Literary Blog Hop Giveaway: Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed

Hello, and welcome to the Literary Blog Hop! This is a thrice yearly giveaway hop hosted by Leeswammes’ Blog. I, along with 41 other bloggers, am giving away a book of literary merit to one lucky reader!

If you’re a regular reader, it’s lovely to see you again, and if you’re visiting Books Speak Volumes for the first time, I’m thrilled to meet you! I’m super excited to participate in this giveaway for the second time. This time around I’m excited to offer a copy of Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed!

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About the Book:

Strayed, author of Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, began writing the Dear Sugar advice column for The Rumpus anonymously in March 2010. She turned the advice column on its head. Unlike traditional columnists, she incorporates personal stories about her own life to get her points across — stories that are sometimes shocking and sometimes inspiring, but always brimming with humanity and empathy.

“You’re going to be all right. And you’re going to be all right not because you majored in English or didn’t and not because you plan to apply to law school or don’t, but because all right is almost always where we eventually land, even if we fuck up entirely along the way.”

Readers fell in love with her compassion, wisdom, wit, and deeply personal approach to providing advice. Tiny Beautiful Things collects her best columns, which cover topics as diverse as grief, acceptance, forgiveness, infidelity, abuse, jealousy, parenthood, anxiety about the future, and how to define oneself. Strayed’s writing is bursting with empathy, and she backs up her advice with her own stories. These are advice columns for people who don’t read advice columns; they read just as much as personal essays.

This is a book that I want to put into the hands of everyone I know. I think there is truly something for everyone in this book, and I challenge you not to cry at least once while reading it. Feel free to read my full review here!

Rules and How to Enter:


This giveaway is open through Feb. 12 and will close at midnight of that day (EST). Anyone who lives in a country that The Book Depository ships to may enter. To enter, use the Rafflecopter link below; all you need is an email address! I will notify the winner via e-mail within two days of the end of the giveaway. The winner has one week to respond with his/her address; otherwise I will select a new winner.

Click here to enter via Rafflecopter.

Check out the other blog hop participants!

Linky List:

  1. Leeswammes
  2. Seaside Book Nook
  3. Booklover Book Reviews
  4. Biblionomad
  5. Laurie Here
  6. The Well-Read Redhead (US/CA)
  7. River City Reading
  8. GirlVsBookshelf
  9. Ciska’s Book Chest
  10. The Book Stop
  11. Ragdoll Books Blog
  12. Nishita’s Rants and Raves
  13. Lucybird’s Book Blog
  14. Reading World (N-America)
  15. Journey Through Books
  16. Readerbuzz
  17. Always With a Book (US)
  18. 52 Books or Bust (N.Am./UK)
  19. Guiltless Reading (US/CA)
  20. Book-alicious Mama (US)
  21. Wensend
  22. Books Speak Volumes
  23. Words for Worms
  24. The Relentless Reader
  25. A Lovely Bookshelf on the Wall (US)
  1. Fourth Street Review
  2. Vailia’s Page Turner
  3. The Little Reader Library
  4. Lost Generation Reader
  5. Heavenali
  6. Roof Beam Reader
  7. Mythical Books
  8. Word by Word
  9. The Misfortune of Knowing
  10. Aymaran Shadow > Behind The Scenes
  11. The Things You Can Read (US)
  12. Bay State Reader’s Advisory
  13. Curiosity Killed the Bookworm
  14. Lizzy’s Literary Life
  15. Books Can Save a Life (N. America)
  16. Words And Peace (US)
  17. The Book Club Blog

43 thoughts on “Literary Blog Hop Giveaway: Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed

  1. I’m currently reading her book Wild…amazing! I appreciate her brutal honesty and vivid writing style. I’d love to read this book too 🙂

  2. This is a fantastic giveaway, thank you! I’m very excited about this book. I’ve read wonderful things about it including some compelling comments from you.

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