Saturday, December 20, 2014

Book-lover's Christmas Giveaway Part 4--THE END!

For info on previous winners and other giveaways, see bottom of post.



This is it! Time has zoomed by, and this is the last week of our Book-lover's Christmas Giveaway! Man, we have had so much fun, haven't we? (If you're joining us for the first time, jump right in!)

This week, we're giving away a $25 Amazon e-card, and TWO 5-page writing critiques, one from Courtney and one from Yours Truly.

Concerning the critiques: We will not critique anything outside of the inspirational/Christian genre. I typically enjoy romantic suspense, and historical romance. Because I don't read much sci-fi (etc.), I probably wouldn't be the best one to critique that type of work. The critiques will be done in as constructive a manner as possible. We've learned so much from other writers that we'd like to share what we can with you. :)

The Booklover's Christmas Giveaway has been such a blessing to us and we hope to you as well! We can't say how grateful we are for your participation and support! We hope you are blessed abundantly this Christmas season!

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The random WINNER of Carrie Fancett Pagels' The Fruitcake Challenge from the review post earlier this week is Connie Almony! Congrats! Carrie or I will be in touch with you soon!

Random WINNERS in this giveaway:
Winner of  The Hope for the Holidays Historical Collection and The Hope for the Holidays Contemporary Collection (e-book)  is amyc!
Winner of the Smittien Series (paperbacks) is... (Check Rafflecopter below)

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Our question this week is this: What was your favorite childhood Christmas gift?
My favorite was probably a huge, 3 & 1/2' stuffed bear named Java...whom I later called Mr. Darcy. That was a special bear. I took him to youth camp as a teen and later made senior pictures with that loveable critter...Yes-way. And no, don't think I'm going to share that one on here, LOL.

14 comments:

Amber Schamel said...

Awesome giveaway, Natalie! Shared on Facebook.

Deanne said...

My favorite Christmas gift as a child was a special doll. I really wanted for a long time a very expensive doll that I knew my mother could not afford. At the time thought material things were what really made me happy. A church group helped my mother to get it for me. My actual favorite Christmas gift that I look back on it now as an adult is time got to spend with my grandmother who I didn't see very often.

Deanne said...

I shared this wonderful giveaway on pinterest, twitter and facebook. Thank you

Caryl Kane said...

I don't remember a favorite gift. I shared the giveaway on facebook.

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Natalie Monk said...

Thank you so much for sharing, Amber! Best wishes in the giveaway!

Natalie Monk said...

What a sweet memory, Deanne! Time with loved ones is at the top of my wishlist this Christmas season! Thank you for sharing, and best wishes in the giveaway!

Natalie Monk said...

Hi, Caryl! Thanks for sharing the giveaway! Best wishes in the contest!

Amy C said...

I received a doll named Patricia Ann which was the name of my beloved aunt. She passed shortly after I received it. My daughter now plays that doll 32 years later.
Sharing on Twitter.

Jackie said...

Amazing giveaway. Thanks.

I tweeted about it @Joyfuljel.

Merry Christmas!

Marcia Gunnett Woodard said...

My last childhood gift was when I was twelve, and looking back, I think it was very symbolic of the transition I was entering. i asked for, and got a life size, lifelike baby doll. Sometimes, during the next couple years, I played with her off and on, fantasizing about what it would be like to be a mom. Her name was "Peep" and almost 40 years later, my son and his wife nicknamed my granddaughter Peep!

Heidi Robbins said...

I loved my stuffed Sleepy bear Care Bear! I still have him :)

Heidi Robbins said...

Shared on twitter!

Deanna Stevens said...

My favorite gift was a saddle for my FAT pony, he was too round to stay on ..
thanks for the giveaway! Merry Christmas

Anonymous said...

My favorite childhood gift was during WW ll was a doll in a little red trunk. one side inside was a place to hang clothes. You see we never got much for Christmas but had moved to Houston, Tx. so daddy could work in the shipyard. so one of my sisters and gotten a job so she bought me the doll and made it some clothes to hang inside. I was a very excited little girl. I was nine years old. Would be excited if I could win this gift card. Maxie > mac262(at)me(dot)com <