BookSwim review and giveaway

by Valerie, Mom Knows It All

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I love to read. If I have the time I can devour a good book in a day or two. It would be very expensive to keep myself in books, so I find ways to save money. I’ve recently learned about a service called Book Swim that could save avid readers like me a lot of money.

Book Swim is an online book rental service that allows rentals through a monthly subscription plan. Subscriptions start at $9.95 per month and go up to $19.93 per month, different plans being available to suit your budget and your reading appetite. Books from your pool (wishlist) are shipped to you. There are no shipping fees and a pre-paid return bag is included with every shipment so you don’t pay expensive shipping costs to return the books either. There is no time limit to how long you can take to read a book and there are no late fees. It’s not necessary to sign a contract and you can cancel your subscription at any time.

Bookswim stocks all sorts of books including bestsellers, new releases, classics and textbooks. If there’s a book you’d like that they don’t have you can request it. If you really enjoy a book you are able to purchase it as well.

Bookswim is a service that definitely makes sense for readers like me. I only keep certain books and recycle the rest to other people so if I rented the books through BookSwim instead of purchasing them outright I’d be saving myself quite a bit of money.

WIN IT!

One winner will receive 3 months on the BookSwim Light Reader Plan.

HOW TO ENTER.

To enter visit BookSwim and check out the site. Then, leave a comment here telling me the name of a book that you’d like to read.

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Leave an additional comment for each entry you qualify for. You must have completed the first entry according to the instructions to be eligible for any bonus entries.

THE SMALL PRINT.

US addresses only please. This contest will end on Thursday 04/23/09 at 11:59 pm est.  If you’ve entered any of my giveaways before then you know that only comments containing all of the requested information will be eligible for entry. The winner must contact me to confirm they wish to receive the prize within two days of my email notifying them they’ve won.  Good luck to everyone!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.

29 comments

Amanda April 16, 2009 - 1:15 pm

I know of a better book rental site, booksfree.com They also rent audiobooks and have been around since 2000.

Renee G April 16, 2009 - 5:00 pm

I’d like to read A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks.

kim v April 16, 2009 - 8:52 pm

I would like to read Nudge.
Thanks for the giveaway!
Kimspam66(at)yahoo(dot)com

Shellie Seering April 16, 2009 - 11:04 pm

I’ve been meaning to read The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, maybe a membership is in order.

MMW April 16, 2009 - 11:54 pm

I want to read:
Columbine: A True Crime Story, a victim, the killers and the nation’s search for answers
By Jeff Kass

MMW April 16, 2009 - 11:56 pm

I have been following you on Twitter from before this giveaway (bsyb)

Sharold April 17, 2009 - 10:00 am

More Plums in One
By Janet Evanovich

Jason April 17, 2009 - 11:11 am

I like “Eat This, Not That”

pat. April 18, 2009 - 10:40 pm

I still love the public library. I wish i could win this one though to give it a try. I love some authors and actually track for their publication dates. I hate to spend full price.

Alicia April 19, 2009 - 11:17 am

I’ve got to read Little Women for 5 Minutes for Books, so that would be great!

Alicias last blog post..Disneyland #5: Misc Photos and Tips

Jennifer April 19, 2009 - 4:02 pm

I have about 100 books on my need to read list, but I would like to read Twilight since everyone gives it such great reviews! Thanks for the giveaway!

Noreen April 20, 2009 - 12:14 am

Cartwheels in a Sari: A Memoir of Growing Up Cult
By Jayanti Tamm

Noreens last blog post..Princess A was on Television

Dina April 20, 2009 - 8:09 pm

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals sounds interesting.

Dinas last blog post..By the Book: How to Take Care of MY Kids: Review, Discount Code and Giveaway (5/9)

Dina April 20, 2009 - 8:10 pm
Dina April 20, 2009 - 8:10 pm

Follow you on twitter (aitmama).

Dinas last blog post..By the Book: How to Take Care of MY Kids: Review, Discount Code and Giveaway (5/9)

Dina April 20, 2009 - 8:12 pm
Courtney April 22, 2009 - 2:57 pm

I’d love to read “Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army [Revised and Updated]”. My husband would love to read it, too!

What a cool giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity 🙂

annasmama0702@gmail.com

Courtney April 22, 2009 - 2:58 pm

I’m an email subscriber 🙂

annasmama0702@gmail.com

Courtney April 22, 2009 - 2:59 pm

I follow you on Twitter and I tweeted your giveaway

http://twitter.com/annasmama0702

annasmama0702@gmail.com

Cindy B. in Montana April 23, 2009 - 5:25 pm

I’d like to read The Thirteen American Arguments: Enduring Debates That Define and Inspire Our Country by Harold Fineman. This is such a great idea…one book a month and you’re ahead!

Pat. April 23, 2009 - 5:47 pm

Your button is on my blog.

Pat.s last blog post..Developing reading skills in young children

Pat. April 23, 2009 - 5:47 pm

You’re in my Technorati faves, I’m patperiod

Pat.s last blog post..Developing reading skills in young children

Pat. April 23, 2009 - 5:48 pm

I’m a subscriber.

Pat.s last blog post..Developing reading skills in young children

Cindy B. in Montana April 23, 2009 - 5:48 pm

I subscribed via Google Reader!

Cindy B. in Montana April 23, 2009 - 5:49 pm

I’m following you on Twitter (sendtocindy).

Cindy B. in Montanas last blog post..I Heart Faces

Cindy B. in Montana April 23, 2009 - 5:50 pm

I faved you on Technorati (thebabblingbrooks).

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Cindy B. in Montana April 23, 2009 - 5:51 pm

I stumbled !! (babblingbrooks)

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Cindy B. in Montana April 23, 2009 - 5:52 pm

I added your button to the left sidebar of my blog…
http://www.thebabblingbrooks.typepad.com

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Caitlin April 23, 2009 - 8:00 pm

I would love to be able to read blood and chocolate…
my local library lost it :[

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