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Grab This Book!

You wish you could get the books you want faster.  We wish you could too!  Alas, popular books do take a little longer.   To thank you for your patience, here is a Book Grab Giveaway!



 Each month we’ll surprise you with chances to win a brand new copy of those hot books for which you’ve been waiting.   We’ll be choosing books from the list on the Most Wished for Books on PBS.


It’s so easy to enter…just reply to this post, but here’s the catch…you only have 24 hours to enter the Giveaway for the featured book!  We’ll randomly draw a lucky winner from all entries. Stay tuned to the PBS Blog …you never know when the Book Grab Giveaways will happen or which book you can win!



The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
ISBN 9781400052172

Members, leave a comment to Grab This Book, but only until 12/29/11 at 9am (Eastern Standard Time)

Good luck!


209 Responses to “Grab This Book!”

  1. Cathy D. says:

    this is a excellent book! not my usual type of book, but I heard about the book, borrowed it from my sister. I loved it and would like to read it again! Once you read it you’ll never forget it’s importance,

  2. Kaitland G. (kaitlandg) says:

    This is such a wonderful site. I would really love to win this book 🙂

  3. Kathy H. (Nellie) says:

    This is on my wish list and sounds like a very interesting read.

  4. Mae F. (artemis16) says:

    This seems like a really interesting book and I heard a lot about it. I want it! 😀

  5. Sgt. Russell T. says:

    Sounds like a really interesting book!

  6. Roberta K. (yourhonor) says:

    After reading the reviews and comments about this book, it’s now on my To-be-read and my to-be-purchased-for-the-local-library lists.

  7. Kimberly G. (kgordon) says:

    Seems very interesting…wouldn’t mind reading this one!

  8. Jennifer says:

    I’ve wanted to read this book for some time now. I heard it was a great read!

  9. Katie S says:

    I haven’t heard of this book before but I won’t turn down a free book! 🙂

  10. Shannon G. (forever913) says:

    My hubby has been looking forward to this book. =)

  11. Amy B. says:

    Several members of my book club have read and highly recommended this book. Would love to win a copy. Thanks for the giveaway!

  12. Debbi B. says:

    Our book club read this, but I wasn’t able to. It made for interesting discussion and I’d love to have this book!

  13. Brenda P. (homeschoolmommy) says:

    Thank you for the chance to win.Who doesn’t love a free book?

  14. Britannie C. (britannie) says:

    I didn’t know that you guys did giveaways! This is great! 🙂

  15. Della S. (dellams70) says:

    wish I could win!

  16. My mom has been reading a lot of non-fiction lately, so if I won this I would give it to her.

  17. Leslie H. (haggy) says:

    I’m up for it!

  18. Alex M. (lurchador) says:

    I saw a piece on the book on Sunday Morning on CBS. I would like to read it.

  19. Ashley C. (ajk321) says:

    I can’t wait to read this book. It looks so interesting.

  20. Laura G. (summersoff) says:

    Always open for a new read.

  21. Bernadette F. says:

    would love to win this book…love the paperbackswap website. thanks

  22. Jerry S. says:

    Interesting book heard about it on NPR plan to read it

  23. Hey, here’s my name so you know which entry to pick!

  24. Adriane B. (libros75) says:

    Sounds very interesting. I would love to win this book. Paperbackswap.com is my favorite website!

  25. Pam T. (soozeesbooks) says:

    Sounds like a very interesting story. Would love to read this one! Thanks PBS for this fun opportunity!

  26. mistyks says:

    Looks like a good read from the comments in the reviews and the ratings. Thanks, PBS, for the opportunity to win this one 🙂

  27. Rina H. (sky34) says:

    Thanks for the chance to win, PBS!!! 🙂

  28. Stephanie B. says:

    I was fascinated by Ms. Lack’s immortality and sent the book to my daughter. It was a gift, but I would like a copy to keep. Thanks for the perfect book lovers’ contest.

  29. Amber (berd) says:

    Looks like a great book! Thank you for the chance to win!! 🙂

  30. Kellie S. (echoesinthyme) says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to win this book. What fun! Happy New Year!

  31. Rachel S. (rachelspears) says:

    I have been dying to read this book. I had a benign tumor removed at 14, that they said they research on. And my grandmother Im sure was tested when she was battling MS, as an african american women in the 50s. This book strikes so close to home, on various levels. Would love to win!

  32. Lauren Y. says:

    This book is already a book on school reading lists. I’d love to read it , too.

  33. Irina (smith-jones) says:

    I’ve been waiting for this book for so long. I hope I win a copy.

  34. Kim R. says:

    I’d love a chance to enter for this book!!
    Thank you 🙂

  35. Phyllis M. says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to win this book. On my list. Thanks!

  36. Lorraine L. (vegasmom) says:

    I hear that this is a worthwhile read. I have been intending to do so for a while. Great choice.

  37. Jessica G. (azmi) says:

    Excellent idea. Count me in!

  38. aaron says:

    Would love this book!

  39. Carol C. says:

    I’ve wanted to read this for a while now.

  40. Kate H. (dufiedog) says:

    Goodie goodie! Another great one from TPTB

  41. Sarah R. says:

    Another from my wish list! About 12 people have recommended this to me 🙂

  42. Lori B. says:

    I would love to read this one! Thanks for the chance PBS!

  43. Dana L. (daltonryan) says:

    Would love to win/read this book!!! 🙂

  44. kim hartman says:

    I think I should win this book. I live in Baltimore , where it all occurred and it’s my birthday in a few days!

  45. Sheri P. (srehula) says:

    This one is on my WL! I’d love to win it and let others move up the list.

  46. Suzanne N. (keadamna) says:

    Great timing since, book club is reading this for Jan.

  47. That’s definitely on my list of books to read. Thanks for the great contest!

  48. Lesley F. (knitter) says:

    Highly recommended by a friend who read it. Hope I win.

  49. Brenna B. (demiducky25) says:

    Wow, this sounds like a really interesting read! I’m adding it to my wishlist! 🙂

  50. Barbara M. says:

    Really want to read this one!!! Heard the author interview on NPR.