The Giveaway Winners Announced! ...and other stories

The contest to win a copy of Annie O'Connor's book, Going to See the King, has come to a close! The entrants, numbered in order of entry:
  1. Donna
  2. Rachelynn
  3. Mary
  4. Sarah
  5. George
  6. Lindsey
  7. Maria
  8. MissPhotographerB
  9. Mr. Pond
  10. Rachel
  11. Farmer's City Wife
  12. jennaseverythingblog
The winners, courtesy of Random.org:

Farmer's City Wife!

Winners, email me at librarylily at gmail dot com with your shipping address... well, Sarah, I can probably hand-deliver yours. :) Annie is passing me the copies today, and I plan to have them in the mail by Monday.

If you didn't win and you need a gift for a young child, the book is available on Amazon. I recommend it. :)

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Writer's link of the week: Veronica Roth on Not Writing, or Why Your Brain is an Ice-Cream Maker. Sure enough, sometimes we really do need a day off.

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My friend Agnes sent me an email this morning requesting prayer for a 31-year-old coworker undergoing experimental treatment for a very fast-moving cancer. I don't know Krista, but because I also don't know who will be motivated to pray or help underwrite the high costs of her treatment... here's a link to her web page.

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Lastly but not leastly, here's your funny of the week. This site contains a lot of bad language, either created by the autocorrect or by the people who saw too late what their autocorrect did, but it's also possibly the funniest site I've ever seen. I haven't yet been on it without laughing myself to tears.

Happy weekend, everybody!


  1. #11 never wins. This is awesome!! :) YAAY!

  2. Wooohoo! Thanks, Jenna!

  3. Thanks so much Jenna, and I love the new look!

  4. You're all totally welcome. :D

    Eric, that's one of my favorites!

    Sarah, thank you! I've had fun with this today. :)


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