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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Blast From the Past Giveaway

So last night I was searching through my old book shelves when I came across some books that I hadn't read in AGES. And that's when I had an idea, Blast From the Past. Every month I will post a "blast from the past", a book that came out years ago, for review and giveaway. Someone else is probably already doing this somewhere, but I haven't seen it anywhere so I can't give them credit for it (sorry).

This month's Blast From the Past is: *drumroll* Coraline by Neil Gaiman. This book won an ALA Best Book for Youbg Adults Award, among others, when it first came out and now they have a movie. The story is about a girl named Coraline who finds a secret passage out of her flat into the "other" world where her other parents live. But they want her to stay forever by sewing big black buttons on her eyes and she doesn't want that, not after the mice told her not to go through the door.

Now, to enter this give away you must do one or all of the following:

+1 For commenting on this post
+1 For following (+3 if you are already a follower)
+3 For posting about this in your sidebar or on your blog (you must show proof)
+2 For the first person to tell me another book by Neil Gaiman
This giveaway is only open in the US (sorry) since it's my first giveaway and it will end on:
April 18th

7 comments:

Melissa Walker said...

How great was the movie? I'm ashamed to say I haven't read the book, but I'm about to go out and get all of Neil's work!

Ann Diana Dinh, said...

Ah, I really want to read this! I haven't read it yet and I really want to go see the movie!

And I just became a follower!

behapppppppy(at)hotmail(dot)com

Shooting Stars Mag said...

I haven't read anything by Neil yet but I really really want too!!!

Another book by him is Stardust...and American Gods..

I'm following now. :)

-Lauren
lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

emily_h said...

Hi - Coraline (book and movie both) looks really good.

Another Neil Gaiman - Anansi Boys, Graveyard Book, Neverwhere.

Cheers!

echolder at verizon dot net

Laina said...

Oh, I love Coraline, I wish I could enter, but I'm in Canada.

robin_titan said...

I love Neil Gaiman!!! Been a fan ever since Mirror Mask which he was involved with.

I'm a new follower

I know I'm not the first but other works of his are:
Sandman graphic novels (super cool!)
Stardust (oh my I really liked this one)
The Graveyard Book
Neverwhere

um ok that's all I know hehe

Jenna said...

Ive never read Coraline, but I really want to!

I'm a new follower

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