Wednesday, January 10, 2018

January and February 2018 Book Giveaway

Every two months, we're featuring EIGHT books we're interested in checking out. (We know there are many, many more, but we're just highlighting a few that haven't received their time in the spotlight yet.) Here are the books we've chosen for January and February. There is one copy of each book available to give away and we will choose FOUR winners to each receive TWO books at random.

See our previous bi-monthly posts for some other great reads you might have missed.

 (Mini teasers/synopses are all courtesy of Amazon.)

January:

Happiness for Humans 
by P.Z. Reizin (January 9th)

When Tom and Jen, two lonely people, are brought together by an intriguing email, they have no idea their mysterious benefactor is an artificial intelligence who has decided to play Cupid. 


*Thanks to Grand Central Publishing for the giveaway copy.

This Love Story Will Self Destruct by Leslie Cohen (January 23rd)

With an acerbic edge and heartwarming humor, debut novelist Leslie Cohen takes us on a tour of what life looks like when it doesn’t go according to plan, and explores the complexity, chaos, and comedy in finding a relationship built to last.


*Thanks to Gallery for the giveaway copy.


Talk to the Paw 
by Melinda Metz (January 30th)

Inspired by the true story of a Portland, Oregon, cat who stole from his neighbors—and stole America’s heart...


*Thanks to Kensington for the giveaway copy.
The Girlfriend 
by Michelle Frances (January 30th)

The Girlfriend is a taut and wickedly twisted debut psychological thriller—a novel of subtle sabotage, retaliation, jealousy and fear, which pivots on an unforgivable lie, and examines the mother–son–daughter-in-law relationship in a chilling new light.

*Thanks to Kensington for the giveaway copy.

February:

As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner (February 6th)


From the acclaimed author of 
Secrets of a Charmed Life and A Bridge Across the Ocean comes a new novel set in Philadelphia during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, which tells the story of a family reborn through loss and love.


*Thanks to Berkley for the giveaway copy.

By the Book 
by Julia Sonneborn (February 6th)

An English professor struggling for tenure discovers that her ex-fiancé has just become the president of her college—and her new boss—in this whip-smart modern retelling of Jane Austen’s classic, Persuasion.

*Thanks to Gallery for the giveaway copy.

Dreaming in Chocolate 
by Susan Bishop Crispell (February 6th)

Dreaming in Chocolate by Susan Bishop Crispell is a heartwarming story of love, hot chocolate, and one little girl’s wish for her mother.

*Thanks to St. Martin's Press for the giveaway copy.

Next Year in Havana 
by Chanel Cleeton (February 6th)

After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity--and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution...

*Thanks to Berkley for the giveaway copy.


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Giveaway ends February 7th at midnight EST.

51 comments:

Janine said...

Of course Talk to the Paw gets my attention first. But This Love Story Will Self Destruct sounds interesting too. None of my relationships have ever lasted so I am surprised this one has lasted as long as it has.

susieqlaw said...

By the Book

Joanne McGrath said...

I'm most interested in As Bright As Heaven because of the history in it. Reading about the Spanish flu and how it affected people interests me. Looking forward to it. Of course it's hard to just pick one. I want to read them all.😊

Burma Turner said...

The Girlfriend is one I really want to read!

Kelley B said...

I am interested in all of these marvelous books!

Suburban prep said...

They all look interesting in different ways but the one that caught my eye is the Dreaming in Chocolate.

Jan Tomalis said...

So many wonderful books but the one I am most interested in is Dreaming in Chocolate.

JULIE CURTIS said...

The Girlfriend looks interesting

Connie said...

"As Bright As Heaven" is a book that I cannot wait to read. A couple of the others are ones that I have been lucky enough to have received through NetGalley to read and review. Many thanks!!

jpetroroy said...

THey all look great!

traveler said...

They all sound wonderful. Next Year in Havana sounds captivating and special.

StephTheBookworm said...

The Girlfriend

Bonnie K. said...

I have As Bright As Heaven on order. By the Book appeals to me as well as a few others.

Grandma Cootie said...

I think I really need to read Talk to the Paw!

rhonda said...

They al sound delicious if I have to pick one The Girlfriend,

Anonymous said...

Talk To The Paw sounds like a book right up my alley!

AdrianeC said...

Talk To The Paw sounds like a book right up my alley!

Susan Dyer said...

All of them!

Mary Preston said...

"Next Year in Havana " tops my list.

Lori Johnston said...

As a Jane Austen fan, "By the Book" sounds fantastic!

Rita Wray said...

By the Book and Next Year in Havana sound good.

Linda Kish said...

I want to read By the Book.

Jessica Meddick said...

As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner. All of her books are always amazing.

Cori said...

All of these books sound great by such wonderful authors. I read an E-Arc of By The Book and absolutely loved it!! Thanks for a fabulous giveaway!!

bn100 said...

Talk to the Paw

Dianne Casey said...

Talk to the Paw and Dreaming in Chocolate sound like books I would like to read.

Courtney Whisenant said...

As Bright as Heaven interests me most. I've loved all of Susan Meissner's books.

rubynreba said...

Talk to the Paw

dstoutholcomb said...

Looking forward to As Bright as Heaven and Next Year in Havana

denise

Jennifer said...

I'd love to read The Girlfriend!

Marianne said...

I'd love to read By the book

Melanie Backus said...

I would be thrilled with any one of them.

Anita Yancey said...

I am most interested in The Girlfriend.

Tatum Rangel said...

"The Girlfriend" and "Dreaming in Chocolate." :)

Sonnetta Jones said...

As Bright As Heaven is one on my TBR.

Trish said...

Talk to the Paw sounds exciting. But they all sound good

Dianna said...

As Bright As Heaven is top on my list, followed by By The Book.

Summer said...

By The Book and Dreaming In Chocolate both sound really good to me.

Bube said...

Next Year in Havana :)

Elizabeth said...

I LOVE the books you have here.

AS BRIGHT AS HEAVEN and NEXT YEAR IN HAVANA were great reads.

BY THE BOOK looks so good...I hope I get to read it.

Thanks for sharing.

Milena Mutter said...

I love historical fiction but I've never read any books set in Cuba, so I am most interested in Next Year in Havanna.

Trish said...

Next Year in Havana looks like a fascinating read! I love historical fiction and the setting sounds so interesting.

Tatum Rangel said...

"The Girlfriend" and "Dreaming in Chocolate" sound good. :)

Book Worm said...

All these books sound good. I have Next Year in Havana, I do want to read As Bright as the Heavens though. I would be happy to win any of them.

Jencey Gortney said...

Great selection for Feburary!

Arletta Boulton said...

As Bright As Heaven and Dreaming in Chocolate interest me the most. I've been hearing so much about both of those books on facebook.

John Dallal said...

I'd love to checkout 'As Bright as Heaven' & 'Dreaming in Chocolate'. Thanks for
the chance!

Sherry said...

All these books soubd amazing!!

Lesley McIntosh said...

They all sound good but The Girlfriend sounds especially intriguing

Elizabeth Glenn said...

I can’t wait to read As Bright As Heaven. I’ve read a lot of great reviews. I also want to read Dreaming in Havana. The story sounds great and the cover is gorgeous!!

Elisabeth said...

Next Year In Havana! :)