Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop

midwinters eve giveaway hop 2015

Welcome to the 2015 Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop, hosted by I Am a Reader, Not a Writer and Bookhounds.

Today is the shortest day of the year in the Northern hemisphere. And it’s also a Monday. Talk about a depressing combination!

But this coming Friday is Christmas, so a lot of people will have a long weekend next weekend, whether they celebrate the holiday or not. That’s something to look forward to.

And speaking of looking forward, starting tomorrow the days will begin getting longer again, just a little bit at a time. The very short days and long nights in January, especially after all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, made January (and February) particularly difficult when we lived in Anchorage. I usually tell people that we left because three Januarys was my limit. Five hours of daylight is just not enough.

But for those planning to read the long nights away, this bloghop gives away oodles of bookish prizes.

For my part, I’m giving away either a $10 Gift Card or a $10 Book to the lucky winner. This is an international giveaway, the books can be sent anywhere that Book Depository ships. Just fill out the rafflecopter below for your chance to win.

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And for more bookish Midwinter celebrations, be sure to check out the other stops on the hop!

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215 thoughts on “Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop

  1. i like to read in from of the fire with a good cup of tea but this year isn’t good for that as it’s 15°c ( really not normal and way too hot)

  2. Nothing comes close to sitting in front of a fire with my dog, sipping on some wine and reflecting on the past year. Share your ups and downs, exchange resolutions with one another and try to help each other persevere in the year ahead. Start the New Year right…

  3. We don’t have much of a winter down south where I’m at. But if it does get cold I cuddle up to my husband and stick my feet under him to stay warm. And I usually have a book too.

  4. Covered with blankets, my boyfriend and a good book! ^^

    Thanks for the giveaway and happy holidays! 😉

  5. I live in the South and it hardly ever gets cold here. So when it gets even a little bit cooler I have my window wide open with a fan in the window. I haven’t seen snow it probably 25 years. I miss it! Thank you for the lovely giveaway.

  6. I like a nice mug of hot chocolate, to be curled under a blanket and to have a good book in my hands. Thanks so much for the giveaway.

  7. when in the city just the old boring heater and blanket’s!

    but when i visit my parent’s i have a glorious fireplace i like to snuggle near!!!!

  8. We don’t have winter here, but when the nights get colder, I like to snuggle under a warm blanket. 🙂

  9. I live in a tropical country. Therefore no winter. But whenever it rains hard, and it can rain for a day or two with no break, when that happens I have my blanket, socks, hot coffee and a bunch of books both digital and Real ones. 😀

  10. With a nice warm blanket! It doesn’t matter where I am in the house, I’ll wrap a fleece blanket around me and walk around with it if I have to!

  11. Wearing a a thick pair of socks and curling up with a book and a mug of hot chocolate. Happy Holidays.
    Carol L

  12. I live in Florida, so there’s not many cold winter nights. I have my AC on as I type this. It’s suppose to be 80 degrees on Christmas day.

  13. I have a big comforter, and a nice chair I can cozy up in 😉 I might eat some warm food and have a warm drink too:)

  14. My sis-in-law gave us this great camel hair blanket she found when vacationing in South America some years ago, it is great for staying warm!

  15. I live in South Dakota so it really windy and cold a lot of the time. When it’s blistering cold outside at night and I want to stay warm I snuggle up with my husband, 2 dogs, a hot beverage and a good book.

  16. I love my fuzzy socks and thick pajama pants along with chicken noodle soup on a cold Winter’s night. 🙂

  17. We have an amazing fireplace to cozy up against – nothing like curling up with a good book in front of the fire.

  18. I pile on the blankets, get a cup of hot chocolate (and a backup glass of iced tea), a few books, and snuggle under the blankets with my furbabies, drink my hot chocolate and read my books. There are very few things on earth better than this. 🙂

  19. I live in Florida so we don’t really have cold night. 🙂 But I love taking a warm bath with a good book!

  20. When it is cold and dreary, I love a great cup of hot chocolate a great medical mystery book and my lap blanket and a quiet house and just resting on the couch..

  21. No winter here, but hot chocolate, warm blankets (aka my dogs), and a good read are my trusty companions in the rare cold nights.

  22. With my Doctor who blanket, my husband next to me and my cat on my lap! Of course a book has to be in my hand!

  23. It’s not that cold where I live but I like to cuddle up with my dogs, a good book and cup of coffee/hot chocolate.

  24. I like to warm up by sitting in front of the fireplace with hot chocolate. If I’m really cold, I crawl in bed and turn my electric blanket on.

  25. hot bath and a good book, and if that isn’t possible then a hot cup of tea, a blanket and a good book

  26. Love to snuggle on the couch. Glad it finally got a little colder it the south. LoL Forgot it was winter there for a bit. 😊

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