Nobody’s Cuter Than You – A Giveaway!

So in one week – just one week – y’all are in for such a treat. I cannot even begin to tell you.

Because in one week, my dear friend Melanie’s new book releases, and IT. IS. A. TREASURE.


(I’m just as sorry as I can be about my poor photography skills.)

(But I’m not at my house tonight and can’t take another picture – so I’m just going with the one on my phone.)

(I do hope I haven’t offended anyone’s photographic sensibilities.)

Melanie’s new book is called Nobody’s Cuter Than You, and it’s a heartfelt, hilarious, tender tribute to the beauty of friendship. There are stories about Melanie and her best friend Gulley, of course, but there are also stories about Melanie’s childhood friends, neighborhood friends, high school friends, and college friends. I feel like it’s the most personal book Melanie has written so far, and since I didn’t know her when she was growing up in Texas, I flat-out SOAKED UP all the stories of her childhood and teenage years.

And then, when Melanie gets to the part where she starts school at Texas A&M and meets Gulley – well, I could have read those chapters forever. Because let me just say this about that friendship: I have talked to Melanie almost every day for the last 8 1/2 years, and I have never – NOT ONE TIME – heard her say anything unkind about Gulley. Those two absolutely adore each other in the most selfless, loyal, unconditional way; their friendship, as many of you know, is deep and real and true. So are the other friendships Melanie writes about in this book. And when you finish reading these stories, you’re going to be encouraged, inspired, and filling up your online bookstore cart with copies of Nobody’s Cuter… for your closest friends.

So. Because I love this book, and because I love my honest, trustworthy, hilarious friend Melanie, and because friendship is worth celebrating, I’m giving away five (5) copies of Nobody’s Cuter Than You. Winners will be able to select either a paperback or an eBook, and I’ll order copies just as soon as winners supply me with shipping or eBook delivery info.

This giveaway is open until Wednesday, April 1, at noon central time. I’ll notify winners via email.

If you’d like to enter to win, just leave a comment on this post.

And if you’d like an extra entry, just mention Melanie’s book on one of your social media platforms (FB, Twitter, Instagram, blog, etc.) and then come back here and leave an additional comment that says “social media entry.”

Happy Giveaway, everybody!

(Nobody’s cuter than you.)

(I mean it.)

Comments are now closed and winners have been notified. Thanks so much for participating, y’all!

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  1. I would love a copy.

  2. Holly Moran says:

    I would love, love, love to win a copy of this book! I have recently moved from South La to South Alabama & have moved away from the best friends in the entire world. My heart is very emotional about it all! Reading a book about friendship sounds really good about now.

  3. I can’t wait to read this book! Loved her other 2 books (and your 2 books!) and I know this one is gonna make me cry, cry, cry!

  4. Niki Hughes says:

    Can’t wait to read this!

  5. I have some great friends and I’d love to share this with them!

  6. Precious. No really! Girl friendships are precious and I can’t wait to read about it from Melanie’s perspective. Love.

  7. I’m dying to read this….I’m sure it will be just as hilarious as the last two……and I’ll still end up snort laughing and reading parts to my husband :)

  8. Melody Hemphill says:

    Can’t wait to read this!

  9. Pick me, pick me! I would love one. :)

  10. I would absolutely love to win! Love her (and your) books.

  11. Loved her last book, and would love to win this one!!

  12. LeAnn Maroney says:

    I so want you to send me this book! I adore you both.

  13. I also retweeted about this contest on the Twitter (@laceyfran). :-)

  14. Mary Feagley says:

    Sounds wonderful!

  15. Jenny Martin says:

    Can’t wait to read this book and then share with my friends!!

  16. Lori Lehrmann says:

    I can’t wait to read Melanie’s latest book & I absolutely can’t wait to listen to a new podcast about this book, the latest mascara you guys have found, the fact that acid washed, high waisted denim shorts should NOT be back in style & any other tidbits of info you toss our way!! :)

  17. pick me!

  18. Ann Gregory says:

    I am really looking forward to reading this book. I just helped my best friend move 1,100 miles away and I think I’m going to be sending a copy to her real soon, too!

  19. Would adore a copy😊

  20. Excited for this to come out!

  21. Cindy Moses says:

    Can’t wait to read this and share it with my best friend!

  22. Mary Feagley says:

    Social media entry…Facebook.

  23. Amanda K says:

    I cannot wait to read this book! Just finished the Anetlope in the Living Room (and of course your book BooMama). :)

  24. I can’t wait to read this book! I love her first two!

  25. Adored your new book Sophie and now cannot wait to read this gem from Melanie! I would love to win a copy.

  26. I would love a copy!

  27. Social media entry.

  28. Amanda K says:

    Social media entry as well!

  29. Can’t wait to read this!! Yay!

  30. Ann Gregory says:

    Social media entry…..Facebook

  31. I loved her first two and can’t wait to read this one either!

    • Either? That doesn’t even make any sense! I’m so sorry! It won’t let me edit it. 😫 #mamaneedssomesleep

  32. I would LOVE a copy!

  33. Social Media Entry, I retweeted your link!

  34. I posted to Pinterest!

  35. Shirley Buckley says:

    I would love a copy!!

  36. Lori Lehrmann says:

    Social media entry…facebook

  37. Can’t wait to read her newest book!

  38. Kim Skinner says:

    Looking forward to reading Melanie’s latest book!

  39. Karen Beymer says:

    Love that you two support each other’s writing.

  40. Yes, please! I would love to have a copy of this book!

  41. would love to win this book!!

  42. I have been eagerly awaiting this release for months now, and I already have a list of friends with whom I would immediately share this book! So excited!!

  43. Kathleen G says:

    I would love to read about their friendship. Thank you! Kathleen in Az

  44. I would love this!!!!

  45. Pinned it!

  46. Ann Breitler says:

    You are so cute! Can’t wait to read it!

  47. Patti Sheesley says:

    Can’t wait to read this one and I sure would love to win! :)

  48. Tammy Grice says:

    cannot wait to read this book! would love to win a free copy

  49. I just loved her first two books and look so forward to reading this one!

  50. I would love to win a copy!

  51. Linda Daughtry says:

    Would LOVE this book!

  52. Reading one of your books right now and loving it! Have the next one on the shelf waiting! Would love to read hers!! 😀😀

  53. Thankful for friends. Laughed and cried my way through A Little Salty to Cut the Sweet because I could I have similar stories. I would love a new book on friendships.

  54. I’d love to read it!

  55. I’d love to win a copy!

  56. thanks for letting us enter!

  57. Love you and love Melanie and read every word y’all write! Would LOVE to win a copy of Big Mama’s new book! Thanks for the giveaway!

  58. Would love to win this book!

  59. I can’t wait to read it! Thanks for sharing.

  60. I can’t wait to read it!

  61. Katie C. says:

    I mean, I don’t mind spending money on this book, but I also wouldn’t mind winning a copy!

  62. Friendship. It’s a theme in my life lately and so important. I just loved Home is where My People Are and I want to read this one just as much!

  63. Samantha says:

    So sweet of you! Looking forward to reading it!

  64. Social Media post to FB

  65. cannot wait to read this!

  66. Sounds so darling!

  67. I can’t wait to read Melanie’s new book!

  68. I’m so excited for this book. My birthday is April 14 so it would be an early birthday gift!

  69. I’m so excited to read Melanie’s new book!!

  70. I would absolutely love to win this book, please. And I thank you so much for doing this contest!

  71. I would love a copy of this book!!

  72. Thank you for this great opportunity. Happy Easter

  73. My best friend of about 19 years (since we were 4!) is going away to graduate school in the fall and I’ve been waiting for this book to come out to give her a copy before she leaves! I’d love to win it for her. :)

  74. Nancy Collins says:

    I would love to have a copy of this book.

  75. Social media entry (I’m @kristaonpurpose in Instagram!)

  76. Melody S says:

    Love Melanie’s books and looking forward to her new one!

  77. I need one for my collection of BigMama and BooMama books! Love both of you!

  78. Social media entry, too! I love Twitter.

  79. Martha Roberts says:

    I have best friends that God placed in my life as my neighbors. It doesn’t get better than that! We have been friends 34 years. I would love to read Melanie’s book. The first review I ever put on Amazon was for your first book. I did not want it to end. A Little Salty to Cut The Sweet was a book that could have been about my family. Love your books and can’t wait to read Melanie’s books.

  80. Krista Drake says:

    Can’t wait to read her new book!!!

  81. Rylee T. says:

    My best friend and I have been talking through everything since 10th grade. She married her high school sweet heart 6 years ago and I fell in love with his brother. Now she’s my sister in law and pregnant with my nephew! I’m going to buy a copy for myself but I would love to give this to her as a birthday gift. Thank you for the consideration!

  82. I would love this book! A sweet friendship refreshes the soul.. Proverbs 27:9

  83. I’d love to read this book !!!

  84. Can’t wait to read it!

  85. I am so excited to read Melanie’s newest – Thank-you for the chance to win a copy – I need several!! :)

  86. I’d LOVE to win!!!

  87. I loved Melanie’s other two books and am excited to read this one.

  88. Melanie Rice says:

    Since I share her name, surely that gets me a copy!!i would love it! Loved “Sparkley Green Ear Rings,” and currently reading “The Antelope in the Living Room.”

  89. Pick me!

  90. Nobody is cuter than boomama and bigmama podcasts either!! ;) would love a copy of the new book!!

  91. Suzanne Severns says:

    Thanks for the opportunity! Can’t wait to read it!

  92. Michelle Lichte says:

    Social media entry…f

  93. Just any comment?? I read Melanie’s book the Sparkly Green Earring and LOVED it. Laughed out loud, cried, the whole 9 yards. Looking forward to this new book!!

  94. This very broke grad student would love a copy. :)

  95. SueEllen says:

    Can’t wait to read it ~ I’d love to win a copy!

  96. Shared on social media. Facebook!

  97. Awwww, and you’re just as cute as a June bug! And only another Southern would understand that is a compliment!!

  98. Michelle Lichte says:

    Social media entry…facebook

  99. Social media entry!

  100. Shared on Twitter!