Friday, February 26, 2010

Entering our weekly drawing is easy:

1. Leave a comment on Fridays or...

2. Sign up to follow The Borrowed Book. Followers will automatically be entered for a chance to win that week's drawing!

This week, The Borrowed Book is giving away FOUR great books:

The Country House Courtship by Linore Burkard ~ The year is 1818 and Miss Beatrice Forsythe is determined to marry well. After all, her sister, Ariana, married The Paragon, Mr. Phillip Mornay, five years earlier--which all but guarantees that she, Beatrice, can also make a famous match to a wealthy man.

But her sister and husband have disappeared from high society as they raise a family at their country estate. Can Beatrice persuade them to chaperone her in London? And what about Beatrice's business with the curate, Mr. O’Brien, whom she rashly promised to marry years earlier. At seventeen now, she has no wish to marry a mere clergyman—despite his agreeable countenance and gentle, understanding ways.

Battlefields and Blessings by Jocelyn Green is a 365-day collection of inspiring stories of courage perseverance and faith-based on firsthand accounts of more than seventy who have served in the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.Through multiple, never-before-told stories, readers will uncover the personal challenges of the battlfield. You’ll hear about the experiences and perspectives of deployed soldiers; chaplains; military wives, widows, parents and siblings; organizers of humanitarian efforts; veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder; missionaries to the Middle East and more.

Faith Deployed by Jocelyn Green speaks to relevant issues the miltary wife faces both in war and peace time. Fourteen other Christian military wives have contributed to this volume, hailing from all branches of service. With such a wide range of experiences (including active duty, reserves and National Guard), every military wife can relate to something in this book.

Love Finds You in Hershey, Pennsylvania by Cerella Sechrist ~ Sadie Spencer has learned that in life, as well as in food, sour balances sweet. Returning to her hometown of Hershey with a five-year-old daughter, she manages to rise from the ashes following the death of her husband and the passing of her mother and the dissolution of her career as a TV chef. She opens a restaurant and looks forward to savoring the sweet side of lifeuntil a handsome Russian entrepreneur arrives in town, apparently intent on opening up his own restaurant in direct competition to hers. Sadie becomes obsessed with honing the one skill shes never hadcreating dessertsto keep up with her adversary and in the process, she finds a love thats simply icing on the cake.

Winners will be announced on Saturday, 02/27/10.


  1. Would love to win one of the military books, my husband is currently deployed and I would love to read them. thanks. Kim

  2. Im a follower but Im also leaving a comment!!!! I would love to win any of the four but the military ones would be great to read!!! Happy Friday

  3. Good luck to both of you!! Thanks for stopping by The Borrowed Book.

  4. I would love to win Battlefields & Blessings :) I have three copies of Faith Deployed so I would like to get Battlefields & Blessings before my husband leaves.

    I'll be following soon :) thanks for the great giveaway!

  5. I just found this blog via Faith Deployed and look forward to reading older and future posts. I, too, am a military spouse but would welcome any good read. Thanks!

  6. I just found you through Faith Deployed and would really appreciate a chance at one of the books, especially the military ones.

  7. I would LOVE to win Cerella's book. It looks amazing! (please only enter me for that one, thanks :D)


  8. I'd love a chance to win The Country House Courtship and Love Finds You in Hershey, PA. Thanks!


  9. would love to win Faith Deployed. My husband just left on our first deployment. Really missing him.

  10. I am so touched and impressed by the response to the military books! Jocelyn, bless you, my friend, for your precious ministry to our servicemen and women.

    Four of my brothers-in-law served in the military. Currently, I have one nephew (who just got back from Iraq) and one friend who was just deployed there. What a blessing it is to see such support from all of you! My prayers go to you all, and to our troops overseas and at home.


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