Wednesday, October 26, 2011

GIVEAWAY! Water For Elephants Book and DVD

Win a novel/DVD bundle of WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, out on Blu-ray and DVD November 1!


*Thanks to Fox Publicity for this fabulous giveaway.

Based on Sara Gruen’s epic novel about forbidden love, and directed by critically acclaimed filmmaker Francis Lawrence (Constantine), Water For Elephants stars Robert Pattinson as Jacob, a man devastated by the sudden death of his parents at the height of The Depression. When Jacob abandons his veterinary studies and stows away on a train carrying circus performers, his life is changed forever. Hired as a veterinarian to care for the circus’ animals, Jacob is temporarily filled with the promise of an exciting life that comes with a traveling circus troupe.

However, as he falls in love with the star of the show, Marlena (Reese Witherspoon), they become prey to the circus’s owner, Marlena’s abusive husband August (Christoph Waltz). With their love on the line, the circus begins to crumble from within, and Jacob and Marlena come to a crossroads that will forever change their destiny.

For your chance to win a prize bundle including Sara Gruen’s novel and a copy of the Water For Elephants DVD, simply leave a comment with your e-mail address and the answer to the following question:

Who directed Water For Elephants?
• Christoph Waltz
• Richard LaGravenese
• Francis Lawrence


Fine Print

-Contest ends November 9 at 10 PM PST
-Winners will be chosen at random through Random.org
-U.S./Canada only
-You must be 13 years or older
-Alison Can Read is not responsible for items lost or damaged in shipping.

48 comments:

  1. Great giveaway! Francis Lawrence directed it! Thanks for hosting!
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  2. What a cool giveaway! Thanks Alison!

    Answer: Francis Lawrence

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  3. I want to see this so bad! Loved the book.

    Answer: Francis Lawrence.

    Thanks!

    Kelsey
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  4. oh i want, i want!! lol. thanks so much for the best giveaway!!
    Francis Lawrence directed it

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  5. FRANCIS LAWRENCE! Thanks so much for the giveaway! I loved the book but haven't seen the movie yet. Can't wait to watch it.
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  6. Thanks for the giveaway! I haven't read the book or seen the movie, so this giveaway would be amazing to win! And Francis Lawrence directed it! [:

    Erin @ Let's Evaluate
    letsevaluate@yahoo.com

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  7. I'm so excited for this giveaway!!! :) *[Fist Pumps]*
    The answer is: Francis Lawrence

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  8. I love this book and the movie so I would a copy of both! Thanks for the giveaway, it is an excellent prize! =)

    Francis Lawrence was the director.

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  9. Thanks for the giveaway, Alison!
    Answer: Francis Lawrence directed the film.

    (email on blogger userpage)

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  10. i was the director of water for elephants.
    you're welcome.

    marlakucera@aol.com

    :)
    j/k Francis Lawrence

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  11. Thanks for the chance to win. I loved the book & movie and would be thrilled to add them to my library.

    Francis Lawrence directed :)

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  12. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!! :)
    The director was Francis Lawrence
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  13. This is one of my favorite novels!!!

    A) Frances Lawrence

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  14. Ooh. I've heard amazing things about the book/film! I would love a chance to win.

    Francis Lawrence directed!

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  15. I've heard alot of good things about these!
    Nice giveaway. =]
    Francis Lawrence

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  16. Thank you for the giveway. The answer is Francis Lawrence.

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  17. I'll be honest, I haven't read the book, or seen the movie, but was so interested in the book after I saw the preview. Would love the chance to read/watch Water For Elephants. And it was directed by Francis Lawrence.
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  18. Thank you for the great giveaway love to watch this movie on Dvd never read the book yet heard it was really good! The answer is Francis Lawrence! Thanks for the chance!
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  19. demi.lee.j[at]gmail.com

    Francis Lawrence is the person who directed Water for Elephants~ Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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  20. The director is Francis Lawrence! And thanks for having such an awesome giveaway!

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  21. What an awesome giveaway! The answer is #3, Francis Lawrence!

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  22. Oooh, too fun!! Thx for the giveaway! #3 - Francis Lawrence!

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  23. What an awesome giveaway! Thanks for chance :)
    Answer = Francis Lawrence

    :)
    MaryAnn @ Chapter by Chapter

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  24. Francis Lawrence :)
    Thanks for the giveaway, I haven't read this or seen the movie yet!

    Jessica @ http://immaboorkworm.blogspot.com
    jessicapoole0529@gmail.com

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  25. It was directed by Francis Lawrence. I didn't realize this movie was a book first. Now I can't wait to read AND watch it!

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  26. Francis Lawrence! (Thanks IMDB)

    LindseyAylward@yahoo.com

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  27. Love Water for Elephants! So beautiful.

    Francis Lawrence

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  28. Francis Lawrence
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  29. awesome contest!! thanks so much!!

    francis lawrence :)

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  30. Francis Lawrence directed Water for Elephants! :)
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    booksoverboys at hotmail dot com

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  31. Francis Lawrence was the director. I can't wait to see how he did with this movie.

    dizzybloom(at)gmail(dot)com

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  32. Wonderful giveaway! Francis Lawrence directed and I must say one of the rare movies that comes close enough to the book to be really satisfying!!!

    melissaseclecticbookshelf at gmail dot com

    ♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

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  33. Thanks for the awesome giveaway, Alison! I haven't had a chance to read the book OR see the movie, so it's nice to have the opportunity. Answer: Francis Lawrence directed

    ~Marie
    irishstar_83(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  34. OMG! I would love to win this giveaway!
    WFE was directed by FRANCIS LAWRENCE>love his films!
    rachel.rooneyr@gmail.com

    PLEASE pick me!

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  35. Francis Lawrence is the director!

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  36. Thanks. Francis Lawrence directed it.

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  37. I love the book but have yet to watch the movie so thank you for the giveaway!

    Francis Lawrence is the director.
    stephanie@poetrytoprose.com

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  38. bec.shockley@gmail.com
    Francis Lawrence directed this movie!
    Thanks for the chance!

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  39. This a book I've been wanting to read!

    Answer Francis Lawrence

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  41. Francis Lawrence :)

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  42. Francis Lawrence. Thanks for the chance. I haven't seen the movie .. enjoyed the book.
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