Saturday, February 11, 2012

blog tour + giveaway

butter and brass is having its first giveway! author amy thomas just released her debut memoir, paris, my sweet: a year in the city of light (and dark chocolate), sharing the struggles and sweetness she faced adjusting to a new life and culture in paris. her book, much like her blog, gives an honest and fresh perspective on finding happiness and, perhaps more difficult, the perfect pastry.

after communicating via the web and reading her blog god i love paris for years, i am secretly hoping that this book will bring amy to ann arbor for a reading… if not, i think we're destine to meet in paris someday, waiting in line at ladurĂ©e.

for a chance to win a copy of paris, my sweet, please leave a comment below. a winner will be chosen next week. good luck and congratulations amy!


2/16 update - and the winner is... najee! thanks everyone for all of your comments and for entering the giveaway!

36 comments:

  1. Oooh! Sounds like a good read!

    deebelievesinyou [at] gmail [dot] com

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  2. how sweet this is i can't wait to read this book! COngratulations on your first giveaway!

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  3. The book looks and sounds wonderful. I am excited to check out her blog too - anything related to Paris immediately appeals to me :)

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  4. should be interesting. I used to live in Paris but never found the perfect pastry :)

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  5. I spent a month in Paris last year, would love to relieve that experience with Thomas's book.

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  6. I would love to win this book!

    Jess
    seworange@gmail.com
    www.bellsbowlsbobbins.blogspot.com

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  7. those photos are all so pretty!

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  8. Here's to hoping!

    narine.chua@gmail.com

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  9. This books looks so wonderful! I can't wait to read it.

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  10. this looks soo good! hope i win! eclairre(at)ymail(dot)com

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  11. Thank you for this-I would love to win it.

    chocolate and croissants at yahoo . com

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  12. I´d love to have a ticket in this tombola. Looks like a very lovely book! Best regards /Helena
    helena.mannelqvist@sorfors.se

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  13. can't wait to read it.

    abcpony@googlemail.com

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  14. Keeping my fingers crossed that I win.

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  15. Pick me! :)
    redding.kristen@gmail.com

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  16. Looks like a lovely book. I went to Paris for the first time last month but there is so much more I want to learn about such a magical city!

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  17. What a fantastic first giveaway, here's hoping I am the lucky one; Wish me luck...
    ♥Noemi
    cruisewithnoemi@yahoo.com
    Fashion: Classy N Glamorous
    Travel: Across The Sea

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  18. I would love to be in Paris right now eating macaroons or caneles. Xoxo

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  19. What a lovely giveaway. Fingers crossed!

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  20. aah! paris! a city that will always inspire writers!

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  21. I will be in Paris in April with my 11-year old nephew and i really NEED this book!

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  22. I need this book so I can live vicariously through Amy!

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  23. Great giveaway, thank you! As if I need more encouragement to by a one-way to Paris... :)

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  24. I really would love to win this book! It would make my Valentine's day so sweet :) And me and my husband are planning our first ever trip to Paris this year (neither of us have ever been)! :) xoxo

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  25. I have been longing to go back to Paris for the last 8 years. This is not only because the city is tres magnifique, but because the most delicious thing that I have ever eaten can be found in Paris. It was a simple raspberry tart, that was in a word: perfection. It was found in a patisserie down the street from the Hotel St. Jacques where we stayed on our honeymoon. You and the author may be destined to meet, but I swear that the tart and I are destined to be re-united...

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  26. Looks like a great book and blog. Love reading about someone's Parisian experience.

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  27. oh wow, this book seems to be a giant eye candy!

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  28. What a lovely book! I live in Toronto and look forward to going to Paris one day :)

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  29. Really impressed! Everything is very, very clear, open is a description of the problem. It contains the information.

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