Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Christmas in July Giveaway Hop

Christmas in July
Giveaway Hop

July 22-31, 2014
hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer & Laurie Here

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Christmas in New York
by Daniel Pool
Amazon | Goodreads

New York is seemingly the center of the universe during the Christmas season, beginning with Santa's arrival in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and culminating with the dropping of the ball in Times Square on New Year's Eve. And why not? After all, New York is the birthplace of electric Christmas tree lights, Lionel trains, F. A. O. Schwarz, "White Christmas," and, of course, Santa Claus.

In Christmas in New York, Daniel Pool takes the reader on a tour of present-day New York Christmas attractions (the Rockefeller Center Tree, the store windows, the shows, the songs, the smells.) He tells little-known facts and stories about the history of Christmas in New York (how Maurice Sendak's career started designing F. A. O. Schwarz windows; how Guy Lombardo's "Auld Lang Syne" became the official New Year's song; a complete "Santology"). And finally, there is a section on "The Ghosts of Christmas Past"--long-time New York Christmas traditions that have fallen by the wayside. A marvelous mingling of the now and then, Pool's book, with fifty unique photographs and a characteristic biting wit, conveys the true New York Christmas spirit.


WIN a copy of this book!

Open to US only.

Offer ends: July 31, 2014

TO DO:

TELL me a book (title and author) on your summer reading list.

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19 comments:

  1. I've got Colleen Hoover's slammed on my summer reading list!
    sumsum085@aol.com

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  2. The Glass kitchen by Linda Francis Lee. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  3. Right now I am reading Don't Breath a Word by Jennifer McMahon. My email isisthe12th@gmail.com thank yoj for the giveaway.

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  4. You by Autin Grossman
    dez3b@yahoo.com

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  5. Anne of Ingersol. I've been reading the Anne of Green Gables books and I'm up to that one, but see I don't have it...I have to get it from the library. God bless!

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    1. Oops..forgot... ILuvTheEucharist at AOL dot com

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  6. One of the books on my TBR list is Bone Seeker by Byrnn Chapman.

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  7. The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith is next on my reading list.

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    1. Sorry, forgot my email!

      egholtrop at gmail dot com

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  8. I'm reading a Dance with Dragons right now, even though it's not remotely summery. :)
    oneagainst at hotmail dot com

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  9. One of the books on my summer list is 2 a.m at the Cat's Pajama's by Marie-Helene Bertino. michelle_willms at yahoo dot com

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  10. Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews and Cast in Flame by Michelle Sagara are at the top of my Summer TBR this year!

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

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  11. Currently reading Profile of Terror by Alexa Grace. choirlady27@hotmail.com

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  12. Mad ABout the Boy- Helen Fielding

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  13. The After Dark Series by Kahlen Aymes. Read Angel After Dark and Confessions After Dark and waiting for Promises After Dark!
    Kathy Watts Redrabbitt@aol.com

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  14. Sweet Legacy by Tera Lynn Childs is on my TBR list.
    samimcsamsam(at)gmail(dot)com

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  15. I just started The Eternity Cure by Julie Kagawa.
    sienkiel1821 at yahoo dot com

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  16. I'm reading Texas Roads by Cathy Bryant :)

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