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Hi! My name is Margot. My blog is about the things I love to do. That could be what I'm reading, places we visit, my family, food, or whatever else is happening. I hope you'll stay and visit a while. Contact me by email: joyfullyretired (at) gmail (dot) com.

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"I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place." - Anne Tyler

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An Amazing Book Giveaway

TLC Book Tours has put together a book giveaway that is way over the top. They are giving away eleven books to one lucky person. And – many of the books are autographed. Here is what you could win:  The winner will receive all the books seen here, from the following wonderful authors: A signed […]

Giveaway Winner

We have a winner!! Random.org picked a winner for The Western Lit Survival Kit by Sandra Newman Kathy @ Bermuda Onion Thanks to everyone who indicated an interest in the book.

Announcing a Winner

Recently I read Hometown Girl by Mariah Stewart. Through the generosity of the publisher I was able to offer one copy to one of my readers. I’m happy to say our lucky winner is Staci @ Life In the Thumb I’ve sent her an email and the book will soon be on it’s way to […]

We Have a Winner!

Joy For Beginners by Erica Bauermeister has been won by Avisanaschild @ She Reads and Reads Congratulations. You are going to love this book.

We Have Winners

I’m happy to announce the winners of The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott are: Joy of Joy’s Book Blog and Molly of The Bumbles Congratulations! *I used random.org to select the winners.

We Have Winners!

I’ve been very fortunate to be able to sponsor three Giveaways this month. Thanks so much to the publishers and TLC Book Tours. I used the ever handy Random.org and here are the books and their winners: Wrecker by Summer Woods Won by Candace from Beth Fish Reads The Paper Garden by Molly Peacock Won by […]

We Have Winners

I’ve been able to sponsor two giveaways in the last two weeks. It’s time to announce the winners. God’s Guest List by Debbie Macomber: Kay at My Random Acts of Reading Stacy at Stacy’s Books The Provence Cure For the Brokenhearted by Amused By Books Congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone who expressed […]

Book Review: God’s Guest List

Author: Debbie Macomber Publisher: Howard Books/Simon and Schuster, November 2010 Genre: Non-Fiction/Inspirational Summary: Debbie Macomber is well known for her women’s fictional stories, primarily romances and relationship novels. I’ve reviewed several here on my blog. In the past few years she’s branched out into non-fiction with knitting books, a cookbook and inspirational stories. I first […]

We Have Two Winners

I’m not going to claim this as a “senior moment.” The truth is I simply forgot. I promised to announce two winners of Anna Quindlen’s newest book, Every Last One, and here they are at last: JoAnn at Lakeside Musing and Tami at Just One More Thing The books will soon be on their way. […]

We have winners!

I’m happy to be able to share Radio Shangri-La with three fellow readers. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. I suspect your feet will be feeling itchy and you will be wishing you could see the country of Bhutan too. Copies will be sent to: Stacy from Stacy’s Books Nan from […]