Thursday, May 29, 2014

(Closed winner will be posted Saturday) Armchair BEA Day 4 - Giveaway: Write a book haiku (Open to US and International)

"One of the favorite days of past years is our day of giveaways! You host the giveaway on your own site and link it up here for all our participants to come and visit. Don’t forget to give Armchair BEA a little love when advertising, but you can choose your own guidelines and deadlines."

Win $20 to The Book Depository by writing a Book Haiku

- Whatever you choose 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.

Haikus should be about your favorite book or book characters.

Example of Book Haiku:

Not the Oz you knew
This time Dorothy is the witch
Dorothy needs to die.

- Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige
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 May 29-June 5th.  

*  Winner will be chosen by me and Tiny Reverse Vampire.  The winner will be posted on June 6th.


  1. to read a good book
    is like spending the whole day
    on a gorgeous beach

    What a treat. :)

  2. Now this is an original giveaway, haha. Okay here's my first ever haiku:

    Cinder, Scarlet, Cress and Winter
    Cyborgs, spaceships, wolfs and an evil queen
    Fairy Tales retold, completely new

    My e-mail is

  3. Bookshelves are empty
    Haha! Just kidding. No way.
    To Be Read's miles long.

    LOL I hope that doesn't suck too much to qualify!

  4. Katie and Alex
    Fighting Evil Together
    Will They Stay Alive?

    The Outside by Laura Bickle


  5. I had to stop and think there for a moment. LOL. Here's my haiku based on my book, Calico.

    Walking with young Calico.
    I see mystery.
    Will she remain with me?

  6. The King of Attolia, by Megan Whalen Turner

    thief who can be trusted for
    deceptive brilliance.

    charlotteslibrary at gmail dot com

  7. Something is wrong here.
    That's my dad but not my dad.
    What is going on?

    Invasion of the Body Snatchers, by Jack Finney

    Twitter: @charleenlynette

  8. an unusual girl
    just trying to find her place
    in the divided

    Divergent :) I'm hoooorible at haikus but I tried!
    erin f

  9. Ha ha, this is a great idea :D

    Pride and Prejudice
    Stop retelling this story
    It is blasphemous!

    My first haiku..since 8th grade English class anyway!

    Thanks for the chance :D

    1. I don't even like Jane Austen and I love this.

  10. SO MUCH FUN! I haven't written a haiku in ages, I'm more of a limerick gal. Here goes:

    Atwood's Nightmare Tale
    Women Forbidden to Read
    The Handmaid Shall Rise

    (PS, cracking up at Jen's contribution re: P&P)

  11. Burning books makes me cry
    What the hell is wrong with people
    Farenheit 451 is the best!


  12. A boy with a scar
    Magic, friendship, villainy
    Evil come to fight
    - Harry Potter (kinda) :)

  13. In the late 1920s,
    Something paranormal comes along.
    Watch out New York city.

    -The Dviners by Libba Bray

  14. I don't know if I've ever written one, but I'll give it a try.

    Le Cirque des Rêves waits
    At night dripping black and white
    with magic so bright

    ~ The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
    Thanks for the chance!

  15. Oh how I waited
    City of Heavenly Fire
    Break my heart Cassie Clare

    - The City of Heavenly Fire

    HAHA that was so fun!

    Jess (suchanovelidea11 (at) gmail (dot) com)


    Jess @ Such a Novel Idea

    Our ArmchairBEA giveaway!

  16. Books with good reviews
    Will sometimes disappoint you.
    Your taste may differ.


  17. Ari and Dante,
    Two lonely, beautiful boys
    - alone, together.

    - Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

    Thanks! This was super fun :)
    cayce006 at yahoo dot com

  18. I need Oberon
    Atticus, as well
    Hurry up, Shattered!

    Kevin Hearne's books never come out quickly enough. :-)
    pherlaithiel (at) gmail (dot) com

  19. Am I just a phase?
    No, you are the longest phase
    yes, you, Jessica

    The Jessica Darling series by Megan McCafferty

    great idea for a haiku by the way! :) Bea Tejano, twitter: @beieeutiful

  20. Magic and tech are
    But never at the same time
    In this Atlanta

    The Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews
    inbedwithbooks AT yahoo DOT com

  21. I do this for every review I write already on my blog. Here's a slight tweak on the one I wrote for The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman - the first in one of my favorite series.

    Unlikeliest spy
    In middle of cold war plot
    Watches the pages fly

    carstairs38 @ gmail com

  22. You really make us work for it! I loved Incendiary Girls by Kodi Scheer, and here's my haiku:

    Stories of body and mind
    Incendiary girls

    readerrabbit22 at

  23. Reading a story
    To escape reality
    Into a new world

  24. I love this idea! You are awesome! I used to love writing haiku in grade school. theindigoshelf (at) gmail (dot) com

    Finding a love for magic
    Barriers between
    Gorgon riding fixes thee

    Gemma Doyle trilogy by Libba Bray

  25. For the love of books
    I'll do almost anything
    Even write haikus

    Okay, that was my first haiku! I love this idea, so fun!

    Here's my haiku entry:

    Winter is coming
    All the wolves of Winterfell
    Now separated

    A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin


  26. What a cool giveaway!

    Through the veil he goes
    The magic spell is broken
    His smile now brings woes

    About Sirius Black, in Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix.

    Thais Pampado

  27. The page of a book
    Turns itself if it is good
    I love a good book

    My Twitter handle is @bookality
    Thanks for the challenge!

  28. Lola's wigs, Cricket's gummy bands
    watch the moon on their respective windows
    in the San Francisco city.

    Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
    Oh my gosh. This is terrible. haha Oh, well, I tried.

    Zemira (@Zemmy89)

  29. Disguised as a boy
    Eona and her dragon must
    set balance on earth

    Eon by Alison Goodman

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    blackcapballistics AT gamil DOT com

  30. I wrote this haiku in recognition of The Others series by Anne Bishop.

    The Others Rule
    Humans murder, plot, and scheme
    Will the Prophet live?

    This was fun; thanks for the giveaway. michelle_willms at yahoo dot com. Michelle Willms

  31. Coolest giveaway...ever!!

    Red headed drama
    A family in the making
    Anne of Green Gables

    So fun, thanks! justdeb at debamarshall dot com

  32. Because fairytales
    Are more true than you can know
    The Last Unicorn


  33. Elemental mage
    Powerless prince of the realm
    Two worlds collided

    - The Burning Sky, Sherry Thomas

    Twitter @kuro_rin01 :)

  34. Secrets impending
    the fate of five young persons
    In the Shadows book

    In the Shadows by Kiersten White
    dragonzgoil at gmail dot com

    Very fun!


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