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Monday, September 13, 2010

It's Monday, What are you Reading? + Monthly Giveaway Announcement


This fantastic meme is now hosted by Sheila at One Person's Journey Through a World of Books.

Read this past week:
Guardians of Gahoole: The Capture by Kathryn Lasky
The Emerald Talisman by Brenda Pandos
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Currently Reading:
Sacred Scars by Kathleen Duey
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld


Upcoming:
I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
Losing Faith by Denise Jaden
Zombies vs. Unicorns


Reviewed Last Week:
Mackenzie Blue by Tina Wells
Manifest by Artist Arthur
The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff
Guardians of GaHoole: The Capture by Kathryn Lasky
Knightley Academy by Violet Haberdasher

Also, I posted some cool stuff:
Interview with Kathryn Lasky + Giveaway
Saturday Spotlight: DeRaps Reads

Woot! I finally am over 200 books read! 204 to be exact. See the full list here.

Alright, I figure it's time for incentive... comments are low and I know just the thing to motivate you guys to comment more! I'm going to do a monthly Top 5 drawing. Look at the sidebar, find the Top 5 Commentators. If your name is on that list at the end of the month, I will be drawing a book of choice from The Book Depository up to a $15 value for whichever of the 5 names I pick. If The Book Depository does not ship to your country, I will let you choose a book of choice under $10 that I can pick up locally and ship to you. What do you guys think?

22 comments:

  1. You've read over 200 books?! Wow that's awesome! :) I wish I could read that fast.

    I like the commenting idea :) That's really cool.

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  2. Great contest. I want to read The Uglies series. I hope you enjoy it. Happy reading this week! :)

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  3. That's a fair sounding contest. I've been seeing a lot of blog having comment contest and they are a big hit! I'm looking forward too it :D

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  4. Looks like you got a few books read this week. As for your contest idea it sounds really good.

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  5. 200 books?! Um, my list is like 30 :( You put me to shame.

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  6. Yep, commenting contest is really good, but probably not for lazy people like me that happens to be reading from google reader. :p

    But I'm sure it'll be great for you and your blog! :D

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  7. Great books you've been reading and coming up! I like the idea of your new contest. I'll try to be less of a lurker...LOL!

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  8. Sounds good --> contest

    You've been reading some great books lately, and some to come! :D Enjoy; I'll await your reviews.

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  9. Wow, congrats on 204 books! I'm amazed :-D Here's to many more! :-)

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  10. Awesome contest to get people to start commenting more! Congrats on all the books read!

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  11. So jealous that you've reached 200-I still have one book to go! Your upcoming list looks great: I Am Number Four and Losing Faith are pretty high on my wishlist.

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  12. That is certainly a good incentive for more comments! :)

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  13. Oh, also I really enjoyed Uglies, hope you are too!

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  14. Holy crap! Over 200 books?!?!?! I'm hoping to hit 100 this year! I think I'm somewhere around 80 at the moment. You're crazy, girl! Lol

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  15. That's a lot of books read this past week! I only had time to finish three, I think. Also, the commenting idea you have is great - it'll definitely motivate me to comment more ;)

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  16. You had a fabulous week! Enjoy your week. I look forward to your reviews. My Monday: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/09/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-10.html

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  17. Wow 204 books. I know that is a lot of reading. I'm at 193 for the year and I read a lot!

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  18. You and I read at a similar pace and seem to have an overlap in tastes. Zombies vs Unicorns is on my wishlist.

    Mostly picture books last week. Here's what I'm reading this week.

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  19. I'm so green in envy! I love books but is on restrain this year since I've got public exams at school... (sigh)

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