Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Join me for a Historical Fiction Giveaway Hop!


Historical Fiction is hands down my favorite genre.  I love participating in giveaway hops as it is a great way to discover new blogs and authors but I have noticed that most of them are pretty light on historical fiction so I have decided to host my own historical fiction giveaway hop! The hop will run from 24-30 August 2012 and I am hoping you will join me!

RULES for the Hop:

1. Book(s) offered for giveaway must be historical fiction (sub-genres such as historical romance, historical fantasy, historical thriller/mystery, YA historicals are fine).  Gift cards and other items are allowed but items must relate in some way to historical fiction and should be something you think a historical loving book nerd would enjoy.

2. Your giveaway post must include the above image and linky code so participants can see others who are signed up for the hop.  I will send out the link one week prior to the hop.

3. Your hop post will preferably by live by at 12:01 am on the 24th but MUST be live by noon EST on the 25th.  I will be checking at this time to make sure the post is up and removing the link if it is not.

4. Please make the entry process for your giveaway as simple as possible (i.e. please don't make participants jump through too many hoops to enter).

5. You are responsible for all costs associated with your giveaway (i.e obtaining your prize and covering the shipping costs to get it to your winner).  There should be no cost whatsoever being paid by the winner of your giveaway.

Authors are more than welcome to participate in this hop.  Bloggers-any assistance you can give spreading the word about this hop via Twitter, Facebook, grabbing the button below for your sidebar or anything else you can think of would be greatly appreciated.  One of my main concerns about putting this together was that I am kind of an "under the radar" blogger and wouldn't have the reach necessary to make this successful.  I have had this idea in my head awhile and I love historical fiction too much to pass up doing this though.  I am going to put my social media skills to the test here and anything you can do to get the word out would make me eternally grateful!  I am hoping this goes well enough where I can make it an annual thing.



Bippity Boppity Book


To join the hop simply leave your blog name and areas you are willing to ship to for your giveaway in the Linky below.
Ex: Bippity Boppity Book (INT)  or Bippity Boppity Book (US/CAN)

I am leaving the Linky open until 1 week before the hop.  For any questions/concerns, please feel free to email me at: bippityboppitybook@ymail.com


26 comments:

  1. Books are my favourite things....I would love to win one!!

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  2. Looks lovely! I will mention it on FB, Twitter, and my Blog to help promote....

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  3. Fantastic idea! SO many blog hops neglect our fave genre, so count me in! A fabulous way to clear off some shelves!

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  4. I shared here.. couldn't see if you have a Twitter Handle though??
    https://twitter.com/BurtonReview/status/218017096024600576

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  5. Rosanne-thank you for spreading the word! I really appreciate it :)

    Marie-Thanks for sharing on Twitter. My twitter handle is bibliotaphe :)

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  6. Sounds great! I've filled out the linky, I love historical fiction :)

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  7. I love this idea and have entered my blog. I noticed I forgot to put (INT) after my blog name and there doesn't seem to be a way to fix that from this end. Just so you know, my blog is part of my overall website so the link I sent will send people directly to the review/giveaway but won't be an active link until I actually post it on the 24th of August. Otherwise people will have to sift through and find it--not a good idea. I need some updating of the way things are set up but for now that ought to do it. Thanks for a fun blog hop.

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  8. Great idea, Holly. I'm looking forward to being a participant.

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  9. I definitely plan to participate -- would you like us to link up now or later when we have the actually blog hop URL?

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  10. Judith- I added INT on my end. :)

    Audra-you can sign up now. When everyone posts their actual blog hop post I can edit the Linky on my end so it will go straight there instead of the main blog URL :)

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  11. Hurray! This is such a great idea. I've signed up and I can't wait for the giveaway hop.

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  12. Fantastic idea! I'd love to join in. Thanks for organising the hop.
    (Oops, just realised I'm happy to send internationally too)

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  13. Oh no! I forgot the INT on it :( (#16)

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  14. Hey Holly,

    Thanks for doing this! How are winners chosen?

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  15. Hey Holly,

    Thanks for doing this! How are winners chosen?

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  16. Sandra-it's really up to the host of the giveaway. For me I ask anyone interested in entering to leave their name/email in the comments of the post and then I select a person using www.random.org. I've seen a lot of blogs use the rafflecopter widget for their giveaways and it seems to be pretty user friendly.

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  17. Perfect! I got a HF book not long ago to save for a giveaway, so will join the hop.

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  18. Super excited about this Holly! It's a great idea :)

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  19. for Burton Book Review, it will be media mail in USA only. But it will be for a box of books =)

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  20. Hey Holly, my post is going up late. Can you change my info to International? Sorry about that and thanks!

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  21. Sorry I didn't see this until just now, but I'm going to participate for sure! I will put my post together this evening, get it posted, then return with my link. Great idea Holly!

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  22. I'm interested...but I don't see a Linky in the post. It says 'Linky Tools subscription expired. List not available.'

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