I am sorry that the email subscription for my blog isn't working properly. I hope to figure out the problem this weekend. Add to that more computer glitches at work that have made my week sort of difficult and frustrating. Hopefully I can get these things fixed soon.
I'd like to encourage you all to see the movie Legends of Oz this weekend. I am hoping it will be lots of fun.
My husband and I invested in this project over five years ago and it is finally opening tomorrow!
More details at My Cancer Journey.
[UPDATED NOTE - US entrants I prefer, please, that you pick a book as that is the first purpose of this giveaway - to find new homes for books. The GCs are for the international entrants because postage has jumped up.]
Thank you to all who entered the May 2 Pick. There were two Automatic wins this week. (Automatic winners are those who requested the book four times and I did not note other people asking for that book during those weeks). There were two titles blocked with multiple picks.
Linda K gets If She Only Knew
CarolNW gets No Safe Place tapes
to Random.org picked Winners from May 2 Pick:
Natasha gets a GC
to Random.org picked Winners from May 2 Pick:
Natasha gets a GC
bn100 gets The MacGregor Grooms
All winners please fill in the Winner's Acceptance Form
My son said he saw lots of fireflies in our yard.
Think they could help us read at night?
Image found at My Classroom Ideas.
New Book Group #47 April 25, 2014
Catherine Palmer: Prairie Rose and A Whisper of Danger
Stephanie Laurens: A Lady of His Own (spine creases) and Impetuous Innocent
Hawken's Heart by Suzanne Brockman
The Mystery Man of Whitehorse by B.J. Daniels
Trey's Secret by Lois Faye Dayer
Midnight Reign by Chris Marie Green
Illegal Possession by Kay Hooper
When the Duke Returns by Eloisa James
Once Upon a Moon by Julie Kistler
Sirius About Murder by Sue Owens Wright
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The Hidden Truth of Cytech's Randall Forty byVickie Kennedy
The Stepmother by Carrie Adams (hardback)
New Book Group #46 March 15, 2014
Sweet Talking Man by Betina Krain
Penhollow by Georgette Heyer
Dangerous Passions by Kat Martin
The Last Heiress by Bertrice Small (spine creases)
Strong Arms of the Law by Vicki Kennedy
New Book Group #45 January 31, 2014
Out of Darkness by Lynn Erickson
Lord Braybrook's Penniless Bride by Elizabeth Rolls
Contract Dad by Helen Shelton
Hearts Are Wild by Laura Wright
New Book Group #44 December 14, 2013
Every Whispered Word by Karyn Monk
New Book Group! #43 November 1, 2013 ---(All gone)
New Book Group #42 September 27, 2013 ---(All gone)
New Book Group #41 August 2, 2013
Cattle Rancher, Secret Son by Margaret Way
New Book Group #40 June 28, 2013
Breakfast in Bed by Sandra Brown - Audio Cassette Tapes (link is for mass media version)
New Book Group #39 May 31, 2013 - Plenty of "summer" titles!
Shetland Summer by Janet Lynnford
New Book Group #38 April 20, 2013
Awaken the Senses by Nalini Singh
New Book Group #37 March 22, 2013
Anthology: Something Borrowed, Something Blue - this book has spine creases and minor water damage...I thought I had read it and liked it but now I realize it was another anthology I read with Elaine Barbier.
New Book Group #36 February 15, 2013
New Book Group #35 January 11, 2013 (All gone)
New Book Group #34 December 7, 2012--- (All gone)
New Book Group #33 October 27, 2012---(All gone)
New Book Group #32 October 5, 2012
- Oops upside down book! NOTE This book has dog bite damage; it is missing half back cover and the edges of pages in the back third of the book... it does not effect the text but I will understand if no one wants this one - A Courtesans Guide to Getting Your Man by Susan Donovan and Celeste Bradley
New Book Group #31 August 31, 2012
An Honorable Man by Rosemary Rogers (spine creases)
New Book Group #30 July 27, 2012
The Willful Widow by Valerie King (spine wear)
Wild Escapade by Lisa Bingham
Dancing on Snowflakes by Jane Bonander (postage too much - replaced with GC)
New Book Group #29 June 29, 2012
*asterisks indicate lighter, smaller books possibly suitable for international mailing
Magic: The Gathering Distant Planes, An Anthology
New Book Group #28 May 18, 2012--- (All gone)
New book Group #27 April 13, 2012--- (All gone)
New book Group #26 March 2, 2012--- (All gone)
New Group #25 January 12, 2012---(All gone)
New Group #24 Pick Books November 25, 2011---(All gone)
New Group #23 Pick Books October 14, 2011
Ghost Writer (Shivers #3) by M.D. Spenser
New Group #22 Pick Books September 2, 2011---(All gone)
New Group #21 of Pick Books July 29, 2011---(All gone)
May, 2011 New Group of Pick books Group #20
Luciano's Luck by Jack Higgins - Audio Cassettes
3/25/11 I did get to set up a new group of books: Group #19
Primary Colors - audio tapes
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 on November 27, 2009 and in four years I have posted 43 groups of 16 (688) books to find new homes! (as of November 2013).
I 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 657+ 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 $
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. [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--- (All gone)
12/3/10 Book Set: #16
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
List #15---(All gone)
List #14---(All gone)
Here is set #13 of Used books! ---(All gone)
Group #12---(All gone)
Alien Chronicles - The Crimson Claw by Deborah Chester
Circle of Stars by Anna Lee Waldo
Pick #2---(All gone)
Pick #3---(All gone)
Pick #4---(All gone)
Pick #5---(All gone)
Pick #6---(All gone)
Prey by Michael Crichton - Audio Tape
The Jury by Steve Martini - Audio Tapes
On Treacherous Ground by Earl Murray
Pick #10---(All Gone)