Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Katie Up and Down the Hall Giveaway (ends 9/25)




























Publisher's Summary. A personal memoir by bestselling author and celebrity journalist Glenn Plaskin, KATIE is a moving story about a man who discovers the true meaning of family after adopting a cocker spaniel puppy. Through the magnetic personality of his mischievous dog, the author soon makes powerful connections with several of his down-the-hall neighbors in a high-rise located in the unique Battery Park City neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. First, Katie trots into the lives of Pearl and Arthur, a warm-hearted elderly couple just a few doors down from Glenn. Later, John, a single Dad, and his rambunctious young son, Ryan, also move in and are seduced by Katie's charms.

All of their lives are profoundly changed as they are transformed from neighbors to friends to family, with Pearl as matriarch. The motherless boy finds a "Granny"; his Dad inherits a mother, Glenn discovers a confidante. Set in New York City, we witness nearly sixteen years of antics and family adventures spanning Hollywood high times, bad health, accidents, blustery winters, even the terrors of 9/11. Through it all, the family clings to each other, sharing a deep bond that give each comfort, support and security.

Based upon a widely-read article in Family Circle, here is an unforgettable story about the love that makes a family-one that transcends the hard realities of time, tragedy, and inevitable loss.

Giveaway Rules. Today I am giving away THREE copies of this engaging book.

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 Entries: Sign up to follow my blog (or let me know that you are a current follower); follow me on twitter (DCMetroreader) and on Facebook (Metroreader). NOTE: These extra entries MUST be left in a separate comment or 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.

Giveaway ends September 25th. Good Luck!

59 comments:

  1. I would love to win and read Katie. My son had a cocker named Prince. Sadly, Prince is no longer with us. He was really old and beginning to suffer. My son has yet to buy another pup.

    teakettle58(at)yahoo(dot)com

    I would love to read it because I love cockers too.

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  2. I follow you in my Googlereader.(old follower)

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  3. I follow you on facebook(old)

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  4. I now follow you on Twitter(new) I'm Jungleorchid on twitter.

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  5. I have this one, and need to get to it soon. We use to have a cocker spaniel named Burt who looked just like Katie.

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  6. I just love this cover!! Please count me in. thanks for the giveaway.

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

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  7. I am an old follower on GFC

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

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  8. What an adorable cover! I would love to be entered.

    carolsnotebook at yahoo dot com

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  9. I follow your blog.

    carolsnotebook at yahoo dot com

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  10. I also follow you on twitter. (@carolsnotebook)

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  11. This looks like a winner! Please enter me, thanks.

    ruthiekb72@yahoo.com

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  12. I follow you on my yahoo home page.

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  13. I love dog books! Please enter me in this.
    ludeluh at yahoo dot com

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  14. I am an old follower on GFC.
    ludeluh at yahoo dot com

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  15. I'm a sucker for books about pets. Please enter me.
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  16. I follow your blog via google friend connect.
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  17. I'd love to win this book!

    Crazy Cat Lady
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  18. I'm your newest follower, and would love for you to visit my blog and maybe follow back!

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  19. I follow on twitter @CrzyCatLdysLibr

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  20. I like you on facebook @Crazycatlady Kelly

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  21. Oh I love dogs and I love books. So books about dogs is a plus. Thank you for the chance to win a copy.


    Smiles,
    Cindy W.

    countrybear52[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  22. I am a new GFC follower of your blog.


    Smiles,
    Cindy W.

    countrybear52[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  23. This sounds like a really cute book. Please count me in. Thank you!

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

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  24. I follow

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  25. I love the idea of a dog stitching together strangers into a family!

    CarolNWong(at)aol(dot)com

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  26. I am a GFC follower of this blog.

    CarolNWong(at)aol(dot)com

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  27. Like someone said, the cover, totally adorable.

    headlessfowl at jteers dot net

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  28. I am a GFC follwer.

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  29. I'd love this book. Animal stories are always fun!
    pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

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  30. I am a follower.
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  31. Please include me.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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  32. Would absolutely love to read this one.
    rsgrandinetti@yahoo(DOT)com

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  33. I would love to read Katie Up and Down the Hall :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!
    theluckyladybug[at]gmail[dot]com

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  34. Publicly following Metroreader with Google Friend Connect [Cheryl F. {The Lucky Ladybug}]
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  35. please enter me
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  36. I love dog books!

    rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

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  37. Sounds very interesting! aitmama {{at}} gmail {{tod}} com

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  38. GFC follower aitmama {{at}} gmail {{tod}} com

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  39. I'd love to read this book. Please count me in.

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  40. GFC Follower.

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  41. Sweet book, please count me in!

    delilah0180(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  42. Google follower!

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  43. Twitter follower, same name!

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  44. This sounds like a great book! I would LOVE to win it! Thanks for the chance.

    nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

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  45. This sounds like a great book! I would love to be the winner! Thanks for the chance.

    nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

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  46. (Oops- I think I left an extra comment. Sorry)

    I am a follower

    nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

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  47. I follow you on Twitter
    @NancyeDavis

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  48. I like you on Facebook

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  49. I have been wanting to read this after I saw the youtube video on it.

    giveawaymommy at yahoo.com

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  50. I am a GFC followwer


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  51. I would love to read this one. Thanks for the chance.

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  52. GFC follower

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