Sunday, April 13, 2008

Loaded Questions Giveaway: Five Copies of Gods Behaving Badly

The original deadline for signing up for this contest was May 28th,
however, in order to make time for even more giveaways in the
very near future, the deadline has been changed to May 1st.

Stay tuned for details! Sign up today!

Marie Phillips' first novel finds a number of the famed Greek Gods and Goddesses living in modern day London, all packed in a dilapidated house that no one takes the time to upkeep. Far from the powerful beings they once were these gods find that their powers are wanning, the monotony of holding down mortal jobs taxing. In Gods Behaving Badly we find Apollo working as a television psychic, his aunt Aphrodite passes her days working as phone-sex worker and Artemis a dog walker all while Zeus ages slowly in the attic under the watchful eye of the dangerous Hera.

Gods Behaving Badly picks up steam as Aphrodite and her son Eros hatch a plan to make Apollo fall in love with a mousy cleaning lady who continually dodges his attempts at wooing her.

I read this book before it was released and really enjoyed it, Phillips does a great job of keeping the story moving while offering the reader a very new view of otherwise ancient Greek mythological characters.

Contest Details
: Getting yourself entered in the giveaway is easy! There are two ways:

Option 1. See the box in the left margin of the blog? It says "Subscribe to Loaded Questions with Kelly Hewitt". This is a great way to receive email updates whenever new posts are made to Loaded Questions. Enter your email address in order to sign yourself up for the service. You will receive an email verifying you request to be signed up. It's as easy as that. Once you have signed up, your email address will automatically entered in the contest! Already signed up this way for a previous contest? Read Option #2.OR

Option 2. Reply to this thread. This is an e
asy option, click the reply button and write a little something -- introduce yourself, share your favorite author or book with the rest of us, anything will do. Once you have written a reply and provided your email you are entered in the contest! This is also the best option to enter in the contest for those of you who have already signed up for the email list in the past.

Note: Those who are frequent readers are encouraged to continue to sign up for Loaded Questions giveaways! If you have entered one of our giveaways before you must do one of the above listed in order to be re-entered for the Gods Behaving Badly Giveaway.


Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Ooh, this is a hot book! I'd love to read it, of course. But mostly I wanted to say thanks for the hard work you do here. I've been digging reading you.

Bunny B said...

I've been a loyal subscriber! :) This looks like a fun read. I know I'll enjoy this!! ;) Thanks!

Unknown said...

I have you on both RSS and get the blog via e-mail, so I guess leaving a comment is my only option! :-) Thanks for the blog, I enjoy reading it, and thanks for the generous giveaway!
skrishna1183 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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alissa said...

Thanks for this great giveaway. I enjoy your website and have read every interview and am a subscriber. Your choice of books is lovely.

Karin said...

Please enter me--thanks.

gautami tripathy said...

I would like a copy! Do count me in!

I am gonna start reading Purple Hibiscus by Adichie next week.

Cheryl said...

I just discovered this site. What a cool site. I just started a book blog at

I have been wanting to read this book for a while.

I would love to be entered to win.

Thanks Cheryl

Darla said...

Looks like an interesting book, I've been enjoying some of your archives. Definately want in on the giveaway.



Ramya said...

hey.. this sounds like a great book. do enter me for the give away!
f2000501 at yahoo dot com.

Rosina Lippi Green said...


Not just to throw my name in the hat but also (1) to try to practice what I preach (comment on the blogs I read) and (2) to ask you the name of the two fonts you use in your post titles. Not a loaded question, but a question none the less.

windycindy said...

Happy Earth Day! This books sounds rather amusing. It makes me smile just thinking about the gods sitting around in a dilapidated old house!
Please enter me in your drawing. Many thanks.....Cindi

Ilissa said...

This looks like a great book. I don't really have a favorite author and I read stuff from every genre. Although I am the kind of person that has difficulty finding books to read because I am fairly picky. Hopefully this would be one of those I can't put down. Please count me in. I also I subscribing to your feed.

Cheryl said...

Ha Ha. I was checking back on your site today and read your post about Mary Roach and realied that I never gave you my eamil addy for this contest.

Here it is

clbstitch at yahoo dot com

Anonymous said...

This sounds like a fun read! I'd like to enter! Thanks! :-)

Iv├┐ said...

my, i love this book! i want to read and own a copy...

please include me and i've subscribed to your blog feed. :)


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Ben said...

I have you on both RSS and get the blog via e-mail, so I guess leaving a comment is my only option! :-) Thanks for the blog, I enjoy reading it, and thanks for the generous giveaway! skrishna1183 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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