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This is a Contest: Chronicle Books Hauliday

November 24, 2010
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Chronicle Books is having a “Happy Haul-idays” contest, in which bloggers can post a wish list of Chronicle’s titles up to a $500 limit to be entered in a drawing to win those books. As a librarian/reader, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to poke around the Chronicle catalog and maybe win some books. My list is below, in alphabetical order (except google spreadsheet’s lack of accounting for initial articles). If I win, one person who commented on this post will also win the list of books. I have to confess, though, that I made the list with only my own assorted interests in mind. Reef Watch Waikiki took a much more noble and ocean-themed approach to their list.

52 Amazing Science Experiments
All My Friends Are Dead
Andy Warhol’s Colors
Ask Click and Clack: Answers from Car Talk
Creatures & Critters Origami Craft Pad
Dim Sum: A Pocket Guide
Fast Breads: 50 Recipes for Easy, Delicious Bread
Food Play
Fresh from the Farmers’ Market: Year-Round Recipes for the Pick of the Crop
Large Moleskine Sketchbook
Nerve: The First Ten Years: Essays, Interviews, Fiction, and Photography
Paper + Craft: 25 Charming Gifts, Accents, and Accessories to Make from Paper
Paper Cutting: Contemporary Artists, Timeless Craft
Pocket Plain Moleskine Red Notebook
Pocket Ruled Moleskine Notebook
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Quick & Easy Korean Cooking: More than 70 Everyday Recipes
Smut: Volume 1
Smut: Volume 2
Southern Cocktails: Dixie Drinks, Party Potions & Classic Libations
Subversive Cross Stitch: 33 Designs for Your Surly Side
Ten Little Zombies
The Book of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks
The Indie Rock Coloring Book
The Indie Rock Poster Book
The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex
The Sock Monkey & Friends Kit: 9 Different Fun-to-Make Sock Creature Projects
The Wildlife of Star Wars: A Field Guide
This Is NPR

14 Comments
  1. November 25, 2010 3:38 pm

    I see a few titles on your list I’d love to have! the cross-stitch one, a couple with zombies. Yeah, i hope you win and I win too since I commented🙂

  2. gked permalink
    November 25, 2010 7:31 pm

    I will forgive you for thinking only of yourself in your choices. Especially if we win a bunch of free books! Ha ha ha.

  3. November 26, 2010 10:44 am

    I hope you win!

  4. December 5, 2010 5:13 am

    Here’s hoping for a win! you’ve got great choices! Good luck!

    Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

  5. December 6, 2010 10:52 pm

    awesome list. I hope you win. Best of luck!!

  6. December 8, 2010 4:01 pm

    great list! best of luck!

  7. December 8, 2010 7:41 pm

    Wow please win! I seriously think I would cry if I won all these books!

    happy_haylee_3(at)hotmail(dot)com

  8. December 9, 2010 9:36 am

    Please note that I am deleting comments that I think are pure spam; if anyone left a real comment they think has been deleted erroneously, let me know through the contact form or leave another comment.

  9. December 9, 2010 1:05 pm

    WHY didn’t I think to put at least ONE Moleskin on MY list? 🙂 We share a few, though: Fast Breads, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. And there are some others that I WISH I had put on my own; I love all of the paper craft books that you listed! Good luck!

    • December 10, 2010 3:27 pm

      Julie, I really had to restrain myself from including several more notebooks.🙂

  10. Jeane permalink
    December 9, 2010 3:23 pm

    What a nice list. Good luck to both of us! And thank you
    Chronicle Books.

    jcamp2020 at aol dot com

  11. hanna permalink
    December 9, 2010 4:57 pm

    good list! Definitely could use more moleskin notebooks.

  12. December 9, 2010 5:00 pm

    What a great list of books!

    jowanjowan73(at)yahoo(dot)com

  13. December 13, 2010 8:16 pm

    Bummer, we didn’t win! But they did share a promo code for 35% off + free shipping through December 16, 2011; at checkout use the code HAULIDAYS

    I’m going to close comments now so it’s clear that entries are closed.

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