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2nd in a Series 2010 Challenge

Same details, sign up here. 2nd (20) When the Heavens Fall by Gilbert Morris Sworn to Protect by DiAnn Mills* Swinging on a Star by Janice Thompson A Kiss for Cade by Lori Copeland Scattered Petals by Amanda Cabot The Promise of Morning by Ann Shorey Three Times Blessed by Lori Copeland Her Daughter’s Dream by Francine Rivers Nowhere Carolina by Tamara Leigh Ransome’s Crossing by Kaye Dacus TSI: The Influenza Bomb by Walt Larimore and Paul McCusker Simple Deceit by Nancy Mehl Abigail by Jill Eileen Smith* Double Trouble by Susan May Warren Age Before Beauty by Ginny Smith Cowgirl at Heart by Christine Lynxwiler Cyndere’s Midnight by Jeffrey Overstreet* City of the Dead by TL Higley* Sweet Boundless by Kristen Heitzmann The Hidden Flame by Janette Oke and David Bunn An Unexpected Love by Tracie Peterson Morning’s Refrain by Tracie Peterson Her Inheritance Forever by Lyn Cote Betsy’s. . .

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1st in a Series 2010 Challenge

1. Anyone can join. You don’t need a blog to participate. –Non-Bloggers: Include your information in the comment section. 2. There are four levels: — Curious– Read 3 novels that are first in a series. — Fascinated – Read 6 novels that are first in a series. — Addicted – Read 12 novels that are first in a series. — Obsessed – Read 20 novels that are first in a series. 3. Any genre counts. 4. You can list your books in advance or just put them in a wrap up post. If you list them, feel free to change them as the mood takes you. 5. Challenge begins January 1st thru December, 2010. 6. When you sign up under Mr. Linky, put the direct link to the post about the 1st in a Series Challenge. Include the URL so that other participants can find join in and read your. . .

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TBR Challenge 2010 List

For this challenge you should… ** Pick 12 books – one for each month of the year – that you’ve been wanting to read (that have been on your “To Be Read” list) for 6 months or longer, but haven’t gotten around to. ** OPTIONAL: Create a list of 12 “Alternates” (books you could substitute for your challenge books, given that a particular one doesn’t grab you at the time) ** Then, starting January 1, read one of these books from your list each month, ending December 31. ) (for more information, please read the challenge FAQs) FAQs and McLinky available at Original TBR of MizB’s Reading Challenges. TBR (12) The Swan Maiden by Jules Watson The Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent Cyndere’s Midnight by Jeffrey Overstreet Brisingr by Christopher Paolini Perfect Piece by Rebeca Seitz A Surrendered Heart by Tracie Peterson The Missionary by William Carmichael Pride and Prejudice by Jane. . .

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FIRST Chapter: Raising a Modern-Day Princess

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card authors are: Pam Farrel and Doreen Hanna and the book: Raising a Modern-Day Princess Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (December 3, 2009) ***Special thanks to Christy Wong of Tyndale House Publishers for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHORs: Pam Farrel is a relationship. . .

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Giveaway: Doors Open by Ian Rankin

This Giveaway is now closed. Why do you want to read this one? Thanks to Hatchette Book Group I have up to FIVE copies to give away!! This is a general market title and I have not read it. Depending on how many people enter the more I will giveaway. This giveaway is open to US & Canada Only. Deadline for entries is January 8th. Three friends descend upon an art auction in search of some excitement. Mike Mackenzie-retired software mogul, bachelor and fine art enthusiast-wants something that money can’t buy. Fellow art-lover Allan Cruickshank is bored with his banking career and burdened by a painful divorce. And Robert Gissing, an art professor, is frustrated that so many paintings stay hidden in corporate boardrooms, safes and private apartments. After the auction-and a chance encounter with crime boss Chib Calloway-Robert and Allan suggest the “liberation” of several paintings from the National. . .

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