Friday, December 16, 2011

Austen’s Birthday Soiree

Austen’s Birthday Soiree
hosted by November’s Autumn
My Jane Austen Book Club
on Jane Austen's Birthday - December 16, 2011!

A haiku for Jane...

two hundred three six
how do you keep yourself so
time stands still for you

Some eye candy for Jane, a certain Mr Lefroy...

And cake, must have cake...

--~ Book Giveaway ~--

Jane Austen's Little Instruction Book
(Charming Petites)
by Jane Austen
edited by Sophia Bedford-Pierce
illustrated by Mullen & Katz
introduction by Barbara Paulding

''There is no enjoyment like reading!

How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book!''

''A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony, in a moment.''

''One cannot have too large a party.''

Fans of Jane Austen will love this delightful ''Charming Petite,'' filled with the author's wit and wisdom on women, men, relationships, and life.

Elegant little gift book features floral borders and silhouette-style images throughout, a ribbon marker, and a 24K gold-plated charm. 80 pages. 3-1/4 inches by 4 inches high.

WIN a copy of this book!

Open to all.

Offer ends: December 23, 2011

Visit one of the fellow blog hop participants listed below and leave them a comment.

Come back here and tell me who you visited.

AND, leave your email (if I don't already have it)


Contest has ended - winner is here



Hop along to fellow bloggers...


Sharon Lathan of Sharon Lathan
Giveaway : Miss Darcy Falls in Love

Emily Snyder of O! Beauty Unattempted
Giveaway: Letters of Love & Deception

Laurel Ann Nattress of Austenprose
Giveaway: signed copy of Jane Austen Made Me Do It

C. Allyn Pierson of SemiTrue Stories
Giveaway: Mr Darcy Little Sister (open worldwide)

Cindy Jones of First Draft
Giveaway: a signed copy of “My Jane Austen Summer” and a package of Lily Berry's Pink Rose Tea by Bingley's, Ltd.

Farida Mestek of Regency stories set against the backdrop of Regency England
Giveaway: I was Jane Austen Best Friend by Cora Harrison

Marilyn Brant of Brant Flakes
Giveaway : A canvas ACCORDING TO JANE tote bag and a pair of A SUMMER IN EUROPE luggage tags.

Prue Batten of Mesmered’s Blog
Giveaway : Anna Elliot’s “Georgiana Darcy” (Kindle book)

Erin Blakemore of The Heroine’s Bookshelf
Giveaway : a set of Potter-Style Pride and Prejudice notecards

Velvet of vvb32 reads
Giveaway: see above
Jane Austen's Little Instruction Book (Charming Petites) by Jane Austen
edited by Sophia Bedford-Pierce

Karen Doornebos of The Fiction vs. Reality Smackdown
Giveaway: 2 Jane Austen Candles and 2 signed DNMD books plus drink coasters and tea!

Regina Jeffers of Regina Jeffers's Blog
Giveaway: An autographed copy of “Christmas at Pemberley “

Alyssa Goodnight of Alyssa Goodnight
Giveaway: Jane Austen Action figure

Deb of Jane Austen in Vermont
Giveaway: JASNA 2012 calendars from the Wisconsin JASNA Region

Laura Hile, Susan Kaye, Pamela Aidan, and Barbara Cornthwaite of Jane Started It!
• One copy of Young Master Darcy: A Lesson in Honour by Pamela Aidan
• One set of Frederick Wentworth, Captain (Books 1 and 2) by Susan Kaye
• Two copies of Mercy's Embrace: So Rough a Course (Book 1) by Laura Hile
• George Kinghtley, Gentleman (Books 1 and 2) by Barbara Cornthwaite.

Juliet Archer of Choc Lit Authors’ Corner
Giveaway: a copy of “Persuade Me” and one of “The Importance of Being Emma”

Jane Greensmith of Reading, Writing, Working, Playing
Giveaway: a copy of “Intimations of Austen”, and Sense & Sensibility (Marvel Illustrated)

Jenny Allworthy of The Jane Austen Film Club
Giveaway: a copy of Northanger Abbey DVD starring Felicity Jones and JJ Feild (The winner will choose region 1 or 2 DVD)

Sitio Jane Austen of El Salón de Té de Jane
Giveaway: - Spanish edition of Sense and Sensibility for the 200th Anniversary + A DVD package with adaptations of Jane Austen
(It's only zone 2, but it's in Spanish and English ) + blu-ray of the BBC's Emma with Romola Garai

Kaitlin Saunders of Kaitlin Saunders
Giveaway: “A Modern Day Persuasion”

Becky Rhodehouse of One Literature Nut
Giveaway: selection of Austenesque Reads

Patrice Sarath of Patrice Sarath
Giveaway: A copy of The Unexpected Miss Bennet

Adriana Zardini of Jane Austen Brasil
Giveaway: DVD - Sense and Sensibility (1995) - English / Portuguese subtitles

Jane Odiwe of Jane Austen Sequels
Giveaway: a mug with one of Jane Odiwe’s illustrations and a copy of her “Mr Darcy’s Secret”

Courtney Webb of Stiletto Storytime
Giveaway: Noble Satyr by Lucinda Brant (Regency Romance)

Jennifer Becton of Jennifer W. Becton
Giveaway: An ebook of the Personages of Pride and Prejudice Collection, which contains all of my Austenesque works: Charlotte Collins, "Maria Lucas," and Caroline Bingley. The giveaway will be open internationally.

Vera Nazarian of Urban Girl Takes Vermont
Giveaway: a copy of Vera Nazarian’s gift hardcover edition of her inspirational calendar and diary, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Abigail Reynolds of Pemberley Variations
Giveaway: a signed copy of “Mr. Darcy's Undoing”

Giveaway: Georgette Heyer's Regency World by Jennifer Kloester

Katherine Cox of November’s Autumn
Giveaway :$10 B&N Gift-card (US only)

Maria Grazia of My Jane Austen Book Club
Giveaway : A selection of Austenesque reads


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