Friday, September 18, 2009

Book Giveaway! Traveling with Pomegranates


Stay tuned for more book giveaways in the next few weeks! Thanks for your support!

Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd (The Secret Life of Bees) and Ann Kidd Taylor has just been released, and to celebrate, I'm giving away a copy of the book to TWO of my readers!

In this intimate dual memoir, she and her daughter, Ann, offer distinct perspectives as a fifty-something and a twenty-something, each on a quest to redefine herself and to rediscover each other.

Between 1998 and 2000, Sue and Ann travel throughout Greece and France. Sue, coming to grips with aging, caught in a creative vacuum, longing to reconnect with her grown daughter, struggles to enlarge a vision of swarming bees into a novel. Ann, just graduated from college, heartbroken and benumbed by the classic question about what to do with her life, grapples with a painful depression. As this modern-day Demeter and Persephone chronicle the richly symbolic and personal meaning of an array of inspiring figures and sites, they also each give voice to that most protean of connections: the bond of mother and daughter.

This is a book that every daughter, every mother and every woman will identify with. It's a story of true relationships and love. I adore this book. I'm passing on my copy to my mom the next time I see her!

To enter the giveaway, leave a comment.

For a second entry, Tweet this blog post.

For a third entry, follow The Housewife.

If you're already a follower, blog about this giveaway.

Make sure to leave a comment with a valid email (or contact link) for each entry. Giveaway ends Saturday, September 26th. Two winners will be randomly chosen and receive a book directly from the publisher.

Thanks for your continued support and GOOD LUCK!


Sarah said...

Regardless of whether I win it from you or not, this is totally going on my reading list for The Project. What a great concept!

Nicole said...

jeeezzz another book to add to my list. When am I ever going to get to all of them?

I guess if I win one, it will be easier to read if it's right there instead of having to go out and buy it!

Jodi Selander said...

Ooh, I love Sue Monk Kidd! I'd love to read this one. When I have time, so I'll post my review... in a couple years when I've gotten through it. ;)


Kristi said...

I saw this yesterday and immediately wanted to read it! From your suggestion, it will definitely go on my list!

crunchychristianmama at yahoo dot com

Big Red said...

I've heard great things about this book already! Thanks for the giveaway Tasha!

Ms Moreno said...

Sounds like a great book , would love to win a copy!


Sarah said...

Yup. Tweeted it out there. Cause I'm a ho like that!

Unknown said...

I love Sue Monk Kidd. I saw this one the other day and added it to my "To Read" list. Needless to say, I would absolutely love to win.

Keeping my fingers and toes crossed!

Unknown said...

I am following.

Still keeping my fingers and toes crossed!

Kiki said...

what a fabulous idea for a book - mothers and daughters are enriched by hearing about other mothers and daughters, especially when each has challenges of her own. And looking forward to a Greek vacation next year? I'm particularly interested. Thanks for offering this!

Mrs. Jeremy said...

I just read a review of this book. Love her, can't wait to read it!

Bianca said...

Here's my comment. I want to read this.



KR said...

I'd love this.


KR said...

I follow


Rebecca Orr said...

I am really excited about this giveaway! I have been wanting to read it for awhile now!!! I hope I get the chance!

Rebecca Orr said...

I am a new follower of your blog!

bless their hearts mom said...

sounds like a great book for my mother and i to read!

Diana D said...

Would love to read this book. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.

dianad8008 AT gmail DOT com

Sherry said...

Sounds like a good read.

bedfordbookclub at

Sherry said...

Look a here, I tweeted about this:

sg911911 said...

As a fifty something mother of a 19 year old daughter this sounds like something I'd definitely like to read.

Unknown said...

Can't wait to read it!

Nelsby said...

Thanks so much for this lovely giveaway -- I just love Sue Monk Kidd's writing!
sierranelsby (at) gmail (dot) com

Nelsby said...

I am following your blog (username Nelsby).
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Nelsby said...

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Unknown said...

I tweeted this too!

Sara said...

This sounds fantastic! I'd love to read it :)

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