Thursday, May 17, 2012

Love in Bloom Hop - Sasha Soren Style :)


Love in Bloom Hop
May 18-23, 2012
Welcome to the Songs and Stories stop on the Love in Bloom book hop! The blog is being taken over for a day by Sasha Soren so she can give a lovely book to you. All I did was cut and paste and make sure she didn't add anything crazy like flying sheep. :) 
We're offering a charming book you can win, which could be a pleasant
summer read.
A magical garden. A cottage that holds
a secret. And a mysterious gardener. 
Wise and winsome, The French Gardener is a
contemporary story told with an 
old-fashioned sensibility steeped in
the importance of relationships and the 
magical power of love.Miranda and David 
move out of London into a beautiful country house with a garden. 
But reality turns out to be very different from their dream. Then a 
mysterious Frenchman arrives on their doorstep. With the wisdom of 
nature, he slowly begins to heal the past and the present. 
But who is he? (More)
Bonus: Hear a reading from this book here.

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Watch the book trailer for Random Magic: Click to watch here.

1b. GIVE YOUR FEEDBACK Then, on the same YouTube page, leave your comment on your favorite part of the book trailer, or something which surprised you or made you smile.

- I was intrigued by the character of the shapeshifting raven, and I'm curious about his name.
- I'd be interested in seeing what's behind the magical doors at the very end of the video.
- My favorite part of the video is watching the different colors come out of the teapot, for some strange reason.
- My favorite part of the video was watching Alice floating away at the very beginning, I didn't expect that! - My favorite part of the video was the little duck, because he's so cute
- although I'm most curious about the Red Queen. ((or can add your own example at top, you know, 'personally, liked such-and-such because...'))

2. SIMPLY CUT AND PASTE YOUR COMMENT Just cut and paste your comment from the YouTube page into the comments section below, at this blog post.

3. TELL US! When you’re done, just mark off the two simple tasks in the Rafflecopter box above, and you’ll be fully credited with twopoints.

BONUS: You do have the option to pick up a third point by either tweeting a link to this post, or pinning a mention and link of this post on Pinterest, whichever you prefer.

OTHER STUFF: Please leave your name or nickname and email address, so that you can be contacted if you win. A winner will be picked at random, unless someone leaves a comment so witty, fun-loving and hilarious that it makes us laugh out loud - then that person justifiably has to win, and fair play to all. Please note: In the interests of impartiality, you’re not required to write a compliment on the YouTube page, just to give your neutral take on which part of the book trailer stood out for you, personally. Of course, if you really liked the trailer, you're free to write more, if you like. If you don't enjoy the book trailer, it's perfectly fine if you choose not to enter to win. On the other hand, if you got a kick out of the book trailer and genuinely liked it, feel free to show your support by giving it a thumbs up or a like, if you want to - that's not a requirement to enter and not taken into account for the entry, but it would be appreciated, and thanks!

***** Thanks for visiting, have fun and good luck. ******

If you're a book blogger or vlogger who posts regularly and you’d love to review this book, feel free to send a note via Twitter. Kindly note that this is an indie book, and if there's a 'no indies' review policy in effect at your blog or video channel, we’ll be unable to fulfill your request for a review copy of this title. Review requests received from bloggers or vloggers who specifically have indie-friendly policies in effect will automatically receive first priority status.(Note from Lieder Madchen: I would highly recommend you requesting this book immediately.)

***** If you're just interested in knowing more about Random Magic, here are some quick links to browse. *******

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***** If you're considering buying a copy of Random Magic for yourself, or as a gift for someone cool, and you just want a chance to check it out a little beforehand, here’s a quick sampling of reviews. Please feel free to browse.

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  1. Wow ~ wonderful video trailer which I so enjoyed.

  2. My favorite part is definitely watching Alice floating away at the beginning, how I wish I could do that! And for some reason I'm very intrigued by the perpetually inebriated Muse and her sarcastic raven. Random magic... I believe!


  3. It's wonderful!!... is so mysterious and full of adventure ... I'm curious to know the complete history!... and I have to admit that I loved the sarcastic raven haha (and I see I'm not the only one =P, awesome!)

    Best wishes!!

  4. Well put together. Love the video and the music, very Harry potter-ish. :)

  5. Interesting video! I would love to read this book.

  6. Sounds like an awesome alternate "Alice" world. Can't wait to read this.

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  8. What an awesome twist on Alice - love it!
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  9. I commented on YouTube as "darlenesbooknook"

    Winnie Flapjack is a great character's name!! I had to laugh when I saw that.

  10. Great twist on Alice. The sarcastic raven was among the most intriguing thing in the trailer. This trailer was well done.

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