Thursday, March 17, 2011

Giveaway! The Raven Queen by Jules Watson

I have one brand new copy of Jules Watson's intriguing novel, The Raven Queen, up for grabs. It is not often I am able to offer an international giveaway, so I am pleased to announce that this will indeed be an international drawing!

Since this giveaway will be apart of the "Lucky Leprechaun Giveaway Hop", hosted by Kathy @ I am a Reader not a Writer, the giveaway guidelines are a bit different than my normal entry procedure, so make sure you take a look at them.

Cover Image

Synopsis (From the Publisher):
"In this dazzling retelling of one of Ireland’s most stirring legends, acclaimed author Jules Watson brings to life the story of Maeve, the raven queen, who is as fierce as she is captivating.

She was born to be a pawn, used to secure her father’s royal hold on his land. She was forced to advance his will through marriage—her own desires always thwarted. But free-spirited Maeve will no longer endure the schemes of her latest husband, Conor, the cunning ruler of Ulster. And when her father’s death puts her homeland at the mercy of its greedy lords and Conor’s forces, Maeve knows she must at last come into her own power to save it.
With secret skill and daring, Maeve proves herself the equal of any warrior on the battlefield. With intelligence and stealth, she learns the strategies—and sacrifices—of ruling a kingdom through treacherous alliances. And to draw on the dangerous magic of her country’s oldest gods, Maeve seeks out the wandering druid Ruan, whose unexpected passion and strange connection to the worlds of spirit imperil everything Maeve thought true about herself—and put her at war with both her duty and her fate."


Giveaway Guidelines:

~6 possible entries~

  • +1 entry for posting a comment with your e-mail and being a follower via Google Friend Connect (no comment with e-mail and follow via GFC = no entry)
  • + 3 entries for adding a link to this giveaway on the sidebar of your blog. (please post link with your comment)
  • + 2 entries for tweeting about this giveaway (please post link with your comment)  

~Please post all your entries in one comment, thanks :)
~This giveaway will international.

~Ends March 20th
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79 comments:

Blodeuedd said...

+1 follower :)

Cool, I would love to read this one. I love Ireland ;)
blodeuedd1 at gmail dot com

Unknown said...

What a wonderful giveaway! I follow you (+1) and I side barred it (+3). You can reach me at allisonmharper@hotmail.com.

Thanks!

Damla said...

I follow via GFC, thanks!
Tweeted: http://twitter.com/sweepstakelover/status/48453168245374976

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krstrpp said...

Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the book! It looks like a fun summer read. (I follow on GFC as "Kris T") krstrpp at hotmail dot com

Elysium said...

I'd love to read this! And thanks for making this international :)

I'm follower.
tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/Elysianfield/status/48465544856346624

crimson_haze(at)hotmail(dot)com

BurtonBookReview said...

I am a follower! Please enter me, I have seen this book featured so many times that perhaps I should add it to my library =)
marieburton2004 at yahoo dot com
Thanks!

Cat said...

Thanks so much for an international giveaway.:-)

I'm a follower.
catsplace31(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)nz

Alexis Amelotte said...

I follow you and posted on Twitter. :)

http://twitter.com/#!/LadyLexie1215/status/48483016540028928

shakespeareanlover1215@yahoo.com
Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

Unknown said...

Follower - :) layersofthought(@)gmail(dot)com

Suggestion - it would be great to have a way to get your posts in an email box. Cheers!

Anne K Albert said...

Gorgeous site!

Unknown said...

I have been very interested in this book and the buzz surrounding it is great. I have also been wanting to read Swan Maiden since that came out but alas it has not happened yet. I would love to be entered.

I am a follower through GFC and I tweeted - http://twitter.com/#!/dolleygurl/status/48527256871645184.

dolleygurl[at]hotmail[dot]com

Mystica said...

+ 1 GFC follower

Would love to win. Thank you for making this international. Much appreciated.

mystica123athotmaildotcom

Sarah M said...

I follow through GFC.

helpersarah2009@gmail.com

Amanda said...

Hi! I follow you on GFC
amanda at midwesternmoms dot com
Thanks for this great giveaway!

Meredith said...

GFC follower
meredithfl at gmail dot com

Happy Blog Hopping!

Vivien said...

Fabulous!
follower

Vivien
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TheGirlOnFire said...

This is great! Thanks for the giveaway!

GFC follower

Stephanie- thegirlonfire
thegirlonfire27 at gmail dot com

woodbineandeglantine said...

Thanks for the international giveaway :)

Blog sidebar
http://smrti-sruti.blogspot.com/
GFC follower

Rad Hall

Samantha Cheng said...

Haha "charming comments!!" That's so creative and fitting for this site xD Thanks for this giveaway!
GFC Follower
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PiinkPoodle said...

* +1 GFC Follower: PiinkPoodle
swttie at gmail dot com

* + 3 Giveaway Link on Sidebar:
On left hand side of blog. Under"Giveaways I've Entered! ♥" swttie.blogspot.com

* + 2 entries Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/SwtPiink/status/48662146594258944

Thank you for the chance!

Stacey said...

Great giveaway!

I'm a GFC follower
Tweeted your giveaway http://twitter.com/vampirechick26

s_l_a_s_c69@hotmail.com

Stacey

Cherry said...

Thank you for the chance to win! :)

Follower. GFC name is Cherry.

Re-posted your contest at: http://contests-freebies.blogspot.com/2011/03/win-raven-queen-at-confessions.html

Twitted: http://twitter.com/cherrymischivus/status/48741102337007617

Sidebar: http://www.cherrymischievous.com/

Cherry Mischievous
chericenter-warrior2 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Misha said...

Thanks for the giveaway! :)
I am a GFC follower +1
Tweeted
http://twitter.com/#!/Misha_1989/status/48741731272888321
Right sidebar under contests around the web
http://books-love-affair.blogspot.com/

mishamary@gmail.com

Nightly Cafe said...

I'm following Nightly Cafe'.

Thanks,

BK

bkwalkerbooks at comcast dot com

Jel said...

im a GFC follower, name is Jel
punkme15 at gmail dot com

Jel said...

tweet here: http://twitter.com/mynameisjel/status/48765110059155456

Mary @SweepingMe said...

Following you GFC.

Thank you for the giveaway!
Tweeted ~ http://twitter.com/#!/SweepingMe/status/48798886034284546


mary_reiss @ hotmail.com

Cindy said...

Thanks for the chance to win.
I'm a new GFC follower: Cindy Macbeth

cindymacbeth at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

+1 GFC follower

mk26174 at gmail dot com

this would be great as I'm participating in the Ireland reading challenge!

Alicia said...

+1 following on GFC

aliciacald(at)gmail(dot)com

+2 Tweeted about it here http://twitter.com/#!/aliciacald

JessS said...

I follow via GFC as JessS.

jessicamariesutton@msn.com

polly said...

follow gfc publicly
thanks so much!
pkeintz@gmail.com

SarahSparrow said...

GFC follower.

Thanks for the giveaway!

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Amy (ArtsyBookishGal) said...

GFC Follower! Thank you for the giveaway!

Amy // artsyrockerchick at aim dot com

Janelle said...

Longtime follower in GFC!
Thanks for a chance to win this marvelous book giveaway!
Best wishes,
Chanticlear1(at)gmail(dot)com

Unknown said...

hey thanks for the giveaway
i follow alice priday

i tweeted
http://twitter.com/#!/bindisgirl/status/49024479493505025

i facebooked
http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=1514527340

3 entries

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Anonymous said...

Enter me please!

Sana Noor (GFC Follower)

sananoor_94@hotmail.com

Unknown said...

Thanks for the great giveaway would love to read this one ;) I am a GFC ;) Katrina whittaker
kittee_cat@bigpond.com +1
I also twittered your fab comp :)
I am run_with_wolves
http://twitter.com/#!/run_with_wolves/status/49022934282543104
+2

Good luck to Everyone !!

Kat

Stacie said...

* +1 Following on GFC

~scouts579@aol.com

* + 2 entries for tweeting about this giveaway
http://twitter.com/#!/StacieBromley/status/49042706219024384

Thanks!

CJ said...

This sounds great! I have always loved all things Irish! :)

shortcut_2_mushrooms(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)nz

+1 GFC follower: Christy
+2 tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/manyoceans/status/49080349732503552

Birgit said...

Thanks for this lovely giveaway!

Following on GFC!

danaan at gmx dot at

Mary Preston said...

I follow.
A very generous giveaway thank you.

marypres@gmail.com

Tammy said...

Beautiful book!! i LOVE historical fiction. Thanks for the giveaway-please enter me.
tmdahle@centurytel.net

Rea said...

+1 GFC follower: Rea

leposies@gmail.com

+2 Tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/LePosies/status/49133907253280768

ArtemisG said...

Thank you for the giveaway!
Following you GFC as Diana

artgiote at gmail dot com

Dayen said...

Thanks for this lovely giveaway, Svea.
+ 1 as a Follower (Dayen Leah)
+ 2 Tweet - http://twitter.com/#!/DayenLeah/status/49142149601701888
dayenleah (at) gmail (dot) com
Dayen

Christie said...

Thank you for this giveaway! I look forward to reading this book if I win!

+1 GFC Follower - Chrissie
+2 Tweeted here: http://twitter.com/#!/Chrissie123123/status/49202317798555649

swaggirl01 at gmail dot com

Grig said...

I'm in for 3 entries - I followed your blog and tweeted here: http://twitter.com/#!/grig4/status/49212976862986240

Thanks for doing this giveaway! :) If I win, my email is grig at gmx dot com

*crosses fingers*

Judy said...

I have seen this book on the blogs and I have meant to have already purchased it. It looks like a very good read.

I am a follower-GFC-judy

Judy
magnolias_1[at]msn[dot]com

Simply Stacie said...

GFC follower

simplystacieblog at gmail dot com

E.J. Stevens said...

GFC follower. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!
xx,
E.J.
Paranormal Author E.J. Stevens
From the Shadows
e.j.stevens.author[at]gmail[dot]com

Jennifer @ BookShelfery said...

GFC follower here
jenniferlynnadams at gmail dot com
The Bawdy Book Blog

Estella said...

Would love to win this book!

GFC follower

kissinoak at frontier dot com

Stacey Brucale said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I follow on GFC.

xxsquigglesxx(at)gmail(dot)com

Rachel said...

Thanks for the opportunity!

+1 I follow

+2 I tweeted:
http://twitter.com/#!/RachyBee/status/49293802271285248

rachybee101@live.com.au

JHS said...

GFC follower!

JHS
Colloquium

jhsmail at comcast dot net

Devony said...

I follow! Aaron and Devony
wilsondev@gmail.com thanks!

Aik said...

GFC Follower - Aik
Tweeted:
http://twitter.com/#!/aikchien/status/49340036692451329

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Tyraa said...

GFC follower

queen_tui@hotmail.com

Read for your future! said...

I would love to read this book! I am a new follower-Lora1967
chaarmedone1512(at)aol(dot)com

Read for your future! said...

Im sorry i forgot my twitter link
http://twitter.com/#!/Lora1967/status/49377615278129152

chaarmedone1512(at)aol(dot)com

AEKZ2 said...

New google follower.

annettekz2@yahoo.com

virginia said...

im a gfc follower
the cover is so pretty and i think the story too.
i want this book.
cant wait to read it.
by the way thanks for the chance of winning..=))

virginiamaeroque@yahoo.com

virginia said...

im a gfc follower
the cover is so pretty and i think the story too.
i want this book.
cant wait to read it.
by the way thanks for the chance of winning..=))

virginiamaeroque@yahoo.com

Unknown said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I am a new GFC follower.
I also tweeted the giveaway:
http://twitter.com/#!/SusieBookworm/status/49496981080518656

susanna dot pyatt at student dot rcsnc dot org

Michele said...

Thanks for the chance to win!!

GFC Michele Luker

jmluker (at) winco.net

Ricki said...

I'm a new GFC follower (rickimc)
rickimc[at]aol[dot]com

SweetShenanigans said...

I'm a follower! as Sweetshenanigans
sidebar: http://www.sweetsugaryshenanigans.blogspot.com/
tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/Alliegal101/status/49545376885243904
girl23rocks at hotmail dot com

Unknown said...

Thank you for the chance to win this book. It's on my wish list! (I get a lot of ideas for my wish list from your blog :)

I'm a GFC follower

Jules@OneBookShy
onebookshy at yahoo dot com

mamabunny13 said...

+1 I just read about this book and decided I have to read it. Thanks for the giveaway.
I follow via gfc
+2 tweet http://twitter.com/#!/mamabunny13/status/49596176495947776
mamabunny13 at gmail dot com

Kristi The Book Faery said...

Thanks for the great book giveaway. I enjoyed your review and I must admit, it's been along time since I've read a good romance/suspense novel!

I'm a GFC: thebookfaery/Kristi
dearkristi@hotmail.com

Thanks!

andrea b said...

thanks for the giveaway!
I'm a GFC follower as 'andrea b'

cheesybread(at)gmail.com

Wolf Bear said...

Sounds like an interesting book.
A New Follower.
--Vonda
2much2reid {at} comcast {dot} net

CaroleM said...

Follower on GFC.
carolejm@gmail.com Thank you!

CaroleM said...

I tweeted (1) http://twitter.com/#!/carolem/status/49645481244114945

CaroleM said...

I tweeted (2) http://twitter.com/#!/carolem/status/49645481244114945

Carol M said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
I follow on GFC
tweet
http://twitter.com/CarolAnnM/status/49661663145758720
mittens0831 at aol dot com

Lisa Richards/alterlisa said...

I'm an old follower-Lisa Richards
(\___/)
(='.'=)
(")_(")

alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com
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Book Flame said...

I love the cover thanks for the chance to win!
follow via gfc
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