Random House 12 Days of Giveaways

Posted in Giveaway at 10:10 pm by Amber

Each day Random House is spreading some joy by giving away books. Return each day for another chance. Today is Day 2.


The Beauty and the Sorrow Giveaway

Posted in Giveaway at 8:40 pm by Amber

Regal Literary is having another giveaway! The novel is set in WWI and the giveaway ends tomorrow. Here’s the link to read more about The Beauty and the Sorrow by Peter Englund and enter the giveaway.


Regal Literary Giveaway Time

Posted in Giveaway at 4:33 pm by Amber

Regal Literary has books for all age groups up for grabs. For a few more weeks, you can enter their 2014 Giveaway of new releases.

Good luck!


BlackWyrm Publishing Free eBook Open House

Posted in Giveaway at 11:22 pm by Amber

BlackWyrm Publishing is having a free eBook Open House on Amazon. It started today and ends on December 5th.

On the 5th I’ll have a review of Remnants of Life: Legends of Darkness by Georgia L. Jones as part of her virtual book tour with First Rule Publicity.

Georgia L Jones Tour Button



Niteblade Blog Train – Final Stop

Posted in Event, Giveaway at 8:20 am by Amber

The Niteblade Blog Train made a final stop at Niteblade. Rhonda is offering visitors to the Niteblade Blog Train the opportunity to win their own Niteblade collection. If you don’t like fantasy or horror you can give it to someone else as a gift!


Winners Only for The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by Nichole Bernier

Posted in Giveaway at 7:49 pm by Amber

There are only winners here for the giveaway of The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by Nichole Bernier. 🙂

The randomizer picked Kerry Schafer as the winner. And I felt bad since there were only two entries. So I contacted Barbara J. King, asked if she’d be interested in my gently used copy of the book and sent it to her after she said yes!

So both Kerry and Barbara have books on the way which should arrive at their destinations on Monday. Thanks to Crown Publishing/Random House for both copies.

Have a good weekend, everyone!


Giveaway of The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by Nichole Bernier

Posted in Giveaway at 12:06 pm by Amber

Wow! It doesn’t look like I’ve held a giveaway since October 2010. Guess I’m overdue for one!

In a few more weeks summer will officially start. Would you enjoy a new beach read which will make you forget the time? The Crown Publishing Group has sent me a hardcover copy of Nichole Bernier’s debut novel The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. to giveaway to my blog readers. I’m a third of the way through my personal copy of the book. It’s a thought provoking book about friendship and marriage. Below is a cover image and the synopsis:

The Unfinished Works of Elizabeth D. by Nichole

Before there were blogs, there were journals. And in them we’d write as we really were, not as we wanted to appear. But there comes a day when journals outlive us. And with them, our secrets.

Summer vacation on Great Rock Island was supposed to be a restorative time for Kate, who’d lost her close friend Elizabeth in a sudden accident. But when she inherits a trunk of Elizabeth’s journals, they reveal a woman far different than the cheerful wife and mother Kate thought she knew.

The complicated portrait of Elizabeth—her troubled upbringing, and her route to marriage and motherhood—makes Kate question not just their friendship, but her own deepest beliefs about loyalty and honesty at a period of uncertainty in her own marriage.

The more Kate reads, the more she learns the complicated truth of who Elizabeth really was, and rethinks her own choices as a wife, mother, and professional, and the legacy she herself would want to leave behind. When an unfamiliar man’s name appears in the pages, Kate realizes the extent of what she didn’t know about her friend, including where she was really going on the day she died.

Set in the anxious summer after the September 11th attacks, this story of two women—their friendship, their marriages, private ambitions and fears—considers the aspects of ourselves we show and those we conceal, and the repercussions of our choices.

You can receive an entry for the giveaway by leaving a comment naming your favorite vacation spot (or where you’d like to go on vacation) until 8pm Eastern on Monday June 11th.  Contest is open to US and Canada.  The randomizer at Random.org will pick a winner at 11pm Eastern on 6/11/2012.

Good luck!


Regal Literary Giveaway for National Bookmobile Day

Posted in Event, Giveaway at 8:02 am by Amber

I received this notice about the giveaway and thought it very appropriate for National Bookmobile Day.

April 11th is the American Library Association’s National Bookmobile Day. To celebrate all the bookmobiles zooming across our nation and the wonderfully dedicated librarians who keep them running, Regal Literary is giving away 14 signed hardcovers of Audrey Niffenegger’s graphic novel THE NIGHT BOOKMOBILE. In The Night Bookmobile, a wistful young woman encounters a mysterious disappearing library on wheels late at night, only to find the book collection to be more… personal… than she had expected. As a bonus, they’re also giving away 15 signed paperbacks of Audrey’s acclaimed second novel, HER FEARFUL SYMMETRY.

For more information on National Bookmobile Day, visit www.ala.org.

To enter the Regal Literary Giveaway visit http://www.regal-literary.com/contests/bookmobileday2012/.


Regal Literary Giveaway

Posted in Giveaway at 5:50 am by Amber

WERegal Literary has resolved to give away more books than ever in 2012 so they’re giving away a copy of Josh Bazell’s forthcoming WILD THING, his sequel to 2009’s BEAT THE REAPER. (As a bonus, they’re also giving away a few copies of BEAT THE REAPER, in case you missed out on how it all began!) The giveaway is open until February 8th on their site at http://www.regal-literary.com/contests/wildthing/.

Dr. Pietro Brnwa is on the run from the mob he used to kill for. With a new name and a new job that’s tolerable only because it keeps him alive, he’s looking for a way to hurt the mob so badly that it will leave him alone forever.

Dr. Violet Hurst is a sexy and self-destructive paleontologist in the employ of a reclusive billionaire whose obsession with an urban legend living in the woods of Minnesota can’t possibly be justified. Or can it?

The offer of a job protecting Violet could be just the opportunity Pietro’s been looking for. It could also be a hellish morass of murder, corruption, insanity, and international drug smuggling, not to mention the occasional lake monster. But what are the odds of that?

Things are about to get wild.

“It’s so rare that you see a really brilliant writer who is committed, 100%, in every sentence, to giving you a good time. Bazell is, and he does.” – Lev Grossman, Time

I’m on their mailing list because I’ve tried to win some of their giveaways and thought I’d pass this one along.


Regal Literary YA Summer Giveaway

Posted in Giveaway at 6:08 am by Amber

Regal Literary Inc. is holding a giveaway. The May giveaway of Like Mandarin by Kirsten Hubbard is over but it’s not too late to register for the other two books.

They’re Possession by Elana Johnson and A Scary Scene in a Scary Movie by Matt Blackstone. Stop on by – you may find something good to read by the campfire.

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