Clear Your Shelf Giveaway Hop

Hi, all, Sher here with a box of my used books from children’s through adult, mostly classic SF and fantasy paperbacks I’ve kept for years with some newer titles thrown in. Depending on the size of the books the winner chooses, it will take between 10 and 20 books to fill the boxes I use. Thanks to Kathy at I Am a Reader for giving me this chance to clean out without feeling sad. Because my loss will be your gain!

The winner will receive enough paperback books to fill a large USPS priority box, although I’ll ship via media mail. I have hundreds of books to choose from, most of the ones from last year. I still haven’t photographed my books by authors with names in the upper part of the alphabet. So if you want some books for adults not pictured in this post, please ask. Also, keep in mind that I already sent a box of books from among the children’s books, mostly middle grade and YA pictured here

Now for the hard part, which is making sure you comment using the same ID you used to follow my blog whether by GFC or Networked Blogs, the only two ways I know about to verify followers. Unfortunately, I disqualify some people chosen by Rafflecopter almost every giveaway because I can’t verify whether they followed my blog. I usually don’t have hours to spend that way. I’m still stuck in a temporary rental house due to paperwork errors on the house hubby and I contracted to buy last year. By the time this hop is over, we might be moving into our new house. If so, with over a thousand followers, once again I won’t have time to search through the list of faces. Commenting on the blog, not in the Rafflecopter form, using your blog follower ID is my one and only easy way to verify the winning entry.  Thanks for understanding!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Besides other conditions in the Rafflecopter form, the winner will need to provide me a list of twenty or so books, and I’ll find as many as I can from this list among all the boxes stored in the garage. If I’m pressed for time, I’ll choose more within the same genre until the box is full and ready to ship via media mail. 

Oh, don’t forget to scroll through the last few posts for open giveaways. Good luck!

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Indie author-friendly freelance editor, children's book blogger for picture books through YA, kid lit, SF/fantasy lover with special fondness for middle grade, pun-loving SCBWI member, meter-maid for poetry and rhyming picture books.


  1. Commenting! I’m interested in your Anne McCaffery books! I’ve read and owned Terry Brooks and Terry Goodkind. Anything similar to those would sit well with me!

  2. Awesome! I still have about half my Anne McCaffery books after the last giveaway. I kept all of hers because I loved them so much.

  3. I always use my google id to comment anywhere. It is so much easier to just have one. Besides that way everyone eventually knows who I am. So I follow you on GFC as Elle. Google+ is Elle Perry. Twitter is Elleberra. So I’m everywhere.

    I would love to have all those Allen Dean Foster books. I like Orson Scott Card too. And just about any of the others would be interesting. Some I have already read but I wouldn’t mind rereading them if it came to that.

  4. This is a wonderful giveaway! Here’s the link to my networked blog profile.

  5. I’m on GFC as Savings in Seconds (blue icon). My choices are the YA books because my daughter & students would read them. Books like Inkspell, Fire Bringer, Artemis Fowl–thanks!!

  6. Books that stand out: The Concrete Blonde, Treasury of Great Cat Stories, Dave Barry’s books.

  7. I follow on GFC as Margaret Steele. I am interested in sci-fi books with a romance tinge in them. NO TWILIGHT!!!

  8. I would take anything by Terry Brooks, Anne McCaffrey, or Christopher Rowlings.
    I follow via GFC as VettekLisa (I use a picture of a basket of black chicks as my picture)

  9. Commenting. I’d love any children’s books geared for 5-7 yr olds. Picture books are great! I follow you through Network Blogs.

  10. I love books and reading so I would love to win some of these.

  11. the terry brooks books, or the orson scott card books

  12. I’ve never read Orson Scott Card and would love to do so; I also love Anne McCaffrey, and I want to read Asimov and Asprin. I could go on and on. You have so many wonderful books shown.

  13. I am most interested in these books:
    GTO – The Early Years – Shonan Junai Gumi, Volumes 2 & 3
    WarCraft: Legends
    Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Ani-Manga
    Valiant by Holly Black
    Phillipa Fisher and the Fairy’s Promise

    I follow on GFC as Holly Letson. My icon is Sailor Neptune, which is a green-haired anime girl.

  14. Hi Sher, I’m hoping you move into your new home soon and then the real fun begins,all the unpacking,good luck with that, what a chore,bill

  15. I like the Bartimaeus trilogy! I’ve been meaning to read the series but somehow, I read other books. Haha.

  16. Definitely the Bartimaeus books and The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Thank you for the great giveaway.

    I follow via GFC (icons kinda of purple and says “The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia”),

  17. Your YA selection is good! Hands down I want to read te Percy Jackson series!

  18. I follow via GFC and I’d love any of the books but the books by Dekker are calling my name lol

  19. would love inkspell and inkheart my son has been reading Funke Books and really enjoying them Used Networked Blogs (Heather Burgess) has a picture of my son with a red sweater vest

  20. I follow on gfc with the name jessie2247. Ohh Inkspell and Inkheart! I’ve heard very good things about those! Thanks for your giveaway

  21. sword and sorceress, merlin, raising dragons, fire bringer
    email followed followed gfc annie page

  22. Sher, I’d love any of Orson Scott Card’s books, or Dekkers, or Stephen R. Donaldson’s, or Alan Dean Foster’s, or Robert Asprin’s, or The seven Songs of Merlin, Valiant, Sphere, The Anybodies, The Voyaging, Startide Rising or the Center Cannot Hold.
    I am quite open to what you send. LOL! – Sorry, I really would like to rea/review any of them

  23. FireBringer and the 2 Dekkers (Infidel and Chosen) look good….I read a lot of adult fantasy and UF.

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

  24. Wow, such a great response! Sorry I haven’t had time to reply individually because of house hunting, but I’m very interested to see your preferences and happy to think you’ll enjoy my books as much as I did:-)

  25. Any Craig Shaw Gardner books, Yu-Gi-Oh, Operation Redwood.

  26. Just dropped in to see how other hops are working. This is fascinating, but I havent worked out what GFC is yet :O

    • Oh, I sometimes forget what it’s like starting out. GFC stands for Google Friend Connect, and you don’t have to worry about it on WordPress or a standard website vs. on Blogger. You might use Bloglovin and Networked Blogs to send people notice of your blog posts instead.

  27. I think I need the latest Lionel book. I would love to win books that are not in a series. I am still trying to finish a lot of series

  28. I’m not entering, but I wanted to let you know that when I ran Rafflecopter giveaways, I used the option of having the user leave the username they follow me under as a text box in the Rafflecopter form (does make it TONS easier to verify followers) πŸ™‚

  29. Chosen, Infidel, Percy Jackson books, Series of Unfortunate Event series, Pendragon Series- these are all books I would love to have in that order. Anything of this nature I would love.

  30. The Anybodies of NE Bode. Valiant, Small Steps, A Very Strange Trip, The Iron Tower Trilogy, Inkheart, Inkspell.
    Gosh you’ve got a lot of books πŸ™‚

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