Book Blogger Appreciation Week Giveaway ~ The Art Of Racing In The Rain by Garth Stein

This Giveaway Has Concluded


Book Blogger Appreciation Week (BBAW) (September 15-19) is here and to celebrate I’m giving away one of my favorite books of all time.  Garth Stein, the author of The Art of Racing In The Rain, was kind enough to send me a signed copy of his bestseller for a giveaway here at Planet Books.  I am so excited about this!!  I absolutely LOVE this book.  You can read my review HERE as well as Garth’s guest post HERE

~ To be eligible to win a signed copy of The Art of Racing In The Rain,  please leave your name and e-mail address in the comment section of this post below. 

~ To earn a second chance to win, blog about this giveaway and mention BBAWIf you do not have a blog please e-mail five people about this giveaway and include a link to this post.  Cc me on it so I know you sent it.  My e-mail address is

~ I am borrowing Booking Mama’s idea for a third chance to win.  Leave a comment with the title of a book you learned about and decided to read here at Planet Books.  This contest will conclude this Saturday, September 20th at Midnight EDT.

There are a ton of book bloggers hosting great giveaways this week in honor of BBAW.  My friend Lisa over at Books on the Brain has a great post with details about all the festivities this week which you can check out HERE.  You can also check out more about BBAW HERE.  Good luck and Happy Reading!!

47 thoughts on “Book Blogger Appreciation Week Giveaway ~ The Art Of Racing In The Rain by Garth Stein

  1. Thanks for the shout out! I want to win this book!!!

    One book that I learned about here is THE SUMMER OF NAKED SWIMMING PARTIES!!!

    Julie P.~ FYI, I’ll be giving away a signed copy of TSONSP next week!!

  2. Oh my goodness, I would LOVE to win this one. It looks amazing. I can’t wait to read it! Thank you so much for offering this one as a giveaway. 🙂

  3. Hi Karen, sounds like a great book. I would love to win it. Not to mention that it has the cutest dog (aside from Sandy that is) on the front!!!! Can’t wait to see you soon. Love ya, Amy.

  4. Sounds great! Count me in. Garlic and Sapphires was one I read because of PB… (Thanks, Beastmomma, for sending me your audio book of it!) Thoroughly enjoyable!

  5. I would love to read this book. It’s been on my TBR list for a couple of months now. Please enter me!


  6. I first heard of “St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves” by Karen Russell and it is on my TBR list. Thanks for a chance to win “Racing in the Rain” — another title I’d really like to be able to check off my list! You’ve got a great blog, and I appreciate all the work you do and your generous, sharing spirit!
    geebee.reads AT gmail DOT com

  7. For a 2nd entry I ended up buying The summer of Naked Swim Parties which is on my TBR pile. Thanks for offering this book in your contest!

  8. Thanks for another great giveaway. I would like to be entered! For a second chance to win, almost all of the book club selections in which I participated in were books that were new to me!

  9. I spotted this in the bookstore the other day and remembered all the good things you said about it – please enter me in the giveaway. Thanks!

    3.rsblog AT gmail DOT com

  10. Definitely enter me!!!

    I blogged about this here:

    I decided that I really wanted to read The summer of naked swim parties from this blog…though i’d heard of it before.
    I also think I heard about Schooled for the first time on here…if not, it was one of the places and I definitely want to go and get that book ASAP now!


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  11. I read your review of “Keeping the House” by Ellen Baker, and added it to my list of books that I want to read. As a stay-at-home mom I think I could relate to what the main character experiences.

    akreese (at) hotmail (dot) com

  12. Ooooo, sounds like a great book, please pick me, need a book now that the weather is cooling and fall is looming!!

  13. I’ve been wanting this book for a while 🙂 and after reading your review of The Summer of Naked Swim Parties by Jessica Anya Blau I think I’ll have to read that, too–I saw the cover talked about somewhere else but now I’m really interested 🙂


  14. I learned about The Last Beach Bungalow.

    The Art of Racing In The Rain sounds very good. Thank you for the chance to win this book.

    mittens0831 AT aol DOT com

  15. Garlic and Saphires which I was so glad to learn my library had, and I enjoyed the book a lot!

    Which is no surprise, thanks by the way.



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  16. I so want to read The Art of Racing in the Rain; it sounds like a good up-lifting read.

    I learnt about Keeping the House by Ellen B aker here and would love to read it.

  17. I am commenter #29 and I forgot to mention a book I learned about here at Planet Books. I had not heard of Time of My Life by Allison Winn Scotch until I read your post about it. I would love to read a story with a dog in it. Please enter me. Thank you.

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