Where I share my love of books with reviews, features, giveaways and memes. Family and needlepoint are thrown in from time to time.


Wednesday, December 1, 2010

New Giveaway - The False Friend by Myra Goldberg

It is time for a new giveaway!  I have 2 copies of The False Friend by Myra Goldberg to giveaway - courtesy of Doubleday Books.

From the bestselling author of Bee Season comes an astonishingly complex psychological drama with a simple setup - two eleven-year-old girls, best friends and fierce rivals, go into the woods.  Only one comes out. . .

Leaders of a mercurial clique, Celia and Djuna subjected each other and their three followers to an endless cycle of reward and punishment that peaked one afternoon when all five girls walked home along a forbidden road.  Djuna disappeared that day; Celia blocked out what happened.  It was assumed that Djuna was abducted, though neither she nor her abductor was ever found.

Twenty years later, Celia and her boyfriend Huck are professionally successful, but their relationship is in stasis.  When Celia's memory of that terrible day returns, she confronts her own responsibility for her best friend's disappearance and returns to her hometown to confess.  Her aging parents - their love handicapped by a lifetime of reserve - insist that she is innocent.  Her childhood friends don't believe her.  Huck wants to be supportive, but he can't ignore all that contradicts Celia's version of the past.

Deeply resonant and emotionally charged, The False Friend explores the adults that children become -- leading us to question the truths that we accept or reject, and the lies to which we succumb.

For the Giveaway:
1. Follow my blog (plz) and must leave email address
2. Additional entries - twitter, blog, etc about the giveaway and leave me the link
3.  Giveaway is open to US residents only and will end Dec 22.  Good luck!


debbie said...

I am a gfc follower, I would love to read this.

Maureen said...

It looks like a good story. I am a follower.
mce1011 AT aol DOT com

J. L. Jackson said...

GFC Follower

DreamyCowgirl @ hotmail.com

rubynreba said...

I am a follower. Please enter me. Thanks!

Crystal said...

This sounds like something I would really enjoy, please enter me. I'm a follower.


Taffy said...

I'm a follower!

Thanks for another giveaway.


Anonymous said...

Following Books and Needlepoint with NetworkedBlogs on Facebook -- I would love to read The False Friend :)

Shared the giveaway on Facebook


Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Yep, go and enter me for this one. Sounds too good to pass up (and good enough to pass around my book club)!

I am a GFC and Networked Blogs friend. I gotcha covered.

And thanks for the e-mail! I've posted about this at Win a Book for you, as well. Of course.

AmandaSue said...

I'm a GFC Follower thanks!

unforgetable_dreamer_always (at) hotmail.com

Rachel said...

I follow on GFC

A said...

I'm a follower with facebook.


This book looks so fantastic, I really hope I win.

shanaelyse said...

Looks great! I'm a follower via GFC.


rbooth43 said...

Great giveaway! I am a google follower and email subscriber.

Jules@OneBookShy said...

Thank you for the giveaway. This looks like a great book.

onebookshy at yahoo dot com

kalea_kane said...

I would love to read this book. I have seen it several times, but never picked it up. Please include me in your giveaway I am a follower.


kalea_kane said...

I also tweeted the giveaway.



Shaiha said...

Wow! This sounds like a great book. Please enter me in the drawing. I follow you thru GFC


Carol W. said...

I'm a GFC follower. I remember enjoying Bee Season, and I'd love to read the author's latest.


Dawn M. said...

Would love the chance to read this. I want to know what happened!

I follow.


Thanks! :0)
librarygrinch at gmail dot com

nicole s said...

gfc follower
I'd love to read this book!

CherylS22 said...

GFC follower

Thanks for the giveaway....
Happy Holidays!
megalon22 at yahoo dot com

~The Book Pixie said...

I'm a GFC Follower!

Thanks for the giveaway! :D


~The Book Pixie said...

Tweeted: http://twitter.com/thebookpixie/status/17439633314938880



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