**Please note: the giveaway is now closed. Winners will be announced shortly.
Well, folks, we’ve been having a great time these last couple of months, getting ready for the April 2nd release of Love Irresistibly. Now here we are, one week away, which means we’ve come down to the last giveaway. And it’s a big one.
This week I’m giving away a grand prize of an iPad mini (16 GB wi-fi, winner can choose either white or black) and a $25 gift card to Amazon to start loading it up with books through the Kindle app. Already have an iPad mini? Don’t want an iPad mini? No problem. If you win the grand prize and don’t want the iPad mini, you can substitute that part of the prize for a $325 gift card to either Amazon or Barnes & Noble. That’ll buy a lot of books.
In addition, I’m giving away five runner-up prizes of a signed copy of Love Irresistibly. So what do you have to do to enter, you ask? It’s simple: spread the word about Love Irresistibly. Here are the details:
1. Post somewhere letting people know about the upcoming release of Love Irresistibly. (To be clear–you need to post about the book release, not just that I’m hosting a giveaway.) You can talk about the book on your blog, your website, on Facebook, Twitter (my Twitter name is @juljames, for those of you who want to get extra-super bonus points for including that). Don’t have a blog? Don’t tweet? No problem–you can post a comment on somebody else’s blog, or even on a message board.
2. Then, come back here and comment below with a link to wherever you’ve posted your qualifying blog/post/tweet/comment. This is important, as your comment below is your entry in the giveaway.
3. Please make sure your link works! If I can’t confirm you that you’ve posted/commented/blogged/whatever-ed about the book, you won’t be entered in the giveaway.
4. To qualify, your blog/comment/tweet must be new (meaning it must be posted starting March 26th).
5. For those of you who want to include details about Love Irresistibly in your post, a summary of the book can be found here and there’s an excerpt here. Oh–and there’s also a very cool video interview of me talking about the book here.
6. In order to give everyone who promotes my book an equal chance to win, I am limiting the giveaway to one entry per person. But feel free to spread the word far and wide about the release of Love Irresistibly regardless. : )
7. The contest is open until 10pm CST on Sunday, March 31, 2013. Everyone who correctly enters will be in the running for both the grand prize and the runner-up prizes. The giveaway is open internationally, and authors are eligible to win as well. Winners will be chosen at random from among eligible entries.
8. Special note for international entrants: Unfortunately, Apple doesn’t ship iPads outside the U.S. So, if the grand prize winner lives outside the U.S., I’ll substitute the iPad mini portion of the prize for a $325 gift certificate to either Apple.com or Amazon.com.
Thanks, everyone, for helping me spread the word about Love Irresistibly. And good luck to everyone who enters!