Another Giveaway!

Well since the last one was so much fun, I’ve decided to hold another giveaway, in fact make that two giveaways! Yep that’s right, two giveaways (and it’s not even a month since my last one!)

The End of Mr. Y by Scarlett Thomas

First up is my copy of, The End of Mr. Y by Scarlet Thomas, a book I had mixed feelings about, but I know is loved by many of it’s readers, so this could be your chance to make your own mind up, should you win!.

A cursed book. A missing professor. Some nefarious men in gray suits. And a dreamworld called the Troposphere?

Ariel Manto has a fascination with nineteenth-century scientists—especially Thomas Lumas and The End of Mr. Y, a book no one alive has read. When she mysteriously uncovers a copy at a used bookstore, Ariel is launched into an adventure of science and faith, consciousness and death, space and time, and everything in between.

Seeking answers, Ariel follows in Mr. Y’s footsteps: She swallows a tincture, stares into a black dot, and is transported into the Troposphere—a wonderland where she can travel through time and space using the thoughts of others. There she begins to understand all the mysteries surrounding the book, herself, and the universe. Or is it all just a hallucination?

With The End of Mr. Y, Scarlett Thomas brings us another fast-paced mix of popular culture, love, mystery, and irresistible philosophical adventure.

Second, is a pair of books by Michael Molloy I mooched some time back, but have been languishing in my TBR pile, and as other books are calling out to me more at the momemt, I think they may be better served in a new home where they’ll be read and loved!

The Witch Trade:

In a strange world where good is threatened by evil night witches, a thrilling adventure is about to begin. Meet Abby, Spike, Captain Starlight, and Benbow, the Captain’s faithful albatross. Spurred on by Sir Chadwick, the flamboyant leader of the Light Witches, they set off on a journey across shark-boat infested seas to discover the hidden source of all Black Witch power.

The Time Witches:

In this rollicking new adventure, we are reintroduced to Wolfbane, the escaped leader of the evil Night Witches. Wolfbane and his dreadful mother, Lucia Cheeseman, plot revenge on the heroes of THE WITCH TRADE.

Between them, they conspire to summon up a long dead witch who knows the secret of time travel, allowing them to go back in time to change the course of events that led to their downfall. This sequel offers a hilarious second glimpse into the world of THE WITCH TRADE, but for children who haven’t read the first book, it can easily stand on its own as a brand new adventure.

So, what are the rules?

Simple, just comment on any post between now and midnight (GMT) 31st August and receive an entry for each comment (repeated entries of simply “nice review.” or similar will be weeded out and not counted though 😉 )

Blog about my giveaway on your blog (and let me know about it) and you’ll receive an extra 3 entries!

The winners will be selected at random using on the 1st of September. (First out of the hat gets first choice and second out of the hat gets, you guessed it, second choice!)

Participation is worldwide on this one, so feel free to enter wherever you are!

25 thoughts on “Another Giveaway!

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  • September 2 at 8:02 pm

    Okay, Tasses has plumped for the Micheal Molloy books.

    And the second name out of’s hat and winner of, The End of Mr Y is… Mrs S!

    Again, Mrs S, just drop me a line via my contact page with your address, and I’ll get the book off to you!

    Thank You to everyone for entering!

    Bart’s last blog post: Weekly Geek #15

  • September 1 at 9:51 pm

    Okay, entries are now closed!

    And the first winner up, is Tasses!!!

    Tasses, please let me know which book you want. (and let me know your address! (Just use the contact form in the top menu bar)

    I’ll draw the second, prize tomorrow.

    Bart’s last blog post: Weekly Geek #15

  • August 31 at 1:21 am

    I would love to enter!!! Sign me up.

  • August 28 at 4:19 pm

    I read your two reviews on the books (Mr Y and the witches) I have never heard of those books but reading the reviews I was interested. They sound really good. I am not normally into paranormal but like i said they peaked my interest. Thanks in advance. ~Cindy~

    Cindy’s last blog post: The Husband by Dean Koontz

  • August 28 at 12:12 pm

    HI! I just found your site! I love the paranormal so this would be an awesome contest for me to win 😉 I’ll keep you on my new list of blogs to frequent now 🙂

    Crystal Adkins

  • August 27 at 5:57 am

    Please enter me in the contest. I have posted about your contest on my blog: Random Wonder

    Tasses’s last blog post: Book Giveaways All Over The Place!

  • August 24 at 3:05 am

    Oh wow, what an awesome giveaway. I’d love to enter to win any of these. Thank you so much for the opportunity.
    Rebekah (USA)
    littleminx at cox dot net

  • August 24 at 3:04 am

    I soooo want to read these books. The Witch ones sound great.

  • August 24 at 1:53 am

    Just as one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, so goes it with books. Everyone has different tastes and thank goodness they do so we have tons of books to choose from. It’s fun to try a little of everything and see if we each like it. There’s only been one book in my life that I absolutely couldn’t finish. I tried 3 separate times and gave up. Anyhow, I’d love the chance to win these. Thanks for the opportunity.

  • August 21 at 10:58 pm

    wow! these books sound really good i hope i win!

  • August 20 at 2:29 pm

    I would love to be entered for a chance to win. And I agree that the cover of the End of Mr. Y is really cool.

  • August 20 at 1:40 pm

    Oh, I so wanted The end of Mr. Y, when it was being offered at LibraryThing, but I wasn’t in the right country. It’s been on my wishlist ever since. The other books look good, too.

  • August 20 at 12:39 pm

    I’ve not heard of any of these books but they all sound interesting – and I love the cover of the end of Mr Y. Please enter me 🙂

    I’m having a giveaway over at Blue Archipelago too if you or your readers are interested.

  • August 20 at 12:50 pm

    Does your copy of The End of Mr Y have black tipped pages? Enter me and head over to my blog later today for a great giveaway that I will post.

    Lenore’s last blog post: Library Thing Tuesday (15)

  • August 20 at 11:28 am

    I definitely want to enter! I’ve been trying to get a copy of The End of Mr. Y for a while, and the other two books you mentioned do sound interesting.

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