New contest — Winner’s Choice

Ok, I have never had more than three people enter any one of my contests, and I have really enjoyed sending off my books to fellow romance lovers, so to increase participation, I’m offering the winner a choice of any one of these three books, all of which I have reviewed (see the list of reviews on the sidebar for links).

To enter, make a comment indicating which book you would choose if you won, and why, or post a link to the contest on your own blog. Do both, and you are entered twice.

Be warned: while these are in excellent condition (I am one of those people who cannot stand to break the spine) I did fold over several pages.

Enter by midnight eastern standard time on Wednesday, and I’ll use random.org to pick a winner.  More info here.

Published in: on October 11, 2008 at 8:28 pm  Comments (57)  
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Dueling Books: To Love a Thief and Voices of the Night

I’m not sure how I ended up reading these two within a month of each other, but I couldn’t help but notice their similarities, so I thought I would review them together.

Word on the Web

To Love A Thief (winner of the 2006 Rita for Best Short Historical)

Read an excerpt here.

Mrs. Giggles, Rating: 96

Cheryl, AAR, B

Michelle Buonfiglio, romance Columnist, WNBC NY, 4 stars

Becky, Romance Central, Rating: 5 stars (What? This reads like a 3 star review at best)

Author Eloisa James loved it

Amazon, 4.5 stars after 23 reviews

Voices of the Night (this book is the 4th is Joyce’s 5 book Victoriana series)

Read an excerpt here.

Janine, Dear Author, Grade: A-

Mrs. Giggles, Grade: 86

Lynn, AAR, Grade: B

I Just Finished Reading, Jennifer B, Review: Very Positive

Amazon, 4.5 stars after 3 reviews

SAKURA of Doom, Review: mixed

Renee Reads Romance, Grade: B

AAR Thread, includes posts from Ms. Joyce

Fun Factoid: Ms. Joyce participated in The Great Wallpaper Romance Kerfuffle of 2006. Read about it here and here.

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Published in: on August 29, 2008 at 8:58 pm  Comments (3)  
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