Thursday, April 16, 2009

Different Covers: Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs & A Giveaway!




Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs was originally published in hardback edition,which is the top cover with the black background and the gorgeous orange apricots. The trade paperback edition was just released on April 7th, it is the cover below, with the gorgeous cupcakes. Well, I read an advanced reading copy of Comfort Food and wrote a review last year and didn't realize that the trade paperback edition was the same book. This was one of my earlier reviews when I had just started my blog. It looked so different that it didn't register that it was the same book that I had already read. The new trade paperback edition includes two NEW recipes. One is for Homemade Buns, which is Kate Jacob's grandmothers secret recipe. The other recipe is for Gus's golden cupcakes. Both recipes are extra treats for her readers. There is also a readers guide at the end of the book.


Please visit Kate Jacob's website here, for additional information. Also, visit the website for the book Comfort Food, here. There is a reading guide, excerpt of the first chapter, recipes and more.


The publisher sent me a trade paperback copy and since I had already read this book I have decided to offer this brand new copy of Comfort Food to one of my readers via a giveaway.







To Enter:


  • For One Entry: Please leave a comment, let me know which cover you prefer and why. Make sure that you include your email or that your email is in your blog profile. If I have no way of contacting you by email, your entry will automatically be withdrawn.
  • For a Second Entry, In a SEPARATE comment: tell me that you have Blogged about this giveaway and share a link(posting in your sidebar is fine).
  • For a Third Entry, In a SEPARATE comment: Tell me that you Follow My Blog or Subscribe in a Reader (let me know if you are already a follower or subscriber)
  • This giveaway is ONLY open to U.S. and Canada.


I'll use random.org to draw a winner and the contest will end on April 24th, 2009 at Midnight EST. Good Luck!!



91 comments:

  1. I like the cover with the cupcakes. It's so pretty!

    gypsyrover21(at)yahoo(dot)ca

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  2. I'm a follower!

    gypsyrover21(at)yahoo(dot)ca

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  3. I like the fruit cover better. I prefer to have the title larger than the author's name.

    jgbeads AT gmail DOT com

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  4. I subscribe in Google Reader.

    jgbeads AT gmail DOT com

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  5. I blogged about this in my right sidebar at:

    http://janelsjumble.blogspot.com

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  6. I prefer the second one - to me, the first one looks like it should be a straight cookbook and the second one has a novel-vibe.

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  7. Just posted on Win A Book. Personally, I like the cover with the apricots - very classy. No need to enter me.

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  8. I'm surprised that it is almost 50/50 with which cover everyone likes best. Me...the cupcakes win!! Don't enter me....already have a copy!

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  9. I'd vote for the cupcakes!

    nbmars AT yahoo DOT com

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  10. I follow your blog on Google reader.

    Thanks!

    nbmars AT yahoo DOT com

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  11. For me it is definitely the first cover with the apricots. I don't even like apricots, but they make me want to munch! Thanks for the giveaway.

    kalea_kane(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  12. I'm a follower as well.

    Thank you again.

    kalea_kane(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  13. Thanks for hosting this giveaway! I have to say I like the paperback copy much better. SO yummy looking! And much more comfort food-like. :-)

    isaacson.holly[at]gmail[dot]com

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  14. Oh I like both covers but I have to go with the cupcake one which is what I'm now craving :)

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  15. I would love to be entered in this give away. I tried to snag a copy of the book from the library for the read-a-thon, but there were none left :(

    I prefer the first cover -- to me it seems like a more serious read, which I enjoy. I had to look at the cupcake cover twice to make sure that they weren't skeins of yarn (I knew the author wrote the Knitting novels, and I had just assumed that the colorful "balls" were yarn)

    I have been a follower for a while and absolutely love your blog!

    Mstermind1 at gmail dot com

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  16. LOVE the apricots!

    I'm a follower. dreyshouse at gmail dot com.

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  17. I prefer the trade paperback because of those beautiful cupcakes. milou2ster(at)gmail.com

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  18. Cupcakes! Much better cover. :)

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  19. You are in my Google Reader!

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  20. I love the cupcakes cover because I'm a fan of sweets.

    simplystacieblog (at) gmail (dot) com

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  21. I follow.

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  22. I like the cupcake cover the best!


    Cup Cakes to me are so comforting!


    Thanks


    nancyrobster@gmail.com

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  23. I'm already following your blog!


    Thanks



    nancyrobster@gmail.com

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  25. Hi! Me again! Also posted about it in the sidebar on my blog at: http://mjmbecky.blogspot.com/

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  26. I prefer the cupcake book but not because of the cover. I often carry what I'm reading in my purse and it's just easier with a paperback.

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  27. I'm a follower on your blog as well! Thanks for the great offer! mjmbecky(at)gmail(dot)com

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  28. The second cover with the flowery cupcakes looks much tastier.

    thanks for entering me,
    jakewoodworth(AT)gmail.com

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  29. Ah...so sorry. I'm tired and posted a mix between my blog address and my email address. :) I'll delete it for this comment instead!

    I like the cupcakes. Hmm...a good diet would say I should like the fruit though, eh?

    My email is: mjmbecky(at)gmail(dot)com

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  30. I like the second cover a lot better. It's colorful.

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  31. I would love to win either copy. Thank you so much:
    beastmomma(at)gmail(dot)com

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  32. I'm already a follower.

    bjhopper(at)me(dot)com

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  33. Posted link on sidebar:

    http://bridget3420.blogspot.com

    jhopper@me.com

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  34. Personally, I prefer the hardback cover with apricots. I do like both though!
    Thanks for the giveaway :)
    hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

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  35. I like the cover with the cupcakes, because I enjoy my sweets! tWarner419@aol.com

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  36. I like the first cover better - it looks so elegant to me. The cupcakes look a bit more like chick-lit.

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  37. I subscribe to you on bloglines.

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  38. I like the cupcake cover - looks more inviting and colorful

    msboatgal at aol.com

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  39. Bonnie, count me in! I like the cover with cupcakes!

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  40. I prefer the original with apricots. It's elegant. The new cover reminds me of a semi-Martha Stewart magazine cover.

    V Winship at aol dot com

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  41. I am a loyal follower....luv you!

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  42. http://iyamvixenbooks.blogspot.com/2009/04/redladys-reading-room-book-giveaway.html

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  43. I like the second cover, too. It's more pretty :-)

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  44. I like the cupcake cover. Great giveaway!

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  45. I love the cupcake cover, yum!

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  46. I am a new follower also!

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  47. I like the cupcake cover because of the colors!

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  48. I like the first one, because it's fancier looking. Please enter me. Thanks!

    tiffanyak1986(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  49. I'm also subscribed to your blog.

    tiffanyak1986(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  50. Please enter me... I love the second.. the cupcakes.. and I LOVE KATE Jacobs books. Thank you. tonigomez(@)surewest.net

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  51. I love the new cover... the covers always get me to read a book... thanks for the giveaway

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  52. I like the apricots cover better. The cupcakes cover at first glance I took to be full bloomed roses. The title of the book should be more prominent than the author's name. imho

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  53. I am already a follower

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  54. The cupcake cover looks yummy! - A lot more colorful than the other cover.

    Thanks,
    Cheryl
    megalon22[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  55. I'm torn - the apricot cover looks so elegant, but I think sugar wins out for me - the icing looks delicous on the second cover!

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  56. I think the paperback cover is totally cute! I follow via RSS.

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  57. I prefer the dark backgroud with the fruit. It is much more serene and relaxing, makes me want to pick up the book and open it. Please enter me in the giveaway

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  58. I perfer the first cover shown, with the black background and the orange apricots. It looks more elegant that way.

    Thanks

    ~ Popin
    proudbookworm[@]gmail[dot]com

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  59. I've also left a link of your giveaway at my blog. It's on my sidebar under the header, "Giveaway List."

    Thanks again

    ~ Popin
    proudbookworm[@]gmail[dot]com

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  60. Hi I posted about this on my blog, please do NOT enter me.

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  61. Christina - xristya@rock.com - I like the cover with the cupcakes, which lets you know the book is about food!

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  62. I like the simple elegance of the apricots but love cupcakes so much that I would have to go with the cupcake colors.

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  63. I blogged this giveaway at:

    http://gourdcrafter.blogspot.com/

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  64. I'm a follower!!

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  65. Ohh, LOVE the cupcakes!! Thanks for the chance to win!

    areallibrarian[at]gmail[dot]com

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  66. I like the cover with the cupcakes.

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  67. I blogged your giveaway:

    http://enroutetolife.blogspot.com/2009/04/some-teeny-tiny-giveaways.html

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  68. I like the first cover-- the one with what looks like peaches or apricots. It looks "richer" to me. It has more depth.

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

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  69. I am following

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  70. I like the one with the orange apricots. Looking at the cupcakes makes me want to eat sweets! lol
    I also like the name of the book to be larger than the author's name.
    Carol M
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  71. I'm a follower.
    Carol M
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  72. I like the cupcake cover because it's so colorful and draws the eye to it.

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  73. I'm a follower!

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  74. I like the cupcakes and now with nothing sweet in my house at 1 AM, I am craving one or something sweet! Darn!

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  75. I am a follower..thanks for the giveaway .....I love Kate Jacobs

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  76. i like the fruit - cupcakes look to sweet to me

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  77. I prefer the cover with cupcakes on it, because it is pretty and colorful. Book covers that are colorful will attack me to them, before other covers will. Please enter me for this book. Thanks!

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  78. I love the cupcakes, they look delicious.

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  79. I am a follower

    jedziedz@hotmail.com

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  80. I like the simplicity of the apricots cover, but the cupcakes ring truer to what my kind of comfort food is! :)

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  81. I follow your blog!

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  82. I like the hardback cover better. It is less busy!

    Thanks!

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  83. I would like the softcover version because I have carpal tunnel syndrome and the thickness, weight and firmness of hardcover books seems to aggravate my hands for some reason.
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  84. I subscribe through google reader.
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