(Holy crapoles, is it week 5 of Smugglivus! When did THAT happen?)
Anyway…hope you all had a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS yesterday!!!
We are about to make 5 people really happy:
We have three giveaways to close out! First, the winners of the Little, Brown ARC giveaway is:
Mrs DeRaps (comment#63)
Amelia P. (comment#52)
The winner of Entice by Carrie Jones is:
Kimberly B. (comment#13)
and finally, the winner of The Floating Islands by Rachel Neumeier is:
Congratulations! You know the drill. Email us (contact AT thebooksmugglers DOT com) with your snail mail address, and we’ll get your winnings out to you as soon as possible.
And don’t forget you can still enter the Big Awesome Christmas YA giveaway with 6 2011 titles from S&S UK. You can enter HERE.
This Week on Smugglivus:
Later today, British YA author Sarwat Chadda talking his favourite things of 2010, followed by a guest post by The Galaxy Express‘ Heather with A Science Fiction Romance Year in Review.
On Monday, Malinda Lo stops by followed by fellow blogger Kristen of Fantasy Cafe with some of her favorite reads of 2010. Plus, Thea reviews A Matter of Magic (a compilation of two novels: Mairelon the Magician and The Magician’s Ward) by Patricia C. Wrede.
On Tuesday, Y S Lee, writer of The Agency series is our guest author for the day, followed by a post by Erika from Jawas Read Too.
On Wednesday, Antony John, writer of the excellent Five Flavors of Dumb guest blogs with us about his favorite things of 2010, followed by a post by fellow blogger Paul Smith from Empty Your Heart of its Mortal Dream. Later in the day, Thea posts her review of The Bards of Bone Plain by Patricia McKillip.
On Thursday, it’s Fantasy/YA author Alex Bell’s turn to guest blog. Later that day, YA blogger John J from Dreaming in Books stops by with his list of faves.
On Friday, Tor is our guest publisher of the week, telling us about their upcoming releases and sponsoring a MAJOR giveaway to celebrate the arrival of 2011.
Finally, on Saturday, New Yeay Day, it is our turn to talk about our own favorites of 2010 with the return of Ana and Thea’s MOST EXCELLENT Books of 2010!
We leave you for now and hope you all have a great week!
Until next time, we remain as usual….
~Your Friendly Neighborhood Book Smugglers