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pushovers who love everything we pick up; we just see no point in telling you about a book if we didn't like it.

February 25, 2015


We’re having a massive book giveaway between now and MARCH 11th in which you can win up to TEN BOOKS of your choice, chosen from among the long list of books that have been reviewed on Bookshop Talk (including any books written by authors we've interviewed).

You can enter the drawing as many times as you want by doing one or all of the following:

1) Become a fan of Bookshop Talk on FacebookUnder the “Stay Connected” title on the right sidebar of this site, click on the Facebook icon and follow the page (1 entry).

2) Follow Bookshop Talk on Twitter. Under the “Stay Connected” title on the right sidebar of this site, click on the Twitter icon and follow us (1 entry).

3) Follow Bookshop Talk using Google Friend Connect. Under the “Stay Connected” title on the right sidebar of this site, click on the “Join this Site” link and follow Google’s instructions from there (1 entry).

4) Refer a friend to Bookshop Talk! Tell your friends (as many as you want) about Bookshop Talk, and if they Follow us through Facebook, Google, or Twitter, and leave a comment anywhere on our site that includes “My friend (insert name here) sent me,” we’ll not only give them an entry into the drawing, but you will get an entry, too! An easy way to do this is to click on one of the links on Bookshop Talk's right sidebar under "Tell your friends about Bookshop Talk" then be sure to tell them they need to comment after they follow us, and mention your name, so you can win some books. And they can win some, too, if they enter the giveaway (1 entry per friend).

5) Comment on any of our GAB BAG topics (after reading it, of course!) and include this phrase at the end "I want to win a book!" You can enter up to five times this way 
(1 entry).

6) Submit a review of a favorite book (no matter how long ago it was published), and you will be entered into the drawing FIVE TIMES for each approved review. So raid your Goodreads reviews, blog, whatever, and send Bookshop Talk reviews of the books that you would like to recommend to others! (5 entries)

For instructions on how to format and submit your review, visit our Contact page here. To get your review approved, it must follow these guidelines and, this time, we're accepting reviews even if the book has been reviewed on the site before. Please, please take note that the review should be the specified amount of quality paragraphs and must be published by a national publishing house (no self-published titles). As a reader, you might not be sure if it's self-published, but we can let you know if you email us. And it must be a book that you highly recommend!

But remember, no "erotica" books (sorry, Fifty Shades of TMI). 

So, how do you win up to TEN BOOKS??

To officially get your name entered into the drawing using the social media options, you need to leave a comment on THIS post, saying what social media links you are using to follow us (Facebook, Google, Twitter – any or all of them). You will then get one entry for each one of them (Please tell us your various user names if they aren’t similar to one another). If you have already been following us on any or all of these sites before today, just tell us in a comment and we’ll still count them each as a new entry into the drawing. So following us on all three sites will give you THREE entries!

BUT HERE’S THE BEST PART: If your name is entered TWENTY TIMES into the drawing (submitting four reviews is the best way to do that), then you AUTOMATICALLY WIN A BOOK! Yay!

Winners will be announced on Bookshop Talk Wednesday, March 11th! (You can enter your name into the drawing until March 10th, 11:59 pm US Eastern Time). You’ll need to come to the site on March 11th to see if your name is among the list of winners. From there, you’ll need to email us with your shipping information and the book/s you want us to send you—from among the books that have been reviewed on Bookshop Talk—and then you’ll have lots of happy reading ahead of you.

We’re giving away a MINIMUM OF TEN BOOKS, so good luck!

*Crazy pandemonium disclaimer: To prevent any chance of bankrupting this site, we are limiting the book giveaway to a possibility of 10 books per household, and up to 30 books in all for the giveaway*

*Disclaimer #2. Each book must be under the value of $20.*

*If your name is drawn and you live outside of the Continental U.S., we will send you an Amazon Gift Card for $10 US for each book you win, so you can at least download the Kindle version.*


Julie said...

Hello, ladies! I follow you on Facebook and Google Friend Connect. Keep an eye out for my reviews. I'll be sending them out to you soon. :)

Stephanie S. said...

Hey! I follow you all on Facebook and Google Friend Connect! I love reading your reviews! Keep up the good work ladies!

Emma A. said...

I follow via Facebook, GFC, Twitter! And I just sent my reviews to you! Thank you so much!

Maria Gianferrari said...

Glad I found out about this--looks like a great site!

ShalottLady said...

I signed up to follow on Facebook! Thanks!

Katie R said...

I just followed you on FB!

Rosalyn said...

I already follow on Twitter and Facebook. Hooray for big giveaways!

Rosalyn said...

Oh, and GFC!

Hayden Marie said...

Hi! I follow you on Facebook (Hayden Birkett), Google (same), and Twitter (HaydenMarieBee). Keep up the GREAT work! :D

Natalie (Never Trust a Duck) said...

I follow on twitter with @TheNapster11 and on GFC with Natalie DePalma! THANK YOU FOR THE GIVEAWAY :D

Angela - Bookaunt said...

I follow via Facebook, Twitter and GFC. My user names are Angela Holland and griperang. Love the chance for a giveaway. I will be posting my reviews next.

Brooke said...

Hello, I follow on Facebook and Google Friend Connect. Submitting reviews as soon as I can type them up!

Valette M. said...

Old follower on Twitter and GFC as Valette M. @booksnatch
New follower on facebook as Aliah Eberting.


Unknown said...

I'm following on Facebook, Twitter (@CapnAubvious) and google plus!

Kammy T said...

I just followed you on Facebook!

Rosebriars said...

I follow on Facebook as Sarah Hofhine.

Rosebriars said...

And on Google friend connect

Jaina said...

I follow on Twitter as @ireadtilldawn, and GFC as Jaina R (using this account). I also submitted three reviews from this e-mail account and commented on these gab bags:

"Buying Used Books"
"Censorship, Book Burning & Huck Finn"
"Food in Fiction"
"Memoir: Self-Indulgent or Courageous?"
"Villains . . . Characters We Love to Hate!"

Thank you for throwing this fantastic giveaway!