Thursday, April 4, 2013

1500+ Followers Giveaway! (INT)

Hey everyone!
So I reached 1500+ followers already weeks ago but I wanted to do a giveaway at some point anyway. So, yeah, here it is! :D

I just want to thank anyone following me. No matter how you follow, I love you anyway! 
So wherever you are in the world, THANK YOU! <3

And good luck with the giveaway!


What can you win?

One book of choice up to €12 ($15)

The winner can choose a print book from The Book Depository or Fishpond, or choose an e-book from Amazon or Kobo.


Terms & Conditions:

  • Open to anyone who can receive books from The Book Depository, Fishpond, Amazon or Kobo.
  • Giveaway runs from April 4th to May 5th.
  • Winner must be 13 years or older to enter.
  • Winner will be contacted via email and will have 72 hours to repond or a new winner will be chosen.
  • I'm not responsible for items damaged or lost in the mail.
  • No cheating!

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  1. "Pleasedtameetya, Todd!" He puts an arm around my shoulders and pretty much drags me forward up the path. I stumble along, barely keeping my balance as he pulls us to Hildy and Viola, talking all the way. "We haven't had guests for dinner in many a moon, so ye'll have to be a-scusing our humble shack. Ain't been no travelers thisaway for nigh on ten years no more but yer welcome! Yer all welcome!"

    -- The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

    Thanks for doing the giveaway, you're awesome!

  2. "So let's see what you can do?"
    "With what?" I asked, confused by the abrupt change of subject.
    "Anything." He spread his arms wide. "Can you move stuff?"
    "With my hands, yeah."
    ~Switched, Amanda Hocking

    I know you said quote, but I went with excerpt. I haven't gotten this far in the book yet and it made me LOL :)

  3. “Boys always get the best lashes; it's like some kind of cosmic law.” ― Lili St. Crow, Strange Angels

  4. “Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.” Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

    I finished the book half an hour ago and I cried so much at the ending :(

    Thank you for the giveaway

  5. "Is it weird that I feel close to you even though you're hundreds of miles away."

    Crossing The Line by Katie McGarry.

  6. "Don't we all live our life in italics wrapped up in quotations? " Marcus Flutie - Fourth Comings by Megan McCafferty

  7. "How many times can our emotions be tied to someone else's - be pulled and stretched and twisted - before they snap? Before they can never be mended again?" -- Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

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  9. I think your blog hates me, Steph.. Let's try this one last time!
    “Fourteen hundred and thirty-one."
    I blinked. "What's that?"
    "The year I was born, which is not, as you'll see, yesterday.”
    ― Jeaniene Frost, Twice Tempted

  10. “Once I learned, I went online and ordered every romance novel I could find. They're fairy tales for grown-ups.”
    ― Gena Showalter, The Darkest Night

    I love the Lords of the Underworld series :D

  11. He has every intention of staying conscious.
    But alas....sorry Charlie. The maelstrom was too great.
    As his body shook, and his hearth flickered, and his mind fizzled like a firecracker, Boom! it was lights-out.
    -Lover at Last by J. R. Ward

    Congratulations on your 1500+ followers!
    thanns for the giveaway.

  12. "Have a nice day," says the First Dragon.

    From the book The 19 Dragons by S.M. Reine.

    You wanted a random quote, you got one ; )

  13. Congrats!
    "Sing O'Muse of Achilles pride"
    The Iliad

  14. "Two years ago, I was just your average seventeen-year-old guy. That’s a lie. I’ve never been average. I look like a movie star and move like an athlete. That didn’t change when I kicked the bucket. It’s okay to be jealous, to covet me." The Collector by Victoria Scott

  15. “I could always give you a teaser. You bookish people love teasers, don't you?”
    ― Daemon BLack, Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout.
    <3 Because Daemon is awesome!

  16. There is a sweet, blessed peace in Sebastian's silence. I know it's wrong. I know the noise he doesn't make is a sign of his not-rightness. Still, there's a kind of relief in it. Like death.

    The Farm, by Emily McKay

  17. "Did you make me so happy that sometimes I actually forget to breath? I'll be looking at you, and my chest will get so tight...and it's like, the only thought in my head is how much I want to reach over and kiss you." The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken <3

  18. I spot her out of the corner of my eye and freeze, it always happens like this.
    My body goes tingly.
    Blood thrums in my ears: a low buzz like a faraway swarm of insects, and every cell in my body screams: save her save her save her.
    There's nothing I can do but obey.

    Kate Ellison - The Butterfly Clues

  19. I have two:

    1. Rachel Vincent's Alpha (Shifter series):
    "You're a bitch."
    "Yeah, I'm thinking of having that put on some business cards."

    2. Tamora Pierce's Street Magic (Magic Steps series):
    "You're more trouble than you're worth."
    "I'm a girl. That's my job."

    Kind of related! :)

    Thanks and cheers on all the followers!

  20. “A girl on the cheer squad had once asked Gabriel if having a twin was like looking in a mirror all the time. He'd asked her if being a cheerleader was like being an idiot all of the time - but really, it was a good question.”
    -Spark by Brigid Kemmerer

  21. 'People sometimes ask what you'd do in an emergency, like there's time to plan. You can't plan. You don't think. You just do something. It's like there's this thing that kicks in and you're on automatic. Action that comes straight from the brain and the character and the experience.'
    Seige by Sarah Mussi.

    Highly recommend reading if you get the chance! Thanks so much for the giveaway, and congrats on reaching 1500+ followers!

  22. "Returning to university shouldn't be difficult." - Russian Dolls by Cristelle Comby

  23. Congrats Dear!! :D That is one heck of a milestone. :D

    Okay, my Quote:
    Clockwork Mafia by Seleste DeLaney

    ' Both of them so intent on protecting those they'd failed in their pasts, they couldn't see those standing right next to them. '

    I'm so loving this one, and the first one. :) Thank you and congrats again!

  24. "Her body took over and she fought him, struggling for the surface, for oxygen, for freedom. She struck wildly, her limbs moving slowly underwater. She made contact and dug with her nails, flailing at him until he finally let her go." -Storm by Brigid Kemmerer

    Congrats my dearest Hosty on reaching 1500+ followers! I love your blog and your reviews so much, you rock and I hope that you reach another milestone soon! Thanks for the giveaway!

  25. Congrats on 1500+ followers!

    I would always rather be happy than dignified.

    -Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

  26. Congratulations!!!! So many followers!! <3
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    "Mon Ange"-Vincent from Die For Me by Amy Plum
    -Cali W.

  27. "I never, not once in all my fifteen years, thought vampires were actually real. Until, of course, I woke up dead, six feet under-ground, in my coffin. That'll convince pretty much anyone." This is from the first page of Fang Girl by Helen Keeble. Congrats on the 1500 followers!

  28. "We have a business appointment, which naturally you've forgotten as your brain has all the retention qualities of a sieve. We've twenty minutes before we have to leave. I get the shower first since you're still grazing your way through endless vistas of sugarcane."
    - Niko Leandros to his younger brother
    Slashback by Rob Thurman, pg 46

    ~ Lindie

  29. "She smelled like mothballs and death." -Jennifer L. Armentrout Daimon pg.1

  30. “Don't let go too soon, but don't hold on too long.”
    ― Mitch Albom, Tuesdays With Morrie

  31. “The last thing I wanted was to fall in love
    because, deep down, I remembered that love hurt.” ― Joss Stirling, Finding Sky

  32. "You know that place between sleep and awake, the place where you can still remember dreaming? That's where I'll always love you. That's where I'll be waiting"
    Peter Pan by J.M Barrie :D

  33. Girls like her, my grandfather once warned me, girls like her turn into women with eyes like bullet holes and mouths made of knives. They are always restless. They are always hungry. They are bad news. They will drink you down like a shot of whisky. Falling in love with them is like falling down a flight of stairs. What no one told me, with all those warnings, is that even after you’ve fallen, even after you know how painful it is, you’d still get in line to do it again.

    Holly Black, Black Heart

  34. "So often we only do what we think is expected of us, when we are capable of so much more." - Cynthia Hand-Unearthly

  35. "Maybe it’s dark and wet today, whistling wind so sharp it stings the skin off the knuckles of grown men. Maybe it’s snowing, maybe it’s raining, I don’t know maybe it’s freezing it’s hailing it’s a hurricane slip slipping into a tornado and the earth is quaking apart to make room for our mistakes."
    -Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

  36. Here come two. One serious:

    “It's funny how you can forget everything except people loving you. Maybe that's why humans find it so hard getting over love affairs. It's not the pain they're getting over, it's the love.” Jellicoe Road, Melina Marchetta

    One not so much:
    “The Guide says there is an art to flying", said Ford, "or rather a knack. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss." Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe and Everything

  37. "I had not intended to love him; the reader knows I had wrought hard to extirpate from my soul the germs of love there detected; and now, at the first renewed view of him, they spontaneously revived, green and strong! He made me him him without looking at me."

    - Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

    *sigh* that's soo perfect....

  38. 'His full name was Alexandre Gustave Boenickhausen-Eiffel, and he was headed for a life of respectable obscurity in his uncle's vinegar factory when the factory failed and he took up engineering.' from At Home by Bill Bryson

    it's non fiction by very entertaining and full of fun facts from all of history of the private home, like the reason for brightly colored homes of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson or why the Victorians liked building from bricks so much.

  39. "Men often think submission indicates weakness, that letting someone else take charge betrays a character deficit. But we all submit to strangers who drill into our teeth as long as we can see the parchment on their wall which reads 'Dentist.'”

    --Edmond Manning, KING PERRY


  40. "This, this was his Mercy, and he wanted her - mind, body, and soul, she was his. And he was hers." - Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  41. I'm currently re-reading Bared to You by Sylvia Day, so I'm giving you a quote from that book.
    “Romance isn't in my repertoire, Eva. But a thousand ways to make you come are. Let me show you.”

  42. From the page that I am on in The Archived by Victoria Schwab (page 97)...
    "The world doesn't end. People don't die. Doors don't open. Crew don't pour out and arrest me. Wesley Ayers beams enough for both of us."

  43. "First, a voice began speaking inside my head. It alarmed me greatly, until I learnt nobody else heard it; the voice of sentience."

    CLOUD ATLAS by David Mitchell. pg205

  44. “You can be Han Solo...and I'll be Boba Fett. I'll cross the sky for you.” - Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

  45. "I just wanted to meet you. I didn't know I'd ruin your whole life." - Across the Universe by Beth Revis

    Thank you for the giveaway!

  46. “You nearly died today,' he says. 'I almost shot you. Why didn't you shoot me, Tris?'
    'I couldn't do that,' I say. 'It would have been like shooting myself.'
    He looks pained and leans closer to me, so his lips brush mine when he speaks.” -Veronica Roth, Divergent
    almendra in the rafflecopter
    thanks for the giveaway

  47. “What makes the desert beautiful,' said the little prince, 'is that somewhere it hides a well...”

    The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

    Thanks! ;)

  48. "I've been collecting bugs since I was ten; it's the only way I can stop their whispers. Sticking a pin through the gut of an insect shuts it up pretty quick."

    Splintered by A.G. Howard

    Congrats on 1500 followers!

  49. This is one of my favourite quotes, I've got it written on my wall.
    “I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.” - Roald Dahl, My Uncle Oswald.

    Congrats on the followers and thank you for the giveaway. :)

  50. "What if Gark finding him was the only cool thing that ever happened in his entire life? A lot of cool people got As on their report card and got into good colleges. A lot of people did high school drama. Not a lot of people were mentioned by first and last name in a prophecy in another world. Who can ever know what will be discovered? Tom hadn't stuck around to find out."
    Crap Kingdom - D.C. Pierson

    Congrats on you followers!

  51. "If there ever comes a day when we can't be together, keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever" Winnie the Pooh

    I love this quote, I've read it in Second Chance Boyfriend by Monica Murphy !

    Congratulations on the followers and thank you for the giveaway ! :)

  52. "You're kinda dirty, Kitten."
    I blinked. Deny. Deny. Deny. "What did you just say?"
    "Dirty" he repeated, voice so low Dee couldn't hear him. "What did you think I meant?"
    Daemon from 'Obsidian' by Jennifer Armentrout.

    Congrats on reaching such a huge follower count. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

  53. "The essential tension in dealing with "weird things" is between being
    so skeptical that revolutionary ideas pass you by and being so open-minded
    that flimflam artists take you in." Why People Believe Weird Things by Michael Shermer

  54. Grab a book and leave me a quote from it! <3 (also let me know what book & author it is from, please)

    Pat Nixon's Date Nut Bread Season 1, Episode 3 "Marriage of Figaro"

    All the neighbors and their children are invited to Sally Draper's sixth birthday party at the Draper home in Ossining.

    page 210 of The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook by Judy Gelman and Peter Zheutlkin

  55. "He didn't know how long they'd been kissing in the dark sand or the things he'd said to her. There was nothing that separated him from her anymore."

    My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares

  56. "I put the 'ol Vee charm on him, but he wasn't having any of it," she told me. "Maybe I need a new haircut." She sniffed her underarms "Far as I can tell, deodorant's still working."

    Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick P. 85

  57. "Yes and no. My conclusion," she explains, "is that you display equal aptitude for Abnegation, Dauntless and Erudite. People who get this kind of result are ..." She looks over her shoulder like she expects someone to appear behind her. "... are called ... Divergent. Tori p.22 Divergent

  58. Random Quote coming up!

    " "Supposedly, I'm 'packing up the house,' " said Craig grinning. "Someone had to clean out all the old-lady crap after Grammy Mitchell croaked, right? So I flew out, and i settled in, and I've been waking up drunk since last Tuesday." "

    ––Amelia Anne Is Dead and Gone by Kat Rosenfield (ARC)

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

  59. “You haven't been smiling much. I missed it, so I decided to reward you for doing it." "Reward me?" I laughed. "God, only you would think kissing someone is a reward." "You know it is. My lips change lives, baby.”
    -Opal by Jennifer L.Armentrout

  60. “Felicity ignores us. She walks out to them, an apparition in white and blue velvet, her head held high as they stare in awe at her, the goddess. I don't know yet what power feels like. But this is surely what it looks like, and I think I'm beginning to understand why those ancient women had to hide in caves. Why our parents and suitors want us to behave properly and predictably. It's not that they want to protect us; it's that they fear us.”
    ― Libba Bray, A Great and Terrible Beauty

  61. Once, in school, we had this discussion about whether ignorance really is bliss. Everyone kept saying they’d rather know the truth than go on living a lie. But me, I just kept arguing that the only way to truly be happy is to not know the truth.
    Because the truth is too complicated.
    And, most of the time, the truth is too ugly.
    Jill Hathaway: Impostor

  62. "Did he teach you how to bore you opponents to sleep? Because I think I missed that lesson."
    Allie from The Immortal Rules, by Julie Kagawa.
    So funny :D
    Penny Pe

  63. “They lifted their faces to the astonishing warmth. The sky arched over them, a pale, clear blue. Lina felt as though a lid that had been on her all her life had been lifted off. Light and air rushed though her, making a song, like the songs of Ember, only it was a song of joy. She looked at Doon and saw that he was smiling and crying at the same time, and she realized that she was, too.”
    The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

    *Thanks for the Giveaway :)

  64. "Jonas knew the place well. Too well. A part of him couldn't believe Adrian's audacity. Of all the places in the two worlds, he'd chosen this house. This land. It was the last place Jonas ever would have searched. Or returned to. Adrian knew that."
    -Imaginable by J. Meyers (2nd book in the Intangible trilogy)


    1. Stephanie: I forgot to say... CONGRATS! I love your blog :-) You deserve all 1500 followers, and here's to 1500 more!

      Christina @ Ensconced in YA

    2. Aw thank you! And that's a great quote! =D

  65. Ben,your breath stinks. Have you been eating roadkill?

    Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

  66. “On top of all that, you're naked. And while I'm going to hate myself for this later, could you put on some clothes? At least just for a little while, so I can think. Then you can go right back to being naked. All the time. With my full blessing.” --Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride.

    Congrats on reaching this very impressive milestone! Wishing you many more years of awesomeness!!

  67. "I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell." Edvard Munch (1863-1944)

    Book this came from is Picture The Dead by Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown. Congrats on the 1500+ followers that is awesome! But I can see why it is because you are AWESOME!!!!

  68. "I’m falling apart and into his heart and I’m a disaster."
    Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi


    She shot Buruu a withering glance as he rolled over on his back and pawed at the sky.


    Oh, shut it.”
    ― Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer

    (i just finished Stormdancer, the rapport between Yukiko and the thunder tiger was simply amazing but this line simply had rolling on the floor in laughter)

  70. “I want you to keep them open...because I need you to watch me give you the very last piece of my heart.”

    Hopeless - Colleen Hoover

  71. “Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it.”

    A Walk To Remember by Nicolas Sparks

  72. 'The past: It drifts, it gathers. If you are not careful, it will bury you. This is half the reason for the cure: It clean-sweeps; it makes the past, and all its pain, distant, like the barest impression on sparkling glass.'
    - Requiem, Lauren Oliver

  73. "I breath just to make sure I'm still alive, because this sure as hell doesn't feel like life."
    -Hopeless, Colleen Hoover<3

  74. What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on no matter how bad our losses. Which is what only Peeta can give me. So when he reaches over and says "You love me, real or not", I say, "Real".

    Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins

  75. "The hunted can trust that the hunter will kill."
    - Dolphin Way: Rise of the Guardians, Mark Caney

  76. "Marianne, I am twenty-nine years old. If I choose to hone my fellatio skills on half the British athletics squad, that's up to me." - The Wish List by Jane Costello, my current read :D

  77. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
    ― Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

  78. "But there was nothing to say. There was only the emptiness... as there had been before her. As there always would be."
    The Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

  79. "Oh, you know me, I'm competing for a Best Daughter in the Universe Award. I hear this year it comes with a mug." - Kasie West, The Distance Between Us, page 21:)

  80. "And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it." - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

  81. ”Marie-Anne, my darling, my beloved, I did not know that one could love more fondly than I loved you yesterday; but now– And you–you wish for death when another precious life depends upon yours.”

    - Emile Gaboriau, The Honor of the Name

  82. “If you go to another male,I will kill him.That human tonight is lucky he's alive."

    ~Jayce Kazan”
    ― Katie Reus, Mating Instinct

    (This is the book I am currently reading & loving :)

  83. Yes I believe there is a woman out there fated to be mine.If I didn't believe there was a woman out there waiting for me ,it would be too depressing to contemplate.All lycans yearn to find their mate and start a family.
    Anatoly Mikhailov aka (Tolya) from
    My Magic Mate by Caryn Moya Block

  84. "She stopped when he laughed-full, deep, helpless laughter that struck a wonderful and warm chord inside her even as it iinfuriated.
    "Damn it, Eli! What *is* it with men? You're all such children."

    Fron Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts. It's what I'm currently reading so far and as far as I got :)

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  85. “Some day soon, reaper, your mouth is going to be the source of your own destruction."
    "That does seem likely, doesn’t it?" Tod glanced at me and shrugged. "Until then, it remains a source of my own amusement.”

    With All My Soul by Rachel Vincent! The final book in the Soul Screamers series!!

    Thanks for the chance at this great giveaway!!

  86. Maybe my values are outdated, but I come from an old school of thought. I think that men ought to treat women like something other than just shorter, weaker men with breasts. Try and convict me if I’m a bad person for thinking so. I enjoy treating a woman like a lady, opening doors for her, paying for shared meals, giving flowers–all that sort of thing."

    Storm Front by Jim Butcher
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  87. “Bring it, cowboy. Maybe I’m not as much the prim and proper mother that you see me as.”
    Raising Kane by Lorelei James

  88. One of my favorite lines from The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray!

    “I do not want to pass the time. I want to grab hold of it and leave my mark upon the world.”

  89. "She sat down on the ledge, tucking her knees in the way Kerrigan showed her. The screen seemed even flimsier up close. They were on the fourth floor, and if she ost her balance, it was the only thing separating her fro plummeting to the cement pathway below." -The Repeat Year by Andrea Lochen

  90. “Beautiful face. Beautiful body. Horrible attitude. It was the holy trinity of hot boys.”
    ― Jennifer L. Armentrout, Obsidian

  91. "What Tengo would have to do, it seemed, was take a hard, honest look at the past while standing at the crossroads of the present. Then, he could create a future, as though he were rewriting the past."

    1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

    Congrats on 1500 followers, and thank you for the giveaway ;)

  92. "Those who do not know how to see the precious things in life will never be happy"
    -Beastly, Alex Flinn

  93. Congrats!!!
    Also Thanks for the giveaway!!!
    Here's my quote
    "So much for my illusion of omnipotence. You're still impressed with me, right?"
    -Vessel, Sarah Beth Durst

  94. First things first: CONGRATS on all the followers, you deserve it!! Thanks so much for the SWEET giveaway and chance to enter ♥

    Here's my quote:
    ''And when I'm dreaming. In her nightmare, the fire always seemed to be hottest beneath her neck, the heat trickling down her spine. The unrelenting pain, like a hot coal had gotten beneath her skin.'' -Cinder by Marissa Meyer


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