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June

3rd

Bella’s Diary Giveaway: Forever 21 Necklace + The ‘My Darrling’ Novella!

I have an extra copy of my novella ‘My Darrling’ here so I thought I’d do a giveaway of a signed copy. While I was buying some things online at Forever 21 I thought, Why not get a cute necklace to throw in, too?

So I did.

Here are the two items up for grabs:

1. Forever 21 locket necklace:

2. My Darrling novella, written by me

Great, how do I enter?

Easy, my friend. There are TWO easy ways to choose from:

Way 1: Just Tweet the following: I want to read My Darrling by @mcleantweet

Way 2: If you have a Tumblr, just re-blog this post or comment ‘ENTER ME’ under it. (If you want to check out or follow my blog, it’s krystalmclean.com)

Voila, you’re entered.

Winner will be picked Friday June 7th using RANDOM.ORG and will be contacted via the social network site they entered with. (So on Tumblr or Twitter). I will also make a post here on the evening of June 7th with the winners username.

*This giveaway is open worldwide.

NOTE: My Darrling has mature subject matter. It is a story about a girl who falls madly and irreversibly in love with a nineteen-year-old serial killer. If this would offend you, please do not enter this giveaway.

March

27th

WIN: THE HOST Books & Companion! ENTER NOW!

THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO PARTICIPATED AND CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS @gomez96 AND ‏ @Chanell0209!

We’ve been given some great THE HOST prizes to give away to 2 Bellasdiary.com readers! Check out below to see what’s up for grabs, and how to enter (It’s simple!)

1 GRAND Prize:

The Host (Regular Novel)

The Host Companion Book (Includes exclusive photos from the film, and behind the scenes pics!)

1 SECONDARY Prize:

♥ Movie tie-in edition of THE HOST (with the movie artwork as the cover).

 HOW TO ENTER:

It’s easy! Just Tweet the following (below, in red) to the @bellasdiary twitter:

Hey bellasdiary.com — I want to win a #TheHost prize pack. Please enter me!

Don’t have Twitter? Then leave the same message on our Facebook page, which can be found here!

I will pick a winner on Friday March 29th and contact you via Twitter or Facebook (depending on how you entered)!

Good luck, friends!

 

January

25th

Goodreads Giveaway of my Novella, ‘My Darrling’

Hey everyone! I just wanted to add a quick blog post letting you know that I’m doing a giveaway on Goodreads for my brand new novella, My Darrling. This isn’t the vampire book series I’ve been working on, rather it’s a short dark, twisted, serial killer romance novella that I created on a whim after a random burst of inspiration.

Note: Due to heavy subject matter, language and sex, this is recommended for mature readers.

If you don’t want to wait, and would rather purchase:

Kindle | Paperback

*Goodreads picks winners themselves, and sends me the shipping information.

Goodreads Book Giveaway

My Darrling by Krystal McLean

My Darrling

by Krystal McLean

Giveaway ends February 13, 2013.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to win

My vampire love story, Willow, has a synopsis listed on Goodreads here if you’d like to check it out (and maybe add to your ‘To read’ shelf . . . please? I’ll be doing giveaways for it once it’s released, too!)

Good luck everyone! Hope your 2013 has been great so far!

XO

November

13th

Giveaways & Fan Site Feature on Wereabigdeal.com! @wereabigdeal

Some fan sites have teamed up with wereabigdeal.com for a tribute to the Twilight Saga! You can check the feature out here, and while you’re there be sure to enter for your chance to win a Breaking Dawn part 2 Prize pack here!

GOOD LUCK!

 

November

17th

Breaking Dawn/CafePress Contest on Socialite Life!

Socialite Life & Cafe press have joined forces to give one lucky reader the chance to win a prize package full of Forks-based goodness, courtesy of CafePress‘s Twilight Fan Portal. This includes:

  • 1 “Mrs. Edward Cullen” Hoodie
  • 1 Team Edward Tee
  • 1 “Mrs. Jacob Black” Tee
  • 1 “Real Men Don’t Sparkle” Magnet
  • 1 “I Drive Like A Cullen” Bumper Sticker

Click here for details and to enter!

October

27th

Huge “Breaking Dawn – Part 1” iVillage Screening Giveaway!

ivillage.com is very generously giving away over 1500 tickets for fans of the Twilight Saga to attend an advance screening of “Breaking Dawn: Part 1” in New York City, Chicago, or Atlanta, taking place the evening of
November 17!

♥ To enter simply click the banner below and fill out the sweepstakes entry form!

There’s more:

One lucky grand prize winner and their guest will receive a trip to New York City to attend an advance screening there.  The trip includes round-trip airfare, accommodations, and tickets to the show!

 

October

24th

Canadian Twilight Fans: WIN A a Trip For Two to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil!

Hey fellow Canadian Twilighters! Volvo Canada just let us know that they’re holding a contest for us Canucks where we can score a chance at a TRIP FOR 2 to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – which is Bella and Edward’s honeymoon destination!

Read below for the official press release and details on how to enter!

Volvo Canada announces “Journey to the Wedding” Contest

Promotion offers Twilight fans chance to win a Brazilian getaway and a Volvo S60 R-Design!

Fans can visit Volvo Canada’s Facebook fan page and play an online game for a chance to win:

A Brazilian getaway where Edward and Bella spent their honeymoon

A Volvo S60 R-Design like Edward’s!

Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. is inviting Twilight Saga fans to celebrate the wedding of the century with two online promotions in conjunction with the release of Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, opening in theatres on November 18th.

Participants can register to play Volvo’s online game, “Journey to the Wedding,” for a chance to win a trip for two to Rio de Janeiro, including a stay in the same luxurious house where Edward and Bella spend their honeymoon.

The lucky winner will also take home a 325 HP Volvo S60 R-Design just like the one Edward drives in the latest installment of the film franchise.With a perfect marriage of style and substance, Volvo’s S60 R-Design features best-in-class acceleration, performance and fuel efficiency, making it Volvo’s most dynamic model ever.

“Edward and Bella may be the ones getting married but one lucky fan will drive away happily ever after in a Volvo S60R-Design, just like Edward drives in the latest film,” said Brad Painter, national marketing manager for Volvo Cars of Canada. “The Volvo S60 T6 R-Design is the most powerful production Volvo ever and now one Twilight Saga fan will experience the same dynamic driving experience.”

How Volvo’s “Journey to the Wedding” Game Works:

Fans (18 and up) can register at facebook.com/volvocarsofcanada to play the interactive game. Fans are then encouraged to make their way to the wedding of Edward and Bella by completing a series of three challenges.

Theplayer who finishes the final challenge in the shortest amount of time will win the game. Volvo will announce the winner on November 28th. Fans can also learn more about the game on Volvo Canada’s Facebook fan page HERE and Twitter HERE account.

Fans that don’t win the online game but still want a Volvo S60 R-Design can visit a local Volvo retailer or go to www.volvocars.com/en-CA<http://www.volvocars.com/en-CA> to build their own.

Edward’s S60 T6 R-Design is all-wheel drive with an automatic six-speed transmission, featuring leather interior, 18-inch diamond-cut Xion alloy wheels, sport chassis, active dual Xenon headlights, rear spoiler, climate package, multimedia package, BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) and keyless drive.

Volvo Cars of Canada Corp. is part of the Volvo Car Corporation of Göteborg, Sweden. The company provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to the 41 Volvo automobile retailers across the country. The company’s product range includes the stylish and sporty C30, the elegant C70 hardtop convertible, the S40 sedan and the S80 flagship sedan. For customers looking for a vehicle with all-road capability, Volvo offers the versatile XC60, XC70 and XC90. The new-for-2011 S60 sport sedan lineup now includes the T6 AWD and T5 FWD, both offering Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake. The S60 recently joined the 2011 S80, C30, XC60 and XC90 as a Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

Summit Entertainment, LLC is a worldwide theatrical motion picture development, financing, production and distribution studio. The studio handles all aspects of marketing and distribution for both its own internally developed motion pictures as well as acquired pictures. Summit Entertainment, LLC also represents international sales for both its own slate and third party product. Summit Entertainment, LLC releases on average 10 to 12 films annually.

October

22nd

Win a Vampire-Inspired Bath Treat From Honeycat Cosmetics!

Hey everyone! Click here to visit TheBreakingDawnMovie.org for a chance to win one of 3 vampire-inspired bath treats from Honeycat Cosmetics!

August

6th

Nerdyshirts.com Review + ‘Team Charlie’ Shirt Giveaway!

Hey hey friends! Here’s my shirt review for Nerdyshirts.com! See below for how to enter to win the ‘Team Charlie’ shirt! I’ll ship it worldwide, so everyone feel free to enter! I’m really bad on video and don’t usually do video reviews (I wanted to challenge myself to do it) lol…. so hang in there through my awkwardness!

How to enter the ‘Team Charlie’ T-shirt giveaway:
Simply copy & paste the purple blurb at the bottom of the arrow and Tweet it to me to be automatically entered!


@bellasdiary #ILoveTheTwilightSagaAndBellasDiary

 

Contest closes August 13th and winner will be announced on August 14th via Twitter!
Note: The shirt is a Size (small). The shirts are true to size and 100% cotton. They are very soft and fit nicely! I’m sorry it’s a small, I only decided to do a giveaway with it AFTER the people from nerdyshirts.com asked for sizing. Next time I will have a medium, or all 3 sizes! XO

Visit Nerdyshirts.com for fun, nerdy shirts!

July

2nd

Contest: Win Faye Meredith’s ‘Becoming Edward’ ebook!

Fay Meredith, the Author of ‘Becoming Edward,’ reached out to us and asked if we’d be interested in featuring a giveaway for her captivating new ebook! This is a must read for all Twi–lovers and even guys who are finding themselves seeming slightly inadequate in comparison to Edward Cullen. Read below for details:

Here’s a brief description of the book:

“Rachel’s hooked on Twilight and is in love with Edward Cullen. Clive is obsessed with Rachel but he’s no Edward. Lewis is in love with himself until he meets Rachel.

Both boys fail to win her until one of them has the bright idea of becoming Edward.

Becoming Edward is a light-hearted teen fiction novel for young adults who love paranormal romance, especially Twilight and Breaking Dawn. There are no vampires in it, but there is a boy who thinks he’s Edward Cullen.

The author is a huge Twilight fan and explores what it’s like to be a Twi-hard while other people just ‘don’t get it.’”

If you wanted to skip the contest and start devouring this book now, you can buy it in two spots:

Here’s the link to buy from amazon on kindle: http://amzn.to/jPlfwq

Here’s the link to buy on Smashwords for ALL formats: http://bit.ly/kjxTd8

Now, to WIN your free download from smashwords.com, all you have to do is be following Bella’s Diary on Twitter  (you can find us HERE if you’re not already following) and Tweet the blurb below the arrow to me to be entered (you can just copy and paste if you’d like.)


@BellasDiary Enter me in the #BecomingEdward giveaway

 

Now that you’ve Tweeted that to me, here’s the info on how and when our winner will be picked:

I will use Random.org to pick a winner and we will notify the winner by Tweeting you. We will then send your download code to you so you can start devouring this lighthearted book!

Winner will be picked and Tweeted to Tuesday July 5th (3 days from now.)

Good luck!

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