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Dead Ringers--Press Release

Dead Ringers--Press Release
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  Christopher Golden just unveiled a cool, creepy new contest to accompany his cool, creepy new book  DEAD RINGERS  - Here's an intro to the contest and to the book in Golden's own words: Time to get your evil on! (And your PhotoShop skills!)   In  The Strange Case of Dr....
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Elizabeth Drake, Staff Reviewer
Wow! Totally creepy!
Friday, 30 October 2015 09:37
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Vintage Book Trailer Contest

Vintage Book Trailer Contest
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  BOOK TRAILER NINJAS AND RARE BIRD BOOKS HOST FIRST EVER VINTAGE BOOK TRAILER CONTEST Book Trailer Ninjas and Rare Bird Books invite filmmakers to enter the first of its kind vintage book trailer contest. Entry is free and filmmakers may enter multiple times.   Entrants will choose one novel from...
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THE 13TH SIGN Preorder Contest - DAY OPHIUCHUS

THE 13TH SIGN Preorder Contest - DAY OPHIUCHUS
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Welcome to DAY OPHIUCHUS of 13 Days of THE 13 TH SIGN Preorder Contest! OPHUICHUS is traditionally considered to be the MISSING sign of the zodiac – the mysterious sign that throws us all out of whack! OPHIUCHUS characteristics include: impulsive, jovial, flamboyant, irresponsible, rebellious, and good-humored. (Want to learn more...
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YABC
You want a comment?? Here's a comment - no way am I going to "Pre-order a book" to WIN a book!! J.
Saturday, 29 December 2012 23:26
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