Friday, December 22, 2017

Book Blogger Hop - 12/22 - 12/28

 Question of the Week:

Have you ever asked co-workers to give you a book or B&N gift card if they got your name for a Secret Santa gift exchange? If so, did you get what you asked for? (submitted by Maria @ A Night's Dream of Books)

My Answer:

We never had an exchange at work, but we do a book exchange with my book club at Christmas.

We each wrap a book and then choose from the beautifully wrapped packages.  You can steal a book if you see an unwrapped one you like. :)

As for getting what I want, I have to say no. The books are always something I do not read, but that's ok.

It is the fun of the exchange.  I just share the book with a friend.





11 comments:

  1. That kind of game always causes me stress! Lol! Especially if I have what I want at the time and then suddenly it gets "stolen" and I never get the opportunity to steal it back! Lol!!

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    1. You wouldn't be stressed at our exchange. :)

      We rarely have someone steal a book. We are all polite and happy about what we receive. :)

      Thanks for commenting, Jessica.

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  2. I would answer this exactly the same way.

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  3. That's how I think of it! I love just seeing what people would recommend me, and sometimes I am pleasantly surprised and end up really liking the book. It's not bad to venture outside of our comfort zones once in a while!

    Awesome answer and happy holidays :)

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    1. True on not venturing out of our comfort zone, but I usually do not. LOL!!

      Thanks for commenting, Heather.

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  4. What a LOVELY idea, Elizabeth! Unfortunately, I don't belong to any book clubs, so I have never had the chance to participate in something like this. :(

    I've had several office jobs in the past where they had Secret Santa gift exchanges. Since I have always tried to make sure to get just what my gift recipient wanted, I figured, why not let people know ahead of time what I would like myself? Then, whoever got my name would be sure to get me my FAVORITE present -- a book! Lol.

    This might sound like a weird thing to do, but well, it DID work on at least one occasion! Lol.

    Thanks for sharing! Gee, I wish I belonged to your book club....

    Hope you have a WONDERFUL, blessed Christmas, and a VERY Happy New Year!! HUGS!!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

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    1. That would be fun if you did live close.

      That's always the best thing to do...why buy someone something they don't want.

      Thanks for commenting, Maria.

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  5. That would be fun to do! I hope this year you get a book you like. Have a wonderful Christmas!

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    1. Thanks, FBC, and thanks for commenting.

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  6. Our book club does that as well. We also include a bottle of wine!

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