October 28, 2010


I want to thank all of you for following me on Twitter (@brookenomicon) and on my blog. Every time you guys @ me on Twitter or comment here, it really makes my day! So, this contest is for you!!

The prize will be any book under $20 at The Book Depository!
(you may choose more than one book as long as the total is under $20)

Here are the rules:

You must be a follower of either my blog or Twitter (new or old)
You must comment on this post, and your comment must include:
  • one random or weird fact about yourself
  • a link to the book you want
  • a link to your blog, website, or twitter account
If you link to my blog (including tweets), you get a second entry!

Depending on how many entries I get, there may be more than one winner! The contest will be open until Sunday, October 31st 11:59 pm CDT (GMT -06:00). I’ll announce the winner(s), who will be chosen randomly, November 1st.

To be fair, here are a few weird and random facts about me (you can find more on the “about me” page):
I usually shower at 4 pm
I have never been to a concert
I like pickles on my grilled cheese sandwiches
I graduated from college Magna Cum Laude
I didn’t see Star Wars until my senior year of high school
I want to learn Icelandic


  1. I am a Twitter follower :)
    I am afraid of monkeys
    I'd love to own anything by Janet Evanovich! http://www.bookdepository.com/search?searchTerm=janet+evanovich&search=search
    I've read One, 15, 16 and Plum Spooky. She is a brilliant brilliant and funny author. LOVE her.
    I blog at http://blog.juliealindsey.com/
    I RT: http://twitter.com/#!/JulieALindsey/status/29009636638
    Tweet me at @JulieALindsey http://twitter.com/#!/JulieALindsey
    Thanks for an awesome giveaway! I love meeting other writers! Tweet me sometime ;)

  2. Random fact:
    I contort my face in the mirror to see if I can scare myself.
    Her Fearful Symmetry

    Glad to find a new person to follow that shares so many similar interests :)

  3. I love love LOVE onions
    The Nightmare Before Christmas freaks me out more than A Nightmare on Elm Street.
    Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/dow_steph
    Books: http://dft.ba/-scarlett

  4. Random fact about me: I haven't seen a movie in a movie theater in the past 25 years.

    Book I would love to have (to give away again):)

    One of my websites: http://novembernovelproject.blogspot.com

    I think I follow both your blog and your twitter account. Twitter is a bit foreign to me yet, so I am not totally sure of that.

  5. Right...random fact...

    I used to want to be a voice actor. Because of that, I know an absurd amount of trivia about voice actors.

    Twitter account:


    Books I would like:



    I also tweeted about your contest.

  6. I've seen the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat over thirty times!

    I'm stalking you everywhere! ;)

    My website: http://www.mariekenijkamp.com/musings

    Book: http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/book/9780451462930/Hearts-Blood

  7. I'm a Twitter follower as well. My blood type is O+.



  8. I'm a twitter and blog follower.

    Random weird thing about me. Hmm.I have a real problem with insulting agents and authors in elevators. Its a long story.

    Everyone is talking about it so I figure I should read it. http://www.thehungergames.co.uk/

    My blog is http://shannonmayer.blogspot.com

    And I will Tweet this right. . . now!

  9. Just followed your Twitter!

    Random fact: I once spent an enjoyable summer afternoon fishing golf balls out of a lake.

    There are actually two books I'd like: http://www.bookdepository.com/book/9781439168820/Masked and http://www.bookdepository.com/book/9781906735678/Shine. I've wanted to read them for a while, but can't quite justify the purchase after looking at my TBR pile and wallet. :(

    Blog: http://spenology.blogspot.com/
    Website: http://anassarhenisch.wordpress.com/
    Twitter: http://twitter.com/AnassaRh/

  10. Bam! I'm not only a Twitter pal, I'm a blog stalker, I mean... follower.

    Odd Mason fact: I play the Ukulele. fer real. Like, I can jam it. And the mandolin too. (double whammy factoid)

    Book I DEMAND! (yes, demand... cause I rock the ukulele [see above] and that means I can make such demands.) http://www.bookdepository.com/book/9780756405496/Shadowrise

    And if anyone doubts my sanity, go to my website http://www.masonbundschuh.com

    and don't forget my band: www.AtlasTakesAim.com (I can't abide by you never having gone to a concert. I'd like to change that.

    And I too want to leanr Icelandic, if only to read the old sagas in the original.

  11. Hi!
    Thank you for this contest. Fun stuff!

    Onto the requirements:

    Not only do I follow your blog, I also follow your tweets.
    One Random Weird Fact - I hate Hate HATE tomatoes, but love tomato sauce. Is that weird enough?

    My wanted book link - http://www.bookdepository.com/book/9781439149034/Under-the-Dome

    You can find me here - http://www.dianeamy.com

    Thank you again!!!

  12. I am currently a Twitter follower.

    A weird fact about me: I do everything backwards. From putting on my shirts from the bottom up, to forming the letter "S" from the bottom up. Though I don't walk, talk, or write backwards.

    A book I have my eye on: http://www.bookdepository.com/book/9781582977188/The-Complete-Guide-to-Self-Publishing

    My Twitter is: http://www.twitter.com/ericastrahon

    Nice blog and thank you for this!

  13. I follow you on Twitter :)

    Random fact: I have an obsession with collecting books, and can't buy a book in a series if the copy is different from the rest (ie, 4th book in series is slightly taller than the other books).

    A book I'd love to get: http://www.bookdepository.com/book/9780765313089/Four-and-Twenty-Blackbirds

    My twitter profile: http://twitter.com/#!/nlmars

    I also liked to this contest: http://twitter.com/#!/nlmars/status/29292571228

  14. Hey Everyone who Commented!!!

    You're all mentioned in my blog post about this contest. I'd be honored for you to read it. Hope you enjoy!

    And the Winner is... http://nblo.gs/a0b8N