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Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop

on December 20, 2017

I love holiday romances–both writing them and reading them. This month, I’m participating in the Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop sponsored by Book Hounds. I am giving away one ebook copy of I’ll Be Home for Christmas as well as an Amazon Gift card for $10 to one name drawn at random who posts a comment on this blog about a holiday story you love. Be sure to leave your email address so I can contact you.

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Here is a listing of the other blogs on the hop. Good luck!


72 responses to “Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop

  1. Nikki says:

    It’s more of a funny story than one I love. It was Christmas Eve and my middle child (our girl) was feeling sick. I was up wrapping presents (I procrastinated) and heard her in the back bedroom. I went back there and she stumbled out of the door and into the laundry room where she proceeded to vomit into my cupped hands. *chuckles* I’ll never forget that.

  2. Molli Taylor says:

    years ago my husband and i read skipping christmas aloud to each other in bed, didnt even make the connection when christmas with the kranks came out.

  3. Momma Mel says:

    Our favorite Christmas story is The Polar Express to read as a family. We are reading through a Christmas Carol right now.

  4. Maria Dalmau says:

    My favorite Christmas Story is A Christmas Carol. I read it every year.

  5. Rita Wray says:

    A Christmas Carol.

  6. curlyblu918 says:

    My favorite story at Christmas is A Christmas Story. Love it!

  7. Melissa says:

    i love watching holiday specials. one of my favorites is A Christmas Story.

  8. Love Debbie Macomber!! Our favorite is a Christmas Story, then we can watch it all day long on Christmas day!! cokykatchun@gmail.com

  9. Susan Smith says:

    Our favorite Christmas story is The Polar Express. We would read it together as a family year round.

  10. Soha Molina says:

    I like Nightmare Before Xmas.

  11. bn100 says:

    no fav story

  12. Savings InSeconds says:

    I love reading the story of Jesus’s birth from the gospel of Luke. It’s a tradition my grandmother started and I enjoy doing it with my family now.
    Dianna (dedezoomsalot at yahoo dot com)

  13. John Smith says:

    I love “A Christmas Carol”!

  14. Karley Moore says:

    I love How the Grinch stole Christmas. Thanks for the giveaway!

  15. Cynthia R says:

    I enjoy Debbie Maccomber’s Christmas angel series, thank you for the giveaway!

  16. karaleigh2 says:

    I like the story by John Grisham that was made into the movie, Christmas with the Kranks. legallyblonde1961 at yahoo dot com

  17. holly says:

    I like the Gingerbread Pirates…one of the boys’ favorites. 🙂 grlrunner82 at gmail dot com

  18. Suz Reads says:

    A Christmas Carol! Happy holidays! Thanks for this amazing giveaway – I would love to win!

  19. Suz Reads says:

    My e-mail is klaxon63350 (at) mypacks (dot) net

  20. I love Skipping Christmas!

    mia2009(at)comcast(dot)net

  21. ELF says:

    I love the celebrations of the Elder Races described in Thea Harrison’s books! Thanks for the giveaway and Happy Holidays!

  22. ELF says:

    whoops, sorry…e-address is: elewk1 at yahoo dot com

  23. MsRedK says:

    It’s from my childhood… We used to practice Christmas carols starting at Thanksgiving so that we could go Christmas caroling in my dad’s neighborhood. Those were the best of times! The 70s in Atlanta GA.

  24. Latoya H says:

    My favorite Christmas story is the Polar Express and the Christmas Carol.

  25. pollylee says:

    My favorite Christmas Memory was 9 1/2 years ago when we opened up a present from our son & daughter in law. It was a baby onesie that had printed on it….Merry Christmas GMA & GPA….see you in August! Still brings me to tears. pkeintz@gmail.com

  26. rsbrandt44 says:

    I love The October Country by Ray Bradbury – the holiday being Halloween.

  27. Stephanie Shipley says:

    We love The Polar Express book! It’s a favorite in our household. Shipley1990(at)gmail(dot)com

  28. slehan says:

    I like to read A Christmas Carol for the holidays.
    Thanks for the contest.
    slehan at juno dot com

  29. My favorite Christmas story is the original- the Nativity story! 🙂

  30. tfs93 says:

    My favorite Christmas story is then from the Bible.

    videoclimber at yahoo dot com

  31. Any story with the real meaning of Christmas….the birth of Christ….would be my fave. Thanks and God Bless! ILuvTheEucharist @ aol dot com

  32. Lena Smith says:

    I really like The Last Wise man by Eileen Enwright Hodgetts.

  33. Jessica H. says:

    Polar Express has to be one of the most beloved stories of Christmas in this house. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!

  34. Tashia Jennings says:

    Read several holiday themed books. Such as Myths and Mistletoe by Tera Lynn Childs, box set called 12 Magical Nights of Christmas, A Merry Monster Holiday by Ani Gonzalez, and Moose Mistletoe by Tiffinie Helmer just to name a few. Thank you for this fabulous chance!

  35. kim charlton says:

    All the books in 12 Slays of Christmas..thank you!

  36. KellyL says:

    I love How the Grinch Stole Christmas and The Polar Express

  37. I loved Once Upon a Winter’s Eve (Spindle Cove, #1.5) by Tessa Dare. Thanks for the giveaway!
    the.girl.and.the.book at gmail dot com

  38. Jessica Whitehouse says:

    I’m notorious on Facebook for changing my profile to feature the Grinch. I’m not against Christmas, just the commercialization. My kids don’t need the biggest, newest, or best toys to prove that I love them. Christmas should be about spending time with your family and for celebrating kindness and generosity, not shopping and going into debt to buy presents.

  39. BookLady says:

    For historical romance lovers I would recommend A Christmas Bride / Christmas Beau by Mary Balogh. Happy Holidays! bhometchko(at)hotmail(dot)com

  40. Mary Gardner says:

    My favorite Holiday story is always A Chirstmas Carol.

  41. grgenius says:

    There are so many amazing holiday stories out there, but one I’m partial to is A CHRISTMAS CAROL. This year there was a new release entitled MR DICKENS AND HIS CAROL that I was quite enraptured with. It tells the story of how the classic came to be but with a fictitious twist and a spirit all its own. 🙂

  42. Kim says:

    I love Ginny Baird’s Christmas Town series. But you have to make sure you have cookies around, because she talks about cookies a lot in the books.

    kvmatlock (at) gmail (dot) com

  43. Daniel M says:

    always like a christmas story

  44. Eileen Boyce says:

    We like the christmas Story.

  45. Jeanna Massman says:

    I love The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.

  46. Jeanna Massman says:

    I forgot my email: jeanna_massma(at)hotmail(dot)com

  47. Kimberly Puma says:

    I love How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Every year I read it and watch it with the kids.
    kimpuma21@gmail.com

  48. Jana Leah says:

    I love How the Grinch Stole Christmas. It’s also my favorite holiday movie.
    turtle6422(at)gmail(dot)com

  49. Renee Rousseau says:

    I love to read my grandkids The Mitten by Jan Brett, the story and illustrations are beautiful. reneejr(at)earthlink(dot)net

  50. I love A Christmas Carol by Dickens. It is a timeless reminder about kindness and generosity.

  51. Hesper Fry says:

    A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens has always been my favorite. Just a great story!

  52. Dee says:

    I love The Gift of the Magi – such a beautiful story about true love and selflessness!

  53. Cynthia C says:

    I like A Christmas Carol.
    clc at neo dot rr dot com

  54. Jillian Too says:

    I love The Polar Express. We have the bell to ring while reading it.

  55. Denise S says:

    I love A Christmas Carol every year.

  56. Jackie says:

    It’s a Wonderful Life is a Christmas story I love.
    Thank you!

  57. Deborah Wellenstein says:

    A Christmas Carol is the only Dickens story I’ve ever liked!

  58. Erica B. says:

    We like Polar Express.

  59. juanita may says:

    Our favorite Christmas story is The Polar Express.

  60. My favorite is the story of the birth of Jesus and Mary and Joseph not being able to find a place and how it all came about

  61. Joy L says:

    I like Melissa Tagg’s Enchanted Christmas novellas.
    e-mail: ryanjoyleaf@gmail.com

  62. hannah says:

    I like the White Christmas movie. It’s such a sweet story of soldiers supporting an old commanding officer.

  63. Michelle H. says:

    I love the movie “Holiday Inn” because it has Bing Crosby’s singing and Fred Astaire’s dancing.

  64. Stephanie Grant says:

    I have to say “A Christmas Carol” is my absolute favorite Christmas story ever.

  65. Betty Curran says:

    My favorite is A Christmas Carol
    willitara (at) gmail dot com

  66. Cathy Truman says:

    We like the story Polar Express at our house

  67. Cathy Truman says:

    sorry forgot my email kbtruman@att.net

  68. Janie McGaugh says:

    I love the movie While You Were Sleeping.

  69. Mindy Hardwick says:

    Thanks everyone for stopping by! I hope you had a great holiday season .The winner of the blog hop at my blog is….RsRedK. I will email you directly!

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