Sunday Open Thread

 Posted by on July 1, 2012 at 12:00 pm  Books, Film, Other Culture  22 Responses »
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We lost Nora Ephron this week. She meant a lot to me. Friday night, I watched You’ve Got Mail in her memory, one of my favorite rom-coms, a beautifully-constructed, witty, and kind-hearted romance.

Do you have a favorite Nora Ephron movie, book, or play?

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Wentworth Hall Giveaway!

 Posted by on June 12, 2012 at 12:49 pm  Books, Downton Abbey, Lippsisters.com  17 Responses »
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Simon & Schuster has provided us with two copies of Wentworth Hall for our readers. Wentworth Hall is a historical novel by debut author Abby Grahame that takes place during the Edwardian Era. It’s a fun book for fans of Downton Abbey!

The contest is, unfortunately, open to US residents only.

THE RULES:

Enter between now and Monday, June 25 (contest closes at midnight Eastern time).

Two copies will be given away by random drawing from entrants.

Enter by leaving a comment here, telling us your favorite Downton Abbey moment.

One entry per person.

No chatting in comments, please! We use the comment number to generate randomization and chat will mess that up. Please remember that nested replies in the contest comments will not be entered into the drawing. The drawing is done by random number generation and the replies are not numbered.

When entering, please use an email address you check regularly.

About the book:

And you thought there were secrets in the Abbey . . .

The Darlington family of Wentworth Hall, an elite British family, fills their time by caring for their extensive estate, and looking over their shoulders as they struggle to keep up an elaborate charade to hide their scandalous secrets of illicit romances, and bitter betrayals. 

Read an excerpt.

Prizing courtesy of Simon & Schuster. Contest open to US residents only.

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