Monday, February 13, 2012

I Heart YA Blog Hop!

Welcome to the YA Giveaway Blog Hop!

The blog hop is being hosted over at Fictional DistractionYou can find a huge list of participating blogs who are also giving away awesome YA Books!

The rules of my giveaway are simple - enter in the Rafflecopter below.  Do the mandatory entry and any additional entries that you'd like.  I will ship free to U.S. participants, but I would need reimbursement above $2.50 for international shipping (i.e. if it costs $3.15 to ship to Canada, you pay me .65 for a new book if you win!)  Easy, right?

With that being said, the winner can choose ONE of four books!  The giveaway closes at February 20th, 12:00AM EST.

Whoever wins this will get to choose one of the following books:


Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
A gripping story about a recovering anorexic, Lia, who just lost her ex-best friend, Cassie. Overwhelmed by Cassie's death, Lia falls into her old compulsive ways.  Hardcover copy, used library copy (dust cover in good condition).
My full review is here on examiner.

Deadline by Chris Crutcher
A high school senior, Ben Wolf, learns he has one year to live. No matter what, he is going to live his whole life in this single, last year.  Hardcover copy, used library copy (dust cover in great condition).
My full review is here on examiner.

Like the Red Panda
by Andrea Seigel
Stella Parrish has had a remarkable life - remarkably hard.  After the death of her parents, living in multiple foster homes, and having a grandfather who keeps attempting suicide, she decides to take a new stance on life:  Checking out, being snarky with everyone, and living without caring.  Paperback copy, used copy (but not stamped by a library).

Saying It Out Loud by Joan Abelove
This book is based on Joan's life - it is about Mindy, a girl who is losing her mother a bit too young.  It describes her estranged relationship with her father and how she copes with the lose of her beloved mother.  Hardcover copy, used library copy (dust cover in okay condition).
My full review is here on examiner.


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40 comments:

  1. Thank you for the giveaway. I think I would like to read Deadline.
    Waiting For Wentworth: I HEART YA Giveaway Hop

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    1. I entered yours :) I love the cover of Statistical Probability!!

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  2. Thanks for the awesome giveaway! I'd love to read Deadline because I've heard about it and know it's supposed to be good.

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  3. Wintergirls. I like the cover and also the author.

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    1. I adored Speak, which is why I picked this one up! It's a great read.

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  4. I would like to win Deadline. I was reading about it and it sounds like a good read. Its also on my TBR list. Thanks for this giveaway!
    -Maritza R

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    1. It was definitely a fun (and slightly unnerving) read. Worthy of being in your TBR Pile ;)

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  5. Winter Girls I have wanted to read that one for a while now!

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    1. Have you read Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson? That was one of my favorites growing up :)

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  6. Wintergirls! I've never seen/heard of it but it sounds the most interesting to me. ( Plus I've read Deadline already or that'd be my pick)

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    1. How did you like Deadline?
      (I totally bawled my eyes out at the end)

      Wintergirls was sometimes hard to swallow - in a good way, I suppose. Laurie really sucked me into the MC's head (and her head is... intense!)

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  7. Wintergirls! I've been contemplating reading this book for awhile...

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    1. It's a good read. Very intense at times, but definitely worth picking up!

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  8. Wintergirls, I love the cover!It sounds intriguing

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  9. Wintergirls, I love the cover, and it sounds really interesting!

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  10. I would love to win Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson. I love the cover and the story sound interesting.
    Tiff Pull

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  11. I would love Like the Red Panda because I love pandas and how it is red? I wanna know why the panda is red.
    Thanks for the giveaway

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  12. I'm interested in Deadline. I want to find out all the things he does in his last year!

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  13. i heard good things about Wintergirls

    thanks for the giveaway

    catherine0807 at hotmail dot com

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  14. Wintergirls. I love the cover!
    Thanks so much for the giveaway!
    sqwalker2@hotmail.com

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  15. Deadline!

    I know the story has been done before, but it still looks compelling. You rock!

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  16. Thanks for the giveaway :)
    I'd like to win Wintergirls b/c the cover/blurb grabbed my attention.

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  17. I think I would like to get Deadline. I want to see why he only has a year to live.

    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Mary

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  18. I am the most interested in Wintergirls because the author Anne Osterlund actually recommended it to me a while ago and I would love to read and review!

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  19. Like the Red panda...I'd love to know what the title has to do with the plot!

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  20. New follower :) I'd love to win wintergirls, that cover is gorgeous!! thanks for the giveaway!

    Diana M.
    lovelygetaway@gmail.com

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  21. I'd love to enter for Wintergirls, I really loved Speak so I've been wanting to read her other books :)

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  22. Wintergirls because the cover is amazing.

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  23. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson the cover is so pretty for such a deep story

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  24. Wintergirls looks like it would be a really good read!

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  25. I would like Wintergirls because I know what having an eating disorder is like.
    Ashley A
    ash_app@hotmail.com

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  26. i would definitely pick deadline. it sounds good: )

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  27. The book I hope to get is Wintergirls cause I love how the book looks!!
    Thanks for the great giveaway!!!

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  28. I hope I'll win wintergirls because I heard much about the book
    thanks very much.best wishes..

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  29. The book I hope to win is Deadline by Chris Crutcher. I've rarely read books in a male POV and the plot sounds really interesting.

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  30. Deadline. We had to read some chris crutcher when I was in highschool and I remember thinking that it was very good, very appropriate for our circumstances. So I'd like to read this one. :)

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