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Friday, September 21, 2012
Hi, darlings!

I don't have a lot of time today (I am sick and have gotten major behind), but of course I'll always post.

So, I spent a lot of time trying to figure out what to make a quick post on. This did, naturally, waste an awful lot of time when I could have been writing a longer post. But I digress.

I decided, why not throw a quick little giveaway? Giveaways are my favorite, and I'm sure that many of you dolls appreciate them too. xx

So, the question is, what am I giving away?

This time I am giving away $50 of books from The Book Depository! I know that my other similar giveaway just ended, but this one will be a little different. More fun, I think. Interactive.

(Now, really, there is no need for the Annabelle-has-had-a-ridiculously-weird-idea look.)

It's going to last until the 11th of October. So, three weeks. Plenty of time. There's just one lucky winner this time who can win a bunch of books!

How to enter, hmm? Well, the title of this post is "A Quick Twitter Giveaway," and that's precisely what this is. (If you absolutely don't have a twitter, skip to after the rafflecopter. If you do have a twitter and want to enter, READ EVERYTHING. I MEAN IT.)

This giveaway has some VERY specific instructions, and thus if you do not read them you will likely be disqualified for doing it incorrectly. If you don't want to take the time to read the instructions, THEN DON'T ENTER.

The first thing that you absolutely must do is this: tweet a picture of yourself holding a book tagging me (@AnnabelleMarieV) and copy and paste the link of your tweet with the picture in the space in the rafflecopter form. You must do this every day, preferably with a different book (I'd love to see a variety, or a photo-a-day thing, but I won't require this!). It'll be a ton of fun! I want to see all your gorgeous faces. You'll get +1 entries for this, and there will be only one place to paste this tweet's URL, labeled "Pretty Faces and Pretty Books!"

AFTER you have pasted the tweet with the picture of yourself and your book in the first mandatory entry on rafflecopter, you will also have the option of tweeting about the giveaway itself using rafflecopter's classic giveaway tweet widget and you'll copy and paste your giveaway tweet there for an additional +5 entries. You can also follow me (@AnnabelleMarieV) for an additional +3 entries.

Those THREE options are the only ways to gain entries in this giveaway.

If you have any questions or confusion, please contact me via the form on my CONTACT ME page and I will do my best to get back to you ASAP.

If there's no confusion and you're sure that you can get it right, then go ahead and enter!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

(If you don't have a twitter for whatever reason, you can receive a maximum of ONE (1) entry by emailing a picture of yourself and a book to SPARKLESLIGHTNINGFEEDBACK@YAHOO.COM. You only need to do this once, and I will not give you entries for emailing more than one picture. I reserve the right to post any and all pictures that I am sent.)

Have a lot of fun! xx



  1. Hello Annabelle! You are so sweet and generous. This is amazing. If I won, I'd probably buy my oldest daughter some new chapter books, as she loves to read just as much as her Mama. ^__^

    Thanks so much for this giveaway!

  2. You are SO creative with your giveaways Anna! It's so fun to see what you come up with on your blog! Sparkle on! :D
    LOVE from Inky


    *eyes sparkle like in those cartoons* so many possibilities for my new bookcase lol. AWESOME GIVEAWAY. :D THANKS YOUS


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