of the other books that you can win via my Twitter (@OverstuffedBook) or my Instagram (@OverstuffedBook) over the course of the giveaway, so be sure to check those out!

Also, not all of the books are ARCs, but many of them are.

Giveaway Rules (Please see my Contest and Privacy Policies on my My Policies page for more info.)

  • Giveaway is for book bloggers who did not go to BEA 2014, and will read and review these books (or at least give the books a fair chance).  Also open to those who have a Goodreads account and will write a review on Goodreads.
  • Giveaway is US ONLY.
  • Ages 13 & up.
  • There will be 11 winners.  One winner for each of the 5 YA Prize Packs, one winner for each of the 2 Adult Prize Packs, one winner for each of the 2 Middle Grade Prize Packs, and 2 winners who will each receive a copy of MARY: The Summoning by Hillary Monahan.
  • Fill out the Rafflecopter for the prize pack(s) that you wish to win.
  • The winners will be contacted via email as well as announced on this blog following the end of the giveaway period.
  • The winners will have 72 hours to respond to the email or new winners will be selected.

Prize Pack #1:  YA Sci-Fi/Fantasy
This prize pack comes with 2 books, one of which is a YA Sci-Fi/Fantasy retelling, and the other is a YA Sci-Fi/Fantasy novel.  Both were very hot items at BEA this year! (Hint:  One book is in the picture above, and the other was revealed on my Instagram and Twitter!) (1 winner)

Prize Pack #2:  YA Fantasy/Paranormal Sequels
This prize pack comes with 2 books, one of which is a YA High Fantasy sequel that was an extremely coveted book at BEA this year, and the other is a YA Paranormal sequel. (Hint:  One book is in the picture above!) (1 winner)

Prize Pack #3:  YA Crime/Paranormal Sequels
This prize pack comes with 2 books, one of which is a YA Mystery/Crime sequel and one is a YA Paranormal sequel, both of which are the second book in their respective series. (Hint: I revealed one book on my Instagram and Twitter!)(1 winner)

Prize Pack #4:  YA Horror
This prize pack comes with 2 books, one of which is a YA Paranormal/Horror book and one is MARY: The Summoning by Hillary Monahan. (1 winner)

Prize Pack #5:  YA LGBT
This prize pack comes with 2 books, one of which is a YA Contemporary LGBT book, and the other is a M-M Paranormal book, which might be a little more A than Y.  (Hint:  One book is in the picture above!) (1 winner)

Prize Pack #6:  Adult Historical Fiction/Military
This prize pack comes with 2 books, one of which is an Adult Historical Fiction novel and one of which is an Adult Contemporary story that deals with military life.  (Hint:  One book is in the picture above!) (1 winner)

Prize Pack #7:  Adult Contemporary/Mystery
This prize pack comes with 2 books, one of which is an Adult Contemporary novel and one of which is an Adult Sci-Fi/Paranormal/Mystery novel. (1 winner)

Prize Pack #8:  Middle Grade Sci-Fi/Paranormal
This prize pack comes with 2 books, one of which is a Middle Grade Sci-Fi novel and one of which is a Middle Grade Paranormal novel, both of which might also appeal to younger readers. (Hint: I revealed one book on my Instagram and Twitter!)(1 winner)

Prize Pack #9:  Middle Grade Historical Fiction/Fantasy
This prize pack comes with 2 books, one of which is a Middle Grade Historical Fiction novel, and one of which is a Middle Grade Fantasy novel. (1 winner)

2 copies of MARY: The Summoning by Hillary Monahan
2 winners will each win one copy of MARY: The Summoning by Hillary Monahan, a YA Paranormal/Horror novel. (2 winners)

Good luck to everyone, and if you have any questions, please leave a comment!

7 Comments

  1. Mia Hayson

    June 8, 2014 at 10:50 am

    AHHH, CLARIEL!! The things I would do to read that book!

    I'm not entering because I am from international waters but I'm totes telling my friends! Such great books!

    <3

  2. bookishlyspeaking.com

    June 8, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    So excited!! Thank you for hosting this!

  3. Marianne Robles

    June 8, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    Oh gosh thank you so much for the giveaway! I wish I could've gone to BEA this year, but I guess this is the next big thing :)

    Marianne @ Boricuan Bookworms

  4. pagesunbound

    June 8, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    You have Clariel and Stiching Snow?! So exciting!

  5. TwilightWildflower

    June 9, 2014 at 2:07 am

    Thanks for the great giveaways!!!

  6. Stephanie K

    June 11, 2014 at 11:36 pm

    I know all about being given books that you don't necessarily you want! Last year at BEA, Harlequin had a signing for around seven or eight authors, all at once. (I didn't go this year, so I'm not sure if they did the same thing.) Julie Kagawa was there, and I HAD to meet her, as well as Katie McGarry. But there were some adult romance books that I had no interest in. Unfortunately, it was set up in such a way that the line moved from author to author, and there was no way to gracefully look an author in the face and say, "No, sorry, I don't want your book."

    I don't know why the did it that way. It's a shame that I and others felt forced to take books we didn't want, just to avoid insulting the author, when there were probably other people farther down the line who really wanted those same books.

    Also, thanks for the giveaway. :)

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