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Friday, July 15, 2011

We're Doing the Book Blogger Hop

It's Friday again and that means it;s Book Blogging Time :)
Today's Question Is :

How/Where do you get your books? Do you buy them or go to the library? Is there a certain website you use like paperbackswap?

Today's Answer:
As I have lots of ways I get books, Ive decided to put them in a list :
  1. The Public Library - As I work in a library , I get access to all the latest releases.
  2. Review Copies - I get alot of Review Copies from Authors, Publishers etc
  3. Blog Tours - I am a member of a number of Virtal Book Tours so I recieve Books to read and review/feature .
  4. Netgalley - An awesome way to get ARC's - http://www.netgalley.com/
  5. Simon and Schuster GalleyGrab - Another way to get ARC's - http://www.galleygrab.com/
  6. TradeMe- An auction site in New Zealand - http://www.trademe.co.nz/
  7. Secondhand Bookshops - Every now and again, I'll pop into the secondhand Bookshops
  8. Whitcoulls - When they have their huge sales.
  9. Booksneeze - An awesome way to get Christian ARC's - http://www.booksneeze.com/
  10. Blogging for Books - Run by Waterbrook Multnomah - http://www.bloggingforbooks.com/
  11. Tyndale Publishers - http://www.tyndalepublishing.com/

12 comments:

  1. Hey, just hopping by for Blogger hop. Old follower here. I love getting books from my library as well, they always have a great selection. Hope you have a great weekend.

    Ange @ the Moonlight Reader

    My FF: http://ange-moonlightreader.blogspot.com/2011/07/follow-friday-11-book-blogger-hop-11.html

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  2. I also love the library. We also have a pretty decent online/download library for audio and ebooks which I am loving since I got my ereader in December!

    Bonnie @ HandsAndHome

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  3. I would love to work at a library! I've been considering going back to school to get my Masters in Library Science degree. New follower :)

    http://www.booksandbarks.com/2011/07/follow-friday-3.html

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  4. That's a lot of different places! Thanks for hopping by!

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  5. Just blogging by, have a happy Friday!

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/07/book-blogger-hop_15.html

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  6. Hi! Just following you back! I'm quite impressed with your organized list, I just ramble. :) I'm hoping soonish I'll start getting review copies from publishers... Sigh.

    -Rachel
    Paper Cuts

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  7. Thanks for the great list. I'll definitely have to take a look at some of those online sites. :)

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  8. I don't do blog tours or take many review copies. Two years ago I started tracking where my books were coming from. Please come see where I get my books.

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  9. I’m seeing a pattern of book acquisition here. After all, there are just so many places to get books and so many different ways to read them.

    It’s hard to beat the library for price and selection but it’s even harder to beat the convenience of browsing BN or Amazon from a Nook or Kindle, hitting a button and reading the book you picked in about sixty seconds.

    As usual, my answer to this week’s Book Blogger Hop question is all over the map. Hop on over and read my multipart answer – http://www.howardsherman.net

    Howard A. Sherman, Implementor
    http://www.howardsherman.net

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  10. Wow. That is a lot of ways to get books. I use of few of those, as well. I must admit, though, that I haven't heard of some of them.

    Thanks for stopping by the blog and following. I've returned the favor.

    Have a great weekend!

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