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Tenners Library Giveaway!

To celebrate the end of our debut year, The Tenners will be holding a special giveaway just for librarians. One public or school library will be selected to receive a set of 55 books by 2010 MG and YA debut authors.

How do you enter this massive giveaway? So easy. All you have to do is capture one of our books in the wild.* Take a photo of yourself, another librarian, a patron, or even an adorable library pet posing with one of our 2010 debut novels. Send it to us at 2010debuts@gmail.com from your institutional email address. Tell us your name, your library's name and mailing address, and who's in the picture.

Again, only librarians are eligible for this giveaway. Not a librarian? Encourage your friendly neighborhood librarian to enter! The contest will be open until February 15th and the lucky winning library will be chosen and announced on February 16th. Until then, we'll be periodically posting your pictures.

The Tenners would like to thank you all SO VERY MUCH for your support this year. It's been an amazing adventure and we're looking forward to sharing more books with you in 2011 and beyond.

Books included in the giveaway are:

The Absolute Value of -1 by Steve Brezenoff
All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Birthmarked by Caragh O'Brien
Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves
The Body Finder and Desires of the Dead by Kimberly Derting
Change of Heart by Shari Maurer
The Cinderella Society by Kay Cassidy
The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin by Josh Berk
The Dark Divine and The Lost Saint by Bree Despain
The Deathday Letter by Shaun David Hutchinson
Dirty Little Secrets by Cynthia Jaynes Omololu
Eighth-Grade Superzero by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
Everlasting by Angie Frazier
Forget-Her-Nots by Amy Brecount-White
The Freak Observer by Blythe Woolston
Freefall by Mindi Scott
The Ghost & The Goth by Stacey Kade
Guardian of the Dead by Karen Healey
Harmonic Feedback by Tara Kelly
Hunger by Jackie Morse Kessler
Hush, Hush and Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick
Inconvenient by Margaret Gelbwasser
Iron King and Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa
Kids vs. Squid by Greg van Eekhout
Leaving Gee's Bend by Irene Latham
The Life and Opinions of Amy Finawitz by Laura Toffler-Corrie
The Line by Teri Hall
Losing Faith by Denise Jaden
Magic Under Glass by Jackie Dolamore
The Mark by Jen Nadol
Mistwood by Leah Cypess
Nice & Mean by Jessica Leader
Other by Karen Kincy
Palace Beautiful by Sarah DeFord Williams
Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
Princess for Hire by Lindsey Leavitt
Prisoners in the Palace by Michaela MacColl
Prophecy of Days by Christy Raedeke
The Red Umbrella by Christina Gonzalez
The Reinvention of Edison Thomas by Jacqueline Houtman
The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff
The Rise of Renegade X by Chelsea Campbell
Sea by Heidi Kling
The Secret Year by Jennifer Hubbard
Scones and Sensibility by Lindsay Eland
Shooting Kabul by N.H. Senzai
The Snowball Effect by Holly Nicole Hoxter
Three Rivers Rising by Jame Richards
Tortilla Sun by Jennifer Cervantes
Wildfire Run by Dee Garretson

*No purchase necessary, so posing with a photo or artistic interpretation of a book's cover is just fine too.


( 18 comments — Leave a comment )
Dec. 15th, 2010 03:45 pm (UTC)
Would I be correct to assume that this is only open to those in the US/Canada?

Dec. 15th, 2010 04:02 pm (UTC)
Nope! As long as you are a librarian, anywhere in the world, you are eligible.
Dec. 15th, 2010 04:46 pm (UTC)
oooh, how exciting! I know what I'll be doing at work tomorrow..!
Amanda Johnson
Dec. 15th, 2010 07:28 pm (UTC)
I'm a student worker in my university's library, and we don't currently have a librarian who is responsible for the Youth section. Can I enter on behalf of the library, or do I need to get the overall head of the library to enter?

Thanks for the awesome contest! :)
Dec. 15th, 2010 08:16 pm (UTC)
I would tell the head librarian about the contest and get their OK to enter. Then they could email us or you can send the entry on their behalf. I can't imagine why anyone would be opposed to free books, but it's probably good to keep them in the loop. :)

Catherine Inquisitive Kyle
Dec. 15th, 2010 07:31 pm (UTC)
I can't wait to take photos! I'm going to put my junior friends in charge of the photo! Its going to be AWESOME!! YAY!
Thankfully yours,
a teen librarian who never has enough money to buy all the books she'd like to :)
Dec. 15th, 2010 08:17 pm (UTC)
Can't wait to see your entry! :)
Dec. 16th, 2010 06:12 pm (UTC)
I'm totally emailing my favorite librarians about this...
Dec. 17th, 2010 02:58 pm (UTC)
Yay, thanks Karen!
Cynthia Schmid-Perry
Jan. 18th, 2011 02:31 pm (UTC)
Tenner's Giveaway
What an awesome idea! It is fun and encourages more reading: double bonus! Thank you one and all!
Jan. 19th, 2011 05:12 pm (UTC)
Is this international or US only?
Jan. 21st, 2011 03:07 pm (UTC)
Giveaway Rules
I am the library media aide for a jr/sr high school, am I allowed to enter or does the librarian need to. I do all the photos and contest entries, thanks.
Jan. 22nd, 2011 12:05 am (UTC)
Re: Giveaway Rules
Library media aide? Sounds close enough. Send in your entry! :)
Jan. 26th, 2011 05:31 pm (UTC)
book giveaway
Holy Cow, this is fabulous. I'm the children's librarian at Latah County Library District in Moscow, Idaho and I would love to win this contest. Thank you!
Jan. 26th, 2011 08:40 pm (UTC)
How are you deciding which photo wins? And if I have some students who are really enthusiastic and take more than one photo, can I enter them all?
Jan. 26th, 2011 11:54 pm (UTC)
The winner will be randomly selected. It will only "count" for one entry, but you can send in multiple photos. :)
Feb. 12th, 2011 04:42 pm (UTC)
Will we receive some sort of confirmation that you received our email? My students were hoping to see their pics on your website and we hadn't yet. Thanks so much for this great contest!
Feb. 12th, 2011 08:49 pm (UTC)
At the same time I post the pictures, I reply and send the link. Based on your username I think I just posted your students' photos a few minutes ago! :)
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