You guys! I feel like you’re going to be really excited about this week’s giveaway. It’s two fabulous books, one of which you may already love. Voila:
A modern take on the classic coming-of-age novel, inspired by Anne of Green Gables
In the grand tradition of Anne of Green Gables, Bridget Jones’s Diary, and The Three Weissmanns of Westport, Andi Teran’s captivating debut novel offers a contemporary twist on a beloved classic. Fifteen-year-old orphan Ana Cortez has just blown her last chance with a foster family. It’s a group home next—unless she agrees to leave East Los Angeles for a farm trainee program in Northern California.
When she first arrives, Ana can’t tell a tomato plant from a blackberry bush, and Emmett Garber is skeptical that this slight city girl can be any help on his farm. His sister Abbie, however, thinks Ana might be just what they need. Ana comes to love Garber Farm, and even Emmett has to admit that her hard work is an asset. But when she inadvertently stirs up trouble in town, Ana is afraid she might have ruined her last chance at finding a place to belong.
Appropriately — and awesomely — the winner will also get this gorgeous copy of Anne of Green Gables:
I assume you know what this one is about? A sassy red-headed orphan, a doomed writing slate, one very intriguing bottle of cordial, etc. Don’t worry, you’ll love it.
THE TASK: I will be picking the winner at random, but to keep things fun, please comment and tell us your very favorite childhood read. (Anne of Green Gables might just be mine. Although I love Emily of New Moon. And Harriet the Spy. And Anastasia Krupnik. How can I choose? [Also, apparently I really like books with names in the title.])
THE RULES: All entries must be posted in the comments of this post by 9 p.m. Pacific time on Wednesday. FYI, if this is the first time you’ve commented here, the system will automatically kick you into comment moderation, but don’t worry, I will rescue you. This contest is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada only.