Welcome to Popcorn Reads!
At PopcornReads.com, we’re life-long bookaholics who’ve always been passionate about the joys of reading. This publication is about sharing books, e-readers and other book related products we love with you. Hopefully you’ll love them as much as we do!
What’s a Popcorn Read? It entertains you, triggering all of your emotions and often your funny bone. Above all, it’s a rollicking good time – however you define that. We hope you find great new reads among our favorites, so check back often to see what new books we’re reviewing! We’re eclectic readers, so you’ll find reviews of all kinds of fiction here. We also love to host book giveaways!
Horrorstor has been acquired for development as a TV series by the same people who brought us Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. Whoot! Click here to read our review of it.
We’ve Got a Week Full of Bookishly Good Treats (Giveaways) for you!
Monday, October 27th, 2014: I’ll be doing some last minute Halloween preparations, which usually translates into, “OMG, did I really eat all of the Halloween candy I bought to hand out this year?!? Must get more now!” I’ll also be searching for the lost days from this month – and I’ll be blaming sneaky trolls and gremlins for both of these things…Hey, somebody’s got to take the fall. Better them than me!
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014: We’re reviewing and hosting a Giveaway for Reversion by Amy Rogers. Talk about a timely novel; how about a mutating virus? This author is a real scientist and her tension-packed thrillers give Michael Crichton a run for his money! And, yes, those are bats on the cover! Click here to read our review of Amy’s novel, Petroplague.
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014: We’re reviewing and hosting a Giveaway for Aunty Lee’s Deadly Specials by Ovidia Yu. The widowed Aunty Lee just can’t mind her own business when it comes to murder in Singapore, especially not when the killer makes everyone think her delicious cooking is to blame! Click here to read our review of Aunty Lee’s Delights.
Thursday, October 30th, 2014: We’re reviewing and hosting a Giveaway for The Killer Next Door by Edgar Award winning author Alex Marwood. I should have known I was in trouble when even Stephen King said this novel is scary as hell. Be prepared to be creeped out! How well do you know your neighbors?
Friday, October 31st, 2014: It’s time to put the finishing touches on the suitably scary makeup, don the creepy costume, and prepare to hand out goodies to any trick or treaters who dare to brave the eerie haunted beach on All Hallows Eve! *cue the suitably scary book reviewer’s laugh*
Saturday, November 1st, 2014: Gather those yummy sugar skulls, toast your dearly departed, and remember to change your clocks to Fall Back tonight. Seriously, we could all use an extra hour’s sleep after the 1-2 punch of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos!
Sunday, November 2nd, 2014: We’ll update this page with the upcoming week’s reviews and giveaways. Any new giveaway winners will also be updated then.
Be sure to check below to see which continuing giveaways you want to enter before it’s too late!
Giveaway Hop Continuing This Week:
We’re participating in the Spooktacular Giveaway Hop! Our Giveaway is Desert Rage by Betty Webb. This intense novel is part of the dark Lena Jones mystery series, inspired by cases Ms. Webb covered as a journalist. Two teens have confessed to murdering a family but did they do it? A member of the U.S. Congress hires Lena to find out. Why would a national politician want to get involved in such a political hot potato? Click on the book title to go to the giveaway page, enter our giveaway, and link to the others in this huge book-related Giveaway Hop!
Giveaways Continuing This Week:
Lailah is Book #1 of the new YA Styclar Saga by Nikki Kelly. What would Halloween month be without a paranormal novel giveaway? Lailah knows she’s different but she doesn’t know why she doesn’t age or why she heals almost instantly. Is she good or is she evil, or is she something neither side has ever seen before? Click on the book title to go to the Giveaway page
Our Recent Giveaway Winners
Congratulations to Cindy Brooks on winning our Giveaway for Perfect Girl!
Congratulations to Megan Henn on winning our Giveaway for The Hawley Book of the Dead!
Congratulations to Tram Le on winning our Giveaway for Cattle Kate!
Congratulations to Bonnie Franks on winning our Giveaway for The Betrayers!
Congratulations to Samantha Wagner on winning our Giveaway for Horrorstor!
Congratulations to Sherry Strode on winning our Stuck in a Good Book Giveaway Hop Giveaway for The Secret Place!
Congratulations to Kathy Fleming on winning our Clear Your Shelf Giveaway Hop selection of novels, including The Mill River Redemption!
Congratulations to Bethany Nelson on winning our Giveaway for The Fortune Hunter!
Congratulations to Katherine Ivan on winning our Giveaway for Skin of the Wolf!
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