Friday, November 12, 2010

Chronicle Books Haul-iday - My List - November 12, 2010

Chronicle Books has a Happy Haul-idays contest for bloggers and their readers:
Post a list of Chronicle Books valued at up to $500 that you’d like to haul in, and you’ll be automatically entered into a drawing to WIN your list of books! And, one of your readers who comments on the post will win the list too!
So the blogger posts a list, the readers leave a comment If I win, one of you will win also provided you leave a comment.

Here is my list. It's is a bit eclectic.

Horrorscopes: A Little Book of Misfortunes by Lucien Edwards $12.95

Tea & Crumpets: Recipes and Rituals from Tearooms & Cafés by Margaret M. Johnson $19.95

Southern Cakes: Sweet and Irresistible Recipes for Everyday Celebrations by Nancie McDermott $19.95

Cake Pops by Bakerella: Tips, Tricks, and Recipes for Irresistible Mini Treats by Angie Dudley $19.95

The Country Cooking of Ireland by Coleman Andrews $50.00

The Whitby Witches By Robin Jarvis $17.95

Blinkybugs!: Make Your Own Electric Insects By Ken Murphy, Alexander Tarrant $19.99

The Anatomy of the Sea: Over 600 Creatures of the Deep by Dr. David Ponsonby and Professor Georges Dussart $16.95

Great Pumpkins: Crafty Carvings for Halloween by Peter Cole and Jessica Hurley $14.95

The Beatles Anthology by The Beatles $60.00

Great White: The Majesty of Sharks by Chris Fallows $50.00

Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters: Defending the Earth with Ultraman, Godzilla, and Friends in the Golden Age of Japanese Science Fiction Film by August Ragone $40.00

The Domaine Chandon Cookbook: Recipes from étoile Restaurant by Jeff Morgan and France Ruffenach $40.00

No Plot? No Problem! Pack by Chris Baly $29.95

This comes in under $500. A big thank you to Chronicle Books for the contest.

Remember to leave a comment and cross your fingers!


  1. Eclectic? I'll say! :p
    But I must admit there are more than a couple on your list that interest me! Consider me commented & entered. :)

  2. I didn't even make it into the cookbook section! Chronicle has too many amazing books to only have $500 to go crazy with. Here's my list:

  3. Awesome list, I love variety. kellymullins (at) everyday-whimsy (dot) com

  4. Love this list -- food and Beatles, what more could a girl want!

  5. Ok now I'm hungry! Awesome selection and would love win them! Good luck!

    mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

  6. Great list! I wish I would have seen The Anatomy of the Sea: Over 600 Creatures of the Deep! Good Luck!

  7. Very nice list! I see some great gift potential here!

  8. Great list - I particularly like the Tea & Crumpets (tearooms & cafes, count me in!), The Anatomy of the Sea, Great White & No Plot? No Problem1

    I love Chronicle - this is such a generous giveaway. If you'd like to see my list (many cookbooks and children's books), drop by

    Thanks for the entry.

    gaby317nyc at

  9. I love your list! I hope you win!!!

    jamie.l.torres at gmail dot com

  10. You have a fantastic selection of books ~ Thanks for the chance to win with you.

    bamagv at aol dot com

  11. Cooking, sharks, and the Beatles. All good stuff.
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com

  12. great list! now i want to go bake a cake and write a novel about nothing...

    ncnguyen514 [at] gmail [dot] com

  13. I love this list! Very similar--in spirit--to the ones I selected See My List Here A really delightful list. I would absolutely love to win either one.
    Teresa [AT] LadySilk [DOT] Net

  14. I like your selections. Happy Haul-idays and good luck! :) You can comment on my list here.

  15. what a great list! here's hoping we win!

    k_sunshine1977 at yahoo dot com

  16. I love your list. I hope we both win. :)

  17. I think that Cake Pops has been on most lists!

  18. WOW I love this contest. Thanks for giving us a chance to win with you.

    I love your list. I like the shark book.

  19. What a great list of books!


  20. What fun! Isn't this the coolest contest?

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

  21. Fabulous choices, especially the Beatles book!
    Lilyhoot at gmail dot com

  22. This is a great list! My favorites: Cake Pops, The Whitby Witches, and Blinkybugs (which is on my own list for my Bebe Boy James!) Good luck!


  23. Great list of books!