Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Party: Chronicle Books Haul-idays giveway

What a Haul!
*** Blogosphere Bookstore Giveaway ***

$500 in books for 1 blogger
$500 for 1 blogger’s reader
for a total of $1,000

Chronicle Books is giving books away to a blogger or blog reader who lives in the United States and is 18 years or older (official rules).

TO DO: for bloggers

Post a list of Chronicle Books valued at up to $500 that you’d like to haul in, and you’ll be automatically entered into a drawing to WIN your list of books! And, one of your readers who comments on the post will win the list too!
Last day to submit entries is December 10th!

Check out the publisher’s Web site and make a list of books up to $500.

AND, officially sign up at the Chronicle site with your post url here.

TO DO: for everyone

Visit other blogs for your chance to win a haul of Chronicle Books! Each of these blogs has posted a list of books valued up to $500! One blogger and one commenter on the winning post will each WIN the list!

Winners will be announced: December 13, 2010.

Curious? then check out this video...
this could be you (if you participate)
or hopefully me ;-D

I went browsing and here are my picks:

Chuck Dugan Is AWOL
A Novel with Maps
by Eric Chase Anderson ($19.95)

Color Me Fierce!
An Activity Book with Six Glamorous Crayons
by Nike Desis ($12.95)

A Private Journal
Illustrations by Miraphora Mina
and Eduardo Lima ($19.95)

The Doorbells of Florence
Fictional Stories and Photographs
by Andrew Losowsky ($18.95)

Dracula's Heir:
An Interactive Mystery
by Sam Stall ($24.95)

The Eiffel Tower
by Lucienne Hervé ($19.95)

Emily The Strange
by Rob Reger ($12.95)

The Enchanted Dolls' House
by Robyn Johnson ($27.99)

Gnome and Garden
A Gnovelty Kit
by Marcus Mennes ($15.95)

A Little Book of Misfortunes
by Lucien Edwards ($12.95)

How I Stole Johnny Depp’s Alien Girlfriend
by Gary Ghislain ($16.99)

Italy Out of Hand
A Capricious Tour
by Barbara Hodgson ($19.95)

12 Removable Poster Prints
by James Jean ($29.95)

Let's Bring Back
An Encyclopedia of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful,
Chic, Useful, Curious, and
Otherwise Commendable Things from Times Gone By
by Lesley M. M. Blume
Illustrations by Grady McFerrin ($19.95)

Miso Pretty Notecards ($13.95)

The Official Nancy Drew® Handbook
Skills, Tips, and Life Lessons
from Everyone's Favorite Girl Detective
by Penny Warner ($16.95)

The Other Side
by Istvan Banyai ($15.99)

Paris Out of Hand
A Wayward Guide
by Karen Elizabeth Gordon
With Barbara Hodgson
and Nick Bantock ($22.95)

Man's New Best Friend
Certificate of Adoption
Port-a-Pug Owner's Manual
Dog bowl
Food, water, and bones
Dog bed
Collars with ID tags ($16.95)

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Deluxe Heirloom Edition
The Classic Regency Romance
—Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!
by Jane Austen
and Seth Grahame-Smith (24.95)

Prisoners in the Palace
How Princess Victoria became Queen
with the Help of Her Maid, a Reporter, and a Scoundrel
by Michaela MacColl ($16.99)

Romance Pulp Postcard Box ($2.99)

The Space Between Trees
by Katie Williams ($17.99)

Sweet 'n Sticky Notes ($9.95)

Weirdo Noir
Gothic and Dark Lowbrow Art
by Matt Dukes Jordan ($24.95)

An Illustrated Journal of Transformation
Illustrated by Allyson Haller
by Paul Jessup ($19.95)

World's Smallest Post Service
by Lea Redmond ($22.95)
Size does matter! Inspired by San Francisco Bay Area artist Lea Redmond's popular in-store art installations and online business (she has written thousands of miniature letters since 2008), this deluxe easy-to-use craft kit includes everything needed to create personalized "mini" gifts of teeny tiny letters and itsy bitsy gift packages.


Interested in winning one of my picks?
Tell me which one(s) and leave your email in comments.


* fyi: If you signup for the Chronicle Books eNewsletter, you can get discount coupons and special offers!
(scroll to the bottom of their site to enter your email)

* if you post your browsing list please let me know in comments as I'd love to see your picks

* first spotted this offer at Savvy Verse & Wit


Contest has ended - winner is Cake Spy - a super cute site that puts googly eyes on her sweet treats


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