40 Love (giveaway)

40 Love was the first book that Madeleine Wickham actually wrote, long before she established herself as a go-to author for fun, chick-lit books like her Shopaholic series (under the name Sophie Kinsella).

“At their country estate, Patrick Chance and his wife make a fateful decision to host a seemingly innocuous weekend tennis party – “seemingly” being the operative word here.  As the four couples gather on the sunny terrace over the brilliant weekend, it becomes quickly obvious who among them is succeeding and who has fallen on hard times.  However, after two days of tempers, shocks and revelations (as well as the appearance of an uninvited guest), nothing in their pecking order will remain as certain. While the couples’ children amuse themselves with pony rides and rehearsals for a play, the adults suffer through a series of personal crises and long-simmering battles that have nothing to do with the matches on the court.  Wickham’s nonstop action reveals at every turn that nothing in this social circle is as it appears, and in the end one thing is crystal clear: the weekend is about anything but tennis.”

This is my favourite type of book for the summer (or those first few weeks of fall, when you’re desparate to hang on to the summer!) – funny, gossipy, and the kind of characters that interest you from the first page.  I’m having a hard time putting 40 Love down!

You can see Madeleine Wickham talk about her new book in this video:

40 Love is available in bookstores on August 30.  Here is where you can find more information about 40 Love, or purchase your own copy.  You can also enter the giveaway below!

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THREE lucky readers will each win a copy of 40 Love from the sponsor!

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To enter, tell me where you’ll read your copy of  40 Love (required).

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Contest closes SEPTEMBER 9 @ 10pm EST; open to US and CANADIAN RESIDENTS only.
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144 Comments on 40 Love (giveaway)

  1. 409cope
    September 8, 2011 at 7:30 PM (6 years ago)

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  2. Ed Nemmers
    September 8, 2011 at 9:14 PM (6 years ago)

    This will be read in the hammock!

  3. Tirza @ Canadian Mommy Giveaways
    September 8, 2011 at 11:14 PM (6 years ago)

    I would read my copy on the couch during my son’s naptime and before going to bed!

  4. Kristan K
    September 8, 2011 at 11:27 PM (6 years ago)

    I’ll read it out on the beach! A good tan AND a good book!

  5. pmj
    September 9, 2011 at 1:31 AM (6 years ago)

    I read it in the backyard.

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    September 9, 2011 at 1:32 AM (6 years ago)

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  9. Kate
    September 9, 2011 at 9:36 AM (6 years ago)

    I will read it on the patio while the weather is still nice.

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    September 9, 2011 at 9:37 AM (6 years ago)

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    September 9, 2011 at 9:38 AM (6 years ago)

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  12. Tracy
    September 9, 2011 at 9:44 AM (6 years ago)

    I will be reading at the park, with my kids happily playing :) hopefully in the sun!

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    September 9, 2011 at 9:45 AM (6 years ago)

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  15. Susan Smith
    September 9, 2011 at 10:22 AM (6 years ago)

    I will read it on my deck

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    September 9, 2011 at 10:22 AM (6 years ago)

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    September 9, 2011 at 10:23 AM (6 years ago)

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    September 9, 2011 at 11:06 AM (6 years ago)

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  21. susan smoaks
    September 9, 2011 at 11:09 AM (6 years ago)

    i’ll read it outside on the bench at work

  22. Kerrie Mayans
    September 9, 2011 at 12:43 PM (6 years ago)

    I would read it in the car while my son has soccer practice and I am just waiting on him.

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    September 9, 2011 at 12:43 PM (6 years ago)

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  24. Sand
    September 9, 2011 at 9:13 PM (6 years ago)

    I would read it at home.

  25. Charlene Kuser
    September 9, 2011 at 9:13 PM (6 years ago)

    I would read my copy of 40 Love on my front porch sitting in my swing

  26. Veronica Garrett
    September 9, 2011 at 9:14 PM (6 years ago)

    I’ll read it on the sofa after work.

  27. Charlene Kuser
    September 9, 2011 at 9:16 PM (6 years ago)

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  28. Charlene Kuser
    September 9, 2011 at 9:18 PM (6 years ago)

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    September 9, 2011 at 9:30 PM (6 years ago)

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  31. Rhonda Struthers
    September 9, 2011 at 11:00 PM (6 years ago)

    There is some good weather left here in Ottawa. .
    I hope to be reading this on my porch glimpsing at the sunset

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  32. Rhonda Struthers
    September 9, 2011 at 11:00 PM (6 years ago)

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    September 9, 2011 at 11:01 PM (6 years ago)

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