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Monday, May 27, 2013

Book Blind Date #17


Book Blind Date is something that Danielle from Book Whore Blog and I decided to start after seeing a Facebook post on the Lawrence Public Library Page about a book blind date. This really got us thinking, what if the only thing you new about a book was what the story was about? No character names, no pretty covers to suck you in.

Here's how it works, you know the old saying never judge a book by its cover? Well you won't be able to, for this meme you are going to decide which book you would go on a "date" with based on the synopsis. Names and identifying phrases are removed just to make things fair. The only rule is: No Googling the synopsis, you have to pick a "date" based on what you read below.



Last Week's Blind Dates:


Blind Date #1
The G***** brothers left behind their family's Virginia estate—and the bad memories it holds—years ago. But their dying grandfather's request brings them home: to a failing business, a legacy of secrets and a deathbed promise to make things right.

As the eldest brother, attorney J**** G***** is determined to take responsibility for G***** Aeronautics, his family's failing business. But the years of mismanagement seem impossible to untangle. As CEO, he hires a consultant to turn the company around. Smart, sexy S**** B***** is the right person for the job—and the right woman to turn J****'s world upside down.

But the passion between them is jeopardized when old secrets begin to emerge. A woman from J****'s past suddenly reappears. And an explosive discovery changes everything J**** thinks he knows about his mother—and his father, who was convicted of her murder.

J**** G***** tried to leave his family history behind once before. But this time he needs to face the past…or risk losing his future.

Three brothers. One legacy. A lifetime of secrets.


Blind Date #2
He was a dangerous man to love—and the last man she thought she'd marry.

To prevent a dear friend from wedding the notorious I** L*****, Viscount St. C****, F**** T**** set out to expose him for the scoundrel he is—never anticipating the consequences. Because now the dashing, dangerous lord is short a bride, in desperate need of an heir . . . and has set his sights on F****!

I** is indeed looking for a wife to secure his fortune, but this saucy, stubborn beauty might be more than he can handle. Never one to shy from a challenge—and enchanted by a face and form that could bring the most indifferent husband to his knees—suddenly I** is about to discover the one thing more perilous than wedding vows: actually falling in love with his bride!


Each Monday you can join in and set up your own book blind date. Just link back to this blog and Danielle's blog. To join in just try the following.

1. Select a 2 books to be the "blind dates"

2. Set them up without the covers so readers can pick without ever seeing the beauty of the cover.

3. Star out the names. **** That way if readers have heard of the characters they aren't prejudice.

4. Link up each Monday. And post the cover to your previous weeks blind dates.

5. Join in and select which blind date you would choose in others match ups.



2 comments:

  1. I'm from VA so I am going for #1

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  2. I recommend #1 for you to read. I think you'd enjoy it.

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