Wednesday, October 19, 2011

A two-book, Booker Prize longlist giveaway. Be there. International is okay!

Okay, the prizes are not all that amazing, but I've got two books to give away.  I promised my husband Larry I'd keep the books flowing out as long as new ones were coming in (seriously -- my house is all window and little wall space so we suffer from storage issues).  So in today's sweep I figured maybe someone would want a double package from the Booker Prize longlist. Far to Go by Alison Pick, and Half-Blood Blues, by Esi Edugyan.  I'm on the fence about Jamrach's Menagerie or it may have even been three.

Anyway, all you have to do if you want these books is to leave a comment (one per person, if you please) with contact info of some sort, by Monday, October 24th. I will select someone via on Tuesday, October 25th.  I would make this go longer except that I'm once again off to Seattle for a couple of weeks on the 27th.  International is okay.  Nothing else is necessary ... no follower signups, no nothing except a comment with contact info.  My books need homes, so please enter!


  1. Both these books sound really good! Thank you for this giveaway!


  2. I would love these books! Thanks for the giveaway.

  3. Wow sounds like great reads you have there!
    Thanks for the giveaway! :D

    [I'm not sure if the last comment got posted smoothly so I'm posting another so, sorry if I double posted! :X]

  4. I have read and reviewed Far To Go a wonderful book which I highly recommend. I would love to win your copy of Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan which sounds like a powerful and fascinating story.

    Thank you for offering twop wonderful books in this giveaway!


  5. Thanks for offering this great giveaway! It's nice to be introduced to some new good books! :) I'd love to enter.


  6. I would love to have some books pretty please! Promise that I can keep them safe! :) I've read really nice reviews of them!
    Thank you for the giveaway!


  7. Thanks to everyone who's posted so far!

  8. Thanks for this generous giveaway! I'd love to enter! :)

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

  9. Well, Aik -- consider yourself entered! Good luck.

  10. As a Booker fan, I would also love to read one of those. sjanesloat at yahoo dot com


  11. Sarah Jane: thanks and good luck.


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