It’s Literary Giveaway Bloghop Time


literarybloghopYay, it’s blog hop time. I am participating in the literary giveaway bloghop hosted by Judith from Leeswammes’ Blog.

I am a little late prepping my giveaway post. Sorry about that.

Here are the books I am giving away in this blog hop:


The Road by Cormac McCarthy is a book I read a couple years ago and liked very much. It’s a bit grim but beautifully written.

In Custody by Anita Desai is a book I finished today. It’s not a new book, it made it into the Man Booker short list in 1984.

I don’t have a review up, but it’s a lovely humorous tale of a man trying to interview a famous poet. It’s humor makes a pleasant juxtaposition against the grimness of The Road.

Rules of the Giveaway

There are no rules. The giveaway is international. Just fill up the rafflecopter and try your luck.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

I will select two winners on June 25th, each winner will get one book. After contacting the winners, I will announce the winners on my blog.

If these books don’t rock your boat, try some of the other giveaways listed here…you are sure to find something right up your alley.

Linky List:

  1. Leeswammes
  2. The Misfortune of Knowing
  3. Bibliosue
  4. Too Fond
  5. Under a Gray Sky
  6. Read Her Like an Open Book (US)
  7. My Devotional Thoughts
  8. WildmooBooks
  9. Guiltless Reading
  10. Fourth Street Review
  11. Nishita’s Rants and Raves
  12. Word by Word
  13. Words And Peace (US)
  14. Ciska’s Book Chest
  15. Falling Letters
  16. Roof Beam Reader
  17. Readerbuzz
  18. The Relentless Reader (US)
  19. Mom’s Small Victories (US)
  20. Daily Mayo (US)
  1. The Emerald City Book Review (US)
  2. A Lovely Bookshelf on the Wall
  3. Lost Generation Reader
  4. Booklover Book Reviews
  5. Bay State Reader’s Advisory
  6. River City Reading (US)
  7. Books Speak Volumes
  8. Words for Worms
  9. Wensend
  10. Bibliophile’s Retreat
  11. Readers’ Oasis
  12. The Book Musings
  13. My Book Retreat (N. Am.)
  14. Books on the Table (US)
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  • Sorry I was too late to promote this one 🙁 But you totally had great selections for a giveaway. I LOVE The Road! 🙂

  • Thanks for the the giveaway! I’ve been on the fence about reading The Road, but know I’ll read it one of these days.

  • Isa

    In Custody sounds really interesting. Thank you for the giveaway! Enjoy your day. 🙂

  • VeronikaDream

    Thank you for the giveaway!

  • Thanks for the opportunity to win these books! In Custody looks particularly interesting.

  • Thanks for the chance to win 😀

  • ikkinlala

    Those both look interesting (although I’m a bit surprised that I haven’t read The Road yet).

  • Isi

    Both books look great; I knew The road, but I still haven’t read it, and In custody is new to me.
    Thank you very much for the giveaway!

  • Ashfa_Anwer

    The Road looks great!! Thanks for the giveaway.

  • Say Yap

    Im so excited.Thanks for the amazing giveaway.Would love to win The Road.

  • Ciska van der Lans

    That are some interesting books. Would love the chance to win The Road!

  • I would love to win The Road. Thanks for hosting the giveaway, Nishita.

  • Kara S

    These are such different books (from what I know of them) — what an intriguing decision you give to the winning reader! Really, these literary blog hops are a special treat for fans of that kind of fiction like me. Thanks so much for giving us this opportunity. Cheers, Kara S

  • Zara

    The Road!!!!!
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  • cherylslife

    Both these books sound interesting and I need to get a different genre in the between all my romance and historical books.

  • bn100

    These sound interesting

  • marypreston

    I have heard of THE ROAD, but not IN CUSTODY. Thank you.

  • I read The Road abut four years ago and really enjoyed it but I don’t own a copy. In Custody also sounds like a fun read. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Elizabeth

    In Custody sounds quite interesting!

  • Courtney Whisenant

    Great choices! I’ve heard great things about both books but haven’t read either 🙂 Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Jenna

    Thanks for the giveaway! I still need to read The Road – nice choice!

  • mastbrat

    I’ve had The Road on my list since the beginning of the year when a friend recommended it

    to me. I need to get it!

  • I really need to get to The Road. I tried to read it a few years ago, but I couldn’t get into it. I’ve been told many times that if I stick with it I’ll be riveted, so I really want to give it another try.

    Thanks for hosting this!

  • I was late with my first Literary Blog Hop post two times ago, was accidentally early last time due to a scheduling mistake, and this time I was right on time but somehow disabled comments so no one could enter my giveaway for a while. I may need to give up on participating, but I love the books that people post about for this hop!
    I have read several books by Anita Desai, but In Custody doesn’t sound familiar. I have tried The Road and didn’t get into it, but maybe having my own copy would make all the difference!

  • stephanie

    Books sound great,holding thumbs

  • seeword

    OK, The Road is on my SHR (Should Have Read) list. In Custody seems like a nice change of pace.

  • Thanks for being part of the blog hop! I loved The Road, good choice. Haven’t read In Custody but I think it’s something I would enjoy.

  • Martine

    Loved The Road, what an enthralling book. Also love Anita Desai so would enjoy reading ‘in Custody’ . thanks for the giveaway.

  • Michelle Willms

    I love the way the two books you’ve selected complement each other. They both sound interesting to me. I’m really interested in reading the humor demonstrated by the author of In Custody.

  • I have had The Road on my TBR for quite sometime and now In Custody has piqued my interest 🙂 Thanks for the giveaway !

  • Denise Duvall

    Thank you for the giveaway. Both of these authors are new to me.

  • Rhonda Lomazow

    Thanks for to discover new blogs.

  • Elizabeth

    Thank you for the give away. I look forward to following you on twitter!

  • Gaby Metivier

    Great giveaway, thanks!! 😀 I really liked the movie The Road, so the book must be even better

  • Judy Cox

    Both of these books look very interesting, I have never heard of either, but I enjoy reading different kinds of books.

  • Rose

    Both books sound good. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Thanks for hosting this wonderful giveaway! Great choices; I’ve never heard of Anita Desai’s book until your post and it sounds fantastic =D

  • Jo @ BLBookReviews

    I love the sound of Anita Desai’s In Custody.

  • guiltlessreading

    I discovered Anita Desai only after I’d read Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss, and then realized she was Kiran’s mother!

  • Kristia

    Thank you for the giveaway! Great choices 🙂

  • celeste

    Thanks for the chance 🙂

  • Tanya M

    I’ve read neither of these. Thanks for the chance to win! Hope you stop by my giveaway as well if you are in the US.

  • Tonja Drecker

    Interviewing a poet could be entertaining…the idea already has me smiling.

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