Friday, May 21, 2010

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

Highland Blessings by Jennifer Hudson Taylor ~ Highland Blessings is the story of a highland warrior who kidnaps the daughter of his greatest enemy and clan chief to honor a promise he made to his dying father. Bryce MacPhearson, a highland warrior, kidnaps Akira MacKenzie on her wedding day to honor a promise he made to his dying father. While Akira s strength in the Lord becomes a witness to Bryce, she struggles to overcome her anger and resentment when he forces her to wed him, hoping to end a half-century-old feud between their clans. While Akira begins to forgive, and Bryce learns to trust, a series of murders leaves a trail of unanswered questions, confusion, and a legacy of hate that once again rises between their families. Clearly, a traitor is in their midst. Now the one man Akira loves no longer trusts her, and her own life is in danger. Can Bryce look beyond his pain and seek the truth? Will Akira discover the threat against her before it s too late? How will God turn a simple promise into bountiful Highland blessings?

Life, In Spite of Me by Tricia Goyer ~ She wanted to die. God had other plans.

Why does my life have to be so painful?
What’s wrong with me?
It’s not going to get better.
It could all be over soon, and then I won’t hurt anymore.

Kristen Anderson thought she had the picture-perfect life until strokes of gray dimmed her outlook: three friends and her grandmother died within two years. Still reeling from these losses, she was raped by a friend she thought she could trust. She soon spiraled into a seemingly bottomless depression.

One January night, the seventeen-year-old decided she no longer wanted to deal with the emotional pain that smothered her. She lay down on a set of cold railroad tracks and waited for a freight train to send her to heaven…and peace.

But Kristen's story doesn’t end there.

In Life, In Spite of Me this remarkably joyful young woman shares the miracle of her survival, the agonizing aftermath of her failed suicide attempt, and the hope that has completely transformed her life, giving her a powerful purpose for living.

Her gripping story of finding joy against all odds provides a vivid and unforgettable reminder that life is a gift to be treasured.

Includes notes of encouragement Kristen wishes she had received when she was struggling most.

Emmy's Equal by Marcia Gruver ~ Get ready for a suspenseful romantic adventure deep in the heart of Texas. Emmy Dane doesn’t want to give up her petticoats and frills for boots and spurs when her family decides to learn ranching in South Texas. Diego Marcelo’s mother tells him God will soon deliver him from his loneliness—but he assures her he has no need of deliverance. . .that is, until Emmy disrupts the entire way of life at the ranch. Can Diego put his jealousy aside before time runs out? And will Emmy admit she’s found her match in the stubborn foreman?

Winners will be announced on Saturday, 05/22/10.


  1. I've been dying to read "Highland Blessings" by Jennifer Hudson Taylor! It seems like everyone likes it =) But all of these books look great! Please enter me:




  2. I enjoyed this week's interviews and excerpts. Please include me in the drawing for Highland Blessings and Emmy's Equal. Thanks!

  3. Life in Spite of Me is one of those books you just 'have to have'! The Highland Blessing and Emmy's Equal also intrigue me also, but that one stands out the most. Please enter me.
    desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

  4. I would love to read Emmy's Equal or Highland Blessings, thank you for the chance!

  5. please add my name for Life, in spite of me and/or Emmy's Equal...I have already read Highland Blessings and it's a fabulous novel :)


    kmkuka at yahoo dot com

  6. These books look like wonderful reads! I would love to read them!

  7. Please enter me in the drawing for Life in Spite of Me.
    Thanks for the opportunity.

  8. Please enter me for Highland Blessing. I have read Emmy's Equal and loved it. Thanks!!

  9. I would love to read any of these:) Please enter me. Thanks!!


  10. I would love to win any of the three books. Thank you so very much for the opportunity.

    Smiles & Blessings,
    Cindy W.


  11. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment, everyone. This week's books are truly fabulous. Good luck to you all!


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