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Monday, February 2, 2009

Hachette Give Away - The Italian Lover - Robert Hellenga

The Italian Lover - Robert Hellenga - Hachette Giveaway

Thank you Valerie from Hachette for offering A Circle of books this Great Giveaway.

I have FIVE Copies to give away.

Author Website


An exhilarating novel of romance, art, and food in Florence, featuring the beloved Margot Harrington, who graced Robert Hellenga's The Sixteen Pleasures. Margot Harrington's memoir about her discovery in Florence of a priceless masterwork of Renaissance erotica - and the misguided love affair it inspired - is now, 25 years later, being made into a movie.

Margot, with the help of her lover, Woody, writes a script that she thinks will validate her life. Of course their script is not used, but never mind - happy endings are the best endings for movies, as Margot eventually comes to see.

At the former convent in Florence where "The Sixteen Pleasures" - now called "The Italian Lover," - is being filmed, Margot enters into a drama she never imagined, where her ideas of home, love, art, and aging collide with the imperatives of commerce and the unknowability of other cultures and other people.

Giveaway Details:
For one entry leave me a comment on this post on or before 2/17/2009. Random Drawing to be held on 2/18/2009.
For 3 entries, leave me a comment and blog about this contest or follow this blog.

Will ship to US and Canada only. No P.O. Boxes. (Hachette will mail directly to you)
You must provide an email address so I can let you know that you've won.

Good Luck.


Serena said...

I am a follower, as you know! I will post your contest in my sidebar if that counts.

I would love to throw my hat into this contest. Sounds like a good book.

Jo-Jo said...

Toni--This sounds like a great book, please enter me. I am a follower-but I will be back after I blog about it.

Toni said...

Hello everyone.. Welcome to the giveaway!

Anonymous said...


I would love to enter this giveaway. I am also following.


bermudaonion said...

Please enter me in this one! milou2ster(at)gmail.com You are already in my Google Reader.

Karin said...

Would love to be entered. Thank you.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like a really good read and one I should add to my want list! I am a big fan of your blog and always get new book ideas. I follow you thru bloglines.

Anonymous said...

This one looks so interesting! You're in my Google Reader.

Gwendolyn B. said...

I am loving the sound of this story -- thanks for the chance to win a copy!
geebee.reads AT gmail DOT com

Gwendolyn B. said...

I'm a follower!
geebee.reads AT gmail DOT com

mindy said...

sounds awesome thanks for the giveaway

eyeslikesugar said...

I've wanted to read this! Thanks for offering this giveaway. eyeslikesugar [at] gmail [dot] com

durberville said...

This book totally intrigues me. Please enter me.

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Cricket said...

I would love an entry for this giveaway! Thanks!

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scottsgal said...

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Angela C said...

Please enter me. I am also following you:)

Amy said...

I would love to be entered! mypalamyATgmailDOTcom

Jo-Jo said...

I'm back Toni--I blogged about your contest here.

darbyscloset said...

Here I go again, stalking a book! Please enter me!
Thanks so much
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taterbug said...

Another great book! Count me in the running for this one!

I follow your blog.

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janetfaye said...

I would love to enter.

Thank you!

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CherylS22 said...

Please count me in. This book looks awesome.


engelsigh said...

I would love to win!


Lady Roxi said...

I would love to read this.


Michelle Olsen Sasak said...

This one looks good! Thanks for the chance to win.

Estela said...

What a cool giveaway! Please enter me!!


bison61 said...

I would love to read this

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Nicole C. said...

I really want to read this!!


sharon54220 said...

Please enter me in this great giveaway.