Saturday, December 21, 2013

Midwinter's Eve Giveaway Hop 2013!

The Midwinter's Eve Giveaway Hop, hosted by I Am a Reader, Not a Writer and Bookhounds, works like this: each participating blog hosts a giveaway and then we link up together allowing our followers to hop easily from one giveaway to another. For followers, it means lots of chances to win free books. For blogs hosting giveaways, it means lots of new visitors and followers. It's a win-win! The Midwinter's Eve Giveaway Hop is scheduled from December 21st at 12.01 AM until December 31st at 11:59 PM (EST).


The Prizes


One lucky follower will win their choice of ANY book from their wishlist. I love playing Santa!


As always, winner gets to choose between eBook or print. 

What would you choose if you won?

Just for the holiday spirit, I'll throw in this box of Godiva holiday truffles:
My unopened box, of course! I was supposed to wait until Christmas to open mine, but I couldn't resist. You know me—I have the self-control of an overly eager puppy. I'm willing to ship these internationally!

And yes, we'll have ANOTHER winner for this amazing set of eBooks:

That's two winners total! Woohoo!!!!

The Rules


Since this is a follower hop, I will have to make following by blog via Bloglovin' a mandatory entry.
Follow on Bloglovin

For additional entries, you can (+1) follow the blog on Twitter (@modishbooks), (+1) follow me on Twitter (@touurnesol), (+1) follow via email subscription, (+1) Vote my review of The First Phone Call from Heaven as helpful on Amazon, and (+1) Tweet about the giveaway.

You MUST your Bloglovin' username in the extra info box in the Rafflecopter form, as well as your email address, GFC name, Twitter handle and/or direct Tweet URLs, should you choose to take advantage of those extra entries. Entries without proper verification info will be considered void. I will be checking!
a Rafflecopter giveaway As a reminder, this giveaway is open INTERNATIONALLY as long as you have a verifiable email address and The Book Depository ships to your country.

The Small Print


I'm not saying this because I'm a completely anal and want to make your life a living hell, but because I've noticed something going on with a lot of follower hops. The point of them is not to temporarily follow that blog and unfollow as soon as the giveaway is over. The point of the follower hops is for the blogs generously offering giveaway prizes to gain more readers and followers—in return, participants receive the opportunity to win great prizes such as books, gift cards, and swag. I'm not just speaking on behalf of myself, because seriously, I'm so grateful for the followship I have (love every each and one of you!), but I know for a fact this happens with lots of other blogs as well. Being part of the blogging community, I just want my two cents be heard. If you are so inclined as to read more about how I feel on this subject matter, please refer to this blog post.

The End


Sorry my rant was a little bitchy. I'm not trying to be mean. YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU so don't even go there, darling. And if you're one of those people who are loyal to blogs and never, ever unfollow, you. are. a. treasure. Be sure to enter all of the other giveaways going on for this hop; there are so many great prizes being given away!

xo and always!