Thursday I got notice that I won The Ballad of West Tenth Street by Marjorie Kernan. The win came from Confessions of a Real Librarian . The book is about the family of the late rock star, Ree Hollander, his wife Sadie, and children Gretchen, Deen, and Hames, making their way through the life that their father left behind after a drug overdose. Sadie, a devoted mother, is also quite devoted to her vodka. Gretchen is fighting a battle with some inner demons and has been taken to an institution. Deen and Hames, who are both quite musically gifted are given reign of the house and are free to roam New York on their own. It sounds very interesting and I'm looking forward to reading it.
I also won a 3-month extension on my forum subscription to one of my favorite sites, Red Hot Sweeps. This giveaway was sponsored by one of the members and was for members only. It's a great site for sweepstakes information, a place to share your wins, get some tips and encouragement, or just have fun. I've met a lot of really nice people there. You should check it out. The forum part is for members only but you can sign up for a trial subscription for only $5.00.
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