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The Uncoupling Audiobook Winners

The big day has arrived! Last night, my giveaway of The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzer and sponsored by AudioGo came to an end at midnight. This morning I got ramp up the old List Randomizer and select the lucky winners. Here they are: Melanie Y Belinda B Lyndsey J Carrie K Melissa V Congratulations! I […]

It’s Penguin’s Anniversary and We Get the Presents!

Today is a special day for Penguin.  It’s their 75th anniversary!  For 3/4 of a century, Penguin has been making some great books available to readers around the world.  It  started out as a small English publishing company with a vision for making reprinted paperback books affordable (for the price of a pack of cigarettes […]

#252 ~ The Threadbare Heart

The Threadbare Heart by Jennie Nash Published by: Berkley Trade Published on: May 4, 2010 Page Count: 304 Genre: Women’s Fiction My Reading Format: ARC sent to me by the publisher in conjunction with the author’s Mother’s Day contest Available Formats: paperback My Review Lily has an empty nest and she’s taking on fewer responsibilities […]

Favorite Fictional Mother-Daughter Pair Contest

I am excited to be taking part in Mother’s Day contest Jennie Nash is hosting in conjunction with the release of her latest novel, The Threadbare Heart.  I thought this was such a fun contest and I’m glad I was able to participate. Here are the details from Jennie Nash herself: The Threadbare Heart is […]

Fireworks Over Toccoa Contest

I have recently read Fireworks Over Toccoa by Jeffrey Stepakoff.  I’m working on my review, which will be posted next week. [Sneak Peak: I think people will find this to be a fun beach read this year.] In the meantime, I wanted to let you know about an incredible contest being held by St. Martin’s […]

The Lace Reader Winner

My “It’s time to pick a winner” helper is slacking off once again. I completely forgot to draw a winner for my second copy of The Lace Reader.  Sorry about that!  It got lost in the BBAW shuffle I’m afraid.  I came across this copy after reshelving my books after taking the pictures for my […]

Remarkable Creatures Winner!

Thanks to everyone who entered this contest.  It was very interesting to read everyone’s views on the debate between science and religion.  Unfortunately, there can only be one winner.  Via List Randomizer, I drew the lucky winner and she is: Carrie K from Books and Movies Congratulations, Carrie!  Please send me an email with your […]

BBAW ~ The Serial Giveaway

One of the best things about Book Blogger Appreciation Week is the giveaways. They are fun to host and they are fun to win. For me, how my giveaway came about is the result of a fluke.  Many of you commented on my post I wrote earlier this month on being too unfaithful a reader […]

Win a Copy of Ruined by Paula Morris

There is something about fall that makes it feel like the perfect time of the year to read a ghost story.  Sure, there is Halloween, but almost as soon as September arrives I’m ready for all things spooky.  As if to affirm my feelings, Carl runs the R.I.P. Challenge through September and October.   So, […]

Dog Days of Summer Drawing to an End

The Dog Days of Summer is almost over.  It was such a fun week for me.  I enjoyed sharing your photos and thoughts about dog and the books we read together.  Know that I will be a busy bee tomorrow making sure I have everyone’s entries accounted for before spending some good quality time with […]