Leap Into Books Giveaway Hop

27 Feb

Thanks to I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and Jinky Is Reading for hosting the Leap Into Books Giveaway Hop that runs February 28 through March 7. There are lots of bloggers giving away books and bookish stuff, so be sure to check them all out HERE.

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I have two books to give away to one winner — Catch A Falling Star by Beth Vogt and Fired Up by Mary Connealy. Just leave me a comment to enter. For additional entries, like me on FB and/or follow me on Twitter.

fallingstar-e1361983877202Catch A Falling Star by Beth Vogt. At 36, Kendall Haynes has seen some of her dreams come true. She’s a family physician helping kids with severe allergies and asthma achieve more fulfilling lives—a childhood struggle she knows all too well. But the feeling of being “the kid never picked” looms large when romance continues to evade her and yet another one of her closest friends gets engaged. Are Kendall’s dreams of having it all—a career, a husband, children—nothing more than childish wishing upon a star? Should she hold out for her elusive Plan A? Dust off Plan B? Or is it time to settle? God says he knows the plans he has for her—why can’t Kendall figure them out and be content with her life?

Griffin Walker prefers flying solo—both as an Air Force pilot and in his personal life. But a wrong choice and health problems pulled him out of the cockpit. His attempts to get out of “flying a desk” are complicated by his parents’ death—making Griffin the reluctant guardian of his sixteen-year-old brother, Ian. How did his life get so off course? Can God get his life back on track … or has there been a divine plan all along?

Catch a Falling Star reminds readers that romance isn’t just for twenty-somethings and that sometimes letting go of your “wish I may, wish I might” dreams is the only way to embrace everything God has waiting for you.

209154_w185Fired Up by Mary Connealy. Dare Riker is a doctor who saves lives, but someone seems determined to end his. It may have something to do with the traitors he dealt with during the Civil War, or it might be related to the recent incident with Flint Greer and the ranch. Whoever the culprit is, he or she seems really fired up, and Dare can’t let his guard down for a moment, which is a challenge, since right now he’s trying to win the heart of the recently widowed Glynna.

Glynna Greer came west as a mail-order bride and ended up in a bad situation. Now her husband, Flint, is dead, and she’s determined to care for her son and daughter on her own. She wants to believe Dare Riker is as decent as he seems, but she’s terrified to lock herself into another marriage. She plans to support her small family by opening a diner–never mind that cooking is not her greatest talent. The men in Broken Wheel, Texas, are so desperate for home cooking that they seem willing to overlook dried-out beef and blackened biscuits.

Glynna can’t help but notice that danger follows Dare wherever he goes. There’s the avalanche. And then the fire. But things really get out of hand when someone plunges a knife from Glynna’s diner into Dare’s back. Are Flint’s cronies still plotting revenge? Is Glynna’s son engaged in a misguided attempt to protect his mother? Is a shadowy outsider still enraged over past injustices? And can Dare survive long enough to convince Glynna to take another chance on love?

46 Responses to “Leap Into Books Giveaway Hop”

  1. Barbara Gamble February 27, 2014 at 2:52 pm #

    what great fun!

  2. Susan Byerly February 27, 2014 at 2:55 pm #

    These books sound great. Thanks for the giveaway. Susan B

  3. Glenda Middleton February 27, 2014 at 5:06 pm #

    The books sound interesting. Thanks for the opportunity to enjoy them.

  4. Michele Behlen February 27, 2014 at 8:37 pm #

    I would like to read both books. Thanks for the great giveaway.

  5. sonja1971 February 27, 2014 at 10:35 pm #

    Having some pretty tough allergies to common things is a problem I deal with daily, too. Would love to read about that.

  6. Anastasia February 28, 2014 at 2:12 am #

    These look great! I’d love to give them a read 🙂

  7. TheBargainBabe February 28, 2014 at 8:41 am #

    Loving all these book giveaways. Thanks for the chance to win! 🙂

  8. Anita Yancey February 28, 2014 at 8:43 am #

    Both books sound really good. I would enjoy reading them. Thanks for having this very generous giveaway.

  9. sweetdz11 February 28, 2014 at 11:53 am #

    Thanks for the giveaway 🙂 Following on twitter and facebook.

  10. Shannon Greathouse (@Majecscontesttx) February 28, 2014 at 1:11 pm #

    .Thank you for the giveaway, both of the books sound like a good read. I have followed you on facebook and twitter now.Thank you!
    FB- shannon.greathouse.7
    TW- @majecscontesttx

  11. Merry February 28, 2014 at 10:16 pm #

    I would love to read these books. Its been a long cold winter here so I have been doing a lot of reading. I like you on facebook.

  12. Andrea Williams March 1, 2014 at 10:40 pm #

    Great books! Thanks for the chance.

  13. Melissa C. March 2, 2014 at 12:44 am #

    Thanks for participating.
    leighannecrisp at yahoo dot com

  14. lawonder10 March 2, 2014 at 2:45 am #

    Hi I follow you on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/lu.worley

  15. lawonder10 March 2, 2014 at 2:46 am #

    I follow you on Twitter @LAWonder10

  16. lawonder10 March 2, 2014 at 2:48 am #

    Those both sound like excellent books and I have not read either one. I would truly love to!

  17. Lisa Vazquezanzua March 2, 2014 at 3:25 am #

    Thank you so much for a chance to win and for being a part of this fun and awesome blog hop!!

    livvie_v@yahoo.com
    Liked on FB: http://www.facebook.com/lisa.vazquezanzua.7
    Follow on Twitter:@livvie_v

  18. tfs93 March 2, 2014 at 2:16 pm #

    I liked on FB as Tia Sills Dalley
    I follow on Twitter as @videoclimber
    Thanks for the chance to win

  19. Shannah March 3, 2014 at 11:11 am #

    Both books look fantastic. I love Mary Connealy especially!
    I’ve also followed on Twitter as @Shay_m2

  20. cosgrovejulia March 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm #

    Thanks for this great giveaway. I have been waiting to get my ands on a copy of Cath a Falling Star.
    cosgrove.julia@yahoo.com

  21. cosgrovejulia March 3, 2014 at 8:01 pm #

    I follow on twitter- @cosgrovejulia.
    cosgrove.julia@yahoo.com

  22. cosgrovejulia March 3, 2014 at 8:01 pm #

    I follow on facebook also- cosgrove.julia@yahoo.com

  23. Christy Maurer March 3, 2014 at 9:28 pm #

    I’ve read Mary Connealy before, but not the other author. Both books look great 🙂

  24. Christy Maurer March 3, 2014 at 9:29 pm #

    I follow you on twitter as @christy41970

  25. Laurie B March 3, 2014 at 10:08 pm #

    Both books so interesting – thank you for the chance to win!

  26. Becca March 4, 2014 at 1:25 am #

    Both books sound great. Thanks for the chance!

  27. Tammy Cordell Hudson March 4, 2014 at 4:55 am #

    These sound like great books. I follow you on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest

  28. Mippy/Sabrina March 4, 2014 at 5:55 am #

    I would love to read both books! Thank you for the chance! 😀

  29. BookLady March 4, 2014 at 11:50 pm #

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  30. annie page March 5, 2014 at 12:39 am #

    Love nooks of all kinds thanks
    followed facebook annie page
    followed twitter @anniewilcox15

  31. maureen simiyu March 5, 2014 at 11:15 am #

    thank you so much! Those were so great!

  32. Ashley E March 5, 2014 at 12:44 pm #

    Sounds great. Thank you!

  33. Lori Ha March 5, 2014 at 6:36 pm #

    Awesome hop 🙂 Thanks

  34. Lori Ha March 5, 2014 at 6:37 pm #

    I follow via of FB (Lori Harvey)
    Thanks 🙂

  35. Cyndi Flores March 5, 2014 at 9:15 pm #

    Hi..I follow you on twitter and I would love to have these books!! Thank you

  36. Daniel M March 6, 2014 at 12:58 am #

    sounds like a fun one!

  37. bn100 March 6, 2014 at 3:25 am #

    Interesting books

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  38. Jess D March 6, 2014 at 10:02 am #

    Thanks for your giveaway!
    i_love_books at aol dot com

  39. Jess D March 6, 2014 at 10:02 am #

    I like your page on facebook with the name Jess Ica D

  40. Nikki Marie March 6, 2014 at 9:56 pm #

    I’d love to read both these books, thanks!

    Dominique

  41. Nikki Marie March 6, 2014 at 9:56 pm #

    I follow you on FB: Nikki Marie

  42. GR Hovorka March 6, 2014 at 11:49 pm #

    Looks like two great books! Most interested in Catch a Falling Star; plus I love that cover!

  43. GR Hovorka March 6, 2014 at 11:50 pm #

    Following on twitter @GHovorka1. ghwasd at gmail dot com

  44. GR Hovorka March 6, 2014 at 11:50 pm #

    Liked on Facebook (GR Hovorka). ghwasd at gmail dot com

  45. Virginia H March 7, 2014 at 7:50 pm #

    Liked on facebook and followed on twitter. I love Mary’s books.

    lead AT hotsheet DOT com

  46. Buddy Garrett March 7, 2014 at 11:51 pm #

    Both of the books sound great. Thanks.

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