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Friday, August 7, 2009

Giveaway: My Name is Will by Jess Winfield

I have to thank Valerie at Hachette Books for letting me host yet another great giveaway!

This time it's for My Name Is Will by Jess Winfield.



Description:
A Tale of two Shakespeares...

Struggling UC Santa Cruz grad student Willie Shakespeare Greenberg is trying to write his thesis about the Bard. Kind of...

Cut off by his father for laziness, and desperate for dough, Willie agrees to deliver a single giant, psychedelic mushroom to a mysterious collector, making himself an unwitting target in Ronald Reagan's War on Drugs.

Meanwhile, would-be playwright (and oppressed Catholic) William Shakespeare is eighteen years old and stuck teaching Latin in the boondocks of Stratford-upon-Avon. The future Bard's life is turned upside down when a stranger entrusts him with a sacred relic from Rome... This, at a time when adherents of the "Old Faith" are being hanged, drawn, and quartered as traitors.

Seemingly separated in time and place, the lives of Willie and William begin to intersect in curious ways, from harrowing encounters with the law (and a few ex-girlfriends) to dubious experiments with mind-altering substances. Their misadventures could be dismissed as youthful folly. But wise or foolish, the bold choices they make will shape not only the 'Shakespeare' each is destined to come... but the very course of history itself.

Now for the Giveaway:

I will be giving away 5 copies of this one.

Giveaway will end 8/14/09 at 11:59 pm.

To enter simply leave a comment with your email address.

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Tweet, blog, or link to this giveaway for another entry! Just let me know where I can find it.

As usual Only US and Canada please, and no PO Boxes.

10 comments:

GypsiesThread said...

I would love to win this book!

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Wanda said...

I would very much love to own a copy of this book. Please enter my name in your draw. Thanks.
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I am a follower of your blog.
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Debs Desk said...

Please include me in your giveaway.
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Debs Desk said...

I am a follower.
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Marisa said...

Looks like a fun one - I am following your blog!

Marisa said...

Ooops - forgot my email address:
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