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Saturday, November 27, 2010

Happy Haul-idays from Chronicle Books!

Ya'll have seen this, right? Chronicle Books is giving away $500 worth of books to one blogger AND to one of that blogger's commentors! I had decided that I didn't have the time to enter this, but I keep seeing such great lists that I have to make my own. If I won the books, here's what I'd choose:

Southern Pies A Gracious Plenty of Pie Recipes, from Lemon Chess to Chocolate Pecan
By Nancie McDermott
Every Day's a Holiday Year-Round Crafting with Kids

By Heidi Kenney
Creative, Inc. The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business

By Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho
Lotta Jansdotter's Simple Sewing for Baby 24 Easy Projects for Newborns to Toddlers

By Lotta Jansdotter
Craft Inc. Business Planner The Ultimate Organizer for Turning Your Crafts into Cash

By Meg Mateo Ilasco
Obsessed With Star Wars

By Benjamin Harper
Cooking Up a Storm Recipes Lost and Found from The Times-Picayune of New Orleans

Edited by Marcelle Bienvenu and Judy Walker
Amy Butler's In Stitches More Than 25 Simple and Stylish Sewing Projects

By Amy Butler
School Years A Family Keepsake of School Memories

Illustrations by Stephen Britt
Top Chef: The Cookbook

By the creators of Top Chef
Foreword by Tom Colicchio
Amy Butler's Little Stitches for Little Ones 20 Keepsake Sewing Projects for Baby and More

By Amy Butler
Lotta Jansdotter's Simple Sewing Patterns and How-To for 24 Fresh and Easy Projects

Projects and illustrations by Lotta Jansdotter
The Sock Monkey & Friends Kit 9 Different Fun-to-Make Sock Creature Projects

By Samantha Fisher and Cary Lane
1, 2, 3 Sew Build Your Skills with 33 Simple Projects—Bags, Accessories, Home Accents, and More

By Ellen Luckett Baker
Wookiee Cookies A Star Wars Cookbook

By Robin Davis
The Big Book of Casseroles 250 Recipes for Serious Comfort Food

By Maryana Vollstedt
The Big Book of Potluck Good Food - and Lots of It - for Parties, Gatherings, and All Occasions

By Maryana Vollstedt
Highballs High Heels A Girl's Guide to the Art of Cocktails

By Karen Brooks
and Gideon Bosker
and Reed Darmon
Whoopie Pies Dozens of Mix 'em, Match 'em, Eat 'em Up Recipes!

By Sarah Billingsley and Amy Treadwell
Photographs by Antonis Achilleos
D.I.Y. Delicious Recipes and Ideas for Simple Food from Scratch

By Vanessa Barrington
Time for Dinner Strategies, Inspiration, and Recipes for Every Night of the Week

By Pilar Guzmán, Alanna Stang, and Jenny Rosentrach
Savory Baking Warm and Inspiring Recipes for Crisp, Crumbly, Flaky Pastries
By Mary Cech

Whew! So leave a comment and if I win, one of you can win too!  Winners are announced on December 13th.
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  1. good luck! I just did my list too.

  2. I saw a bunch of cookbooks that I would love:) Good luck.

  3. YAY! So glad you were able to do it :) Hopefully at least one of us wins!

  4. Nice list, Lisa! It looks like you have something for everyone and lots of gift potential too! Good Luck!

  5. Great list,dear Lisa.

  6. PHEW! That's a lot of books and what a great offer! Fab titles.

  7. Here's hoping for a win! Good luck!

    Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

  8. here's to hoping you of luck!! i loved the baking books and i've even added a few of the same to my book wish list...check it out if you get a chance

  9. Love the list. I also posted my books. See them here:

  10. Wow please win! I seriously think I would cry if I won all these books!


  11. great list, good luck.

  12. Chronicle totally has the best selection of cookbooks ever! And you picked some great crafty/sewing books too! Great list! Good luck!


  13. What a nice list. Good luck to both of us! And thank you
    Chronicle Books.

    jcamp2020 at aol dot com

  14. What a great list of books!



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