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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Introducing...LIESL & PO!!

I am so, so, excited about what I have to share with you today...Advance Readers Copies of my new middle-grade book, LIESL & PO!! Some of the sketches aren't final, but the ARCs come swaddled in this absolutely gorgeous box; check out the pictures below. Isn't it magic??



DON'T YOU WANT ONE???

Well, GOOD. Because I'm giving away THREE COPIES NOW, and I'll give away THREE COPIES EACH MONTH until the book comes out in October.

You might be asking--Why am I so nice? Because I love you, of course!

You might ALSO be asking, how do I enter to win?? Well, in this round, I'm going to keep it simple. You get +1 entry for responding to this post (with your email, of course), and telling me what your favorite book was when you were a little kid. (Mine was probably Matilda, by Roald Dahl, or the Redwall Series, by the brilliant and recently deceased Brian Jacques). Please remember to include your email address!
Additionally, you get +2 for being a follower of my blog, and + 3 for twittering about it. If you do a blog post about the contest/my first foray into middle-grade, you get a whopping +4!

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The Book Bell said...

The Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne. They were all pretty amazing. I still have a lot of them!

blakeleydarling@gmail.com

Anaiz said...

My favorite book as a kid was Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss. It's a classic! That box is too cute :)
nizmart at gmail dot com

Tahleen said...

Yay! My favorite book when I was little was A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, and in fact is still probably my favorite. I tweeted about the contest, too: http://twitter.com/#!/Tahleen/status/61193758913462272

tahleen{dot}ovian{at}gmail{dot}com

Travis said...

My favorite book was The Swiss Family Robinson. I always wanted to get stranded on an island after that. lol
I also follow your blog +2.

Thanks for the contest!

travisp1026@yahoo.com

Savi said...

Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel, I practically memorized it!

violetskiez at gmail dot com

Awesome giveaway!

dothutchison said...

My absolute favorite book as a kid was Martin the Warrior, by the above mentioned Brian Jacques. I got it a school book fair and spent the rest of the evening lost in it. Read through the open house, through dinner, through bedtime, finally stumbled downstairs SOBBING at two in the morning and scared the living daylights out of my mother. I had just never CARED about characters that way before!
And congrats on the MG! Very exciting!
~Dot
requiemofrain@hotmail.com

Maestra Amanda said...

My favorite book was 'where the red fern grows' by Wilson Rawls (I break it out every now and then and still have a good cry over Dan and little Ann). My email is amandakfurman@gmail.com
Thanks,
Amanda

LindsayWrites said...

Mine was a wrinkle in time, madeline l'engle. I also loved the narnia series, magician's nephew in particular!
I follow you and retweeted this. :) love the cover!

Lindsaycummings20 at yahoo dot com

Tiffany Drew said...

The BFG by Roald Dahl was my favorite book as a little kid. To this day, it remains my all time favorite childrens book. I have since passed it down to my kids who also enjoy it :) I *love* the cover for Liesl & Po, it looks amazing! Thanks for the chance to win a copy!

GFC follower Tiffany Drew
Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/enterthedrew/status/61194042687488000

jaidahsmommy(at)comcast(dot)net

BrittLit said...

My favorite book as a kid were the Amelia books by Marissa Moss. I read those things so many times!!
areadingnook[at]yahoo[dot]com
I'm a follower and I tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/weareattached/status/61195769369198592
THANKS! Can't wait to read it!

Schuyler Esperanza said...

What a gorgeous book! I'd love to have one of my very own.

My favorite books as a kid: A WRINKLE IN TIME, by Madeleine L'Engle, and THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE by C.S. Lewis. I still want to meet a faun, and find disembodied brains even more disturbing than they are!

I'm a new follower of your blog, so my total is 3.

Thanks for the giveaway!
Schuyler Esperanza
Email: wholewidewords@yahoo.com

Zareen said...

My favorite childhood books were definitely the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne, The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, and the Animal Ark series by Ben M. Baglio.

+1 Comment
+2 GFC Follower: Zareen T
+3 Tweet: http://twitter.com/ShiningStar786/statuses/61196353056940032

Total: +6

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Alison's Book Marks said...

Congratulations! I can't wait to read it!

I was a late bloomer, isn't that sad? The first book I remember loving was Are You There God, It's Me Margaret?

Only now, in my 30s am I discovering great MG books...mostly through my son!

ashelynn sanford said...

oh, YAY! a MG! :D I saw this on Goodreads a few weeks ago and added to my to-read list. I seemed to have skipped MG, so I've been wanting to read a lot more! Gotta embrace my forgotten childhood. ;D

My favorite books were probably Dr. Seuss or WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. I love those books. <3

I'm a follower and tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/AshelynnS/status/61198109300097024

Mrs. ReaderPants said...

I am a 6-8 grade school librarian, and I have a high school collection in my library. My students have loved Before I Fall and Delirium. Glad to hear you are doing a middle grade novel!

My favorite books when I was a kid would have to be the Amelia Bedelia books.

+1=posting here
+2=blog follower
+3=twittering about it in 2 seconds

Mrs.ReaderPants
http://readerpants.blogspot.com

Nikki said...

Ooh, this looks fabulous!! My favorite books were The Bobbsey Twins, The Boxcar Children, the Little House on the Prairie series ... pretty much anything I could read actually!

+1 Comment
+2 GFC Follower
+3 Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/katzni/status/61198750827294720

nvkatz at gmail dot com

Sherri Mabry Gordon said...

I remember reading A Bargain for Frances over and over again. I had a friend like Thelma, so I guess I could relate.

sherri@sherrigordon.com

P.S. I also did a RT on twitter(SherriMGordon) about your contest. And, if you would send me some additional info about the book, I will post it on my blog (writeon-smgordon.blogspot.com) and on FB ... you can just send press materials or whatever to the e-mail above.

Alwyn said...

So cool!

My favourite book as a kid was "Ella Enchanted" by Gail Carson Levine. I had it on book on tape and I wore out the cassette lying in bed listening to it over and over.

I follow your blog on google reader so I have +3 total :)

alwynhamilton@gmail.com

Jenn (Books At Midnight) said...

Those are absolutely ADORABLE. And you've pretty much named my two favorite MG books of all time. I was reading Matilda the first time my parents discovered my reading after bedtime with my flashlight, and I literally had a Redwall-reading competition with one of my guy classmates back in fourth grade. I also loved the Merlin series and The Circle of Magic series by Tamora Pierce. :)

Thanks for the giveaway!

+1 comment
+2 GFC follower

booksatmidnight(at)gmail(dot)com

ashelynn sanford said...

oops, forgot my email address: ashelynnsanford AT hotmail DOT com.

One Pushy Fox said...

Oh, yes!!!! Pick me! Ok, I know it's random but I would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE to win a copy!

My favorite book as a kid was Bunnicula by Deborah Howe. I read it at least a dozen times. :)

my email is: pushyfox@gmail.com
I am a follower +2
I tweeted it (http://twitter.com/#!/onepushyfox/status/61198684855087104) +3

Woot! Good luck to all that enter!

Devon Marcus said...

I think that I have too many books to really choose a "favorite" however I think one of the most memorable is Green Eggs and Ham, because that was the first actually book I read. However even at fourteen now, I think my favorite series in Cirque Du Freak!

I re-tweeted on what you had tweeted about this. My twitter username is: TheRealDevonM
Also I can't find the button to follow the blog, but I follow you on twitter and friended you on FB, so I check when a new blog is blogged.
My email is: devontaylormarcus@yahoo.com

cegluna said...

"The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett

I'm a follower so 3 entries total :)

cegluna(at)gmail(dot)com

~Korena~ said...

Oooo hard to say! I love books!
Probably Harry Potter! My grandma used to read them to me >_<
my email is korena.daniel@yahoo.com
+1 being a follower
+2 commenting
+3 for about to make a twitter
+4 for about to blog

+5 for finding that mistake on your webpage and
+6 for loving your books >_< Heehee

Nikki (Wicked Awesome Books) said...

My favorite book growing up was the entire Boxcar Children series. I was smitten with those kids :)

+2 I'm a follower
+3 I Tweeted it

Thank you so much! I cannot wait to read Liesl & Po.

wickedawesomebooks(at)hotmail(dot)com

Brandee Smith said...

+1 comment
+2 blog follower
+3 tweeted it

I had so many favorites growing up - the most memorable was Tuck Everlasting because my 4th grade teacher read it to us every single day after lunch. I still hear her voice when I think of it. :) Now I teach 7th grade and read to my kids but not as faithfully.

PS Saw you speak at TLA last week - GREAT insight! I took one of your discussion guides back to my one of my students and she was all smiles. She's read Delirium at least four times this year.

jpetroroy said...

+1 comment
+2 follower
+3 tweeted at http://twitter.com/jpetroroy/status/61204646399713280

jpetroroy at gmail dot com

My favorite was definitely Anne of Green Gables.

Lisa Aldin said...

OH MY GOD!

So EXCITED!

+1 Comment
+2 Follower.

Lisa.aldin@gmail.com

Lizandra said...

My fave book as a kid was "Ella Enchanted" by Gail Carson Levine. I still have three copies of that book (each with a different cover) and i would make all of my friends read it too! Gail Carson Levine was my fave author as a kid and i have all of her books which i still read from time to time!

Liz.zie.zm.23@gmail.com
ohh and i also follow your blog (Liz_zie)

Marisa said...

The BFG by Raoald Dahl was all time favorite book as a kid. I remember picking it up in maybe the first grade and thinking it was the BIGGEST BOOK EVER. Another favorite is Harry Potter, which is the reason why I fell in love with reading in the first place.

Comment (+1)
GFC Follower Marisa (+2)
Tweeted (+3): https://twitter.com/#!/mleedancerr12/status/61208577913786368

mleedancer12@aol.com

Jennifer A said...

What a super cute book cover! I love the little box it comes in, too! :)

My favorite book as a kid was The Cat Who Went to Heaven. I still love it! It's such an amazing story.

jennifer.aguilar@yahoo.com

I'm already a follower! :) Jennifer A

I did a pretty post all about your giveawa on my blog:
http://littleshelf.blogspot.com/2011/04/liesel-and-po-giveaway-from-lauren.html

So, what is that, +7?

Congratulations on the new book!

Jennifer of Little Shelf

brandimziegler said...

The first book I read more than once because I loved it so much was CHARLOTTE's WEB by E. B. White. Love it. email = brandimziegler@hotmail.com

Christi said...

What a beautiful ARC~I love it! I'm so excited that my daughter (currently age 8) will be in the world of middle grade readers soon, then we can read and discuss together!

Nancy Drew are the books that come to mind when I think of my childhood. I really loved and admired her, and wanted to BE her, when I was a kid.

caldellizzi (at) gmail (dot) com

Plus I'm a follower +2 and I tweeted +3 http://twitter.com/#!/ChristiTeenLib/status/61218199869472768

So, 6 entries! Great contest!

SusieBookworm said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I'm not sure what my favorite book was when I was younger; I loved In a Blue Velvet Dress, the Little House series, the Dear America series...

susanna dot pyatt at student dot rcsnc dot org

I'm a new GFC follower. :)

Kate E. said...

Awesome contest! My favorite book was absolutely The Giving Tree :)

+1 commenting
+2 Follower
+3 Tweeted about it (@ReadersRambling- I tagged you)

Total 6

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Edna said...

My favorite book when I was a child was Time For Andrew by Mary Downing Hahn.

+1 comment
+2 follower
=3

nalynboni AT gmail DOT com

Sonya said...

My favorite book was Where the Sudewalk Ends!

I'm tweeting and follow you!

Cocojaz at homtmail dot com

Hugs, Sonya

Orchid said...

I have two favorite books from when I was little Harriet the Spy and Night of the Twisters. I loved both so much that I occasionaly re-read them.

+1 comment
+2 GFC follower

=3

Orchid
The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia
hauntingorchid(at)aol(dot)com

Natasha M. Heck said...

My favorite book as a child (and still one of my favorites) is Anne of Green Gables. I used to take it out of the library constantly along with the movies.

nheck AT natashamheck.com

+2 for following your blog
+1 for comment

This book looks amazing!

whoRuBlog said...

Hi Lauren, Thanks for the opportunity. One of my most favorite books in grade school was MANDY by Julie Edwards (Julie Andrews). I bought it with my own money and I still have it. :)
whoRuBlog@aol.com
1+ for comment
2 + for follower
3+ Tweet
4+ And I posted your contest on my blog with an article titled Brilliant Novels by Brilliant Writers: http://www.whorublog.com/?p=793

lisa :) said...

I'm a new fan of your writing but I love middle grade fiction! When I was younger I loved mystery series - especially Cam Jensen and the Encyclopedia Brown books! I was also (and still am, actually!) a huge fan of James Howe and read pretty much everything and anything by Avi.

Thanks for the giveaway!
(+1 comment +2 follower = 3)
herbookself at gmail dot com

Qui said...

Awesome contest!!!
My favorite book (I had to think about this one for a while) was probably a tie between Anne of Green Gables and Redwall!

I'm a follower also.

vlikeshugs@gmail.com

Paige said...

I love your books and I'm so excited to enter this contest!

My favorite book as a kid whould have to be either Good Night Moon by Margaret Wise Brown or Corduroy by Don Freeman!

-My email is Paigesblog@aim.com (+1)

-I am a follower of your blog (+2)

- I tweeted about this giveaway- http://twitter.com/#!/PaigeCraze828 (+3)

-I posted about this giveaway- http://the828.blogspot.com/2011/04/amazing-contest.html (+4)

Megan B. said...

I've gotta say, Junie B. Jones was my literary best friend. She had me convinced there were monsters under my bed for, oh, a year or so?

I'm a follower of your blog :)

For the life of me, I can't figure out how to post a link to my tweet, but I'm busybee731 if you'd like to go look!

AND I wrote a blogpost on my blog http://thewrittenlifeofanamericanteenager.blogspot.com/2011/04/whilst-on-spring-break.html if you'd like to go check it out!

Thanks for the opportunity, Lauren!
-Megan B.
mbutler731@gmail.com

Kendall said...

I'm so excited for you!
My favorite books were the Madeline Series, which were about a little girl in Paris. I was "reading" the first one at 18 months (more like I had it completely memorized)! Now, I read them every so often for a pick-me-up.
I love children's books. They made me the reader I am, and let me grow up in hundreds of magical worlds. That is why I love reading fiction now.
I will definitely get a copy of your book by October, if not sooner *fingers crossed*
Thank you for the opportunity!
-Kendall
disneygirl11@me.com
(I am also a follower of your blog!)

Cass (Words on Paper) said...

One of my favourites was the Tashi series, as well as Roald Dahl's collection. I didn't read Mathilda until last year, surprisingly!

+1 comment
+2 follower

cc932005 at hotmail dot com

Kailia Sage said...

I loved anything by Dr. Seuss, I loved anything by Judy Blume, and the Ramona and Beezus series.
+1 comment
+2 already follower
+3 tweeted: http://twitter.com/KailiaSage/status/61261143175475200

Kailia
twilightforever.edward at gmail dot com

allison said...

Emily's Runaway Imagination by Beverly Cleary! (Or anything by her, really!)

+1 comment
+2 follower
+3 tweet (http://twitter.com/#!/_allisonwrites/status/61263215438471169)

allison (at) allisonwrites.com

Liz said...

Hooray for more Lauren Oliver books! Your ARCs are beautiful! My favorite book as a child was Matilda by Roald Dahl, because reading about all the new worlds Matilda found through literature made me want to do the same thing.
+2 I follow your blog
consumedbybooks[at]gmail[dot]com

Kathryn Packer Roberts said...

+2 follower.

What a sweet looking book! As a child hmmm....I read so many books I'm not sure. But I would say THE LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE series. Those were the first non-picture-type books I read and I loved the history in them. A sort of link to the past.

kprwrite at hotmail dot com

A Backwards Story said...

What an awesome giveaway! I would totally love to win an ARC that comes in an adorable box like that!

My favorite book as a child was "Ella Enchanted" by Gail Carson Levine. It's still my favorite children's novel. I loved that Ella knew the prince before the ball and that it wasn't the traditional love-at-first-sight story. It was my first time seeing a new version of a fairy tale. Today, this is one of my favorite genres and I'm even writing my own fractured fairy tale. GCL set me on this path!

If I'm lucky enough to win, my email address is abackwardsstory (at) gmail.

+1 entry
+2 for being a follower of my blog (Through Blogger/Google Feed)
+3 for twittering about it: (http://twitter.com/#!/OliverBooks/status/61192973773307904 retweet)
+4 blog post about the contest/my first foray into middle-grade (http://abackwardsstory.blogspot.com/2011/04/cover-reveal-liesel-po-by-lauren-oliver.html)

~Valen~ said...

Manxmouse: The Mouse Who Knew No Fear was my favorite book when I was a kid because my German grandmother would read it to me when ever I would visit her house and spend the night. My other favorite book was the Frog & Toad Series, idk why, but I constantly read those books...guude olde days!

favgreen7@yahoo.com

favgreen7 at yahoo dot com

+1 Comment!

+2 Follower!

+3 Blogpost!http://thereadersheartstring.blogspot.com/2011/04/lauren-olivers-awesome-contest.html

+4 Tweeted It!http://twitter.com/#!/readheartstring

Katie said...

+1 i liked Matilda but i was addicted to the Magic Tree House and the Babysitter's Club.

+2 i am a blog follower (Katie)

+3 i tweeted here: http://twitter.com/#!/GirlyKat/status/61271889049419776
total: 6

thanks for the chance!

katie_tp(at)yahoo(dot)com

Callie Kingston said...

I loved A Wrinkle in Time and the Boxcar Children series.

Congrats on the new title, can't wait to read it!

+ 1 I follow your blog

Elleira said...

Yay!!! Awesome giveaway/s!! :)
My favourite book when I was young was definitely Pepper Dreams by Colin Thompson - it still stands as one of the best books of all time, for me anyway! :) The Chronicles of Narnia would have been right up there too, if I had read them as a kid.

I follow your blog, and tweeted too, at http://twitter.com/#!/Elleira92/status/61277204889350145

email addy is arielle(.)yeap(@)gmail.com

thanks for the giveaway!

Sarah said...

I had so many favorite books, depending on what age you're asking about. However, at the age you're talking about- Anne of Green Gables!!

I follow your blog and tweeted about the contest- @peaceanskittles

Super excited about the new book!

Elena said...

When I was little my favorite book was probably Farmer Boy from the Little House on the Prairie series. Most likely because I was partially in love with Alfanso. Maybe I still am. OR it is more likely that I was in love with the Thanksgiving-sized meals he and his family ate for each stinking meal. Yeah, thats probably more likely :D
(+1)

I am follower of your amazing blog(+2)

Le tweet (+3)
http://twitter.com/#!/elenathomas030/status/61294658432667648

elenathomas35(at)gmail(dot)com

Miss Bookiverse said...

My favourite book as a kid was Winnie The Pooh :)
I'm a follower.
missbookiverse(at)gmail(dot)com

Mia said...

Yaay! I'm so excited for this! It look so beautiful! Thanks for the giveaway! Please count me in if it's international. Thanks!

To answer your question, my fave book back when I was a kid was Sweet Valley High by Francine Pascal

+2 GFC Follower (Mia)
+3 Tweeted:http://twitter.com/girlaboutbooks/status/61393814643937280
=5 entries

Thanks again!

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Kate said...

Brian Jacques died? Wow. I met him a little while ago at some teaching awards but I've never read any of his books.

As a kid I liked to read anything by Jacqueline Wilson, Midnight being my favourite

+1 comment
+2 follower
+3 tweet http://twitter.com/#!/KateBooks/status/61410866008043520

kjedisbury (at) live (dot) co (dot) uk

Nikki said...

I don't remember much about being a kid but my first memories of a book are Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke.

npalun@gmail.com
+1 Comment
+2 Follower
+3 Twittered at http://twitter.com/#!/nikkipalun

Beth S. said...

My favorite book when I was little was Charlotte's Web.

I am also a follower.

beths0103 at yahoo dot com

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Liz said...

I loved Berenstain Bear books by Stan and Jan Berenstain. I had a huge collection and would read them all the time :)

seehowfastyoucantype@hotmail.com

follower!

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Rachele Alpine said...

My favorite book when I was young (and still!) is Charlotte's Web! Love, love love!

I'm a follower!

+2

RAlpine@aol.com

Jason Lalljee said...
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Jason Lalljee said...

My email: jasonlall9@aol.com
My favorite book when I was a kid was Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davis. Wonderful story and beautiful illustrations. "Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to." (+1)
I am already following you on BLOGGER and GOODREADS. (+2)
AND I wrote about this on the book news section of my book review blog. (Over 1000 views in 4 months!)
http://jasonsbookstack.blogspot.com/p/book-news.html (+4)

OVERALL: (+7)

Frankie Diane Mallis said...

OMG that looks amazing! I would LOVE to win one! Can't wait to read a new book by you:-)

My favorite book as a child was hands down--A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett! It's one of my favorites to this day.

+1 reply
+2 follower

frankie.mallis@gmail.com

Jessy said...

My favorite book when I was a kid was The Boy With Square Eyes by Juliet and Charles Snape. It's about what happens to you when you watch too much television.

+2-Follower
+3-Tweeted: http://twitter.com/Emma015/statuses/61472985197969408

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Daisy said...

Ooh, it's absolutely gorgeous! Want!
My favourite book when I was young was Wise Child by Monica Furlong, I LOVE that book! It's so magical and I wanted to be a witch when I was little. This book made it sound like being a princess, which was what I wanted to be if I couldn't be a witch.

+1 comment
+2 follower

daisyjdebruin(at)gmail(dot)com

Misty said...

OMSquee, this looks super!
I have gone through a lot of book phases, even as a kid, but there were a few that remained constant:
as a young kid, I was obsessed with The Velveteen Rabbit. I mean obsessed, too, that's not an exaggeration.
As I got a little older, they were almost all classics, especially Oliver Twist, Little Men and Anne of Green Gables, all of which still hold a special place in my heart (especially Anne).
I tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/DarlingMisty/status/61511242967298048
and am a follower!

+6 total
~Misty
mbradenwf AT gmail DOT com

LC Piper said...

Treasure island was my favorite as a kid. Although I mostly liked the map and other pictures.
I'm a follower
3 points
Lukecpiper at gmail dot com

Gina @ My Precious said...

What a great contest. I'd LOVE to get my hands on one of those books.

My favorite book as a child was The Phantom Tollbooth

My Email: sgcallaway at gmail dot com

+1 Comment
+2 Follower (new)
+3 Tweet - @sgcallaway1994
+4 Blog Post - http://thecallawayfam.blogspot.com/2011/04/contests-lauren-olivers-liesl-po.html

Julia :) said...

Ohhh it looks cute!

My favorite books when I were little were the Fox books by James Marshall (I was such a sassy pants. :P) and The Boxcar Children series. :)

a_hobbit_of_the_shire(at)yahoo(dot)com

+1 Comment
+2 Follower

25kati said...

Kati Lear
klearboredom@yahoo.com

I don't understand it now but I always loved rain is not my indian name... I still own it! Or I loved Oh, crumps! by Lee Bock... Of course she was my elementary school librarian. So I'm kind of biased. :]

Gabrielle said...

I really loved (and love) Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine, along with her series of short princess books. I'm pretty sure that book made me love the name "Ella" for 3 years or so...

Gabrielle
321gemstar@gmail.com

Prism Book Club said...

Hello, Lauren. As a child, my favorite book was Charlotte's Web.
Sylvia
bazionk@gmail.com

bookittyblog said...

When I was little I didn't have a favorite book 'cause my parents didn't really read to me but now that I have a daughter and I read to her a lot, I'll probably choose Green eggs and ham!!
Love the cover and box!!
I RT on tweeter!!
And I follow your blog
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A.J. said...

My favorite book was Ella Enchanted! :D

+1 comment
+2 blog follower
+ 3 tweeting: http://twitter.com/woven_/status/61627193444405249

Great giveaway! Thank you! :)
naruto_and_hinata(at)hotmail(dot)com

Vivien said...

Mine has to be Shel Silverstein's Where the Sidewalk Ends.
+1 comment
+2 GFC follower

Vivien
deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

TheGirlOnFire said...

I think my favorite book as a kid was Number the Stars by Lois Lowry.

+1 comment

thegirlonfire27 at gmail dot com

Alexandra said...

Hello Lauren!

Unfortunately, I'm not on Twitter or Live Journal (or any blog site for that matter) but I love love love reading yours & others from favorite YA authors. It's so amazing that you guys do that! It keeps the wait in between books bearable! LOL.

Anyway, my favorite books as a kid were probably Amelia's Notebook by Marissa Moss (inspired me to write in my own notebooks!) & the Ramona series by Beverly Cleary. I think I'm going to re-read those soon! I miss Ramona :)

Congrats on the new book! Very very excited to enjoy it soon! XOXOX

-Alexandra H.

Nicole M said...

Points:
+1 for comment: My favorite series growing up was probably Harry Potter and A Series of Unfortunate Events. I was so heartbroken when both of those series ended, but at least they now have the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, which I just visited by the way. As a side note, butterbeer is quite delicious.
+2 for being a follower

Awesome giveaway!! I can't wait to read this. I've already read Before I Fall and just bought Delirium, finishing The Mortal Instruments for the fourth time before I get started :D
Thank you!! :)

Nicole

nicoleloveskyle2@aim.com

Ariel said...

my favorite book when i was little was the magic finger by roald dahl.

mt email is avaughn89@gmail.com

sharonlovescats said...

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster.

+1 comment
+2 follower
sharonluvscats@gmail.com ;)

Genna Sarnak said...

Oh, LIESL & PO looks very good! I love the raised bits of the cover. I'd love to read it with/to my 11-year-old sister as I'm trying to encourage her to take pleasure in reading.

When I was younger, my favorite books were James and the Giant Peach and The Witches (and The Twits) by Roald Dahl, Are You There God It's Me Margaret by Judy Blume, and Number the Stars and The Giver by Louis Lowry (sorry, I couldn't pick just one!).

I follow the blog via GFC +2
I made a comment +1

Thanks, Lauren! :)

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Amy said...

Hooray! I can't wait to read it!
My favorite book when I was growing up was probably...Charlotte's Web. I loved it so hard. And, to this day, I have a huge soft spot for books that are set on farms, or in the countryside somewhere far away from big, bustling cities. I also loved The Witches by Roald Dahl, too. It's a close second. But Charlotte wins out in the end.

I commented (+1) and I'm a follower! (+2), and I can't wait to read Liesl & Po!

dea278@hotmail.com

Thanks for the great giveaway!

hllx3 said...

(I apologize in advance for my lack of html/linking knowledge. I be too lazy to look it up.)
and if an lj post counts as a blog post...
+4 points here--http://hllx3.livejournal.com/7747.html

+3 points for my my tweet here-- http://twitter.com/#!/hllx3 ( I also forgot how to get a single tweet on a page...sorry!)

and +1 point for this post-- I loved The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss when I was a kid. I read everything I could get my hands on, but this one I read so much I memorized it. It annoyed my grandmother so much, she hid it. :( haha but I brings back great memories of learning to read.

hllx3 said...

and I forgot my email, sorry!

woahpip@yahoo.com

Tara Lindsay Hall said...

I RT'd you. And I have been following. And here's my email: bloodcrossed@gmail.com. And I REALLY WANT TO WIN ONE! :)

~Tara

Tara Lindsay Hall said...

Oh, yeah and my favorite book as a kid was Raptor Red by Robert T. Bakker. I know... I'm weird. ;)

~Tara

Susan said...

My favorite book when I was young was Black Beauty.

Thanks for the giveaway!

+1 comment
+2 GFC follower

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thesehands said...

I don't have a blogspot or twitter account, so...

+1 for responding (:

My favorite book(s) as a kid would have to be the Miss Pickerell series by Ellen MacGregor (circa 1951-54). My dad read them as a kid and still has the books!

(alongthemap@gmail.com)

Alexandra said...

I can't believe I forgot to put down my e-mail for you :)

Alexandra H. - my e-mail address is MamboPhoenix7@gmail.com

XOXO

qrtknee said...

My favorite book had to be Where the Red Fern Grows. I think because of it I became a complete sap over dogs!

I am a follower and will be tweeting (@qrtknee).

Email is courtneydavila(at)gmaildotcom

Cicely said...

My favourite was either Matilda or The Magic Faraway Tree books by Enid Blyton. I loved those books :D

+2 blog follower

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Thanks for the giveaway :D

Mundie Moms said...

I LOVE the packaging for the ARC. The ARC is beautiful. I can only imagine what the final book will look like. I love the graphics.

We're following you and we've tweeted about the giveaway. (please don't enter us, we received an ARC at TLA). We're just excited to see this post. :D

Teril said...

Those are beautiful! I know our house would love to read this. I cannot wait for this book.
+2 GFC

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Bwyatt said...

You are so AWESOME! :o) Thanks for this chance. I can't wait to read it. And the ARCs look so cool!
+1 comment
+2 GFC follower
+3 tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/BritneyWyatt/status/62579444916813824

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Smash Attack! said...

I was definitely a major fan of Charlotte's Web, and I still am. ♥ Thank you so much for the opportunity to win, and congrats on your upcoming release. :)

+1 Comment
+2 GFC follower
+3 Tweet http://twitter.com/SmashAttackAsh/statuses/62591358308847617

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Ashley said...

I had so many favorites as a kid! But the book I say is my very favorite was Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls. I still reread it regularly.

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Britta said...

I am so excited for this one! It sounds super cute and I am amazed by your first two books, so this one can't be anywhere short of awesome! Also, I love that box/book combo - it is really unique and beautiful.

My favorite picture books growing up were Where the Wild Things Are, and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. Then I moved on to the Biscuit books (first chapter books!). The first real books that I really liked were A Series of Unfortunate Events, Gathering Blue and The Borrowers!

Thanks for the chance :)

+1 - Comment
+2 - GFC Follower
+3 Tweet:
http://twitter.com/#!/ILikeTheseBooks/status/62595324446904321

Thanks Again,
Britta

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Penelope Lolohea said...

I love the packaging! So fun and cute! :)

My favorite books growing up were the Little House of the Prairie series. I LOVED them!

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+2 GFC follower (Penelope Lolohea)
+3 Tweeting: http://twitter.com/#!/ReadingFever/statuses/62581019106217985

Thanks for the giveaway!

Pam Harris said...

Such a cool contest! I loved ANYTHING by Judy Blume when I was little, but my fave was probably Blubber.

+1 comment
+2 follower
+3 Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/pamharriswrites/status/62613184317636608

6 in total--thanks! :)

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holls said...

My favorite book was always little women! Thanks!
GFc holly wright
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Blissfulrains said...

My favorite book was My Side of the Mountain..and pretty much all of Jean Craighead George's books, or Scott O'Dell's books!

+1 comment, +2 Following, +3 Tweeted https://twitter.com/#!/Neku234/status/62656702922752000

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Carina L. Tai said...

My favorite book was Harold and the purple crayon!! I found it so intriguing as a little kid :)

Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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GFC: Carina L. Tai

Tweeted: Carina L. Tai
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Win an ARC of Lauren Oliver's new story: Liesl & Po! http://laurenoliverbooks.blogspot.com/2011/04/introducingliesl-po.html

RJ Hipling said...

Congrats on the new ARC! :)

I can't really say I had a favorite book as a child...I read everything I could put my hands on. But one that stands out for me is "Where the Red Fern Grows" because it was the first book that made me cry.


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ParaJunkee said...

My favorite had to be The Wind in the Door series, I loved those books. But the Narnia series was a close second.

I follow you on GFC & tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/parajunkee/statuses/62991513747075072

I also have to say I just read Delirium and it was brilliant and now I'm a gushing fangirl. Thank you.

parajunkee @ gmail.com

Debbie Barr said...

First I have to say I just finished "Delirium" today and, holy cow, it was so amazing!

I loved "Ella Enchanted" growing up and read it roughly 3,000 times. Okay, maybe not that many, but I swear I have that book memorized.

I now follow your blog and I tweeted about the contest!

soupwriter [at] gmail.com

Mrs. Dilday said...

I must say I am SUPER excited you have written a middle school book!!!! BNow I can share you with evern more of my kiddos at school!!!! What a super way to start the school year next year!!!! You super rock!!

Mrs. Dilday said...

My favorite books when I really started to read alone were the Judy Blume books and Beverly Cleary.

I vidily rememeber my mom taking us to the library and checking out mounds of books for us. My daughter loves to bounce from school straight up to the public library to see what they have that I might not have at school.

I'D LOVE TO ADD THIS TO THE LIBRARY @ SA! Of course you know I will buy one if I don't win one because my kiddos puffy heart you already!! :)

hamna said...
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Heather said...

Hey Lauren! My favorite books when I was a kid was the Babysitters Little Sisters books by Ann M. Martin(I bet not many people remember them). hlwindham@gmail.com
I also wanted to comment on how amazing the narrator for the Delirium audio book was!!

hiroshimem said...

My favorite book when I was a kid? I would have to say Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl. It may seem slightly sinister a choice, but this book offered me so much insight into history AND a little girl's strength. I still remember myself shuddering while reading it.
I've just discovered your blog - I'm very curious about your books!
Aimee - aimee_levesque@hotmail.com

Bethany said...

My favorite series was Fablehaven by Brandon Mull. It was my Harry Potter

I'm a follower

+3

fallenleaf99@hotmail.com

Coffee and a Book Chick said...

+6 I am a follower! coffeeandabookchick at gmail dot com

I tweeted about it here! https://twitter.com/#!/CoffeeBookChick/status/63780045646344192

And my favorite book series when I was a kid was either anything by Beverly Cleary or Anne of Green Gables!

So excited!

My name is Mahogany said...

my favorite book? the cupcake queen by heather hepler


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Follower,
comment,
Twitter.
= +6

Lynsey Newton said...

WOOHOO for Liesl and Po! My favourite books were Roald Dahl books (The Witches, Matilda, The BFG etc) and also Enid Blyton books (The Magic Faraway Tree etc).

I'm a follower (naturally)

Lynsey(AT)narrativelyspeaking(DOT)com

saviing.sydnii said...

I'm a follower:)

And I'd have to say...Goodnight Moon or Farm Day. My sisters and I used to read those two nonstop while they were learning to read:)

saviing.sydnii@gmail.com

suitecheeks said...

i loved the wayside school books when I was younger. I thought they were hilarious.

i am also following your blog!
olivia
suitecheeks3@yahoo.com

Lenehesel said...

Hey Lauren, congrats on the ARC - I’m looking forward to read the book!

I’m from a little country, Denmark, on a slightly different continent, so I’m not sure you know/recognize my favorite books. As a child I mostly read books by Nordic writers, especially Astrid Lindgren, Åke Holmberg and Ulf Löfgren but I also LOVED the Little House of the Prairie series.

lenehesel@adslhome.dk

Valerie said...

There's so many! My best friend and I, loved The Boxcar Children series. I also loved Little house on the Prarie, Mrs. Piggle Wiggle, and Judys Blume's books.

I'm a follower.
valerie_is@hotmail.com

basma aal said...

My favourite child book was Snow White.

basma.aal@gmail.com

Louise Tripp said...

Oh wow, I would absolutely adore a copy! My favorite book as a child was...it's a tie: Stuart Little by E.B While (I wanted to be small and fit through drains like Stuart) and Behind The Attic Wall by Sylvia Cassady (lovely book about a lonely orphan sent to live with estranged family who befriends ghost-inhabited dolls in the attic).

My email is: lulutripp@gmail.com

MA said...

My favorites were Eight Cousins and its sequel, Rose In Bloom, by Louisa May Alcott. My younger daughter's middle name is Rose - after the main character.

Briana said...

Honestly, I don't think I had a particular favorite book when I was younger, but I know I loved R.L. Stine and Ann M. Martin. haha... I was quite the versatile reader! ;)

Briana
breesbooks(at)gmail.com

jessrsheaffer.com said...

My favorite book in middle school was Judy Blume's FOREVER. Thank you for hosting the contest!

Jess R. Sheaffer
jsheaffer@hollins.edu

andii* said...

great! if it is international, i'm obviously in :D
i'm still little (14 years xD) but when i was... litter?? no, smaller (:D) i loved (and still) Harry Potter saga, these are books i will never forget... <3
thanks or the opportunity ;)

andiiblogs(at)hotmail(dot)com

Elanor Lawrence said...

You write MG, too? I'd love an ARC! I'm a follower of this blog and I tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/ElanorLawrence/status/66623741576216576

My favourite book was probably Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine.

elanor_gamgee [at] yahoo [dot] ca

Cardiff said...

My favorite book, when I was in the 6th grade( I'm in 8th now) was the Spiderwick Chronicles. They were a lot of fun to read;D

This is such a cool contest!!

Kendall.indigosage@gmail.com

Michelle said...
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Michelle said...

Hey Lauren! My favorite book as a kid was The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, written by Avi. I have read it over and over, wore out my childhood copy and had to buy a new one because the pages were falling out.

I follow your blog with Google Friend Connect, but really I read it in my RSS feedreader.

I follow you on Twitter. I just twittered about it here: http://twitter.com/#!/MrsMHalpern/status/66668443314823169


I posted a blog about your book and contest here:
http://nblo.gs/hytMt
And please please please go there and click through the links to the reviews I wrote about Before I Fall and Delirium! :)

Love,
Michelle
mrsmhalpern at gmail dot com

Kulsuma said...

Please count me in if this is international.
My favourite childhood book was Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine.
+2 follower.
k_anon[at]hotmail[dot]co[dot]uk

blametheweatherman said...

Oh, I want this sooooooooo bad! My email is veresmelissa@gmail.com

My favorite book growing up was, hands down, THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH by Norton Juster. Everyone should read it, even now. What can be better than a little boy who drives through a cardboard tollbooth and into a magical world of grammar, dolldrums, and infinity?? Nothing.

Also, my blogpost :) http://blametheweatherman.wordpress.com/2011/05/07/my-fangirl-moment-with-lauren-oliver/

Rosalinda said...

When I ws a kid, I adored Anne of Green Gables. I still wish I had her carroty hair (and Gilbert Blythe)!

novel16 AT aol DOT com

Mita said...

Ohhhhh Liesl & Po. I MUST read your new book! I think it's great that you've written something for MG-readers. When I was in that age group I was really into reading.
My favorite "kids"-Book used to be "A Little Princess: The Story of Sara Crewe" by Frances Hodgson Burnet! Also the first few Anne of Green Gables.
My Email: mita612 (at) yahoo dot com

athanasia-d said...

hi i am athanasia-d, my e-mail is da@thewebndesign.com

+1=posting here
+2=blog follower
+3=twittering about it

my favorite book was "the last black cat" by eugenios trivizas, a greek author

Aik said...

+1 My favourite book was Snow White.
+2 Blog follower
+3 Tweeted:
http://twitter.com/aikchien/status/70060083769384964

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Reading mind said...

ohh, I hope it's international!
I loved The secret garden and the witches by Dahl. Also, Ascolta il mio cuore (listen to my heart), written by an Italian author.

and, Congrats! saw you books in Italy, finally, and I am so happy about it!

+1 comment
+2 GFC follower

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Lenmeo said...

+1 Favorite book as a child...

Bridge To Teribithia by Katherine Paterson
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary
Daddy Long Legs by Jean Webster

These are just a few examples of my favorite books from childhood. To pick just one is insane. :)

+2 Blog Follower

kknpz said...

favorite book, which I am surprised to see more people do not have listed... Bridge To Teribithia by Katherine Paterson.

MARJIE said...

favorite book to have read to me was Hop on POP, First Favorite book to read was Alice through the looking glass at age 5...still love it!
gfc- Marjie Pride
and I tweeted too!- Reelfoothoodrat

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diana99 said...
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diana99 said...

hi my favorite book when I was a little kid was fame school, in that time I wanted to be famous , you know like an actress
+2 for being a follower, and + 3 for twittering about it.
diana_peas@hotmail.com

GABY said...

+1 Probably The Little Prince. I still read it sometimes.

magabygc AT gmail.com {please enter me only if it's international}

+2 follower
+3 tweet http://twitter.com/#!/magabygc/status/72377179937312768

Cialina at Muggle-Born.net said...

I loved the Junie B. Jones series when I was growing up. I'm so happy when my little sister started reading them about a year ago!

+2 I'm a blog follower!

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Melissa said...

+1 hmm difficult desicion probably any of the Enid Blyton books or the never ending story by Michael Ende.
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+2 Follower
+3 Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/MelissaDempsey1/status/72379563027611649

Sarah said...

Oooh! I had so many favorite books, depending on my age. One of them that I'll still re-read is Anne of Green Gables. I could never get enough.

wrigh216 at gmail.com

Nicole M said...

My favorite children's books... Well, as a series, hands down is Harry Potter. Rowling seamlessly creates such a rich world, and the fact that her books grew in maturity as her audience did was pure brilliance.

As a standalone, a collection of Grimm's fairytales held my attention for a long time, as well as a collection of poems by Shel Silverstein. That man is my hero! Great contest :)

+1 entry
+2 follower

Total: 3

Nicole

nicoleloveskyle2@aim.com

Donna said...

donnakoppelman@gmail.com. I discovered the fabulous old Maud Hart Lovelace series about Betsy, Tacy, and Tib and still love them to this day. Might be the original middle grade series (before anyone called anything middle grade). I will blog about you (perfect follow-up to my recent blog about Delirium), tweet about you, and follow you! Thanks for putting forth great literature for young people.

Paula said...

I was a Hardy Boys reader- I'd ask for them for Christmas and for birthdays. I wonder what happened to those books? Oh yeah, I handed them down to my brother, and he used them as ramps for his Hot Wheels. Stupid boy.

pcottonbearcat (at) gmail (dot) com

+1 entry
+2 for being a follower
+ 3 for tweet, found here: http://twitter.com/#!/TMPaulaRL/status/72408772554919937

hello tata said...

I would have to say my favorite books were the Shel Silverstein books and Goodbye Moon By Margret Wise Brown

+1 comment
+2 following
+3 twitter (@luvlovemedew)
+4 blog post http://hellota-ta.blogspot.com/2011/05/cool-giveaway-from-lauren-oliver.html

khashway said...

My favorite was Corduroy. I loved that bear.

comment +1
I'm a follower +2

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Alissa said...

I was absolutely in love with Goodnight Moon. I loved the art work! I made my mom read it to me every night for three months straight. That's such a ahmazing box!
alissarhode@gmail.com
+2 for being a follower
+1 comment

Llehn said...

My fav book was The Enchanted Woods by Enid Blyton.

+1 comment
+2 follower
+3 tweet

lesly7ch(at)yahoo(dot)com

Bee said...

Oh, such loveliness!
My favourite book was the Famous Five series by Enid Blyton. I lived for those books!

And yes, I've been following you for ages :)

speak_to_bidisha@yahoo.co.in

SpadesHigh said...

+1 The book the I do remember from my childhood that I enjoyed would be Dr Seuess' Green Eggs and Ham... it was funny how he kept pestering him and in the end he liked it. Don't judge a book by it's cover =)

+2 GFC Follower: SpadesHighReads

+3 Tweeted:
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TOTAL=6
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Thank you for hosting this giveaway!!

Giada M said...

My favorite was I Pirati della Malesia by Emilio Salgari. It still is one of my favorite...who can resist adventure and PIRATES?! >_<

Thank you for this awesome giveaway! :D
LIESL & PO sounds so soooo gooooood!

+1 comment
+2 follower

Giada M.

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Dayse Dantas said...

My favorite book was "Luna Clara & Apolo Onze" which is only available in portuguese. That sucks, because it's one the most awesome books. EVER.
daysedantas@hotmail.com

Ashley @ Book Labyrinth said...

The books I can remember loving most when I was younger are the Babysitter's Club books. I related a lot to Maryanne, but I wanted to be like Dawn so badly. Figuring out what exactly "California casual" meant made for an interesting wardrobe for a year or so there.

asherz86[at]gmail[dot]com

+2 blog follower

Mariana said...

+1 - My favorite book was Alice in Wonderland, I still love this book!
+2 - for being a follower

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rabbithigh said...

+1 My favourite books were the Harry Potter series! :)

+2 for being a follower

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Alisa said...

As a small child, it was “Beatrice Doesn’t Want To”, which is kind of ironic as it’s about a girl who doesn’t like trying new things (and reading), and ends up trying and loving it. I thought it was only fitting that this was my favourite childhood book, as I love reading now! That, and Harry Potter =P.

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Follower: of course =]
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/loulou089/status/78317259558371328

Camille Hakansson (teen) said...

My favorite book as a child was either Harry Potter, or Ella Enchanted.

Email: teenbookfanatics(at)gmail(dot)com
Follower!

Melissa said...

Hi Lauren!

My favourite books as a child were The Faraway Tree by Enid Blighton and probably most of Roald Dahl's books, but in particular the BFG, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, The Twits, The Witches, and Matilda - I was a Roald Dahl fanatic!

I might add all these young ones adding Harry Potter as their favourite are making me feel super old at 27! lol

My email address is: booknerdreviews@gmail.com
I am a GFC follower of yours too, and twittered the competition (@booknerdreviews) so +5. :)

Lieder Madchen said...

I loved anything by Gail Carson Levine or Shannon Hale as well as everything Brian Jacques ever wrote. I also found every book about Robin Hood that I could find. :)

Thank you for sharing, I am about halfway through Delirium and loving it!

+2 follower
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Susan said...

My favorite books growing up were The Bobbsey Twins (does that date me?) and Black Beauty. I have read both Before I Fall and Delirium and loved them both! I can't wait to read Liesel and Po.

+2 I am a follower of your blog

Thanks for the giveaway!
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Jessica's Bookshelf said...

I loved The Phantom Tollbooth.

+2 I'm following your blog

Thanks!
Jessicaliegel@yahoo.com

chiara said...

I read The Famous Five series when I was a child. I read Before I Fall and I have Delirium in my shelf to read.
+2 follower
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Kaianne said...

My favourite book would have to be The Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osborne.

kaianne_darylle808(at)yahoo(dot)com

I tweeted it (http://twitter.com/#!/SlytherinStorm/status/82807675661975552)
I also follow your blog

hopelesssharpie said...

Already preordered myself a copy :D
I'd have to say Matilda. It was definitely one of my favorites.

ranran6540@aol.com

Sam said...

One of my favourites as a kid, and still is a favourite of mine, is Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild. I loved anything to do with ballet/horses as a kid, but this book was a full on obsession of mine.
+2 for being a follower.

Samiyof@hotmail.co.uk

Darcus said...

Followed your blog.

Tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/DarcusMurray

Blogged: http://livingalullaby.blogspot.com/2011/06/giveaways.html

I didn't have a single favorite novel from when I was a child, but I was insanely in love with the Fear Street novels by R.L. Stine. Especially the Fear Street Saga, which told how everything began, basically. I still have some of those books and I will always remember cracking into a pile that I had just checked out from the library. Whether it was Goosebumps or Fear Street, R.L. Stine will forever be a part of my childhood and I only hope that someday my children will have an author like that for them.


Darcus.
mysticsandmoonbeams@hotmail.com

wrathsqueen said...

erin.taylor92@hotmail.com

When I was little my favourite books were the Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame that my Uncle bought for me.

Bette McDowell said...
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Bette McDowell said...

Let's try this again... forgot to add the blog info!

My favorite book was The Mermaid Summer by Mollie Hunter. Not very well-known, but I loved it and recently picked up a copy to read again.

I have to admit I was also partial to Babysitter's Club books. :D

Just started following +2, and blogged about it +4. Here's the link: http://user-centeredspaces.blogspot.com/2011/06/new-author-love.html

Tamara said...

A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Tamara R. Jones
trjones87@gmail.com

Maryann Nixon said...

Candy Floss Jacqueline Wilson was my all time favourite children's book I carried it with me everywhere.
Maryann Nixon
Smileess_ox@hotmail.com
I follow you on twitter (@MazzNixon) and will tweet about you :D Just followed you on this :D
Would love if you checked out my blog where I review books I've read. I only started it last week but I've done a review for both Before I Fall and Delirium.

http://wordsontheshelf.blogspot.com/

Hope you like what I said.
By the way, I was so thrilled to hear there's going to be a sequel to Delirium!
x

crazysteph12 said...

Sadly I didn't read when I was little no one introduced me to it but I want to say that at some point when I was little I read goosebumps so I will go with that haha

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Making Memories said...

My favorite books as a child were the Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park,

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care-says said...

Hard to choose! I loved the Babysitter's Club books, as well as Redwall and Roald Dahl and the Lioness Quartet by Tamora Pierce. Maybe Ella Enchanted? That's certainly an awesome book.

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molly (a dazzling distraction) said...

It's hard to choose a favorite book from childhood, because I read ALL the time...but I guess The Witches by Roald Dahl, Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell, and Witch Hunt by Wendi Corsi Staub are probably up there...they are certainly the most worn out from re-reading them!
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Also, I'm a follower (have been for a while) but I forgot to note that in my post before...sorry...been working on research for the last 6 hours, so I'm not thinking too clearly...

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Christine said...

Oh my gosh, my favorite book when I was a kid was Matilda, too! I also really loved the Baby-sitters Club.

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Casey Plew said...

The chronicles of narnia series
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Michelle said...

My favourite book when I was younger were Sweet Valley High and Babysitters Club


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Anna said...

My favorite book as a kid was all of the Nancy Drew books.

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Heather said...

My favorite books by far were the Ramona Quimby books. Can't wait to read this one!

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Meg Salladino said...

My absolute favorite books growing up were What's for Lunch Charley, Alfred Hitchock & The Three Investigators & The Pokey Little Puppy.

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Nathan Barker said...

My favorite book as a kid was Friday by Robert Heinlein. Earlier than that, I remember avidly hunting down as many Danny Dunn, Invisible Boy or The Three Investigators titles I could find.

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Blogging Books said...

I can not wait to read this book! You are a brilliant story teller.

My favorite book would have to have been Bed Time for Frances by Russell Hoban. I loved her alphabet song!

Thanks for the giveaway!

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Shimmerskin said...

I'm so sorry but I had many that were equal in terms of how much I loved and re-read them in grade school:
Alice In Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass; Anne of Green Gables;
Little Women;
the Laura Ingalls Wilder books;
the Ramona Quimby books and Ellen Tebbits; Wuthering Heights (not exactly a kid's book);
Island of the Blue Dolphins;
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlotte's Web;
The Girl Who Ran Away, by Joan G. Robinson;
National Velvet

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Sangu said...

I loved Matilda too! I think my favourite book ever as a kid, though, was Enid Blyton's The Magic Faraway Tree.

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YA Book Queen said...

I adored Charlotte's Web & Ella Enchanted when I was a kid :D

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Safari Poet said...

Honestly, I didn't read a lot of fiction when I was younger. I loved reference books about animals, especially horses and marine life.

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Bethany said...

I would love the honor of an ARC of your book. When I was younger, my favorite book was also a Roald Dahl, The Twits! :) bethany0728@gmail.com
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Julianna Helms said...

I am going to be unoriginal, and say that my favorite book as a child is the Harry Potter series. :)

It would be amazing to receive an ARC of Liesl & Po! I am eagerly awaiting the day of its release and Pandemonium next year!

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emmajemma1010 said...

my favorite books were anything Robert munch especially I love you forever

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