Tuesday, May 05, 2009

It's Time for Another Contest: Testimony by Anita Shreve

Thanks to the nice folks at Hatchette, I am able to offer to give away five copies of Testimony by Anita Shreve. I just got my copy in the mail today, so I can't tell you my opinion about it, other than to say it sounds good to me. Here is what I know about it:

  • At a New England boarding school, a sex scandal is about to break. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on videotape. A Pandora's box of revelations, the tape triggers a chorus of voices--those of the men, women, teenagers, and parents involved in the scandal--that details the ways in which lives can be derailed or destroyed in one foolish moment.

    Writing with a pace and intensity surpassing even her own greatest work, Anita Shreve delivers in TESTIMONY a gripping emotional drama with the impact of a thriller. No one more compellingly explores the dark impulses that sway the lives of seeming innocents, the needs and fears that drive ordinary men and women into intolerable dilemmas, and the ways in which our best intentions can lead to our worst transgressions.

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To enter, leave your name and email address in a comment. For a second entry, blog about this contest, and leave a comment with the link. For unlimited entries, have your friends leave comments saying you sent them--and I'll enter them too. For another entry, name a book I read in 2005-2008 that you either have read or want to read.
Contest ends May 27.

Addendum: Please note that this giveaway is subject to the usual Hatchette conditions: US and Canada only, no PO Boxes.

Even More: Check out my friend Renee's blog. She has a review of this book and is also giving away five copies. Good luck!

30 comments:

  1. I've seen Testimony everywhere it seems like, and I'm interesting in finding out what happens in the book.

    jaam121388 at yahoo dot com

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  2. A book you read in 2008 that I want to read is The Lady Flees Her Lord. It looks smexy.

    jaam121388 at yahoo dot com

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  3. Anonymous11:33 PM

    I have read several of her books and this one looks as interesting as the others.

    Sarah Golden
    Sarahvbee@hotmail.com

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  4. This book sounds very interesting. I would love to read it. Please enter me in the contest. Thanks!
    Cindy
    Socmom213@aol.com

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  5. This is a new author to me, and I would love to read the book.

    gypsyrover21(at)yahooo(dot)ca

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  6. I'd love the chance to read this book - we have read a lot of the same ones - the first wild card tour ones - So Not Happening, New York Debut to name a couple. I also read The Noticer.

    kherbrand at comcast dot net

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  7. I so want to win this book!! Please enter my name. Thank you!!

    cyeates AT nycap DOT rr DOT com

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  8. One of the books that you reviewed in 2008 was The Apostles by Pope Benedict XVI. I would like to read that book because it seems to give some interesting history about the Church. I love art too, and as a beginning artist, I know that I would enjoy seeing the illustrations. I haven't read any books yet by Pope Benedict so this one would be a good one to start with.
    Thanks for all the contests and the book reviews!
    Cindy
    Socmom213@aol.com

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  9. This sounds like a very interesting book especially since I have two teenagers. thanks.


    pamelashockley(AT)netscape(DOT)net

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  10. I love to read, I love books (especially free ones) and I really like the way Anita Shreve writes! Please pick me! kimberlyajobe@yahoo.com

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  11. I would like to read this.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  12. Amanda V.1:46 AM

    I love this author, but haven't read this book yet!
    Amanda
    catss99@yahoo.com

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  13. Amanda V.1:49 AM

    In 2008 you reviewed Blood Lines. I haven't read it yet, but it looks good!
    Amanda
    catss99@yahoo.com

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  14. Please count me in! I would l♥ve to read this book! Thanks for the chance! tryingtostaycalm@gmail.com

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  15. Michelle E.2:46 AM

    I love Anita Shreve and would love to win a copy of this book! Thanks for the opportunity to win it.

    jaltmichelle at hotmail dot com

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  16. looks interesting mrs.mommyyatgmaildotcom

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  17. I'd be very interested in this!

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  18. I would love to win this book! I haven't had a chance to read it yet.

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  19. This looks really awesome, please enter me!
    lpmccann(at)gmail.com

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  20. This looks interesting to me. I'd love to win a copy.
    rsgrandinetti@yahoo(dot)com

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  21. I would really like to read this book. Please enter me in the giveaway

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  22. Please count me in.


    mj.coward[at]gmail.com

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  23. I've had The Noticer on my wish list.


    mj.coward[at]gmail.com

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  24. I would love to read another of Anita's books!
    Cheri Oggy
    cheri.oggy@gmail.com

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  25. Anonymous3:56 PM

    fun topkat@sbcglobal.net

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  26. I've never read this author but I appreciate the chance to visit her work if I win.

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  27. Please enter me!

    Betty
    bingoladyy@yahoo.com

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  28. I would like to read Shepherds Abiding.

    Betty
    bingoladyy@yahoo.com

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  29. Anonymous1:29 PM

    I have seen the book and I want to read it. Thank you for the chance to win. Wish me luck!

    Cynthia
    cpharney@yahoo.com

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  30. I have just started reading Anita
    Shreve's novels. They are wonderful reading and not something you just want to read in a few hours. I savor. Would love to win this new book, "Testimony".

    OcalaRose(at)aol(dot)com

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