Friday, August 14, 2009

Another Freebie Friday: The Blue Star Giveaway (ends 9/4)































Summary by Publisher: Seven years ago, readers everywhere fell in love with Jim Glass, the precocious ten-year-old at the heart of Tony Earley's bestseller Jim the Boy. Now a teenager, Jim returns in another tender and wise story of young love on the eve of World War Two.

Jim Glass has fallen in love, as only a teenage boy can fall in love, with his classmate Chrissie Steppe. Unfortunately, Chrissie is Bucky Bucklaw's girlfriend, and Bucky has joined the Navy on the eve of war. Jim vows to win Chrissie's heart in his absence, but the war makes high school less than a safe haven, and gives a young man's emotions a grown man's gravity. With the uncanny insight into the well-intentioned heart that made Jim the Boy a favorite novel for thousands of readers, Tony Earley has fashioned another nuanced and unforgettable portrait of America in another time--making it again even realer than our own day.

This is a timeless and moving story of discovery, loss and growing up, proving why Tony Earley's writing "radiates with a largeness of heart" (Esquire).

Giveaway Rules: Soon I will be reviewing this novel, but in the meantime I am hosting this fabulous giveaway. Thanks to Valerie at Hachette Book Group, I have the opportunity to give away FIVE copies of The Blue Star!

First Entry: Comment with your email address in the body of the comment (you can list it as mary123 (at) yahoo(dot)com). If you do not list your email address your entry will not count.

Extra Entry -- sign up to follow my blog (or let me know that you are a current follower). Note: This extra entry MUST be left in a separate comment or it will not count.

The giveaway is open to Canadian and US residents only.
You must be 18 years of age or older.
NO P.O. Boxes for the winner’s mailing address.

The contest ends on September 4, 2009.

12 comments:

  1. WOW sounds like a sweet book.

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  2. Ahhh, young love, sounds good!

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  3. Sounds like a great book. I would love to read it.

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  4. I just signed up to follow your blog (although I'm not entirely sure what that means)

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  5. Thanks for the chance
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  6. Please enter me in your draw. Thanks.
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  7. I just became a follower of your blog.
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  8. A new book is always welcome in our house.

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  9. Sounds good. I would love to read this book. Please enter me. Thanks!

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  10. I'd love to win this book

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  11. I'm a follower: thanks

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