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March 14, 2011 Sneak Peek: THE KINGDOM OF CHILDHOOD by Rebecca Coleman

Posted by Stephen

At, we have the opportunity to read many great books well in advance of their release dates. Now, with our Sneak Peek Feature/Contest, we are offering our readers the chance to preview select early picks --- and share feedback on them. We know that readers champion books that they love, and we want you to be part of the excitement of upcoming releases as early as possible.

childhood.jpgOur latest Sneak Peek Feature spotlights The Kingdom of Childhood by Rebecca Coleman --- about a teenager and a teacher who find comfort in each other until their relationship edges toward dangerous territory --- which releases in October. We have 50 specially formatted early reader editions to give away to readers who would like to preview the book and share their comments about it.

We really want to hear what you have to say about The Kingdom of Childhood, so if you will have time to read it and answer some questions by Friday, April 15th, please enter this contest. If not, we plan to have more opportunities like this in the future.

To enter, fill out the form below and answer the following questions by Friday, March 18th at noon ET.

  • Your gender
  • Your age
  • Are you in a book club?
  • Name up to 3 of your favorite books.
  • What author's book(s) would you be most likely to bring to the beach?
  • Are you familiar with the Waldorf schooling system?
  • What author would you most like to have dinner with?
  • Have you read any of the following authors: Elizabeth Berg, Zoe Heller, Janet Fitch, Jodi Picoult?
  • What social media do you use regularly: Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, Shelfari, LibraryThing, etc.?

Winners will be chosen in a random drawing from all responses received. Once the copies of The Kingdom of Childhood have been shipped, we will contact our winners and ask them to respond with their thoughts on the book.