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REVIEW: Books for Thanksgiving Giveaway

I have a bunch of books lying around here. Yes, there are alot of Berkeley/Signet books, but the reason is because Penguin sends me them so I am giving them away. The deal is you just have to comment anywhere on the site until Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving, I’ll go to and punch in the number of total commenters and then will spit out a list of numbers and I’ll just go down the list and assign a book to the winner. You can certainly put by your comment what book you’d like. I’ll put up a list of books later today.


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Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. La Karibane
    Nov 13, 2006 @ 12:16:54

    As you can imagine, this is pretext enough for me to check back here 2-3 times a day…

    Ah, OCD and the romance reader…LOL

  2. Kim
    Nov 14, 2006 @ 07:13:13

    That’s nice! I’m going to have to come out of lurk and try to post, too. I’m a much better reader than a writer so I tend to lurk. I agonize over what to write. lol

    If I win, I would like either Bit the Jackpot, Harmony’s Way, Unleashed, Prince of Ice or Open Invitation. That’s a big list, yes?

  3. Collette
    Nov 14, 2006 @ 08:39:42

    I love the idea of detailing all of the great things about romance. I’m a sucker for the happy ending. (But I’ll be happy to get back to the “curmudgeons” after Thanksgiving too!)

  4. ellie
    Nov 14, 2006 @ 11:37:28

    What a wonderful idea! this is a great blog. Any book is delightful.

  5. Michelle
    Nov 14, 2006 @ 17:26:12

    It is nice of you to share your wealth.

  6. Jana J. Hanson
    Nov 14, 2006 @ 19:40:09

    What a wonderful idea! I’m a regular lurker and I appreciate all of the Js involved in

  7. La Karibane
    Nov 15, 2006 @ 10:43:47

    Ok, time to make a choice, I think. So I’m torn btw Unleashed, Prince of Ice and Bit the Jackpot…

    OT, but I really appreciate the search engine and the tags!

  8. Estelle
    Nov 15, 2006 @ 13:05:36

    That’s a great idea, and very generous of you.

    Just in case–you never know…–if I’m one of the lucky winners I’d love to get Meljean Brook’s Demon Angel. Waiting till 2007 is torture after reading the two excerpts.

  9. Susan
    Nov 15, 2006 @ 13:22:45

    The Annette Blair book sounds like it could be fun. If my number should come up on Turkey Day I would love that book or the impossible to find Charlene Teglia.


  10. Kitty
    Nov 15, 2006 @ 21:27:53

    Meljean Brook’s Demon Angel! I’m dying to check that book out. It’s an interesting pretext, and while paranormals are usually my favorite, the genre’s been a little worn out lately. ;)

  11. Michelle
    Nov 17, 2006 @ 09:12:24

    Ooh no one has asked for Lynn Kurlands book-that would be my top choice.

  12. ellie
    Nov 17, 2006 @ 13:30:41

    This is great! I would like the Annette Blair book, and if not then Ready or Not. Thanks.

  13. cathy
    Nov 17, 2006 @ 20:37:44

    What a great list of giveaway books. Would love to read Demon Angel, Prince of Ice, Bit the Jackpot, The Scot, the Witch and the Wardrobe, or Share the Darkness.

  14. Devon
    Nov 17, 2006 @ 23:11:58

    How nice. I could go for the Holly, Brook or McCarthy, or Leigh book. or Unleashed. Then again, aside from Lora Leigh & Emma Holly, I haven’t read any of these authors, so I’m up for anything. Thanks Ja(y)nes!

  15. Jayne
    Nov 18, 2006 @ 08:02:34

    For those of you who are asking about the Charlene Teglia book, remember that it’s only going to be out as an ebook in December. I think it will be in print later but I don’t know when.

  16. Maggie Robinson
    Nov 18, 2006 @ 20:04:11

    I’m thankful to wake up everyday, grateful to still have some of my wits about me…and the possibilty of free books for a reading/writing addict? Yowza. Just read your Jo Beverly review. She is the mistress of all she commands. Her latest book featuring Dare was outstanding. She is a smart writer, whose intelligence and historical research elevates the usual romantic conventions. She’s an auto-buy for me. I’m not familiar with all of the authors on your list, but I’m easy—pick me for anything!

  17. eileen
    Nov 19, 2006 @ 16:49:08

    Thank you so much!
    Demon Angel would definately be at the top of my
    Many thanks!

  18. Elizabeth
    Nov 19, 2006 @ 20:07:12

    First Ellora’s Cave starts releasing a book a day, now you have books to give away! No question, I’d love to have Lora’s Leigh’s Harmony’s Way. I love Emma Holly and the “Unleashed” anthology looked good too!

    This is the first year we have an empty next and no company for Thanksgiving. For the first time in my life, I expect we’ll go out to a restaurant for dinner. But there is an upside: no company to entertain, lots of time to read, read, read!

  19. Renée
    Nov 20, 2006 @ 10:37:24

    This is great! I’d love any book, but I’ve a particular hankering to read Meljean Brook’s Demon Angel. 2nd choice, Kathryn Caskie’s How to Seduce a Duke…..3rd, Warlard Poster by Elizabeth Vaughn. Very cool. Thanks! (i’m crossing my fingers and sending happy thoughts to the Gods of Random Choice) :)

  20. Amy S.
    Nov 20, 2006 @ 10:48:21

    I would love to read Harmony’s Way by Lora Leigh, Meljean Brook, Demon Angel, Bella Andre, Take Me, or Unleashed.

  21. Joyce
    Nov 20, 2006 @ 11:00:37

    Charlene Teglia Yule Be Mine

  22. Tara Marie
    Nov 20, 2006 @ 11:46:22

    You ladies are great.

    Heck, free books are always welcome, though I did read Demon Angel already–wonderful!!

  23. Danny
    Nov 20, 2006 @ 13:27:53

    What a wonderful contest. There are some really great books on the list. I would love to read: Harmony’s Way, Bit Jackpot, A soldier’s christmas, Unleashed, How to seduce a duke, Star of the Morning.

    Good luck everyone!

  24. Jennifer L
    Nov 20, 2006 @ 14:37:37

    This is a great idea. I hope I am one of the “chosen” It would make my day!

  25. Crystal B.
    Nov 20, 2006 @ 21:49:41

    That’s a great list of books you are giving away. I would love to win one of them.

  26. LLL
    Nov 21, 2006 @ 11:17:40

    That is very generous of an offer. If I were chosen as one of the drawing winners I would be particularly interested in the Emma Holly, Meljean Brook, Lora Leigh, Bella Andre, Charlene Teglia, Lynn Kurland or Unleashed Anthology. Yes, booklust…I know.

  27. Karen
    Nov 21, 2006 @ 11:36:09

    So many wonderful books! I hope I will be lucky enough to win at least one. I already have several of them on by TBR list.

  28. Kris
    Nov 22, 2006 @ 03:07:42

    This is my first time here. great site! Cool contest!
    If I won I would pick, Prince of Ice, Harmony’s Way, Bit the Jackpot or Demon Angel.

  29. Julia
    Nov 22, 2006 @ 09:55:06

    Wow, this is a very generous giveaway. Thanks for doing it!
    If I were a lucky winner I would love Demon Angel, Prince of Ice, Unleashed, Bit the Jackpot, The Scot,the Withc and the Wardrobe or Take Me. Well, in truth any book would be fine, those are just the ones that are in my wishlist.

  30. kardis
    Nov 22, 2006 @ 17:14:44

    This is such a nice thing to do. I would love to be one of the lucky winners! Happy Thanksgiving to the Ja(y)nes, Janine, and all the posters here! :)

  31. Valeen
    Nov 22, 2006 @ 18:03:27

    ohhhh – great contest!

    I’m also a regular lurker and appreciate all of your hard works!

    I’d love to win Meljean Brook, Demon Angel (ARC) or Erin McCarthy, Bit the Jackpot.

  32. Cathie
    Nov 22, 2006 @ 19:01:10

    This is a great idea! I myself should do this as a reader some day!
    I’d love to be considered for: (Thanks dearly!!)

    Meljean Brook, Demon Angel (ARC)
    Erin McCarthy, Bit the Jackpot
    Lora Leigh, Harmony’s Way
    Rebecca York, Susan Kearney, Diane Whiteside, Lucy Monroe, Unleashed
    Emma Holly, Prince of Ice
    Jasmine Haynes, Open Invitation
    Annette Blair, The Scot, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
    Lynn Kurland, Star of the Morning
    Beverly Long, Here With Me

    Thanks again!

  33. Pam Sko
    Nov 22, 2006 @ 20:16:47

    I’m making a comment to enter the contest!
    Found your blog through Alice Audrey’s blog.

  34. Sanjay Srinivas
    Nov 23, 2006 @ 13:12:32

    Hope it’s not too late to enter this contest. Thanks and Happy Thanksgiving!

  35. Liz Denler
    Nov 26, 2006 @ 18:42:23

    Pretty awesome contest
    Wish I hadn’t missed it

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