Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Family Folktales Book Review and Giveaway







The thing I remember the most about my grandmother is all the stories she would tell about our family. My great uncles were hit men for Al Capone and nothing scared them, except the headless ghost that lived in their mother's house.   Then there was my great great uncle who was a priest in Italy in the late eighteen hundreds. One of the members of his congregation shot him on the alter when she found out she wasn't his only lover.  I always wanted to find a way to preserve stories like these so I could pass  down our colorful family history to my children.  Family Folktales by Karen Gonzalez has helped to start me out on that journey.




This book is a fast and easy read filled with lots of great tips and information for getting starting on writing down you families history. It provides simple writing techniques as well as how to incorporate scrapbooking into your stories. This book is a great step by step guide to capturing your families history on paper forever.  If you'd like to purchase this book for yourself, visit the Folk Heart Press Bookstore where  you can get this great book for only $7.95.





The great folks over at Folk Heart Press sent me two copies of this amazing book. One for myself and one to giveaway.  If you'd like a win a copy of this book, you MUST follow my blog and comment that you do.  For additional entries, you can do any of the following, but you must complete the mandatory entry first.

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This giveaway will end at midnight on 1/10/10. Open to US only. Thanks again to Folk Heart Pres for offering this great prize!






***Please note that I received no form of monetary compensation for this post. I did receive a copy of the book to read for my review which I am allowed to keep. The opinions expressed in this review are my own and were not influenced in any way. ***

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