Jan 162016


 The Punch Card Contest is my way to help authors and reward one lucky reader each month.


So many new books are released each month and authors and publishers appreciate all those first week sales and pre-orders. It helps the book’s rank on the Bestseller Lists. To keep those sales going Authors love reviews posted on Amazon, GoodReads and Barnes & Noble.

So this contest is about posting those reviews. It is easy to do and everyone can do it. Amazon requires 20 words or more but the others are happy with even “I Liked It”. You do not have to give a recap of the book. Just a couple of lines about what you liked or disliked and why. You can keep it short and simple or be as in depth as you would like. Once you write it in one place, you can copy and paste it to the others. Share your opinions and help the authors you love promote their books.

Here is how the contest is going to work. Each month I will post a Punch Card with a sample of books coming out the next month. You can buy the book anywhere*. When you have read the book, post your review and then come back here and fill out the form to enter the contest. There will be Bonus Points for each place you post your review. If you read more than one book just fill out another form. There is no limit. I just ask that you review current books for this contest. For this month ones that have been released in January 2016 or February 2016. You will have until the 15th of March to post your reviews and fill out the form. A winner will be chosen on the 16th.

1 winner will be chosen each month and they will receive
an Amazon Gift Card for $7.99 to buy a new book! 

February 2016 PUNCH CARD

This is just a small sample. You can read and review any book in any genre to enter.
I will post a longer list on New Release Tuesday.

Here are the Amazon purchase links for these books.

A Turn for the Bad: A County Cork Mystery
Beauty, Beast, and Belladonna: A Fairy Tale Fatal Mystery
For Cheddar or Worse: A Cheese Shop Mystery
The Opposite of Everyone: A Novel
Starlight on Willow Lake (The Lakeshore Chronicles)
A Disguise to Die For: A Costume Shop Mystery
Marked Masters (A Bodies of Art Mystery Book 2)
Town in a Cinnamon Toast: A Candy Holliday Murder Mystery
Drawing Blood (A Sketch in Crime Mystery)
It’s a Wonderful Knife: A Comfort Food Mystery
Dearly Departed (An Amy’s Travel Mystery)

How many titles will you punch out?


Since this is a brand new type of game/contest
please leave any suggestions on the entry form.

This is not a contest for book bloggers who receive books free from the publisher or author.
Just folks the purchase the books for enjoyment and love to share their thoughts.

*Note – I am an Amazon Associate. If you click on any of the Amazon links on this blog to start your purchase I receive a small commission that I use for prizes on this blog.


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  One Response to “February Punch Card Giveaway”

  1. Great idea Lori! I’ll do my best to leave reviews over on Goodreads & Amazon. As well as on paperbackswap.com.

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