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!
Congratulations to Anthony Doerr for All the Light We Cannot See making the shortlist for the National Book Awards! Click on the book title to read our review of this wonderful historical novel.
Are You Ready for Halloween?
Monday, October 20th, 2014: I’ll finally be putting out a few Halloween decorations but mostly I’ll be doing some much-needed work around the house. Houses don’t take care of themselves ya’ know…wouldn’t it be nice if they did?
Tuesday, October 21st, 2014: We’re reviewing Spectrum by bestselling thriller author Alan Jacobson. Ever wonder how Karen Vail got her start as a detective and FBI profiler? This is the riveting novel that launched an international bestselling series, and it’s one hell of a roller coaster ride!
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014: We’re reviewing and hosting a Giveaway for Lailah, 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?
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014: We’re reviewing The Red Book of Primrose House by Marty Wingate. Like English cozy mysteries? Pru Parke, a transplanted Texan, is working hard to restore an 18th century Sussex manor’s renowned garden on a tight deadline, if only vandals would stop sabotaging her every move. What will she do if their vandalism turns deadly?
Friday, October 24th, 2014: I solemnly swear that I plan to be up to no good whatsoever today. It’s time for me to take a day to do nothing but play and I intend to do just that, so there.
Saturday, October 25th, 2014 and Sunday, October 26th, 2014: We’ll update with the upcoming week’s reviews and giveaways. Any new giveaway winners will 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!
Giveaway Ending Saturday Night, 10/25/2014!
Check out our International Giveaway for Perfect Girl by bestselling author Michele Gorman. Carol is an analyst on a bank trading floor. Not only does she have to be perfect at work but her family expects it too, and that means everyone in her life takes advantage of her. Everyone has a breaking point. Carol is about to reach hers, and it’s long overdue. Click on the book title to go to the giveaway page!
Our Recent Giveaway Winners
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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