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Free books for bloggers!

Free books for bloggers!
For the third year, I’m hosting Mini Book Expo for Bloggers (http://www.minibookexpo.com) sharing some of the experience of BookExpo Canada with readers who weren’t able to attend. Claim it – Read it – Blog it This year, with help from the 50 publishers who are participating, we are giving free books to readers with o [...]

er… umm… did I mention?

er… umm… did I mention?
That Mini Book Expo is ON?   Right now?  Over at www.minibookexpo.com. Yes this year it even has a brand new, shiny URL of its own. (Which also means this is all I’m going to say about it here.) This year I’ve invited the publishers to partner with us and the response has been phenomenal! 11 books ready to be claim [...]

Need a Little Design Help for MiniBoo...

Need a Little Design Help for MiniBookExpo 2008
It’s almost June and you know what that means:  Mini Book Expo 2008!! This year I’m hoping to get more of the publishers involved directly so we can go back to the "Free Book" model which got more books into more people’s hands. (Or at least it did when the publisher’s didn’t drop a request.  [...]

More miniBookExpo Titles Released

More miniBookExpo Titles Released
Getting the books up onto miniBookExpo for Bloggers is going slower than I hoped, but the work is worth it since books are already starting to get snapped up.  Claim it - Read it – Blog it.  Here are the titles that got added yesterday: Delible [Anne Stone] Eye of the Dream [Elizabeth Sinclair] Extreme Care [...]

More miniBookExpo Titles Released

More miniBookExpo Titles Released
Getting the books up onto miniBookExpo for Bloggers is going slower than I hoped, but the books are already starting to get snapped up. Claim it – Read it – Blog it. Here are the titles that got added yesterday: Delible [Anne Stone]  Eye of the Dream [Elizabeth Sinclair]  Extreme Career Performance [Sandra Boyd / [...]

Take My Books, Please!

Take My Books, Please!
So, just in case you haven't gotten the message the first 10 miniBookExpo books are going up one-by-one onto minibookexpo.unsweetened.ca. Many more books to come!  Dark Side of the Moon [Sherrilyn Kenyon] Cut to the Quick [Joan Boswell] Cloud of Bone [Bernice Morgan] Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures: Stories [Vincent Lam] B [...]

Books on miniBookExpo

Books on miniBookExpo
So, just in case you haven’t gotten the message the first 10 miniBookExpo books are going up one-by-one onto www.minibookexpo.com. (I.e. not here.) Just click on the book name below and you can "claim" them by leaving a comment. Dark Side of the Moon [Sherrilyn Kenyon]  Cut to the Quick [Joan Boswell]  Cloud of Bo [...]

miniBookExpo is a GO!

miniBookExpo is a GO!
miniBookExpo for Bloggers 2007 is a go! I'm just pulling together the final touches on a dedicated blog for miniBookExpo for Bloggers at minibookexpo.unsweetened.ca We have 46 53 books ready to go this year, and another 13 11 Advance Reading Copies (or ARCs) that I'm just waiting for publishers to give me the okay to included. The [...]

miniBookExpo is a GO!

miniBookExpo is a GO!
miniBookExpo for Bloggers 2007 is a go!I’m just pulling together the final touches on a dedicated blog for miniBookExpo for Bloggers at www.minibookexpo.com We have 46 books ready to go this year, and another 13 Advance Reader’ Copies (or ARCs) that I’m just waiting for publishers to give me the okay to included. The rules [...]

Mini Book Expo – It’s pro...

Mini Book Expo – It’s probably on.
  For those of you who have been waiting all year for more free books through the miniBookExpo for Bloggers, BookExpo is on again and the wait is probably** over. Bloggers - keep an eye on this blog for the formal announcement of miniBookExpo for Bloggers to find out how to get a free book from BookExpo in exchange for reviewing it on y [...]

tp: More MiniBook Expo Reviews

tp: More MiniBook Expo Reviews
Free Books from BookExpo! Check out the most recent MiniBook Expo Reviews: Cereus Blooms at Night: A Novel Exiles in America: A Novel The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters Cereus Blooms At Night by Shani Mootoo  — Read Melanie's full review on caffinara Exiles in America R [...]

More MiniBook Expo Reviews

More MiniBook Expo Reviews
Check out the books reviewed so far     Cereus Blooms At Night by Shani Mootoo  — the story unfolds from the ending with lots of overlapping back story, revealing just enough at every juicy turning point to keep us page turning.– Melanie’s full review on caffinara     Exiles in America by [Harper C [...]

Review: Home Run

Review: Home Run
Home Run by Paul Kropp  [Doubleday Canada]Reviewed by PRCS This was an enjoyable and quick read. Although aimed at the teenage market 14+, I would say 16-18 would be a better age group for this novel as some descriptions contain rather adult content. This book is a follow-up to Running the Bases which I have not read. The story takes pl [...]

Review: Stealing Mercury

Review: Stealing Mercury
Stealing Mercury by Lori Cayer [J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing]Reviewed by Christine Thorpe Do You Notice The Blue of Sky The two epigraphs to this selection from Lori Cayer‘s book of poetry Stealing Mercury read: A hundred thousand impressionfrom the spiritare wanting to come through here.         &n [...]

Review: The Wild Girl

Review: The Wild Girl
The Wild Girl by Jim Fergus  [Hyperion Books]Reviewed by PRCS This book was a wonderful reading from start to finish.  Takes place during the depression in 1930′s American midwest, it is the story of a young Apache girl ‘la nina bronca’ who was so wild the hunter who found her in the caves, bought her in to town [...]

What Readers Are Saying.

What Readers Are Saying.
You guys really have done your homework and reviews are starting to come in. Full reviews. I was expecting short summaries.  This rocks! Hey, I’ve even had an author, Carolyn Wilman, offer a copy of her book for the miniBookExpo for Bloggers!  Check out the books reviewed so far Clementine by Sarah Pennypacker [Hyperion fo [...]

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