Smugglivus 2013 Week 2 Schedule

Hello everyone, and Happy Sunday! Week 2 of Smugglivus is officially underway, and here’s what we have planned.

Giveaway Winners:

First, we have a few winners to announce! Our Thanksgiving giveaway has officially come to a close, and the winners are…

Doctor Who Prize Pack

The Mystery of the Haunted Cottage Nothing O'Clock

Ann B.

The Hunger Games Prize Pack

The Hunger Games Trilogy

Len D Maidenveil

The winner of a copy of Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie is…

Ancillary Justice

Benjamin Blattberg

The winner of a copy of The Handbook for Dragon Slayers by Merrie Haskell and an ARC of her upcoming book The Castle Behind Thorns is…

Handbook for Dragon Slayers Castle Behind Thorns

Kristen Harvey

Congratulations to the winners! Send us an email (contact AT thebooksmugglers DOT com) with your snail mail address, and we’ll get your winnings out to you as soon as possible.

This Week on The Book Smugglers:

We kick off the week today with a post from Kristen Kittscher, middle grade author of one of Thea’s favorite books of 2013 The Wig in the Window.

Kristen Kittscher The Wig in the Window

On Monday, we are thrilled to have Sherri L. Smith (author of what is Thea’s favorite dystopian/SF read of 2013, Orleans) over for a guest post. Later in the day, awesome SFF blogger Niall Alexander of The Speculative Scottsman talks about his favorite books of the year.

Sherri L Smith Orleans

Tuesday, we have Mary Robinette Kowal, author of the Glamour in Glass series (which keeps getting better, in Thea’s opinion), followed by the prolific Jared of the unparalleled Pornokitsch with his Smugglivus contribution.

Without a Summer Mary Robinette Kowal

On Wednesday, we have two guest authors over with their Smugglivus contributions: Imogene Howson (author of the thought-provoking scifi novel Linked – another of Thea’s faves), followed by James Ponti (author of the kickass zombie middle grade Dead City books, which Thea discovered this year and loves).

Linked (US) Blue Moon

Thursday, Bennett Madison, author of September Girls (one of Ana’s top 10 books of the year) leads off, followed by science fiction and fantasy blogger Stefan Raets of Far Beyond Reality.

Bennett Madison September Girls

Friday, we host Jenny Thurman of wonderful blog Jenny’s Library and our pal Justin Landon, the guy behind SFF blog Staffer’s Book Review. Plus, Ana is over at Kirkus with a review of Rituals by Roz Kazevey.


AND on Saturday we close out the week with guests Elizabeth E. Wein (author of the much-loved Code Name Verity and Rose Under Fire), plus a guest post from Elizabeth Vail, blogger and author behind Gossamer Obsessions.

Rose Under Fire US Elizabeth Wein

Phew. Happy Smugglivus Week 2, y’all!

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  • Anonymous
    December 8, 2013 at 4:20 pm

  • Meghan
    December 8, 2013 at 6:28 pm

    Been having so much fun and steadily increasing my tbr pile this past week. Can’t wait for more!

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