Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Book Review and Giveaway: Easy on the Eyes by Jane Porter



Easy on the Eyes by Jane Porter


rating: 5.0/5.0

From Amazon.com:
At 38, Tiana Tomlinson has made it. America adores her as one of the anchors of America Tonight, a top-rated nightly entertainment and news program. But even with the trappings that come with her elite lifestyle, she feels empty. Tina desperately misses her late husband Keith, who died several years before. And in a business that thrives on youth, Tina is getting the message that her age is starting to show and certain measures must be taken if she wants to remain in the spotlight. It doesn't help that at every turn she has to deal with her adversary--the devilishly handsome, plastic surgeon to the stars, Michael Sullivan. But a trip away from the Hollywood madness has consequences that could affect the rest of her life.

Okay - I obviously gave this book a 5.0/5.0 rating so you know I love it. I just really enjoyed every moment of this book.

First it applies to the time of life I am at - Tiana is 38, I am 35. Now, that doesn't mean younger or older women shouldn't read this book, because I personally feel that even in it's fictional writing, there is something for every woman to take away from this book.

Tiana is a TV personality, America's Sweetheart, but she's starting to age and the ratings are starting to fall for the TV show she hosts. Plastic surgery is mentioned, but Tiana balks at that. As things progress and a co-host is possibly brought into the picture, Tiana starts to take stock of her life. She finds new challenges and finds herself in the process. Add in a sexy and annoying hunk and the sparks fly in the romance department too, but not immediately.

This book was hard to put down. I loved Tiana, she had insecurities, but she was strong. She didn't know where she was going but she found her way. Add in some twists and turns and this is a book you won't likely forget anytime soon.

Binding: Paperback
On-sale Date: July 22, 2009
Publisher: 5 Spot
Pages: 352

I will be giving one copy of Easy on the Eyes by Jane Porter away courtesy of Miriam Parker at Hachette Publishing. The contest will be open through August 15th. Please enter by:

  1. Commenting on my blog, make sure I have a way to contact you. (+1)
  2. Become a blog follower or let me know if you are already a follower (+1)
  3. Tell me any other Jane Porter books you have read and enjoyed (+1)
  4. Tweet about this review and giveaway, use @cfulcher in the tweet so I can find it (+1)
  5. Follow me on Twitter (or let me know if you are a current follower) (+1)
  6. Blog about this contest and let me know the link (sidebar or post is fine) (+1)
So there you go - 6 ways to get an entry into this contest. You can leave them in separate posts or one post, it doesn't matter, I will make sure you get your entries, just make sure to let me know what you do.

35 comments:

SarahKay said...

1. Here I am, commenting :-)
2. Just subscribed to your feed.
3. The only other Jane Porter book I've read is Flirting with Forty - heartwarming story!
4. Tweeted http://twitter.com/SeriouslyKooky/statuses/2916496397
5. Already a follower - @seriouslykooky
6. Blogged: http://sarahkay1.livejournal.com/13048.html

Debbie F said...

1. please enter me!
2. I'm a follower - Google Reader
3. I haven't read Jane Porter before but really want to!
thanks
dcf_beth at verizon dot net

tetewa said...

I'd like to be included, I enjoy this author! tWarner419@aol.com

Deidre said...

1. I'm slowly learning how to do some of this technology stuff
2. Just subscribed

donnas said...

Please include me.

I am a blog follower.

I posted on the sidebar here: http://donnasbloghome.blogspot.com/

bacchus76 at myself dot com

Jenny N. said...

Thanks. Count me in on this giveaway.

jen4777[at]hotmail.com

trishalynn0708 said...

Please enter me..

I am following
I twittered.. @trishalynn0708

The other Jane Porter book I have read is The Frog Prince

lovestoread0708(at)yahoo.com

Leslie said...

1.Would love to enter this book giveaway! leslie-lv at hotmail dot com (+1)

2.Became a blog follower (+1)
3.The frog prince =)(+1)
4.Tweeted but forgot to put @ RT so here's the link: http://twitter.com/thatchickreads/status/2928937272(+1)
5.Following on twitter: @thatchickreads (+1)

thanks for this giveaway!

leslie-lv at hotmail dot com

Jess said...

Please enter me in the giveaway -- this sounds like a fun read!

I am a follower.

jedziedz@hotmail.com
jess
barney's book blog

Holly said...

I haven't read Jane Porter before. This one looks fun. Please enter me!

Oh, and I follow in Google Reader.

Lee said...

Oh I'd love to read Easy on the Eyes. Thank you for this giveaway and please count me in

chinook92(at)gmail(dot)com

Lee said...

I already follow your blog

chinook92(at)gmail(dot)com

Lee said...

I love ChickLit and Jane Porter has really good books. I read Flirting With Forty and I enjoyed it a lot.

chinook92(at)gmail(dot)com

wade said...

thanks great giveaway

wadesherry@hotmail dot com

Marjorie said...

A great giveaway, count me in.

cenya2 at hotmail dot com

wade said...

i follow

wadesherry@hotmail.com

The Giveaway Diva said...

1)Ohh this book sounds awesome!!! Please enter me!!
3) I've read flirting with forty too!

nicolemarielum @gmail.com

Anonymous said...

this book looks like a great read...thanks

flower_child_23(at)hotmail(dot)com

Jess said...

I have never read anything by Jane Porter. I tried to win Flirting with Forty when it came out but no luck so maybe this time.
jessica(at)fan(dot)com

Anonymous said...

Thx for the contest need a summer read..
thehighflyer3(at)hotmail(dot)com

Carolyn said...

1. Looks like a good read
3. Sorry not read any others - yet
4. Tweeted -RT @cfulcher If you love strong but real heroines : Review and giveaway of Easy on the Eyes by Jane Porter: http://ow.ly/iwnU
5 - following @sophsam01
cm2005 @ hotmail.co.uk

Sue said...

1. Commenting!
3. Haven't read anything by Jane Porter, but this looked so fun I had to enter.

Thanks for sharing.

s.mickelson at gmail dot com

Debs Desk said...

Please include me in your giveaway.

I am a follower.

I am a subscriber.
Thanks
Debbie
debdesk9(at)verizon.net

Ninja Fanpire said...

+1 Commenting
ninjafanpire@hotmail.com
+1 Following Blog
+1 Tweeted: http://twitter.com/NinjaFanpire/status/3098114488
+1 Following on Twitter
+1 Linked to contest in Blog post: http://ninjafanpire.blogspot.com/2009/08/contests.html

cheryl c said...

This sounds like a wonderful story. Thanks for having the giveaway.

I am a follower.

I have read FLIRTING WITH FORTY, ODD MOM OUT, and MRS.PERFECT.

castings[at]mindspring[dot]com

Luvdaylilies said...

Thanks for thr review! I'd like a chance to read a good book; please count me in=)
Luvdaylilies at bellsouth dot net

Luvdaylilies said...

I follow~

Luvdaylilies at bellsouth dot net

Belinda M said...

Please include me in your giveaway

+1 I follow your blog

+1 I follow on twitter as Prairiebelle


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bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

kalea_kane said...

+1 Great review! Jane really writes books you can relate to.

kalea_kane(at)yahoo(dot)com

+1 I am a blog follower.

+1 I have also read Odd Mom Out by Jane Porter and Flirting with Forty. She is awesome!


+1 I blogged about your giveaway
http://butterflybookreviews.blogspot.com/2009/07/about-book-eager-to-learn-everything.html

+1 I tweeted your giveaway

http://twitter.com/kellyblackwell/status/3218222461

+1 I follow you on Twitter

Total of Six thanks so much, I would really LOVE this!

kalea_kane(at)yahoo(dot)com

MoziEsmé said...

I'd be interested in reading this!

I'm a follower

And following on twitter, too.

janemaritz at yahoo dot com

alexandrea said...

Just turned 37, found a couple gray hairs just happily floating on the surface of my hair screaming look at me this weekend!
I think I might not be so aware of aging if most of our friends weren't younger than I am. I could use a relevant book like this :) Give me some perspective

email is in my profile

Anita Yancey said...

Sounds like such a good book. I really love her writing style. Please enter me. Thanks!

ayancey(at)dishmail(dot)net

Victoria said...

I'd love to win this! Thank you!

victoriah40@yahoo.com

Victoria said...

I've read Odd Mom Out and Mrs. Perfect! Really good books!

victoriah40@yahoo.com

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