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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Challenge Completed and Contest

I completed my very 1st Challenge (ok and the only 1) since I stared blogging

2010 Bottoms Up Reading Challenge hosted by Ellz Readz

My pile had 33 books on it in February 2010 -- and I managed to read the last one last night!  It feels so good to be done

Hopefully next year I will take on a few more challenges

These are the books that were on the bottom up my pile

A Black Tie Affair
Confections of a Master Baker
Cougar Club
Countess of Scandal
Desire Me 
Heat Wave 
Hunger Games
It Could be Worse You Could be Me
Knights of Pleasure
Missile Mouse
Motorcycles and Sweetgrass
My Wife's Affair
Neil Flambe and the Marco Polo Murders
Of Mice and Men
Ravished by a Highlander
Seduced by a Rogue
Spider's Bite
The Deadly Sister
The Journal of Mortifying Moments
The Odds Get Even
The Outsiders
The  Princess Bride
The Queen's Mistake
To Surrender to a Rogue
Vermont Ghost Guide
What I Saw and How I Lied
Wondrous Strange
Would You
Zac Power

And since I felt so good about finishing - I decided that I was going to do a quick contest


Open US, Canada or anywhere the Book Depository ships
Prize: Any book from the Book Depository - up to $15 (Its xmas after all, money is tight)
Contest Ends: December 3rd, 2010
Rules: Must be a Follower and Comment below what book you would order if you won


  1. Thanks for the great giveaway! I would get Nightshade by Andrea Cremer.
    I'm a GFC follower.

  2. Awesome giveaway! If I won I would get Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins!

    GFC Follower


  3. Thank you for the great giveaway. I would probably get The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins in hardback. I have Mockinjay in hardback but don't have the other two.

    Follow on GFC

    seriousreader at live dot com

  4. Happy Thanksgiving!
    I would get Beautiful Creatures or Darkness.

    Thanks! (I"m a GFC follower, btw)


  5. Thanks for the giveaway. I'd love to get Paranormalcy by Kiersten White. I've seen nothing but raves about it.

    Happy Thanksgiving.
    GFC Follower

  6. thanks for this awesome giveaway!! i would love to win bloody valentine by melissa de la cruz! happy thanksgiving!!
    i'm a GFC follower

  7. I would get the passage by justin cronin.I am a gfc follower.

  8. Thanks for the contest! I'd get Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly--I've heard so many awesome things about it and I've been dying to read it!

  9. Congrats on finishing your first challenge.

    I'd pick Crusade by Nancy Holder
    I am a follower

  10. Thanks for the chance to win a book :D I'm a GFC follower :)

    I'd get Deerskin by Robin McKinley :)


  11. Congrats! I finished one (and the only) challenge too! But it's an easy and short challenge :D and thanks for the chance!

    If I win, I will probably choose Dash and Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan.

    feeyonachan at gmail dot com

  12. Great pics everyone

    JenM - You will love Paranormalacy - it made me lmao very many times!

  13. Thanks and congrats on finishing the challenge! I think I would get Paranormalcy by Kiersten White...maybe...I think...

  14. Thanks for the giveaway!
    If I win, I would love to get Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick.


  15. Congrats on finishing!

    I would love to order Lament by Maggie Stiefvater.

    swordsforfighting at yahoo dot com

  16. Congrats!

    I would go for Dash and Lily's Book of Dares =)

  17. Congrats on finishing the challenge and I would choose Ghostland by Jory Strong. GFC follower!


  18. 33 books that's impressive - Congrats!
    I would choose The Gone-away World by Nick Harkaway.
    I follow via GFC[@]gmail[.]com

  19. I barely have had the time to read any books this year, so I'm completely jealous of you!

    I would pick Lies by Michael Grant.

    I'm a follower.

    Thanks for the great contest!


  20. Congrats on finishing the challenge!

    GFC follower.
    I would pick Dash and Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohen and David Levithan

    cjmfnobrega AT gmail DOT com

  21. Congrats!!

    Im a follower.

    I would pick The Dark Divine.

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  22. Hi, great contest. If I won I'd get a copy of Firelight.
    I'm a GFC follower

    jlynettes @ hotmail . com

  23. Thanks for the giveaway! I would pick either Jane by April Lindner or Final Sacrifice by Richelle Mead.
    I am a follower
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

  24. I would pick The Candidates (Delcroix Academy, #1) by Inara Scott

    GFC follower
    raluk.93 at gmail (dot)com

  25. Jeez. What would I get? There are so many! Maybe Mockingjay? Maybe Matterhorn? So many books, so little room!

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

  26. I would get Mockinjay for my son Or maybe walking the witch for me. Or maybe The Reckoning for both of us lol. So many books so little time.
    scrtsbpal at yahoo dot com

  27. Thank you for the giveaway! I'm a follower and I would love to get a copy of Tyger Tyger.

    spettolij AT gmail DOT com