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Jul 10 2013 12:30pm
The Melancholy of Mechagirl Sweepstakes!

After checking out our review of The Melancholy of Mechagirl, we know you want to get your hands on a copy. Out on July 16th from VIZ Media, this new collection features short fiction and poems about Japan from multiple award-winning author Catherynne M. Valente (and a gorgeous cover by Yuko Shimizu).

We've got two brand-new copies for you to win today, so comment in the post to enter!

 

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, comment on this post beginning at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on July 10, 2013. Sweepstakes ends at 12:00 p.m. ET July 14, 2013. Void outside of the 50 US, and DC where prohibited by law. Please see full details and official rules here. Sponsor: Tor.com, 175 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010.

128 comments
Chris Kuzmin
1. ckuzmin
Seems like an interesting collection. I haven't ready any of the authors works yet.
LeahH
3. LeahH
I would LOVE this. Love Cat Valente!!!
LeahH
4. missbonnie13
I adore her Fairyland series and have been meaning to pick up some of her other works. Thanks so much for this opportunity!
LeahH
6. Andrea H.
I can't wait to read this one!
Stefan Raets
7. Stefan
I really would like a copy of this book.
LeahH
8. Pam Blome
Looks fun and interesting!!
LeahH
9. Leslie @ WFTM
Cat Valente is such an interesting writer. I would love to win this short story/poetry collection!
LeahH
11. Michelle Bitner Smith
Love the cover. Looks interesting.
LeahH
12. Moonsent
Would love to win. That cover is amazing!
LeahH
13. dumarest
perfect match of author and artist
LeahH
14. Chessie
This collection sounds so excellent!
Brian Britigan
15. Cuirass
I'm just a few pages away from finishing one of her other books and would love to read this next!
LeahH
16. moonmallow
Became of fan of her with Fairyland and have picked other books since :) Third Fairyland book in October, can't wait!
LeahH
17. Mo
Looks lovely! I've been really into Valente's work so far. =)
LeahH
20. Andy Kelly
This sounds great, I love her work. Just finished reading Six Gun Snow White the other day and it was Valente at her best.
LeahH
21. Anie
Absolutely commenting. I love her work so much.
LeahH
22. Darth Touma
I hurt myself today...
LeahH
23. Russellomega
What a great oppurtunity!
LeahH
24. Allyson
I just finished reading Deathless!
LeahH
24. iamrazorwing
Fingers crossed.
LeahH
25. eddy rathke
Would absolutely love a copy.
LeahH
29. Lindsay K
I cannot wait! She is my favorite writer! I stumbled upon her "Orphan's Tales" books in a used bookstore, and after that, I bought/begged/stole all her other books. I adore her imagination and style.
LeahH
32. Iron Maiden James
Mellon Collie?
LeahH
34. blogan
Looks interesting.
LeahH
35. A.C. Wise
Yes, please!
LeahH
36. eargoldman
I'd love to read this one.
LeahH
37. Jehzavere
It looks beautiful :)
LeahH
38. PhoenixFalls
Would love love love to win this!
Greg Lincoln
39. glshade
Been so looking forward to this.... Again I'll likely order on next week at the shop I work for but well why not have two
LeahH
45. RLBrown
We likes short storieses.
LeahH
46. ThisandThat
Done and done.
Richard Schatz
47. schatzfam
Maybe you can send a copy to Mechagirl to cheer her up.
LeahH
48. Desmond
Count me in, please!
LeahH
49. Marcheto
I'd love to read this book!
LeahH
50. Ashley J
I'm interested to see how this book is since it's Japanese-based stories by a non-Japanese author! I love Catherynne Valente's other books, so I'm definitely eager to see how she handled this task!
LeahH
51. NathanNathan
Beautiful cover, love the poem excerpt in the review...count me in!
LeahH
52. Liz S.
Cat Valente?
yes, please!
LeahH
53. David B
I am so excited about this book!
Allana Schneidmuller
54. blutnocheinmal
I finished Deathless earlier this year and am in love. Would rock to win this. :)
LeahH
55. convoluted
She makes prose into poetry. Yes, please, even if it's just a chance to win.
Bob Blough
57. Bob
Yes, please. I think she is one of the best genre writers writing today.
LeahH
59. Kimberly B.
OOooh, I love Catherynne M. Valente! Thanks for the great giveaway!
LeahH
60. Lucia
I've had my eye on this book for a while and would love a copy to wear to pieces.
LeahH
61. Iranon
Been looking forward to this.
LeahH
63. Mekenzie
Must have. And the cover is one of the best I've ever seen.
LeahH
64. rmbellovin
I would love a copy of this.
LeahH
65. Genre Monkey
Yes, Please.
LeahH
67. Gypsi
After reading the Tor review, I've been intrigued by the book--would love to win a copy!
LeahH
68. Martin T Cahill
Pretty sure Cat Valente is the bestest. Looking forward to this!
LeahH
70. Sherry Russell
wild looking cover
LeahH
74. ferociousqueak
I CANNOT EXPRESS IN WORDS HOW MUCH I WANT THIS. So, all caps will have to do.
LeahH
75. Kat Riley
please enter me
LeahH
77. Deborah Baer
I am definitely intrigued and would love a copy!
LeahH
78. Shannon Baas
I'd like to reaed this.
LeahH
79. dreadbeat
Count me in.
James Welch
80. jamesewelch
The cover sold me and it sounds even as cool as the cover.
LeahH
81. Kenny Diveley
My b-day is 7/18--hint hint
Shauntea Crutcher
83. tiac32
Sounds like something I would like to read.
LeahH
84. KBTibbs
Oh, exciting!
LeahH
86. Laurraine
I'll bite.
LeahH
88. Brittany W.
Ah, I love her work - I'd love to win this one! :).
LeahH
89. b+c
commenting to enter. thanks!
Stephen Lyon
90. skaftafell
Virtual snow falls;
In the cyber woodland walks
A digital girl.
LeahH
92. William Gardner
Another one of those, give it a chance things. It's pulling me in despite my reservations.
LeahH
93. marioa64
would love to win this one
LeahH
95. Valerie Taylor Mabrey
good summer read
vmkids3 at msn dot com
LeahH
97. Gorgeous Gary
One can never have too many Cats! (At least, not in book form...)
LeahH
98. Cynthia Sizemore
would love the chance to win this
LeahH
100. Shannon Katz
I love that artwork on the cover!
LeahH
102. Ed!
This is my sweepstakes entry.
Brenda Elsner
104. brat52101
Thanks for the chance to win! Sounds like an interesting read.
Mihaela Day
105. michaelax
I really would like a copy of this book :)
Debra Kidle
106. lubelle
Would love this, have never read any poetry about Japan, sounds so interesting!
kathy pease
107. klp1965
Thank you for the great giveaway please count me in :)
Carolyn Dileo
108. cbdileo
Looks amazing! Very different than what I usually read.
Thanks
LeahH
109. James Coyne
I love a good book
Ed Nemmers
110. saturdaynightfever
I would love to read the work of Cathyrenne M. Valente!
Buddy Garrett
111. garrettsambo
I want to read this book. It sounds great.
LeahH
112. Wendy Delmater Thies
She is such an amazing writer. The fact that Catherynne M. Valente actually lived in Japan dovetails well with many interestes in our household. I look forward to reading The Melancholy of Mechagirl. I love the cover, too. In our home it would become a coffee table book.
LeahH
118. Charlene Kuser
I love reading anything pertaining to Japan
LeahH
119. rodneya
My daughter would really love this!!!
Kimberly Hilbert
120. asketcher2
I love the artwork on this cover. It sounds like a great story.
LeahH
121. Jen Simmons
Would LOVE to read this one!
LeahH
124. Gary Ford, Jr.
Looks good!
Colleen Welander
125. colleen31
I have not read anything by this author yet but am adding this to my must read list. Looks interesting. Love the cover art choice.
LeahH
126. Ruthie Pople
looks like a oh so cool book to read thank you.

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