A couple of questions have popped up that I will address here. When it comes to getting photos at bookstores, you may go to multiple stores at the same chain. For example, you can use the Barnes & Noble in one part of town and a different Barnes & Noble in another part of town. When getting the name of the employee, the first name is sufficient.
You may report reviews that you have already posted, even if they were for another contest, but if they posted before May 6, they are worth two points instead of three.
When the quizzes begin, it's crucial to have a final release copy of the book instead of an advance copy. I will sometimes refer to a specific page number or even specific words in the final release, and the advance version won't be accurate.
We have eleven contestants so far who have emailed me with their contact information. Some have posted that they want to participate, but they haven't emailed me yet. The email is essential.
Only one person, Magma, has emailed me anything that has counted toward points. The other participants had better get going. Magma has a big jump with 14 posted reviews, counting for 28 points, since she posted them before the contest began.
Let the race begin!