UK Christmas Giveaway! Win a Yoshi book purse and a paperback copy of Art and Soul

Update: this giveaway has now closed and I’ll announce the lucky winner on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Thank you to everyone who entered and apologies again to followers based outside the UK. I hope to do an international giveaway in the future!

 

An early Christmas present for one lucky UK-based reader: this lovely Yoshi book purse and a signed paperback copy of Art and Soul!

Art and Soul Yoshi book purse Christmas giveaway

It’s been 7 months since I published my debut contemporary romance, Art and Soul.

Thank you all for your support. To everyone who has bought, downloaded, read, reviewed, spread the word and put the book on their Goodreads shelf, I’m tremendously grateful. And I’m sorry this giveaway is only open to UK-based entrants, but international postage costs are huge. Hopefully I can organise an international giveaway in the future.

The giveaway is running from Sunday 22nd November 2020 to midnight on 30th November 2020 (all times GMT).

I’m running the giveaway using Rafflecopter and you can enter here.

The full terms and conditions are at the bottom of this post.

Good luck!

UK Giveaway Christmas Yoshi bookworm purse and paperback copy of Art and Soul by Claire Huston

Full terms and conditions:

–This is a prize draw to win one Yoshi Christmas bookworm coin purse (as pictured) and one signed paperback copy of Art and Soul by Claire Huston. There will be one winner.
–The one winner will be selected at random via Rafflecopter from all valid entries and will be notified by Twitter and/or email by Thursday 3rd December 2020. The winner must then respond within seven days of the date of contact, providing a valid UK address for the prize to be sent to. If a selected winner does not meet all of the entry conditions or refuses the prize, another entrant will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries. –Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted.
–No purchase necessary to enter.
–The prize draw is open to residents of the UK aged 18 or over. Entrants must be UK residents and must provide a valid contact method to enable notification if they are a winner.
–The winner’s name will be published as part of an announcement on Claire Huston’s blog and social media channels.
–Any personal data given as part of the competition entry will only be used for the purposes of running the prize draw and delivering the prize and will not be shared with third parties except for the purpose of delivering the prize. –After I have dispatched the prize and receipt has been confirmed I will delete the data I hold.
–This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.


Claire Huston / Art and Soul

Romantic Fiction Bookclub launch and amazing competition! #RNA60 #RomFicBookClub @RNATweets @0neMoreChapter_

How would you like to win 60 books?!

RNA60 romantic fiction bookclub on facebook launch win 60 romance books competition with One More Chapter

As part of their 60th anniversary celebrations, the Romantic Novelists’ Association has set up The Romantic Fiction Book Club on Facebook. The group is for readers who love romantic fiction and authors of novels which feature romance. If that sounds like you, you can request to join here.

To get the group off to a flying start, the lovely people at One More Chapter have donated a whopping SIXTY books to be won by one very lucky reader. And 60 runners up will also win one signed romance novel each, donated by RNA members.

Please note that the competition is open to UK residents only (sorry!).

Here are a just few of the gorgeous books you could win: Read on for details on how to enter!

Blogiversary giveaway. And the winner is…

 Last week I celebrated my first blogiversary with a giveaway. Up for grabs were copies of these beauties:

The Mystery of the Jewelled Moth and The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow by Katherine Woodfine and illustrated by Julia Sarda book covers photoThe Mystery of the Jewelled Moth and The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow by Katherine Woodfine and illustrated by Julia Sarda book covers photo

The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow and The Mystery of the Jewelled Moth by Katherine Woodfine (click for my reviews).

I’m delighted to say that lots of people entered – thank you for taking part.

And the lucky winner is… Lindsay from Book boodle. If you don’t already follow Lindsay’s blog, you really should. Lots of lovely books and baking 🙂

On a blogging note, this was my first giveaway and first time using Rafflecopter. After initially being puzzled by a few things, in the end it was all quite straightforward. I’m now more confident I know what I’m doing and hope to host another giveaway sooner rather than later 🙂

Thank you to everyone who entered and all my lovely readers!


Claire Huston / Art and Soul

WWW Wednesday 27th April 2016

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This meme is hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words. A similar meme, This Week in Books is hosted by Lipsyy Lost and Found.

Wait! There’s more. Click to find out what I’ve been reading!

1st blogiversary + 500 followers = giveaway time!

Who thought this day would come?

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When I started this blog a year ago, it was mainly to give myself something to do while submitting my first novel to literary agents. There’s been some progress on that front, and while I still haven’t got an agent or publishing deal, I believe my book is better now than it was a year ago. In fact, I have a few more edits to make after receiving encouraging feedback from my reader in the Romantic Novelists’ Association (thank you, whoever you are) and then it’ll be back to submissions.

I told myself that I’d host a giveaway when I’d been blogging a year (this seemed unlikely last April) or had 500 followers (which seemed unthinkable). However, the stars have aligned and I’ve hit both milestones at the same time!

Thank you so much to all of you lovely people for following my ramblings and baking adventures. I put a lot of thought into what the greatest number of you might like to win for yourself or to pass on to someone else, and this is what I came up with… *insert drumroll*

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