Tuesday, December 13, 2011




Thank you again for donating a book for our 1st annual "Good Tidings & Trimmings" e-book Giveaway! What book or books did you donate, tell us more about them.

The e-book I’ve donated is calledPHENOMENA: SECRETS OF THE SENSES, published by Little, Brown and Company.PHENOMENAprobes some of the fascinating mysteries connected with our senses, such as:
• What influences our perceptions?
• Why do we dream?
• If one of our senses is damaged, will our brain compensate in some way?
• What do first impressions tell us?
• Do we have a sixth sense?
• How about animal “super” senses: Can dogs sniff out diseases in people, and do elephants really know when an earthquake is about to occur?

Exploring these topics and more,PHENOMENAsheds light on the intriguing ways our minds and bodies interact with the world around us and is sure to leave your brain tingling!
Learn more at:http://www.donnamjackson.net/phenomena.html

What is your favorite thing about the holiday season?

I’ve always loved the soft glow of the lights . . . and decorating our home with warm reds, greens and gold. It’s also fun to sift through memories as you pull out old ornaments and trim the tree.

What is your favorite holiday memory?

Spending Christmas with Sitto, which is the name we called our grandmother. Every year, the whole family – Aunts, Uncles, cousins and in-laws – packed into her tiny home for a Lebanese feast, which included kibbee, tabouli, stuffed grape leaves, Ma’mouls (pasteries) and freshly baked pita bread. Talk about sensory stimulation!

Do you still believe in Santa Claus?

The spirit of Santa . . . sharing love, giving to others, and being grateful for all the people in your life.

A lot of people get that warm, fuzzy feeling around this time of year, are you one of those people?

Not sure about fuzzy, but definitely warm . . .

Have you ever gone caroling or wanted to?

Yes . . . mostly when I was young – with school and church groups.

If you had a choice of the perfect weather for Christmas would it be cold and snowy, or warm and sunny?

Definitely snowy . . . with huge, fluffy flakes -- preferably falling on a landscape that’s already blanketed in white!

Give us your links! Tell us where to find your books and more information about you!

Thanks for inviting me to your book giveaway!PHENOMENAand my other books are available at traditional bookstores as well as online. Below are a few links for more info.

Web site:www.donnamjackson.net

Phenomena page:http://www.donnamjackson.net/phenomena.html
Phenomena Book trailer:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKEA0GC6ULA
Google preview:http://books.google.com.pk/books?id=IhCF....epage&q&f=false

Read more:http://www.greatmindsthinkaloud.proboards.com/index.cgi?action=display&board=interviews&thread=911#ixzz1gTKJIJ5Z

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