Sunday 8 January 2012

First Blogoversary Giveaway Extravaganza!

Tomorrow An Armchair by the Sea celebrates its first blogoversary. A suitably gushing and emotional post will be going up then, but as some of you will know, I love to give people bookish presents, so I thought I'd host an awesome giveaway for all you lovely people. Between now and  January 15th you can enter to win one of two amazing prizes! 

For those of you in the UK: 

A book of your choice from my Top Ten Books of 2011 list, just leave a comment with your choice of book, your email and a link to your blog if you have one below and I'll draw a winner on the 15th. 

For International readers:

A choice of either:
 Two Waldo Pancake magnetic bookmarks - I know how it ends and Read this instead of book. I got one for christmas, and they're brilliant.

An Oscar Wilde magnet - Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast. 

Your choice of colour of a Go Away I'm Reading cotton tote bag. 

All of these are from my new love, Something Literary, which you should definitely go and check out! To win, just leave a comment with your choice of prize, your email and a link to your blog and I'll draw a winner on the 15th. 

Please remember to leave your email address, as if you don't I won't be able to contact you if you win!


  1. Is it unfair that I just started following you on twitter and am now leaving you a comment to congratulate you on one year of blogging? Anyway, happy first blogiversary and all the best for a new year of blogging :)

    I'd love to be entered for a bookmark and a blue tote bag :)

    irisonbooks [at] gmail [dot] com

  2. What Iris said! Except that you just won a giveaway on my blog so I don't feel bad :)

    I would love a (blue, purple or red) bag, or the magnet.

  3. Oops - I didn't leave my email because you have it already but here it is just in case:

  4. Happy Blogoversary!

    I've never seen that website or those bookmarks before but they're brilliant!

    My choice of book would be Water for Elephants - I've read most of the others, my darling book twin! :)

    misshwhitehead (at) gmail (dot) com

  5. Can I also enter for international? If not, just delete this :)

    I'd choose the bookmark - I'll probably buy one anyway to be fair, I love them!

    misshwhitehead (at) gmail (dot) com

  6. Happy first blogiversary! Reading your posts has made me rediscover books and reading, so thank you!

    If you still have 'Howard's End is on The Landing' then I'd love to be entered for it. XD

    e-mail: bastet_rox [at] hotmail [dot] com

  7. Happy Blogoversary! Gawd, I don't even know when mine is.

    I'd love to read How to be a Woman. I keep hearing good things about it! Mostly from Hanna, I won't lie, but I'm totally curious now.

    jaedia at live dot co dot uk

  8. I love magnetic bookmarks! I would love to win the Oscar Wilde one.
    GFC - rickimc

  9. thank you for the invite. great giveaway.

    firstly, congrats on the one year! woohoo!The Night Circus

    i'm in the uk until 7th Feb, so if it'll reach me by then i can enter.
    The Night Circus is my choice.
    my email and blog are linked on my blogger profile.


  10. Cute stuff on offer! Count me in the lottery: thesleeplessreader (at) gmail (dot) com


    I go for the international giveaway, I want the "Go Away, I'm reading" tote bag. LOVE IT.


  12. Hi Bex!

    What a lovely giveaway, congrats on your blogoversary! I think I'd have to choose Reading Lolita in Tehran - I've heard a lot about that one but never picked a copy up, for some reason...

    Cheers m'dears!