Literary Blog Hop – June 2014

It’s time for Literary Blog Hop, hosted by Judith from Leeswammes’ Blog. The give-away will run from 21st to 25th of June.  The idea behind the blog hop is to give away a prize that has literary merit. With all the great titles that are out there I am going to let you choose which book you want to read by offering a $15 Amazon gift card!


You can enter the giveaway here


You can also check out the other literary blogs that are hosting give-aways:

  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)
  21. The Emerald City Book Review (US)
  22. A Lovely Bookshelf on the Wall
  23. Lost Generation Reader
  24. Booklover Book Reviews
  25. Bay State Reader’s Advisory
  26. River City Reading (US)
  27. Books Speak Volumes
  28. Words for Worms
  29. Wensend
  30. Bibliophile’s Retreat
  31. Readers’ Oasis
  32. The Book Musings
  33. My Book Retreat (N. Am.)
  34. Books on the Table (US)


  • I would love to read Euphora by Lily King!

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  • Which book, which book… probably We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. Though there are so many great ones to choose from!

  • momssmallvictories

    I’d probably pick a big chunkster like Ken Follett’s Pillars of the Earth or Stephen King 11/22/63. Both authors I have not read yet but heard wonderful things about.

  • I would love to buy Boel Westin’s Tove Jansson: Life, Art, Words: The Authorised Biography.

  • Melissa Crytzer Fry

    First… wow. Your blog is so delicate and pretty! Secondly — I think I’d put my $15 toward FOURTH OF JULY CREEK by Smith Henderson. Thanks so much for the opportunity. Now following you on Twitter!

  • If I win, I would like the gift card to go towards buying my own copy of “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr. Thanks for the giveaway!


  • Thanks for hosting such an awesome giveaway, Melinda!

  • Kristia

    I;m not sure yet, maybe something by Gabriel García Márquez. Thank you for the giveaway 🙂

  • Thank you for hosting this lovely giveaway! Hmm, not sure what book I’d choose…maybe David Gilbert’s & Sons, the premise of that novel sounds interesting 🙂

  • Lory @ Emerald City Book Review

    I want to get something from my Classics Club list that I’m having trouble finding in the library, or already know that I want to own. High Rising by Angela Thirkell is a possibility. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Beth

    I plan to get Ian McEwan’s latest book when it comes to the U.S. in September.

  • Thanks for the giveaway. I think I would go with The Undertaking, one of the books shortlisted for the Women’s Price for Fiction this year.

  • Marissa

    I’m not sure what I would pick…yet 🙂 Thanks for the chance!


  • Seyma Shabbir

    I would love to get something for my sons or something in the horror genre for myself.

  • Thanks for doing this giveaway! If I win, I’d definitely want to save part of the gift card for the next October Daye book by Seanan McGuire. They just get better and better!

  • Really want to read This Is Where I Leave You, by Jonathan Tropper. None of the libraries around me have it in print or ebook!

  • Stefanie (ดอกแก้ว)

    I would probably choose The Child Thief by Brom. It’s supposed to be a dark, horror tale inspired by Peter Pan, but I’ve only heard great things about it.

  • Thanks for hosting the giveaway ! What would I like to read ? I know we both like reading about World War 2 so why not ? 🙂 I’ll also like to read works by JM Coetzee since they are so highly praised.

  • Definitely We Were Liars for me, I think, so many books!

  • Nicola Meyer

    No definite book decided on as yet. I love craft books so it would be one

  • Such a tough question. Maybe Lookaway, Lookaway or maybe the new Sarah Waters when it comes out.

  • Hi, thanks for your giveaway. I would get Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey, I have read about it several places recently and it sounds fascinating.

    • Have you seen my review on it? Great story!

  • Most probably a Marian keys book or ill give it to my book to buy her self a book 🙂

  • BookAttict

    I’d probably get The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt.

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

  • Elizabeth Bevins

    I don’t know what book I would buy! There are so many on my TBR list and so many more good ones popping up…It is overwhelming. It would be something heavy and literary though. Something too keep on the book shelf a while. 🙂

    • Literary is what we like 🙂

  • I want to read either “My Salinger Year” by Joanna Rakoff or “Augustus” by John Williams.

  • Just a Human Being And Other Tales from Contemporary Cambodia, or some other collection of translated short stories that I can’t get at the local libraries.

  • I’d love Appointment in Samarra by John O’Hara, or maybe something from my TBR 2014 list!

  • candc320

    So many great books to choose from! Hmm….I will probably go with Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand or The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (I still haven’t read this one yet!).

  • Diary of A Provincial Lady by E.M. Delafield which I’ve been wanting for ages and isn’t available at any of my local libraries.

  • vero

    I am looking for more books by Kate morton or Haruki Murakami

  • I am anticipating the new Ian McEwan, so that’s what I would spend some bonus bucks on…

  • Cloud Atlas? The Goldfinch? Mr Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore? I don’t know … my TBR is begging for attention! 🙂

  • Alex U.

    Thank you for the giveaway! I would pick 1q84 by Haruki Murakami.

  • lkish77123

    I might get The Fragrance of Crushed Violets: Forgiving the Inexcusable
    by Cathy Bryant from my wish list. lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  • I’m not sure exactly which book I would buy, but it would be something in the historical fiction genre 🙂

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Melissa

    Thanks for the chance!

  • bn100

    not sure what I’d pick

  • Hmm, I would probably choose American Blonde by Jennifer Niven. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • micheleframe

    I would love to buy a copy of Night Film.

  • I’d love to have a biography: Douglas Jardine: Spartan Cricketer by Christopher Douglas. Thanks.

  • If I win I will probably pick the Book Thief

  • There are so many books for me to pick! Possibly Aristotle and Dante

  • Ashfa

    I’d like The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

  • Isi

    Hi Mel!
    I think I would like to buy Bitter Greens or Frog music, any of them!
    Thank you very much for the giveaway, and good luck to everybody!

  • Oh my word, choosing one book is HARD. I’d probably pick up one of the classics that I’ve always meant to read 😀

  • Tony

    I’d pick up We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen J. Fowler.

  • Krizia

    I still really don’t know what to pick 🙁 there are just so many books in my wish list I don’t know where to start 😀

    Thanks for this awesome giveaway! 😀

  • So many books to choose from! I think I would probably choose The Signature of All Things (just out in paperback!) Or maybe a Sarah Waters backlist book I don’t have yet 🙂

  • Probably the last by Simon Van Booy

  • Isa

    I’d love to read Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. Thank you for the giveaway. Enjoy your day. 🙂