Tuesday, July 13, 2010

A Basket of Romance

RomanceBasket-CRR Authors

A Basket is up for grabs at the Mercer PA newly renovated library!

Actually, 6 baskets with 6 different themes are up for raffle, donated by library patrons. The one I took in is shown above: a bit of romance by CRR authors.

As a Friend of the Library, I received the call for themed basket donations in the newsletter and decided to go for romance and reading!

I put out the call a few weeks before the basket was due and am so very grateful to the Classic Romance Revival authors who donated books, ebooks, pens, and postcards to represent CRR!

The basket contains:

Print Books by CRR authors:

One Small Victory by Maryann Miller
Samael by Marion DeSisto
Turning To Nature by Marion DeSisto
Protect The Heart by LK Hunsaker
Finishing Touches by LK Hunsaker
Destination Berlin by S. G. Cardin
The Giving Meadow by Stephanie Burkhart
The Duke’s Dilemma by Rachel McNeely 
The Best Selling Toy by Elaine Cantrell
A Knight’s Vow by Lindsay Townsend (donated by LK Hunsaker)
A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing by Deborah McGillivray (donated by LK Hunsaker)

Print Books by non-CRR authors (donated by S. G. Cardin):
Dragon Lair by Sharon K. Penman
Loving A Lost Lord by Mary Jo Putney

Ebooks on CD:

Turtle Soup by Danielle Thorne
Frontier Wife by Margaret Tanner
Holly and the Millionaire by Margaret Tanner
Thin Ice by Liana Laverentz (Liana also donated 2 print books for the library to keep!)
Tarbaby Trouble by Phoebe Matthews
The Cupid Diaries “Moments in Time” – short stories by CRR Authors

Promo Items:

Pens and postcards from Stephanie Burkhart (aka S.G. Cardin)
Postcards from Phoebe Matthews
Pencils and postcards from LK Hunsaker
Flyers from Maryann Miller

Also included:

A CD sampler with the first two chapters of Finishing Touches by LK Hunsaker along with the song included in the novel: Love Is Yours And Mine by Duncan Faure, autographed by Duncan

A large red “Rose Garden” candle custom made for the basket by SchoolCornerCrafts.com

A few Hershey Kisses for flavor ;-)

So if you’re in the Mercer County area and would love a little romance and reading break, grab raffle tickets at the library! And be sure to check out the authors above who so generously donated to help build the library’s fund! (All romances in the basket are on the classic side. Check CRR for details.)

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7 comments:

Maryann Miller said...

The basket is lovely. So happy you were able to collect enough goodies and books to fill six baskets.

Margaret Tanner said...

Hi Loraine,
The basket looks wonderful. Glad you were able to get enough donations to fill it. Hope all goes well for the event.

Regards

Margaret

Lindsay Townsend said...

Hi LK! Wonderful basket! Hope the event goes really well!

StephB said...

Loraine, It's a great basket! Let us know how the event goes. Smiles, Steph

LK Hunsaker said...

Hi Maryann, I should have been more specific. Only one of the 6 baskets is my donation. The rest came from other library supporters. :-) This one is packed full, though, and fairly heavy! I appreciate your contribution to it!

Margaret and Steph, thank you, also, for donating and coming by. Leave your web links if you'd like.

Hey Lindsay, I was glad to share my copy of your novel, since I enjoyed is so much. :-)

Just Be Real said...

Loraine, thank you for sharing. Blessings.

LK Hunsaker said...

Hello, JBR. Thanks for coming by!

An update: I received a thank you card from the library that said they made over $400 from the basket raffles! Thanks again to all of the authors who donated. :-)