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Dec 10, 2013

12 Days of Giveaways, Day 7-The Astoria Bookshop

Today’s giveaway is perfect for any human of New York. The Astoria Bookshop is more than just a store for book lovers. Visitors can find books by local Queens writers, (…)

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Today’s giveaway is perfect for any human of New York.

We Heart Astoria 12 DAYS GIVEAWAYS-01The Astoria Bookshop is more than just a store for book lovers. Visitors can find books by local Queens writers, attend special events like author readings and creative writing workshops, bring the kids out for children’s storytime, and even purchase ebooks locally through their website.  Everyone on your holiday list will love the gift of a great story, and they even gift wrap for free!

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The human winner of today’s giveaway will receive one copy of Humans of New York–a perfect gift for one of your fellow New Yorkers.

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How to Enter: Like the Astoria Bookshop on Facebook or Follow them on Twitter, leave us a comment telling us you’ve done so, and tell us the title of your favorite book. We will announce one random winner on Thursday, December 12th at Noon so enter to win before that time. (The Astoria Bookshop 31-29 31st St, Astoria)

About Emily Rios

Emily Rios manages special events, sponsored content and advertising clients as WHA's Business Development Director. She is a passionate and dedicated youth developer with a strong background in non-profit management, and works as Senior Manager of Youth Leadership at generationOn.



Following on Twitter!

Favorite Book: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and Trumpet of the Swan (I couldn’t pick just one!)

Emily H.

Liked on Facebook! My favorite book is Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut


Liked on FB! My favorite book is A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving, but Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin and The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski are very, very close behind.


Liked on FB. Can’t choose just one! So…1984, George Orwell. Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Caroll. Drop City, TC Boyle.


Liked on twitter several weeks ago. Love your store! My favourite book is Nancy Garden’s Annie on my Mind, with Emily of New Moon by L.M. Montgomery a close second.


Liked on FB! My favorite book is “Survival of the Sickest” by Sharon Moalem.


Liked on Facebook. My favorite book is “Song of Solomon” by Toni Morrison.

Cathy K

Liked! My favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird. But if I can pick a series instead… without a doubt, it’s HARRY POTTER. I’m a total Harry Potter nerd.


i’ve liked them already on fb…and my long time fav book is the once and future king by t.h. white…


Liked! My fav book is “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe. And I reeeeally want that HONY book!! :)

Katie A

Thanks so much for all the great giveaways! I liked the bookstore on Facebook. It’s hard to pick just one book, but I think my favorite book of all time is Middlesex by Jeffery Eugenides.

christianna giordano

Liked & followed! My favorite book is “The Giver” – a classic about what our future could hold.


I’ve been following Astoria Bookshop since they opened! My favorite book would have to be THE TORRENTS OF SPRING by Hemingway. It changed my life!

Tara K.

Liked on FB! Shel Silverstein is my absolute favorite and I love The Giving Tree or Where the Sidewalk Ends. <3

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