Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Used Book Giveaway

I've done pretty good with sticking to my two books a month goal because actually, most of the time, I've read three and sometimes four books in one month, depending on the length of the book.

Here are the books that are up for giveaway:

Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore

I'd have to say that this is one of my favorite books to have read this year. I loved the emotions that existed as I read the book. A few times, I found tears filling my eyes. It is a true story which makes it even that more special. Here's what the back of the book cover says:

A dangerous, homeless drifter who grew up picking cotton in virtual slavery. An upscale art dealer accustomed to the world of Armani and Chanel. A gutsy woman with a stubborn dream. A story so incredible no novelist would dare dream it.

A friend of mine recommended that I read The Shack, by Wm. Paul Young.

She said, "You will definitely view God differently once you read The Shack." It was truly poetic and visual in many ways. Here's what the back cover reads:

Mackenzie Allen Philip's youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in the midst of his Great Sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to that shack for a weekend.

I read various books, non-fiction, fiction and a lot of my book interests come from all of you. This is one book that I held on to because I wanted to read it again. It spoke life and promise into my own life when I felt like I needed it the most.

It's titled: You're All That! by Paula White

The inside cover reads:

Paula White is here to tell you that YOU'RE ALL THAT! As a woman who has experienced tragedy and triumph, poverty and prosperity, Paula is uniquely qualified to share powerful insights with those who desire a better life and a stronger sense of self. Paula writes out of her own painful experiences and reveals the keys to healing, hope and identity. You were not created to be shackled by negative emotions or memories. You were created to live a bold, dynamic, creative life filled with love and joy!


NOTE: This contest is for those that live in the U.S. and Canada

1) Become a follower of the blog. (If you already are a follower, let me know) - 1 entry

2) Leave a comment on this post telling me which book you'd like if you win. - 1 entry

If your email address is not available through your blog, then leave it along with your comment.

CONTEST ENDS: Friday, April 30, 2010. Winners will be announced on Friday in the late afternoon.


mrstdj said...

I follow your blog through my google reader. I'd love to win "The Shack", as I've been hearing good things about it. A group of my girlfriends started a book club as a result of reading it. I wasn't able to join them, but I've been wanting to read the book ever since.

covnitkepr1 said...

I’ve enjoyed looking over your blog. I came across it through another blog I follow. I am now a follower of yours as well. Feel free to look over my blog and perhaps become one as well.

Ace said...

I'm already a follower. I've read "The Shack" and it is a wonderful book. I'd love to win "Same Kind of Different as Me." It sounds like the type of book I'm into right now.

Cheryl F. {The Lucky Ladybug} said...

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Cheryl F. {The Lucky Ladybug} said...

I'd like to win Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!

Heart2Heart said...

I've been a follower for quite some time.

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Heart2Heart said...

I'd love to win, Your All That! I love these self help, make you feel good books.

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Nezzy said...

Yep, I'm a follower...I'm sneaky like that!


Nezzy said...

I would love to read "The Shack" I've heard good reviews on this one.

God bless ya and have a Wonderful Wednesday!!!

Rona's Home Page said...

I would love to read "The Shack".

Rona's Home Page said...

I'm a follower!

Sheryl said...

Hello Dear, I have read The Shack twice and listened to it once. I love it.

I am already a follower your blog, I would love to win "You're All That." It sounds interesting.

my email is: sherylk15@gmail.com

Have a great day.

Jenny said...

What a nice giveaway! Its admirable that you try to read at least 2 books a month! Same Kind of Different as me looks like an interesting read...

Life with Kaishon said...

I would like to win Same Kind of Different as Me : ). I have never read the Shack yet either. I feel like such a slacker lately in the whole reading arena : (

Erin said...

I am not entering b/c I've already won one of your giveaways before...but I want to read that first one. I've heard soooo many good things about it. I'm gonna add it to my Amazon list now!

Mom et al said...

Hi, I already follow your blog! : )

Mom et al said...

I would like to win The Shack. It sounds very intriguing. Thanks!

Veronica Lee said...

Hi Simone! Great giveaway!

Happy Thursday!

Mary said...

I follow your blog on GFC. (mamie316)


Mary said...

I'd love to win Same Kind of Different as Me. I've heard great things about it.


Bani said...

I'm following you.

Bani said...

I'd like to win Same Kind Of Different As Me.

Anita said...

The first book you listed is on my list of possible books to read. If I won it, I'd read it!
The Shack was not a favorite of mine. I read it, but it didn't touch me as it has with so many. I'm glad that others are getting revelation from it.
And can you believe it? My husband gave me the Paula White book awhile ago. Because you mentioned it, I'm now curious and will dig it up.


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