Unstuff My Bookshelves: Win A Great BIG Box O’ Books!

Great Big Box O' Books

When you Wish Upon a Duke by Isabella Bradford
When Temptation Burns by J.K. Beck
Beneath A Rising Moon by Keri Arthur
Deception by Kris Kennedy
Darklands by Nancy Holzner
Wedded in Sin by Jade Lee
Wild Texas Rose by Jodi Thomas
Blackstone’s Bride by Kate Moore
Eternal Beast by Laura Wright
White Hot by Nina Bruhns
The Dark Earl by Virginia Henley
Cherished by Lauren Dane & Maya Banks
Biting Cold by Chloe Neill
Precinct 13 by Tate Hallaway
Can’t Hurry Love by Molly O’Keefe
The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires by Molly Harper
Defiant by Pamela Clare

School will be starting soon and I’m in a rush to get doctors and dentist appointments made, do school clothes shopping, buy supplies, and take out a second mortgage to pay for my children’s free education /sarcasm. So, that means I’m terribly short on time lately. Usually I break up my books into groups of three and give them away to multiple winners. But that means sorting, packaging, weighing, blah, blah, blah. I whimpered a little bit when I tried to think of when I’ll have time for all that. Then I spied my supply of Priority Flat Rate boxes and the light blub went on.

So this month, I’m tossing all my bookshelf breaking books into a box and there will be one big winner.

Up for offer, 17 books listed above. All are new finished copies.To enter just leave me a comment. Make me laugh. Or smile. Or blink…whatever. :)

Open to: US residents only this time. I’m sorry about that, but I checked and the postage is pretty steep for the size of box I need to ship. It kills me to exclude anyone and I try to open up as many giveaways to international entries as I can. I hope you’ll forgive me this time. :)

You have until end of day August 17 to enter, winner will be announced soon after.

Giveaway sponsored by: FVBR

No purchase necessary to win. You must be 18 or over to enter, void where prohibited. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. FVBR is not being compensated for this giveaway. If the winner declines to accept or fails to claim their prize within 72 hours of the announcement, they forfeit their prize(s). Prize distribution is the sole responsibility of the giveaway sponsor. Fiction Vixen Book Reviews will not be held responsible for lost or misdirected prizes or for circumstances beyond our control. More information here.

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  1. Jay says

    I am in desperate need of new books. The second mortgage for my kids free education did leave any money left to buy books. Thanks for the giveaway

  2. Pam B says


    Thanks for the great giveaway. In honor of your kids going to school here is a school joke:
    “A teacher saw one of his students asleep in the class. He asked another student to wake him up. The other student said: Sir, you put him to sleep, so you better wake him up”.

    Thanks for the chance

  3. Jenifer says

    My kids started school last week. If only that meant I now had all this free time to just read! Work never ceases.
    All but one in that box would be a new title for me, so I’d love to win :)

  4. Shannon says

    Too much pressure! I can’t think of anything funny or entertaining to share. But I would love to win! Thanks for the chance.

  5. Tabs says

    That box would completely obliterate the few precious inches I’ve managed to eek out of my “unread” bookcase. :) Guess it’s just a risk I’ll have to take.

  6. miki says

    Oh course we understand that’s a lot of books and there were 2 or 3 that really interested me so winning such a box would have been wonderful but i’m also logic and knew it was too good to be true and thus only for US

    don’t worry thank you a lot for all the others giveaway that include us

  7. says

    *blink* *blink*
    Oooh, have you seen the TV show White Collar?? Matt Bomer is super sexy!!! I don’t care if he’s gay, he’s delicious to my eyes lol.

  8. Joannie sparks says

    Hi sorry i don’t have much to laugh about lately but if i win these books for me and my grandaughter boy i would smile for a year. We have had alot of family deaths and my grandaughter father just found out he has Cancer and she reads 3to 4 books a day and i have been saving my money to get her a reader or laptop she has earned it cause she got tested and reads in the 12,9 level in the 8th grade. i have bought her books for years never denying her but now i am disabled and can’t buy as many as before. This would be a big help. Plus we donate them to the boys and girls club and the library here when we get finished. We live in Rural Ga. and believe me the Local library is not that great. thanks Joannie jscddmj [at] aol[dot]com

  9. Holly says

    I’m breaking my Internet hiatus just to enter for a chance to win all these awesome books! :)

    Honestly I think I’d need a second and third mortgage just to keep up with my reading habit, my kids are on their own for school 😉 Teehee, if only I could really get away with that :)

    Good luck to everyone!


  10. says

    Holy crud! That is an amazing giveaway, it is a whole bookshelf worth of new books! *drool*
    Good luck with the back to school prep and all that good stuff. Thanks for the goodie bag chance. lostinsidethecovers(at)gmail(dot)com

  11. TrishJ says

    Wow. How can you give em up?? My mouth is watering!!! All my kids have grown up, they.have to do all the running around getting shots, clothes, etc. for my grandkids. I would love to sit on my porch in my rocking chair sipping iced tea and reading some of these books. Don’t be jealous — I earned it. ;-). Thanks for the giveaway. trishleroy49 at gmail dot com

  12. Amanda says

    Well, I’d just love to help you declutter your bookshelves. What can I say? I’m just a giver (taker).

  13. says

    Holy wow! Honestly, I don’t know how you manage to just put books in a box and ship them off into the unknown. I think I’d cry just contemplating something like that. If you have too many, we could always play book dominoes 😀 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw5LlSKKG3M I’d hate to pick those up afterwards. Thanks for the generous giveaway!

    msromanticreads at gmail dot com

  14. LSUReader says

    There was a sweet Vixen, Sophia.
    Whose love of books was something to see-a!
    So many had she
    Her bookshelf said “Gee,
    Mailing some to blog friends will help me…Ah!”

    Thanks so much for your generosity!

  15. Amber Robichaux says

    If I won 17 new-to-me books, I would be (slightly) less likely to buy new books that my library does not have yet. Also, it would give me an excuse to buy this new bookshelf that I want (but really have absolutely no place to put). Thanks for the giveaway!

  16. June says

    WOW!! I would love to win this box of books, it would be like Christmas come early :) This would keep me busy for a few day, lol. Thanks so much for the chance.

  17. Debbie Bussie says

    Wow you are awesome!! What a great giveaway!!! I would love to win these books, they look very tempting. Thanks so much.

  18. Anita Yancey says

    What a great giveaway. I would love to win. Sorry I can’t think of anything funny or witty, just blame it on my brain fart. Ha! But thanks for having this wonderful and generous giveaway.

  19. Diane Sallans says

    This is so fab of you to offer! And mailing really is so expensive! My brain is a bit fried right now – I just drove 8 hrs back from a baby shower for my niece-in-law – I’m going to be great-aunt, but as I say I’ve been a “great” aunt for years to my nephews & niece (lol).

  20. Carole Gunn says

    Just started a 6pm to 6am shift at my new job… need books to keep me awake. Would LOVE to win!

  21. Rebe says

    I highly recommend you watch the Staples commercial with the Dad dancing around to the song It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. So funny for back to school!

  22. cindyg says

    I can’t think of anything funny. Ha! Ha!
    But I’d love to win this huge box of books.

  23. jess says

    WOW can’t wait for the chance to win. I have been reading your reviews for a while now and just love them and your random awesomeness with giveaways. i wanna be you when i grow up… with the exception of the bookshelves being empties… honestly how can you bear to part with these beauties. I so rarely give mine away and when i loan them to friend i make them sign a paper promising i';ll get it back! :)

  24. Amy H. says

    The funny we’ve been enjoying at the house this week (I know – not a llama, but…) : http://www.youtube.com/embed/hwSW_YKAJzM

    (I hope it works)

    Enter me!! I haven’t purchased much this month thanks to the lovely back to school fees, etc. – so it would be a welcome month to win! Win or lose, thank you for the contest!

  25. diana mack says

    free education…for my older 2 kids it meant spending $650 on books and $500 for school fees, yearbooks etc
    for my younger one it was $600 for bus fees, books etc
    and i have yet to buy shoes, jeans, etc
    i feel your pain!

  26. rissatoo says

    Hope I win with this silly joke:

    A man in a movie theater notices what looks like a llama sitting next to him.
    “Are you a llama?” asked the man, surprised.
    “What are you doing at the movies?”
    The llama replied, “Well, I liked the book.”



  27. Lori Weller says

    Oh Please Please Enter me for the giveaway. I would love to read those books. College start fees have hit me.

  28. says

    I hope this makes you laugh. Soooo, I was at AAD over the weekend, and I witnessed some idiot asking Laurie London if she was from London, and the idiot turned out to be me.

    True Story. Unfortunately.

    Please enter me.

  29. Jodie says

    Today was my first day back to work at my elementary school library, a week before teachers and two weeks before kids! Today is also my self-imposed back to reading kids’ books. (The Jeaniene Frost audiobooks I am listening to don’t count!) That big box of books would be something to really look forward to!

  30. Diana N. says

    Pick me, pick me!!! I’m trying to practice monetary simplicity and I can’t buy all of the books I want at one time! *sobs* It’s a crisis.

    Help me Sopiha-konobi, you are the only one I trust. (This just begged for a movie mock quote.)

  31. elena says

    *blinks, rubs eyes and blinks again* whoa, 17 books. now thats a haul. i dont live in the US but i have a US addy. so that works right. i hope *grins* i would love to unstuff your bookshelves. *laughs* that sounds kinda dirty huh. what can i say, my mind tends to visit the gutter quite often. *winks* this is an awesome giveaway by the way. glad to be a part of it.

  32. Marlene Howard says

    Oh Oh pick me pick me ( waving hands in the air) pretty pretty please no i’m serious I need a goodie box. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  33. Melissa Lamb says

    Oh PLEASE enter me into the giveaway!!! I would LOVE to win this!! I have a bookshelf empty and ready to be filled!!! Thanks for the giveaway!


  34. Tiffany says

    I’d LOVE to win…. Trying to think of something funny…. Dang! The pressure to perform is too much! :) Good luck with back to school…. It’s crazy in my home also!

  35. Mary DeBorde M.A.D. says

    Sophia, I just stopped by to say that I think it’s beautifully kind & generous for you to offer up such a yummy, fat collection of books!! <3

    And please DON'T enter me, as I think there's some sweet commenters above who really could use/deserve this way more than me …. MY kids are grown (thank God!! I remember the hideous expenses at the start of the school year, PLUS we also had two August birthdays to toss into the mix!) lol

    Good luck, everybody! :)

  36. Tammy Beck says

    It sounds like some great books. Thanks for a great giveway. I would love to win. My son’s football is killing my book buying money but it’s so worth it. He’s 8yrs old & it’s his first year to play. It’s so funny watching & they are so cute.

  37. Barbara Elness says

    What a delicious giant bunch of fantastic books. You’re so generous and I appreciate the chance to win them so much! 😀

  38. Lexi says

    There you go again being awesome and sharing books! Some cute stuff posted already.
    I am going to share my night with you, if only to share my misery. Typical Monday night, kids are crabby from being back at daycare, dirty. We made it through supper (yay!) and now onto bath time. The three of them are sending waves of water over the tub, trying to eat soap, and dumping water on each others heads. I finally get them clean, last one diapered and dressed for bed. I look in the tub to take the toys out now the water has drained…and there is poop in the tub.
    Poop. A few little soggy piles here and there. So I crack out the bleach wipes, clean all the toys, level 5 disinfect the tub (because hey, I still want to shower tonight), and lastly (thankfuly I have rubber gloves on) reach into the drain and pull out a lump of poop just in time for my husband to walk in. In true Caddyshak fashion he says “It’s not that bad.” to which I shoot daggers at him with my eyes.
    Some day I might tell this story to my kids and laugh….just not quite yet.
    Off to shower. Got any rubber booties?

  39. donnas says

    Thanks for the chance! Im completely blanking on funny things right now so Im just going to go with have a great week!!

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  40. Sandy Pochapin says


    I just spent about $400 on textbooks for my son — a college senior — for his Fall semester. That doesn’t leave any money for me to buy anything for myself, particularly since I’ve been out of work for a while now. I’d love some new books to read to take my mind off my financial situation — even one book would be great! Thanks for your generosity. I think it’s great that you do so much to encourage people to read new authors and new works by old favorites.

  41. Cathy Ingram says

    I love this time of year, my family practice clinic is busy with excited (well)children here for sports and school physicals. So much fun to interact with a healthy child!!! And, because I read YA and children’s books also, I can actually hold a conversation with them about their reading choices.
    My TBR shelf is also fairly empty, Your box of books looks like heaven. Thanks for the chance.!

  42. CrystalGB says

    Awesome box of books. This would be a great birthday present for me. Thanks for the giveaway.

  43. Bernadette says

    WANTA WIN!!!!!!!!

  44. Maria pronounced Mariah says

    Your only on a second mortgage? I would have to take out a third by the time you add in all hair dye to cover up all the grey hair my oldest daughter gives me. She’ll be a freshman this year so it is only going to get worse! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks so much!

  45. Chelsea B. says

    You are full of awesome! Like, spilling over with it, you’re so awesome. You should probably get a mop for that…

  46. Lorraine says

    Here is a couple of fun facts for you ~

    When George Lucas was mixing the American Graffiti soundtrack, he numbered the reels of film starting with an R and numbered the dialog starting with a D. Sound designer Walter Murch asked George for Reel 2, Dialog 2 by saying “R2D2″. George liked the way that sounded so much he integrated that into another project he was working on.


    In Natoma, Kansas, it’s illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suits. Which is a good thing I found that out before I went there this weekend. Throwing knives and men in striped suits is a hpbby of mine.

    Thanks for the contest!

  47. says

    Well, I’ve tried to think of something funny but for the life in me I’ve come up with nada-thing. I’ve got to say you are always SO very generous with your giveaways hon! This one is definitely a huge one I’d love a chance to win. Thank you for all you do for us readers! I hope you get everything done that you need to. :)

  48. Stacy says

    Ok, here goes…… I think that Sophia is the most fabulous, beautiful, phenomenal name in the entire world! In fact, with the name Sophia you must be utterly beautiful…..like a goddess….or an angel! I bet that men literally fall to the ground, like dead fruit falling from a tree, because of your beauty. You probably carry a big stick to beat them away with because no one is worthy…..LOL!! Am I right?!? Did you laugh??? Do I win??? Seriously though, thank you for the awesome giveaway! Good luck to everyone!!!

  49. wanda flanagan says

    Very awesome of you to have this giveaway.You totally rock.Id love to win this big ol box of books August 15th is my birsthday and this would be the bestest present ever .

  50. fedora says

    Woot! Thanks for your generosity, Sophia, and well, fingers crossed! 😉 (I’d cross everything else, but that seems counter-productive, and I’m blind enough without crossing my eyes too!)

  51. Michelle says

    Knock Knock
    Who’s There?
    Broccoli Who?
    Broccoli doesn’t have a last name, silly.

  52. ashley whaley says

    something funny????? i have a joke i can tell you. its a funny but so messed up @ the same time……

    a little girl is sitting and playing / her daddy.
    she asks her daddy, ” i want a baby sister, can you get me one?”
    daddy tells her, “honey you have a baby sister, it’s just that when you run in the front door, she runs out the back door so you dont see her”
    little girl thinks, she says, “oh you mean like my other daddy?”

    this is a funny joke but boy its messed up. LOL
    i love reading. its helped me through some tough times when i couldnt get out of the house and was bed ridden for so long. i treasure every book i receive and if i were to win these books they would definitely be treasured. thanks and good luck to everyone!

  53. JoAnna B says

    Well I don’t have anything funny to say as I am right there with you. Not sure what age your kids are but my oldest is now 16, ugh. She goes to the technical training school for animal science. It’s a public school but they decided to go to uniforms this year. Which would be great if I hadn’t just 10 months ago when she transferred to the school, bought her a whole bunch of scrubs. Plus when they are not in scrubs she is to wear pants called dickies. Now I don’t know about you but when I was growing up dickies were the necks of like a turtle neck shirt you could wear under another shirt. So now I have to search the Internet to find out what Dickie pants are. I’m worried as I’m not sure what the search will bring up and when my 9 yr old daughter will pop up to see what I’m doing. I managed to search with no inappropriate picture for young eyes popping up. These pants are $30 each, ugh. Totally breaking the mom bank this year.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Beckerjo at Verizon dot net

  54. Jami says

    I am looking for some new authors!!! This would be a great way to sample some new ones. Please pick me!!!!

  55. Stacey Marin says

    I would love to win please 😀 Well this isn’t a funny story, but something awesome happened yesterday…the guy I liked asked me out yesterday. I know super random, but something good. :)

  56. Sheryl Nyary says

    Holy mackerel!! I would love to win that box of books. My 5 year old just started Kindergarten and I need some new books to fill the time! Pretty please with cherries on top??? Thanks

  57. daniellewarp says

    I just spent an obscene amount of money on text books. I need this 😀
    Thanks for the giveaway

  58. says

    Geez, THATS a LOT of books! and great books at that! I would love to win this! it would keep me busy for quite a while (at least when I’m not busying going to school)!
    Amazing, you are!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  59. Stacey says

    Hubby just started working the midnight shift, so I have LOTS of time to read…need books :) Please enter me and thanks for the opportunity and amazing blog!

  60. Mia Rizzo says

    My kids go back to school next week, which will free up some reading time. Thank god. lol It’s been a long summer.

    For some slightly inappropriate giggles…. as in a guy in drag… check out this funny my friend posted for me when I was having a crappy day. It had me laughing until my cheeks hurt! :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCiY1y3uJ3o

    And thanks for the giveaway! You rock, as always.

  61. Kimberly J says

    Here’s a cheesy joke my 5-year-old told me! Why was 6 so scared? Because 7 8 9! Please enter me in the contest!

  62. Sandra says

    i could always use more books. i love finding new authors! and i dont think i’ve read any of these authors.

    pick me!

  63. amyb says

    Okay so I was born on December 25, 1979….. Yep Christmas. I only get to celebrate once a year unlike everyone else who has a birthday in between. Dont get me wrong I love that my birthday is on such a special day but when everyone else is talking about Christmas in July I am thinking about celebrating a birthday in July/Aug. All my friends tend to combine my birthdaychristmas gift together lol. I tease them saying I am going to start doing it to them. Getting a box full of books would be a great birthday in August present :-) I would be like a kid at Christmas !!!!!

  64. Sarah Tabor says

    I would love to win these. There are several authors I have not read and would like to try. Thanks for having great giveaways!

  65. Lauren says

    I would love to win these books. Anything to stop my husband from lectuirng me about spending too much $ on them.

  66. Jen B. says

    I am going to tell you a sob story (sadly, it’s all true). This year I have had to replace 2 computers (due to death not desire). I had to replace a car (due to death of a transmission not desire). I had my front yard dug up because we thought we had a problem with our main drain (we didn’t, it was the county pipe in the street that was broken). And this week I found out that I transposed a number on our taxes so we owed money. Now we owe money plus interest and penaties. And it turns out we should have paid estimated taxes this year because of the error I made. I am sooooooo broke. I even had to give up my monthly book budget. So Sad! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  67. kare_bear83 says

    Wow! What a (potential) haul! I don’t have kids, but I am a teacher and start back this week. Budget cuts are fantastic, and these books would be so welcome after my brain stops functioning from reading the essays of my 35 darlings. I have 6 classes of 35 darlings. That’s 210 essays every time I assign one. But I still want to read for pleasure, can you believe it?

  68. Sara M says

    I have packed away most of my books bc the house is getting painted/new flooring. I’m already stressing over putting them away (I’m a bit OCD and need them alphabetized) so, of course, the best way to de-stress is more books!

  69. says

    I can’t think of anything specifically funny, but every week I get a laugh at author Jess Haines’ blog, where she posts Friday Funnies.

    That box of books is so tempting looking. Thanks!

  70. says

    A couple of weeks ago I was at the gym and I saw an airman wearing a yoda backpack. It was hanging on him like it does on Luke in return of the Jedi. I was trying not to laugh at 18-19 year old guy.


  71. Elizabeth H. says

    Thanks for the giveaway! This actually gives me some ideas for my bookshelves!

    ehaney578 at AOL dot com