Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Mari's Big Christmas Gift Giveway to Readers!!

I have a motherload of YA Books to give away to thank you all for being such loyal readers!! Here's the list of what's up for grabs!


Vampire Academy - Richelle Mead
Blue Bloods (complete 4 book series) - Melissa De La Cruz
Morganville Vampires (complete 8 book series) - Rachel Caine
Morganville new trade paperback (containing first two books in the series)
Shadowland AUDIO BOOK (Immortals series) - Alyson Noel
Wintergirls - Laurie Halse Anderson
How to Ditch Your Fairy - Justine Larbalestier
Gentlemen - Michael Northrop
Ransom my Heart (Princess Diaries) - Meg Cabot
Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy (book 2 of Ally Carter's Galagher Girls series)
Rampant - Diana Peterfreund do you win? Well, I need you to work for it!

1 entry for re-blogging or re-tweeting or posting on Facebook contest info and link

2 entries for becoming a Facebook fan or following my blog or Twitter (mariannemancusi)

3 entries for re-blogging or re-tweeting about Bad Blood's release with link to website

4 entries for writing a review for one of the Blood Coven books and posting it on a website such as Amazon, B&N, Borders, GoodReads, etc.

5 entries for taking a photo of yourself holding a Blood Coven book in your hands and posting it somewhere.

10 entries for showing me proof that you pre-ordered Bad Blood (or after it's out, showing me that you bought it with a photo or a reciept)

REMEMBER TO COMMENT BELOW AND TELL ME WHAT YOU DID!! Winners will be announced on January 15th.

Happy Holidays!



Sarah said...

Following you on twitter and retweeted (seriouslykooky)

DanaeAyusso said...

retweeted in twitter and posted on facebook danaeayusso on both :-)

my niece needs some reading material :-)

Gina said...

Congrat's on the upcoming book release as well! You must be excited....and what a way to celebrate! Wow! What a great many great titles in there....!

+1 - Totally retweeted! (
+2 - following blog! (GMR)
Also going to post on blog sidebar under contests...(

Happy holidays....and happy reading!


elaing8 said...

great giveaway

tweeted the contest

follow your blog and follow you on twitter @elaing8

tweeted about Bad Blood's release with link website


Happy Holidays

Brittany said...

I posted on my facebook

cait045 said...

Awesome giveaway

+1 Retweeted @cait045
+2 Following on twitter

Bianca said...

I follow your blog.

+1 RT @bianca1946
and I follow your twitter

infinitemusic19 at gmail dot com

Happy Holidays!

Jackie said...

Okay Mari you have outdone yourself on this one!!!
Would love the 8 book series by Rachel Caine (Morganville Vampires) would be a nice win....

Would love to send you a picture with one of the Blood Coven books but cannot find them in Central Texas stores unless mail ordered....

+1 for post on Facebook Profile at:

+2 am already Follower on Twitter and Fan on Facebook (jacabur1&jackie burris)

+3 as Tweeted here : @jacabur1 Huge Huge Huge enter until January 14th, winners on 15th

Jackie B Central Texas

Anonymous said...

2 entries for me for becoming a fan on facebook.

Joellen Maples

cfisher1504 said...

+1 tweeted about contest @cfisher1504
+2 follow blog and twitter
+3 tweeted Bad Blood release and website link @cfisher1504

Deana H. said...

Follow you on this blog.
Friends with you on facebook.
Will post on my facebook.

Happy Holidays

Abigail said...

I'm a follower and I posted this on my Win on Wed post

and on the Contests & Giveaways section on my sidebar


Diana Dang said...

- sidebar
- becoming a Facebook fan
- following my blog
- Twitter (mariannemancusi)

Happy holidays!

faked_sugartone at hotmail

Amanda Leigh said...

So far I have
+1 blogged about contest

+2 entries for becoming a Facebook fan (Amanda Leigh Nalley)
+2 following your blog (Amanda Leigh)

+3 entries for blogging about Bad blood's release

Eternalslicker said...

becoming a Facebook fan and following ur blog. I really need some cool books.
Merry Chriistmas!

YzhaBella's BookShelf said...

Oh! I can't wait!

1) Contect Link Shared:
MySpace Blog:

2) Fan on Facebook "Kate Leger", Google Follower

3) Bad Blood Link Shared:
MySpace Blog:

Unknown said...

2 entries - -following you on twitter & your blog.


rubs.escalona [at]

Martha Lawson said...

Great contest!! Thanks.

Became a facebook fan.(mlawson17at hotmail dot com)

Became a google friend follower.

mlawson17 at hotmail dot com

Barbara E. said...

Wonderful contest!
I follow you on Twitter and tweeted here:

Linda said...

I did 1 entry for re-blogging or re-tweeting or posting on Facebook contest info and link &
2 entries for becoming a Facebook fan or following my blog or Twitter (mariannemancusi)

and going do 5 entries for taking a photo of yourself holding a Blood Coven book in your hands and posting it somewhere.

Jessica said...

I reblogged for you at
and I also am now following your blog. Cool contest and I can't wait to read the newest book. Such a fun series!! Always recommend them at the library to the teens looking for more vamp books!

Margay Leah Justice said...

I am a fan on Facebook.
I follow this blog
I follow you on Twitter

I Facebooked:

I twittered:


justpeachy36 said...

I became a facebook fan.

Spav said...

Nice contest!

+1 Tweet:
+2 Follow blog and twitter (@sparima)
+3 Tweet about Bad Blood release:

Emily Brown said...

follow you on Twitter (EmilyBrown95) and is a fan.

awesome contest!

Aliens said...

Great giveaway.
Happy Holidays.
following you on twitter (aliens72)
also did retweet.
I'm a fan on facebook (Elyane)
I follow your blog (Aliens)

throuthehaze said...

+1 blogged contest:

+2 following your blog

+3 tweeted about realese:

throuthehaze at gmail dot com

buddyt said...

+2 I follow your blog with Googles (buddyt)

Van Pham said...

+2 facebook fan and following your blog

:) thanks for the giveaway!

Tynga said...

Please Count me in Mari =)
Here's everything I did..

+1 Tweeting
+2 following your blog and twitter
+3 blogged Bad Blood release
+5 and +10 Picture of myself with your book (see link above)
I hope that pictures is good enough for you. I took like 10 shots of me and they were all worst then the previous one, so I settled for that lol


Aik said...

Hi Mari! You're so nice to host this wonderful giveaway!

+1 Tweeted

+2 Follow on Twitter @aikchien

+2 Facebook fan (Aik Chien)

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Robyn @ Robolobolyn's Universe said...

Tweeted about your contest here:

I'm a follower! (@robbiebear03)

Robyn :)

Just Your Typical Book Blog said...

Fantastic giveaway!

+2 follower on the blog

+2 facebook fan

+1 Tweeted the contest:

Erica said...

I can't wait for Bad Blood to come out!

+1 tweeted
+2 follow you on twitter @thebookcellarx
+2 facebook fan
+4 posted a review on Amazon
+5 picture with Boys That Bite

:) Erica

Anonymous said...

great contest ive been wanting to try a lot of these books (and yours)

retweeted contest +1 @yogina20

+2 fan of blog ,facebook and twitter follower thanks kai charles

Anonymous said...

Awesome Giveaway!!!

Blog Follower
Facebook Friend
Posted a review on Goodreads and a follower and friend (katearoo79)

Currently reading Stake That and loving it. I shall be getting the next two in the series ASAP!

Kate Mobley

Nikki said...

Sorry I did mulitple it was fun I'm very specific so if this gets to you I apologize
1= Reblogged and shared it on facebook & myspace & (My blog) and
2= I'm a fan of you on facebook
3= Just check my Facebook & Twitter
4= I reviewed it threw Myspace's Goodreads App Here:
I'm a HUGE fan! I'm waiting anxiously for Bad Blood, and Good job on this cool contest it was fun! You can email me @ myspace up above or my email=!

Sab H. said...

Enter me please!

+1 Sidebar count?

+2 follow blog!

+2 Fan on facebook (Sab-YA Bliss)

Cherie said...

+10 for bad blood pre-order. Borders Rocks. :)

Cherry said...

Tweeted at:

Re-blogged at:

Following you at twitter (my twitter name is cherrymischivus).

Following your blog via Google Friend Connect (my google friend connect name is Cherry).

Bacame your fan at Facebook (my facebook name is Cherry De).

Got your Bad Blood widget on my sidebar at

Will post other entries if and when I have them :)

mischivusfairy-warrior [at] yahoo [dot] com

Sara said...

Wow what a great contest!! I would love to enter. Is it open internationally? I really hope so :)

Stacey Brucale said...

Please enter me!

Blog follower
Twitter follower (squiggles87)


Mari Mancusi said...

Yes, it's open internationally!

rem said...
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rem said...

great contest!!!

+1 Tweet:
+2 Follow blog (rem), twitter (@rem_pdg) and I'm a fan on facebook (Irene Maceira)
+3 Tweet about Bad Blood release:


Rachel said...

I'm totally looking forward to reading Bad Blood, seeing as i loved the other books in the series so much.

+2 - Following your blog (RachyBee)
+2 - Following you on Twitter (RachyBee)

+4 - Review of Boys that Bite on Goodreads (
+4 - Review of Stake That on Goodreads (
+4 - Review of Girls That Growl on Goodreads (
I wasn't sure you could only do this once, so i've got all 3 books....

+5 - Photo of myself with Boys that Bite posted on my blog
+5 - Photo of myself with Stake That posted on my blog
+5 - Photo of myself with Girls That Growl posted on my blog
Again i wasn't sure i could only do this for one book, so i've got photo's with all =)

This is a wonderful comp -well done!

EVA SB said...

+1 I tweeted

+2 I follow the blog through RSS and Friend connect EvA S

+3 I tweeted about Bad Blood

Anonymous said...


Just wanted to say when I was at Borders on Park Ave and 57th (NYC, NY) Your newest book is already there and I was able to get a copy!! Just thought you would like to know!


Mari Mancusi said...

Oh awesome Lyra! That's the store somewhat near where I work so I'll have to go check that out!!

aya said...

2 entries followed your blog--my alias is Aya
3 entries twitted bad bloods release here is what i wrote
krayzienina --my username

watch out for bad blood to be released on jan 5 2010

Anonymous said...

So many books...can't stop drooling.

+3 I am a twitter follower and I tweeted about the contest

bookaholic said...

Thanks for such a generous giveaway!Am so excited!!
Posted your contest info and link on on Facebook +1
Became a Facebbook Fan +2
Following on Twitter +2
Retweeted about the book release on Twitter +3
Reviewed Girls That Growl in Goodreads +4

Sheere said...

Count me in please!


Blog & twitter follower (sheeredry)

Retweeted about Bad Blood's release

Thanks for the contest!

dsandyboy said...

I'm a follower.

FrankSandy said...

I'm a follower.

RaĆ­la said...

Awesome! Thanks!

1 re-tweeting:

2 Facebook fan and blog follower

3 re-tweeting about Bad Blood's release


Wicked Walker said...

+1 tweet:

+2 FB fan

+2 follow on google friend connect

What a bunch of great books!!


I ♥ Book Gossip said...

+1 retweeted

+2 Fan of Twitter @iheartbkgossip

+3 retweet

cindyc725 at gmail dot com

CrystalGB said...

I am following your blog and I am I am a Facebook fan.
I am following you on Twitter (CrystalGB)
I tweeted about the giveaway.


Rosie said...

Hi there, thanks for such a great contest. What a motherlode of books that is!

+2 follower

Roxanne Rhoads said...

Please enter me.

I have become a blog follower and a Facebook fan.

RoxanneRhoads @

Some of these books would be great for daughter and others...well I want to read them too. :-)

Raspberry said...

Follower of your blog, posted on my sidebar (if that counts?) and very excited about such an amazing giveaway. Thanks!

Shooting Stars Mag said...

+2 i follow the blog!! Thanks for the fun giveaway.

lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

Simply Stacie said...

+2 Follow your blog and am a facebook fan.

simplystacieblog at gmail dot com

Justine said...

Hi! I would love to enter :)

1 entry for (re)tweeting - and blogging -
2 entries for following you on twitter (@justeena)


Unknown said...

Hi, I would love to enter your great giveaway!

I follow you on Twitter (@lovelymisslucy)!

Lucy @ Delightful Reviews


Anonymous said...

Great contest! Count me in!

+1 Posted on sidebar (if that counts)

+2 I follow your blog

+2 I'm a fan on facebook

+3 Tweeted about Bad Blood's release

hanjie.1992 @

Thanks again!

Sara said...

AWESOME contest! I see lots of books I would like in my bookcase there :P
And congratulations on your release of Bad Blood!

Here's what I've done:

- Linked to this contest on my sidebar under "international contests" (

- Re-tweeted this (@brasir)

- For following your blog (YA Vampire Books)
- For following you on Twitter (@brasir)

- for blogging about Bad Blood's release:

- for tweeting about Bad Blood's release (@brasir)

entries for taking a photo of myself holding a Blood Coven book in my hands and posting it on my blog:

I think that's it (for now at least)!


Anne said...

+1 I tweeted

+2 I follow your blog and follow on twitter

+3 I tweeted about your book release

Elie said...

Hi Mari, great giveaway.
1 entry
2 entries follow blog and on twitte
10 entries for showing me proof that you pre-ordered Bad Blood-emailed receipt

I have more coming, I am just waiting for my copies to come in the mail.

Elie N

Dani. said...

Woah this a totally awesome contest! I just bought all 4 of your books (am still waiting on 4th) and cant wait to read them! :]

+1: Tweeted: / Retweeted your update

+2: Follow blog/ Twitter {@Danidlion}

+3: Tweeted about release date of Bad Blood / linked to website:

+4: Picture of me holding first three Blood Coven books (i have yet to recieve 4th)-

Ahhh, cant figure out away to show receipt since ordered online! :( Hopefully I'll get it before contest ends to show proof!


Dani. said...

^for picture should be +5 not +4 :]

Allison G said...

Now following via Facebook & Tweeted about the contest (brilliantg)

email: brilliant[dot]love[AT]hotmail

Jessy said...

Thanks for the great contest and good luck with the newest release!


+2-Facebook Fan

+3-Tweeted release:

findjessyhere at gmail dot com

Bunny B said...

+1 RT:

+2 Twitter follower (bunnyb)

+3 RT about the release:

bunnybx at gmail . com

Dani. said...

Commented yesterday, but today I figured out how to prove I pre-ordered Bad Blood :]

+10: Order form from Borders (in which I pre-ordered Bad Blood)-


Sherry said...

For some odd reason I have never heard of this series until I read all about the newest release during your recent interview over at Books at Midnight. I have to say they look pretty awesome and I will be going out to get the first book in the Blood Coven series as soon as possible.

I follow your blog, am a fan of your facebook page and follow on twitter @ssalach21

Thanks for this awesome contest!

sRy_ said...

+1 RT:

+2 I follow your blog and follow on twitter (sRy_)

if it's international, please enter me!
greetings from Spain

photoquest said...

2+ Following your blog
2+ Facebook fan
What a awesome contest my daughters are serious readers and love books like this I bought the 3 books with Shadowland was the last one and my daughter read all 3 in 5 days that is with doing homework and going to school she cannot wait until the next one come out. This would be so awesome to win this then they would have to share the books!!
Please enter me in !!!!!

Empress Awesome said...

+1 blogging up the contest
+2 following you (diligently)
+3 pimping Bad Blood

IT Boss Lady said...

+1 For Tweeting about the contest

+2 For Following you (Rachel M)

Thanks for the Contest!

Jamie said...

I'm a blog follower and Facebook fan....Stacy


~ Vampire Rayne ~ said...

I'm a fan on Facebook and will be following you on twitter in a second as well xD lol (Kristen Morrow on facebook) =D

Jess13angel said...

If this is an International contest,then please count me in =D
+1 re-tweeted (
+2 I follow your blog and I follow you on twitter (@angel13js)

Jamie said...

Thank you for the great giveaway!!

+1 I tweeted

+2 I am a fan on facebook (Jamie)
+2 I follow you on twitter @Jamie_Birdwell

+3 I tweeted about the release


Michelle said...

What a great pile. I became a follower! Thanks
mmillet at gmail dot com

Bleuette said...

Great Books.

Followed your blog.

Rachel said...

2 entries for blog follower


Danitza16 said...

Following you on twitter and retweeted Danitza16

Lilixtreme said...

+1 tweeted about contest:
+2 fan and follower
+3 retweeted about latest release:

Great contest!

Lynn said...

Just became fan on facebook!

Elie said...

(I am going to use this pic as a reminder right before your interview contest ends on my blog)

+3 tweeted about Bad Blood release
+4 reviewed Boys That Bite, posted it on my blog, goodreads, B&N, and library thing. Here is the link to my blog review
Thanks for the great giveaway

Mandy said...

+1 blogged:
+2 follow

Blodeuedd said...

read about your book on a blog and came on over here, oh contest, if it open to international readers then I am in.

2 retweeted as blodeuedd83
1 and follow you on twitter.

If it is not open then I did something to spread the book about this book cos it sounds so cool :)

blodeuedd1 at gmail dot com

kanishk said...

what a way to celebrate! Wow! What a great many great titles in there..

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