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March 2011 - What did you win?

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1jbd1
Mar 29, 2011, 9:32am Top

Which book is on its way to you?

2rybie2
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 9:51am Top

Well, The Rough Guide to Psychology, since you asked!

Edited to apologize for brackets not making touchstone :-

3bluesalamanders
Mar 29, 2011, 9:50am Top

The Evolution of Fantasy Role-Playing Games, which I'm quite looking forward to.

4Bookmarque
Mar 29, 2011, 9:50am Top

yay! A Century of Detection is coming my way. I don't know if the touchstone is correct, maybe the title is a Century of Sleuths. Either way I hope it's a good one.

5lorax
Mar 29, 2011, 9:54am Top

No comment for me, and since rybie2 already got a notification and they go out alphabetically I'll assume that means nothing this month.

6clamairy
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 9:58am Top

#5 - I think they're being delivered in drips and drabs. Just got mine! (And I've been hitting refresh every 5 minutes since 9:32!)

I'll be getting Dolci di Love. YAY!

7gordon361
Mar 29, 2011, 9:58am Top

Bolivar: The South American Liberator for me.

8mardyg
Mar 29, 2011, 9:58am Top

I just won Gone: A Plea for Preservation by Shelby Foote. Pretty excited.

9jbd1
Mar 29, 2011, 9:59am Top

Winners are notified alphabetically, but by book. They're still running now.

10g82hug
Mar 29, 2011, 10:01am Top

Evil Genius by Patricia Rice is on it's way to me...yay!!!

11DonnerLibrary
Mar 29, 2011, 10:10am Top

I'm thrilled to be getting The President's Vampire by Christopher Farnsworth because that was the one I really wanted this month!

12jbd1
Mar 29, 2011, 10:11am Top

Just by way of note: we had more than 75,000 requests this month for the 2,914 copies!

13TooBusyReading
Mar 29, 2011, 10:12am Top

Leaving Van Gogh by Carol Wallace, although the touchstones gods seem to be displeased with me this morning. I love LT and these publishers and authors who participate in ER!

14CheeryOne
Mar 29, 2011, 10:13am Top

Doc by Mary Doria Russell, my favorite author! Hooray!!!

15tweezle
Mar 29, 2011, 10:14am Top

I won The Sweetest Thing by Elizabeth Musser and it looks like it's going to be an awesome read!

16TooBusyReading
Mar 29, 2011, 10:14am Top

12>
Wow, makes me feel even luckier!

17christina_reads
Mar 29, 2011, 10:15am Top

I snagged The Daughter of Siena by Marina Fiorato. Not my first choice (that would be Daisy Goodwin's The American Heiress), but I'm still happy to have won something!

18Alleycatfish
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 10:55am Top

I won Wayward Son by Tom Pollack. It looks interesting. :) Now if the ebook I won in Feb would be sent.....

19Ape
Mar 29, 2011, 10:17am Top

I haven't won a book since last year, but just got notified that I won The Profession by Steven Pressfield.

20MonicaLynn
Mar 29, 2011, 10:18am Top

I won The President's Vampire by Christopher Farnsworth

21calm
Mar 29, 2011, 10:18am Top

I only requested one this time so I'm happy to say that I'm getting Bending the Boyne by J. S. Dunn.

22abealy
Mar 29, 2011, 10:21am Top

23_Zoe_
Mar 29, 2011, 10:31am Top

I'm getting Emerging Arab Voices: A Bilingual Reader. Should be interesting to see how I do with it.

24w0ven
Mar 29, 2011, 10:32am Top

Dreamland Social Club by Tara Altebrando

25kbrockm
Mar 29, 2011, 10:33am Top

Yahoo! I got Evil Genius by Patricia Rice. Can't wait!

26susiesharp
Mar 29, 2011, 10:34am Top

I'm getting Praise Jerusalem! by Augusta Trobaugh
Southern fiction~!

27OccamsHammer
Mar 29, 2011, 10:36am Top

I won "Revelation: The Way it Happened" by Lee Harmon.

29mkboylan
Mar 29, 2011, 10:40am Top

Looking forward to The Rough Guide to Psychology. Looks like fun and interesting applied psych, hopefully well researched and documented.

30tottman
Edited: Apr 12, 2011, 9:02am Top

I won Lion of Babylon by Davis Bunn. Can't wait to check it out!

31lemontwist
Mar 29, 2011, 10:45am Top

Woohoo! The Strength Training Anatomy Workout. I love Human Kinetics press and never had the luck to score one of their books before. (BTW the touchstone doesn't seem to want to finish loading.)

32Rlatourell
Mar 29, 2011, 10:47am Top

I snagged The Lady of Bolton Hill by Elizabeth Camden.

33Carolee888
Mar 29, 2011, 10:49am Top

Siberian Education! This is going to be very different from the books that I usually read.

34alesi1
Mar 29, 2011, 10:56am Top

I've snagged Wereworld: Rise of the Wolf by Curtis Jobling. Can't wait!

35BTRIPP
Mar 29, 2011, 10:59am Top

36YolaNL
Mar 29, 2011, 11:01am Top

What did I win? I don't know yet! Does that mean I didn't win anything? I requested Calling for Angels...

37SirThomasPC
Mar 29, 2011, 11:02am Top

I snagged Wayward Son, which is very cool. Now, I've got to finish one review, start my new book, all before Wayward Son gets here! Time to get moving.

38sawcat
Mar 29, 2011, 11:03am Top

Gone: A Plea for Preservation by Shelby Foote

39jdthloue
Mar 29, 2011, 11:09am Top

FUN AND GAMES by Duane Swierczynski......should keep The Blonde and Severance Package company on the shelf!!!!

40dchaikin
Mar 29, 2011, 11:11am Top

In Earshot of Water by Paul Lindholdt

41cindysprocket
Mar 29, 2011, 11:12am Top

42Tink0315
Mar 29, 2011, 11:19am Top

THE SINGULAR EXPLOITS OF WONDER MOM AND PARTY GIRL by MARC SCHUSTER. Thanks so much!

43tanya2009
Mar 29, 2011, 11:19am Top

I won a copy of Praise Jerusalem by Augusta Trobaugh. TY LT!

44elbakerone
Mar 29, 2011, 11:22am Top

Dreams of Joy by Lisa See!!! I really enjoyed Shanghai Girls so I'm especially excited to be getting its sequel!

45crazy4reading
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 11:40am Top

Happy Dance!!! I won Original Sin: A Sally Sin Adventure by Beth McCullum

46elvisettey
Mar 29, 2011, 11:39am Top

My Boyfriend Wrote a Book about Me. It seems that the algorithm has definitely picked up on my taste for funny memoirs. Something to look forward to!

47librarianshannon
Mar 29, 2011, 11:43am Top

This is my first time on Early Reviewers and I just won The Twilight Mystique! I can't wait to read and review! Thanks LibraryThing!

48dulcibelle
Mar 29, 2011, 11:54am Top

Born Wild by Tony Fitzjohn is headed my way! I can't wait!!

49yolana
Mar 29, 2011, 11:54am Top

I won In Earshot of Water which I'm very happy about. I was in SF last month and was fascinated by the flora (I'm from NC).

50trentfolan
Mar 29, 2011, 11:58am Top

berlin 1961 by frederick kempe. It looks amazing; I'm excited about this

51WaxPoetic
Mar 29, 2011, 11:59am Top

I've won Peace Process: from Breakthrough to Breakdown and am extremely jazzed about it. Saqi Press publishes many titles that I find compelling.

Thanks, Early Reviewer, and Thanks, LibraryThing!

52dudes22
Mar 29, 2011, 12:04pm Top

I won Dreams of Joy by Lisa See. I really liked Shanghai Girls and can't wait to see where this sequel will go.

53majkia
Mar 29, 2011, 12:05pm Top

I won Embassytown by China Mieville. I have two of his in my TBR pile but have yet to read one! (which won't touchstone, grr)

54thejazzmonger
Mar 29, 2011, 12:10pm Top

Holy Cow! 75,000 requests?

Gotta say, Early Reviewers is a brilliant idea that has really worked. I hope all the publisher's are appropriately excited about that level of interest and participation.

55melissavenable
Mar 29, 2011, 12:12pm Top

I snagged a copy of Gone: A Plea for Preservation by Shelby Foote - I'm thrilled!! Thanks, LibraryThing :)

56thejazzmonger
Mar 29, 2011, 12:13pm Top

Yahoo! I won The Profession by Steven Pressfield. I am looking forward to it.

57-Eva-
Mar 29, 2011, 12:16pm Top

I'm also getting Embassytown by China Miéville and am very excited!!

58dancingstarfish
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 12:20pm Top

Dolci di Love by Sarah-Kate Lynch, can't wait to read it! I love books set in italy. Well, most of them. Eat, Pray, Love sucked pretty hard so I'm hoping this is loads better!

59richardderus
Mar 29, 2011, 12:20pm Top

Eromenos...can't wait!

60njmom3
Mar 29, 2011, 12:26pm Top

Carrots 'n Cake by Tina Haupert. I can't wait!

61MaddieBloom
Mar 29, 2011, 12:33pm Top

An Odd Boy

It's my first book to early review, so I'm psyched.

62casvelyn
Mar 29, 2011, 12:36pm Top

I got A Century of Detection (which seems to have no touchstone). Mystery is my favorite genre, so I'm really excited!

63barpurple
Mar 29, 2011, 12:39pm Top

I got Wayward Son :)

64mkboylan
Mar 29, 2011, 12:43pm Top

51 - will you message us when you post your review please? I'd like to hear about that book.

65philosojerk
Mar 29, 2011, 12:44pm Top

Siberian Education by Nicolai Lilin - sounds like a great book, can't wait to read it!

66gamoia
Mar 29, 2011, 12:45pm Top

I got Diàlegs sobre matemàtiques / Cartes sobre probabilitat by Alfréd Rényi. I'm looking for it. These editions usually come with an interesting introduction to the subject.

67liveinlibrary
Mar 29, 2011, 12:52pm Top

Yay! Just heard that my first book review for Early Reviewers will be for The Hunting Sketches Bk.1: My Neighbour Radilov and Other Stories by Ivan Turgenev -- very excited!

68WillowOne
Mar 29, 2011, 12:59pm Top

I got my first ER audio book! Blind Your Ponies by Stanley Gordon West
My husband is interested in listening to this one with me.

69elenchus
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 1:25pm Top

>50 trentfolan: trentfolan

I was awarded the same, Berlin 1961.

>33 Carolee888: Carolee888
>65 philosojerk: philosojerk

Siberian Education was another of my picks, I look forward to reading your reviews.

70wcath
Mar 29, 2011, 1:27pm Top

I am getting The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly. I am really excited about getting this one. Connelly is one of my favorite authors!

71WeeziesBooks
Mar 29, 2011, 1:36pm Top

I won Praise Jerusalem by Augusta Trobaugh.

72kkunker
Mar 29, 2011, 1:42pm Top

I won British Outlaws of Literature and History by Alexamder L Kaufman.

As a fan of British literature and history I was hoping to get this one. Considering how many people entered for this last batch, I'm feeling rather lucky for winning. Can't wait for it to arrive. In the meantime my copy of The Gift by Brian Litfin, which I won last month, just arrived yesterday, so I'm off to start reading.

73Esta1923
Mar 29, 2011, 1:48pm Top

"In Earshot of Water" by Paul Lindholdt. ** Found the author on You Tube, standing beside roaring water, reciting poetry!! Really looking forward to his book.

74ladylenneth
Mar 29, 2011, 1:59pm Top

I just won Original Sin by Beth Mcmullen... It looks like a really fun and cute book and I am looking forward to reading it. :)

75winecountrydog
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 2:08pm Top

Born Wild: The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Passion for Africa ~ by Tony Fitzjohn

We here are all so excited to be receiving a lovely title by a human who loves animals as much as Mr Fitzjohn!

761dragones
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 2:19pm Top

The Wreckage by Michael Robotham

8.> Gone: A Plea for Preservation by Shelby Foote & Nell Dickerson

I wanted that... will be looking for your review.

77RockStarNinja
Mar 29, 2011, 2:33pm Top

I won Daughter of Sienna by Marina Fiorato. . .I'm super excited in my first two months being an early reviewer I've won books in both batches.

78writemeg
Mar 29, 2011, 3:00pm Top

Yay! I'm expecting How To Love An American Man (touchstone not working). Sounds like a great read.

79rjmoren
Mar 29, 2011, 3:05pm Top

I won The Judgment by Beverly Lewis! She is one of my favorite authors.

80craso
Mar 29, 2011, 3:07pm Top

I am very excited to be receiving Embassytown by China Mieville. This will be the first book I have read by this author.

81melonbrawl
Mar 29, 2011, 3:14pm Top

Woo! Serving LGBTIQ Library and Archives Users by Ellen Greenblatt is on its way to me. Nice combination of professional and personal interest.

82lorax
Mar 29, 2011, 3:15pm Top

80>

I am very excited to be receiving Embassytown by China Mieville. This will be the first book I have read by this author.

This clinches my complete lack of understanding of how the algorithm works for fiction (Clarification: I know how it works, as much as anyone who isn't in on the secret does. But this convinces me that I don't understand how the list of "similar" books is generated.). It's the second time I've lost out on an author I have multiple books by to someone with none. (The first time was even less comprehensible; I had all the Temeraire books to date, all the Patrick O'Brian books, a handful of Hornblower, and a handful of Anne McCaffrey, and failed to snag Tongues of Serpents, while people who didn't have any Temeraire books got it.)

I hope you enjoy it, craso!

83loukiasig
Mar 29, 2011, 3:16pm Top

I snagged Althea by Madeleine Robins. I haven't received it yet but hope it's going to be a great read. Since I live in Greece I wasn't entitled to request many books but at least I am happy I won something!

84hollysing
Mar 29, 2011, 3:38pm Top

I snagged {Leaving Van Gogh} by Carol Wallace. Thank you LibraryThing!

85karen_o
Mar 29, 2011, 3:44pm Top

Lorax @ 82:

I'm with you. I made three requests and in two cases I have all the works by those authors; in the third I have about 80% of the author's previous books. I got nada.

But, that's o.k. -- I've been extremely lucky with LTER.

Gotta go now; no ER win means I have to call my local bookstore to pre-order all three of those books. From the publishers POV, it's a good thing I didn't win, isn't it?

86Kelsey_O
Mar 29, 2011, 3:54pm Top

I snagged Evil Genius by Patricia Rice Thanks so much!!

87elenchus
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 4:11pm Top

>82 lorax:

I've speculated that a viable strategy for publishers* would be to find readers who aren't already fans. In which case, having previous books in a series or by the same author might not be a boon.

Of course, you have many other "similar" books in your example. I could further speculate that in a similar vein, publishers might want to build interest among readers who have less chance of coming to the book on their own -- so again, having "too similar" books might not help. Perhaps the Madison Ave gurus are targeting audiences who are more likely to garner the attention of the Oprah Book Club set?

But this is all speculation. Which I find entertaining, if also confounding.

* In essence, LT provides a menu of options to publishers. "Similar Book" lists would not be built the same way, every time, for every book. Rather, perhaps publishers may pick from a short list of "objectives" for each title they offer, and there is a dedicated algorithm for each objective. Would make sense, though I've not read anything here on LT indicating this is, in fact, offered.

88jonesli
Mar 29, 2011, 4:17pm Top

I'm very excited to be getting Two for Sorrow.

89erinclark
Mar 29, 2011, 4:26pm Top

Just notified that I will be receiving Vaclav and Lena by Haley Tanner - Yeah!

90rhussey174
Mar 29, 2011, 4:46pm Top

Art and Madness by Anne Roiphe. Looking forward to it!

91STACYatUFI
Mar 29, 2011, 5:05pm Top

Luminous by Dawn Metcalf

92bookventures
Mar 29, 2011, 5:31pm Top

Thank you Librarything! I am receiving My Boyfriend Wrote a Book about Me. From the reviews its sounds like loads of fun and i cannot wait to begin reading.

www.bookventuresbookclub.blogspot.com

93Smiler69
Mar 29, 2011, 5:51pm Top

Woo Hoo! Against all expectation, I got The Heiress by Daisy Goodwin, out of 1430 requesters. I often feel left out because so many books aren't accessible in Canada, but I'll never complain again. Now I just hope I really enjoy it!

94wendallyn
Mar 29, 2011, 5:53pm Top

A Modern Witch by Debora Geary. My second early review book, both with Witch in the title! Hmmm, I wonder if I'm on to something? Looking forward to getting it.

95wrmjr66
Mar 29, 2011, 6:01pm Top

Cloud of Ink--A collection of poems by L.S. Klatt.

96mimosa.stimulus
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 6:02pm Top

I'm getting Luminous by Dawn Metcalf.

97owen1218
Mar 29, 2011, 6:02pm Top

I won a copy of L. S. Klatt's Cloud of Ink!

98Tanglewood
Mar 29, 2011, 6:03pm Top

Yay, I'm getting Touch by Alexi Zentner. After never winning a copy, I've won two months in a row!

100Vintagecoats
Mar 29, 2011, 6:07pm Top

I nabbed The Peace Process: From Breakthrough to Breakdown by Afif Safieh.

It looks like it dovetails quite nicely with my line of study, so I'm looking forward to it!
And at least one other person has posted that they won it too, which is always a welcome sight XD

101bnbookgirl
Mar 29, 2011, 6:23pm Top

Leaving Van Gogh. Can't wait to read it!!! Sound intriguing.

1021dragones
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 6:31pm Top

94.> I won A Modern Witch by Debora Geary too, but it was not included in the Early Reviewer's batch, it was a Member Giveaway book. The program requirements are different for ER and MG... they're not the same thing.

103lorimarie
Mar 29, 2011, 6:37pm Top

The singular exploits of Wonder Mom and Party Girl! Sounds great, can't wait.

104InfectiousOptimist
Edited: Mar 30, 2011, 2:01pm Top

I got my first early reviewer book, Original Sin: A Sally Sin Adventure by Beth McMullen. I'm just learning the ropes on what that entails, but I'm excited!

105KateBaxter
Mar 29, 2011, 7:23pm Top

Original Sin by Beth McMullen is my first ER book and I'm very much looking forward to its arrival. It's a red letter day!

106Pearlmoth
Mar 29, 2011, 7:53pm Top

Gone: A Plea for Preservation by Shelby Foote-Very excited about receiving the opportunity to review this book as we are battling to keep the old forest alive in Memphis, Tn and many of the buildings downtown that make Memphis history.

107InfectiousOptimist
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 7:56pm Top

@ 105- Beth McMullen must have targeted new early reviewers who love cozy mysteries! I just checked out your library and we've got similar interests. I added you to my "interesting libraries" list and I'll be curious to see your library develop, and see how you like Original Sin!

108vverkin925
Mar 29, 2011, 8:02pm Top

Gone: A Plea for Preservation by Shelby Foote for me. I'm very excited to have won this particular book. Thanks so much LT!!

109julyso
Mar 29, 2011, 8:14pm Top

I won Dreams of Joy by Lisa See!!! Happy, happy, happy!!!

110caffron
Mar 29, 2011, 8:19pm Top

I'll be getting The Evolution of Fantasy Role-Playing Games. I felt like a good match going in, and I'm glad it's coming my way. McFarland's had a booth at a con a few years back, and I bought another scholarly analysis of gaming they probably had on their match list. :)

111corgiiman
Mar 29, 2011, 8:39pm Top

The Final Storm by Jeff Shaara...Jeremy, you are doing a great job and everything happens so quick. Close one day, notify the next. Good job and thanks

112SqueakyChu
Mar 29, 2011, 8:42pm Top

> 23

Zoe, I'm getting I'm getting Emerging Arab Voices: A Bilingual Reader also! Too bad we couldn't use it for your "Read a book from the middle east challenge". :)

113abbey.smith1660
Mar 29, 2011, 8:52pm Top

(Wayward Son) here I come!!!! I am sooooo pumped!!!!!! This was my number 1 book choice for this giveaway!! Can't wait to get it! :D

114drachenbraut23
Mar 29, 2011, 9:01pm Top

I have been lucky again this month and won Wayward son by Tom Pollak.

Sounds very interesting can not wait to get it.

115Neverwithoutabook
Mar 29, 2011, 9:01pm Top

Wings: A Novel of WWII Flygirls by Karl Friedrich.

116Heather19
Mar 29, 2011, 9:06pm Top

I'm continually amazed when I win. Out of all the requestors, me?! Wow! Yippy Skippy!

I won Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma (touchstone not working)

117Polaris-
Edited: Apr 8, 2011, 8:44pm Top

Pretty chuffed I snagged my first book for early review! It's also going to be my first Turgenev.

The Hunting Sketches Bk.1: My Neighbour Radilov and Other Stories by Ivan Turgenev

118lilyfysche
Mar 29, 2011, 9:45pm Top

Nothing for me this month :( Nevermind - I don't want to be greedy :) Enjoy your books everyone!!

119thornton37814
Mar 29, 2011, 9:47pm Top

I managed to snag Secret of the White Rose by Stefanie Pintoff. I'm looking forward to it. It's the 3rd in the series, and I'm hoping it will work as a stand-alone since I haven't read the other two.

120craso
Mar 29, 2011, 9:59pm Top

#82 I have been thinking about reading China Mieville for sometime, but did not know where to start. Winning Embassytown is my start.

Did you look at my collection before you made your comment? Most of the books I have are Fantasy and Science Fiction.

I'm sorry you did not get the book you wanted this time. I am sure you will win many more books in the future. :-)

121whiteknight50
Mar 29, 2011, 10:02pm Top

I just received 'The Gift, A Novel' by Bryan M. Litfin today.

122catzteach
Mar 29, 2011, 10:14pm Top

I'm getting Evil Genius by Patricia Rice!

123jmnlman
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 10:23pm Top

I was surprised when I received my notification for Manly Art: They Can Run But They Can't Hide. I'd tend to request whatever looks interesting. That being said if I had to lay money on any book I would've won this month it would've been the Brothers In Arms: The Story of al-Qa'ida and the Arab Jihadists because I have a lot of books on the topic in my library. The algorithm works in mysterious ways.

124saritali
Mar 29, 2011, 10:24pm Top

Gone: A Photographic Plea For Preservation

And it's a download, so I got it already!

125AnnieMod
Mar 29, 2011, 10:25pm Top

>123 jmnlman:

I never won any of the Tudors books in the last months and I kinda have an extensive Tudors library :)

The idea I believe is the best reader for a book, not the best book for a reader :)

126HollyHelvetica
Mar 29, 2011, 10:41pm Top

I got "Is This Real?" =D

127karen_o
Mar 29, 2011, 10:52pm Top

> 87 + "But this is all speculation. Which I find entertaining, if also confounding."

Me, too. ;)


I've had the same or similar thoughts. In fact, I just realized as I sat down at the computer a few minutes ago that I've previously won one LTER book by each of the authors I referenced earlier. Makes more sense from a selling POV to spread the wealth, doesn't it?

128greeneyed_ives
Mar 29, 2011, 10:55pm Top

After a few months of dry spell, I got Sex Doll: A History. A little bit of a stretch, but I do have some gender and sociology books in my collection. Really looking forward to it!

129nbsp
Mar 29, 2011, 10:59pm Top

Manly Art: They Can Run But They Can't Hide by George Kimball. I am thrilled - haven't seen a new boxing book since F. X. Toole's short story collection.

130ljpower
Edited: Mar 29, 2011, 11:08pm Top

I won Vaclav & Lena: A Novel. I'm looking forward to receiving it! The premise sounds good and it's from a new author I believe.

131bluesalamanders
Mar 29, 2011, 11:16pm Top

125 Annie -

The idea I believe is the best reader for a book, not the best book for a reader

Very true, although as people mentioned earlier, the algorithm's conclusion of "best reader" can be baffling at times.

132amberargyle
Mar 29, 2011, 11:21pm Top

The Wild Soccer Bunch, Book 2, Diego the Tornado by Joachim Masannek is coming my way. My son's way excited. :)

133crazylilcuban
Mar 29, 2011, 11:27pm Top

Getting Miss Entropia and the Adam Bomb by George Rabasa -- one of the ones I really wanted. Definitely excited.

134rosagallica
Edited: Mar 30, 2011, 1:03am Top

I won Dolci di Love by Sarah-Kate Lynch. I look forward to reading it.

135Bitter_Grace
Mar 30, 2011, 1:03am Top

Thanks again for the quick notices!

I'm getting Sinking Deeper. Looks like a fun book!

136aforestfever
Mar 30, 2011, 1:15am Top

I'm getting Sinking Deeper by Steve Vernon as well. I'm looking forward to it, it looks fun!

137AnglersRest
Mar 30, 2011, 1:28am Top

I just won Gone: A Plea for Preservation by Shelby Foote, which looks a great read! - Thanks LibraryThing!

138Ciska_vander_Lans
Mar 30, 2011, 3:30am Top

I won An Odd Boy
Am curious

139lilyswitch
Mar 30, 2011, 7:08am Top

Just opened my personal email account to find a shiny new ebook won through Early Reviewers. Today I will be deep in the pages of Gone: a Heartbreaking Story of the Civil War by Shelby Foote. Thanks Library Thing!

140sdshspress
Mar 30, 2011, 9:58am Top

We're feeling a little left out on this forum...did anyone out there receive Umpire in a Skirt: The Amanda Clement Story? If yes, excited? not bothered? can't wait?
The review copies went out to all the lucky winners yesterday, so they should be getting them not too long after Opening Day!

141SquirrelHead
Mar 30, 2011, 10:02am Top

Dolic di Love by Sarah-Kate Lynch. I am very excited about this one as it's on my Italy in Books reading challenge list.

142lms8esmith
Mar 30, 2011, 11:03am Top

I won Calling for Angels by Alex Smith. Thanks again LibraryThing! :O)

143WillowOne
Edited: Mar 30, 2011, 1:43pm Top

>76 1dragones: -You can read it online, there is a link to it.

144brickhorse
Edited: Mar 30, 2011, 1:59pm Top

The Twilight Mystique is coming to me! I'm looking forward to reading this because I have my own critiques about the books from an indigenous, feminist perspective, and am curious to see how they compare to those in the book.

145readingfiend
Mar 30, 2011, 3:21pm Top

Sweet Jiminy by Kristin Gore. My first request ever! I'm so excited and can't wait to get it!

146kidzdoc
Edited: Mar 30, 2011, 3:25pm Top

I won Emerging Arab Voices: Nadwa 1: A Bilingual Reader, edited by Peter Clark, along with Zoe and SqueakyChu. Thanks, LT!

147LoreLush
Mar 30, 2011, 4:13pm Top

Seduce Me In Dreams by Jacquelyn Frank. Yay!

1481dragones
Mar 30, 2011, 4:20pm Top

The publisher sent me a link to an online version. It is incomplete, showing only 62 pages of 120. That gives a decent preview of the photos included, but does not allow a view of the entire book. I bought the hardcover version, so just have to wait until the book is released in April.

149hpfan223
Mar 30, 2011, 5:09pm Top

I got The Baby Thief, Evil Genius, Psyconic, Suicide Effect, and A Modern Witch!!!

1501dragones
Mar 30, 2011, 5:11pm Top

149. Most, if not all of those are Member Giveaway books, not ER.

151stined
Mar 30, 2011, 7:05pm Top

I should recieve Black Dog Dream Dog by Emily Superle within a few days (hopefully). Thanks LT for some great reads. I am hoping this one is no different.

152leahsimone
Mar 30, 2011, 7:50pm Top

I snagged Embassytown by China Mieville, whoot!!

153thebooklover1
Edited: Mar 30, 2011, 8:39pm Top

I will be getting At the Devil's Table by William C. Rempel. I am really looking forward to reading it!

154tsaj
Mar 30, 2011, 9:23pm Top

Somehow I managed to snag .Wings: A Novel of World War II Flygirls by Karl Friedrich! I'm pretty psyched, can't wait to read it!

155JaneAustenNut
Mar 30, 2011, 9:58pm Top

It looks like I snagged this book; Secrets to Parenting Your Adult Child by Nancy Williams from the March 2011 batch. I have one adult son and am looking forward to gaining new insight into dealing with parenting an adult child.

156NorthernStar
Edited: Mar 30, 2011, 10:26pm Top

I'm getting Bullet Work by Steve O'Brien - first book I've snagged since September! (can't get touchstones to work)

157JuniperHoot
Mar 30, 2011, 10:32pm Top

I'm also receiving British Outlaws of Literature and History -- delightful! I am so excited about it, and look forward to reading and reviewing it.

158Menagerie
Mar 31, 2011, 1:12am Top

I'm getting The Profession by Steven Pressfield and really looking forward to it.

159VetaTorres
Mar 31, 2011, 1:33am Top

I won A Believer-in-Waiting's First Encounters with God and can't wait to get it!

160pensivepoet
Mar 31, 2011, 3:44am Top

161mkboylan
Mar 31, 2011, 11:23am Top

160 - boy would I have had fun with that book! I used to teach Human Sexuality and I'm sure could have made some nice power point slides from that book. WHILE making some VERY serious points. Interesting stuff.

162lesleymc
Mar 31, 2011, 12:54pm Top

I won A Modern Witch, I have just finished reading it, very enjoyable and Wayward Son - look forward to reading this. Thanks LT.

163Ozrkgirlie
Mar 31, 2011, 1:01pm Top

Im very excited ...i got one of the Jacquelyn Frank, Seduce Me in Dreams. I love her books and this is one of a couple I was really hoping to get so cant wait for it to get here !!!

164JaneHalsall
Mar 31, 2011, 1:15pm Top

I'm very pleased to be getting Gone: A Plea for Preservation by Shelby Foote. I'd like to add that I would listen to Shelby Foote reading the phonebook much less be lucky enough to get a copy of his work, so I will enjoy this very much.

165blue_windchime
Mar 31, 2011, 1:42pm Top

I won Seduce Me In Dreams by Jacquelyn Frank. This will be my first Jacquelyn Frank read - I can't wait to get it!

166tripleAgirl
Mar 31, 2011, 1:56pm Top

The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia is on its way to me. So excited!

167faerydust1023
Mar 31, 2011, 2:26pm Top

I won, The President's Vampire by Christopher Farnsworth. I have not read anything by him before and I am looking forward to it

168vampireeat
Mar 31, 2011, 2:26pm Top

http://www.librarything.com/work/10486744

Born Wild was my win this month

169DMO
Mar 31, 2011, 2:30pm Top

The Twisted Thread by Charlotte Bacon

170Jeani1512
Mar 31, 2011, 4:38pm Top

I won my first book! Yea! The Original Sin! Can't wait to get it and start on it. It looks fun!

171AndieS
Mar 31, 2011, 5:28pm Top

Evil Genius by Catherine Jinks. Really excited because it is my first Early Reviewers book.

172bbellthom
Mar 31, 2011, 6:07pm Top

I am going to receive Ellis Island. It looks very interesting. Thank you Library thing.

173arielfl
Mar 31, 2011, 6:23pm Top

I won What Was I Thinking: The Dumb Things People Do and How to Avoid Them. Can't wait, I love nonfiction books.

174pepperpot5
Mar 31, 2011, 7:25pm Top

I won:an odd boy-volume 1. I cant wait, i love getting new books

175ethel55
Mar 31, 2011, 8:07pm Top

Anxious to read Leaving Van Gogh!

176aya.herron
Mar 31, 2011, 8:36pm Top

I'm so excited to win a copy of A Century of Detection by John Gruesser.

177kristinemarie
Edited: Apr 4, 2011, 3:35pm Top

I won The Double Life of Alfred Buber. This is my first ER win so I'm pretty excited. :-)

178f3r1n4
Apr 1, 2011, 5:58am Top

I won Gone: A Plea for Preservation by Shelby Foote

179Cariola
Apr 1, 2011, 5:15pm Top

Hmmm, I stopped by to see who else will be reading Jamrach's Menagerie, but apparently I'm the only one so far.

180browner56
Apr 1, 2011, 7:28pm Top

I won The Rough Guide to Psychology by Christian Jarrett. I usually request fiction, so this will be an interesting change of pace for me.

181booklover3258
Apr 1, 2011, 7:38pm Top

I won The Wreckage!

182bookczuk
Apr 2, 2011, 4:25pm Top

Audio Version of Blind Your Ponies arrived today.

183jo2son
Edited: Apr 2, 2011, 8:02pm Top

I won Wings: A Novel of World War II Flygirls by Karl Friedrich. Fits right in with my reading interests. Thanks LibraryThing! This is the third book that I've won!

184Chatterbox
Edited: Apr 4, 2011, 1:24pm Top

This month, won Now You See Me by S.J. Bolton. Oddly, it's a book I don't even remember requesting! I'd been holding my breath to see which of the two books I remembered asking for I'd ended up receiving (if any), so I was slightly taken aback. Still happy, of course, and perhaps the algorithm felt this was the best book for me...

185sszkutak
Apr 4, 2011, 6:02pm Top

I won American Zombie Gothic by Kyle William Bishop. I am excited!

186InfectiousOptimist
Edited: Apr 11, 2011, 5:10pm Top

Hi Everyone, I just received my win, Original Sin: A Sally Sin Adventure by Beth McMullen, I got a surprise book in the package. I received Minding Ben by Victoria Brown, also an unreleased novel. Did this happen to anyone else? I hope it wasn't a mistake!

If it wasn't a mistake...thank you to whomever sent it!

187duanewilliams
Apr 11, 2011, 5:11pm Top

Prescriptive Stretching by Kristian Berg. I didn't even realize I was getting this book until it arrived today.

188jeanie1
Apr 11, 2011, 11:42pm Top

I just reviewed it. Loved it. Had problems downloading. Books with pictures are problamatic in e-format.

189JessiAdams
Apr 12, 2011, 4:39am Top

"Touch" by Alexi Zentner arrived today. Already started on it, and so far its great :)

190rhonda1111
Apr 15, 2011, 1:26am Top

I just read it and really enjoyed it. got it in the mail today

191rhonda1111
Apr 15, 2011, 1:28am Top

yes i got mine today and it was opened with the two books inside if thier was any paper it was lost. just read orginal sin I enjoyed it.

192Ozrkgirlie
Apr 19, 2011, 3:57pm Top

I won Seduce Me in Dreams by Jacquelynn Frank. I love her books and this one is no exception. I am halfway through it and am enjoying it so far. Inter galactic travel is always alittle more difficult for me to read but she does a really good job in the details so that you understand a bit more. I will read others if she writes more to this series.

193LisaMorr
Apr 20, 2011, 12:56pm Top

Three books in three months - I'm feeling especially lucky! (Well, I will when I receive the January book...!)

Won Neighbor Law and already received it. Very cool.

194VetaTorres
Apr 25, 2011, 1:06am Top

I'm still waiting for my book :( hopefully it arrives soon

195thejokersharley
Jul 1, 2011, 4:11am Top

I was suppose to get Gone: A Plea for Preservation by Shelby Foote but I never recieved it. :(

196jeanie1
Dec 31, 2011, 1:56pm Top

Am supposed to get Flags over Warsaw, but have not rec'd it. Got the notice in November...

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