Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Wrapping up Summer Spotlight with an International GIVEAWAY & a Blogging Break!


Time to wrap up my Summer Spotlight feature and say goodbye to all those bright and breezy summer contemps that I've been enjoying over the last few months. I'm very much a seasonal reader - and as the days get shorter and the nights get longer I'm already building my Halloween reading list! 

But, I couldn't say goodbye to summer without mentioning some of my favourite reads of summer 2014 and a special giveaway for YOU!


Summer 2014 Favourites

To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han

The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
(Sa-woon!)

Open Road Summer by Emery Lord

A Midsummer's Nightmare by Kody Keplinger


Honorable Mentions

Come Back to Me by Mila Gray

Lobsters by Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison

Brooklyn Girls: Angie by Gemma Burgess

Nantucket Red by Leila Howland

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If you'd like to win ONE of the books from my list of summer favourites and honorable mentions, then just fill in the Rafflecopter form below.
The usual rules & T&C's apply: Check them out here.
One winner will win one book from the eight listed above.
Competition is International -wherever The Book Depository ships.
The book will be purchased or pre-ordered and shipped direct to the winner from The Book Depository.
OR
I will personally ship the book to the winner if I have a duplicate copy of the book in my possession.
Competition closes: August 29th 2014.


a Rafflecopter giveaway


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And now, with Summer Spotlight all wrapped up, it's time for me to take a blogging break! I need these blogging breathers once in while to catch up on reading and on life!

Expect to see me back sometime in September with reviews of some great new releases (ISLA is on my radar, as is Trial by Fire by Josie Angelini) and possibly some new features too!

See you then!

P.S: I'll still be hanging out on Twitter and Goodreads during my break if you want to say hi! :)  


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27 comments :

  1. Something in the common by Roisin meaney, loved it D:

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  2. Great giveaway

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  3. The Merciless...it was definitely a break from my norm.

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  4. My favourite has definitely been Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson. Perfect summer read!

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  5. So far it's The Avery Shaw Experiment by Kelly Oram!

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  6. My favorite Summer Read was most definitely We Were Liars. That book completely blew my mind, loved it! :) Thanks for the giveaway.

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  7. Amazing giveaway :)

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  8. Eleanor and Park :) I loved it!

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  9. the king i once was7 August 2014 at 07:25

    I read The Age of Miracles (by Karen Thompson Walker), and it absolutely rocked my socks. It was the perfect summer read for me - I needed something thought-provoking, slow-paced, something that could transport me elsewhere, and let my brain rest without boring me. And this book was so perfect for it. To me, it was the perfect book to read while lazing on the bed with the fan on during a hot summer evening.

    (I reviewed it on my blog if anyone's interested: https://thekingioncewas.wordpress.com/2014/08/03/the-age-of-miracles-review/ -- I don't mean to spam or anything.)

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  10. My favorite summer read was Eleanor & Park!!

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  11. ChristinaBookAddict7 August 2014 at 12:38

    Enjoy your blogging break! I have loved your Summer Spotlight and a few new beach reads are on my radar thanks to you! :) I'm so glad you loved The Truth About Forever (my favorite Dessen!) and I think one of my favorite summer read has been Open Road Summer. But we still have a month left of summer…( I am in totally denial!) haha. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  12. My favorite was What i Did for a duke by Julie Anne Long! thank you for the giveaway :)

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  13. Samantha Ripley7 August 2014 at 15:22

    kiss me first by lottie moggach

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  14. I'm glad to see that To All the Boys I've Loved Before ended up being a favourite Summer read for you, the wait for the second book is going to be super long! I hope you have a brilliant blogging break and get to read a lot of awesome books! :)

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  15. THE HELP was a great read.

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  16. Eleanor & Park. That’s definitely made my day.

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  17. I really enjoyed Boys Like You by Juliana Stone, Fire & Flood by Victoria Scott, On the Fence by Kasie West, Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover, Uninvited by Sophie Jordan. I couldn't pick only one. Thank you so much.

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  18. Best book I've read this summer is The Merciless by Danielle Vega. I read it in one sitting. I love horror & I love YA, so this book was perfect!

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  19. Mhhhm, I would have to choose The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender or The Dream Thieves.

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  20. georgina davies9 August 2014 at 21:22

    I enjoyed reading stephen king 11/22/63

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  21. I didn't read that many summer-y books this summer, so my favorite is Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas :-) Still waiting excitedly for Isla and the Happily Ever After.
    Enjoy your break and thank you for the giveaway opportunity, dear!

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  22. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, a time travel middle-grade fiction and it was really good. :)

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  23. My favorite so far this summer is The Dark Duke by Laura Landon. Thanks for having the giveaway.

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  24. One wish- Maria Duffy 😎

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  25. ᗰᗩᖇYᗩᗰ14 August 2014 at 21:52

    Absolutely love Sarah Dessen but she's probably the only author which books I've never read in english.

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  26. Far From You is a great book.

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  27. I've read so many good books this Summer but I think the best one so far is Released by Mia Fox

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