Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Book Giveaway - A Mother's Heart Knows

Time for the book giveaway, as promised.

To enter to win a copy of "A Mother's Heart Knows" just leave a comment on this post. Only one comment per person will be counted.

This giveaway will be open until noon Central Standard Time on Saturday, April 26, 2008, at which time I'll use a random number generator to choose a winner.

Please NOTE: This giveaway is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada only. Please be sure you have a working link or a valid email address with your entry comment. It's a bit difficult to contact you to tell you you've won and get your name and address information without a valid link or email address.

I'll announce the winner in my Sunday Dinner post on Saturday evening, April 27, 2008.

Best of luck to everyone!

I'll get the book mailed out next week after I get the winner's mailing information and the winner should get it in plenty of time to give for Mother's Day if they choose to do so.

Here's what the book's promoter said about the book:

About the book: What better way to tell Mom how much you appreciate her on Mother's Day than with this lovely reminder of thoughts about the loving, selfless attitudes that fill a mother's heart?

The text and original four-color illustrations will be a beautiful and touching reminder to Mom that her love is never forgotten. The text is a reminder of those things that only a mother's heart knows, with some special emphasis on a Christian mother. Appropriate Scripture verses will be incorporated into the design element.

All royalty proceeds from this book go to WINGS (Women In Need Growing Stronger) and a student missionary scholarship fund. WINGS is a non-profit organization that provides a domestic violence shelter for women and their children in addition to transitional housing and programs.

And a little about the author:

Margaret lives with her husband and two daughters in a Chicago suburb. Her book, A Mother’s Heart Knows was published by Thomas Nelson in 2005. Go Back and Be Happy, a co-authored book will be published by Lion Hudson in July 2008. Margaret has been featured on Greg Wheatly’s “Prime Time America,” TLN’s “Aspiring Women,” and LeSea’s “The Harvest Show.” Margaret writes freelance articles for The Daily Herald, the largest suburban Chicago newspaper. Notable interviews include Wolfgang Puck, Thomas Kinkade, Susan Branch and Dr. John Gottman. Margaret also wrote a feature article for With a master’s degree in international business, Margaret became a vice president in the corporate finance division of a New York City bank and worked there from 1986-1993. Supporting charitable causes is important to Margaret. For the past five years, she has served on the board of directors for WINGS, an organization that helps abused women and their children get a new start in life.

Margaret McSweeney's blog and website can be accessed by clicking on these links:

Margaret's websites:

Link to buy the book:

In conjunction with the book tour and giveaway, they're offering a giveaway:

About the contest: The "My Favorite Mom" spa basket contest. In honor of Mother's Day, Margaret would love to hear and share your favorite story about your mother (or someone who is like a mother to you). To enter the contest go here and share your story to win one of TWO fabulously scrumptious spa baskets! She will be posting the stories (with your permission of course) on her blog.

Oh, if you leave a comment on this post ( you'll be entered to win a signed copy of A Mother's Heart Knows for your very own!

Y'all have a great rest of your week!


Barb said...

My gosh, Diane, you did a great job reviewing this little jewel. My turn is Friday. It's an adorable little book and I'll be giving my copy away too, so yeah, I'm entering, because, you know, I'm giving my copy away. LOL

Great review and I totally admire the way you did all.those.links. Good grief!

(PS - Avery slept ALL DAY LONG today! - hooray!)

Jan said...

Wow. That was a great review. Sign me up. Thanks.

linda said...

I just found your site and what timing...a giveaway!

It looks like an awesome book...thank you for the review.

Lucy Stern said...

Count me in Diane.

tam said...

What a great Mothers Day gift. Thanks for the chance. Tammy

PEA said...

The book sounds wonderful, Diane, and I must say you did such a wonderful job at reviewing the book!! Please add my name in your giveaway...I would love to give this book to my daughter in law Wendy who is expecting my first grandbaby:-) xoxo

Honest to Ya~Ya said...

Two posts in one day...what is gonna happen next?? yust yokin'!

Sign me up purdy please! ♥

Betty said...

I'm having a senior moment and can't remember if I have already left a comment to be entered for the book give away, but I don't think I have.

Thank you for entering me in the drawing, and I hope you are having a wonderful day, Diane.


betty R. said...

great contest and review..thank you..

windycindy said...

Happy Friday! A touching book about mothers and their children. The cover is very endearing. I like how some of the book profits go to wonderful charities! Please enter me in your drawing. Many thanks,Cindi