"" The Relentless Reader

May 10, 2015

::: Cough Sneeze Blerg :::

I've been sick.

In place of my normal weekly wrap-up I will be accepting homemade chicken soup.

Cards and/or cookies can be sent to my home in Wisconsin. 

Lest you think I'm exaggerating this illness, let me assure you that I. Am. Not. (Also, let me assure you that I'm a complete and total bitch-baby.)

Sick days are great reading days. I'm going back to bed with my book.

I hope you've all had a great weekend.

::: Cough Sneeze Blerg :::

May 6, 2015

The Promise by Ann Weisgarber - Giveaway!

The Promise by Ann Weisgarber

I reviewed The Promise in April of 2014. (You can read my review here.)

To celebrate the paperback release, Skyhorse Publishing has generously offered a giveaway copy to one of my readers.
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I wasn't the only one that was utterly charmed by this novel:

The Promise continues to earn kudos, most recently being selected in January by The Pulpwood Queen's Book Club as their Bonus Book of the Year. As a reminder, in addition to many great reviews, the novel already has earned the following honors:

·        A WNBA Great Group Read Selection, 2014
·        The Pulpwood Queens Pick for October 2014          
·        Finalist, The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction (Weisgarber was the first American to be shortlisted for this UK prize)
·        Finalist,  Spur Award for Best Western Historical Fiction
·        Finalist, The Ohioana Book Award for Fiction

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