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UPDATE: Winner KatieAmanda!

I’m participating in the Literary Blog Hop where book bloggers are having a lot of great giveaways. The giveaways are open until Wednesday, June 27. This is the book that I’m giving away.

Israela by Batya Casper

“In Israel, the lives of three women interweave with the story of their country. Ratiba, an Israeli journalist, turns her back on her heritage to marry an Israeli Arab. Her sister Orit, an actor, lives alone and longs for her lost sister. Elisheva is a nurse who dedicates her life to the wounded and the dying. As their lives unfold, the three women find themselves facing choices they would never have envisioned. This is a story of secrets and alienation, yet also of hope and heroism. It is about Arabs who save Jews from disaster and Jews who heal Arabs. It is the story of everyday people torn and desperately searching for the right path. Here, the ancient pulsates in present time and the biblical holds prominence with the secular. “

To enter just leave a comment.

Other participants:

  1. Leeswammes
  2. Candle Beam Book Blog
  3. Musings of a Bookshop Girl
  4. The Book Whisperer
  5. Book Journey (US/CA)
  6. breieninpeking (Dutch readers)
  7. bibliosue
  8. heavenali
  9. I Read That Once…
  10. The Parrish Lantern
  11. The Bibliomouse (Europe)
  12. Tell Me A Story
  13. Seaside Book Nook
  14. Rikki’s Teleidoscope
  15. Sam Still Reading
  16. Nishita’s Rants and Raves
  17. Readerbuzz
  18. Books Thoughts Adventures (North America)
  19. 2,606 Books and Counting
  20. Laurie Here (US/CA)
  21. Literary Winner (US)
  22. Dolce Bellezza
  23. The House of the Seven Tails
  24. The Book Diva’s Reads (US)
  25. Colorimetry
  26. Roof Beam Reader
  27. Kate’s Library
  28. Minding Spot (US)
  29. Silver’s Reviews (US)
  30. Book’d Out
  31. Fingers & Prose (US)
  32. Chocolate and Croissants
  33. Scattered Figments
  34. Lucybird’s Book Blog
  35. The Book Club Blog
  1. Lizzy’s Literary Life
  2. The Book Stop
  3. Reflections from the Hinterland (US)
  4. Lena Sledge’s Blog
  5. Read in a Single Sitting
  6. The Little Reader Library (UK)
  7. The Blue Bookcase (US)
  8. 1morechapter (US)
  9. The Reading and Life of a Bookworm
  10. Curled Up with a Good Book and a Cup of Tea
  11. My Sweepstakes City (US)
  12. De Boekblogger (Europe, Dutch readers)
  13. Exurbanis
  14. Sweeping Me (US/CA)
  15. Living, Learning, and Loving Life (US)
  16. Beauty Balm
  17. Uniflame Creates
  18. Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book (US/CA)
  19. Curiosity Killed The Bookworm
  20. Nose in a book (Europe)
  21. Sharon’s Garden of Book Reviews (US)
  22. Giraffe Days
  23. Page Plucker
  24. Based on a True Story
  25. Read, Write & Live
  26. Devin Berglund (N. America)
  27. Ephemeral Digest
  28. Under My Apple Tree (US)
  29. Annette Berglund (US)
  30. Book Nympho
  31. A Book Crazy, Jane Austen Lovin’ Gal (US)
  32. Love, Laughter, and a Touch of Insanity

30 Comments

  • Judith

    I haven’t heard of the book but it sounds interesting. I like it when opposing groups end up helping each other out – we’re all humans, in the end!

    Thanks for the giveaway and for joining the hop.

  • Lisa Hackney

    This sounds like an amazing book, and one that both I and my college aged daughter would enjoy reading. Thank you so much for the chance to win!!
    Lisa Hackney

  • Hira Hasnain

    “This is a story of secrets and alienation, yet also of hope and heroism. It is about Arabs who save Jews from disaster and Jews who heal Arabs.” If that doesn’t make the whole WORLD want to read this book, I don’t know what else will. I know I’d love for a chance to win/read this novel. Thank you, also, for introducing us to such a wonderful book!

    Thank you for your generosity, and for being part of the Literary Giveaway Hop.

    Name: Hira Hasnain
    Email: Enamoredsoul(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Marie

    I’d love to win this! Thanks for offering it. I was reading some of your other posts and your workouts sound incredible!

  • Iris

    I had never heard of this book, but it sounds very interesting, and like it could be a very touching story. I’d love to be entered! Thank you 🙂

  • Dinda

    I’ve never heard the book before, but it sounds interesting. Thanks for the giveaway!

    dl(dot)love(dot)freedom(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Lilian

    Woah, this book sounds like such an intriguing read, I’m dying to unravel the word of Ratiba! Please enter me for the giveaway.

    Many thanks for participating in the blog hop and hosting such a lovely giveaway!

  • Ileana A.

    Please count me in for the giveaway! well, as long if is international! 😀
    Thanks for the chance! ilepachequin(at)hotmail(dot)com

  • Becca A.

    This book is also new to me but it sounds like a very, very interesting read. Thank you for hosting the giveaway!

    kimie142002(at)hotmail(dot)com

  • Suz Reads

    Thanks for this amazing giveaway! This book sounds great and I would love to win it!

    susanw28 (at) mindspring (dot) com

  • Sophia

    This books sounds marvellous, I’d love to be entered in the draw. Thanks for the giveaway. sophiasblog-book(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

  • Parrish

    Love to be considered for this.

    PEAR TREE – Rachel (Bluwstein)
    Conspiracy of spring
    a man awakes and through the window sees
    a pear tree blossoming,
    and instantly the mountain weighing on his heart
    dissolves and disappears.

    O you will understand! Is there a grieving man
    who can hold on stubbornly
    to a single flower that withered
    in last year’s autumn gale,
    when spring consoles and with a smile
    presents him with a giant wreath of flowers
    at his very window?

  • Tine

    The review you’ve written made me keen on what the book is all about. Wish I could win.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Cat

    I haven’t heard of this book before but it sounds lovely. Thanks for the giveaway.
    catsplace31(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)nz

  • Anita Yancey

    Sounds like a great book and I’d love to win it. ?Thanks for having this giveaway.
    ayancey(at)dishmail(dot)net

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