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Despite so much going on over here between work, house projects, yard work, and just daily living challenges in this pandemic era, I've been able to squeeze in time to read as well, which I'm thankful for, because the news has been abysmal these past few weeks for various reasons and I'm continually worrying about where humanity is headed, even more so than I did before.

A library haul after months...My biggest highlight in books this past week was that the library opened for holds pickup. I'd been checking their website every week to find if next week was going to be the week it opened. So when the notice finally came through last week, I was beyond thrilled. I was also very unsure what books to request from the library since I had gotten very used to reading online. Still, I had a few requested when they called me to schedule a one-hour window for pickup. I did request a ton of books after that though, so I expect a bigger bag this week. 

Some of these are books to rea…

BBAW Giveaway (Worldwide)


(This giveaway is now closed. Thanks for visiting!)


It's the second day of the week-long BBAW, and today I'm featuring six books from my stacks for a giveaway. I'll be giving away two of those books to one winner who will be chosen on Sep 17. All you have to do is select the one set (out of three) that you would love to win. The winner will receive the set that he/she chose. Some are ARCs I received, and five are books I've read and enjoyed. The sets available for the giveaway are:


Set 1 (Literary Fiction): South of Superior* by Ellen Airgood (my review) and Hello Goodbye by Emily Chenoweth (my review).

* My copy of South of Superior is an ARC.


Set 2 (Literary Fiction set in India): Someone Else's Garden by Dipika Rai (my review) and The Girl in the Garden** by Kamala Nair (my review).

** My copy of The Girl in the Garden is an actual bound galley.


Set 3 (YA books): Witches of East End by Melissa de la Cruz and Wherever Nina Lies by Lynn Weingarten (my review).

To enter,
  1. You don't have to be a follower of my blog.
  2. You must be over 13 years of age.
  3. You must be a Book Blogger (My apologies to my non-blogging readers, but since BBAW is an event celebrating blogging, I have to put this clause.)
  4. Open worldwide.
  5. Enter by Sep 16, 2011, Friday, 11.59 p.m. US Eastern time.
  6. Fill the form.

Comments

Hi,
Thanks for the giveaway! Glad to have found you via BBAW , I've added you to my RSS reader

Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out
Marg Bates said…
Thanks so much for making this an international giveaway!
bermudaonion (Kathy) said…
Thanks for the great giveaway!
Giving Reading said…
What an awesome giveaway! Thank you :)
Judith said…
Great giveaway! Thank you. 
Nadia said…
Aths, what  a great giveaway! Thanks!!
zibilee said…
This is such a wonderful giveaway Aths! Thanks for being so generous with all of us. You rock!
Savvyverseandwit said…
thanks for such a great giveaway.
Erin said…
I like these themed packs. Thanks for the giveaway! Hope you're enjoying BBAW so far.
prettybooks said…
Thank you for this giveaway! The first two books sound like something I'd like to read :)
Athira / Aths said…
Thanks so much for visiting! :)
Athira / Aths said…
You're welcome! This is my first time doing it, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed that all the logistics work out well!
Athira / Aths said…
I was looking at my shelves and thinking a themed giveaway would be a great thing to do, so I'm glad that you like it!
Athira / Aths said…
You're welcome! I had so much fun choosing books for this giveaway!
Vicki_N said…
Great sets of books!! Thanks for the giveaway!
Great giveaway! Thank you for letting it be worldwide. :)
Emma said…
Thanks for this great giveaway. I have one too: http://wordsandpeace.wordpress.com/2011/07/22/books-rock-my-1-year-blogiversary-giveaway/
Athira / Aths said…
Thanks! This is my first time doing it, I hope it goes fine!
Athira / Aths said…
Thanks for the link! Let me check it!