Wednesday, August 31, 2011


It's time for another I am a Reader, Not a Writer giveaway hop.  This is for all followers and I would like to say thank you to I am Reader and Buried in Books for hosting this giveaway!  I'm sure there will be hundreds of fun giveaways and I hope everyone wins!  I'm doing my part by giving followers a choice of any of the three books.
 So..  to enter... simple .... Be a GFC follower and leave a comment on the best book of 2011 that you've read this year
Mine is one yet to be published by debut author Jennifer Rogers Spinola!  Awesome read.  A very close second is Double Crossing by Meg Mims.  For YA, I'd have to go with Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris, but there have been a lot of good YA reads this year.  For middle school, Carl Hiaasen and Chomp (still not released either)

The fine print:
  • Ages 13 and up please (have your parents sign up)
  • US only
  • All entries must be in by 12:00 pm CST Sept 7, 2011
  • E-mail must be on the comment post or easily found when clicking on your icon
And the prizes you ask?  Please post with your choice of book. 

Adult book

Young Adult

Middle School or YA

The YA and Middle School books are both Hardcover.  Canary List is paperback.   And...if you would really really really rather have..  I have a $10 gift card to Amazon.  Don't forget to mark what you want to win.

Hope you have fun on the blog hop..  keep going with the blog with the linky!


  1. Matched please! My favorite book has been Starcrossed! sstang123(at)gmail(dot)com

  2. Hmm, I think my favorite 2011 release book has been Hereafter by Tara Hudson, but only because I'm pretty sure it's the only 2011 release I've read all the way through. lol.

    Thank you so much for the opportunity. I'm supposed to be receiving Leviathan so I'd love Behemoth!

    GFC follower- Chey


  3. I would choose Canary List.

    I am a gfc follower- christine a

    I enjoyed reading The Girl she used to be by David Cristofano.
    your1chef at aol dot com

  4. I would pick Matched. I haven't read any 2011 releases yet I don't think, but my favorite book I've read recently is Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    gfc: brookea_2006

  5. Thanks for the giveaway is great. I pick Matched.

    GFC - Ronyka7

    flaka.077 at gmail dot com

  6. Thanks for the great giveaway! I follow on GFC - Nofearpapertiger. I would pick Chomp - I love Carl Hiassen. :)

    Best book of 2011 so far that I've read is probably Okay for Now by Schmidt.

    Angela Rhodes Krause

  7. Following via gfc

    I would love the Canary List! :)

  8. Thanks for participating the in the blog hop / giveaway. If I were to be chosen winner, I would choose the Canary List.

    Please stop by my blog and enter mine too!

    Dorothy - Squeak
    Squeak(dot)ak(at)gmail(dot) com
    For Books –
    Twitter -->> @akchocoholic

  9. I'd definitely pick Matched. I've been wanting to read it.
    I've read so many great reads this year, but Entwined comes to my mind first as being a top favorite. Hourglass(McEntire) is way up there, too, though. :)

    bluerosesheart at yahoo dot com

  10. I'd like to win and read the young adult book Matched ^_^

    My Favorite 2011 book would have to be: Before ever after by Samantha Sotto

    GFC: kimyunalesca

    Many thanks for sharing and posting ^_~

  11. Thanks for the giveaway!! Best book I've read this year hmmm....Not a 2011 release but I really loved the Nicholas Flamel series by Michael Scott. I've already read Matched so I would love a gift card to get Warlock by Michael Scott : )
    GFC: ebaker

  12. Thank you for the giveaway! Best 2011 book I have read this year would have to be Entwined by Heather Dixon. Not only is it my favorite this year but I think it may be my favorite book of all time or at least one of them!

  13. Thank you for the giveaway! I would really liked Matched as my teen really wants to read it.

    books4me67 at

  14. I would either like Matched or Behemoth! Thanks!!

    Best books that I've read this year would have to be either Divergent, or The Gray Wolf Throne.

    widsfam7 @ digis dot net

  15. I really enjoyed My Jane Austen Summer.
    The Canary List looks interesting.
    Thank you for the giveaway!
    I am a GFC follower as melora brock
    melorabrock {at} gmail {dot} com

  16. Thank you for this giveaway. The best book of 2011 is Divergent by Veronica Roth. I would like to win MATCHED.
    emilymeimei204 at yahoo dot com

  17. Thanks for having such a great giveaway. My favorite book this year was The Postmortal by Drew Magary.I'm happy to be a new follower and I look forward to enjoying your reviews!
    GFC-The Happy Booker
    I'd love to win Matched

    Donna @ The Happy Booker
    ahappybooker at gmail dot com

  18. Thank you for the giveaway.
    My favorite book from this year was Divergent, though there a few I'm really looking forward to in the next couple of months, so that could change.
    I'm a GFC follower as sablelexi.
    I'd actually like the amazon gift card, since I already own (and love) Matched and Behemoth.

    jlynettes @ hotmail . com

  19. Thanks so much for the chance! I would love to win Matched! :D I've been dying to read that book. And my favorite of the year is Bloodlines by Richelle Mead.


  20. I would love to win Matched!
    My favorite book this year has been Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning.
    GFC follower Library Lady
    adsanders77 at gmail dot com

  21. I don't think I've read any that have actually come out this year. I know. Lame! Anyway, I would love the gift card. Thanks!
    GFC - Gloria

    geschumann at live dot com

  22. One of the best books I read this year was River Marked by Patricia Briggs. Thanks for the giveaway.

    GFC: AmyS.

    Truebloodfan AT

  23. I'd love to win Matched. Thanks so much for the giveaway! :)

    Best book of 2011? Oh boy...I loved The Girl of Fire and Thorns alot. It wasn't published this year, but I read it this year, but The Greyfriar was also excellent. Man, there were a lot of books I loved this's hard to choose just one. :)

    GFC: Dani @ Refracted Light
    dani AT refractedlightreviews DOT com

  24. Wonderful giveaway! I would LOVE to win Matched!

    I'm a new follower. :-)

    mrso_d at yahoo dot com

  25. Best book of 2011: Exit the Actress by Priya Parmar
    GFC - rickimc

  26. My fav book of 2011 would have to be Starcrossed.
    I'd love to win Behemoth.
    GFC @ Jennifer
    Thanks for the giveaway.


  27. Thanks for the awesome giveaway. My favorite 2011 book is LEGEND by Marie Lu! I love dystopian novels and this one was exciting!

    I would love to win the gift card :)

    GFC: cyc

    jadedlittlegirlx AT gmail DOT com

  28. I would love the gift card please.
    I follow you via GFC (Throuthehaze)
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

  29. Never Knowing by Chevy Stevens is a good book that I just finished.

    I would prefer the gift card
    I am a GFC follower - amhengst
    amhengst at verizon dot net

  30. I think the best book I have read so far this year may be Delirium. I have read a ton of books this year and so many were wonderful that it really is hard to choose. Please count me in for the Amazon Card as I have already read or own these books :) Thank you for the chance!

    GFC follower Tiffany Drew


  31. i follow via GFC! thanks for the giveaway!
    i'd love matched or the gift card!!
    americangirlie1991 at yahoo dot com

  32. Ive read, 'Never Knowing' this summer and loved it!

  33. GFC Krystal Larson I loved Die For Me by Amy Plum! edysicecreamlover18@gmailDOTcom

  34. Best book I've read this year is This Burns My Heart by Samuel Park.

    I would love to win Behemoth.


    lhoffpauir at gmail

  35. Thanks for the giveaway! GFC follower Leigh Ann.
    I haven't really had a chance to read many new releases this year, but I re-read Anna Karenina over the summer because Tolstoy is an absolute genius.
    I'd like to with Canary List

  36. That's realllly hard, but I'm just gonna say The Gathering - Kelley Armstrong. I haven't been so into a book in a while; I couldn't put it down.

    GFC - Manda
    I'd go for Matched. :)
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  37. I really enjoyed Divergent this year.

    GFC follower-judy
    Pick-The Canary List


  38. My fave 2011 release is one I just read called THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS! I'd like the $10 Amazon GC. Thanks for the lovely giveaway!
    Amy // amyismyfriend at aol dot com
    GFC: (ArtsyBookishGal)

  39. I'd pick Canary list or the gift card as I have the other two books. Thanks so much for the giveaway chance!
    tlabunski <<<at))) gmail

  40. I'd choose the Amazon gift card! One of my favorite releases from 2011: The Memory Palace by Mira Birtok.
    Best wishes and thanks for this fabulicious giveaway!

  41. I choose the gift card. One of my favorite releases from 2011 is The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon.

    Thanks for the giveaway. I am participating in the blog hop as well. Looking forward to staying connected.

    GFC Follower:


  42. I would love to win Matched:)One of my favorite releases from 2011 is Passion by Lauren Kate. Thanks for the Giveaway!
    GFC Follower; Sarah E. Cruz


  43. I would love to win the Gift card. One of my favorite releases form 2011 so far is ETERNAL RIDER by Larissa Ione (adult only PNR book).
    GFC follower: June M.
    manning_j2004 at yahoo dot com

  44. Thanks for the giveaway! I think I would like Matched. My favorite book so far of 2011 was Bloodlines.
    GFC follower NIcol-Lovestoread

  45. Thanks for the giveaway!

    The best book I've read this year is Retribution Falls by Chris Wooding.

    I think I'd rather go with the GC

    GFC follower SarahSparrow.

    captainsarahsparrow at hotmail dot com

  46. I read The Canary List earlier this year and thought it was a great book. Thanks for the chance to win :) I follow through gfc

  47. Thanks for the giveaway :)
    I haven't read any 2011 books. The most recent one was Mail -Order Cowboy(11/10), a sweet, clean romance. I won this thru the Goodreads FirstReads program.

    I would love to win MATCHED.

  48. Thanks for the giveaway and for participating in this blog hop! I already follow via GFC (Bornajhawk). My favorite read of 2011 is "The Witch's Daughter". Count me in for "Matched".


  49. The best book that I read in 2011 would def have to be The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Lovelovelove that book.

    I would love to win Matched


  50. I think the best book of 2011 that I've read is Cinder and Ella by Melissa Lemon. It hasn't actually been released yet (I think it's later this month?)

    I follow you via GFC as Marci.

    If I were to win, I would LOVE Matched. I have heard so much about it and want to give it a shot!

    marciclark88 at gmail dot com

  51. The best book of 2011 I've read so far is The Lost Wife by Alyson Richman. It was amazing.

    Thank you for the giveaway! I would love to win Matched, it's been on my wish list for awhile now!

    GFC Kimmel Tippets
    stimble AT hotmail DOT com

  52. My favorite book so far this year was No Place Like Holmes by Jasin Lethcoe.
    I'd love to win Mtached.
    GFC follower- Krysta Banco


  53. i follow via GFC-nayjf

    the best book I have read so far is ghost story by jim butcher!

    I would like to win Behemoth.

  54. The best book I've read so far this year would most likely be be a toss up between Perfect Chemistry and Rules of Attraction both by Simone Elkeles

    I would like a chance to win Matched

  55. Thank you so much I love amazon Great giveaway!
    I would love to read Matched never have yet! My favorite 2011 book so many to pick but have to go with Bloodlines By Richelle Mead! Im a GFC follower/latishajean

  56. I think Canary List looks interesting.
    I haven't read any 2011 books. I've tackling some of the classics.
    GFC folower - sweetstaker

    Sweetstaker at yahoo dot com

  57. Hi!
    I follow via GFC as: lauriehere
    I would pick The Canary List
    Best books of 2011 from my opinion
    #1 - The Help by Marilyn Stockett
    and a close 2nd is a new release called Nobody's Child by Austin Boyd. See my review of this controversial book. The book is excellent!
    At my blog:
    Thanks for the giveaway!!
    Laurie Carlson
    laurieisreading at gmail dot com

  58. follow on GFC laurie1993
    and the best book I read this year is Not my daughter by Barbara Delinksky

  59. Thanks for the Giveaway :D

    the best book I've read this year is Entwined by Heather Dixon :)

    GFC: Jude Henderson

  60. I'm a new follower on GFC-Lisa Richards
    The best book this year- Hourglass

    alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com