Wednesday, December 22, 2010

In the spirit of Christmas... [Giveaway]

More than a month-long absence. An undeniable lack of posts. I know, I know. Where the heck have I been? What have I been doing during my two-month long disappearance from the blogosphere?

I wish I could say something cool, like I was off in some super secret spy training facility, or I spent time traveling the world, but the ugly truth is I was simply swamped with school work. Seriously, I have never felt to stressed and scared about academics in my life. The past term was just crazy! I had my first wave of major (or core) subjects, and they were so difficult, I barely had time to read all the more blog.

Luckily, the term came to a close last Friday (my grades even came out yesterday. Not my most stellar term, but I did a lot better than I expected!), so I'm free to return to blogging! And to celebrate my return as well as my favorite holiday of the year, I'm holding a giveaway!


I absolutely love the Christmas season. Something about the yuletide cheer, abundance of gingerbread, and bright, sparkly decorations just gets to me. But moreover, I love that it cues people to love and to give more. So to spread the holiday cheer, I'd like to hold a contest for you guys.

What's up for grabs, you ask?

You can win an ARC of Jane by April Lindner (my review here), and, to add a little suspense, a surprise gift from me! (I love the feeling of opening gifts under the tree and having no idea what they are, so I tried to emulate it with this giveaway.)

If you'd like to enter, just fill out the form below. Contest ends on Christmas Day!


13 comments:

  1. Welcome back! So glad school went better than expected, and I hope the new term is even better. There's an Irish blessing for New Years- May the best thing that happened to you in 2010 be the worst thing that happens to you in 2011!

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  2. An early merry Christmas! Glad to see you back (:

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  3. I love Kate's Irish blessing! :) Thanks for the giveaway, and Merry Christmas!

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  4. Thanks for the contest! This book has gone back and forth from my hand to the bookshelf several times.

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  5. Welcome back! Thanks for the giveaway and happy holidays!

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  6. Thanks for this fun giveaway, Erica! Nice to see you back on the blog :)

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  7. Whoops, sorry I spelled your name wrong Erika :)

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  8. Glad you're back! I know exactly how you feel - my grades have taken a turn for the worse and I'm feeling the stress. But it's good to see you back to blogging - and thanks for the giveaway! Hope you enjoy the holidays :).

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  9. Glad to hear that your semester is finished. Now, you can rest up and focus on the important things--Friends and family and US! Thanks for the giveaway! Happy Merry Christmas!

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  10. Welcome back!
    Thank you for the giveaway too :)
    Happy Holidays!

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