Friday, September 10, 2010

Blogfest 2010, and INTERNATIONAL giveaway!

Blogfest 2010 has finally arrived! Over the next three days, tons of blogs will be hosting incredible giveaways- sign up with you email and a username here to get a list of the giveaways, and automatically be entered into a mega giveaway! I'm blog number #96 on the list-  My Place by the Sea is number #97. Check it out!

As part of the event, I'm hosting my first giveaway, of Autumn Cornwell's hilarious coming-of-age story, Carpe Diem. Having traveled to various Asian countries, including Vietnam, Mongolia and Cambodia, I can attest to the validity of some of Vassar's experiences!

It's open to international applicants, as long as Book Depository ships to your country of residence. (The list of countries can be found here.) Open to entries until the end of September 12th.

“I’ve got my entire life planned out for the next ten years — including my PhD and Pulitzer Prize,” claims 16-year-old overachiever Vassar Spore, daughter of overachiever parents, who in true overachiever fashion named her after an elite women’s college. Vassar expects her sophomore summer to include AP and AAP (Advanced Advanced Placement) classes. Surprise! Enter a world-traveling relative who sends her plans into a tailspin when she blackmails Vassar’s parents into forcing their only child to backpack with her through Southeast Asia.
On a journey from Malaysia to Cambodia to the remote jungles of Laos, Vassar sweats, falls in love, hones her outdoor survival skills — and uncovers a family secret that turns her whole world upside-down.     
Vassar Spore can plan on one thing: she’ll never be the same again.

This Contest is Now Closed!

Good luck!



  1. Interesting read. Thanks for the giveaway! =)

  2. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway! My BlogFest giveaways are here.

    From the Shadows
    Spirit Guide Series

  3. Thank you for making this contest international! :D

  4. Well, us international people have to share the love! :)

  5. Happy Blogfest and thanks for the giveaway

  6. I've never heard of this book before but it definitely sounds like one that I might enjoy. Thanks for the giveaway.

  7. Great giveaway! Thank you for making your contest international!

    I'm a new follower

  8. I came from the BlogFest 2010 event.

    **waves** :)

    Cherry Mischievous

  9. Aaaargh
    I missed the deadline!
    I'm an idiot.
    But this was an awesome idea so thanks anyway :)


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