Monday, September 21, 2009

Triple Threat

It's here! Today is my 3 year blogiversary! (Never mind that the first entry is marked on 9/20, I had written that post the day after and then backdated it). I can't believe that I'm still here and blogging away! As always, the reason why I started blogging was thanks to Camy Tang's blog which inspired me to write my own blog. My main goal was to blog about the books I read because I figured I'd like others to know about the good books that were out there. I honestly can't believe that it's lasted this long and I hope to keep going strong. I've met so many new friends in the past year alone and I've even gotten to meet several in person and I'm going to meet more next week at the National Book Festival!

I'd also like to say thank you to those who nominated me for Best Cultural Review Blog for the 2009 BBAW Awards. It's truly been an honor that you considered me for that award and even more awesome that I made the shortlist! I've started to branch out in the past year from doing strictly Christian fiction reviews and it's paid off!

As of today I have written 400 book reviews, 68 movie reviews, had 8 author interviews and had 122 contests. When I first started my blog I had a mere 300 books. As of today I have a whopping 2163 books in my collection. Last year I had 1498. That's an accumulation of 665 books in one year! At this rate, if I live to be 90 I'll have over 40,000 books. Oh well I can dream can't I?

Now I wouldn't be where I was today without you guys. Sure I could keep blogging, but if I didn't r
eceive comments or emails, blogging would be really lonely. You guys have kept me going and it always brightens my day when I hear someone tell me they were inspired to read/buy a book because I reviewed it on my blog. I'm always geeked to hear someone say that they never would have found out about a book if they hadn't seen it on my blog

And since it's my THREE year anniversary, I'm giving away T
HREE prize packages!!! As you know, I read and feature three genres on this blog: Christian fiction, YA and chick lit.

The first prize package is a Christian fiction package. This prize is ope
n to US addresses only.

  • The End is Now by Rob Stennett (ARC)
  • Angel Fall by Coleman Luck (ARC)
  • Saints in Limbo by River Jordan (ARC)
  • Seeing Things by Patti Hill (ARC)
  • Guardian of the Flame by T.L. Higley (ARC)
  • On the Right Path by Diann Hunt
The second prize package is a YA package. This prize is open to US and Canada addresses. Thanks to Miriam at Hachette Books for providing this package.

Books 1-5 in the All About Us Series by Shelley Adina
  • It's All About US
  • The Fruit of My Lipstick
  • Be Strong and Curvaceous
  • Who Made You a Princess?
  • Tidings of Great Boys
AND

Books 1-3 in the Miracle Girls series by Anne Dayton and May Vanderbilt
  • The Miracle Girls
  • Breaking Up is Hard to Do
  • With a Little Help from My Friends
The third prize package is a chick lit package. This prize is open to US and Canada addresses. Thanks to Miriam at Hachette for providing this prize.

  • Hollywood is Like High School With Money by Zoey Dean
  • Damas, Dramas and Ana Ruiz by Belinda Acosta
  • Mating Rituals of the North American Wasp by Lauren Lipton
  • Italian for Beginners by Kristin Hamel
  • Love and other Natural Disasters by Holly Shumas
  • Fifty is not a Four Letter Word by Linda Kelsey
  • Easy on the Eyes by Jane Porter
To enter you must leave a comment with your email address and answer the following 2 questions:

A) Which prize package you would like to win (please state Christian fiction, YA or Chick lit, you may enter for as many as you want)
AND
B) If you have been a reader of my blog, what has been your favorite book review
OR
C) If you are new to my blog, knowing the genres I read (Christian fiction, YA and chick lit), what book do you recommend for me?

You MUST answer BOTH these questions to be entered. Entries without answers to BOTH questions will NOT be entered and will be deleted. I'll pick 3 names and announce the winners on Monday, October 5
. Good luck and thank you again!!!!!

PLEASE LEAVE A WAY FOR ME TO CONTACT YOU!!!!

ENTRIES WITHOUT CONTACT INFO WILL NOT BE ENTERED.

85 comments:

  1. A) I'd like to win the YA one.
    and
    B&C) I've been a reader of your blog for a few months now... just sneaking peaks every now and then to see what's being reviewed. But I have a book to recommend. Since you've read a couple of Denise Hildreth's books, I'd recommend the Will of Wisteria if you haven't read that already. It was a great book that I just recently read.
    gasweetheart211{at]netscape[dot]net

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  2. Happy blogiversary! Great giveaway. I'd like to win the YA one. Your review of The Rivers Run Dry by Sibella Giorello made me add it to my wishlist. :) WordLily AT gmail DOT com

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  3. Anonymous10:01 AM

    Congrats on your 3 year blogiversary! You do a great job with your reviews. I subscribed to your blog a couple of months ago and the review that you wrote on 'A Mile in My FlipFlops' by Melody Carlson made me want to read the book which isn't my usually choice of read. I would like to win the Christian Fiction one. Keep on reading and see you around PBS! clariail1@yahoo.com

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  4. Anonymous11:29 AM

    I would love the Christian Fiction Package.

    I am new to your blog, but I am a fellow PBS'r and have had swaps with you .... I am subscribing to your blog today...and I am into Historical Fiction, Biographies, and Christian Fiction!!!!! From what I have read so far, your blogs are great!
    Happy Blogaversary!!!!

    My contact is:
    lrchrisner123@lycos.com

    Lisa Chrisner(LisaRC)

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  5. I'd like to win the Christian one or the YA one. I have really enjoyed your reviews of the Shelley Adina series; and I liked hearing you talk with them on the Blog Talk Radio Show! I could tell you were a big fan. I think I'd like them, and I know my daughter will enjoy them in a few years!

    Happy Blogiversary!

    bookingmama(at)gmail(dot)com

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  6. HAPPY BLOGOVERSARY!!!! I send you virtual cake in any flavor you wish! :)

    I would love to be entered for the Christian Fiction reads.... they look like good choices!

    Its hard to pick a favorite review because I really enjoy so many of your reviews. I guess I am going to go with Catching Fire because I like you, would never have heard of this - or considered this book if not for bloggers.

    journeythroughbooks@gmail.com

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  7. Congratulations on your blogoversary! Don't enter me (I have enough books I should be reading and I'm out of room!) but just stopping by to wish you a happy blogoversary day!

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  8. Anonymous12:23 PM

    Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary Deborah!

    I'd be thrilled to win your Christian fiction or Chick lit book packages.

    I became aware of your blog through PBS. If you haven't reviewed June Bug by Chris Fabry, I'd love to read your review of it.

    Thanks,
    Valerie
    volunteerval@aol.com

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  9. Hey Deb! Congrats on 3 years! I'd like the Christian Fiction or the Chick Lit. I've read here and there when I've had time. I've liked the Christian Lit books you've written. I haven't read much of either, but am interested in exploring more styles. I read a lot of Christian/Inspiration type books, but I do like Harry Potter/Narnia/Twilight too. :) Congrats again!

    twitter: @clsbeach

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  10. Happy blogiversary, Deborah ... and congrats again on your nomination for Best Cultural Review Blog!

    No need to enter me in the giveaway (my bookcase runneth over) ... just wanted to say Cheers, and spread the word on your celebration.

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  11. I saw your post on PBS. Congrads on the 3yr anniversary.

    I'd love to win the Christian fiction package.

    I'm new to your blog. I'm a huge fan of Beverly Lewis. I met her at her new book signing this week. She writes Christian Fiction. I recommend her for a review.

    My PBS ID is - faith4jesus

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  12. Congratulations! Apparently, I'll have a lot of competition for the Christian lit package. I still have your emailed recommendations, but it would be great to try some out for FREE! Plus, no mailing required. I'm in your area! Alas, random.org doesn't take that into consideration.

    Let's see. Recommendations. I'm sure you've already read the Traveling Pants books. Clean YA chick-lit. I loved them (although I haven't read the most recent). If you'd like to try some YA Fantasy, I'd recommend anything by Robin McKinley except Deerskin.

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  13. Oops! oohbooks at gmail dot com

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  14. Anonymous3:18 PM

    Happy Blogaversary! I'm TheSampleLady at PBS. I would like to win ANY of the packages, but especially the Christian fiction. This is my first visit to your blog (but wow!). An interesting YA book I read recently is The Bar Code Tattoo by Suzanne Weyn. It wasn't Christian fiction, but I was drawn to it because of bibilical references to marks to buy/sell/et cetera. I recommend you try that one. Thanks!

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  15. Anonymous3:20 PM

    Deborah, I am new to your blog but I know you from PBS so you can contact me that way.
    I would recomend the book Forgiven by Shelley Shepard Gray. It is a book written in the Amish country and is a story about a child burnign down an Amish barn by accident and the owner of the barn having a hard time finding forgiveness for whoever set the barn on fire but in the end thru God's teachings he learns the true meaning of forgiveness and the yong man who accidently set the barn on fire learns the true feeling of how much better you feel when you are honest instead of trying to hide soemthing. I would highly recommend this book.
    If I should win the contest I would want to win the Christian books.
    Ella, my PBS nickname is SLS

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  16. Lacy K (hellolacy @ PBS)3:22 PM

    Yay for 3 years! I would like to enter to win the Chick Lit set. My favorite review was of Boneman's Daughters: I came back and re-read it after I read the book, which was a cool experience. lacyckelly at gmail dot com

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  17. Virginia3:29 PM

    I would like to win YA package. My favorite review is Fools Rush In by Janice Thompson. Reading your review made me want to run out and buy a copy (or put it on PBS wishlist!). Congrats on 3 years! -Virginia (virginiajeanne on PBS)

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  18. Anonymous3:40 PM

    Congrats Deborah! You are doing a great job. I would like to win the Chick Lit package. I don't subscribe but I do take a peek now and then from your links on FR. Here is a chicklit recommendation for you. Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella, I loved it.

    JustJanet @ FR

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  19. Yay on your 3 year anniversary. I would like to win the YA package.

    My favorite review is Access Denied by Denise Vega. After reading your review I knew my daughter, and I would love the series, and we do.

    jjameli(at)cableone(dot)net

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  20. A) Chick Lit
    B) Brand new to your blog. Absolute best book I have read recently (it's YA): DUST OF 100 DOGS by A.S. King.

    SaraJHenry (at) gmail (dot) com

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  21. Anonymous3:53 PM

    Happy anniversary! I would like to win the Christian fiction or Chick Lit package.

    I've been lurking on your blog for a couple of months. I've read Healing Stones by Nancy Rue and your review of Healing Waters has me even more excited to watch it climb up my WL. I notice that you've reviewed several of Nancy Moser's historicals, but only one of her contemporaries. I would suggest her Steadfast series (A Steadfast Surrender and The Ultimatum). The two books are very different from each other. I thought the contrast in styles for two related books to be very interesting and I'd love to hear your perspective.

    mckdbooks at bellsouth dot net

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  22. No need to enter me, I just wanted to say 'Happy Blogiversary!' and wonder why Firefox doesn't recognize that as a real word.

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  23. I am not here for the contest, as I hope your wonderful prizes go to some lucky book lover.

    I am here to wish you a Happy three tear Blogisversary. Thanks for all of your wonderful, and thoughtful reviews. This blog shows clearly that you have created a labour of love to share with others.


    Here's wishing you many more happy readings and reviews for years to come.

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  24. Happy Blogaversary!

    I'd want to win the Christian Fiction group

    My favorite review was for 'I Heart Bloomberg' by Melody Carlson... that one's definitly moving up in my TBR pile.

    Thanks!

    writer_weaver at yahoo dot com OR dancingqueen18 at PBS

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  25. Happy 3-year blogiversary! I'd want to win the Chick Lit or YA package. I'm pretty new to your blog, but I really enjoyed your review of Italian for Beginners and I'd love to read that one!

    dlodden at frontiernet dot net

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  26. AHH AHHHHHH I want to read those YA books! So bad! I naturally would like to win the chick lit package too, but I have several of those books already so I'd rather someone else could read them.
    I'm not new to your blog, but I want to recommend My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent... I just read it not too long ago and I already want to read it again. That or a Jen Lancaster book (I can't remember if you've read any of those or not)!

    shanynlee at gmail.com

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  27. Anonymous8:14 PM

    Congrats! I am new to your blog (found it via PBS). I'd love to win either the YA or chick lit package.

    In the chick lit genre, I'd recommend all of the Little Lady Agency (by Hester Browne) books -- I just finished the triology and wish there were more! My favorite chick lit of all time is How to Sleep with a Movie Star by Kristen Harmel. It's adorable!

    I'd love to give you some YA recs, too, but it's not really my genre...I'm entering to try to win that for my cousin who just started middle school :D

    e-mail: thalya2780 [at] hotmail [dot] com
    pjs2780 on PBS

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  28. Wow! Three years is awesome! I hope I make it that long. :)

    I think my favorite review of yours was your recent review of Tidings of Great Boys. You make it sound like such a fun read.

    I'd like to be entered for either the YA or Christian packages. They both have so many great books within them!

    melanies--musings@live.com

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  29. Happy Blogiversary!!! I would like to be entered for both the YA and the Chick Lit prize packages!

    My favorite review was your review on Italian for Beginners... I just got this book and referred to your review!

    delilah0180(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  30. Happy Happy Blogoversary! I thoroughly enjoy all your reviews even though I may not comment much. Will have to make sure I do more. I liked your review on Boneman's Daughter by Ted Dekker. It really sold me.

    rlmccormack59 @ gmail dot com

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  31. whoops - left out which package I'm interesting in. Enter me please for the Christian Fiction set. Thanks.

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  32. Happy Blogiversary!!. I'm new to your blog, but have browsed a bit, and think it's amazing.

    I'd recommend any of Grace Livingston-Hill books. I truly love how she writes. Debbie Macomber is always a good read.

    I'd like to be entered for the YA and Chic Lit.

    iriedawta1@yahoo.com

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  33. So, I'd love the Christian Fiction ones :)

    Recommends for you in YA:
    Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
    The Patron Saint of Butterflies by Cecelia Galante
    The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams

    Great giveaway!!

    thebooknest at gmail dot com

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  34. a) I'd like to win the Chick Lit or YA package please.

    b) One of my favourite reviews was "What the Bayou Saw". In fact, I think I subscribed to your newsletter after reading that review. It was a book that particularly appealed to me and the review was so poignant.

    melacan at hotmail dot com

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  35. I would like to win the Christian Fiction books.
    I am an email subscriber and I count on
    your site for great reviews.

    cenya2 at hotmail dot com

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  36. First Happy Blogiversary!! Three years and still going strong. Yay!!!

    (A) YA package please.

    (B) I'm going with Home to Holly Springs.

    BFish (dot) Reads (at) gmail.com

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  37. Happy Blogiversary! I'd have to say my favorite post was your 2009 Spring Read Thing Follow Up. I couldn't believe how many books you had read!!! 78 books in 3 months. Plus it was fun to read your answers to the questions in the post.

    I'd love to win either the YA set or Christian Fiction.

    Thanks for this giveaway and thanks to Camy's blog for setting you on your way!!

    Blessings,
    Mimi
    ps You can do 40K books!!

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  38. CONGRATS ON YOUR THIRD ANNIVERSARY! Another great milestone! And many more to come! Thanks for the many GREAT reviews!
    A. Christian Fiction
    B. Ghostwriter by Travis Thrasher. You really got me intrigued.

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

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  39. Hi Deborah! Congrats on three years of blogging and going strong! I hope in 2 years 10 months I will be able to have a big blogiversary celebration too!

    A) Christian Fiction Package

    and

    C) I am new to your blog. I discovered you through BBAW. I would recommend "The Visitation" by Frank Peretti if you haven't read it already. It is about the power & strength of faith and belief. It was made into a movie starring Randy Travis a while back but the movie does not do the book justice.

    Thanks for the great contest & Congrats again!

    All the best,
    Heather (BookObsessedGrl)
    bookobsessed (at) comcast.net

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  40. Happy Blogiversary!! what a great accomplishment :)

    I would love to win the YA package!

    while you have many great reviews, one of my favorites is "Sincerely, Mayla" by Virginia Smith, because I loved that book too!

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  41. A) I'd like to win the YA prize pack.
    B) I would say my favorite post(s) were your reviews about Linore Rose Burkard's books. I'd not heard of them before you reviewed them, and you made me want to read them. :)

    amee821 at hotmail dot com

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  42. Great contest! I am interested in the YA prize.

    My favorite review of yours was Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins. I love the Hunger Games trilogy and loved reading your thoughts!

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  43. Wow, that's amazing, Deborah. That really is incredible.

    Congratulations on three years. You've accomplished so much! :-D I hope you're proud of yourself.

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  44. Happy Blogiversary!
    I would like to win any of the packages. (Either for myself or teen daughter).

    Have you done any Brandilyn Collins? I don't recall reading any here, but I'm very forgetful. She's one of my favorite authors!

    slcremer at gmail dot com

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  45. #1 I would most like to win the ChickLit package because this the genre of the three that I have read the least. Winning this package would give me opportunity : )

    #2 My recommendation would be So B. It by Sarah Weeks. You may have already read it, but if not, it is amazing! It is a YA book I read because a lot of my fourth grade girls enjoyed it.

    mrsborland at gmail dot com

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  46. I would love to win the chick lit package. :-)

    Your review of Dreaming in Black and White by Laura Jensen Walker got me intrigued and made me want to read something by the author!

    Thanks for the great giveaway - so sweet of you!

    Lindsey
    ladyufshalott at yahoo.com

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  47. A) I would like the Christian Fiction set.

    B) My favorite review thus far was the "Try Dying" and "Try Darkness" by James Scott Bell. it never hurt my feelings that I won those in a giveaway from you, too!

    C) I would recommend, as far as the Christian fiction goes, to try the "Welcome To Fred" series by Brad Whittington. They are getting a bit harder to find, but they are wonderful stories about life for a teenage boy living in rural Texas.

    alldatndensum AT yahoo.com

    I am also alldatndensum as paperbackswap.com

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  48. Anonymous8:44 PM

    Hi! Happy Blog Anniversary!!! You go well beyond joy when you are giving away three different sets of books here.

    I am interested in the Chick Lit set or the Christian Fiction set.

    I pretty much like all of your reviews on the books you talk about but I liked the one on "Italian for Beginners" book. :)

    Please enter me in the giveaway. Thanks! :)

    ConnieJ at FR

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  49. Anonymous8:19 AM

    I am interested in the Christian Lit giveaway.

    I highly recommend Arena by Karen Hancock. It is several years old, but a quick search of your blog showed no reviews. It's classified as science fiction, but it's so much more. It's an allegory of our relationship with God, plus a romance. One of the rare books that I have given away and then sought out a new copy so I can reread in the future.

    Happy Blogiversary!

    Laura (LauraJ at PBS)
    miss underscore lulu38 at yahoo dot com

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  50. Anonymous8:58 AM

    Vdupree@homesc.

    Congrats on your anniversary!

    A - Christian Fiction

    C - New, just subscribed, recommend Stranded In Paradise by Lori Copeland.

    Thanks!

    Vicki

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  51. Congratulations on your anniversary. I found you through PBS ( I'm EllieW there ) and I follow your great blog.
    I would love to be entered for the Chick Lit bundle. Great books!
    I remember reading a review you did a couple months ago on Homespun Harvest by Robert Elmer. It really made me want to check it out. I love books with a culinary theme.
    Thanks for the giveaway.
    eswright18 at gmail dot com

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  52. Anonymous10:57 AM

    Deborah, I'd like to win the Christian Fiction package. I've been following your blog off and on since I first learned of it in a PBS swap game we were in together, probably a year ago. There have been too many books I've added to my WL because of your reviews.

    I don't think you've ever had a review for a book by Dorothy Clark. I'd love to see what you think of her book "Beauty for Ashes".
    tgriffis@wayxcable.com

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  53. Anonymous11:34 AM

    Congrats! On three years and many more!! I have been reading your blog for about 9 months now.
    A: Would like to enter for: Chick Lit. giveaway.

    B: One of the most intersting book reviews was
    An Eye For An Eye by Irene Hannon. I put it on my reminder list. Tring to read down some of my tbr pile.

    I also want to thank you for your book reviews. I am really just starting to read Christian Lit and Chick lit. Your blog has been very helpful in my reading choices.

    sumagoo22@gmail.com

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  54. Happy Birthday!!!

    A) I'd like to win the Chick Lit package. <3

    C) I found your blog through paperbackswap.com (somehow... now I'm not even sure how...) and now I'm definitely going to have to come back and see your reviews!! I haven't flipped through too many of your reviews yet, but if you haven't read it yet, I recommend "Jemima J" by Jane Green as a chick lit must-read. I just picked it up the other day and have requested every one of Jane Green's novels off PBSwap, it's so great!

    Also, "She Went All The Way" by Meg Cabot is MY other favorite chick lit novel, and is one of those great we-hate-each-others'-guts novels.

    OH! And also "Everyone Worth Knowing" by Lauren Weisberger, which is THE book that got me exploring more chick lit/romance novels... She's also the author of "The Devil Wears Prada," if you didn't already know that, and THAT book is apparently pretty different from the movie... I also went out and snatched up everything by Lauren Weisberger after reading "Everyone Worth Knowing."

    ...OK, so I sort of suggested three. = ) Happy reading! Oh, and I'm "elleykat" on PBSwap, just so's ya know!

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  55. My name is LB and my email address is lauriemart@gmail.com.

    My Christian chick lit recommendations are "Perfecting Kate" by Tamara Leigh and "Reconstructing Natalie" by Laura Jensen Walker (I also like "Daring Chloe" by her).

    I would like to enter the Christian fiction and chick lit categories.

    Thank you!

    LB

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  56. My name is: Alyssa Plowman
    My Email address is:alyssa.plowman@gmail.com

    I would like to have YA. I would like to have Miracle Girls, Breaking up is hard to do, and with a little help from friends!
    I would recomend you read Miracle Girls and Breaking up is hard to do. I just finished them both and can't wait to read "With a little help from friends"!!!
    Thank you!!!
    Alyssa

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  57. I would like the chick lit package.

    I like chick lit reviews.

    thanks!

    kimspam66(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  58. A) I am interested in Prize 2-3. YA and Chick Lit.

    B) My favorite review was Catching Fire.

    cindyc725 at gmail dot com

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  59. I would love the YA package.
    I recommend Intertwined by Gena Showalter (its YA)

    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

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  60. I would like to win either the chick lit or YA prize.
    I am new to your blog and I would recommend Save Karyn by Karyn Bosnak
    dftrew(at)gmail(dot)com

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  61. Sally6:23 PM

    Hi, Just found your blog through paperbackswap.com. It sounded interesting so I clicked and saw your contest. I would be interested in the Chick Lit series. I have read many, my favorites are anything by Jennifer Weiner or Erin McCarthy. I just started Mouth to Mouth by Erin McCarthy so I can't reccommend it, so I am reccommending Certain Girls by Jennifer Weiner (again I just started it) but I have not read one Jennifer Weiner book I did not throughly enjoy. Hope this helps I will be back to comment after I peruse your site. Looks like something I will enjoy!

    Sally

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  62. Please enter me for the chick lit package. Thanks for the chance. I like your review of Any Minute.

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

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  63. I'd love to enter for the chic-lit books.
    As for recommendations: "The Other Daughter" by Miralee Ferrell.
    :o)
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

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  64. ForeverDreaming11:19 PM

    I would love to be entered into the YA and the Chick Lit contests. I am just discovering your blog. I am a fellow PBS member and saw your post there. I have read a wonderful christian fiction book titled "It Happens Every Spring" by Gary Chapman and Catherine Palmer. This is the first book in a 4 book series. I would definitely suggest this to you.

    krintz@hrtc.net

    Thank you - Tanya Krintz

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  65. I'd love to win the YA package.

    My favorite reviews you've done had to be of my own books. ;)

    Happy Blogiversary!

    nicoleodell6 <@> gmail.com

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  66. I'd like to win the Christian fiction package. A book to recommend - Mohamed's Moon by Keith Clemmons - great read. Thanks for entering me
    marcus802001@yahoo.com

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  67. I recently discovered your blog, and I'm so glad I did!

    I would like to win the chick lit package (first choice) or the YA package (second choice).

    I would recommend you read American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld. I wouldn't consider it chick lit, but it is a wonderful, female-centered narrative.

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  68. Congrats on going strong for 3 years! :) I'd love to be entered for any of the 3 packages of books. I first found your blog just a couple of months ago, when you found out you made it into The Apothecary's Daughter. Your review of that book influenced me to go buy it. Great book, too--I really enjoyed it, and your review was right on.

    I would recommend Brock and Bodie Thoene's Galway Chronicles (starts with Only the River Runs Free). Historical fiction set in Ireland during the potato famine. Of all of their series, that is my favorite.

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  69. Anonymous9:33 AM

    Hi,
    I would love to win the Christian Fiction set. I have checked your blog a couple of times in the past. See you around PBS!
    kingsdaughter1611

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  70. Anonymous8:57 AM

    I'd love to win the YA package :)

    I noticed you reviewed If God is Good by Randy Alcorn. I love his book Edge of Eternity. have you read that one yet?

    vkc922 at cox dot net

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  71. My first choice for a package would be the YA package. I am also interested in the Chick Lit one as a second choice. I loved your review for Tidings of Great Boys by Shelley Adina. It sounds so great I just have to read it. A YA book I highly recommend would be The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale. I am really big into fairy tales and this one was awesome. It is on my keeper shelf. Happy Blog Anniversary!

    Cherie J
    cherierj(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  72. Anonymous1:21 PM

    I'd pick the YA for my daughter.

    I liked your reviews on Camy Tang's books~ made me want to read them. and I really enjoy reading your movie reviews!

    vcoday at cox dot net

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  73. First of all, congratulations on three years! Vonderbar!!!

    A. I would like to win the Christian Fiction for myself.
    C. I would suggest you read Leota's Garden by Francine Rivers.

    desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

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  74. I would like to win YA for my nieces.

    I would recommend Color The Sidewalk For Me by Brandilyn Collins.

    desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

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  75. Anonymous9:25 AM

    Would love to win the Chick Lit package and would definitely recommend to you the book "Easy on the Eyes" by Jane Porter. Thank you and Happy Blogiversary!

    Joanne
    joannereynolds@sbcglobal.net

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  76. I am new to your blog so I would have to recommend Captivating by Sherri Eldredge. It's not fiction, but it's an awesome Christian read. I think every Christian woman should read it!!

    If I were to win I would love the Christian fiction set. I and the girls in my Sunday School class would be very happy! I am on PBS as bosbaby97. Thanks for the opportunity and I will be checking out your blog further!

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  77. Anonymous1:33 PM

    Happy Blogiversary!

    I would love to win the Chick Lit package.

    My favorite book review has been Seeing Things by Patti Hill. After reading your review, it has definitely gone into my list of books to read.

    I enjoy reading your blog!
    houdini4@hotmail.com

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  78. What a generous giveaway!

    I'd love the 1st package best, followed by the 2nd and 3rd... :)

    And a recommended read (albeit not so recent) is White Chocolate Moments by Lori Wick.

    janemaritz at yahoo dot com

    We've posted about this at Winning Readings: http://winningreadings.blogspot.com/2009/10/three-book-packages.html

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  79. Anonymous3:29 PM

    A) Chick LIt
    B) Rituals of the American WASP.

    Please enter me in the Chck Lit drawing.

    PBS ManolasMom

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  80. Happy Blogiversary to you! I would like the Christian Fiction set. I like Christian fiction, Historical fiction, Christian biographies. HOw nice of you to give gifts on YOUR blogiversary!

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  81. This is an awesome giveaway and happy 3 year blogoversary!!

    I'd love to be entered for the YA package, and then the Chick Lit one second.
    I recommend The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong.

    lovinfitch(at)aol(dot)com

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  82. I'd love to win the Christian fiction! If not that, the Chick lit sounds great too!!

    I love Camy Tang's series of books starting off Sushi for One.
    purposedrivenlife4you at gmail dot com

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  83. Happy Anniversary!

    A)Chick Lit Giveaway

    B) I read and loved Tender Grace because of your review.

    C) I recommend Artichoke’s Heart by Susan Supplee (YA)

    nisethusfarATyahooDOTcom

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  84. I would love to win the Christian fiction package!

    I am new to your blog, and I think a book you should read is the penny by Joyce Meyer. I really enjoyed it.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    hillary1128@yahoo.com

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  85. I'd like to win the YA prize pack!!! I love YA books!

    If you are new to my blog, knowing the genres I read (Christian fiction, YA and chick lit), what book do you recommend for me? - I recommend the following great YA novel: The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams

    paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

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