Giveaway: The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia

Giveaway: The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia

Sofia Segovia

Have you been looking for a great work of historical fiction to immerse yourself in this month? We’ve got just the thing. Bookish teamed up with Amazon Crossing to give five lucky readers copies of The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia. Read the official book description and then enter to win below!

The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia

From a beguiling voice in Mexican fiction comes an astonishing novel—Sofia Segovia’s first to be translated into English—about a mysterious child with the power to change a family’s history in a country on the verge of revolution.

From the day that old Nana Reja found a baby abandoned under a bridge, the life of a small Mexican town was forever changed. Disfigured and covered in a blanket of bees, little Simonopio is for some locals the stuff of superstition, a child kissed by the devil. But he is welcomed by landowners Francisco and Beatriz Morales, who adopt him and care for him as if he is their own. As he grows up, Simonopio becomes a cause for wonder to the Morales family, because when the uncannily gifted child closes his eyes, he can see what no one else can—visions of all that’s yet to come, both beautiful and dangerous. Followed by his protective swarm of bees and living to deliver his adoptive family from threats—both human and those of nature—Simonopio’s purpose in Linares will, in time, be divined.

Set against the backdrop of the Mexican Revolution and the devastating influenza of 1918, The Murmur of Bees captures both the fate of a country in flux and the destiny of one family that has put their love, faith, and future in the unbelievable.

Prizes and samples provided by Amazon Crossing.

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Official Giveaway Rules

The following are the Official Contest Rules for Bookish’s The Murmur of Bees Giveaway (the “Contest”). Bookish is a division of NetGalley LLC, 44 Merrimac Street, Newburyport, MA 01950 (“Bookish”).

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Eligibility

The Sweepstakes is open to any person over 17 years of age, who resides in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands or a U.S. Military installation in a foreign country, excluding employees and consultants of Bookish and their subsidiaries and affiliates, and their immediate family members. It is void where prohibited by law.

How to Enter

Entries must be submitted beginning at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on April 11, 2019, and no later than 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, on April 25, 2019.

You may enter one time per person. You must use the entry form supplied by Bookish. Bookish shall not be responsible for lost or interrupted mail or email, lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server or other connections, miscommunications, failed phone or computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions or technical failures, garbled or jumbled transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic, including, without limitation, the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information online. Entry materials and/or data that have been tampered with or altered are void.

Selection of Winners

Prizes shall be awarded based on a random drawing from among the eligible entries. Bookish shall determine in its sole discretion the method of selecting winners from among the entries and its determination shall be final and binding.

Prizes

Five (5) winners shall receive one (1) hardcover copy of The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia.

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