Friday, November 11, 2011

Chronicle Books Haul-idays giveaway

What a Haul!

*** Blogosphere Bookstore Giveaway ***

$500 in books for 1 blogger
$500 in books for 1 blogger’s reader
$500 in books for one charity of choice

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 2!

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!

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:

History in a Bottle
By Barnaby Conrad III ($22.95)

Dawn of the Bunny Suicides
By Andy Riley ($12.95)

Dead Inside: Do Not Enter
Notes from the Zombie Apocalypse
A Lost Zombies Book ($19.95)

Food Play
By Joost Elffers and Saxton Freymann ($16.95)

I Was Here
A Travel Journal for the Curious Minded
By Kate Pocrass ($16.95)

Kokeshi Kimonos
By Annelore Parot ($17.99)

The Moustache Grower's Guide
By Lucien Edwards ($9.95)

My Milk Toof
The Adventures of ickle and Lardee
By Inhae Lee ($15.95)

The Orphan of Awkward Falls
By Keith Graves ($16.99)

Postmark Paris
A Story in Stamps
By Leslie Jonath ($12.95)

The Pirate Handbook
A Rogue’s Guide to Pillage, Plunder, Chaos & Conquest
By Pat Croce Illustrated by Dave Hopkins ($18.95)

A Graphic Journey Across America
Edited by Pete Friedrich ($22.95)

Tea & Crumpets
Recipes and Rituals from Tearooms & Cafés
By Margaret M. Johnson
Photographs by Leigh Beisch and Margaret M. Johnson ($19.95)

This is Blythe
photographed by Gina Garan
featuring Blythe ($12.95)

Yoshitomo Nara
The Complete Works
By Yoshitomo Nara ($250.00)

A Record of the Year of Infection
By Don Roff and Chris Lane ($19.95)


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

* here are my picks last year


  1. Dear Vii - if ANY body wins this one, I am so rooting it will be YOU!!
    [then maybe they will pick ME heh heh heh]

    Plus, you picked out some zombeeee books I'm dying [get it? wink wink nudge nudge]to read, especially Dead Inside. We BOTH need that one!

    Also, my daughter who is in love with everything Japanese, would be drooling all over Kimonos :D

    Well, I'm off now to go sacrifice a virgin bookmark to the Great Spirit of Chronicle Books or something.

    The End.

  2. Heyy just wanna say good luck! ^^

  3. Wow! What a terrific haul!! I would love to borrow the book Dead Inside from you when you're done with it!! lol Good luck with the contest:)
    jwitt33 at live dot com

  4. Wow, you made some really great choices. I would chose the tea and crumpets book.

  5. I would love the zombie books and food play. That one looks so funny!
    Here is my Happy Haulidays

  6. Dead Inside (of course!) Zombies looks good too! Plus Dawn of the Bunny Suicides looks cute! (don't ask, I know I have a weird sense of cute!)
    Since I can't seem to find a bookmark anywhere (Much less a virgin one!) I am going to go check out this contest. You find the coolest stuff!

  7. Great list! I did a post too so be sure to stop by. Good luck!


  8. A wide variety of book you have selected something for everyone.

    amhengst at verizon dot net

  9. Oh, you went for the gold with the Complete Works of Yoshitomo Nara! Great choice...oh, let me wish us both good luck ;D

    jeaneC from Ca
    jcamp2020 at aol

  10. Hey Velvet! :D

    Naturally we had a lot of the same picks. teehee!

    Good luck!

  11. My Milk Toof is on my list too. Good luck
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

  12. Although our lists don't overlap, I still love your list! Good luck! My list is here:


  13. Love that video! What fun!

    Good luck and happy holidays!

  14. Awesome choices! I'm having as much fun seeing what everyone else picked as I did making my own blog list!


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