Friday, September 24, 2010

Giveaways Announced for the Little Shepherd Virtual Book Tour Oct/Nov/Dec 2010

As I mentioned earlier in the week, I will be offering two giveaways during my virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book. My virtual book tour will begin on October 4th and run weekdays almost non-stop until December 17th.

Giveaway #1 is for those readers who comment on my blog stops during the tour. One comment per person, per blog, through the length of the tour. Giveaway #2 is for those who purchase a copy of the book between its release date of August 21, 2010 and the end of my virtual book tour on December 17, 2010. Proof of purchase must be submitted to me via email at cg20pm00(at)gmail(dot)com. Please substitute the appropriate symbols for the (at) and (dot). Those are zeroes in the address, not Os. If you prefer to mail or fax a copy of your proof of purchase, please contact me via email for that information.

Additional rules and guidelines can be found at the end of this post.

GIVEAWAY #1 (for people who comment during my VBT)

An autographed copy of Little Shepherd
Angel figurine printed with the Serenity Prayer
A Little Shepherd sticky note pad
Little Drummer Boy 2010 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament
Gift of Peace 2003 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament

Retail value of Giveaway #1 is $65 (rounded to nearest dollar)


GIVEAWAY #2 (for those who purchase a copy of Little Shepherd between August 21, 2010 and December 17, 2010)

A "Sparkling Angel" scented jar candle from Yankee Candle
An angel gold and silver lid topper for the candle
An angel tea light holder from Yankee Candle
A Little Shepherd sticky note pad
A Jim Shore Nativity Star hanging ornament
A Jim Shore Holy Family hanging ornament
A $25 gift card

Retail Value of Giveaway #2 is $97 (rounded to the nearest dollar)

Here are the rules and guidelines for these giveaways:

1) For Giveaway #1 you must leave a comment on the hosting blog with a working email address for us to contact you if you win.

2) For Giveaway #1 only the first comment with your working email address is used to determine eligibility (one comment, per blog).

3) You are eligible to win Giveaway #2 if you purchase a copy of Little Shepherd between August 21, 2010 and December 17, 2010 and provide proof of purchase via email, mail, or fax prior to December 19, 2010. Little Shepherd is available at the Guardian Angel Publishing website, Amazon,, and at

4) All giveaway winners will be selected using

5) Prizes will be shipped via USPS with appropriate insurance. The author cannot guarantee receipt before December 25, 2010.

6) Author, blog hosts, and Pump Up Your Book are not responsible for lost or damaged goods.

7)  The same person cannot win both giveaways.

Although it is not a requirement for eligibility, the author asks that you consider following the blogs who host her during her tour and also the Little Shepherd blog.

Good luck to all who enter!


NancyCL said...

Cheryl, what a neat idea! Wishing you lots of success with your book, but I'm sure you won't need it! :-)

Anonymous said...

Good luck with your tour. I wish you the best.
J.Aday Kennedy
The Differently-Abled Writer & Speaker

Pricilla said...

Oh yay. I will link to this on my date

Beverly Stowe McClure said...

What super prizes. Have a fun time on your tour. I'll be there.

bbockman said...

Cheryl, it looks as if you've done a lot of preparation for your tour. Now you can enjoy talking and sharing your story. I plan to tell my friends about your book.

Anonymous said...

Good luck with the Virtual Blog Tour. Look forward to hosting you in December!

Great prizes. Good luck to all who enter!

kathy stemke said...

Great ideas Cheryl. Good luck with your tour.

Anonymous said...

Good luck!

Anonymous said...

What a fun and generous pair of giveaways. The book sounds like it will be a good one.

Mystica said...

Good luck on the tour.

Tore said...

What a great giveaway. My son would love this book. Good luck with your book. Please enter me in contest.

Edna said...

I have the book but would still love to win one of these contest, the book is beautiful!


billkirkwrites said...

Hi, Cheryl. Just read the interview on Margot's site. Well done. I must admit I haven't quite got my head wrapped around the idea of virtual book tours. But you are a convincing advocate. Tip of the writer's cap also to Margot for a super interview.

Anonymous said...

My daughter loves books! I hope I win. THanks,

Donna & Ian said...

What a great book. Would love to use it with the children I babysit! dm.macpherson(at)gmail(dot)com