In June, we invited our readers to fill out a questionnaire about what kinds of books you read and why. Today, as we finished collecting responses, we drew a random entry from the 570 questionnaires that were completed.
The winner of the $500 Kentucky books prize package is (drum-roll please)…C. Owens! C. Owens will receive the following best-selling books from the UPK library:
The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook by Albert W.A. Schmid
Winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Award
Kentucky Horse Country: Images of the Bluegrass by James Archambeault
The renowned photographer captures the natural beauty of Kentucky’s Bluegrass region and the thoroughbred industry for which it is famous.
The Complete Guide to Kentucky State Parks by Susan Riegler
The definitive travel guide to the state park system of Kentucky
And 16 additional Kentucky books, including:
- The Bourbon Cocktail Book by Joy Perrine and Susan Riegler
- Kentucky’s Best: Fifty Years of Great Recipes by Linda Allison-Lewis
- How Kentucky Became Southern: A Tale of Outlaws, Horse Thieves, Gamblers, and Breeders by Maryjean Wall
- James Archambeault’s Historic Kentucky by James Archambeault
- Kentucky’s Natural Heritage: An Illustrated Guide to Biodiversity by Greg Abernathy, Deborah White, Ellis L. Laudermilk, and Marc Evans
- Tales of Kentucky Ghosts by William Lynwood Montell
- Tales from Kentucky One-Room School Teachers by William Lynwood Montell
- The Social History of Bourbon by Gerald Carson
- Chinaberry by James Still, edited by Silas House
- The Kentucky Fresh Cookbook by Maggie Green
- A Kentucky Christmas edited by George Ella Lyon
- The Kentucky Mint Julep by Joe Nickell
- Lincoln Legends: Myths, Hoaxes, and Confabulations Associated with Our Greatest President by Edward Steers, Jr.
- A is for Appalachia: The Alphabet Book of Appalachian Heritage by Linda Hager Pack
- Out of Kentucky Kitchens by Marion Flexner
- A Concise History of Kentucky by James C. Klotter and Freda C. Klotter
Thanks to everyone who participated in the questionnaire!