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Halloween is almost here and to celebrate 88 blogs are participating in Spooktacular, hosted by Inspired Kathy at I am a Reader, Not a Writer!

From now through Halloween night, October 31, 2010, at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific time), you are invited to enter to win a $25 Amazon gift certificate that will enable you to order the spooky, scary, creepy, nightmare-inducing book of your choice! (Or if you, like me, would prefer to read something that isn’t spooky or scary, that’s just fine, too!)

Mandatory Entry:

All you have to do is leave a comment telling me what you would like to order from Amazon if you are the lucky winner selected at random! Be sure to include your email address (for notification purposes).

Bonus Entries:

Leave a separate comment below for each bonus entry

  • Become a follower of Colloquium on Google Friend Connect or confirm that you are already a follower (leave your Google Friend Connect name)
  • Follow Colloquium on Facebook Networked Blogs. (Note: Asking to be my friend on Facebook does not count as a bonus entry.)
  • Follow me on Twitter — be sure to leave your Twitter name in the comment
  • Subscribe to Colloquium via RSS or Email and confirm your subscription
  • Tweet about this giveaway and leave the link to your tweet in a comment!
  • Post this giveaway on Facebook and leave the link to your post in a comment!

The book can only be shipped to a United States or Canadian address (no P.O. box).

Entry Deadline:

Sunday, October 31, 2010, at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific time)

Visit all the participating blogs:

Jennelle S. at Reading is Dreamy is the lucky winner!

Thanks to all who participated in Spooktacular!

Want to participate in the November Gratitude Giveaway Hop? Click here for more information and to sign up!


  1. Stacey Smith

    I Would like to Order a Kindle Been Saving my Amazon Gift Card to try to get one. πŸ˜†

  2. Stacey Smith

    I Follow you via GFC

  3. I would love to order Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

  4. I Follow Colloquium on Facebook Networked Blogs. (Sena Slc)

  5. I’m a gfc follower πŸ™‚

    To be completely honest, I don’t allow myself to buy books at full price, so there are many books I would love to have! It would probably take me half a day to narrow it down. LOL


  6. Jessi E.

    I am a GFC follower.

    jlelliott08 AT gmail DOT com

  7. Jessi E.

    I follow you on Twitter as @elliottreview .

    jlelliott08 AT gmail DOT com

  8. I would love to orders some books off of my wishlist. I am in a zombie mood right now, so maybe some zombie books πŸ™‚

    swordsforfighting at yahoo dot com

  9. i would buy my son a power wheel for x-mas
    tcogbill at live dot com

  10. I’d get Laura Childs’ Fiber and Brimstone. Thanks for the chance.

    dlodden at frontiernet dot net

  11. I follow with GFC.

    dlodden at frontiernet dot net

  12. Margay Roberge

    I would like to buy books – Crescendo and Linger are on the top of my list right now!


  13. Margay Roberge

    I follow via Google Friends Connect.


  14. 25 dollars at amazon is awesome. With their 4 for 3 books and bargain books I could stretch 25 dollars! I would of course want to get a few new releases too. Nighshade being one of them. Thanks for the contest.

  15. I would love to pre-order Hell’s Corner + order Karin Slaughter’s Broken. Thanks for the great giveaway!

    patelmona0113 at gmail dot com

  16. I started following you on twitter today. My twitter name is patelmona0113.

  17. Cathy Wallace

    Maybe Pretty Little Liars #8 : Wanted
    cjwallace43 at gmail dot com

  18. Cathy Wallace

    Follow on Networked Blogs (Cathy Wallace)

  19. I would undoubtedly order a new book. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway

  20. I’m a new GFC follower.

    I’d buy books with the Gift Certificate, for sure…

  21. brendajean

    I would be able to get a couple books but I’d love Matched by Ally Condie.

  22. I would order Freedom by Franzen, really want a chance to read it!

  23. Betsy Hoff

    I would order some Huggies Diapers from Amazon! They have the best deals!

  24. cparkins14

    If I won I would probably use it to buy the Hunger Games Trilogy boxset.

  25. Val Pearson

    Ughhhhhh I dunno, I dunno, I dunno! I’ve seen so many good books on this blog hop, I can’t make up my mind. Thanks for the awesome contest!

  26. I would order the Red Queen by Philippa Gregory! Thanks for the great giveaway!

    Kelsey O.

  27. Jacinda (jacmom)

    I would probably pre-order Matched because I have been meaning to do that. And maybe pre-order one or two other books that are to be released in 2011.


  28. Jacinda (jacmom)

    I’m a GFC follower (jacmom)


  29. Jacinda (jacmom)

    I follow you on twitter (@jacmom1)


  30. I would love to order a nice hardbound copy of the collections of Mark Twain for my collector’s set.

  31. Colleen Turner

    If I won I would pick up By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham and something by Jean Plaidy!

  32. Colleen Turner

    I am a GFC follower (Colleen Turner).

  33. Colleen Turner

    I am a Facebook Networked Blogs follower (Colleen Turner).

  34. I think I would order Ani’s Raw Food Cookbook.

  35. Wow – I’d love to put towards a kindle. I heard about the Flower Shop Mysteries by Kate Collins (just last week).

    new follower & follow via networked blogs

    (at) gmail (dot)

  36. Nicole Greene

    I’d like to get my daughter some books for her birthday coming up πŸ™‚

  37. Nicole Greene

    I follow via Networked Blogs (Nicole Pitts)

  38. Hi and Happy Halloween! πŸ™‚ For me, I still have my September and October to be bought romances to get, so it would go towards a couple of them. I’m fairly behind, still have to get Sabrina Jeffries, Elizabeth Boyle, Teresa Mederios’s to name a few! πŸ™‚


  39. Linda Kish

    I’d like to get Under the Dome

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  40. I would order a hardcover copy of The Hunger Games.


  41. If I win, I would order Broken Flower by V. C. Andrews.

  42. I’d like to buy some imported Italian products.


  43. Amanda W

    I would probably buy In the Woods. I have been wanting to read it for awhile.
    amandarwest at gmaildotcom

  44. if i won i would buy books or dvds


  45. i’m a GFC follower


  46. amandasue

    I’m not much for scary books so I’d order some books for the kids and if I dont win Oogy on any of the blogs that I entered then I’d definately order that book!

  47. Definitely Scorched Trials! : ) As for scary, I’m very curious about Dead Boys by Royce Buckingham.
    Thanks for the contest.
    ambience.of.rain {at} gmail.com

  48. I’d love to get “Immortal Beloved.” Thanks for the great giveaway!
    sarahdc22 (at) gmail (dot) com

  49. I would love to buy Room by Emma Donoghue or Nothing by Janne Teller. I’ve heard such good things about them, but I don’t really have money to spend on hardcover books right now. This giveaway would be great!

  50. It’s so hard to choose!! I would probably order Rampant and Ascendant from the Killer Unicorn series. I’ve been wanting to read those books for a while now.

  51. Charity L.

    I would love to buy some books by Kaye Dacus if I won this giveaway:) Please enter me. Thanks!

  52. Charity L.

    Became a Twitter follower-kingsdaughter24

  53. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway! I’ve been dying to order Black Magic Sanction, but since it’s in hardcover have been waiting. πŸ™‚

  54. I would love a few books off my wishlist. New Rachel Caine, and…I am drawing a blank, there are tons.

  55. I would love to win an amazon giftcard so I could buy lots of non-scary sappy romances! πŸ™‚

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  56. I would order The Lords of the Underworld books by Gena Showalter.
    mizztuts AT bellsouth DOT net

  57. I’m a GFC follower.
    mizztuts AT bellsouth DOT net

  58. Twitter follower. @mizztara71
    mizztuts AT bellsouth DOT net

  59. I would like to order either some YA books or Adult romance books. Not sure which one yet.

    Thanks for the great giveaway and Happy Halloween!

  60. Oh man there are so many I would like to buy, I think I would put the gc towards the Sookie Stackhouse boxed set πŸ™‚

  61. I have 3 different books I’m wanting to buy from Amazon soon (one is Sherlock Holmes!) so it would be great to get my purchase for almost free. πŸ˜‰

  62. I’m now following on GFC… “Pixel Berry Pie Designs”

  63. I would love to order The Waiting.

  64. I am following on GFC as Renee G.

  65. I would like to buy the last book in the Symphony of Ages series that I don’t have, and then I would probably see what other people in my family would want– or maybe I’d see if I could get a good deal on the Wheel of Time books I don’t have yet.

  66. Books! Yes, I would be some new books from Amazon with this. I have a list of some that are waiting to be purchased, so it would be perfect to win a gift card.

  67. I’m a new GFC follower (just look for the name I typed in above)

  68. Pam Keener

    I’d use the GC to help me buy a new crockpot.
    Love & Hugs,

  69. Pam Keener

    I follow your blog via Google Reader
    Love & Hugs,

  70. Pam Keener

    I follow your blog via GFC
    Love & Hugs,

  71. I would use it to make a dent in my Not So Bebe Girl Autumn’s Christmas book box – I would get Fire by Kristen Cashore, and Shiver and Linger by Maggie Stiefvater!


  72. If I won, I would put this gift card towards my purchase of a new camera!

  73. I would order Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins if I should win.

  74. I’d buy a copy of Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld.

    akreese (at) hotmail (dot) com

  75. I follow on twitter (@athomewithbooks).

    akreese (at) hotmail (dot) com

  76. I have many books on my wishlist at Amazon. I have an Amazon addiction, I think I may need professional help. πŸ˜‰
    ke7yca AT gmail DOT com

  77. honetsly id use it to buy some of thebooks on my wish lista nd use teh rest as gift money for someone in my fmailys wish list couldnt say whatbook simply because there are so many i want lol


  78. Stacy (Chllybrd)

    I will of course be buying more books that is a givin πŸ™‚


  79. im anet work blog follower on face book

    Beverly Gordon


  80. I would order books from Amazon! I have a stock pile in my cart! πŸ˜†

  81. I would put it toward a Christmas gift for my daughter.

    elkmeese at gmail dot com

  82. gfc follower Lindsie

    elkmeese at gmail dot com

  83. Wow…great giveaway! Loving this Halloween hop…so much fun! Let’s see….I would start by considering a book from my ever growing wish list, and then probably use it (or the rest of it..hehe) to get a Christmas present for dear sweet Mom. πŸ™‚

    Thanks for the chance! Happy reading….


  84. I would get at least one book, probably “The Room”. I’ve wanted to read it now for ages.
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

  85. I follow you via GFC.
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

  86. I would definitely get a couple of books:
    Cresendo by Becca Fitzpatrick
    and pre-order Across the Universe by Beth Revis.

  87. I follow you on Networked Blogs (under my name, Piroska).
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

  88. I follow you on Twitter
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

  89. I subscribe via email.
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

  90. Linda Kish

    I would order John Grisham’s new release…The confession

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  91. Cathy MacDonald

    Great prize, I have my eye on the new JD Robb story, Indulgence in Death.

    caity_mack at yahoo dot com

  92. Cathy MacDonald

    A GFC follower

    Cathy M
    caity_mack at yahoo dot com

  93. Cathy MacDonald

    subscribe by email

    Cathy M
    caity_mack at yahoo dot com

  94. What wouldn’t I get? There are so many books on my wishlist!
    Firelight, Nightshade, Halo, Matched, The Replacements, Fallout, Scorth Trails….


  95. latisha depoortere

    great giveaway thank you so much I would love to buy some books off my wishlist like Mockingjay and Rasied by wolves. I love amazon shop their very good prices!

  96. Megan Kyser

    I would order the Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong if I win.

    megankyser at gmail dot com

  97. jeanette8042

    If I win I would order Lauren Dane’s Inside Out! Thanks for the amazing giveaway!


  98. Megan Kyser

    I am a follower with google friend connect

  99. jeanette8042

    GFC follower!

  100. jeanette8042

    Networked Blogs follower/Jeanette J

  101. I’m not too sure. I’d probably ask your opinions on what I should buy. I’d probably try to squeeze as many books as I can onto that $25 dollar gift card. xD Probably The Scorch Trials? Not sure.


  102. Rebecca Graham

    I would put this toward a Kindle. I have been wanting one for a while.

  103. Wow! What a great contest. I have many many books that I would order from amazon. Insatiable, Immortal beloved, The season are just a few that come to mind at the moment. my email: marcie.turner@yahoo.com

  104. I would like to order The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Thanks for the chance.

  105. I’d order How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
    by Charles Yu.

  106. I’m not sure, I’d have to look at my list of books I want to buy and see which ones would maximize the number I could get.

    jlynettes @ hotmail . com

  107. Linda Henderson

    I would probably buy the last two books in Nora Roberts Bride Quartet.

    seriousreader at live dot com

  108. Linda Henderson

    I follow on GFC (seriousreader)

    seriousreader at live dot com

  109. Linda Henderson

    I follow on Networked Blogs as myself.

    seriousreader at live dot com

  110. Linda Henderson

    I follow on Twitter as BookOwner.

    seriousreader at live dot com

  111. Linda Henderson

    I am an email subscriber.

    seriousreader at live dot com

  112. I would like to order Brandon Sanderson’s The Way of Kings.

  113. Please count me in.

    nalynboni AT gmail DOT com

  114. Forgot to mention if I won I’d probably use the GC to get the Kate Daniels series.

    GFC follower as Edna.

    nalynboni AT gmail DOT com

  115. If I won the giveaway I would buy Joel Rosenburg’s new book.

  116. Oh my, there are so many things I want from amazon! Pegasus by Robin Mckinley comes out soon and I’m REALLY wanting it! I still need/want Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld as well. But I need to start getting Christmas gifts so I might get a game or play food or something for my kids.

    Great giveaway!
    candace_redinger at yahoo dot com

  117. Follow you on networked blogs. Candace Robinson
    candace_redinger at yahoo dot com

  118. I will probably pre-order Delirium by Lauren Oliver


  119. If I’m the lucky winner, I plan to use the gift card to get “Against All Things Ending”, the final book in the Thomas Covenant series, which I got hooked on way back with book one, Lord Foul’s Bane.

    darkwyrmreads at yahoo dot com

  120. I wanted to get Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter for my daughter

  121. I would use the gift card for BOOKS!! I would order some of the new releases I can’t afford. πŸ™‚ Thanks! seescootread[at]gmail[dot]com

  122. I would purchase several books that are to be released shorty. Matched by Ally Condie & The Lost Saint by Bree Despain.
    bkhabel at gmail dot com

  123. Jolene Allcock

    I would spend it all on books πŸ™‚ Maybe get one or two for my kids, but I have been dying to buy Linger and Shiver πŸ™‚


  124. Laura H.

    Why, after that great review on “The Mermaid’s Pendant” I’d have to order that book! Thanks for the participating in this great giveaway!!

  125. Laura H.

    Tweeted giveaway: twitter.com/#!/MamaHendo3/status/29045459706

  126. I am reading the Anita Blake series and I would order the next few in the series. Thanks for the giveaway.

  127. Pam S (pams00)

    gfc follower – pams00

    pams00 @ aol.com

  128. Pam S (pams00)

    Network Blogs – Pamela Sinclair

    pams00 @ aol.com

  129. Heather Henderson

    I would order the book “Lowboy” as it’s been on my WL for a very long time.
    hmhenderson AT yahoo DOT com

  130. Heather Henderson

    Follow via GFC as hendy
    hmhenderson At yahoo DOT com

  131. Heather Henderson

    Follow on twitter @HendyMartin
    hmhenderson aT yahoo DOT com

  132. Tonya Dean

    Jim Butcher’s new book Side Jobs.


  133. Melanie L

    I can’t decide what I would get, maybe Minder, Skippy Dies, or Room. Thanks for the giveaway!

  134. Melanie L

    I follow on GFC as Melanie L.

  135. Melanie L

    I follow on Twitter as Melanie_2006.

  136. Melanie L

    I subscribe by email.

  137. Stephanie M

    There are a ton of books that I want that are coming out soon. I would spend it on my favorite books.

    smccar1 at hotmail dot com

  138. Thanks for the giveaway. I would order Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare.

  139. I’d use it towards a Kindle so I can read all my scary reads on the go.

    Thanks for the giveaway >^..^<

  140. Stacey Smith

    I Came Back to tell you that I Now Follow you Via E-Mail for a 3th entery

  141. I’m saving up to buy something big like an ereader on Amazon.com

    alternate email from blogger
    magenta 2 red [at] gmail [dot] com

  142. I’m a follower of Colloquium on Google Friend Connect (Sue A.)

    alternate email from blogger
    magenta 2 red [at] gmail [dot] com

  143. I follow on Twitter @solitaire6

    alternate email from blogger
    magenta 2 red [at] gmail [dot] com

  144. I’m subscribed to Colloquium via Email

    alternate email from blogger
    magenta 2 red [at] gmail [dot] com

  145. samantha morrison

    I would order jb stanleys new book

  146. I would like to order One Simple Act by Debbie Mecomber (I think), or maybe Who Switched Off My Brain by Dr. Carolyn Leaf.

    zemeks at sbcglobal dot net

  147. I want to order the Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

  148. jenniferstrand

    Ooooo! I’d love to go shopping at Amazon.com!

    I’d get Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater and City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare.

    Thanks for the opportunity!

  149. julie reuter

    i would order the latest jd robb book which is due out on tuesday – can’t wait!

    julie_reuter92 at yahoo dot com

  150. julie reuter

    gfc – osu92

    julie_reuter92 at yahoo dot com

  151. julie reuter

    networked blogs – julie.reuter1
    julie_reuter92 at yahoo dot com

  152. julie reuter

    twitter follower – @nosogirl

    julie_reuter92 at yahoo dot com

  153. I would love to order the kindle version of The Typhoon Lover by Sujata Massey. I read a bunch of her other books and they were great!

  154. I would order “The Scorch Trials” by James Dashner!

  155. I’m saving up Amazon.com gift cards to get a Kyocera Ceramic Santoku.
    25 bucks more and I’m very close to getting it.

  156. Follower of Colloquium on Google Friend Connect

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