Thursday, April 19, 2012

Showers of Books Giveaway Hop!!



Welcome to my stop on the Showers of Books Giveaway Hop! A huge thank you to I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and One A Day YA for hosting this great hop! There are over 150 blogs participating so when you're done here, make sure you scroll to the bottom and enter the others as well!

Here in Massachusetts, we haven't gotten much in the way of "April showers bring May flowers".. we've just had a LOT of sunshine but that's okay, I'm certainly not complaining.

The winner of this giveaway will receive:

Book of choice from the Book Depository that was released in 2012 between January and April. (Up to a $14 value!)

Please note that I check all winning entries to make sure you have completed the task listed. Click "more" for the rafflecopter widget!

Good Luck and Happy Reading!
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145 comments:

  1. +JMJ+

    The best books I read so far in 2012 actually came out several years earlier: the Vampire Island trilogy by Adele Griffin. They're very quirky Middle Grade reads and Griffin has a subtle hand with the satire. =)

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  2. The best book I've read is Matched by Ally Condie ^^

    @Tibiux

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  3. Christina K. in the rafflecopter

    Flat-Out Love by Jessica Park and Geek Girl by Cindy Bennett

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  4. The Pledge by Kimberly Derting! Such an amazing book!

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  5. definitely Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness. Plus Mockingjay! Those two left such a great emotional impact that you usually and particularly experience after having read such a great read

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  6. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor! It's very beautiful! Thanks for the giveaway :)

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  7. The best book I have read is The Hunger Games (way back in the beginning of January I finally got around to reading it!) Second place goes to A Million Suns by Beth Revis :) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  8. Just finished CINDER and it was really good!

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  9. the fault in our stars by john green...soo good

    thanks for the giveaway

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  10. Stand out books for me so far this year are:
    Discovery of Witches
    Night Circus
    Vampire Empire (Books 1 & 2)

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  11. Pure by Jennifer L. Armentrout

    Thank you! :)

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  12. Divergent by Veronica Roth! Amazing!

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  13. Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta. It's awesome!

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  14. hum there are several really great but the last one that i really realy enjoyed was gangbusters by michele hart


    thanks you a lot for this giveaway

    all the best

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  15. Carved in Stone, it was really funny yet touching.

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  16. Nightshade by Andrea Cremer and Darker After Midnight by Lara Adrian and Amethyst Eyes by Debbie Brown WOW that is alot of best books but I loved them all.

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  17. Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley was really good

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  18. Its tie between Across the Universe by Beth Revis and Nevermore by Kelly Creagh :)

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  19. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. :)

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  20. It's a toss-up between Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers, Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin, and The Gathering Storm by Robin Bridges.

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  21. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

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  22. Well.....The best book I've read this year would be.....Bloodlines by Richelle Mead! I enjoyed the plot and the awesome characters.

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  23. A Perfect Storm by Lori Foster!

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  24. Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers I could not put it down!

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  25. Thank you for the opportunity!

    I loved Sins of the Son by Linda Poitevin!

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  27. I think it is Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory/
    Thank you for the giveaway!

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  28. A Dance with Dragons by GRR Martin

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  29. Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta! Awesome!! Thank you for the giveaway!

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  30. Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison! I love it!!! I'm just waiting for the french edition to read it again!

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  31. Thanks for the giveaway! The best book so far was The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman.

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  32. Defiance by Shelly Crane! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  33. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green!

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  34. Divergent. I'm late to the party, but at least, I'm readly for Insurgent.

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  35. Hmm, there were way too many! I don't think I could possibly pick! Some of them are Across The Universe, Eve, The Iron Fey, and a lot more Thanks for the giveaway. :)

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  36. Clockwork prince by cassandra Clare

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  37. A Stolen Life

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

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  38. the best so far is Cinder

    catherine0807 at hotmail dot com

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  39. So far it's Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta. :)

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  40. So far The Restorer by Amanda Stevens has been the best book I've read.

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  41. I just recently read Legend by Marie Lu which I found really good.

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  42. i just recently finished most of the kate daniel series by ilona andrews, and it is one of my top favorites, maybe s it is how it make me laugh, or how different the romance is or how exciting the adventure is!! i dont know maybe a mix of the three!! but i absolutely love it :D
    thanks for the opportinty by the way :D

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  43. The best book I've read this year is Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare.

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  44. My favorite read so far this year would be a manga series, Beauty Pop. Soooooo funny and such good artwork!

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    :D
    mangafaninu@yahoo.com

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  45. I know its sad, but i havent read anything new this 2012. Im still saving up to buy books :)

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  46. Incarnate and The Immortal Rules!
    Thanks!

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  47. The best book I've read so far in 2012 is Fair Game by Patricia Briggs.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  48. The Fault in Our Stars! :D

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

    - Noely Jeleen

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  49. Maybe Hallowed by Cynthia Hand. Really liked it.

    Jennifer k

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  50. It's too difficult to choose one book but I loved Out of Sight, Out of Time by Ally Carter

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  51. I have read so many good books this year, the one that I just finished To Command and Collar by Cherise Sinclair was great.

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  52. best book I've read so far in 2012 is Practice Makes Perfect by Julie James :)

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  53. The Secret Holocaust Diaries
    ceis809 at yahoo dot com

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  54. So far I'd say Re-Vamped by Lucienne Diver, so much fun! =)

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  55. The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

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  56. So far I'd have to say either "Masque of the Red Death" or "Dreamless" - both are ridiculously awesome!

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  57. "The Hiding Place" by Corrie ten Boom! It was wonderful!

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  58. The Catastrophic History of You and Me. SO GREAT!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  59. This is really tough but I would have to say Grave Mercy. It was just such a great book from start to finish.

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  60. Divergent it was absolutely amazing!

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  61. I really liked The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore.

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  63. The Gray wolf throne by cinda williams chima

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  64. The Storyyteller for sure. It was a combination of Forbidden and Nevermore.

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  65. Dance with The Devil by Sherrilyb Kenyon, this book make me cry.

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  66. Possibly Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, though I've read dozens of absolutely fantastic stories.

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  67. I've read a few very good books thus far this year, but on top of my head, I say that the Iron Druid series by Kevin Hearne (http://www.cherrymischievous.com/2012/01/review-hexed.html) comes to mind.

    Thank you for the chance to win! :)

    Cherry Mischievous

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  68. Oh, there've been several good ones! I really loved fate fixed by bonnie wheeler, masquerade by cambria hebert, and catching fire by suzanne collins x

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  69. The best book so far is Lover Reborn.

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  70. Ugh That's a hard one! Probably the River of Time Series-They are awesome!

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  71. Best book of 2012 would have to be Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi. Thanks for the giveaway! =D

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  72. Best book I've read this year would be A Million Suns by Beth Revis.

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  73. I would have to say Pure by Jennifer Armentrout. Her writing is amazing.
    (Brittany S.)

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    1. She is such a fantastic author!! Are you going to be participating in the Daemon Invasion?

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  74. for me it is Just One Drop by Quinn Loftis. I love the humor and the writing!
    thanks for the giveaway!

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  75. So far the best I've read this year is My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent. It wasn't published this year, but I just read it for the first time this year and loved it! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  76. It's The Man In The Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas, which I am reading right now.

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  77. The best book so far would probably be The Last Echo by Kimberly Derting. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  78. The Vampire Academy series have been my favorite reads so far this year!

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  79. The Fault in our Stars by John Green!

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  80. Under The Never Sky has by far been the best book I have read this year!!!

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  81. My favorite book so far this year is The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour.

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  82. Thanks for the giveaway! I can't just pick one but the best books I've read this year are Sacrificial Magic by Stacia Kane, Unclaimed by Courtney Milan, The Darkest Surrender by Gena Showalter and Mockinjay by Suzanne Collins.

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  83. Best book? I've read so many this year, so here are a few: Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout, Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire, Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater, I also enjoyed Shades of Grey series by E. L. James, but those books did not wow me, tho they were capturing and fast-pace.

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  84. A Perfect Blood by Kim Harrison

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  85. Oracle's Moon by Thea Harrison
    Irene Jackson on rafflecopter

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  86. ROTTERS by Daniel Kraus.
    Karin on Rafflecopter.

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  87. best book had been the fault in our stars by john green, but i just finished illuminate by aimee agresti and it was pretty great too : )

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  88. Best book so far this year is "Saving Cee Cee Honeycutt" by Beth Hoffman
    Thank you.

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  89. So far, best book for this year for me would be The Hunger Games. I know it's not a 2012 release and silly me I didn't get the urge to read it until after the movie was released (which thankfully I watched AFTER I finished the book) lol...

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  90. The Hunger Games trilogy. :bd <3
    Thanks for having this amazing giveaway :)

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  91. I have read at least a dozen of books that were exceptionally good, but some on the top of my head:
    The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
    The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa
    The Cat Girl's Day Off by Kimberly Pauley

    :)

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  92. There's been so many awesome ones! From the Ashes, Evermore, Shadow Heir,... *sighs* can't choose.

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  93. The Chaos Walking trilogy by Patrick Ness and The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

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  94. It's still A discovery of witches by Deborah Harkness, Clockwork Angel and Clockwork prince by Cassandra Clare... those share the fist spot! Thank you for the great giveaway and for making it international!

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  95. My fave novel of 2012 so far is Chuck Wendig's Blackbirds. Great stuff.

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  96. So far my favourite is Gate to Kandrith by Nicole Luiken. I loved the world she built and can't wait for the sequel!

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  97. The best 2012 book Ive read so far is The Gates by Rachael Wade
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    1. Such a wonderful book! I didn't think it would get better after Amaranth but she proved me wrong!

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  98. This is a hard question because all the books I've read this year were really good. Recently I finished Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson and loved it.

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  99. Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  100. lone wolf krystlekouture at yahoo dot com

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  101. I have read a lot of really great books this year already. One I just finished was Kerrelyn Sparks' WANTED: UNDEAD OR ALIVE. I love her Love at Stake series.

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  102. Well that's a toss up, I liked both Switched and Torn by Amanda Hocking. I can't wait to read Ascend, I have it on pre-order and can't wait for it to get here.

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  103. I cannot choose! Daughter of Smoke and Bone was amazing. So was Dragonswood and Shatter Me and Article 5 and The Savage Grace. I have read so many amazing books this year already. I think it is going to be a great year for reading!

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    Jaime

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  104. Friends and Foes by Sarah Eden was fantastic:)

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  105. Finnikin of the Rocks by Melina Marchetta

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  106. Starters by Lissa Price has been the best so far

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  107. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

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  108. A Game of Thrones! So good! :)

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  109. The Chronicles of Elantra series by Michelle Sagara!

    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

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  110. Lothaire by Kresley Cole.

    jmesparza821(at)gmail(dot)com

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  111. Silence Becca Fitzpatrick
    thanks for the giveaway

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  112. i haven't read so much this year coz i've been busy in school.. but i've finished reading Descended by Blood by Angeline Kace early this year and i loved it! :)

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  113. It didn't come out this year, but Fire by Kristin Cashore. It is amazing! I can't wait for Bitterblue!
    Thank you for the great giveaway!

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  114. I have so many favorites I love a few are Quinn loftis the grey wolves series and Lacey weatherford of witches and warlocks read them all really great! Thank you very much for the great giveaway!

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  115. That is a tough one. I've read some really good books. I finally read KMM's Fever Series and Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series. I'd say those books were all pretty good.

    Thanks for participating in the hop and for the giveaway opportunity.

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  116. This is such a hard choice, but I really enjoyed The Immortal Rules.

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  117. The best books I have read so far are: The Immortal Rules, Darker After Midnight: A Midnight Breed Novel by Lara Adrian & Lothaire by Kresley Cole.

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  118. Purity by Jackson Pearce! It was one of the best contemporaries I've read!

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  119. The best book I've read so far is Fear by Micheal Grant! Thanks for the great giveaway!

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