For What It's Worth

Monday, June 28, 2010

CONTEST! Pick your book!!

I just noticed that I reached 260 followers over the weekend!! Woo-Hoo........thanks so much!! I love meeting everyone and reading all your comments.

In celebration I'm holding another "Pick your own book" contest! I did this awhile back and it was a lot of fun seeing what everyone picked and it's an easy one for me to do - sooooo

As for me I still would pick the same book: Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games) There really isn't any other choice

Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games)

But this is YOUR contest so pick whatever book you want! It can be any book out now or a pre-order. You can choose ONE book not to exceed $20.00! You must be a follower.

Here are the rules!

•You must be 16 years or older to enter. International entries OK as long as your country is on this list The Book Depository
•All entries must be received by Sunday 7/4//2010 11:59 pm EST
Leave a comment - what book do you want? (if you win you can change your mind)
•Winner will be posted on this blog Monday 7/5/2010 - it is your responsibility to check back to see if you won.
•The winner has 7 days to email me with their address or I will pick another winner.
*Value of the book will not exceed $20.00!* You can choose ONE book
*You must be a follower of this blog to enter!

*Extra entries:
+ 1 if you follow me on Twitter (@teamsheltie)
+1 if you post a link on your blog or tweet about contest (include links for me to check)

Good Luck!


  1. I love this contest.

    Hummm...I would go with Nightshade by Andrea Cremer. The cover is amazing!!

    Congrats on the 260th follower! Here's to 300!


    +1 following on twitter - thebigferret

  2. Awesome! Congrats on all the followers!
    My pick is going to have to be Keys to the Repository by Melissa de la Cruz.

    +1 for Following on Twitter (meow_mix85)
    +1 for tweeting! (

  3. Thank you so much for the contest!

    +1 follower on Twitter
    +1 tweeted :

    The book I'd pick would be Wanted by Sara Shepard.

  4. Congrats on the followers!

    I would have to pick Mockingjay.

    +1 twitter follower @sithereandread
    +1 tweet:

  5. Oh thank you for the contest....

    I'd love The Replacement
    by Brenna Yovanoff, that looks sooo good and creepy ;)

    +1 twitter follower
    +1 tweeted:

  6. YaY! ... congratulations (",) ...

    I'd still love to win a copy of Mockingjay :) ... and haven't budged from Team Gale :D ...

    I follow on Twitter, and here's my Tweet Tweet:

    Have a lovely week xx


    I would pick Mockingjay. Hands down, don't even have to think about it.

    +1 twitter follower (@Lena1xoxo)
    +1 RT (@Lena1xoxo)
    +1 blog sidebar:

    Lets get you to 300 followers by the end of the contest! :D

  8. This is really awesome Karen!

    I wish for the Hunger Game and Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins.have not read those two yet =(

    +1 follow on twitter (@darlyn5)

    +1 twit here

    +1 link on sidebar under giveaway/contest

    +1 post at blog


  9. The book I want most is Linger or Mockingjay

  10. I would choose Shiver.


    Check out my blog and giveaway: Live for this World by Sonya Chung!

    **Please sign up for my giveaway: low entries=easier chance of winning**

    Happy reading!
    Ashley C.

  11. Congrats on reaching this huge milestone! I seriously love a contest where I can choose the book that I want. So, many thanks, Karen =)

    Book I choose: Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

    +1 Follow on Twitter (@shy8629)
    +1 Tweet (
    +1 Sidebar (

  12. Choices & choices --Mockingjay /Matched / Twice Bitten

    Congrats on all those followers
    +1 follow you at @aprilmom00

  13. Oooh please enter me! Thanks for this awesome contest :D I'm a follower (lostinbelieving).

    I agree with you on Mockingjay ! But because I already pre-ordered it I would choose out of these books:

    Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
    The Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
    Sea by Heidi Kling
    Torment by Lauren Kate

    +1 Tweeted

    Thanks again !


  14. Omg you're awesome :)

    I think I would love to have And Baby Makes Two by Dyan Sheldon :D

    +1 for posting about the contest (

  15. I would love to have Cherie Priest's Boneshaker. I've been wanting to read this award winning book for ages and haven't had a chance to get it yet.

  16. Congrats!

    I would love to win Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder

    +1 I follow you on twitter @silversparrow04
    +1 Posted the link on my blog side bar

  17. Oh Please count me in =)
    I am indeed a follower

    I'd love to win... Torment by Lauren Kate =D
    We can pick pre-orders right?

    Thank you!

  18. Count me in! Hmm decisions decisions. I would probably have to say that the book I want most would be Paranormalcy by Kiersten White.

    +1 follower on twitter

  19. Congrats and thanks for the great giveaway!
    I'm a follower,

    If I won, I'd pick Swoon by Nina Malkin.

    +1 follow on Twitter (@TequilaReader)

  20. Congrats!

    My pick would be PARANORMALCY by Kiersten White!:)

    +1: Follower on Twitter- @Danidlion

  21. Whoa! 260 followers is an abundant amount! And I hope you get loads more so soon it'll be a blink of an eye :)

    Mockingjay, all the way! Please! I absolutely adore the characters :D

    +1 I follow you on twitter (@VamPoet)
    +1 tweeted:

  22. congratulations!!

    +1 i follow you on twitter @ blueicefiesta

    + tweeted here

    thanks for the awesome contest!

  23. Thanks for this great giveaway.

    I would pick "Accidental Werewolf" by Dakota Cassidy.

  24. Thank you for the giveaway and congratulations on all of your followers!

    I think I would pick Torment by Lauren Kate (a week ago I might have said Mockingjay too, but I have already preordered mine! :))

    +1 follow you on Twitter
    +1 Tweet:


  25. I'd pick Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare.

  26. Ahhh I don't know!
    Forgive My Fins maybe... And anything by Suzanne Collins since I haven't read her work yet :X

    + 1 if you follow me on Twitter (@teamsheltie) @Book_Faery
    +1 Tweeted:

  27. Thank you for this contest.

    My wish is FORGIVE MY FINS

    + 1 follow in twitter: @noemisapi
    +1 tweet:


    kisses from spain!

  28. thanks!

    I really want Linger!

    +1 twitter follower @CryHavocReviews

  29. I think I'd pick Beautiful Creatures b/c Beautiful Darkness is coming out soon and i still haven't read the first one! Thank you for the contest!!

    +1 twitter follower
    +1 sidebar on my blog

    inthehammockblog at gmail cot com

  30. Awesome contest and congrats on reaching 260 followers! I would pick Paranormalcy, I'm dying to read it. =D
    +1 follower
    +1 tweeted-


  31. I'd pick (again) Vampire Mistress by Joey W Hill

    +1 follow on twitter @elaing8
    +1 tweeted


  32. Thanks so much for the giveaway and congrats to the milestone!

    I guess I´d either Halo by Alexandra Adornetto.

  33. Thanks for the giveaways and congrats on the followers!

    I would pick Siren by Tricia Rayburn!

    I'm a follower: @bibliophileprds

  34. There are SO many I'm looking forward to. But I think the one that I can't possibly live without would be... Mockingjay. Yep.


    +1 for following you on Twitter
    +1 for Tweeting it

  35. Hi, please enter me. I've been wanting Joey W. Hill's Natural Law. Thanks for an awesome giveaway.

    +1 I am now following you on Twitter @armiefox
    +1 on my blog:

  36. That's a tough choice! I would think Paranormalcy probably...if not, Torment would be 2nd choice!
    Great contest!

    +1 I follow on twitter (@wicked_walker)


  37. I would go with Mockingjay or Clockwork Angel.

    +1 twitter follower
    +1 tweet -

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  38. wow great contest!! I love these! and follow you on twitter (tegan19)

    shadowxkissed @ gmail

    Paranormalcy Kiersten White!:}

    or Kisses From Hell Antho

  39. awesome contest!congrats on ur followers!

    i follow you on twitter @bainesgoddess

    if i could pic anyone of the one si haventr ead but would love to

    The Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

    and Hush Hush

  40. Love you! Not entering, but I'll be tweeting the contest.

  41. + 1 if you follow me on Twitter (@teamsheltie)
    +1 if you tweet about contest

    Right now I'm most excited about The Scorched Trials (James Dashner) & Matched (Ally Condie) but since they're not out yet, I'd probably pick Brightly Woven by Alexandra Braken or Hunger Games by Suzzane Collins (I know, I haven't read them yet... but they're on the top of my list!).

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    ambience.of.rain {at}

  42. I'd probably pick either Brightly Woven or The Demon's Lexicon.

    jen at delux dot com

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  44. I would pick either Mockingjay, because I want to read the series (haven't started it yet! still waiting to get the first two books) or Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare (I have read The Mortal Instruments series).

    I'll trust your choice! Great Contest!

    meredithfl at gmail dot com

    +1 Twitter follower - @tessaa99

  45. My book of choice? Mockingjay, of course!!

    **Following on Twitter (@LHartness)


    **Link on blog's sidebar:


    Laura Hartness
    The Calico Critic
    CalicoCritic at gmail dot com

  46. +1 My book of choice-Glimmerglass
    +1 follow you on twitter--alterlisa
    +1 tweeted--@alterlisa
    For What It's Worth: CONTEST! Pick your book!!

    alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com

  47. Hmmm...I'd probably have to go with Sea by Heidi Kling!

    +1 follow on Twitter (@mindfulmusings)
    +1 Tweeted it here


  48. Hi there, I'm a new follower here on your blog and on Twitter (@josettebooks).

    I'd pick Nation by Terry Pratchett.

    +1 Followed on Twitter
    +1 Tweeted (



  49. Hoping i will win this time :)

    Mockingjay is still my priority :D

    +1 follow you on Twitter (@becunique)
    +1 i tweeted :

    uniquas at ymail dot com

  50. Hi,

    Great contest. I'm a new follower and I have linked your contest on my blog sidebar here.

    Total Entries - 2

    Book I would think it would have to be Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev.

    Naomi aka Supernatural Bookworm

    shoutnaomi at googlemail dot com

  51. My book is the same as the last time you did this. Fallout by Ellen Hopkins would be fantastic.

    +1 I follow on Twitter
    +1 I blogged about your contest:


  52. Congrats!!! you are sure to get more followers from this contest....

    I would get PASSING STRANGE by Daniel Waters.

    +1 Following on Twitter :

    +1 Retweeted about the Contest

  53. I would love to have Lover Mine by JR Ward.
    I follow you on twitter. @CrystalGB

  54. I would love to win Waking the Witch by Kelley Armstrong.

    +1 Twitter follower: (@Sparima)
    +1 Sidebar:


  55. Wow. Thanks for this contest:)
    I would love to win Sea by Heidi Kling!

  56. Congrats and thanks for the awesome contest. I'm already a follower of yours. My book choice is Tell Me A Secret by Holly Cupala

    +1 Tweeted:


  57. Thanks for the contest! I would like to win Mockinjay by Suzanne Collins!

    +1 I follow @Chase_1992
    +1 Tweeted (

    hanjie.1992 @

  58. I love reading the blog and can't resist a contest;

    My choice of book would be The City and the City by China Mieville.

    I follow on Twitter @EVA_n_essence
    I tweeted
    I posted to my sidebar[@]gmail[.]com

  59. Right now I want the Darkest Lie by Gena Showalter so bad! But honestly, I'm not sure I can wait to win, I want it that bad. :)

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

    + 1 if you follow me on Twitter (@teamsheltie)
    +1 if you post a link on your blog or tweet about contest

  60. Great contest! I'd love to win Endless summer by jennifer Echols :)

    +1 twitter follower (@brasir)


  61. Congrats! :D
    And thanks a lot for the awesome contest!

    If I win I would like Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare :)

    + New follower.
    + Following on twitter.
    + Tweeted about it:

  62. Amazing contest! Thank you!!

    +1 Of course I'm a follower!
    +1 follow you on Twitter (@Stella_ExLibris)
    +1 posted on Facebook:
    +1 tweeted here:

    and which book I would like? Hm.. maybe one from the Accidental series by Dakota Cassidy, they look like fun :-p

    Thank you!

    stella.exlibris (at) gmail (dot) com

  63. Hi! new follower!

    I pick The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray.

    + 1 Twitter follower (@Jen7waters)
    +1 posted a link on blog

  64. I'm a new follower too! Such a contest is a great way to find new blogs (someone tweeted about it, that's how I found you).

    I have been wanting to get Wild Child by T. C. Boyle, so that's my choice.

    I'm following.
    + 1 I tweeted (@Leeswammes)
    + 1 I'm following you on twitter

  65. Hi Karen,
    Congrats on all the new followers!
    I thought I wanted Nightshade by Andrea Cremer, but then you mentioned The Darkest Lie by Gena Showalter on Twitter and decided that's the one I wanted! I've read the others in that series and can't stop now! I know, I'm being fickle. LOL
    Thanks for having this contest!!!
    +1)I follow your blog
    +1)I follow you on Twitter
    +1)Tweeted contest here

  66. Awesome!!

    I would probably get this book called The Crimson Labyrinth by Yusuke Kishi

    I follow on twitter

  67. Hello! Love this contest! Thank you!

    I would like to win Linger by Maggie Steifvater

    I follow this blog and I follow you on twitter (@SweetLadyJess)


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  68. the wind-up bird chronicle by haruki murakami

  69. I would choose Shiver or Blue Bloods. I've been wanting to try both series for a while.

    whatinabox at gmail dot com

    +1 Twitter follower @bookishinabox
    +1 Link:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  70. I agree, Mockingjay! :) Thanks for the giveaway!

    I follow you on twitter @TotalBookaholic

    Twitter link


  71. Thanks for the giveaway!

    I am following you on twitter @cc9309, have been for a while.



  72. I'm a follower of your blog! If I won, I would snag a preorder of the sequel to Leviathan, Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld.

    *Extra entries:
    + 1 Follow you on twitter (@faellie_lupe)
    +1 tweeted:
    + 1 blogged:


  73. I really want either Blood Oath or The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo!
    tiffanyniekro at gmail dot com

  74. Definitely it's Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare!

    Blog Follower
    +1 - Twitter follower
    +1 - Tweeted:


    Musings of a Reader Happy

  75. I'm a follow of your blog. I already have preordered Mockingjay so no worries :D If I didn't I'd say Mockingjay still. But I'm going to want The Space Between Trees by Katie Williams. Really want that one!
    I follow you on twitter by the way. @gubuchu

  76. Thank you for the contest! I would pick Matched by Allyson Condie.

    I follow you on twitter (@lynseynewton)


  77. I would love to have Mockingjay.

    I follow your blog.

    I follow you on Twitter.


  78. Thank you for the contest! If I won I would choose The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. I've been wanting to get it for a while now.

  79. I'd pick QI: The Pocket Book of General Ignorance (Paperback)

  80. What a great contest! I think I'd pick Linger (Maggie Stiefvater) or Mockingjay (Suzanne Collins)

    +1 I tweeted about the contest (

  81. Would have to pick Shadowfever by Karen M Moning.. yeah it's not out till late this year but it will be worth the wait.
    Thanks for having a contest with such a great prize..
    follow blog
    follow on twitter

  82. What a great giveaway! I'd like to win Lisa Mantchev's Perchance to Dream.
    I follow you on twitter (@KimBea).
    And I tweeted about the giveaway, too!

  83. Great giveaway! I would pick Nightshade, because I've read good reviews for it.
    +1 twitter follower @mbreakfield
    +1 tweeted

  84. Great giveaway. I want The Cat in the Cradle by Jay Bell.

    +1 + 1 follow you on Twitter (@TasciaD)
    +1 tweeted

  85. Oh yes. I entered before, but I forgot to mention what I'd like to win, as I was not entirely sure, because there are so many great books coming out!

    Either Sea or Harmonic's hard to choose just one.