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I was born in England, family moved to Canada when I was young, I joined the Navy and later moved to Bermuda where I met my husband who was in the US Navy. We moved to Italy where we married, stayed there for 6 years then onto Hawaii for 13 years and now have retired in NC at a beautiful lake which we love.

Welcome to my Blog

I'm pretty new at this but what I want to do is to let people know about all of the awesome giveaways on so many different blog sites for books and audio books. Look at my list you might find some sites you would enjoy visiting!!

Monday, June 29, 2009

Books and Needlepoint is giving away....

Books and Needlepoint is giving away five copies of Soul Survivor. This giveaway ends on July 20th. So go to:

http://booksandneedlepoint.blogspot.com/

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Books and Needlepoint is giving away....

How to Score is being given away at Books and Needlepoint. There are five copies available and the giveaway ends on July 16th. So go to:

http://booksandneedlepoint.blogspot.com/2009/06/how-to-score-new-giveaway.html

Books and Needlepoint is giving away....

One Scream Away is being given away at Books and Needlepoint. Actually five copies. Entry deadline is July 17th. Enter now at:

http://booksandneedlepoint.blogspot.com/2009/06/one-scream-away-new-giveaway.html

Booking Mama is giving away....

Meet Mackenzie Blue, aka Zee is being given away by Booking Mama. This is a great tween tale. This giveaway ends July 15th at 11:59 p.m .EST so go to:

http://bookingmama.blogspot.com/2009/06/review-mackenzie-blue-giveaway.html

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Starting Fresh is giving away an audio book...

Visit Starting Fresh for a Thiller Audio book of Robert Ludlum's Bourne Deception. This giveaway ends on July 19th. So visit:

http://startingfresh-gaby317.blogspot.com/2009/06/new-audiobook-giveaway-robert-ludlums.html#comment-form

Readaholic is giving away....

My Name is Will by Jess Winfield is being given away at Readaholic. The winner will be chosen on July 9th so go to:

http://bridget3420.blogspot.com/

At Home with Books is giving away...

At Home With Books is having a givaway for The Impostors Daughter By Laurie Sandell. This giveaway ends on July 6th at midnight. Enter by going to:

http://athomewithbooks.blogspot.com/2009/06/imposters-daughter-giveaway.html

Booking Mama is giving away....

A Summer Affair is being given away at Booking Mama. This giveaway ends on July 8th at 11:59 EST. So enter at:

http://bookingmama.blogspot.com/2009/06/omg-booking-mama-quote-giveaway.html

Booking Mama is giving away....

Booking Mama is giving away Looking For Salvation At the Dairy Queen by Susan Gregg Gilmore. There are five copies available. This giveaway ends on July 8th at 11:59 EST so enter at:

http://bookingmama.blogspot.com/2009/06/guest-blogger-susan-gregg-gilmore.html

Bookin' With Bingo is having a book giveaway....

Bookin' With Bingo is giving away five copies of the Host and on lucky winner will also win Twilight. Tell Bingo why you should win Twilight. This giveaway ends on July 15th at 6 PM. EST. So enter by going to:

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/host-giveaway-twilight-bonus.html

Bookin' With Bingo is having a book giveaway....

Stand the Storm is being given away at Bookin' With Bingo. She has five copies available. This giveaway ends at 6 PM EST on Friday July 15th 2009. Go to:

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/stand-storm-giveaway.html

Bookin' With Bingo is having a book giveaway....

Two books are being given away. You might win both of them or just one. Let Bingo know which you would prefer. The books are Soul Survivor or Night Gardener. This giveaway ends on July 11th so go to:

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/night-gardener-and-soul-survivor.html#comments

Bookin' With Bingo is having a book giveaway....

Wouldn't you love to win this book called My Name is Will. Yes, it is about Williams Shakespeare in a different light. This giveaway ends on July 10th at 6PM EST. So visit Bookin' With Bingo to enter:

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/my-name-is-will-giveaway.html

Write for a reader is giving away.....

Wouldn't you LOVE to have three of the latest Harry Potter Books?? Well Write For a Reader is giving away a set of three to Five Very Lucky Readers. This giveaway ends on July 6th with the winners posted on July 7th. So go and enter at:

http://writeforareader.blogspot.com/2009/06/harry-potter-giveaway.html

Bookin' With Bingo is having a book giveaway....

Hollywood is Like High School is being given away by Bookin' with Bingo. This giveaway ends 6 PM, EST, Monday July 6th, 2009. Go to:

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/hollywood-is-like-high-school-with.html#comments

Friday, June 26, 2009

The Eclectic Hoarder is giving away.....

The Impostor's Daughter is being given away at The Eclectic Hoarder. Contest ends at 11:59 pm EDT on 6/30/09 so visit now at:

http://eclecticbookhoarder.blogspot.com/2009/06/giveaway-impostors-daughter-by-laurie.html

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Eclectic Book Hoarder is giving away....

Great giveaway of 5 books of Julie and Julia at Eclectic Book Hoarder. This giveaway ends at 11:59 pm EDT on 6/30/09 so hurry and enter.

http://eclecticbookhoarder.blogspot.com/2009/06/giveaway-thanks-to-anna-at-hachette-i.html

A Sea of Books is giving away.....

A Sea of books has five copies of Julie and Julia to giveaway on her blog. This giveaway ends 12:00 midnight Friday, July 10, 2009 EST so enter now. There are a number of ways to gain extra entries. Visit:

http://aseaofbooks.blogspot.com/2009/06/giveaway-julie-julia-by-julie-powell.html#comment-form

Chick With Books is giving away....

Chick With Books is giving away three copies of Julie and Julia. This giveaway ends on July 11th at 11:59 EST so enter soon. Lots of ways to enter for extra entries. Go To:

http://chickwithbooks.blogspot.com/2009/06/julie-and-julia-by-julie-powell.html?showComment=1245963312500#c4604985497168238502

Books and Needlepoint is giving away....

The King's Legacy what a wonderful title. This book is being given away at Books and Neelepoint. Visit at:

http://booksandneedlepoint.blogspot.com/2009/06/kings-legacy-by-jim-stovall-book-review.html

Books and Needlepoint is giving away....

Another great giveaway at Books and Needlepoint for the book Knight of Desire by Margaret Mallory. This giveaway ends on July 10th so visit:

http://booksandneedlepoint.blogspot.com/2009/06/knight-of-desire-new-giveaway.html

Books and Needlepoint is giving away....

Books and Needlepoint is having a giveaway for the book A Hint of Wicked by Jennifer Haymore. This giveaway ends on July 15th. Check it out at:

http://booksandneedlepoint.blogspot.com/2009/06/hint-of-wicked-new-giveaway.html

Monday, June 22, 2009

J. Kayes Book Blog is giving away....

Go to J. Kayes Book Blog for a fun young persons giveaway of a book and a purse full of good stuff. Go to:

http://j-kaye-book-blog.blogspot.com/2009/06/giveaway-dork-diaries-purse-combo.html

Thursday, June 18, 2009

J. Kayes Book Blog is giving away....

Hachette Audio Book Giveaway at J. Kaye's Book Blog: RIGHT ON THE MONEY by Pat Robertson Winner will be posted on June 27th on J. Kaye's blog. So visit:

http://j-kaye-book-blog.blogspot.com/search?q=

5 Minutes for Giveaways is giving away.....

5 Minutes for giveaways is giving away a super knife and scissor sharpener at:

http://www.5minutesforgiveaways.com/333/diamond-edge-gourmet-electric-knife-and-scissors-sharpener-giveaway/#comment-50040

At Home with Books is giving away...

Go to At Home With Books for a wonderful book giveaway of Julie and Julia by Julie Powell. This book has just been made into a movie so you might want to read the book and go and see the movie for a great comparison. This giveaway ends at midnight on June 29th. So visit:

http://athomewithbooks.blogspot.com/

Booking Mama is giving away....

Booking Mama is giving away the book Belong to Me by Marisa de los Santos. Go to her blog site at:

http://bookingmama.blogspot.com/2009/06/guest-blogger-marisa-de-los-santos.html

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Bookin' With Bingo is having a book giveaway....

This is a Really Big Giveaway at Bookin' With Bingo for the Sizzling Summer Beach Bag Giveaway. Go there now to enter.

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/sizzling-summer-beach-bag-giveaway.html#comment-form

Bookin' With Bingo is having a book giveaway....

Fifty is not a Four Letter Word is being given away at Bookin' With Bingo. Go there before June 19th at 6 PM EST to enter.

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/fifty-is-not-four-letter-word-giveaway.html#comment-form

Bookin' With Bingo is having a book giveaway....

Gossip of the Starlings is being given away at Bookin' With Bingo. This giveaway ends on June 18th at 6 PM EST. So go now and enter to win:

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/gossip-of-starlings-giveaway.html#comments

Bookin' With Bingo is having an audio book giveaway....

Losing Mum and Pup by Christopher Buckley, son of William F. Buckley is being given away in audio format at Bookin' With Bingo. This giveaway ends on June 18th at 6 PM EST. So go to:

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/audio-book-memoir-giveaway.html#comment-form

Bookin' With Bingo is having an audio book giveaway....

Win the audio book The Gate House by Nelson DeMille. This giveaway ends on June 21st at 6 PM EST. So go to Bookin' With Bingo to enter now at:
http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/manly-audio-giveawayreview-gate-house.html#comments

Bookin' With Bingo is having a book giveaway....

This is a great giveaway for 8 books in the Dads and Grads giveaway which ends at 6 PM on June 30th. Go to Bookin' With Bingo to sign up:

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/dynamic-dads-grads-giveaway.html#comments

Monday, June 15, 2009

Brimful Curiosities is giving away...

Go to Brimful Curiosities for a wonderful children's book giveaway. It ends on June 29th at 11:59 PM CST. So Visit:

http://www.brimfulcuriosities.com/2009/06/my-daddy-likes-to-say-book-review-and.html

Brimful Curiosities is giving away...

A great children's cookbook and craft book are being given away. Go to:

http://www.brimfulcuriosities.com/2009/06/cooking-fun-crafting-fun-by-rae-grant.html

Peeking Between the Pages is having a givaway..

Enter Peeking Between the Pages for a book giveaway of A Summer Affair by Elin Hilderbrand. Drawing will be June 30th. So go to:

http://peekingbetweenthepages.blogspot.com/2009/06/giveaway-5-copies-of-summer-affair-by.html

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Booking Mama is giving away....

DORK DIARIES: TALES FROM A NOT-SO-FABULOUS LIFE by Rachel Renee Russell is being given away at Booking Mama. This giveaway runs until June 23rd at 11:59 p.m. EST. Go to:

http://bookingmama.blogspot.com/2009/06/guest-blogger-rachel-renee-russell.html

Booking Mama is giving away....

Booking Mama is giving away the book Sunnyside Blue by Mary Carter. This giveaway ends on June 17th at 11:59 p.m. EST. So visit her site right away to enter:

http://bookingmama.blogspot.com/2009/06/guest-blogger-mary-carter-giveaway.html

Booking Mama is giving away....

SECRETS TO HAPPINESS by Sarah Dunn is being given away at Booking Mama's Site. This giveaway ends on Friday, June 26th at 11:59 p.m. EST. So visit:

http://bookingmama.blogspot.com/2009/06/review-secrets-to-happiness-giveaway.html

Booking Mama has Huge Dads and Grads giveaway..

Go to Booking Mama and look at this Huge Dads and Grads Giveaway of a bunch of awesome books. They are:
Check out these fantastic titles:The Nine Lessons By Kevin Milne Do-Over! By Robin HemleyThe Man's Book By Thomas FinkBoneMan's Daughters By Ted Dekker An Honorable German By Charles McCain The Richest Man in Town By W. Randall Jones Lincoln on Leadership By Donald Phillips Outliers By Malcolm Gladwell . Now go to Booking Mama to WIN:

http://bookingmama.blogspot.com/2009/06/huge-dads-and-grads-giveaway.html

Booking Mama has an Awesome Summer giveaway..

Visit Booking Mama for a really Awesome Summer Giveaway. She has a wonderful bunch of beach bag reads to giveaway including Here are the awesome books included:
The Secret Speech By Tom Smith
Julie and Julia By Julie Powell
Swimsuit By James Patterson , Maxine Paetro
Obama's BlackBerry By Kasper Hauser
A Summer Affair By Elin Hilderbrand
When You Are Engulfed in Flames By David Sedaris
Any Minute By Joyce Meyer , Deborah Bedford
The Book of Lies By Brad Meltzer
Kill for Me By Karen Rose
Miscarriage of Justice By "Kip" Gayden

Go to her blog site and enter:

http://bookingmama.blogspot.com/2009/06/awesome-summer-beach-bag-reads-giveaway.html

Friday, June 12, 2009

Bookin' With Bingo is having a book giveaway....

Visit Bookin' With Bingo for a Manly Man Giveaway of Four Books. Choose the one you would like to have or give to someone. This giveaway ends on June 17 at 6 PM EST. Go to:

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/manly-man-4-book-quickie-giveaway.html#comment-form

Bookin' With Bingo is having an audio book giveaway....

Visit Bookin' With Bingo for an audio book giveaway of The Secret Speech and also The Way Home. Tell which one you would like to have. Enter by June 16 at 6 PM EST. Go to:

http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/2009/06/audio-book-by-bingo-giveaway.html#comments

Bookworm's World is having a book giveaway....

Go to Bookworm's World for a book giveaway of Miranda's World by Jill Mansell.
Giveaway ends Thursday, June 25th at 6 PM EST. So hurry over to:

http://luanne-abookwormsworld.blogspot.com/2009/06/interview-and-giveaway-with-jill.html

J. Kayes Book Blog is giving away....

Visit J. Kaye's book blog to win an ARC copy of Wings. Giveaway ends on June 27th so visit right now at:
http://j-kaye-book-blog.blogspot.com/2009/05/book-review-arc-giveaway-wings-by.html

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Books and Needlepoint is giving away....

5 copies of My Forbidden Desire by Carolyn Jewel to giveaway thanks to Hachette Book Group! This giveaway ends on June 30th. Go to:

http://booksandneedlepoint.blogspot.com/2009/06/my-forbidden-desire-new-giveaway.html

Jenn's Bookshelf is having a giveaway...

Visit Jenn's Bookshelf to be entered in a giveaway for the book The Sitting Swing. This giveaway closes on June 26th so go to:

http://jennsbookshelf.blogspot.com/2009/06/review-blog-tour-giveway-sitting-swing_04.html

At Home With Books is having a June Bookshelf Cleaning

Come to At Home With Books for her June Bookshelf Cleaning Giveaway. This giveaway ends on June 29th and the winners announced on June 30th. Go To:

http://athomewithbooks.blogspot.com/2009/06/june-bookshelf-cleaning-giveaway.html

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Book Dads has an audio book give away...

Book Dads is giving away a children's audio book called The Reluctant Dragon. Very Cute:

http://www.bookdads.com/audio-book-giveaway-the-reluctant-dragon/

Book Dads is giving away...

Another really great giveaway from Book Dads. They have eight books to giveaway in their Dads and Grads Book Giveaway. Visit them at:

http://www.bookdads.com/dads-and-grads-book-giveaway/

Book Dads is giving away...

This is a Super Big Giveaway for TEN books in Book Dads Summer Beach Bag Books Giveaway.
Take a look at this site by going to:

http://www.bookdads.com/summer-beach-bag-books-giveaway/

J. Kaye's Book Blog is giving away an audiobook....

Another super giveaway at J. Kaye's Book Blog for the audio book A Long Stone's Throw. Go to:

http://j-kaye-book-blog.blogspot.com/2009/05/hachette-audio-book-giveaway-long.html

J. Kaye's Book Blog is giving away....

Another great giveaway at J. Kaye's Book Blog. This one for The Initiation. Go to:

http://j-kaye-book-blog.blogspot.com/2009/06/book-review-giveaway-initiation-by.html

J. Kaye's Book Blog is giving away an audiobook....

Go to J. Kaye's Book Blog for an audiobook giveaway of Bourne Desception.

http://j-kaye-book-blog.blogspot.com/2009/06/hachette-audio-book-giveaway-bourne.html

J. Kaye's Book Blog is giving away....

J. Kaye's book Blog is having a load of really wonderful giveaways. You need to visit her blog to enter this and many other great book and audio book giveaways. This one is for Ghost huntress:

http://j-kaye-book-blog.blogspot.com/2009/06/book-review-arc-giveaway-ghost-huntress.html

J. Kaye's Book Blog is giving away an audiobook....

Visit J. Kaye's Book Blog for a Hachette audio book giveaway of First Family by David Baldacci. Go To:

http://j-kaye-book-blog.blogspot.com/2009/06/hachette-audio-book-giveaway-first.html

Monday, June 1, 2009