Friday, July 20, 2012

What's in the mail, plus a giveaway!

**Giveaway is now closed**

Melissa A:

"A Girl Like You" by Maria Geraci from BookSparks

"Finger Dancing" by Sam Manty from Austin & Macauley Publishers

"Kat Fight" by Dina Silver from the author (Currently $2.99 for Kindle)

"Daisy Darling Meets a Man" by L.A. Dale from the author (e-book; 99 cents for Kindle)

"And Laughter Fell from the Sky" by Jyotsna Sreenivasan; won from Chick Lit is Not Dead.

"The Book of Tomorrow" by Cecelia Ahern from William Morrow

"Sleepless in Savannah" by Rita Herron (e-book; free from Amazon, now 99 cents)

"Can't Live Without" by Joanne Phillips (e-book; free from Amazon, now $2.99)

"Seeing Julia" by Katherine Owen (e-book; free from Amazon, now $4.99)

"The Sweet Life" by Francine Pascal, part 1 and 2 (e-serial) from St. Martin's Press. ($1.99 each for Kindle...but you could win them all in our giveaway)

"Broken Vessels" by Lucie Ulrich from LibraryThing (e-book)


"Losing Clementine" by Ashley Ream from Kaye Publicity

Susan Wiggs book bundle, along with a notepad and caramel sauce; won from Chick Lit is Not Dead

"Lakeshore Christmas"
"The Summer Hideaway"
"Marrying Daisy Bellamy"


"Worth Lying For" by Lisa Cheney and Lisa Craig from the authors (e-book; $2.99 for Kindle)


"In Need of Therapy" by Tracie Banister from the author (e-book)

"The Darling Girls" by Emma Burstall from the author (e-book; Melissa A also got this free from Amazon, now $3.00)

"Bleak" by Lynn Messina from Diversion Books (e-book; $2.99 for Kindle)

"Emily's Seams" by J.E. Flanagan from the author (available for $2.99 on Kindle)

"Finding Emma" by Steena Holmes from SparkPoint Studio

"Pillow Stalk: A Mad for Mod Mystery" by Diane Vallere from Polyester Press


"Silver Girl" by Elin Hilderbrand from Hodder & Stoughton

"The Wedding Diaries" by Sam Binnie from Avon

"A Court Affair" by Emily Purdy from Avon (Melissa A also got this)

"A Twist of Fate" by Joanna Rees from Pan Macmillan

What could be in your mail?

"Finding Mr. Flood" by Ciara Geraghty. Hodder and Stoughton has one paperback to give away to a lucky UK reader.

"Sound Bites: A Rock & Roll Love Story" by Rachel K. Burke. She has one paperback (US only) and one e-book (worldwide) to give away.

How to win "Sound Bites" or "Finding Mr. Flood":
Since today is Melissa A's birthday and our theme of the month is music, tell us what your favorite song is from the year you were born (don't worry, we won't do the math!)

One entry per person.

Please include an e-mail address or a way to reach you if you win. Also for those in the US and UK, please mention which country you live in or you will only be included in the e-book giveaway.

"Finding Mr. Flood"
UK only

"Sound Bites:
Paperback-US only

Giveaway ends July 25th at midnight EST


The Chick Lit Guide said...

I'm really looking forward to Pillow Stalk! I entered a giveaway for it on GoodReads. Fingers crossed!

Nobody said...

"Livin' on a Prayer" by Bon Jovi!! :)) I'm in the US!


Linda Kish said...

I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry by
Hank Williams


lkish77123 at gmail dot com

DD said...

Ooohh!! Such a great year for music! I've got 2:
Lady by Styx and
I'm Not In Love by 10cc


dawndennis66611 at yahoo dot com

Jessica said...

I was born in 1988. I don't know any songs that were released in that year but I'm going to pick Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield because I know it's an 80's song so it's from around that time. =]

I'm from the US and my email is

Thanks so much!!

-Jessica M

BRN2SHOP9 said...

My favorite song from the year I was born is "You Give Love A Bad Name" by Bon Jovi.

brn2shop9 at gmail dot com

i follow via gfc, facebook and twitter

Nova said...

email is: sparkle40175(at)hotmail(dot)com
i am in the: USA
favorite song from year born: I Saw Her Standing There, The Beatles
thanks CLC

Krystal Lynn said...

Happy Birthday!!!!

My favorite from that year is a favorite of mine in general. I love 80's music.. Simple Minds - "Don't You (Forget About Me)"



Tobi said...

So the year I was born was an awesome year for music! Seriously go look up 1977 I'll tell I don't care LOL I'll pick top 4 in no particular order Barracuda, Margaritaville, Dancing Queen and Car Wash! Wooo! LOL Awesome year it's the year Star Wars came out too!
Thanks for the giveaway!
<3 Tobi
tobihelton at gmail dot com

Cyndee said...

The year I was born, the song was "Breakfast at Tiffany's Theme" and sung by Audrey Hepburn. It won a Oscar too.
Cyndee Thomas USA
cyndee dot thomas0 at gmail dot com

Unknown said...

Happy Birthday Melissa!

Some of the these ccomments make me feel OLD:(.

I love two somgs from my (gulp) year: Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine & Sweet Caroline!!!!

I'm in the US.


Cher B said...

Happy birthday to Melissa A! Wishing you a wonderful year to come. Thanks for all you do to bring great reads to us!

Favorite songs from 1970: American Woman, Bridge Over Troubled Water, The Long and Winding Road, so many!

I'm in the US and definitely looking forward to Sound Bites. Thanks for the chance to win.


bn100 said...

Happy birthday!

So Excited by the Pointer Sisters



Bridget O'Neill said...

Bennie and the Jets by Elton John. My mom used to sing it to me, but with my name instead of Bennie :)

Happy Birthday!!

I'm in the US

Jennifer Starr said...

"Papa Don't Preach" by Madonna ( You got to love Madonna)

DD said...

Oop! Forgot to mention I'm in the USA!

Anonymous said...

Ack! Year I was born??? I think that my mom told me that I used to go around singing "Yummy, Yummy, Yummy, I've Got Love in my Tummy!" How embarrassing! LOL :)

Happy, Happy Birthday Melissa A!!!!!

StereoQueenBee said...

I Go Crazy and I am in Canada.

queenofcrunk at gmail dot com

Amber @ A Little Pink in the Cornfields said...

Hehe, my favorite is "I'll Tumble For Ya" by Culture Club! ;)

missamberljohnson at gmail dot com

Brenda Whiteside said...

It has to be "Some Enchanted Evening" - you will meet a stranger across a crowded room. So romantic.

susieqlaw said...

Brown-eyed Girl

sendsusanmail AT gmail DOT com


Movie Passenger said...

Killing Me Softly by Roberta Flack

Thanks! (US)

Books Etc. said...

Oh, gosh. There were some epic songs released the year I was born, haha. (that's a wee bit sarcastic - I'm an 80s baby) I'm agreeing with Bethany and going with Livin' on a Prayer by Bon Jovi.
books.etc.blogger AT gmail DOT com
I'm in Canada so ebook only for me!
Thanks ladies!

Melissa said... chose DD and Linda as our winners of "Sound Bites."

As for "Finding Mr. Flood," there were no UK entries. Therefore, the first UK reader who comments on this blog post will win the book.


Kat said...

I'd love to win this, I'm from UK

Melissa said...

Congrats, Kat!