First Reads

Be the first to read new books! Prerelease books are listed for giveaway by publishers and authors, and members can enter to win. Winners are picked randomly at the end of the giveaway.

  • The Legend of the Blue Eyes by B. Kristin McMichael
    The Legend of the Blue Eyes (Blue Eyes, #1)
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    * SIGNED COPY *
    * First book in the Blue Eyes Trilogy and Night Human World*

    Arianna Grace liked her boring, Midwestern, teenage life where she ignored…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 14 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 946 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Spanners by Jonathan Maas
    Spanners: The Fountain of Youth
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    Release date: Jan 01, 2015
    ***BUNDLE GIVEAWAY***

    Do you like free books based on SciFi/Dark Fantasy movies?

    'Spanners' the film is now in festivals, and its sequel book (+ a bonus…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 15 - Jan 27, 2015
    5 copies available, 17 people requesting
    Countries available: IL, MX, and NA more
  • Sherlock Holmes by Kim H. Krisco
    Sherlock Holmes: The Golden Years
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    SHERLOCK HOLMES - THE GOLDEN YEARS by Kim H Krisco. Five New Post-Retirement Adventures for the world's greatest detective.

    This collection of pastiche…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 15 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 817 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB
  • Finding Mr. Brightside by Jay  Clark
    Finding Mr. Brightside
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    Release date: Mar 24, 2015
    ***SIGNED ARC***
    "One of my favorite YA books ever." --Jerry Spinelli, author of Stargirl

    Abram and Juliette know each other. They’ve lived down the str…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 15 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 1035 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Given World by Marian Palaia
    The Given World
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    Spanning over twenty-five years of a radically shifting cultural landscape, The Given World is a major debut novel about war’s effects on those left b…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 15 - Jan 27, 2015
    10 copies available, 496 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • At Home with Madame Chic by Jennifer L. Scott
    At Home with Madame Chic: Becoming a Connoisseur of Daily Life
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    Approach life at home the Madame Chic way: a beautiful, illustrated toolbox of tips and ideas for organizing, entertaining, and savoring a stylish lif…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 15 - Jan 27, 2015
    10 copies available, 495 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Elements of Style by Erin Gates
    Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life
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    From the rising-star designer and author of the hit blog, Elements of Style, a full-color, fully illustrated book packed with honest advice, inspirati…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 15 - Jan 27, 2015
    5 copies available, 572 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Winter Rain by Delphine Dryden
    Winter Rain
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    "Nine authors, many of whom are new to me, have come together to support RAINN - the largest anti-sexual violence organisation in the US. 100% of the…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 17 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 516 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Sword of the Ronin by Travis Heermann
    Sword of the Ronin (The Ronin Trilogy, #2)
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    In 13th-Century Japan, a land of ancient spirits, shapeshifting animals, and demons, Ken'ishi is a warrior without a master. Orphaned in infancy, he h…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 17 - Jan 27, 2015
    2 copies available, 491 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Letters from the Apocalypse by Blake Pitcher
    Letters from the Apocalypse
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    The sun is strange, and the lights in the sky have shut down the world. Technical writer Roger was on a work trip to Texas when it all happened. Trapp…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 17 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 630 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Spanish Phrases for Beginners by Elliot S. Carruthers
    Spanish Phrases for Beginners: Cartoon Vocabulary
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    Release date: Jan 05, 2015
    Learn useful Spanish phrases with funny and entertaining cartoons. Each cartoon makes the phrase memorable. Learning new Spanish phrases has never bee…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 17 - Jan 27, 2015
    3 copies available, 613 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • TimeStorm by Steve Harrison
    TimeStorm
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    To celebrate Australia Day, I'm giving away 3 signed copies of TimeStorm exclusively to members of Goodreads in Australia.

    In 1795, a ship carrying con…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 18 - Jan 27, 2015
    3 copies available, 87 people requesting
    Countries available: AU
  • Sipping Memories from a Cup of Childhood by Verna Cole Mitchell
    Sipping Memories from a Cup of Childhood
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    SIPPING MEMORIES FROM A CUP OF CHILDHOOD contains a series of brief vignettes, many of them humorous, from a child's eye view of a preacher's daughter…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 18 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 335 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Inhale the Night by Ben Ditmars
    Inhale the Night
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    Enter to win 1 of 3 signed copies of poetry!

    Giveaway for Inhale the Night, a collection of free-verse, haiku, and prose poetry.

    Description: Join Ben D…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 19 - Jan 27, 2015
    3 copies available, 578 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Shadow by Maureen A. Miller
    Shadow (Blue-Link, #1)
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    Release date: Jan 19, 2015
    I will be giving away one signed paperback of SHADOW. View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 19 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 366 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • A GI Machine Gunner by James F. Walsh
    A GI Machine Gunner
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    Release date: Feb 17, 2015
    Advanced Readers Copy

    This memoir is a recollection of events drawn from personal knowledge and experiences of the author while in the 1st gun squad, 3…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 19 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 765 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Wind in the Wires by Janet Chester Bly
    Wind in the Wires (Trails of Reba Cahill, #1)
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    It's 1991. A cowgirl searches for love and family. An old man seeks justice for two cold case murders. Their journey together exposes lies and betraya…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 19 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 445 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
    A Long Way Down
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    Enter to win one of 10 copies of A LONG WAY DOWN by Nick Hornby!

    Keep your eye out for FUNNY GIRL, the latest novel from Nick Hornby, on sale February…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 20 - Jan 27, 2015
    10 copies available, 1222 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • High Andes by Rolf Margenau
    High Andes
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    Autographed copy of High Andes, a political thriller set in Peru in 1980.The book retells the history of Peru's war against a communist threat (not a…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 20 - Jan 27, 2015
    5 copies available, 507 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB
  • Zenith by Dirk Strasser
    Zenith (Books of Ascension, #1)
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    ***NEW HARDCOVER EDITION***

    “Dirk Strasser’s Zenith… is on my list of all-time worldwide Top Ten fantasy novels… It does what all good quest novels do,…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 20 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 1327 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Equinox by Dirk Strasser
    Equinox (Books of Ascension, #2)
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    ***NEW HARDCOVER EDITION***

    “Equinox delivers! I was drawn in immediately as I continued the story from the first book… This series is unfolding into a…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 20 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 954 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Eclipse by Dirk Strasser
    Eclipse: The Lost Book of Ascension (Books of Ascension #3)
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    ***NEW HARDCOVER EDITION***

    “Eclipse… gathers all loose threads and plot points into an epic finale. Dirk Strasser has weaved an intriguing fantasy ser…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 20 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 928 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Radiant by Karina Sumner-Smith
    Radiant (Towers Trilogy #1)
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    *SIGNED FIRST EDITION*

    "I can't remember the last time I was as excited about the start of a new fantasy series as I am about Radiant, the first in a p…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 21 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 880 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • On Pluto by Greg O'Brien
    On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's
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    Enter to win a copy of Greg O'Brien's On Pluto - US only!

    This is a book about living with Alzheimer’s, not dying with it. It is a book about hope, fai…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 21 - Jan 27, 2015
    10 copies available, 363 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Jaspar's War by Cym Lowell
    Jaspar's War
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    Enter to win a copy of Jaspar's War by Cym Lowell. US only!

    Greenwich, Connecticut socialite Jaspar Moran has it all-a magnificent estate, two beautifu…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 21 - Jan 27, 2015
    10 copies available, 347 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Talk Show a Novel by Joe Wenke
    The Talk Show a Novel
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    Enter to win a copy of Joe Wenke's The Talk Show - US only!

    Someone is following Jack Winthrop-most likely the gunman who tried to kill America's most…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 21 - Jan 27, 2015
    10 copies available, 372 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Boogs and Bean by Britney Hawkins
    Boogs and Bean: Everyday Parables for God's Children
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    I thought I was supposed to be teaching my kids! Then why am I the one doing all the learning?

    Boogs and Bean will challenge you to look at your relati…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 22 - Jan 27, 2015
    3 copies available, 244 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • When You Leave by Monica Ropal
    When You Leave
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    Release date: Apr 07, 2015
    Win one Advance Reader Copy of WHEN YOU LEAVE by Monica Ropal View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 22 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 333 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • A Mother's Story by Amanda Prowse
    A Mother's Story
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    Release date: Feb 26, 2015
    **Win an exclusive, pre-publication copy of A MOTHER'S STORY, the latest captivating novel from bestselling author Amanda Prowse.**

    Jessica’s wedding w…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 22 - Jan 27, 2015
    10 copies available, 162 people requesting
    Countries available: GB
  • Don't Forget Steven by P.D. Workman
    Don't Forget Steven
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    Open to all countries; get a signed copy of Don't Forget Steven by P.D. Workman.


    He never told what went on behind closed doors. But this time, he can’…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 23 - Jan 27, 2015
    1 copy available, 771 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more