Contest: Pink Giveaway

By March 18th, 2011 16 Comments

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If reading this week’s interview with Lili Wilkinson made you want to pick up a copy of her new book Pink, you’re in luck! We’re giving away a copy to one lucky winner. To enter to win, just comment on this post before midnight on Thursday, March 24, EST; we’ll announce the winner the next day. Through next Wednesday, you can also read her essay from the Smart Pop anthology on Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies series, Mind-Rain, for free here.

Book Description

Ava has a secret. She is tired of her ultracool attitude, ultra-radical politics, and ultrablack clothing. She’s ready to try something new—she’s even ready to be someone new. Someone who fits in, someone with a gorgeous boyfriend, someone who wears pink.

Transferring to Billy Hughes School for Academic Excellence is the perfect chance to try on a new identity. But just in case things don’t work out, Ava is hiding her new interests from her parents, and especially from her old girlfriend.

Secrets have a way of being hard to keep, though, and Ava finds that changing herself is more complicated than changing her wardrobe. Even getting involved in the school musical raises issues she never imagined. As she faces surprising choices and unforeseen consequences, Ava wonders if she will ever figure out who she really wants to be.

Humor, heart, and the joys of drama—on- and offstage—combine in Ava’s delight-fully colorful journey of self-discovery.

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16 Comments On "Contest: Pink Giveaway"

  1. Emily H.

    Great contest!

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  2. doris madsen

    looking forward to the read!

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  3. Erin L.

    I’d love to read this. Thanks for the contest!

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  4. Sarah Hurt

    Sounds interesting, I like the concept. I have read similar ‘make over’ style stories in the past where someone trys to change who they are, but this is more extreme than they normally are. Can’t wait to read it

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  5. Tracee Orman

    I have to say that finding your site & following you (and @smartpopbooks) on Twitter has been the best way I’ve been able to share great reads with my high-school students! I have a hard time keeping up with the newest & latest great books in young adult lit., but you make it so easy! Thanks so much! Plus I LOVE your giveaways & so do my students! :)

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  6. Erickold

    Wow. This looks inetresting!
    now I’m checking Mind-Rain. the cover of Pink is rather curious.
    I hope to know more about the history.

    Greetings ;)

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  7. Vivien

    Really looking forward to this one!!

    Vivien
    deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

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  8. Carol

    Sounds like a good read, I like the concept. Thanks for the chance ^^

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  9. Ana Lucía Arroyave

    Sounds great! Thanks for the chance, I hope I win this time :) Fingers crossed!

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  10. Elisquared

    I really love this cover. I’ve seen it around the blogosphere, but never read an actual summary of the book. Now the dual lipstick makes complete sense. I love how subtly it shows Ava’s change.

    Great giveaway! Thanks!

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  11. doris madsen

    can’t wait to share this book with my teens!

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  12. Mary Ellen Thompson

    Thank you for the chance to win!

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  13. Pedro P.

    Hey thanks for the chance. It’ll be the perfect gift if I win ;)

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  14. FloeticFlo

    Looks like a good book! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  15. Susan

    I really love the whole concept of this book, as I’m trying to create a fair balance between the type of books that I read. And this would definitely fit into my summer reads. Or ya know, me being impatient that I am with reading, would probably gobble it up immediately. Great giveaway, thanks! :)

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  16. Aaron

    Come on and choose me

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