Apr 15

*CLOSED* Showers of Books Giveaway Hop – ends 4/30

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Welcome to the Showers of Books Giveaway Hop!  This hop is hosted by Mary from BookHounds.  All of the bloggers in this hop have some awesome bookish prizes for you – check out the list at the end of this post to see them all!

I’ve got a great prize for any book lover – a $10 Amazon gift code!


This giveaway is open to US residents ages 18 and older.  The giveaway ends Saturday, 4/30/16 at 11:59pm EDT.  To enter, just use the widget below.  After you enter, scroll down to check out the list of all of the giveaways you can enter.  Good luck!



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  1. 84
    Lily Kwan

    I keep them.

  2. 83
    Kathy Davis

    I usually share them with my one of my sisters. We enjoy reading a lot of the same type of books.

  3. 82
    Hannah C

    I keep my books when I’m finished reading them. I store them on a bookshelf.

  4. 81

    I keep most of them but give away a few.

  5. 80
    Janie McGaugh

    I keep most off them, though I do give some of them away.

  6. 79
    Heather E.

    I usually add read books to my bookshelf, but I have recently thought about selling them for extra cash!

  7. 78
    Jolene A

    I keep my favorites and swap the rest

  8. 77

    I donate my books to Goodwill

  9. 76
    jenny stratton

    When I’m done reading books I usually try to donate them unless it’s part of a series then I save it to read the whole series together.

  10. 75
    Jerry Marquardt

    I always give them to a friend that read a lot more than me even.

  11. 74
    Dotty J Boucher

    Most of my books that I read either will end up at one of my family or friends house or i donate them to give others a chance to read..

  12. 73
    Seyma Shabbir

    I usually trade with famiy and friends or give them away. I keep my favs!

  13. 72
    Amy Deeter

    When i am done reading my books, i donate them to my local library.

  14. 71
    Tara Woods

    I usually keep but them, but I plan on donating them soon.

  15. 70
    Jeanna Massman

    I like to take my books to a used book store and trade them after I’ve read them.

  16. 69
    Carolyn Daley

    I either keep them to reread later on, pass them on to a friend, or donate them.

  17. 68

    I usually keep them

  18. 67
    elizabeth miller

    Typically when I am done with my books, I let my 10 year old have them and as she ends up with a little stack between what I have read and she has read, I take her to a used book store and let her trade them in and get herself more books.

  19. 66

    I donate to the local library.

  20. 65
    Jennifer Babich

    I give them to family or friends or donate

  21. 64
    Kathy Ross

    I pass them along to my sister in law or my mother in law. When my mother in law is done with them she usually donates them to the library.

  22. 63
    Paol Trenny

    I donate them to the lbrary.

  23. 62
    Debra Guillen

    It depends on the book as to what I do with it afterwards. Sometimes I keep them, sometimes I share them and sometimes I donate them.

  24. 61
    Kasee Johnson

    I mostly read ebooks on my iPad. But I collect hardbacks from my favorite authors. And when I pick up paperbacks — or a box comes from my club — I have a special way to get them to my mother in prison. She started a library in her unit and shares them with everyone … everyone that respects books, that is.

  25. 60
    Sarah L

    I get 90 percent of books from the library, so I just return them. The few I buy are ones I want to keep.
    Thanks for the contest.

  26. 59

    Some I keep, some I sell, some I swap and the rest are donated to Goodwill.

  27. 58

    I keep them if I like them a lot, sell them if I will never read them again, and give them away if I can’t sell them.

  28. 57
    Linda Kish

    I donate most books to the library bookstore. Some I give to people I think would like them.

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  30. 55
    Angelina M Linan

    I keep them. Like to have books to re-read and to let friends and family borrow.

  31. 54
    Jan Lee

    I keep some, I donate some, I give some away, and sometimes my sister will sell some at her garage sales 🙂

  32. 53

    I keep a majority of the books I read.

  33. 52
    Linda Romer

    I keep them or give them to my sister or daughter. Thank you

  34. 51
    Diane Elizabeth

    It depends on the book. Some I keep, some I pass on to my daughter, others I donate to the Senior Center.

  35. 50
    Lana Bradstream

    If they are good, I keep them. If they are not, I sell them.

  36. 49
    Jessica Cox

    I keep them I am a book hoarder

  37. 48
    Diana So

    I keep most of them, let others borrow them and will donate some to Goodwill or the library.

  38. 47
    Renee Rousseau

    I like to share books after I read them. I also donate them sometimes to the library.

  39. 46
    Becky Richardson

    I donate to used book stores and women’s shelters.

  40. 45
    Kim Pinch

    I give books away after I read them.

  41. 44

    I keep most of my books, but occasionally give one away.

  42. 43

    I normally give the book away to my local library especially if its on their list of needed books. If signed I keep it or sell it depending upon my mood.

  43. 42

    If I enjoy the book, I keep it on my shelf. If I did not enjoy it, I donate it to Goodwill for the Salvation Army or I give them to a friend.

  44. 41

    I keep them if I really like them, otherwise I donate them.

  45. 40
    Pamela James

    I’m terrible I keep most of them. You can pretty much see my life reading history. I still have “Old yellow” & my teenage Barbara C. LOL

  46. 39

    When I’m done with my books I pass them on to someone that I know will enjoy them. Or sometimes I will donate them somewhere. I never sell them.

  47. 38
    Karen R

    I give my books to my Mother. She trades them in for other books at a used bookstore after she finishes reading.

  48. 37
    Crystal F

    I give my books away. I never reread a book so I have no use for them. thank you!

  49. 36
    Heidi Robbins

    I keep the 5 star books and any 4 stars that I plan to re-read. Then I sell the ones I can, then I give some away on my blog, then I see what my local used book store will take for trade-in, then I donate the rest. 🙂

  50. 35
    Richard Brandt

    I tend to hold on to them for a long time, some I give to friends, eventually though I take boxes of them around the used bookstores to see who wants them, any others I can donate to a thrift store.

  51. 34

    Most of the time I keep them, although I do send quite a few to my niece to read. I really need to find a new home for many of my books, whether I give them to friends/family, donate them, or sell them.

  52. 33
    Ashley @ Ashelyz Wonderland

    It depends on the book. Some I keep, some I give to family and friends and some I donate.

  53. 32

    I typically hoard books I love, but donate the ones I’m willing to let go of! Thanks for the giveaway! 😀

  54. 31
    Laura B

    If I like them, I hoard them. 😛 If not, I donate to goodwill or to friends.

  55. 30
    Michelle S

    I keep the ones that I know I will read again, I give away a few, and the rest I sell in our annual rummage sale.

  56. 29
    Christina G.

    I usually donate my books after I read them, unless they are re-readable. Thanks for the giveaway!

  57. 28
    RAJEE Pandi

    love to pass it to my friend

  58. 27
    Gloria Walshver

    I give them to my daughter.

  59. 26
    Julie Bickham

    I read my books on my ereader so I don’t have physical books.

  60. 25

    I trade with my mom and daughter in law! We all share!

  61. 24
    sheri anderson

    May give some of the books away, not sure but would love to win this, I love reading, thanks!

  62. 23

    I keep some, give some to friends, sell some to a used bookstore, put others in the Little Free Library by my house…

  63. 22
    Debbi Wellenstein

    I keep some, trade some in at the used bookstore, give some away!

  64. 21
    Cynthia C

    I read mostly digital books, so I delete them when I’m done with them.

  65. 20

    They make their round through my family.

  66. 19
    Sylvia M.

    I usually only purchase the books I plan to reread. All other books I check out of the library. Most of the time I keep books and add them to my bookcase.


  67. 18
    Rachel B

    i keep them, for the most part. if i don’t, i donate them.

  68. 17
    Jaime Lynn

    Never sell them… I hang on to them for a while, then when I am getting too many, I give them away!

  69. 16
    Angelica Dimeo

    sometimes I donate or give to a friend to read

  70. 15
    Amber Ludwig

    My friends and I trade them back and forth!!

  71. 14
    Ann Fantom

    I usually give my books to friends and family. If they don’t want them, then I donate them.

  72. 13

    I keep them and add them to my bookshelf 🙂

  73. 12
    Susan Erickson

    I keep a select few favorites to read again and again, but give the rest away so others can enjoy them too.

  74. 11
    Judy Cox

    I usually keep them.

  75. 10

    I “lend” to others and give some to the Friends of the Library for it’s sales.

  76. 9
    Charity Cram

    Depending on the book, I will either keep it, lend it out, give it away or donate it. Thank you for the chance to win!

  77. 8
    kim hansen

    Keep some. Donate the rest to the Library book sale so others can enjoy.

  78. 7

    I will keep some. I also give to others to read and I donate to the library and some I try and sell.

  79. 6

    I give my books away after I read them.

  80. 5
    June S.

    I donate my old read books to our local VFW club so that other people might take them and read them.

  81. 4
    Janet W.

    I usually pass my books on to my sister for her to read next.

  82. 3
    Emily Endrizzi

    I usually keep my books when I’m done reading them. Sometimes I will let somebody borrow them.

  83. 2

    I usually keep the books I read because it is too much of a hassle to sell them.

  84. 1
    Sara Zielinski

    We usually pass them onto a friend so they can enjoy them or donate to the local library.

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