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2010 Berkley Winter Giveaway

Last week we held our quarterly giveaway for the Ace/Roc winter 2010 books and this week, we are hosting the giveaway of the Berkley Jove books for winter 2010.   Executive Editor, Cindy Hwang, provides these books for the giveaway.   Take a look at the preview and then at the bottom of the post there will be instructions on how to enter for a free book.

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Right in time for the holidays, it’s the winter edition of the Berkley Jove giveaway! We have an awesome line-up of books that will keep you warm this winter, and as you can see from the number of titles we’re giving away, it truly is better to give than to receive. So get ready to stuff your stockings with some great books. Thanks, as always, to Jane and Dear Author for hosting this fun event. Don’t forget that we can only highlight a few titles–for a complete listing and more information about our titles, visit www.berkleyjoveauthors.com.

December

Set 1 of Covers for the Berkley Giveaway Winter 2010

NO PLACE TO RUN, Maya Banks
NO PLACE TO RUN is the 2nd book in Maya’s terrific KGI series, which got off to an outstanding start with the highly powerful and emotional THE DARKEST HOUR. This time, it’s Sam Kelly’s turn in the spotlight, as a woman who disappeared from his life after a brief, unforgettable affair returns with a vengeance–and with a promise of a future together. If they can survive the danger ahead first, of course. Maya has quickly become a must-read favorite of many readers, and NO PLACE TO RUN is truly romantic suspense at it’s finest.

REAL VAMPIRES HAVE MORE TO LOVE, Gerry Bartlett
Glory St. Clair, the lovable big-boned vampire, is back, and her love life is as exciting as ever. Now, it’s her erstwhile bodyguard Rafael who has moved back into her life–and her apartment too. There’s plenty of love, laughter and sexual tension in this terrific book, guaranteed to heat up your holiday!

YOU DROPPED A BLONDE ON ME, Dakota Cassidy
National bestselling author Dakota Cassidy has wowed readers with her fun, irreverent humor and sexy romance for years. Now Dakota returns with an all new novel of contemporary romance, YOU DROPPED A BLONDE ON ME. You won't want to miss the story of Maxine Cambridge, ex-trophy wife extraordinaire who is ready to throw down some payback on her ex-life and battle for what's hers, and she’s even more determined to do it standing on her own.

January

Set 2 of Covers for the Berkley Giveaway Winter 2010

BLOOD CHALLENGE, Eileen Wilks
Eileen Wilks returns with the latest book in her Lupi series, and not only do Lily and Rule return, but Benedict, Rule’s enigmatic and sexy older brother, takes center stage with his own romance–and a new mate. I’ve been asking Eileen for Benedict’s story for years now, so I’m especially excited about BLOOD CHALLENGE, and I know there are a lot of readers out there who’ve been waiting for Benedict’s story too.

CHASING THE SUN, Kaki Warner
This is the enthralling conclusion to the blazingly romantic “Blood Rose” western historical romance trilogy that has been praised by the Chicago Tribune as “emotionally compelling…[and] flawlessly written.”

DARLING STRUMPET, Gillian Bagwell
For historical fiction readers out there, don’t miss DARLING STRUMPET, which details the story of Nell Gwynn, probably the most famous courtesan of the Restoration period in England and perhaps the most beloved mistress of King Charles II. This story details her beginnings in the London slums to her rise in the world of the theater where she catches the eye of the king.

February

Set 3 of Covers for the Berkley Giveaway Winter 2010

ARCHANGEL’S CONSORT, Nalini Singh
This is the highly anticipated third book in the Guild Hunter series, as Archangel Raphael and Guild Hunter Elena Deveraux return to New York City, and Elena’s new status as an angel and Raphael’s consort puts them in the unrelenting public eye. But they have a lot more than public opinion to worry about, as an Ancient is awakening–an Ancient who is Raphael’s mother. This book is another major step forward in the utterly compelling relationship between Elena and Raphael, and fans won’t be disappointed!

NIGHTSHADE, Michelle Rowen
NIGHTSHADE is the first in a new urban fantasy romance series that is as riveting and page-turning as it gets. Jillian Conrad is put in the ultimate wrong place/wrong time situation when she’s injected with a serum that makes her a living, breathing weapon against vampires, but the poison also makes her blood nearly irresistible to vampire senses. Now sought after by both humans and vampires, her only protection is Declan Reyes, a half-vampire who can barely control his own urges around her. The sexual tension between Declan and Jillian just sizzles. It’s edgy, dark and compulsively readable–perfect for fans of both urban fantasy and paranormal romance.

ANIMAL MAGNETISM, Jill Shalvis
Jill Shalvis consistently writes wonderful contemporary romances, and ANIMAL MAGNETISM is another winner. It features all the sparkle, humor and sensuality that Jill is known for, combined with a menagerie of adorable animals. Lilah, the heroine, owns the town’s only kennel, and is distracted by several animals when she rear-ends the hero’s truck. Sparks fly between the two, and you won’t want to miss the resulting fireworks.

For the giveaway:

  • 3 copies of NO PLACE TO RUN, Maya Banks (I’m really enjoying this series)
  • 2 copies of YOU DROPPED A BLONDE ON ME, Dakota Cassidy
  • 3 copies of DAY OF THE DRAGON, Rebecca York
  • 2 copies of GODDESS OF CAMELOT, P.C. Cast
  • 2 copies of EXPLOSIVE, Beth Kery (I liked this one and reviewed it here)
  • 2 copies of REAL VAMPIRES HAVE MORE TO LOVE, Gerry Bartlett
  • 2 copies of IN TOO DEEP, Jayne Ann Krentz
  • 3 copies of RUTHLESS GAME, Christine Feehan
  • 3 copies of THEN HE KISSED ME, Christie Ridgway
  • 2 copies of BLOOD CHALLENGE, Eileen Wilks
  • 3 copies of MASTER OF SMOKE, Angela Knight
  • 3 copies of SKIN HEAT, Ava Gray
  • 3 copies of ANGEL AT DAWN, Emma Holly
  • 2 copies of IMMORTAL CHAMPION, Lisa Hendrix
  • 2 copies of SPELLWEAVER, Lynn Kurland
  • 2 copies of DARLING STRUMPET, Gillian Bagwell
  • 2 copies of THE PERFECT PLAY, Jaci Burton (this is the one with this! cover)
  • 3 copies of ICE BREAKER, Deirdre Martin (I enjoyed this one, reminded me a little of Body Check)
  • 2 copies of ARCHANGEL’S CONSORT, Nalini Singh (loved it)
  • 3 copies of NIGHTSHADE, Michelle Rowen
  • 3 copies of CHASING THE SUN, Kaki Warner
  • 3 copies of ANIMAL MAGNETISM, Jill Shalvis
  • 3 copies of REAPER’S JUSTICE, Sarah McCarty
  • 3 copies of BLOOD WYNE, Yasmine Galernorn
  • 2 copies of CAPTIVE, Christina Phillips
  • 3 copies of RAVEN’S QUEST, Anya Bast

and these additional titles from the DA Stash

  • Demon Marked by Anna J. Evans
  • Must Love Kilts by Allie Mackay
  • Finding Destiny by Jean Johnson
  • Siren’s Surrender by Devyn Quinn
  • The Irish Princess by Karen Harper
  • Lily of the Nile by Stephanie Dray
  • Restless Heart by Wynona Judd
  • A Werewolf in Manhattan by Vicki Lewis Thompson
  • Surrender to Darkness by Annette McCleave
  • Goddess of Legend by PC Cast
  • Blood of the Rose by Kate Pearce
  • Here to Stay by Catherine Anderson
  • Reaper’s Justice by Sarah McCarty
  • Visions of Magic by Regan Hastings
  • On the Hunt by Gena Showalter et al
  • The Other Side by JD Robb
  • Angel at Dawn by Emma Holly
  • Then He Kissed Me by Christie Ridgeway

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So here is how to enter. Simply leave a comment about what the gift you are most excited to GIVE as a present this holiday season AND the book that you would most like to receive out of the titles listed in the above giveaway. As an added treat, anyone who comments on this post (in addition to the commenters for the Ace/Roc giveaway will be entered to win a Kindle 3G wifi (est. retail value of $139) as a gift from Dear Author. We will close the comments on Friday at 7 pm CST and the winners of the book giveaway will be announced on Saturday. The Kindle winner will be announced on the 18th and hopefully the winner will receive it before Christmas (unless you live outside the US then I am shipping it the cheapest way possible. Good luck!)

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com

631 Comments

  1. Niveau
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 05:26:00

    JILL SHALVIS PUPPY!

    Sorry about that, I just can’t control myself when I see something so cute.

    I’m not technically giving this away myself – I’m giving it to someone so that he can give it to someone, but it’s my favourite gift ever, so… I’m crocheting a miniature teddy bear and dressing him up as a Scotsman, with a mini-kilt and matching tam, and if I have time I’ll make some mini-bagpipes too. He’s absolutely adorable thus far :)

    As for which book I’d like, I think the first part of my comment gives it away.

  2. Debbie
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 06:10:05

    The gift I am most excited to give this year is the multi-strand garnet necklace that I am making for my sister. The book I would most like to get is Goddess of Camelot by P.C. Cast.

  3. Brenda Hyde
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 06:30:01

    I’m most excited about giving my nephews Best Buy gift certificates because I will be the coolest aunt EVER:)

    I’d love a copy of NIGHTSHADE, Michelle Rowen because I’ve loved her other books.

  4. Sarah
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 06:58:55

    I excited to give my daughter her first present for her first christmas – it could be any of the small presents I got her but the first one will be special no matter what.

    I’d love a copy of THE PERFECT PLAY – Jaci Burton!

  5. Tamara Gill
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 07:11:10

    I’m really excited about giving my boys their Nintendo DS’s for Xmas. They’re always playing other peoples DS’s, so I can’t wait to see their happy little faces when they open their gift and see their own.

    I’d love a copy of Captive by Christina Phillips. – Tam :)

  6. mstieh
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 07:15:15

    Gift most excited to give this year… a ski trip for my husband or the Kindle to my daughter. Although I really prefer the giving over receiving. I love watching the kids open their gifts on Christmas morning.

    Most anticipated book I’d like to read: Archangel's Consort by Nalini Singh.

  7. Christiana
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 07:15:33

    The present I am most excited to give this year is to my husband: a pair of biking leg warmers so he isn’t freezing while doing what he loves.

    The book I would love to get is ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT. I love this series.

  8. Jennifer R
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 07:44:27

    The present I am most excited to give this year is the Barbie vacation playset that I bought for my youngest and the Just Dance2 game I bought for my oldest. They are going to freak out when they get these. Can’t wait

    The book I would like to get is CAPTIVE by Christina Phillips

  9. Lea Rose
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 07:59:16

    Gift I’m most excited to give, would be a hand made paper sketchbook (the paper is pressed with flowers) to my mom. She’s always wanted one! ;)

    Book I’d most like to get is Nalini Singhs ARCHANGEL’S CONSORT! i adore that series. :)

    *fingers crossed*

  10. Jenna
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 08:22:53

    I am really excited to give my husband the turntable and records that I bought him! Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh! I can’t wait to read it even if I don’t win it!

  11. Mary Jo
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 08:24:05

    I am most excited to be giving a whole spanish ham (jamon serrano – like prosciutto, but better) to the family while I’m here for a treat for the entire family. I also sent Lauren Danes Federation series and Kylie Chans 5 book Dark Heavens/Wudang series to my book starved sister in Spain.

    SO many great books, but I would most love to have/read Nalini Singh’s Archangels Consort.

    MERRY CHRISTMAS !!!

  12. Victoria Zumbrum
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 08:27:12

  13. Renay Gallimore
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 08:32:44

    The gift I’m most excited to give is to my son, I’m suprising him with a visit for christmas by his father, his father lives in America and were in Canada, so he doesn’t get to see him very often, so I can’t to see his face when he wakes up to see his daddy!!!

    The book I would most love to recieve is ARCANGLES CONSORT by Nalini Singh…..Love all her wonderful books.

  14. Subette
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 08:41:51

    The gift I am most excited to give is a box of books for my seven year old who loves to read.

    The book I’d love to win is ICE BREAKER by Deirdre Martin.

  15. Candice M.
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 08:51:32

    The gift I’m MOST excited to give is a guitar for my five year old, because that is all he has talked about for months! I just know his face is going to light up when he sees it!
    I would honestly love ANY of these books. I don’t think I could narrow it down to just one that I’m most interested in.
    I love P.C. Cast, Jaci Burton, Gena Showalter, Jill Shalvis, Maya Banks…and almost all the others too!

  16. Gigi
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 08:55:33

    I’m very excited to give my 3 year old granddaughter a doctors white coat and doctor kit, because the last visit to the pediatrician, she said she wanted to be a Doctor. I love giving presents to both grandchildren, and it’s not restricted to Christmas.
    I would like to win “You Dropped a Blond On Me” by Dakota Cassidy. It sounds interesting.

  17. Cynthia N.
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 08:59:35

    The book that I would like to win is SKIN HEAT by Ava Gray.

    The gift that I am most excited to give this Christmas is my time. My daughter just gave birth to twin boys. Now she will really have her hands full; as her other child, a boy, will turn 4 years old on December 23.

    Merry Christmas!

  18. trish dechant
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 09:01:48

    The gift I am most excited about giving this year is to my hubby of 20 years. He travels alot and needs a GPS for his car. So that’s a great gift that I have wrapped up for him.
    The book I am most excited about from your list is Jaci Burton’s The Perfect Play…not only is the cover the bomdiggidty–but the excerpt had me hooked. A two-for…:)

  19. Anne Fescharek
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 09:03:49

    Books are my favorites to give and recieve so I’m glsd to give my son
    “Earth” by Jon Stewart.

    The book I want is “DARLING STRUMPET, by Gillian Bagwell. I love Restoration Theater history.

    Thank you

    annfesATyahooDOTcom

  20. April C.
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 09:06:37

    The gift I’m most excited to give this year is a Wii to my 11 & 6 year old kids. They are going to be so surprised and I can’t wait to see their faces.

    I would love to win Maya Banks’ or Jill Shalvis’ books the most!

  21. Gigi
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 09:09:01

    Please forgive my bad memory! I just submitted a comment about presents for my grandchildren and said I would like to win–You Dropped a Blond On Me by Dakota Cassidy. My daughter just called me and said I have read it, as she reviews books. I have trouble keeping up with what I have read, hence I sometimes buy books more than once!
    I would like to win “Animal Magnetism” by Jill Shalvis.
    Thanks

  22. Miranda
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 09:15:27

    I am so excited to give my bestie a pair of UGG Australia boots from Bare Essentials I love them and I know she will too! I’m having trouble deciding I would love Jill Shalvis’ Animal Magnetism or Jaci Burton’s The Perfect Play!

    Great Giveaway!

  23. Johanna Jochum
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 09:26:40

    I’m excited to give out the homemade calenders to my family that I made from scrapbook accesories and pics of my girls! There are so many good books to choose from but I think I want You Dropped a Blonde on me by Dakota Cassidy the most! Thanks!

  24. Joanna K.
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 09:35:46

    The gift I am most excited to give for Christmas this year is a jade bracelet for my brother’s girlfriend in celebration of their engagement.

    The book I would most love to receive would be Nalini Singh’s “Archangel’s Consort”.

  25. Amanda T.
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 09:40:01

    The gift I’m most excited to give is for my Mom, she has been talking about a family picture for years and we are having one done the day after Christmas!

    the book I want:
    BLOOD CHALLENGE, Eileen Wilks
    so excited for this!

  26. Diane V
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 09:44:42

    I was so excited about my gift that I gave it to my dad in October – the SRL camera that he’s wanted so he can take close-up pictures of the deer across the field at night.

    The book I want: Archangel’s Consort.

  27. Julie Lockyer
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 10:06:21

    Berkley Giveaway is a great idea and gives readers' wallets a much needed break at the end of the year. Way to go!

    I am most excited about giving a book to a friend about Lady Gaga – the lady behind the scene. She will be going to see her in concert and I can't wait hear how her knowing more about the artist will add to her awe factor. I like several titles in the giveaway list, however, the book I would most like to read right away is Archangel's Consort by Nalini Singh. I love series where both female and male heroes are strong minded and lovable in their own way.

  28. Melissa Cutler
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 10:18:44

    The gift I’m most excited about giving is The Hunger Games to my 15 year old nephew. The book I’d love to win in the contest is: The Perfect Play. Thanks for the opportunity!

  29. alcee clayborne
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 10:20:59

    The gift I am most excited to give is my homemade blanket I made for my niece Lucy. The book I want the most is ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT love this series and can’t wait for the next installment.

  30. Angel Cross
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 10:24:45

    The gift I’m most excited to GIVE as a present this holiday season is a Lego Star Wars set for my twin boys.
    The book that I would most like to receive out of the titles listed is either BLOOD CHALLENGE by Eileen Wilks or ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT by Nalini Singh.

  31. Susan Galley
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 10:26:23

    I have a coworker/friend who is an avid reader like my self and she’s going through some tough times, so me and a another friend scraped together the money to buy her an ereader for Christmas. I can’t wait to give it to her!

  32. LibrarianLizy
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 10:33:42

    I’m most excited about giving my mom her gift of a new watch, although I’m nervous she won’t like it as much as I’m hoping.

    The book I’m looking forward to reading the most is either Explosive or Archangel’s Consort.

  33. RStewie
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 10:34:31

    I am most excited about my gifts to my Son–he doesn’t read a lot, but he asked for some mangas, so I got him InuYasha and Rurouni Kenshin…both of which I think he’ll get into. Any way I can encourage him to read, I’m all about it.

    I would be most excited to get Archangel’s Consort! I just got around to reading the second, and so I’m primed for #3!

  34. Teri P.
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 10:35:44

    We already have our Christmas gift, a new pergola and deck. I decorated it with giant Christmas ornaments, took pictures and had a Shutterfly book made for my husband of the project from start to finish. He has wanted this since we built our home 20 years ago.

    Book I would most like to get would be You Dropped A Blond on Me, by Dakota Cassidy. But, I love to read so any author would make my day!

    These give aways are awesome. Thanks to all that contribute.

  35. Lisa N.
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 10:47:57

    I’m excited to give my mom a book for Christmas. It’s a fantasy book she’s been eagerly awaiting for months, and I know she’ll probably start it right away!

    The book I would want the most on the list is Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh, though I would be happy with just about any one from that list. So many awesome authors! (Jean Johnson, Jill Shalvis, Michelle Rowen, Allie Mackay, and so many others!)

  36. vickyvak
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 11:11:53

    I’m most excited about giving my mum a few books in the series she loves! I would like to read Animal Magnetism!

    vicky.vak8(at)gmail.com

  37. Anne
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 11:32:26

    I am most excited to give out homemade chocolate truffels!

    And I most want Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh. LOVE the series so much!

  38. Ashley Jones
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 11:44:02

    My husband has been talking about the Saddleback Leather company for months and how much he wants something from them. I got him their wallet. It’s awesome. I can’t wait for him to open it!
    I most want to read Nalini’s Archangel’s Consort. (Am also excited about Blood Challenge by Eileen Wilks)

  39. Cally Beck
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 11:48:57

    The gift I’m most excited to give for the holidays is a little silly, but it’s a new sweatshirt for my boyfriend, because I stole his around this time last year when we first started dating, and he wanted a new one. It’s the first time in my life I’ve had a boyfriend for the holidays, which is sort of sad and sort of exciting at the same time.

    The book I’d most like to receive would be The Other Side by JD Robb, because I love anthologies.

  40. Allie
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 11:51:59

    This year I am a secret santa for 2 people, so I am excited to give them their presents.

    I would like Nightshade by Michelle Rowen. It sounds good!

  41. TJ Michaels
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 12:03:59

    I’m excited to, for the first time, send out gifts to some of my author friends. These writers helped me keep my head in the game when I was really ready to scream to the world, “I’m not writing or pubbing another book! Gaaaah!” I’m sending them Otaku Tea boxes, which are quite unique.

    I’d love to win MASTER OF SMOKE by Angela Knight. It’s been awhile since I’ve read a Mageverse book (hard to find for the Nook).

  42. Mary Beth B.
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 12:09:14

    I can’t wait to give my daughter a steampunk style vest she’s been wanting.

    Of the book selection, I’d love to receive to receive Angel’s Consort.

    Thank you & Merry Christmas!

  43. Cassie
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 12:16:09

    I’m giving my younger brother a thumb drive absolutely filled with ebooks for him to load on his brand new Kindle, along with a list of the titles, their catalog copy, and my thoughts on all of them. I can’t wait for him to see the list :-)

    For me, I would love a copy The Darling Strumpet–I just love that title!

  44. Pam S (pams00)
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 12:32:57

    I’m most excited to give my mom Paula Deen Cookware set and a few of her cookbooks. She loves Paula Deen. I’d most like to win The Perfect Play or Must Love Kilts. They all look fab though :).

  45. Leslie
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 12:43:11

    The gift I’m most excited to give this year is a CD player & CDs for my mom. Lawrence Welk anyone?

    The book I would most like to receive is ANIMAL MAGNETISM by Jill Shalvis. Love her writing!

  46. KeriM
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 13:03:33

    I am looking forward to giving my 8 year old son the entire book set of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid. It is the first books he has ever asked for. Brought tears to my eyes.

    I would most like to receive is Ava Gray’s Skin Heat. Thanks for the giveaway.

    (Man it is hard to pick just one book, because I love so many of them this time around.)

  47. Barbara
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 13:04:21

    Wow! Berkley really has a little something for everyone.
    The gift that I'm most excited about giving this year is the Chris Angel Magic Kit to my 10 year old niece. I have her for an overnight during Christmas break and Magic will be on the menu along with multiple rereads of The Wimpy Kid books.
    The book than I would like to receive is Nalini Singh's Archangel's Consort. I just reread the first two in anticipation of the February release.

  48. Ivy
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 13:10:39

    My youngest son asked for a crucifix this year. I’m excited because I found the perfect balance between feminine and overpowering. It should suit him to a tee…

    If I won I’d like ANIMAL MAGNETISM by Jill Shalvis. I adore her writing.

  49. Malin
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 13:53:29

    The gift(s) I’m most excited about giving this year is the Bruce Springsteen super impressive box set for “The Promise” with two cds and 3 dvds, for my mother, who is a huge fan of his. I know she will absolutely adore it.

    The book I most want is “Archangel’s Consort” by Nalini Singh. Such a fan of these, love these books!

  50. Terri
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 14:07:35

    I’m really excited to be giving my brother “Heavy Rain” for the PS3.

    The book I would love to win the most is “Blood Challenge” by Eileen Wilks.

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  51. Sarah
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 14:09:17

    wow, so many people, not likely to win but ahh well!
    Anyhoo, the gift im most excited about giving is a picture of me and my two sisters for my uncle in australia. I’ve never met, or seen him before but because our birthday’s are the same day, i’ve always felt a little connection – silly, but it’s nice knowing there’s some kind of recognition between the two of us, for im likely never to meet him. :( ooo, im so dramatic!

    Okie, the book i would most like to receive out of the selection, is Archangels Consort by Nalini Singh – i adore the worlds she creates in her writing, and the Guild Hunter series is the best i think she’s written. I can re-read those books whenever, it doesn’t matter how many times i’ve previously read them! :)
    Thank you… and sorry for writing so much :P x

  52. Hope
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 14:34:36

    The gift I’m most excited to give is a voucher for a whole day of pampering for my Mother at a top spa which she deserves and would absolutely love!

    The book I would most like to receive is Archangel’s consort by Nalini Singh (awesome series!).

  53. Wendy Thompson
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:13:31

    This year I am most excited to be giving a PS3 to my boys (10 and 11) we had to move in with my dad this summer and we sold a computer to but it for them. I can’t wait to see their faces.
    The book I would love to receive is The Perfect Play by Jaci Burton

  54. Lani
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:24:53

    It’s my son’s first Christmas and am most excited to give him his soccer ball and toy trucks only to see him rip open the paper! Not that the presents themselves are very exciting.

    I would LOVE a copy of Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh

  55. Shawntelle Madison
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:25:49

    The gift I’m most excited to GIVE as a present this holiday season are the Nintendo DS units I got for my kids. I can’t wait to see their faces.

    The book that you would most like to receive out of the titles listed in the above giveaway is NIGHTSHADE by Michelle Rowen.

  56. Terra
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:25:56

    I am most excited about giving my husband a great Christmas. This time last year we had a rough time, he was sick since Thanksgiving and in the hospital with Meningitis for two weeks. The following weeks and on Christmas he was still in bad shape. With the hospital bills and his feeling so ill, we didn’t have our traditional Christmas. I was ok with that because I still had him with me. So this year I am going all out for him!

    The book I would LOVE to receive is NIGHTSHADE, Michelle Rowen. I’ve heard (err..read) GREAT things about this book!

  57. Kristen H
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:29:12

    Ohh the book I am most excited to give away this Christmas as a Gift is Dark Lover by J.R Ward to my sister. She hasn’t read this series yet and I think she will love it as much as I do. The book i would love to receive from the list is Nightshade by Michelle Rowen I am soo excited for this book!!

    Great Giveaway soo generous!!! Thank you soo much

  58. Tegan S
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:30:52

    I am most excited to give my new boyfriend a bottle of moonshine for Christmas. It is not the only thing I will be getting him, but he has a love of whiskey and it comes from a NY distillery (local to us) and was the first legal distillery to open after the Prohibition so it’s a flavorful drink with an interesting history.

    I would love to win a copy of A Werewolf in Manhattan by Vicki Lewis Thompson because it has a fun, kitschy title.

  59. mandy riegerix
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:31:11

    the christmas gift i am most excited about giving is a pillow pet to this little girl who is less fortant then us she live down the street and i cant wait to give it to her christmas morning

    the book i would like to have is blood wyne by yasmine glahorn

  60. Sara M
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:31:17

    I’m excited to give my mom the DOMO shirt I bought for her because she loves Domo and I know she’ll really enjoy it. Plus, it’s one of the few gifts I’m giving this year that’ll be a surprise to the person getting it.

    The book I would like most is Nightshade by Michelle Rowen.

  61. catherine
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:32:55

    im cant wait to get the new xbox 360 w. the kennected movotion for my husband. so he can bring it w. him to iraq this feb.:(

    the book i would like to get is REAL VAMPIRES HAVE MORE TO LOVE, Gerry Bartlett

  62. kathyn
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:37:57

    what im excited to give my son is so many toys that he loves(mostly cars) and a movie he loves to by disney(cars mater tales) he loves that movie and toys to. i cant wait to see him open it by him self and go crazy.

    they book i like to get is (ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT, Nalini Singh)

  63. Corry G
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:38:52

    The gift I am mostly looking for to giving well there is two of them.. a crochet blanket that I have been working on all year for my sisters double bed.. she thinks I am making it for someone else..lol and my hubbys present.. he is a D&D fan.. so giving him a huge gift certifcate at his favorite store and tell him to come home until the store is closed..lol he will be sooo happy..
    As for the book I would love the most… its is a very very tough call.. would have to say Jasmine Galenorn’s Bloodwyne.. if I couldnt have that one.. it would be NIGHTSHADE by Michelle Rowen

  64. terhi
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:41:58

    Oh my! I haven’t had time yet even to come up with the IDEAS for presents, so this one is a tricky question for me. And stressful. We’re trying to avoid too much hassle and unwanted/-needed stuff this year, which would only be a problem if I wasn’t so busy for the rest of the month: no time really to go browsing in the stores. But reading the other answers has been helpful, I hope you guys don’t mind if I steal a couple of ideas? ;)

    I’m really looking forward to the holidays though: good food and exellent company with lots of time to just hang out with the loved ones(and eat).. =)

    On the Hunt by Gena Showalter et al

  65. Nita
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 15:48:04

    I am most excited to give my three best friends a t-shirt with classic book cover on each one – The Great Gatsby, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Brave New World. They are super neat!

    The book I would most love is The Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh.

  66. Tara
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 16:07:16

    The gift I’m excited about giving is a video game my son has been asking for, for about 3 months. I would like to read is Real Vampires Have More to Love by Gerry Bartlett.

  67. Kim N. Phan
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 16:13:16

    The most excited gift I’m going to give is this photo book that I’m making for a friend. Carefully selecting some of the fun pictures for him!

    Thanks!! Great Giveaway.

    I would really love to win Nalini Singh Archangel Consort! Wow!!! :P

  68. Adnana
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 16:14:17

    I’m looking forward to giving my best friend the porcelain angel I chose for her – I really hope she’ll like it.
    From the books listed, I’d most love to read “Archangel’s Consort” by Nalini Singh or “Ruthless Game” by Christine Feehan.
    Good luck to all and happy holidays!

  69. Michelle Nutt
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 16:31:37

    I can’t wait for my kiddos to open their gifts. It doesn’t really matter what I give them, they are always so appreciative. But the Wii is going to blow them out of the water!

    I’ve only heard of Michelle Rowen and Nightshade (which I will read!) in that whole list, so no matter if I win the contest or not, I’ve definately got a whole new list of authors to check out, so I’ve already won!!! But Real Vampires have more to Love and Blood Challenge sound right up my alley!

  70. MeganS
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 16:37:24

    I’m really excited about the gift I’m giving my parents, a photobook of their sixteen-year-old dog.

    As for the books listed, I’d most like to read Deidre Martin’s ICE BREAKER. I’m in a hockey mood.

  71. Bamafever/ Cristy
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 16:41:36

    I can’t wait to give my son The Hunger Game trilogy so we can begin reading them.

    I am most excited to get Blood Wyne by Yasmine Galenorn

  72. Carrie
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 16:43:24

    The gift I’m the most excited about giving is my husband’s new TIVO. He’s been asking for an upgrade for the last few months and I keep acting like he is ridiculous for wanting it. He will be truly surprised. The book I’d most like to read is ICEBREAKER by Diedre Martin.

  73. Candice
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 16:49:32

    I am going to be giving my mom a coat that I am making myself. She can never seem to find one that is a combination of her size and stylish, so I am making her one myself. I can’t wait to see her on Christmas, I hope she likes it.

    I would love to have Blood Wyne by Yasmine Galenorn! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the series sooo much! ^_^

  74. evening-green
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 16:52:54

    Ok, there’s many gifts I’m excited about to give ayway this christmas, but one I’m especially fond of (still giving it away though) is a really lovely copy of “love in the time of cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez, it’s a kind of harback in a tiny format with very thin pages and a beautiful cover. I’m giving it to a friend, she doesn’t read a lot, but this book is so tiny she could just take it anywhere whithout needing any extra space or adding a lot of weight, I hope she likes it.

    The book I’d most like to receive from the above titles would be NIGHTSHADE by Michelle Rowen.

    lovely giveaway by the way♥

  75. Shelley
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 16:54:20

    This is going to be an awful Christmas for me. I am unable to go to NY to be with mh family as I have been out of work for 18 months and am financially devastated and barely able to survive.

    ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT, Nalini Sing is the book I wouuld definitely love to receive.

  76. tammy
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 16:56:57

    My sister collects dolls and I will be giving her a beautiful antique doll this Christmas.

    I would love to get a copy of Archangel’s Consort. I’ve really been enjoying this series .

  77. kalafudra
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:00:38

    I’m really excited about giving my parents their present – a weekend at a spa. :)

    I’d love to get Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh. [But I take other things as well. ;)]

  78. tr2120
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:07:39

    I’m excited to give my mom her handknitted hat and matching gloves that i’m furiously trying to finish before the holidays.

    I would love to win Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh. That would be the best present I could receive.

  79. Jenny Schwartzberg
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:11:08

    I think the gift I’m most excited to give this season is my annual box of presents for my best friend and her four kids. She tells me they love the annual surprise box (smile).

    The book I’m most looking forward to is Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Consort, with Eileen Wilks’ Blood Challenge a close second.

  80. Gemma
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:14:29

    MY best gift this year will be a little pink crystal duck for my mum. she loves to collect them.

    I would like to win archangels consort by nalini singh the guild hunter series is my faviorite series ever

  81. Alina D
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:33:08

    The gift I am most excited for this year is what ever my hubby gets me. He is really great at getting me something that I hadnt even asked for but its the perfect gift!

    Chosing a book I would like to win is hard! It would either be ANIMAL MAGNETISM, Jill Shalvis or NO PLACE TO RUN, Maya Banks.

    Thanks for the contest! Have a Very Merry Christmas!!

  82. Amadea
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:34:39

    The Gift I am most excited to give are actually two since I have been abroad for the last four months in Ireland. I cannot wait to give my father a bicycle jersey that says ‘IRELAND’ on it and a handmade vase to my mother. Also, a bit of 2012 olympic memorabilia for a good friends from London (he and I both LOVE the Olympics). Cannot wait until they open them!

    The book I would most like to receive is Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh. Have been watching her website’s widget counting down the days.

    This is an amazing giveaway! Happy Holidays everyone!

  83. scrapper
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:36:42

    I gave my sister a check so she could buy a new laptop of her choice (not the MacAir though I wish I could).

    an early copy of Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh would be my choice of reward for being such a good sister! (Blood Challenge by Eileen Wilks is a close second)

  84. Mishakimou
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:37:36

    I am most looking forward to giving my baby sis a bottle of Fuel for Life by Diesel which I picked up for her – she loves it and will be super surprised!

    I would LOVE a copy of Archangel's Consort by Nalini Singh – I love Nalini’s books (both the Psy-Changeling and the Guild Hunter series) and I love the relationship between Elena and Raphael! Can’t wait to see how things unfold in book 3 and so an early ARC would be immense!!

  85. Heidi
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:46:23

    I would definitely love to win a copy of archangels consort
    And the gift I’m most excited about giving is a batman rain coat to my 3 year old son because it comes with a cape and he gonna love it

  86. Renee
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:52:16

    I’m most looking forward to giving my son his Udraw, a drawing pad attachment for the Wii. He loves to draw, and this seems like something he’ll love!

    My choice would be SKIN HEAT by Ava Gray.

  87. Athena W.
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:55:29

    I cannot wait to give my mother a recliner. (breathing problems make it hard for her to sleep horiztonally) I would LOVE Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Consort.

  88. Sabrina Garcia
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:55:44

    I’m excited about giving my mother, who has done SO much for me, a new tv or a washer/dryer for the house she’s hoping to get.

    The book I would LOVE to get my hands on would be Archangel’s Consort, of course. :)

  89. annaaz
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 17:59:04

    I’m looking forward to my daughter’s expression when she unwraps her cotton candy maker for Christmas.

    I would LOVE to win Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh. Angels’ Blood is the best paranormal/urban fantasy I’ve ever read and I’m addicted to Raphael, Elena, and the Guild Hunter world.

    As far as a comment on this blog, I wish Cindy Hwang was my fairy bookmother. How much fun it must be to be an editor! All those worlds, beings, and stories. By the way, Michelle Rowen’s Nightshade intrigues me with her “irresistable” and “breathing weapon” to vamps character. Sounds new. Wanna read it.

    Good luck readers! *whispers* But I hope I win. he he *crosses fingers*

    :o)Anna

  90. Casey H
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 18:13:20

    I’m most excited about giving my mom a gift certificate for a manicure/pedicure. (She has never had either, and I think she’ll love it!)

    As for the book I want the most – that’s really hard because there are so many amazing books! But after much debate, I picked Nightshade by Michelle Rowen. I loved Michelle!

  91. Lawnie
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 18:16:51

    i’m most excited to read archangel’s consort.

    since i’m low on cash this holiday season, i’m going to be making extra yummy treats for my family and friends.

  92. Jen
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 18:37:24

    I am most looking forward to giving my husband a USB drum kit. He already loves playing actual drums so I figured he’d get a kick out of a smaller, electronic version!

    The book I would love to win is Yasmine Galenorn’s Blood Wyne.

  93. VN
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 18:55:05

    I’m looking forward to giving my dad a framed photo of his family taken when he was a child (he hasn’t seen his family in over 30 years). I would love to read Archangel’s Consort.

  94. Cat
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 18:56:01

    I’m most excited about giving my sister a portrait of a puppy I just spent two weeks painting in secret ^_^ she’s currently in the midst of the obsessive puppy phase all 12 year olds seem to go through.

    And like many others I’d love to get my hands on Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Consort! ^_^

  95. Courtney
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 19:04:14

    I am giving my mother the pleasure of my company and that of my 2 hyperactive toddlers, because really, what’s christmas without the hours of joyous screeching and chocolate handprints. And because I am just that generous, I might spread that love to the neighbors too.

    I would LOVE to receive Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh.

  96. Ollisky
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 19:26:17

    I am looking forward in giving my dad a movie he has been waiting a long time for. “Year One” is a funny movie and he has been waiting to see it forever. I am really excited for him to open it because I know how much he has wanting to watch. I am person who loves to laugh so I think making others laugh is a great gift. He works hard for his family and is always there when we need something so it is going to feel great when I see him laughing and relaxing a little bit!

    The book I am most anticipating for next year is Archangel's Consort. I think Nalini Singh is a genius and I love all the worlds she creates. I can't wait to see what happens next for Raphael and Elena. She is one of the authors that I will never get tired of. Hopefully I will find her book in my stocking:)

  97. Sunnyqueen
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 19:27:50

    Hello everyone!

    There are 2 gifts I am very excited to offer.
    The first one is to my beautifully brave mother. My sisters and I we are sending her to her home country to see her mother (our funky amazonish granny).
    The second one is to a stranger I hope: I will take adavantage of this break to go get typed and become an official bone marrow donor .

    As to what I’d love to receive, each book would make me happy. That sais I CANNOT WAIT TO READ NALINI SINGH’S ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT *_*

    Good night folks.

  98. Kate K
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 19:32:44

    My friend had to give up her well-used and well-loved car a while ago because it was becoming too expensive with all the upkeep. So for christmas I bought her a little model of the car so she can always have it with her :)

    I’d love to read Jill Shalvis’s Animal Magnetism. Thanks!

  99. WordSpinner
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 19:33:20

    The gift I’m most excited about giving this year is a handknit blanket that I’m making for my parents. I hope I can make it in time for Christmas without them finding out!

    And The book I’d like the most is Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh. Please please please Archangel’s consort. I can’t wait for February.

  100. Saira
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 19:42:50

    The present I’m most excited to give is a Koobo reader to my sis (bookworm like me).
    And I would love to receive Archangel’s consort by Nalini Singh for Christmas but it does not come out till next year:(

  101. Danielle Bull
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 19:45:12

    I’m most excited about giving away any gifts…I haven’t had a job in awhile and so its going to feel good to be able to give something to someone else.

    There are quite a few books I would love to read that are on this list! But I think Archangel’s Consort tops the list

  102. Heather
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 19:54:01

    The gift I’m most excited to give is my homemade candy, especially the new recipe for caramels I’ve come up with for this year.

    The book I'm most excited about is ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT.

  103. Andi
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 19:55:12

    I bought my Mom a Vita-Mix blender which has wanted for so long, she’s gonna freak. I really want Archangels Consort. Thanks.

  104. chelleyreads
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 20:41:15

    The gift I’m most excited to give is a Sony Cybershot digital camera to my sister.

    The book I’m most excited about is NO PLACE TO RUN by Maya Banks.

  105. Jill
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 21:12:42

    I got my mother a new candy-red mixer for Christmas and was very excited to give it to her. However, I already gave it to her for Thanksgiving – I figured she should get it at the beginning of the cooking season, not the end!

    I’m really looking forward to Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Consort. Can’t wait!

  106. Christa
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 21:18:59

    I am really excited to give my nephew “Alienology” and “Egyptology” from the kid’s “ology” series. I have gotten several of the other ones for him and I think they are great books that inspire wonder and imagination which I think we can all do with more of.

    And to inspire my wonder and imagination I would love love love a copy of Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh. I can’t get enough of Elena and Raphael!

  107. e_bookpushers
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 21:27:37

    Hello. The gift I am most excited about giving is a wall calendar of Carl Warner’s Food Landscapes to my network engineer brother-in-law because I think he will be fascinated by it. The book I would like to receive is SKIN HEAT by Ava Gray.

  108. Sarah C
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 21:28:34

    I most excited to give my father two new denim shirts for Christmas. There are very few fabrics he can wear comfortably, which is why he loves his denim shirts. His are wearing out, and this will be the perfect time to replace them!

    I’d most like to get a copy of Nightshade by Michelle Rowen.

  109. Sheryl
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 21:29:12

    The item I am most excited to give is joining with my siblings to give our parents airfare to and from and cruise tickets (good thing there are a lot of us!).
    The book I would most like to receive is “In Too Deep” by Jayne Ann Krentz (poor Fallon finally gets some help ;)

  110. Erin T
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 21:48:58

    Let’s see, the present I’m most excited about giving this year is the $10 Bad Day Pack I’ve put together for a family White Elephant Christmas present exchange. I’ve got wine, bath salts, tea, chocolate, coffee, cocoa and a scented candle.

    For the book, this is really hard to pick, but I think I’m going to have to go with Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh or Blood Challenge by Eileen Wilks.

  111. lili
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 21:54:15

    Well, the gift I’m most excited to give is actually a gag gift. My brother is a die-hard White Sox fan and he really hates the Cubs. So, I bought him a a Cubs’ shirt, hat, gloves, and coffee mug (they were on super clearance). But then his real gift is inside the gloves which is a season pass for the 2011 White Sox season. I just hope he keeps the gloves long enough to find it.

    The book I would most like to receive is Nalini Singh’s Archangel Consort.

  112. Wenj
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 21:54:39

    For the Holidays I am most excited to give my friend a gift basket filled with books and other goodies. I’ve chosen my favorite titles from this year as well as some reading essentials for the colder weather: a blanket, some hot chocolate, etc.

    The titles I would most liek to receive are ‘Archangel’s Consort’ or ‘Nightshade’

  113. Fran
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 22:00:58

    The thing I’m most excited about giving is a set audiobooks for my daughter. The book I’m interested in is Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh

  114. moonsoliel
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 22:19:22

    I’m really looking forward to giving my godson a giftcard for the local bookstore. As he has gotten older it has been harder and harder to find a gift that is not Xbox related that he will actually enjoy. I really want to encourage him to become a reader, I’ve been giving him books for many years but this is the first year he will be choosing the books for himself. I’m hoping this will be the first of many books he chooses over a lifetime. I know his love of Xbox is unshakable but I just hoping that he will also continue to develop a love of reading.

    My choice is: Archangel’s Consort please

  115. Lilibeth
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 22:19:31

    Well I’m excited to give my sister this stylish trenchcoat she’s always been wanting! I’m dying to see her reaction! The book I would LOVE to get is Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh. That’ll be great :D, I love her angel series :)

  116. Cyndi
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 22:28:51

    The gift I’m most excited about giving is a new mp3 player to my sisters. She’s been without one since the last one got broken. The book I’m interested is Nightshade by Michelle Rowan.

  117. Rosie Nguy
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 22:33:12

    The gift I’m most excited to give: a backpack to my cousin who works so hard to make everyone in our respective families have a good Christmas every year.
    The book I would most like to receive: Chasing the Sun by Kaki Warner. I’ve read the two previous books in the trilogy and enjoyed them. *crossing fingers*

  118. Mariska
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 22:33:36

    I had promised to my sister that i would give her books. so this is the most gift that i want to give as present this holiday :)

    i would like to receive IN TOO DEEP, Jayne Ann Krentz

  119. Nayana
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 22:37:35

    I love giving books. I am thinking of buying several barnes and noble and borders giftcards for my niece and nephews.

    I love Nalini Singh’s book and my choice is Archangel's Consort

  120. sharon
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 22:44:24

    I’m excited to give the gift of quality time! I’m looking forward to spending time with my mom.

    I’d love ARCHANGEL’S CONSORT and coming in at a close second is ANIMAL MAGNETISM. Thanks! :)

  121. Mahlet
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 23:03:50

    I’m excited to gift my girlfriend/co-worker with some of my favorite romance books.

    I’d love to read THE PERFECT PLAY by Jaci Burton.

  122. Eshani
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 23:15:55

    I loved reading everyone’s comments.

    In terms of my favorite gift to give this year, both of my parents still work as post office workers and the extreme cold weather we had recently has been really difficult on them. So I’m really excited to have found heated gloves and socks that they can wear to work. They are battery operated, and absolutely awesome!

    I would love to receive a copy of ANIMAL MAGNETISM by Jill Shalvis.

  123. Jennifer Kiziah
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 23:38:17

    The gift I’m most excited to give is the one I gave to my Angel Tree girl. She is 17 and wanted, what else, clothes!

    The book I’d most like to receive is Reaper’s Justice or Archangel’s Consort.

  124. Erika R
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 01:16:50

    I’m excited to give my mom a necklace with a charm of two parents with two kids, representing our family.

    I would like Archangel’s Consort.

  125. Diana
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 01:35:15

    I’m excited to give my little sister a necklace I found her. And I think I’d most like to receive Nightshade (because I’ve already pre-ordered Archangel’s Consort :D).

  126. Karen
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 01:38:58

    One of the gifts I am excited to give to my youngest daughter (17 years old) is gloves for texting. I laughed when I seen them advertised. But she will use them.

    One of the books I would love to read is Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Consort.

    Thank you for the chance. Merry Christmas!

  127. josieh
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 02:22:22

    The gift I’m most looking forward to giving is an edge trimmer to my husband as our lawns are looking pretty ordinary.

    Like most commenters I’m after ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT by Nalini Singh… February is so far away!

  128. Mervi
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 03:15:15

    The gift that I’m most excited to give this Christmas is a beautiful silver bracelet with snowflakes to my 13 years old niece.

    I would like the Achangel’s Consort from Nalini Singh.

  129. Aimee
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 03:22:16

    I am most excited to give my mother a miniature fountain for Christmas for when she moves into her new home.

    I just hope it arrives on time!

    The book I’d most like to read is ‘Achangel's Consort’ by Nalini Singh.

  130. Anneela
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 04:58:24

    I’m a newly wed and the gift I’m most excited to give is a gift to my husband – I got him a watch that he’s been dying to have.

    The book I would most like to receive as a gift would be of course ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT by Nalini Singh. If not, any of the titles above would be fine as they all seem like really great books to read.

    Happy Holidays!

  131. Tiffany B
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 06:10:54

    I am most excited to give my mom an earring and necklace set I saw her admiring. She’ll be really surprised. I would like Archangel’s Consort or REAL VAMPIRES HAVE MORE TO LOVE.

  132. Courtney
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 06:22:57

    I am most excited to give my brother the Chelsea football team jersey that I bought for him when I was in London last month. He’s a big fan.

    I would love Archangel’s Consort.

  133. Amy P.
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 07:36:01

    I can’t wait for my hubbie to open his kindle! He wants it for magazines . . . I’m going to be borrowing it – ALOT!

    I would love Ice Breaker by Deidre Martin. There is something about sports, sweat and sexy guys that make me smile!

  134. Maja
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 08:18:18

    The gift I'm most excited to give as a present this holiday season are to my two small nieces. They both love to get everyone they know to read with them (they can’t read yet). I’ve bought 25 books, and I can’t wait to see how happy they get when they get to open all those gifts (each book is in one gift).

    I’d like either Nightshade or Darling Strumpet.

    Btw, Marry Xmas! :)

  135. Dana
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 08:29:16

    The gift I’m most excited about is a gift to my best friend. She is going through a rough patch and I’m getting her a book related to a her hobby and earrings…

    I would love to get In too deep by Jayne Ann Krentz.

  136. Kira
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 08:29:58

    The gift I’m most excited about giving is a gourmet coffee maker for my husband–he’s been eyeing it all year and I’m thrilled I scrapped the money together to put it under the tree.

    Nightshade and Archangel’s Consort both look amazing!

  137. Stacy(Urban Fantasy Investigations)
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 08:30:03

    I am most excited to see my sons face when he opens his new Guitar that he has been asking santa for for the past 2 years. I am not expecting any xmas gifts but I would love a book shelf.

  138. Georgia W
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 08:45:18

    Can’t wait for my sister to open her present – it’s a T-Shirt, but instead of “Hello Kitty” it says “Hello Schrody” next to a box with a bow on it … (Big Bang Theory for the win!)

    Would very much enjoy getting my hands on Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh!! :)

  139. Jennifer
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 09:13:09

    The gift that I am most excited to give this holiday season has already been given. It doesn’t seem like much but I cleaned my grandmothers living room. My mother moved in with her a few years ago and about six months ago left to live with her boyfriend in FL and left all of her stuff behind along with her dogs. My grandmother has been living in deplorable conditions at the hand of my mother. I have a two year old and am in college and my grandmother works all the time. I went over yesterday and did her living room. That took me four hours and it is not finished yet. At least she can move in there now. I plan to continue to help her as much as possible. i left a note on her door saying merry Christmas love me…I know this is a long comment but this is what I am most excited to give. I would most like to recieve a copy of Blood Wyne by Yasmine Galenorn. Thank you for the opportunity to win this contest.

  140. Amy
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 09:23:33

    The gift I am most excited to give is a handmade tablecloth and napkins I got in Portugal for my mom.
    The book I would most like to receive is Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh- I love that series!

  141. tammy salvatore
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 09:32:50

    I cant wait to give my oldest son the computer he has been asking for..

    I would like to have Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh

  142. ck
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 09:55:41

    Present I am most excited to give: an iPad to my husband. He’s wanted it forever but refused to let me buy it for him. Now he has no choice – bwa ha ha!

    Book I’d like most: Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh.

  143. Lindsey C
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 09:58:18

    My Great Grandmother passed earlier this year. She was our family matriarch and the glue that held us all together. The gift I am most excited to give this year is a recipe book that I made. It contains almost all of her recipes including a few from my Great Great Great Grandmother. I’m giving a copy to my Grandmother, Mother, Aunts, and Daughter.

    I would love a copy of ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT by Nalini Singh. I am so excited to read it!

  144. shannon cook
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 11:29:12

    The gift I’m most excited to give is for my four year old son–an electric ‘James’ train. He loves the Thomas wooden trains and will be thrilled to get one that moves on its own and whistles. Will make for a fun Christmas morning.

    Of the books you have listed, I’m on pins & needles waiting for Archangel’s Consort by Singh. I love both of her PNR series. A close second would be Blood Challenge by Wilks. The World of Lupi series is another great one. Thanks for organizing the giveaway.

  145. Amy Z.
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 12:25:46

    I would like to give someone a bath set so they cam pamper themselves and relax after a year of hard work.

    I would love to win Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh or Master of Smoke by Angela Knight or any of P.C. Cast’s books. Thank you!

  146. reese
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 12:40:28

    I’m really excited about the IPOD I bought my husband. He has no clue. As for books, I am drooling over Archangel’s consort by Nalini Singh

  147. Christina
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 12:45:12

    I am most excited to give my 9 year old nephew a box of goodies. He’s a Star Wars and Lego fanatic (he likes them separately and together). So I got him the new Lego Universe online game, a few Star Wars coloring books, Star Wars yo-yo, Star Wars notepad, Star Wars dry erase board, and a Toy Story 3 popcorn container with popcorn and candy in it.

  148. Christina
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 12:45:42

    I forgot to add that the book I would most like to receive is Here to Stay by Catherine Anderson.

    Happy Holidays!

  149. Harriet Millard
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 12:50:47

    I’m really looking forward to giving my sister her spar day present as she really deserves a treat.
    I am obessing over Archangel's Consort by Nalini Singh; just can’t wait for its release.

  150. Nicole
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 12:54:02

    I’m most excited to give a V-Tech to my cousin’s little girls. They’re both so smart, and I think they’ll love it.

    I’d love to have a copy of Nightshade by Michelle Rowen, but A Werewolf in Manhattan by Vicki Lewis Thompson is a close second.

  151. Heather F.
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 13:17:48

    The gifts that I’m most excited to give are the books that I got for my grandmother and aunt. They love books as much as I do. I’m also excited to give my nieces the girly presents I got them and the books they have been asking me for.

  152. Heather F.
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 13:18:27

    The gifts that I’m most excited to give are the books that I got for my grandmother and aunt. They love books as much as I do. I’m also excited to give my nieces the girly presents I got them and the books they have been asking me for.

    I would love to win Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh!

  153. Nikki
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 13:22:39

    I think I am most excited about the light sabers. LOL My family is all about Star Wars, right down to the little one and we found these very cool ones that are likely to thrill and set off a Christmas morning duel. The two year old gets a little carried away…but it will still rock. LOL

    If I would be so lucky as to win, I would love to have Nalini Singh’s book, Archangel’s Consort. She is one of my favorites.

    Happy Holidays everyone! ~N

  154. Amy S
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 13:58:43

    I’m most excited to give my partner a membership to a indie theater near us. Plus I get to enjoy the gift as well since he usually takes me. :)

    I love to get Animal Magnetism by Jill Shalvis.

  155. Sherry
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 14:55:13

    I can’t wait to see my kids face when he gets his ipod touch. The book I most want is Visions of Magic by Regan Hastings.

  156. Soraya Lane
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 15:19:24

    The gift I’m most excited about giving this year . . . we are attending a wedding three days before Xmas, and instead of gifts for them, the couple have asked for gifts to be placed under a tree for under-privilaged children, so they can be donated to our local charity in time for Xmas eve. I’m excited to be wrapping up two lovely picture books to place beneath the tree.

    The book I would love to win is Nalin Singh’s Archangel’s Consort!

  157. Carol
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 15:22:22

    The gift I’m most excited to give is to my baby nephew! Cute monkey hat.

    The book I most want is Nalini Singh’s Archangel Consort!

    Merry Christmas!

  158. Elizabeth C.
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 15:23:53

    The gift that I am most excited to give this holiday would be the new Robbie Williams album that I’m giving to my older sister, I can’t wait to see her face. The book thatI would like the most is Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh

  159. N. Past
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 15:24:03

    I’m most excited to give my boyfriend this mixed-media painting I’ve been working on for the past month. Partially to see his face, and partially to finally get it done and gone and out of my workspace!

    Jill Shalvis’ Animal Magnetism sounds exactly like something I’d like to read, so I’m most excited for that title.

  160. Jo O
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 15:52:42

    Usually I manage to tuck away some surprises but this year everyone has given me a list! I suppose that the one I’m most excited about is the Tag Reader system for my 4 year old great niece as she is very excited about Christmas this year. She won’t like the jeans I’ve bought her, at her mum’s request, though as she told Santa that clothes were boring!

    The book I would most like is Master of Smoke by Angela Knight

  161. Nicole
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 17:32:12

    I am giving my mom a Kindle this year! She is so excited and hopefully it will save space in her tiny home!

    I would looooove to receive Archangel’s Consort!

  162. Linda Bingham
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 17:37:36

    This year will be the first year I won’t be able to give gifts as I usually do. I’m crocheting some scarves and hats for the children of my best friend and my cousins little ones, but I’m unable to get my children something like I normally have in the past. I’m a single Mom of two wonderful, typical teenagers. The economy has finally caught up with me in a bad way and I’m barely making ends meet. This is also the first time I’ve not felt the Christmas Spirit and mentioned I didn’t feel like putting up a tree. I suggested we just set out a manger scene this year and nothing else. I’ve had a change of heart and I’ve decided that the gift I will give this year is to put up the tree even though there won’t be any gifts under it and have a wonderful dinner with my family. What is most important is getting to spend quality time with the ones you love the most. I also thought I could make up some gift certificates to put in the kids stockings that they will be able to redeem with me. The coupons will give them one on one time with me where we can talk, watch a movie/tv program, or play a game together.

    I book I would love to get is either Nalini Singh, Archangel’s Consort or Ava Gray, Skin Heat.

  163. Lori
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 17:56:01

    The book I’d love to receive is You Dropped a Blonde on Me by Dakota Cassidy because that woman is killer funny.

    The gift I’m most excited to give … I have a beautiful red casserole dish that I’m giving to a friend who wants pretty kitchen things and I’m filling it with my most delicious casserole so she has something made directly from me also.

    I love to give gifts but mostly I love to give food that I made. That fills my heart.

  164. Christina G
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 18:09:33

    The gift I am most excited to give are some power tools I bought for my father :) It is something different from the traditional gifts we always seem to give, nd he needed some newer ones for work.

    As for me, I would LOVE Nalini’s book! I can’t wait for it to release (Goddess of Camelot or Legend, and The Irish Princess all tie for second).

  165. Kyesha M.
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 19:09:39

    I gift I’m most looking forward to giving is a IPod for my best friend which she has wanted for the longest time and I am finally able to give it to her.

    And the book I would most like is Nalini Singh’s book Archangel’s Consort

  166. Elena
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 19:42:25

    The gift i am most excited about giving is make up. So i am deffinately going to get something from M.A.C :) But besides that I am excited about all the gifts i will give out. P.s I would LOOOVE to get my hands on the book Archangel's Consort by Nalini Singh :)

  167. Claire
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 19:53:59

    To give eh? Well, I plan to give my brother a set of cologne! He’s been bothering me for months about it and I can’t wait to give it to him!

    And the best gift I could receive this Christmas, definitely Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh! Such a fantastic series!

    Thanks a ton for these contests! They make my season!

  168. Lot
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 20:29:28

    The gift – the self filtering water bottle for my brother in law!! I know – but he is the worst to buy for and will love it.

    The book – I really do think I’d chop off a limb to read Nalini Singh’s Angel’s Consort even five minutes early!

  169. MaryK
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 20:49:19

    My sisters and I got my Dad a Kindle3. He lost his touchscreen Sony(!) so we’re going to insist he use a brightly colored cover.

    I’m really interested in NIGHTSHADE by Michelle Rowen.

  170. Tiphanie
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 20:59:45

    The gift I am most excited to give is a jacket for my dad…just in time for the cold weather when we go on an overseas holiday.

    The book I would most like to receive is Nalini Singh's Archangel's Consort. Although, that seems to be pretty popular, so I'll be happy if I receive Jayne Ann Krentz's In Too Deep. Thanks!

  171. jcp
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 21:18:24

    I’m giving ebooks (her choice)
    I;m looking forward to reading Chasing the Sun by Kaki Warner

  172. Yessica
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 21:33:30

    The gift I’m giving to my mom is a family reunion since she hasn’t seen her siblings in 10 years. Love u mom!!!!!

    The book I would love to read is ARCHANGELS CONSORT by Nalini Singh.

  173. Stephanie B
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 21:34:45

    “Darling Strumpet” is the book I’d most like to get, although I think “Nightshade” looks great too.

    I knit my sister a pair of mittens. They’re really cute and I hope she likes them!

  174. Amy L.
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 22:58:07

    The gift I am most excited to give as a present is a toy that has been on my son’s wish list for a long time. The book I would most like to receive is Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Consort.

  175. Kate A
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 22:58:08

    The gift I’m most excited to give is a homemade cookbook my friend and I made for another friend of ours. Hope she likes it!

    I’d love to read Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh. Thanks for the giveaway!

  176. Ann_a_reader
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 23:07:58

    Haven’t purchased it yet but I’m on the hunt for a big bowl to give my 6.1″ 14 year old nephew who I watched eat a bowl of Cheerios out of metal mixing bowl. I’m hoping to find a yellow one and give him some boxes of Cheerios to go with it.
    I would love to get BLOOD CHALLENGE, Eileen Wilks
    Thank you.

  177. Julie T.
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 23:16:37

    The gift I am most excited to give as a present is a plane ticket to my Grandma so that she can visit her son and grandkids.

    I would like to receive Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Consort.

  178. Leni
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 23:26:06

  179. Ketsia
    Dec 15, 2010 @ 23:56:58

    The gift I am most excited to give this Christmas is The Call of Duty: Black Ops Prestige Edition that I bought for my nephew. The book I would like most to receive is Archangel Consort by Nalini Singh.

  180. Mary
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 00:51:28

    The gift i am most exited to give is a Nintendo ds to my niece she i going to be so surprised lol.

    The book i would be most happy with is GODDESS OF CAMELOT, P.C. Cast
    Thank you for the opportunity to win a book or maybe a kindle… i really want a kindle. :)

  181. Lisa Richards
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 01:02:46

    The book I would be most happy with is REAL VAMPIRES HAVE MORE TO LOVE, Gerry Bartlett

    The gift I am most exited to give is a Barbie Jeep to my granddaughter

    Boy, I’d love to find a Kindle under my tree this Christmas.

  182. Shel
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 01:05:35

    Gift – earrings I think my mom will really like.

    Animal Magnetism by Jill Shalvis, please. Thanks for the giveaway. :)

  183. Nastassia
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 02:09:25

    I am most excited to give my mom a new cellphone.
    I would like to receive Blood Challenge by Eileen Wilks .

  184. Sonia F.
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 03:56:11

    My 17 year old cousin and my 12 year dog adore each other, they’ve grown up side by side. This year I’m going to give her a cushion printed with a photograph of both of them together, she’ll love it!
    The book I’d like to receive is Archangel’s Consort, by Nalini Singh.
    Thanks!

  185. Elizabeth
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 04:28:04

    I’m giving my friend a pony!

    Fine, it’s stuffed. But it looks like Maximus (from Tangled), and he’s awesome enough to overcome that small setback.

    But for myself, I’d dearly love a copy of ARCHANGEL’S CONSORT. Like nearly half the people here, unsurprisingly. :)

  186. Lindsey Ekland
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 05:53:40

    I am giving my nephew a Captian Underpants set of books. Hope he loves reading it.

    I would like a copy of â—¦On the Hunt by Gena Showalter et al

  187. Starryjules
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 06:31:31

    The gift I’m most excited to give is a vintage inspired mandarin collar shirt I found in a gift shop.

    The book I most want from the collection about is Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh.

  188. Diana
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 06:35:33

    The gift I’m most excited to give this year is cookies! Over the summer, my Grandfather gave me my Grandmother’s copy of the Joy of Cooking, and tucked between the pages was her Thimble cookie recipe. I’m baking Thimble cookie’s for everyone in my family, I hope they’ll bring back good memories :)

    I would love a copy of The Other Side, by JD Robb et al

  189. Shell
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 07:09:45

    This Christmas I am looking forward to giving my younger siblings their present. I have made a big basket of edible presents for the three of them including giant candy-canes and lollipops. there is also a few surprises in their for my father and stepmother so there will be something for everyone to gorge on. I anticipate extremely hyper children running around on Christmas day.

    I would most like to receive a copy of Archangels Consort this Christmas.

  190. Kenya Lolis
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 07:24:28

    Hi,
    The gift I am most looking forward to giving this year is: My 5yr old daughter asked for a scooter and some roller skates. I cant wait until she opens them. Her smile is going to light up the room. I would Looooooooooooooove Nalini Singhs book Archangel Consort. I’m a huge fan of hers

  191. PJF
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 07:26:33

    The gift I am most looking forward to giving is for my son, and its a toss up — I got him a bike, which he has been begging for — and I got him a kitten… both I think will be very exciting for him.

    As for me, I would LOVE to have ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT by Nalini Singh in my stocking. Love me that Archangel!

  192. Jenese Leon
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 08:42:50

    I’m most excited to give my husband the PS3 Move Bundle and can’t wait to receive the NOOKclor for me!!! :)

    I would like to win Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh.

  193. MS
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 08:44:09

    I come from a really big family, so I’m really excited to give my parents and siblings all their gifts. Also, my sister has a friend who can’t afford eyeglasses (he’s been going around blurry-eyed for a while), so we’re both pooling our money together to get him an eye exam and a pair of glasses so he can see for the holidays and beyond. :)

    I would love, love, love to read Nalini Singh’s ARCHANGEL’S CONSORT. Thanks!

  194. Sandra
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 11:52:52

    ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT, Nalini Singh.

    I’m excited about the Canon flash I got for my niece. She’s a photo bug and I think she’s going to like it.

  195. Susie
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 12:18:45

    I am excited to give my husband a “nice” watch he can wear on special occasions. He never asks for much so I can’t wait!

    The book I MOST want to receive is Archangel’s Consort by Nalini Singh. :) Happy holidays!

  196. Sofie
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 13:17:26

    I’m looking to give my little niece her the giraffed stuffey toy. She’s turning 1 this December!
    And the most coveted book would be ARCHANGEL'S CONSORT by Nalini Singh

  197. Marquetta
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 13:23:15

    I’m excited to give my dad the Kindle cover for the k3. My mom has bought the K3 for him for Christmas. My dad has been eyeballing my K2 ever since I got it a year ago. I know he’s going to be excited!

    I can’t wait to et my hands on Jill Shalvis’ Animal Magnetism. She writes the BEST contemporary romances!

  198. Pat A
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 17:15:59

    My daughter is a budding photographer and I am giving her adobe photoshop editing. It is the last thing is expecting me to give her because to encourage her I gave her a great camera for birthday.

    Please put me in for Nightshade.

    thank you.

  199. azteclady
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 17:35:02

    Oh, my goodness gracious, that’s some impressive list of titles!

    The gift I’m most excited to give? it’s probably more than a bit weird, but it’s actually this: I, who can’t cook to save her life, am giving a co-worker two fail-proof recipes to try this Christmas, so that she can impress her boyfriend’s mother. (The rationale being, if *I* can make them and have people come back for seconds and thirds, she’s sure to win with them.)

    As for the book I’d most like to get from the list… You Dropped a Blonde on Me, by Dakota Cassidy.

    Thank you, Dear Author ladies and gentleman–and happy holidays!

  200. E
    Dec 16, 2010 @ 17:58:36

    Giving my mom an awesome digi camera she’s been dying for. I’m excited about reading Ava Gray Skin Heat

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