The winners are Serena of Savvy Verse and Wit and Kristi of Books and Needlepoint! Please send your addresses to me at inbedwithbooks AT yahoo DOT com.
By the way, I always check the BookPeople calendar of events before a trip home so that I know what books to bring back for signage. Laurie Halse Anderson will be there March 28 so I'll try to get something extra signed for a giveaway. (I'll be keeping my signed ARC, thank you. That's assuming I have enough time to get out that week.)
Now, for the March contest rules:
Each author contest can be entered by commenting on his or her interview or guest blog. The comment must be relevant to the content of the post.
Bonus entries can be earned by:
+5 Making a graphic that I can include on the blogiversary/b-day posts and others can use to link to the contest (must say http://inbedwithbooks.blogspot.com)
-These five entries can be distributed about contests of your choice
+1 Link to the contest
+1 Follow my blog
+1 Buy one of the author's books (and send me proof)
I'm sure I'll think of more.
The contests will run in two blocks. The first block, March 1-18, will have winners announced on March 25. You can only win once during this block. The second block, March 19-31, will have winners announce April 7. You can only win once during this block, but you can still win something even if you won in the first half of the month.
Separate from both of these is my birthday contest. I will give my prize (to be determined) to someone who comments on both my birthday and the blogiversary. No, I am not telling you which day is my birthday. (For those who know my b-day, like Bookluver_Carol and Reviewer X, I'll make you do something else if you want the prize.) No extra entries, though I might be bribable. In fact, anyone who's
One more note: participating authors are free to enter other's contests. They cannot win their own book because that's just silly.