My Very First Give-Away

You may have heard that I have a slight weakness for books. I'm working on it, I swear. Whenever I have the urge to click over to Amazon or walk into the bookstore I calm my rapid breathing, mop my sweaty brow, and count to ten. No new books, I say. Mostly, this is sufficient. Mostly.

But now it's not enough to curb the flow of books coming into the house (so says Steve). No, now I must also "weed out" books that don't meet some pretty strict criteria. Apparently, assuming that every horizontal surface in our home is in actuality a bookshelf is not a proper way to decorate or to "keep house."

So, my loss is your gain. As a thank you to you for sticking with me and reading all my rambling thoughts, I'm hoping to send some good reading your way. The first to go? A lovely first edition copy of Righteous Porkchop: Finding a Life and Good Food Beyond Factory Farms by Nicolette Hahn Niman (baby not included). Read my original review of it here, then leave a comment on this post and one lucky winner will be randomly selected for this little prize. Comments will be closed on Friday, June 3 and the winner announced in next Saturday's Weekend Review.

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Congratulations to Junk Loving Girl!
"We are looking to only consume local foods, including family raised animals. This would be a great read!"

Send me a message at cpcable (at) gmail (dot) com with your address and I will drop it in the mail to you!

9 comments:

  1. oh man that is a cute shot C! He is so biteable!! I think this a great idea for a giveaway- for the record I think decorating with books is totally acceptable.
    I always enjoy your book reviews- I feel as if I am reading the words written by a wise professor! You rock.

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  2. Ha! That pic is great!
    I was raised in Iowa so a happy pig makes for a happy me. I would love a good new read!
    Happy weekend!

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  3. What a cute baby!

    we are looking to eat more sustainably, so i would love to read this book.

    stormyranew at yahoo dot com

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  4. Silas is getting so big!
    Count me in for a book about sustainable eating!

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  5. Precious photo! I love your book reviews. I have Simplicity Parenting on hold at the library to pick up today.

    I'm not sure if I want to read the book you are giving away!! Sometimes reading about our food sources is just so depressing and frightening. Not that I am closing my eyes to it - it can just overwhelm me. I've made steps to buy a lot less meat and what meat I do buy is organic.

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  6. I just have to say what a great photo this is! Great idea for a giveaway pic.

    But I actually don't want to be entered in the giveaway -- we don't eat any factory meat and there are folks here who really want to read this book so please exclude me.

    Thanks!!

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  7. We are looking to only consume local foods, including family raised animals. This would be a great read!

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  8. I have wanted to read this for the longest time! Thank you so much!

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  9. Sounds like a good read. :) p.s. You are a great writer! -Karla D.

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