Books Nobody’s Read But Say They Have…

Just saw Catherine Coulter’s cover for her novel The Valcourt Heiress, I love her dress, it is beautiful!

If you haven’t checked Sue Grimshaw’s blog at True Romance at Borders, you should.  She has daily author guest posts with giveaways, look at it here.

The Librarian Next Door pointed me in the direction of the Huffington Post’s 13 Books Nobody’s Read But Say They Have, I looked through the list and have only read one of the books listed but I have (unfortunately in most cases) read other works by the authors.

Austen Authors has posted the blog tour schedule of Kara Louise and her novel Darcy’s Voyage for all you die-hard Austen fans (I know there are a lot of you out there).


Jack Caldwell, author of the upcoming release of western version of Pride and Prejudice called Pemberley Ranch, at Austen Authors.

Cindy Jones, author of My Jane Austen Summer: A Season in Mansfield Park, was interviewed at Austen Authors by Jane Austen.

Gayle Wilson, author of Claiming the Forbidden Bride, and Christina Courtenay, author of Trade Winds guest posted at Historical Romance UK.

Lila DiPasqua, author of Awakened By a Kiss, at Unusual Historicals.

Sophie Jordan, author of Firelight, at La Femme Readers and Confessions of a Bookaholic.

Wendy Etherington, author of Her Private Treasure, at The Romance Dish.

Zoe Archer, author of The Warrior, at Yankee Romance Reviewers.

Violet Haberdasher, author of Knightley Academy, at The Story Siren.

Joelle Charbonneau, author of Skating Around the Law, at Brant Flakes.

Cinda Williams Chima, author of The Heir Chronicles, at The Bibliophilic Books.

Kate Brady, author of Last to Die, at Reviews by Martha’s Bookshelf.


Romantic Crush Junkies is giving away a copy of Passions of a Wicked Earl in connection with Lorraine Heath’s blog tour, contest ends September 19th.

Austen Authors is having a Regency Quiz with the winner receiving a copy of What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew by Daniel Pool, contest ends Sept. 18th.

YA Bliss is having a Go Green Contest, she has put together a montage of YA book covers, all of them green, and if you guess correctly you win Another Pan by Daniel and Dina Nayeri.

The Printed Page is giving away a Kindle 3 (US) or a $100 Amazon GC (International), contest ends Sept. 22nd.

A Girl Reads A Book is giving away a box set of Roald Dahl books, contest ends Sept. 19th.

Ednah Walters, author of Awakened, is giving away a Back-To-School pack to two readers that includes a shirt, copy of her book, a pen and notebook, .

Teens Read and Write is giving away a bottle of author Jessica Verday’s perfume, CASPIAN, contest ends Sept. 26th.

Hatchette Book Group is having a September Romance Classics Giveaway at several sites. They are giving away a copy of The Raven Prince by Elizabeth Hoyt, Hot Wheels and High Heels by Jane Graves, and  A Hint of Wicked by Jennifer Haymore, you find them at The Bibliophilic Book Blog, Book Hounds, and Fiction Vixen, all three contests have different deadlines so be aware.


The Season for Romance has a free read page with 10 titles listed that you can read online.

Austenprose is celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Elizabeth Gaskell’s Birth by participating in a Blog Tour. Elizabeth Gaskell wrote one of my favorite books Cranford.

Love Romance Passion posted about the new contest happening at Mills & Boon, are you an aspiring writer? Would you like to win an iPad? You can find out more about the contest here.

Blog Fest was last weekend, this weekend we have Blog Mania, The Sweetest Romance Authors is stop #159 and you can find the entire list of participants on her site. Ryan Allen Jersey

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