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Dear Readers,

You've been so great the last year of my bloggy life, and I've wanted to do a give-away for awhile now. My first thought was something handmade, but I think that will be saved for another time, as I just can't churn out anything else until my Handmade Christmas is done! My next thought was...well...what the heck else do I write about?

My other favorite hobby....books!

My 2008 Book List was a bit scattered. Of course, out of the 20 books I had on my list, I read a little over half...and then I read almost 19 more that weren't on my list! (Current read: Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin for my newly started Grace Chapel Book Club for January.)

I will post my 2009 Book List in another post, but it is a lot shorter. I think it is 15 books, and three of them are short short short poetry books. I just couldn't follow the list when there were so many books I found at the library. Also, with a new baby coming, AND a new book club (that's 12 extra books right there!) I wanted to give myself some space!

Onto the giveaway already....

For this giveaway, I have a copy each of my favorites from this year, found in mint condition at my favorite used bookstore, Bluestem Books.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

To be entered, please leave your name, email and favorite book of all time in the comment section.
I will have Stefan pick 2 numbers at random on Friday evening and announce the winners then. Good luck!!


RT said…
What a fun giveaway! I've never read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, but I remember your rave review and now it's on my list.

Favorite book of all time? Just might be Lonesome Dove.
Ashley said…
Ooo! Fun giveaway!! I have Three Cups of Tea and I need to read let me know what you think. My favorite book is still one I read in high school. It's called Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers. Velvet Elvis (by Rob Bell) is a close 2nd. My email is
becklaw said…
I would LOVE to win your first ever giveaway, so here's hoping...
i honestly am not sure what my favorite book of all time is....i feel like a bad person for that!
I am currently reading new moon after finishing Twilight....
I think my favorite book is Three Dog Life, by Abigail Thomas. I LOVE memoirs and this one made me laugh and cry!'mon Stefan..pick#3
kylee said…
I'm clearly in a different world as my current reads are Enterprise Risk Management and US GAAP. :S These are clearly not my favorites though! I'd go with a tie between Freakonomics and About a Boy. I'm boring, I know.
rebekahdawn said…
Favorite book of all time? That's a hard question to answer!
My favorite books this year were Rasputin and favorite of all time...hmmm, I'm going to go with The Scarlet Pimpernel.
Renee said…
Favorite book of all, this is hard. Probably Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin, I've read it at least five times!!
Jess said…
my favorite book of all time is 'just as long as we're together' by judy blume. i read that thing about 20 times! i would finish it, then just reread it immediately :)

judy blume knows what's up.
Phil said…
Nice! My email is Favorite book of all time? Brave New World - Huxley. Merry Christmas!

julie said…
I've always wanted to read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn! Thanks for the giveaway reminder on Facebook. :)

Favorite book of all time... hmmm... Probably has to be The Outsiders. I don't even know how many times I read it in high school. I should read it again and see if I still love it as much as I did then!
The Bontrager's said…
well, i think you know who this is. ;-) And i know you have my e-mail so onto my favorite book of all time...hum...gonna have to go with the BIBLE!! for sure! :-) (fictional however would have to go to ANGELS & DEMONS) fan-freakin-tastic!! LOL!
Kyle Fey said…
Favorite book of all-time: probably Quo Vadis.

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