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Giveaway: Culp Innata by B. BARMANBEK

Posted by Teddyrose@1 on December 21, 2012
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Thanks to +Babs Chandrasoma of PR by the Book, I am giving away one copy of Culp Innata.


Book Description:


Following a decisive Global Economic Collapse, a mighty “World Union” emerges, where only the smartest, healthiest and wealthiest are deemed worthy to live. Here, everybody uses advanced electronic communications that are rumored to numb the user’s feelings. As Phoenix Wallis – who has just been hired as a peacekeeping agent for the World Union – discovers, these devices do far more than destroy personal relationships: placed into the wrong hands, they draw a very fine line between what is real … and what is not.


About B. Barmanbek:


B. BARMANBEK is creator, writer, and producer of Culpa Innata, a video game released in 2007 and hailed as the “adventure game of the decade” by reviewers. He is also the co-founder and chairman of Momentum, the company that developed the game. An electric & electronics engineer and an MBA graduate of Wright State University, Barmanbek is currently working on a sequel book to Culpa Innata, titled Chaos Rising. To learn more, visit culpainnata.com.


This giveaway is open to Canada and the U.S. and ends on January 4th.  Please use Rafflecopter to enter.

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Thanks to Liz Kelsch of Sourcebooks I am giving away one copy of The Dog Lived (and So Will I).


Book Description:


The Dog Lived (and So Will I) (ISBN: 9781402271724; October 2, 2012; $14.99 U.S.; Memoir; Trade Paper) is the true story of Teresa Rhyne and her totally incorrigible, totally lovable beagle, Seamus. Teresa was a successful attorney finally enjoying life with a new (younger) boyfriend, after surviving her second divorce, when her newly adopted dog Seamus was diagnosed with a malignant tumor and given less than a year to live.


While Teresa coped by swearing, wailing, raging, drinking wine, blaming, self-pity, dog-pity, and drinking more wine, Seamus ate everything in sight. He also charmed the vets out of thousands of bones, demanded regular cuddles, howled when he was left alone, had uncontrollable bursts of energy, and generally came to rule his household—all while undergoing chemotherapy.


Seamus beat his grim diagnosis with moxie and good humor. But the story doesn’t end there. Just one year later, at the age of 45, Teresa was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer.

Her doctors said there was a thirty percent chance her cancer would metastasize and kill her. It occurred to her that Seamus’s devil-may-care approach to cancer wasn’t such a bad idea. She also felt oddly confident she’d survive—because the dog did.


The Dog Lived (and So Will I) tells the moving and often hilarious story of how Seamus led the way and made cancer a less frightening, more manageable experience for Teresa.


It is also the story of how a woman, a younger man, and a hard-luck beagle grew into an unconventional, committed, and loving family.


About Teresa Rhyne:


Teresa Rhyne is an animal advocate and breast cancer survivor. On January 12, 2009, she underwent a lumpectomy for triple-negative breast cancer, followed by four rounds of chemotherapy and 36 rounds of radiation. She has been “NED” (no evidence of disease) ever since.


She has lived in Southern California (it’s like its own state) for her entire life, and shares a house with her boyfriend Chris and their irrepressible, diabolically cute beagle, Seamus (the Famous).


And About That Beagle:


 Seamus had a rough start in life. Animal Control found him roaming the mean streets of Moreno Valley (that’s right, he’s a street beagle) and brought him to the County Animal Shelter where, despite his microchip and obvious prior care, his prior guardians never came to claim him.


Just in time, the magnificent crew at the Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center rescued him and promptly brought him into Teresa’s life where he has quickly made up for any past hardships. His (assigned) birth date is March 17, 2003 and his full name is Seamus Luxury Leisure Danger Trouble Hunger Cuteness Rhyne-Kern (the Famous).


His favorite meal is chicken, bacon, bleu cheese, cheeseburger on a triple bun, with roast beef, pastrami and pork chops on the side, and Girl Scout cookies for dessert. Also, toast.


This giveaway is open to the U.S. and Canada and ends on December 31, 2012.  Please use Rafflecopter to enter.

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At this Time, the Superpoints program is not running.  I don’t know if it will be again.  So for now anyway, this offer is over.  Sorry to everyone who joined.

That’s right, if you join Superpoints, with my referral and get basic member status, you will get 10 extra entries in all of the giveaways you enter, for a limited time.

Why would you want to join Superpoints?  It’s a rewards program (no toolbar required) where you earn points and can redeem them for prizes.  The prizes are awesome and include Amazon gift cards, Pay Pal cash, and Apple iPad, just to name a couple.  The best part?  You don’t have to spend money to get points!

You can earn points by:
  • Spinning the SuperLucky Button every day
  • Superpoints daily emails with points
  • Doing surveys and offers
  • Watching videos
  • Inviting friends to join your network
Superpoints is by invite only.  The first person to email me will also get a special code that will give them 50 extra Superpoints!  If you would like me to send you an invite, please email me at teddyr66 at yahoo dot com.  I believe I can only invite a limited number of people at a time, so first come, first invited.

BTW: November 9th is my birthday!  Joining Superpoints would be a nice birthday present! 
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