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100+ Book Giveaway Jill Wolfson

Monday, February 4, 2013

Jill Wolfson

   What I Call Life Giveaway

But before I give you a synopsis of What I Call Life, her new book Furious will be released soon! Take a look:

Three high school girls become the avenging Furies of Greek legend.

We were only three angry girls, to begin with. Alix, the hot-tempered surfer chick; Stephanie, the tree-hugging activist; and me, Meg, the quiet foster kid, the one who never quite fit in. We hardly knew each other, but each of us nurtured a burning anger: at the jerks in our class, at our disappointing parents, at the whole flawed, unjust world.

We were only three angry girls, simmering uselessly in our ocean-side California town, until one day a mysterious, beautiful classmate named Ambrosia taught us what else we could be: Powerful. Deadly. Furious.


I haven’t even explained yet about the Knitting Lady. Who is she? How did I wind up on her doorstep? How did I meet the other girls who became my friends—no, they became more than friends—despite the fact that they drove me absolutely crazy. 

I need to take a giant step back, return myself to the police car and explain how I, Cal Lavender, came to be living a life that wasn’t my own.

A witty and moving first novel that uncovers another side of the foster-care system

Cal Lavender is perfectly happy living her anonymous life, even if she does have to play mother to her own mother a whole lot more than an eleven-year-old should. But when Cal’s mother has one of her “unfortunate episodes” in the middle of the public library, she is whisked off by the authorities and Cal is escorted to a seat in the back of a police car. 

On “just a short, temporary detour from what I call life,” Cal finds herself in a group home with four other girls, watched over by a strange old woman everyone refers to as the Knitting Lady. At first Cal can think of nothing but how to get out of this nuthouse. She knows she doesn’t belong there. But it turns out that all the girls, and even the Knitting Lady, may have a lot more in common than they could have imagined.
A fresh new voice in middle-grade fiction—Jill Wolfson’s unforgettable characters will blunder their way into readers’ hearts.


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  1. Oh this sounds like a little witty book and I love those! I can't wait to see what's it about :) Thanks for the giveaway :)

  1. Thanks for the giveaway!
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  1. Anonymous said...:

    This is a GREAT giveaway and the book Furious sounds GREAT!!

  1. Unknown said...:

    Furious sounds good! :)

  1. Mabel said...:

    Sounds like an awesome read! Thank you so much for the giveaway!! :D

  1. RIN said...:

    What I Call Life sounds fantastic. I really love MG, but rarely read it these days. A touching MG novel sounds like just the thing to me right now.

  1. Shan said...:

    This sounds like a fun read.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  1. erin said...:

    thanks for the great post and giveaway! These sounds awesome ;)

  1. Sounds good! thank you.

  1. Natasha said...:

    Sounds really good!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  1. Foster care is something that is near and dear to my heart, so these books are a must read for me. Both look really great!

  1. Meghan said...:

    Thanks for the giveaway! This book looks really cool!

  1. thanks for the giveaway

  1. debbie said...:

    Thank you for the giveaway, this sounds like a great book.

  1. I love these kind of stories, about real life and how people learn to cope.

  1. Wendi said...:

    thank you for the chance!!

  1. Things for the chance to win This sounds like a great book.

  1. This book sounds interesting! Thanks for the giveaway! :D

  1. thanks for participating in this giveaway!

  1. mdh0115 said...:

    This book sounds great and so does Furious! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  1. Rosa C. said...:

    Sounds awesome :)

  1. bn100 said...:

    Nice covers.

  1. Kristia said...:

    Love the ocver of Furious! Thank you for the giveaway :)

  1. Unknown said...:

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  1. Anonymous said...:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  1. Denise Z said...:

    I saw the cover for Furious and got sucked right in LOL Now I have to know what is going on here. Thank you for sharing with us.

  1. This book looks great and i liked cover book too :)

  1. I haven't heard about this but it definitely sounds like a book I'd like to read : )

  1. Unknown said...:

    My daughter really wants to read this book...I would love to win it for her!!!


  1. Unknown said...:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  1. katja9_10 said...:

    Thanks for the giveaway! Can't wait to read it!

    Les Johnson

  1. Unknown said...:

    I love the souond of both books! Thanks for the giveaway!

  1. Thanks for the chance!


  1. Suz Reads said...:

    Thanks for this amazing giveaway - I would love to win!

  1. Meleakua said...:

    this sounds like a very sweet story! thanks so much for the giveaway! :)
    beth c

  1. M.A.D. said...:

    Mary DeBorde
    This sounds like a very fun read, and I think the cover is awesome!! :)

  1. Steph said...:

    I can't wait to read Furious! Thanks for the giveaway!

  1. Unknown said...:

    They both sound like great reads! I'm really interested in both mythology and the foster care system respectively so she sounds like a great author

  1. Dinky said...:

    great giveaway, thank you very much. This book sounds awesome, can´t wait to read it :)

  1. Sounds like a good read.

  1. Thanks for the oportunity :D

  1. Both books sound GOOD! I'm definitely adding both to my wish list!!
    Thank you so much for a chance at winning in your awesome giveaway!!

  1. Thanks for the chance to win :)

  1. They both sound fantastic - love the Greek story that is in Furious.

  1. Unknown said...:

    Both of these books sound incredible, but I especially like the description for Furious. I love books about Greek mythology!

  1. Unknown said...:

    It would be refreshing to read a story about the foster care system that WASN'T full of doom and gloom!