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Join us for the third annual Winter Is Coming Giveaway Event hosted by The Kids Did It & The Mommy Island

Bring on winter! Readeropolis is giving away a Let It Snow Prize Pack to keep you busy during the cold months at this giveaway hop stop. 

Enter for a chance to win prizes at all of the blogs linked below. 

 The giveaway hop ends December 21.

May the odds be ever in your favor!




Join me in listening to A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens during this winter holiday season. Listen any time between now and December 26, 2018. If you prefer to read a text copy, that's fine too. Don't be afraid...

A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas, commonly known as A CHRISTMAS CAROL, is a novella by Charles Dickens. That's right. A novella. It's around 80 pages depending on the edition. 

Divided into five staves, the audiobook's running time is under three hours (2:43:45, if you are curious). You can download it from Librivox for free or listen to it for free via YouTube (see bottom of the post). Easy-peasy, right?




Often, when I tell people I like to read Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL during the winter holidays, I get weird looks. They seem to think it is a massive tome.

I am surprised at how many people are kinda sorta familiar with the storyline and characters in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, but have not read the actual story. Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and the Ghosts of Christmas (Past, Present, Yet to Come) still figure heavily in today's popular culture.


A CHRISTMAS CAROL is in the public domain and free copies abound. One of my favorites is an audiobook version narrated by Glen Hallstrom for Librivox. It is available on YouTube. Glen's intro is funny, but his delivery is on point. All LibriVox audiobooks are free and in the public domain in the USA. 

Please help me spread the word!  



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Readeropolis is giving away a Let Snow Prize Pack to one lucky winner at this giveaway hop stop (US only, 18+ years, Void where prohibited. See terms and conditions in giveaway widget).



The Let It Snow Prize Pack contains: 
 





I am also including a pre-owned copy of Christmas Cookie Murder (A Lucy Stone Mystery) in this prize pack - as part of my 99 Books Giveaway. [I am giving away 99 books from my bookshelves.] It is a culinary cozy mystery Leslie Meier.

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Winter Is Coming Giveaway Hop 2018


Thanks for stopping by Readeropolis. Be sure to hop by the other stops for more chances to win cool prizes.


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This is the full YouTube playlist:


  

Closed Captions (CC) are available for these videos.

For more information on Librivox or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org.

Follow Librivox on Twitter (@librivox).

A Christmas Carol (full title: A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas) is a Victorian morality tale of an old and bitter miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, who undergoes a profound experience of redemption over the course of one evening. - Wikipedia

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Stave 1 πŸŽ„ A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens


Stave 2 πŸŽ„ A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens


Stave 3 πŸŽ„ A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens


Stave 4 πŸŽ„ A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens


Stave 5 πŸŽ„ A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens



About Mayor Sonni

Reader extraordinaire. Mayor of Readeropolis. Lover of books, lists, sweet tea, and vacations. Well, not necessarily in that order.
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