Friday, November 26, 2010

Chronicle Books Happy Haul-idays Contest!

Chronicle Books is running a fantastic contest this holiday season called Happy Haul-idays.
Participating bloggers choose up to $500 worth of books and book-related items from the Chronicle Books website and post about them. Then, the blogger and one of the readers who comments on that blogger's Haul-idays post (that could be you!) have a chance to win the entire list! All you have to do to be entered is to leave a comment on this post or the post of other participating bloggers.

Chronicle Books has a lot of wonderful items to choose from! Here are the books and things I would choose if I won $500 worth of books and book-related items from Chronicle Books. If you'd like to win these items as well, just leave a comment! Good Luck to us!

Soup's On by Leslie Jonath & Frankie Frankeny (Paperback) $19.95

Time for Dinner by Pilar Guzmán, Alanna Stang, & Jenny Rosentrach (Hardcover) $24.95

The Commonsense Kitchen By Tom Hudgens (Hardcover) $35.00

Ernie by Tony Mendoza (Hardcover) $12.95

Curious Cats by Mitsuaki Iwago (Hardcover) $16.95

B is for Baseball (Hardcover) $15.99

Obsessed with Baseball by The Baseball Guys (Hardcover) $24.95

Six-String Heroes: Photographs of Great Guitarists by Neil Zlozower (Hardcover) $35.00

The Exquisite Book: 100 Artists Play a Collaborative Game by Julia Rothman, Jenny Volvovski, & Matt Lamothe Foreword by Dave Eggers (Hardcover) $29.95

Beaches by Gideon Bosker & Lena Lencek (Hardcover) $24.95

This is NPR by Cokie Roberts, Susan Stamberg, Noah Adams, John Ydstie, Renee Montagne, Ari Shapiro, & David Folkenflik (Hardcover) $29.95

Great Authors: What Your Teachers Never Told You About Famous Novelists, Poets, and Playwrights Quirk Books by Robert Schnakenberg (Paperback) $16.95
Art of McSweeney's by the Editors of McSweeney (Hardcover) $45.00

The Gravedigger by Peter Grandbois (Paperback) $13.95

Any Bitter Thing by Monica Wood (Hardcover) $23.95

The Punch by Noah Hawley (Hardcover) $23.95

Paper and Book-related Items
Paper & Craft: 25 Charming Gifts, Accents, and Accessories to Make from Paper
by Minhee and Truman Cho with Randi Brookman Harris (Paperback) $19.95

Reprodepot Notepad Set by Djerba Goldfinger $12.95

Sunblooms Bound Journal by Amy Butler $9.95

Garden Blossoms Notecard Book by Yana Beylinson $15.95

Animal Kisses Deluxe Notecards by Wolf Erlbruch $14.96

Large Ruled Moleskine
Red Notebook $17.95

Large Ruled Moleskine Volant Notebook/Pink (set of 2) $12.00


  1. Great list of books! Good luck with the contest.

  2. Fantastic list! I can't wait to see the outcome on this contest!

  3. ooo, the secret lives of authors one looks like a fun one!

  4. Hey Amy, thanks for stopping by. I wish you luck! Well...US luck. :P

  5. Very cool list..."Secret Lives" sounds especially cool. Good luck!
    P.S. Sorry about Betsy - she looks like my Oliver who went missing several months ago.

  6. Wonderful choices! I love all the cookbooks and stationery especially :-)

  7. Great choices! The cat books look cool. :)

  8. Great picks, Amy!!!! Thanks for dropping by my blog too :)

    caribousmom (at) gmail (dot) com

  9. Love your picks .. I knew you would have some cat choices in there! And we did have a few of the same books ... what good taste we have!! : )

  10. Oh I love your list! I have several of the same on mine. Good Luck!

  11. Wow! Wonderful concept and contest. Good luck! :)

  12. Great list! Best of luck.

    If you'd like to comment on mine:

    pmathers at jps dot net

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  14. Here's hoping for a win! Good luck!

    Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

  15. great selection! we have a couple of overlaps which is too cool! what an awesome contest this is!

  16. Love your choices! Good luck!


  17. Oh, the Ernie book! I bought that once as a present for someone - the pictures were so nice to look at. Good luck!

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


  19. What a great list of books!