Friday, September 18, 2009

BBAW: Book Giveaway #5

As a final send off to this week's Book Blogger Appreciation Week, I want to offer one person a book of his or her choice. The winner will be chosen in a random drawing. The deadline to enter is Wednesday, September 23th at 11:59 p.m. (PDT). The catch? Tell me what book you would like and share with me the name of a new blog you discovered this week through BBAW. Make sure you include your e-mail address if it is not easily accessible on your blog so I contact you if win.

Good luck!

The winner of the book of your choice giveaway is . . .
Rebecca of Rebecca Reads

Congratulations, Rebecca!

Did you miss the last three giveaways? There's still time to enter!
Giveaway #1 - Closed
Giveaway #2 - Closed
Giveaway #3 - Closed
Giveaway #4 - Closed

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  1. Thanks for the great giveaway! I would love to win The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti, I discovered Dolce Bellezza during BBAW. milou2ster(at)

  2. I'd love a copy Of The Lost Symbol; Dan Brown. (One new blog I've discovered was Amy @ Life By Candle Light:

  3. I discovered your blog through BBAW! I would love to win The House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorn.


  4. I want The Maze Runner by James Dashner, and a new blog I discovered is Abby the Librarian.

    Fun giveaway idea! :)

  5. Wow, what a fantastic giveaway Wendy...I would like We have always lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

    I discover way too many new blogs, one of them is greenbeanteenqueen, a YA blog

  6. What a wonderful prize draw. I would love a copy of The Wise Virgins by Leonard Woolf if I win please.

    I discovered so many great blogs during BBAW but one was A Striped Armchair.



  7. Great giveaway!
    I've discovered your blog, of course, and Royal Reviews, and many many more!


  8. Thanks for an awesome contest. I would love a copy of Rampant by Diana Peterfreund. A new site I found is I'm Booking It.


  9. I would love to win The Help by Kathryn has gotten so many good reviews!

    I've found lots of great new blogs this week, one of which is Nonsuch Book.

    thetometraveller *at* yahoo (dot) com

  10. Wow! How generous! I would like to win The Maze Runner. One new blog I discovered this week is GreenBeanTeenQueen! (cool name!)

    BFish (dot) Reads (at)

  11. I would love a copy of The Magicians by Lev Grossman.

    One blog I discovered this week is Between the Covers -

    Thank you for the giveaway!

    webereading AT gmail dot com.

  12. The book I would love to have is The Shadow of the Land by Carlo Ruiz Zafron.

    A new blog I discovered during this great week is Burton's Reviews.

    bstilwell12 at comcast dot net

  13. Great contest!! I found the new blog Cindy's Love of Books which actually referred me to a book I would love to have called "Dreaming Anastasia" please enter me!!

    allisonsattic at gmail dot come

  14. I would love to read Ash by Malinda Lo.

    I discovered Jo Jo Loves To Read:

    bunnybx at gmail . com

  15. I discovered Rose City Reader.

    I'd love a chance to win the new Stephen King, Under the Dome. I don't read a lot of King, but I think this one would appeal to me.


    pagesturned (at) carolina (dot) rr (dot) com

  16. I would love to win Her Fearful Symmetry.

    I discovered so many wonderful blogs this week but one that I am really enjoying is Bibliophile by the Sea.


  17. I would love a copy of The Pillow Book by Sei Shonagon, as it is one that needs to be enjoyed over many months, rather than the three weeks the library would give me!

    I've found TONS of new bloggers with this BBAW. One is Amateur Reader at Wuthering Expectations

  18. I forgot my email -- it is on my blog and google contact page but anyway it is rebecca at rebeccareid dot com

  19. Thanks for the great giveaway! The next book I would like would by Her Fearful Symmetry.
    I too, have found many new blogs this week, one in particular is My Two Blessings.

  20. What a great idea for a giveaway! Thank you for having it. I discovered the blog Book Love Affair this week and I would love to win a copy of ROSEMARY AND RUE by Seanan McGuire. Thanks again!

    angiegirl (at) gmail (dot) com

  21. Discovered Yankee Romance Reviews blog this week.

    Would love to read Stolen Fury by Elisabeth Naughton


  22. What a wonderful giveaway... Ok, I'd love The Hunger Games as everyone is raving about that one. And, a new to me blog is the wonderful My Cozy Book Nook.

  23. OOOOH, Pick me pick me! I am broker than broke, more broke than the healthcare system and I badly need a copy of Handmade Home by Amanda Blake Soule.

    I found about a dozen new blogs this week and am gonna do a whole post about it, but for now let's say Dolce Bellezza, or however she spells it.

  24. I need to replace my copy of Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon.

    New to me this week is Passages To The Past.

  25. I discovered this blog today.
    And As Usual I Need More Bookshelves

    If I won I'd like Christopher Moore-Bloodsucking Fiend


  26. If I won I'd pick Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist. I'm dying to read it for RIP! (Um, no pun intended :P)

    A blog I discovered during BBAW and have been enjoying is Book Chick City.

    And since this is the last day of BBAW, let me just say that I hope you know how much I appreciate YOU *hug*

  27. I'm tempted to choose a knitting book, but I feel like I should pick something that's just to read so I'd choose The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

    I'm glad you said "a new blog" so I don't have to pick a favourite. One that I discovered is Books I Done Read.

    ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

  28. I would love to win The Hollow by Jessica Verday. A new site that I found this week is Jo-Jo Loves to Read.


  29. I'd love to win Margaret Atwood's new book, The Year of the Flood!

    I have added approximately 30 new blogs to my favorites. One of them includes Jenn's Bookshelves:

  30. Oh geez. What book would I like? Seriously? Hmmm . . . . thinking. I would get the audio of Peter Pan as read by Jim Dale.

    And a blogger I met through BBAW. My interview partner Issa!

  31. What a generous giveaway! I would love to win a copy of Catching Fire - I feel like I'm the only one who hasn't read it yet! My name is taking forever to come to the top of the library hold list.

    I enjoyed finding eclectic/eccentric this week and have added her to my Google Reader!

  32. I really really want either Shelf Discovery or The Magicians. They both sound awesome.

    And a blog I found?

    lauren51990 at aol dot com

  33. Hi! I would like to enter for Lavinia (Ursula le guin).

    Through BBAW I've discovered Savy Verses and Wit (

    acrisalves AT gmail DOT com

  34. I have found so many new blogs this week including YOURS!! Yes, Musings of a Bookish Kitty is one of my new blogs. And I would love a copy of The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

    rebecca dot cox at charter dot net

    ps: how about Farm Lane Books Blog

  35. Ooooh... new header. Nice!

    I would like to win Nothing But Ghosts.

    Who is a new blog to me? The Book Smugglers. They were my swap interview this week. V. cool chicks.

    A Novel Menagerie

  36. I'm actually added 20 new book blogs ot my reader so far this week. Sigh. One of them is Book Gazing ( which has been wonderful so far!

    I would really like to read Blue Moon by Alyson Noel. I just read the first book and was completely hooked, but I'm on a book buying ban so I can't get the next one!


  37. I would like Mary Wine's In Bed with a Stranger. This week on BBAW, I discovered The Neverending Shelf!


  38. I would love a copy of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford.

    I found a blog called Color Online which deals with books that have minorities in books. Very interesting especially since I am Chinese and love finding books that deal with my own heritage.

  39. Thanks for this chance. I would love to read Bending Toward the Sun. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

  40. I've discovered scads of new book blogs this week, including Page247. I really wish I'd kept track of everyone I added to my Google Reader; it'd be fun to do a wrap-up style post highlighting them all!

    I'd love to win a copy of SANTA OLIVIA by Jacqueline Carey, since I'm over the moon about her work. Thanks for offering the giveaway!

    -- Memory
    xicanti AT

  41. What a great giveaway! I would love a copy of Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (will be released 10/13/09). One of the new blogs I discovered this week was Giving Reading a Chance.


  42. I would love to win The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins! A new blog I found was Savy Verse & Wit!


  43. The book I'd love to win is Forest Born by Shannon Hale. I've discovered so many good new blogs this week, but one of my favourites is the adventures of cecelia bedelia. Thanks!

  44. I would love to have Rampant by Diane Peterfruend. A new blog I discovered was:

  45. I would love Product Image
    Farworld, Book 1: Water Keep (Far World) by J. Scott Savage. A new blog I found is Heather's Books.

    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

  46. I would love The Maze Runner! I found a bunch of new blogs this week. One was Cheeky Reads. dasuzuki at yahoo dot com

  47. I found so many new blogs this week! 2 I discovered are Allison's Attic and Need More Shelves

    I would love to win Give Up The Ghost by Megan Crewe

    :) Erica

  48. I would love a copy of Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan. It'd be a pre-order though because it doesn't come out till October 6. If that's not going to work, I'd love a copy of Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey.

    One blog I discovered through BBAW is A Dribble of Ink

    un_pissenlit (at) hotmail (dot) com

  49. I'm STILL discovering new blogs! The new blog I most recently visited is Five Borough Book Blog - love them!

    I'd like to win Jacqueline Carey's new book, Santa Olivia.

    Thanks for a great giveaway!


  50. I would love to pre-order a copy of Hush Hush or Cnador. Though I have many other books I also want that have already come out. :)

    Blog I discovered:

    Thank you!

  51. I would love a copy of As You Wish by Jackson Pearce. A book blogger I discovered this week during BBAW is Shelf Love at


  52. I'd adore winning Secrets of Truth and Bea

    and a blog I found is (and yours of course)


  53. I have found tons of new book blogs thanks to BBAW! Including yours :)

    Another blog I recently found is The Literite Housewife.

    I would love to get The Darkest Night by Gena Showalker. I've heard nothing but good things about this author and I would love to sink my teeth in this book.

  54. I would love to have a copy of Saffron Dreams by Shaela Abdullah.

    As far as a new blog I discovered this week.... wow - so many ....

    lets see,
    Hot Cup Of Coffee is one that is new to me and I have enjoyed checking out.

  55. I would like INSTANT ATTRACTION by Jill Shalvis. I discovered this blog and Cheeky Reads! :-)

    castings at mindspring dot com

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  57. Whaat a great giveaway, Wendy! I'd love to try muck for a copy of Kathryn Stockett's THE HELP. It's so hard to find a copy here!

    A new-to-me blog I discovered through BBAW is Jackie's at Farm Lane Books Review.


  58. Great Giveaway! would love to enter for a copy of Sea Change by Aimee Friedman
    marjoleinbookblog a

  59. Awesome giveaway!! Apart from your lovely blog, I've found lots of new blogs from BBAW.. but my most recent one I added was a fellow Aussie at

    The book I would like if I win is Blood Promise by Richelle Mead.

    Thanks so much!!

  60. I, also, would love a copy of Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger.

    A new blog I discovered through BBAW is Color Online.

    Thanks for the generous giveaway. You know where to find me, right? :)

  61. I'd like Skin Trade by Laurell K. Hamilton. One of the blogs I discovered was Birdbrain(ed) Book Blog


  62. What an awesome giveaway. :) I'd love to win RAMPANT by Diana Peterfreund (killer unicorns! who wouldn't want to read about that?) and a good blog I've found during BBAW is :)

    Email: kiwibooklover at gmail dot com

    Thanks so much for the giveaway, and for making it international! :)

  63. I'd love to receive "If You Come Softly" by Jacqueline Woodsen. Thank you!

    A new blog I discovered this week is Debbie's World of Books (

  64. Oops, forgot to add my email address: outofblue1(at)gmail(dot)com

  65. I'd love Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore.

    As to a blog I discovered (other than your's!), that would be Hist-Fic Chick.

    Thanks so much!

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

  66. oops wrong link
    I would love to win The Queen's Mistake by Diane Haeger.
    A new blog that I found that I am now faithfully following is Aimee's My Fluttering Heart.
    Thanks for a wonderful giveaway!
    marieburton2004 at yahoo dot com

  67. Happy BBAW!

    I discovered my interview partner, Raidergirl!

    I'd love to read 'Save the Cat', a non-fiction screenwriting book.


    mayamissani AT yahoo DOT ca

  68. Thanks for another great giveaway, Wendy!

    I discovered quite a few new-to-me blogs during BBAW and I'm sure I'll discover more next week when I (attempt to) catch up on my Google Reader! To name one of them: The House of the Seven Tails (

    I'd love to win Graceling by Kristin Cashore. Thanks again!

  69. How wonderful, all those giveaways you've been doing this past week! I figured you earned an award! :)

  70. I would love to win a copy of The Magicians by Lev Grossman. As for (only one?) of the blogs I've discovered this week, Chocolate & Croissants has been a great new addition to my reader.
    decklededgesblog at gmail dot com

  71. I would love a copy of THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO COCO CHANEL by Karen Karbo

    One of MANY new blogs I discovered was Historically Obsessed.

    Thanks for the chance!
    kdhaney ((at)) gmail ((dot)) come

  72. i would love to win
    Disney Tesoro de Cuentos: Coleccion de Cuentos By Silver Dolphin En Español
    and for the blog i've discovered


  73. I really want to own An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon!

    A new blog that I discovered this week is Kiss a Cloud.

    akreese (at) hotmail (dot) com

  74. I would love to get my hands on a copy of Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater.

    A new blogger I discovered this week is Persnickety Snark at


  75. I'd like Dark Summer by Iris Johansen. A new-to-me blog find is Doug at scifiguy, thanks for the great contest. reader047 at gmail dot com

  76. I really want to read The Hunger Games!
    I discovered your blog during BBAW :)

    shanynlee at

  77. I found Fizzy Thoughts

    I'd like... The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Fairies by Ammi-Joan Paquette

    bookdragonslair at gmail dot com

  78. I would love a copy of Gateway by Sharon Shinn or First Lord's Fury by Jim Butcher.

    One blog I found was Fizzy Thoughts. There were quite a few - it's a great way to learn about other blogs.

    gaby317nyc at gmail dot com

  79. I would love Hate List by Jennifer Brown.

    I found Jenn's Bookshelfs.


  80. How generous of you. One blog I discovered this week is author Her blog is a riot. I'd pick the last Harry Potter book because I have all of the other 6 sitting on my shelf and never got around to buying (or reading!) the last one when parenthood came along.

    lmw 6600 @ gmail . com

  81. I discovered a trick or two at this week ...and I'd be delighted to win a copy of Alice Munro's "Too Much Happiness".

    Great giveaway. Thanks. Happy BBAW!

  82. Well, I discovered your blog:)I would like to win The Seance by John Harwood.

  83. I'm hoping to buy "Austenland: A Novel" by Shannon Hale (recommended by the book blogs I've read)

    New blog I discovered: Book Nut

  84. i would love to win
    Disney Tesoro de Cuentos: Coleccion de Cuentos By Silver Dolphin En Español
    and for the blog i've discovered
    thanks for de oportunity

  85. Hi there, I'd love to win Dreaming Anastasia by Joy Preble. And a new blog which I discovered is Running for Fiction -


    Thank you. :)

  86. I think I had commented here!

    And I will let you know what book if I win!

    I discovered a lot of blogs. One of those was Stelaa Matutina of books and stories and musings, oh my!


  87. I would like The Man Who Liked Books Too Much or Little Bird of Heaven by Joyce Carol Oates.

    I discovered several new blogs due to BBAW. One of them is "Everyday I Read the Book"

    You have hosted such wonderful giveaways during BBAw. Thanks Wendi =o)


  88. I'd like to win Rampant by Diana Peterfreund! I discovered Bart's Bookshelf ( through BBAW, as well as many other blogs.

    paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

  89. Thank you to all who entered the giveaway!

    The winner of the book of your choice giveaway is Rebecca of Rebecca Reads.


    I have sent the winner an e-mail requesting a mailing address.

    ****Giveaway Closed****


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