Friday, September 23, 2016

Middle-Grade Giveaway

Happy Friday! Congratulations to Bumba Books™ winners Tonya Fletcher (@tonya_nc), Denise Thomas (@wildcatslibrary), and Maureen Tumenas. Please send your addresses to so we can get your series in the mail.

We've got a middle-grade giveaway on the docket today: Jane O'Reilly's debut, The Secret of Goldenrod. 

When Trina and her father move into an abandoned mansion, she's convinced it's haunted. Especially after she finds a tiny porcelain doll that talks. Is it possible that the doll is trying to tell her an important secret? 

For editor Alix Reid's post on acquiring and editing Goldenrod, click here

If you're interested in meeting Jane and happen to be in the Twin Cities area on October 1, come to her launch party at the Red Balloon Bookshop! Details here

Here are three ways you can enter for a chance to win: 
  • leave a comment on this post that includes your first and last name 
  • send an email to that includes your first and last name
  • tweet this line: Tweet for a chance to win THE SECRET OF GOLDENROD by @janeheleno from @LernerBooks! 
US entries only, please. We'll announce the winner on the blog on Friday, September 30. Good luck!


  1. I can't wait for this book to be out in the world. The entire Twin Cities writing community is over-the-moon happy for Jane and her future readers!

  2. I'm so excited. I can't wait to read this story!!! Wishing you all happiness from afar. Wish I could be there for your book launch.
    Susan Stenfors

  3. Jane, I am looking forward to reading this book! Congratulations, Mary Yee

  4. Would love to win. Jennifer Brinker.

  5. I am so happy for Jane! All of her hard work as paid off. Congratulations!

    Lu Fiskin-Ross