It’s Adios! to week 2 of Smugglivus and Hola! to week 3. But before we tell you the line-up for another MUY LOCA week, we need to announce last week’s giveaways winners!
Simon and Schuster UK giveaway (swag with titles for 2010):
The winner is……..Peta
The Julie James Giveaway:
The winner is…Susan Laura (Comment #11)
The Nalini Singh Giveaway
The winner is…….Donna S (Comment # 23)
The Sherrilyn Kenyon Giveaway:
The winner is….SaraC (comment #34)
Winner of batch 1: Ginny
Winner of batch 2: Debbie (comment # 62)
Congratulations! You know the drill – send an email to contact AT the booksmugglers DOT com with your snail mail address, and we’ll get your winnings out to you as soon as possible! Thanks to all that entered, and if you didn’t win this time, don’t worry. There’s plenty more where that came from!
This Week on The Book Smugglers
The week starts later today with a guest post from Linnea Sinclair, one of our favourite Sci-fi Romance writers.
On Monday, we have Historical romance writer Kate Noble with her fave reads (and other cool stuff) of 2009
Later on Monday, Thea will post reviews of Vampire Haiku by Ryan Mecum and I am Scrooge – A Zombie Story for Christmas by Adam Roberts.
On Tuesday, our Smugglivus guest of the day is Ilona Andrews, followed by our joint review of Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl.
On Wednesday, we have two more Smugglivus guests: writers Carrie Ryan and Diana Peterfreund tell us all about their top reads of 2009 and…
…then on Thursday, Fantasy writer Brandon Sanderson tells us all about his upcoming book The Way of Kings and Alice Morley from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers with what we can expect from the publisher in 2010 with a fabulous ARC giveaway!
On Friday it is Sarah Rees Brennan’s turn to tell us about her Favourite Things of 2009 (with a special giveaway), followed by Thea’s review and giveaway of Raiders Ransom by Emily Diamand.
Finally on Saturday, Fantasy writer Sam Sykes talks about what books he loved best in 2009 followed by a post by Historical Fiction writer Susan Holloway Scott with her own list.
Then FINALLY (phew), on Sunday, our last author/publisher guest, Erin Galloway, publicist for Berkley and NAL, tells us all about the upcoming books from the imprint.
And after that…it is guest bloggers’ time to dish about their favourite reads of 2009!
So buckle up, we have only just started!
~Your Friendly Neighborhood Book Smugglers
PetaDecember 13, 2009 at 4:48 am
Squeeeee! I am so pleased to have won the Simon and Schuster swag. Happy Smugglivus! 🙂
GinnyDecember 13, 2009 at 7:38 am
I am Scrooge won’t happen to be a zombie remake of A Christmas Carrol would it? I keep seeing old classics being edited to have zombies everytime I go into Waterstones. Can’t wait to read Ilona Andrew’s post, Magic Strikes was one of my favourite books of his year.
& I won! *dances*
GinnyDecember 13, 2009 at 7:39 am
(“his year”? Woops, I meant this year. Why does my T button not like me?)
SaffieDecember 13, 2009 at 10:03 am
Yay you got Ilona!
Karen MahoneyDecember 13, 2009 at 10:25 am
OMG, dudes… what a week you have lined up!!
Can’t wait. 🙂