Saturday, December 20, 2008

Giveaway: The Book of Joby

This month I'm announcing a contest for one of my favorite books read over the last year every weekend of the month for a total of 4 contests. This weekend is giveaway #3, The Book of Joby by Mark J. Ferrari (review).

The Book of JobyThe Book of Joby

The Book of Joby, a stand alone novel, is a modern-day retelling of the biblical story of Job including elements of the King Arthur legends - yet in spite of the combination of these two very familiar stories, it manages to be original. I loved all the characters - even Lucifer himself - and all of them were well-drawn. Even the characters who might seem to be very set in their ways after being around for quite a long time underwent development. This book made me feel joy, anger, and despair but it also had some humorous moments. It was just an all-around great book that has stuck with me throughout this past year even though it was one of the books I read all the way back in January.

Contest Rules

To enter, send an email with the subject "Joby" to fantasycafe AT Please include your mailing address. Addresses will only be used for sending the book out quickly and all messages will be deleted once the contest is over.

The contest is open to anyone, no matter where you live. One entry per person is allowed.

Entries for the contest will be accepted through 11:59 PM on Saturday December 27. The next contest will be announced sometime that day.

You can also still enter to win a copy of The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks (contest closes at midnight)!


Tia Nevitt said...

Great idea for a contest. I loved this book and the author is very nice, too!

Kristen said...

Thanks Tia! The author seems nice - he left me a very nice comment, although I only saw it yesterday when I went to link to the review in the giveaway post. For some reason I didn't get the email about having a new comment like I usually do and completely missed it.