Good morning all! Now that we celebrated our 3rd Blogversary, now that Smugglivus is over, it’s time to get back on track (did you think we were going to take a break? HA! Smugglivus was our break!) with our regular schedule.
But first, a few bits and bobs.
We have a few winners to announce! First up, the awesome Swag from Tor! The three winners are:
Jaime W (comment#75)
Jenn Young (comment#93)
Matt Caulder (comment#66)
As for The Iron Witch contest. We had such an incredible number of entries (a whopping 219 entries) that the author generously offered a second copy! So, the two winners of a signed copy of The Iron Witch are:
Lillian Maloney (comment#71)
Congratulations! You know the drill. Send us an email (contact AT thebooksmugglers DOT com) with your snail mail address, and we will get your winnings off to you as soon as possible! Thank you to all who entered!
And don’t forget: the giveaway of 5 signed copies of The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff runs till Jan 15th.
Meanwhile, on the Internets
The 2010 Cybils (Children and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards) finalists have been announced last week: Finalists. Some of our own favourites of 2010 are amongst them like:
Good luck to the finalists!
This Week On The Book Smugglers:
On Monday, Thea reviews Fantasy novel Cold Magic by Kate Elliott
On Tuesday, Ana reviews new UF from the UK Rivers of London (or Midnight Riot in the US) by Ben Aaronovitch
On Wednesday Thea is back with a review of another Fantasy novel, The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card
On Thursday, Ana talks about her holiday reading – it was rather eventful!
And then finally on Friday, Ana reviews To Say Nothing of the Dog by new favourite Connie Willis and Thea reviews Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal.
And that’s it from us! Hope you all have a good Sunday!
We remain, as usual….
~Your Friendly Neighborhood Book Smugglers