Black Friday Blog Hop

What does Black Friday mean to you? Traditionally, it’s the first day of the Christmas Holiday season. It also used to represent the day that a lot of retailers finally turned a profit for the year, meaning that their account books turned from “red ink” to “black”.

As a public librarian, for me it’s usually meant one of the busiest days of the year. Sounds funny, doesn’t it. People don’t shop at the library. But for students, it’s the last big weekend before end of semester, and a lot of students have big papers or projects to finish. College students are home for the weekend, and turn up at their local library to study.

Even with the internet, people still come in for help. And folks who are off work for the long weekend come in looking for good books to read. Libraries have lots of those. Patrons who want ebooks want recommendations.

The more things change, the more things remain the same.

So this is my last year with the holiday weekend off. I start my new job in early December. Next Black Friday, I’ll be working. It’s all good.

What does Black Friday mean to you? Work? Shopping? Bargain-hunting? Or just a long relaxing weekend in a turkey-induced coma? Participating in the Black Friday Blog Hop?

Speaking of the Black Friday Blog Hop

We have THREE grand prizes. You as a reader can go to EACH blog and comment with your email address and be entered to win. Yep, you can enter over 200 times! As for MY prize, I’m giving away a $10 Amazon Gift Card, to help with all that Holiday shopping you still have to do. Follow the Rafflecopter to enter.

Now what are those prizes?
1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet
2nd Grand Prize: A $75 Amazon or B&N Gift Card
3rd Grand Prize: A Swag Pack that contains paperbacks, ebooks, 50+ bookmarks, cover flats, magnets, pens, coffee cozies, and more!


To Find the other 200+ Authors & Bloggers Click HERE!


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79 thoughts on “Black Friday Blog Hop

  1. Spending time with my family. We like to go shopping together.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    by.evie at yahoo dot com dot br

  2. I dont really shop for black friday. too many crowds. so i just stay home and spend time with fam. thanks for the giveaway! beccaboo97200 (at) att (dot) net

  3. I prefer shopping online (I’m a international reader ^_^) we do have our own version of the Black Friday only it lasts three days. But I don’t like the pushing and grabbing.
    fiza700[at]gmail[dot]com

  4. I only get to experience Black Friday online — and I love browsing through the offers, but I never actually buy anything. ^_^

    – khriscc (at) yahoo (dot) com

  5. I don’t go shopping, so Black Friday is just a continuation of Thanksgiving’s food.

    aircdrewood(at)gmail(dot)com

  6. We don`t have Black Friday deals here (I`m an international reader), so I`m just attending giveaways like this,lol.
    Thanks! 🙂

    dita(dot)skarste(at)gmail(dot)com

  7. We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving here I live, so no Black Friday for me either. But it must be fun to go shopping 🙂

    verusbognar (at) gmail (dot) com

  8. We’re only starting to have the black firday sales here and it’s only online,,,

    Thanks for the chance

    alinutza4u2004[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]uk

  9. I prefer to shop earlier, I usually have all the presents before November. I went to a shopping center today, but only to watch a movie there.

    Thank you for the chance!

    spamscape [at] gmail [dot] com

  10. I stay home and enjoy the quiet and have leftover.
    Thanks for the chance to win
    crystaley73 at yahoo dot com

  11. Black Friday for me is staying at home , reading , playing the computer or watching Christmas movies.

    vampiremistress2010(at)gmail(dot)com

  12. don’t have black friday in my country, I wouldn’t attend anyway, not the crowd person 😀
    swordlily_girl[at]yahoo[dot]com

  13. Black Friday? It’s a big PITA. I prefer shoping on-line! Thanks for the giveaway.

    kareninnc at gmail dot com

  14. Black Friday means leftovers and a little shopping. No doorbusting for me I think all the turkey is making me sluggish? So it’s great to come home, rest my feet and entertain myself with a great blog hop.

    dancingcelt at gmail dot com

  15. I do not like crowds so BF shopping is not for me! I will be spending my day hopping and then snuggled up reading! Well that is after I decide on what new book I have just added to my to be read list! It gets longer every hop! Thanks!

    I am thankful for all the wonderful books I am finding on the hop!

    grapeapril75(at)gmail.com

  16. If i do go it means shopping with all the girls in the family! Happy Black Friday! Thanks for the chance to win some great prizes!
    I’m an online shopper and prefer not to deal with the crowds!
    kacidesigns AT yahoo DOT com

  17. It usually means great deals but I skipped Black Friday shopping this year.

    wildnmild4u at yahoo dot com

  18. Black Friday is definitely about bargain hunting. I do enjoy all the hustle and bustle, but ultimately it’s about getting great deals on a limited budget.

    JYL22075 at gmail dot com

  19. This is the BEST way to spend Black Friday. Sitting at home, hopping with old friends and making new ones. I can’t handle the crowds anymore so I only do Black Friday shopping online if I do any. I tend to pick up gifts throughout the year so come November I’m finished. That way I can spread out the purchasing and not spend a fortune at the time of the year when my job is at its slowest and my paycheck is at its lowest. Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win.
    reneebennett35 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  20. Hi! Happy Holidays to you! No, im not a shopper on black friday. I hate crowds. Thanks for the awesome hop and giveaway! Best wishes and many blessings to you!
    shadowluvs2read(at)gmail(dot)com

  21. Black friday means a whole lot of staying home for me 🙂 This year it means blog hopping which is a nice addition to the day. Thanks for your giveaway!
    oddball2003 at hotmail dot com

  22. I went shopping this morning. It was the first time in three years I had the guts to face the crowds, but I actually had a really great time. Happy Holidays.

    sandywolters(dot)author(at)gmail(dot)com

  23. black friday to me means stay away from the stores and see if there’s any online deals – regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  24. This year it means participating in the hop, which that being said, is there a better way to spend it? I am not a black Friday shopper but I did brave it for some amazing pillows last night. While I hated every second of it, it was all worth it when I put my head down on them to sleep last night!

    Thanks so much for being a part of this hop and the giveaway.

    Happy Holidays,
    Marlena
    charmedpoms(at)yahoo(dot)com

  25. Chaos…I no longer go Black Friday shopping. Too many crazy people out there. I don’t have the patience I had when I was younger, LOL. So today I am staying in and blog hopping, instead of shopping! angadair@nwcable.net Thanks for the hop!

  26. I have a system that works and can usually be done in about 3 hours and not have to shop for xmas after that so it works for me.

  27. Getting inspiration for Christmas gifts from all the flyers in the paper.

    isabelli3619 (at) aol (dot) com

  28. I am not shopping. Not for me. Instead of shopping, I’m hopping! I prefer to do my shopping online.
    Happy Black Friday.
    mel
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

  29. I love Black Friday shopping, but this year I waited until the store was almost empty and I still got all the specials on my list. I live in a small town and even though there are a couple hundred people in Wal-Mart, most are friendly and they even say excuse me when they push you to get to what they want. I would never shop in the places they show in the news, way too scary., but in my town, I try to go every year.

  30. Chaos and Crowds. Thank you for the giveaway and being part of the blog hop. 🙂

    yazmin593 AT msn DOT com

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