I don’t have enough posts to really do a “Throwback Thursday,” especially since I almost never post on Thursdays. BUT, instead, I thought I would share with you all the very first book I ever won through a blog: Falling for the Hometown Hero. This was a couple years ago, so I don’t even remember whose blog it was, and I had NEVER won anything off of a blog. I decided that I needed to be more diligent about reading blogs about stuff I liked (books and architecture) and saw that the books blogs did giveaways. And I started entering as many as I could, determined and persistent.
And at last, I won!
I wasn’t way into contemporaries then and I had never read a book set in Colorado before, but you know what, I loved it. I don’t remember too much about specific story points since it’s been so long, but I remember really enjoying a story that just plodded along in a satisfactory way, just like life. It wasn’t super exciting, it wasn’t sugary sweet, it wasn’t manufactured drama. It was like real relationships, which may have their exciting points, but are mostly made up of everyday boring stuff. Mindy wrote the everyday stuff in a way that makes you want to keep reading and reading and is, in my opinion, relatable because it’s normal.
Also, I don’t think I’d really read a Love Inspired before…and I fell in love with the book size. It fit in my pocket, it didn’t make my arms ache to hold it up! That might be a lame excuse for liking a book, but it’s about the experience as a whole,. Am I right?
I encourage you to pick up a copy if you haven’t read this little gem.
Today’s giveaway will be a copy of Falling for the Hometown Hero by ! The giveaway will be open for one week. As always, please read my terms and conditions for giveaways and it’s open to US residents only. Click on the link here to enter a Rafflecopter giveaway.
Remember to enter the other giveaways this week!
Why I Read – With Carrie @ Reading Is My Superpower
Blogiversary Extravaganza! Things I wish I Knew When I Started a Blog
13 thoughts on “Throwback Thursday – Giveaway”
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Always good! I love winning books.
I’ve won books on the blogs. The amazing thing is that all you need to do is write an honest review. I would love to win Laura Frantz’s The Lacemaker or Jen Turano’s Out of the Ordinary…so you see the list could go on. Thank you for the giveaway opportunity.
You’re welcome. I’ve read both of those and they’re great. I get a lot from my library.
I have won books from blogs and enjoy having my own copies to read and not have to return to the library. I think winning does lift our spirits too. Thank you for your generous giveaway for one of your lucky readers.
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I have won a lot of things on blogs. Books, a chest, tea, a good processor and more.
Ooo, this one looks good!
I haven’t won anything here yet. I would love to win any book. I am an avid reader and I read everything.
I have won books on blogs before. I greatly appreciated them and leave feedback once read to show appreciate to the blog and author.
I would love to win books or gift cards so I could buy books. 🙂
Thanks for the chance to win a copy of “Falling for the Hometown Hero” by Mindy Obenhaus!
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