24/8 Book Club

THE DUCHESS open today so don’t forget to add that to your weekend plans
September 19, 2008, 5:48 pm
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24/8 is proud to partner in celebrating the premiere of the THE DUCHESS movie in theaters today with a book giveaway. If you go to the movie this weekend and love Keira Knightly’s performance you will want to pick up a copy of this book to learn more about this character be sure to play the 24/8 trivia game for a chance to win a free copy of the book.  Visit, Blue Plate Specials,  http://www.248bookclub.com/blue_plate_specials/blue_plate_specials.asp on our menu and submit your answers to the questions today to win.


A new book giveaway at 24/8 Book Club
September 16, 2008, 9:10 am
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24/8 has three copies of Amanda Foreman’s book, THE DUCHESS, which has been adapted for the big screen and premieres this Friday, September 19th.  Amanda has written other period novels as well and you should definitely take a look at her site to learn more about her work as author and historian.

To win the contest you must take the quiz in Blue Plate Specials.  The first three individuals that answer the questions correctly that are registered with the 24/8 site will be eligible to win a copy of this beautiful and powerful historical novel.   

To watch a clip of the movie visit the official movie website, http://www.theduchessmovie.com. To obtain more information about the author and the story visit the author’s website, www.amanda-foreman.com.

Congratulations to Amanda and we hope this is the first of many big screen projects.  Thank you to Random House for partnering with 24/8 to celebrate the release of this new film.

Latest 24/8 Book Giveaway
August 20, 2008, 9:16 am
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Author Mary Jo Putney who is a New York Times Best Selling author in addition to winning just about every other writing award and honor in the romance genre, is partnering with 24/8 to provide a book for our winner. 

For this particular giveaway we are asking you to provide answers to the MJP trivia questions, http://www.248bookclub.com/blue_plate_specials/blue_plate_specials.asp.  The winner will receive a personally autographed book from MJP of her latest title A Distant Magic. This is the third book in the guardian historical fantasy trilogy.

If you are among the millions of fans that Mary Jo Putney has around the world you will want to play today. But remember to win you need to be signed up for our mailing list The first person that is signed up for the 24/8 Book Club mailing list and sends the four correct answers to falise@248bookclub.com will win. 

We have a number of exciting book giveaways on the horizon so check back often!