Monday, December 14, 2009

Happy Holidays

I have no idea what to give away for my stocking stuffer this year. Should my giveaway be print or ebook? An old title or new? I'm afraid I'm one of those people who agonize over choosing just the right gift during the holidays.

So... I'm leaving the gift up to my giftee. (<-- Is that even a word?) Whomever is selected can have any books they like, in any format they desire.

At midnight tonight, will do me the honor of picking my winner and I'll announce it here. All you have to do is leave a comment. Say hello, tell me a joke, give me your Nana's recipe for fruitcake -- it doesn't matter. Just put your little digital X in the comment box and you'll be entered to win a book of your choosing.


Yami no Ite said...

Hello Starshine. THe earth says... hello.


I love that line from Johny Depp in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Such a wonderful movie.

Pia Veleno said...

Just an X. I must leave more than an X. Huh, guess I just did. ;-)

Stacy Allee said...

Hi! I hope you're having a fantastic Monday....

Lisa G said...

Happy Holidays - I love your books and hate fruitcake. :)

Jambrea said...

Ohhh...I want entered and to be the giftee. hehee

Happy Holidays

Zoe Nichols said...

Hi Manda! *waves* ^.^

What? I need more books :D

Gillian said...

Hi Amanda!

Thanks for doing a contest! Love your work!

dizzyduo said...

The best win would be if someone could tell me where to find "Furtive Ache" in Mobi format. Love your art!

Amanda Young said...

You all are a hoot. Thanks to everyone whose entered so far. I'll be announcing the winner later tonight.

Dizzyduo - Furtive Ache is only available in print. However, the two novellas it contains (Precious Ache & Furtive Liaison) are available directly from the publisher (and lots of other places)in PRC format. You can find them here:

s7anna said...

Hey Amanda,
Here's a recipe I'm going to attempt in a few days...I've been really wanting to try out a homemade fudge recipe and I got this off of an author's site/loop.

Quick nut fudge
1 pound confectioner’s (icing) sugar
½ cup cocoa
¼ tsp salt
6 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 cup of chopped nuts (optional)
Combine all except nuts in a double boiler.  Stir until smooth.  Add nuts. Spread in a buttered 9 x 5 pan and cool.  Cut into squares.

Happy Holidays
Anna Shah Hoque

Amanda Young said...

O.o That sounds good. Thanks Anna!

Amanda Young said...

It's about that time, guys and gals. My thanks to all of you who left a comment today. The winner of my holiday contest here on Slash & Burn is Yami no Ite.

Please email me with your book selection at

Yami no Ite said...

Oh yay! I won. But now comes the hard part. Which one to pick? Well, let's go look.

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