Book Giveaway: The Local News

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Contest Open: July 3 – July 10, 2009

I just finished reading a GREAT book. Miriam Gershow’s debut novel The Local News is a nuanced coming of age story which examines the impact of the disappearance of a sibling on the life of a teenage girl. My review of the book (and a guest post by the author) will be posted as part of a TLC tour on July 9th. Until then, you can read other blogger reviews linked from TLC’s website.

I am giving away an Advance Reader’s Edition of this terrific book here on my blog. Here is how you could win it:

  • Leave a comment on this post any time before noon (PST) on July 10th, 2009 telling me why you want to the read the book.
  • This is an INTERNATIONAL giveaway – all are welcome to enter.
  • Please only one entry per person.
  • You must complete the comment form and include your email address so I can contact you if you win (your email address will NOT appear publicly, but I will be able to see it through my blog dashboard).
  • I use Random.org to choose winners to book giveaways. I will announce the winner sometime on July 1oth here on my blog and then contact the winner personally by email.

Good Luck!

Don’t forget to come back on July 9th to read my review and a guest post by the author!

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    • Valerie on July 7, 2009 at 18:55

    sounds interesting, I need some new material

  1. I would be interested in this book. I like “coming of age” stories and ones that have psychological background. This is my type of book. Thanks!

    • Alexandrea M on July 8, 2009 at 12:04

    It sounds like it might be a tad depressing, but I used to read a lot more fiction, and just realized I have been stuck reading historical romances and self help books for the last year, and I could use a good book!

    • cheryl stillwell on July 8, 2009 at 19:16

    This sounds lijke a book that I can add to my classroom library.

    • Jerry Tillotson on July 9, 2009 at 08:29

    I would be interested in reviewing a copy of this book because I teach high school psychology and this novel sounds like it would be a good resource to illustrate a number of introductory pscyhological concepts through a medium that would interest high school students.

    thank you

  2. The more reviews I read of this book, the more it intrigues me – interesting premise, good character development, and quality writing. I’d love to win a copy!

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