Look at what I won!

I have had my moments as a ‘comper’ in the past – entering loads of competitions, and winning a few too. I haven’t done that for years though, and have reverted to not winning things in general – but this week I’ve won twice! Not only did I win a prize (a nice multi-wicked candle) in my daughter’s old school Christmas fete raffle, but I entered a twitter competition from @AtlanticBooks and blow me, I won!

My prize was a selection from their current list:

I’m particularly looking forward to reading The Dinner by Herman Koch since I read Stu’s review, and only this afternoon I was looking at The Potter’s Hand by A.N.Wilson in the bookshop – it’s about Josiah Wedgwood; Will Rycroft admired Patrick Flanery’s Absolution too. I shall look forward to reading those three, but know nothing about the others – but they look interesting.

I do like winning books – such fun!, as Miranda would say. A huge thank you to Atlantic Books.

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7 thoughts on “Look at what I won!

  1. Congrats! What an amazing prize to win! I don’t know anything about ANY of those books, but they have such pretty covers that they must be good 😛

  2. wonderful prize ,hope you enjoy the dinner and thank for mention ,the wilson sounds great I use go to stoke when growing up as it was nearby and heard him talk about this and his connection to the area ,all the best stu

  3. Congrats! I’ve read and reviewed the book about Dickens’ London and found it a bit overwhelming at times but honestly, the level of detail is fantastic. 🙂

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