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SPLASH INTO SUMMER GIVEAWAY HOP

Happy Friday Everyone! I hope you are having a great start of the summer and will have more time to read and relax. I sure am hoping I will--and to work on my current manuscript.

Today I'm excited to participate in the Splash Into Summer Giveway Hop hosted by by BookHounds. I am so grateful to Mary at BookHounds for continuing to host these giveaways because I know they take time for her organize.

FOLLOWER NEWS

Before I get to the giveaway, I have Follower News to share. I usually post this with my Monday post's but I won't be doing one on Monday. For those of you who don't know, Follower News is a way that I help my regular followers when their books release. Because I only post once a week, I cannot participate in a few blog tours for you. However, I'm glad to post about your book release in Follower News. Just e-mail me a two-sentence blurb with your book cover and a few links. This is open to picture book through adult as long as your book is not erotica. You just have to be a follower who regularly visits the blog (once a month is okay) and leaves a comment so I know that you have stopped by.

Today, I have two followers' good news to share. These books are also one of the choices in my giveaway this month.


The first is a new picture book, THE MISSING ALPHABET, by Elaine Kaye. Here's a short blurb: The paper alphabet letters in Gregory Green’s classroom have gone missing, and it’s up to him and his friends to find those missing letters. But will they be able to find the entire alphabet?
General Age Range - Kids 5-8 (Story Picture Book)
EBOOK: Amazon / Nook / Kobo
PRINT: Amazon 

And Elizabeth Seckman has a new Adult book, HOOSIER DAD. Here's a
short blurb: Rich Cooper is juggling a lot- a bar, a construction company, two daughters, and a monster of an ex-wife who is threatening to take his girls. His only hope of winning is in the hands of topnotch attorney Sarah Andrews, the woman whose heart he broke years ago. 

I've also got a lot of other new releases to share with you this month. 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 books and recent books by followers that I hope you're looking forward to reading. Remember, 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.

 
 

 
 
 
 


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 telling me what book you want or that you want the gift card through June 30th. 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. I will also give you an extra entry if you follow me on Twitter and let me know this. You must be 13 years old or older to enter. This giveaway is International as long as the Book Depository ships there for free.

Here's what's coming up (FYI I'm starting my summer slow down to spend time planning next year's schedule):

Wednesday, July 3 I have an interview with debut author Jessica Redman and a giveaway of her MG contemporary THE MIRACULOUS and my IWSG post

Monday, July 8 I have an interview with author June McCrary Jacobs and a giveaway of her MG historical RES-Q TYLER STOP

Wednesday, July 10 I have an agent spotlight interview and query critique giveaway with Connor Eck

Sunday, July 14 I'm participating in the Christmas in July Giveaway Hop

And here are the other blogs participating in this blog hop:

















104 comments:

Leah said...

I'd love to win a copy of Pie in the Sky for my daughter! I follow you on Twitter (@leah_art)

Danielle H. said...

Thanks for the chance to win a new book! I would choose Pie in the Sky. I shared on tumblr: https://yesreaderwriterpoetmusician.tumblr.com/post/185588693822/splash-into-summer-giveaway-hop

Gwendolyn Jordan said...

Following on Bloglovin I would like gift card

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Congratulations to both Elizabeth and Elaine!
I haven't got Elizabeth's book yet, so that one would be great.

Chrys Fey said...

Thank you so much for sharing my mom's news!

Congratulations to Elizabeth!

Elaine Kaye said...

Thank you for featuring The Missing Alphabet here!

Congratulations to Elizabeth and her new release!

I won't pick a book since mine is featured. :)

joye said...

Congrats Elizabeth
I prefer the gift card if I win
jwisley)at)aol(dot)com

Rita Wray said...

Follow by email and GFC
I would like the gift card, thank you.

Kit3247(at)aol(dot)com

Calvin F. said...

I am a followed by email, gfc, and I tweeted out this post.
Would like an A GC

(pores(At)live(.)com

Crystal @ Lost in Storyland said...

I'd love a copy of Sorcery of Thorns. I follow you on Bloglovin' (crystalmusing) and Twitter (lostinstoryland), and I tweeted about the giveaway!

Brenda said...

You always have such a wonderful selection Natalie. I do enjoy A Midsummer Night's Dream, and a retelling with baking sounds very intriguing. I'd love a copy of Midsummer's Mayhem. I follow via email.

Shooting Stars Mag said...

I follow via GFC, and I think I'd like Pie in the Sky. Thanks for the chance!

-Lauren
lauren51990 AT aol DOT com
www.shootingstarsmag.net

Cynthia said...

I want The Girl Who Drank the Moon or This Time It Will Be Different. Thanks for hosting this contest!

Mary Preston said...

Subscriber

A GC would be great thanks.

marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

Leah said...

I’d choose the GC. :)

gfc follower! leahgonz46 at gmail dot com

Meghna Jain said...

Thanks for this giveaway!I follow you by the name of Meghna Jain.

I absolutely adore Jennifer Armentrout and therefore, I would love to have a copy of Storm and Fury!

I have shared this post on twitter, as well as facebook. Here are the links:
Twitter - https://twitter.com/maggiejain/status/1139857169572982784
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/YoChing666/posts/1041538179369632

My email address is jainmeghna12@outlook.com

Thank you!

Suburban prep said...

I follow via bloglovin as Maureen msgb.
I would love the gift card but the books that look interesting are Since We last Spoke and also The Rest of the Story.
msgb245 (at) gmail (dot) com

LeonieT said...

Following you via email. Would love a gift card!

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Last Things looks good.

Stephanie Grant said...

I follow via GFC as Stephanie Grant
I would love the gift card please!
I shared on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/sgrant2005/status/1139923087380668416
I also follow you via Twitter as @sgrant2005
sgrant101185(@)gmail(.)com

Megan said...

I'd love a copy of This Time Will Be Different!
GFC: Megan S.
I tweeted here: https://twitter.com/WordsThatStay1/status/1139928735367479297
Email: megan(dot)clarsach(at)gmail(dot)com

Debbie P said...

I would like the Amazon gift card.

Melanie B said...
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Melanie B said...

Shared and following on twitter! Would love The Rest of the Story.
Shared: https://twitter.com/craftychicky58/status/1139982610216751104
Email: melanie_brac@yahoo.com

Hazeldog333 said...

I would love the amazon gift card! I really have been enjoying books on tape recently and would love to get some more! hazeldog333@gmail.com

Jan Lee said...

I follow on GFC and would like to have the giftcard please. Thnak you :)

Natalie said...

I follow on GFC! I would love the gift card! Thanks for the giveaway! yarbr012 at gmail dot com

Emmah said...

I follow through bloglovin! I'd choose the $10 gift card ๐Ÿ˜Š

Cali W. said...

I would choose the gift card; thanks for the giveaway. :)
GFC follow: Cali W.
Tweet: https://twitter.com/mermaidcali1/status/1140027600758173696
caliwillette(at)gmail(dot)com

SavingsInSeconds said...

I'd choose the gift card. GFC Follower (Dede Zoomsalot)

Shelly Peterson said...

Follow via GFC - Shelly Peterson. I would love the gift card.

cshell090869 at aol dot com

Shelly Peterson said...

Follow you on Twitter - @cshell202

cshell090869 at aol dot com

Shelly Peterson said...

tweeted https://twitter.com/cshell202/status/1140058100247851009

cshell090869 at aol dot com

bison61 said...

I would like the gift card

tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

Fae said...

i follow on GFC. i'd love the amazon please. thanks for the giveaway!

susan1215 said...

I follow on email. I would choose the GC.

s2s2 at cox dot net

Angel's Guilty Pleasures said...

I'd like the GC.
Follow via email & GFC.
tigerlilly_liz (at) hotmail (dot) com

jmcgaugh said...

I'd love to win the gift card. I follow on GFC. jmcgaugh (at) semo (dot) edu

Natasha said...

I would love The Virtue of Sin.
Thanks for the chance to win!
natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

Veronica Jorge said...

Great selection of books. I would like to enter for a chance to win the amazon gift card. My e-mail is: VeroJorg@rcn.com.

MorganeG. said...

I'd love to win Since We Last Spoke!

abfantom said...

I follow on GFC: Ann Fantom. I'd like the Amazon GC please.

abfantom at yahoo dot com

Rosi said...

I have been wanting to read The Girl Who Drank the Moon for a long time. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

Elephant's Child said...

You are so very generous with your support of authors. This greedy reader thanks you.

Heather B said...

I would love the gift card to pick out something for my 7 year old!

Nancy P said...

Gift card please

Zoey said...

I follow via GFC (Zoey Dahling) and bloglovin (zoeydahling). I'd like to win the gift card please and thank you!

Thomas Gibson said...

I would love the gift card if I win. Thank you

Jeanna Massman said...

Following via Email. I would love a gift card, please! Thanks for the giveaway.

SexyBrat said...

I would like the gift card.

Sherry Ellis said...

The Girl Who Drank the Moon sounds like an interesting book. It's so nice that you give shout-outs to authors for their new releases!

Bette Anne Rieth said...

So many great summer reads here! I've always been a Sarah Dessen fan and would love a copy of The Rest of The Story. I follow via email.

clc408 said...

I follow on gfc.

clc408 said...

I would like the Amazon GC

Valerie said...

Congrats Elizabeth
I prefer the gift card if I win, thanks :)
v_theberge@hotmail.com

Daniela said...

I'd like the Amazon GC. Thanks for the giveaway.
GFC and Email follower: dany7578 AT hotmail DOT com

Anonymous said...

I think I'm in for the gift card this time. :)

Kristen said...

I want to win the gift card :)

Gaby Pendragon said...

Congrats Elizabeth! :)
I'd choose the gift card.

GFC, Bloglovin: Gaby Navarro

Edye Nicole said...

I'd like the gift card!

GFC: edye nicole

mia2009(at)comcast(dot)net

DMS said...

What an awesome giveaway! I loved The Girl Who Drank the Moon. Such a fabulous book. If I am lucky enough to win I will pick Over the Moon or Shouting at the Rain. Both are on my list of books to read. :) Thanks again!
~Jess

DMS said...

Tweeted about the giveaway too. :)

Angie Quantrell said...

Great list! I'd love to read Since We Last Spoke. Well, all of them really. LOL. angelecolline at yahoo dot com. Sharing on Twitter.

Tonja Drecker said...

Congrats to Elaine and Elizabeth!

Jemi Fraser said...

Yay for Elizabeth & Elaine! :)

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Suzanne Warr said...

Congratulations to Elizabeth and Elaine, and Natalie I'll keep my fingers crossed your writing time comes easily and the words flow!

As for the giveaway, I would LOVE a copy of The Girl Who Drank the Moon. My email is spartan_writer (at) yahoo (dot) com. Happy summer!

Weaver said...

So many books! Great selection there. Happy for Elizabeth's new release. She's good people!

Tyrean Martinson said...

Wow! So many books! Congrats to Elaine and Elizabeth!

Christina Gould said...

I want the gift card. Thanks for the giveaway!

Terra Heck said...

I would like the gift card. Thanks.
partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

Erika Beebe said...

What an excellent list of books! Congratulations Elizabeth :)
The girl Who drank the moon looks really amazing.

Loni Townsend said...

Woot! Grats on the new releases, Elaine and Elizabeth!

Jacqui Murray said...

What a great collection. A few I know, most are new. Thanks.

Samantha Bryant said...

This Time Will Be Different caught my eye with both the title and the cover art.

Jen Barnard said...

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

sam m said...

gift card. I follow on blogger bloglovin and email my email is the same as here. my blogger and or bloglovin name is sgrm9514

Raimey Gallant said...

I'm tempted to pick up The Missing Alphabet...

Elizabeth Seckman said...

Thanks for the shout out! And congrats to Elaine. If I'd win, I'd take Elaine's story.

Beverly Stowe McClure said...

So many good books. So little time to read. I'll pass this time until I catch up on reading and writing. Have a great weekend.

kpaq said...

Oh these are great titles! So many good ones, it is hard to pick. I would love to read Pie in the Sky and add it to my classroom library.
The kids would love it. I shared the giveaway on twitter as well @readingteachkbp. Thank you! kpaquette@birchrunschools.org

Mortisha's Books said...

I would love a copy of Finale by Stephanie Garber. I follow you here and there @mortisharealm Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

Antoinette M said...

I would like the gift card.
(follow by email)

slehan said...

I'll take the Amazon GC please.
goodreads: Sarah L

slehan at juno dot com
Thanks for the contest.

slehan said...

https://twitter.com/slehan/status/1142625135150551040

slehan said...

Twitter follow you: slehan

slehan said...

https://www.facebook.com/hale.slehan/posts/3100533479964278

kcozz21 said...

I would like the Amazon gift card. kcozz21@yahoo.com

Unknown said...

Since We Last Spoke looks like a good choice! Thanks for the chance.
Rebecca Orr bekki1820cb@gmail.com

Books A-Brewin' said...

Thank you for the giveaway!
I love anything by Jennifer L. Armentrout and would love a copy of her new book.
I followed by email: BooksABrewin@gmail.com

Sunnymay said...

Since We Last Spoke is my first choice as it makes you think of all those conversations when you worry about, "Is it something I said or did or Was it you?"

Victoria Marie Lees said...

The Girl Who Drank the Moon is my choice, Natalie. Thanks so much for giving us all a chance to win. All best to you, my dear.
In case you need this: vmleeswriter@gmail.com

Ada said...

I follow through email and would love to win the gift card :)
elephantlover099@gmail.com

It's Me De said...

I follow by email (and all the other ways I can) ๐Ÿ˜
DeAnna Keller deannankeller@yahoo.com

Breanne said...

I follow via GFC. I would love the gift card.

Jeanna Massman said...

I follow via email. I would like the gift card. jeanna_massman@hotmail.com

Seyma Bennett Shabbir said...
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Seyma Bennett Shabbir said...

Bloglovin follower seymashabbir
seyma_bennett AT hotmail.com
would love the GC please

_Sandra_ said...

Thank you for a generous giveaway!! Great books to choose from!! I would most likely pick Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard.

*following via GFC - Sandra K
*email - sandra.zg.13 @ gmail.com
*shared - https://twitter.com/_Sandra_R_/status/1145063272602853378

Tanya G said...

I would love Storm and Fury by Jennifer L Armentrout.

~Following via GFC ~Tanya Guthrie
~Following via email ~ Tanyamarieward@hotmail.com
~Following via bloglovin ~ Tanya Guthrie

yellowlabs said...

I follow via GFC and twitter. I would prefer the gift card.

Elizabeth Varadan, Author said...

I'll pass on the contest right now, as I have a lot of TBR books to get to on my shelf. But these all look like terrific wins. Best wishes to your winners. Meanwhile, I was glad to see you sharing a novel for adults. Lately I've been reading a lot of cozy mysteries. I'll keep an eye out for any shares of mysteries. Best wishes on getting some writing time this summer.

Karen Baldwin said...

Wonderful interview with Jess Redman. The cover of Miraculous is beautiful.