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Book Giveaway: The Literary Blog Hop

Today I'm joining with several other book blogs for The Literary Blog Hop hosted by Judith at Leeswammes' Blog. I'm giving away two literary fiction books, both of which are advance uncorrected proofs that I have read once through.

The Tulip Eaters by Antoinette van Heugten

(note: this ARC has a plain red cover)

I will have one winner who will receive both books. If you would like to enter to win, please complete the Rafflecopter.
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Linky List:
  1. Leeswammes
  2. The Misfortune of Knowing
  3. Bibliosue
  4. Too Fond
  5. Under a Gray Sky
  6. Read Her Like an Open Book (US)
  7. My Devotional Thoughts
  8. WildmooBooks
  9. Guiltless Reading
  10. Fourth Street Review
  11. Nishita's Rants and Raves
  12. Word by Word
  13. Words And Peace (US)
  14. Ciska's Book Chest
  15. Falling Letters
  16. Roof Beam Reader
  17. Readerbuzz
  18. The Relentless Reader (US)
  19. Mom's Small Victories (US)
  20. Daily Mayo (US)
  1. The Emerald City Book Review (US)
  2. A Lovely Bookshelf on the Wall
  3. Lost Generation Reader
  4. Booklover Book Reviews
  5. Bay State Reader's Advisory
  6. River City Reading (US)
  7. Books Speak Volumes
  8. Words for Worms
  9. Wensend
  10. Bibliophile's Retreat
  11. Readers' Oasis
  12. The Book Musings
  13. My Book Retreat (N. Am.)
  14. Books on the Table (US)


  1. Nice blog. I don't believe I have visited before.

    I like your nice, clean design.

    I enjoy historical fiction and mystery also.

    Going to follow if I can.


  2. Wonderful giveaway.Thanks. I enjoyed Ember Island by Kimberley Freeman. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

  3. I enjoyed The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh.

  4. I really liked Mr. Loverman; by Bernardine Evaristo,

  5. This year, I really enjoyed Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead. Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

  6. Favorite literary fiction novel? Just one? Recently: BURIAL RITES by Hannah Kent and WILDERNESS by Lance Weller. (And I've been intrigued by The Tulip Eaters since I first discovered it on Goodreads. Did you love it?) I ADORED The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry! I haven't read her new book, though. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  7. I'm with Monika - Astonish Me was wonderful. I also really enjoyed Orfeo by Richard Powers.

  8. Both sound great! Nice to met you and your blog! :)

  9. I recommend "The Bees" by Laline Paull. Amazing read.

  10. I recently read and loved The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult. Thanks for the giveaway!

  11. Everyone, check out: Promise at Dawn, by Romain Gary!!

  12. I loved The Great Lenore by J.M Tohline.

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

  13. The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair was very good. A bit unusual too. Thanks for the giveaway. I look forward to following you!

  14. Thanks so much for the giveaway!!!!
    -Melissa B.

  15. I've read so many good books in the last few years! Probably one of my favorite literary novels has been The Luminaries (won the Booker Prize last year).

  16. I recommend 11/22/63 by Stephen King. It is a great literary read. It is not a horror novel. Most of his recent work isn't horror. (Mr. Mercedes is actual a murder mystery.)

  17. Thanks for the chance to win! I recommend anything by Hemingway. He's a brilliant writer. Cheers!

  18. Belle Cora by Phillip Margulies:

    If short stories rock your boat - Incendiary Girls by Kodi Scheer:

  19. I don't have any to recommend but I'd love to win one of these books.
    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  20. I would recommend Disturbing the Peace by Richard Yates.

    Thank you for the chance to win!

  21. I recommend Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall :)

  22. pride and prejudice

  23. My favorite read recently was The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. So good!!

  24. Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice :)

  25. The Jewel in the Crown by Paul Scott. Thanks for the giveaway.

  26. I am not very creative. I enjoyed Anne of a Thousand Days.

  27. Thanks for the giveaway! The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry has been on my TBR list for some time and The Tulip Eaters looks interesting as well. I recommend The Dodecahedron by Paul Glennon.

  28. Thanks for joining the giveaway! I loved Harold Fry, great choice. The other book looks interesting too. I love books about tulips. Not in the right country, though, so I won't enter. :-)


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