Book Giveaway: The Good Widow

ANOTHER book giveaway this week! (Did you catch the one on Saturday? It runs through June 2nd!)
I am teaming up with a group of my favorite bookstagram friends to run a giveaway for the new suspense novel out on June 1st from Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke ~ The Good Widow

Here is the description and my review of this book, followed by the giveaway information – I hope you join us on Instagram for the contest!

The Good Widow by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke
(Lake Union Publishing – June 1, 2017)


Elementary school teacher Jacqueline “Jacks” Morales’s marriage was far from perfect, but even in its ups and downs it was predictable, familiar. Or at least she thought it was…until two police officers showed up at her door with devastating news. Her husband of eight years, the one who should have been on a business trip to Kansas, had suffered a fatal car accident in Hawaii. And he wasn’t alone.

For Jacks, laying her husband to rest was hard. But it was even harder to think that his final moments belonged to another woman—one who had left behind her own grieving and bewildered fiancé. Nick, just as blindsided by the affair, wants answers. So he suggests that he and Jacks search for the truth together, retracing the doomed lovers’ last days in paradise.

Now, following the twisting path of that fateful road, Jacks is learning that nothing is ever as it seems. Not her marriage. Not her husband. And most certainly not his death…


I listened to two of this duo’s previous novels – The Year We Turned Forty and The Status of All Things – and really enjoyed how fun and just a little bit magical they were. The Good Widow is complete head spin from those previous works, and I applaud the authors for making the leap to a new genre! I adored the Hawaiian setting for much of this story, and loved Jacks’ and Beth’s sister-relationship, and definitely did not guess the twist to this book until the authors led me to it. It was a lot of fun to go back and forth between before and after the death of Jacks’ husband, as it gave the different perspectives on the events and kept me trying to figure out who and why and where????? I can’t wait to see what Lisa and Liz write in the future – no matter what genre they write next, I’m on board with it.

Thanks to the authors for providing me with a digital advance review copy of this title!


Here is the Instagram post listing all of the contest info – it runs through midnight CST on May 31st and there are 4 copies available! Come join us! If you don’t get in on the giveaway, head to your local bookstore or library on June 1st to grab a copy.

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED – thanks for entering! 🌊GIVEAWAY 🌊 I have teamed up with a group of my bookstagram BFFs for this amazing giveaway of the suspense debut (out on June 1st from Lake Union Publishing) by the dynamic author duo @lisaandliz – we are SO EXCITED to have 4 copies of this book to give to our reading friends here! We have all read advance copies of this twisty, emotional suspense novel and can't wait to share it with you – it will keep you guessing right up until the end…….thanks to much to @lisaandliz for partnering with us on this! •*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•* To enter, please do the following (open to addresses in US and Canada only): 1) Follow @lisaandliz @theloudlibrarylady @prose_and_palate @kourtneysbookshelf and @booksandchinooks (yes, all 5 of us!!!) 2) like this post 3) Comment in the section below and tag two reading buddies. ***for extra entries, also like and comment and tag on the giveaway posts on the other sponsoring accounts too! •*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*•*• The giveaway will run through midnight CST on May 31st. This giveaway is not affiliated with Instagram. GOOD LUCK! #giveaway #contest #win #free #blogger

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