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As a special preview for our upcoming Alex Rider Dream Gadget Contest, we’re giving away two copies of Scorpia and Ark Angel by Anthony Horowitz, the fourth and fifth books in the Alex Rider series. Just leave a comment in this post and tell us why you or your kid(s) needs one of these books. Please make sure you include your email address in the comment form field (it won’t be published). All eligible comments will be closed by Noon PST on Sunday, November 14st. The winners will be announced next week on the site. Good luck!


Becky Stern

Becky Stern is head of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site:



  1. Brian says:

    Please consider my 12yo son for the books. He has read the first Alex Rider book and is very excited about the whole series. He is already designing his gadget for the contest. Plus, he keeps stealing my make magazine issues and I need to get him something else to read!

  2. Ryan says:

    Would love to give these to a good family friend! I’m huge fan of Alex Rider books!

  3. jpcochran says:

    Would love to get one of these books for my wife as a present. She really loves these and knows all about them.

  4. Phil says:

    I’ve never even heard of Alex Rider or Anthony Horowitz but I like books. Do I get the pity vote?

  5. Ivan says:

    My Son and Daughter would love to share a book in the series, they’re both tearing up my make magazines (I really need to hide them to read them!).

    They’re planning their spring hackfest/buildparty for a fort with massive facilities for spying on the neighboring cows, ducks, stars, and people.


  6. Will says:

    Cool! i’d love to win a free Alex Rider book! huge fan!

  7. Karen says:

    My daughter would love to have these!

  8. LaPointe Gary says:

    I’ve given multiple copies of stormbreaker to kids as presents. I’d love to share a few of the newer ones with those same kids.


  9. Bruce Stewart says:

    My son is a big Alex Rider fan and would love one of these!

  10. Ryan says:

    I love these books and would love to win them.

  11. sweet says:

    3rd try for Alex Rider….c’mon — c’mon get one Christmas gift for my sons

  12. Timothy says:

    I am a huge Alex Rider fan, as is my cousin. I would be so grateful if I got one or both of these books!

  13. C.L.U. . says:

    I love Alex Rider and those two are my favorite books. I like the twist about Alex going into space. I really love those books please pick me.