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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Sharing Beyond Books #238 January 30, 2016

Hello again and Welcome to Sharing Beyond Books, SBB!
I've had another busy, but good week. The weather is a little warmer for a few days.

Thanks to everyone who commented last week.

Most of the commenters agree that warnings on books would be good. Miki and Poetryinleaves noted that such warnings are not available for print books. Marjorie and Fredamans suggest ratings similar to movie ratings.


The Winner from SBB #237 comments is: #5 Natalija who can make a GC choice if international or book choice from the Updated ARC/Review titles or (not yet updated) Love titles - all linked near the end of the post. I'm hoping to update the book choices - maybe the beginning of next year, lol. Please let me know your choice by completing the WINNER FORM.

WEEK #238
(One Question.)
My question this week: 1) Do you name your devises-- like Katrina your Kindle or Matilda the MP3??
I have never named my reading devices although I do call our GPS "Gertrude". :-)
The image is funny (and so is the article).
Image found at Matt Soria.

Thanks to those who are sending in Questions. DON'T BE SHY! Surely everyone has a Q or two you'd like to ask. Input suggestions in this Suggested Question Form. At the end of each month I draw from the suggestions I used during the month and that person will get a book choice or GC. I thank everyone for submitting questions. Thanks for sending in questions! The supply of questions is dwindling so share some if you think of any -- even if they are duplicates I'll weed through or try to modify to use.
January Questions were provided by: Poetryinleaves, Becky, Rosebud and bn100. choose #1 so Poetryinleaves gets to pick a book.

Your turn to share:
My question this week: 1) Do you name your devises-- like Katrina your Kindle or Matilda the MP3??

SBB Comment Winners can choose a selection from the Valentine and "Love" books or the February 2015 Newly Updated ARC/Review List. (My daughter pulled several of the Christmas titles to give with gift bags we made up for the nursing homes. One of these days I will get together a new box of Christmas titles.)

SBB Rules:
a) Must be a follower.
b) Share a comment on the question above.
Open internationally and an international winner may get a smaller book or a $5.00 GC if I decide the mailing is too much.
I will pick a Comment winner from all comments made through Saturday February 6, 2015 at 5 PM central.


  1. A fun question. I have never named any of my devices.

  2. Congrats Natalija. I don't name my devices but when they give me msjor problems etc, they become "this #**+ thing".
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

  3. No, I don't name my devices maybe because despite the fact that they are extremely useful, I don't feel any kind of attachment to them.

  4. Hahahaha no I have not named my Kindle but it does sound like fun!

  5. It did not even cross my mind! shows how unimaginative I am.

  6. Congrats Natalija!

    No, I don't name my devices.

  7. I do! My original Kindle was Kindy, the second- Kindy Jr, and the third- Kindy the 3rd--what else! My Kindle Fire is Red.
    The UPS cord for my laptop to the printer is DumAss as I'll sit down at the desk to print something and forget to plug it in. I'll sit there for awhile till the bell goes off saying DumAss! DumAss! and I remember to connect. Time to replace it with a wireless but as long as it works---

  8. it never came to my mind to do so but all my plushies have a name^^

  9. Congrats to Natalija!
    I don't name inanimate objects. Plants, yes. Electronics, no. LOL

  10. No, I've not named any of my devices. :)

  11. No, I do not give my devices names.

  12. No, I don't name any of my devices.

  13. The only object I ever named was my first car---Matilda.

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