Tuesday, October 07, 2008

EcoBrain Blog Tour & Giveaway

I love to read. It used to be, pre-Charlotte, that I could read a decent sized book in just a day or two. Once she came along, I took to reading more on-line though since I couldn't hold a book and a nursing baby at the same time. That was when I discovered blogging.

It never really occurred to me though, that I could read a book on my computer. I had downloaded some cook books in PDF format, but never novels or non-fiction. Now though, as e-books grow in popularity, there are so many titles available. And, just like in the real world, there are niche publishers that focus on special topics - even green living.

Think about it, doesn't an e-book publisher that focuses on environmental issues make sense? Of course it does. EcoBrain is a relatively new e-book publisher that does just that, and then some. They even have an Environmental Mission Statement!

They publish e-books about the environment, sustainable living, outdoor activities, and even the business of being green. I was also intrigued by their fiction section and their kids section. There are even more categories and sub-categories to explore.

As part of the Mommy Go Green EcoBrain Blog Tour, I am giving away 1 e-copy of Radical Simplicity. Here is a description of the book from EcoBrain.

Imagine you are first in line at a potluck buffet. The spread includes not just food and water, but all the materials needed for shelter, clothing, healthcare, and education. How do you know how much to take? How much is enough to leave for your neighbors behind you - not just the six billion people, but the wildlife, and the as-yet-unborn?

In the face of looming ecological disaster, many people feel the need to change their own lifestyles as a tangible way of transforming our unsustainable culture. Radical Simplicity is the first book that guides the reader to a personal sustainability goal, then offers a process to monitor progress to a lifestyle that is equitable amongst all people, species, and generations.

Combining lyrical narrative, compassionate advocacy and absorbing science, Radical Simplicity is a practical, personal answer to 21st century challenges that will appeal as much to Cultural Creatives and students as to spiritual seekers, policy makers and sustainability professionals.
I will randomly draw 1 lucky winner next Monday. There are three ways to enter and you can do any of them you like, for up to three entries:
  1. Leave a comment telling me you want to enter,
  2. Subscribe to my RSS feed, and leave a 2nd comment telling me you did so, or already are subscribed, and
  3. Link to my giveaway on your own blog, leaving another comment with the permalink to you post.
That's it. 3 ways to win and 1 lucky winner. This giveaway will end at midnight on Monday, October 13. Read all contest rules here.

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Disclaimer: I do not endorse all of the political views you might find on EcoBrain. Please use discernment when reading anything online. Also, I will receive minor compensation in the form of an EcoBrain credit for this review.


  1. Enter me!

  2. sounds like a great book. Count me in!
    auma1313 at hotmail.com

  3. oh, I would love this book!
    Thank you

  4. enter me please

    lilhottemomma @ yahoo . com

  5. Sounds very interesting.... enter me please!


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