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#MadamePicasso Giveaway

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THE GOLDEN EXPERIENCE prize pack
From page and screen, see the Golden Age come to life! Enter for your chance to win a copy of Madame Picasso plus a film collection including Moulin Rouge, Midnight in Paris, and The Great Gatsby.

Prizing & samples courtesy of Harlequin
Giveaway open to US addresses only

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ABOUT THE BOOK
In the bestselling tradition of The Paris Wife, Z, and The Aviator’s Wife, Madame Picasso illuminates the untold story of the powerful woman behind one of the most famous men in history. A veteran writer and historian, Anne Girard takes readers from the salon of Gertrude Stein to the glamorous Moulin Rouge and inside the studio and heart of history’s most influential artist. Part love story, part history, Madame Picasso is perfect for book clubs and reading groups.
 
SYNOPSIS
Novelist Anne Girard brings to life the mesmerizing and untold story of Eva Gouel, the unforgettable woman who stole the heart of the greatest artist of our time.

When Eva Gouel moves to Paris from the countryside, she is full of ambition and dreams of stardom. Though young and inexperienced, she manages to find work as a costumer at the famous Moulin Rouge, and it is here that she first catches the attention of Pablo Picasso, a rising star in the art world.

A brilliant but eccentric artist, Picasso sets his sights on Eva, and Eva can’t help but be drawn into his web. But what starts as a torrid affair soon evolves into what will become the first great love of Picasso’s life.

With sparkling insight and passion, Madame Picasso introduces us to a dazzling heroine, taking us from the salon of Gertrude Stein to the glamorous Moulin Rouge and inside the studio and heart of one of the most enigmatic and iconic artists of the twentieth century.

Read an excerpt here.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Anne Girard is a writer and historian with degrees in English literature and clinical psychology. She has spent extensive time in Paris and lives in California with her husband and children.

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Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She 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

31 Comments

  1. LSUReader
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:47:25

    Monet’s “Water Lilies” is my favorite.

  2. Tanya
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:52:57

    Starry Night by Van Gogh

  3. KimG
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:54:50

    My favorite painting is “Separation” by Edvard Munch.

  4. azteclady
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:55:23

    Only one? That’s kinda difficult!

    But limiting myself to Picasso paintings, I think it’s La VieM/em>.

    At least, it’s my favorite of his today :grin:

  5. Anne
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 11:00:35

    Woman Reading- Childe Hassam

    Thank you for the giveaway.

  6. Amy R
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:00:06

    Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh

  7. LauraB
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:11:10

    Pretty much anything by Gauguin or Brueghel. I’m particularly partial to Brueghel’s Seasons.

  8. Justine
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:19:11

    Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow (1930) by Piet Mondrian

  9. Solducky
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:22:54

    Dancers at the Bar – Degas

  10. Tanya
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 13:04:24

    The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit by John Singer Sargent. Sign me up!

  11. Danielle Gorman
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 13:35:05

    I love Starry Night.

  12. Appomattoxco
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 13:46:53

    Almond Branches in Bloom

  13. Darlynne
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 14:05:58

    Hendrick Avercamp, Winter Landscape with Ice Skaters

  14. Maureen
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 16:03:25

    Marine View With A Sunset by Monet

  15. Lori
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 18:08:27

    I don’t think I have a favorite painting.

  16. Michelle
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 19:26:34

    Renoir’s Luncheon of the Boating Party

  17. bn100
    Aug 25, 2014 @ 21:56:46

    Mona Lisa

  18. Ruth
    Aug 26, 2014 @ 01:58:10

    El Vendedor De Alcatraces by Diego Rivera

  19. Jody
    Aug 26, 2014 @ 08:31:22

    That Monet painting of the bird on a fence post in the snow, I think it’s called The Magpie. There must be 500 shades of white in that snow. Incredible.

  20. Rebe
    Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:12:37

    I’ve always loved Picasso’s Guernica because of all the symbolism and the impact it had on me in person, but Goya’s The Third of May 1808 is my all time favorite.

  21. beth
    Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:55:50

    Probably Degas’ Dancers at the Bar

  22. Nancy
    Aug 26, 2014 @ 13:49:47

    Gustave Caillebotte’s Les Raboteurs de Parquet (The Floor Scrapers)

  23. Kriss @ Cabin Goddess
    Aug 27, 2014 @ 04:02:20

    “Venus of Urbino” by Titian

  24. Tina
    Aug 27, 2014 @ 05:17:39

    In college I had to pick a random painting to write multiple papers (fiction and nonfiction) about in a required writing class, and I chose Dali’s The Persistence of Memory. I loved going to the museum to actually see it, and that started my love of art (I already had a love of writing, but purposely using art as an inspiration was new).

  25. Regina
    Aug 30, 2014 @ 06:26:37

    Midnight in Paris

  26. peggy h
    Sep 01, 2014 @ 10:46:28

    Magritte’s Le Blanc Seing.

  27. Cassandra B.
    Sep 01, 2014 @ 20:44:49

    Nighthawk by Edward Hopper

  28. Alex
    Sep 01, 2014 @ 20:48:46

    My favorite painting is The Girl with the Pearl Earring – but my favorite Picasso work is Portrait d’Olga dans un fauteuil.

  29. Lucy
    Sep 01, 2014 @ 20:51:53

    I like Kandinsky’s work a lot but don’t really have a favorite.

  30. Kathy LaMaster
    Sep 02, 2014 @ 11:24:44

    Would love to win this!

  31. Kathy LaMaster
    Sep 02, 2014 @ 11:25:17

    I like “Girl With A Pearl Earring”.

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