Got Books? Want some?

Today is the day!! Stiletto Storytime is extremely excited to be taking part in this year’s Got Books? Event. It’s a celebration of all things books, what could possibly be better than that? Check out the event site for all the details as well as blogger and sponsor spotlights.Β  There are 108 blogs taking part and the prize list is amazing…. Speaking of prizes…here at Stiletto Storytime one lucky reader will win a prize package including:

  • Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard (the first book in the hit series)
  • An ARC of Sea by Heidi R. Kling with matching bookmark
  • An ARC of Runaway by Meg Cabot
  • An ARC of Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Leviathan
  • Some other fun book related surprise SWAG (not pictured since it’s a surprise)

“This event is to celebrate book bloggers round the world..shine a light on their efforts, spread the word on their sites & have some bookish fun!”

Once again Big Thanks to Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers and There’s A Book for creating and hosting this great event exclusively for Book Blogs!

So make sure to visit not only Stiletto Storytime but as many of the 108 blogs as possible so you can answer “yes” to the question: Got Books?

So How Do I Win the Stiletto Storytime Prize Package?

To enter the giveaway for Stiletto Storytime please leave a comment below naming your favorite author (I’m taking a poll for a later post). US and Canada address only please. You do not need to be a follower to enter but you can earn two extra entries if you follow or tweet (please let me know with a link for Twitter). Also make sure to leave your e-mail address for notification. Winner will be picked by random number generator and notified after the event ends on July 24, 2010. Good luck to all! And as always:

“Remember just like stilettos, reading never goes out of style.”

P.S. You can also check out the post below this one for a chance to win a copy of Jackie Lee Miles’ Cold Rock River as well!



Filed under Book Blogs, Contests, Events, Young Adult Books

166 responses to “Got Books? Want some?

  1. I’d have to say that my favorite author right now is Diana Gabaldon. I loved the Outlander series.

    I am a follower.

    teresasreadingcorner at gmail dot com

  2. My favorite author is Laurell K. Hamilton. I’m a follower.

    jennsicurella at verizon dot net

  3. It’s hard for me to pick one favorite author, but I’m going to say Barbara Kingsolver.

    I’m not sure if it counts as a follower, but I subscribe in Google Reader.


  4. My favorites are Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (when they work together)

    I’m a follower!

  5. I’m going to say Sara Shepard– it was her series “Pretty Little Liars” that got me into reading. Her books are addictive, mysterious, and SO easy to read. πŸ™‚

    I subscribe by e-mail. I don’t see a follower button…so…unless you mean RSS?

    Tweet tweet:

  6. Oh right. I kind of forgot that PLL is part of this giveaway. I don’t have any of the series, so I’d be ecstatic if I won. &, well, all those books are in my TBR/wishlist.

    Got Books is great! Does it seem like July has been a giveaways blowout in the book blogging community?

  7. My favorite author is Patricia Briggs! Thanks for the contest!


  8. Julie Kenner is my fave!
    Thanks for a chance to win a great prize
    I’m a new follower (mountie9)
    and I tweeted
    contestmom AT hotmail DOT com

  9. debp

    Stephen King is my favorite author.

  10. I really enjoy Jodi Picoult and Stephenie Meyer. Thanks for the giveaway! emilyjoymitchell(at)gmail(d0t)com

  11. Andrea I

    Janet Evanovich is my favorite.

    Follow through e-mail.

  12. I don’t really have a favorite, because I love so many, so I’ll have to go for my standby- Wilson Rawls. I chose him because he wrote my most favorite book of all time, Where the Red Fern Grows.

    This prize pack looks phenomenal! Thanks!

  13. Great giveaway! I don’t have a favorite, but right now I am loving Andrea Cremer πŸ™‚

  14. This is a hard question! But…if I had to pick one, it may have to be Courtney Summers. Her books so far are moving, I love them.


  15. Difficult question. I’d say Jane Austen because I love all of her books.

    Please enter me only if I can participate with my P.O. Box.


  16. lavenderlines

    Kelley Armstrong is my favorite author, although Maggie Steifvater is sneaking up on Kelley. LOL

  17. Hi there,

    My favorite author is Cassandra Clare. A friend got me hooked on the Mortal Instruments series and I cannot wait for Clockwork Angel to come out!

    clderwee at gmail dot com

  18. I tweeted this as well!

  19. Fav author is hard to choose….I love Douglas Clegg though.

    That’s a great prize pack. Thanks for the giveaway!

    (I subscibe to your rss feed)

  20. My favorite author right now has to be Julie Kagawa just because every book in her series has been amazing. I also love Stephanie Meyer for the same reason.

    truthbetold004 at gmail dot com

  21. I LOVE Gail Carriger… Suzanne Collins… I love too many authors to choose just one.

    nickiheart16 [at] aim [dot] com

  22. One favorite author? Man, talk about difficult. I have five or six…

    But, for this, I’ll say Steve Hamilton who writes the Alex McKnight series set in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

    And I follow you on Twitter and will be following you via Google as soon as I finish this comment.


  23. Jenna

    My favorite author is John Green. Not only are his books amazing, but he also is a great and funny guy. I watched his Youtube channel long before I read his books, and I have a great respect for him.

    Thanks so much for the giveaway!


  24. My favorite author right now is probably L.J. Smith.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    I follow via RSS feed.

    Emily ebdye1(at)gmail

  25. My favorite author is probably Suzanne Collins, or Julie Kagawa.:)

  26. Carrie Ryan!


  27. Charlaine Harris


  28. Amy

    Fave auth0r = Philip Yancey (I know, he’s a completely different genre.)

    Amy S.
    artsyrockerchick at aim dot com

  29. Right now, I’d say Jennifer Echols, she writes some fantastic YA romance! Thank you for the contest!! I’m following on twitter πŸ™‚

    +2 tweeted here:

    inthehammockblog at gmail dot com

  30. My favorite right now is probably Suzanne Collins of the Hunger Games series.
    lisadgibson (at) live (dot) com

  31. My favorite author is Stephen King.

  32. J.R.R. Tolkien!

    Benz1966 at gmail dot com

  33. sue brandes

    So may great authors but; my favorite one is Brenda Novak. Her books are a must buy for me.

  34. I just found Molly Harper. She is funny!

  35. that’s a tough one, but i really love Jonathan Tropper

  36. My favorite author is Libba Bray. Ask me again in an hour and it might be different…She’s phenomenal though. πŸ™‚

    whatinabox at gmail dot com


  37. My favorite author ever is hard to pick. I love so many for so many different reasons. Overall, though…I think I’d have to pick Janet Evanovich. She managers to take something somewhat ordinary and makes it absolutely hilarious! Plus, her Stephanie Plum series has not one, but two very hot guys. What more could a girl ask for?

    Thanks for hosting!

  38. my favorite author changes depending on what i’m hyped about…currently it is Lili St Crow – I wanna read Jealousy

  39. Chelsie

    My favorite author right now is Suzanne Collins… I want to know how the Hunger Games ends!

    Fabulous books!
    I follow.

    chelsielalonde at gmail dot com

  40. Ekta

    My favourite author is J.K. Rowling. I am a follower. Thanks for the giveaway!

    ekta.p7 [at] gmail [dot] com

  41. My favorite author is Stephenie Meyer!

    swordsforfighting at yahoo dot com

  42. My fave author is Gena Showalter.
    I follow via email subscription

    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

  43. My fave is Simone Elkeles. πŸ™‚ I ❀ Alex. (Perfect Chemistry).

    I am a follower-

    Great giveaway btw-

  44. My Fav authors right now would be a tie between Maggie Stiefvater, Suzanne Collins and Jandy Nelson… and a few others, but these 3 rank pretty high on my fav author list :)))

    I follow via email subscription.
    Thanks for the contest! Would love to be entered.

    alifeboundbybooks at hotmail dot com

  45. I love Jodi Picoult.

  46. Marie Lay

    My favorite author is Charlaine Harris!

  47. Dakota

    Favourite author – Sophie Kinsella (can’t help it, love the books :/ )


  48. My favorite author is Margaret Atwood. I’m a new follower.
    amandarwest at gmaildotcom

  49. I’m a follower, my favorite author is Francesca Lia Block!

    dragonzgoil at gmail dot com

  50. Adriana V

    My favorite author is Libba Bray.


    Thank you for the giveaway!

  51. Thanks for the giveaway!
    My favorite author at this moment is Kelley Armstrong!

  52. Carole Spring

    My favorite author is James Patterson.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  53. Great job on the post and lovin’ the prize pack selection there! Thanks for helping to spread the bookish love…happy reading!

  54. Carole Spring


  55. My favorite author, by far, is JK Rowling.

    kaitlynkline (at) gmail (dot) com


  56. latisha depoortere

    My favorite are Richelle Mead and alyson noel.
    Im a follower blog and twitter.

  57. Ashley H.

    I love Charlaine Harris

  58. I have to say that my fav. is Jennifer Echols. I have enjoyed all of her books and she is super sweet! πŸ™‚


  59. My favorite author is Shannon Hale. Her books are fantastic, and she is so nice in person.

  60. This is a great prize pack! I love your header! My favorite author is Maggie Stiefvater

  61. Chantel

    My favourite author is Bill Bryson.

    cwilliams127 at gmail dot com

  62. My favorite writer changes all of the time. If you put your stiletto to my head, I would have to say F. Scott Fitzgerald or Theodore Dreiser. I am old school like that.

    I do have a secret….I am totally hooked on Pretty Little Liars on TV thanks to twitter and would love to read it!

  63. I love janet evonovich πŸ™‚ so fun!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  64. Great giveaway! As for my favorite author – yikes, that is hard to pick just one – but I would definitely have to say, Kurt Vonnegut.

    bagambo (at) yahoo (dot) com

  65. Favorite author right now… I’m pretty into Gail Carriger at the moment. πŸ™‚


  66. Hard to pick a fav, it changes all the time! Right now I would say Lisa Schroeder!

  67. suzie

    Kathy Riechs is My fave at the moment

  68. My favorite author is Melissa Marr (although my list of favorites is long!). Thanks for the giveaway!!

  69. Hilary St. Laurent

    Wow this is a great giveaway! πŸ™‚

    I don’t have a favorite author… I can’t pick one… A few of my favorites is Richelle Mead, Rachel Vincent, Melody Carlson… John Green. πŸ™‚

    I follow you on twitter and I’m subscribed by Google Reader. πŸ™‚

    xprettyxnxpunkx AT gmail DOT com.

  70. I’m a fan of Tommie Lyn.

    I’m a follower.


  71. I have lots of favorites but I think my one must-read is Nora Roberts.

    Simone Elkeles is my favorite YA author πŸ™‚


  72. Shishito

    Paulo Coelho is my favorite author.

    I am a new GFC follower.
    shishito85 at gmail dot com

  73. Sophia

    My favorite author of all-time is J.K. Rowling!!


  74. Shishito

    Correction to my previous post: Oops I mean follower through Google Reader(RSS feed) not GFC.
    shishito85 at gmail dot com

  75. Sophia

    I am a Twitter follower (adidaswbm)


  76. brenda child

    My fave authors are Janette Rallison and Shannon Hale. They both make me laugh.

    I check your blog often, but I can’t figure out how to follow?!?!?

  77. Sophia

    I tweeted about the giveaway


  78. ohhh man… I don’t know that I can pick just one favorite.. can I name a few? Ilona Andrews, Nalini Singh, Kresley Cole, Susan Mallery… to name a few! πŸ™‚


  79. Favorite author is Kelly Meding right now. But it will change. Oh, there is went πŸ™‚

    robin [at] intensewhisper [dot] com

  80. Bethie

    Thanks for the giveaway. I would have to say that my fav author is Charlaine Harris.

  81. Chica, lots of comments! Congrats. My favorite author as of today is Mattew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook.


    Greg Gutierrez
    Zen and the Art of Surfing

  82. My fave author is Jen Lancaster!

  83. Great idea! My favorite author is Neil Gaiman. Talented, cute, and has a British accent. Yum!

    alexia561@yahoo dot com

  84. Kjovus

    This is a hard question. My fave book is hunger games, but I didn’t love gregor the overlander by Suzanne Collins.

    I also enjoyed Richelle Mead’s VA and Lisa Mangum’s hourglass door.

  85. Megan Hall

    My favorite author varies depending on my mood. Lately I’ve been enjoying Meg Cabot books both her children, teen, and adult books. I like that she writes for a variety of readers.

  86. I’d have to say that my favorite author right now is Lauren Barnholdt. She has the BEST YA love series.

    I am a follower via twitter

    rteenbookworm at gmail dot com

  87. Thanks for the giveaway! My favorite author is L.J. Smith! Love all her work!

    I’m a follower πŸ™‚

  88. Donna S

    My favorites are Stephen King and Nora Roberts. Yes quite the long reach.

    I am a follower.

    tweet –

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  89. My favorite author is probably John Green. Looking for Alaska was amazing.

    I’m a follower!
    I tweeted:


  90. Oh my goodness…. I guess I would say…. Aprilynne Pike since she’s my friend πŸ™‚

    Suzanne Collins is awesome.

  91. Ash L

    My favorite author is Stephenie Meyer.

    +2=I tweeted:

    Thanks for the contest!

  92. At the moment, my favorite author is Ilona Andrews though that tends to change weekly at least.

    I am a follower

    kd_collins at

  93. Thank you for the great giveaway. Two of those are already on my wish list!

    I’d have to say Diana Gabaldon is my #1 favorite. I fell in love with her “Red Jamie” and had to search for years to find my own πŸ™‚

  94. Paige Child

    Jessica Day George is fantastic!

  95. Vidisha

    My all time fav is Nicholas sparks.

  96. I just love J.K. Rowling!


  97. Choosing just one favorite is almost impossible. I guess long-term I’d have to say Anne McCaffrey – I’ve loved her books since I was a teen.

    akreese (at) hotmail (dot) com

  98. jennifer mathis

    my fav is johanna lindsey

  99. Fedora

    One favorite is Jennifer Crusie. Thanks for the event this weekend!

  100. Meadow

    My favorite author is Kelley Armstrong.

    I tried following by email but kept getting error messages πŸ˜› Oh well, I just added you to my bookmarks instead πŸ™‚


  101. What a great package!
    I follow via twitter BettyMc and am trying to subscribe too.
    Favorite author: Roald Dahl (especially his adult books)
    Love those shoes of yours, but won’t borrow! (ouch)

  102. I have to go with Sarah Dessen as my favorite author, for so many reasons too long to list so late at night.


  103. Melanie L

    I don’t have only one favorite, but I’ll pick one I’ve really liked lately-Carlos Ruiz Zafon. I’ve read two of his books recently and loved both of them.

  104. Alicia

    Lee Child

    Thanks for the giveaway >^..^<

  105. Anne Rice…always and forever! Thanks for the wonderful giveaway. =O)


  106. CLG

    Fav Author? I LOVE MEG CABOT. ❀

  107. I like Barbara Hambly.

  108. Colleen Turner

    It’s hard to pick a favorite writer, but if I have to choose I would go with Audrey Niffenegger (close second is Maggie O’Farrell).

  109. My favorite author is Jennifer Donnelly! πŸ™‚

    I’m a new blog follower also. Thanks for the contest!

    allison.dayle at

  110. My favorite author is Cassandra Clare. I love her work!!

    Tried following but don’t see the followers box on the side! o_O

    Thanks so much!


  111. scottsgal

    my favorite author is James Patterson
    thanks for the contest

  112. Such a great group of books! I’ve really wanted to read some more Meg Cabot, so thanks for the opportunity!

    If I had to choose, ugh…top three:
    Sarah Addison Allen
    Charlaine Harris
    Cassandra Clare

    I can’t choose just one! They all write so well and for different reasons. Thanks so much for the great giveaway and for participating in Got Books?!
    the1stdaughter at gmail dot com

  113. amandasue

    Sophie Kinsella! Thanks for entering me into this great giveaway!


  114. Teresa W.

    My favorite is Janet Evanovich, love the Stephanie Plum series!

  115. hmm…I don’t know. I’ve read both books by Gillian Flynn and loved those, so she’d be one!

  116. What a fabulous giveaway! My favorite author is probably Barbara Kingslover!

    I follow you on twitter if that counts @amusedbybooks

  117. Great prize pack! All books I want! My favorite author is Jacqueline Carey. Love her Kushiel’s Legacy series!


  118. DANG GIRL! This is one of the best for Got Books! πŸ™‚

    My favorite author is Anna Godbersen the author of the Luxe series. I love her refined yet understandable writing and her books are my guilty pleasure!

  119. Julie

    I would have to say LJ Smith is my all-time favorite author πŸ˜€

  120. Thanks for hosting – favorite author – super hard question – I am chosing Lloyd Alexander. Please enter me! Thanks.

  121. Really great contest. Those are 4 awesome books up for grabs. My favorite author to this day is still Meg Cabot. I love basically all of her books from young adult to adult. I’m subscribed to your blog but couldn’t find a link to follow other than for twitter. I haven’t used twitter in ages so I didn’t use that one.


  122. woops and my email is breanna20f (at) gmail (dot) com



  123. Tina

    Thanks for the contest! Mu favorite author is Diana Wynne Jones.
    skibunny9197 (at) aol (d0t) com

  124. Debbie D

    I favorite author is Suzanne Collins, right now. It changes all the time. Please include me in your giveaway.

    I am a follower.

  125. My fav author is so hard, i guess I will go with Sue Grafton but Elizabeth Scott is a close second
    I follow in google reader and tweeted it here


  126. Angie D

    My favorite author is James Patterson. I love his books:)
    I subscribe and I tweeted

  127. Linda Kish

    James Patterson.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  128. My favorite author is Fannie Flagg, I’ve never been disappointed in a single one of her books. πŸ™‚

    I follow on GR.
    waitmantwillie at hotmail dot com

  129. It is hard to name one favorite… I will pick Christina Dodd who writes historicals, contemps and paranormals.
    I could not find the GFC to confirm that I follow, although I think I do.
    I do follow on Twitter (MSEREADS).
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  130. Favorite author: Ted Dekker


  131. This is a really hard question to answer. I love so many. I am going to say Maggie Stiefvater because I really like shiver and I can’t wait to read linger
    I am a follower of blog and twitter

  132. shawna

    so hard to choose a fave….but I’d have to say my favorite is Stephenie Meyer. thanks so much for the chance.

    I’ve just become a new follower!

    mainlandmama at gmail dot com


    my favorite author at the moment would have to be Lois Lowry

  134. Pam S

    I am follower @ twitter (pams00)


  135. Mia J.

    I like James Patterson.

  136. Doreen R

    Ha. I have so many faves…but…one is Victor McGlothin because I am just starting The Secrets of Newberry and I love it so far.
    I subscribe by email.

    dorcontest at gmail dot com

  137. JoAnna B

    I have so many favorites, so to pick one is hard. Sherrilyn Kenyon.

  138. I would have to say J.K. Rowling right now. I’m hungry for more Potter since the new trailer appeared!

    I saw you commented about Fannie Flagg. I love her book Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man.

  139. oops my email is briheartsbooks (at) gmail (dot) com

  140. Oooh, fave author, now that is a hard one! I would have to go with Melissa Marr! Thanks for this pretty awesome contest πŸ˜€

    +1 Twitter Link


  141. Favorite author is so hard to choose! I’ll go with Kelley Armstrong this go round.

    angela.donner (at)

  142. Linda Henderson

    My favorite author is Nora Roberts/J.D.Robb.

    seriousreader at live dot com

  143. JHS

    I can’t name just one favorite author. Recently, I have really enjoyed books by Jennifer Weiner, Nancy Thayer, Claire Cook, Margo Candela, and, of course, Gregory Maguire.


    jhsmail at comcast dot net

  144. Elise

    I am an email subscriber!

    My favorite author is Cassandra Clare.
    caliblue7 at gmail dot com

  145. wendy wallach

    Love anne rice and I am a follower on GFC as wendy wallach

  146. ikkinlala

    I’m horrible at choosing favourites, but tonight I think it’s Bill Watterson (I’ve been re-reading Calvin and Hobbes comics).

    ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

  147. I love Anita Shreve
    I also follow via GFc

    petrellinyc-blog at yahoo dot com

  148. My favorite author is Jane Austin.

  149. hannah

    • hannah

      oops I meant to put my favorite author in that comment to but my internet reset and I forgot, sorry!

      my favorite author would probably be John Maxwell

  150. Awesome contest! One of my favorite authors of all time is Maggie Stiefvater. I love her writing!!!

  151. karla duff

    like reading Kaleb Nation at the moment

  152. andrea

    favorite author… JK Rowling .
    I’m now following via RSS feed on Google Reader.

    Thanks for the giveaway! the prize-books look awesome πŸ™‚


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