Thursday, September 22, 2011

September Blog Hop!

Welcome to the September Blog Hop! Celebrate the beginning of fall with me and my blogger friends by hopping around, visiting our sites, and entering our contests! There are no limits - you can enter the contest on every blog. With over 40 blogs participating, that's over 40 prizes you could win. Just click on the links below to move on to the next blog.


On my blog, you can win …


A gently used copy of Delicious Conversation, by Jennifer Stewart Griffith. Here's the back cover blurb:


Susannah Hapsburg is totally ready for Plan C. Plan A was to get married at 22 and have a passel of kids. Still unmarried and 31, that option is out. Plan B was to work her way up the corporate ladder. However, the company she devoted eight years to just went bankrupt, giving her a bad taste for the corporate world. 

Plan C involves chocolate.

With the support of friends, Susannah puts her future on the line to open up downtown Salt Lake City s first all-chocolate café, The Chocolate Bar, a place where scrumptious conversations and delectable desserts abound.

In the midst of all this, social turmoil hits Susannah when she catches the interest of the city s most eligible bachelor just as her long-lost love returns to town--with intentions of marrying anyone but Susannah.

Can Plan C offer Susannah her just desserts?



Would you like to win this prize? You just need to do two things.

1. Become a follower of this blog.

2. Leave me a comment and tell me why you'd like to win this prize. Be sure to include your email address. I can't let you know you won if I don't know how to contact you! (If you're unable to leave a comment on my blog, you may email it to me at jdipastena@yahoo.com)

That's it! You are now entered. The contest ends on Saturday night, September 24th, at midnight MST, and the winner will be contacted shortly thereafter. Please either leave your e-mail address in the comment trail or make sure it's visible through your profile so I can contact you to tell you that you're the lucky winner.

Now go visit my other friends ...



September Blog Hop Participants


1. Tristi Pinkston, LDS Author

2. Joyce DiPastena

3. I Am A Reader, Not A Writer

4. Mandi Slack

5. Michael D. Young

6. Six Mixed Reviews

7. Pam Williams

8. Laurie Lewis

9. Kristy Tate

10. Marilyn Yarbrough

11. Stacy Coles

12. Kristie Ballard

13. Lynn Parsons

14. Pushing Past the Pounds

15. Sheila Staley

16. cindy Hogan
17. Jamie Thompson

18. Jaclyn Weist

19. Cathy Witbeck

20. Secret Sisters Mysteries

21. Tamera Westhoff

22. Tina Scott

23. Lynnea Mortensen

24. Danyelle Ferguson aka Queen of the Clan

25. Jeanette A. Fratto

26. Bonnie Harris

27. Melissa Lemon

28. Mary Ann Dennis

29. Stephanie Black

30. Jane Still

31. Janice

32. Laura Bastian
33. Tamara Bordon

34. Betsy Love

35. Maria Hoagland

36. Amber Robertson

37. Debbie Davis

38.

39. Christy Monson

40. Carolyn Frank

41. Rebecca Birkin

42. Melissa Cunningham

43. Emily L. Moir

44. Ronda Hinrichsen

45. Lisa Asanuma

46. Joan Sowards

47. Jordan McCollum

48. Diane Stringam Tolley


52 comments:

Pam Williams said...

Sign me up! Who doesn't want to read a little more about chocolate?

franklycreative said...

I'm now a follower. I can't believe I haven't done that before now. I'd love to win the book.

Sharon Sullivan-Craver said...

I follow you, and I'd like to win because the little blurb made me want to read more. Thank you.

Betsy Love said...

What avid reader couldn't use another book! I'd love to win this!

Heidi said...

I'm a follower and love reading your blog. And I love this book!
heidi.sorensen95@gmail.com

Stacy Coles said...

This story sounds very "sweet". Ok, sorry about the pun. But, if there's chocolate involved ~ I'm in!

Laura B said...

I would love to win. Can't go wrong with a love story involving chocolate. (as a side note, I had a hard time figuring out where to follow you at. I hope it shows me as a follower now.)

Lynn Parsons said...

I already follow you, and would love to win the book!

LuAnn said...

I've never read a book by this author, so I'd like to give it a try!

reading_frenzy at yahoo dot com

LuAnn said...

I'm a GFC follower!

reading_frenzy at yahoo dot com

Heidi L. Murphy said...

I am your most devoted follower, Joyce. I'd love to win the chocolatey goodness book. It sounds like a delicious read.

kwixylver@cox.net

Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen said...

Hi, Joyce. I'm a follower, and I'd love to win because this book looks fun. :)
rondagibbhinrichsen@gmail.com

Jaclynweist said...

I am now a follower. That book sounds great! I would love to win it. :)

Christy Monson said...

I'm glad to be a follower. I love your books, and everyone can use another book!

Carol N Wong said...

I love her plan C. I am so crazy about chocolate that I had dark chocolate soap! Would really love to win this one!

I am a follower of your blog.


CarolNWong(at)aol(dot)com

Bonnie said...

Been wanting to read this one for awhile. Thanks!

Julie said...

I love chocolate in any form - I'll drink it, eat it, wash with it (if possible), and definitely read about it! Thanks for a great giveaway, Joyce!
I am definitely a follower :)

jwitt33 at live dot com

Lezlie Anderson said...

I love books! I'd love to win one I haven't read yet.
crazytaz1996@yahoo.com

Marilyn Yarbrough said...

I'd love to win this book, and I'm following you.

Jamie Brook Thompson said...

Hello! Chocolate and Romance! Aren't they a girls best friend?! Now all we need is the diamonds. I'm thrilled to be following your blog!

Lolawid said...

Looks like a fun book!! And, it's based in SLC! Yay!!

widsfam7 @ digis dot net

Lynnea (LaLa) said...

This book looks great!! I am now a follower!
nayachristine at gmail dot com

Debbie Davis said...

Joyce I am already a follower of your blog, ya!! And sorry about not getting my post up earlier, it's there now. I would love to win this book! It is actually on my wish list to get and read it! Thanks for being a part of the hop, its fun!!

Debbie Davis said...

oops forgot my contact info... its dancin_deb2000 at yahoo dot com =0)

Leah said...

GFC Follower. The blurb and the cover (though we are not to judge books by covers) make the book seem interesting.

leah 49 (at) gmail (dot) com

Joan Sowards said...

I'd LOVE to win this copy of Jennifer's Delicious Conversations. I am a follower of your blog, a reader of your great novels, and congratulations on your upcoming release!

Judy said...

GFC follower-judy


I would love to win this book. I have not read yet, and it has been on my TBR list. Thanks for giveaway.


Judy
magnolias_1[at]msn[dot]com

Melissa J. Cunningham said...

Hey Joyce. I'm already a follower but I'm leaving a comment here so I can win. =) mcunn@comcast.net

Runaway Bridal Planner said...

I am a new follower. I would LOVE to win a copy of your book!!! Being single and 33, creative cute romance novels are SO what I love read, and from your book blurb I am already interested. Even if I don't win I am adding this to my reading list!

Mary said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
Following =)

Mary
mary_reiss @ hotmail.com

kswederski said...

I follow GCF

kayswederski@yahoo.com

kswederski said...

I would love to win - the book sounds great!

thanks for the giveaway!

kayswederski@yahoo.com

Primarymary said...

I am a follower. I would like to win this book, because I love books and I'm always looking for something new to read.
primarymary2 at gmail dot com

Rob-bear said...

Delicious conversation is what you have with yourself, right before you knock over the Bee hive.
If you're a Bear.

Maria Hoagland said...

Already a follower and I'd LOVE a copy of the book you're offering--anything about chocolate :)

Dinda_SI said...
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Dinda_SI said...

Please count me in. I would love to read the book because it's sounds interesting. i love the cover.

dl(dot)love(dot)freedom(at)gmail(dot)com

Cindy said...

Thank you for the chance to win.
This sounds like a good read. We always have to have a back up plan because nothing ever goes as planned. Theres always a bump or 2 along the way.
I'm a GFC follower - Cindy Macbeth
cindymacbeth at gmail dot com

Tristi Pinkston said...

I'm an existing follower, and I would like to enter!

Wendy Hansen said...

That looks like a fun book! Shopping and chocolate, I'm in.
4wonnie@gmail.com

marybelle said...

I follow. For myself chocolate is ALWAYS Plan A. DELICIOUS CONVERSATION is my kind of book.

marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

Laura H. said...

Thanks for the giveaway and for participating in this blog hop! I'd like to win because it's a contemporary romance which is right down my alley. I already follow via GFC (Bornajhawk).

BornajhawkATaolDOTcom

Lisa said...

Ha, I got married at 29 and was on Plan G by then I think. Yes, I went through plans rather quickly. This book sounds so great, I am definitely adding it to my TBR list.

lhoffpauir at gmail

mamabunny13 said...

I follow your blog via gfc - mamabunny13 I want to win because it sounds interesting and YUMMY!
mamabunny13 at gmail dot com

Cassandra said...

I am totally a follower and I would love this book because her books are pretty cool and I haven't read this one. Please enter me.

IdentitySeeker said...

Thanks for the giveaway:) I'm a GFC follower: Identity Seeker.

Chocolate, romance and a woman who makes plans which don't exactly work out the way she wants them to are just dome of the elements that attract my interest in this book. It sounds like an enjoyable read. Thanks fr the giveaway:)

Sarah

sarah.setar@gmail.com

Çråz¥ K¥ said...

follower :)
sounds like a good read.
nightsky1102(at)gmail(dot)com

Unknown said...

i love reading, it's my passion.

Unknown said...

i love reading, it's my passion!!

Chris said...

I follow and I have read this book, but really liked it and would love to own a copy so I can read again

kissyjensen at gmail dot com

Jinky said...

Haha, Savannah and I were on the same boat! My plan C was blind date ... I'd like to read her fun chocolate version. :D

Thanks for the chance.
ldsmomof03ATyahooDOTcom

Megan @Reading Away The Days said...

I follow your blog! Who wouldn't want to read a book with not only romance but chocolate as well. A womans two faves things. Well mine anyway.

meganmcdade2008@yahoo.co.uk