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November 29, 2019

December Holiday Books Giveaway

December Holiday Books Giveaway
Update: Giveaway is closed.

It's the holidays so I like to give something to my readers. So here's a giveaway.

Here's some rules for the December Holiday Books Giveaway:
1. To enter, just leave a comment and make sure there is a way to be contacted, ie, email.
2. There will be 4 winners. They each will pick 1 to 10 books from the list below. Whomever is first to respond to my email will get their choice of books, so the second person will get to choose from what's left and so on.
3. This is for U.S. only.
4. All books are paperbacks unless otherwise indicated.
5. All books are used and in great condition unless otherwise indicated.
6. Book series cannot be separated but will count as separate books so if you pick a series like 'The Children of Crow Cove', that will count as 4 books.
7. If you don't want to enter the giveaway but is willing to pay for shipping, then email me below.
9. Last day to enter/leave a comment is December 31, 2019.

Questions, requests, suggestions, hellos, email me at: lissawrites(at)g(mail)dot(com). Enjoy reading and happy holidays!

~ Fiction ~
(1) The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery
(1) The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery
(2) Persuasion by Jane Austen
(3) Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
(4) Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
(5) The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
(6) The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
(7) Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin
(8) Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
(9)  Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend (Hardcover)
(10) The fault in our stars by John Green
(11) The Gate of Sorrows by Miyuki Miyable, translated by Jim Hubbert (Hardcover)
(12) Middlemarch by George Eliot
(13) All systems red - the murderbot diaries by Martha Wells
(14) Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
(15) Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
(16) Worlds of Ink and Shadow by Lena Coakley (Hardcover)
(17) Little Witch by Anna Elizabeth Bennett
(18) A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
(19) Great Expectation by Charles Dickens
(20) Inkheart by Cornelia Funke, Anthea Bell
(21) The hero and the crown by Robin McKinley
(22) The blue sword by Robin McKinley
(23) The book thief by Markus Zusak
(24) A curse so dark and lonely by Brigid Kemmerer
(25) Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn
(26) The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho - 25th Anniversary edition
(27) The Beast of Ten by Beth Brower
(28) A Wrinkle in Time Trilogy by Madeleine L'Engle

~ Series, Comics, Nonfiction ~
The Children of Crow Cove series by Bodil Bredsdorff
(20) The Crow-Girl translated from the Danish by Faith Ingwersen (Hardcover)
(30) Eidi translated from the Danish by Kathryn Mahaffy (Hardcover)
(31) Tink translated from the Danish by Elisabeth Kallick Dyssegaard (Hardcover)
(32) Alek translated from the Danish by Elisabeth Kallick Dyssegaard (Hardcover)

Cogheart series by Peter Bunzl
(33) Cogheart (UK edition)
(34) Skycircus (UK edition)
(35) Moonlocket (US edition - larger than the UK editions)

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
(36) The bad beginning or, Orphans!
(37) The reptile room or, Murder!
(38) The wide window or, Disappearance!

Oddly Normal comics by Otis Frampton
(39) Oddly Normal books #1
(40) Oddly Normal books #2 (Signed by the author)
(41) Oddly Normal books #3

Discworld series by Terry Pratchett
(42) Maskerade (Mass Market Paperback)
(43) Equal Rites (Mass Market Paperback)
(44) Wyrd Sisters (Mass Market Paperback)

Shadow Weaver series by MarcyKate Connolly
(45) Shadow Weaver (Hardcover)
(46) Comet Rising (Hardcover)

(47) Adulthood is a Myth by Sarah Andersen
(48) Big Mushy Happy Lump by Sarah Andersen

(49) Handling the Truth: On the writing of memoir by Beth Kephart
(50) The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa
(51) The Faith of a Writer by Joyce Carol Oates

~ Additions ~
(52) Silver woven in my hair by Shirley Rousseau Murphy, illustrated by Alan Tiegreen
(53) The polar bear explorers' club by Alex Bell
(54) James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake (hardcover)
(55) Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell (hardcover)
(56) Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte (paperback is a bit worn around the edges)
(57) Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
(58) North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
(59) Don't Stop Bewitching (Bewitching Ever After) & Everlasting Christmas (Happily Everlasting Series) by Mandy M. Roth
(60) Princess Ben by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
(61) The Power of Poppy Pendle/The Courage of Cat Campbell/The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel by Natasha Lowe (Hardcovers)
(62) Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine (the cover is a bit worn with creases)
(63) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory & Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl (Hardcovers)
(64) The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
(65) Of Beast and Beauty by Stacey Jay (Hardcover)
(66) Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi (Hardcover)
(67) Whichwood by Tahereh Mafi (Hardcover)

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I'm joining up with the December of Books Giveaway Hop hosted by Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight and Lonna @ FLYLÄ“F. Check out other giveaways below.

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  1. That is a very generous offer.
    Some of the books I know, and some I don't.

    1. @ Elephant's Child: I hope you had some good reading experiences with the books you know.

      Thank you for stopping by, have a lovely day.

  2. I don't want to enter your give-away. Even if I think this is a great idea, I'm disqualified by living in Denmark - and by having too many books already ;) (If suhs a thing exists)
    I just want to know your thoughts on The Children of Crow Cove. You have them all, and I presume you read them ;) I think I'm the only one I know nok liking them. I read them years ago, in Danish, because my oldest child (now long grown up) had to read it in school.

    1. @ Uglemor: You can never have enough books. I'm actually moving on to reading ebooks so I'm giving up most of my favorites.

      I read the Children of Crow Cove a while back so I don't remember much about it but I do remember how realistic the people and the situations are portrayed and there are hard lessons to learn from them. I remember liking 'The Crow-Girl' more than the other three but they are good reads to me.

      Thank you for stopping by, have a lovely day.

  3. Sad this is only for the US, but with shipping prices I understand that, especially to Australia where I live. I see a few books that I've already read but most are things I probably wouldn't read anyway. I love Terry P{ratchet's Wyrd Sisters, it's one of my favourites and I have the movie Inkheart which I also love.

    1. @River: Yes, I'm afraid shipping is just too much sending international plus I fear damage to the books having to travel so far.

      The 'Inkheart' movie is definitely not like the book though I do think the movie is better.

      Thank you for visiting, have a lovely day.

  4. Replies
    1. @Christine: I hope there is a winner as I really like my books to go to a good home.

      Thank you for visiting, have a lovely day.

  5. I'm spreading the word on Twitter - I hope someone from the U.S. is interested!

    1. @Roberta: Thank you, you are so kind. I hope someone is interested.

      Thank you for visiting, have a lovely day.

  6. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    Twitter: @xMikkyMouse

  7. This is such a lovely giveaway (not entering as I am outside the US) :)

  8. What a fun giveaway - thank you for the chance!

    lauren51990 AT aol DOT com

  9. Wonderful giveaway! Hugs, RO

  10. What a terrific giveaway -- so many great books in your lists! If I won, the books would go to my classroom bookshelves. My students love having new options.
    (my email is dedezoomsalotATyahooDOTcom)

  11. Thank you for the chance
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  12. Hi!! Thank you so much for this opportunity :) lilyone90@gmail.com

  13. Hi!! Thank you so much for this opportunity :):)

  14. Holiday greetings! What a fantastic giveaway and your generosity! There are quite a few books I would love to have to share with my sons as we have our own little in-house book club! sidor30@yahoo.com

  15. Oddly Normal sounds pretty cool! If I win, it will be tough picking out one (or more) books!
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  16. Sounds fantastic. Thanks for the chance.

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  17. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  18. Wonderful giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity!


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