Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Belated Birthday!

Oops... I forgot my own blog birthday. On 10th April I got to my second year of blogging - how time does fly.

To celebrate, I'll be giving away a copy of a book I loved last year - Yellow by Janni Visman. It was in my top reads of 2008, and I first chatted about it here.

Stella is agoraphobic and neurotic and jealous - Yellow is a sparse, taut narrative which is psychologically clever without being scary (why does 'psychological' always come with 'thriller'? Not in this case, really). And there's a cat. Ideal. For a more lucid discussion of the book, see that first review.

Pop your name in the hat, as it were, and I'll do a draw on Sunday.

24 comments:

  1. How to pop my name in a (the) hat? I'll do it for sure!

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  2. Happy blog-birthday! I hope you plan to continue for at least another two years!

    Rosie, name-in-hatting

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  3. Belated Happy Blog Birthday!
    Adding name to hat.

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  4. I first came to your blog around 18 months ago, and I don't think I've missed a day since. How time does fly.

    Please enter me in this draw.

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  5. Happy blog birthday! Name is officially in hat.

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  6. oooh! Happy blog birthday. when are you back in Ox and can i go in the hat?

    lge

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  7. Happy blog birthday Simon!

    The book sounds great, so if you also ship to mainland Europe I would love to be included in the draw!

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  8. Belated Happy Birthday to you and the Carbon Copy!

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  9. Happy Birthday Blog. I'm so new at all of this, but am totally addicted already! :)

    Please add me to the drawing. Agoraphobia?! Sounds interesting.

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  10. Happy anniversary to your blog!!
    Book sounds interesting - add me to the draw.

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  11. Happy Blog-Birthday! Oh, do you accept international entries?

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  12. adding name to hat right this moment!

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  13. Congatulations on Stuck In A Book's 2nd birthday Simon!

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  14. Happy belated birthday.Love your blog.

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  15. Now that I've de-lurked for a bit, it's only polite to wish you a happy belated birthday...!

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  16. Ah - this was the book you pointed out to me in the £2 bookshop...and I stupidly opted not to buy it! Well, I've come crawling back now...

    Button

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  17. Okay, I'm jumping in as well! Finally have managed to get around to pulling The Mitfords off of my shelf based on a recommendation by you. Not that far in yet but it is highly addictive isn't it!

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  18. Happy blog birthday! Please add my name to the pot.

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  19. Congratulations Simon on a great blog. Always thought provoking and has introduced me to some wonderful books.

    Please put my name in the hat!

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  20. Thanks for an interesting blog. Please enter me into the draw.

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  21. Hope you had a good one!

    melmarie1@yahoo.com

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