Posts Tagged ‘Giveaway’

Books with Buzz: Sherry Thomas Interview and Giveaway (Contest Now Closed)

Monday, April 27th, 2009

I don’t think it’s much of a secret to AAR regulars that I love books by Sherry Thomas.   I am so very impressed with her work, in fact, that, along with Elizabeth Hoyt and Joanna Bourne, Sherry’s books give me hope for the future of historical romance.

And you know what? I didn’t feel that way—truth be told I felt exactly the opposite—as recently as a year and a half ago.

On May 19th, the author’s third historical romance, Not Quite a Husbandhits bookstore shelves and it’s everything I’ve learnt to expect from Sherry Thomas: Complex, layered, and thoroughly adult.  

Sherry not only took the time to answer a few of my questions, she also offered up two early finished copies of the book that she will send to the lucky winners as soon as she receives them from the publisher.  Look for details on how to enter at the end of this post.

 But, first, a few words from our sponsor about her new book and what she’s planning for the future:

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Books with Buzz: Charlaine Harris Interview and Giveaway (Contest Now Closed)

Monday, April 20th, 2009

On May 5th, the wait is over for Sookie Stackhouse fans when Dead and Gone, the ninth entry in Charlaine Harris’ incrredible series hits bookstores.

As if that wasn’t enough to get your buzz on, season two of True Blood, the ultra-cool HBO show based on the ultra-cool books debuts on June 14th.

We’ll all have to wait until June to catch the latest TV adventures of Sookie, Bill, Eric, and Sam, but one lucky reader is about to get…well, very lucky because, courtesy of Ace Books, I’ve got an early copy of Dead and Gone ready to ship out Thursday.  Details on how to enter for your chance to win are at the end of this post.

In the meantime, ready for a tease (or two)?  Charlaine Harris herself was kind enough to take the time to answer a few of my burning (really) questions about Sookie, Dead and Gone, and, of course, True Blood.

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Books with Buzz: To Beguile a Beast ARC Giveaway and Interview (Contest Now Closed)

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Over the past few years those of us who love historical romance have been given a few reasons to celebrate.  Elizabeth Hoyt is certainly one of them.

She writes smart.  She writes sexy.  And she writes books that engage the emotions of readers on almost every level.

With her new release set for April 28, she was kind enough to take the time to answer a few quick questions.  And, to make a great thing even better, her publisher donated two ARCs (which are tough to come by these days) of To Beguile a Beast to give away to two lucky AAR readers. All you have to do to enter for your chance to win is to post in the comments section of this blog by 11:59 pm eastern time on Thursday, April 9th.  (Please note: This contest is designed to put ARCs in the hands of readers who might not otherwise have access to them.  So,  if you review or write for another blog or site, please do not enter the contest.  Obviously, we can’t police the entries, so we ask you to use the honor system.)

Hope you enjoy the brief interview and that you’re as buzzed as I am about the new book. (BTW, the author promised to stop by to check out the comments.)

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Sherry Thomas Delicious Audio Book Winners

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Congratulations to Lynda X and Nikki H for their wins!

And be sure to check back here tomorrow for an exciting interview and a giveaway of two ARCs of one of the most buzzed about upcoming books.

Just sayin’.

-Sandy AAR

Win an Audio Book Edition of Delicious by Sherry Thomas (Contest Now Closed)

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Ready to loose yourself in the Delicious prose of Sherry Thomas?

Thanks to the author’s generosity, we’ve got two copies of Sherry’s new audio book edition of Delicious to give away. It retails for $44.95.

Here’s the blurb:

“In a starred review, Publishers Weekly praised Sherry Thomas for her ‘steamy and smart’ prose featuring ‘deft plotting and sparkling characters.’ Delicious presents Verity Durant, an irresistible woman of a more elegant age. Verity is renowned from London to Paris for her succulent cuisine—and for her rapacious carnal appetite. And she’s determined to tempt prim and proper politician Stuart Somerset with forbidden fruits he’s never tasted.”

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