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Saturday, June 13, 2009

Contest-Win Santa Olivia by Jacqueline Carey


Lushly written with rich and vivid characters, SANTA OLIVIA is Jacqueline Carey's take on comic book superheroes and the classic werewolf myth.

Loup Garron was born and raised in Santa Olivia, an isolated, disenfranchised town next to a US military base inside a DMZ buffer zone between Texas and Mexico. A fugitive "Wolf-Man" who had a love affair with a local woman, Loup's father was one of a group of men genetically-manipulated and used by the US government as a weapon. The "Wolf-Men" were engineered to have superhuman strength, speed, sensory capability, stamina, and a total lack of fear, and Loup, named for and sharing her father's wolf-like qualities, is marked as an outsider.

After her mother dies, Loup goes to live among the misfit orphans at the parish church, where they seethe from the injustices visited upon the locals by the soldiers. Eventually, the orphans find an outlet for their frustrations: They form a vigilante group to support Loup Garron who, costumed as their patron saint, Santa Olivia, uses her special abilities to avenge the town.

I have one copy of this book and I'm excited to offer it as a giveaway. I really enjoyed reading it, and I think you will too! (To see my review, click here)

US entrants only please
Contest ends 7/1 at midnight eastern time

Just leave me a comment with your contact info.
+1 if you become a follower/are already a follower
+2 if you link to this contest, post about it, twitter on it, etc!



bridget3420 said...

Ooh! I want this:)


bridget3420 said...

I'm a follower

Mandi said...

This one looks good..I'm already a follower

Zia said...

I have an award for you here: http://ziarias.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

I'm becoming a follower and would love to enter. :)

spiffyish @ hotmail . com

Anonymous said...

Also, I'll be posting a link to the giveaway on my Monday post. :)

Lenore said...

this mythology sounds very similar to RED by Jordan Summers. Can you believe I actually have this book too? More werewolf sex??

Janicu said...

Hi, just found your blog through Bookaholics anonymous. I like it and will follow.

Lifestooshort said...

Please enter me :)

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Lifestooshort said...

I'm a follower :)

lavery328 at yahoo dot com

Liz said...

I really want to read this book!

+1 I am a follower



tetewa said...

I'm always looking for new authors to read, count me in! tWarner419@aol.com

Wendy said...

I would totally love to win Santa Olivia!


Wendy said...

Oh, I'm already a follower! :) +1

Margay said...

I am a follower.

Margay said...

I tweeted the contest here:



Jess said...

I'd like to be entered in your giveaway please. Thanks. jessica(at)fan(dot)com

Dawn M. said...

I keep hearing such good things about this book. Would love the chance to read it. Please enter me. :0)

librarygrinch at gmail dot com

rubymoon said...

This book has great reviews and has been on my TBR list for awhile. Thanks for the chance to win.

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rubymoon said...

Follower. (rubymoon/Ally/Blogger)

espressogurl at hotmail dot com

Sara said...

+1 follower

silentalibis AT yahoo DOT com

Mariah said...

Oooh, this sounds like a very good book!!!!


Kristen said...

+1 I'm a follower - for some reason the blogger one wasn't working, so I added you to my google feed.

+2 I also just added a link to your contest on my blog sidebar:

donnas said...

Please include me. I really want to read this.

I am a follower.

bacchus76 at myself dot com

Jen said...

Thanks for the contest!

iiiioneloveiiii AT gmail DOT com

Fellina Grose said...

When you told me about this book I so wanted to read it. I would love to join the contest, please! Parafuni@gmail.com

blackroze37yahoo.com said...

please enter me

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soundistheword3 said...

This is a great contest! I loved Jacqeuline Carey's Kushiel series, so I'm sure this would be really good too. Anyway, please enter me :) I became a follower and posted about this contest on my blog: http://feedyourimagination.blogspot.com/2009/06/in-my-mailbox-week-3-and-more.html

Kristin (email = dazdnconfusd@comcast.net)

LoveMyCoffee said...

I would love to be entered for this book.

I am a follower.


Trista said...

Please enter me! Maybe I'll get lucky! :)


Aimala said...

This sounds like the kind of book you read in one sitting because you can't put it down!

I'm a follower of your blog!
Thank you for hosting this giveaway!


amanda said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

amanda said...

I'm a follower.

Bingo said...

I would like to enter. Thanks for the giveaway!

Bingo said...

I am now a follower. You have an adorable blog!

bridget3420 said...

Blogged about giveaway


nfmgirl said...

I'd love to win this one!

I am following.

nfmgirl At gmail DOT com

nfmgirl said...

I blogged it:


Jake Lsewhere said...

Looks like a good book, please enter me into this drawing.

+1 I'm also a Google follower of your blog.

Thanks for hosting this giveaway.

Jake Lsewhere said...

I've also blogged about this giveaway here.


CherylS22 said...

Please count me in - Thanks!

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CherylS22 said...

I just became a follower

megalon22 at yahoo dot com