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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. Megan M. (yukixzero) says:

    Thanks for the contest – wanna win this one 🙂

  2. Jennifer T. says:

    Love this book!

  3. Priscilla C. (MSCOZY) says:

    Oh my! I would just LOVE to have a copy of this book!! Good luck to everyone! Thanks, PBS!

  4. Gail C. (catsmom) , says:

    thanks for the chance.

  5. Joanne K. (Jerseygirl-exit30) says:

    I’ve been waiting for this one……….

  6. HELEN VOSE neleh , says:

    I would be just thrilled to win something because I’ve never won anything.
    I just love this club!!!!

  7. Jessica (doublehoo) says:

    I would love to win this book!

  8. Elizabeth J. (libbiej) says:

    Please pick me!

  9. Deidre G. (msdee) says:

    Been wishing for this one for awhile. Would love to win it!

  10. Patti H. (bearcub) says:

    pick me!!!! 🙂

  11. Melanie S. says:

    🙂 thanks for the chance

  12. Miki O. (MikiOz) says:

    This book has gotten great reviews, especially in Entertainment Weekly. I would love to read it.

  13. Kathryn K. (katkn) says:

    It’s been on my list at the recommendation of a co-worker. My fingers are crossed to win, but even if I don’t, it will come up on my list. If I do win, it will go into circulation as soon as I read it 🙂

  14. Amy T. (mercy-cowgirl13) says:

    Thanks for the chance to win this book:)

  15. Kathy E. (fictionlover) says:

    In order to read this book I will need to win it.

  16. Jeana F. (luvshoes) says:

    Love to win this book!

  17. Joanne K. says:

    I’ve been wanting this one since I read a good review of it in a magazine…. thanks for the chance to win!

  18. Sherry O. (timidwiner) says:

    I have my fingers crossed!!

  19. Lynn P. (Bama-Booklover) , says:

    Free book? Will take one any day of the week!

  20. Marcia S. (busterboomer) says:

    Wow, sounds like a good one I would like to read!!!

  21. Daniel F. says:

    I work on these cells. It’d be fun to know a little more about them!

  22. Sara G. (saralynnreads) says:

    I heard this was a great book; I’d love to read it!

  23. (9thof11) says:

    would love this book. it would make a great gift!

  24. Tammie (scubagirl13) , says:

    Crossing my fingers….toes…and eyes….for good luck!!!!

  25. Gloria H. says:

    I have a 12 year old son who has battled cancer 2 times. I am very interested in reading this book. Thank you PBS for the chance to get it.

  26. Grace H. (gjoan) says:

    Pick me!

  27. Julie M. (officegirl) says:

    A very fascinating book! Pick me!

  28. Joan B. (namaste-joan) says:

    I am a nurse, I work in the field and would love to read this book. Thanks for the chance.

  29. Lindsay J. says:

    I have wondered about this one, it sounds very interesting

  30. Jason M. says:

    Im interested

  31. Kelly L. says:

    Popular and lots of good reviews
    I would love to win this one

  32. Dano C. (dano1215) says:

    This is one of the best non fiction books of the year; an incredible story told with conviction and compassion.

  33. Deborah H. (littlepine) , says:

    I would love to win this book. Thank you for the chance!

  34. Jacqueline C. (jcluvscats) , says:

    Appreciate the opportunity at a chance to win this book. I’d really like to read it.

  35. Sandra B. (sthnladysc) , says:

    Love this contest – thank you! Would love to read this book.

  36. Really want to read this book!

  37. Sandra H. (pandareads) says:


  38. Julia W. says:

    My sister says it’s a must read!

  39. Melissa R. (LeftyMom) says:

    What a great idea for a contest. I’ve had this book on my wish list for ages.

  40. Sallie M. (oldrockandroll) says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to get a great book!

  41. Kelly E. (rainfall) says:

    I’ve been wanting to read this one! My friend loved it and said her book club discussed it and they all enjoyed it. 🙂

  42. bookknoll says:

    Ever hopeful; entering again.

  43. Elizabeth P. says:

    I’ve been dying to read it, and really want to give it to my brother. He’s studying to be a doctor.

  44. Katie D. (acetyl-coA) says:

    I work with this cell line everyday, and I would love to read about the origins.

  45. Kelsie L. says:

    This has been on my list for a while–thanks!

  46. Chris L. says:

    You have never talked to a mere mortal– C.S. Lewis

  47. Cathy P. (cmykrgb) says:

    What a great reason to follow Paperback Swap on Facebook!

  48. Jean L. (MeanJean) says:

    Thanks for the opportunity! I hope you pick me.

  49. Carissa S. (wibliophile) says:

    Would love to win this one!

  50. (bookfan1) says:

    Sounds like an exciting read, hope I win. Thanks, PBS, for another chance to win a great book!