Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Happy Release Day!

Today is the release day for Scandalous Women, and I'm tremendously excited. It's been a year and a half since I sold the book in August 2009, and it's been a long journey from blog to book. Seven months of writing, and three months of revisions to produce the finished book. But at long last it's here and in a bookstore near you!

And I'm very happy to announce that the book has been chosen as RT Book Reviews Non-Fiction pick of the month in the April issue.  I'm working on trying to scan the article into my computer but until then the issue is at your local Barnes and Noble or Borders Bookstore.  I'm also pretty chuffed that the blog was also chosen as one of the Top 50 History Blogs by Zen College Life.  The book has also gotten rave reviews from BookPage as well as The Trades. Please check out the News and Reviews page to read them.

In honor of the release, I'm giving away an autographed copy of Scandalous Women to one lucky winner.

Here are the rules for the giveaway. Sorry, this is only for Canadian and American readers! The contest runs from today through Monday, March 7th.

1. Leave your name and email in the comments. Email is very important so that I can contact you for your address.
2. If you are not a follower and become one, you get an extra entry
3. If you tweet about the giveaway, you get an extra entry.
Good luck


Randy Seaver said...

Hi Elizabeth,

Looks tantalizing - sign me up for the contest - Randy Seaver


Amy said...

Congratulations! I have had this book on my Wishlist for the longest time! I can't wait to get my hands on it!

tiger_fan_1997 At yahoo DOT com

La'Shawn said...

Congrats!! I can't wait to read this! :)


Stephanie said...

This looks so interesting!


Anonymous said...

Congrats on the book! Would be incredible to win! :)amanda71509@gmail.com

Reina said...

Congratulations! :)

Linda said...

I love this kind of non-fiction book, with lots of different tidbits of interesting information. Congratulations on the release, and thanks for the giveaway. I've followed your blog for quite some time.

Jessica said...

Congratulations on the release! It's also a special day for me today, because I am officially 30. I've enjoyed reading up on your blog posts & can't wait to read the book!

Hope your book sells well.

- Jess

Pauline said...

Felicitations Elizabeth and well done indeed. I love the cover, by the way. Sign me up for the contest and I'm off to Tweet the news. I predict a bestseller!


Vicky Alvear Shecter said...

Outstanding, congratulations! I'm really looking forward to reading this book! I already follow you but I will tweet about the contest. My email: valvearshecter@gmail.com

dave hambidge said...

I would love to have a copy for my holiday reading from 15 April... you know where to find me!

Susan Higginbotham said...


Rachel said...

Yay! I'm a follower- thanks for the giveaway!


Laura Vee said...

Congratulations on the release! I look forward to reading the book, as I do your blog daily.


Johanna said...

Congratulations, I'm so excited for you. Been following and I can't wait to get my hands on this book.


Gigi said...

Congratulations! Count me in on this contest...I would love to have an autographed copy

Audra said...

congrats, congrats -- how exciting! thank you for the giveaway! I'm a follower and I tweeted.

unabridgedchick at gmail.com

Shannon said...

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S.L. Stevens said...

Congrats on the release! As a feminist I love reading about women in history.


samanthalstevens [at] yahoo [dot] com

Michelle said...

This is my first post though I have been following your blog for some time. I too am a native New Yorker and an ardent Anglophile. Congratulations on the book. Loved the piece you did on Bessie Smith.

Michelle Peeples

Anonymous said...

Happy Release Day! I'm new to the blog, I loved your pieces on Margaret and Mary Tudor, Marie Antoinette and so many others! I can't wait to read the book!

R. Tija Maurice

Daphne said...

Best wishes for the book! I would love to win a copy.


Mary W. said...

Happy Release Day!! I love your article on Wallis Simpson!!!

Donna Marie said...

Would love to read your new book. I truly enjoy your blog and have shared it with others.


mizwaller said...

WTG I'm 71 and a lifelong reader of historical fiction. I've learned so much from following your blog. Keep it coming.

MEST said...

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