Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Ban This! Win This! Part Deux

Part one had ended. Now it's time for part two! Get your entries in!

So what's up for grabs? Well, the winner gets to choose 1 book from the following list taken off of the 08/09 banned books list from ALA--

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Alexie Sherman
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer
The Great Tree of Avalon: Child of the Dark Prophecy by TA Barron
Looking for Alaska by John Green
Dead Folks by Jon A. Jackson
The Boy Book: A Study of Habits and Behaviors, Plus Techniques for Taming Them by E. Lockhart
ttfn by Lauren Myracle
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson by Louise Rennison
Whispers from the Dead by Joan Lowery Nixon
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
ttyl by Lauren Myracle
Prep: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld

Here's what you have to do to enter--

Comment with your email to enter
+5 for already following
+3 for newly following (please specify or I'm just going to assume you're new)
+3 for linking to the contest
+10 for posting the Ban This! banner in your sidebar and linking back here
+10 for joining in the Ban This! rally and promising to post about banned and challenged books this month (for this, please post on the original Ban This! post with your blog address, just click the banner at the top of my sidebar)

This contest will run until September 30th at midnight, EST. US residents only, please! Good luck!


Mollie said...

You're already in my google reader... :)

Falling Off The Shelf said...

I didn't know Looking For Alaska was a banned book! THat's my sisters favorite book of all time, lol.

Enter me please, I'd like to have my own copy of it!

I'm already a follower :)


Erica said...

Please enter me :) Wow, I didn't even realize half those books were on the banned books list - that list is ridiculous either way but still.

I'm already a follower +5

:) Erica

Jenna said...

Book Banning makes me laugh because kids just want to read a book more if it is banned. Oh, the irony!

+5 for already following

Thanks for the contest!

Dani. said...

Book Banning should be banned :)
No seriously though the audacity of someone to ban a book is outrageous to me.


+5: Old Follower!
+3: Linked to Sidebar-
+10: Ban This! banner in Sidebar-

Just Your Typical Book Blog said...

I still get surprised when I read the banned book list. Some of those just make my jaw drop of why they're even banned.

+5 already a follower


Addicted Book Reader said...

Awesome, thanks!
+5 for already following
+10 for joining in the Ban This! rally

Jessica said...

+5 I follow
+3 I'll go link to the giveaway right now
+10 I joined and posted about awesome banned books

Mmmm banned books. Makes me feel like a zombie after brains I just want to consume them all. Man that was a weird thing to say even for me. lol
Ok I'll shut up now count me in please. jessica(at)fan(dot)com

Misusedinnocence said...

I'm a follower. :)


throuthehaze said...

count me in please

+5 already follow

throuthehaze at gmail dot com

Shadowofwonder47 said...
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Shadowofwonder47 said...

These all sound like awesome books! Please enter me.

+5 I am an old blogger follower!


Zombie Girrrl said...

Oops, I signed up on the old contest first. Let's try this again!
+3 new follower
+3 I linked you on my sidebar.
+10 I posted the Ban This! banner on my sidebar
+10 I promise to post something pertaining to banned books this month.

This is awesome! I totally disagree with book banning. This is America, land of freadom, you can't tell someone what or what not to read!

zombiegirrrl21 at aol dot com

pirate penguin said...

+5 for already following
+3 for linking to the contest
+10 for posting the Ban This! banner in your sidebar and linking back here


Jill of The O.W.L Blog said...

+5 already a follower
+10 have the Ban This! on my sidebar

foltzsfantasticbooks at

TruBlu93 said...

cool. =)
i'm already a follower


Bianca said...

+5 for already following you!!

infinitemusic19 at gmail dot com

jessjordan said...

Yay for banned books! We should celebrate them. Spread the word. :) jessjordan82(at)gmail(dot)com.

+5 for already following

thanks for hosting this awesome contest!

Elie N said...

I want to play too!
+5 already a follower

Misty said...

I am such a banned book supporter. I started a 24 hr readathon at my local community college for Banned Books Week a few years ago (still going strong!)

+3 new follower
+3 linked in sidebar (@ Book Rat)
+10 banner
+10 I had already planned on doing a week of events (shh, don't tell, I haven't told my blog people yet) for BBW, so absotively!

~Misty (

And thanks for joining the Helluva Halloween challenge. Make sure to come back and link up whenever you review or post about anything Halloweenie! I'm looking forward to it. :)

The Book Vixen said...

Please enter me. I would love to win My Sister's Keeper.

+3 new follower
+3 sidebar link
left sidebar under "contests & giveaways"

thebookvixen [at] gmail [dot] com

heatherzilla said...

Wow! I am surprised by the titles on this list.

+3 for newly following


Sarbear said...

Hi : ) I'm new to your page but I love it! Please enter me -- I would love to win any of these books!


+3 for newly following

Nancye said...

Thanks for the great giveaway!!

+5 already following

nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

Mary Ann DeBorde said...

Mary D
zenrei57 (at) hotmail (dot) com

I can't get over how many books on listed! I hate book banning, it is absurd! Anyway, thanks for the wonderful contest and
+5 I am already a follower via Google :)

Alexa said...

I've read some of these books and I never knew that they were banned!

+5 for already following
+3 link on sidebar
+10 Ban This! banner on sidebar


Flip The Page! Book Reviews said...

Awesome Contest!

+5 for already following

+3 for linking to the contest at (sidebar)

+10 for posting the banner!


katie said...

I already follow and I would love to be entered!

Meghan said...

Please enter me!

+3 new follower
+3 twitter:


Sara said...

Great contest...

+5 already a follower


Paradox said...

Enter me please!!!

+5 for already following
+3 for linking to the contest -
+10 for posting the Ban This! banner in your sidebar and linking back here -

paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

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