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Back home in Romania believing in dreams is quite popular. I used to believe in them a lot. Like if I dreamed I was crying, the next day I’d laugh a lot. Or if I’d dream blood the next day I’d receive a letter. Or coins– that meant a heated argument. Since I moved to the US I stopped believing in them, and I must confess I feel lighter, more at ease. In looking back I think of how silly I was then to pay so much attention to them AND let whatever dream dictate how I felt the next day. I still have a recurring dream tough and as much as I refuse to acknowledge it, it proved many times true. It’s more a sign of something bad about to happen, but luckily I don’t dream it very often.
And because the subject of the day is dreaming I decided to sign up for the 3rd Annual Dreaming of Books Giveaway Hop running from January 18th to 24th and organized by Kathy @ I’m A reader Not A Writer and co-hosted by Reviews by Martha’s Bookshelf.
For this giveaway I chose Vain by Fisher Amelie
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I also have a question for you: DO YOU BELIEVE IN DREAMS? If yes, why?
It’s time to share the best books you and I have read this year. The Best of 2012 Giveaway Hop it’s organized by Kathy at I’m A Reader Not A Writer and wraps up a year of giveaway hops by featuring your favorite reads. For this blog hop I decided to gift any one e-reader version of the following books which I read during 2012 and absolutely loved:
1. IFEEL by Marissa Carmel
2. SOULS IN PERIL by Sherry Gammon
3. SOUTH OF BIXBY BRIDGE by Ryan Winfield
For your chance to win one of the books please fill out the form below.
FROM MY FAMILY TO YOURS BEST WISHES AND A WONDERFUL, PROSPEROUS AND HAPPY 2013!
Because I’m a huge fan of author Sherry Gammon, naturally when she released Souls In Peril I had to have the book.
What I like about Sherry’s work is that she talks openly about real life situations in a fictional world, builds characters that anyone can easily fall in love with, and writes endings that leave you wanting more. And Souls in Peril delivers exactly that. Her narrative is smooth building up tension and ending with a well-drawn climax. Not for one second did I know where the story headed, but rather flipped page after page impatiently wanting to find out.
This young adult novel is one of my favorite reads this year. Max, the main character, goes through one of the best arcs I’ve read in a long time. He’s the perfect guy (senior in high school) living in a perfect world. He’s not arrogant, but he’s not humble either. I’d say confidence is one of his strongest qualities. Unfortunately tragedy strikes and Max falls deep, losing everything and then some.
Next, we follow him through a brand new journey with trials, conflicts and doubts to fill a lifetime. Enter JD, the school’s most bullied student with whom Max has no other choice but to… coexist for a while.
Sherry drives the reader to real emotions masterfully creating trials, conflicts and doubts. You’ll cry and laugh, ache and root for these heroes. I also liked the messages that come with this book, that life is worth living, that we should never give up and we should always try our best. As life goes on and routine sets in we have a tendency to forget how important these things are. Truth is—tomorrow isn’t promised to anyone.
I recommend this book to everyone loving a good, clean YA for themselves or their teenagers–so worth reading it.
How many times did you pick a book and couldn’t put it down? How many times did your family go without dinner because you were so caught up in a book that cooking was as far out of your mind as galaxies away from Terra? How many times you went to work the next day without a second of sleep because you had to find out the end of a book?
Well, it’s time to celebrate those books. Those books that even years later you remember them as if you just finished them yesterday. The celebration comes with the Stuck in a Good Book Giveaway Hop hosted by Kathy @ I Am A Reader, Not A Writer & Valerie from Stuck in Books. It runs from September 20th to 25th with the winner announcement on September 26th.
I could give away so many books, but those would be my favorites (this year alone I fell in love with Souls In Peril by Sherry Gammon, Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver, American Sniper by Chris Kyle, iFeel by Marissa Carmel, to name a few). But to make it exciting for my readers instead of books I’ll give away a $10.00 Amazon gift card or any book from Book Depository of equal value ($10.00).
To win this prize become a friend on Goodreads and leave a comment with the title of one of those books you couldn’t put down.