Sunday, October 10, 2010

The Charlatan's Boy Facebook Book Club

Charlatan's Boy
Earlier this year, the very awesome Kate and I hosted a facebook book club for The Fiddler's Gun by A.S. Peterson. It was so much fun we wanted to do it again!

So starting November 8, we'll be discussing The Charlatan's Boy by Jonathan Rogers. We'd really love it if you joined us. Just a reminder, this is a Facebook book don't need a blog to join, just join our Facebook group!

Here's some info about The Charlatan's Boy:

As far back as he can remember, the orphan Grady has tramped from village to village in the company of a huckster named Floyd. With his adolescent accomplice, Floyd perpetrates a variety of hoaxes and flimflams on the good citizens of the Corenwald frontier, such as the Ugliest Boy in the World act.

It’s a hard way to make a living, made harder by the memory of fatter times when audiences thronged to see young Grady perform as “The Wild Man of the Feechiefen Swamp.” But what can they do? Nobody believes in feechies anymore.

When Floyd stages an elaborate plot to revive Corenwalders’ belief in the mythical swamp-dwellers known as the feechiefolk, he overshoots the mark. Floyd’s Great Feechie Scare becomes widespread panic. Eager audiences become angry mobs, and in the ensuing chaos, the Charlatan’s Boy discovers the truth that has evaded him all his life—and will change his path forever.

You can order the The Charlatan's Boy from the Rabbit Room store and I believe it will be signed. Additionally, the publisher has generously offered three giveaway copies for people joining the club. If you are interested in joining the book club and would like to enter the giveaway, please read the following carefully:

1) You are committed to joining in the book club discussion on Facebook.
2) You will at least start reading the book by November 8th.
3) You live in the United States or Canada.

The giveaway will be open until next Sunday October 17th. Just fill out the form below.

Still not convinced to join what will be a very fun and lively discussion? Then you might want to check out the Feechie Film Festival for extra incentive!

I really hope you'll join us!


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