Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Catching Fire GIVEAWAY!

Scholastic and Dina of Big Honco Media have given me this amazing opportunity of hosting an amazing CATCHING FIRE GIVEAWAY! Seriously, if I weren't myself, I'd totally enter my own contest. Because look at what you can get!

Three (3) lucky winners will receive:
  • very limited edition promotional T-shirt (only 300 made!)
  • collectible gold mocking jay pin
  • copy of Catching Fire
If you're a visual kind of person, check out the book trailer:

And here are some more visuals you'll want to see: the beautiful cover of Catching Fire (which you could own!!) and that t-shirt.

Oh man. That t-shirt. It's gorgeous. I want that t-shirt.

If you've been living under a rock for the past year, check out the official Hunger Games website for more information, as well as to read the first chapter of Catching Fire.

To enter: Just leave your email address, and preferably something interesting/funny/relevant/rip-roaringly unique to keep me entertained. :)

Open to: The Catching Fire book promotion is open to participants with a United States mailing address only (international readers can enter if you have a friend in the States who can accept your prizes by mail!). Entrants under age 13 must have parent or guardian permission to enter.

Ends: Friday, September 25, 2009

Good luck!


  1. I haven't read Hunger Games yet because I have heard so many mixed reviews about it! But what better than a contest for the second book to get me motivated enough to read it!! I hope I win this and can enjoy the books as much as everyone else!!


  2. I've heard splendid things about The Hunger Games and was recently able to get it though I haven't had the chance to read it. I just know I'll like it though. I would love to win this.


  3. **Jumping up and down**

    Pick me! Pick me!

    If you haven't noticed I would really like to win!


  4. In response to the person above who hasn't read the Hunger Games because of mixed reviews... exactly where did you find said reviews? Every single one I've read gave the book 4-6 out of 5 stars =o)

    I want that shirt. And the pin.


  5. Oohh--I want a pin...
    consider me entered...

    NotNessie, I've only read good reviews about Hunger Games although I have read mixed reviews about the sequel

  6. I loved Hunger Games and can't wait to read Catching Fire!!!!


  7. Oh man, I want this so bad. I would wear that shirt so proudly.

    jillkt13 at yahoo dot com

  8. Enter me, please!

    bcanyon at hotmail dot com

  9. Yeah, that shirt is made of awesome. I would love it! Thanks for hosting this great giveaway. I love this series and love speculating about it with other readers.

    angiegirl (at) gmail (dot) com

  10. Enter me!

  11. *spazzes*

    Enter me, enter me, enter me!!!! *waves hand frantically in the air* I want to win this SO BAD!!!!

    bethrevis @ gmail.com

  12. Dying to read this book, AND Hunger game. Hmmm.. can't think of anything overly entertaining to say. How abou: once, I was a chicken. The end.


  13. If it didn't suck to be me today I would totally allow you to enter your own contest through me Steph =D

    P.S. This giveaway rocks my socks. I have a serious thing for t-shirts. Which sucks btw because I work in an office sometimes and have no dressy shirts. Just can't help my love for graphic tees <33

    mishtakes AT gmail DOT com

  14. I think I will join :) Thanks!

    faked_sugartone at hotmail

  15. I probably don't need to enter another one of these contests, but I have terrible luck and I really want that prize pack, so I can use all the chances I can get.

    I ♥ Hunger Games!

    eclecticdahlia at aol dot com

  16. Uh..something funny? How about I start school tomorrow, and I have yet to do any of my summer homework. No, I guess that's just sad. :P

    Thanks for the awesome contest!


  17. Please pick me so I won't be the only one in the universe not to have read this!!!

    nbmars AT yahoo DOT com

  18. Awesome giveaway!! Thanks so much for the offer! I loved the first one and have been anxiously waiting for the next one. Please include me too!

    Here's some meaningless trivia -
    The voice of the character Gollum from the Lord of the Rings movie is based on a cat coughing up a hairball. Ick.


  19. Betty, Carol, Rick & Joe's favorite colors are: green, pink, red & yellow
    1. no person's name has the same # of letters as his/her favorite color
    2. Carol & the girl who likes pink are in different grades
    3. Red is the favorite color of one of the boys.
    What is each person's favorite color ?

    bansidhe19 at yahoo dot com ;)

  20. I would love to win this. I'm trying to add to my stash of YA books, to donate to mentored students through the Polk Education Foundation!

    Thanks for the giveaway.


  21. I forgot to leave you an entertaining thought:
    My husband's mother is married to my father - think about that one for a while! LOL


  22. Cool. Please enter me. But I've just realized I mustn't be a visual kind of person since I so rarely click on videos. Maybe it's just that I don't have a visual kind of computer.

    sdeeth at msn dot com

  23. An awesome book AND a limited-edition T-Shirt? Count me in baby!

    This contest is made of 100% pure awesome! And I love awesome :)


  24. I never watch the videos either. It's hard to be funny after a day of teaching kindergarten. I am tired!!!


  25. Please enter me! And I'm sorry. I sat here trying to come up with a really crafty nifty thing to say, but sadly I came up blank.

    :) Erica

  26. Chyyeahhhh this looks awesome. Sign me up! Thanks for the awesome contest :)


  27. I want to be a walking advertisement for Catching Fire! No seriously, I want that shirt :)


  28. So that shirt is awesome and everyone should be able to have one!!!! You should be able to buy them they are awesome!


  29. WOOOOOT! Count me in girl!


  30. Funny or interesting: Today my daughter got both the Seventeen Magazine and the American Girl Doll catolog. She was equally excited about both. That, in a nutshell, is a 10 year old!

    Please enter me :)

    foltzsfantasticbooks at gmail.com

  31. Awesome contest! Sorry I don't have anything funny to say haha...

  32. I can't tell you how many time I've heard something good about these books!!

    Please enter me. :)

    infinitemusic19 at gmail dot com

  33. Ah! I can't wait to read this! Please enter me!?
    And as for interesting or funny, a few months ago I was taking a walk when a strange old man walked by me, smiling, and looking around...with a ketchup bottle in his hands. Why he had it, I have no clue. There wasn't a grocery store in sight and it didn't look like he was headed anywhere in particular. I thought it was kind of funny and random. lol.


  34. I'd love to be entered! Thanks. :)


  35. If I win this shirt my classmate just conformation about how big a nerd I am
    Cool contest please enter me !!!!!!!


  36. I'm interested!

    My daughter thinks the name Peeta is hilarious. :)


  37. Great giveaway! Please enter me.


  38. Count me in!

    hefollowedme AT gmail DOT com

    now I have to hope my US friend doesn't mind me passing on her addy, lol

  39. I can't wait to read Catching Fire! Hunger Games was one of the best books I read last year. Wouldn't it be fun to wear a mockingjay pin and help spread the word about this great series! Thanks for having a giveaway! Count me in!!


  40. Looks awesome. And a T-shirt and pin to add, cool.

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  41. Love the shirt!
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

  42. I see on your sidebar that you swim. That's completely awesome. Nice to know there are others out there...(I was a breaststroker, but focused on water polo in college). Just thought I'd say that whenever I see that I smile a little bit. :-)


  43. I'd love to win Catching Fire because this series is made of awesome and I can't wait to find out what's going to happen next. Plus the shirt and pin are very cool. :)

    hauntinorchid (at) aol (dot) com

  44. Hey. I haven't read The Hunger Games because I never got the chance, too. I would love to read it if I ever do. So I would like to enter the contest for catching fire..(even though I haven't read book one)
    My email is:
    everdreamz at aim dot com

    P.S. Your blog is one of my favourites. I read it for recommendations and to know the new books and stuff.

  45. I loved the Hunger Games! You didn't read it, you lived it! Great contest! I love the ones that are super easy to enter! :)

    I linked you on my sidebar

    zombiegirrrl21 at aol dot com

  46. Well, not so sure this will be funny to you...but this past weekend a bunch of my friends met up in Chicago for a weekend vacation (we all live across the US). My friend, Billy, saw who he thought was me from behind so he walked up to "me" and said "high five". Well, it turns out it wasn't me and the girl gave Billy a weird look and then a high five. It was probably funnier hearing him tell it, but it made us cry we were laughing so hard!


  47. OMG! I'd love to read this! You know when the Clone Wars came out in theaters? My friend and I were the only ones dressed up (we had the cloaks, lightsabers, and all that jazz!) and people were all like "hey you guys are cool" but then later, when we entered the movie theaters, there were these guys all pimped out in super realistic Stormtrooper and Darth Vader costumes! Gah! And we didn't even have a camera too! Totally stole our thunder! Haha. =P.


  48. I would love to win this. The shirt is awesome and I would love to wear it to show my support for Katniss. I think she is such a great role model.

    findjessyhere at gmail dot com

  49. Please enter me. Would love to win.

    warrior13mm at aim dot com

  50. I know this is not funny, or interesting at all, this is so cliche for all I know, but still... I hope, want, wish to win:) I really, really do!! Thanks alot:D


  51. Love your blog layout especially bc it reminds me of this drama site.

    Hmm something funny?

    a guy walks into a bar and says "ouch" hehehe


  52. me me me me me.

    I just sent you a book via paperbackswap! heh. that's my interesting thing. my email is sophie[dot]sensation[at]gmail[dot]com, and I want that mockingjay pin!

  53. Great giveaway. Can't wait to read this book.


  54. Oh great contest! Please enter me!

    I got a message today saying "Happy 20th Birthday" My birthday was exactly 6 months ago...
    That was kind of funny/unique wasn't it? ;P


  55. awesome contest. i totally need that shirt for when I go to see the movie. Hopefully I won't get any bigger between now and then (if I win)!


  56. I've heard about so many people who enjoyed the Hunger Games, but I haven't even read it yet! I want to get a hold of a copy very soon though, because it sounds fantastic. I'd love the chance to enter this contest to get Catching Fire. Maybe I'll start with that first before tackiling the first book.

    Thanks for this totally awesome giveaway!! There are such cool prizes. :)

    two_of_hearts_101 at yahoo dot com

  57. Awesome site, awesome giveaway....I would love, love, love to win! Having the book would be great, but the T-shirt? Icing on the cake!

    aprildeaton at gmail dot com

  58. Oh, please enter me! I cannot wait to read this book (and the wait is killing me)!

    chapman.hm at gmail dot com

  59. I wish I had something funny or entertaining to say. How about I tell you about my morning - I had chocolate for breakfast, went for a walk with my family and next I'm going to watch some dvds that I got from husband for our anniversary. Oh, yeah - today's our anniversary, I guess that's kind of interesting. :)

    akreese (at) hotmail (dot) com

  60. Enter me please! I'll admit that I haven't read The Hunger Games yet but with everyone raving about these 2 books and picking teams, it's landed these books on my TBR list.


  61. try pretzels(the crunchy little kinds) with mustard. theyre yummy.
    ahaha random...

  62. I haven't read this series yet, but I can't wait to. It looks so good! Thanks for the chance to win it!


  63. I would love a mockingjay pin! And the book of course.


  64. <3 The Hunger Games
    It was so good that I had to read it with a flashlight when the power went out xD

    Count me in~

  65. This is a funny thing my friend said relating to Gale(we are both team PEETA)

    "Gale is.. Idk. He's just a moldy spot on my Peeta bread."

    I died laughing when she said that. XD

    Please enter me

    rahtwak @ Gmail.com

  66. Count me in!

    Sara M
    silentalibis AT yahoo DOT com

  67. Enter me in. I'm trying to start a Hunger Games/Catching Fire manifesto. My mission: To get everybody who hates to read to read these books.

    These books blew my mind...all over my face, and that's a good thing.

    litconnection AT gmail Dot com

  68. Um, rip-roaring entertainment. I really like cheese. Medium chedder is a favorite, though I could take something a bit stronger too.

    Pretty good, eh?

    Thanks for letting me enter anyway...


  69. Çan't think of a thing that's funny right now. Just got my Social Security update in the mail today and saw how much I'll be able to receive monthly when I retire. Guess I'm not retiring LOL (not truly funny though-nope not funny at all)


  70. If I had that shirt, I'd have yet another obscure reference shirt with which to confuse my coworkers, which is always awesome.

    This book sounds incredible. When I first heard the synopsis for the 1st book in the series, Hunger Games, I thought "Oh, that's been done before," but the more I learn about it, the more I'm drawn in. I need to read these books!

    edeitsch [at] gmail [dot] com

  71. Please enter me in the contest. I loved the Hunger Games, am addicted to YA dystopian fiction and think Twilight is evil. For a perfect compilation of how I think of the series (in someone else's words) click this link:

    My email address is jldurant@gmail.com

  72. Umm, I don't like pickles or onions in my burger. I just don't like the taste of them, and they always seem to overwhelm the burger for me. lol

    Thanks for having this contest. I wanna win it for sure!

    angelilee91@gmail dot com

  73. I LIKE BANANAS!!! LOLS. I know, weird....

    My email is jinjun05(at)hotmail(dot)com!

    PICK MOI!!! :DD

  74. i'd love to win a copy:

    dd DOT bookgoddess AT gmail DOT com


  75. I just (finally) bought THE HUNGER GAMES, so I'd love to have the sequel handy after I devour the first!


    karenkincy [at] hotmail [dot] com

  76. Shawna Lewis

    OH thanks so much for this amazing chance to win this amazing giveaway!!! Like everyone else I love These books so again thanks so much!!! You blog looks wonderful keep up all your hard work for us readers we all love you!!!

  77. Please enter me!!!!


  78. I'd love to win this! I just finished it last night and can not wait for the next book! I want my ds to read the series.

    Mrs H

  79. I have wanted to read these for a while and this would be a great start!


  80. Oh this is a cool giveaway. I loved The Hunger Games and Catching Fire. I just couldn't stop reading. I want that Mockingbird pin and I need new clothes mine are covered in baby sick (oh was that gross rather than interesting? - sorry!)

    Please enter me

  81. So today I found out this story from my dad about my aunt:
    She woke up in the middle of the night because "an intruder was farting underneath my bed!" She proceeded to wake up the neighbors, call the police, and have them search her house, all why in her nightgown.
    True Story.
    Enter me please.

  82. *raises hand really, really, extremely high* PICK ME PLEASE! I haven't read Hunger Games yet, but my boyfriend just read it and said it was amazing, and now I HAVE to read it which means I'll have to read the next one. Also as a librarian a Catching Fire t-shirt would be completely work appropriate. *laughs*
    (I apologize if none of that was entertaining.)



  83. oh! oh! oh! me memememememememememeeme did you get that message yet???? anyway.

    haleymathiot at yahoo dot com

  84. Oh pick me, pick me, randomizer! Pick me!


  85. Enter me!!!

    Amusingness: Diablo Cody is working on a movie based on a book series... Sweet Valley High!

    paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

  86. I would love to win this. This is one of those series that I can share with my tweens! We all love to read. We LOVED Hunger Games!

    I wouldn't mind a new tshirt either.

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    lisa.lovesbargins at hotmail . com

  87. Hope I'm not too late.

    kisekigurl [at] gmail.com

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  89. hiya

    Just saying hello while I read through the posts

    hopefully this is just what im looking for looks like i have a lot to read.


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