Hi gang! As we continue the lead up to our Reading Challenge Month in September, I’m sharing one of my favorite posts for the event — our Prize Preview!

Every year we have some fabulous publishers and amazing authors who help support our event with their generous prize contributions! As a reminder, the event is a series of four, week-long reading challenges. Each week has a sponsor and an accompanying prize. And then there is a huge grand prize at the end! Readers can enter to win prizes by commenting on our challenge reviews and/or by reading along any of the weeks with their own challenge books and writing a mini review at the end of the week (one entry per comment, 10 entries per read-along review). You can get more details on the event here, including the reading challenges. Full rules and contest details will be upcoming as we get closer and it is never too soon to start picking your books!

We are still finalizing the prizes, so I will be updating this post as we get closer. But for now, here are some things to tempt you into getting involved!

  • NineStar Press is sponsoring Diverse Books Week and giving away six $20 NSP store gift cards!
  • JMS Books is sponsoring Older/Younger Hero Week giving away five $20 JMS store gift cards!
  • Carina Press is sponsoring New-to Me Author Week and donating a fabulous bundle of books! North American winners can get print copies and international winners will get ebooks.
    • ARCTIC SUN by Annabeth Albert – Frozen Hearts #1
    • ARCTIC WILD by Annabeth Albert – Frozen Hearts #2
    • IMPERIAL STOUT by Layla Reyne – Trouble Brewing #1
    • CRAFT BREW by Layla Reyne – Trouble Brewing #2
    • WILD TRAIL by A.M. Arthur – Clean Slate Ranch #1
    • ROPED IN by A.M. Arthur – Clean Slate Ranch #
  • Riptide Publishing is sponsoring Judge a Book By Its Cover Week and donating THREE Audiobooks to TWO different winners! (or ebooks if preferred)


We also have gathered a huge pile of books donated for our fabulous grand prize at the end of the event (right now we have over 65 books!). In fact, we have so many generous donations that we will end up doing THREE grand prizes! Here are the Grand Prize Bundles:

Prize 1:

  • Winner’s Choice by Elle Keaton
  • Waking Up the Sun by Laura Bailo
  • Kissing Joan Collins by Lex Valentine
  • Southernmost Murder by CS Poe
  • The Marshall’s PI by Este Holland
  • Mad About the Boy by Beth Laycock
  • Perfect Day by Sally Malcolm
  • A Dance of Water and Air by Antonia Aquilante
  • Death and the Devil by L.J. Hayward
  • Firm Hand or Gentle Hand by Nora Phoenix
  • Half as Much by E.M. Denning
  • Fox and Wolf by Julia Talbot
  • Worth the Risk by Kate Hawthorne
  • Clouded Hell by JR Gray
  • Winner’s Choice of Out of Uniform series by Annabeth Albert
  • Ashes to Ashes by Jason Banks
  • Wrecked by BA Tortuga and Jodi Payne
  • Goalie Interference by Avon Gale and Piper Vaughn
  • Surprise Groom by DJ Jamison
  • The Gilded Scarab by Anna Butler
  • The Needy Boy by Sean Michael
  • Will and Patrick Wake Up Married by Leta Blake and Alice Griffiths
  • Better by Jaime Samms
  • Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell by Miski Harris

Prize 2:

  • Winner’s Choice by Harper Fox
  • Ten Mile Bottom by Teodora Kostova
  • Winner’s Choice by HL Day
  • Living on Air by Susan Mac NIcol
  • Clean Break by Erin McClellan
  • Anticipating Disaster by Silvia Violet
  • Winner’s Choice of contemporary book by Susan Hawke
  • One in a Vermillion by Kris T. Bethke
  • Winner’s Choice by RJ Scott
  • Winner’s Choice by VL Locey
  • Torn by Rick R. Reed
  • Winner’s Choice by Christina Lee
  • Butterfly Assassin by Annabelle Jacobs
  • Professor Adorkable by Edie Danford
  • Winner’s Choice by Ashe Winters
  • Machine Metal Magic by Hanna Dare
  • Winner’s Choice by L.J. Harris
  • Winner’s Choice by Tanya Chris
  • Crown of Iron and Silver by Hailey Turner
  • Winner’s Choice by Brigham Vaughn
  • Training Season by Leta Blake
  • Choice of book from Love You So series by Tara Lain

Prize 3:

  • Slow Heat by Leta Blake
  • Winner’s Choice by Anna Martin
  • Starting from Zero by Lane Hayes
  • Shifting Responsibility by Kiernan Kelly
  • The Nature of the Game by Amy Aislin
  • Dedicated by Neve Wilder
  • Third Time’s the Charm by K. Evan Coles
  • Home Improvement by Tara Lain
  • Winner’s Choice by Davidson King
  • Not Dead Yet by Jennifer Burke
  • Choice of book from Superpowered Love series by Katey Hawthorne
  • Winner’s Choice by Ruby Moone
  • Winner’s Choice by Nell Iris
  • Mark of Cain and The Long Way Home by Kate Sherwood
  • Cowboys and Angels series (3 books ) by Sue Brown
  • You First by Jen Lillis
  • Don’t Fight the Spark by Kasia Bacon
  • Heart2Heart Anthology vol 3 from Leslie Copeland
  • Zest by Clare London
  • Winner’s Choice by Trina Lane
  • Heroes for Ghosts by Jackie North
  • Winner’s Choice by Tal Bauer
  • Heartache and Hoofbeats by Maz Maddox


So I hope that tempts you guys to get involved! We kick things off in just two weeks! Stay tuned next week for some highlights of what we will be reading for each of the challenges. We would love for you to get involved!

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