Win These Books! November 2013

November 2, 2013 | 4 Comments

Six sensational books up for grabs this month! Scroll down to the bottom of this post and enter to win using the Rafflecopter form.

Adrenaline Rush by Cindy M. Hogan

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A madman with a mission is kidnapping groups of thrill-seeking high school seniors across the country, and it’s up to Christy to stop him. To do so, she must take on a fearless alter ego and infiltrate a group of adrenaline junkies bent on pushing life to the limit. Death-defying stunts are only the beginning: two groups fit the profile, and Christy must discover the real target before it s too late.

If she chooses the wrong group, more people will disappear. But choosing right puts her as the prime target with no guarantee that she ll get out alive.


Cindy M. Hogan graduated with a secondary education teaching degree and enjoys spending time with unpredictable teenagers. More than anything she loves the time she has with her own teenage daughters and wishes she could freeze them at this fun age.

If she’s not reading or writing, you’ll find her snuggled up with the love of her life watching a great movie or planning their next party. She loves to bake, garden, and hang out and play outdoors. Cindy is the author of the Watched trilogy. You can find out more about her and her books  at


Beyond the Wood (Book 1) by Michael J Roueche

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Romance has faded, and shame has weakened resolve. Mystery has shrouded the truth, and pride has matured into a world enveloped by rage and war. . . . And the only constant is betrayal—and at times he is your sole companion. Yet, hope still lingers . . .

Hank, a soldier for the Union, refuses retreat from his first bloodied action without proof he has been there, and he takes it from a dying enemy. Fed by the compassion he finds in the Confederate’s last letter and his own unsettled dreams and troubling memories, Hank imagines a romance that drives him relentlessly toward an impossible rendezvous. All the while, Elizabeth, the widow, struggles with burdens left by her husband, even as her neighbors conspire against her. And what is she to make of this Union soldier, this enemy, so set on coming to her?

Roueche_Michael2Michael J. Roueche grew up in Virginia and has an indelible affection for the Old Dominion. Ever a romantic, only in recent years did he discover the Civil War that had always surrounded him, thanks to Bruce Catton books and a good friend who gave him a copy of Michael Schaara’s Killer Angels. He is inspired by the examples of those who maintain their integrity as they persevere and overcome obstacles.

With a deepening background in Civil War history and prompted by an unexpected and unusual experience at Manassas National Battlefield Park, the “Beyond the Wood” series was born.

He and his wife of 36 years now live in Colorado, where they enjoy hiking and exploring the High Plains and Rocky Mountains, with their alpine vistas, aspen groves and evergreen forests, and amazing wildlife. They have five children and several grandchildren. Learn more about Michael at


Cinderskella by Amie & Bethanie Borst

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Cindy is just a normal 11¾-year-old. At least until she wakes up one night and finds out she’s dead. Well, she isn’t technically dead-she just doesn’t have any hair, eyes, or . . . skin. Yep, she is a skeleton—all bones and no body.

Human by day and skeleton by night, Cindy is definitely cursed—and she has no one to turn to except a father who’s now scared of her. To make matters worse, the Spring Fling dance is approaching, and Ethan, the cutest boy in sixth grade, doesn’t seem to know Cindy exists. Of course, Cindy doesn’t think letting Ethan find out she’s part skeleton is the best way to introduce herself. and that there’s no way she can attend the school dance “dressed” like a skeleton.

Borst_AmieBethanieAmie & Bethanie Borst are a mother and daughter writing team. Cinderskella is their debut novel, the first in the Scarily Ever After series published by Jolly Fish Press. They love writing beautifully sweet Young Adult and Middle Grade fiction with a dark twist.

Amie (the mom) loves pink, unicorns, and glitter. Twelve year old Bethanie plays the piano and could beat Katniss Everdeen in an archery competition!

You can read more about their lives at or by following them on Facebook.


Once Enchanted by Jaclyn M. Hawkes

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She’s young, she’s sharp, she’s the hardest working attorney in the whole LA office. Still, when Alexis O’Brien finally gets brutally honest with herself, she has to admit she’s nothing more than a glorified workhorse for her boss and his slippery partners. Her dissatisfaction only deepens when she gets sent on a wild goose chase to rural Wyoming to find some elusive gifted architect for a project she thinks is corrupt.

Then she meets Sean Rockland. The antithesis of the effeminate manicured types she’s used to at work, with his muscles fairly rippling under his button down, Sean ticks her off from the very first moment she lays eyes on him as he’s recuing her from car trouble—which only makes him laugh. Of course that doesn’t help.

When her spitfire meets his steel sparks begin to fly!

Hawkes_JaclynJaclyn M. Hawkes grew up in Utah with 6 sisters, 4 brothers and a large number of pets. She got a bachelor’s degree, had a career, and traveled extensively before settling down to her life’s work of being the mother of four magnificent and sometimes challenging children. She loves shellfish, the out of doors, the youth, and hearing her children laugh.

She and her fine husband, their family, and their sometimes very large pets, now live in a mountain valley in northern Utah, where it smells like heaven and kids still move sprinkler pipe. Jaclyn is the author of seven novels. You can read more about them at


Checkin’ It Twice & Other Heartwarming Holiday Tales

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Can Santa learn a lesson from the Savior? Can a foreign exchange student help you see Christmas a little more clearly? Do things really look better from a distance? And just how many holiday ornaments does one woman need?

Get in the Christmas Spirit with Volume 2 of award-winning stories from LDS Publisher’s 2010 and 2011 Christmas Story Contests!

Authors include: Brenda J. Anderson, Amie Borst, Weston Elliot, Kasey Eyre, Gussie Fick, Angie Lofthouse, Teresa G. Osgood, Brian C. Ricks, Jennifer Ricks, LeeAnn Setzer, Jennifer Carson Shelton, Rob Smales, Janice Sperry, LisaAnn Turner, and Michael Young,


Stolen Christmas and Other Stories of the Season

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What happens when you’re so poor you have to steal your Christmas presents? Or have you ever taken a punch in the face as your Christmas gift to the girl you love? Or saved Christmas while hunting were-weevils?

These award-winning Christmas stories are the best of the best from the 2007—2009 LDS Publisher Christmas Story Contests. From Christmases past, to present to future; from sweet and inspirational to zany and delightful–there’s a story for everyone in this eclectic collection.

Authors include: Roger Bonner, Don Carey, Laura Craner, Joyce diPastena, Sarah M. Eden, L.T. Elliot, Gussie Fick, Melanie Goldmund, M. Gray, Taegan Hutchinson, Angie Lofthouse, Lori Nawyn, Tristi Pinkston, Brian C. Ricks, Sandra Sorenson, Janice Sperry, and Christine Thackeray.

Thank you to all these wonderful sponsors! If you’d like to sponsor the Win These Books! contest next month, CLICK HERE for details.

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4 responses to “Win These Books! November 2013

  1. donna harris

    I like this giveaway, easy and simple. Thanks for letting us choose which books we like to win. All the books are nice to win. Thanks again, Donna

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