Monday, September 01, 2008

Get Smart! Back to School Reading Bonanza: A Hatchette USA 10 Book Giveaway

Hachette Book Group USA is at it again! They wanted to kick off the school year with a little giveaway. This time, they are offering a collection of 10 books to five lucky people. Want to try your luck?

The Prize
1. Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicky Myron, Bret Witter $19.99 ISBN: 0446407410 Audio book, eBook, large print also available

2. The Book of Calamities: Five Questions About Suffering and Its Meaning by Peter Trachtenberg
$23.99 ISBN: 0316158798 eBook also available

3. Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan ISBN: 0316113786 $23.99 Audio Book, eBook available

4. Bo's Lasting Lessons: The Legendary Coach Teaches the Timeless Fundamentals of Leadership by Bo Schembechler , John Bacon
$13.99 ISBN: 044658200X Audio book, ebook also available

5. Knowing Right from Wrong: A Christian Guide to Conscience by Fr. Thomas D. Williams $19.99 ISBN: 0446582018 eBook also available

6. Titanic's Last Secrets: The Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler by Brad Matsen
$27.99 ISBN: 0446582050 Audio book, ebook also available

7. A Whack on the Side of the Head: How You Can Be More Creative by Roger von Oech (25th Anniversary) $16.99 ISBN: 0446404667

8. Ethics 101: What Every Leader Needs To Know by John Maxwell
$9.95 ISBN: 0446578096 Audio book, ebook also available

9. Polly Young-Eisendrath
$25.99 ISBN: 0316013110 Audio book, ebook also available

10. Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey by William Least Heat-Moon
$27.99 ISBN: 0316110256 Audio book, ebook, large print also available

How to Enter

  1. Leave a comment and be sure to include an e-mail address where I can reach you if you do not have one listed on your blog or profile page.
  2. If you would like three (3) more entries, post about this contest on your blog and be sure to provide a link to your post announcing the contest in the comment section here.
  3. After entering by posting here, you will receive one (1) extra entry each time you leave a comment on any post on my blog between now and the end of the giveaway.
  4. For every comment entrants leave for my Guest Posters, two (2) extra entries will be added to the final tally (instead of the one entry you receive for commenting on any other post).
  5. Deadline to enter the drawing is Monday, September 29, 2008, 11:59 PM PDT.
  6. The five lucky winners will be announced on Tuesday, September 30, 2008.
  7. You must have a valid mailing address. No P.O. Box addresses please.
  8. The Giveaway is limited to U.S. and Canada (apologies to my overseas readers!)
Good luck!

Thank you to all who took part in the Farworld, Book 1: Water Keep giveaway! Author J Scott Savage was kind enough to offer an autographed copy of his book to one lucky winner. And that winner is . . .

Nicola from Back to Books!

Congratulations, Nicola!


  1. Books, books and more books! Please sign me up!

  2. There's so many of those I want to read!

  3. ohhh! i really really want to read these!

    lc_intocable at yahoo dot com

  4. Wow what a great assortment of books. They all look so good that i want to read them..please sign me up.

    Also posted it on my blog

  5. I've nominated you for a bloggy award!! See it here!

  6. books! Yes, please! I'd like to be entered in your drawing (crossing fingers)

  7. It is a good selection of books, isn't it?

    Bobbi, Jen, Robin, Cindy, Dawn, and Ladybug--I've added your names to the drawing. Thanks for joining in!

  8. This is a wonderful giveaway! Thanks for the entry!

  9. Alyce and Tome Traveller - I've added your names in. Thanks for joining in!

  10. Here's the link to my post:

  11. Sign me up (pff, like I need more books) :-)

  12. How fun! I'd especially love to read the library cat one!


  13. Added a link to the contest on my blog:

  14. I'd love to be entered! Thanks for the giveaway!

  15. Please enter me in this giveaway. I love to win books!

    Cheryl S.

  16. I forgot to give you my email address!
    Thank you for a great giveaway!

    mittens0831 AT aol DOT com

  17. Found this site sort of my accident. I was looking for sites to discuss at a meeting of librarians and fell upon this one. I think they'll love it. Please enter me in the contest.

  18. What an amazing giveaway. Please put my name down. :)

  19. Hmm, not sure my account links to email, so here it is: muumi (at) xcelco (dot) on (dot) ca. Thanks again.

  20. This is a great giveaway! Thank you for the chance!
    geebee.reads AT gmail DOT com

  21. WOW! Awesome contest! Please enter me. I will be doing a contest blog post in the next day or two. I will pop back by then and leave the link! Thanks!

  22. What a wonderful asortment of books!! I especially would love to read the library cat and last secrets of the titanic, please enter me!

  23. Sorry for the delay in adding the new entrants into the giveaway. I am sure you know how vacations are. :-) Recently added:

    S. Krishna

    Thanks, too, to those who have posted about the giveaway on your blogs!

  24. Ooohh! My must read pile would thank you if I won this (and my sister who constantly steals from my must read pile)! Thank you for the chance to win!

  25. Oh goodie! Another entrant! Thank you, Natasha for entering. It is quite a stack of books, isn't it?

  26. I'd love to be entered. Thanks!


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