Showers of Books Winner’s Choice

Hello, dear book lovers, Sher here with a book or two or ten. My chosen author had a family emergency so I decided to get rid of some of my own books. So as not to leave out my international readers, one winner will receive as many ebooks or books as I can ship or deliver digitally for $10 or less via Amazon or Book Depository. If you’re in the US, you can choose a box of my used books if you prefer. I don’t count the cost of the books, just shipping, so you might get five to ten by media mail. 

Thanks to Kathy at I Am A Reader and Books Γ  la Mode for hosting this hop.

If you are a writer and would rather receive a free proofread, up to 50 pages, and $10/50 pages thereafter, please say so in your comment and I’ll be happy to substitute. Authors have told me I find way more errors than the editor they hired. I’ve trained my brain not to fill in the missing words or to correct typos. I know all the rules, and I have a Chicago Manual of Style for everything else.

For US entrants, my stock of used books is shown below. You may choose from these plus a bunch of others not pictured. I just keep buying.  Please note: below each picture block there’s a note saying if a book is gone. The vast majority are still available.

The Anybodies is gone.

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow and Masquerade are both gone. 

 Catch as Cat Can is gone. I have a couple other cat detective books though.

 Hart’s HopeSpeaker for the Dead, and Xenocide are gone. 

Here’s a hardback for size comparison to trade paperbacks.

The  middle two paperbacks by Terry Goodkind are gone but I have a new hardback in the same series, Faith of the Fallen, below.

Both of these are large hardbacks.

Now for some guy books we ended up with, not all mine so don’t ask me if I liked them. Some were my sons’ books, and who knows where the rest came from?


Both hardbacks. Kiln People is an inch taller and twice as thick as Prince of the Blood.

That’s most of my lower alphabet books (written for adults). I have many upper alphabet authors including a large full box of Andre Norton and half a box of Anne McCaffrey. Please ask for other upper alphabet authors and books for teens. I have a large stash of those too but didn’t take pictures. I get an E for effort. Whew! I’m very grateful for your support. 

Please also note that we are not responsible for any loss or damage in transit because we have no control once the books are mailed. If they get lost along the way like one shipment did, I will start a trace. If the books aren’t found, I will send you the postage amount when the post office gives me a refund. If you’d like insurance, you may send the extra amount via paypal. 

Now for the Rafflecopter. The mandatory entry is a comment using your blog follower ID to tell me where you’re from and which option you want if you’re the winner. I won’t hold you to this; I just want to get an idea of tastes. And I wonder if offering proofreading or editing service as a prize is of interest to more than a few readers.

Options (First 3 have $10 limit as previously explained):
1. ebook(s) from Amazon
2. real book(s) to be shipped from Amazon or Book Depository
3. my used books (US only). Saying which ones you like will save time if you win.
4. proofreading 
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Before you go, please check out the Feed My Reader Kindle Fire giveaway. Don’t forget to comment! Thanks and see your next time. Hmm, that’s tomorrow. Another giveaway–the Literary Loom book blast. So until then, happy reading!

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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. I love this contest. I think it is a great idea to giveaway used books, I do it all the time and would enjoy the share from you. So many to choose from. My son is a huge Ann McCaffrey and Terry Goodkind fan. I personally like Clive Cussler and Michael Connelly. I also think that good editing is a great giveaway option. I have read some that really need it…no names. πŸ™‚ I follow via eamil at

  2. Great idea for a giveaway! I love all your books, but I’d ask which young adult books you have? That aren’t pictured.

    I’d maybe just have a book shipped from TBD, though. Depends what YA books you have..if any. I love fantasy, I need to read more though so your books are appealing, although I haven’t read any if the author, I don’t think!

    Anyways, great! I follow via GFC- Diamond Cronen and it’s w my google email- diamondnazaneen @ gmail dot com ..I included the link. Thanks!

  3. Head is spinning too many books to choose from!

  4. This is the kind of giveaway I need to do on my blog, but it’s sooo hard to part with books! lol I’m still not sure what I would choose if I won, because there were so many interesting looking books listed. On the other hand, if I went with the Amazon option, I have a GC balance with them right now, so I could add that and REALLY have fun! πŸ˜‰

  5. I live in Australia…if I won…i’d choose a book from the Book Depository…I have no idea which one though…

  6. The Tangle Box looks pretty good! πŸ˜€ I live in USA
    I follow via email as
    Signed in as Mary G Loki

  7. I’m an international follower, gonna choose TBD if i won πŸ™‚

  8. I’m an international follower, so it’s the TBD option for me. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Following via GFC as Ashfa Anwer( icon image is a cricket ball)

  9. I’m an INT follower as well, so I’ll go with the eBooks

    (This is my GFC name)

  10. thanks so much for making this international!!

  11. I’m in Canada. I think I would choose the book from Book Depository, thanks!

  12. my all-time fave sci-fi series that I’ve read over and over is The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant so I would pick those, and/or David Eddings!!!

    cc_clubbs at yahoo dot com

  13. Thanks for the giveaway!
    I’m from Brazil and I’d pick ebook from Amazon.
    GFC: Evie

  14. There are so many great books, but since i live in England it would have to be ebooks

  15. I live in Northeast Arkansas. It looks like you like a lot of the same books I do…so there are a lot of them I would love to have…however the Alan Dean Foster Flinx and Pip books would really be nice to have. There a couple of in your set that I haven’t read yet!

  16. my facebook account was messed up it has taken me all day to straighten this out I am sorry if I entered contests with it on your site, I have a new accoutn now and will use from now on.. sorry if this causes problems

  17. I’m from Mexico, so I would pick the Book depository πŸ˜‰ Thanks!
    GFC: Mel rob

  18. I’m from the Philippines, and I’d like the $10 worth of a book from Book Depository. πŸ™‚

  19. I’m from the US! Can I just got $10 from Amazon?
    I love Spring. It’s when the cold and ice of winter melts away and flowers begin to bloom. The grass becomes green again. The birds chirp in the trees. And the weather warms, which is probably the very best part! So far, I have experienced many April showers. I can’t wait for their inevitable consequence: flowers!
    Thanks for the giveaway and Happy Spring!
    mestith at gmail dot com

  20. I’d probably pick the used books option. I’m US. Thanks!

  21. Thanks for the giveaway! I would pick TBD if I won since I’m in Canada.

  22. Thanks for the giveaway shower. Fingers crossed.

  23. I follow on GFC susan1215 and I would choose the box of books

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

  24. I’m from Europe, so a book from Book Depositary.

  25. I’d choose a book from Book Depository, I’m not sure what I’d choose, either Paper Towns by John Green or Finnikin of the Rock. Thank you. πŸ™‚

  26. I’m from the UK so I would choose a book from TBD. Thank you πŸ™‚

  27. Maybe the Iron Tower trilogy.
    From the US.

  28. Oh, my. I’ve been editing all week and haven’t answered, but I’ve read every comment and really appreciate the interest in this giveaway. I’ll have to do this type more often, like until I get rid of my stock. As if that could ever happen when I keep buying books! Thanks, and I wish you all good luck!

  29. I would pick the Amazon ebook and I’m from the US.

  30. I am in Ohio, GFC follower Kat Riley – I would love to have the Brotherhood of War series and the Clive Cussler book, Corsair. Thanks for the giveaway!!!

  31. Follow as Renee G on GFC — And I’d love a surprise box of books. I’m in the US.

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  33. I would Love The Prince Of The Blood Please Thanks SO Much So Sorry I Didn’t Post Before.

  34. I love Valiant, one of my favorite series.

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