Thursday, December 13, 2012

Holiday Gifts of Love Blog Hop

*If you're looking for the Evernigh Christmas Blog Hop: Click Here

It's a Happy Holiday from your favorite Authors and Bloggers. While we know everyone celebrates a different way, we wanted to make sure that you guys knew how much we treasure you all. So from Dec 14th to Dec 17th, all 200 or so of us will be blogging about the holidays and what they mean to us. We may talk about our favorite holiday traditions, recipes, gifts, reads, heroes, and so much more. We want to hear about what you do for the holidays, what you read, and who you'll spend it with. We hope to see you here and happy hopping!

And while we do that, we are EACH doing a giveaway. Yep. There will be over 200 giveaways on each blog hosted by that Author or Blogger.

But that's not all....

We have THREE grand prizes. You as a reader can go to EACH blog and comment with your email address and be entered to win. Yep, you can enter over 200 times!

Now what are those prizes?

1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet
2nd Grand Prize: A $200 Amazon or B&N Gift Card
3rd Grand Prize: A Swag Pack that contains paperbacks, ebooks, 50+ bookmarks, cover flats, magnets, pens, coffee cozies, and more!

Greetings everyone! Christmas is around the corner! Barely a week left! Yay! Aren't you all excited? I am. I'm not sure why but I love this time of year. Maybe it's the good food, the Christmas carols, the magic lingering in the air or too much eggnog (LOL just joking). Truth is, I think my passion for Christmas might come from my childhood. Family was too far away but my mom always made sure that I believed in Santa, The Three Kings and their magic.

She did a good job for I was utterly convinced Santa existed until I turned 11 and got told the awful truth. (Okay, by the time I was 11 I was already suspecting that maybe parents had something to do with it, but I liked to hang on to the dream!). Needless to say, when my mom sat me on her knee and told me the truth about Christmas I cried. At that moment, I felt like my childhood was coming to an end and I was losing a part of me!

But, as my mom gently reminded me, I had a younger sister who still believed in that special magic that surrounds the Christmas holidays, so instead of becoming a scrooge I took up the role of Santa's (Mom's) little helper. Now that my sister is all grown up and my mom doesn't really care for the holidays anymore I still can't shake off the feeling that Christmas is supposed to be special. I still decorate the house and have just made my first batch of Christmas cookies, I eat Candy Canes and listen/sing Christmas carols all day long. It doesn't matter if our tree is tiny and the dog has a habit of playing with the ornaments, that we no longer get any gifts, or that it isn't going to snow on Christmas day, there is still some magic lingering in the air. *Wink*

To celebrate this holiday and this great Blog Hop I'm giving away a copy of my recent Silver Publishing Christmas release Punishing Santa. Just leave a comment below with your email telling me what you like best about the holidays! (Get extra points for liking me on Facebook or following me on Twitter *wink*)




When Santa fails to please his wife, Helena takes matters into her own hands. This Christmas, Santa will be on her naughty list and he'll get more than he bargained for when she decides to teach him an unforgettable lesson.

Punishing Santa is available at:

Silver Publishing  (* My other two holiday books The Uncertain List and Teaching Alisse are available with a 50% discount at the Silver Publishing site!*) 

Amazon.com
Amazon.uk

Barnes & Nobles

All Romance Ebooks 


*Everything but the swag prize is international





 


62 comments:

  1. I love spending the holidays with my family and friends


    flip at ida dot net

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    1. It is a great time of year to do just that :D

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  2. Thanks for participating in the hop, you are a new to me author. I "liked" your fb page.
    I like be able to spend time with my family, sharing thoughts and having fun.

    luvfuzzzeeefaces at yahoo dot com

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  3. I like all the baking with my mom and sister! Would love to win this. I follow you via GFC as Joder and Like Evernight on FB as Jody Faltys.

    joderjo402 AT gmail DOT com

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    1. Baking! Did you know EP just released a cook book? :D

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  4. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!! :)

    rachelanniramos@yahoo.com

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  5. I love the lights at the holidays. They are so beautiful and remind me of all the things I'm thankful for.

    woolfcindy@aol.com

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    1. I love the lights too, Cynthia :) They're so pretty and magical. Thanks for hopping!

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  6. Thanks for the giveaway!

    parisfan_ca@yahoo.com

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  7. My favorite traditions are decorating, baking, & spending time with the family :)
    Facebook: Cassandra Hicks
    Twitter: @KatraCass
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    cassandrahicks1989@yahoo.com

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    1. Thanks for hopping, Cassandra! I love all those things too!

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  8. What I love best is spending time with the family.

    Liked FB-Dawna Newman

    Dawna N.

    vampiremistress2010(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Family time is special <3 Thanks for hopping, Dawna :D

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  9. I love how people are nicer to each other, they go out of their way to be more kind. Strangers seek out ways to help others who have less.It is like their truly is a type of magic in the air. And Oh My all the Christmas lights and decorations. I truly love the lights,,,I even want some at my funeral, they make me feel special inside.
    peach_hugs@yahoo.com

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    1. It is true that at this time of year people are nicer :) And some of the lights and the way they're set up are awesome! Thanks for hopping, Leena!

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  10. Spending time with my family and baking
    Merry Christmas

    crystaley73 at yahoo dot com

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  11. I love the Christmas lights. We drove around the neighborhood last night and ooh'd and aah'd over the displays. Also got some ideas for next year. :-)

    woolfcindy@aol.com

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    1. I enjoy the lights too! I love walking around my neighborhood and checking out the houses. :d

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  12. Merry Christmas to you! Thank you for the giveaway!
    verusbognar (at) gmail (dot) com

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    1. Merry Christmas to you too! Thanks for hopping!

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  13. I love my children's eagerness for christmas. The light on their faces. Makes me miss the day I was their age.

    Raonaid at gmail dot com

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    1. I don't have any children but I miss being one! ;-) Happy Holidays!

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  14. Happy Holidays! Great giveaway! I love watching my children open their presents...big smiles and wide eyes...priceless.

    aprilnu2003(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. Happy Holidays to you too! Thanks for hopping!

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  15. Happy Happy Holidays! Thanks for the great giveaway!
    My fav thing about the holidays are the awesome sparkly lights! We drive around on Christmas Eve and see them all while singing along with carols on the radio!
    grapeapril75(AT)gmail.com

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    1. Thanks for hopping! Lights and carols? SOunds like fun! :D

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  16. Thanks for the great hop.
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

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  17. Every Christmas Eve we go out to dinner and come home to watch the movie Elf.
    Thanks for the chance to win and Happy Holidays!
    sqwalker2@hotmail.com

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    1. Happy Holidays! I haven't seen the movie Elf. I'll have to check it out ;-)

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  18. we decorate our tree the day after thanksgiving and skip the manick stores
    kaholgate at ymail dot com

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    1. My sister wouldn't let me decorate the tree so early >< Happy Holidays!

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  19. We bake cookies:)
    Happy Holidays!
    ajcraig77@comcast.net

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  20. Spending time with my family and opening presents.
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

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  21. Family time and good food. Thanks for the chance to win.
    Yvette
    yratpatrol@aol.com

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    1. The food is definitely special at this time of year. Thanks for hopping, Yvette!

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  22. Spending time with my family and the food.. lol...Thanks for being part of the hop

    j.m.platt83@gmail.com

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    1. Thanks for hopping, Jeanette! The food at this time of year is delicious! LOL

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  23. Thanks for participating in the hop! Happy holidays!

    squiggles87(AT)aol(dot)com

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  24. Happy Holidays
    FB Like (BeckeyWhite)
    Twitter Following (@beckeyWhite)
    & email too
    BeckeyWhiteATgmailDOTcom

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    1. Happy Holidays, Beckey! Thanks for the follows :D

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  25. Happy Holidays, Big Hugs
    fb follower : Missie Jones
    twitter : @MissieJones1

    missie25524@netzero .com

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    1. Thanks for following, Missie! Happy Holidays!

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  26. Hello, thanks for the giveaway! I love everything about the Christmas holiday; it’s my favorite time of the year.
    skizzles_22_hju@yahoo.com

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    1. Thanks for hopping, Holly! It's my favorite too :D

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  27. What an awesome hop!! And a fantastic giveaway! Thank you!! Happy holidays to you all! Best wishes and many blessings!
    shadowluvs2read(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Happy Holidays Shadow! All the best for you and your loved ones!

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  28. I like decorating the best :)

    Morganlafey86(at)aol(dot)com

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  29. I'm spending this holiday season with my family and hoping to win so I can read more romances. I don't have an ereader. Happy Holidays! lisarayns at gmail dot com

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    1. Maybe you'll get an Ereader for Christmas, Lisa? Happy Holidays!

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  30. My favorite thing about this season is cookies; I love making and eating them. Everyone is so willing to share.
    planterofhope at aol dot com

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    1. I love eating cookies too although I don't like sharing them *grin* Happy Holidays!

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  31. Merry Christmas !
    ~Kym
    flwrs4ever(at)yahoo(dot)com

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