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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Sharing Beyond Books #338 Comment Giveaway February 24, 2018

Hello again and Welcome to Sharing Beyond Books, SBB!

I am going to continue to post this event biweekly (every other week) for another month and then see if I am ready to go back to four a month. I have gotten some more questions - Thank you.

Thanks to everyone who commented last week.
12 of us never heard of candles with book inspired scents. Three are not interested; two find the idea intriguing; one finds the idea yummy and one finds the idea a fun concept. The two flavors mentioned were: The Secret Garden and ACOMAF (A Court of Mist and Fury).


The Winner from SBB #337 comments is: #12 LisaR who can make a GC choice if international or book choice from the Updated (**Finally!) ARC/Review titles or (recently updated) Love and Christmas titles - all linked near the end of the post.

**NOTE: I did post an Updated ARC and Other books for Giveaways. I have to go back and list the titles -- someday.
Please let me know your choice by completing the WINNER FORM.

WEEK #338
(One Question.)

Elizabeth asks: Do you tend to listen to music while reading? Anything specific??
I think this may have been asked in the early days of this feature but I thought it would be okay to ask again since there are some newer commenters. I do not listen to music while reading. I think it would be distracting. Anymore I rarely listen to any music since I am always listening to books if not reading one. :-)
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If you like music while reading check this link - there are several YouTube videos that share music samples and some with specific suggestions for specific books like these young ladies:
MUSIC TO LISTEN TO WHILE READINGHow to listen to music while reading
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.
Since I am only doing two posts a month I am splitting the comment prize if GC and count 1/2 book for US winners. For February Ashfa and Elizabeth each get $2.50 credit (or half a book for Elizabeth if she wants) for questions.

Your turn to share. Elizabeth asks: Do you tend to listen to music while reading? Anything specific??

SBB Comment Winners can choose a selection from the Updated ARC and Other books, including the "Love" and Christmas titles all in one post.

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 March 10, 2018 at 5 PM central.


  1. I usually do, nothing particular though. I have a "love" playlist that always gets refreshed :)

  2. No. I prefer to concentrate on the book.

  3. no; i tend to prefer reading in silence so my mind doesn't wander if the book is boring
    when i'm immersed into a good book then it could have music i wouldn't hear it

  4. Congrats LisaR. The radio is always on in my house set to the oldies station. Or the television is on. When I read I am so absorbed it doesn't phase me.
    Carol Luciano
    Lucky4750 at aol dot com

  5. Congrats LisaR!
    I don't listen to music while I read. If it was on I would never be listening to it since my attention would be on what I'm reading.

  6. Congrats to Lisa!
    I can't listen to anything while reading. I like it so quiet, that the hubby calls me the quiet police. :-)

  7. No, I usually don't listen to music while reading.

  8. Congrats Lisa!

    I rarely listen to music but I do have the TV on.

  9. Nope! I find it really distracting...When reading, the only other thing I do occasionally is eat :D

  10. No, I prefer the quiet. Not only when I read but all of the time.

  11. I used to do that, but lately I’ve been struggling with concentration and any background noise just makes it worse.

  12. I do not listen to music when I read. I can concentrate much better when it is quiet.

  13. I like background noise at all times so I'd either have the radio or the TV going whenever I'm reading. It used to drive my mother crazy that I couldn't study unless I had the TV going full blast.

  14. I tend to prefer silence to background music while reading.

  15. Congrats Lisa! NOOO...the horror! I prefer silence please. Although sometimes some calming classical music is cool.


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