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Summer Reading Package GIVEAWAY!

Hello! I've been in such a great mood these past few weeks with all the outside time and Vitamin D I've been soaking up, I decided a giveaway would be a good way to celebrate! I am giving away a Summer Reading Package to one reader! This package includes a number of different types of books. Something for each mood, if you will...
First up, a sweet memoir Marley & Me by John Grogan. I love puppies. I love hearing stories about onery puppies. This entire book is filled with them, and with the love one family had towards a pet, Marley. This book will make you laugh out loud, shake your head in frustration at the silly dog, and make you cry a river. It's definitely a beach read.


Next is the action-packed memoir of Jon Krakauer's ascent of (and the tragedy you may have heard about a decade ago) Mt. Everest. I love Jon Krakauer. Anything he writes. ANYTHING! I'm not a mountain climber, nor do I ever intend to, and this book is a fascinating, quick read. It's crazy what these people will sacrafice to climb some of the largest scales on earth.
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer.

Thirdly we have Arthur Golden's Memoirs of a Geisha. I know, I know, what's with the memoirs? This is actually a novel, and WHAT a novel! All three of these books so far have been made into movies, and this is actually one of my favorite movies. The story, the visual art, sheer poetry, my friends. Which takes me to the last book...
Temples and Fields by Phillis Levin. Okay, so this isn't the cover of the book, it's actually the author. I couldn't find a picture of this book that wasn't thisbig, so I just posted her lovely picture instead. Since I want you all to be well-rounded individuals, we have: comedy, action, suspense, drama, and poetry. Yes, this is a poetry book, and it's included to make you just a little bit smarter!

FOUR books to kick off your summer reading! All you have to do is comment ON THIS POST the best book you've read in 2010 by MAY 2ND, and a winner will be selected at random! Happy Reading!


Please note: all books are used copies but in great condition. One is an ex-library book.


emma said…
The best book I have read so far in 2010 was Hunger Games. Loved it. Gotta read the rest of the series soon.

What a sweet giveaway-thanks for the heads up!! :)
Anonymous said…
The best book I've read so far this year is 'Keeping Faith'- Deb let me borrow it while Bridgette was in NICU. -Elana J
StephG said…
The best book I've read so far in 2010 was 'The Help' by Kathryn Stockett. I read it in a couple of days on our cross country road trip. :)
Anonymous said…
Empowering Your Health by Dr. Asa Andrews enjoying reading health books! Yay for reading!
oobbles said…
Oh gosh. I dunno! Did I read teh Sookie Stackhouse series this year? If so, those. If not, it just shows you how average my reading material has been (grabbing random new releases off the library shelves!)
Laura Janssen said…
Um... the best book I read was an Introduction to Complex Analysis. How sad is that?!
Sus said…
An Imperfect Offering by James Orbinski. If you haven't, read!
julie k said…
Not much fiction over here. Do sewing books count? LOL. Actually, I am really enjoying Vickie Howell's Craft Corps. The artists in her book are all so inspiring!
Dan & Emily B. said…
the swan thieves!! it's a wonderful book! :)
Amber said…
Into Thin Air was an exciting book for me to read, too. I am sort of a sucker for reading books about Mt. Everest. I'm certainly never ever going to climb that mountain, but get a thrill out of reading books like this. The most recent one I read was Left For Dead: My Journey Home From Everest. Pretty touching and thought provoking. (Thanks for all your reviews...this is great!)

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