Giveaway: Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares

Hello Holiday Readathoners! I loved David Levithan and Rachel Cohn’s Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares so much that I’m giving away a brand new copy. It’s the perfect book for the holiday season.

In the book, Dash hates the Chrismas season, while Lily loves all of the festivities. In order to win a copy of Dash and Lily, leave a comment telling me if you are more of a Dash or a Lily. Share one of your best or worst Holiday memories, or tell me something that you love or hate about the Holiday season.

The Fine Print

  • The giveaway ends December 6th at 12:01 AM.
  • It is US only unless you are willing to pay for shipping or have a relative/friend in the US who can ship your prize to you.
  • The winner will be chosen by random.org and notified by email and on this website.
  • The winner will have 48 hours to respond with their mailing address or a new winner will be chosen.
  • You must be 13 or older (or have a parent’s permission) to enter this contest.
  • You may only enter this contest once. If you attempt to enter multiple times, you will be disqualified.
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23 Responses to "Giveaway: Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares"

  • I’m a Lily. (BTW this book is NEXT on my TBR!!) My favorite funny memory is when we gave my daughter (she was about 5 years old — now she’s 22, so this is an old one)a big 4-piece little tykes kitchen that we set up next to the tree. She came in and immediately went to the packages under the tree. It took her about 20 minutes to even notice the kitchen!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    1 Annette said this (December 4, 2010 at 11:50 AM)


  • I am more like Lily. I love Christmas, specially because of the delicious food and candies we usually eat.

    My favorite Christmas was when I was 6 years old. I think it was the last Christmas I believed in Santa. He left me under the tree my favorite Barbies, the vet and the doctor. And also he ate the cookies my mom and I had baked.

    2 Gaby said this (December 4, 2010 at 12:18 PM)


  • Thanks for the giveaway! I’ve heard such great things about this book! I would say I’m more of a Lily, I love the holidays hype 🙂 However, something I hate about the holidays season is Christmas music on the radio. Especially when the radio station does nothing except Christmas music.

    3 April X said this (December 4, 2010 at 1:07 PM)


  • Can I be both? I love Christmas, especially now that I have kids, but only from December 23-January 1. I hate seeing people get trees and decorate before they’re even done eating their turkey on Thanksgiving! We don’t put up our tree until Christmas Eve. So I’m Dash until right before Christmas and then I turn into Lily. 😉

    4 jen said this (December 4, 2010 at 2:01 PM)


  • I’m more Dash but getting better. I worked in retail for over 4 yrs and it takes a lot of the christmas spirit out of you. My son is 6 now and really getting into it so it’s wearing off on me.

    5 Kristina said this (December 4, 2010 at 2:04 PM)


  • I’ve heard SO much good stuff about this book!

    my least favorite thing about the christmas season is the grumpy shoppers! ive worked retail a lot and everyones always so grumpy =/

    6 Serena said this (December 4, 2010 at 2:33 PM)


  • Lily! I LOVE the holiday season! (I wish people would wait until after Thanksgiving to start celebrating though… the poor turkeys.)

    I get excited when I can buy gifts for other people. I like shopping around for loved ones and friends and finding THE PERFECT gift for each of them 🙂 I also love wrapping presents! It’s fun to make them look colorful and decorative!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    7 Lindsi said this (December 4, 2010 at 3:32 PM)


  • I am DEFINITELY a Lily. I love Christmas and the season. Can’t think of a particular holiday memory that I cherish really, but I can tell you that I love A Christmas Story and will watch it as many times as possible. I also love cheesy Hallmark Christmas movies.

    8 Tahleen said this (December 4, 2010 at 4:26 PM)


  • Thanks for the giveaway!!

    I’m a Lily. I absolutly love the Christmas season. I love watching christmas movies and shopping for gifts.

    9 jessica b said this (December 4, 2010 at 5:29 PM)


  • I am such an old fashioned Lily. I love old decorations passed on through generations of my family. Even though my family at large has sense been separated, it reminds me of the simple good times when I was young. Old cartoon Christmas movies are a must!! Happy Holidays ya’ll!

    10 Kelly W said this (December 4, 2010 at 6:03 PM)


  • I can’t wait to read this one! I love unpacking ornaments for the tree. Every year, for as long as I can remember, I and my three siblings have received an ornament in our Christmas stockings. By now, we each have a sizable collection, which we unpack together every year. It’s fun to see all the ornaments we’ve amassed over the years!

    11 Erin said this (December 4, 2010 at 6:26 PM)


  • I’m Lily for sure. I celebrate December 1st all the way to the 31st. I’m not very social but when it comes to Christmas I will go to all kinds of events!
    My fave Christmas memory is kind of my worst too. It was Christmas Eve, I was 7 and I was sick with a really high fever. The cold and snow made the power go out and my parents, my brother and I ate hot dogs by the fire. It was a great moment even if I was sick, and the next day it even snowed! 🙂

    12 Lesley said this (December 4, 2010 at 7:04 PM)


  • I’m definitely a Lily! I love the Christmas holidays. The general feeling in the air, the Christmas decorations in store, the music, etc. I do have one seriously bad Christmas memory though and while I won’t go into details I will say it resulted in me spending Christmas in a hotel and eating Wafflehouse for Christmas dinner. XD

    ~Briana

    13 Briana (The Book Pixie) said this (December 4, 2010 at 7:42 PM)


  • Overall, I LOVE the holidays, but if I have to be honest, I have to say that I hate the fact that everyone plays Christmas music for like two months straight.

    I totally want to read Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares.

    Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

    Val
    truthbetold004 at gmail dot com

    14 Val said this (December 4, 2010 at 10:42 PM)


  • I’m more of a Lily. I love the atmosphere of the holidays. The music, decorations, weather, food, and the family time. I also LOVE shopping during the holidays.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    15 Edna said this (December 4, 2010 at 10:52 PM)


  • How do I know if I am a Dash or a Lily without having read this book? But it is high priority on my TBR list. Of course, if I am fortunate enough to win it here I can take if off my Christmas list & then get other books on my To Be Purchased list. That would be a GOOD holiday memory this year.

    I used to be a big holiday person, then I did that growing up thing, moved away from home, have my own place and job in another state, and now going home is just levels of awkward and imposed rules that really make no sense for an independent 20-something. Add to that fact my lack of a car at home (because, you know, I fly and then stay with family) and I’m dependent on people I haven’t been completely dependent on since I was 14. (Yeah. I got my license at 15 before the age went up.)

    But my favorite holiday memory is from when I was VERY young. My dad had bought my mom a new bike and she is notorious search-for-presents woman. So, as she searched each room for her presents, he’d move the bike after her. For a week, he followed her from the study, to my bedroom, to their closet, to the garage, to the shed. It was brilliant and she never found it.

    16 Bailey said this (December 4, 2010 at 11:03 PM)


  • I’m a Lily I love Christmas! I’m running a 12 day event on my Blog Right now! My favorite Christmas memory is The Christmas of 78 I was a huge Star Wars Fan(still am!) and the christmas my parents got me nearly every toy Kenner made! I playe wih them, loved them and wore them to pieces over that year 🙂

    17 kai charles said this (December 4, 2010 at 11:31 PM)


  • I’m definitely a Lily (even after working retail for years.) I remember when I was younger I would wait for the day when my grandma would bring over bags and bags of tins filled with christmas cookies, that meant it was really Christmas time. Opening the tins to see what kind was in each was almost as fun as opening christmas presents.

    18 tc said this (December 5, 2010 at 2:19 PM)


  • I’m a Lily! My favorite things about the holidays are always the decorations and the food.

    Thanks so much!

    19 Brooke said this (December 5, 2010 at 3:01 PM)


  • Definitely a Lily, I LOVE Christmas, the smell of cookies and spices, the beauty of snow in the woods behind our house and being togehter with everyone I love, eat, laugh and just be happy:)

    20 Sarah aka Miss Page-Turner said this (December 5, 2010 at 3:25 PM)


  • My parents are separated so the holiday season is always somewhat depressing. I do love giving gifts though, way more then recieving them. I spend an outrageous amount of time picking out the perfect gift for everyone I love. ALSO, my favorite thing about winter is by far SNOW. I live in Portland, so it snows all the time. I wouldn’t know what I would do if I lived in a city where it didn’t snow.

    21 Jenna said this (December 5, 2010 at 3:40 PM)


  • I’m a Dash. I honestly hate the holiday season, it makes me grumpy.

    22 Jessica said this (December 5, 2010 at 10:51 PM)


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