Monday, October 27, 2008

Lost and Found by Carolyn Parkhurst Giveaway!

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About Lost and Found by Carolyn Parkhurst:

"Parkhurst treats the game show as an opportunity for the contestants to decide, as the producer asks of them, "What have you found?" The answer for readers: heart and wit to spare." —Publisher's Weekly

Summary by the publisher:

A suburban mom, her troubled daughter, divorced brothers, former child stars, born-again Christians, and some young millionaires have all been selected to compete on LOST AND FOUND, a daring new reality show. In pairs of two, they will race across the world to compete for a million-dollar prize.The only question is not only who will capture the big jackpot, but at what price.

Carolyn Parkhurst is also the author of the bestseller The Dogs of Babel.

"[A] deeply affecting page-turner.... Parkhurst endows each [character] with complexity and pathos, even when she doesn't approve of the choices they make. What emerges is less a satire than a straightforward character study—one that we're reluctant to put down even after the last contestant crosses the finish line." —Rebecca Marx, Elle Magazine



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Giveaway Details:

Thanks to Hachette Book Group (and publicist Valerie Russo), I can host this book giveaway!! We will start out with one book to giveaway, and for Each 10 entries I will add in an extra copy of the book, up to a total of 5 books.

Residents of the US and Canada only, sorry we cannot mail to PO Boxes.
Enter by the 6th of November, I will pick the winners on Friday the 7th!!!

To enter the giveaway for Lost and Found:

1.) Comment on this post, include why you would like to read it, what interests you about it, or anything else besides, "enter me please" :)

2.) For an extra two entries post about it on your blog, and let me know that you did.


Good Luck y'all!



and remember:

15 comments:

bermudaonion said...

This sounds like a good read. I'm intrigued that she's included a TV show that sounds like The Amazing Race. I'd love to read it. milou2ster@gmail.com

Serena said...

Sounds like another good book being offered by Valerie and Hatchette. No need to enter me. But keep up the good reviews.

beastmomma said...

I agree with bermudaonion that this reminds me of the Amazing Race and I am starting to enjoy that show. I would like to read the book in the hopes of getting some strategy to become a contestant on the show.

Impkatt said...

Hachette has some of the best books around. What an awesome offering!

Gwendolyn B. said...

O.K. Let me get this straight - in reality, we have real live people trying to win a fictional account of a reality show where fictional live people try to win big money because the fictional reality show reminds real nonfictional people of a real reality show that's popular because it shows real nonfictional people trying to win real big money.
I want to win.
Really.
geebee.reads AT gmail DOT com

mojo said...

Just finished reading L&F. Enjoyable read, strong characters and interesting plot changes.

Janel said...

Sounds like there could be some interesting characters and settings. I'd love to travel around the world, if only in this book!

Ramya said...

hey bethany! do enter me for this giveaway!:)
ramyasbookshelf(at)gmail(dot)com

Yan said...

It sounds amazing! It's like a combination between a hit reality TV show and game show The Amazing Race. I loved that show, watched it for like 5 seasons straight!

ylin.0621[at]yahoo.com

Callista said...

It sounds interesting because I like reality shows and I like reading so put the two together....
callista83 AT cogeco DOT ca

Kimberly said...

This sounds just like that show, Amazing Race! How cool is that.

I'd be interested in reading this because I'd love to know how their lives intersect with each other and if there are happy endings all around.

HunnyV "at" Optonline "dot" net

avisannschild said...

I'm curious about this book because I read her previous one, The Dogs of Babel, and enjoyed it. Please enter me!

Anna said...

I'd like to read this book because the author was a panelist at a writing conference I attended earlier this year and she talked about writing this book. It sounds interesting.

--Anna
Diary of an Eccentric
diaryofaneccentric[at]hotmail[dot]com

Sandra said...

I absolutely loved The Dogs of Babel. I would really love to read another book by Parkhurst. It sounds like another original. Please enter me. Thank you.

Veens said...

I sometimes wish - "for the number of giveaways"- I were in US ;)

but just for that :D

Hey - this is the first giveaway I am seeing at your place:)