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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Splash into Summer Giveaway Hop 5/25-5/31

Welcome to the second Annual Splash into Summer giveaway! Thanks to I am A Reader, Not a Writer
& Page Turners Blog.

This summer I have a whole list of books that has stacked up in my to be read pile due to work and a writing project that I am working on for an author.

My list includes:

Faerie Ring
To Ride a Puca (just recently published by Heather McCorkle.)
Tangled Tides
Running Wide Open

and the list goes on!

What is on YOUR list? 

Well, to kick off the summer I am giving away a 15 dollar Amazon gift card so that you can check off one book from your TBR list!!!


Be a blog follower
List below one book from your TBR list :)

As always, this is a blog hop! So hop along to more than 200 + blogs and make a Splash into Summer!


Unknown said...

I'm looking forward to Something Like Normal by Trish Dollar


Abbi Hart said...

GFC Follower-Gatorade
TBR Book-To Win Her Heart by Karen Witemeyer. I already own this but it's coming up on my TBR list!

Sue Sattler said...

What a wonderful way to splash into summer! I can't wait to get Embrace Me at Dawn by Shayla Black.
GFC - proudarmymom32

proudarmymom32 at yahoo dot com

Janet W. said...

GFC Follower - Janet Watson

Janet W. said...

A TBR book of mine is 50 Shades of Gray.

Dana said...

GFC Danasquare

A book on my TBR list is actually more of a series I really want to read the Morganville Vampire series I have all the ebooks and just want to read them all!

Jinky said...

Please count me in! Thank you!!
Wow, got tons on my tbr list ..I'd use the gc to buy Wedding Letters. :)
jinkyisreadig at gmail dot com

Lisa Cox said...

One book on my TBR list is Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon. I just love the whole Dark Hunter series and I missed this one.

TayteH said...

Bittersweet is on my list. :D Thank you!

Arianne said...

GFC: Arianne Cruz
email: cruz042 at

Original Sin by Lisa Desrochers
Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa
and a whole lot of review books for blog tours

Anme said...

Thank you for the giveaway!
I am a GFC follower as mel brock
melorabrock {at} gmail {dot} com

One book I really want to read is Unnatural Issue: An Elemental Masters Novel by mercedes lackey

Cathy C said...

GFC - catherine c

Immortal Rules

catherine0807 at hotmail dot com

Kelly said...

My book I really want is Unraveling! Thanks for participating.
delivery.RN at gmail dot com

Christina K. said...

GFC follower Christina Kit.

I'd love Shine by Jeri Smith-Ready!

Thanks so much! And have an awesome summer:)

A.D. Duling said...

GFC adduling
Thank you!

Colleen Boudreau said...

GFC: collifornia
Email: holliister at gmail dot com

Insurgent by Veronica Roth.

Tabby Williams said...

GFC follower: Tabitha

I really want to read Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock

marian said...

i can't wait to read insurgent


Catie said...

GFC follower Catie Taylor

I really need to read Divergent

ellepaulette said...

I am looking forward to reading Until I Die (Revenants #2)
by Amy Plum.


GFC - Dani

laceyblossom said...

GFC: laceyblossom
I can't wait to read Once Burned!

Kellie Conklin said...

I'm a follower (kconklin1028) and on my never ending TBR list is Inside Out and Back Again! Thanks for the giveaway and participating in the hop!

Mary Preston said...

I have INSURGENT on my list.

GFC: Mary Preston


Anonymous said...

GFC Krista

Blood Promise by Richelle Mead

Thanks for doing this giveaway!
theangrypollo{ AT }yahoo{ DOT }com

Deb PelletierC said...

A GFC follower.
Maybe I'll read ,50 shades of gray.
deb p

Library Lady said...

GFC follower Library Lady
One of the many books I'm dying to read is A Perfect Blood by Kim Harrison.
adsanders77 at gmail dot com

ABCbooknerd said...

Ohhh well, my TBR LIST is really long. My pile, though, includes Shut Out by Jody Koplinger, and Half-Blood by Jen Armentrout

Ange said...

Bitterblue by Kristen Cashore

throuthehaze said...

GFC: Throuthehaze
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare is next up on my TBR list :)
throuthehaze at gmail dot com

DeeDee Griffin said...

Just one book from my TBR list? But there are so many! But OK, one of them is Enshadowed by Kelly Creagh.
GFC: DeeDee Griffin
deedee [at] grifmail [dot] com
Thanks for offering!

lbraley said...

city of lost souls and obsidien
gfc linda foster

ann said...

GFC - amhengst
I would like to read The Descendants

Ricki said...

Top of my TBR list is Death in the Forsynthia by Andrea Zanetti
GFC - rickimc

Jennifer Irving said...

Would really like to get A Night Like This by Julia Quinn

jennirv4967 at gmail dot com

Kindlemom said...


kindlemom1 at

I have so many in my TBR pile it is crazy! I would love to at least read Tempting The Best Man by J. Lynn among many others.

Steph said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
GFC: Stephanie

I have a TON of books on my TBR! Shadow and Bone, A Beautiful Evil and Sweet Venom are all up there!


Kat said...

GFC: Kat Halstead
One of the books in my TBR list is All My Life by Susan Lucci.

Anonymous said...

GFC follower Georgette C

I really would like to read Scarlett. Also Shatter Me.

susan1215 said...

follow via GFC susan1215
I'd like to read A Stolen Life

s2s2 at comcast dot net

Doodle said...

GFC: Doodle
While He Was Away

elin said...

Thank you for this giveaway
GFC pinkflower
City of Lost Souls is on my TBR list.
emilymeimei204 at yahoo dot com

Ntzee said...

gfc- ntzee

The golden lily by richelle mead

Thanks for the giveaway!! =)

Cecil Atom said...

TBR- Divergent
(kirc0109 at

Lexie@BookBug said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
GFC: Lexie@BookBug
The Selection by Kiera Cass is at the top of my TBR list.
lexie.bookbug at gmail dot com

Unknown said...

GFC Teressa Oliver
This is not a Test

SarahS. said...

GFC follower: sarah_sal90
The Last Princess
Thanks for the giveaway! (=

brookea_2006 said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I've been dying to read Until I die by Amy Plum.

GFC: brookea_2006
email: brookea_2006 at yahoodotcom

Cyndee said...

I have so many on my TBR list but I like to read period!
GFC follower Cyndee Thomas
cyndee dot thomas0 at gmail dot com

Megan said...

GFC: Megan @ Unearthly Reviews
I'm really looking forward to reading Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout. Thanks for the giveaway!
meganlovesyuu at yahoo dot com

In Julie's Opinion said...

GFC: Julie Witt
I'm dying to read Anna Dressed in Blood #2, Girl of Nightmares!! Thanks so much for the chance to win a copy:)
jwitt33 at live dot com

Linda: Book Ninja said...

GFC: Lindadao2060

Eep! I'm trying to get Insurgent off my to-read list.
Thank you for the giveaway!

Lindadao2060 at yahoo dot com

Kimberleigh said...

Wanderlove has been on my TBR for a while! It looks like such a great book. Thank you for doing this giveaway!

GFC: Kimberleigh

Cheryl said...

I follow you via GFC
Thanks for the great giveaway

I want to read 11th Hour by James Patterson

deasuluna said...

GFC Christina Torres
Before I Wake by Rachel Vincent is on the top of my TBR list.

Danielle B! said...

I've been wanting to read:
Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley
The Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins
and so many more books. I follow GFC as Danielle B! Thanks for the giveaway!

Liese2 said...

I really want to read the Cassandra Clare books from the beginning. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

Gaby said...

GFC as Gaby
One book from my TBR list that I am dying to read is The Golden Lily


Unknown said...

I have a really long list but the top three on that list are:

Black Dawn
The Golden Lily
Once Burned

and currently i'm reading deadlocked. :)

Terri Matlock (GFC SN)
oklahomamommy0306 @

Nay Nay said...

Woohoo! Blog Hopping!
What a great way to discover new blogs and visit with old friends. Everybody wins this way!
GFC follower: Nay Nay
I would love to read Cinder and Ella this summer.
Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win! <^_^>

koddabear said...

GFC as Connie Bernhardt I'd like to read Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris

Unknown said...

I'm looking forward to reading Fair Game by Patricia Briggs!

Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
elizabeth @ bookattict . com
GFC: BookAttict

Suz Reads said...

Thanks for this amazing giveaway! I follow on GFC as Suz and I would love to win this book! Divergent is also on my TBR list!

susanw28 (at) mindspring (dot) com

magic5905 said...

I follow on gfc-magic5905
I also have Divergent on my tbr list.
magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

Unknown said...

GFC Heather @Redheaded Bookworm
I really want to read Shatter Me.
hschrock24112 at yahoo dot com


crystaley73 said...

GFC crystaley73
My one book Fifty Shades of Gray Thanks for the giveaway crystaley73 at yahoo dot com

Veronica W. said...

GFC: Veronica W.
Definitely "Bitterblue" :)


Unknown said...

definitely divergent!

gfc: kim cuasay

Jennifer Haile said...

GFC: JenniferH
Shadow and Bone

volta2173 at sbcglobal dot net

Unknown said...

I'm a GFC follower: Brooke. This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers is the book on the top of my TBR list.


Unknown said...

I have my own pile brewing, I guess I'm most looking forward to diving into the Vampire diaries

Following via gfc (angelacisco79)angelacisco79(at)yahoo(dot)com

Tobi said...

email tobihelton at gmail dot com

Hmmmm, Divergent, Deadlocked I could go on but those 2 are tops on my list

Thanks for doing the hop! <3 Tobi

~April~ said...

GFC follower aprilharvell
1 book on my TBR this summer list is Lover Reborn by JR Ward.

Bookie Bee said...

Thanks for the great giveaway!!

GFC: Maneesha Haroon
Book I would like: Incarnate by Jodi Meadows


mdh0115 said...

Divergent is on my TBR pile too!

Thanks for the giveaway!

Kelly said...


GFC follower ronnkelly3

CindyWindy2003 said...

I follow this blog publicly GFC CindyWindy2003, carawling(at)hotmail(dot)com

and I want to read The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Unknown said...

GFC Shauna Buck
jbsmunky at aol dot com

"The Twelve" is what I am most anticipating!

Bridget Howard said...

GFC: Bridget Howard
I can't wait for Defiance by CJ Redwine to come out this summer!!!!!

Unknown said...

GFC follower: Rabid Fox

A book on my to-be-read pile for this summer is Jaye Wells' "Blue-Blooded Vamp."

Stephanie said...

Thanks for this chance! One book at the top of my TBR list is Shadow and Bone.
GFC: Stephanie

Caryn said...

GFC follower as Caryn S. Have The Night Circus on my TBR list.

caryn9802 at yahoo dot com

Jennifer said...

GFC: Jenny

The Golden Lily is at the top of my TBR pile.

Jennifer said...

And my email is fourheadjen at gmail dot com!

Tamara said...

I'm a GFC follower. One of the books on my TBR list is "War Horse". Thanks for the contest!!

Kia89 said...

I follow via GFC. I want to read 50 Shades of Gray.

peg42 said...

I'm a GFC follower (rickpeggysmith)
One of my TBR books is the Hunger Games series.
I just got the series and am planning on starting them this week.
Thanks so much.

books4me said...

What a great giveaway idea! My TBR list is HUGE but on the top is Lover Reborn!

GFC: books4me

books4me67 at ymail dot com

Tiffany Drew said...

One of the many books on my TBR list is Insurgent :) Thank you for the giveaway!

GFC follower Tiffany Drew

Cricket said...

GFC Cricket
City of Lost Souls

lilcrickit at gmail dot com

smilekisses said...

GFC follower dolniaks
TBR-- A Paranormal Romance

Sophia Rose said...

Thanks for participating in the hop and for the giveaway opportunity.

TBR book: Article 5

GFC: Sophia Rose

collkosinski said...

Gfc Colleen Kosinski


Valerie Taylor Mabrey said...

GFC follow
Valerie Taylor Mabrey
vmkids3 at msn dot com

Evie said...

Daughter of Smoke and Bone, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords and Die for me.
Thanks a lot for the giveaway!
GFC follower: Evie
by.evie at yahoo dot com dot br

Erica C. said...

I'm a GFC follower :) I want to read Franny and Zooey by Salinger.

Emily @ Falling For YA said...

GFC Emily @ Falling for YA

I have so many on my TBR list right now but at the top is probably City of Lost Souls and The Selection

coliebear said...

GFC follower (coliebear)
I want to read the sookie stackhouse series by charlaine harris.

Juana said...

Thanks for the chance!

On top of my TBR list is To Die For by Caitlyn Willows.

GFC = Juana Esparza


Jaime Lester said...

GFC follower- Jaime Lynn
The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead, Rapture by Lauren Kate, Arise by Tara Hudson.... I could go on for hours! Thanks for the great giveaway!

Jaime Lester said...

Sorry that I forgot to include my email. It is

April said...

GFC Follower: April V.
My TBR list is over 900 titles long and in no particular order so I'll just choose one off the top of my head...Casket of Souls, Lynn Flewelling.
april dot vrugtman at gmail dot com

Unknown said...

GFC Kathlean Owens
kathlean dot owens at gmail dot com
The Meaning of Your Life - Secular Help for the Puzzled, Disappointed or Depressed
by Marius Croeser

clc408 said...

Following on GFC (clc408)
I want to read James Patterson's 11th Hour

Barbara Montag said...

GFC follower – Barbara Montag
TBR list - The Confession by John Grisham.
Thank you.
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

AwesomeNiks said...

GFC- Nicole L

I want to read Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi :)

iluvyou_77 (at) yahoo (dot) com

CrystalGB said...

Dark Frost by Jennifer Estep
GFC CrystlGB

Ellie Wright said...

I follow via GFC (ellie)

One book from my TBR list is Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris
eswright18 at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

follow on GFC-bunny
i want to read The great Gatsby

Sherry said...

I'm looking forward to THE LOST NIGHT (Jayne Castle). I have to wait a couple more months though.
GFC - Sherry S.
sstrode at scrtc dot com

Candice said...

I have to admit that after seeing the Hunger Games in the theater, I now HAVE to read the series.
Thank you!
candicesweeps at yahoo dot com

The Sunshyn said...

I'm a follower and have Ghost Story by Jim Butcher on my list for this summer.
chainmail (at)iwon (dot) com

Maureen said...

GFC Maureen
On TBR Fever by Joan Swan
mce1011 AT aol DOT com

Unknown said...

I follow GFC: Mel Bourn / Melissa

My TBR is soooo long: Leanore Elliott, Carrie Ann Ryan, Bianca Sommerland, Kallypso Masters.....
bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

Angie said...


I still need to read Katan by Cole Gibsen.

Kim Reid said...

Following via GFC as Kim Reid
My TBR Catching Fire and Mockingjay :)
Thanks :)
kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

hs said...

GFC: Hwa Sun Kang

Grave Mercy!

Tiffany Sill said...

Tangled Tides is on my TBR list too :)

GFC: TiffanyLove

tjmetz said...

GFC - tjmetz
My TBR is huge!! I have the Wicked series by Nancy Holder & Debbie Viguie I'm getting ready to dive into

tjmetz said...

forgot to leave my email address -

Lisa Brooks said...

GFC Lisa Brooks

My TBR book is 50 shades, everyone is pestering me till it gets read. Also, the hunger games books.

Froggy said...

GFC - Froggy

omg I have a huge TBR list..City of lost souls is just one of many!


Katie Amanda said...

GFC as Katie Amanda

City of Lost Souls


Tanya1224 said...

Hi, I follow as Tanyaw1224. One book off my list is Iced from Karen Marie Moning coming out in OCT. Thanks for the contest.

Anonymous said...

GFC - Lisa Blogs
TBR - Rejoice (Redemption) by Karen Kingsbury and Gary Smalley
lisa.blogs2 at gmail dot com

Sayomay said...

I follow GFC as Samantha Deen
One book on TBR is Ascend by Amanda Hocking!

latishajean said...

Thank you very much great giveaway!
I can't wait to read Edure by Carrie Jones.

Christine said...

GFC - isabelli3619

TBR: The Selection, Insurgent

isabelli3619 at aol dot com

momma8385 said...

GFC follower @Jeanne
My next book on my to read list is "Woodrose Mountain" by RaeAnne Thayne. Thanks for the chance.
:)Jeanne B.T.

Anonymous said...

GFC habbegirl

wind through the keyhole by stephen king

heatherwhitford at ymail dot com

Gale Nelson said...

GFC Gale Nelson
TBR The Color of Snow
by Brenda Stanley

J Whitus said...

GFC - jwhitus

I have the newest Sookie Stackhouse book Deadlocked waiting for me.


Amber Garcia said...

GFC amber garcia
Last Rite by Lisa Desrochers

Pixel Berry Pie Designs said...

GFC follower: Pixel Berry Pie Designs
"Little Women" is on my TBR list for the summer!

softballcrazy_081497 said...

GFC-ashley minix
umm until i die by amy plum

softballcrazy_081497 said...

oh and ^^^^^ softballcrazy_081497(AT)yahoo(DOT)com :)

Rachel said...

Thanks for being a part of the giveaway hop! The book sounds awesome! My TBR list includes the Hunger Games :) malibu311 at gmail dot com

Francine Anchondo said...

gfc-Francine Anchondo
I want to read the girl with the dragon tatoo

AshleyS said...

Convergent is next on my tbr list for the summer! :)

Texas Book Lover said...

GFD - Maria pronounced Mariah

Divergent & Insurgent - Might as well list them both...I am one of the few people who haven't read them yet...I really want to though!

Thank you much!
mmafsmith at gmail dot com

Karen H said...

GFC Karen H in NC

I have ordered 'A Night Like This' by Julia Quinn. Can't wait for it to get here.

kareninnc at gmail dot com

Alivia said...

GFC: Alivia
Divergent is on my TBR List! :)
Thanks for the giveaway!

booksarelove92 AT gmail DOT com

Tamar said...

GFC - Tamar W
I have a long list of books. Can't wait to read Dream New Dreams by Jai Pausch though.
tamarsweeps at gmail

guettel78 said...

I follow on GFC as guettel78.

One of my TBR books would be "The Stranger's Child" by Alan Hollinghurst.

Anonymous said...

GFC - Kiley Payne
Revamped is on my tbr list.

~Enamored Soul~ said...

Thank you for your generosity, and for participating in this blog hop!

I have SO many books I want to read, for example, "The Selection" by Kiera Cass. Divergent and Insurgent are also on my TBR list!!! :D

GFC: ~Enamored Soul~

Name: Hira Hasnain
Email: Enamoredsoul(at)gmail(dot)com

Shainers said...

GFC: shaina333

I have the biggest TBR EVER! Hmm...Next on my list is Damed by Nancy Holder and Debbie V.
shaina333 AT comcast DOT net
Thanks for the giveaway :D

Jolene and Family said...

GFC follower Jolene and Family

A Million Sun's and Shatter Me is at the top of my list


Unknown said...

TBR book on my list Unravelling
GFC Marlene Breakfield

Lisa Richards/alterlisa said...

GFC- Lisa Richards
Sookie Stackhouse book Deadlocked


alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com

Shelby said...

GFC- Shelby
I have over 300 books on my TBR list, but right now I'm pining after Insurgent by Veronica Roth, Glamorous Illusions by Lisa T. Bergren, and The Summer My Life Began. Thanks for the giveaway!

Alisia said...

touch of power
gfc Çråz¥ K¥
nightsky1102 at gmail dot com

Krysykat said...

One book is 'Night Walker' by Lisa Kessler?
GFC- Krysta Banco


LisaILJ said...


My TBR list is endless. One book that is on there is The List.

Denise Z said...

I would love to read Insurgent
GFC Denise Zaky

Thank you for your awesome participation in this fun hop!

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