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Matrimony – GIVE AWAY


ENTER TO WIN (NO Geographic Restrictions)

February 14 – February 21, 2009

Thanks to the generosity of author Josh Henkin, I am pleased to be offering a give-away of a SIGNED, trade paperback version of MATRIMONY. I recently read this engaging novel (read my review) about a couple’s journey through love and life over a nearly 20 year span of time. Matrimony was named a 2007 New York Times Notable Book, a Book Sense Highlight Pick of the Year, and a Borders Original Voices Selection.

More information about the book and author, as well as links to contests and events may be found on Henkin’s website. Henkin is the type of author that loves reaching out to readers, and he is available to talk to book groups (read this terrific post which appeared on Lisa’s blog Books on the Brain).

Check out this wonderful interview:

Want to read more reviews? Visit this post by Tanabata at In the Spring It is The Dawn (post date September 2008) where she provides numerous links to blog reviews.

NOW … how to enter to win!!

Leave a comment on this post…please make sure you provide a legitimate email address so that if I choose your name I can contact you! I will be drawing a winner at 5:00pm PST on February 21, 2009. GOOD LUCK!!


  1. February 14, 2009    

    What a generous thing to do! Count me in!

  2. February 14, 2009    

    No need to enter me, my friend. I’m just dropping in to let you know I’ve got this posted at Win a Book for you!

  3. Amy Gourley Amy Gourley
    February 14, 2009    

    I’d love to win this book! Thanks for the chance!

  4. bridget3420 bridget3420
    February 14, 2009    

    Count me in, I’d love to win this:)

  5. nhertel85 nhertel85
    February 14, 2009    

    Sign me up. I’ve been wanting to read this. Happy Valentine’s Day!

  6. MJ MJ
    February 14, 2009    

    I’d love to win!

    Happy Valentine’s Day

  7. February 14, 2009    

    I have been wanting to read this book for awhile. Sign me up please. Thanks!

  8. February 14, 2009    

    Hey! Please enter me. This is one of the books I’ve been wanting to read. Thanks! Also, you may want to edit your entry, since it currently says that the drawing of the winner will be on JANUARY 21st, which is a pretty big typo.

  9. Dan Dan
    February 14, 2009    

    Sounds interesting, enter me in this contest. Thanks

  10. Lisa Lisa
    February 14, 2009    

    Have been wanting to read this!

  11. Vicki Wurgler Vicki Wurgler
    February 14, 2009    

    I’d love to read this-Happy Valentine’s Day

  12. Jennifer Jennifer
    February 14, 2009    

    I need to get out of an emotional rut, and this book seems like a read to do the trick. As always, I appreciate your review. I do not, however, see the typo that Tiffany (#8) is viewing.

  13. February 14, 2009    

    Please enter me too Wendy. After reading your review I have decided that I want to read it. You have my email.

    I blogged about your giveaway here:


  14. Kat Bryan Kat Bryan
    February 14, 2009    

    Your review makes this sound like a very good book. Would love to read it.

  15. February 14, 2009    

    I just read a review about this book earlier this week! It sounds wonderful and I’m curious to see the ups and downs they experience! I would love to be entered!

    cecilia | cecpham(at)gmail.com

  16. Anne Anne
    February 14, 2009    

    Please enter me; I’d love to read this book!



  17. February 14, 2009    

    Thanks for the chance to read this book! I have been hearing a lot about it lately…

  18. blodeuedd blodeuedd
    February 15, 2009    

    I have been wanting to read this one for a while so I am signing up 🙂
    Oh and love that it’s open to everyone

  19. February 15, 2009    

    This sounds good! Thanks for the chance to win.

  20. Lindy Lindy
    February 15, 2009    

    Does this mean I find another husband too?? Count me in. lol

  21. February 15, 2009    

    I would love to win this book. Please put my name in the hat!


  22. February 15, 2009    

    Please count me in.

  23. February 15, 2009    

    This one sounds fascinating; please put me in the pool for a chance. Thanks.

  24. Linda Sheehan Linda Sheehan
    February 15, 2009    

    I love the cover and would be delighted if I won. Thanks for the offer. Linda

  25. February 15, 2009    

    Oooo…I’d love to win this one. Please enter me. Thanks.

  26. Rose Rose
    February 15, 2009    

    OOH please count me in!

  27. February 15, 2009    

    Please count me in 🙂

  28. Archana Archana
    February 16, 2009    

    Thanks for the giveaway. Would love to win this.

  29. Bobby Bobby
    February 16, 2009    

    This book sounds good. Thank you.

  30. February 16, 2009    

    Hi, everyone. Joshua Henkin here, the author, saying hi and happy Valentine’s Day to you all, and a big thank you to Wendy for holding the giveaway. As always, if your book group would like to discuss MATRIMONY and would like me to participate in the discussion, please contact me through my website, and I’d be delighted to set something up with you. Good luck to all of you in the drawing, and if you’re not the lucky winner, I hope you’ll buy a copy of MATRIMONY anyway. You’ll help keep me off the streets!

  31. February 17, 2009    

    Just dropping by to let you know we’ve posted this again at Win A Book.

  32. February 17, 2009    

    Sounds interesting – enter me!


  33. Teresa W. Teresa W.
    February 17, 2009    

    I’d like to be included, count me in! tWarner419@aol.com

  34. bridget3420 bridget3420
    February 17, 2009    

    Please include me in the contest:) Thanks!!


  35. nhertel85 nhertel85
    February 17, 2009    

    Count me in!

    nhertel85 AT yahoo DOT com

  36. February 17, 2009    

    I’d love to win this one. Thank you!

  37. Tisa Tisa
    February 17, 2009    

    I would love to read this! 🙂 Sounds like a great read! Thanks!

  38. February 18, 2009    

    wow there are so many great reviews about this book all over the web! would love to win it!!

  39. February 18, 2009    

    Add me to the list please!! 🙂

  40. Ronald Kittle Ronald Kittle
    February 19, 2009    

    Please enter me, this book seems like a great book to read and share with a book club!!

  41. Melissa Melissa
    February 19, 2009    

    Please include me in this contest. The title of the novel seems very interesting.

  42. February 20, 2009    

    Ooh great, please include me too!

  43. Becky Grayson Becky Grayson
    February 21, 2009    

    I would LOVE to read this book. Please enter me into your giveaway. Thanks so much!

    dbkagrayson2002 at gmail dot com

  44. February 21, 2009    

    I’m in, I’d love to win a copy.

    Thanks for the giveaway.


  45. Lena Lena
    February 21, 2009    

    I would love to win this book so please enter me in the drawing. I real want to read this novel, but have not yet bought it for myself.

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