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09 April 2008 @ 11:52 pm
Reviewing goodness  
I am very, very excited.

Why am I so excited, you ask, and is this an indication that people should be running and hiding about this point in time? Well, usually I'd say yes to the second one, but not in this particular case.

We are holding our very first contest here at genrereviews. It's open immediately, and the deadline is April 23, at 11:59pm, which gives you two weeks. (Don't worry, I'll add an edit letting you know the contest's closed so you'll know if you made it in time or not.)

Here's how to enter:

-Write a review of a book you've read. Good book, bad book, children's book, I don't care. So long as it's something that's been published, I'm not going to be picky.
-Put your review up on your blog with a link to this entry.
-Leave me a comment here to let me know you've entered.

That's it! Alternately, if you don't have a blog, you can e-mail me your review at genrereviews@gmail.com.

Prizes? So glad you asked!
-20$ worth of gift certificates at the online bookstore of your choice
-your review will also be featured here as a guest spot

Write the review however feels best to you. Enthusiastic, ranting, or served with super snark, whatever style you like. Essentially, Sarah and I will pick the one that entertains us the most, which could be because it made us laugh so hard we cried, or maybe it just made us really desperate to get our grubby little paws on that book.

So let's get those entries rolling in! The clock's a-ticking! (Or calendar. Or something.)

Edit: This contest is now closed. Kisses and thanks to everyone who participated.
 
 
 
indolentcandeh on April 11th, 2008 09:35 am (UTC)
Oh gawd imma enter this... be kind!
Anna_ocelott_ on April 11th, 2008 05:45 pm (UTC)
Yaay! That exciting. I'm excited, can you tell? I promise not to be too horribly mean... ;)
Muse's Booksmuse_books on April 20th, 2008 08:01 am (UTC)
I'll submit my latest review of Scott Smith's 'The Ruins'.

http://muse-books.livejournal.com/47523.html
Anna_ocelott_ on April 20th, 2008 06:44 pm (UTC)
Awesome. Thanks so much for joining us!
Muse's Booksmuse_books on April 20th, 2008 06:53 pm (UTC)
I'm glad to be here. It is such a good community. While I do love 50bookchallenge and others it is great to see posts just about other things like the amazon situation, pet peeves and loves and the like.

I'm going back over some of the old entries to read.
Anna_ocelott_ on April 20th, 2008 07:09 pm (UTC)
Yeah, we certainly have our fair share of bookish randomness. I love being able to talk about the reader's world beyond the pages of the books themselves, especially with other readers.
Tehanieditormum on April 20th, 2008 10:11 am (UTC)
Review entry
Hi there

Hope this is th right way to do this!

http://asimmum.livejournal.com/82256.html

Cheers
Tehani
Anna_ocelott_ on April 20th, 2008 06:51 pm (UTC)
Re: Review entry
Works for me! Thanks for entering.
mdbenoit on April 20th, 2008 11:10 am (UTC)
Review
Anna_ocelott_ on April 20th, 2008 06:52 pm (UTC)
Re: Review
Awesome. Thanks for entering!
nuncatedije on April 20th, 2008 02:12 pm (UTC)
Review
Genre: Romance
Private Arrangements by Sherry Thomas
http://nuncatedije.livejournal.com/6131.html#cutid1
Anna_ocelott_ on April 20th, 2008 06:53 pm (UTC)
Great stuff!
Shannon: Picnic at Hanging Rock 1aurillia on April 23rd, 2008 03:41 pm (UTC)
I'd like to enter too! Link to my recent review of Magic's Pawn is here. Fun!
Anna_ocelott_ on April 23rd, 2008 07:12 pm (UTC)
Awesome. I'll check it out right away. ^_^