Fri
Aug 30 2013 11:30am

Libriomancer Sweepstakes!

The second book in Jim C. Hines' Magic Ex Libris series, Codex Born, came out from DAW Books this month, and we want to catch you up on the world of libriomancy by giving you Libriomancer, the first book in the series.

We've got ten copies, 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 50 United States and D.C., and Canada (excluding Quebec).  To enter, comment on this post beginning at 11:30 AM Eastern Time (ET) on August 30. Sweepstakes ends at 12:00 ET on September 3. Void outside the United States and Canada and where prohibited by law.  Please see full details and official rules here. Sponsor: Tor.com, 175 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010.

325 comments
Cassie G
7. iliadawry
Bwee! I love hs blog, I should try his books!
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13. Nojh
I keep hearing about this series from a friend of mine. I'd love to give it a read.
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12. Michelle Knowlton
I love book giveaways!
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14. Brittony
This would be lovely, since I catalog books and all.
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15. Damiana Swan
Me! Me! I love Jim's books!
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16. pdxscoob
Always looking for new authors! I'm in!
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18. weylyn42
Tossing my hat in the ring for a chance to win this one. :-)
Chris Vincent
19. knight32
I've heard good things about this book.
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21. vinco
Consider me intrigued.
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22. William Stanley
Love me some free reads!
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23. Seraphim Walters
Jim Hines rocks! Read his stuff!
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24. M Hughes
Sweet. I'm in. Really enjoyed the Princess books so I think I'd love this one.
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25. chasingwindmills
:D
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26. LAntoniou
Magic in books? No one would believe that.
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28. Jessica McKamey
I am very excited about this series!!! I read so many books quickly, but I plan on savoring this one!
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29. angie powers
Love Jim's books!
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30. L Tveit
I've been waiting to read this one. All in!
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31. Heather McGuirk
Oh, I would love one, dearly!
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32. Jason D. McDonald
I would love to receive Jim's book! Love his other series; I just haven't had a chance to catch up on these books yet. Thanks for the opportunity.
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33. Jeff Schwarz
woop woop love giveaways!
Eddie Clark
35. eddiec
Would love to read this! Yes please.
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37. Carina
Jim C. Hines is a very creative writer who has gotten better with every series.
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38. LadyJai
Count me in!
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39. Wiredwizard
I've been wanting to get my hands on a copy, but the book store is always sold out!
Linda Rodriguez
41. LindaRodriguez
I'd love to win this book. I've heard great things about this series, but not had a chance to read it.
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42. Shane@Novelnaut
You Bet!
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44. Brittany_
I LOVED the Princess series by Jim, and really want to get into this series, too! :) Yes, please!
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45. Kathleen Walker
Can't wait to read this book! :-)
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46. jaggedseraphim
I'm in!
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47. zannachan
I'm in :D
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48. Mark A . Gravitt
It's on my 'to buy list' as matters stand...but I'd certainly appreciate winning one.
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49. Debi Murray
Count me in!
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50. kamandi
I would really like a copy. :)
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51. Amber Dawn
I have already read it... But would love my own copy for re reading!
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52. Valerie Nance
Yes, please! I love Jim Hines. :)
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53. Travilogue
This is something I would like.
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54. Andrew P
Count me in!
Mark Alexander Lindberg
56. Megalodon
This sounds like a fun read, count me in!
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58. Silroc
I'm in, love this book!
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59. Teawench
Somehow I missed this series
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61. Chinami
Yes! I love to get a free book!
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62. Cameron Brown
I'm all for new books! :D
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63. TessLecuyer
Count me in! As a bookseller I have often placed Jim's books in people's hands and said, "It's good. Just buy it."
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65. Readsalot81
I have his Goblin books, but have yet to read Libriomancer! Thanks for the giveaway! :)
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66. Booknutt
Been hearing good things about this series.
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67. JScott
Yeah! I've been watning to read this!
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69. neth
I hear good things about this.
Kimani Rogers
71. KiManiak
I'm interested. Hoping for the best...
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72. RyanH
I'd like a copy!
Comment, comment, comment
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74. patryk
great premise , cant wait to read it
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75. wandering-dreamer
Commenting! Sure I could find the first volume at a local library.
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77. Knaylor
Sweet! Count me in!
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78. Serinde
Count me in, please! I need to try some of Hines' books.
A.J. Bobo
79. Daedylus
Sounds cool. I've been meaning to read this one.
Sarah Hale
80. rocketshale
Jig the Goblin was fun, and Jim Hines seems like an A+ quality human being.
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81. Michael McCarley
Great, count me in.
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82. bphuettner
Can't wait! Also, I love the title.
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83. CJ Wellmn
Pick me!! Pick me!!
Thanks got the opportunity!
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84. srizzo00
Sign me up!
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85. D. Greenebaum
Throwing my name in the jar.
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86. Holly C
I can't wait to read this!
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88. Peter S
Yes, Please
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89. B Brown
One, please. And thank you.
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90. Storyteller
What a lovely labour day weekend treat (particularly if I am a lucky poster).
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91. H Lynnea
Count me in, please!
Christine LaRue
92. LadyAnubis
The first item I'd like to draw from a book would be the magic carpet from "One Thousand and One Nights" (which is chock-full of other tempting options).
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93. Robert A. Funk
What an excellent choice for any library.
Andrew LaNeve
94. Andrew L.
I just read a review of the 2nd book of this series on Goodreads last night, and it got me interested. Thank you for the chance!
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95. Sara S.
Oh I would love to win! Even if I don't, I'm going to get my hands on a copy somehow!
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95. Hakainokami
Pick Me Please!
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96. channeek
Libromancer, Codex Born, and Jim - what could be better!!
Charley Cooper
97. coop1219
Love the Goblin books, I need a new series!!!
Robert Garza
98. FunBob
Would look great on my bookshelf....after reading of course!
Megan Hungerford
99. marchingbando
Loved his Princess series; can't wait to try this series too.
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100. HopeR
This is on my list of things to read. Would love a copy!
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103. Horneater_Goldeneyes
Frer stuff
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105. KarenO
I would love a copy! Looking forward to the new one.
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107. Meoowza
I have been dying to read this!
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109. Marcelle
My friend was just recommending this book to me -- and then I stumble on this contest. Must be destiny.
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110. Meli
Me please! Books
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111. Raonaid
I'm totally in. So cool
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117. Mariann A
Love free books!
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118. dav
I would like to actually win one of these one day.
Michael Carter
120. Mcart
I'd love to win this novel.
Please enter me.
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121. Megan Peterson
I would love a copy to share with friends!
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122. William Aksel
Jim is a man of clever wit and good conscience. I look forward to reading this book.
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123. Alyss
Yay, count me in!
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124. ababa26
I would love to win this book to give to my son - who loves this author and this series (and maybe he would let me read it too)!
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126. somewhatsardonic
I love this series, and would love a dead tree version of this book!
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127. lgildersleeve
I love Hines! And free books!
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128. Kevin F
I've grown very curious about this one.
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129. Ray S.
I love free books
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133. dwndrgn
Please and thank you.
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136. tothePAIN
Count me in!
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138. ChuckEye
About half-way through the Kindle version but wouldn't mind a hardcopy.
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141. RobinM
I'd love to own this book especially if the magic worked with all the others I've got at home.
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142. Trisha Lynn
If I win, I will buy a copy for a random person who is not eligible to win this contest.
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143. JA Clemens
Thanks for offering the giveaway!
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145. Drevlow
Woo I am in.
Charles Fraker
146. CharlieF49
Thanks for the contest. Please sign me up.
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147. Kimberly B.
Oh, I love Jim Hines! Thanks for the great giveaway!
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148. Melissa C
Ooooo......Pick me, pick me!!!
Jeff Tufano
149. profchaos
Would love a copy of this book for my library!
Ramin Moghadam
150. Izidor
I really look forward to starting this series! Im in!
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151. CMP
Would love a copy, thanks!
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152. Desmond
Count me in, please!
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154. Lela Gwenn
GIMME GIMME GIMME GIMME

I mean... thanks for running this awesome contest ! :D
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155. Tanya Beaver
I've wanted to read this since it came out.
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156. Lissaring
I've been wanting to read this one for awhile! A title to win over any book lover's heart.
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157. Zanna Dobbs
Love this author, crossing fingers, toes, legs, arms and even my eyes hoping I get this.
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159. EC Spurlock
I really, really want to read this series. Name in hat, please.
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160. condition read
Keep writing, keep reading. Looking forward to reading Libriomancer whether bought, won, or borrowed :)
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161. jenny sessions
A lovely giveaway, thank you.
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162. Daggerville
Pick Me! I am out of books and the lack of literature is causing my vocabulary to suffer...getting dumber by the minute here, please help.
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163. R. Parrish
I'm embarrassed to admit I haven't read this yet. Now would be a great time to change that ;)
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164. RuthKneale
Hopeful, and looking forward to the series!
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165. Mia C.
Count me in please.
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166. Nancy B
I keep hearing great things about this book and this author. I'd love to win a copy. Thanks for the giveaway!
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168. Rose in SV
Thank you for the opportunity! I would love to read this!
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170. Logan Spangler
I've been wanting to read this book for a while now!
Greg Lincoln
171. glshade
Wouldn't it be funny if I won with this my SO hates me....
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172. Ninjapenguin
Third attempt to post's the charm, right?
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173. EAJ...
The new book was on the store shelves, but not Libriomancer. I haven't gotten around to putting in a special order; perhaps now I won't have to!
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174. Hellianne
This book is on my to-read list. It would be Very Convenient to get a free copy!
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175. Diane Taurins
Yes, please!
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177. Chelsea Jack
Would love this - it's on my book wish list!
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178. hheisey
Count me in, please!
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179. Ed Sizemore
I'd love a chance to check the series. So please add my name to the drawing.
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180. Tim N.
I hear that Scorch is a pretty cool pet in the first book and that Jim uses it well.
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185. if my name were unique
I've been really caught by Hines' blog, and I'd be delighted to dive into his fiction.
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186. Tarasina
Yes, please!
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187. ZhaneEndrick
Just met this guy at GenCon! He's so awesome. I'd love to read one of his books.
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188. blankSpace
Would Love One!! Yes, please!
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189. Bibliotropic
Count me in, too! I need to get my hands on more of Hines's stuff!
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190. megbrod
Oh, this sounds awesome!!
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191. Suelder
I would love to own this book. Thank you.
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193. susan.mohn
I have a high school library that would LOVE this addition!
Jennifer Fiddes
194. junefaramore
I have wanted to check Mr. Hines out for a long time. Purty please?
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195. R.J. Anderson
Had the pleasure of meeting Jim Hines at Mythcon this year and hearing him read from this book -- which made me immediately want to read it! -- only he hadn't brought along any copies and the dealer's room had already shut down. Now I have a second chance, huzzah!
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196. Eric J Ehlers
Both Tor and Hines are pretty awesome. So I'm totally in.
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197. Elena Gleason
Libriomancer is great! I'd love to own a copy. Can't wait to get my hands on Codex Born.
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198. Tanya Reed
I love Jim, and haven't had a chance to pick this book up yet. This give away is a great idea!
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199. Aramis Troche
As a librarian I'm extra excited. :)
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201. WolfSilverOak
LOVE Jim Hines' books! He's a great writer and allaround fun author to read.
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202. VictoriaA
One of the most inventive SFF books I've read in years! Looking forward to reading Codex Born.
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203. Jennifer Greenlees
Thank you Tor.com and Jim C. Hines for the chance to win! I would love a Libriomancer copy of my very own to read and love over and over again!
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204. EllieMurasaki
Shiny!
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206. Wendi
Fantastic opportunity, thanks Tor! I love his other series, but I haven't read this one yet.
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207. Chelle Parker
Thank you so much! :)
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208. Chris Hoving
I am in. I have the Goblin series and most o the Princesses, by not this one, yet.
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209. sandyg265
Thanks for the chance to win
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210. H. Hernandez
I've been wanting to reread Libriomancer so much, and there's a huge hold queue at the library! (Pennies are too tight to buy one right now.) I hope I win!!!
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211. r. bowman
this series looks fascinating. Sign me up.
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212. Sarah M.
I'm in! I'm still in the midst of the enchanting Stepsisters and Goblin series, but I can't wait to start this one as well!
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213. William Gardner
Something in that title speaks to me, i just have to enter, even knowing next to nothing about it. Libriomancer, that's my kind of guy.
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214. Athlios
Being able to summon things out of books sounds pretty awesome.
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215. KPM
Please pick me! I've read a lot of Jim's books. I would love to add this one to my collection.
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216. AmandaH
I've been wanting to start this series!
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217. Steve Tait
A "font" of enjoyment.
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218. Rekha
I've heard so many good things about this book, I'd love to have it on my shelf!
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219. EmmaB
Sounds like fun!
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220. Marilou
Need Smudge!
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223. MadGastronomer
Bork bork bork
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225. Christopher etcetera
Hope to read the new book soon.
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226. Patty Bentley
I just loved the book would like to give a copy to my son.
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227. Tudor
Giveaway Power!
Scott Abbott
229. Scott
Been curious about this book for a while!
Louis Doggett
230. LDWriter2
I read the short story this book was based on, loved it. This book will be good.
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231. AngiePanic
Oh yes please!
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232. SW Sondheimer
I want to be a Libriomancer when I grow up.
And if I can't, I wish it for my children...
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233. AlphonseAlchemy
Oooh would love to win this.
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234. redheadedfemme
I'd love to win this book.
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235. etherial
Jim is a great writer. I look forward to trying out his fiction.
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237. RLBrown@hotmail.com
You've gotta start somewhere!
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239. daephin
I saw this on Scalzi's blog as a Big Idea post. Looks good!
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242. Ms. Elise
Saw this on the author's blog, and I totally want in!
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243. Thess
Would love a copy! I don't own this one yet.
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244. schweinsty
Oh, I've been dying for a copy.
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247. Erksie
Okay, okay, you've twisted my arm enough. I'll enter. :p
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249. Ravriem
I actually have the kindle version. I'd love to have a copy to lend to friends so they can get hooked on it too.
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250. Carla Pullum
Love to add this to my collection!
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251. Ruby Daniels
Sounds like a great book, thank you
Karen Gould
253. KarenJG
I've already purchased my copy... but I've got a friend who NEEDS to get hooked on Jim's books (even though she doesn't know it yet)! So, sign me up!
Shawn King
254. stk_kreations
Been wondering about this one for some time now, would be nice to give it a try!
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256. NataliaJ
Thanks for the give away. :D
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257. Stephanie F.
What a wonderful giveaway. Thank you for the oppurtunity.
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258. barbed1951
I'd love a copy of Libriomancer. I've heard a lot about Jim C. Hines' books, but haven't read any.
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261. Sylvia McIvers
I want to be a Libriomancer when I grow up!
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262. ldspoerl
I Will take a copy.
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263. Joey S
Libriomancer!
Christopher Hatton
264. Xopher
Definitely want to read this book.

(Odd: searching for "libriomancer sweepstakes" gets nothing. Searching for "libriomancer giveaway" gets this thread.)
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265. Christophe Scott
I'm game!
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266. ron frampton
alright!
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267. Teej Bruflat
Worth a shot
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268. teragram42
Loved the preview chapter, but spent my book money on Maddaddam...count me into this draw!
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270. Stephen Kelley
It looks awesome!
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274. LisaJo885
I've heard amazing things about Mr. Hines and I'm a fan of his cover art. :) I'd love to read Libriomancer!
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275. Bren H
Books are great. Free books are even better. Thanks either way.
Melissa Shumake
277. cherie_2137
if rothfuss recommends it, i should probably read it.
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278. Brenda F
I'd love to get a copy of this! :D
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280. taeli
Hot diggity and yes, please (and thank you)!
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281. VGreene
STELLAR author

Thank you!
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283. kimberlycreates
Ooh ooh! Pick me! Pick me! Please and thank you!
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284. Mary a
It looks like an awesome read!
Tom Hill
286. thill2
A magic book about magic books? Cool!
kathy pease
287. klp1965
Thank you for the great giveaway please count me in :)
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288. frodo4f
I love Urban Fantasy.
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289. tarynn
Great writer! I can't wait to read the second book! I hope to win one!
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292. elsiekate
oh the first book of the series--what a great idea! i'd love to read this!
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293. Contest Patti
fingers crossed to win this one
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294. Sunshyn V
Looks good. I'd like to give this author a try.
Kimberly Hilbert
296. asketcher2
I love Jim C Hines but haven't seen this series yet. Yea! Something new to read.
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297. Herb116
Did I get enough free books at Lone Star Con? No, there are never enough books.
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298. David Summers
Sounds like a great book!
Daran Grissom
303. DaranGrissom
I've been meaning to read this for a while. A free copy would speed that process along nicely.
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308. David M. Crampton
Wanty McWantWant!

I haven't read anything of his since the Goblin books, and I'd love to pick back up here.
Vernon Luckert
309. vl4095
Would love to win this one for my son.
Vernon Luckert
310. vl4095
Would love to win this one for my son.
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311. Quinalla
Borrowed this last year from the library and it was great, would love a copy :)
Susan Deas
312. SusanD
IMO, it's good to start a book series from the first book in that series
Susan Smoaks
313. susansmoaks
Thank you for the chance to win, i love to read!
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314. Eric's alias
Commented
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316. Laura Emerson
I read the first book and would love to read this one!
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317. dorothean
Entering just in time!
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318. DanV
This looks great
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320. runner
Groovy Libriomancer!
Shauntea Crutcher
321. tiac32
Please pick me, would love to win this book.
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324. Andi1235
Yes, please. Boooook! ;) In all seriousness, I've been really wanting to get a copy of this but finances aren't cooperating, so this would be awesome! :)
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325. Burt Barnard
Since I am a librarian, I loved this book! Love to have a copy!

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