Thursday, September 8, 2011

11 Last Week's ARC Winners and a Surprise MARKED Giveaway

“Voice is that mysterious quality, most important of all, that, if it can be cultivated, cannot be taught: Miles Davis’s trumpet is immediately identifiable and the sob in the back of Billie’s throat is hers and hers alone. Voice boils down to a pungent roux of self, the truest expression of who we are, blended and seasoned with expertise, with our tools of choice — paint, light, lyrics, melody, choreography, chords, dialogue, sentences — whatever calls us. Voice is not much without chops, but chops without voice, however virtuosic, amounts to little more than elevator music.”

 — BE THOU VOICE, DINAH LENNEY,
on memoirists, actors, musicians, and other cover artists


Had to share that before I hit the giveaway winners from last Friday. The whole article is worth devouring. Some delicious insights!

Okay, and now to the giveaways. Winners, please email your addresses so I can mail your books!

The winner of Han Nolan's PREGNANT PAUSE is:


Bending Tree Press


The winner of Stephen Emond's WINTERTOWN  is:


Sophia Chang

And since the House of Night novels were brought up last night on a fabulous #YALITCHAT, I'm going to give away a surprise copy of MARKED: A House of Night Novel.



Comment below by midnight to win. (Sorry, U.S. and Canadian entries only.)

Happy reading,

Martina

11 comments:

  1. yay thanks!!

    americangirlie1991 at yahoo dot com

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    There's a lot of good content here to explore. Thanks!
    kristinbartleylenz at gmail dot com

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  3. Sorry I missed the chat, thanks for this surprise giveaway!

    vampiremistress2010(at)gmail(dot)com

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  4. I love surprises. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  5. So exciting! Thanks for chance! Btw - did the summer new release winners ever get announced? I may have missed it, but I just wondered... Thanks! I love all the awesome stuff you guys do! wilsondev(at)gmail(dot)com

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  6. Congrats to the winners! And thanks for the opportunity :)

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  7. Congrats and thanks again!

    Vivien
    deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

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  8. Congratulations to the winners. Thanks for the giveaway. Please enter me in contest. Tore923@aol.com

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  9. Thanks for another chance to win!

    thegirlonfire27 at gmail dot com

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  10. Wooo thank you so much for the ARC! I just emailed my address to what I hope is the correct email for you (off your blogger profile). Let me know if you didn't get it!

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