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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!




Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival Resilience and Redemption

by Laura Hillenbrand

ISBN 9781400064168


Members, leave a comment to Grab This Book, but only until 1/17/2012 at 9am (Eastern Standard Time)

Good luck!


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266 Responses to “Grab This Book”

  1. Cara (cheddy) says:

    Great story! Wonderful for anyone who appreciates WWII history.

  2. Penny E. (bentpenny) says:

    I have heard about this book and keep meaning to look at the library for it but don’t!! Sounds very interesting!

  3. Annajean D. (naturegirl08) says:

    This looks like a great book!

  4. Rhonda (pinkcypress) says:

    This is on the list of possibles for our PBS Chapter book club for 2012!

  5. Cara R. says:

    I have heard this is a fantastic read.

  6. Jessica D. says:

    Wow , super idea. I would love to read this book !!!

  7. Anne G. (ladybug1) , says:

    have been trying to find this book on PBS for months now & I would love to read it!

  8. Debra S. (HereKitty2) says:

    I’ve read some great reviews of this one. She also wrote the book on Seabiscuit!

  9. Miguel H. (tiburon) says:

    Two of my favorite subjects, running and WW2

  10. Kathy Hunter says:

    I loved her work on Seabiscuit and have read great reviews of this book.

  11. Alana L. (racemom) says:

    I’ll bet it’s a great book – I’d like it!

  12. Sara G. says:

    This book is one I really want to read!

  13. Tarri F. (Tarri) says:

    An on-line friend just finished this book and said it was wonderful.

  14. Kristy L. says:

    Sounds like a great read!

  15. Eileen N. (webjays-n-sc) , says:

    It sounds great for my sister-in-law. She LOVES this type of book! I’d love to give her it as a gift. She is a voracious reader! 🙂

  16. Debbie D. (debsbooks) says:

    I would love to get my hands on a copy of this book.

  17. Steve S. (serresusa) says:

    I would like to win this book.

  18. Ardis , says:

    I really hope I get to read this book!

  19. Chris F. says:

    This looks like an interesting book!

  20. Rupert M. says:

    Sounds like a good read.

  21. Connie (DVNmom) , says:

    I’ve heard this is a great book…crossing my fingers!!! And toes!!

  22. Britannie C. (britannie) says:

    It’s the same author as Seabiscuit.. I bet it’s a great read!

  23. Margaret T. (megt) says:

    I have heard such great things about this book. And what a fun contest

  24. Brisja R. (brisja) says:

    This is one of the book picks for our book club this spring!

  25. Brekke K. (sfvamp) , says:

    Here’s hoping . . .

  26. Melanie K. says:

    What a wonderful surprise to stumble on this great opportunity to win this awesome book! I hope I win!

  27. J.P. says:

    Everyone I know who has read this book has loved it!

  28. Cyndi L. (sweetspickle115) says:

    I would love to have this one! It sounds awesome!

  29. April K. (bamaforever) says:

    *fingers crossed*

  30. Abby E. (theabbyevans) says:

    Oh, author of Seabiscuit! Would love to give this one a try!

  31. Rachelle S. (MSW2b) Raleigh, NC says:

    I want to share this book with my family. MY stepfather flew the same type plane as Louie did in World War II. I think it would be wonderful way to share the history of country with my teenagers. My boys are very interested in History. Plus I it opens the door on dealing with problems, drugs and alcohol…………..

    A great book no doubts!!

  32. Lori B. says:

    I love history and would really enjoy this one. Thanks for the chance PBS!

  33. Sandra E. (Sandia) says:

    I’ve been looking forward to reading this!

  34. Gail P. (TinkerPirate) Montara, CA says:

    Me, please!!! But, it will go to my nephew who is a HUGE history buff especially anything about WWII AND it will help him put some of issues into perspective.

  35. Gladys A. says:

    hope to read soon!

  36. Andrea G. (futbolista) says:

    My mother really wants to read this one!

  37. Margarita B. (tati) says:

    Would love to get this!

  38. Theresa B. says:

    ME, me, Pick me!

  39. Lori W. (catsndogsnbooksohmy) says:

    Sounds like a great book! My mother-in-law would like it too.

  40. Marsha R. (HomeschoolMama) says:

    It sounds like it would be very interesting. I would love to win this book!

  41. Heather M. (hmcgill) says:

    cant wait to read this, I hope I win.

  42. Wendy B. (sierra123) says:

    sounds interesting! would love to read it.

  43. Deb B. says:

    Terrific book — would love to have my own copy.

  44. HELEN VOSE neleh , says:

    I would really like to win this book. Sounds like a good read.

  45. Krista G. says:

    Borrowed this book from the library. I would love to be able to have my own copy. It’s definitely an important story in American History. It’s good to be reminded of such stories, and appreciate the sacrifices that were made for our country.

  46. Dano C. (dano1215) says:

    I like history and WWII books. My dad jumped on D-Day.

  47. Judy B. (Hoody) says:

    I so hope I win this book, I love history.

  48. Joan S. (JoanieS) says:

    It has to be me! I won something for the very first time a few weeks ago so my luck MUST be turning in 2012.

  49. CJ K. (greatbuys4less) says:

    I have been looking forward to this book!

  50. Jill J. (jillibean) says:

    I’ve had this book on my wish list forever – it would be great!

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