Book Giveaway 5: Thanks Be to the Book

November 20th, 2012 by Sharkchild

Comment on this post before 9:00PM PST on Sunday, November 25th to be entered in a chance to win one of the following:


2nd Prize (1): BOOKS OF BLOOD, VOLUMES 1-3 by Clive Barker


Bonus Prizes (1 for every 75 comments/entries)THE DARK VERSE, VOL. 1: FROM THE PASSAGES OF REVENANTS by Sharkchild (me) – 1 being given so far)

Winners will be chosen at random (at from the entrants after the cutoff at 90:00PM PST on Sunday, November 25th and will be contacted by Sharkchild via email.

The winners can be anywhere in the world! The winners must be at least 13 years of age.


1st Prizes: David Flint (181) and Jeff Hinkle (38)

2nd Prize: Glen Sandifer (51)

3rd Prize: Ben (28)

Bonus Prizes: Josh R (27) and Omnioto (12)

204 Responses to “Book Giveaway 5: Thanks Be to the Book”

  1. avatar Mitch Says:

    These look awesome. I really love the genre of all these books.

  2. avatar Will Says:


  3. avatar Christian S. Says:

    Your giveaways are always great 🙂

    Hope I’ll be luckier this time!

  4. avatar Brian McDonald Says:

    Ooh, Lord Dunsany. Good book, that. Okay, no wrong answers in that list. Good contest.

  5. avatar Sharon Says:

    What a shweetheart!

  6. avatar Christina Says:

    Awesome, awesome giveaway. Thank you.

  7. avatar Weirdsall Says:

    Hell Yes! Bring on the Weirdness!

  8. avatar Dixon Stapleton Says:

    Have always enjoyed a little dark Lovecraft when I am in dark mood!

  9. avatar Timothy Says:

    Another great opportunity, thanks Sharkchild!

  10. avatar Michael Says:

    Started listening to some of your episodes online, good stuff and really love this giveaway.

  11. avatar Brandon Storm Says:

    Haven’t had much luck in the last giveaways, but hopefully now is the chance for this Canadian to get his hands on that sought after Lovecraft collection that’s not available here.

    Would love to get a Dark Verse as well!

  12. avatar Omnioto Says:

    This weather is a genre for fiction.

  13. avatar paul Says:

    That looks awesome I hope I win

  14. avatar Kelly Gredner Says:


  15. avatar Jason Says:

    I would love any of these books.

  16. avatar Spencer Strand Says:

    Sharkchild is such an awesome person for doing this!

  17. avatar Vi Says:

    This would make a great holiday gift.

  18. avatar Ryan Sullivan Says:

    These look great! Fingers crossed!

  19. avatar Jonathan Westmoreland Says:

    Thank you for the contest!

  20. avatar Dev Says:

    these will be the best thanksgiving present ever ! I hope I can win the giveaway this time 🙂

  21. avatar LeAnne Says:

    Hope I win something! Clive barker is awesome! =)

  22. avatar Ulruth Says:

    I won a book on one of the previous giveaways, I would absolutely love to win one again!

  23. avatar TriSight Says:

    I purchased the Dark Verse and am loving it, but I’d love to have a copy to give as a Christmas gift. I’ve always wanted to read Books of Blood and honestly the complete HP Lovecraft would be a dream. Either way, let’s give it a go! Rollin’!

  24. avatar cody campbell Says:

    I need that Lord Dunsany, for real!

  25. avatar Kyle Says:

    All the prizes!

  26. avatar Scott Says:

    You’re spoiling us, good sir!

  27. avatar Josh R Says:

    ohhh shit, I def want this one.

  28. avatar Ben Says:

    Fingers crossed.

  29. avatar Felix Says:

    Better luck this time!

  30. avatar Denis Says:

    Would love to win this for once

  31. avatar snaga Says:

    The dark verse looks so sweet! Big ups for doing these giveaways!

  32. avatar Michelle B Says:

    Amazing, I would love this!

  33. avatar Matilda Says:

    Wow, any of these would be a great addition to my ever growing book collection! Hope I win!

  34. avatar PascAlucard91 Says:

    Ok I’ll try again! Please let me win, I need new books for winter! Your stories would interest me too!

  35. avatar Adam Lawson Says:

    These give-aways restore my faith in humanity!

  36. avatar Derrik Walker v2.0 Says:

    That HP Lovecraft collection looks cool!

  37. avatar Seth Says:

    Barker and Lovecraft, this is a win-win situation. Assuming of course, that I win.

  38. avatar Jeff Hinkle Says:

    YES…YES!!! Thanks again for doing this. I raise my glass to you good sir.

  39. avatar Dominic Says:

    Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn

  40. avatar Ashes Says:

    I feel like I won already.

  41. avatar Josh Says:

    Great books and a great season to read them in.

  42. avatar Kyle Todoulakis Says:

    I have been dying to read Dunsany and Barker!

  43. avatar Brian Says:

    oh man!, i want them all!!!, nice selection

  44. avatar Tyler Rowe Says:

    H.P. Lovecraft is a legend.

  45. avatar Hibernica Says:

    That is not dead which can eternal lie, and with strange æons even death may die.

  46. avatar Hyperion1001 Says:


  47. avatar Olivia Says:

    You always have the best giveaways! Fingers crossed I win any of the options 🙂 🙂

  48. avatar invadernny Says:

    i want to win

  49. avatar Dylan Says:

    Why do you give away so much stuff? I would love to win this time!

  50. avatar James Says:

    This is such a great giveaway! Please oh please pick me!

  51. avatar Glen Sandifer Says:

    🙂 thanks for doing this

  52. avatar Ryan Says:

    I already have the H.P. Lovecraft complete fiction and it is amazing. Must have others!

  53. avatar Nicolas Caputo Says:

    Big fan of your giveaways, really want this!!!!

  54. avatar Zeus Says:

    Lovecraft and Barker? Two of my favorites. Sign me up!

  55. avatar Aphithany Says:

    Holy wow. I love the sow. The taste of hams. I say DAMN.

  56. avatar Andrew Says:

    Would be happy with any of these ecspecially hp lovecraft collection

  57. avatar Zeke Says:

    Thank you for all these giveaways, I can’t resist commenting with such great prizes

  58. avatar Jess Says:

    Whohoo! More giveaways!

  59. avatar Kate W-R Says:

    I really want that HPL one.

  60. avatar Alyson H Says:

    These would be a great gift for someone I know

  61. avatar Zenorach Says:

    Really impressive

  62. avatar Augusto Says:

    Ooh boy! That is awesome! I’m in!

  63. avatar Erika Says:

    I, too, enjoy weird fiction.

  64. avatar Chris Says:

    Some pretty good stuff up for grabs, thank you for offering it and have a good thanksgiving

  65. avatar Brandon Says:

    Great Prizes!

  66. avatar Jeremy Says:

    Entering! Good stuff

  67. avatar Melissa Says:

    Pretty incredible, count me in.

  68. avatar Greg Hartman Says:

    Looks good, sign me up!

  69. avatar Josua Gaumond Says:

    My collection Shall be complete!

    Ïa Ïa!

  70. avatar Ada Long Says:

    I love the drawings of the cover.

  71. avatar Justin Says:

    Brilliant selection!

  72. avatar steve Says:

    you rock!!!!

  73. avatar Elizabeth Says:

    Nice, count me in!

  74. avatar Yog Says:

    I can has book

  75. avatar Tyler Harbin-Giuntoli Says:

    Hoping to win!

  76. avatar Katie Says:

    Looks awesome! Hope sales go well. =)

  77. avatar I am sane Says:

    This time I’m commenting before the giveaway ends!

  78. avatar Denis Says:

    I’m in again ! Hoping to win this time 🙂

  79. avatar Joe Kontor Says:

    Can I request to win the Clive Barker books? I don’t have those yet!

  80. avatar Charlie Says:

    Signing in here! Looks like an interesting giveaway!

  81. avatar Arturo Says:

    Thanks for doing these give aways.

  82. avatar Sean Says:

    I’m in!

  83. avatar Kawenskij Says:

    I’m in, too!

  84. avatar Alfredo Says:

    Really enjoying Book One by Sharkchild, the others would be a great addition to my library.

  85. avatar Bridgette Says:

    Would love any of these…. 🙂

  86. avatar Matthew Newland Says:

    Hoping for some luck this time!

  87. avatar Brad Quinn Says:

    Wow! What a giveaway. I would love to have any of these great prizes! The background is AMAZING.

  88. avatar Connor Says:

    I would very much like any of these.

  89. avatar Rusty Says:

    The Clive Barker and H.P. Lovecraft books, I want them.

  90. avatar couldbeboth Says:

    fingers crossed

  91. avatar Thomas R. Skidmore Says:

    I’ll take the Lovecraft and Dunsany books. Great masters of cosmic fantasy, and true creativity that can’t be ignored.

  92. avatar Jessica Says:

    Want, want, want! Happy Thanksgiving!

  93. avatar Courtney Johnstone Says:

    Wooohoo, so excited!

  94. avatar Geoff Says:

    Great reading, all of them.

  95. avatar YS12 Says:

    All the prizes look amazing. Here’s hoping.

  96. avatar Chuck Says:

    Great selection!

  97. avatar JRW Says:

    I just can’t pass up an opportunity like this. Thank you for your generosity and a happy Thanksgiving to you and your fans 🙂

  98. avatar DouglasG Says:

    Yes Please!

  99. avatar Georges Says:

    Count me in!

  100. avatar Reber Clark Says:

    I would love to win the Dunsany but all of these look great!

  101. avatar Melissa Avila Says:

    Loved reading the Dark Verse (I love all the magical realism parts)! Thanks for the giveaway!

  102. avatar Jimmy Says:

    Ah-ah-ah, great prizes! 😀

  103. avatar Dane Higbee Says:

    I would love to win this. Such great books. And a great guy.

  104. avatar Elva moser Says:

    Thank you! and good luck to everyone!

    tolerance and goodwill. el

  105. avatar Caree Says:

    This would be amazing to win!

  106. avatar Allegra Says:

    Hello! I would like to win because I like supporting independent publishing! 🙂

  107. avatar Ian Says:

    Hey, cool, but I already have the Complete HP Lovecraft, so if I somehow win that then go ahead and skip me over.

  108. avatar Nik Says:

    Would love to read all these books!

  109. avatar charles Says:

    Very Intresting!

  110. avatar Darren Jones Says:


  111. avatar Christopher Willis Says:

    I’ve been wanting to read all of these.

  112. avatar Chad Parker Says:

    ^ He sounds hawt.

  113. avatar Neal Says:

    I would like these please.

  114. avatar Faith and Poe Says:

    Another giveaway? Well, sign me up, too. Good luck to everyone!

  115. avatar Jesus Says:

    Thanks for doing these.

  116. avatar Bob Says:

    Quite the collection of books!

  117. avatar Mitch Smith Says:


  118. avatar Thomas Mattice Says:

    Great contest !

  119. avatar mike mccarthy Says:


  120. avatar joe Says:

    Would be awesome!

  121. avatar Grindle Says:

    Looks good

  122. avatar Mike Says:


  123. avatar hank simmons Says:

    love it all send me some books

  124. avatar NoxInTheNite Says:

    This is really nice of you to do. Even if random org doesn’t choose me, just wanna say thanks!

  125. avatar Aaron Rose Says:

    Hmmm, I could go for some free books. Count me in!

  126. avatar Emil Says:

    Woah, Books of Blood, dayumn. Crossing my fingers.

  127. avatar Sven Says:

    Nice, this time I wasn’t to late 🙂

  128. avatar Jamie Pedersen Says:

    Wow, great giveaway again! Hope I win something this time:)

  129. avatar SKAGGS Says:

    I would be enthralled to have my hands on more lovecraft.

  130. avatar Logan Kovach Says:

    Oh god I want one of these.

  131. avatar Dave Dickinson Says:

    Whatever you want to throw my way is just fine!

  132. avatar Xethire Says:

    Great stories and great giveaways! Thanks for doing this! And happy Thanksgiving, everybody!

  133. avatar Ben Says:

    Comment for justice! Thanks, Shark!

  134. avatar Walt Alger Says:

    yay on all these!

  135. avatar Jacqueline Says:

    This is awesome!

  136. avatar Nikolaos Bampasis Says:

    Happy Eldtrich Thanksgiving!

  137. avatar Nick Lo Says:

    Yay i want some.

  138. avatar Lyle b Says:

    Love the cover on the Lovecraft tome. Would look great on my unhallowed bookshelf.

  139. avatar kan Says:

    w00t another give away, awesome books!

  140. avatar Rufus O'Brien Says:

    Tasty prizes

  141. avatar Matthew Says:

    Please let me win the Dunsany book!

  142. avatar David Cinotti Says:

    Good stuff!

  143. avatar hunter Says:

    Thats awesome, so rad of a book.

  144. avatar Katherine Jannusch Says:

    In the Hills, The Cities is the best story in the Books of Blood. Have a lovely holiday!

  145. avatar Jacob C. Says:

    The awesome books up for grabs this time around is nigh unbelievable.

  146. avatar Alejandra U. Says:

    I tip my hat for you awesome giveaway!
    lets see how luck goes 😀

  147. avatar Gabe Says:

    Let’s win this thing!

  148. avatar Justin M Says:

    Trying my luck!

  149. avatar Gerardo Says:

    You had me at H. P.

  150. avatar Christina L. Says:

    These are some fairly sweet Cyber Monday offers. Time to sneak a few more of these under the tree.

  151. avatar Matthew Says:

    Believe Lord Dunsany should be #1!

  152. avatar Ramdas Says:

    Free books!

  153. avatar Tyran Says:

    Love fee books!

  154. avatar Santiago fisher Says:

    damn i want them all :S

  155. avatar Anthony Says:

    I want to win!!! Praise these writers!

  156. avatar Mud Says:

    I like to book.

  157. avatar Claire Says:

    These look like super prizes; I love me some Lovecraft. Fingers crossed 🙂

  158. avatar Alexandra Says:

    These are amazing prizes. Would love one of those books. It’s so hard to get some of these books in lonely ol’ Iceland!

  159. avatar Nick Says:

    Keep having these giveaways until I win one! You can feel free to stop after that.

  160. avatar Guy Says:

    No way man, no way…
    … These prizes are too cool!

  161. avatar Kristin Says:

    Great giveaway! Thanks for putting this together!

  162. avatar Dylan Says:

    This is awesome. You’re awesome. Everything is awesome.

  163. avatar Travis Smith Says:

    I really want to read these books while I poop

  164. avatar Wayne Quackenbush Says:

    Greetings! Happy Thanksgiving, All!

  165. avatar Michael Says:


  166. avatar Koal Says:


  167. avatar Hayley Huston Says:

    Didn’t win last time, but I’ll keep trying!

  168. avatar David Says:

    This would make my year!

  169. avatar Jeff Says:

    sounds good

  170. avatar Jeremy Says:

    I already have a leatherbound copy of Poe’s works, so this would look fantastic sitting next to in on my book shelf!

  171. avatar Remann Says:

    C’monnnn let’s get lucky.

  172. avatar Scott Says:

    I would like the Dunsany book.

  173. avatar Tommy Says:

    I’d love to win. SHARKCHILD ROCKS!

  174. avatar Neil Says:

    Great giveaway!

  175. avatar A.E. Says:

    So many great prizes! I want in.

  176. avatar Ms Dellamorta Says:

    The Elder Gods smile on your generosity with promises of sweet insanity…ehm, I mean, yes please, consider this my official entry!

  177. avatar Tom Bagwell Says:

    Sounds Great!

  178. avatar Lea Says:

    Thank you for doing this!

  179. avatar Aled Says:

    Gotta try for such an awesome giveaway!

  180. avatar Julian Says:


  181. avatar David Flint Says:

    Yes! Can’t beat a bit of Lovecraft, and it all looks lovely!

  182. avatar Prosperina Says:

    This is Prosperina from Reddit! I didn’t realize there were extra books. These all look fabulous!

  183. avatar Emilio Says:

    Yes please!!!!

  184. avatar Z.F. Says:

    I like to book

  185. avatar Joosh D Says:

    This looks way too awesome.

  186. avatar Hunter Says:

    I’m in!

  187. avatar Johnny D Says:

    “I know always that I am an outsider; a stranger in this century and among those who are still men.” – HPL

  188. avatar James R Says:

    This is the most beautiful looking book.

  189. avatar Larry A Says:

    Like everyone else; w.hoping for the win; however, if I win the 1st place, would gladly exchange for the Dark Verse. Gook Luck to everyone.

  190. avatar Andrew S Says:

    Hoping to win.

  191. avatar Kaleb Mixon Says:

    This is pretty awesome! good luck all!

  192. avatar Tubby Thackery Says:

    Thank god for a facebook feed update because all of these sound amazing. Hats off to you sir!

  193. avatar Trevor Says:

    Theses are awesome, good luck everyone. Thanks Sharkchild!

  194. avatar Dylan Kiely Says:

    Ahhhh this is so cool! I need to check out your book!

  195. avatar Michela Says:


  196. avatar Bob Raymond Says:

    I love Horror,ever since the early Vicent Price Movies where I was too scared to actually watch the movies but I put my jacket over my Head and watched through the sleeve. Major Steven King and Clive Barker fan. I also enjoyed the Dark Verse and the artwork that went with it

  197. avatar aesir1 Says:

    I just re-read The Outsider last night. I would love to receive any of these. Thanks for the opportunity.

  198. avatar Rob Says:

    looks cool

  199. avatar Steven Hardy-Lane Says:

    They all look so awesome. Do want.

  200. avatar bloodykyle Says:

    This looks awesome! Thanks so much for doing this 🙂

  201. avatar TheSultan Says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  202. avatar Sharkchild Says:

    Alright, here are the winners! Thank you so much, everyone, for participating! More giveaways to come!

    1st Prizes: David Flint (181) and Jeff Hinkle (38)
    2nd Prize: Glen Sandifer (51)
    3rd Prize: Ben (28)
    Bonus Prizes: Josh R (27) and Omnioto (12)

  203. avatar Nick Says:

    Thank you for the giveaway

  204. avatar aesir1 Says:

    Thanks for doing this again. I hope I have better luck this time.

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