Thursday, April 5, 2012

Giveaway: Hoppy Easter Eggstravaganza Hop ~ April 6th - 12th

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Welcome to the:  Hoppy Easter Eggstravaganza Giveaway Hop ~ April 6th to 12th. Hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and Once Upon A Twilight. Badge above links to our host’s site.

What better way to celebrate Easter time but to enter a few contests! There are 250+ blogs linked for this giveaway listed below. Good luck and have fun!

the wayNow for our Giveaway:

We have one copy for one US address.

The Way ~ by Kristen Wolf; Crown Publishers; July 12, 2011.

It’s a book that is quite appropriate for this hop. It’s also special because The Way was recommended by Oprah in her Fall reading list for 2011. Here is what it’s about:

What if one of the world's greatest spiritual healers was not who we thought he was?

Anna is a fiery tomboy living in ancient Palestine whose androgynous appearance provokes ridicule from the people around her and doubt within her own heart. When tragedy strikes her family, and Anna's father -- disguising her as a boy -- sells her to a band of shepherds, she is captured by a mystical and secret society of women hiding in the desert. At first Anna is tempted to escape, but she soon finds that the sisterhood's teachings and healing abilities, wrapped in an ancient philosophy they call "The Way," have unleashed an unexpected power within her.

When danger befalls the caves in which the sisters have made their home, Anna embarks on a hazardous mission to preserve the wisdom of her mentors by proclaiming it among ordinary people. Her daring quest and newfound destiny reveal, at last, the full truth of her identity -- a shocking revelation that will spark as much controversy as it does celebration.

Anna's story is one of transformation, betrayal, love, loss, deception, and above all, redemption. Readers will cheer for this unforgettable protagonist -- and for debut novelist Kristen Wolf, whose beautifully written book both provokes and inspires. A compelling mix of history, myth, and fantasy, The Way is a fascinating exploration of the foundations and possibilities of human spirituality.

Kristen Wolf, author of The Way, is a mother, writer, and filmmaker living in the Rocky Mountains. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Georgetown University and holds an M.A. in creative writing from Hollins University. This is her first novel. For more information please visit, and follow the author on Facebook and Twitter

"Sure to be a book club darling."  ~ Booklist

"The Way is a unique and ambitious debut novel, certain to provoke passionate discussions."  ~ John Shors, bestselling author of Beneath a Marble Sky

"Wolf's voice, vision, and verve combine to make The Way an emotional and action-packed debut." ~ Alice Peck, author of Bread, Body, Spirit: Finding the Sacred in Food and Next to Godliness: Finding the Sacred in Housekeeping

Also coming up, is an interesting guest post from the author which will tell us why she wrote The Way.

How to Enter:


  1. Be a reader/follower to enter this contest.
  2. Fill out the Google form completely.

You have several options:

  1. Google: via the blog’s side bar (I will follow back if I can find your blog.) or
  2. Facebook: for updates in your feed - add me as a friend. or
  3. Your Email Box.

Other optional ways of “following/friending” or keeping up to date:

  1. Twitter (I will follow back, if your account is not protected.)
  2. Feed Reader.

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This hop is now closed. Come back soon for the newest giveaway – coming very soon!

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