Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Pride, Prejudice and Cheese Grits

GIVEAWAY

HATHAWAY, MARY JANE
PRIDE, PREJUDICE AND CHEESE GRITS

Shelby Roswell is a history professor on the fast track to tenure until her new book is crushed in a review by the famous historian, Ransom Fielding. She struggles to regain her momentum only to discover that Fielding has taken a visiting professorship at her college. The place that was once a refuge from the poverty of her past is now a battlefield of Civil War proportions.

Ransom is still struggling with his role in his wife’s accidental death six years ago and was hoping a year at Shelby’s small college would be a respite from the reminders back home. He never bargained for falling in love with the one woman who would give anything to make him leave. Together Shelby and Ransom learn that home is never very far away, and when you least expect it, love arrives.

With a cast of Civil War re-enactors, an evil wedding planner, antebellum mansions, and several mysterious diaries, 'Pride, Prejudice and Cheese Grits' will take you on a touching and hilarious ride through a modern South you haven't seen before.

My Review:

Brilliant and funny and whimsical with some deep-rooted truths thrown in. I was completely captivated.

I love Shelby and all her foibles, especially her penchant for inserting her foot in her mouth. She's always spoiling for a fight but that's only because of her passionate drive to fight injustice wherever she finds it. She's vibrant and alive and relatable.

Ransom -- adore the name by the way. He's like a slumbering giant who is jarred awake by the fiery Shelby. Rousing to life again makes him awkward and 'growly' though. So fun to watch the two battle wills and numerous misunderstandings that often lead to laugh-out-loud one liners too good to miss.

A light-hearted and touching nod to Austen's classic Pride and Justice.

GIVEAWAY OPPORTUNITY:

If you would like an opportunity to win a copy of Pride, Prejudice and Cheese Grits please leave a comment below or email me at kavluvstoreadATyahooDOTca. If you post a comment and add your email address, please use AT and DOT instead of @ and . in the address to protect yourself from spammers. If you enter the draw via email please remember to put the title in the subject line so that it's easy for me to spot your entry. Draw will be held and winner announced on Sunday December 7 2014. Offer open to international readers. Good luck!

32 comments:

  1. I love Pride and Prejudice!! I would love to read the book. oh dot hello dot hit at gmail dot com

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    1. It is oh dot hello dot hiya at gmail dot com

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    2. It's so much fun to read the different spins on beloved classics, isn't it? Good luck, Danie.

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  2. The title of this ones makes the novel sound like it would be a fun one to read. Thanks for offering an opportunity.
    may_dayzee (AT) yahoo (DOT) com

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    1. It's definitely a fun read, Kay...but a thoughtful one as well. Good luck.

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  3. Yay for another Pride and Prejudice themed book! There is never enough od that stuff:)

    janka(dot)halcinova(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Isn't it funny how thrilled we get over something so familiar yet different? Kind of like fairy tale rewrites. Good luck, Janka.

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  4. I can't wait to read this one!! I love the title!!!!!

    kathrynlvoss(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Eye-catching title, isn't it? Made me do a double take the first time I saw it. Good luck, Kate.

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  5. I want to read it just because of the title!

    pattymh2000(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  6. Love the cover...love the title....would love this book!

    mauback55 at gmail dot com

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    1. I'm ure you'd love it, Melanie. Good luck!

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  7. What a fun sounding book that i would love to win

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    1. It's sooooo much fun. Good luck, Karen.

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  8. thanks for the chance to read this novel, kav

    karenk
    kmkuka at yahoo dot com

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    1. You're welcome, Karen. Good luck!

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  9. I love this title! It looks like a book that will be a lot of fun to read. Thanks for the review and the chance to win it.

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  10. What an interesting title! Looks like a fun book.
    pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

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    1. I know -- wonder how long it took to come up with it? LOL Good luck, rubynreba.

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  11. I've been interested in these Austen series "updates" since I saw the first title.

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    1. Oops, it's huletthouse AT mchsi DOT com

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    2. I just ordered the second one in the series and the third has just been released. Really looking forward to reading them. Good luck, sweetpea.

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  12. Sounds good, rrwalter34ATgmailDOTcom

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  13. Thanks for letting me know about this author and her series. Sounds like it would be a good one to order for the church library.
    Janet E.
    von1janet(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. I think a lot of your library patrons would enjoy it. Good luck, Janet.

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  14. I'd love to win! Love P&P and hugh Downton Abbey fan. jcphmls at gmail dot com.

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  15. This sounds like a fun read! Thanks for the giveaway!

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    1. You're welcome, Loraine. Good luck.

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