Friday, April 9, 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:

Code Blue by Richard L. Mabry, M.D. ~ In the first book of the Prescription for Trouble series, Code Blue means more to Dr. Cathy Sewell than the cardiac emergency she has to face. It describes her mental state as she finds that coming back to her hometown hasn t brought her the peace she so desperately needs. Instead, it s clear that someone there wants her gone...or dead.

Cathy returns to her hometown seeking healing after a broken relationship, but discovers that among her friends and acquaintances is someone who wants her out of town...or dead. Lawyer Will Kennedy, her high school sweetheart, offers help, but does it carry a price tag? Is hospital chief of staff Dr. Marcus Bell really on her side in her fight to get hospital privileges? Is Will s father, Pastor Matthew Kennedy, interested in advising her or just trying to get her back to the church she left years ago? When one of Cathy s prescriptions almost kills the town banker, it sets the stage for a malpractice suit that could end her time in town, if not her career. It s soon clear that this return home was a prescription for trouble.

No Greater Love by Kathi Macias ~ Forbidden romance, an unlikely martyr and an even more unlikely hero. Orphaned four years earlier when their parents, active in the African National Congress ANC movement against apartheid, were murdered16-year-old Chioma and her 15-year-old brother Masozi now live and work on an Afrikaner familys farm. When Chioma and Andrew, the farm owners son, find themselves attracted to one another, tragedy revisits their lives. Chioma escapes to join an ANC rebel band in her effort to survive and gain revenge for her family and culture. When cultures clash in life-or-death struggles, Chioma must choose between violence and revengeor forgiveness and selfless love. Loosely based on historical events and set near Pretoria, South Africa, in the violent upheaval prior to ANC leader Nelson Mandelas release from prison in 1990 and his ascendance to the presidency of South Africa, this story of forbidden romance produces an unlikely martyr who is replaced by one even more unlikely.

More Than Conquerors by Kathi Macias ~ True love ignites their passionate pursuit of His call With violent crime on the rise and the political climate changing throughout certain parts of Mexico, the opportunity for open Christian witness, particularly in some areas of Chiapas State, is rapidly decreasing. Hector Rodriguez pastors a small church in the tourist-popular border town of Tijuana. He also routinely carries Bibles deeper into the hostile areas of Mexico, where he ministers despite increasing difficulty and persecution. Hectors mother accompanied him on one of those trips and felt God called her to stay in the little village of San Juan Chamula, where she uses the Scriptures to teach reading to the families who are open to it. In retaliation for Hectors bringing the Bibles into areas hostile to Christians and in an effort to dissuade him from continuing to expand his ministry there, Hectors mother is murdered. Hector must decide if he will continue his work despite his worries about protecting his wife and children.
So Long, Status Quo by Susy Flory ~ Susy Flory's life was a lot like her couch--comfy, slumberous, and safe. She was a happy suburban wife and mom who enjoyed her couch-like cocoon and avoided suffering and uncomfortable situations at all costs. Then she met Rosie... Eleanor...Elizabeth...and Jane. Now, her life will never be the same.

So Long, Status Quo is the powerful story of how nine amazing historical women inspired a suburban mom to abandon her safe, sheltered, vanilla existence for a life of passion, service, and significance. With challenging insight and honesty, Susy Flory shares about her struggles with selfishness and complacency and tells how the lives of these fascinating women challenged her to get up off her couch and embark on a quest for something more. Venturing into unusual and even dangerous places, she followed their example and found herself working alongside local immigrant farm workers, serving needy children on a secret humanitarian mission to Cuba, feeding homeless people at midnight, helping to reach out to sexually trafficked teens, and selling her jewelry to fund freshwater wells in Darfur, Sudan.

Inspiring, convicting, and transformational, So Long, Status Quo challenges women to examine their lives and answer this question: what are you doing to get God's work done in the world? Whether it's by sharing your faith like Perpetua or getting your hands dirty like Rosie the Riveter, Susy's story invites women of all ages to say goodbye to their old, couch-comfy lives and become women who make a difference in their world.

Winners will be announced 04/10/10.


  1. Looks like a good line up this week. :)

  2. I find Code Blue to be a very interesting book to read. I am also a follower. :)

    Have a great day!

  3. What a great selection! Love medical mysteries. Kathi's book are tremendous. Not familiar with Susie Flory. Please enter me. Thank you.

    desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

  4. Wow! they all look good. I've been watching Code Blue and the Kathi Macias ones around the blog world...I hadn't heard of So Long, Status Quo until now, but it sounds good as well. Thanks for the opportunity to win!!
    I'm already a follower!


  5. They all look like great books to read. I am already a follower but put me in this drawing! I would sure like to win those books! Thank you!


  6. Would love to be entered in the Code Blue drawing.

    karin56381 (at)

  7. They all sound like great books. I am a follower.

    seriousreader at live dot com

  8. My goodness--4 Fabulous sounding books in one week and I would be thrilled to win any of them. Already a follower but with such great books being offered, I had to be sure to be in the drawing. Thanks for all the previews, interviews and chances to win free books.

  9. All four books look great! Please enter me: gracethorson (at) gmail (dot) com

    Thanks a bunch!

  10. Wow, they all sound great...please enter me. I am a follower! Thanks~

  11. All the books sound like great reads. I'm especially drawn to Code Blue. Please enter me into your drawings. I am a follower.

    Cindy W.


  12. Hi, everyone! Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I have you all entered. Good luck!!


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