Monday, April 23, 2012

Super Awesome Blogoversary Giveaway

I have some good news and some bad news.


The bad news is that we'll be taking our annual month off in May and the rest of April so we won't be around posting until the end of the month :(  but don't worry because we will return.


The good news is that we are leaving you with this super wicked awesome blogoversary giveaway.  We actually hit the 3 year mark on the 31st of March and it took us a month to figure out what we wanted to do.  This is going to be a huge(ish) giveaway.


So what are we giving away? Well, Rebecca is paying for one book pack and I am paying for the other so we are going to have 2 winners.  Here is what you can choose to win:


The Ghost Prize Pack:


The Restorer by Amanda Stevens
Phantom Evil by Heather Graham
A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb


The Middle Grade Pack:


Urban Fantasy Pack:



YA Pack:



Mystery Prize Pack:


Deadly Cool by Gemma Halliday
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
The Lying Game by Sara Shepard


High Fantasy Prize Pack:




The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce
Scar Night by Alan Campbell


*We may be persuaded to swap the series books for another book in the series if you so desire :)*


The rules:
Fill in the form below to enter
Open to those The Book Depository Ships to
Must be 15 years or older to enter
Entries close 31 May
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126 comments:

  1. Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard

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    1. Sweet! This book sounds so cute! I'm really loving contemp fiction at the moment so I should definitely check this one out!

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  2. Thank you for the SUPREMELY awesome giveaway!!!! <3
    And, if you like zombeeeez and haven't read
    Pariah by Bob Fingerman, it is one of the best :)

    Mary DeBorde M.A.D.

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    1. Oh awesome, I like zombie books so I'll add this to my list :)

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  3. Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma.
    Happy Blogoversary!!!
    And thanks a lot for this awesome giveaway!!!

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    1. I've heard this one is a littl controversial but absolutely lovely. Definitely going to read it :)

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    1. Oh wicked. I've heard heaps of amazing things about Kelley Armstrong :)

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  5. Happy Blogoversary
    I've read and really love the science fiction romance serie by Michele Hart I-Marshal stories and even more book 2 and 3 ( Vigilant and Gangbusters)

    all the best and thanks you a lot for the international giveaway

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    1. Ooooh I love sci fi and romance so I am definitely going to be ordering these books!!!! Thanks so much!

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  6. but it's not a contemporaneous book: A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole :) Happy Blogoversary!

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    1. Oh awesome. I just looked it up, it looks like a really good read :)

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  7. I definitely do recommend Wanderlove (Kirsten Hubbard). Love that book, and the author, to bits!

    How about Please Ignore Vera Dietz, and A.S. King in general? She's an awesome author and I just read VERA and it's freaking amazing.

    Happy blogoversary. :)

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    1. I've heard so many good things about A. S. king, Please Ignore Vera Dietz is on my wishlist :)

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  8. I loved fate fixed by bonnie wheeler - it's a brill YA paranormal romance!

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    1. Oh awesome. Just checked it out on goodreads and the cover looks so pretty.

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  9. Happy Blogoversary! I strongly recommend all books by Melina Marchetta and Patrick Ness.

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    1. Awesome! I haven't read books by either so I'll definitely check some out :)

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    1. Oh I've heard so many good things about this one, I'll definitely be reading it at some point :D

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  11. You should read Moon Called by Patricia Briggs, all Maria V. Snyder books, and Skulduggery Pleasant by Derrick Landy :D

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    1. I've read one book by Maria V Snyder and it was soooo good so I'll definitely be checking out the rest of her books :D

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  12. Way To Go by Tom Ryan
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    Meeting Destiny by Nancy Straight

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    1. Thanks for the recommendations they both sound really good. I'd never heard of Way to Go Before.

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  13. There are so many books.....
    HHHMMmmmmmmm....
    I would so recommend Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

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    1. Thanks for the recommendation I've read Shiver and loved Maggie's descriptive writing.

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  14. Split, Five Flavors of Dumb, Graffiti Moon, This is Not a Test, Mercy Thompson series, any Melina Marchetta Books. Happy Blogoversary & thanks for the awesome giveaway =)

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    1. I've been reading a lot of urban fantasy/ paranormal lately so I should definitely check out the Mercy Thompson series.

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  15. Reading Struck by Jennifer Bosworth! It's really good!

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    1. Oh awesome, I've heard some really good things about Struck. I should check it out.

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  16. The Alchemy Of Forever by Avery Williams.

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    1. The Alchemy of Forever sounds really good, I'll have to check it out at some point. There seems to be a few incarnation stories around lately.

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  17. Finnikin of the Rocks be Melina Marchetta.

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    1. Sounds really good! I love fantasy.

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  18. Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling.

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    1. I just looked this one up on Goodreads, wow it sounds so good. Thanks for the recommendation :)

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  19. I am just finished Black Heart from Holly Black. I love Curse workers series :)

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    1. I read the first one not too long ago and it is so good, I can't wait to read the rest of the series :)

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  20. A book everyone should definently read is Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi. I dunno if you've read it or not, but if you haven't, you should give it a go! It's incredible!! :)

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    1. Oh awesome. I've heard so many amazing things about this one. I'll have to check it out at some point.

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  21. The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa

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    1. I love Julie Kagawa's books. I just ordered this one today so I'll definitely be checking it out :)

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  22. These is My Words By Nancy Turner!!! I read it a few years ago but I loved it!!!!

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  23. Happy Birthday!

    It seems you already have quite a few great books on the list of novels you have read, so I'm not really sure what to recommend. I love Kelley Armstrong and Nalini Singh when it comes to PNR/UF. Recently read A Week To Be Wicked by Tessa Dare. That one was very good! :)

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    1. Oh awesome, I've been reading a lot more UF/PNR lately so I'm always keen to find more.

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  24. YOU muuuust read Linda Poitevin's Grigori series!

    Lucy D.

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    1. Ooh just looked it up on Goodreads and it definitely sounds like something I want to read!

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  25. Blackdagger Brotherhood Series by J. R. Ward

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    1. I've heard nothing but good things about this series, so I'll definitely be checking it out at some point.

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    1. I love Julie Kagawa's books. I just ordered this one today so I'll definitely be checking it out :)

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  27. I would recommend Bloodlines by Richelle Mead!
    Patrick @The Bookshelves-http://wwwthebookshelves.blogspot.com

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    1. Awesome. I have to finish the Vampire Academy series first though ;)

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  28. Anna and the French Kiss is an awesome contemporary book, I loved it to bits when I read it and Dearly Departed is an awesome zombie book :)

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    1. Oh awesome, I haven't read Anna and the French kiss or Dearly Departed. I really want to read Dearly Departed though.

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  29. The Body Finder by K. Derting:)

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    1. Oh The Body Finder sounds so amazing. It's been on my wishlist for ages.

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  30. I'd recommend Wonder by RJ Palacio! It was great.

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    1. The cover of Wonder intrigues me, so I'll have to check it out :)

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  31. I Hunt Killers, awesome mystery/thriller YA.

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    1. I Hunt Killers sounds sooooo amazing, it's definitely on my wishlist.

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  32. The Fault in Our Stars. If you're prepared to cry your eyes out that is.

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    1. I feel like one of the only people in the universe who haven't read this yet but I'll get there eventually :)

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  33. Have you read Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake? There's also a sequel coming out this summer.

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    1. I haven't read it yet but it looks so good :)

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  34. I LOVE The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale.
    Also some new favs:
    Cinder, Partials and Everneath! All 2012 debuts.

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    1. Also, the enter btton got hit before I could enter my GFC name. I'm Inky. :D

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    2. Wicked. I have Cinder but haven't read it yet, looking forward to it though :)

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  35. Cool giveaway. You need to read the Casson series. There, that is my awsome sauce recomendation!

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    1. Thanks, I'll definitely look into it :)

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  36. Soulless by Gail Carriger

    ~Krista

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    1. Awesome, I've seen this book around and it sounds really good.

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  37. I'd recommend Sing Me To Sleep by Angela Morrison and Lockdown (Escape From Furnace #1) by Alexander Gordon Smith.

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    1. Sing Me To Sleep is such a good book :D

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  38. Saving Francesca or anything by Melina Marchetta!
    also, the fever series by karen marie moning is absolutely great!

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    1. I just got the first book in the fever series the other day, it looks really good.

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  39. I just read Never Enough by Denise Jaden and it was AWESOME!

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    1. Awesome, I have another book of Denise Jaden's but haven't read that one. I'll have to check out Never Enough.

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  40. Hello R & S! What a wicked competiton! You need to read "Slob" by Ellen Potter. So good.
    Tom

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    1. Slob sounds really good, I'll be checking it out :) Thanks for the recommendation.

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  41. hi guys, you need to read jackdaw summer by david almond!!!

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    1. I love David Almond, I went through a phase in high school where I read all the books by him I could get my hands on :)

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  42. I'd recommend the Vampire Memories series by Barb Hendee; it's a fresh, new take on vampires!

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    1. It looks really awesome, I just added the first book to my wishlist :)

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  43. Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J.R. Ward. :)

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    1. I've heard nothing but good things about this series, so I'll definitely be checking it out at some point.

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  44. War for the Oaks by Emma Bull. It's an awesome urban fantasy that not enough people know about!

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    1. Ooh War for the Oaks looks really good.

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  45. I just finished Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan and it was AMAZING!! I think it comes out Sept 2012 and it is a for sure must read!

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    1. Glad you liked it, I got this one off Netgalley so I'll have to read it soon :)

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  46. Thanks for the great giveaway! I highly recommend Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers. It was so good!!

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    1. I just got Grave Mercy the other day so I'll definitely be checking it out :)

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  47. I really enjoyed daughter of smoke and bone if you haven't read it yet!

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    1. Oh awesome, I own it but haven't read it yet so I'll definitely be checking it out :)

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  48. Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta :D

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    1. Awesome, I'll have to read the first one beforehand but I do love fantasy :)

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  49. Happy Blogoversary!! I definitely do recommend Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard (awesome YA contemp read) and the Chicagoland Vampires Series by Chloe Neill (it's a fantastic UF series, one of my fav).

    Thanks for the giveaway! =)

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    1. Awesome. The Chicagoland Vampires is one series I've been interested in reading :)

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  50. I just read Awkward by Marni Bates and I love it, a cute, funny and fast read you will absolutely love!

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    1. Wicked, it sounds so funny and I love funny books :)

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  51. I can recommend the Soul Screamers series by Rachel Vincent and all julie James books if you like romance books. Happy Blogoversary!!

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    1. Oh awesome. I got the Soul Screamers book one from the library once but never got to read it, I must read it at some point.

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  52. The Leviathan series by Scott Westerfeld is pretty cool. It's a steampunk book - so if you like the genre... ^^

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    1. I loved those books. I'm not so much a steampunk fan as a Scott Westerfeld fan though :)

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  53. Have you read any books by Jaclyn Moriarty? If you like your contemp YA with a good dose of humour, I'd definitely suggest checking out her books Feeling Sorry for Celia and The Year of Secret Assignments. Also, I second the recommendations of The Goose Girl and Anna & the French Kiss!

    Thanks so much for the awesome giveaway and congrats on your blogoversary! :)

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    1. I've read both those books by Jaclyn Moriarty, I love her writing :)

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  54. The Selection by Kiera Cass or 1Q84 by Murakami (not YA but contemporary fiction)

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    1. Awesome, I've heard good things about both books so I'll have to check them out.

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  55. I have a few I have read this year that I have LOVED.. So i will list them for you! =)

    Masque of the Red Death- Bethany Griffen
    One Moment- Kristina McBride
    And She Was- Alison Gaylin
    Water for Elephants- Sara Gruen

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    1. Oh awesome. I love the cover of Masque of the Red Death. I'll have to check out what the other books are about :)

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  56. Here are some of my favorites (most are YA, some are chick-lit):
    -Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi
    -The Lauren Holbrook series and the Maya Davis series by Erynn Mangum
    -Divergent by Veronica Roth (most everyone has read this one already, but I thought I would recommend it anyway)
    -There You'll Find Me by Jenny B. Jones (fantastic author- will make you laugh til it hurts)
    - The Maximum Ride series by James Patterson (Epic is the only word that can truly describe that series)

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    ~Shelby
    http://gobsandgobsofbooks.blogspot.com/

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    1. Wow, thanks for the huge list of recommendations. I've read Divergent and the first three books in the Maximum Ride series. I'll have to check out all the others you recommended though :)

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  57. If you haven't read the Gone series by Michael Grant then you simply must. It's a fantastic dystopian/apocalyptic series :D

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    1. Oh I have heard so many amazing things about that series I actually ordered the first one online last night :)

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  58. Just one? Tiger's Curse by Colleen Houck. The whole series is awesome!

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  59. I really enjoyed The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight.

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  60. I'd say The Fault in Our Stars, but since someone already mentioned it, I'd recommend Storm by Brigid Kemmerer! :)

    thanks for the giveaway!

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  61. Obsidian by Jennifer Armentrout
    Delirium by Lauren Oliver
    Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
    Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
    Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

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