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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

A Discovery of Witches Giveaway!

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pub. Date: February 8th, 2011
Pages: 579
Age Level: Adult with YA crossover appeal.

Synopsis via Goodreads
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 underworld 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.


Contest Details
Thanks to the lovely Lindsay with Penguin, one lucky winner will receive a copy of A Discovery of Witches and some awesome buttons.

~Comments are appreciated but you must fill out the form for entry.
~Open to US and Canada
~Contest ends at 11:59PM EST on May 6th.
~Winner will have 48 hours to reply to email with mailing address, unless filled out on form, or another winner will be chosen.

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Scoot said...

This sounds like a great book! Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

Unknown said...

Thank you for the opportunity<3

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