Wed
Sep 4 2013 2:30pm
Vicious Sweepstakes!

After our excerpt, cover reveal, and prequel story, “Warm Up,” we know you’re itching to get your hands on V.E. Schwab’s Vicious. The novel doesn’t come out from Tor Books until September 24, but we want to give you your own early galley of the book (complete with amazing cover art by Victo Ngai), along with a set of authormade Vicious trading cards!

Ten lucky winners will receive a copy of Vicious and a Vicious trading card set. 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 2:30 PM Eastern Time (ET) on September 4. Sweepstakes ends at 12:00 PM ET on September 8. 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.

252 comments
Heather Vee
1. dieslaughing
I would electrocute myself to win one of these. (Not really. Submerse myself in freezing water....? Maaaaayyyyyybe...?)
heykelley
2. heykelley
OH MAN. Thank you so much, Tor, for holding this giveaway! I'm ridiculously excited for VICIOUS. Victoria Schwab is one of my favorite authors!
heykelley
3. Kate Tilton
I am pretty sure this is going to be my #1 favorite book of all time. Vic has totally outdone herself this time. Completely amazing
heykelley
4. Niki Bradley
I keep hearing about this book, and it's not even out yet. I can't wait to read it!
heykelley
5. Krystal Breakley
Pick me please!!!
heykelley
6. M. Andrew Patterson
ZOMG! I WANT TO WIN THIS SO BAD!!!
heykelley
7. Thabershaw
I cannot wait for this book!
heykelley
8. KoriW
This would be soooooo cool! I have the opportunity to meet Victoria and Dragcon and she seemed uber cool. Now I'm dying to read all of her books. Perhaps I could win and start with this one? :-) Pretty please!
heykelley
9. Valia
Awesome!! Thanks so much for this!!
heykelley
12. Lauren Thoman
Amazing author, amazing book.
heykelley
13. CassieopiaB
I love Victoria Schwab's writing style. This book is definitely on my "to-be-read" list!
heykelley
14. Krystal M.
That is so awesome! I read the excerpt and definitelty want to check it out!
heykelley
15. Nikki R
I am SOOOOOO excited for Vicious, especially after that Warm Up prequel! Pure awesomeness.
heykelley
16. Alicia G
Vicious looks really good! I've loved Victoria's other books, and can't wait to read this one!
heykelley
17. Grace Radford
I'm SUPER excited to read this book!!! Thank you so much for the chance to win, and fingers crossed that I have some luck with this contest. ;)
heykelley
18. Lis
I cannot wait to read VICIOUS.
heykelley
19. Rebecca I.
I cannot wait to read this book. It sounds awesome! Would love to win the giveaway. :) The trading cards look really neat too...and the trailer is just awesome.
heykelley
21. RachelAtArms
Easily one of my most anticipated books of the year. V. is an absolutely incredible author with a depth of narratological insight like no other. I can't wait to read!
heykelley
23. ChelseaJ
Book looks fantastic, I would love a copy! :)
heykelley
25. Andrea L.
Yes, please! :D
heykelley
27. Laura "Wally" Johnston
WANT! V is the absolute greatest. I've been eagerly anticipating this book from her for literal years. I just can't wait!
heykelley
28. Anabel Stevens
Can't wait to read Vicious! (rubs hands in anticipation)
heykelley
29. Edd
Vicious sounds like an excellent read!
heykelley
30. crystal pierce
The book has an awesome premise. Sure it'll be an exciting read.
heykelley
31. Nicole M
Horray for Vicious! Fingers crossed for the giveaway. Victoria is like 6 degrees of separation from Neil Gaiman. Gah! Kinda ryhmes with Kevin Bacon but better!
heykelley
33. Debra Snyder
Can't wait. So looking forward to the release of Vicious!
heykelley
34. Gammelor Goodenow
I am holding my breath waiting for this book to come out! So please resuscitate me by sending me an early copy.
heykelley
35. Sarah A Brown
I'm so very excited for this book! Victoria is absolutely amazing.
heykelley
36. Teija
I just saw Victoria speak at DragonCon this past weekend and would LOVE to get my hands on a copy of Vicious! Can't wait for the release!
heykelley
37. Bev Kodak
Victoria was one of our guests this year and she is awesome.
heykelley
39. Dayan
Looks super interesting - and the writers that have blurbed it all seem to be pointing out that this is not just riding the wave of super-fiction. I am intrigued.
heykelley
40. KristieM
Cannot wait to get my hands on this. Love the superheroness for an adult audience. Thanks for the giveaway
heykelley
42. Michael777
Thanks so much for the giveaway. I can't wait to read this book and I really hope I win. Thanks again. =]
heykelley
43. Meredith M.
Ooooohhhh!!!! I want this book so badly! It looks absolutely amazing and I seriously can't wait to get my hands on it!!

Thanks so, so much for doing such an awesome giveaway!!! My fingers are crossed REALLY tight!! Plus, my toes, arms and legs are all crossed too! .. And my eyes, just for good measure! :)
heykelley
44. Vicky Alvear Shecter
Totally want to read this!
heykelley
47. Leigh-Ann
Want! *makes grabby hands*
heykelley
48. Bethany Farwell
I want to win this for my best friend, who is DYING to get her hands on a copy of this book!!! Thank you Tor, for any consideration on behalf of my bestfriend, and I. :) Many thanks for the giveaway as well.
-Bethany
heykelley
49. abby mumford
I didn't read many comics as a kid (or as an adult) and I don't know much about superhero stereotypes, but there's something about this book that keeps drawing me in. If VICIOUS is anything like WARMUP, and I suspect it is, sign me up.
heykelley
50. molliekay
Would love to get my hands on this book, especially for the gorgeous cover! The wicked awesome plot doesn't hurt, either ;)
heykelley
53. RickLipman
I VOLUNTEER AS TRIBUTE
heykelley
54. Stella C
I got the priviledge to read the first 100 pages of Vicious and I'm head over heels for it. As a science student in university right now, I feel like I can completely understand Victo and Eli. I need to get my heads on the complete story.
heykelley
55. lizpatanders
I'm dying to read this one! My pre-ordered copy can't get her fast enough. Thanks for the giveaway!
heykelley
57. Kait
I love Victoria's writing, it's so original and I can't wait to get my hands on Vicious. I know it will be completely fresh and unlike anything else.
heykelley
58. Scott Reads It
I'm so excited for this one, it looks amazing!
heykelley
59. JMarsh642
Always up for superhero mayhem
heykelley
60. Chelle D
Superpowers. Molded by Victoria Schwab's hands. Er, mind. I must have this thing that would give me that.
heykelley
61. Elizabeth B
I've been waiting for this book forEVER it feels like. I cannot wait until I can I can get it!!
Ruthanne Reid
62. doortoriver
VICTORIA RULES. Also her book. :) Whether I win the giveaway or not,, I'm glad to contribute this VITAL information.
heykelley
63. Krispy
I cannot wait for this book to come out. Love the premise, love the cover art, and I enjoyed "Warm Up" very much. Thanks for the giveaway!
heykelley
65. Danielle Nguyen
YES PLEASE. I'm so excited for this book.
heykelley
66. BrittanyEF
I'm so excited for this book! I'd be estatic if I won a copy :)
heykelley
68. Heather Jacobs
I would love to win a galley and those trading cards are beautiful. I'd be one happy grey duck. :-)
heykelley
69. TravisP
I've been Looking forward to this! Everything V writes is magic.
heykelley
70. Breana M.
Thanks for the chance to win. I might not have read anything by Victoria Schwab yet, but Vicious sounds like it might be an interesting book. :D
heykelley
71. teel77
Looks interesting!
heykelley
75. littlefoot
Looking forward to Vicious!
heykelley
76. Eric's alias
Yes please.
heykelley
77. Darth Touma
I done can READS me some books?
heykelley
78. Kevin Meyer
This book sounds SO good. I've already heard great things as well. Can't wait!
heykelley
83. mosaix
Vicious me! Yes!
heykelley
84. William Gardner
Something about the cover art really appeals to me, even though it seems rather minimalist it makes me very interested.
Alida Saxon
87. alida
I want it just for that cover alone. Gorgeous.
heykelley
88. Jenny:)
I have been looking forward to reading this book for SO LONG! Thank you for the giveaway and congratulations on Vicious's upcoming release, Victoria!
heykelley
89. clmm
Winning would be sweet
heykelley
91. rlynneal
This is the book I am most excited about this year! Can. Not. Wait.
heykelley
92. GALE10
I'm so awfully, terribly excited!~
heykelley
93. kellis_amberlee
This books looks FTW!!
kellis_amberlee at yahoo dot com
heykelley
95. Mandi Kaye
I can't wait to read this!
heykelley
96. Mariah
I'm so excited for this book. Villans? YES!
heykelley
97. Laura N Mills
So so so excited for this book! Victoria Schwab is awesome :)
heykelley
99. C.L. Gordon
WANT! I need some Vicious-ness in my reading life.
heykelley
100. betweenpages
I can't wait to read this book! The buzz has been incredible.
Christine LaRue
102. LadyAnubis
Yes, I'm itchy for VICIOUS. Thanks for offering a galley giveaway!
Kristin R
103. Lysanor
Awesome giveaway! I've been looking forward to this book for some time.
heykelley
104. Dana Bartelt
I'm really looking forward to reading this book! Thanks for the chance to win!
heykelley
105. stolen
After that short story? I could very easily see myself procrastinating on housework and reading this book instead.
Alex Johnson
106. AJKJ
Awesome...!!! (super high-pitched voice)
heykelley
107. Mark writer
Me want....me want!!!
heykelley
108. Carla Pullum
Count me in!!!
heykelley
109. Dorena
September 24th is going to be a good day.
heykelley
110. danielkerns
Looking forward to the release.
heykelley
111. Alisha B
Thank you Tor for hosting this giveaway. I love Victoria Schwab and her novels. I can't wait to read Vicious. It sounds really good. The release day is going to be fantastic.
Jeff Tufano
113. profchaos
Just reading the first couple sentences makes me want more. Would love a copy to start reading ASAP
heykelley
115. Lori L.
Sweet! I love this author, and I can't wait to read this book!
heykelley
116. Book Addict Katie
Can't wait to read it!!!!!!!
heykelley
117. Kat V
I have been dying to read this!
heykelley
120. Ruth A
Intrigued by the short story. Would love to try out Vicious!
heykelley
122. Blake Harrison
This looks great!
heykelley
124. Marty Cahill
SOMETHING SOMETHING PLEASE VICIOUS FOR ME PLEASE =]
Bruce Arthurs
128. Bruce-Arthurs
Oh, how much I wishious
To win a copy of Vicious.
heykelley
130. Alexandra Corinth
I can't wait to read this! V is a writing superhero!
heykelley
131. Kayce Crews
Nice cover art! I'd love to win this.
heykelley
132. Darith3Duh
Um, yes please! :D She wrote The Archived, and I heard that is an amazing book! So, I know this will be too! Plus, that's such an artistic cover. I love it!
heykelley
133. Angela Amenta
Yes please!!
heykelley
136. Sarah Zappe
Sounds like a great book!
heykelley
137. grimrick
Fingers crossed....
Jonathan Finnegan
138. jmfinnegan
I thoroughly enjoyed the short story "Warm up". Looking forward to reading this novel.
heykelley
139. Ishta
I am SO EAGER to get my hands on VICIOUS! Thanks for the generous giveaway. :-)
heykelley
142. ron frampton
can not wait to read
heykelley
144. Red Shirt
looks awesome cant wait to have my grubby hands on this one
heykelley
147. KaylaMW
I am DYING for this book! So excited!
heykelley
148. sobrellevar
I'd never heard of Victoria before I read the excerpt of Vicious on Tor.com and blazed through (pun intended) the Warm Up short story right after -- and it drove me to read all her previous books as I waited (not so) patiently for Vicious to come out! Please let me win this draw~!
heykelley
149. Brooke S
This looks amazing!
Gordon Dawson-Tibbits
150. scruffyprophet
I'm really looking forward to this book coming out!
heykelley
151. JeremyZ
Looking forward to this one.
heykelley
152. Horneater_Goldeneyes
In so hard
heykelley
153. DawnM
I *adore* her prose & having been wanting this since BEA!
heykelley
154. Jamie Dement (LadyJai)
Can't wait to read this!
heykelley
156. Michelle Knowlton
Trading cards are so cool!
heykelley
157. John A. McColley
Always looking for another good read, and this sounds great!
heykelley
159. Bill Cameron
I've had this on pre-order since I don't know when. I'll be buying it anyway, but the trading cards look so tasty I gotta take a chance.
heykelley
163. SciFiChick
Loving it..
heykelley
164. dennispross
ooh, ooh, I want one of those!
heykelley
165. Katherine M in Austin
Looks interesting and the comments are encouraging! New author to me.
heykelley
167. julie@my5monkeys
I love her books and would like to win this :)
heykelley
168. Amy D
You guys are awesome.
heykelley
169. Angela B
I really suck at these captcha things where you have to type the word you see... Do they have to be so distorted? This is my 5th attempt :(
Wyatt Packard
171. Wyatt95
I'm very excited for this, can't wait to read!
heykelley
172. JoshA
Looking forward to this one! Thanks for the giveaway!
heykelley
173. runner
Groovy Vicious!
heykelley
174. patryk
cover looks amazing
heykelley
176. Diana @ Novel Tea
This sounds like such a cool book. Straightforward hero and villan novels are nice, but different takes are always awesome.
heykelley
177. Rachel Patrick
I don't usually read adult, but since I've heard NOTHING but good things about this book, I'm going to make an exception! Thanks for the giveaway!
heykelley
178. Iron Jawa
Books feed the mind..
Al Clay
179. knavery
Peachy keen. So excited for this book.
heykelley
180. RLBrown
This sounds like a superpower-ful book!
heykelley
181. Frank Morrison
I must say, I was not aware of Victoria Schwab until recently. However, she has quickly become a favorite of mine on my Goodreads list. I certainly hope I win a copy of this book! Thank you for the opportunity to enter the contest!
heykelley
182. dkartzinel
Looks promising...
heykelley
183. Diane D
What a great title! and I love the Trading Cards!
It's about time adults had some fun!
Viciously Yours,
Diane
heykelley
184. Nichole Koehler
I've been dying to read this book!
heykelley
186. Emily Nichole
I am so, so excited for this book :)
heykelley
187. Tammy G
All the early reviews I've read have been so wonderful about this book. It's already on my to-read shelf and can't wait for the release.
heykelley
188. Kaye
Yay for only 18 days left!
heykelley
189. Tammy s.
I'm unbelievably excited to read VICIOUS, and I wish Victoria lots of luck with its launch:)
heykelley
190. Willena
I can't wait to read this book. And I want to be one of the characters at Dragaon*Con next year!
Chuk Goodin
191. Chuk
I love reading super-hero type SF, and I love winning it even more.
heykelley
192. Kristee
I need this book like I need air.
Patti Short
193. Mayam
I would love to get my hands on a copy!
heykelley
195. CeciliaJBH
Wow...cool contest!!! I remember receiving my first ARC for "The Near Witch"...seems like forever ago...now she's on book three! It is so cool that our Victoria has kept up her craft and produced such great books for us readers. I'd love to win a copy of "Vicious" to read and review! Thanks for a chance to win...Cecilia
heykelley
196. Paige Cavanaugh
I loved "The Near Witch." Didn't you? Would LOVE to win a copy of her newest. Thanks for the chance!
heykelley
197. Brooke DelVecchio
I am so super excited to read this. I LOVED the prequel, as proven by my review that I put up for it. I hated that it stopped at 100 pages and on a cliffy at that! I need to know what happens and I want this now! I would die if I got to win one of these for sure. I know I'd jump right in and pick up where I left off. I must see how it goes and ends!
heykelley
198. Fatma Shahin
This is such an amazing giveaway! I cannot thank you enough for the chance. I have been wanting to buy this book for so long! The archived by victoria schwab was spectacular and i CANNOT wait to read this!
heykelley
199. Angie at Disquietus
Victoria Schwab is my moon and my stars. I have loved every word she has ever written and I am so desperate to read this book, especially after Warm Up.
heykelley
200. whitewolfreads
I'm sooo excited to read Vicious! Thanks for the giveaway!
heykelley
201. RobC
This book looks great!
heykelley
202. JaimeLH
I'm really looking forward to Vicious- the premise is intriguing. I loved Victoria Schwab's The Archived.
heykelley
203. Kat C
Thank you so much Tor ! I think it's great all the female speculative authors you are helping out. This book is totally on my want list.
heykelley
204. Amanda Douglas
I'm so excited for VICIOUS!!
heykelley
205. Lilli
Can't wait to read VICIOUS! Loved the prequel. . .teaser. . .NEED more!
heykelley
206. Bridgette
I'm so excited!!! I'm so glad that you're hosting this giveaway! I read the except from Netgally, and I'm dying to get my hands on this book!!
heykelley
207. JSK
This book looks like its going to be awesome!
heykelley
209. Codeman
Really excited to check this out. Thanks for the chance!
Elena Fields
211. Dragonfairie
I am always on the look out for new author's especially authors that both my husband and I can enjoy and this looks like it could be one of those books.
heykelley
212. JAMES LYNAM
GREAT READ ON A COLD WINTER NIGHT WITH A LARGE IRISH COFFEE.
heykelley
214. natejt
Yes please! Sign me up!
C. Parrella
215. I.B.Curious
I can't wait to read this book. It looks so amazing.
heykelley
216. SarahC
Can't wait for this book!
heykelley
217. happi shopr
I can't wait to get my hands on this book
heykelley
218. Loren Palmer
this one has 2 b mine!!!
heykelley
219. Alison Hume
Very cool!
kathy pease
220. klp1965
Thank you for the great giveaway please count me in :)
heykelley
221. Jeanette Jackson
This is such a great prize! Please include me in the drawing.
heykelley
223. KAthy S
This looks like an intriguing read. Thank you.
Debra Kidle
227. lubelle
This sounds great, thanks for the chance to win!
kathy pease
230. klp1965
Thank you for the great giveaway please count me in :)
Kimberly Hilbert
231. asketcher2
I hope the book is sold with it's cards. I'm sure they are amazing!
heykelley
234. Kara M.
Agggghhhh! I want one so bad! Survivorluvr33 at gmail dot com.
heykelley
236. diane Baum
Wow, the story sounds great-can't wait to read it.
heykelley
237. Gorgeous Gary
The excerpt a while back sounded interesting...so have a comment.
bob keck
244. ky2here
The prequel is on my 'to read' list so this would set me up proper.
heykelley
245. Readerforlife
Would love to read a good invigorating book for the Fall. There is nothing like crisp autumn temps and a book that gets your heart pumping.
Susan Smoaks
246. susansmoaks
Thank you for the chance to win! I can't wait to see who wins!
heykelley
249. sarac
yes, please! Looks fantastic!
heykelley
250. Sky Kory
I hope I win!!!!
heykelley
252. blue_oxen
Hi how are you all doing today?
heykelley
253. Robin Hall
Sign me up. I would LOVE to win a galley copy.
heykelley
254. Michael Lacasse
Oh man, winning would be awesome!

...I'm still buying a copy either way.

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