What a week!

Phew! Last week is over, which means no more ‘Blind Date Book Bash’ but the Ink Slingers are still here. 🙂 Thanks to everyone who came by and played the games – the responses were all awesome to read!

We would love to know how you found out about the Ink Slingers so if you want to share, drop a comment below telling us how you found this blog or found the Ink Slingers. If you are a new follower, you can familiarize yourself with the authors by clicking on the About the Authors link at the top of your page.

Hopefully we can keep you entertained with this blog, so be sure to stop by when you can!

The giveaway was a blast, thanks again for participating!!

 

– Trish 🙂

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BLIND DATE BOOK BASH WINNERS!

Thanks to everyone who came by the blog this week and participated in the first Blind Date Book Bash Giveaway hosted by the Ink Slingers…and a special thank you to each and every Author who participated by donating copies of their books!

The winners have all been selected via Random.org. If you see your name on the list below, please send an email to us at inkslingerwriters@gmail.com with your mailing address. 🙂

Without further delay – here you go:

GAME 1 – Sudha

Game 2 – Diane (Pandorazbox80)

Game 3 – Shanna

Game 4 – Sabrina Dahlgren

Game 5 – Jeannie Platt

Game 6 – Re-al Lewis

Game 7 – Linda Walsh

Game 8 – Kirsten

Congrats to all the winners! We hope everyone had a great time playing the games this week! Be sure to check out the Author tab at the top of the page for more info about the Ink Slingers! Have a fantastic weekend.

– Trish & Tara

LAST GAME OF THE BLIND DATE BOOK BASH GIVEAWAY!!!

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Last call, people! This is the last batch up for grabs! A four-book collection of Young and New Adult that is sure to please. Contemporary coming of age tales, some paranormal twists, and maybe some suspenseful, thrill-ride fiction. You know you want it!

All you have to do is finish this sentence: My guiltiest of pleasures is ___________.

Go on, tell us all your dark little secrets. The guilty pleasure that makes you blush, giggle, and deny its even existence. We all have some. All of us except for Tom Hiddleston, that is.

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Tom, I’m going to have to ask you to stop being so perfect. Just…quit it.

 

BLIND DATE BOOK BASH GIVEAWAY GAME 7!

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photo(7)In this batch of 4 Fantasy books that range from Middle Grade – Adult, we have Wizards, Witches, Curses, Secrets, Princesses and Second Chances. The games are almost over, so be sure to play them while you can – winners will be selected from Random.org in just a few hours!

If you haven’t read the RULES POST, then please go over and familiarize yourself before you participate.

FILL IN THE BLANKS – with a twist!

Use these words in any order to fill in the sentence below: ketchup, mustard, daisies, children, ogre, dragon, bucket, table, library, cage.

He crawled out of a _____ and kicked over a heavy _____ which woke up the _____ that was hungry for _____ slathered in _____.

BLIND DATE BOOK BASH GIVEAWAY GAME 6!

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There’s only two more games left after this one – but the fun is not over!!!

If you haven’t read the RULES POST, then please go over and familiarize yourself before you participate.

photo(6)For this batch of books we have some fun (and sexy) Fantasy with Magic, Murder set in England’s 1800’s and the possibility of a Happily Ever After. This set of three books includes material not suitable for the under 18 crowd – so please, only adults playing for this batch!

I SPY!

For this game, we’re playing with words – and color! Tell us what you have in the same room with you (or the closest room to you) that is orange. Foods don’t count – so you may have to think out of the box for this one. One item (and comment) per person please, and be sure to leave your email! Have fun spying!

BLIND DATE BOOK BASH GIVEAWAY GAME 5!!

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For today’s batch of books, we have a selection of 4 print copies of some hot and heavy, down and dirty, always fabulous and fun Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy. If this is your cup of tea, or shot of Wild Turkey, then I suggest you play for it.

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If you haven’t read the RULES POST, then please go over and familiarize yourself before you participate.

This one is sure to be fun! So, if you want to win this batch, then you need to caption this photo:

GIVE US YOUR BEST CAPTION. I KNOW YOU'VE GOT ONE.

GIVE US YOUR BEST CAPTION. I KNOW YOU’VE GOT ONE.

 

BLIND DATE BOOK BASH GIVEAWAY GAME 4

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How are you all liking the Blind Date Book Bash games? I hope you’re having fun! We still have plenty of books to give away, so be sure to keep playing every day – remember – the winners will be announced on Friday!

So…with this batch of books (Heavy on Fantasy) we have Steampunk, Middle Grade – YA, Adventure, Animals, Romance, Mystery, Private Detectives, Magic and Betrayal. Phew, that’s a mouthful! There are four books in this batch – two of which could be great for younger readers, for those of you with kiddos!

If you haven’t read the RULES POST, then please go over and familiarize yourself before you participate.

Ready? Ok – let’s play!

QUOTE IT! Grab the book closest to your left and go to the third page, third sentence, and quote it here. Don’t forget to add the book title and the Author…as well as your email. Have fun!

 

BLIND DATE BOOK BASH GIVEAWAY GAME #3!

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It’s the second day of our giveaway, and we’re so excited to bring you more books!!!

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This 3rd batch of books is a total GRAB BAG! That’s right! Any genre! We’re not telling! Could be YA, could be Paranormal Romance, could be a Suspense! Possibly Chick-Lit or a some great Sci-Fi! This is a set of three print copies from any category! Are you brave enough to play for it?

If you are, then comment below and tell us your favorite book that should be made into a movie. My pick would be CONNER by Miranda Stork. It so needs to be immortalized on film. *drool*

If you haven’t read the RULES POST, then please go over and familiarize yourself before you participate.

BLIND DATE BOOK BASH GIVEAWAY GAME 2

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Who is ready to win another batch of books?? It’s time for Game 2!

2ND BATCH UP FOR GRABS!

photo(4) We have some Romance, Mystery, and Crime in this next set of three books – heavy on the Action. If this is your cup of tea – read on…

FILL IN THE BLANKS

On his hands and knees, he snorted out _____ and dug his damaged _____ into the _____ top-layer of _____ before they hit a solid surface of _____ less than half a _____ down.

If you haven’t read the RULES POST, then please go over and familiarize yourself before you participate.

Leave your creative answer as a comment below, with your email (one comment per person) – have fun!

BLIND DATE BOOK BASH GIVEAWAY!

The Ink Slingers are proud to present our first ever Blind Date Book Bash! We all do it….judge a book by it’s cover, or by the back cover blurb. So we decided to give readers something new and exciting! A blind date. Yep. You won’t know much, just a few key words to pique your interest, and then you can play along in hopes of winning a batch of books we hope you will enjoy.

If you haven’t read the RULES POST, then please go over and familiarize yourself before you participate.

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FIRST BATCH UP FOR GRABS!!

Batch #1: This batch includes four print copies of Paranormal Romance with a dash of Urban Fantasy, heavy on the vampires. Some explicit sex and violence, so 18+, yeah? If that sounds like something you want to read, keep going and play along!

TO WIN THESE FOUR BOOKS:

Answer this question: If you could be the Main Character from any book ever written, who would you be and why? Leave your comment below along with your email address.

Winners will be chosen at the end of the entire giveaway. Have fun!