Archive for September 23, 2009

Blog Hopping Moleskine Giveaways 2009 – Series 2

Blog Hop 2009 Series 2

It’s back for the 2nd series this 2009!  Avalon.ph Blog Hopping Moleskine Giveaways (2009) is fast becoming one of the most anticipated annual event in the Philippine blogosphere. Aside from being a promotion between different participating sites to giveaway Moleskine Notebooks, it is also a great way to introduce new and old blogs to different readers.

Visit each site during their contest period to determine their contest mechanics. These are all great sites even without the contest so check them out.

Discover blogs by people who loves to write, share ideas, and make images standout. Enjoy their blogs and you might win a Moleskine Notebook to further inspire you to write, sketch, doodle and create ideas.

Don’t miss out this unique blog contest series – and yes, you get multiple chances of winning! Click the links below during their contest period to join.

Sep 24-30 www.oodlesofgoodles.com – Oodles of Goodles
Oct 1-7 www.bahay-bahayan.com – Buhay Bahay-Bahayan
Oct 8-14 vivalavieboheme.tumblr.com – viva la vie boheme
Oct 15-21 blog.avalon.ph – Avalon.ph Blog (finale contest)

Schedule and participating blogs are subject to change.  Keep visiting this site for details.

Oodles of Goodles (www.oodlesofgoodles.com)
Oodles of Goodles is the eclectic blog of Glenda, a self-proclaimed jill-of-all trades. She was once a corporate rat who decided enough is enough and proceeded to spend her time with people and things she cares about most. And to save the world, one blog at a time. She has never looked back since.

Buhay Bahay-Bahayan (www.bahay-bahayan.com)
An online journal of a husband and wife team going through the roller coaster ride of playing real-life playhouse (bahay-bahayan). Rico is the husband, and Riza is the wife. Read on as Rico narrates his thoughts, dreams, interests, and opinions.

viva la vie boheme (vivalavieboheme.tumblr.com)
Gail. Twenty four. Has a love-hate relationship with the world. Bohemian. Writer. A philomath. I express myself better in written words and photos. I like taking out lines from lyrics, movies, and good books. I like getting lost in another world through reading, listening to music, and writing.

It is recommended you subscribe to their RSS feeds to guarantee that you don’t miss any details about their individual contests.

Don’t forget to check out the Avalon.ph Blog for regular updates about this contest.

What are you waiting for? Join now!

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Good luck everyone!

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Interested to see the previous Blog Hopping Giveaways? Check out the 2008 and 2009 (1st series) editions!

Want to be a participating blog next year? You can submit your blog/website details, check the link here (note: some details updated).

We have a winner!

Winner of the Gaiman Signed Book Randomizer

* For privacy of entries real names of entries via website purchase were cut using first 2 letters of first name, and 3-6 letters of last (as you can see some weird names listed above). No real names were submitted in the list randomizer unless you used your real name displayed on the website to submit your entry.

Congratulations to Ka(ren) Punza(lan) [name disclosed w/ permission]! She purchased 4 Moleskine Notebooks last September 10, received 4 entries and was picked by random.org‘s list randomizer as the winner of the Neil Gaiman SIGNED book giveaway!

Thank you everyone for participating! Watch out for our next giveaway so keep checking our website, this blog or better yet, add us to your RSS feed.

Teaser, Series 2

Blog Hop 2009 Series 2

New Titles Posted, Sep 2009 (1st)

Little Birds

Fiction:

The Dream Stealer by Gregory Maguire (Hardbound)
The Gryphon by Nick Bantock (Hardbound)
The Golden Mean by Nick Bantock (Hardbound)
Alexandria by Nick Bantock (Hardbound)
The Best American Erotica 2005 (Edited by Susie Bright)
Red Bird: Poems by Mary Oliver (Hardbound)
For One More Day by Mitch Albom (Hardbound)
The Best Horror from Fantasy Tales
New Worlds: An Anthology (Edited by Michael Moorcock)
The Call of the Toad by Gunter Grass
Little Birds: Erotica by Anais Nin
The Mammoth Book of Women’s Erotic Fantasies
The Sleeping Beauty Erotic Trilogy by Anne Rice
Primavera by Francesca Lia Block
Beautiful Boys by Francesca Lia Block
Fluke: Or, I Know Why … by Christopher Moore (Hardbound)
The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove by Christopher Moore

Death by PowerPoint

Non-Fiction:

The High Times Reader (Warhol, Burroughs, Zappa, etc)
The Mammoth Book of Dirty, Sick, X-Rated & Politically Incorrect Jokes
The Dark Side of the Moon: The Making of the Pink Floyd Masterpiece (HB)
The New Kings of Nonfiction (Gladwell, Orlean & more)
Little Red Riding Hood Uncloaked: Sex, Morality, and the Evolution of a Fairy Tale
The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad
Death by PowerPoint: A Modern Office Survival Guide
Bad vs Worse: The Ultimate Guide to Making Lose-Lose Decisions
Faster Than the Speed of Light: The Story of a Scientific Speculation
Dictionary of Subjects & Symbols in Art by James Hall
Horror: 100 Best Books (Edited by Stephen Jones & Kim Newman)
Horror: Another 100 Best Books (Edited by Stephen Jones & Kim Newman)
Writing: The Story of Alphabets and Scripts
The Best Women’s Travel Writing 2006
Are You Crazy?: 18 Scientific Quizzes to Test Yourself
The Whole Truth: A Compendium of Myths, Mistakes & Misconceptions
The Design of Everyday Things by Donald Norman

Back in Stock:

Clever Maids: The Secret History of The Grimm Fairy Tales by Valerie Paradiz
Darwin: The Indelible Stamp (HB 4-in-1, Best of Darwin)
The BEST-Case Scenario Handbook: A Parody
Generation X by Douglas Coupland
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Can a Guy Get Pregnant? Scientific Answers to Everyday Questions (HB)
The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler
1,000 Places To See Before You Die: A Traveler’s Life List
The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank
Delta of Venus: Erotica by Anais Nin

Happy Shopping!

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