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Sunday, September 5, 2010

Sunday Sendup: 9-5-10



Sunday Sendup
Links, news and what's happening on the blog and in the blogging world!

Blog Announcements

Not my Blog Contests:
Pageturner's Blog is hosting a Zombie Giveaway!  That's right!  Books and swag! Contest Ends 9-20
Book Rat: Zombies vs. Unicorns Giveaway! she's Team Unicorn, but forgive her Contest Ends 9-30 
Epic Rat: Zombie Grab! Win a box of Zombie books!! Contest Ends 9-30 
Denise JadenLosing Faith Mega-Contest!  Contest Ends 9-14
vvb32reads: Zombies vs. Unicorns Contest! Contest Ends 9-30

vvb32reads: Zombies vs. Angels Contest, win Strange Angels and Halo! Contest Ends 9-30
Dark Faerie Tales: Dianne Sylvan Queen of Shadows Giveaway! Contest Ends 9-23
Fantasy and Sci-Fi Loving: 3 Copies of Alden Bell's The Reapers are the Angels Contest Ends 9-17 
Book Rat: Zombie Craft Challenge Contest Ends 10-30
Jesse Petersen: Win Flip This Zombie! Contest Ends 9-30

Books Received:
The Haunted by Jessica Verday
The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
The Poison Diaries by Maryrose Wood
Midnight Crystal by Jayne Castle
The House on Durrow Street by Galen Beckett
Blameless by Gail Carriger

My Contests
I'm running a Jeannie Lin "Butterfly Swords" contest to celebrate her upcoming Harlequin Historical Tang Dynasty Romance!

Zombie Month Long Contest! Books, DVDs and a whole lot more!

Reviews
Books:

Zombies vs. Unicorns edited by Holly Black and Justine Larblastier (here)

Married With Zombies by Jesse Petersen
celi.a's review
epic rat's review

Passing Strange by Daniel Waters (via Pixie @ The Page Turner's Blog)

TV:


Dead Set TV series review

Articles:
Zombie Related Articles:

Misty at the Book Rat is trying to save your lives from the Zombie hordes with this helpful primer...

Fishmuffins of Doom...TEAM ZOMBIE FOR THE WIN (girl after my own heart) and for all you unicorn lovers out there Killer Unicorn PSA

Zombie Food (for you non-flesh eaters): Zombie Cupcakes and Icky Edibles

Jesse Petersen interview via The Epic Rat (warning: zombies ahoy!)

Trust Maevyn to find a Zombie Proposal video...

Non-Zombie Articles:

The Gamer Girl Stereotype over at The Wizard Community--as a Gamer Girl myself (though only a video gamer girl nowadays) I ran into this issue. Especially in the smaller town game stores.

Sabrina @ About Happy Books asks: Do you have a book twin?

Forever Young Adult: FYA vs. SVH Slumber Party! <---they have the SVH board game, I thought for sure I was the only one in the world with one!

Reading Teen: The Series Syndrome--how do you feel about it?

YABOOKNERD: Has a video of author John Green proving how Nerds do Fitness! (he is so hilarious wish I loved his books more though

Dear Author: Red Rose Publishing Having Internal Problems?

Michelle at That's What She Read wants to know: how do we all do it? How do we read so much?