July 24, 2009

Searching For A Starry Night: New Ebook at Barnes & Noble.com and Contest!

New Ebook of Searching For A Starry Night at B&N.com

Barnes and Noble is getting into the ebook business.

Searching For A Starry Night, A Miniature Art Mystery by Christine Verstraete is now available in ebook format at B&N.com. (Barnes & Noble.com)

Ebooks are GREEN! and a great bargain! B&N.com is now giving another alternative to readers - great for the Iphone, Palm, etc.

(**To celebrate the launch, keep reading for fantastic contest details!)


Sam and her bff, Lita, along with a mischievous Dachshund named Petey, face an angry housekeeper, a dog-hating gardener, and an ancient family curse as they search for a missing miniature replica of Van Gogh's famous painting, "Starry Night."

** 2009 Eppie Award finalist, children's/ya category, for ebook version. **

** Buy at B&N.com

* Also published in trade paperback from Quake

** A fun mystery for ages 9+.**

* Read reviews and read/download Chapter One at author's website.


Ok - remember the post I did on the miniature rooms in a bag the kids made at the library? (Pictured is my sample bag.)

** Win your own room in a bag kit!!**

* Rules:

Here's how to win:

Simply BUY an ebook of Searching For A Starry Night at ** B&N.com ** - and submit a review on the site. Email me (chrisATcverstraete.com) once your review is up. Your name will be entered for a chance to win a complete room in a bag kit.

(NOTE: I won't penalize you if you buy a print copy - either through Quake or at B&N.com, or even Amazon.com - but the same rules apply - you must put up a review and email me to let me know. See links above, or in side column of blog.)

Prize kit includes: 1 prepared bag, plastic insert, cut foam core board, back sheet of scrapbook paper, and a puzzle furniture kit! Enough furniture to make many rooms!! (Sorry US shipping only!)

Overseas winners: (Europe and UK Only)
Instead of the full furniture kit, I will include enough furniture (punched out and bagged) to furnish the room. State which you prefer: bath, bedroom (full or twin bed), kitchen or living room.

** Even if you don't do minis, try a new hobby. Or give the kit to someone else or your kids/grandkids to try. It could be a fun family project too!**

Contest ends: Aug. 31, 2009 or until I get at least 25 entries. Help me make it a bestseller!!

Good luck!

1 comment:

  1. I think it's cool that Starry Night is now available in e-form from B&N. Yay! And what a fun prize. I hope you get tons of reviews.

    Straight From Hel


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