Friday, August 14, 2009

Friday Finds, Updates, cool Contests

Friday Finds is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.

Alright, first off... here are my lonely two Friday Finds:

Click on the picture or link to find out more info! (Yes, I am lazy)

The Life of Glass by Jillian Cantor
The Poison Eaters and Other Stories by Holly Black

You can win an ARC of The Life of Glass from the author here.

  • I have new "teacher" training next week - super nervous. Then school starts the 24th with an institute day. I'm going in Monday to do some set up.
  • My good friend Emma (Booking Through 365) has a guest post up on her blog by me.
  • I've got a poll running on the sidebar - please vote if you haven't!
  • The Ash contest ends THIS Saturday at noon (see top of page for a linkie).
  • Lots of comments this month for the August Comment Contest - Thanks guys!
  • My Link A Contest Thursday went awesome! With 45 contests linked! Check it out HERE.
Cool Contests:

Stephanie Kuehnert, author of Ballads of Suburbia, is hosting her last week of her CyberLaunch party for the release of her book. Check it out here.

The YA Book Queen is giving away Meridian and One Butt Cheek at a Time by Amber Kizer on her blog. Ends 8-20.

Suzanne McLeod is giving away a beautiful UK version of Fire by Kristin Cashore here. Ends 8-20.

The New, The Here, and The Books is giving away Rachel Hawthorne’s Dark Guardian series over on her blog. Ends 8-23.

I know most of you have heard, but Cindy is holding an AWESOME contest over at her blog: Princess Bookie - you could win tons of books and there should be multiple winners now (or if not.. soon!)! :-D Ends 8-24.

You can win a copy of Sleepless by Thomas Fahy over at Fantastic Book Review. Ends 8-27.

Win Geektastic over at in Between the Pages. Ends 8-27.

Feed the Hungry by commenting in this contest. Seriously, check it out!

I feel like I'm forgetting something... *sigh* Oh well. Again you can also find more contests on my Link A Contest Thursday post (and add yours too!). Check it out HERE.


  1. So many contests!
    It's a pity that some are just open within US...

    I hope you'll enjoy your teacher training and I'm sure you'll do it perfectly so don't be nervous!

  2. aww i actually saw the life of glass on another blog =) love it!

  3. Good luck on the teachers training! I'm sure you'll do fine:)

  4. And I really really REALLY want to read Life of Glass!

  5. There are so many contests going on. It's crazy, but I'm not complaining. Who doesn't like free books?

    Good luck with your teacher training! I'm sure you will do just fin. Have to tell us how it goes.


  6. The Life of Glass by Jillian Cantor sounds really good. I hadn't heard of it before now, but I'll definitly be keeping an eye out for it. Thanks for sharing your finds.

  7. Thanks for the info on some other great contests.

  8. Ok well I can't tell if my comment posted, but I didn't want to post the same thing twice. So technically this is a test comment.

  9. Nope, guess not. here's my original comment

    Thanks for all the links to the fun contests!

  10. Great finds! Good luck with your teacher training.

  11. Read *Shiver* now!! ^_^ (Please.)

  12. Good luck at teacher training and thanks for the contests!

    also I have an award at my blog for you!

  13. Thanks for commenting on my post a Genevieve's Blog, Kristen!
    And my husband always played the Dungeon Master role. The only reason we eventually stopped playing was we moved from NM to NC. We tried it a few times with speakerphone, but it was never the same...
    Good luck with the contest!

    L. Diane Wolfe “Spunk On A Stick”

  14. Wow thanks for all the contests. I really need to get caught up on entering. Also, Life Of Glass sounds amazing. Can't wait for the release but it's so far away. =[

  15. Your guest post was amazing and OO Holly Black!

  16. More and more good book, Kristen you will run me poor!

  17. Sheere I agree, US only contest always makes me cry a little inside!

  18. I just saw The Life Of Glass on someones in my mailbox post and I was very jealous. It sounds amazing.


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