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Win One of 50 Literary Calendars from Postertext!

I’m excited today to partner with the kind folks at Postertext who want to give you guys a brand new 2016 literary calendar!

But this isn’t just some run-of-the-mill calendar with generic books photos and Hemingway in a wife beater. This is much better.

Postertext uses text from some of literature’s most famous novels to craft an image related to that novel. Here’s how they describe it. Read more


The Two Winners Of The Christmas Giveaway Are…

So who are the two winners of Friday’s Christmas giveaway?

They are…

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The 101 Books Christmas Giveaway Returns!


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?

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Here Are The Giveaway Winners!

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:

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The Winner Of A $50 Gift Card From Slice Bookshelf Is…

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…

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Announcing The 3 Christmas Giveaway Winners!

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…

Drum roll…

Tension builds…

Who will it be…

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The 2nd Annual 101 Books Christmas Giveaway!

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:

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