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World Book Night 2012 and The Time Traveler’s Wife

I am picked to give out Audrey Niffenegger’s ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’, for World Book Night on the 23rd of April. The Time Traveler’s Wife is one of my favourite book, and definitely one that I can say for certain I love it, out of the list of World book night list of books for selection. This is my first time participating in the World Book Night giveaway and I am happy to be selected.

Nearer to the time I will give away 2 copies to my international readers and I hope you will join me in this celebration of reading this Spring.

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A bookaholic that went out of control.... I eat, sleep and breathe books. Well, lately I do other stuff.

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13 thoughts on “World Book Night 2012 and The Time Traveler’s Wife

  1. I am so happy that I know someone else who is going to give away books for World Book Night. It’ll be fun that day to know that so many others are doing the same thing as us

    Posted by Helen | February 18, 2012, 2:35 pm
  2. I heard from World Book Night that I was ‘accepted’ to give away a book, but I’m not sure which one yet. I applied for Because of Winn-Dixie, and I’m so surrounded by lovely children, but I think you’re choice of The Time Traveler’s Wife is a great one to give away, too! There were so many good books on their list!! I’d have liked to given away A Prayer for Owen Meaney, as well. Won’t this be fun? It’s my first time, too. xo

    Posted by Bellezza | February 18, 2012, 4:08 pm
    • Bellezza,
      It’s interesting that they didn’t tell you which book you are giving away. Helen is having the same issue so I suppose it’s the USA side of things which they would disclose the titles a little later perhaps. It’s amazing to know it’s the first for so many people! xoxo

      Posted by JoV | February 18, 2012, 4:35 pm
  3. Congratulations on being selected for WBN. I think it’s tradition that bloggers post a report on how their evening/day went on their blog so I’m looking forward to yours already! 😉

    Good choice of book, too. This is a book that probably lots of people will like.

    Posted by Leeswammes | February 18, 2012, 4:26 pm
  4. Great choice! I enjoyed this book a lot too!

    Posted by Aths | February 19, 2012, 11:10 pm
  5. I got picked for mine ,all the best stu

    Posted by winstonsdad | February 20, 2012, 8:31 pm
    • Stu,
      Did they say what title you are about to distribute? Congratulations Stu. It’s always a great feeling to be able to give out books. I do it all the time on my own budget, but it’s a joy to do it in a big way! All the best.

      Posted by JoV | February 21, 2012, 12:08 pm
  6. What a fantastic book to be giving away Jo – I still remember sitting on the tube with tears running down my face reading it! Congratulations on being selected – enjoy.

    Posted by Tracey | February 21, 2012, 9:15 pm

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0 = Abandon the book after first chapter

1 = Waste of paper, we will see what the environmentalist say about this!

2 = Skip it, read the book if you have got nothing better to do

2.5 = An average book, easily forgettable.

3 = A good read.

3.5 = A good entertaining read, a page-turner

4 = So glad that I read the book, a book with substance and invaluable for future reference

4.5 = So glad that I read the book, would pester everyone to read it, invaluable, I would want to own it and wouldn't mind a second read (something that I seldom do)

5 = The book is so good that I feel like I am on scale 4 and 4.5, and more, it blew me away and lingers on my head for weeks!

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Hold Tight
The Fault in Our Stars
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
The Thief
Mockingjay
Catching Fire
A Tale for the Time Being
Into the Darkest Corner
The Liars' Gospel
Goat Mountain
Strange Weather In Tokyo
Strange Shores
And the Mountains Echoed
Ten White Geese
One Step Too Far
The Innocents
The General: The ordinary man who became one of the bravest prisoners in Guantanamo
White Dog Fell from the Sky
A Virtual Love
The Fall of the Stone City


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