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Friday, December 20, 2013

2013 Mid-Winter's Eve Blog Hop
Just in time for Christmas!

It's that time of year again - time to celebrate Christmas and the coming of a new year by giving away some great books! 

Cookie's Book Club is linking up with I Am A Reader, Not A Writer & Bookhounds to bring you even more chances to win books. Be sure to check out the list of participating bloggers at the end of this post.

Cookie's Book Club Annual Christmas Giveaway! 

This is an amazing giveaway with loads of books, book bundles and even a couple of gift cards! Check out the list below, click on the links to read more about each offering and complete the entry form below. Leave a comment with your preferences and we will do our best to accomodate them. Have fun!

Prize Package #1

by Andre Jute 
Publisher: Coolmain Press
(3 e-books)

the epic saga of ten intertwined Russian and American families
who live and die by their love of liberty
and the searing passions their fight for freedom arouses
in war and peace.

“Wild but exciting. A grand job with plenty of irony.” ~ New York Times 

“Jute has clearly conducted a great deal of research into everything he describes, investing the novel with an air of prophecy. His moral concerns are important.”  ~ Times Literary Supplement 

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Prize Package #2

by Dakota Franklin 
Publisher: Coolmain Press
(3 e-books)

• Dakota Franklin WINS Best Action/Adventure at Best Independent EBook Awards

• Dakota Franklin's series RUTHLESS TO WIN has already won awards and enthusiastic reviews for fascinating characters and rivetting action. The six volumes already published in the series — LE MANS a novel, REQUIEM AT MONZA, TROUBLESHOOTER, NASCAR FIRST, QUEEN OF INDY and RACING JUSTICE — have all been international Amazon bestsellers.

“I thought the characters were great. I was swept along...a cracking good read.” ~ Joo's Book Reviews 

“I thoroughly enjoyed this book — in fact, I started reading it again straight after I'd finished it.” ~ L. Rumbold on Amazon 

“A wonderful story full of action and remarkable detail.” ~ Boyd S Drew on Amazon

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Click here AND click here for two more chances to win this prize package!

Prize Package #3

Storm in Tormay &
The Fury Clock
by Christopher Bunn
(4 books - 2 hardcopy bundles - x 2)

The Storm in Tormay:
The Epic Adventure Begins...

In the land of Tormay, a young thief named Jute robs the house of a wizard one night. Soon, he finds himself running for his life as he seeks to understand what he stole and why so many people suddenly want him dead. 

Ancient secrets and curses come alive around Jute as he journeys to freedom in the north, accompanied by a talking hawk, a guilt-ridden assassin, and a forgetful ghost. But, as they seek to save themselves, the little company realizes that much more is at stake than their own lives.

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Prize Package #4

The Jakarta Pandemic and The Parseid Collapse
by Steve Konkoly
(4 e-book bundles and 1 signed hardcopy bundle)

In the late fall of 2013, a lethal pandemic virus emerges from the Islamic Republic of Indonesia and rages unchecked across every continent. When the Jakarta Flu threatens his picture perfect Maine neighborhood, Alex Fletcher, Iraq War veteran, is ready to do whatever it takes to keep his family safe. As a seasoned sales representative for Biosphere Pharmaceuticals, makers of a leading flu virus treatment, Alex understands what a deadly pandemic means for all of them. He particularly knows that strict isolation is the only guaranteed way to protect his family from the new disease.

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Prize Package #5

by Donna Fasano
(3 e-books)

Reclaim my Heart:

Sixteen years ago, Tyne Whitlock cut all ties to her past and left town under the shameful shadow of a teenage pregnancy. Now her fifteen-year-old son is in trouble with the law, and she is desperate for help. But reaching out to high-powered attorney Lucas Silver Hawk will tear open the heart-wrenching past in ways Tyne never imagined.

Prize Package #6

by Donna Fasano
(3 e-books)

"The Single Daddy Club Collection is a must read for fans of romance: read them separately, or devour them all in a quiet afternoon ~ you will not regret it." ~Gaele, an Amazon Top 1000 Reviewer

About the books:

Three bachelor dads are about to be single no more! 
Save big by buying the whole series in a boxed set!

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Prize #7

Two $10 Gift Cards
(Amazon or Barnes and Noble)
courtesy of Donna Fasano

Prize Package #8

A Woman of Proper Accomplishments,
Mind Crafter &
The Emerald City
by J.A. Beard
(3 e-books) 

"Helena Preston, the eldest daughter of a Bedfordshire gentleman, would rather risk spinsterhood than marry a man unwilling to accept her for who she is, much to the consternation of her mother and sister. She feels marrying an ugly or poor husband would be a mere inconvenience; marrying an irritable fool would be a genuine tragedy. Intrigued more with books and scholarship than finding a husband, the young woman has yet to attract any interest from eligible bachelors.

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Prize Package #9

Emails from the Edge: When Friendship Spans the Distance & 
Desert Heat: What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas
by Kristie Leigh Macguire  
(2 e-books - Kindle format)

Emails from the Edge defies today's world of political correctness where every word is carefully censored so as not to offend anyone. Kristie Leigh Maguire is open, honest, and sometimes over-the-top funny in her email correspondence with her friend back in the States with whom she shares  her thoughts and feelings while living overseas as an expatriate wife during the decade of the 90s.  Emails from the Edge, gives the reader the feeling of being a voyeur, pulling back the curtain of friendship, and finding out they are not just talking about milk and cookies. 

Prize package #10

Romancing Olive &
Train Station Bride
by Holly Bush
(2 e-books)

In 1891, spinster librarian, Olive Wilkins, is shocked to learn of her brother’s violent death at a saloon gaming table and her sister-in-law’s subsequent murder, traveling far from her staid life to rescue her niece and nephew, now orphans. She arrives to find the circumstances of her brother’s life deplorable and her long held beliefs of family and tradition, shaken.

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Prize package #11

Bending The Boyne
by J.S. Dunn
& Eromenos
by Melanie McDonald
Publisher: Seriously Good Books 
(2 e-books)

A glorious youth, an untimely death, and an imperial love affair that gives rise to the last pagan god of antiquity. In this coming-of-age novel set in the second century AD, Antinous of Bithynia, a Greek youth from Asia Minor, recounts his seven-year affair with Hadrian, fourteenth emperor of Rome. In a partnership more intimate than Hadrian’s sanctioned political marriage to Sabina, Antinous captivates the most powerful ruler on earth both in life and after death.

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Prize package #12

Deadly Memories, 
Deadly Fun, 
The Necromancer, 
The Living Image & 
Midnight Reflections
by P.M. Richter
(5 e-books)

Julia's midnight reflections actually happened at four in the morning. Tragedy had struck her family.  She was far from home, lonely, watching a handsome man sleeping in her bed at the Beverly Hills Hotel.  Robin, the handsome sleeping man had put himself in terrible danger so she could solve a mystery.  Now she was feeling guilty as well as heart broken.

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Prize package #13

Little Ghostie & 
Christmas with Uncle Nick and The Sugarplum Fairies
by P.M. Richter
(2 children's e-books)

When a tiny ghost is caught on Halloween by the dreaded Ghost Buster Hunters he is placed in a Haunted House with other magical creatures. Cindy and Bobby, two children who can actually see ghosts, attempt to free the tiny ghost from his trap in the spooky house. (This is a book for children with lots of pictures for their enjoyment. Also included is a recipe for Triple Dipped Smores Candy Apples.)

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Prize package #14

The Mermaid's Pendant, 
Saint Sebastian's Head & 
The Last Stratiote
by LeAnn Neal Reilly
(3 e-books)

THE MERMAID’S PENDANT includes two volumes, An Ordinary Drowning and Grounding Magic (these are also sold as standalone books). Together, they tell a modern fairy tale based upon The Little Mermaid and imagine the reality of the happy-ever-after that awaits the young couple once they settle down to marriage, parenthood, and life in the suburbs of Boston.

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Prize package #15

Rain on a Distant Roof: 
A Personal Journey Through 
Lyme Disease in Canada 
by Vanessa Farnsworth
(1 e-book and 1 hardcopy)

By 2020, it’s estimated that more than 80 percent of the population of eastern Canada will be living in regions that are endemic for Lyme disease and the numbers of infections are expected to soar. Yet what remains unknown about this debilitating illness continues to trump what is known, placing the health of Canadians increasingly at risk.

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Enter the Giveaway

Complete the Rafflecopter Entry form below. There are four ways to earn entries in the giveaway. Enter once, or enter up to four times. The winners will be selected randomly once the contest has closed. Please be sure to include your email address so that we may contact you if you have won. We do not store email addresses for future use and we do not share them. 

Prizes will also be selected randomly, however, if you have a preference, please indicate it in a comment below, and we will do our best to accommodate it. Good luck!
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Elizabeth T. said...

Thanks for the fun giveaway! I think my favorite would be prize packs #5, #6, and #7. Hope you have a wonderful day! :)

Unknown said...

Thanks for the giveaway. I'm interested in the Giftcard

nurmawati djuhawan said...

my first choice is an AMAZON GC..
thx u so much :)

Anonymous said...

Thanks to Sue for this wonderful giveaway.

Linda Trinklein said...

Thanks for the giveaway!! My first choice would be Prize #7.. love Amazon!!
Second would be #14 those stories interest me!! thanks

Unknown said...

i would love to win prize package seven, thank you

bn100 said...

Happy holidays

Unknown said...

I would love to win the Christopher Bunn books. Thanks for a wonderful giveaway.

Unknown said...

I'd love to win the Amazon gc so that i can buy a cookbook!

Brooke Showalter said...

I would love to win prize package #12 or #7. I just recently learned about the books in package #12 and would enjoy reading them.

jcharlto said...

Thanks for the giveaway. Prize packs #4 and #11 look very interesting for me and #13 for my son.

Unknown said...

Great giveaway. You have a nice variety of books here. Package #3 would be my top pick.

Happy Holidays to you!

magic5905 said...

Prize 7 and 8 sound good. Thanks.

Unknown said...

So many books! They all look great, but I like the giftcard best (because I'm bad at choosing under pressure).

Anonymous said...

Thank you for such a fantastic giveaway!!

Prize pack 3 or 8 would be my choice. x

Crysameskleist@gmail.com said...

Great giveaway! My favorites are #3, #12 and #15 :)

Jun said...

I would pick #3 or Amazon GC.

Thanks for GA! :D

Barbara said...

I would pick #14 or #15. Thanks for a giveaway!

Unknown said...

Ohh! #14! Thanks for the giveaway!
Or gift cards of course ;)

Sharyl Saromines said...

I would really love to win this giveaway. any prize package would do. i'm crossing my fingers... ohh. please, let me win this. thank you. :)

Dovile said...

I'd like to win the gift card the most. Thanks!

Unknown said...

Great giveaway! My first choice would be prize #7, Amazon Giftcard! thank you

Cindi said...

I love the Mermaid Pendant books and my other choice would be the gift cards. I LOVE that you have such a wide selection of prizes! Something for everyone:)

Unknown said...

Surprise me.. ;)) I think they are awesome authors.. Safe holidays to all.

hhkaufman78 said...

My favorites are packages 7, 5, 6, & 12 (in that order). Thanks for the great giveaway!!!!!!!

eg kaufman

A Bookish Adventure said...

I would love to win prize package #7 :)

Unknown said...

This whole giveaway sounds great! If I were to choose I do like prize package #7 and also #12.

Becca said...

What an amazing giveaway! #5 and #7 sound great to me!

Taming said...

If I were to win, I'd love the 8th or the 12th package , they seem pretty interesting!

Unknown said...

#7, #6, #5. IN THAT ORDER
leighannecrisp@ yahoo.com

Carolyn J said...

I would be happy with package what an awesome giveaway

Ruth said...

I would be happy with any package, I would say. If I win, I can choose then.

Wes Hovorka said...

All these books look great!!!

Cayce said...

I'd love to win Prize #7 or 4 :)

Natasha said...

I would love any of these!
Thanks for the chance to win!

Daniel M said...

my first choice is amazon gc! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

Suz Reads said...

Thanks for this amazing giveaway - I would love to win prize pack #3 or #7!

Krizia said...

I'd love to win Prize pack #3, 4, 15, and/or 7 :) Happy holidays and thanks for this awesome giveaway! :D

Emma said...

Thanks for the giveaway.an AMAZON GC.

Unknown said...

Tormay Trilogy.. gift cards' always nice..;) Happy New Year

Unknown said...

I would like Prize package #10.

karin said...

the giftcard one sounds awesome

BookLady said...

My first choice is Prize Package #7 and my second choice is Prize Package #8. Thanks for the fantastic giveaway. Happy New Year!

Emi said...

I would love to read Eromenos but I am hoping to win the children's ebooks since they hog the iPad and I rarely get to use it.

Cookie’s Mom said...

Thanks to everyone who entered, tweeted, commented and followed on Twitter and Facebook! The winners have been selected and are being contacted. Please check your email to see if you have won. Winners will be announced on the page once contacted.

If you didn't win today, please try again. There is generally a giveaway with each book review and book promotion that I do.

Thanks for making the Cookie's Book Club Annual Christmas Giveaway a great success!

Happy New Year to you and all the best in 2014!

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