Giveaway ~ Joshua Henkin’s MATRIMONY (New in Paperback!)

Author Joshua Henkin has something to celebrate and would like to share it with you!  His novel (and previous book club selection here at Planet Books) Matrimony was just released in paperback on August 26, 2008.  Joshua would like to give away a signed paperback copy of Matrimony to a reader of Planet Books.  

To be eligible to win this signed copy of Matrimony please leave your name and e-mail address in the comment section of this post.  The deadline will be this coming Sunday, September 7th at Midnight EDT. 

To be eligible for another chances to win, post about this giveaway on your own blog and link back here and to be eligible for a third chance e-mail at least five friends about this giveaway with a link to this post and cc me on it.  My e-mail is  I will delete the e-mail after counting your entry so not to worry about those e-mail addresses being used for evil. 

To read a great essay written by Joshua Henkin that was featured on Lisa’s book blog Books On The Brain, click HERE

Also, be sure to check out Joshua Henkin himself, talking about his book Matrimony below.

And The Winner Is…

… Lori Barnes!! 

The Great Man

Lori, you have won a copy of the Planet Books July/August book club selection, THE GREAT MANby Kate Christensen.  We will be discussing this book on this blog during the last week of August.  Lori, I will e-mail you today to get your information. 

Everyone, thank you so much for submitting your name for this giveaway.  Remember that we still have one more giveaway running right now.  It’s for Ellen Baker’s KEEPING THE HOUSE and the contest will conclude this Friday at Midnight, EST.  You can check it out and submit your name HERE.

Count Down

It’s almost noon on Friday here in Okinawa I am counting down the hours (almost twenty-four left) till the voting poll for the Planet Books July/August Book Club selection closes.  So far it seems like we will be reading Kate Christensen’s “The Great Man” but close on it’s tail is Elizabeth Noble’s “The Friendship Test”.  Be sure to get you votes in by clicking HERE to read over the nominated titles and vote.  The poll will close Friday at Midnight EST.

We also have two book giveaway contests going on here at Planet Books.  The first is Joshua Henkin’s novel “Matrimony” and the deadline to qualify is this Monday at Midnight EST.  Check out Mr. Henkin’s guest post HERE to check out the rules and enter to win the signed copy of “Matrimony”. 

The second book giveaway is “Mrs. Lieutenant” by Phyllis Zimbler Miller.  The deadline for this contest is July 4th at Midnight EST.  Please check out my review of this book HERE for further details and enter to win the signed copy of “Mrs. Lieutenant”.

I will be using to select the winners for these giveaways and posting the winner the day after each contest ends.  GOOD LUCK!!  These are great books and I enjoyed each one.