Book Lover's Holiday Giveaway Hop

Monday, December 3, 2012

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to everyone who commented and entered. I'll be contacting the winner shortly. Happy Holidays!!!

Welcome to another giveaway hop from I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and Chapter by Chapter. Please click on either one of those links for over a 200 more chances to win stuff for book lovers!

Thanks for choosing to stop by my blog out of the many available through this hop. I love visitors almost as much as I love comments, so if you have time, post a comment too. :)

If you're still craving vampires, then try The Fateful Series. (Read the review that best describes my characters here.)

But, if you're in the mood for something truly unique, without vampires, then try Fair Maiden. This story was inspired by Sleeping Beauty, but it's a very unusual spin on that classic tale.


It's the Victorian era in England, but Tessa is from the medieval past. She awakens within a castle she has never seen before. Knowledge of her name also evades her. However, even worse than not knowing who or where she is, she cannot recall how she died or why she is dressed as a bride.

Along with Christian, the earl of the castle she haunts, Tessa tries to discover who she is and break the spell holding her in a prison of death. They never imagined the curse keeping them apart is the only thing protecting her, until it's too late.

Review by Keni:

"This book is so great. I always enjoy a little bit of mystery in my novels, especially since Sherlock Holmes is my superhero. And there is plenty of mystery in Fair Maiden. There's also romance, fantasy, and a chivalrous Earl named Christian. This book is perfect for the little girl in all of us, and also perfect for the more mature side of us. I can promise that i will be one of the first to recommend this book to everyone and anyone i know who can appreciate a well written and gorgeous love story. In fact, this is so book is so extraordinary, i'm dropping what i'm reading now and picking this up. So, if you need me, i'll be curled up with a blanket, a cup of hot cocoa, and an absolutely amazing novel called Fair Maiden by the wonderful Cheri Schmidt."

The Prize choices:

One winner will receive the Kindle eBook copy of Fair Maiden.


If you don't have an eReader yet-which seems odd to me especially if you are a "book lover"-maybe you'll get lucky and recieve one for Christmas! Anyway... then you may choose a handmade beaded bookmark made by me. It will be something like one of the bookmarks in the picture below, and shipped to you for free.

P.S. (You must have an account with Amazon to accept the eBook prize. USA only.)

To Enter:
Simply follow my blog via GFC or email subscription and fill out the form at the bottom of this post so I know who to contact if you win.

(Click on the pic to see it bigger.)

Um, the Free promo for  Sophia's Cookbook for Mortals didn't work, and I'm not sure why because I scheduled it. I'll try to redo it before the holidays. Stay tuned! ;)

(This cookbook is a great introduction to The Fateful Trilogy if you haven't read it yet.)

Here is a review from Natalie:

"Sophia's Cookbook for Mortals is so much more than a few recipes. First off I must say that the author has done a great job on the cover; Cheri's book covers are always beautiful. The cookbook starts off with an introduction by the author and also Sophia. "Enjoy my dear little mortals! I envy your taste buds." Then the recipes are divided into seven sections: Finger Foods and Dips / Soups, Sides, and Salads / Main Dishes / Breakfast / Tea Party / Fairy Refreshments / Puddings, Afters, and Desserts. Each section is introduced by Sophia and following her words is an excerpt from the Fateful Trilogy. I think the addition of the excerpts provides us readers a fun way to reminisce our way through the trilogy. And not only is each section introduced by Sophia, but she has something personal to say about each and every recipe! All the sections are full of delicious looking recipes begging to be tried; 71 in all. I'm looking forward to trying the Shrimp Taco's with a Honey-Butter Sauce and the White Chocolate Fairy Berry Cupcakes, among many others. There is also more traditional foods like Chicken Noodle Soup for Sick Mortals. Included at the end of the cookbook is an excerpt from the upcoming Max and Nadia Story by the same author. (Can't wait for that one!) I think this cookbook is appropriate for both fans of the Fateful Trilogy and those who are curious about it. Though the excerpts contain spoilers if you haven't read the trilogy. Well done Cheri!"

Sophia's Cookbook for Mortals, as well as my other books, are available via Amazon around the world:

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Silverlight said...

Your book's cover is gorgeous! Thanks for the giveaway!!

Cheri Schmidt said...

Thank you! And good luck. ;)

Alina said...

I really enjoy retellings so I'm looking forward to this one! And I think the cover is beautiful, and so are those bookmarks! :) Thanks for the chance and Happy Holidays!