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Jun 10 2011 4:00pm

A Fire Upon the Deep Sweepstakes!

For those of you who are curious about Children of the Sky, or just waiting to reread a science fiction classic, we have 20 copies of A Fire Upon the Deep to hand over to you! That’s right, the Hugo Award-winning novel by Vernor Vinge could be yours if you comment on this post. You’ve got 20 chances, so enter now!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase does not improve your chances of winning. Sweepstakes open to legal residents of fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 or older. To enter, fill out entry on this post beginning at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) June 10, 2011. Sweepstakes ends at 12:00 p.m. ET June 14, 2011. Void outside of the 50 US and DC and where prohibited by law. Please see full details and official rules here. Sponsor: Macmillan Publishers, 175 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010.

177 comments
rfoushee
2. rfoushee
Need more books.
rfoushee
4. Teawench
I got nuthin'
rfoushee
5. BrickBardo
Love this book (as well as Deepness) - sadly I don't have my copy anymore!
rfoushee
9. Stefan Jones
I have a copy, but if I win a second one I'll use it to turn someone onto cool SF.
rfoushee
10. rk1
The title alone has always made me want to read it!
rfoushee
11. rmrpbutt
would like to check this book out...
rfoushee
14. Nora-Adrienne Deret
I would love to be able to add this to my classic and vintage collection of sci-fi.
rfoushee
15. David L. Burkhead
I'm in!
dustin mcclelland
16. dustin3278
I would love to add this to my library - I have not read any Vinge
rfoushee
20. Alden Ash
Well, if no one else enters I've got one.
rfoushee
23. Annie Bellet
Me, please! :)
rfoushee
24. Howard Mosley-Chalk
Yes please, sweet masters.
rfoushee
25. Jconnon
I am interested.
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26. dawn the glass beadmaker
would love it ;)
rfoushee
27. SFinSFEvents
One of my favourite Vinge books; equalled only by A Deepness in the Sky. I've loved his work ever since I read Marooned in Realtime, back when. No one does space opera better these days. If I win, my copy gets donated to Variety Children's Charity for the kids :)
rfoushee
28. peabody81
My copy is tattered, a new one would be great!
rfoushee
30. ChairmanLop
I've seen him at conventions but never read his work. I would love to read this.
rfoushee
31. Landfill Gil
Haven't met him but am interested in reading his work as well
rfoushee
35. Chindi
I have met him and I am ashamed that I don't have this book.
rfoushee
38. David, Chandler, AZ
I could use one of those, thanks. :)
Bruce Diamond
39. bdiamond
Have not read this book and would like to.
rfoushee
42. Pam B
Nifty!! Sounds good!
rfoushee
43. Gwendolynkay
oooh, I need more books!
Sean Vivier
44. SeanVivier
I am on a libertarian SF kick right now. This would be a nice addition.
rfoushee
45. Major Stubble
I, too, would be interested in receiving a copy.

Thanks,
MS
Andrew Lee
46. alee
Please enter me for a copy. Thanks!
rfoushee
48. Brad Wheeler
Do. Seriously. Want.
rfoushee
49. Wintermute
I would love a copy.

And may I say, I do love how you guys just seem to hand out incredible reading material.
rfoushee
50. Mikael, the Iron Hand
Haha, I signed up for Children of the Sky without known it was a sequel xD... so I would appreciate this one if I got it.
rfoushee
51. Eddie Novak
Great book. VV
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53. Carl V.
I was just talking with a friend the other day about how we both needed to read this novel. So please, count me in on the drawing. Thx!
rfoushee
54. aranapequena
I've read several times, but my copy is missing the last 20 pages now... a new one would be nice :)
Bradley Beek
56. beeker73
I guess you're not giving away to residents of Canada anymore?
Matthew Hunter
57. matthew1215
I need a copy that isn't falling apart...
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58. Tice with a J
I fondly remember my first time reading "A Fire Upon the Deep". I have yet to encounter a book with a better prologue. Count me in.
rfoushee
59. cnote56
OH YEAH!!!!! Sign me UP!!!! I wants!!!! I wants!!!!
Laura Conrad
62. laymusic
Vernor Vinge sounds like somone I should read more of.
rfoushee
65. dr tuka
This is what the doctor orders!
rfoushee
66. Jo-lynn
I read alot of books of every kind. I have not read you yet, but I am interested in reading your books.
rfoushee
67. DRickard
I'll take a stab
rfoushee
68. eugaet
Thanks for the contest!
rfoushee
69. desertpaladin
sounds awesome.
rfoushee
70. Vision
Awesome, bro's
rfoushee
71. Kevin Faulk
I really want to try Vinge.
rfoushee
72. David Morrese
You would find me most sincerely grateful for such a wonderful gift.
Russ Cross
76. AgedFanBoy
I'm always interested in the possibility of gettin' my hands on a free book.
Stephen Lyon
77. skaftafell
Sentient archive
Hidden motives dangerous
Masterful Vinge
Tim Clark
79. Gawken
Yay! I loved Rainbow's End, but that's all the Vinge I've read.
rfoushee
82. cjhuitt
I've been meaning to pick this up and read it sometime.
rfoushee
85. lightkeeper
Count me in
rfoushee
89. Urstoff
Go go gadget Vinge
rfoushee
90. Desmond
Count me in, please!
rfoushee
92. Rose Beetem
Vernor Vinge is going to be our GoH at MileHiCon in Denver this year, so I hope I win!
Philip Thomann
93. normalphil
I love this book. I had a paperback edition which regretably is no longer with us due to being kept in a winter coat's vest pocket for years as emergency reading material.
rfoushee
94. Prominent Nonentity
gimme
rfoushee
95. Laura D.
I'd like to be in on this.
rfoushee
97. ChakaTodd
Deeply fireup up about this contest. :P
Greg Lincoln
98. glshade
Lost my copy before I got a chance to read it.... Would love a copy....
rfoushee
99. KDP
Love this author's books.
rfoushee
100. dksg
I would be happy to have one!
rfoushee
101. SAJ
I don't need a copy, but Fire Upon the Deep is one of my favorite space opera's of all time. Cannot wait for the next one Vinge.
rfoushee
104. Laurraine
Vernor Vinge is a very good writer with intriguing ideas.
rfoushee
105. Kirkus MacGowan
Sweet, another good read.
rfoushee
108. Michael Habif
yes please
Cathy Mullican
109. nolly
Pretty sure I borrowed this one; would love to have a copy. (If I'm wrong, it will be donated to the local SF/F club's library or otherwise passed on to a good home.)
Robert Barrett
110. rwb
Add my name to the list, please. Looking forward to Children of the Sky!
Stephen W
112. Xelgaex
If I get a copy maybe I'll finally get around to reading it.
rfoushee
114. WarrenTF
I've come here from the high beyond for a chance to get a copy of my very own.
Lila Fontes
115. lila927
Pick me, please -- this book looks great!
Chris McKinnon
116. jack9023
Loved this book when I read it. I can't wait to read it again
rfoushee
117. Jediman
Looks like a good book for the summer!
Jacob Hasson
118. jhass777
I'd love to get a copy of this classic! Thanks for the opportunity.
rfoushee
119. D3range
I'd like to read this.
ed t
120. edt
ahh, the smell of a new book first thing in the morning...
thanks for the chance to win
Craig Piercy
122. cpiercy
Here's hoping my mail will bring,
one of the great books of Vernor Vinge.

thanks for the sweepstakes and the great site
rfoushee
125. Sohotra
I need a good summer reading, please let this be it for me.

Hope it's my lucky day.
rfoushee
126. chromiumman
would love this
David Spiller
127. scifidavid
This has been on my "must read that someday" list for years.
Tim May
130. ngogam
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134. Nathan A.
awesome! been wanting to read this for a while!
rfoushee
135. superhombre
sounds good
rfoushee
139. Lauren Lang
I'd love to enter. Thanks for hosting the giveaway.
rfoushee
140. LGonzales
Love me some Vinge--would love to have a copy!
Kerry Kuhn
141. Kerry
Like I need more books. Oh, wait, doesn't everybody?
richard campleman
147. rclpb
I have never read this book either
rfoushee
149. Doc RedBat
Would love to give it a shot!
Peter Marcantonio
152. pmarcantonio
Would love to have a copy of this book, is it available as an ebook as well?
Samuel VanDyke
154. svandyke11
This would be great, I have wanted to read this for a long time!
rfoushee
157. Warduke72
Yes! woot!
rfoushee
158. RoarDAwg
I want! thanks.
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Gene Ramirez
159. MrSkar
I'm in, the first copy of this I read was from the library. Owning it would be nice!
Todd Johansen
160. Gher06
I've been wanting to read this book.
rfoushee
162. sprintfish
I'd love a copy.
rfoushee
165. Phil Stracchino
It would get a very fine home....
Joshua Stevenson
166. itsgottabeodin
I've been wanting to read this one for a while now...
rfoushee
170. Duke Briscoe
Time to reread A Fire Upon The Deep. Very excited about Children of the Sky.
rfoushee
174. DDmeeks
Me Want badly!
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176. Whatwords
I would love to read this.
rfoushee
177. WJW
Always ready for a good scifi novel.

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