Monday, October 12, 2009

Giveaway: The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent

Thanks to Valerie and Hatchett Book Group, I have 5 copies of The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent to giveaway.

Martha Carrier was one of the first women to be accused, tried and hanged as a witch in Salem, Massachusetts. Like her mother, young Sarah Carrier is bright and willful, openly challenging the small, brutal world in which they live.

Often at odds with one another, mother and daughter are forced to stand together against the escalating hysteria of the trials and the superstitious tyranny that led to the torture and imprisonment of more than 200 people accused of witchcraft.

This is the story of Martha's courageous defiance and ultimate death, as told by the daughter who survived.

Kathleen Kent is a tenth generation descendent of Martha Carrier. She paints a haunting portrait, not just of Puritan New England, but also of one family's deep and abiding love in the face of fear and persecution.


Now for the fun part...

To enter the contest (open to US and Canada only), you must answer the following question (no answer to it, no entry):

If you could live during any time period, which would it be and why?

Then you may choose one or more of the following (please note: you MUST provide an email in the body of your response so I know how to get a hold of you!):

Rules:
1. Please include your email address with your answer, so that I can contact you if you win. You will have 3 days to respond to the email. You must put your email address in the comments or your entry is invalid. Format like faithfulgirl4[at]gmail[dot]com
2. For an extra entry, sign up to be a follower. If you're already a follower, let me know and you'll get the extra entry as well.
3. For another extra entry, subscribe via googlereader, blogger or by email and let me know that you do.
4. For another entry, blog about this giveaway and send me the link.
5. For another entry, Tweet about this contest and include @faithfulgirl along with website link.
6. For another entry, enter to win another of my giveaways and tell me that you have entered by leaving a comment here as to which one.
7. Leave a separate comment for each entry or you'll only be entered once.

The contest is open to US and Canadian residents only. NO PO BOXES. The contest ends at 11:59 pm EST on November 7, 2009. One book per household.



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70 comments:

  1. I'd pick when Jesus was on earth - think of all the questions I resolve for myself firsthand...

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  2. I'm a follower

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  3. And a subscriber...

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  4. I would have to pick the Italian Renissance period. The art, music, and the personalities would be wonderful to visit.

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  5. I am already a follower through google friend connect

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  6. A Bookshelf MonstrosityOctober 13, 2009 at 5:24 AM

    I want to live in the Jazz Age (1920s). I wanna be a flapper girl and party with F. Scott Fitzgerald!

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  7. A Bookshelf MonstrosityOctober 13, 2009 at 5:24 AM

    Follower.

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  8. A Bookshelf MonstrosityOctober 13, 2009 at 5:25 AM

    I subscribe via google reader.

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  9. A Bookshelf MonstrosityOctober 13, 2009 at 5:26 AM

    tweet tweet: http://twitter.com/bookmonstrosity/status/4833589142

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  10. I would want to live in the Victorian Era. Great giveaway, this book sounds great. I've been in a witchy mood lately!

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  11. http://twitter.com/elnice/status/4834695378

    I tweeted

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  12. I am an old follower

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    Elie (Ellz Readz)

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  13. I would like to live in the 1960s in the US, as I would love to experience the turbulence of that decade, with hippies, powerful political figures, and great music!

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    Sarah Emmerson

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  14. I am a new follower!

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    Sarah Emmerson

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  15. I subscribe via RSS feed.

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    Sarah Emmerson

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  16. I've wanted this one for awhile. Please count me in. Thank you!

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  17. I follow

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  18. I subscribe

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  19. Tweet:
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  20. Blogged:
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  21. As a woman, I'd have to say I'd choose to stay in the here and now, because of all the hard-won freedoms we enjoy. We've got a long way to go, but I don't think I'd last long in another time period.

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  22. I'd like to live during WW2, I've always been fascinated by that time period and would like to live through it and experience it for myself.
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  23. I'm a follower
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  24. I'd like to have lived in the late 1800's, early turn of the century.
    Simpler times...
    :o)
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  25. I tweeted.
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  26. I follow your blog.
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  27. I subscribe via Google Reader.
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  28. I would like to experience the middle ages

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  29. I follow

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  30. cococroissants giveaway for the heretics daughter @faithful girl http://bit.ly/4gAHTu

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  31. I blogged about it here chocolateandcroissants.blogspot.com/2009_10_01_archive.html#5609406679506983553

    thanks

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  32. I entered breaking the bank-thanks for these great books.

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  33. Erin from Long IslandOctober 20, 2009 at 11:30 PM

    I wouldlove to live in ancient Greece. It seemed like such a magical time!

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  34. Erin from Long IslandOctober 20, 2009 at 11:32 PM

    I follow

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  35. Erin from Long IslandOctober 20, 2009 at 11:33 PM

    i subscribe by email

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  36. Erin from Long IslandOctober 20, 2009 at 11:39 PM

    I entered breaking the bank

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  37. Erin from Long IslandOctober 20, 2009 at 11:43 PM

    tweeted

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  38. Erin from Long IslandOctober 20, 2009 at 11:48 PM

    now subscribe in google reader

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  39. Pleases enter me in this giveaway. The century I would most like to live in was the 20th century. During this century, there was more progress made toward the improvement of humanity's living than in any other century.

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  40. I am a follower of your blog

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  41. I subscribe to your blog at Googl

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  42. I tweeted about this giveaway:
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  43. I entered your giveaway for the book, Breaking the Bank.

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  44. I would love to live in the early 1900's in San Francisco. There's a big mystery in my family during that time period and I would love to find the answers.
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  45. Erin from Long IslandOctober 22, 2009 at 12:23 AM

    daily tweet

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  46. Erin from Long IslandOctober 22, 2009 at 12:24 AM

    oops, forgot
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  47. tweet

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  48. Any time period? Now that is tough, because I have a feeling I would not thrive (I like the modern age and its conveniencestoo much), but I would love to be a witness to history... Russia during the Revolution, England during the period of the Plantaganets or the Tudors, America during the push West, etc. Please accept this as my entry. Thank you!

    Aliya D.
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  49. I would have loved to live during the Roaring Twenties.

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  50. Erin from Long IslandOctober 24, 2009 at 11:16 PM

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  51. Erin from Long IslandOctober 25, 2009 at 11:57 PM

    daily tweet

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  52. I would live to in the Civil War period. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  53. Great book. I'd love to win it. walkerd@primus.ca

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  54. I would love to live in ancient Egypt.
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  55. I am a new follower.
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  56. I follow via google reader.
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  57. I tweeted this @amandawk.
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  58. I blogged about your contest here: http://jo-jolovestoread.blogspot.com/2009/10/current-giveaways-and-todays-feature-at.html
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  59. I have always been fascinated by the Tudor dynasty, so I would chose that time period.
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  60. I tweeted:
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  61. i would want to live during the stone age because everything was simple then and the geico cavemen seem to be very sensitive guys and i would have fun hanging with them lol

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  62. I would love to be born in the 1910s so I could chat with my great-grandmother in Ukraine!

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  63. I am a recent follower!

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  64. I think the 1920's was a time when possibilities seemed endless. walkerjo@primus.ca

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  65. I know that I would not be interested in living in this time period. Life was brutal. walkerd@primus.ca

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  66. The French Revolution would be an interesting period to live in.
    I'm a follower

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  67. I would have loved living during the Italian Renaissance. I think it was a very romantic, exciting & artistic time period.

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  68. I already follow ~ megalon22{at}yahoo{dot}com

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  69. I subscribe via Google Reader
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  70. I entered your Cleaning House For Shiela Giveaway
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