Monday, June 6, 2011

Win Beauty Queens by Libba Bray + an Island Survival Kit!!

So you've all heard of this book, right?...

synopsis: The fifty contestants in the Miss Teen Dream Pageant thought this was going to be a fun trip to the beach, where they could parade in their state-appropriate costumes and complete in front of the cameras. But sadly, their airplane had another idea, crashing on a desert island and leaving the survivors stranded with little food, little water, and practically no eye liner. What’s a beauty queen to do? Continue to practice for the talent portion of the program – or wrestle snakes to the ground? Get a perfect tan – or learn to run wild? And what should happen when the sexy pirates show up?

Welcome to the heart of non-exfoliated darkness. Your tour guide? None other than Libba Bray, the hilarious, sensational, Printz Award-winning author of A Great and Terrible Beauty and Going Bovine. The result is a novel that will make you laugh, make you think, and make you never see beauty the same way again.

SO...who wants to win a copy? Well, one winner is not only going to win a copy of Beauty Queens, but also their very own Island Survival kit!! Check this out:

You get a cool hat, cool sunglasses, and some awesome Philosophy Shelter Sunscreen!!
Just fill out THIS FORM for a chance to win!!
Contest ends 6/25/11.
edited to add-Open to US only.

This contest sponsored by:
Scholastic has launched a new online community called This Is Teen to connect readers with their favorite YA authors and books. Visit their page on Facebook for all the latest news on Libba Bray and her new book Beauty Queens:

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Also, for those of you who are writers out there, be sure to check out the Beauty Queens writing competition. Check out the contest video:

Contest details:

The “Miss Teen Dream” contestants in Libba Bray’s new book Beauty Queens turn out to be anything but typical, proving that true beauty is way more than skin deep.

Now we want to know what makes YOU a Beauty Queen! In 500 words or less, share your most outrageous talent, your quirkiest catch-phrase, or your most inspiring platform.

The writer of the winning essay will receive a $250 shopping spree at Sephora, your very own sparkly tiara, and a signed copy of BEAUTY QUEENS!

To enter go to

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal US residents ages 13 to 18. Deadline to enter 5pm EST on July 1, 2011. Void where prohibited. For complete details and official rules go to


  1. OoOOO I'm so dying to read that one!!! I saw Libba Bray on the Teen Event in New York and she's awesome! Thanks for the chance to win this awesome prize package!!

  2. (and I just would love to mention that I have a US mailing address, I did see that is US only)

  3. What a fun contest. I love it. I've heard grand things about this book.

  4. I entered to win the book and kit, but is it open to everyone? Or U.S only like the second contest? If it's U.S, ignore my entry!

  5. @Laura (All of Everything)

    It is US only, sorry about that :( Most publisher-sponsored contest tend to be. I edited the post.

    Don't forget to enter my "What's New" Giveaway---I always keep those international! If you are the June winner, you could choose Beauty Queens! :D

  6. This is such a cool giveaway! I really want to read Beauty Queens and love Philosophy products. Thank you for the giveaway!

  7. This is so cool! I love that it is a giveaway for products having to do with the book, instead of a book. So smart and fun!

    Thanks for the opportunity! :)

    P.S., I have this book on order right now...I'm dying to read it!