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Friday, September 21, 2012

Martha's Bookshelf***Friday Pick Giveaway September 21, 2012

[** If you are new to Friday Pick Giveaway - Welcome!  Scroll down a bit (below book group #19) for instructions on how to enter.] 

Happy Friday and Happy Fall!  I hope everyone has had a good week. I am still 'groggy' with fever and cold. I'm looking forward to the weekend as I hope to get more sleep to knock out this bug.

Thank you to all who entered the September 14 Pick. There were THREE automatic winner this week. YAY! :-) (those who requested the book four times and I did not note other people asking for that book during those weeks).  Four books were blocked again this week but two were won on the Random pick!
Carol M chose Hell's Belles
Anita chose The Third Twin
and
bn100 chose The Ring on Her Finger

CONGRATULATIONS
to Random.org picked Winners from September 14 Pick:

mamabunny13 chose Tall, Dark and Cajun
and
Mona chose Shadow Fires

All winners please fill in the Winner's Acceptance Form or email me to confirm your win, send your snail mail address information and let me know if you would like bookmarks - sensual or sexy and I have a new supply of sweet bookmarks. 


This is Downtown Books in Ketchikan, Alaska


New Book Group #31 August 31, 2012
I pulled some more books from several of my boxes.


In the Presence of Enemies by William J. Coughlin
Shattered by Dick Francis
Shadow Fires by Dean Koontz
Hard News by Jeffrey Deavers
Palindrome by Stuart Woods (spine creases)
Afterimage by Jay Brandon
Tall, Dark and Cajun by Sandra Hill
Hot Streak by Susan Johnson
When Lightning Strikes Twice by Barbara Boswell
Ice Blue by Anne Stuart
An Honorable Man by Rosemary Rogers (spine creases)
Thunder Creek by Jill Gregory
His Lady Mistress by Elizabeth Rolls
The Body They May Kill by Stallsmith
Beautiful Dreamer by Elizabeth Lowell
Summer Light by Luanne Rice


New Book Group #30 July 27, 2012
This time I pulled some books from one of my older boxes.
*asterisks indicate lighter, smaller books possibly suitable for international mailing


Dead Ringer by Lisa Scottline
The Willful Widow by Valerie King (spine wear)
Threads of Destiny by Arnette Lamb
A Dangerous Devotion by Barbara Kyle
Carolina Moon by Nora Roberts (some spine wear)
An Independent Woman by Candace Camp
Wolf Mountain Moon by Terry C. Johnston
Wild Escapade by Lisa Bingham
Dancing on Snowflakes by Jane Bonander
Virtue by Jane Feather
Don't Bargain with The Devil by Sabrina Jeffries
Mistress by Amanda Quick - Audio Cassettes
*Long Time Coming by Sandra Brown
*The Contrary Corinthian by Emily Hendrickson (spine wear)
*There Was a Little Boy by Claire Rainwater Jacobs
*On Thin Ice by Linda Hall

New Book Group #29 June 29, 2012
*asterisks indicate lighter, smaller books possibly suitable for international mailing
 
The Promise by Kasey Michaels
Winning Ways by Barbara Boswell
Tomorrow's Promise by Sandra Brown
Midnight Rainbow by Linda Howard
Death's Door by Meryl Sawyer
Life Support by Tess Gerristen Audio Cassettes
Plum Lovin' by Janet Evanovich
Exit to Eden by Anne Rice
While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark
Gifts from the Heart by Jillian Hart
*Simon Said by Sarah R. Shaber
*One is the Lonliest Number - Tom Clancey's Net Force
*Edwin of the Iron Shoes by Marcia Mueller
*Covert Pursuit by Terri Reed
*Close to Home by Carolyne Aarsen


New Book Group #28 May 18, 2012
*asterisks indicate lighter, smaller books suitable for international
Wanna Get Lucky? by Deborah Coonts
Game Over by Fern Michaels
Forever Victoria by Dorothy Garlock
Sleeping Alone by Barbara Bretton
Gentle From the Night Meagan McKinney (spine creased)
In Too Deep by Tina Wainscott
Wildflower by Jill Marie Landis
*Love and Other Four Letter Words by Caroline Mackler
*The Carousel by Rosamund Pilcher
*Shades of Grace by Barbara Delinsky (audio tapes)
The Heart of Justice by William L. Coughlin
Cross Country by James Patterson


New book Group #27 April 13, 2012
Some of the books on the right end are smaller and suitable for overseas mailing. :-)
Hannibal Rising by Thomas Harris (spine damage)
Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
Midnight Hour by Debra Dixon
September Morning by Diana Palmer
Beneath the Surface by Annie White (slight spine wear)
*The Dream Horse by Virginia Campbell Scott
*Summer's Belle by Paige Winship Dooly


New book Group #26 March 2, 2012--- (All gone)
These are Paired sets - two per author.
Four are parts of series the others are just singles by the same author.
Winners get both books if you pick these.


New Group #25 January 12, 2012

*Smaller books on the right would be okay for most international mailing.

Leopards Kill by Jim DeFelice
Category 7 by Bill Evans and Marianna Jameson
Hell's Belle by Jane Holleman


New Group #24 Pick Books November 25, 2011---(All gone)
(The only Thanksgiving title I found is a Harlequin I'd like to read someday so no Thanksgiving titles for November.)


New Group #23 Pick Books October 14, 2011
I tried to pick some books that would be good for October -
Halloween or dark minded.

Ghost Writer (Shivers #3) by M.D. Spenser
Emily's Good Nightmare by Cosmic Debris Cosmic


New Group #22 Pick Books September 2, 2011


New Group #21 of Pick Books July 29, 2011
There are eight mysteries and I have asterisked nine books that are smaller and would be good for oversea choices if so desired.


Stand by Me Anthology with Dallas Schulze, Roberta Leigh and Linda Randall Wisdom (spine creased)

May, 2011 New Group of Pick books
Group #20

Singles
Luciano's Luck by Jack Higgins - Audio Cassettes


3/25/11 I did get to set up a new group of books:
Group #19
Singles
Primary Colors - audio tapes
Note of Peril (black strip on cover)

2/19/11 Book Group #18- Pairs!---(All gone).

I have finally updated the intro and Entry paragraphs here:
If you saw the pictures posted of my bookshelves and boxes you know I do have lots of books! And that doesn't include the other eight or so boxes at my office!! And more books as I find deals too good to pass up! I am sharing my book bounty by these Friday Pick Giveaways. 

I started Friday Pick in November 27, 2009 and in two years I  posted 26 groups of 16 books to find new homes! (March 2012)

I have periodically update the lists - deleting those won. You can still go to the Friday Pick list link to see older posts and the older lists book pictures if you want! I am happy to say that so far about 412 books have found new homes! YAY. I have to update my print out to check the exact number sent out - a few were never claimed.

Note rules here regarding international entries.
Because postage to overseas can be prohibitive I am willing to give a $5.00 book certificate to international winners - Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Borders, ARe, TWRP, ClassAct Books, eTreasures, Desert Breeze, etc....you tell me where and I'll set it up. So for my overseas visitors your comment may indicate a smaller book and I'll check postage or note your choice of gift card.
I learned that The Book Depository does not ship to everywhere. The postage for some of the books to far away places runs between $5.00 and $6.00 and up. Since I would award $5.00 for The Book Depository to an international winner, as an alternative you may choose a smaller book and we will hope the postage will not exceed $6.00. If the postage is more, or if you want to pick a larger book and you are willing to pay any extra postage beyond the $6.00 I will work with you on that. This may not make a difference to many but if it helps one or two of you to give one of my books a home that will make me happy too. :o)

TO ENTER:

Leave a comment and tell me WHICH BOOK you would like to get from the Friday Pick lists.
CUT OFF TIME IS THURSDAY NIGHTS AT 10:00 PM CENTRAL so I do not have to stay up past midnight to do the winner post!
I will randomly pick two winners to announce Friday mornings with the next Pick post.
Automatic wins are those who requested the book four times and I did not note other people asking for that book during those weeks.

WINNERS PLEASE CHECK THE WIN POST ON FRIDAYS AND fill in the Winner's Acceptance Form or email me at mesreads@gmail.com. [I will confirm receipt of the addresses- well I realize I haven't always done this. But if you filled out the form and don't get the book within two weeks nudge me with an email please!] If I have the winners e-mail I will send a reminder in a week or so....

Thanks for helping these books find new homes!!

Repeating this helpful blog tip: You can right click on a link and you will be given the choice to open the link in a new window or tab so you do not navigate away from the screen you are on!! I use this all the time!

1/14/11 New List
#17
Moonfire by Judith Redman Robbins

12/3/10 Book Set:
#16
Sleight of Hand by Robin Hathaway
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

List #15---(All gone)
List #14---(All gone)

Here is set #13 of Used books!
Pearl Beyond Price by Claire Delacroix

This is a group of books I have had for several years but not gotten to read. Since it doesn't look like I will get to read them for another year (or more!) I am passing them on. Although as I type them part of me still says "But you may want to read that some day!" Yes, yes; along with the other 700 books I am housing! Must Let goooooo.....
Group #12---(All gone)

Group #11
Cat's Eyewitness by Rita Mae Brown
Alien Chronicles - The Crimson Claw by Deborah Chester
Snow in April by Rosamunde Pilcher
Looking Back by Belva Plain
The Ring on Her Finger by Elizabeth Bevarly

List #1
Circle of Stars by Anna Lee Waldo

Pick #2
The Blue Zone by Andrew Gross

Pick #3---(All gone)

Pick #4
Talking God by Tony Kellerman
Everything to Gain by Barbara Taylor Bradford
The Sixth Sense
The Shadow by Shelley Munro (PA)

Pick #5
See Jane Lead by Lois P. Frankel
Misfortune by Nancy Geary
Cold Hit by Linda Fairstein - Audio Tapes

Pick #6---(All gone)

Pick #7
Prey by Michael Crichton - Audio Tape
Princess Charming by Jane Heller (slightly creased)

Pick #8
(sc) = slightly creased on binding otherwise all in good shape
The Jury by Steve Martini - Audio Tapes
No Safe Place by Richard North Patterson - Audio Tapes

Pick #9
On Treacherous Ground by Earl Murray
Guardian by Dee Henderson - Audio Tapes
Time to Hunt by Stephen Hunter - Audio Tapes

Pick #10
The Third Twin by Ken Follett (spine creased)

25 comments:

  1. I'd like to be enterered for a gift card from book depository who ship to Sri Lanka

    mystica123athotmaildotcom

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  2. Thank you, Martha! Congrats to all the other winners!
    I'd love to have Hard News by Jeffrey Deavers!

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  3. Congrats winners

    I would like Ice Blue (week one)

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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  4. Thanks Martha :D

    This week I choose A Dangerous Devotion by Barbara Kyle.

    mamabunny13 @ gmail dot com

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  5. Week 4 for Ice Blue by Anne Stuart, please and thank you!

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  6. I'd like to read The Carousel. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Have a great day!
    Elizabeth L.

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  7. Congrats to the winners. My book choice is "When Lightning Strikes Twice" by Barbara Boswell.

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  8. congrats winners !!

    please enter me for GC :)

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  9. Playing for cash in Paypal please.

    Thanks!

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  10. Congrats to all the winners. I'll go once again with Gifts From The Heart.
    Carol L
    Lucky7450 (at) aol (dot) com

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  11. Congrats to the winners!! I would love to read Thunder Creek by Jill Gregory.

    beckyqward@gmail.com

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  12. Congrats to all the winners!!

    This is Week 4 for my choice of "In The Presence of Enemies".

    CarolNWong(at)aol(dot)com

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  13. My book choice is His Lady Mistress by Elizabeth Rolls. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  14. international
    week#2 Love and Other Four-Letter Words by Carolyn Mackler

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  15. Please enter me for Gifts from the Heart. Thanks for the giveaway. Tore923@aol.com

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  16. Thanks Martha! I would love to read Hard News by Jeffery Deavers. Thanks for having the giveaway.

    ayancey(at)dishmail(dot)net

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  17. Congrats! My choice would it be Close to Home by Carolyne Aarsen

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  18. INTERNATIONAL: a GC would be great thank you.

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  19. I pick sandra brown's tomorrow's promise again for this week. Thanks martha!

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  20. I'd love a GC please. I'm an international reader.

    Thanks!

    thumbelinda03@yahoo.com

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  21. Winning Ways by Barbara Boswell

    Thanks for the giveaway.

    bn100candg(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  22. A Dangerous Devotion by Barbara Kyle

    Thank you!

    alyn.yang at gmail dot com

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  23. Rosamund Pilcher's 'The Carousel' pls Martha & TY!

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  24. First thanks so much I received the books from my win a month or so ago!

    My choice again this week is Afterimage by Jay Brandon

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  25. Count me in for the BD credit.

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