Category Archives: Contest

3rd Week of January Book Giveaway

Winners in the past week’s book giveaway have been notified, and as soon as they reply to their notifications, I will post names here. The week’s winners included subscribers, people who commented and people who tweeted.

Edie Jarolim: Tweet and comment and Google+ (Yes, she did win before, but you MAY enter each week–so what are you waiting for?)

Roxanne Hawn: Tweet and comment

Becky Wood: A Brand new subscriber!!

Meanwhile, Week Four–the FINAL Week of the January Book Giveaway starts today.  There are still wonderful books waiting for a reader, so throw your hat in the ring by doing at least ONE of the following by next Monday morning:

  • subscribing to our weekly updates
  • leaving a comment on any post
  • tweeting with @pen4hire in the tweet
  • mentioning the contest and +Vera Marie Badertscher on Google+

You can do more than one thing for more than one chance.

You can enter the final week of the book giveaway even if you have entered previous weeks.

See the list of books here. See the detailed contest rules here.


More Winners and More Chances to Win

Congratulations to three winners from last week’s entries in the January Giveaway of Books at A Traveler’s Library.

Thomas Dowson, who writes at Archaelogy Travel  (entered in Google +)
Edie Jarolim, who talks about geneaology  at Freud’s Butcher and dogs at Will My Dog Hate Me  (left a comment)
Rosemary Carstens, a fellow book reviewer but also an artist and motorcycle mama– Feast of Books  (left a comment)

Each time there is a drawing, the list of books gets shorter, but there is still a book for you. Check out the list, see what you’d like to win and then choose how many ways you want to enter–4 chances each week. Either leave a comment on any post, subscribe to the weekly update (or if you are a subscriber leave a comment to tell me you are) , mention Vera Marie Badertscher at Google + or @pen4hire at Twitter. (See complete rules here.)

Present subscribers get TWO entries–but only if you mention in a comment that you are a subscriber!!!


Will You Win in Week Two?

New York City Fireworks on the Hudson River


We have two winners in the first weeks January book giveaway. Congratulations to

  • Catherine Sweeney of Traveling with Sweeney (Catherine tweeted and commented and listed us on Google +)
  • Kimberly Hayes from After Globe (Kimmy tweeted and favorited on Twitter)

Now it is your turn. Do any ONE of the following, or all for more chances.

  • Subscribe to our weekly e-mail updates (enhanced with breaking travel and book news). Go here.
  • Comment on any post between Monday morning, January 13 and 6:00 a.m. Monday January 20.
  • Tweet about A Traveler’s Library and include @pen4hire.
  • Post on Google + with a link to Vera Marie Badertscher

See complete rules here.

See list of books here.