Thursday, April 24, 2014

IT'S A GIVEAWAY for HUSH AND WHISPER by Stacey R. Campbell

This is something very near and dear to my heart.  A while back I read a book by Stacey R. Campbell (HUSH) and at the end of the book there was an interview where Stacey admits she is Dyslexic.  Why is this near and dear to my heart?  My son has Dyslexia.  I know how hard it is for him to put thoughts onto paper, and even more, how hard it is for him to read.  He has been seeing an awesome tutor who is helping him overcome and learn in a way that his brain can process.  It has been a long process, and will be for a while, but he is finally able to read for "fun" (although reading will probably never really be fun for him).  He can read to learn instead of learning to read.  That probably doesn't make much sense, but it is my life.  I was deeply touched that Campbell was willing to put it out in the world that she is Dyslexic.  It inspires me.  It helps show my son that he can be and do whatever he wants to in life.  I can tell him that, but it is sometimes hard for him to believe when learning is so difficult for him.  Showing him people who have Dyslexia, who are accomplishing great things, is such a wonderful thing for me and for him.


So I am sending a GIANT thanks to Stacey R. Campbell for sending me the books so we can have a give away.  She mailed me two books, and some book marks, and some pins for me to give away.  I am sorry that it has to be US only.  I cannot thank Stacey R. Campbell enough for allowing me to host this giveaway on my blog.  You are an amazing author, and I hope to read more of your books in the future!  You are an inspiration.

So what is in the give away???  Like I said above, a autographed copy of HUSH and WHISPER, a signed book mark, and signed note cards, and two pins that say "I Know Who You Are" and "Are You a Princess"(...read the books and you will know what they mean:).

You can find my review for HUSH here16488672



 and my review for WHISPER here.18948957

You can add the books to your GoodReads by clicking the picture.  Hopefully I set it up right and it should take you right to the GoodReads page :).



About the Author:

Stacey R. Campbell
Stacey R. Campbell lives in the Pacific North West with her husband, three daughters, three dogs, and a pet turtle named Todd. She is a graduate of the University of Washington. At an early age she was told that she would never be the writer because of her dyslexia, but finally found that she could not look her children in the eyes and tell them that they could be what ever they wanted if she did not do the same. Now Stacey can't stop writing and loves to help children pursue their own dreams. Hush is the first book in the Lakeview Novel series.


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18 comments:

  1. I read a book about a character with dyslexia not long ago. The author has dyslexia too. The font of the book was printed especially for people with dyslexia to make it easier to read. The book is Counting to D. While the book wasn't my favorite, I really did appreciate knowing more about the struggle people with dyslexia have. What a difficult and frustrating thing. Thanks for sharing such a personal thing with us. Awesome giveaway! :)

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    1. Thank you for stopping by and letting me know about the book! It is a difficult and frustrating thing to watch him go through, but he is amazing!

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  2. I love when a book hits home and you can connect with the story and even the author.

    My brother struggled with this growing up as well (and still does as an adult). I remember how challenging it was for him and frustrating. He is an avid reader now and loves to read but there for awhile it was torture for him.

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    1. It is torture. It's a little mind blowing to me because I never personally struggled with it. But watching your child struggle is heart breaking! He is doing very well now though and is learning to deal with it! Thanks so much for stopping by :)

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  3. She sounds as if she has an inspirational story!

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  4. It's so great that this author is so inspiring to you and your son. It must be hard to watch him struggle but conquering this will give him the confidence to tackle anything!
    Jen @ YA Romantics

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  5. I am so excited to read these books. I think it is so awesome that Campell quoted you on her blog. I love when authors are not afraid to share that they have dyslexia, or other disabilities. It shows that if you put your mind to it, you can truly do anything you put your mind to.

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  6. This is awesome - that she's having you do a giveaway!!! How fun! I know you loved these. I'll be sure to spread the word.

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  7. I remember your review for Hush and I was interested in it then. What a beautiful presentation. Totally want to win that package. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  8. It's always great to find a book that you can connect with personally. Thanks for sharing these books--they sound fantastic!

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    1. I really did connect personally. :) I am always so grateful when I find someone who is willing to share their personal struggle with Dyslexia. It helps to show my son that there ARE others out there AND that he can accomplish anything he sets his mind to :)

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  9. It's so awesome that these books inspired you! Not only does an author affect us with their words, but their lives can inspire us too!

    Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction

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    1. I know! This was so awesome! She really is inspiring to me :)

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