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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Bloggy Givaways Carnival Contest Scary Readers Bloggy Giveaway

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This is "Carnival" week for the "Scary Readers Bloggy Giveaway". I will be giving away "3" yes "3" scary books this week in honor of Halloween. Remember, you don't have to be a blogger to win.

So, how can you win these Scary books? You must enter the giveaway in three ways

These are "3" scary books, Terry Brooks, Running with the Demons, and Jay Brandon's, Predator's Waltz, and the 3rd one Marissa Piesman's, Unorthodox Practices. Each one a little has some mystery, thrills, and scare tactics involved in the plot. You will love them or be scared by them...

3 ways to win......You MUST do #1 to be eligible to win the prize. After that, #2 and #3 are optional ways to gain extra entries. Please leave a separate comment for each entry. Each person can earn up to 3 entries.

  1. Leave a comment below and tell me if you are going to go out "Trick or Treating" this year and what your costume will be or was? Then leave a comment with your name, link, and/or email.
  2. You may also leave a comment below about one of the most scariest books you ever read and why you liked it and who is your favorite scariest author. Be sure and leave a link to you or your email. Feel free to grab one of "DaBookLady's" buttons from the sidebar if you like.

  3. You may enter a second time by posting about this giveaway on your blog by linking to DaBookLady's Reading Life and be sure to leave a comment below with the link

Good Luck! Giveaways open all week till October 31st 12:01 PST.

Random Drawing:
This contest will be closed on Friday, October 31st, 2008 at 11:59pm EST. A random number drawing will be held shortly after. The winner will be announced here and will be contact via email or through their blog. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new number will be drawn.

For even more fun giveaways this week, visit the Bloggy Giveaways Canival.

Limitations: This giveaway is for anyone with a mailing address within the U.S. and Canada. You do not need to be a blogger to enter, but you must have a valid email address. If you enter anonymously and do not include a valid email address in your comment entries, I will not be able to notify you should you win this random drawing.

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Have fun!

52 comments:

Jennifer said...

I will be taking my kids trick or treating! I love scary books and movies..Thanks for the chance!

jls_wss2003 at yahoo dot com

AmandaK said...

The scariest book i've ever read was Pet Sematary and we all know who that is by.... Stephen King. It was the first horror book i've ever read at the age of 13.

orchestratenoise0726[at]yahoo[dot]com

traymona said...

I have several favorite horror authors. Stephen King first and foremost. Also his son, Joe Hill, like father, like son. Clive Barker, Robert R. McCammon. These authors never disappoint me. I can read there books over and over.
traymona[at]aol.com

kalea_kane said...

The scariest book I probably read was Stephen King's book "The Shining." I was in my teens, and I recall being so scared that I had to put it down again and again, my imagination was and is way too vivid sometimes, and it was THAT scary. Got to love him though.

Thanks for the chance.

kalea_kane(at)yahoo(dot)com

EllyBean said...

My husband and I are taking our daughter trick or treating! I'm dressed as Bo Peep ( got a costume made special off etsy), Hubby is a Crook... lol, and our daughter is my sheep! It's going to be so much fun!

I would love to win these books!

ellybean (at) connected2christ.com

The Fritz Facts said...

This year I am a football player. Boo thinks it is great that her mom will be a football player. We love football in our house, so the costume is super easy.

Scariest book?? "IT" still gives me nightmares, but I can't stop reading it every once in a while. Stephen King does it best when it comes to fear!

I haven't read any of those authors, and I am always on the hunt for new books. thanks!

fritzfacts at gmail dot com

koopermom said...

I will be taking my son (the cowboy) trick or treating, and then later that evening attending an adult party as Rainbow Brite! should be fun!!

Krystle said...

I won't be going trick or treating because I have to work Halloween night. But I will be dressed up as a nurse! And we are going to have a Halloween party at the hospital! Maybe I'll get some treats!

Sharla said...

Yes, we are going to go trick or treating as a family on Friday. My twins(18 mths) are thing one and thing two, my four year old is Horton the Elephant, my 7 year old is Dr. Seuss along with his Dad, and I am Whoville.
sharlacarbine at gmail dot com

Sharla said...

One of the scariest books I've ever read is called "Strangers" by Dean Koontz. He's my favorite scary author because they always still have a good ending. I like scary but not depressing.
sharlacarbine at gmail dot com

Amber said...

I will be taking some kids I babysit trick or treating and one little girl is going to be a pumpkin!

409cope said...

I won't be going out for Halloween, but when I was little I was once a cat. My older sister sewed the costume so I thought it was just great.

AmandaSue said...

yeah i'm taking my niece trick or treating, i dont know if i'll dress up or not, last year i was a slumber party girl! it was fun wearing my pjs lol.

DaBookLady said...

I am really enjoying all the posts about trick and treating and what your kids will wear...I just went to an adult party and wore a Little House on the Praire outfit. I just love Halloween.

the comments on the scariest books read, looks like so far Stephen King has it...I agree on the most part, but my scariest book has been "Whispers" by Dean Koontz...gave me the creeps....however I do get scared by King... too.. :<<

Kimberly said...

This year for Halloween I'm going as a "Frazzled Mom". LOL!!! Nah, I wear a T-shirt that says "This IS my costume". Ha Ha.

HunnyV "at" Optonline "dot" net

bamabelle said...

I will be taking the kiddos trick-or-treating. My son is dressing as a ninja, and my daughter as princess vampira. Thanks for the chance to win scary books! They are my weakness lol.

zarache AT aol DOT com

kamewh said...

I will be taking the kids trick or treating but I won't be dressed up. My children will be Thomas the Train and Bob the Builder :)

Thank you for the great giveaway!

kerin0874 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Reeva said...

we're staying home. we dont celebrate halloween.

Great giveaway! I hope I'm the lucky winner :)

Daintry said...

I am so going out trick or treating with my dd! I am going as medusa!

Daintry said...

Scariest book ever? IT by Stephen King! I couldn't look at a drain for months!

Alicia said...

I am not going trick or treating, but at work, a group of us are dressing up as the cell phone geeks in the alltell commercial. We work for the phone company. LOL

Alicia said...

John Saul's books used to keep me up at night, too scared to pull the light cord.

Thanks for the giveaway! >^..^<

Anonymous said...

I'd like to read these books. I will not be dressing up for Halloween, but my children will be dressed up and I'm going to take them trick-or-treating. One of my sons is going as the grim reaper, another son as a boxer. One of my daughters is going as Hilary Clinton, and another daughter as Elvis Presley.
-Terra
partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

Sandy said...

hanging out and staying home nice mrs.mommyyatgmaildot.com

Bebemiqui said...

The kids and I will be trick or treating!
bebemiqui82(at)yahoo(dot)com

TXsunlover said...

I'll be trick-or-treating as an Olympic Sprinter...actually that's just sweats and my sneakers because I'll be escorting (chasing) several 6-year-olds around the neighborhood!
Thanks for the chance to win your great giveaway!
proudyaya04 {at} yahoo {dot} com

Melissa B. said...

I'm taking my daughter trick-or-treating. She will be a pirate. I just bought the costume today.

TXsunlover said...

The scariest book I ever read was "Cujo" by Stephen King, who is my favorite scary author! I was much younger and hubby worked nights so I was alone at home. I would read in bed and that book scared me so much that I imagined growling noises in the house, noises outside the window, noises everywhere! And the picture on the cover...I had to turn it upside down so I couldn't see that dog!
proudyaya04 {at} yahoo {dot} com

fbartlett said...

I am not going trick-or-treating but I am going to a Halloween party. I think I am going to be a nerd!
princessfdp@aol.com

thinkingbrain135 said...

I'm just going to be dressed as a boring mom but my oldest son is going to be a girl and my youngest son is going to be a football player. I love scary books! Thanks for the opportunity!

She Became A Butterfly said...

children of night by dan simmons freaked me out!

i'm a redhead, so i'm going out karaoking on sat night as daphne from scooby doo!

Chi said...

I'm not going trick or treating this year, but i might put on some glow in the dark fingernail polish :D

anastasia[at]mediamafia.org

makeetis said...

I am going to take my kids trick or treating this year and I usually just unmatch my clothes and pull my hair up in piggytails with a huge lollipop. That way I don't have to buy for myself just the little ones. Thank you for the chance.

eyeslikesugar said...

No trick or treating for me this year, but I might be going to my sister's house for scary movies. :D

eyeslikesugar said...

jeffery deaver's books Twisted and More Twisted aren't really scary per se. But they are psychological thrillers and very, very good. :)

eyeslikesugar (at) gmail (dot) com

Jesica said...

We will not be trick-or-treating. I keep telling my husband that we don't celebrate Halloween, and I usually lose. This year, we're staying home and giving out candy. I call it a draw! lol

Jesica said...

I know that Stephen King is an obvious choice - but I really like Ann Rule. She write true crime - but it's MUCH scarier when it's real.

Marrid66 said...

I'm taking my nieces trick or treating and I am dressing up as Minnie Mouse!

Karen aka marrid66

karbry@cox.net

Here On Columbia Avenue

Da Boss And Bryguy

4 Cats Make Me Crazy!

Anonymous said...

I'm not trick or treating but I am dressing up as a kitty cat
KawaiiNeko2008 (at) aol (dot) com

*~Dani~* said...

The scariest book I ever read was Fatal Vision by Joe McGinniss. It probably scared me because it was a true story and I could never imagine someone could do such things.

Shannon said...

I'm taking my son Trick or Treating for the first time.
I'm not dressing up though.


palmersf(at)bellsouth.net

Anonymous said...

I will be wearing a costume to work but will not be able to go trick or treating with the family because of work :(

jen
mariettaseller(AT)yahoo(dot)com

Chantelle said...

we are going trick or treating and my youngest and i are going to be matching pirates! Thank you for the chance to win!

Becca said...

I'm not going trick-or-treating. I stay home to give kids candy. I wear a Halloween t-shirt but no costume. Thanks!

Ricki said...

I will be trick-or-treating with my godson, but have not bought my costume yet.

The Green Yak said...

Not going trick-or-treating, but we're having a party tomorrow: does that count? Also, my costume this year is Willy Wonka, and my brother's going as Sweeny Todd. Should be fun!



greenyak [at] yahoo [dot] com

Jeanette J said...

I will not be going out this year..sigh..but I will be handing out treats if anyone comes by.

Jeanette J said...

The scariest book I have read is Phantoms by Dean Koontz but my favorite horror author is HP Lovecraft

Ginny said...

We took the girls Trick or Treating

Ginny said...

Probably It by Stephen King or Pet Cemetery.

I didnt' dress up, my girls were an angel & a broken doll.

Jacqueline in Atlanta said...

Sorry, no t/t this year bec we have to go the highschool football game and watch my son march in the band. I did take around goodie bags to the closest neighbors before we went, though.

Thanks for having the giveaway!

Jinxy and Me said...

No, I was at home handing out candy. I love to see all the costumes!

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