Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Coming Attractions- Book Review and Giveaway




I have been reading about Katie Weldon and all of her friends since I was 13 years old (The Christy Miller and Sierra Jensen series'), so I pretty much run out and buy a copy of any new books that come about them- it is kind of like catching up with old friends and finding out what has been happening in their lives since the last time we talked!

Well, Coming Attractions, the newest book in the Katie Weldon series, did not disappoint- in fact I think it could possibly be one of Robin Jones Gunn's best works to date! This book does not just embody entertaining fiction but gives readers much to ponder about forgiveness and following God's direction in their own lives. As always, the characters are likeable and relateable, and Robin leaves just the right amount of suspense for the final pages of the book!

I laughed and literally cried with Katie as she graduated college and moved on towards the next amazing adventure of her life! I cannot wait to hear what happens with Katie next and desperately hope that Robin has much more in store for us over the next few years- the 4th book simply can't be released soon enough! When you read Coming Attractions (especially if you are a fan of Robin's books) I am sure you will understand!


This book truly caused me to reflect on my own ideas of forgiveness and even helped me come to terms with some ways I needed to forgive myself. It also reminded me of how God has a sense of humor about keeping our futures a mystery- I can plan all I want, but in the end He has very specific plans laid out for me, and I like that! It is nice to know (especially right now) that someone knows and understands what is going on!

To purchase your own copy, just head on over to
Amazon and pick one up! You can also find the book along with lots of fun news and products at RobinGunn.com.

If you would like to read other reviews about the book, you can hop over to other blogs on the tour to hear what they think:

4 the Love of Books
A Peek at My Bookshelf
Blog Tour Spot
Book Nook Club
Carlybird’s Home
christymillerfans.webs
Christy’s Book Blog
Come Meet AusJenny
CommuniKate
Deus e Fiel
Drive Home Productions
Fictionary
Great Christian Reads
Karen R. Evans
Life is one daily adventure
Lighthouse Academy
Mama Kenz Studio
My Christian Fiction Blog
My Spot
Red Said Paisley
Sherry Kyle
The 160-acre Woods
The Friendly Book Nook
The Gospel Writer
The Writing Road
WORD up!

Want to try to win a copy of Coming Attractions? Since I had already purchased the book before I found out that I would be a part of the blog tour, I thought I could offer the copy that the publisher sent me to one of my lovely readers! This will be the simplest entry I have ever offered on my site- just tell me why you want to read this book! That's it!

Additional entries will be granted for all of the following (leave a separate comment for each)- these entries only count AFTER you complete the above entry:
  • Being a follower of my blog (right sidebar)
  • Being a subscriber of my blog- via feed or e-mail (left sidebar)
  • Having the Mama Kenz Studio button on your blog- please note that the Summer of Baby Love button no longer counts since it is over (also in left sidebar)
  • Blogging about the giveaway (leave the link to your direct post)
  • Following on Twitter and tweeting about the giveaway (leave your screen name and the time you tweeted- can be done daily)
  • Participating in any meme during this giveaway (leave the direct link to your meme post)
The giveaway will end Wednesday, September 9, 2009 @ 9:00 PST. Winner will be posted and notified by the end of the week.

15 comments:

Heather said...

I would love to win this book, it looks so interesting!!

Please enter me in the giveaway, thanks!
roxxyroller(at)hotmail(dot)com

Heather said...

I follow your blog!
roxxyroller(at)hotmail(dot)com

Heather said...

I subscribe via email!
roxxyroller(at)hotmail(dot)com

Heather said...

I own CoolCanucks.ca, which is a Canadian Contest and Freebie site. This giveaway is posted here!

http://forum.coolcanucks.ca/21744-mama-kenz-studio-coming-attractions-robin-jones-gunn-book-giveaway-sept9-canada

roxxyroller(at)hotmail(dot)com

Heather said...

I follow you on Twitter! (roxxyroller,coolcanucks)
roxxyroller(at)hotmail(dot)com

Heather said...

I tweeted!

http://twitter.com/coolcanucks/status/3786467358

roxxyroller(at)hotmail(dot)com

Lady Araujo said...

Hi Chic Mama,

It's very nice you offer a copy of Coming Attractions for your readers. I'd like to read this book too. Please, enter me.
I love Robin's books.
After reading, I want to give the book for other person read. The world needs to know Katie and our Saviour King.

mathanadnny(at)hotmail(dot)com

Lady Araujo said...

Oh, I'm a follower of my blog too.

- Lady Araujo -

marthanadnny(at)hotmail(dot)com

God's great blessings

cqueen2 said...

This sounds sooo good would love to read it

thanks

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cqueen2 said...

i follow

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Lee P said...

This sounds like such a good book! I like that it incorporates a little suspense, anticipation, and Gods humour. The meaning of life is a puzzler! Thanks for this giveaway and please count me in.

chinook92(at)gmail(dot)com

Lee P said...

I follow your blog.

chinook92(at)gmail(dot)com

Lee P said...

I subscribe to your blog via email.

chinook92(at)gmail(dot)com

Lee P said...

I follow you on Twitter as chinook92 and Tweeted at 5:17pm:

http://twitter.com/chinook92/status/3848619265

chinook92(at)gmail(dot)com

Lady Araujo said...

I've just subscribed to your blog via e-mail.

marthanadnny(at)hotmail(dot)com

Thanks for this giveaway
God's great blessings