Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Countdown to Christmas | Giveaway from Debbie Macomber

I hope you're all having as much fun as I am with this Countdown to Christmas Party! It's time for a GIVEAWAY! I invited Debbie Macomber to join us because I LOVED her new Christmas book Starry Night so much. (Seriously, it's awesome! And SOOO romantic!) Sadly, she has a ton on her plate right now and couldn't make it. BUT her publisher graciously sent me a couple of books to give away to a couple of readers! It's the next best thing, right?! (If you've missed other stops & giveaways along the way, you can check them out here.)

About Starry Night
’Tis the season for romance, second chances, and Christmas cheer with this new novel from Debbie Macomber.

Carrie Slayton, a big-city society-page columnist, longs to write more serious news stories. So her editor hands her a challenge: She can cover any topic she wants, but only if she first scores the paper an interview with Finn Dalton, the notoriously reclusive author.

Living in the remote Alaskan wilderness, Finn has written a megabestselling memoir about surviving in the wild. But he stubbornly declines to speak to anyone in the press, and no one even knows exactly where he lives.

Digging deep into Finn’s past, Carrie develops a theory on his whereabouts. It is the holidays, but her career is at stake, so she forsakes her family celebrations and flies out to snowy Alaska. When she finally finds Finn, she discovers a man both more charismatic and more stubborn than she even expected. And soon she is torn between pursuing the story of a lifetime and following her heart.

Filled with all the comforts and joys of Christmastime, Starry Night is a delightful novel of finding happiness in the most surprising places.

Ballantine Books has graciously offered to give away TWO copies of Starry Night! Giveaway is open to US residents only and ends December 17. Enter using the Rafflecopter widget below.

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*** All participants must be 18 years or older. The winner will be contacted via email. Once contacted the winner has 72 hours to respond with the required information. If the winner does not respond within the timeframe specified, another winner will be chosen. I am not responsible for shipping mishaps. Void where prohibited. ***


  1. I love the food and the lights

  2. My favorite thing about Christmas is the festive air and all the colors.

  3. I love the family events and gatherings.

  4. Spending time with family and reflecting on Jesus birth

  5. I love seeing my kids' excitement over everything Christmas, from our Jesse Tree devotional that we are doing this year, to the Christmas lights that are starting to show up on houses, to decorating our Christmas tree.
    Brittany McEuen

  6. The warm feeling of family celebrating the CHRIST in CHRISTMAS. Debbie is one of my favorite authors.

  7. The joy in attending church and celebrating Jesus birth and then the gathering of family to not only celebrate Jesus birth, but the love, warmth and comfort we get from each other as we gather together.
    Barbara Thompson

  8. For me, it's seeing my family again.

  9. I have to say the best thing about Christmas is my Lords birthday!
    Chris Granville

  10. So hard to choose one favorite thing about Christmas. I love that we have a season where we spend time thinking about and celebrating the birth of our Savior.

  11. Being with family and having a chat over whats happened the last year. More baking.

  12. I love the peace that Christmas brings.It is such a peaceful time of year.

  13. I love that we celebrate the birth of Jesus, spending time with family, the decor this time of year, and the beautiful music! I am a huge fan of Debbie's books - have read most of them. Thank you for the giveaway - blessings and Merry Christmas!


  14. Oh boy! A chance to win one of Debbie's good books. Her TV show is going strong. Please put my name in the pot for the chance to win. Maxie mac262(at)me(dot)com
    ( If I should be lucky enough to win, please use this mac262 email addy.)

  15. I love reading the Christmas Story

  16. I love everything!

    mauback55 at gmail dot com

  17. Hallo, Hallo!

    My favourite part of Christmas is being wrapped inside the warm glow of peace, love, harmony, and joy! Everywhere you turn people are full of light and happy mirth! There is a seasonal change in everyone's attitude which I wish could last through til the following December! I love seeing the twinkle lights come on at night, drinking egg nog & mulled ciders, writing Christmas letters & cards to dear friends, and snuggling into stories of romance with the twinges of Christmas interlaced into the backdrop! I love watching Christmas movies on tv (Hallmark & Lifetime) as much as watching my favourite classics: It's A Wonderful Life & White Christmas. Its simply a beautiful time of the year with a heart full of gratitude for all that came to be and all that is still yet to come! :)


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