Isn't it comforting to know that Santa enjoys a good read? Of course, he's probably not reading much these days. After all, he has a major deadline to meet.
And so do I.
I'm making Christmas gifts this year and playing the frantic elf isn't going to leave me much time to read until after the 25th. I usually read a week or two ahead of the reviews I post on my blog and I'm trailing way behind. So, while I play catch up I thought we'd do a round (or two) of the ever popular Reader's Choice Giveaways. Three this week. Three next week. Winners will still be announced on Sundays but here's a calendar showing the dates (marked by presents) that the Giveaway posts will 'air'.
If you're new to Reader's Choice here's how it will work.
I'm getting ready for a winter reading blitz but I need your input to help me scout out the best new January - March 2016 releases. So, instead of reading and reviewing books I'll be asking you to recommend some early 2016 release titles.
How does it work?
Easy-peasy! Make recommendations in the comment section on (any or all of the following dates) December 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23 and if you win the draw, you win the book you suggested.
BUT YOU GOTTA FOLLOW THE RULES!!!!!!
Publication dates must be
January, February or March 2016
Each day is genre specific so
only submit books from that genre
Christian Fiction books only please!
You can offer three suggestions per day
they need to be made in
three separate comments
(makes it easier for me to tally)
No email entries this week
(too hard to keep track of due to the
# of responses)
Open to International readers (I'm all about spreading the Good News about Christian Fiction all over the globe!!!!!!)
And since there's been some confusion in the past about what fits in each genre,
here's a handy-dandy guide
ROMANTIC SUSPSENSE OR MYSTERY:
A mystery ia an important part of the plot. The heroine or hero (or both) are often in peril (more so in a suspense). Can be set in a contemporary or historical setting.
A story where the romance plays a major role and is set in any time period before the mid 1970s
A story where the romance plays a major role and is set in our 1980s to current.
A story where the hero or heroine (or both) are Amish.
A book that consists of multiple short stories written by various authors.
Yes, all the above categories have to be Christian Fiction as well, but I've added this one to include any other genres within inspirational fiction. Like Women's Fiction, Sci/Fi or Fantasy, Suspense/Mystery without a romantic element. Plus anything from the previous mentioned categories.
So that's it. You can ask any questions in the comment section or just say 'hey' but no book suggestions until tomorrow when we kick off the festivities with Historical Romance.