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 Unamericans by Molly Antopol
    The Unamericans: Stories
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    Release date: Oct 06, 2014
    "This collection matters so much…[T]hese stories just [rip] your heart out." —Esquire

    Moving from modern-day Jerusalem to McCarthy-era Los Angeles to c…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 12 - Oct 03, 2014
    5 copies available, 295 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Diamond Place by Robin Lee Hatcher
    Diamond Place (Harts Crossing, Book 3)
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    Now available only as an ebook, Diamond Place was a 2007 Carol Award finalist for Best Novella. Winners will receive the original hardcover gift book…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 12 - Oct 03, 2014
    4 copies available, 395 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Quarter Life Crisis by Patrick Anderson Jr.
    Quarter Life Crisis: A Novel
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    Release date: Aug 05, 2014
    *AUTOGRAPHED COPY*

    This September, we are giving away a FREE AUTOGRAPHED COPY of Patrick Anderson Jr.'s new novel "Quarter Life Crisis".

    "Set in Miami,…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 12 - Oct 03, 2014
    1 copy available, 277 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB
  • After You, In Love Arrest by Mario Gabriel Adame
    After You, In Love Arrest
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    Release date: Oct 03, 2014
    A Poetry Collection coming to you soon. Enter for a chance at 2 SIGNED copies. Please visit the book trailer link http://youtu.be/nMavrSiW2fg View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 14 - Oct 03, 2014
    2 copies available, 161 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Skip, Hop Dragon's on Top! by Margaret M. Curley
    Skip, Hop Dragon's on Top!
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    Release date: Sep 26, 2014
    Animal Antics will get your kids laughing while preschoolers learn essential concepts and beginning readers gain confidence with rhyming sounds and si…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 15 - Oct 03, 2014
    2 copies available, 213 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Only Enchanting by Mary Balogh
    Only Enchanting (The Survivors' Club, #4)
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    Release date: Oct 28, 2014
    Galley:
    When Flavian, Viscount Ponsonby, learns he has a second chance at love with a former fiancé, he runs in the other direction and straight into t…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 15 - Oct 03, 2014
    20 copies available, 363 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Olympians Boxed Set by George O'Connor
    Olympians Boxed Set
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    Release date: Oct 07, 2014
    By Zeus, it's Athena, Hera, Hades, Poseidon, and Aphrodite!

    This sturdy boxed set includes paperback editions of the first six Olympians books by mult…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 16 - Oct 03, 2014
    5 copies available, 966 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Darker Water by Lauren Stewart
    Darker Water (Once and Forever, #1)
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    Release date: Oct 03, 2014
    "Darker Water is hysterically funny right up until the moment you start bawling like a baby." - Samantha J.

    Laney Temple believes in love about as much…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 16 - Oct 03, 2014
    1 copy available, 384 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Corruption by John O'Riley
    Corruption (Grumpy Old Wizards, #2)
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    Winners will receive an autographed copy of Corruption, the second installment in the Grumpy Old Wizards series.

    Book Blurb: As a category six wizard i…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 17 - Oct 03, 2014
    2 copies available, 208 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • How to give pain a dose of its own medicine by Karan Gupta
    How to give pain a dose of its own medicine
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    A paradoxical thought.

    Yet a possibility nonetheless.

    Interested in finding out how?

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    Giveaway dates: Sep 17 - Oct 03, 2014
    5 copies available, 124 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Heraclix & Pomp by Forrest Aguirre
    Heraclix & Pomp
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    Release date: Oct 14, 2014
    He is made from the flesh and bones of the dead and damned. He is not who he remembers he is.

    She is caught between the impermanent past and the mutabl…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 17 - Oct 03, 2014
    5 copies available, 536 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Generation Me - Revised and Updated by Jean M. Twenge
    Generation Me - Revised and Updated: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before
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    *FINISHED COPY GIVEAWAY*

    In this provocative and newly revised book, headline-making psychologist Dr. Jean Twenge explores why the young people she cal…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 03, 2014
    5 copies available, 235 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Everybody Paddles (3rd Edition) by Charles A. Archer
    Everybody Paddles (3rd Edition): A Leader's Blueprint for Creating a Unified Team
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    Release date: Sep 23, 2014
    Everybody paddles at the same time, in the same direction, toward the same goal.
    Drawing on his extensive background as a lawyer and the head of a larg…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 03, 2014
    15 copies available, 177 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • A Princess by Christmas by Jennifer Faye
    A Princess by Christmas
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    Release date: Oct 01, 2014
    Autographed Copies + swag

    There are times when an ordinary life can become extraordinary. When in the beat of a lonely heart events can unfold in ways…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 03, 2014
    10 copies available, 334 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Girl Who Left You by Amber Decker
    The Girl Who Left You: After Hours Poetry
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    Release date: Sep 10, 2014
    The poems in Amber Decker’s "The Girl Who Left You" deliver love and lust on the spot, demanding us to immediately pull over to the side of the road a…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 03, 2014
    1 copy available, 126 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Age, Sex, Location by Melissa Pimentel
    Age, Sex, Location
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    Release date: Jan 29, 2014
    A hilarious and refreshingly honest foray into modern dating, Age, Sex, Location is Bridget Jones's Diary for HBO's Girls generation

    An American living…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 18 - Oct 03, 2014
    10 copies available, 83 people requesting
    Countries available: GB
  • The Deluge by Adam Tooze
    The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931
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    Release date: Nov 13, 2014
    EARLY GALLEY GIVEAWAY (No PO Boxes, please)

    In the depths of the Great War, with millions dead and no imaginable end to the conflict, societies around…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 19 - Oct 03, 2014
    10 copies available, 362 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Carmine's Celebrates by Glenn Rolnick
    Carmine's Celebrates: Classic Italian Recipes for Everyday Feasts
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    Carmine’s is founded on the twin concepts of deliciousness and abbondanza. In their wildly popular Times Square flagship location and their other rest…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 19 - Oct 03, 2014
    25 copies available, 678 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Freak Show Without A Tent by Nevin Martell
    Freak Show Without A Tent: Swimming with Piranhas, Getting Stoned in Fiji and Other Family Vacations
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    Release date: Jun 24, 2014
    Fishing for piranhas in the Amazon, getting stoned at Fijian kava ceremonies, and witnessing the ancient ritual of land diving on Pentecost Island is…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 19 - Oct 03, 2014
    2 copies available, 246 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Rewind to You by Laura Johnston
    Rewind to You
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    Release date: Sep 15, 2015
    “A rapturous, beautiful debut with a romance that seeps into you like a sizzling Georgia summer.” —Amber Hart, author of Before You

    Wish You Were Here


    O…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 19 - Oct 03, 2014
    5 copies available, 317 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Voyeur Extraordinaire by Cora Reilly
    Voyeur Extraordinaire
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    Release date: Sep 22, 2014
    Living in a dank one room apartment and working as a waitress in a shabby bar, Nora didn’t think her life could get any worse. But that’s before sexy-…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 19 - Oct 03, 2014
    1 copy available, 292 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • The Scare by Kirstin Lenane
    The Scare: A Halloween Story
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    "What happens when a Halloween-loving pig makes friends with a scaredy-rat?" View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 19 - Oct 03, 2014
    5 copies available, 449 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Filthy by Clarissa Wild
    Filthy (Fierce, #3)
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    Release date: Oct 07, 2014
    I'm giving away 1 copy of the New Adult Romance FILTHY. This is a novella in the Fierce Series.
    Adult language and situations. 18+ only.

    Description:

    Tak…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 19 - Oct 03, 2014
    1 copy available, 227 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Independent Ed by Edward Burns
    Independent Ed: Inside a Career of Big Dreams, Little Movies, and the Twelve Best Days of My Life
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    Release date: Jan 06, 2015
    An entertaining and inspirational memoir by one of the most prominent practitioners and evangelists of independent filmmaking, and the acclaimed write…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 20 - Oct 03, 2014
    50 copies available, 292 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Stolen Girl by Zia Wesley
    The Stolen Girl (The Veil and the Crown, #1)
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    Release date: May 25, 2014
    To celebrate the success of my first Goodreads Giveaway for my historical fiction novel, The French Sultana, I am giving away 3 autographed copies of…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 20 - Oct 03, 2014
    3 copies available, 302 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Rising Tide by Claudette Melanson
    Rising Tide: Dark Innocence (The Maura DeLuca Trilogy, #1)
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    Release date: Feb 18, 2014
    CHOSEN AS ONE OF 400 FOR THE SECOND ROUND OF THE AMAZON BREAKTHROUGH NOVEL AWARD FOR 2014!!!

    ARE YOU A FAN OF VAMPIRE ACADEMY, VAMPIRE DIARIES OR TWILI…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 20 - Oct 03, 2014
    1 copy available, 545 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • The Counterfeit Lady by Kate   Parker
    The Counterfeit Lady (The Victorian Bookshop Mystery, #2)
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    Release date: Aug 05, 2014
    6 autographed copies of The Counterfeit Lady, second in the Victorian Bookshop Mystery series.

    When Kenneth Gattenger unlocked the door of his study, h…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 22 - Oct 03, 2014
    6 copies available, 407 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Forget You by Jennifer Snyder
    Forget You (A Coldcreek Novel #4)
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    (Fourth novel in the Coldcreek Companion Series.Can be read as a standalone.)

    Eva Bennett might be known for her candid approach and sharp tongue, but…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 22 - Oct 03, 2014
    2 copies available, 150 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • An Angel Healed by Annalisa Russo
    An Angel Healed (The Cavelli Angel Saga, #2)
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    Release date: Oct 03, 2014
    One reader will receive two signed books!

    Book Two of The Cavelli Angel Saga, An Angel Healed, will be released October 3, 2014. One reader will recei…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 22 - Oct 03, 2014
    1 copy available, 106 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Pitman's Daughter by Marjorie DeLuca
    The Pitman's Daughter
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    Rita Hawkins fought all her life to escape from Crag Street, the grimy street of colliery houses where gossip reigned, tuberculosis killed, and mining…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 23 - Oct 03, 2014
    2 copies available, 404 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more