Saturday, March 2, 2013

Showers of Books Giveaway Hop Sign-Ups NOW OPEN

Showers of Books Giveaway Hop
April 24th to 30th
Hosted by I Am a Reader Not a Writer and Books à la Mode

Good morning, my stunning blog babes! I am co-hosting a giveaway hop with Kathy that you all should join. If you sign up, I'll give you: two big hugs, a Maserati, a lifetime supply of coconut macaroons with chocolate garnish, my firstborn, or maybe just a bigass thank you. The titillating mystery and suspense here is you don't know what you'll end up getting I'm pretty unpredictable~ ha ha

Blog hops work 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 Showers for Books Giveaway Hop 2013 is scheduled from April 24th at 12.01 AM until April 30th at 11:59 PM (EST), but sign-ups begin NOW!

Please be sure you have reviewed ALL the giveaway hop rules if you have not hopped with me recently:

Hop Rules:

  • You must giveaway a book or a gift card to purchase books.
  • This hop has a limit of 12 possible entries.  Only 1 can be mandatory and any other must be optional.  Be aware that many people do not have a twitter or facebook account.  If your mandatory entry requires to follow you on twitter or like you on facebook you are automatically excluding people who may want to enter.  Entries must be simple and be able to be done on one visit to your blog.
  • Your blog & giveaway must be family friendly.  If you have steamy book covers in your header or sidebar you will be deleted from the linky.  I should be completely comfortable viewing your site with my husband or any one of my 5 children sitting by my side. If in doubt please ask.  I've been a little lax in the past but beginning with 2013 Hops I will be much more strict.
  • Your giveaway must be specifically for the hop.
  • If you are using rafflecopter... Set the rafflecopter to begin accepting entries on April 23rd and to stop accepting entries on May 1st. Use caution when using weighted entries.  If you mark a task as being worth +10 that counts as 10 entries and will get you deleted from the linky list.  Please see these examples: (Correct Rafflecopter - Unacceptable Rafflecopter).
  • All posts need to be up no later than 12:01 AM EST on April 24th.  Up to 24 hours early is fine.  10 minutes late is not. Once your post is live AND accepting entries please email me a direct link so I can update the linky.
  •  3 STRIKES & YOU ARE OUT POLICY - If you sign up for this hop and then realize you can not post I need you to email me to let me know so I can remove you before this hop starts.  I'm starting a 3 strikes and you are out policy.  Meaning if you sign up for one of my hops and do not put a post up you get added to my list of bloggers who do not post. This is not a list you want to find yourself on.  If this happens 3 times you will not be allowed to participate in any of my hops.  I totally understand that life happens so if something comes up you can email me and ask to be removed before the hop starts.
Please put your shipping info in parenthesis following your blog name: