Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Ginormous Book Give-Away!

To conclude National Buy a Book By a Black Author and Give It to Somebody Not Black Month, the following 26 authors have offered to give away an autographed copy of the following books. If you want one, leave a comment on this post by December 28th 5 p.m. MST. If you want more than one, please leave each book request in a separate comment. If more than one person requests the same book, the winner will be chosen at random. I'll announce winners on December 29th.

There's something here for everybody! Literary, fantasy, thriller, Christian, romance, you name it! Check out this list of award-winners, best-sellers and sleeper-gems:


Be Careful What You Pray For by Kimberla Lawson Roby (Christian fiction)


Big Machine by Victor LaValle (literary/speculative)


Black Water Rising by Attica Locke (Literary/thriller)


Deadly Charm and Wounded by Claudia Mair Burney (Christian fiction)


The Devil Don’t Lie by ReShonda Tate Billingsley (Christian fiction)


Don’t Blame the Devil by Pat G’orge Walker (Christian fiction)


First of State by Robert Greer (mystery)


Glorious by Bernice McFadden (Literary)


Huddle With Me Tonight by Farrah Rochon (Romance)


The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms and The Broken Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin (Fantasy)


In Search of Tennessee Sunshine by Margaret Johnson-Hodge (domestic)


Like Trees Walking by Ravi Howard (Literary)


Not Quite What It Seems by Mari Walker (domestic fiction)


Perfect Shot by Debbie Rigaud (YA) (see book trailer below)



Playing the Hand You’re Dealt by Trice Hickman (domestic fiction)


Sins of the Mother by Victoria Christopher Murray (Christian fiction)


Take Your Pleasure Where You Find It by J.D. Mason (domestic fiction)


Trouble Down the Road by Bettye Griffin (domestic fiction)


Uptown and What Doesn’t Kill You by Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant (domestic fiction)


The View From Here by Rachel Howzell Hall (domestic fiction)


Wading Home by Rosalyn Story (domestic fiction)


War Anthem by Keith Andrew Perry (Thriller)


When I Get Where I’m Going by Cheryl Robinson (domestic fiction)


Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor (fantasy)


Zora and Me by Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon (children’s)

108 comments:

Karen L. Simpson said...

Oh I would so love to have the Big Machine. Also I now know how to classify my own novel now in my mind. Literary /specultive I love it

adrienne said...

What a cool contest! I'd love to have a copy of Like Trees Walking by Ravi Howard. Hope I win it. :D

evelyn.n.alfred said...

OMG. I want so many of them. Guess I have to blow up your comments.

First, I would love ZORA AND ME.

evelyn.n.alfred said...

Next, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms and The Broken Kingdoms.

Cortnee Howard said...

Count me in for Big Machine (I'll admit, I completely judged the book by its cover).

evelyn.n.alfred said...

Finally, Black Water Rising. Actually, I'd like two more...but I'll stop.

chantibaby said...

Glorious by Bernice McFadden!

chanti baby said...

Zora and Me- Victoria Bond

zettaelliott said...

WOW--this is amazing! I'd like Who Fears Death.

zettaelliott said...

And I'd also love The Broken Kingdoms.

Amy said...

War Anthem...Keith Andrew Perry. Go my Morehouse brother!

jeanette nicole* said...

I'm like Evelyn, there are so many on this list that I'd want. : ) But I managed to narrow it down to

Not Quite What It Seems by Mari Walker

jeanette nicole* said...

& First of State by Robert Greer

jeanette nicole* said...

& Huddle With Me Tonight - Farrah Rochon

: )

rhapsodyinbooks said...

I would love War Anthem!

nbmars AT yahoo DOT com

rhapsodyinbooks said...

I'd love Zora and Me!

nbmars AT yahoo DOT com

Angelia... said...

Zora and Me sounds tres cool!

laceandsteam said...

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms and The Broken Kingdoms sounds really cool.

laceandsteam said...

And another person for Big Machine because that one looks cool, too.

Shauna Roberts said...

I'd love to have Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor (fantasy).

Thanks for the contest!

ShaunaRoberts [at] nasw [dot] org

Kate said...

What an amazing giveaway! I would love to win Black Water Rising. Happy holidays!

Andromeda Jazmon said...

I would really love Be Careful What You Pray For. Thanks for hosting this!! What a great contest!!

Andromeda Jazmon said...

I also want to say I will take any books not claimed and promise to give them to white readers (after I read them). This is really fun!!

MissAttitude said...

O.M.G. I literally almost-sqealed when I saw all the authors who are donating books! I will take any book on this list but my first choices would be Zora and Me, Glorious or The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms.

Thank you Carleen and all authors!

PatriciaW said...

What a great end-of-year giveaway.

I'd love Black Water Rising...

PatriciaW said...

Wounded by Claudia Mair Burney...

PatriciaW said...

and Glorious by Berncie McFadden

PatriciaW said...

Playing the Hand You're Dealt by Trice Hickman

PatriciaW said...

and Trouble Down the Road by Bettye Griffin.

Okay, I'm done. Fabulous selection!

aterrificfriend said...

First, thanks so much for this blog. I was at a bookstore the other day and I actually left so that I could go back after I double-checked your recommendations post.

Second, I'd like to request "Who Fears Death," as I keep checking it out of the library and it is time already.

wdjenkins1 said...

What a great group of books! I would love to receive "The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms" by N.K. Jemisin.

mrstdj said...

Wow, ginormous is right! I'd love to have several of these.
Be Careful What You Pray For by Kimberla Lawson Roby

mrstdj said...

Glorious by Bernice McFadden

mrstdj said...

In Search of Tennessee Sunshine by Margaret Johnson-Hodge

mrstdj said...

Like Trees Walking by Ravi Howard

mrstdj said...

One last one - Playing the Hand You’re Dealt by Trice Hickman

Thanks for doing this!

PinkStuff28 said...

I would love to read Huddle With Me Tonight by Farrah Rochon


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PinkStuff28 said...

I would like to have The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms and The Broken Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin


raluk.93 at gmail (dot) com

PinkStuff28 said...

I would also like Not Quite What It Seems by Mari Walker


raluk.93 at gmail (dot) com

PinkStuff28 said...

I would love to read Perfect Shot by Debbie Rigaud


raluk.93 at gmail (dot) com

PinkStuff28 said...

Interested to read Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor


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PinkStuff28 said...

Count me in for Zora and Me by Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon


raluk.93 at gmail (dot) com

PinkStuff28 said...

would love to read The View From Here by Rachel Howzell Hall

raluk.93 at gmail (dot) com

PinkStuff28 said...

Interested in Trouble Down the Road by Bettye Griffin

raluk.93 at gmail (dot) com

PinkStuff28 said...

Interested in Like Trees Walking by Ravi Howard


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Malca J said...

Wow what a teriffic giveaway!! I'd like Black Water Rising by Attica Locke, Wading Home by Rosalyn Story and Glorious ny Bernadine McFadden. Thank you for the opportunity!

fshirer said...

Black Water Rising by Attica Locke (Literary/thriller)

fshirer said...

Don’t Blame the Devil by Pat G’orge Walker (Christian fiction)

fshirer said...

In Search of Tennessee Sunshine by Margaret Johnson-Hodge (domestic)

fshirer said...

Playing the Hand You’re Dealt by Trice Hickman (domestic fiction)

fshirer said...

Wading Home by Rosalyn Story (domestic fiction)

fshirer said...

When I Get Where I’m Going by Cheryl Robinson (domestic fiction)

Carleen Brice said...

MalcaJ, please leave separate comments for each book. That way when I randomly generate numbers for winners, it'll make things easier.

Amy said...

I would love to win Zora and Me! I've heard nothing but good things about it.

Amy said...

I'd also love to be entered for Black Water Rising. :)

Amy said...

I'd love to read Like Trees Walking as well!

Denise said...

Ooooh! I'll ask for my top 3.

#1 - Big Machine by Victor LaValle

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Denise said...

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#2 - War Anthem by Keith Andrew Perry

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Denise said...

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and #3 - Black Water Rising by Attica Locke.

Thanks!

skkorman said...

Great giveaway—please enter me to win Black Water Rising by Attica Locke!

skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

skkorman said...

Please enter me to win First of State by Robert Greer —thanks!

skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

watersword said...

Oh, man, it's hard to say which book is most tempting, but I would especially love The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms!

Giovanna said...

whoa carleen! i'm going to ask for GLORIOUS, but I have to study me some titles to make sure I enhance my chance to the max! Too many books here I never heard of. anyway, GLORIOUS for now. thanks for being such a fantastic promoter of fabulous literature. i hope you get the NAACP award you so richly deserve. i'm hereby nominating you.

avisannschild said...

Please enter me for Black Water Rising by Attica Locke (if this giveaway is open to Canadians).

Thanks for the great giveaway and Happy Holidays!

shereadsandreads(at)gmail(dot)com

Melissa said...

Big Machine by Victor LaValle

Melissa said...

Glorious by Bernice McFadden

Melissa said...

Like Trees Walking by Ravi Howard

Melissa said...

The View From Here by Rachel Howzell Hall

Carleen Brice said...

This contest is open to Canadians.

evelyn.n.alfred said...

Alright, alright. I want Big Machine too.

evelyn.n.alfred said...

...um, and Like Trees Walking.

^_^

Jenn said...

Ooh I like this idea...Let's see I'd like Glorious.

Jenn said...

Or Like Trees Walking

Babydoll said...

I would really be grateful to receive War Anthem by Keith Andrew Perry. Thanks so much for this contest!

Rich said...
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Los Angelista said...

Wow, this is the most awesome giveaway ever. I'd love Black Water Rising.

Los Angelista said...

OK, I feel greedy but I'd love to win Like Trees Walking as well.

ChocolateMom said...

What a great idea! I'd love to receive Wounded by Claudia Mair Burney. Thanks.

ChocolateMom said...

I would also like to receive In Search Of Tennessee Sunshine by Margaret Johnson-Hodge. Thanks!

TNBL said...

Big Machine by Victor LaValle

TNBL said...

Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor (fantasy)

TNBL said...

Zora and Me by Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon (children’s)

TNBL said...

War Anthem by Keith Andrew Perry (Thriller)

Cynthia said...

First of State sounds like something I'd enjoy.

Boris dot cynthia @gmail.com

Shalema said...

I would like to win Deadly Charm and Wounded by Claudia Mair Burney.

Shalema said...

Please enter me for The View From Here by Rachel Howzell Hall.

Shalema said...

Wading Home by Rosalyn Story.

Shalema said...

Glorious by Bernice McFadden.

Shalema said...

In Search of Tennessee Sunshine by Margaret Johnson-Hodge.

AS said...

I'd like Not Quite What It Seems or Playing the Hand You're Dealt or any other domestic or literary fiction.

Carmen said...

I would love to win a copy of TAKE YOUR PLEASURE WHERE YOU FIND IT. This is a terrific give-away!

Carmen said...

UPTOWN would also be a welcome addition to my library!

cotonmom said...

What a wonderful opportunity! The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms sounds interesting (even if I don't win it - it's going on my to-read list). Thanks for the introductions to so many authors.

Giovanna said...

Hi Carleen, please enter me also for First of State by Robert Greer!

Giovanna said...

Please Carleen enter me also for Like Trees Walking! thank you thank you thank you.

turducken said...

I would love the N.K. Jemison!

turducken said...

I would love the N.K. Jemison!

Rich said...

Black Water Rising

Rich said...

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

Shan said...

Wow, that's a great giveaway!

The Devil Don't Lie by ReShonda Tate Billingsley (such a big fan of hers!)

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Claudia said...

Yay for books and for Carleen! I'd like to toss my hat in for "Who Fears Death."

Kayla said...

Glorious, Big Machine, Zora and Me
Thanks!

according2dmarie said...

I would love to have a copy of Sins of the Mothe by Victoria Christopher Murray

according2dmarie said...

I would like a copy of Orange Mint and Honey-by the one and only carleen brice :) A girl can hope

according2dmarie said...

I would love a copy of Uptown by Deberry and Grant...2 of my favorites

according2dmarie said...

Zora and me sounds very interesting!

according2dmarie said...

count me in on the devil dont lie-billingsly

according2dmarie said...

Lastly-take your pleasure where you find it-j.d. mason