The Great ALA Signed Books Sweepstakes!

Enter to win signed books from Macmillan authors!

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We were lucky enough to have 17 amazing authors join us for ALA Annual in New Orleans this year. 17! Well, we couldn't let all of them sneak away without signing a few extra books for a giveaway extravaganza.

So here's the deal: five (5) lucky librarians will win signed books for their personal collections! Drumroll for the fabulous prizes...

Three (3) lucky runners-up will each receive one (1) signed hardcover of:

IRON HOUSE by John Hart

One (1) lucky runner-up will receive all three (3) of the following signed paperbacks:

THE LOCK ARTIST by Steve Hamilton

One (1) super lucky grand prize winner will receive all six (6) of the following signed hardcovers:

MISERY BAY by Steve Hamilton
DEADLY THREADS by Jane K. Cleland
IRON HOUSE by John Hart
STICKY FINGERS by Nancy Martin
TIGER, TIGER by Margaux Fragoso

To enter The Great ALA Signed Books Sweepstakes send your name, your library, and your full mailing address to by Friday, July 15th.

[UPDATE]: This contest is now CLOSED and winners have been notified. Thank you for participating!

The three (3) runners-up for a signed copy of IRON HOUSE are:
Nancy Vigezzi, Merrimack Public Library
Lisa Hullett, Wallace State Community College Library
Jeff Bailey, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro

The 1st runner-up for three (3) signed paperbacks is:
Lisa Cosgrove-Davies, Arlington Public Library

The Grand Prize Winner for six (6) signed hardcovers is:
Shana Hitt, Brooklyn Public Library

This sweepstakes is open to current librarians in the United States. More details on eligibility below. Best of luck!

Entrants must be age 18 or older. No purchase necessary.

Entries must be received by Friday, July 15th to be eligible. Talia and Ali will select the potential prize winners during the week of July 18th by random drawing from among all eligible entries received. If any of the potential prize winners or runners-up cannot be reached after three (3) business days, we will randomly select alternate winners, so check your email!

All winners and runners-up grant Macmillan Library the right to announce their names on Twitter,, and any other platform we want to congratulate you on.

Please note: we can't guarantee that books will arrive in mint condition, but we'll pack them with care!

I'm sorry that I wasn't able to attend ALA, maybe next year!
What a great contest this is!

Michele Van Epps
July 8, 2011
7:33 am

Wish I could have heard these authors. Fantastic assortment of books. Here's hoping to be a winner!

Carol Kubala
July 8, 2011
8:25 am

Got some great authors included in the giveaway!

Karen Hufham
July 8, 2011
8:43 am

Fingers crossed!

Jamie Pittel
July 8, 2011
9:35 am

Thanks for the chance to win!

Mary Vernau
July 8, 2011
9:49 am

There's one thing that eBooks will never be and that is signed.

July 8, 2011
10:11 am

Love your books. Please enter me in the contest. Thanks and keep up the good publishing!

Louise P Ledoux
July 8, 2011
10:58 am

Would have loved to meet Steve Hamilton - "The Lock Artist" is the best book I've read in the last couple years. But alas, budgets (mine and work!) didn't allow a trip to ALA this year.

July 8, 2011
11:30 am

What a great chance for those of us unable to attend. Thanks so much.

Tina Branco
July 8, 2011
12:18 pm

Good luck to everyone!

Betsy Baxendale
July 8, 2011
2:19 pm

If you couldn't attend ALA, this is the next best thing...signed books that are free!

Thanks for the chance to win!

Connie Saunders
July 9, 2011
7:27 am

What a wonderful opportunity for those of us who could not attend ALA!

Karen Bradley
July 10, 2011
2:06 pm

A new Jane Cleland mystery! Thanks to Macmillan for this great giveaway.

Kristi C.
July 10, 2011
9:00 pm

Great books! The winner will be very lucky to get them all.

Annette Goike
July 13, 2011
1:37 pm

As a student, I was able to attend ALA on a grant; it is my wish to go again some day! This would be close!

Elisa Cornman
July 14, 2011
12:12 pm

Loved Loved loved New Orleans, as always great to see Talia and your booth was exciting as usual.

Valerie Giambona
July 22, 2011
6:40 pm

Would love to have been at ALA -- this is an awesome contest!

Michele Van Epps
August 5, 2011
12:22 pm

Thanks to all for the AWESOME feedback. The Great ALA Signed Books Sweepstakes has ended. The winners have been randomly chosen and their winnings have been shipped.

Although you may not have been a winner this time - there is always next month!

Talia Sherer aka Boss Lady
August 8, 2011
2:35 pm

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