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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Top 2011 Reads + Contest!

TOP READS 2011 (Alphabetical order)
These are 4.5 to 5 Star reads
*Click on the links to check out my reviews*

  1. Across the Universe by Beth Revis
  2. Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
  3. Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky 
  4. Blood Red Road by Moira Young
  5. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
  6. Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
  7. Daughter of Smoke and Bones by Laini Taylor
  8. Delirium by Lauren Oliver
  9. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  10. Enclave by Ann Aguirre
  11. Hardbitten by Chloe Neill
  12. Hereafter by Tara Hudson
  13. Hourglass by Myra McEntire
  14. Hunt the Moon by Karen Chance
  15. Legend by Marie Lu
  16. Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning
  17. Shift by Jeri Smith-Ready
  18. StarCrossed by Josephine Angelini
  19. Stay by Deb Caletti
  20. The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan
  21. The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa
  22. The Lost Saint by Bree Despain
  23. The Unbecoming of Mara Dara by Michelle Hodkin
  24. The Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell
  25. The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
  26. Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
  27. Where She Went by Gayle Forman
  28. Wither by Lauren DeStefano

There are some that I wish I could have read before the end of the year. I have a feeling I would have given them top stars… :-)


The winner will receive 2 books of their choosing from the list above!
*Please comment on which book(s) were your top reads of 2011*

For your chances to win FILL OUT THIS FORM!

Contest ends @ 11:59pm (CST) December 29, 2011. U.S. & Canada Residents Only (Sorry!)
**If you are an international resident and have someone in the states that I could mail the prize to, then you can enter the contest**


  1. Thank you for the great giveaway!

  2. OOO soo many good choices! My favs thsi year were: The Iron Fey Series, Where She Went and The Sky is Everywhere.

    thanks for the great giveaway

  3. Divergent, Legend and Where She Went would be on my list too. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  4. My favorite books of this year were:

    The Passage
    The Host
    The Hunger Games
    The Book Thief

  5. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Here's my top reads of the year:
    -Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith
    -Gone by Michael Grant
    -Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs
    -Firespell by Chloe Neill
    -Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross
    -The Field Guide and The Seeing Stone by Holly Black & Tony DiTerlizzi

  6. BTW, I might have submitted my form twice (but was not trying to enter twice). It didn't seem to go through the first time, but I can't be sure. =/

  7. Blood Red Road and 33 Snowfish were two of the books I loved reading this year.

    Thank you for the opportunity to win some great books!

  8. Delirium is on my list, too! And I want to read a bunch of the other books you listed.

  9. So hard to choose, but a couple of my absolute favorites books of the year are, Blood Red Road by Moira Young, Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare, and Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs.

    I'm sure I am missing a few more titles that I really loved...

    Thanks for the great giveaway. =)

  10. There were so many fabulous books read this year, but I'll pick a few that were outstanding: Kevin Hearne's Iron Druid series, Ann Aguirre's Aftermath and Cherie Priest's Bloodshot.

  11. There were so many great reads for me this year.a few are:
    Pale Demon by Kim Harrison
    Bloodlines by Richelle Mead
    The Gathering-Kelley Armstrong

    Thanks for the great giveaway

  12. There were so many! Some of my favs were Bloodlines by Richelle Mead, Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa and Vanish by Sophie Jordan.

  13. My favorite books of 2011 are:

    -Divergent by Veronica Roth
    -Delirium by Lauren Oliver
    -Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
    -Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout

    I had to narrow that down! I loved a lot of books this year. :3

  14. My top reads are
    Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma
    Wolfsbane by Andrea Cremer
    Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
    The Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa

    many more, that's all I can think of right now.

  15. Thanks for the giveaway! My top reads for the year include XVI, Delirium, and Bloodlines.

  16. Thanks for the giveaway! My favorites were Divergent, Blood Red Road, and Wither.

    Erin L.

  17. One of my best reads for the year is Divergent and Brightly Woven:)

    Thanks for this contest!

  18. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Mi favs were:
    Blood Red Road
    Anna dressed in blood
    Across the universe
    The thirteen tale
    The priest's graveyard

    Among others :D

  19. Thanks for the awesome giveaway! Some of my faves this year were: Enclave, The Host, Anna & the French Kiss, Unearthly, and Mistwood :)

  20. My favorites that I read this year:

    Anna Dress in Blood by Kendare Blake
    Blameless by Gail Carriger
    Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  21. Very unique giveaway!

    For me, my favorite two books from this year were Hexed by Kevin Hearne (an adult urban fantasy), and The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa. But, if I can only mention YA, then I'll have to add This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel.

    Have a great Holiday and Happy New Year!

  22. My favorite books this year were

    Born at Midnight by C.C. Hunter
    Forgotten by Cat Patrick
    Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovich
    The Future of Us by Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler
    Reasons to Be Happy by Katrina Kittle
    A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron

  23. My favorite books of 2011 are:
    City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
    Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
    Wolfsbane by Andrea Cremer
    Divergent by Veronica Roth
    Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

    Thanks so much for this awesome giveaway!! :)

  24. Too many favorites to list here! But I did love Blood Red Road and Girl of Fire and Thorns and Daughter of Smoke and Bone and...

  25. This year was definitely an amazing year for books! :D Divergent, Sweetly, and Silence are just a few of my favourites! :D

    Thanks for this giveaway! :D

  26. My two favorites were Blood Red Road and Divergent. I have a thing for dystopians.

  27. I loved Divergent, The Gathering, Ruby Red, Plague, and The Death Cure.

    Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  28. My favorites are If I Stay and Where She Went.
    amandarwest atgmaildotcom

  29. My 2011 favorites are Divergent by Veronica Roth and Stork/Frost by Wendy Delsol. It was a great year for books!

  30. My favorite books this year were Legend and The Host.

  31. My favorites were The Hunger Games and Catching Fire.


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