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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Kissing Frogs in Cyberspace review and giveaway



Kissing Frogs in Cyberspace
Dianne Sweeney

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Synopsis:

In today's age of virtual hook-ups and online encounters, it is no surprise that there are thousands of web sites devoted to Internet dating. Told in a series of vignettes, Kissing Frogs in Cyberspace, Dianne Sweeney's revealing account of dating in the 21st century takes you on a hilarious, often poignant journey of online dates, dumps, and disasters. As she discovers the world of Internet dating is blessed by those seeking true love and plagued by those just seeking. Kissing Frogs in Cyberspace uncovers the reality of online dating--its pleasures, its horrors, and all the quirky stuff in between.



Review:



I first read about this book on The Book Vixen's blog. Because I have VERY ecclectic reading tastes I needed to get my hands on a copy of this book. I love the cover of this book! How can you pass up a book with a FROG on the cover?! I loved how the author didn't hold anything back when it cames to the good, the bad (a fair amount) and the ugly (a LOT of this) of internet dating. I mean the disclaimer alone let's you know your in for one heck of a ride: "This book is based on true events. Names and places have been changed to protect the innocent, the guilty and the ones being fitted for a straitjacket." (I borrowed this from The Book Vixen) Ms. Sweeny shares e-mails and accounts with some of her online suitors that are very interesting to downright hilarious. Seriously, READ THIS BOOK!

GIVE AWAY!
I will be giving away 2 copies of Kissing Frogs in Cyberspace!
rules:
1. must be a US citizen.
2. leave a comment with your e-mail address in it.
3. This giveaway ends on March 15 @ 11:59 pm...Winners will be selected randomly


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19 comments:

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Sounds adorable! I met my husband online and would love to be entered :)

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Kate said...

Sounds like a great book!

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GMR said...

As one of the many single's out there, I'd love a chance to see what adventures she encountered. Count me in!

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Cym Lowell said...

Thanks for writing this great review and hosting a giveaway!

cymlowell@gmail.com

I also tweeted for you!

elizabeth said...

Sounds interesting!

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CallMeKayla said...

this sounds cute!

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Park Avenue Princess said...

How adorable! I'd love a chance to read this one! As I always say, THIS PRINCESS has Kissed her share of frogs! Where is MY Prince Charming!

x0xx Park Avenue Princess

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Kate said...

This sounds like a great book!!

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angie said...

This book sounds great!! My email is bangersis1231(at)hotmail(dot)com

The Book Vixen said...

Wasn't this book hilarious?!! I normally don't read non-fiction but this was good.

(no need to enter me)

Hannah said...

Sounds like a fun book. My brother Titus and his fiancee, Shayla met online so I'm definitely interested. :-)

Please enter me.

hmsolbach at yahoo dot com

thanks for the giveaway.

Raspberry said...

This looks hilarious. Definitely entering. :)
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Becky said...

Okay, this so sounds like something I could appreciate, haha ... Here's to being almost 25 and still waiting on the one that's not *just* a frog!

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Alison said...

Yes, please enter me!

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Sue said...

Looks fun! Thank you for the giveaway.

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Kelsy Alexandra said...

sounds like an awesome book!!

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justpeachy36 said...

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Please enter me in the giveaway.

Misusedinnocence said...

This sounds fun I would love to read it. :)

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Linda Kish said...

Sounds fun. Thanks for the chance to win.

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