Monday, December 10, 2012

Historical Holiday Blog Hop Giveaway! (US)

                   ************THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED********************
Welcome to the 1st Annual Historical Holiday Blog Hop hosted by Passages to the Past!

Visitors to the participating blogs have an opportunity to win some awesome prizes, and the Grand Prize Winners at Passages to the Past have chances of winning gift cards and four amazing historical fiction prize packages! Be sure to visit Passages to the Past for all the details and participating blogs!


Books, Belles and Beaux is happy to offer a prize package which includes some of my favorite authors.
One winner (US entries only, please) will receive a copy of the fabulous Elizabeth Chadwick's A Place Beyond Courage, Lauren Willig's The Mischief of the Mistletoe  ( includes a bookplate signed by Lauren Willig!), and Susanna Kearsley's The Shadowy Horses. (Note: Already have one of these? No problem...if you are chosen as a winner, I'll be happy to discuss a substitute.)



To enter my giveaway, simply leave a comment with a name and e-mail for contact
information, (One entry per person.)

 Contest is open to US entries -- you do not need to be a follower of this blog, but new friends are always welcome! I will be visiting you blog if you've left a link. :)

 The contest runs from Monday, December 10, 2012 through December 17, 2012. One winner will be randomly selected and contacted by e-mail.

Good luck, and Happy Holidays!

Be sure to check out some of the other wonderful blogs and giveaways in the Historical Holiday Blog Hop listed below:

****************THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED 12/18/12***************************


Cheryl said...

Thanks or the great giveaway.


Angela - Bookaunt said...

Thank you for the chance to win

I am a new follower to your blog.

griperang at embarqmail dot com

Anonymous said...

this is awesome!!

thanks for the opportunity!!

Nancy said...

Nice list. Thanks for the giveaway.

nanze55 at hotmail dot com

Unknown said...

Awesome giveaway, thank you! I LOVED The Shadowy Horses, which was my first book by Susanna Kearsley, but the other books sound awesome as well. Maybe I can switch for one of Ms. Kearsley's other books if I win (fingers crossed :)).
Colleen Turner

traveler said...

What a wonderful giveaway. thanks so muuch. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

Celticlady's Reviews said...

Thank you for participating in this wonderful hop!!

momkelly2003 at yahoo dot com

petite said...

These are all great books. Many thanks for this chance. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

Susan said...

These are all on my wish list. Thanks for the giveaway! (New follower.)
Susan at Reading World.
s.asher135 (at) gmail (dot) com

Holly (2 Kids and Tired) said...

Great giveaway! I've really wanted to read Susanna Kearsley. I'm a follower.
2 Kids and Tired Books

Unknown said...

thank you for the giveaway and the chance to win :D
I am also a new follower via GFC
Enjoy your holidays!

lilypondreads at gmail dot com

Leah Weller (leahluvsmedieval) said...

This blog hop has got me so excited! So many great authors and so many great books! Historical Fiction is the best! :)
Thank you for the chance in the giveaway.


Audra said...

Awesome giveaway -- thank you! Wonderful recs -- I hope you check out my giveaway and consider entering! :) Just started following your blog -- that's probably the best part of this hop -- new blogs for me to get addicted to! ;)

Holly said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the great giveaway!


Mary said...

Great giveaway! (

Unknown said...

Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!


Infinite Bookshelf said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

Unknown said...

Thanks for the contest. I've heard great things about Shadowy Horses so far.

booklove at sawcatsverse dot com

You have some great titles featured in your period dramas slide show.

jmcgaugh said...

Thanks for the giveaway. I've really been wanting to read A Place Beyond Courage.

jmcgaugh said...

Oops; forgot my addy:

jmcgaugh (at) semo (dot) edu

Vera said...

Thank you for the giveaway!

Meghan said...

This is great! I have yet to read any of these so I would LOVE to win this giveaway!

Tiffalex said...

Hi Joanne,

I loved "The Shadowy Horses" and am super excited about her new one coming out, "The Firebird"!!!
Thanks for hosting this giveaway!


slacker said...

Merry Christmas!

rikki -

Lara Newell said...

I LOVE Lauren Willig's series!

Thanks for the giveaway!

lafra86 at gmail dot com

Janet said...

Great giveaway!

Janet - 5678dancer(at)gmail(dot)com

Kayley said...

Thanks so much for offering this!


Anne said...

What a great giveaway, I love all of these authors!!!

Sandra K321 said...

Thanks for joining the blog hop and offering these great books.

Karleen Mauldin said...

Great blog hop! Love browsing everyone's blog, looking for "new" books to read. And what a great giveaway!! Thank you!

Unknown said...

Thanks for being part of the blog hop!! I'm finding lots of new books to add to my list .. and hopefully winning one to add to my shelf! :-)

Michele said...

This a great hop - have a wonderful holiday!
shermie40 at yahoo dot com

sara said...

now all i have to do is find the time to read
annefitza at yahoo dot com

Teralyn Rose Pilgrim said...

These books sound great!

teralynpilgrim at blogspot dot com

Tiffany Drew said...

Thank you so much!!!


Unknown said...

Nice giveaway. I've been eyeing the Chadwick book for a while.

empress_lariel at hotmail dot com

Kirsten said...

Thank you for the giveaway!

Unknown said...

I love the selection of books! Have a great holiday!

volta2173 at sbcglobal dot net

Shoshanah said...

I haven't read any of these books but would love to read them all.


Maureen said...

Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!
mce1011 AT aol DOT com

Theresa Friel Newbury said...

Thanks for joining the hop and offering some wonderful looking books!


jmcgaugh said...

Thanks for the givaway!

jmcgaugh (at) semo (dot) edu

nrlymrtl said...

Great giveaway. thanks for the chance to win. I follow via email: nrlymrtl at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Thank you for participating. I do already have Lauren Willig's book, but no problem. Nice prize package.

librarypat (Patricia B)

librarypat AT comcast DOT net

Katie Amanda said...

Thanks for participating! I'm very interested in exploring historical fiction.
GFC: Katie Amanda

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