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BEACH READS GIVEAWAY HOP


Happy Thursday Everyone! Today I'm excited to be participating in the Beach Reads Giveaway Hop hosted by StuckInBooks. There's a lot of new books that have recently released or will be published soon, and I'm excited to share them with you. I'm hoping to read more this summer and hope you're planning to as well.

Can You Help Me Help a Friend Who Has Suffered a Tragic Loss? It's Easy!

But before I get to the book selections, I need you to ask you to help me help an author friend who just suffered a tragic loss. Lee McKenzie has been a good friend of mine for years who I met through my blog. Her newest MG fantasy, SOME VERY MESSY MEDIEVAL MAGIC, released on May 15, 2018. Two days later, Lee suffered the tragic loss of her husband due to a sudden heart attack. I also suffered the sudden loss of my own husband a little over four years ago and know firsthand how heartbreaking this loss is.

While we cannot take away Lee's grief, we could show her kindness and friendship by helping her promote her book. I know you all are book lovers and many have your own blogs. I'm hoping that you can do all or some of these easy things to help Lee:

  • Buy Lee's book. An e-book is only $3.99. I just did that.
  • Post about Lee's book on your blog and other social media sites. Ask your friends to help do by shouting out about her book and buying it
Here's a blurb about what the book is about:

Pete’s stuck in medieval England! Pete and his friend Weasel thought they’d closed the Timelock.
But a young page from medieval times, Peter of Bramwell, goes missing. His absence during a critical moment will forever alter history unless he’s found. There’s only one solution—fledgling wizard Pete must take the page’s place. He travels to 1173 England accompanied by Weasel and Fanon, Pete’s alligator familiar. But what if the page remains lost? Will Pete know what to do when the critical moment arrives? Toss in a grumpy Fanon, the dukes’s curious niece, a talking horse, and the Circle of Stones, and Pete quickly realizes he’s in over his young wizard head yet again. 


And some links:

Thanks to any of you who can help out. Now onto the books for this giveaway!

I hope you find a book you like for yourself, a family member, or a friend in the choices offered. Don’t see a book you like? You can win a $10.00 Amazon Gift Card instead. I hope you'll all enter to win a book or gift card for yourself or as a gift for someone.

So here are your choices. I've got a combination of MG and YA and one adult anthology that I'm looking forward to reading. If you want an earlier book in any of these series, you can pick that instead as long as it doesn't cost more than the book here. You can find descriptions of these books on Goodreads.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


And the book cover that refuses to format right:



If you haven't found a book you want, you can win a $10 Amazon Gift Card.




To enter, all you need to do is be a follower anyway you want and leave a comment through June 15th telling me the book you want to win or if you want to win the Gift Card instead. If your e-mail is not on your Google Profile, you must leave it in the comments to enter the contest.

If you mention this contest on Twitter, Facebook, or your blog, mention this in the comments and I'll give you an extra entry. You must be 13 or older to enter. International entries are welcome as long as The Book Depository ships to you for free.

Here's what's coming up:

Wednesday, June 6th I have an interview with debut author Adrienne Kisner and a giveaway of her contemporary DEAR RACHEL MADDOW and my IWSG post

Monday, June 11th I have an interview with debut author Kit Frick and a giveaway of her YA thriller SEE ALL THE STARS

Wednesday, June 13th I have an agent spotlight interview and query critique giveaway with Gabrielle Piraino

Thursday, June 14th I'm participating in the Splash Into Summer Giveaway Hop

Monday, June 18th I have a guest post by author Chrys Frey to celebrate the release of Write with Fey: 10 Sparks to Guide You From Idea to Publication

Monday, June 25th I have a guest post by MG author Diane Magras and her agent Adriann Ranta Zurhellen with a query critique giveaway by Adriann and a book giveaway of THE MAD WOLF'S DAUGHTER by Diane

Wednesday, June 27th I have an agent spotlight interview and query critique giveaway with Colleen Oefelein

Hope to see you on Wednesday!

And here's the other blogs participating in this blog hop:













86 comments:

Unknown said...

winning the gift card would be great :)
jslbrown2009 at aol dot com

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Thank you for including Medieval Magic and Tick Tock.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

I have two of them - maybe War Storm?

Lacey Waters said...

I would like the gift card if I win ^_^ thanks for being part of this fun hop!

Lacey Waters said...

laceyjanewaters@gmail.com

Calvin F. said...

I tweeted this post

Calvin F. said...

Gc would be nice!

pores( at ) li ve .com

Gaby said...

Following you on Twitter as @gaby011421.
I would really like the GC 😁

gaby011421 at yahoo dot com

Penny said...

I'm interested in War Storm. I follow you a bunch of ways. Thanks!

nikkirae said...

I'd like the gift card.

-n

Adaline said...

I would love to win "Children of Blood and Bone" and I follow you.
adalinegriffiths@gmail.com

Lily M. said...

Hi!! Thank you so much for this giveaway :-):-) I think I'll choose A Court of Frost and Starlight. I follow through
Email: lilyone90(@)Gmail(dot)com
Twitter: @01BookPlace
Bloglovin: Lily M.
GFC: Lily M.
I also mentioned this giveaway on Twitter :-):-)

Mary Preston said...

The GC would be great thank you.

I follow.

marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

Suzi Guina said...

Great choices, as always! I'd love Children of Blood and Bone. bonecabela(@)yahoo(.)com
Thank you!

Karley Moore said...

I would love to read Some Very Messy Medieval Magic. Thanks for the giveaway!

Jo said...

Ace of Shades please, email jbdownie50@gmail.com

Heidi Reads... said...

I'd love to win the gift card! Happy summer!
Shared on Twitter @colorvibrant

colorvibrant at gmail dot com

Danielle H. said...

Thanks for letting us know about Lee. Unbearable sadness and loss for her. On a lighter note--thank you for the chance to win a book. So many of these are in my TBR. I would choose Children of Blood and Bone. I shared on my tumblr blog: http://yesreaderwriterpoetmusician.tumblr.com/post/174471466182/beach-reads-giveaway-hop

Angel's Guilty Pleasures said...

I'd love to win the gift card.
Shared on twitter @angels_gp
Follow via Bloglovin' Angela (Angel's Guilty Pleasures)

tigerlilly_liz (at) hotmail (dot) com

Gaby Pendragon said...

I'd like to win the gift card.
Bloglovin: Gaby Navarro
GFC: Gaby Pendragon

gaby_sama (at) hotmail (dot) com

Misti said...

I would love to win Restore Me. I loved it and would like to read it again. Thank you! I follow you through email (Bloodredmoon32@gmail.com)
Twitter post -https://twitter.com/RedMoon32/status/1002626540218306560

Angie Quantrell said...

So sorry to hear about Lee losing her husband! Tragic! I will do what I can. Thanks for letting us know! I would love to read The Train of Lost Things.

Angie Quantrell said...

I also tweeted this post. Hope more interest is expressed as we share.

Emmah said...

So sorry about Lee losing her husband 😢

I follow you through https://bloglovin.com/@emmahdoucette

I'd probably pick War Storm!

Likewhoaa_emmymonster@hotmail.com

susan1215 said...

I would pick the GC

s2s2 at cox dot net

MorganeG. said...

I would love to get Ace of Shades!
I follow by email at gilson(dot)morgane(at)outlook(dot)com

Cali W. said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I like Restore Me. :)
GFC: Cali W.
Tweet: https://twitter.com/Cali_for_ya/status/1002682755136647168
caliwillette(at)gmail(dot)com

Rosi said...

I am off to buy Lee's book right now. I knew something had happened, but I didn't know what. How very sad. I will pass on the giveaway since I just won a book from you. Thanks for passing the word about Lee's sad loss.

Taffy said...

I think I'd like Sweet Black Waves of Darkened Shore. But I always love GC!

Beverly Stowe McClure said...

Yes, Lee is in my prayers. Like her, and you too, the same thing happened to my husband five years ago. You feel so helpless. She has been my friend since the early days of our writing. A precious lady. I'd like Tick Tock. Thank you for the wonderful thing you're doing. And her latest book is a fun read for kids and adults. Everyone should read it.

Megan said...

Would love Beyond a Darkened Shore. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway :)
I tweeted here: https://twitter.com/WordsThatStay1/status/1002726367144960003

megan(dot)clarsach(at)gmail(dot)com

slehan said...

GFC follow: slehan
I'll take the Amazon GC.
Thanks for the contest.
slehan at juno dot com

slehan said...

https://twitter.com/slehan/status/1002745270331846657

Jennifer Hawes said...

So sad to hear of C. Lee's loss. Oh my goodness. And so soon after her novel came out. Sending prayers and hugs her way!!

Anonymous said...

There are so many good choices for this giveaway! I think I'd like to win a copy of BEYOND A DARKENED SHORE.

Valentina B-v said...

I would like to win “A Court of Frost and Starlight” by Sarah J. Maas.
GFC: Valentina Belea
Shared: https://twitter.com/ValentinaByVy/status/1002966309909475328
E-mail: bv_byby27@yahoo.com
Thanks for the chance!

Jessica Lawson said...

I just bought Lee's book (eBook version so I can read it sooner!). It sounds right up my alley! Also, my sister is a widow~ her husband died 7 years ago, very suddenly. My heart goes out to Lee.

All of your giveaway books look fantastic. I'd love CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE or AMAL UNBOUND.

Thank you for the giveaway!

tiago rosado said...

I'd like to win the gift card.THX
Bloglovin: https://www.bloglovin.com/@tiago10
GFC: tiago rosado

tiagodagnal@portugalmail.pt

https://twitter.com/Barendius/status/1003032000226381825

Tracy Fritts said...

Any book would be fine with me. My condolences to you and your friend.

Sue @ Crushingcinders said...

Following on Bloglovin as Crushingcinders, Gift card would be amazing to win!
Shared on Twitter: https://twitter.com/crushingcinders/status/1003222351583080448

Gillian said...

Ghost Boys, please! We have it here but I would love to donate another copy to my kids’ school.

Edye Nicole said...

I'd like the gift card!

GFC: Edye Nicole

Contact email: mia2009(at)comcast(dot)net

DMS said...

Every Shiny Thing has been all over the place and I have been curious about it. I would love to win a copy. Thanks for the chance.

I am so sorry to hear about Lee's husband. I have a copy of her book and have shared about it on my blog. I will continue to help spread the word.
~Jess

Michelle J. said...

I'd love the gift card!

Susan Gourley/Kelley said...

I feel so much for C. Lee. I hope her new release does great. I would love Tick Tock to add to my keeper shelf.

Hide C. said...

It would be great to win the gift card since I am not sure which book that I would pick first from your list. (Hmrcarlson@hotmail.com)

bison61 said...

I would like the gift card

tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

Leslie S. Rose said...

Thank you for the suggestions on how to support Lee. She is a wonderful person and my heart breaks for her.

S.P. Bowers said...

Put me down for Puddin

Rajeeva Jayaratne said...

I prefer the Amazon GC.

Jeanna Massman said...

i am an email subscriber. I would prefer the gift card.

Denise Covey said...

Lovely of you to show such support for Lee, Natalie. Thanks for the giveaway too. Being international, I'd choose the gift card if I ever won anything, LOL!

Life's Simple Pleasures said...

GFC follower as Abby

Would LOVE A Court of Frost and Starlight if via Book Depo!!

Thanks so much!

reviewsbyabby at gmail dot com

nwestbooks said...

Just purchased "Medieval Magic" for my Kindle. So excited to read it. My deepest condolences to C. Lee. There are no words...

Rose Santuci-Sofranko said...

I am following you on GFC and Blogloving as Rose Santuci-Sofranko. I prefer the Gift Card. Thanks and God Bless! ILuvTheEucharist @ aol dot com

Anne said...

I follow on GFC, Anne38, and probably other ways. I'd like the gift card if I win.

Jan Lee said...

I'd like to win the giftcard please. TY:) I follow on GFC as Jan Lee

Ashfa said...

Stormcaster by Cinda Williams Chima!
Following via email

blackcapballistics at gmail DOT com

Mysharona said...

I like the gift card

Amber said...

I follow you via GFC and I'd love to win a gift card please because I'm so indecisive I can't pick out a book right now! Thank you for the generous giveaway :) I hope you're having a great weekend!

hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

Unknown said...

I would love the gift card if I win!

Cathrina Constantine said...

I was shocked to hear of Lee's husband. We have a fabulous community here, supporting one another is the key to success!! Thank you Natalie.

Deborah Wellenstein said...

If I win, I would like the gift card.

Judy said...

I follow by GFC-judy and by email-magnolias_1(at)msn(dot)com

I would like Restore Me!!!

clc408 said...

I follow on Goodreads and I would love to have the Amazon GC.

Natalie said...

I would love to win the gift card! I follow on GFC.

Jana Leah B said...

I'd like the gift card, please.
Following via GFC user Jana Leah B
turtle6422(at)gmail(dot)com

ellen_levickis said...

I would prefer the gift card if I win.

susansmoaks said...

i would prefer the gift card if i am the lucky winner

Jessica Whitehouse said...

Following on
https://www.bloglovin.com/people/jessicaswhitehouse-16788869

I would like the Amazon credit

Jen Barnard said...

I follow on GFC as Jen Barnard and I'd pick the gift card.
jen dot barnard at btinternet dot com

Deb Hollow said...

I would take the gift card. I am backed up on my reading.

Unknown said...

following on twitter @becoming_7

KAS said...

Hmmm...I would have to go with the gift card for Amazon. I actively maintain my Wishlist, so this prize will allow me to maximize value at the time it is awarded (as well as keep my options open for now).

I like your choices though and would have gladly vied for the opportunity to choose among them if the 10 dollar value were not an alternative. I just got my copy of Brightly Burning, and I am psyched to read it!

I am following on google (GFC) and on bloglovin -- not sure if email is on google profile, so if I am lucky try shamy at post dot harvard dot edu. Thank you for your generosity! --Kara S

Antoinette M said...

I would like to win the Amazon gift card. Thank you.
(email subscriber)

saturdaynightfever said...

I am an email subscriber.

theyyyguy@yahoo.com

Jennifer T said...

I follow by email and Twitter.
Shared: https://twitter.com/Majenta_Dream/status/1007355424780136448
I would choose Stormcaster

Unknown said...

I follow by email! I would like the gift card if I win and thanks for the chance!
sakurablossom7167@gmail.com

Breanne said...

I follow via GFC - Breanne. I would love the gift card. Thanks for the chance!

breannet89 at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

I would love the gift card please.

clynsg said...

I would take the gift card if I were to win.

Julie Waldron said...

I'd like the gift card.

Kathy P said...

I would like to win the Gift Card

Buddy Garrett said...

I want to win the gift card.

dvice12 said...

I would like the gift card

Jerry Marquardt said...

I like the Amazon gift card the most.
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