Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Austen in August Giveaway

Updated: August 20, 2012 GIVEAWAY CLOSED

Congratulations to winner, Melissa of Avid Reader's Musings

Adam of Roof Beam Reader is hosting Austen in August. As Jane Austen is a favorite author, I couldn't possibly pass up participating. Check out the master post to find a list of links to reviews. I've read all of her completed novels, but I'm hoping to re-read at least Persuasion and possibly Northanger Abbey this month.

To spread the Austen love, I'm hosting an international giveaway today for participants of Austen in August. I will select one winner who may select one of the following books as their prize. I'll be giving away the Vintage Classics edition of the six completed novels (unless you have a strong preference to another edition),  and the last option is a paperback including her three unfinished works (one edition also includes Northanger Abbey).

It will be shipped via Book Depository so you may enter if they ship to your address. I reserve the right to ship from another bookseller depending on the location of the winner. To enter, please leave a comment including the items below. For this particular giveaway you must be a registered participant of Austen in August prior to August 1st to qualify.
  1. Tell me your favorite Austen book.
  2. Tell me the book you would select were you to win.
  3. Your email address (to contact you should you win).
The giveaway begins today and will close midnight August 19. I'll randomly select a winner the following day and will notify the winner by email. The winner will have 72 hours to respond or I will select someone else. Happy reading!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Reading Plans for August

I'm a sucker for reading books with others. I just can't seem to stay away. This month there are two events in which I'll be participating. The first is hosted by Andi of Estella's Revenge and Heather of Capricious Reader, and is a North & South Read-a-long. So excited for this one. I bought a Vintage Classics copy of North and South over a year ago and I have yet to crack it open. This is perfect! Click here to join in.

The second even is Austen in August hosted by Adam of Roof Beam Reader. Go and check it out here. She's my favorite author and I've read all of her six major novels at least once (some several more). I'm hoping to read some of her other works as well as re-reading either Persuasion or Northanger Abbey (both if I can fit them in!). 

So those are my reading plans for August. I'm sure I sneak a few other titles in as well once my kids go back to school mid-month.

What are your reading plans for August?