Monday, December 9, 2019

On the ninth day of Christmas, Stuck In Books did a giveaway...

Stuck In Books is pleased to present day nine of the twelve days of Christmas...giveaways!

Lovely WarA sweeping, multi-layered romance with a divine twist, by the Printz Honor-winning author of The Passion of Dolssa, set in the perilous days of World Wars I and II.

It's 1917, and World War I is at its zenith when Hazel and James first catch sight of each other at a London party. She's a shy and talented pianist; he's a newly minted soldier with dreams of becoming an architect. When they fall in love, it's immediate and deep—and cut short when James is shipped off to the killing fields.

Aubrey Edwards is also headed toward the trenches. A gifted musician who's played Carnegie Hall, he's a member of the 15th New York Infantry, an all-African-American regiment being sent to Europe to help end the Great War. Love is the last thing on his mind. But that's before he meets Colette Fournier, a Belgian chanteuse who's already survived unspeakable tragedy at the hands of the Germans.

Thirty years after these four lovers' fates collide, the Greek goddess Aphrodite tells their stories to her husband, Hephaestus, and her lover, Ares, in a luxe Manhattan hotel room at the height of World War II. She seeks to answer the age-old question: Why are Love and War eternally drawn to one another? But her quest for a conclusion that will satisfy her jealous husband uncovers a multi-threaded tale of prejudice, trauma, and music and reveals that War is no match for the power of Love.

- US only
- SIGNED hardcover copy


  1. My brain is totally not awake yet because I can't think of any story I like to hear again and again.

  2. Gone With The Wind - I really like reading about the Antebellum era.

  3. I love to hear Cinderella retold....evil stepsisters, glass slipper, handsome it!

  4. The story I love retold is Gone with the Wind.

  5. I like cinderella!


  6. I am a fan of fairytale retellings, like Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast.

  7. I am not a great fan of retellings, but I think Cinderella would be my fav.