Friday, July 08, 2011

Free Book Friday - Conference Edition

Man, I'm whooped. Conference kicked my tail. But as always, it was fun. As an introvert, it pretty much sucks my soul out and I have go crawl under a rock for a few days to recouperate.

While I'm recovering from my normal post-Nationals hangover, lets give away some of the books I picked up while I was there. I hit several of the obligatory publisher signings, got a bag of books from RWA, guest speakers, etc., so there's plenty to give away this next year.

First, one from our Awards Luncheon speaker, Sherrilyn Kenyon.


No Mercy by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Live fast, fight hard and if you have to die then take as many of your enemies with you as you can. That is the Amazon credo and it was one Samia lived and died by. Now in contemporary New Orleans, the immortal Amazon warrior is about to learn that there's a worse evil coming to slaughter mankind than she's ever faced before. Shapeshifter Dev Peltier has stood guard at the front of Sanctuary for almost two hundred years and in that time, he's seen it all. Or so he thought. Now their enemies have discovered a new source of power- one that makes a mockery of anything faced to date. The war is on and Dev and Sam are guarding ground zero. But in order to win, they will have to break the most cardinal of all rules and pray it doesn't unravel the universe as we know it.

Next, one from RITA finalist, Kelly Hunter, who was very nice to me when the last martini hit me like a ton of bricks at the HQ party and I became an idiot.

With This Fling... by Kelly Hunter

Successful archaeologist Charlotte Greenstone has no time for men, so invents a convenient one--who bears a highly "inconvenient" resemblance to sexy stranger Greyson Tyler! To protect her mortifying white lie, Charlotte begs Grey to act as her temporary fiance....

One glimpse of Charlotte's killer curves, and Grey can't resist making his own outrageous proposition--he'll pretend to be her fiance... if they can enjoy "all" the benefits of being a couple! Smoking-hot Grey is definitely fling material, but Charlotte knows that's all it can ever be.... Isn't it?

To win, comment with the phrase "I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year!"

21 comments:

Angel said...

I didn't know stowing away was an option! I'll definitely have to do that next year. :)

Angel

Smarty Pants said...

The trick is... I still have to keep my bag under the 50 lb weight limit. :)

robertsonreads said...

I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year! I am willing to pay the extra charges for over the limit of 50 lbs.

Have a great weekend everyone.

Playground Monitor said...

Robertsonreads and I think alike. ;-)

Angel said...

Amen.

Virginia said...

"I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year!" Not sure I could get away with this but its worth a try. I weight a lot more then 50 lbs.

Ju Dimello said...

I definitely want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year, as long as you take care of the baggage and handling fees ;) and take me on a private jet, where the baggage is right next to you ;) Too much?

catslady said...

To win, comment with the phrase "I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year!" Just put me in a cat carrier lol.

chey said...

Sounds like you had a great time!
I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year!

Stephanie Jones said...

I don't want to stow away in your luggage because my shoes alone would put it over weight without adding me.

Those books look good. You make me want to go read a book instead of getting ready for the meeting tomorrow!

Mariee said...

"I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year!"

Laurie G said...

How do conferences work with books? I imagine they're all available for sale? How do you get the freebies?

I love books! I would also like to meet authors but I get tongue tied and freeze up in social situations...How did you handle the stress of traveling and the exposure?

gigi said...

"I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year!"
Heck I could be sent Fed Ex

donnas said...

I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year!

Freight shipping works too.

mariska said...

I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year!

Laurie G said...

"I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year!"

I forgot to include this with my earlier comment. OOPS!

Caroline said...

I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year! Pleeeeeeeease can I huh? Can I? Love Caroline x p.s did I say Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease enough? 'Cos if I didn't you only have to say....

Pat L. said...

"I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year!"

I really would love to attend a conference one day; they sound like so much fun.

Angel said...

Laurie G, At National Conference and some other reader conferences like RT magazine's, publishing companies host signings where their authors sign free copies of their books. Also at Nationals authors and publishers will give away books during workshops. And publishers often give books away at the luncheons.

Then there are the book sales like the huge Lit Signing where authors sign their books for readers to purchase.

Angel

Anonymous said...

I would love to attend a romance writers/readers conference.

So make room for me in your suitcase so

I want to stow away in your luggage & go to conference next year!

Helen L.

Anonymous said...

I want to stowaway in your luggage.

Sounds like a fun time.

Natalie's Mama