Friday, August 28, 2009

On President Obama's Nightstand: The Way Home by George Pelecanos! Enter the giveaway

George Pelecanos's The Way Home is one of the books that President Obama brought on his vacation. Realizing that we might want to check out The Way Home for ourselves, Miriam and the Hatchette Books Group are generously sponsoring giveaways of George Pelecano's book.

Curious? Watch the trailer for the book below!



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZyQwC5EIck&feature=player_embedded


Learn more - visit George Pelecanos's website at www.georgepelecanos.com


CONTEST DETAILS

To enter, share your favorite read of the summer.

Rules:
1. Please include your email address, so that I can contact you if you win. No email address, no entry.
2. For an extra entry, sign up to be a follower. If you're already a follower, let me know and you'll get the extra entry as well.
3. For another extra entry, subscribe via googlereader or blogger or by email and let me know that you do.
4. For another extra entry, follow me on Twitter or become a follower of miaking on Twitter. If you're already a follower, let me know and you'll get the extra entry.
5. For another entry, blog about this giveaway and send me the link.
6. Leave a separate comment for each entry or you'll only be entered once.

The contest is limited to US and Canada only. No P.O. boxes. The contest ends at 6 pm on September 21, 2009.


Learn what else President Obama's got on his nightstand here.


Want another chance to win The Long Way Home? Check out these participating sites:

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http://www.eclecticbooklover.com/
http://irecommendgreatreads.blogspot.com/
http://sharonsgardenofbookreviews.blogspot.com/
http://imbookingit.wordpress.com/
http://ajourneyofbooks.blogspot.com/
http://www.bookblabbing.blogspot.com/
http://www.thatsanovelidea.blogspot.com/
http://www.libslibrary.blogspot.com/
http://reviewfromhere.com/
http://www.bellasnovella.com/
http://www.trishasbookshelf.blogspot.com/
http://www.crazy-for-books.com/
http://silviareads.blogspot.com/
http://bookfoolery.blogspot.com/

54 comments:

  1. Lets see favorite summer read would be a tie between Driftwood Summer by Patti callahan Henry and Shadow of Lancaster County by Mindy Starns Clark

    please enter me
    leann.luckett@gmail.com

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  2. I have yet to read one of his books, please count in on this giveaway.
    I subscribe and am a follower.

    cenya2 at hotmail dot com

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  3. I think I forgot my email address:

    cenya2 at hotmail dot com

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  4. April and Oliver by Tess Callahan was a great read.

    melacan at hotmial dot com

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  5. follower

    melacan at hotmial dot com

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  6. My favourite read this summer (so far) has been The Constant Gardener by John Le Carre.
    wandanamgreb (at) gmail (dot) com

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  7. I just became a follower of your blog.
    wandanamgreb (at) gmail (dot) com

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  8. I subscribe through Google Reader.
    wandanamgreb (at) gmail (dot) com

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  9. I enjoyed The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. It's a mystery set in England around the time of WWI and has an unusual detective. The voice of the 12 year old girl is distinctive and engaging - a fun read.

    rlzamuco AT gmail DOT com

    i follow

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  10. I loved Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

    dlodden at frontiernet dot net

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  11. I subscribe with Google Reader.

    dlodden at frontiernet dot net

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  14. My favorite read was Stormy Weather by Carl Hiaasen

    lag110@mchsi.com

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  15. Thanks for the great giveaway. The Darkyn series was my pick for my summer read this year.

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

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  16. Thanks for a great giveaway. Please enter me. I picked the Darkyn series for my summer read this year.

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

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  17. Tough call between Summer House by Nancy Thayer and The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton. I'd love to read this one.

    florida982002[at]yahoo.com

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  18. Already a follower

    florida982002[at]yahoo.com

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  19. I just read my first Pelacanos mystery ~ "The Night Gardener" ~ and would love a chance to read more.

    mkip@aol.com

    Oh, and I'm a new follower.

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  20. Oh, forgot to mention my favorite book of the summer so far (summer's not quite over yet here in L.A.): "The Graveyard Book" by Neil Gaiman; favorite audiobook is "The Well of Lost Plots" by Jasper Fforde.

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  21. I enjoyed Off Season by Anne Rivers Siddons.
    Carol M
    mittens0831 AT aol.com

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  22. I follow.
    Carol M
    mittens0831 AT aol.com

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  23. I subscribe by email.
    Carol M
    mittens0831 AT aol.com

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  24. I follow miaking on Twitter-CarolAnnM
    Carol M
    mittens0831 AT aol.com

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  25. This is a GREAT contest!
    I've been wanting to read this for like EVER!
    (So does my dad!)
    -Liz :)

    liztapioka14[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  26. My favorite read of the summer was, named appropriately enough, Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ochler. Thanks for the contest!

    nbmars AT yahoo DOT com

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  27. the monster of florence
    amanda
    catss99@yahoo.com

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  28. i'm a follower of the blog
    amanda
    catss99@yahoo.com

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  29. i subscribe
    amanda
    catss99@yahoo.com

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  30. i follow on twitter
    amanda
    catss99@yahoo.com

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  31. My favorite read so far is 'When You Are Engulfed in Flames,' by David Sedaris
    kathydetweiler@gmail.com

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  32. Sounds like a very interesting book. Thanks for the chance to win!
    ruthann (dot) francis (at) gmail (dot) com

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  33. Favorite summer read -- "Twilight". Can't wait to win and read this book! Val @ louisiana.texas.girl@hotmail.com

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  34. Count me in please and my fav summer read was The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman.
    jessica(at)fan(dot)com

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  35. My favorite summer read is 0 to 60 by Susan Slater.

    bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  36. I just subscribed via email.

    bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  37. I just finished The Winds of War and LOVED it. One of my favorites of all time...

    ihpie at yahoo.com

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  38. My favorite read this summer was actually a re-read of Sense and Sensibility!

    marielay@gmail.com

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  39. I am a follower.

    marielay@gmail.com

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  40. I follow you on twitter -- doodlebug40.

    marielay@gmail.com

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  41. I started reading the Kim Harrison's Rachel Morgan series this summer and it is really good!
    Thanks
    Sarah
    believedreamcourage (at) gmail.com

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  42. This is a really nice author.

    annarudow at gmail dot com

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  43. Love this author!

    annarudow at gmail dot com

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  44. I'd love to read this book; please accept this as my entry. Thank you!

    Aliya D.
    aliyadaya(at)shaw(dot)ca

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  45. I enjoyed reading Twilight by Stephenie Meyer this summer.

    simplystacieblog@gmail.com

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  46. I read alot of books this summer-but one I enjoyed was Miscarriage of Justice by Kip Gayden

    tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

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  47. I enjoyed Hunger Games and Catching Fire.

    Thanks for the entry

    greg
    glf@hotmail.com

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  48. Under This Unbroken Sky was a great read.

    Jerry

    jkl@ gmail dot com

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  49. My fav summer read is Midnight voices by John Saul. Great giveaway! Thanks! jacquecurl1@gmail.com

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  50. I already follow. jacquecurl1@gmail.com

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  51. I already subscribe. jacquecurl1@gmail.com

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  52. I enjoyed Spain...A Culinary Road Trip by Mario Batali. It's the companion book to the TV series Spain...On The Road Again. The best part of it? Trying the recipes!

    chrismejia@aol.com

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