Ever since I saw the book cover last summer for The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta, I’ve been dying to get my hands on a copy. I was thrilled to win this novel in the Back to the Books Giveaway Hop earlier this month. Now I can pay it forward by providing a giveaway of my own so one lucky reader can win this novel!
When all of the media hype was circulating about some preacher predicting a specific date for the Rapture a while back, some of my Facebook friends and I were joking…Continue
Added by Mk - PopcornReads.com on September 30, 2011 at 12:21pm — No Comments
I’m fascinated by the whole concept of time travel, and the ramifications it could have on history and the future, so when I saw the publisher’s short blurb about The Revisionists, a new thriller by Thomas Mullen, I really wanted to read it. This is a very different way of looking at time travel than I had expected. What if bureaucracy were in charge of time travel? What if their purpose in traveling back through time was to ensure historical events took place so…Continue
Added by Mk - PopcornReads.com on September 29, 2011 at 12:08pm — No Comments
When I read the publisher’s promo for C.J. Hill’s new young adult novel, Slayers, it sounded like a welcome departure from most fantasy novels. Slayers is a novel that’s sure to appeal to people of all ages, and I hope a major film studio jumps on the movie rights because it would make a very cool film! I’d be first in line to see it! Read the rest of my review at…Continue
Added by Mk - PopcornReads.com on September 28, 2011 at 2:16pm — No Comments
When I requested an advance reader copy of David King’s Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris, I thought it was fiction. I had no idea this was a true story, which makes it even more of a chilling read. Are you fascinated by serial killers? Then this is quite likely a book you’ll want to read and you might win a copy! The publisher has given us 2 copies to give away to 2 lucky…Continue
Added by Mk - PopcornReads.com on September 27, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments
When I read the publisher’s brief synopsis for The Traitor’s Wife, Kathleen Kent’s new prequel to The Heretic’s Daughter, I knew I had to read it. As you know by now, I love historical novels with strong women protagonists and this one does not disappoint! The Traitor’s Wife is set in Colonial Massachusetts during the mid-1600’s. If you like historical novels, put this one on your reading list. Read the rest of my review at…Continue
Added by Mk - PopcornReads.com on September 26, 2011 at 12:59pm — No Comments
We reviewed Amor Towles’ wonderful debut novel, Rules of Civility, when it was released several months ago and highly recommended it to you. (You can read our review at http://PopcornReads.com/?p=1293.) Since then it has consistently been on all of the main bestseller lists, which hasn’t surprised us in the least! This is one of the best novels of 2011!
Recently the publisher contacted us with an offer we just couldn’t refuse – an…Continue
Added by Mk - PopcornReads.com on September 23, 2011 at 12:20pm — No Comments
Is there anyone in the U.S. who didn’t grow up knowing about Walt Disney, Disneyland, and all of the Disney characters and films? Nancy Temple Rodrique and David W. Smith worked at Disneyland and are both avid fans. Their series of Hidden Mickey novels take you behind the scenes at the park and delve deeply into Walt Disney’s life. Think action adventure meets scavenger hunt meets mystery, and wrap Disney around it, and you’ve got a basic idea of this novel’s…Continue
Added by Mk - PopcornReads.com on September 21, 2011 at 11:52am — No Comments