Thursday, December 2, 2010

Reminder and Review

I want to send out a reminder that my swag giveaway for "Awakened" by Ednah Walters ends tomorrow, December 3rd at 11:59pm MST.  There will be two winners.  Winner #1 will receive an "Awakened" mouse pad and signed bookmark.  As a bonus I am adding a "Thirteenth Chime" bookmark.  Winner #2 will win a pen and signed bookmark and will also get a "Thirteenth Chime" bookmark.

Just as a heads up, I am currently reading a heartwarming Christmas book, "The Reindeer Keeper: Believe Again..." by Barbara Briggs Ward.  I  am about half way through and I really like it.  It will help you get into the spirit of Christmas.  A full review will be coming soon.

And now for a quick review.  I entered a contest on I am a Reader, Not a Writer.  One of the requirements was to go to Smashwords and download a copy of  a very short book of short stories.  It is a quick and fantastic read.
It is "Water and other Stories" by Daron D. Fraley.  I gave it 5 stars. If you want to download a fantastic book that you can read while waiting at the Dr.'s office.  This is a good choice.  It is free at Smashwords, and they have many different formats.  I would highly suggest going to the website and seeing what other books may interest you.  Here is the direct link to "Water" :
"Water" is an inspirational read.  The first story is of a homeless man begging on the street corner.  The author takes us into his past and the events that brought him to where he is.  It is incredible, and a reminder to not judge others, you don't know where they have been.

The second story takes place on another planet.  A young boy visits his shepherding friend and is asked to stay and take care of the sheep while the shepherd goes on a journey.  The boy must learn to forgive himself for circumstances beyond his control.  It also is  twist on the Christmas story.

The third is of a disable man sitting at the edge of the waters in Jerusalem waiting to be healed.  He struggles to be the first in the water, but he doesn't have anyone there to help him.  This is a biblical story and is a story of compassion.

If you are interested in entering the giveaway at I am a Reader, Not a Writer here is the link.  The giveaway ends on December 15th.

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