Tuesday, June 23, 2009

STAND THE STORM GIVEAWAY

STAND THE STORM
by Breena Clarke
GIVEAWAY IS OVER
WINNERS
ANNOUNCED SOON!
A NEW GIVEAWAY!
ENTER BY JULY 15!

ABOUT THE BOOK:
Even though former slaves Annie Coats and her son Gabriel have managed to buy their freedom, their lives are still marked by constant struggle and sacrifice--to the extent that Annie secretly recalls her days on the plantation with fondness. Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, where the Coatses are seeking to build their new lives--with Gabriel, a tailor, producing uniforms for soldiers and fine suits for pompous politicians, and Annie, a seamstress and laundress, catering to the nearby brothels and stately homes--is supposed to be a safe haven, a "promised land" for former slaves, but is effectively a frontier town, gritty and dangerous, with no laws protecting black people. In fact, the city's own emancipation efforts in 1862 serve only to compromise the Coats family's status, putting Gabriel's three young daughters (each of them born free of free parents) at risk of becoming the property of the Coatses' former master. The remarkable emotional energy with which the Coatses rise their daily battles--as they negotiate with their former owner, as they assist other former slaves en route to freedom, as they prepare for the encroaching war, and as they struggle to love each other enough--is what fuels this novel and makes its tragic denoument so devastating.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Breena Clarke grew up in Washington, DC, and was educated at Webster College and Howard University. Her one previous novel, RIVER, CROSS MY HEART, was a selection of Oprah's Book Club and became an international bestseller.


THANKS TO VALERIE AND THE

HACHETTE BOOK GROUP FOR
SPONSORING THIS GIVEAWAY

DEADLINE TO ENTER:
6 PM, EST, FRIDAY,
JULY 15, 2009


FIVE LUCKY PEOPLE WILL WIN!
HERE'S HOW TO DO IT!

HERE ARE THE RULES!
---U.S. AND CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY
---NO P.O. BOXES,PLEASE
---EMAIL ADDRESS MUST BE WITH YOUR COMMENT
---ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SEPARATE TO COUNT


+1 ENTRY: LEAVE A COMMENT WITH YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS
+1 MORE ENTRY: FOLLOW OR TELL WHERE YOU ALREADY FOLLOW
+2 MORE ENTRIES: BECOME A NEW FOLLOWER...VIA GOOGLE FRIEND CONNECT IN THE LEFT HAND COLUMN OF THIS BLOG!
OR (please do only one +2 ENTRY ONLY)
+2 MORE ENTRIES: POST ABOUT THIS GIVEAWAY ON YOUR BLOG--THIS IS FOR BLOGGERS ONLY THIS TIME

THAT'S IT!

THANKS FOR ENTERING AND

GOOD LUCK TO ALL!


94 comments:

Sheila DeChantal said...

I am in - the book looks great. I'll be back after I link your contest to my blog.....

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Sheila DeChantal said...

Ok I have linked this contest to my blog.... click on my name on this comment and it will take you right to the page.

Thanks again!

Bingo said...

Great, Sheila! You are first....let's hope that's a good omen for you...thanks for coming by and good luck!

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Julie said...

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LoveMy2Dogs said...

I already follow your blog via friend connect.

I haven't heard back from you about my previous win of two books. I have emailed you.

LoveMy2Dogs said...

Crap, I forgot me email on my last entry. DUH! sorry about that.

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Valorie said...

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Valorie said...

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The Un-Organized Mom said...

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The Un-Organized Mom said...

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nfmgirl said...

I blogged it:

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Emma said...

STAND THE STORM
by Breena Clarke
Sounds wonderful.Please include me in this giveaway .augustlily06(at)aim(dot)com Thank you.

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Carlene said...

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