Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making - Book Trailer and Giveaway!!

I am officially psyched to read this book! It's gotten great buzz online, the origin story is so cool (it was originally published serially online and then the author was offered the chance to publish it in novel format!) and the storyline sounds great! So, what book am I talking about??

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
by Catherynne M. Valente

Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother went to work. One day, September is met at her kitchen window by a Green Wind (taking the form of a gentleman in a green jacket), who invites her on an adventure, implying that her help is needed in Fairyland. The new Marquess is unpredictable and fickle, and also not much older than September. Only September can retrieve a talisman the Marquess wants from the enchanted woods, and if she doesn’t . . . then the Marquess will make life impossible for the inhabitants of Fairyland. September is already making new friends, including a book-loving Wyvern and a mysterious boy named Saturday. (description from

Check out the great new book trailer:

So, have I peaked your interest, yet?

I have one copy of this awesome book (thanks to Zietghost Media!) to giveaway to someone.

If you would like to enter, leave a comment with your name and email address below. I will randomly choose a winner on Sunday, June 26th. The winner will be announced and contacted that same day. The winner has until Thursday, June 29th to contact me with a US or Canadian mailing address (per publisher) where they would like the book sent. Good luck!!


  1. Thanks so much! This book sounds fantastic :)


  2. I'd love to enter! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  3. Cool contest! (:

    Miranda Hannah

  4. This sounds good! Please enter me. Thank you!
    mittens0831 at aol dot com

  5. Please enter me!

  6. Sounds great!
    Rachel Packer