5 Minutes for Books: True Love

by Guest

As Valentine’s Day approaches, do you feel love in the air? Do you adore popping in a favorite romantic movie, or curling up to read a trusty old love story? Do you have romance in your heart? Well, the Chicken Soup folks have got you covered with their timely release of True Love: 101 Heartwarming and Humorous Stories about Dating, Romance, Love and Marriage.

With real life stories covering the whole spectrum of relationships, from dating all the way through to marriage, this new addition to the Chicken Soup family provides just what readers have come to treasure from their offerings- inspiration, laughter and perhaps a few tears. Perfect for those times when you just have a few minutes for a quick read, these short stories are sure to fill those minutes and warm your heart. Readers looking for true stories that celebrate the glory of love won’t be disappointed with Chicken Soup for the Soul’s True Love.

Three lucky winners will receive a copy of True Love, just for leaving a comment here (U.S. addresses only, please). Can you feel the love?

We’ll announce the winners in next Monday’s 5 Minutes for Books column.

Click over to 5 Minutes for Books for another special giveaway: the celebrity-endorsed (and Jennifer-endorsed) Nuddle blanket.

The winners of the middle-grade novel The Wish Stealers are
#45 Ann F.
#1 Debi B.
#80 Sheila Hickmon
#16 Ivy
#10 Demetra A.

Book blogger Dawn is regularly showered with love from her darling husband and three adorable kids (when they’re not asking her to find something). Their life and times are chronicled at my thoughts exactly.

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{ 40 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Kelly Deaton February 1, 2010 at 12:47 am

This would be perfect for Valentine’s Day! I love Chicken Soup for the Soul! Thanks for the chance!
Kelly Deaton – secrets_girl23@yahoo.com (aka)


2 Jen February 1, 2010 at 9:39 am

Chicken Soup for Valentines? Sounds good to me!


3 Ellen C. February 1, 2010 at 9:46 am

This looks like a great read. Thanks for the chance.


4 LT February 1, 2010 at 10:34 am

I love Chicken Soup books, they always make me cry! Thanks for the chance to win!


5 sarah pacilio February 1, 2010 at 10:51 am

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6 sarah pacilio February 1, 2010 at 10:54 am

This looks like a good read I hope I win :)


7 Lena February 1, 2010 at 12:29 pm

Count me in.


8 Linda Kish February 1, 2010 at 2:43 pm

I love the Chicken Soup books. Always full of heart-warming stories.

lkish77123 at gmail dot com


9 erin February 1, 2010 at 3:38 pm

i love these books. they make me laugh and cry!


10 erin February 1, 2010 at 3:39 pm

subscriber of newsletter


11 Anita Yancey February 1, 2010 at 3:59 pm

Sounds good. I’d like to read it. Please enter me. Thanks! I am a subscriber.


12 Melissa Nunley February 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm

I love the Chicken Soup books- great giveaway!


13 Melissa Nunley February 1, 2010 at 4:16 pm

RSS follower


14 Sharon Walling February 1, 2010 at 5:06 pm

I love the Chicken Soup books. I would love a chance to be entered.



15 Jen Ferguson February 1, 2010 at 5:42 pm

I just found your website today and I must say I am pleasantly surprised!!! I think the encouragement you give to mothers and I’m sure many others as well is great! I look forward to checking back often keep up the good work! Blessings!


16 Jessica Harwood February 1, 2010 at 5:54 pm

I love these books and this one looks like just as much fun as the others I’ve read. Please enter me! Thanks!


17 Stacie February 1, 2010 at 8:50 pm

Who doesn’t love real true love stories? Sounds great to me! Staciele(at)netins(dot)net


18 Amanda February 2, 2010 at 1:42 am

I LOVE Chicken Soup Books!!! Please count me in


19 katklaw777 February 2, 2010 at 4:58 am

Luv the chicken Soup books, thanks for the giveaway!


20 Terra Heck February 2, 2010 at 7:19 am

What a perfect book for the Valentine’s Day holiday. I’d like to read it. Thanks.


21 Jill L February 2, 2010 at 9:12 am

Nothing like curling up with with a good Chicken Soup book on a cold, winter night.


22 jenny martin February 2, 2010 at 11:53 am

I love Chicken Soup books–they are perfect for a quick read!


23 Beth February 2, 2010 at 12:18 pm

This looks great! Please enter me!

BethsBookReviewBlog AT gmail DOT com


24 Wendy February 2, 2010 at 2:24 pm

I love the Chicken Soup books. Count me in!


25 Marj McClendon February 2, 2010 at 7:19 pm

I always like to read Chicken Soup books. They are heartwarming.


26 Forgetfulone February 2, 2010 at 8:52 pm

This would be so wonderful to win! Thank you for the chance.


27 Forgetfulone February 2, 2010 at 8:53 pm

I subscribe to your feed and your newsletter.


28 rita February 3, 2010 at 10:38 am

OK, I’m in.
I’m a sucker for true love stories.


29 Elsie February 3, 2010 at 1:41 pm

This would be a wonderful gift for a friend who loves to read, can’t eat chocolate, and grows her own flowers!

Why didn’t I think of that sooner!

How fun the giveaways are!


30 Kirsten T. February 3, 2010 at 4:55 pm

Being 7 months pregnant and chasing an almost three year old has made romance go out the window. :-( Maybe this will remind us. :-)


31 Beth February 3, 2010 at 5:48 pm

Please enter me – thanks for the chance!


32 LaVonne February 3, 2010 at 8:55 pm

There are always nice stories in these books. Thanks for the chance to win! ;)


33 Krista February 4, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Ooh..yes, please! Thanks!


34 Emma February 6, 2010 at 4:37 pm

I like Chicken Soup books.Please enter me in the giveaway.Thanks for the giveaway!


35 Winning Readings February 6, 2010 at 6:44 pm

Would love this!

We posted about this giveaway at Winning Readings: http://winningreadings.blogspot.com/2010/02/true-love.html

janemaritz at yahoo dot com


36 Debbie Jackson February 6, 2010 at 10:49 pm

please include me jacksond@nhr3.net


37 Debbie Jackson February 6, 2010 at 10:49 pm

email sub


38 Benita G . February 7, 2010 at 5:33 am

I love the Chicken Soup Series and would love to add this one to my collection. Thanks for the giveaway.



39 Cindi February 7, 2010 at 2:12 pm

It is snowing here and it is almost Valentine’s
Day. This book of heartwarming and humorous love stories sounds fabulous to me.
Many thanks…..Cindi


40 abi February 7, 2010 at 8:22 pm

It’s snowing in ND. I’d love to win Chicken soup. Thanks.

ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com


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