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A giveaway winner, and another giveaway

The winner of the Girl in a Blue Dress contest is... Anna, of Diary of An Eccentric!

My new contest is for a copy of The Shape of Mercy, by Susan Meissner. According to Publisher's Weekly:
Meissner's newest novel is potentially life-changing, the kind of inspirational fiction that prompts readers to call up old friends, lost loves or fallen-away family members to tell them that all is forgiven and that life is too short for holding grudges. Achingly romantic, the novel features the legacy of Mercy Hayworth—a young woman convicted during the Salem witch trials—whose words reach out from the past to forever transform the lives of two present-day women. These book lovers—Abigail Boyles, elderly, bitter and frail, and Lauren Lars Durough, wealthy, earnest and young—become unlikely friends, drawn together over the untimely death of Mercy, whose precious diary is all that remains of her too short life. And what a diary! Mercy's words not only beguile but help Abigail and Lars together face life's hardest struggles about where true meaning is found, which dreams are worth chasing and which only lead to emptiness, and why faith and hope are essential on life's difficult path. Meissner's prose is exquisite and she is a stunning storyteller. This is a novel to be shared with friends.
Sound good? The deadline to enter is a week from now, Thursday, October 9th.
And don't forget that the contest for The Glass of Time is still open!

Comments

blueviolet said…
It sounds fabulous! Thanks for the giveaway.
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Elizabeth
Sandy said…
Sounds like and interesting inspirational read
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K. Cleaver said…
Thanks for entering me too.
Pat said…
I would love to win this!
Jenn S. said…
Sounds like a great read. Count me in.
randio said…
This sounds like a wonderful book, I'd love to win it! Thank you for a great giveaway.
Jason said…
Copy of The Shape of Mercy by Susan Meissner is on my reading list.

Great blog!

Jas

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robin_titan said…
oooh this book sounds great read about it yesterday : )

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Think about it said…
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Sheri S. said…
Sounds like a good book. I'd love to be entered. Thanks!

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Amanda said…
Sounds like a great read! Can you add me into the draw please?
Richard said…
I would love to win and read this book.
abfantom said…
I would like to read this. Please enter me.
Aisling said…
I find it interesting that a work of fiction can often stir us to positive action more than a factual self-help book. I'd love to read this.
sweetsue said…
I love diaries and books about diaries-the snoop in me I guess!

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Linda said…
The review makes this book sound intriguing. I'd like to read this novel.
Alicia said…
Great giveaway! Please enter me :)

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Zoly said…
Another one I'd like to read.
Tobye said…
Sounds like a good book.
samsakara said…
The book sounds really good.

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dwhogan said…
Good luck to all
Nicole said…
Sounds like a great book!!

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Nadia said…
This sounds fab! I would love to be entered into the giveaway. Cheers!!
reb said…
Looks like a good read.

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David Johnson said…
Sounds great, thanks titanicluck at gmail dot com
toughturtles said…
inspirational fiction sounds good
tatertot374 said…
Thank you for having this. This sounds really good. Thank you!
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Veronica said…
sounds like a great book. enter me please!!!

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dwarzel said…
Count me in!

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kasey said…
This sounds like it would be a wonderful read and since my girlfriend and I are always swapping books I could pass it along to her too.
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Dove420 said…
Sounds like a good book, count me in please
Serena said…
Congrats ANNA! And she says she never wins.
janehixon said…
I just finished a book which dealt with the Salem Witch trials as well...this one sounds fascinating and I'd love to read it!
vboackle said…
i love to read and this looks good.
mverno said…
sounds like a great read
geebee said…
Would love to read this -- thanks for the chance!
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susan1215 said…
Sounds like a great book
redron said…
want to win this
vmkids said…
Thanks for the contest
Cherie J said…
Please enter me. Thank you!

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Annie said…
Thanks for the great giveaways! I'd love to win!

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Please enter me to win. Thank you!
danosor said…
I am a subscriber.
This sounds like a great book, please enter me!
Shannon said…
Looks interesting.
kamewh said…
I would love to be entered!
DePro said…
Nice prize. Count me in!
Bookish Ruth said…
I would love to read this. Please enter me!

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Storeetllr said…
Me too! Me too! I just love historical fiction, and this one sounds wonderful!

I'm going to post a reference to your giveaway on my blog too!
zekebamm said…
Sounds like a really good book -- would love to find out!
Ladytink_534 said…
Somehow books based on or in the Salem Witch Trial time period always manage to make me cry. I still love these types of books though.
msrodeobrat said…
this book looks like a great read, i would love to read it
cpullum said…
What a great giveaway! I would love to read the novel!
Julie D said…
Sounds interesting!
idahomom said…
The boys are back and school and I am getting my list of things to do done, so I am looking for some good books.
Bluebyrd said…
This sounds like a great book. Please enter me! Thanks!

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Mya said…
I want to read this!

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MoonMaiden said…
I'd love to read this :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!

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js22 said…
ooh. sounds like a great book!
Karen said…
What fun...and how nice of you! I hope I win but...lots of entries! Thank you for doing this!
SeahorseLady said…
This sounds like my type of book and I'm always looking for something new to read.
Thank you for the nice giveaway.
Karen said…
Sounds great !!

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mamabean said…
I love to read. Thanks for the contest.
Bookfool said…
Sounds wonderful. Please add me to the drawing!

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Thanks!
Tiggerriffic said…
Wooo Hooo Make me a winner!
ewalsh said…
I would love a chance to win this. Thanks!
ELE said…
OOH I would love to win this
Icetwofire said…
Oh my, what a book. Reading the review was provoking me to pick up the phone, thank you.
kristilb19 said…
I love reading, this looks great!
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ky2here said…
I'd love to read this.
bison61 said…
this book sounds wonderful-hope I win

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desikitteh said…
would love to read this.

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ouachitagurrl said…
Sounds like a really good read!
Ryan said…
Thank you for running this contest. I'd like to put my name in the hat, so to speak;

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Francine said…
Thanks for the giveaway. I love reading new books.

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Karen in TN said…
Sounds like an interesting read. Thanks for the contest.
Jodi said…
This book sounds great, and this is perfect book reading weather. Thanks for the chance.

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sachidewey said…
I could really use a new book for my nightstand, and this one sounds great!
Erica G said…
I would like to win this!!

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SJ said…
Definitely count me in! Thanks!

Sunny
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PICK ME!! Sounds like a good book!
Sounds like a great book..I would love to read it.
MageMorgana said…
Please enter me in this giveaway ;)

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wgbc1446 said…
Sounds like a good book. Thanks for the giveaway! wgbc1446[at]yahoodotcom
yellowlabs said…
I love inspirational fiction. This looks like a fantastic read!
theamira said…
Wow! sounds like a great book!
CCAT45 said…
I love reading and this book sounds interesting
Sahm Lee said…
This sounds like an interesting read! Thanks for the contest!
CanAmBlond said…
Looks like a great read, thanks.
Sounds like a book I'd like to read--thanks!
Betty C said…
Sounds like a book I would enjoy.
autumnbride7 said…
As a regular visitor to Salem, I would so love to read it.
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zoe hunter said…
Thanks for the fab contest..I looove to read!!
masonsgranny59 said…
I would love to win this!
blog mom said…
I was in Salem, Mass a couple of summers ago. what a neat place. This story sounds so intriguing!
redjennschroed said…
This looks like a great read. Thank you for the opportunity to win it!

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Tammy said…
It sounds like a great read! thanks for the chance to win.
klp1965 said…
PLEASE COUNT ME IN ON THIS AWESOME GIVEAWAY :)
donna444444 said…
It sounds good. Please, count me in.
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fancyfeet48 said…
looks like a good read
barbara529 said…
This book sounds really good!
lilyk said…
Please enter me into the contest. Thanks!
Helen said…
Sounds like a great book!
Aimee said…
Sounds awesome! Thanks for the contest!
purango said…
Sounds like a great read. I would love to win it.
bev said…
I love books like this. Thanks for having the contest!
Swtlilchick said…
This book review sound wonderful
and some good lessons to be learned
Please enter me and thanks for
the giveaway

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mysterybookgirl said…
I was just in Salem 2 weeks ago - this would've been a perfect read while I was there!
Diane
Timster said…
It sounds fabulous!

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