Friday, December 23, 2011

New Year's Blog Hop!

The Winner is - Gena Robertson!

Merry Christmas 
and Happy New Year!!

Thank you for stopping in and I hope you have a great time during the hop. Book mark sites you want to return to, then head out to enter on all the other hops so you get your contest entries in on all the blogs! You might even win on more than one blog. Good luck everyone!

PRIZE:   a $20 Gift Card!

(Amazon, B & N, All Romance book bucks)

MY Contest Rules: 4 things to do: 

  1. Leave a comment 
  2. Include your email addy (santa.claus at yahoo dot com)
  3. FOLLOW my blog in Google or Networked (winners will be chkd)
  4. Tell me where you want your GC to
  5. You're done! 

Nothing difficult and not a bunch of hoops to jump through. (I don't like it when I have to visit other sites to enter a contest either!) Leave your comment here then begin the hop! Leave this window open, right click on the next blog and open in a new tab. Close that window after you've finished their contest requirements, come back here and right click the next blog.

Good luck and have a great time!

We still have our Grand Opening going on - 
Check the post below and join our main site for more prizes!

Happy New Year to all of you!

Sunday, December 18, 2011

It's finally Official Grand Opening Week!

See Winners below
Thank you all for joining us!

      Louise and Deanna would like to thank everyone who stopped in to read our post, leave a comment and also shared our link with your friends. We're humbled by the number of you who were so generous in leaving comments and sharing! Be sure to check the winners list below. If your name is there, please email us (anavidreadershaven at yahoo dot com) your mailing address so we can get your package to you.

     We have emailed everyone but it might have gotten swallowed up by your junk mail filter. Again, thank you all so much and we hope you visit often for the upcoming interviews and book reviews that will be on our main site.

    Welcome to our long awaited Grand Opening! Louise and Deanna want to thank you for stopping in at our blog and our main website. Please help yourself to champagne and snacks. Our sexy bartenders are waiting for you, male and female, so that our male guests also had someone to flirt with over drinks. Feel free to roam around, check out our other pages, imagine your books there on your very own author page like Christine Ashworth has. We'd love to promo for you. Readers, soon we hope to have more authors and books for you to spend hours looking through. We do have a links page for fun things to do.

      There will be two daily swag bag prizes for Readers and on Dec 24th, one grand prize drawing for readers’ choice of e-book from Deanna Jewel and two one-month Cover Ad prizes will be given to two lucky authors.

     To be included in the drawings please follow the blog. To be included in the grand prize drawing on Saturday, please hop over and JOIN the main website. Leave your comments along with your email so we can contact the daily winners from those who have followed by Google or Networked. There will be special drawings done for those who have joined as members on our main site. We hope you jump over there to become a member with us. Don't forget to follow our blog for future contests if you're not already following there.

Congratulations Winners

Sunday - Photographyelf & Anne L 

Monday -  Angela D & Sara W

Tuesday - Jude K & Amybrown16

Wednesday - Colleen M & Ann 

Thursday - Deb D & Chelsea S

Friday - Jenny H & Michelle B

Saturday's Grand Prize Winners

'Blue' - selected short stories
signed paperback by Wodke Hawkinson
Winner - katsrus

One-Month Cover Ads
Winners - Cheyenne M & Rod Johnson

(winners, if you don't hear from us, pls leave 
us your email in the comments section below)

     We'll be giving away goodie bags daily and on Saturday we'll pick two lucky authors to win an ad package and one site member to win a signed book!

     Again, thank you so much for joining us all week!

Louise and Deanna

Friday, November 25, 2011

Blog Hop Winners!!

Blog Hop

Thank you so much to all who followed us for the blog hop this month! We hope you continue to follow and participate in our upcoming events, notices and interviews for upcoming authors and more! Without further ado, here are our two winners for a $15 gift card:

guettel78 and SavvyCouponMom


We'll be emailing you to find out where you'd like your gift card to: Amazon, B & N, Bath & Body Works, All Romance/OmniLit E-books. Watch for our emails! Again, thank you to all who are following us!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Grand Opening - Need promo for Goodie Bags Authors!

We're going to create goodie bags for contests in December for our Grand Opening on Deanna Jewel and my new site An Avid Reader's Haven. We'd like to gather pens, bookmarks, business cards, postcards, mousepads and any other promotional tools from all of you to place in the bags. If you would like to send please email me and I'll give you Deanna's mailing address. We'll announce the Grand Opening date soon. Please be sure to sign the bookmarks, business cards and postcards before sending. 

louisejames157 at yahoo dot com

Be sure to visit the site and follow us. We're giving away an ad package to a few lucky authors during grand opening in Dec. 

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Fall Social Blog Hop

Welcome to the first annual Fall Social Freebies Giveaway Event. We have partnered up with lots of different and wonderful bloggers to bring you some fabulous prizes, just in time for the Holiday Season!

Giveaway starts October 31st at12:01 AM EST to November 21st at 12:01 AM EST. Giveaway winners will be announced through the Rafflecopter widget and notified by email by the end of the day on November 23rd, 2011. Winners must reply to email notification within 48 hours of delivery, or a new winner will be chosen.

Participating Blogs that made these giveaways possible:
Pink Dandy Chatter
Between The Lines
Personalized Sketches and Sentiments
Magical Mouse Schoolhouse
Reading Teen
The Organic Blonde
Nurtured Beauty
Green Country Girl
Free Hot Samples
Social Media Junkie
Pawsitive Living 
Retail Therapy Lounge
Lily's Laundry 
Uncommon Chick 
Smile A Day Giveaways 
Granny Loves Gift Baskets 
Kelly's Lucky You 
An Avid Readers Haven 
Mayra Calvani


* Winner will receive a 8 GB iPod Touch in their choice of black or white by Apple. Retail value is $199

*This giveaway is open to the US and Canada Only

*There will be 1 winner chosen to win this giveaway

* Winner will receive a SleepTracker Elite Watch by SleepTracker. Retail value is $149

*This giveaway is open to the US Only

*There will be 1 winner chosen to win this giveaway

ABOUT SLEEPTRACKER (from their website):
The SLEEPTRACKER® Elite watch is the latest in sleep monitoring technology. Unlike other monitors and alarms, the SLEEPTRACKER® measures and logs your sleep patterns waking you at the most optimum time when your body will feel the most alert and energetic. The SLEEPTRACKER® Elite also records and stores your sleep data allowing you to download and track your own personal sleep information right from your home computer.
SLEEPTRACKER® continuously monitors signals from your body that indicate whether you are asleep or awake. Because you wear SLEEPTRACKER® on your wrist like a watch, its internal sensors can detect even the most subtle physical signals from your body. SLEEPTRACKER® finds your best waking moments, so that waking up has never been easier.


**From all who follow THIS blog, TWO WINNERS will be drawn on Nov 21st for a $15 gift card: Amazon, B & N, All Romance eBooks.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Fall Social Blog Hop!


     Fall Social
   Blog Hop

     Please come back and join us for the Fall Social 
and enter to win prizes! We look forward to seeing you!

Goodies Galore! 

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Welcome to our blog page!

      Thank you for stopping in to take a look around. We're glad you're here. Please know that our blog and web site will change as we grow so our visitors aren't bored when they stop in. Our plan is to have several authors in many genres with books galore just for you!
      Be sure to visit our Fun Page for more readers sites to visit! For those who love to enter contests, check out the contest links and enter as many author contests as you wish!
     If you'd like to help us grow, we would appreciate that. Feel free to grab our site button on the side bar and add that to your own blog or website! Please post on your FaceBook and Twitter accounts so all your friends can find us, too! We have a 'Contact Us' button so you can send us suggestions or comments to make the site better for those who visit. We hope you use it!
     Again, thank you for stopping in! Each future visit will get better as we add authors and books!

                          Deanna and Louise