Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Win a copy of Chocolate Roses!

chocolate? Love
Jane Eyre?

Then you're going to love the blog tour (July
26-August 6)
for Chocolate Roses by Joan Sowards.

Janie Rose Whitaker¹s world revolved around her chocolate shop until
Roger Wentworth and his young daughter moved into the apartment across from
Janie¹s. Anyone would think Roger fit the mold of the ³perfect² guy, but
soon Janie discovers secrets that could keep them apart forever. Though she
resists getting involved in Roger¹s complicated life, they are drawn
further into a bittersweet relationship.

You will laugh, cry, and crave chocolate as you read this LDS parody of the
classic novel Jane Eyre.

My Review:
I really enjoyed Chocolate Roses. It is a parody of Jane Eyre—one of my all time favorite books. She follows the storyline of Jane Eyre closely, with quotes from the book at the beginning of each chapter. I read it in one sitting (and had to go get some chocolates from the pantry at one point!) It is a well-written, fun, lighthearted story with a heroine that is not your typical skinny, beautiful-but-doesn’t-know-it character. The love triangle addresses some sensitive issues, but it is handled in a tasteful, believable way. This is definitely one I will read again—perhaps on a stormy evening, wrapped up in my quilt, with a box of delicious chocolate close at hand!

We have two great prizes up for grabs!
Win either a copy of the
book (2 winners) or this fabulous apron created by Joan!

All you
have to do is leave a comment (along with your email address if it isn't on
your blog profile) and answer the following question.

What's your favorite type of
chocolate: white, dark, or milk?

The more blogs you comment on the
more entries you'll receive.
All comments must be left by midnight MST on August 8 to be

July 26
Nichole Giles--Random-ish by

Joyce DiPastena--JDP News

July 27
Deanne Blackhurst--Annie Speaks
Her Mind

Tristi Pinkston--*Tristi

July 28
Taffy Lovell--Taffy's Candy
Alison Palmer--Tangled Words
and Dreams

July 29
Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen--The
Write Blocks

C.S. Bezas--For the Love of the
Written Word

July 30
Sheila Stayley--Why Not?
Because I Said So!

LDSWomen's Book Review

August 2
Kerry Blair--Now &

Marsha Ward--Writer in the

August 3
Kaylee Baldwin--Kaylee

Amy Orton--Amesbury Reads

August 4
Anna del C.--Anna del C. Dye's Blog
Laurie Lewis--A View from
the Other Side

August 5
Valerie Ipson--Of Writerly

Anna Arnett--Insights and Ramblings
from Anna Arnett

August 6
Lynn Parsons
Danyelle Ferguson--Queen of the Clan

Chocolate Roses can be purchased
from Amazon, and of
course your local LDS bookstore.


  1. Oh I LOVE milk chocolate. I guess I will have to read this one now...I love the last two you suggested. mfilhart@gmail.com

  2. My favorite is 60% dark chocolate!!!


  3. I love milk and white chocolate. I think I need some right now in fact!

  4. Dark chocolate is my favorite, especially when combined with dried fruit like blueberries and cherries. Oh...and I love dark chocolate on fresh strawberries and pineapple. sigh...now I have to go find some!

  5. I love anything with dark chocolate!!!

  6. Dark Chocolate!

  7. Milk Chocolate! :)

  8. I love chocolate in any form. My first favorite was milk chocolate, but I'm trying to cut down. My second preference is white, but it does seem a trifle albino. I hated dark chocolate until I ate more of it. Now it's my favorite, especially cashew covered.
    My latest love is "Chocolate Roses."

  9. DARK chocolate... especially dark chocolate gelato... but I really have never met a dark chocolate ANYTHING I didn't like! :)

  10. Milk Chocolate is my favorite. it is so wonderful.

  11. I love Dark chocolate covered Almonds. Sees Candy makes the best. opal23zuniga@yahoo.com

  12. Without question, it's dark chocolate! Thanks for this giveaway.
    laura at laurafabiani dot com

  13. Thank you Kaylee for the review of Chocolate Roses!


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