2 Fantastic Book Giveaways.

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Acclaimed novelist Anne Rivers Siddons’s new novel is a stunning tale of love and loss.

For as long as she can remember, they were Cam and Lilly–happily married, totally in love with each other, parents of a beautiful family, and partners in life. Then, after decades of marriage, it ended as every great love story does…in loss. After Cam’s death, Lilly takes a lone road trip to her and Cam’s favorite spot on the remote coast of Maine, the place where they fell in love over and over again, where their ghosts still dance. There, she looks hard to her past–to a first love that ended in tragedy; to falling in love with Cam; to a marriage filled with exuberance, sheer life, and safety– to try to figure out her future.

It is a journey begun with tender memories and culminating in a revelation that will make Lilly re-evaluate everything she thought was true about her husband and her marriage.

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A Tale of two Shakespeares…

Struggling UC Santa Cruz grad student Willie Shakespeare Greenberg is trying to write his thesis about the Bard. Kind of…

Cut off by his father for laziness, and desperate for dough, Willie agrees to deliver a single giant, psychedelic mushroom to a mysterious collector, making himself an unwitting target in Ronald Reagan’s War on Drugs.

Meanwhile, would-be playwright (and oppressed Catholic) William Shakespeare is eighteen years old and stuck teaching Latin in the boondocks of Stratford-upon-Avon. The future Bard’s life is turned upside down when a stranger entrusts him with a sacred relic from Rome… This, at a time when adherents of the “Old Faith” are being hanged, drawn, and quartered as traitors.

Seemingly separated in time and place, the lives of Willie and William begin to intersect in curious ways, from harrowing encounters with the law (and a few ex-girlfriends) to dubious experiments with mind-altering substances. Their misadventures could be dismissed as youthful folly. But wise or foolish, the bold choices they make will shape not only the ‘Shakespeare’ each is destined to come… but the very course of history itself.
To enter the contest, you can do the following:

1.  Leave a separate comment for each book you would like to win.

2.  For an additional entry, you can add a link to this giveaway on your own blog.

3.  For an additional two entries, subscribe to this blog.

Thanks for entering and good luck!  Contest will end July 30th and winners will be announced August 1st.

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20 thoughts on “2 Fantastic Book Giveaways.

  1. Dont sign me up – I have done this giveaway too… Im actually asking your designer girl link at the top of your page on the right. I designed one but how do you get it inthat format?

    I couldnt find a way to link to her and I wanted her for my blog too. Any help would be great…. its probably really simple and I am just missing it. 🙂

    journey through books @ gmail dot com

  2. Good afternoon from Glen Robertson, ON, Canada. I would like to enter the Off Season book. Thanks.

  3. I have been reading reviews for My Name Is Will and it is on my TBR list. Would be nice to win it!

  4. Subscribed on Google Reader. Reading at rubymoonstone/gmail.

    contact email:
    espressogurl at hotmail dot com

    entry 1

  5. Subscribed on Google Reader. Reading at rubymoonstone/gmail.

    contact email:
    espressogurl at hotmail dot com

    entry 2

  6. I can’t find the winners list for this giveaway. It ended on 8-1 and today is 8-4. I emailed you but you did not answer me.

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