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Saturday, March 21, 2020

The FBC Social Distancing Giveaway (by Mihir Wanchoo)

It’s been an “interesting” few weeks for all of us in the USA as well as the rest of the world. Now with all the social distancing guidelines as well as the need to keep oneself at home, everyone’s rightly been worried about personal finances and small businesses.

Many indie stores are worried about their survival as well as authors whose names don’t end in King, Rowling or Martin. We at Fantasy Book Critic also share these concerns and while we can only do so much with reviews, interviews and spotlights. So to help with social distancing and what to do when you are self-quarantined, we have come up with a massive giveaway.

I thought how I can help the authors that I love, and also the indie bookstores that I frequent. So here’s what I’ve decided. I’m going to be doing a sixty book giveaway featuring many of FBC’s favorite authors and I’ll be using Powell’s books to buy all of those books from. Sadly this giveaway will be limited to USA only as I’m spending my own money for buying all these books and international shipping will be an expense that I won’t be able to afford.

So here’s how it will run, one grand prize winner will receive ten awesome books and ten runner-up winners will receive five books each (all randomly selected from the list of 60 titles). To enter, please send an email to "" with your Name, Mailing Address, and the subject: Social Distancing.

Giveaway has ENDED and was open to participants in the USA ONLY! Thank you for entering and Good Luck!

1) Open To Anyone in the USA (only)
2) Only One Entry Per Household (Multiple Entries Will Be Disqualified)
3) Must Enter Valid Email Address, Mailing Address + Name
4) No Purchase Necessary
5) Giveaway has ENDED
6) Winners Will Be Randomly Selected and Notified By Email
7) Personal Information Will Only Be Used In Mailing Out the Prizes To the Winners

Here are the 60 titles that are up for grabs (in random order):

The Legend Of Eli Monpress - Rachel Aaron
Ghosts Of Gotham - Craig Schaefer
Never Die - Rob J. Hayes
The Crimson Queen - Alec Hutson
Circe - Madeline Miller
The Golem And The Jinni - Helene Wecker
Skullsworn - Brian Staveley
The Shadow Of What Was Lost - James Islington
Dance Of Cloaks - David Dalglish
Where Oblivion Lives - Teresa Frohock
The Whitefire Crossing - Courtney Schafer
Jade City - Fonda Lee
Magic Bites - Ilona Andrews
The Nine - Tracy Townsend
The Waking Fire - Anthony Ryan
Ex-Heroes - Peter Clines
Daughter Of The Sword - Steve Bein
The Bear And The Nightingale - Katherine Arden
The Cloud Roads - Martha Wells
The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep - H.G. Parry
Devil's Call - J. Danielle Dorn
City Of Stairs - Rob J. Bennett
Red Sister - Mark Lawrence
The Immortal Prince - Jennifer Fallon
Heaven's Needle - Liane Merciel
The God King's Legacy - Richard Nell
Ship of Smoke and Steel - Django Wexler
The Bone Ships - RJ Barker
In Shadows We Fall - Devin Madson
The Wolf of Oren Yaro - K. S. Villoso
The Rage Of Dragons - Evan Winter
The Lord Of Snow & Shadows - Sarah Ash
Otherland: City Of Golden Shadow - Tad Williams
The Folding Knife - K. J. Parker
Paternus: Rise Of The Gods - Dyrk Ashton
Theft of Swords - Michael J. Sullivan
Gideon The Ninth - Tamsyn Muir
The Lord Of Stariel - A. J. Lancaster
A Natural History of Dragons - Marie Brennan
Empire Of Sand - Tasha Suri
The Sword Of Kaigen - M. L. Wang
Ashes Of Onyx - Seth Skorkowsky
Endsville - Clay Sanger
The Grey Bastards - Jonathan French
Senlin Ascends - Josiah Bancroft
Priest Of Bones - Peter McLean
Spellsinger - Sebastien De Castell
The Company Of Birds - Nerine Dorman
Last Song Before Night - Ilana C. Myer
The Library of the Unwritten - A. J. Hackwith
Of Honey And Wildfires - Sarah Chorn
Seawitch - Kat Richardson
The Queen Of Swords - R. S. Belcher
An Alchemy of Masques And Mirrors - Curtis Craddock
Rumble In Woodhollow - Jonathan Pembroke
The Gurkha And The Lord of Tuesday - Saad Z. Hossain
Chains Of Blood - ML Spencer
Chasing Graves - Ben Galley
Merkabah Rider: Have Glyphs Will Travel - Edward M. Erdelac
Shoggoths in Bloom & Other Stories - Elizabeth Bear

NOTE: SD Giveaway picture courtesy of US Embassy Ukraine.



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