Google+ YA Romantics: Extra! Extra! 35

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Extra! Extra! 35

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Extra! Extra! is my weekly post featuring any and all exciting blog news.

This weekend I'm linking up to Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer

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What Happened on the Blog This Past Week?



Hope you can join the Last Reads of 2012 Readathon! Patrick @ The Bookshelves invited me and Eileen @ Singing and Reading in the Rain to host this event with him. You can sign up to participate in the readathon and some fun challenges and also volunteer to host a challenge.

Last chance to enter two great giveaways:



I'm excited that soon I'll get the chance to make the holiday season a little more exciting for four people! I'm drawing winners for my Freebie Friday Favorite Books of 2012 tomorrow, and my winners for my $50 Book Shopping Spree and weekly Hot Off the Presses Giveaway on Tuesday. There's still time to enter!

Reviews on the blog this week:

The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken -- was this dystopian-sci-fi-paranormal blend among one of the great books I've read this year?

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes -- I'm iffy on fantasy -- how did I feel about this one?

Books received for review:

I had an amazing week, thanks to the wonderful, enthusiastic marketing teams at HarperTeen and PaperLanternLit. Thank so much for letting me read all these!

Requiem by Lauren Oliver Through The Ever Night by Veronica Rossi Revolution 19 by Gregg Rosenblum
Everbound by Brodi Ashton Pulse by Patrick Carman Notes from a Ghost Town by Kate Ellison


Forgot to announce winners last week!

Carl won the November 27  Hot Off the Presses giveaway and chose Black City by Elizabeth Richards

Ash won the December 4 Hot Off the Presses giveaway and chose The Farm by Emily Mc Kay



I'm looking forward to slowing down a little and enjoying some time with my family over the holidays, but since the books never stop rolling off the presses,  Hot Off the Presses will be up every Tuesday in December -- with giveaways. Friday December 21 will be a special Freebie Friday with a big stack of November and December finished copies up for grabs and I'll give them all away!

Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope you'll leave a comment and say hello so I can visit you back.

20 comments:

  1. Look at all the HarperTeen awesomeness! I am very excited for those books as well. Can't wait for you to read Requiem. :)

    You can see what books I got this week here!

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  2. Yes, you had a great week! I hope Everbound was excellent and didn't suffer from second book syndrome. Excited for the Last Reads Readathon-not going to have time to host a challenge but will hopefully reach my goal of 12 books read!

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  3. You got a lot of awesome books. I can't wait to find out what happens in Requiem. And I still haven't read Under the Never Sky.

    HERE is what I got.
    Zemira @ YA Fanatic

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  4. I'm dying to read THROUGH THE EVER NIGHT!

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  5. Every single book you received has an epic cover! I NEED to check out Notes from Host Town!

    MY SUNDAY POST

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  6. Wow! Those are some amazing books for review! So jealous! Hope you enjoy them :) I'm trying to catch up on my review pile! yikes! totally need your read-a-thon!
    happy sunday :)

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  7. Sweet hall, curious about 19 and Ghost Town. Enjoy all your new lovelies! The Sunday Post

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  8. Ohh I'm so jealous of Everbound and Pulse!! I can't wait to read those!! But I also got Requiem, Through the Ever Night, and Revolution 19! I hope we both love them!!

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  9. Great books this week. I can't wait for Through The Ever Night. Happy reading.



    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's The Sunday Post

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  10. Wow, great books for review!!

    You are so generous with your readers. I hope you have an uber amazing holiday!

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  11. You were busy this week. Also... I am PSYCHED for your readathon. That is exactly what I needed.

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  12. Awesome week!! So many awesome books. I got tons of Harper titles too!! I can't wait to see your reviews for The Darkest Minds and Falling Kingdoms. I have heard that both are awesome books!!

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  13. It seems like there are a lot of people getting Requiem this week. I have to read Delirium. Great lineup of books.

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  14. I really need to read requiem I read delirium and really enjoyed it.

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  15. Ooh, some excellent upcoming reads! 2013 is shaping up to be a wonderful reading year (yay!). I can't wait to read Requiem!

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  16. OOohhhhhhhhhh Requiem!!!! And Revolution 19! I still need to read Everneath. Just love those covers!

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  17. I am so excited about Through the Ever Night! I finally remembered to request it today. I still need to read my copy of Everneath, so I can read Everbound.
    Happy Reading!

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  18. NOTES FROM GHOST TOWN piques my interest. Great reading ahead.

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  19. Ooh, I'm now very excited for this week's Freebie Friday! :D And wow, you are so lucky to have gotten all of those books. Seriously, I want all of those HarperTeen books! :)

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  20. Yay, can't wait to share our thoughts on all of these! :) And PULSE! That one sounds so good. And, yes, you should request Nobody But Us...I think the synopsis said "Bonnie and Clyde meets" and I stopped reading and immediately requested. :P

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