It's the new year (in case you haven't noticed quite yet)
My first complete read of the year is my second review of the new year. (unnecessary information)
I've decided to pass on Nocturne to a lucky reader. ( EXCITING news! )
So - here's the thing, I don't have a lot of followers, and I'm not go-getter when it comes to doing things to get followers. I haven't actively sought out new followers, and I never really thought about followers when I started my blog .(...although I do sob uncontrollably when I see my followers numbers drop! Just Kidding...maybe I'm not kidding ) But I would like to reward the few people who have been reading my blog and occassionally making comments (at least I know someone is reading - thank you someones!)
- Contest is open to followers of my blog
- to qualify further, please leave a comment with either a recommendation to a POC book (People of Color) OR a book that has a good cover depicting a POC person!
I'm asking for this because, even though I was brought up by my Latina mom, we weren't brought up learning much about our Latina heritage even though growing up with my mother and her friends, caucasions were always the other people. Haha. ...and yet my own children have significant others that are POC, and my own grandchildren are POC...well, one of them is (lol) and I'm half POC....
LOL - I am one culturally confused woman!
That was my long winded reasoning for the rules of the contest.
I want to find more POC books to read, and also feature book covers with POC characters on the cover - to satisfy that empty part of me that's been sobbing for attention for years. LOL
Seriously, for a long time it's felt like I'm missing something, and I've decided it's my other half!
Even though I took part in the POC Reading Challenge for 2010, I was only able to find a few books by POC writers that actually interested me. Part of the problem is that I'm mainly interested in fantasy or urban fantasy books, so though there may be a lot of fiction by POC authors, they might bore me as much as regular fiction by caucasion writers....Entiendes?
Contest rules recap
- be a follower
- leave a comment with the Name of a good POC character/writer book (preferably fantasy/horror or urban fantasy)
- or - leave a comment telling me the name of any genre book with a cover that has POC character(s) on it....(maybe I'll put up a post later with all the cover images)
- Make sure I have a way to contact you after one of my grandchildren picks a winner
- contest runs until....ummmm.....how about January 21st 2011.
Sound simple? try finding the books now! Good luck and you know...enter the contest.