April 14, 2011

INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY ENTRY PAGE "MISS HILDRETH WORE BROWN" 04/14 to 05/08 ENDED

APRIL 14th TO MAY 8th, 2011


MISS HILDRETH WORE BROWN
by OLIVIA deBELLE BYRD
SYNOPSIS:
  While Olivia deBelle Byrd was repeating one of her many Southern stories for the umpteenth time, her long-suffering husband looked at her with glazed over eyes and said, “Why don’t you write this stuff down?” Thus was born Miss Hildreth Wore Brown—Anecdotes of a Southern Belle. If the genesis for a book is to shut your wife up, I guess that’s as good as any.
  On top of that, Olivia’s mother had burdened her with one of those Southern middle names kids love to make fun. To see “deBelle” printed on the front of a book seemed vindication for all the childhood teasing.
   With storytelling written in the finest Southern tradition from the soap operas of Chandler Street in the quaint town of Gainesville, Georgia, to a country store on the Alabama state line, Olivia deBelle Byrd delves with wit and amusement into the world of the Deep South with all its unique idiosyncrasies and colloquialisms.
  The characters who dance across the pages range from Great-Aunt Lottie Mae, who is as “old-fashioned and opinionated as the day is long,” to Mrs. Brewton, who calls everyone “dahling” whether they are darling or not, to Isabella with her penchant for mint juleps and drama.
  Humorous anecdotes from a Christmas coffee, where one can converse with a lady who has Christmas trees with blinking lights dangling from her ears, to Sunday church, where a mink coat is mistaken for possum, will delight Southerners and baffle many a non-Southerner. There is the proverbial Southern beauty pageant, where even a six-month-old can win a tiara, to a funeral faux pas of the iron clad Southern rule—one never wears white after Labor Day and, dear gussy, most certainly not to a funeral.
  Miss Hildreth Wore Brown—Anecdotes of a Southern Belle is guaranteed to provide an afternoon of laugh-out-loud reading and hilarious enjoyment.

THANKS TO THE KINDNESS OF THE
AUTHOR, MS. OLIVIA deBELLE BYRD 
I HAVE FIVE (5) SIGNED COPIES
 OF THIS BOOK TO GIVE AWAY.
HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO WIN.
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*ALL COMMENTS TO BE SEPARATE*
AND INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS
SO THAT I CAN CONTACT YOU IF YOU WIN
*LEAVE COMMENT:  DO YOU KNOW
A TRUE SOUTHERN BELLE?*

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*REMEMBER TO INCLUDE EMAIL ADDRESS FOR ALL ENTRIES.
southern belle
*INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY*
*NO P.O. BOXES*
**HONOR SYSTEM**
ONE WINNING BOOK PER HOUSEHOLD
PLEASE NOTIFY ME IF YOU HAVE
WON THIS BOOK FROM ANOTHER
SITE, SO THAT SOMEONE ELSE MAY
HAVE THE CHANCE TO WIN
AND READ THIS BOOK.
THANK YOU.
Southern Belle
*GIVEAWAY ENDS MAY 8th AT 6PM EST*
WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN BY RANDOM.ORG
AND NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL AND WILL
AND WILL HAVE 48 HOURS TO RESPOND
OR ANOTHER NAME WILL BE CHOSEN
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DISCLAIMER / RULES
Giveaway copies are supplied and shipped to winners via publisher,
agent and/or author. This blog hosts the giveaway on behalf of the
above. I received a copy of this book, at no charge to me, in
exchange for my honest review. No items that I receive are
ever sold...they are kept by me, or given to family and/or friends.
I am not responsible for lost or damaged books that are shipped
from agents. I reserve the right to disqualify/delete any entries
if rules of giveaway are not followed


25 comments:

Gigi Ann said...

Sad to say I don't know a true southern belle. But a lot of people when meeting me for the first time think I have a southern accent. I call it a twang, picked up from the area where I grew up.

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Gigi Ann said...

I am a GFC follower.

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Gigi Ann said...

I peek in on you from time to time on Facebook.

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Shirley said...

My mother-in-law is a southern belle, born and raised in Virginia. riverboat38(at)hotmail(dot)com

Shirley said...

I follow with GFC. (Your GFC seems to be working. Mine isn't. I am baffled)

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Linda Kish said...

My father's second wife was a true southern belle.

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Linda Kish said...

I am a GFC follower

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Dizzy C said...

Yay! Your blog is all better :)

I am afraid I do not personally know any Southern Belles,but, I do love to read about them in Southern fiction.
Favourites being Saving CeeCee, Miss Julia and
The Help.

I have this one on my wishlist.

thank you for an international giveaway.

carol

cb2ck (at) hotmail (dot) co (dot) uk

Dizzy C said...

I follow on google

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carol

Dizzy C said...

I follow on facebook

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carol

Dizzy C said...

I follow on twitter (basically, I stalk your blog :) )

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carol

Carol N Wong said...

I live in Texas now so I think I am bound to meet a true southern belle soon. I love that the author is a storyteller, that is a wonderful tradition.


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Carol N Wong said...

I follow publicly wioth Google Friends Connect.

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Carol N Wong said...

I follow you with Twitter. My Twitter name is Carolee888. Now that sounds southern, doesn't it?

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Carol N Wong said...

I follow you with Facebook.


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Tore said...

I am a follower. Tore923@aol.com

Tore said...

I am an email subscriber. Tore923@aol.com

Tore said...

Please enter me in contest. I would love to read this book. Tore923@aol.com

Darlyn said...

I have to admit I don't really familiar with Southern Belle, but off to google about it now!

darlyn225 at gmail dot com

Thanks for the giveaway!

Darlyn said...

I follow your blog via GFC as Darlyn

darlyn225 at gmail dot com

Darlyn said...

I just sent a friend request on your Facebook page as Darlyn Rodzi. I never know you're on Facebook!LOL

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Darlyn said...

I also sent a following request for Twitter as @darlyn5

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thanks so much Cheryl!

McGuffy Ann said...

I love Southern Lit.I'm a follower! Thanks!
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Elizabeth said...

Please add me to the contest. This books sounds great.

Elizabeth

silversolara AT gmail DOT com

Liz said...

Do I know a true Southern Belle?

Yes but, sad to say, a dying breed.