Friday, September 11, 2009

MY BBAW GIVEAWAY

A "SYMBOL" OF A REAL "TWEET"
GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED
BBAW Sept. 14 - 18:
Let's Get This Party Started!


Looks like the time is here!
We
have the go-ahead to post our
BBAW Award Week Giveaway!
(You don't have to participate in
BBAW or Twitter to enter)
BOOKIN' AT BINGO has a
MULTI-BOOK giveaway!

TWO OF THE FEATURE BOOKS ARE
HOT OFF THE PRESSES!

The books will be sent in a great book
tote bag which will ALSO include
THREE other books from BINGO'S BOOK BIN.
That means they may be ARCs or books,
but they will be new and not read!
There will also be some book marks and
other book goodies inside!
Remember the title...
A "SYMBOL of a real "TWEET"!

Here is FEATURE BOOK # ONE:
...a real "TWEET"

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO TWITTER
BY DAVID POGUE

ABOUT THE BOOK:

David Pogue is the personal-technology columnist for
The New York Times. Each week, he contributes a print column, an online column, an online video, and a popular daily blog, “Pogue’s Posts.” He is also an Emmy award–winning tech correspondent for CBS News, and he appears each week on CNBC with his trademark comic tech videos. With more than 3 million books in print, he is one of the world’s bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the “Dummies” series, and in 1999 he launched his own series of computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes more than 100 titles. He has been profiled on “48 Hours” and “60 Minutes.” Pogue’s website is www.davidpogue.com and his Twitter screen name is Pogue. He lives in Connecticut.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

David Pogue is the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times. Each week, he contributes a print column, an online column, an online video and a popular daily blog, “Pogue’s Posts.”

David is also an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News, and he appears each week on CNBC with his trademark comic tech videos.

With over 3 million books in print, David is one of the world’s bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the “for Dummies” series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music); in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes over 100 titles.

David graduated summa cum laude from Yale in 1985, with distinction in Music, and he spent ten years conducting and arranging Broadway musicals in New York. In 2007, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in music from Shenandoah Conservatory.

He’s been profiled on both “48 Hours” and “60 Minutes.” He lives with his wife and three young children in Connecticut. His web site is www.davidpogue.com.

Thank you to Caitlin & FSB Associates

for my Review Copy and a Copy to

Giveaway! (My Official Review

will follow soon)

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Remember the title...
A "SYMBOL of a real "TWEET"!

Here is FEATURE BOOK # TWO:
...THE long awaited "SYMBOL"

THE LOST SYMBOL

BY DAN BROWN

ABOUT THE BOOK (WHAT WE KNOW):

Dan Brown's publisher, Doubleday, has refused to ship advance copies. The appetites of readers have been whetted with tweeted clues and "Today" show scavenger hunts. Not a single plot twist has been leaked during Brown's five years of research, a feat that even "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling couldn't pull off.

All the public knows at this point, six days before the tome hits stores, is that fictional Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon will scour the streets of Washington to uncover the capital city's secrets in just 12 hours. How Brown will make 12 hours stretch to fill 528 pages is yet another mystery. Before you can even crack the sequel's cover, you're already embroiled in a cliffhanger.

"With the clues and puzzles that have been provided by the publisher, there's been a lot of activity on the blogosphere about what this could be. It gives the opportunity to create that kind of community discussion. Everyone likes to out-puzzle everyone else," said Patricia Bostelman, vice president of marketing at Barnes and Noble.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Dan Brown is the author of numerous #1 bestselling novels, including The Da Vinci Code, which has sold more than 80 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best selling novels of all time. Named one of the World's 100 Most Influential People by Time Magazine, he has appeared in the pages of Newsweek, Forbes, People, GQ, The New Yorker, and others. His novels are published in 51 languages around the world. His next novel, The Lost Symbol, releases September 15, 2009.

THANKS TO MY HUSBAND FOR LETTING ME
FURNISH THE REST OF THIS GIVEAWAY
INCLUDING A COPY OF THE LAST SYMBOL
FOR ME TO KEEP!


GIVEAWAY

THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE BOTH BOOKS
ABOVE AS WELL AS 3 OTHERS OF MY CHOICE
IN A BOOK TOTE WITH BOOK MARKS AND
OTHER TINY SURPRISES!

GIVEAWAY WILL RUN FROM NOW
AND END AT 6PM, EST, ON SEPTEMBER 17!!

THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED
THAT EVENING AND THEIR PRIZE WILL
BE MAILED OUT ON SEPTEMBER 18!!

RULES:

---U. S. AND CANADA RESIDENTS ONLY
---NO P. O. BOXES PLEASE
--YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS MUST BE
INCLUDED IN YOUR COMMENT

HOW TO ENTER:


+1 ENTRY: COMMENT ON IF YOU TWEET AND WRITE A PROPER TWEET TO ME WITH THE CORRECT NUMBER OF CHARACTERS AS YOU WOULD ON TWITTER

+ 1 MORE ENTRY: BLOG OR TWEET ABOUT THIS GIVEAWAY AND THEN COME BACK AND LEAVE A LINK

+1 MORE ENTRY: GO TO THE LOST SYMBOL SITE HERE AND CLICK ON THE RED SYMBOL QUEST GAME IN THE RIGHT HAND CORNER. THE GAME IS FUN AND YOU WILL GET HOOKED PLAYING IT IF YOU ARE NUTTY LIKE ME...BUT WHAT I WANT IS FOR YOU TO COME BACK AND TELL ME THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE NUMBER 33 ACCORDING TO WHAT THE GAME TELLS YOU
THANK YOU BBAW PARTICIPANTS!

AND HAVE FUN THIS WEEK!

75 comments:

bermudaonion said...

@Bingo Please enter me in your contest! milou2ster(at)gmail.com Thanks!

rhapsodyinbooks said...

Yes I tweet! Here is a tweet example:

I like David Pogue & Dan Brown & love tote bags & hope I win! Go to Bookin' w/Bingo & try also!

nbmars AT yahoo DOT com

rhapsodyinbooks said...

33 = 9 + 15 + 09

(I could figure that out but believe it or not I could not figure out how to play the game!!!!!!!!)

nbmars AT yahoo DOT com

MJ said...

@Bingo Yes, I tweet This is a great contest. I'd love to have all of the prizes, esp The Lost Symbol!! I love ur blog. Thanks 4 a great job!

mj.coward[at]gmail.com

Booklogged said...

I have a Twitter account but never figured out how to use it. Sorry, I can't tweet you! But I would love to win this giveaway package! What a funny video of David Pogue!

booklogged AT gmail DOT com

fredamans said...

Thank you for the entries.

freda.mans[at]sympatico.ca

+1 I tweeted this;http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/ 2 win 5 books, a tote and bookmarks! @fredalicious

+1 Blogged giveaway; http://fredamans.blogspot.com/

MJ said...

33..sum of release date

That game is hard!! but fun...

mj.coward[at]gmail.com

ccqdesigns said...

Yes, I tweet but only for book giveaways and counting 140 characters is hard. But figured out how to do it so not so har after all, on twitt

rebecca dot cox at charter dot net

ccqdesigns said...

http://twitter.com/ccqdesigns/status/3920970930
Here's your tweet!

rebecca dot cox at charter dot net

holdenj said...

I do not tweet yet! But, much like haiku is limited by syllalbes, a tweet is limited to one hundred and forty characters.
JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)com

holdenj said...

Well, the number 33 is the sum of the numbers 9/15/09, the release date for The Lost Symbol.

JHolden955(at)gmail(dot)com

ccqdesigns said...

Yes, the game is addicting and completely frustrating! 33 is the launch date added together. The symbols are so frustrating and really rattle my brain! can't get past 9.

rebecca dot cox at charter dot net

Buukluvr81 said...

Yes I tweet!!! @bookinwithbingo Please enter me in the contest! The books look great!

Buukluvr81 said...

I have blogged!
http://buuklvr81.blogspot.com/2009/09/its-bbaw-week-and-in-honor-of-thatcheck.html


Mollydawn1981(at)aol(dot)com

Buukluvr81 said...

Yes I tweet! @bookinwithbingo Please enter me in the contest! The books look great!


mollydawn1981(at)aol(dot)com

Buukluvr81 said...

33 in the game is 9+15+09=33, which is the release date of 9.15.09!

Mollydawn1981(at)aol(dot)com

thebookaddict said...

I Tweet @thebookaddict I am currently reading Any Given Doomsday by Lori Handeland on page 307 of 343. miller4plusmore(at)bellsouth(dot)net


The above is exactly 140 characters including spaces! Thanks for the great contest =)

thebookaddict said...

I Tweeted about the giveaway!

http://twitter.com/thebookaddict/status/3924207688

miller4plusmore(at)bellsouth(dot)net

Booklogged said...

@Bingo I would like to be entered in this contest. Thank-you.

booklogged AT gmail DOT com

Pam said...

I don't tweet. You're tweet to have such an awesome giveaway though! Enter me please!

melacan at hotmail dot com

Booklogged said...

Oh, my goodness! That game was so addictive. I played until I got to 33 without any mistakes. I learned so much by guessing incorrectly so many times.

The significance of 33 is the year, day and month of the release of The Lost Symbol add up to 33. BTW, 3 is my favorite number and 33 is doubly lucky! Hope I win with all those lucky symbols in my favor!

booklogged AT gmail DOT com

Guess what else? The word verification is 'blest'! LOL

elaing8 said...

I'd love to win these books,please enter me in the giveaway


I don't twitter so I can't tweet :)

elaing8(at)netscape(dot)net

elaing8 said...

33 is the sum of the numbers of the release date
elaing8(at)netscape(dot)net

Neas Nuttiness said...

I have a Twitter account, and can't for the life of me, figure out how to use it, no matter how hard I twied :-(

libneas[at]aol[dot]com

Neas Nuttiness said...

Is it that the book comes out on September 15, 2009?
9 + 15 + 09 = 33

And I couldn't figure out how to play the game...how sad. To you see a pattern here?

libneas[at]aol[dot]com

Neas Nuttiness said...

I blogged it here:

http://libslibrary.blogspot.com/2009/09/bookin-with-bingo-giveaway.html

libneas[at]aol[dot]com

cabadov said...

I do tweet & would tweet about @bookinwithbingo's amazing #BBAW giveaway.

cabadov(at)hotmail(dot)com

Ryan G said...

@Bingo Please enter me in your contest. I would love to be a winner. My email is fforgnayr@yahoo.com

Ryan G said...

I twittered about this contest.

@Ryan_Groff Enter to win BookinWithBingo's #BBAW contest: http://bit.ly/KQWKR

http://twitter.com/Ryan_Groff

Ryan G said...

I had to play the game 3 times before I was able to answer all 33 questions correctly.

The message at the end of the game says, He has 33 signed copies of his book and they will be given away to the first 33 people who call a special phone number that has to ben encrypted off the book jacket.

Also as others have said. though it's not said in the message.

33 = (9+15+9) which is the date of release 9/15/09

Wrighty said...

What a great idea! Thank you and your hubby for the giveaway! And thanks so much for getting me addicted to another fun (yet frustrating) game. I got up to 22 and gave up to go to bed!

- No I don't tweet. I can't keep up with the things I'm already signed up for.

- 33 is the total of the release date added together. (9+15+09=33)

5wrights1[at]verizon[dot]net

LoveMyCoffee said...

Please enter me in this GREAT giveaway.
33...9-15-09
I am Twitter Stupid, so I won't even try to do that.
I follow and love your blog
Dutchlvr1(at)aol(dot)com

I love surprises

DarcyO said...

@Bingo Here's my tweet! Please enter me!

dlodden at frontiernet dot net

DarcyO said...

The sum of the numbers of the release date add up to 33 (9+15+9).

dlodden at frontiernet dot net

Marian said...

I worry that my tweets are too long, because I do tend to overwrite. Which isn’t an issue with emails or blogs, but my 1st tweet was truncat

:D

Please enter me into the giveaway too!

Marian - mdperera at hotmail dot com

Jessica said...

This is such an amazing giveaway. Count me in please. Thanks.
jessica(at)fan(dot)com

Kira R. said...

Count me in!

kirar59 AT yahoo DOT ca

Kira R. said...

The significance of the number 33 is that it is the sum of 9/15/09, the release date for The Lost Symbol.

kirar59 AT yahoo DOT ca

Sheila said...

Sorry, I don't tweet or have a twitter account. Can I still enter? I know you have to limit your post on Twitter to a certain number of characters.
ludeluh at yahoo dot com

Sheila said...

The number 33 is the sum of the release date for this great book.

ludeluh at yahoo dot com

Kaye said...

I could figure out the sum of the release date is 33 but I have yet to venture into tweetdom. One of these days I really need to figure that out. Can I still enter please?

florida982002[at]yahoo.com

rubynreba said...

No, I don't tweet. It seems like I don't have enough time to do the things I already do!
pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

rubynreba said...

33 is the sum of the release date - 9+15+9. I didn't do very well on the game yet but am going to keep trying!
pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

Alyce said...

Yes, I tweet! My tweets are usually short and sweet. :)

akreese (at) hotmail (dot) com

Linda K said...

No tweeting for me.

lkish77123 at gmail dot com

Linda K said...

33= release date figures added together

lkish77123 at gmail dot com

gaby317 said...

Thanks for the entry!

I do tweet, but not that often. here's my tweet:

win the lost symbol and pogue's twitter book @ bookin' with bingo @http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/09/my-bbaw-giveaway.html

gaby317nyc at gmail dot com

gaby317 said...

http://twitter.com/startingfreshny

tweeted the contest!

gaby317nyc at gmail dot com

CherylS22 said...

I don't tweet - I already spend enough time on this computer without adding another thing I'd have to do every day!
Thanks ~ megalon22{at}yahoo{dot}com

CherylS22 said...

9 + 15 + 09 = 33
9-15-09 is the release date for "The Lost Symbol"
megalon22{at}yahoo{dot}com

Elizabeth said...

Please enter me; I am so excited for The Lost Symbol!

Elizabeth said...

Tweeted!
http://twitter.com/ebogie/status/3961762422

Elizabeth said...

I've only been Tweeting for 2 weeks, so I'm not sure what a "proper" Tweet is, but this is what I wrote:
Awesome book prize pack http://bit.ly/KQWKR

Deborah said...

@Bingo Please enter me in your contest! dbrannon(at)gmail.com Thanks!

The Tome Traveller said...

I just spent over an hour playing that game!!! Totally addictive, I had to play until I got them all correct...

33 is the total when you add up the release date 9+15+09

I Tweeted:

@tometraveller Enter to win BookinWithBingo's #BBAW contest: http://bit.ly/KQWKR

Great contest! I need to win so I can feature a review of The Lost Symbol for my Literary Road Trip hosted by Galleysmith (I'm doing New Hampshire and Dan Brown is probably our biggest author...)

Carey
thetometraveller *at* yahoo (dot) com

sharon54220 said...

@bingo-Yes I have a twitter account, but don't use it often.

sharon54220@gmail.com

sharon54220 said...

33 = 9+15+09 The release date of the book.

sharon54220@gmail.com

Debbie's World of Books said...

Please etner me! dasuzuki at yahoo dot com

Diane said...

Please enter me:

33 = release date 9+15+9

thanks :

dd DOT bookgoddess AT gmail DOT com

Marie said...

I have a twitter account but I have never managed to figure out how to write a tweet -- I can only post a contest tweet if the person has been kind enough to supply one -- I'm such a twitter newbie! May I enter even if I'm twitter hopeless :-)

marielay@gmail.com

Brimful Curiosities said...

My tweet example:

Book Giveaway: "The World According to Twitter" & Dan Brown's "The Lost Symbol" plus a tote and 3 other books: http://bit.ly/P9yiG

Brimful Curiosities said...

Actual tweet: http://twitter.com/iambrimful/status/3989325079

Beth said...

Please enter me. Thanks for the chance. I do not Tweet yet. I would love to start, but I am a little intimidated.

lizzi0915 at aol dot com

Mari said...

Just opened an account, still getting my feet wet!


runningmatey at hotmail dot com

Nonna (Chèli) said...

Unfirtunately I do not tweet but I did post it on my blog.

cyderryATyahooDOTcom
Cheli
Cheli's Shelves

Paradox said...

@Bingo I tweet, mostly links to contests, my blog, and other stuff, along with the occasional amusing thing about my life and/or books.

paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

Paradox said...

I tweeted the giveaway here: http://twitter.com/ParadoxRevealed/status/4044660477

paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

Paradox said...

9/15/09 (the release day of The Lost Symbol)

9+15+09=33

paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

The Giveaway Diva said...

omg i'd love to be entred thanks!!

nicolemarielum @gmail.com

The Giveaway Diva said...

33 = 9 + 15 + 09

which is the date the book is released!! Awesome!!!

nicolemarielum @gmail.com

flowerchild said...

i have a twitter account ,but not to sure how to tweet yet..

please enter me...thanks
flower_child_23(at)hotmail(dot)com

flowerchild said...

9/15/09
9+15+9=33
thanks

GMR said...

I tweet therefore I am...or at least that's what my followers tell me. What, you mean if I don't tweet I still "am"? Well, I'll be darned.

+1 for comment tweet (above)
+1 retweeting! (http://twitter.com/GRgenius/status/4061285929)

Thanks for the great contest...happy BBAW!

grgenius(at)go(dot)com

Anonymous said...

Yes, I Tweet

Here is a practice Tweet, I hope that was what I needed to do!

http://twitter.com/NancyeDavis/status/4064152033

nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

Anonymous said...

I went to the Lost Symbol site and checked out the game.

nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

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