Tales From the Crypt Challenge: 2nd Theme
It’s time for the announcement of our second weekly theme and the reveal of the random weekly winner. You can read more about it on our challenge page. Keep reading to find out what it is and to find out whether you won the $10 Amazon gift card. And the weekly theme is….
MONSTERS & MAGIC
Now it’s time to pick out your costume (a.k.a. book). What will you be this week? Remember you have to claim your book on the challenge page and either Book Worm or myself has to officially approve that it is not a duplicate because it’s no fun to show up to a party and see someone else dressed in the same costume. Feel free to read any genre (adult, young adult, fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, short stories, novella, etc.) but it must fit the theme. In other words, the book should be at least mildly spooky.
You must read your book and post a brief review (on the challenge page) before the following monday at 6am EST to qualify for the weekly draw. At the end of the week we will randomly pick one winner from among everyone who read a book that week. NOTE: For the grand prize, you do not need to finish your book within the week. As long as you finish it before the end of the month, you will be eligible for the grand prize!
When you are ready to pick your costume, head over to the main challenge page and post a comment with your book title.
If you end up buying a book for this challenge, please do so through our Amazon page. Just click the “powered by Amazon” logo in the top right part of store page and it will take you to the full site where you can search for your book. By doing so, you help us generate even better prizes for our competitions.
Last week quite a few of you selected books and 10 of you completed your book by end of week. Here are some of the books that were read: Bag of Bones by Stephen King, The Jolly Corner by Henry James, A Christmas Carol by Dickens, Carmilla by Sheridan le Fanu, Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde, The Grey Woman by Elizabeth Gaskell, Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffeneggar, Locke & Key, and more. If you didn’t finish your book in time, don’t fear you can keep reading and as long as you post your review prior to the end of the month, you’ll qualify for the final prize drawing.
And the winner of the $10 Amazon gift card is…Tanya. Congrats! To claim your prize, send me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) so we can coordinate. If you don’t claim your prize by start of next monday, the money will roll over to the winner of the following week. All of you who completed books will be entered into the final grand prize drawing. You can try again this week to enter for the weekly prize with a new book.
So who’s in this week? Claim your books on the challenge page and start reading!