Annette's Acre

Stitching, knitting, reading, life…whatever catches my eye
October 3rd, 2009 by Annette

Blog-versary Reader Giveaway Info

The first of the giveaways is devoted to my love of reading….

Choose up to four currently available books from my GoodReads shelves:

The “Rules”

  • Maximum value $40 USD (based on Amazon or Barnes & Noble member pricing).
  • Source of books is my choice.
  • Books will all be new, unread copies.
  • Open to anyone, anywhere.

To enter:

Comment on *this* post.ย  Each of the following will get you one entry into the draw:

  • A simple “enter me” comment – 1 entry
  • Comment with four books chosen – 2 entries (1 for comment, +1 for having a list already.ย  You can post the list as an additional comment, if you like and still get two entries)
  • Post this giveaway on your own blog or online community – 1 entry (post again here with a link, please)
  • Entries accepted until midnight, October 18th (MST), with the draw on Monday, October 19th.

Good luck!


45 Responses to “Blog-versary Reader Giveaway Info”
  1. Well, please enter me for sure as this one is very easy for me! After hearing both you and my friend Tracy rave about the Black Dagger series, I have definitely been wanting to read them. So, here’s my list. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    1. Dark Lover
    2. Lover Eterna
    3. Lover Awakened
    4. Lover Revealed

    I’ve tweeted about the giveaway already. I’ll blog about it tomorrow as well since I’ve already updated my blog today. I’ll come back and post another comment once it’s on my blog.

  2. Oops, I was so excited about the books that I forgot to wish you a happy blog-versary! LOL Happy Blog-versary!!!

  3. Enter me (I trust your taste in books). And Happy Anni-blog-a-versary!

  4. Happy Blogiversary!!! Alright the tough part is how much our lists overlap! There is so much, read that/own that & I need to read it, it’s almost silly.

    But free books? Oh sweetie you know I’m in!

    The Patriot Witch
    Yarn Harlot: Secret Life of a Knitter
    & of course
    An Echo In The Bone

  5. Oh look at that! Missy maximized her chance to win. rofl

  6. Oh, enter me!

    My goodness, we share the same taste in books. I’ve read a whole pile of the one’s you have.

    My list of four:
    Knitting Vintage Socks
    Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
    Rhett Butler’s People

    What a great give-away. I will add a link on my blog when I post tomorrow.

    Happy Blog-versary!

  7. Oh my! Innocent Mage, Outlander #1, Name of the Wind, Gardens of the Moon.


    World Without End
    Memoirs of a Geisha
    the three “Lord of the Rings” books.

    Happy Bloggiversary!!!

  9. Please enter me. My 4 picks are:

    1. The Lost Symbol
    2. Heat Wave
    3. Catering to Nobody
    4. Stardust

    Happy blogiversary!

  10. Laura in AL says

    Enter me, please! I’m scrolling through your lists now to enter a second comment! ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Laura in AL says

    Okay, here’s my list:
    1. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
    2. The Eyre Affair
    3. The Prestige
    4. Storm Front

    (Thanks for having a great giveaway!)

  12. Danielle M says

    Happy Blogversary! Count me in! Now to go figure out my list. ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Danielle M says

    Okay, Here’s my list:
    1. The Lost Symbol
    2. The Eyre Affair
    3. Crewel World
    4. How to Knit a Wild Bikini

    Thanks for the chance!

  14. ikkinlala says

    If I may enter this giveaway as well as the knitting one, I’d like to enter for Knitting Vintage Socks, The Thirteenth Tale, and Lost in a Good Book, please.

  15. I’ve posted about this in my latest blog post:

  16. Happy blogversary!
    Entering for
    Storm Front
    Fool Moon
    Grave Peril
    Summer Knight

  17. OK, I already posted some books I’d love your thoughts on under the stitching give-away (obviously I hadn’t scrolled down yet), and you should ABSOLUTELY read Cordelia’s Honor (the omnibus of Shards of Honor/Barrayar). You may not then want to continue the series, but those 2 are some of her strongest female POV besides Paladin of Souls.

    I’d love to try some of your recommended list that I haven’t before, like
    Fantasy Lover
    Magic Casement
    Storm Front (I know, I just keep having Butcher on the list and not getting there)
    Crocodile on the Sandbank

    And I’m going to remember to come back here after the drawing and put these on my library list ๐Ÿ™‚

  18. I’ve published an annoncement of your giveaway on my blog. You can see it here:

    Thank you again!!!!

  19. Thank you for entering me in your giveaway! You’re so generous!! Here my list of 4 books:
    – outlander (Diana Gabaldon)
    – An assembly such as this (Pamela Aidan)
    – The other Boleyn Girl (Philippa Gregory)
    – The constant princess (Philippa Gregory)


  20. Please enter me in your generous book giveaway – Thanks!

  21. My List: All by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
    1. Yarn Harlot
    2. Knitting Rules – Yarn Harlot’s Bag of Knitting Tricks
    3. At Knits End – Meditations for Women who Knit too much
    4. Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off


  22. Wow! You are quite a reader Annette! So happy to have found your blog and enter your wonderful giveaway:

    My list would be:

    1. Sense & Sensibility
    2. Pride & Prejudice
    3. The Time Traveler’s Wife
    4. The Other Boleyn Girl

    HAPPY BLOG-VERSARY! And thanks for the chance ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. Happy Blogoversary Annette!! Again another generous giveaway. I am listing 3 books

    The Other Boleyn Girl
    An Echo in the Bone

    I am a reader and a stitcher, so i have tried my luck in two of your giveaways.

    Thank you so much.

  24. Happy blogaversary!!!! Please enter me!

    1. Covet
    2. Lost Symbol
    3. An Echo in the Bone

    Oh, and I added a link on my blog/profile (at the top of the page)

    That should give me three entries! You are so generous!

  25. Renee G says

    Please enter me in your drawing.

  26. Renee G says

    My list would include:
    The Eyre Affair
    Storm Front
    Red Fire: A gods of midnight Novel


  27. WooHoo! I’m just rollin’ in the mud on this blogaversary giveaway!! I wish you a very happy one and many more years of fun posting, too. Please do enter me in this fun drawing.
    My list would be:
    The Girl Who Played with Fire
    The Graveyard Book
    Homer and Langley: A Novel
    The Tortilla Curtain

    If those are an issue to get hold of, I’m also up for any of the Black Dagger Brotherhood novels by JR Ward! Except the first one, which I’ve already read. I love those vampire men!

  28. Wow, a reader and a stitcher – and we have a bunch of overlap on our GR shelves. = )

    I’d choose:
    Echo in the Bone (love, love, love that series)
    His Majesty’s Dragon
    The Lost Symbol
    The Magicians and Mrs Quent

    Congratulations on your blogaversary!

  29. Cait Johnson says

    I would love to be entered.
    My list is:
    Conspiracy Game – Christine Feehan
    Mind Game – Christine Feehan
    Deadly Game – Christine Feehan
    An Echo in the Bone -Diana Gabaldon

  30. Happy blogoversary! Please enter me in your generous giveaway.
    1. covet- JRWard
    2. dead witch walking- kim harrison
    3. daughter of the blood- anne bishop
    4. the eyre affair- jasper Fforde

  31. Jersey Jessie says

    Enter me. My choices:

    The Constant Princess
    The Lost Symbol
    Fatally Flakey
    The Main Corpse

  32. Jessie just told me about your contest. I hope it’s OK to enter this one and the knitting one. Looks like you’re also hooked on Goldy the caterer. Not great literature but oh such fun.

    My 4 choices are
    The Lost Symbol
    The Constant Princess
    Fatally Flakey
    Dying for Chocolate (although I do have to go home and check whether I already have that one)

    I’ll blog about it as soon as I have a minute.

    And happy blogiversary

  33. searched for your email in vain….wanted to share a read with you….it is free….it is online….it will be available to own in the Spring of 2010….
    ‘Where the Sun Sets’ …. …. you can also find me on twitter @ authorannmarie and on facebook @ Autumn Amber read and enjoy

  34. Rachel O says

    The Time Travelerโ€™s Wife
    The Lost Symbol
    The Constant Princess
    Fatally Flakey

    I am so fickle. I kept changing my mind as I saw other entries.

    And Happy Blogiversary

  35. Wow! Books too? You’re amazing.

    I’d pick

    1. Knitting for Dummies
    2. The Complete Guide to Needlework
    3. Knitting Vintage Socks
    4. Knitting Rules

    can you tell I’m interested in knitting? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  36. I blogged about this at

    Congrats on the 6 years…that’s very impressive!

  37. Wow, I love to read also & here are my choices:
    The Trouble with Magic
    Crocodile on the Sand Bank
    The Lost Symbol (#1)
    Dead & Gone (#9)

    Heading to my blog right now..

  38. Happy Blogiversary!

    Putting my list in off the bat counts as two, right? Hmm…

    The Eyre Affair -Been meaning to read this FOREVER
    Pride & Prejudice & Zombies
    Sense and Sensibility -I’ve read my thrift store copy to tatters
    The Time Traveler’s Wife

    Thanks for holding these giveaways!

  39. blogless in NJ says

    I want to win these for my sister whose birthday is coming up very soon so I’m copying her list. I hope that’s OK. Well maybe I’ll read one or two first ๐Ÿ™‚

    The Time Travelerโ€™s Wife
    The Lost Symbol
    The Constant Princess
    Fatally Flakey

  40. Oh! Books!

    Why not?

    Yarn Harlot: The Secret Life of a Knitter
    Knitting Rules!: The Yarn Harlot’s Bag of Knitting Tricks
    Knitting Vintage Socks: New Twists on Classic Patterns

    My tiny stash of yarn books was stolen a while back and.. I wanted to read these any way. ๐Ÿ™‚

  41. great giveaway!!! please enter me!

  42. my list :

    1. Knit One, Kill Two (Knitting Mystery, Book 1)
    by Maggie Sefton

    2. Knitting Rules!: The Yarn Harlot’s Bag of Knitting Tricks
    by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

    3. Needled to Death (Knitting Mystery, Book 2)
    by Maggie Sefton

    4. A Deadly Yarn (Knitting Mystery, Book 3)
    by Maggie Sefton


  43. Darline says

    Wow, would love to win Knitting Rules, A Deadly Yarn, Knit One, Kill Two and Needled to Death. Thanks.

  44. Please enter me.
    Here is my book list

    Knit One, Kill Two (Knitting Mystery, Book 1)
    The Lost Symbol
    The Constant Princess
    Fatally Flakey

    A little of this and a little of that.