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Literary Blog Hop Giveaway June 2013

June22

 photo  literarybloghopjune_zps38e3d269.jpgTHIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED

I’m participating in the eighth Literary Giveaway Blog Hop, hosted by Judith at Leeswammes’ Blog, which is taking place from Saturday June 22nd until Wednesday June 26th.

I’m offering any book by the following authors, all of whom I’ve read & enjoyed this year. (Maximum value $15.00)

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
Dunmore, Helen
Findley, Timothy
Funder, Anna
Hornung, Eva
Ishiguro, Kazuo
Jessup, Heather
Jin, Ha
Kingsolver, Barbara buy the book from The Book Depository, free delivery
Milne, A.A.
Pym, Barbara
Selecky, Sarah
Taylor, Elizabeth
Trollope, Anthony
von Arnim, Elizabeth

This giveaway is open to anyone living any place to which Book Depository delivers. To enter, leave a comment on this post with the name of an author of literary fiction whom you enjoy reading.

Be sure I have an email address to contact you. Then be sure to hop on over to Judith’s blog and see what the other participating bloggers are offering!

I will select the winner using random.org at 5pm Atlantic time June 26th.

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91 Comments to

“Literary Blog Hop Giveaway June 2013”

  1. On June 23rd, 2013 at 10:12 am Rebecca @ Love at First Book Says:

    Woo hoo! I’m also a big Barbara Kingsolver fan! Wasn’t Poisonwood Bible just amazing???

    My email address is: rebecca@loveatfirstbook.com

  2. On June 23rd, 2013 at 11:42 am Ceri Kay Says:

    I love Alina Bronsky and Sam Selvon

  3. On June 23rd, 2013 at 2:18 pm Denise Says:

    I’d pick Ms. Kingsolver. Thanks!

  4. On June 23rd, 2013 at 5:02 pm Marjorie Says:

    Right now I am reading The Interior by Lisa See.
    I just cannot get enough of her books.

  5. On June 23rd, 2013 at 7:06 pm Laurie C @ Bay State Reader's Advisory Says:

    I’m close to the end of Big Brother by Lionel Shriver. She is one of my favorite authors. I also like Claire Messud a lot, and have bought The Woman Upstairs but haven’t started it yet.

  6. On June 23rd, 2013 at 7:33 pm Athira Says:

    Thanks for this giveaway! I haven’t read any of the authors in your list but I would love to read Adichie. I don’t usually read by authors so I don’t have any favorites but I do love Jon Krakauer – his books are just amazing.

  7. On June 23rd, 2013 at 9:13 pm Jaime Says:

    I enjoy very different authors, from J.D. Salinger to Veronica Roth. I read Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro and thought it’s one of the most beautiful, yet raw, books I’ve ever read! That would probably be my choice, one of his books. Thanks for the giveaway!

  8. On June 23rd, 2013 at 11:40 pm kimberley griffiths Says:

    I love reading anything by Haruki Murakami (my email is kimberleyjgriffiths at gmail)

  9. On June 24th, 2013 at 1:54 am TAMMY CUEVAS Says:

    I like Barbara Kingsolver.

  10. On June 24th, 2013 at 2:10 am Mystica Says:

    I am one who has no favourites as I like to select books based on reviews and recommendations. I’d like to get to Kingsolver’s Flight Behaviour so thanks for the giveaway.

  11. On June 24th, 2013 at 3:05 am Ashtrie Says:

    I’m eyeing Never Let Me Go by Kasuo Ishiguro or Haruki Murakami’s Kafka on the Shore. I want to read Japanese writing.

  12. On June 24th, 2013 at 11:20 am Hellen Says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Currently I’m particularly enjoying Margaret Atwood’s books. Have to admit I haven’t read anything of the authors you mentioned yet… I better do some searching on GoodReads :)

  13. On June 24th, 2013 at 1:56 pm Roxana Z. Says:

    I love Lian Hearn and Emile Zola.
    Thank you for the giveaway!

  14. On June 24th, 2013 at 2:02 pm Cindi Clubbs Says:

    I can’t honestly answer that. I’ve read Milne, Kingsolver, and Trollope from the list above. They were good reads. I enjoy Roald Dahl, C.S. Lewis, Lewis Carroll, and Frank Baum for kids’ books. Stephen R. Donaldson, Isaac Asimov….. Lol. I have faves in every genre:)) Thanks for the giveaway!!
    Cindi
    Mommasez…blog
    ccclubbs.com
    cc_clubbs at yahoo dot com

  15. On June 24th, 2013 at 3:14 pm neer Says:

    I love reading historical fiction as well as murder mysteries. Two of my favourite authors are Paul Scott and Ethel Lina White. Thanks for the giveaway.

  16. On June 24th, 2013 at 4:36 pm masha Says:

    I love Kazuo Ishiguro!

  17. On June 24th, 2013 at 5:07 pm Elizabeth Says:

    I love Dave Bidini (though I usually prefer his nonfiction), and early Kevin Canty is great, too.

  18. On June 24th, 2013 at 7:02 pm Kristin Says:

    Great giveaway, thanks for the chance! I definitely want to read more Rohinton Mistry (read “A Fine Balance” last year and LOVED it). Also on my “must read more” list are Margaret Atwood, Haruki Murakami, Wally Lamb, and Barbara Kingsolver (and more, of course!). If I won I think I’d choose Kingsolver’s new one, “Flight Behavior.”

  19. On June 24th, 2013 at 7:47 pm Susanna P Says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! One of my current favorite authors is Torsten Krol. I second Kristin’s suggestion of Rohinton Mistry, too. ^

  20. On June 24th, 2013 at 10:23 pm Isa Says:

    I really enjoyed Haruki Murakami’s works. Thank you for the giveaway. :)

  21. On June 24th, 2013 at 10:52 pm andie Says:

    I love Agatha Christie – I think I’ve read almost all her novels – there are so many.

  22. On June 24th, 2013 at 11:09 pm Jeffrey Malis Says:

    Sinclair Lewis and Umberto Eco have long been two of my favorites. Jerzy Kosiński, Jonathan Lethem, and Leon Forrest are also well worth reading. Thank you for the opportunity!

    Email: jeffreymalis(at)hotmail(dot)com

  23. On June 25th, 2013 at 12:26 am Cynthia R Says:

    i enjoy sandra dallas and sophia kinsella.

  24. On June 25th, 2013 at 1:43 am melmarian Says:

    I love works by Victor Hugo, Leo Tolstoy and Thornton Wilder. I would love to win The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver.
    my e-mail: elsa_maran at yahoo dot com

  25. On June 25th, 2013 at 3:12 am Vicki Says:

    I enjoy Barbara Kingsolver’s books.

  26. On June 25th, 2013 at 4:07 am JessS Says:

    I’m still slightly uncertain as to what constitutes literary fiction, but someone mentioned Margaret Atwood above, and I do really like the ones of her’s I’ve read.

    jessicamariesutton(at)msn(dot)com

  27. On June 25th, 2013 at 7:22 am Sarah Evans Says:

    Hi! Thanks for the giveaway. I’m doing one as well, and if you’ve seen it, you know my reading tastes tend toward the “dubious literary” such as Chuck Palahniuk, Stephen King, and the other authors I’m giving away.

    With that said, I’ve read a lot of the classics (and enjoyed some of them). I read The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver when I was in… high school? college? It was 80 million years ago, anyway. I really enjoyed it and I’d love a chance to read more of her books.

  28. On June 25th, 2013 at 9:56 am Summer G Says:

    I would read something by Barbara Kingsolver. I’ve heard such great things about her!

    Thanks for the givewawy!

    sumsum085@aol.com

  29. On June 25th, 2013 at 12:11 pm Nikki O Says:

    I really enjoy reading JD Robb and James Patterson! Among lots of others. Thanks for this.

    reviewsbyabby at gmail dot com

  30. On June 25th, 2013 at 12:17 pm Lindsey Says:

    I am a big fan of Wally Lamb and he has a new book coming out this fall! Hooray!

    Lindsey.Stefan@comcast.net

  31. On June 25th, 2013 at 12:59 pm Marie Says:

    Great choice of authors there! What a decision…I think if I was lucky enough to win I’d pick a book by Barbara Kingsolver as she is somebody I’ve been meaning to try for ages.

    An author of literary fiction who is one of my favourites is Patricia Highsmith.

    girlvsbookshelf at gmail dot com

  32. On June 25th, 2013 at 1:33 pm Suz Reads Says:

    I enjoy Cormac McCarthy’s books! Thanks for this amazing giveaway – I would love to win!

    susanw28 (at) mindspring (dot) com

  33. On June 25th, 2013 at 3:00 pm Mae Says:

    I love Barbary Kingsolver, so would probably choose something by her if I am chosen. Thanks for the opportunity!

    maevalentine39 [at] gmail [dot] com

  34. On June 25th, 2013 at 4:12 pm Rose Milligan Says:

    I love reading Colleen Coble and Lisa Kleypas books. Thanks for having the giveaway.

    harnessrose(at)yahoo(dot)com

  35. On June 25th, 2013 at 4:58 pm krsz Says:

    Shakespeare’s books

  36. On June 26th, 2013 at 12:52 am Satchmo Says:

    After reading Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, I’m going through each of his books one by one.

  37. On June 26th, 2013 at 1:15 am bn100 Says:

    Jane Austen

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  38. On June 26th, 2013 at 2:17 am Misty Rios Says:

    I love Kazuo Ishiguro
    farmaki(at)live(dot)com

  39. On June 26th, 2013 at 1:55 pm Dorothy Teel Says:

    I have never heard of any of these, but when I read your readers responses it seems that Kazuo Ishiguro would be a great writer and I would love to read one of this authors books to see what is up and to see if it broadens my horizon of authors, that is what I like about these blogs they introduce us to many authors that many of us have never heard.. “Never let go” (i.teel(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

  40. On June 26th, 2013 at 4:08 pm MonaG Says:

    I enjoy the work of Jhumpa Lahiri. I’ve read three of her books and The Namesake is my favorite.

    Thanks :)

  41. On June 26th, 2013 at 5:23 pm Iris Says:

    I own all of Adichie’s books but I’m so happy to see her on the list. She definitely ranks as one of my favourite authors!

    And I see that there is a title by Von Arnim on offer! I love her work as well and would love to own one of her books besides The Enchanted April.

    I hope I am not too late to enter. Couldn’t help but try anyway!

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