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Free Stuff Fridays

I woke up feeling all gross and sick today so, for the first time in at least six months, I’m declaring a sick day. Rumor has it that there’s some ugly but short-lived flu making the rounds so maybe it’s got me. Between me and you, I’m actually kind of looking forward to the excuse to lie around for a day or two. I literally can’t even remember the last time I watched a movie, so I think I’m going to head for the basement and blow a couple of hours and a few brain cells doing that.

Anne BradstreetBut before I go and settle in with the requiste flat ginger ale, here is this week’s edition of Free Stuff Fridays. This week’s sponsor is Evangelical Press, whom you know as a publisher of excellent Christian books. They are offering five prize packages today, each of which will contain two great books by Faith Cook, one of the most prolific Christian biographers of our day: Anne Bradstreet, a brand new biography of the great American poet and Seeing the Invisible which offers 10 short looks at the extraordinary faith of ordinary believers.

In my review of Anne Bradstreet I wrote this: In this telling of the life of Anne Bradstreet, viewed primarily through the legacy of her poems, Faith Cook continues to prove herself one of today’s foremost Christian biographers. I highly recommend it. It really is a good book and a good, relatively short look at the life of an important figure.

Rules: You may only enter the draw once. Simply fill out your name and email address to enter the draw. As soon as the winners have been chosen, all names and addresses will be immediately and permanently erased. Winners will be notified by email. The giveaway closes Saturday at noon.

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