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Charity Monday:Books Fighting Cancer

Charity Monday:Books Fighting Cancer

Normally, this is posted on Sundays, but I was away from the computer yesterday. Vampire Book club is running an charity auction, raising money for cancer.  I really hope you check it out.

Charity Sunday: Gone Reading

Charity Sunday: Gone Reading

I first discovered Gone Reading over at the Bookbinge, I think.  Gone Read is a new webstore that sells reading related merchandise. They have everything from t-shirts to book journals.  And the best part of it? They donate 100 % of their after tax profits to charity organizations.   Can it get better than that?

Charity Sunday: Brenda Novak for the Cure of Diabetes

Charity Sunday: Brenda Novak for the Cure of Diabetes

So, it is April 29th which means that Brenda Novak’s Cure for Diabetes Auction starts soon.   I The Auction is a tresure trove for readers. There is a lot of ARCs and author meetings offered.  The unique items are one reason thart the auction is the world’s largest online event for diabetes research. You can see what is available this year, and join, here. Some frequently asked questions ( from the press release):Q: What makes you so passionate about Diabetes?A:…

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Charity Sunday: Authors for Trayvon

Charity Sunday: Authors for Trayvon

(I cheered when I discovered this on twitter. Since the shooting Trayvon Martin was just so pointless.)  From the Press release: The Price Of CandyOn Feb. 26, 2012, Trayvon Martin’s life was cut short when he was shot as he walked to a family member’s home from a convenience store where he had purchased some candy. The price of candy for this seventeen-year-old child was his life.Stand Your GroundFlorida, along with twenty other states, has a “Stand Your Ground” law….

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Charity Sunday: Worldbuilders 2011

Charity Sunday: Worldbuilders 2011

Charity Sunday is back, and this time the limelight is on Pat Rothfuss Worldbuilder campaign. Every year, Pat Rothfuss raises money for Heifer, by running the Worldbuilder campaign.There are three ways to donate:1.The lottery. Which is simple.  Go to his page on Heifer.com. Donate 10 dollar by clicking the Give to this team button, and you can win a lot of books and other cool things.Also, Worldbuilders match 50% of your donation.   2.Buy something from his store. 3. Bid…

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Charity Sunday: Worldreader.org

Charity Sunday: Worldreader.org

 There are several charities that distribute paper books to children in Africa ( Books for Africa is one example), but Worldreader has taken it to the next step.  They distribute e-readers and e-books to children in Africa.   They don’t do it alone, both USAID, Amazon, and several publishers are involved, as well as the Goverment of Ghana. When I first read about it, I was a bit surprised but it fit.  In many African countries they jumped directly to cellphones,…

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Charity Sunday: Read On

Charity Sunday: Read On

                 Join The Challenge We have started a $10 Million Dollar Fund to support and promote reading. For every 10 Million minutes read with Kobo up to 1 Trillion Minutes, we will support a school, group or organization that focuses on literacy and a passion for reading. Let us know who you think demonstrates a passion and commitment to reading in your community and they might just be the recipient of an eReading…

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Charity Sunday: Kiss Me, Kill me

Charity Sunday: Kiss Me, Kill me

Voyage into the realm of the paranormal with this nine author short story anthology. Sink your teeth into: A Ghoulish Valentine by H.P. Mallory:Dulcie O’Neil can’t help her attraction to Knight Vander, much though she tries to fight her feelings. When she begrudgingly accepts his invitation to dinner and a movie, the last thing she expects is that she’ll be defending herself against a cemetery full of hungry ghouls and one incredibly sexy man. Cat Fight by Zoe Winters:Cat Fight…

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Charity Sunday: Author Moments

Charity Sunday: Author Moments

“Britain’s Kindest Kid”, Harry Moseley, is more than a nice kid with a big heart; he’s a real life hero. An eleven-year old hero with an inoperable brain tumor who has raised over £500,000.00 for Cancer Research UK. Joining Harry in his quest for research funds, are an amazing group of 19 romance writers, along with a wonderful cover artist/graphic designer, who have come together to support Harry, and his charity: Cancer Research UK. “Author Moments” is a collection of…

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