Blog Hops and Other Memes

Announcing the Winners of the Literary Giveaway!

First of all, thanks to all participants of the Literary Giveaway Blog Hop and thanks to Leeswammes for organizing.  I had a lot of fun visiting new blogs and signing up for book giveaways, although I didn’t win anything (sigh).  Still, I discovered some fun new blogs, like Misprinted Pages and The Blog of Litwits, to name just a couple.

I also enjoyed receiving everyone’s book recommendations!  We got a wide variety of recommendations, which you can see if you look at the comments.  Books that received multiple recommendations were:  The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, Stephen King’s 11/22/63, The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey, and A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness.

I received 64 entries and selected these winners using a random number generator.

  • A copy of Norwegian Wood goes to Malvina Beatrice and will travel all the way to Malaysia.  Malvina recommended Like the Flowing River by Paulo Coelho.
  • A copy of Pump Six and Other Stories will go to Kinna of Kinna Reads.  Kinna’s in Ghana, West Africa.  Kinna recommended Fly Away Peter by David Malouf.
  • A copy of The Qualities of Wood will go to Debbie at Ex Urbanis.  Debbie recommended Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker.

Thanks to all who participated in the Hop and I hope these winners enjoy their books as much as I did.

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