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Friday, February 24, 2012

Updates and Giveaway Winners!

So, what's going on here at Staffer's Book Review (and occasional musings)? Regular visitors may notice that I've substantially changed the way the blog looks. Specifically, I've changed the name of the blog because it sounds more like what it is, a book review blog. It's also brought about a new character here on the blog courtesy of an idea from Rob at Rob's Blog o' Stuff (he's waving hello in the banner).

In other news, I've got another giveaway coming up next week of Tobias Buckell's new novel Arctic Rising. I'll also have a review of the novel up, and a piece I wrote taking a look at him as an author and a dude. There's going to be an interview with Elspeth Cooper, author of Songs of the Earth, next week as well.  Furthermore, I promise to try to do something that'll piss people off.

Have a great weekend!

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Last week's giveaway of five copies of Robert Jackson Bennett's The Troupe ended last night. Congratulations to the winner below. The books will go out on Monday.


Rob from Kent, UK
Ryan from Colorado, USA
Eric from Kentucky, USA
Ken from Arizona, USA
Sherryl from Panay City, Philippines

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13 Comments:

At February 24, 2012 at 8:07 AM , Blogger Neth said...

Sweet! (assuming that I was the only Ken from AZ who entered)

 
At February 24, 2012 at 8:10 AM , Blogger RobB said...

Thanks for the shout-out, Justin! Looking forward to your posts about Tobias Buckell.

 
At February 24, 2012 at 8:19 AM , Blogger Justin said...

You are the winner!

 
At February 24, 2012 at 8:21 AM , Blogger Neth said...

Great!

On a side note - I miss the old banner. It always amused me.

 
At February 24, 2012 at 8:23 AM , Blogger Justin said...

There's also a professional reason why I dumped it. Let's just say, Google is too powerful.

 
At February 24, 2012 at 8:26 AM , Blogger Neth said...

That I can understand - if you notice I don't use my real last name anywhere on my blog and keep seperate Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc. accounts for my blogging personality and personal life. And anyone who digs far enough will still find the connection, which annoys me but I've come to terms with it.

I'm always bothered when I log into linked in and see it recommending someone like Aiden since I try to keep it all so seperate.

 
At February 24, 2012 at 10:01 AM , Blogger Schwartz the Younger said...

Like Ken, I assume I am the only Eric from good ol' Kentucky that entered?!?

 
At February 24, 2012 at 10:03 AM , Blogger Bastard said...

Can I assume I'm the "Sherryl from Panay City, Philippines"? If not, I'm waging war on RoB and Ken for stealing my winnings.

 
At February 24, 2012 at 11:40 AM , Blogger RobB said...

I didn't steal anything! I'm in the USA not UK

 
At February 24, 2012 at 1:45 PM , Blogger SkynJay said...

Ryan, where in my state are you? Im coming for that book!

 
At February 24, 2012 at 3:42 PM , Blogger Bryce L. said...

Oh, like we're fooled just because you changed Cheryl to Sherryl.

 
At February 25, 2012 at 10:49 PM , Anonymous Ryan said...

Yeah, I sure hope I'm the Ryan from Colorado. Yes! Thanks so much.

 
At February 26, 2012 at 8:46 PM , Blogger Elfy said...

I thought the new dude was Fizbane.

 

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