Friday, May 14, 2010

I Made It to 50 Celebration and Contest!

I am now halfway through my 100 book challenge! Yay! To celebrate, I'm giving away a copy of Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor, my 50th read.

I still have 50 YA or MG books to go in my reading challenge, so for a chance to win the book, all you need to do is include a comment with the name of a MG or YA book you recommend.

The contest closes May 30th. Winner will be selected by a random draw.

9 comments:

  1. Sweet! Count me in!

    I would recommend The Hunger Games for YA and The Garden of Eve for MG. Both are 100% winners!

    Grats on getting 1/2 way!

    Angela @ The Bookshelf Muse

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  2. Wow! I'm soooo impressed. Fifty?! (she says shaking her head in awe...) Okay, here's my recommendations: Before I Die (YA). I also really enjoyed When You Reach Me - even though I figured out the mystery before the end. (MG)

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  3. Thanks for the book recommendations! Your definitely entered in my contest. Angela, I've never heard of The Garden of Eve, so I'm off to look for that one!

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  4. Awesome contest. I'd like to enter please. I would recommend:
    YA = All American Girl by Meg Cabot
    &
    MG = The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman

    Also, congrats for making it halfway in your journey of books!

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  5. Yeah! This is so exciting. I'm really impressed with your drive.

    For YA: Hunger Games- wow, I just loved that book. Although I really loved the intensity of Forest of Hands and Teeth but again I had a hard time with the MC. I think that's why I liked Hunger Games because Katnis was such a fighter and I felt like in Forest the MC was kind of whimpy.

    MG- City of Ember, oh and I liked Holes and Chasing Vermeer, and The Thing About Georgie, and Pish Posh!

    Okay, I need to stop thinking because this is way too much fun.

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  6. I'm reading Lauren Oliver's Before I Fall which I love so far so that's my YA recommendation.

    As for MG I loved Book of A Thousand Days by Shannon Hale.

    lesly7ch(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  7. Christina, Lydia and Lesly, thanks for the recommendations. You're definitely entered!

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  8. Ooh, I just found your blog and what a happy surprise, it's contest time! Congrats on 50... wow... I'm lucky if I get to finish a book in a month or two with work and my kids, lol. :)

    Recommendations - definitely The Hunger Games, I liked When You Reach Me also. Some others - Lips Touch (Three Times) by Laini Taylor, Briar Rose by Jane Yolen. Also loved The Thirteenth Take which is adult fiction but I loved it :)

    Lindsey
    maddesthatter@verizon.net

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  9. Hi Lindsey, thanks for stopping by! You're definitely entered in my contest. Thanks for the book recommendations!

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