Friday, June 19, 2009

Giveaway: SUMMER BEACH BAG BOOKS from Hachette Book Group


WOW! This is such a spectacularful giveaway, I just know you'll want to get in on it!

Thanks to the generous and fabulous folks at Hachette Book Group, I am authorized to give away five (f-i-v-e!) sets of these 10 titles. That's right -- 5 people will each win 10 books.

What are you waiting for? Read the rules for entering further down this post and get going!



Summer Beach Bag Books:

THE SECRET SPEECH by Tom Rob Smith
JULIE AND JULIA by Julie Powell
SWIMSUIT by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
OBAMA'S BLACKBERRY by Kasper Hauser
A SUMMER AFFAIR by Elin Hilderbrand
WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES by David Sedaris
ANY MINUTE by Joyce Meyer, Deborah Bedford
THE BOOK OF LIES by Brad Meltzer
KILL FOR ME by Karen Rose
MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE by "Kip" Gayden

RULES FOR ENTERING THE GIVEAWAY:

• Leave a comment on this post telling me you would like to win. Include an email address with your comment so that I can contact you if you do win. Use a spam-thwarting format such as geebee.reads AT gmail DOT com or geebee.reads [at] gmail [dot] com.


• You must leave an email address in order to qualify. If I can't contact you, you can't win!

• You can earn an extra entry by being or becoming a Follower or Subscriber of this blog and telling me about it in a separate comment.

• Blog about this contest and provide me with the link to the post in a separate comment, and I'll give you yet another entry.

• Tweeting about this contest and providing me the link in a separate comment will get you one more entry.

• Stumble this blog, digg it, or technorati fave it and leave a separate comment for another entry.

• Winners must provide a U.S. or Canadian street address. Hachette is unable to deliver to PO Boxes.

Deadline for entry is 12:00 midnight, Friday, July 31, 2009 EST.

• Winners will have 48 hours to respond to my email announcing that they have won; if I don't hear from a winner, I will draw another name.

Thank you to Valerie at Hachette Book Group for making this giveaway possible.

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!
SORRY, EVERYONE -- THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.
I'll determine the winners using Random.org over the weekend and send emails to the lucky winners.

351 comments:

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Julie said...

What a wonerful giveaway please, please, please enter me!

Cheers,
julie.sherritt[at]gmail[dot]com

Julie said...

I'm also already a follower

Julie

NotNessie said...

I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to win this!

gypsyrover21@yahoo.ca

NotNessie said...

I'm already a follower

gypsyrover21(at)yahoo.ca

Sammie said...

I would love to win this set of books and share with my mom, She is a book lover like me.

SamantharaeM at gmail dot com

Sammie said...

I am a subscriber via google reader.


SamantharaeM at gmail dot com

Lifestooshort said...

Please enter me :)

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Lifestooshort said...

I am a current follower :)

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Lifestooshort said...

I tweeted :)

https://twitter.com/lifestooshort7/status/2242483651

lavery328 at yahoo dot com

bridget3420 said...

I would like to win.

bjhopper(at)me(dot)com

bridget3420 said...

I'm a follower

bjhopper(at)me(dot)com

Marie said...

Great books! Please enter me. Thanks.

mparke[at]mts[dot]net

Marie said...

I follow your blog via Blogger's follow function. I'd love to win these books.

mparke[at]mts[dot]net

gaby317 said...

i would love to win this - i'm especially interested in david sedaris's book.

gaby317nyc AT gmail DOT com

gaby317 said...

i'm a follower

gaby317nyc AT gmail DOT com

Pam said...

This is a seriously awesome giveaway! I'd love to win!

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Pam said...

Follower

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Pam said...

Technorati fave

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mindy said...

this sounds wonderful thanks for the giveaway minsthins at optonline dot net

buzzd said...

Please enter me. Click on my user name to see my email address. Thanks!

Kitten22 said...

This looks great! Please enter me!

BookCrossingKitten22[at]gmail[dot]com

Kitten22 said...

I'm a subscriber (through Google Reader).

BookCrossingKitten22[at]gmail[dot]com

Kitten22 said...

I tweeted about this!

http://twitter.com/BookingKitten22

BookCrossingKitten22[at]gmail[dot]com

scottsgal said...

This is an awesome giveaway - I'd LOVE to win these books
msboatgal at aol.com

scottsgal said...

Already a follower

msboatgal at aol.com

Dixie said...

I love to win a bag full of books-especially these!
southrngal(at)gmail(dot)com

Dixie said...

I'm one of your followers.
southrngal(at)gmail(dot)com

Dixie said...

I tweeted!
http://twitter.com/southrngrl/status/2248712351

southrngal(at)gmail(dot)com

Dixie said...

I stumbled this blog.
my username-southrngal

southrngal(at)gmail(dot)com

Tina said...

I would LOVE to win.

tbranco(at)hughes(dot)net

Tina said...

I'm a follower

Tina said...

You're contest is posted on my blog.

Tina said...

ooops....the link to the giveaway on my blog is www.tutus2cents.blogspot.com. It's in the sidebar under contests.

Number One Novels said...

I'd love to win!

numberonenovels@gmail.com

Number One Novels said...

Hum, I forgot to make my email spammer-proof. Would you mind either deleting my comment or changing the email before you approve? Sorry!

Belinda said...

I would like to win. Thanks!
1bmore @ gmail . com

LoveMyCoffee said...

I would love to win this bag of books, I would be set for my reading vacation. Wow, fantastic giveaway.

Dutchlvr1(at)aol(dot)com

LoveMyCoffee said...

I follow by Google Reader.

Dutchlvr1(at)aol(dot)com

Carlene said...

Please include me in your giveaway.
Thanks
Carlene
iluvreading(at)Verizon.net

Carlene said...

I am a follower.
Thanks
Carlene
iluvreading(at)Verizon.net

budletsmom said...

I would love to win this collection.

budletsmom(at)yahoo(dot)com

budletsmom said...

I am a subscriber.

budletsmom(at)yahoo(dot)com

Jemima said...

I would love love love to win the giveaway. My email: jerandjem[at]gmail[dot]com

Jemima said...

I am a follower also.

bettycd said...

Please enter me in this drawing. This many books would go a long way to supplying all my summer reading needs.

bettycd said...

I follow

AmandaK said...

Those all sound like great reads. I'd love to win!

orchestratenoise0726[at]yahoo[dot]com

Marie said...

please enter me! bibliophile at bostonbibliophile dot com. Thank you! :-)

malleycc said...

WOW I would love to win. Thanks

malleycc (at) hotmail (dot) com

Annie said...

Wow.....I would love to win!


Thanks



nancyrobster (at) gmail (dot) com

Annie said...

I follow


Thanks



nancyrobster@gmail.com

Annie said...

Tweeted


http://twitter.com/greeeneyedwhwom/status/2259562816


Thanks


nancyrobster@gmail.com
(in Canada)

Book Dragon said...

Pick me, pick me, (jumping up & down and waving wildly)!

All of these sound interesting and most are out of my comfort zone so I'll have a better looking TBR list. I have read The Book of Lies and it was fantastic. Julie and Julia is on my "I want to read" list.

bookdragonslair at gmail dot com

Book Dragon said...

I'm a follower

Anonymous said...

Wow! What a great giveaway! I would love to read all of these!

Thank you!
victoriah40@yahoo.com

BUSY BEE said...

I would love to be entered into your generous giveaway! The books sound wonderful!

bsyb100 at gmail dot com

MOMFOREVERANDEVER said...

mrs.mommyyatgmaildotcom


count me in please

nightdweller20 said...

I would love to win! This is a very awesome contest!

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nightdweller20 said...

I am subscribed via Google Reader

jaam121388 at yahoo dot com

nightdweller20 said...

I blogged about the giveaway here: http://nightdweller20.wordpress.com/2009/06/21/win-a-summer-beach-bag-of-books/

jaam121388 at yahoo dot com

etirv said...

Please include me, thanks!
delilah0180(at)yahoo(dot)com

etirv said...

I subscribe via google reader!

Book Dragon said...

I blogged about it here

tatertot374 said...

I would love to win.
Thank you for the chance.
tatertot374 @ sbcglobal.net

*DeNiSe* said...

Oh this is an awesome collection! I'd love to win it!!! Especially that Swimsuit book for my bestie who loves James Patterson!

denise_b89@hotmail.com

Carrie M said...

What a great way to get all my summer reading books at once, I would love to be entered.

crctigger(at)gmail(dot)com

jemscout425 said...

because i love reading, especially during the summer months. love laying in the hammock in the backyard and listening to nature as i get lost in someone elses story
pksanddancer(at)yahoo(dot)com

jemscout425 said...

follow
pksanddancer(at)yahoo(dot)com

iwriteinbooks said...

I very rarely take time to read "summer" books so this would give me a great excuse to put down the heavier stuff. Julie and Julia is on my NEED to read list! Please enter me: iwriteinbooks [at] gmail [dot] com. Thanks for hosting this!

Lisa said...

Great giveaway! I would like to win The Book of Lies!

quiltingreader said...

I would like to win.

13rubberducks [at] gmail [sot] com

Zibilee said...

I'd love to win this set of books, so count me in!
zibilee(at)figearo(dot)net

Zibilee said...

I am also a follower of this blog.

Kiki said...

I would so love to win this bag of books! What a great giveaway!

Kiki
ParkingGoddessFTW at gmail dot com

cstironkat said...

Please enter me in your giveaway. This would be a great summer reading package.

Miranda said...

What a wonderful giveaway thanks

LoveMyCoffee said...

I am now a follower of your blog.

Dutchlvr1(at)(aol(dot)com

CherylS22 said...

What a great set of books! Please count me in.

Thanks,
megalon22[at]yahoo[dot]com

CherylS22 said...

I follow.

megalon22[at]yahoo[dot]com

Rebecca :) said...

As if I need any more books! Sigh, I am a hopeless case sometimes. mycreativeimagination (at) yahoo

Rebecca :) said...

I am a follower/subscriber too.

Michelle B. said...

I LOVE to read, and I would love to win, so I can curl up on the sofa and have some me time... =)

shellbell574(at)yahoo(dot)com

Victoria said...

Ohhh, I want to win! I've wanted to read so many of these books. Thanks! utgal2004[at]yahoo[dot]com

Sarah Z said...

I would love to win this!
Thanks
Sarah
believedreamcourage (at) gmail.com

Alicia said...

What a great combination! Would love to win this.

Thanks for the giveaway >^..^<

bloggyig at gmail dot com

Donura said...

What a great collection of books. There are several that are already on my radar. Thanks for making someone's summer bountiful.

donura at gmail dot com

Donura said...

I am a follower of your blog on my google reader.
donura at gmail dot com

MJ said...

This is a great set!

mj.coward[at]gmail.com

MJ said...

I subscribed.

mj.coward[at]gmail.com

Wade Werner said...

Thanks for this opportunity! It would be great to experience a win! My e-mail is wern55@sbcglobal.net.
Happy Reading!

bettycd said...

Great bag of summer reading opportunity. Thanks for organizing the giveaway

Colleen said...

Hachette Group rocks. Thanks for the opportunity to win this great bunch of books. If I make it to the beach this summer, I'll probably get through half of them in a week! Thanks again,

Colleen
bkgobbler(at)aol(dot)com

Laurie said...

I would love to win this bag of books! The only one I've already read is Julie and Julia.

Laurie said...

I just subbed with Bloglines. I didn't see a Subscribe widget to become a follower that way. I have just started a library blog at http://brocktonpubliclibrary.blogspot.com so I've been fooling around with Blogger.
Oops! I forgot to put my email address in the above comment.
lacavanaugh9 AT gmail DOT com

Anonymous said...

I hope to win this set of books.
kdobak at comcast dot net

Mia J. said...

Thanks so much for the great giveaway. I hope I am one of the lucky winners.

mia at jacobsracing dot com

Marjorie said...

This is the best giveaway yet, many thanks
for this special series, please count me in.

Julie said...

I would LOVE to win this awesome set of books!!! Thanks:)
julyso@grandecom DOT net

Julie said...

I am now a follower:)
julyso@grandecom DOT net

Julie said...

I put your giveaway on my blog, thanks:)
http://julyso4463.blogspot.com/

Lady Roxi said...

I would love to read these.

Thanks,

darkfyre1(at)gmail(dot)com

holdenj said...

I would love to win this great set of books!
Thanks for a fun summer giveaway!

JHolden955 (at) gmail (dot) com

Bridget said...

This is a great giveaway! Sign me up! Just posted on Win A Book.

chey said...

Wow! Great giveaway! Please enter me.

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elaing8 said...

please enter me in this giveaway
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Kelly said...

I'd love to win this collection! I need more books to read on my patio during these nice summer evenings. :)

krtrumpet [at] aol [dot] com

Belinda M said...

Please include me in your giveaway.

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Belinda M said...

I am a new follower of your blog


Please include me in your giveaway.

Canadian Contests, Freebies, Coupons, Deals, Games and Chat - join us at CoolCanucks.ca


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donnas said...

What a great set of books.

Please include me.

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donnas said...

I am a subscriber though Google Reader.

bacchus76 at myself dot com

ikkinlala said...

I'd like to enter, please.

ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

Upper West Side Writer said...

I would love to win--I'm especially interested in Julie and Julia! Thanks!

lesleymfan(at)gmail(dot)com

Upper West Side Writer said...

I'm now also a follower!

lesleymfan(at)gmail(dot)com

Upper West Side Writer said...

I Stumbled upon our website (although I'm so new to it that I don't know how to verify it--please take my word! My user name is pop-lin!)

Thanks

lesleymfan(at)gmail(dot)com

Upper West Side Writer said...

I also (very, very carefully) Twittered about the giveaway--thanks!

https://twitter.com/TheFansNYC/status/2371866649

lesleymfan(at)gmail(dot)com

Jake Lsewhere said...

Looks like a good book, please enter me into this drawing.

I'm also a follower of your blog.

Thanks for hosting this giveaway.
jake.lsewhere[at]gmail.com

Carol said...

I would be thrilled to win these books! I would share them with my mom who also loves to read!
Carol M
mittens0831 AT aol.com

Carol said...

I'm a subscriber though Google Reader.
Carol M
mittens0831 AT aol.com

Jake Lsewhere said...

I've also blogged about this giveaway here.

Thanks,
jake.lsewhere[at]gmail.com

tetewa said...

This would keep me happy for the summer! twArner419@aol.com

Marie said...

I would love to win this, wonderful books!

marielay@gmail.com

Marie said...

I follow you via Google.

marielay@gmail.com

Janel said...

What a great bag of books! Please enter me.

jgbeads at gmail dot com

Janel said...

I am a subscriber in Google Reader.

jgbeads at gmail dot com

Priya said...

I would love to win!

swaid124[at]gmail[dot]com

Priya said...

I'm a subscriber!

swaid124[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Nicole said...

What a great book set! Nicole at momsavesmoney dot net

Jess said...

Wow great giveaway. As if one book wouldn't be good but to have a whole bunch. Awesome.
jessica(at)fan(dot)com

Becca said...

Please enter me. I would love a chance at such a wonderful bunch of books. Thanks
rebecca.bradeen(at)verizon(dot)net

Becca said...

I'm a follower!

rebecca.bradeen(at)verizon(dot)net

Becca said...

I blogged about it here:

http://completepoppycock.blogspot.com/2009/06/win-10-books.html

thanks
rebecca.bradeen(at)verizon(dot)net

herblady said...

I would very much like to win these books for my summer reading. Thank you very much!

hrbeck_98 (at) yahoo (dot) com

herblady said...

I subscribe to your feed.


hrbeck_98 (at) yahoo (dot) com

herblady said...

I tweeted it: http://twitter.com/hrbeck/status/2382086726


hrbeck_98 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Valorie said...

I'd love to win!

Valorie
morbidromantic[@]gmail[dot]com

Valorie said...

I follow!


Valorie
morbidromantic[@]gmail[dot]com

Valorie said...

Tweet: http://twitter.com/morbidromantic/status/2383526262

Valorie
morbidromantic[@]gmail[dot]com

Valorie said...

Tweet: http://twitter.com/morbidromantic/status/2383526262

Valorie
morbidromantic[@]gmail[dot]com

Valorie said...

Blogged: http://www.morbid-romantic.net/2009/06/22/book-giveaways-0622-0628/

Valorie
morbidromantic[@]gmail[dot]com

Dawn M. said...

What a great group of books! I would love the chance to win them. Please enter me. :0)

Thanks!
librarygrinch at gmail dot com

kimmyl said...

Wow!!! Great summer reads!!! I would love to enter.

Kimmyl
klmc_37@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I would love to win this box of books. Thanks for the giveaway.

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Anonymous said...

Looks like a great giveaway! I'd like to drop my name in the virtual hat. Thanks.

glenn_pessano AT yahoo DOT com

Nicole D. said...

Please enter me!
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paula h said...

What a great prize!

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paula h said...

follower and subscriber to post

Kath said...

I'd love to win this prize. Please enter me. Thank you.

Nicole said...

I would love to win!!

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Darcy said...

What a sweet giveaway. I would love to win.

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throuthehaze said...

count me in please!
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throuthehaze said...

follower
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Sue said...

I would love to win. Thanks for sharing~

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ChristyJan said...

Wow! What a wonderful giveaway! Please enter me.

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ChristyJan said...

I just signed up to follow your blog

Shellie said...

This is a great contest, would definitely like to be part of it.
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Shellie said...

I have signed up as a follower and subscribe to it in googlereader.
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Shellie said...

I have this contest posted in a blog at my site.
http://layersofthought.blogspot.com/2009/07/gotta-love-give-aways-contests-that-ive.html
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Lisanne624 said...

Oh, I would love to win that big beach bag of books (always apply alliteration!).

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Lisanne624 said...

I subscribed by email!

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ellie said...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway. Please enter me.
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Mishia said...

I'd love to enter this giveaway!
mishiareads (at)gmail(dot)com

Mishia said...

I subscribe!

jwx4 said...

Wow, super giveaway. Please enter me, I'd love to read these.
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wendy said...

I would love to win.

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JoanneR said...

Have just become a subscriber and thank you for the opportunity to win!

JoanneR said...

Would love to win.
joannereynolds@sbcglobal.net

Kaye said...

What a fantastic prize! count me in please.
I'm a new follower.

florida982002[at]yahoo[dot]com

Thanks for the great giveaway!

Anonymous said...

This collection of books would keep me occupied and not dwelling on my breast cancer radiation treatments this July & August.

Joanne
tkwaryr@yahoo.com

RubyD said...

Thank you for the opportunity to win this great summer giveaway......

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The Queen Of Free said...

I would love to win all of these books!

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1993wel said...

I'd love to win!

AmyLynn said...

OMG! I would love to win! My husband and I love to read!

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AmyLynn said...

Subscribing via google reader.

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AmyLynn said...

Stumbled: hillfam2005

AmyLynn said...

Fav'd on Technorati: hillfam2005

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A Reader said...

I could use some great reads for my beach trip in August.
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A Reader said...

Posted on my blog here
http://metroreader.blogspot.com/

Pam said...

What an amazing collection of books. That should be enough books for plenty of beach readiThanks.
pamelashockley(AT)netscape(DOT)netng! Thanks.

Pam said...

I signed up to follow! (although I think I already did...)
Thanks.
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amanda said...

What an incredible giveaway! I would LOVE to win!!!
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amanda said...

I follow your blog.
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Anonymous said...

I would love to win this. I am a total book addict. I'm most looking forward to reading Swimsuit, it sounds like a great summer thriller. Thanks!
pjgirl74 at aol dot com

techyone said...

I want to win! I love books.

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Jessica said...

I would love to read these books!

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heatherzilla said...

I would love to win this great collection of books. Please include me in the giveaway.
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Holly said...

I would like to win this contest

holly.kay.lee (at) gmail (dot) com

debnance said...

Right. I'm going to win? Not a chance, but I have to try!

debnance (at) gmail (dot) com

Shawna said...

Shawna Lewis
I love books and I will tell everyone on my friends list at Goodreads.com
e-mail: weloveourdogs@juno.com
I blogged it http://www.blogger.com/manage-blogs-following.g
I follow you and am a HUGE Fan ;o) Winks
My address is: 310 N 55th W
Idaho Falls Id. 84302

Anonymous said...

YA a book contest ;o) Sign me up.
I am always look'in for good books
Shawna Lewis
weloveourdogs@juno.com
310 N 55th W
Idaho Falls ID. 83402

Anonymous said...

Shawna Lewis I am a follower/Fan
I blogged you at: http://www.blogger.com/manage-blogs-following.g
Sign me in for the giveaway!!!
weloveourdogs@juno.com
310 N 55th W
Idaho Falls Id. 83402

northernmama-northerngirl said...

I would love to win this Beach bag of Books!!! northern_mama{at}yahoo{dot}ca

northernmama-northerngirl said...

I subscribe via Google!
northern_mama{at}yahoo{dot}ca

northernmama-northerngirl said...

I blogged about this giveaway at http://northernmama-northerngirl.blogspot.com/2009/07/awesome-summer-beach-bag-reads-giveaway.html

northern_mama{at}yahoo{dot}ca

LittleEagle said...

Thank you for the opportunity to win these great books. sharonaquilino(at)hotmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

Hachette is so generous!
kawaiineko2008 at aol dot com

wilowraven said...

Would love some books :)
Thanks!

WilowRaven[at]yahoo[dot]com

wilowraven said...

I am also a subscriber :)
Thanks again!

WilowRaven[at]yahoo[dot]com

Mama Hill said...

Of course I would like to win, who wouldn't love to win 10 books? Thanks!

ralphandtara at gmail dot com

Mama Hill said...

I follow!
ralphandtara at gmail dot com

Mama Hill said...

Please delete my last comment! I forgot to give you the link!!

I blogged about your giveaway!
http://aseaofbooks.blogspot.com/2009/06/giveaway-summer-beach-bag-books-from.html#comment-form

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