The Spontaneous E-Book Giveaway That’s Going On For No Good Reason! Giveaway 2

NOTE: Don’t forget about our first giveaway! It’s still live until 7pm Eastern! Click here to go to it!

It’s time for book 2! I was very surprised when Alan Hutcheson offered up this book! I read it, loved it and reviewed it! You can check out my review by clicking on the review section. It was definitely a fun romp with characters that are memorable to say the least. It gave me a lot of laughs! Now I get to share it with you! Book 2 giveaway is Boomerang!

Synopsis: Ted Hogwood’s beloved guitar is in the window of Topp Dollar Pawn. The only way he can get the money to rescue her is to accept an assignment from the AABC, a not nearly official branch of the US intelligence community. He is partnered with Jerry Kwiatkowski to steal a boomerang containing secrets that should have died with J. Edgar Hoover. It would be simple if they knew what they were doing.

18 and up ONLY

We’re giving away 2 copies of this book and all you have to do to be entered is write about the following topic. Whether it’s long or short is up to you. Winners will be drawn at random! Have fun! This contest will run until 1pm Eastern on Friday!

“What was the strangest thing you’ve ever done while looking for something?”

Misty graduated from Capital University in 2005 with a degree in English Literature. She is an avid reader and is the owner of The Top Shelf

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Misty graduated from Capital University in 2005 with a degree in English Literature. She is an avid reader and is the owner of The Top Shelf

28 thoughts on “The Spontaneous E-Book Giveaway That’s Going On For No Good Reason! Giveaway 2

  • April 7, 2011 at 11:59 am

    Hmm, that almost sounds like looking for your glasses . . while they sit on top of you head. Or searching for keys you have in your hand. (I’ve done all of these).

  • April 7, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    I lost my dog a few years ago. I went through the neighborhood looking everywhere and asking everyone. I finally got in my car and started driving around searching for her. After a long and fruitless search, I returned home broken hearted only to find my dog waiting for me patiently at the front door.

    It turned out that she had discovered a favorite outside resting place inside of a large shrub. After that, when I couldn’t find her, I just looked inside the shrub.

  • April 7, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    “What was the strangest thing you’ve ever done while looking for something?”

    I lost my glasses once. Doesn’t happen often because I’m blind as a bat. But while looking for them I kept trying to push the phantom glasses up on my nose. Worse, though, was I somehow managed to poke myself in the eyeball twice while doing so. Which I don’t understand, because it’s not like I push them up by the lenses when they’re actually on my face….

    • April 7, 2011 at 12:42 pm

      LOL… you’re not alone!! I have done that one too! LOL

  • April 7, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    Oh no! I guess you get the embarassing version!

    It was my 40th birthday. 40. Divorces white female that was having a blast. My friend takes me out drinking on my birthday… first time I had ever really celebrated a birthday in that fashion. Needless to say, in my neck of the woods (at that time) you get a free drink on your birthday, so the thing to do is go from tavern to tavern and drink all night!

    About the time I lost all sense of myself… (good think I had a freind looking out for me!) I lost my purse.

    Funny thing, as inebriated as I was, I was still in complete control of my facilities. Or so I thought. My rational was that I must have dropped my purse as I was getting out of the truck to enter the latest tavern.

    So, I excused myself for a moment….. walked across the street to the truck…. and proceeded to crawl under it looking for the lost purse.

    And you have to think, in the upper mid-west, in Feburary, there are several feet of snow piled up next to the roads.

    I was rounded up a moment later, pulled out from under the truck covered in snow, and informed that my purse was still hanging across the back of my chair in the tavern!

    So, the strangest place I have ever looked for something is under a truck against the side of a snowbank!

    And a side note…. I have not since celebrated a birthday to that extent!! LOL

    • April 7, 2011 at 1:59 pm

      Misty – you should give her a book for making us laugh!

      • April 7, 2011 at 3:25 pm

        Wouldn’t be quite so bad, but now every year on my birthday I either get a new purse, or a card, email, or text referring to said purse! LOL

        You all are so blessed now… I have not even told that story to my new husband!

        • April 8, 2011 at 11:58 am

          ROFLOL Thank you Connie! That was a great story 🙂 OMG I needed that laugh.

  • April 7, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    Can’t really think of anything other than I look high and low for something, sometimes multiple times in the same place. Then someone else starts helping me look and ends up finding them in a place I’d already looked.

  • April 7, 2011 at 12:49 pm

    Does call the local hospitals and the department that my husband worked at when he was late coming home, count?

    When my husband was on the police force, I use to worry when he was either 1) not home from his shift after a certain period of time and he didn’t call to let me know that he was going to be late. One evening, when it was about 3 hours, I started calling around to the local hospitals because he wasn’t answering his cell phone….as a last resort I called the department – which was where he was at filling out paperwork.

  • April 7, 2011 at 12:59 pm

    I think that motherhood has addled my brain somewhat, because sometimes when I’m looking for something that I’ve lost, I end up having to start a completely new search to find something else I’ve lost while looking for the first thing I lost :s

  • April 7, 2011 at 12:59 pm

    I love beading, so inevitably the small beads do escape off the working top and roll around on the floor, so down on hands and knees I go, only to have the cats follow and crouch next to me also trying to look for whatever I’m looking for.
    They get highly excited as they think it is a new game, and as I scan the floor they try to catch my fingers and jump all over my back.
    This usually results in fits of giggles, me crawling around on all fours and 3 happy playful cats >3

    • April 7, 2011 at 3:27 pm

      Let’s put your cats jumping at your fingers with my dogs (little ankle biters) that TRY to attack me while I run on my treadmill……….

      Hard to run when your laughing…. tend to mis-step….

      Great story about your cats!! LOL

  • April 7, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    I lost my car keys and looked everywhere. Finally looked in the freezer & that is where I found them.

  • April 7, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    This happened to me in my college days. Bearing in mind that I did Information technology in college, there I was working away in my first class of the day and just as the class ended I got to my feet, logged out of the computer I was using and left the room. I didn’t think about this until my last class my which was when I realised that I had misplaced my disk box. In those days everything was stored on floppy drives and that included ones work. I ended up traipsing to the three other rooms I had had classes in that day. As it turned out all three rooms had classes taking place. The end result was that I had interrupted three classes and of course the box was in the first room I had a class in, and as it goes it was the one I checked last.

  • April 7, 2011 at 2:34 pm

    Mark this up to stupidity… I was in high school and had agreed to keep my best friend’s horse in a box stall our barn for a few days while she was out of town. I had dropped something over the wall into the stall and I can’t remember now what it had been. But I jumped up and over the wall hooking my leg over the top and slipping over as it was between chest high and waist high on me and something I did all the time with my horse and pony as it was easier than opening the old stall door. This wall was about 8 inches wide so you can sit on the top of it or sling a saddle on it. Here’s where the stupidity comes in. You don’t do that with a horse, startle him by jumping over the wall of a stall! I’d gotten so used to doing it with my two horses that they never flinched. Well I get inside the stall thinking of whatever it was I dropped and all off a sudden my girlfriend’s horse who’d been facing me turns completely around and I see two rear hoofs flying at me! He slammed me in my chest and I hit the wall I had just jumped over. Somehow I managed to crawl back over that wall in unbearable pain and unable to breath before he could kick me again and I fell on the ground still not breathing thinking I was dying and thinking how could I be so stupid as this wasn’t MY horse! After what seemed like a couple of minutes or so I finally was able to draw a breath inward when my muscles finally moved. I don’t know if I passed out or what before I could take a breath. I was lucky, I didn’t have any broken ribs but bruised up pretty bad. Needless to say I learned a lesson that day! i didn’t go back inside that stall without tying up that horse first. I don’t remember if I ever found what I had dropped into the stall either! And I never jumped over the wall again if there was any horse in the stall, mine included! To this day I give a horse a wide wide berth when I go around its rear and this is the reason why…a hard lesson learned as a teenager!

  • April 7, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    Where I work, I use several pairs of tweezers and wire cutters as I am working. I use a microscope so while I am soldering something or inspection a part I am working on, I really get into the zone. I always know where my tweezers are when I put them down, but occasionally I seem to misplace them. I look everywhere on my desk, under my desk, beside my desk, my pockets, can’t find them. I have even checked to make sure I didn’t accidently take them with me to the bathroom and leave them there. Just when I think I am loosing my mind, I return to my desk to see them right where they are supposed to be before they were lost. Turns out some friends at work are playing around with me by sneaking them while I’m distracted, then putting them back after I’ve looked EVERYWHERE for them!!! lol

  • April 7, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    Several years ago, I started out for a motorcycle rally. Not long after I started, it started to rain. I put my gear on, and started again, but traffic was whizzing by, so I pulled off for a little bit. Standing there, under an overpass, I realized it might rain for a week, so I might as well go on. After surviving pulling off on an uneven shoulder (pulling a trailer, mind you), I got back on the highway, only to find it was totally stopped. I walked my bike for a while, only to discover 2 wrecks within a mile, or 2 (probably would have been me, if the good Lord hadn’t made me stop). Moving on, I realized I didn’t have directions to where I was going, so eventually, I got lost. All the time, the storm just got worse & worse. My glasses, windshield & helmet shield constantly fogged up. I looked up and saw a small (to me) tornado, off in the direction I was headed. What should have taken a couple of hours, took closer to 6. I arrived at the end of the storm, my new gloves having died my hands black. As I went around, visiting, I tried everyone’s suggestion for getting the die off. Nothing worked. I finally went to the restroom. There was a bar of ivory soap on the sink, and not thinking, I washed my hands. Lo & behold, the die came right off!

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  • April 7, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Probably ignored something because it could never be there, for days, then looked, to find it there.

  • April 7, 2011 at 8:31 pm

    Was having a lousy day one time last month not feeling well and I was wondering where my hearing aid was because i wasnt hearing much a anything Well the dang thing was in my ear the whole time but the battery died on me lol i was panicking thinking the dog ate it Sometimes the thing is so light and so small I dont even realise it is there

  • April 7, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    The strangest, no maybe the most air headed thing I ever did. I looked for a salad I thought for sure I had brought out of the restaurant but could not find in the car. After racking my brain and my Best Friend thinking I had lost it, I finally looked in my review mirror and there is was, slowly sliding down my back window!
    Driving thru my small town on a Friday night with my car covered in dressing and salad, yea that is embarrasing!

  • April 8, 2011 at 12:01 pm

    Alright, it’s 1 PM! Time to find out who wins. I’ve read all your stories and they were awesome! Thank you very much for entering! I will be back with the winners shortly!

  • April 8, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    Congrats to Rick Rhodes and Jan Brown!

    • April 8, 2011 at 12:14 pm

      WhoooHooo … Congrats you guys!!!!

    • April 11, 2011 at 9:27 am

      Congrats guys!

  • April 8, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    Wow wow wow thank you!

    • April 8, 2011 at 2:48 pm

      Well done – Congrats to the 2 of you!!

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