Tuesday, June 5, 2012

(Closed) Armchair BEA day 2 Giveaway: Book Haiku Contest

Armchair BEA day 2 – Giveaway

Win $20 to The Book Depository by writing a Book Haiku
The winner will be able to choose any books up to $20.  Whatever the winner chooses will be sent from the  The Book Depository and the contest is international as long as you live in a country that the Book Depository ships to.

Write your best book related haiku. It can be about books in general or a haiku about any story.

One winner will receive $20 to The Book Depository

Haiku Examples:

Binding and pages

Words expand story unfurls
Books can take you far
Hagrid loves creatures
Dragon egg from a stranger
A bad idea

Rules:1.) Haikus must be in 5-7-5 form.
2.) Write your haiku along with your name email address in the comments.  If you don't want to leave your email address leave your Twitter, or Facebook details.  Just make sure I'm able to contact you to let you know that you've won                  .
3.) You don't have to follow the blog to win, but feel free to follow if you like what you see and leave any comments on reviews or posts that you find interesting.  :)
4.) The contest will run from .  It will start June 5th and end  June 15th.

***  Winner will be chosen by me and Tiny Reverse Vampire.  The winner will be posted ASAP on the 15th.  The winner will have a week to contact me and if they don't a new winner will be chosen. 

****While you're here make sure to check out my Giveaway of DOG DAYS by Elsa Watson that ends on 6/10.****


  1. Inspired by Lisa Desrochers's Personal Demons Trilogy

    Gabe is my angel
    Luc is my sexy demon
    How am I to choose?

    email: ariannecruz07 at gmail.com
    twitter: @ariannecruz07

  2. Words and histories
    Immortalized in the page
    It is a book day

    ^ Haha, that sucks, doesn't it? This is what I get for trying to write haikus at 2 AM! :) Thanks for the fun giveaway!


  3. So many places
    Through the pages I travel
    Far off and away

    Hehe. How fun! Thanks for the fun giveaway!

    - Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl

  4. Fairy tales are great
    But what I want to know is
    Villains point of view.

    Inspired by all of the princess fairy-tale retellings.. would love one from the other perspective!

    Benz1966 at gmail dot com

  5. This is inspired by the book of Edith Hamilton about Greek Mythology. I think this is no haiku at all because they don't rhyme but I think it's legit enough according to Wiki Answers xD Thank you for this awesome giveaway! Oh and happy Armchair BEA day!


    The river I dwell
    Is where my vanity fell
    Hear! Echo’s farewell


  6. Government control
    Post-apocalyptic worlds
    Sci Fi fan's dream book


  7. Love can hurt like hell
    But cures people at its best
    Keep it and you'll live.

    Thanks for the giveaway! ;)

  8. Yay, another haiku contest!

    The smell of old books.
    Is there anything better?
    The smell of new books.


  9. New worlds and new loves,
    Books of the heart and soul
    Read forever, love always.

    Thanks so much:)

    ccfioriole at gmail dot com

  10. Books are my passion
    My love, reason to exist
    (Don't tell my husband)

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)


  11. Vampires and werewolves
    Supernatural things I love
    Fangs, claws, fur and all


    Thanks for the giveaway - I've not seen such a creative one.

    I had fun :)

  12. reading is so good
    it makes me smarter and more
    aware of the world. bibliophile at bostonbibliophile.com

  13. edward is sexy
    but again jacob is too
    man, bellas lucky


  14. Reading transports me
    Takes me to another place
    I don't want to return

    martinack_75 AT hotmail DOT com

    Check out my giveaway, too!

  15. Better than twilight
    about more than just loving boys
    hunger games, she plays

    lauren guilbeau

  16. Aliens welcome,
    Naked chest in the doorway
    Loosing my breath.

    Sorry, it's my first haiku ever xDD (it's about the book Obsidian by Jennifer L Armentrout :))
    thanks for the chance to win.

    verusbognar (at) gmail (dot) com

  17. books are on the brain
    constantly plaguing my thoughts
    i am quite content

    lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

  18. The pile of books sneers
    As the deadline draws nearer
    Read or bust, I fear!

    (horrid, I know.. my love-hate relationship with review books).

    marieburton2004 at yahoo dot com

  19. Lets give this a go...as a fan of fairy tales:

    The very best words
    "Once upon a time" you know
    Send me swooning always

    Totally fun contest! :o)

  20. I should be reading
    I giveaway hop instead
    Middlemarch will wait

    hlindskold (at) btweenthecovers (dot) com

    What a fun giveaway! Have a great week!

  21. Cool challenge! Thanks for the giveaway!

    Hide in the pages
    An escape from reality
    Never want to leave


  22. I'm just checking out the giveaways being offered. It was fun to read the haikus though.

    Girl Who Reads

  23. Just stopping by to say hi!! Hope you're having fun today! Enjoy aBEA! ;)

  24. Here is my Clay and Elena haiku (from Kelley Armstrong's Women of the Otherworld series).

    Clay loves Elena
    They are two werewolves in love
    Trying to survive

    jlkalman26 at gmail dot com

  25. Pages are turning
    My mind is learning all the
    Joys of hidden worlds.

    That was so fun! I adore haikus and could probably sit here and churn out about five more :P Thanks for getting my creative juices flowing!

  26. Words to inspire me
    Places I wish to visit
    Books open portals


  27. Different new worlds
    A place to be free from life
    Books are Paradise


    p.s. I looked it up, and worlds may sound like two syllables, but it's one. :)

  28. This one is inspired by The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin.

    My friends are all dead
    I did not meant to kill them
    But some how I did

    I haven't written a haiku in forever! It got my creative juice flowing. Thanks!


  29. A weight in my hands.
    Wonders rise from the pages.
    Reading feeds my soul.

    Thanks for the giveaway! I love your haiku contests. :-)
    pherlaithiel (at) gmail (dot) com

  30. Lost in a new world
    wandering the twisted paths
    of an author's soul

    This was fun!


  31. Floating among stars
    My mind was never frozen
    Elder changed it all

    mamabunny13 at gmail dot com

  32. I read each day so
    that I can take part in the
    Human condition.

    inbedwithbooks AT yahoo DOT com

  33. Amongst the pages
    Books brim with life and colour
    A story awaits

    Thanks for the fun giveaway! :)


  34. Beyond the lines
    Lies a fortitude of dreams
    Waiting to come true

    Thanks for this giveaway!!

    ajiehuang1997 (at) gmail (dot) com

  35. The smell of the book,
    and when I turn the pages,
    to a whole new world.

    OMG I haven't done a haiku in so long! Anyway thanks for the giveaway! :D

    Fi-Chan, feeyonachan atGMAILdotCOM.


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