HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – The Ultimate Book of Top Ten Lists: A Mind-Boggling Collection of Fun, Fascinating and Bizarre Facts on Movies, Music, Sports, Crime, Celebrities, History, Trivia and More – With Giveaway

by Valerie, Mom Knows It All

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GIFT IDEA – THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF TOP TEN LISTS

I’m really looking forward to checking this book out myself. I love lists of facts because they’re interesting and fun. The book would be a great gift for the person who has everything and the person you don’t know what to get, as well as trivia buffs.

About The Ultimate Book of Top Ten Lists: A Mind-Boggling Collection of Fun, Fascinating and Bizarre Facts on Movies, Music, Sports, Crime, Celebrities, History, Trivia and More

Paperback: 432 pages
Publisher: Ulysses Press (November 3, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1569757151
ISBN-13: 978-1569757154

Providing an astonishing array of information, The Ultimate Book of Top Ten Lists contains the best of everything from serial killers, scientific oddities, and historical events to little-known facts about everyone’s favorite celebrities, films, and books. There are even practical lists on how to save time and money and how to survive anything from a cocktail party to a bear attack.

From the Oscars to Fantasy Football, everyone loves to debate rankings of the best and worst. Even if one thinks they know the answers, there is an inherent curiosity to see what made the list. The Ultimate Book of Top Ten Lists is the perfect book to pass around to family and friends who will no doubt debate what’s been included—and who’s been left out.

The book was compiled by ListVerse.com. ListVerse.com is a trivia and factoid site founded and run by Jamie Frater, a professional software designer in New Zealand. It features over 800 lists and more than 8,000 interesting facts. The site receives 70,000 hits per day.

The Ultimate Book of Top Ten Lists: A Mind-Boggling Collection of Fun, Fascinating and Bizarre Facts on Movies, Music, Sports, Crime, Celebrities, History, Trivia and More is available to purchase online and in select bookstores and sells for approximately $14.95.

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THREE winners will each receive a copy of The Ultimate Book of Top Ten Lists.

HOW TO ENTER. (MANDATORY)

Leave a comment on this post telling me what subject you’d enjoy seeing a top ten list for.

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THE SMALL PRINT.

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41 comments

NGS December 1, 2009 - 8:50 pm

After traveling over Thanksgiving, a top ten list of the worst airports in the U.S. would be great. I think I was in four of them in the last 7 days!!

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NGS December 1, 2009 - 8:51 pm

I subscribe to your RSS feed (google).

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pat. December 2, 2009 - 7:39 am

Sounds like reading a dictionary.

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daretoeatapeach December 3, 2009 - 1:20 pm

@Pat.: Like reading the dictionary? Not really. More like a Wikipedia: best of. You can see what the book is like by going to the author’s website: http://www.listverse.com.

Full Disclosure, I work for the publisher.

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cheryl c. December 2, 2009 - 11:48 am

I am a romance-aholic, so I would like to see the top 10 movie kisses, top 10 sweet romance books, and the top 10 holiday romance movies and books.

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cheryl c. December 2, 2009 - 11:50 am

email subscriber 🙂

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Marci December 2, 2009 - 5:51 pm

This would be great for my son-in-law who is always spouting off interesting facts.
I think it would be fun to know the top 10 long lasting marriages of the stars.

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Marci December 2, 2009 - 6:01 pm

Subscriber!

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mindy December 2, 2009 - 8:05 pm

top ten dogs that “starred” in movies thanks

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Nicole D. December 2, 2009 - 8:36 pm

I would want to see the top 10 children’s books. Thanks!

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susan December 3, 2009 - 1:19 pm

top 10 sports cars!

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Nycole December 3, 2009 - 1:50 pm

I’d love to see a list of the top 10 candy bars in the world.

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Jackie December 3, 2009 - 8:06 pm

I’d like to see a Top 10 list of the scariest (haunted) places in the US. Thanks for the review and giveaway! Sounds like a fun read!

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Jackie December 3, 2009 - 8:07 pm

I am a newsletter subscriber

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Kelly December 3, 2009 - 9:19 pm

What a fun book! I think I’d like to see a Top Ten best libraries list… then I’d like to visit each one and read a book in each one! 🙂

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Staci A December 3, 2009 - 9:40 pm

I’d love to see a top 10 places for kids to visit, maybe top 10 zoos and aquariums!

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Staci A December 3, 2009 - 9:41 pm

I subscribe to you RSS

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Staci A December 3, 2009 - 9:42 pm

I follow on Twitter @MommaStaciA

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Staci A December 3, 2009 - 9:43 pm

And I faved you on Technorati-MommaStaciA. Thanks!

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Darcy B December 3, 2009 - 10:49 pm

Top 10 most picturesque views in the world.
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Mia J. December 5, 2009 - 12:20 am

I would like to see the top ten best ice cream flavors.

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Michelle December 5, 2009 - 11:04 am

I would like to see a top ten list of funny things kids want for christmas!

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Michelle December 5, 2009 - 11:05 am

Subscribed to your newsletter!

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Michelle December 5, 2009 - 11:06 am

Subscribe to RSS via google reader!

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sandra December 5, 2009 - 1:27 pm

my sister has been searching for the best chinese hot & sour soups

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Nancy December 6, 2009 - 8:37 am

I’d like to see a top ten sites for free recipes or crafts ideas.

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Nancy December 6, 2009 - 8:38 am

I subscribe to your newsletter.

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Nancy December 6, 2009 - 8:39 am

I subscribe to your RSS feed.

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K. Rock December 6, 2009 - 10:14 pm

Maybe the top ten condiments around the world.

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K. Rock December 6, 2009 - 10:15 pm

I get your feed.

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Jennifer D. Allen December 7, 2009 - 1:34 am

hhhmmmmmmmm top ten candy bars or top 10 most watched movies of all time!

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Wendi P December 7, 2009 - 8:09 pm

The ten best cake recipes in the entire world would be neat-o! Thanks for the chance to win.

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Wendi P December 7, 2009 - 8:12 pm

I suscribe to your newsletter. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

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Wendi P December 7, 2009 - 8:12 pm

I follow you on twitter (WendiP).

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Wendi P December 7, 2009 - 8:14 pm

I commented on your Mom’s Soap Florist review. Those soaps would really make a great Christmas gift for someone!

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katklaw777 December 8, 2009 - 12:29 pm

Top 10 Ice Cream flavors people eat. I wonder if boring vanilla would be at the top or fantastic chocolate. You know my vote. Great giveaway thanks!

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katklaw777 December 8, 2009 - 12:31 pm

I subscribe via email.

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Talitha Lee December 9, 2009 - 5:31 pm

Top 10 list of comfort foods. That would be a great one. Thanks for the contest!

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Melissa Nunley December 10, 2009 - 3:50 am

i’d like to see the top 10 dessert recipes

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Dianad December 12, 2009 - 6:35 am

Netflix most viewed shows by genre. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.

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mskayz December 17, 2009 - 7:01 pm

The top ten bargains for the holidays!!

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