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Mar 22 2014 9:30am

Lexicon Sweepstakes!

In Max Barry’s Lexicon, words are wielded as weapons, and “poets” use the power of persuasion to control minds. We want to send you one of our five copies of the paperback edition of this thrilling read, out from Penguin on April 1st!

Check out our review, then 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 10:30 AM Eastern Time (ET) on March 22. Sweepstakes ends at 12:00 PM ET on March 26. 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.

137 comments
Michael Carter
3. Mcart
I love Max Barry's novels.
Please enter me.
Thanks ---
Gordon Bingham
4. gordonbingham
my stength is as the strength of ten
Because my heat is pure!
Michael Walton
6. tygervolant
I, too, prefer words as weapons. By all means, arm me!
TimWA
7. TimWA
I've heard really good things... very interested in this one.
Kanisha Bevins
10. kanishalee
I would love to get my hands on a copy of this!
Stephen Bristow
12. Vanesmantha
Very ingenious...and rather sneaky. He's using the secret powers imbedded in language so that, by the end of the book, he'll have magically transformed you into a Max Barry fan!
TimWA
13. TurtleKnitta
I would love to have a copy of this book!
TimWA
15. Graham Warnken
Count me in.
TimWA
18. Xena Catolica
He has the strength of seven men in his handgrip!

Persuade me, big fellah.
TimWA
19. RonRicoRum
Sounds interesting!
Greg Lincoln
20. glshade
I'd love another shot at this book.... Read an arc and something didn't just click then so....
TimWA
22. Nicoletort
Can't wait to read this!
TimWA
23. CF
Sounds interesting.
TimWA
27. Stephanie H
Would love this!
TimWA
28. BigJim
This sounds awesome!
TimWA
31. Brobostigus
Would love to have a copy of this!
TimWA
32. RLBrown
Eye can't wait to see the secret power in Barry's words.
William Gardner
33. myangelsman09
That is one sexy power fantasy for anyone that loves the art of words and wordplay.
TimWA
35. Kayce Crews
I've always been fascinated by words. I'd love to read this.
TimWA
36. srizzo00
Interesting review; the story sounds even more interesting!
CJG
40. fuzzbinn
Ooooh. totally meant to read this at some point. Would love a copy!
TimWA
41. some call me Tim
Whee! New Max Barry!
TimWA
42. 1aweek
Need first book of April.
Dan Guy
43. danguyf
I've loved Max Barry since I first discovered Syrup in the library.
TimWA
51. dwarzel
Count me in, please!
TimWA
53. INCyr
Ooh, I've enjoyed his other books, can't wait to see what he does in this one.
Richard Schatz
55. schatzfam
I don't have the words to describe how excited I would be to win this.
TimWA
56. oldandintheway
Nice cover.
Laura Wooton
57. LWooton
This sounds very interesting. Sign me up.
TimWA
58. Chondrin
Sounds different, I like different.
TimWA
59. Denise S
This would be awesome, thanks.
TimWA
61. rickel bart
language is a virus from outer space!
TimWA
62. Liz M
Meant to read this back when it came out in hardback -- would love to get the paperback version!
TimWA
63. Shannon Baas
I would like this.
TimWA
64. Holly Wright
Looking forward to reading this!
TimWA
65. Marie Constantineau
thanks!
TimWA
67. Penny Snyder
Sounds awesome - would love to read it!!~
TimWA
70. William F. Frizell
Looks to be an interesting book.
TimWA
75. ncarter
Sounds good!
TimWA
76. lee Mckoen
I love max barry reads!
M Sharp
78. Acyn
Words as weapons? Hmmm. What then does that make puns?
Jeff Tufano
81. profchaos
Consider me intrigued and entered in the contest for this book.
TimWA
87. Susan O'Bryant
Adore Max Barry!
TimWA
89. Charles Earl Burbridge
Words as weapons? Sounds like certain politicians.
TimWA
90. BrianDTracy
Would love to grab a copy of this!
TimWA
91. JayHawk
The word rules
TimWA
94. Darith3duh
I'd love to win! It sounds so intriguing. :D
TimWA
96. Hilary_
Let's play Scrabble!
Christine LaRue
97. LadyAnubis
Cher had it right: "Words are like weapons / They wound sometimes"
TimWA
98. Jack Gardner
Saw this at my local library and wanted to pick it up. Would love a copy!
TimWA
100. Deborah Wellenstein
This looks like just the kind of book I love to read.
Lisa Applegate
101. Corvidphile
I dunno about the needle in the eyeball part, but the rest of it sounds fascinating. Sign me up!
TimWA
102. Belinda Shaw
This sounds facinating!
TimWA
105. Dawn S.
Please enter me, thank you!
Travis Johnson
106. cheekysod7
i think i am being controlled because i must enter
J. Akimatsu
107. DesertLorelei
Words are weapons? This is definitely my dream world!
TimWA
108. Laurraine
Sounds intriguing.
Chi Shannon
109. anastasiafall
Very intriguing! I'd love to see how it all works :)
TimWA
110. Gina Rinelli
Sounds awesome. count me in!
TimWA
114. Entropic Worlds
I've been waiting for the paperback, but a free copy would be even better!
Linda Peters
115. linnett
its on my summer reading list, thanks
TimWA
116. Stephanie Galbraith
Please enter me.
Susan Smoaks
117. susansmoaks
this sounds like a great read, i would love to read it.
TimWA
119. Robby Rob
sounds like a good one. count me in.
kathy pease
120. klp1965
Great Giveaway! Thanks so much for the chance :)
TimWA
121. AR
Thank you for the chance!
Heather Cowley
124. cowleyh
I'd watch that film. I hope I don't walk out of the theater, wanting to do something weird!
TimWA
125. Michelle L.
As an editor, I find this book very intriguing.
Carl White
126. AskTheTicketGuy
...words are wielded as weapons, and “poets” use the power of persuasion to control minds....

....replace "poets" with "parents" and you are describing my childhood.
TimWA
127. Tim H. Moss
Good deal, count me in!
TimWA
128. Misha Estrada
This book seems unique and interesting.
TimWA
129. Jane H
My favorite genre. I have yet to read a Max Barry novel. This is my chance.
Mallory Bailey
132. mallorybailey1
I love Max Barry's Novels so this would be an awesome addition to my collection. Thanks for the chance to win!
Wayne Lecoy
133. hotrodguy
I am entering your giveaway.
It would be great to win a copy of Lexicon by Max Barry.
This looks like an interesting book.
Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!!
Shauntea Crutcher
134. tiac32
This seems like a good read. I hope I win.
TimWA
136. MARIA simon
WOULD LOVE A COPY THANK YOU ALOT :)

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