Monday, April 25, 2011

Giveaway of A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

I was asked by Penguin, if I would giveaway a copy of A Discovery of Witches. It is an adult novel, but a lot of the reviews said that it had crossover to the Young Adult fiction. Here is the summary:
A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together.
Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes, she banishes the book to the stacks. But her discovery sets a fantastical underworl
d stirring, and a horde of daemons, witches, and vampires soon descends upon the library. Diana has stumbled upon a coveted treasure lost for centuries-and she is the only creature who can break its spell.Debut novelist Deborah Harkness has crafted a mesmerizing and addictive read, equal parts history and magic, romance and suspense. Diana is a bold heroine who meets her equal in vampire geneticist Matthew
Clairmont, and gradually warms up to him as their alliance deepens into an intimacy that violates age-old taboos. This smart, sophisticated story harks back to the novels of Anne Rice, but it is as contemporary and sensual as the Twilight series-with an extra serving of historical realism.
The contest will run until Sunday at midnight. Just leave comment, if you want a chance to win the book and pins.

20 comments:

  1. This book sounds so good! I love anything witch/vampire/non human :) Thanks for the giveaway! *fingers crossed*

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  2. Yes, i want to read this book. I've been following it around the blogs :)

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  3. Is this open to people in the UK? If it is, would love to win this one! Great contest, thanks.

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  4. Thank you so much for the great giveaway! I'd love to read this book!

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  5. I would love to read this.

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  6. Hearing about this novel in and around here. *WANTS*

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  7. Please count me in to win this one. I've been hearing about this book on all blogs and would love a chance to read it. Thank you!

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  8. I have heard a lot about this book

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  9. Very awesome giveaway. I've been wanting to pick up this book for a while and would love to be entered.

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  10. I've heard great things and read fantastic reviews about the book and it's on top of my wishlist - thanks for a chance to win it!
    greetings, Ina

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  11. I am dying to read this book!!Thanks for the giveaway!

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  12. Thanks! I've been wanting to read this one since its release.

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  13. I'd love to play please.

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  14. Thanks for the chance !!!
    Please count me in.

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  15. please count me in if the book can be sent to overseas

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  16. Book has an amazing story. Thanks for the giveaway!!!

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  17. Sounds fun! I've been looking forward to reading this.

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  18. Exciting!!! I would like to enter this contest,
    would like to read this book.

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  19. I really want to read this book; I've heard great things about it!!

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