Thursday, January 15, 2015

GIVEAWAY: Candlewick Top Picks!

I am so excited to announce an amazing giveaway, courtesy of Candlewick Press!  Before I get into the details, however, let's take a few steps back and look at some recent news.

TIME magazine recently compiled a list of their 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time as well as their 100 Best Children's Books of All Time.  There are so many great titles on these lists, both old and new.  If you have not already had a moment to check out these lists, be sure to click on over and check them out.

Candlewick Press, an independent children's publisher that has been around for more than 20 years, is excited to announce that TEN of their books have made these lists.  Which titles come from Candlewick?  Let me list them for you . . .
  1. Feed by M.T. Anderson
  2. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
  3. Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo
  4. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
  5. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
  6. Boy Proof by Cecil Castellucci
  7. I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
  8. Journey by Aaron Becker
  9. Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen
  10. We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Now for the exciting giveaway news!  Thanks to Candlewick, I am able to offer readers of Tif Talks Books a young adult pack of winners!  ONE winner will receive the first SIX titles listed above in paperback (as pictured below).

  • The 6-book paperback prize pack is available to US and Canada residents ONLY.
  • Only one entry per person.
  • Entries will close on Friday, January 30 @ 11:59 PM MST.
  • To enter, please complete the form below.
  • Winner will be emailed and required to reply within 48 hours with their mailing address to qualify.  If no response is received, a new winner will be drawn.
  • Winner will be emailed and announced here at Tif Talks Books.  Winner address information will be passed on to the sponsor for mailing and will be used for no other solicitations.

Thank you to Candlewick Press for your generous gift!  If you are interested in learning more or following their latest updates, you can find them in the following ways:

Best of Luck, and Happy Reading!!


  1. Replies
    1. Belle Wong ... It really is, all thanks to Candlewick! So excited for it!

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    1. Melissas Eclectic Bookshelf ... Yes!! Huge thanks to Candlewick!!

  3. Ooooo, what a page-turning giveaway, Tif! Thanks, Candlewick! :D :D :D

    1. ... Yes!!! This is a GREAT one!!


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