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.

  • Meathouse Man by George R.R. Martin
    Meathouse Man
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    2014 Hugo Award finalist for Best Graphic Story

    Based on the short story by George R.R. Martin, bestselling author of A Game of Thrones, Meathouse Man…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 16 - Oct 14, 2014
    10 copies available, 625 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Thinner Than Blood by Edward K. Ryan
    Thinner Than Blood (The Mark of the Dead, #1)
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    SIGNED COPY

    What if your memory was fragmented, jumbled, swirling leaves in a gale that you couldn't catch and hold?

    What if the one fragment you had w…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 16 - Oct 14, 2014
    2 copies available, 245 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Green Arrow, Vol. 5 by Jeff Lemire
    Green Arrow, Vol. 5: The Outsiders War
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    Release date: Oct 14, 2014
    Oliver Queen thought he had it all figured out. As the heroic archer Green Arrow, he'd finally found a sense of purpose, friends to aid him, even a pl…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 16 - Oct 14, 2014
    10 copies available, 504 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • What's Your Function by Aaron Basko
    What's Your Function: Working It Out with God
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2014
    Enter for a chance to win a copy for your library!

    What’s your function?
    What work were you born to do?


    Just as each tool in a toolbox or each ingredien…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 16 - Oct 14, 2014
    15 copies available, 89 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Chasing the Butterfly, a Novel by Jayme H. Mansfield
    Chasing the Butterfly, a Novel
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    Release date: Oct 14, 2014
    We will be giving away copies of CHASING THE BUTTERFLY View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 17 - Oct 14, 2014
    15 copies available, 248 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good by Jan Karon
    Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good (Mitford Years, #10)
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    Release date: Sep 02, 2014
    "Karon knits Mitford's small-town characters and multiple story lines into a cozy sweater of a book.... Somewhere Safe hits the sweet spot at the inte…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 17 - Oct 14, 2014
    10 copies available, 154 people requesting
    Countries available: CA
  • What Happened Here by Bonnie ZoBell
    What Happened Here
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    Release date: May 03, 2014
    AUTOGRAPHED COPIES


    A Southern Californian neighborhood endures tragedy, large and small, with a dark humor running through this linked novella and stor…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 14, 2014
    4 copies available, 556 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Perdition Games by L.E. Fraser
    Perdition Games: Simon Says
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    Release date: Jun 05, 2014
    **AUTOGRAPHED COPY** + Perdition Games portable device stand

    Joining a cult is easy, getting out alive is another story

    When the secretive, wealthy Rei…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 14, 2014
    3 copies available, 702 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Give Me Liberty by Christopher L Webber
    Give Me Liberty: Speakers and Speeches That Have Shaped America
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2014
    **Give Me Liberty reveals the enduring power of America's quest for a freer and more just society, and the context of the speeches and speakers that g…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 14, 2014
    3 copies available, 241 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Once Upon a Time by Ian Bell
    Once Upon a Time: The Lives of Bob Dylan
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2014
    "The best Dylan biography yet.” —The Financial Times

    Half a century ago, a youth appeared from the American hinterland and began a cultural revolution.…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 14, 2014
    3 copies available, 283 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Unaccountable by Janine R. Wedel
    Unaccountable: How Anti-Corruption Watchdogs and Lobbyists Sabotaged America's Finance, Freedom, and Security
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2014
    “A must-read for the age of flexians and truthiness.” —James K. Galbraith, author of The Predator State

    From the Tea Party to Occupy Wall Street, howev…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 14, 2014
    3 copies available, 161 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Cherry Stem by Sotia Lazu
    Cherry Stem (Vampire Cherry, #1)
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    Release date: Oct 14, 2014
    Turned at the cusp of a promising career in the adult movie industry, Cherry Stem has to rely on her mesmerizing vampire gaze for her meals and money.…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 14, 2014
    1 copy available, 563 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine by Desmond Seward
    Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Mother Queen of the Middle Ages
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2014
    “History as it should be written.” —Jessie Childs, author of Henry VIII’s Last Victim, on Desmond Seward's work

    “A monstrous injurer of heaven and eart…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 14, 2014
    3 copies available, 403 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Dancing With A Cowboy by Sandi K. Whipple
    Dancing With A Cowboy
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2014
    ***DANCING WITH A COWBOY***

    SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE OCTOBER 15, 2014

    ***Giving away only two autographed Copies.

    256 pages of fun, romance, and intrigue, a…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 22 - Oct 14, 2014
    2 copies available, 175 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Leaning Into Love by Elaine Mansfield
    Leaning Into Love: A Spiritual Journey Through Grief
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    Release date: Oct 07, 2014
    Leaning into Love captures the heart--from the extraordinary closeness of Elaine's marriage to how she and Vic transform their struggle with cancer an…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 25 - Oct 14, 2014
    10 copies available, 73 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Certain Hypothetical by James Litherland
    Certain Hypothetical (Slowpocalypse, #1)
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    *new cover edition*
    EVERYTHING changes when FURC Director Jonathan Miles seals the fourteen square mile compound home to the Federal University and Res…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 26 - Oct 14, 2014
    5 copies available, 366 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Millennium Crash by James Litherland
    Millennium Crash (Watchbearers, #1)
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    *new cover edition*
    EVERYTHING goes wrong when the first research expedition from the future lands in New York City in the summer of 2000. Instead of a…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 26 - Oct 14, 2014
    5 copies available, 356 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Playing Big by Tara Mohr
    Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message
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    Release date: Oct 14, 2014
    A groundbreaking women’s leadership expert and popular conference speaker gives women the practical skills to voice and implement the changes they wan…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 26 - Oct 14, 2014
    10 copies available, 50 people requesting
    Countries available: CA
  • Horns by Joe Hill
    Horns
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    Release date: Sep 30, 2014
    SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING DANIEL RADCLIFFE. Read it before you see it!

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Heart-Shaped Box…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 26 - Oct 14, 2014
    25 copies available, 961 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Quest of Narrigh by S.K. Holder
    The Quest of Narrigh (The Other Worlds #1)
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    Release date: Jul 27, 2014
    **NEW Sci-Fi Fantasy Series.
    Revised Edition. View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 26 - Oct 14, 2014
    3 copies available, 119 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • 20 Ways to Draw a Strawberry and 44 Other Elegant Edibles by Zoe Ingram
    20 Ways to Draw a Strawberry and 44 Other Elegant Edibles: A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2014
    Sink your teeth into 20 Ways to Draw a Strawberry. Beautifully illustrated, this inspirational sketchbook will help you learn how to draw anything edi…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 27 - Oct 14, 2014
    1 copy available, 412 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • 20 Ways to Draw a Mustache and 44 Other Funny Faces and Features by Quayside
    20 Ways to Draw a Mustache and 44 Other Funny Faces and Features: A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2014
    Go mustache yourself...but only if you are ready to draw all of the beards, hairdos, eyes, facial expressions, and characters in this sketchbook! Hand…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 27 - Oct 14, 2014
    1 copy available, 373 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Ultimate Woody Allen Film Companion by Jason Bailey
    The Ultimate Woody Allen Film Companion
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2014
    A complete look at the extensive, ageless, unparalleled filmography of Woody Allen. Writer, actor, director, comedian, author, and musician, Woody All…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 27 - Oct 14, 2014
    1 copy available, 180 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Sea Giveth by John William Curley
    The Sea Giveth
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    Release date: Jul 11, 2014
    As she recited the vows on her wedding day, Amelia lovingly embraced polygamy. Before judging her morality, consider her story.
    Surrounded by wealth, p…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 27 - Oct 14, 2014
    2 copies available, 61 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Angry Birds Amigurumi by Rovio
    Angry Birds Amigurumi: and more
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2014
    Learn how to crochet Red and Bomb and all your other favorite Angry Birds characters! Angry Birds Amigurumi shows you how with illustrated step-by-ste…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 28 - Oct 14, 2014
    1 copy available, 199 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • IT Can Be Dangerous by Ita Ryan
    IT Can Be Dangerous
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    Release date: Jan 01, 2014
    AUTOGRAPHED COPY

    Cynthia's day was already going badly. Finding her boss's body didn't help.

    "A well-crafted whodunit is deftly set up and unfolded for…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 28 - Oct 14, 2014
    1 copy available, 320 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Bleeker Hill by Russell Mardell
    Bleeker Hill
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    “They are just stories, there’s nothing to be scared of in stories.”

    Britain of the not-too-distant future is a country at war with itself. After years…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 28 - Oct 14, 2014
    5 copies available, 67 people requesting
    Countries available: GB
  • God Help Me Grow by Ronald Oltmanns
    God Help Me Grow (Learning to Pray through the Psalms, #1)
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    Release date: Sep 26, 2014
    Autographed copy of the book View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 29 - Oct 14, 2014
    2 copies available, 157 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
    The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)
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    If you could steal things from dreams, what would you take?

    Ronan Lynch has secrets. Some he keeps from others. Some he keeps from himself.

    One secret:…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 30 - Oct 14, 2014
    10 copies available, 576 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Millennials & Management by Lee Caraher
    Millennials & Management: The Essential Guide to Making It Work at Work
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    Release date: Oct 14, 2014
    As management ages and prepares to work longer than previous generations and Millennials join companies at a steady rate, companies are faced with the…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 30 - Oct 14, 2014
    2 copies available, 96 people requesting
    Countries available: US