So who are the two winners of Friday’s Christmas giveaway?
Christmas is almost here, so I want to give away some books.
So far, I’ve read 65 mostly good books as part of this 101 Books project. In today’s giveaway, two lucky winners will be able to choose one of those 65 books. I’ll ship them to you for free via Amazon.
So how do you win?
To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is answer this question in the comments:
What’s your favorite Christmas movie?
This past Friday, I celebrated three years of 101 Books by giving away three of the first 60 novels I’ve read on the Time list to three lucky winners.
To enter, all you had to do was answer a question (What’s the longest novel you’ve ever read?) in the comments.
We had 102 comments, which is outstanding, and it’s time to announce the three lucky winners, chosen by a random number generator.
So here we go. Congratulations to:
On Friday, I told you guys about a new social media site called Slice Bookshelf.
You had a chance to win a $50 gift card to the bookstore of your choice (provided the gift card can be bought online) if you created a profile on Slice Bookshelf and linked back to it in the comments. My friends at Slice are providing the gift card.
Many of you participated and had a lot of great feedback about Slice.
So…the winner of the $50 gift card is…
So today’s post is simple.
I’m announcing the three winners from the 101 Books Christmas Giveaway I posted about on Wednesday. You all had until midnight last night to enter, so I hope you got your answer in.
And the three randomly selected winners are…
Who will it be…
You love books, right?
Yes? Me too! I love books so much that I want to buy a book to give to THREE of you guys as a way of saying thanks for reading my blog.
I’ve done this before, like last Christmas and couple of other times throughout the year, so some of you might know the drill.
But here’s how it works.
I’m going to ask you a question. You answer that question in the comments. From your answers, I’ll randomly (it really is random) select three lucky winners.
The winners will be able to select one book from the FIRST 50 novels I’ve read on the Time list. Here’s my rankings for a refresher.
I’ll mail the novel to the three winners on my dime. That’s it. Pretty simple.
So here’s the question:
Proverbial drum roll please joke here…
Yesterday, in honor of the 101 Books two-year blogoversary, I told you I was offering a brand-new copy of one of the first 47 books I’ve read to two randomly selected, lucky winners. To enter, you simply needed to respond in the comments with what your favorite book was as a kid.
So the winners are…
Today, 101 Books is two years old.
In human years, 101 Books is still wearing diapers, speaking in single syllables, and known to cry suddenly and often when it doesn’t get its way. At least it’s walking though.
And, in reality, I think that’s kind of where the blog is at these days. It’s walking. I’ve got a nice pace, decent balance, and some direction on it. I’m sure it could walk faster and be a little more coordinated, but maybe that will come.
By the numbers, I’ve made 427 posts and you’ve made 8,021 comments. The subscriber count is up over 6,000 now, which just boggles my mind. I had no idea this would happen when I wrote the first post on August 30, 2010. Crazy.
But if I’ve only written 427 and you’ve made 8,021 comments, that means you’re doing a lot more work than me. So thank you.
And that’s why I want to return the favor today. It’s just a small way of saying thanks.
The point of today’s post is simple.
A hearty congratulations to Terri Nestel–the winner of the 101 Books giveaway over the weekend. I randomly chose her name (using the number generator on random.org) from the comments on Friday’s post.
Terri, now it’s up to you. You can choose two books from any of the first 42 I’ve read or am reading on the Time list. Any two! You can go to my rankings page and click on the links to see all of my reviews.
List your selections in the comments below, and email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your shipping address. I’ll try and get the books out to you this week.
Thanks again to everyone for participating. We had over 90 comments, so hopefully that will give you some ideas for books to add to your to-read list. I’ll do this again sometime in the fall.