Welcome to Popcorn Reads!

bowl of popcornAt 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!

 

 

Winter Reading

 Winter Is The Perfect Time To Read!

 

Post It To Do List

 Monday, January 26th, 2015: Since I’m beginning to feel semi-human again, it’s time to begin tackling all those things that didn’t get done when I’ve got the flu – starting with the most urgent today. “You know, it would be so nice if little flu-helper elves would come in and take care of these things when I don’t feel like doing them,” she said wistfully.

Please note: Giveaway winners will be notified and updated as soon as possible this week, and giveaway books that accumulated while I was sick will also be shipped out this week.

To Do List

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015: I’ll begin ticking off as many more things on my extensive to-do list as possible today. My mantra is “Nothing to it but to do it!” That and chocolate should get me through the day, I hope…

The Last American Vampire

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015: We’re reviewing The Last American Vampire by bestselling author Seth Grahame-Smith. Who is Henry Sturges? In Abe Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, we knew him as the vampire who couldn’t bear to see Abe Lincoln die and turned him without his permission. In this sequel. we’ll learn Henry’s history and what became of this fascinating man creature in his parallel world’s 19th and 20th century.

The Same Sky

Thursday, January 29th, 2015: We’re reviewing and hosting a Giveaway for The Same Sky by Amanda Eyre Ward. Based in part on real immigrants’ experiences, this is probably the most timely novel published so far this year. Ms. Ward looks at the depths of strength, resilience, and hope as experienced by two seemingly different families; one in Texas and one in Honduras. Think you understand U.S. immigration issues?

Miramont's Ghost

Friday, January 30th, 2015: We’re reviewing Miramont’s Ghost by Elizabeth Hall. Based in part on the real Miramont Castle in Colorado, this haunting (pun intended) novel is reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca as it recounts the tale of Adrienne, the young cousin of the man who built the ill-fated Miramont Castle and possibly the only person who knew the truth about it.

Saturday and/or Sunday, January 31st and February 1st, 2015: We’ll update this page for the next week’s of reviews and giveaways. Any new giveaway winners will also updated on Monday, February 2nd because of a must-see Super Bowl (Go Seahawks!). Where did January go?!?!?

Be sure to check below to see which continuing giveaways you want to enter before it’s too late!

Barnes & Noble

Giveaway Hop Ending Monday Night, 1/26/2015, at 11:59pm EST:

Dreaming of Books Giveaway HopPassing Through PerfectPassing Through Perfect is Book #3 in the Wyattsville series by bestselling and award-winning author Bette Lee Crosby. In 1946, Benjamin returned to rural Alabama to work his dad’s farm. It was a hard life but he also met the woman of his dreams. And then, one night changed everything. Each heartwarming series novel works as a stand-alone read; however, we’ve reviewed the first two and provide links to those reviews on the Giveaway Page. Click on the book title to go to the Giveaway Page, where you can link to all the giveaways in this book-related giveaway hop!

 

Giveaways Continuing This Week:

A Fifty-Year SilenceA Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War, and a Ruined House in France is a memoir by Miranda Richmond Mouillot. We don’t normally review memoirs, but we’ve made an exception for this one. A granddaughter tries to solve the mystery of a 50-year estrangement between her grandparents. Did they ever love each other? How did World War II affect their relationship? Click on the book title to go to the Giveaway Page!

 

 

 

 

Giveaway Winners

Congratulations to RJ Stephenson on winning our International Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway for a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Congratulations to Sheila Korman on winning our Giveaway for The Escape!

Congratulations to Stephanie Verhaegen on winning our International Best Books of 2014 Giveaway for a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Congratulations to Elizabeth Hyatt on winning our Giveaway for The Finisher!

Congratulations to Chris Thomson on winning our Giveaway for The Eye of Zoltar!

Congratulations to Aimal Farooq on winning our Giveaway for The Beautiful And The Wicked!

Congratulations to Lisa Miller on winning our Giveaway for Flesh And Blood!

Congratulations to Vera Wilson on winning our Giveaway for A Quilt for Christmas!

Congratulations to Bonnie Franks on winning our Giveaway for The Happiest People In The World!

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