Arleigh is having a Jane Austen related giveaway. In order to win you need to name your favourite Austen character. You can find out all the details here.
Dovegreyreader is giving away three copies of Guernica by Dave Boling, a book I am very much interested in reading!
Marta is giving away a copy of The Terror by Dan Simmons if you live in USA or Canada. I really must read this book!
In non giveaway related news, Australian author Kate Morton is interviewed by "The Courier Mail" and she discusses her next book which will be set in 1940. Thanks to Matilda for the link!
Author C J Sansom is guest posting over at Historical Boys, the blog of fellow author C W Gortner.
In other news, Diana Gabaldon has been immortalised in a cartoon! Click here to find the link to the cartoon and also the email that the artist sent to her about the cartoon. In not so great news, Diana mentions on her website that although Amazon is showing a release date on 29 September for An Echo in the Bone, that is most likely not the actual release date.