Smugglivus 2013 Holiday Giveaway: Samsung Galaxy Tablet

Hello everyone, and Happy Holidays! To those of you that celebrate Christmas, Happy Christmas!

What better way to celebrate Christmas day than by hosting a Smugglerific giveaway? We have the following up for grabs:

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (8.0)

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0
1 Amazon Gift Card ($50)

Like last year, we’re spreading the love for ebooks this holiday season! As (physical) book smugglers, we have long since learned to fully appreciate and love ebooks – and we want to share the love with you, dear readers, with this giveaway of a Samsung Tablet!

The giveaway will run until Wednesday January 1, 2014 and is open to EVERYONE. In order to enter, use the form below and leave a comment letting us know what is YOUR favorite read of 2013! Good luck, and Happy Holidays!

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  • Andrea K
    December 25, 2013 at 12:16 am

    “Mighty Good Road” by Melissa Scott and “The Adventures of Superhero Girl” by Faith Erin Hicks.

  • Andrea K
    December 25, 2013 at 12:17 am

    Oh, and Happy Smugglivus! [I really have remembered to do that in the first post…]

  • Benjamin Blattberg
    December 25, 2013 at 12:27 am

    I don’t know “favorite,” but Emma Donoghue’s Room is one I read this year that I keep thinking about.

  • Lexi
    December 25, 2013 at 12:41 am

    Probably Frost Burned, but this event has made my to be read pile grow.

  • Stephanie Ann
    December 25, 2013 at 12:55 am

    I loved Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep!

  • Gen
    December 25, 2013 at 12:57 am

    My favorite was Ocean at the end of the Lane. Lovely and magical and bittersweet look back at childhood.

  • Cee
    December 25, 2013 at 1:05 am

    My favorite book of 2013 is Legion by Brandon Sanderson (even though it was published a year before) and The Archived! πŸ˜€

  • Katrina T.
    December 25, 2013 at 1:21 am

    My favorite book of 2013 is The Last Hour of Gann by R.L. Smith

    Merry Christmas!

  • Sheila
    December 25, 2013 at 1:34 am

    Heart of Obsidian and Archangel’s Legion.
    Both by Nalini Singh

  • Carl
    December 25, 2013 at 1:36 am

    I don’t know if very many people read it but I really liked Night Film by Marisha Pessl. Happy Holidays and all the best in 2014!

  • Natalie
    December 25, 2013 at 1:39 am

    My favorite is fifty shades of grey

  • Brenda C
    December 25, 2013 at 1:51 am

    The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black.

  • Josephine
    December 25, 2013 at 1:58 am

    To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis.

  • Katie
    December 25, 2013 at 2:00 am

    My favorite book of 2013 is Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

  • Ameya
    December 25, 2013 at 2:49 am

    Every Day by David Levithan

  • mary anne
    December 25, 2013 at 2:58 am

    So I can never list a favorite, but I just found a new author that I really liked, and she has very affordable ebooks on Amazon! Kind of how I found Andrea Host and Lindsay Buroker. Her name is Intisar Khanani and the book I read was Thorn. A retelling of The Goose Girl. Can’t wait to read more of her stuff.

  • Summer
    December 25, 2013 at 3:20 am

    “The Heiress Effect” by Courtney Milan

  • Anja
    December 25, 2013 at 3:45 am

    I read some very good books, but the first of the best that comes to my mind is Nation by Terry Pratchett

  • Jill
    December 25, 2013 at 4:00 am

    Happy Holidays!! Favorite book this year was probably Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. I thought she did a fantastic job of capturing what it’s like to be sad, sick, and obsessed over a book series.

  • Anonymous
    December 25, 2013 at 4:13 am

    Happy Holidays book smugglers =]

    My favourite read of 2013 so far is The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

  • Navdeep
    December 25, 2013 at 4:14 am

    Happy Holidays book smugglers =]

    My favourite read of 2013 so far is The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

  • Elaine Willis
    December 25, 2013 at 4:19 am

    I have to pick one!!?? According to Goodreads, I have read 242 books so far this year and yes, I am bragging.

    I have to say The Madness of Lord Ian MacKenzie by Jennifer Ashley is the one I have been telling everyone about.

  • Jennifer C
    December 25, 2013 at 4:25 am

    This is such a difficult choice! I think it would have to be Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. I thought it was a fantastic read and I loved the relationship between Cath and Levi! Awesome giveaway!

  • Stuart Blakeley
    December 25, 2013 at 4:33 am

    Favorite book of 2013 would have to be:
    The Final Descent (The Monstrumologist book 4) by Rick Yancey

  • Medha
    December 25, 2013 at 5:40 am

    The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett (I know it was published long ago but I read it only in 2013 so.. πŸ™‚

  • Gerd D.
    December 25, 2013 at 5:49 am

    Picking favourites, always difficult:

    I’d say “Gut gegen Nordwind” (Love virtually), by Daniel Glattauer.
    An epistolary novel, an eMail romance to exact, which turned out to be unexpectedly charming – I’m glad I gave that one a chance.

  • Stacy
    December 25, 2013 at 5:53 am

    I’ve read almost 200 books this year, and picking just one is a little… Well. If I must…

    Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
    It had me gushing and beaming and brimming with feelings of all kinds.

    Happy Holidays!!!

  • Alex B
    December 25, 2013 at 6:20 am

    Probably Alif the Unseen. But then maybe the Fault in Our stars because I was unable to put it down.

  • Maureen
    December 25, 2013 at 6:38 am

    My favorite is The Luckiest Lady in London by Sherry Thomas

  • ediFanoB
    December 25, 2013 at 6:44 am

    Happy Holidays!!
    I can’t decide between “Hounds of Autumn” by Heather Blackwood – an excellent Steampunk novel – and “Shadow of the Serpent” by David Ashton – a crime mystery set in Edinburgh of 1860.

  • Mandi Venard
    December 25, 2013 at 6:56 am

    A few of my favorite were actually a little different reads for me.Loved Help for the Haunted by John Searles and The Heavens Rise by Christopher Rice.My normal reads were The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiegvater ,the Coldest Girl In Coldtown,Written In Blood and The Endless Knight Arcanna Chronicles.

  • Ginny
    December 25, 2013 at 7:21 am

    All Our Pretty Songs took me by surprise. I wasn’t sure what to expect and ended up being blown away by the beautiful writing.

  • Rachel A
    December 25, 2013 at 7:39 am

    My favourite read of the year was Heart of Obsidian by Nalini Singh.

  • Mischo
    December 25, 2013 at 8:06 am

    The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson. Very captivating and inventive story not only for younger readers.

  • Diana
    December 25, 2013 at 8:07 am

    “Favorite” is a hard call, but I *loved* The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black. πŸ™‚

  • jon lewis
    December 25, 2013 at 8:23 am

    The Book Thief

  • Klun
    December 25, 2013 at 8:24 am

    Catching fire πŸ˜›

  • Bibliotropic
    December 25, 2013 at 8:26 am

    Geez, you mean I have to choose just one? :p I read so many good books this past year that it’s really hard to narrow down the list. Though if I had to, I’d say it would be a 3-way tie between Courtney Schafer’s “The Tainted City,” Scott Lynch’s “The Lies of Locke Lamora,” and Nnedi Okorafor’s “Who Fears Death.”

  • Maria Molina
    December 25, 2013 at 8:27 am

    For 2013 The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead; however, really enjoying the Divergent series at the moment.

  • Growly Cub
    December 25, 2013 at 8:28 am

    Luckiest Lady in London by Sherry Thomas. My only A read of 2013.

  • Gwen Chabot Muir
    December 25, 2013 at 8:31 am

    Quite hard to choose just one but Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life? Barely managed to get home from the library and into my apartment before DEVOURING it! πŸ™‚

  • Paul Weimer (@PrinceJvstin)
    December 25, 2013 at 8:32 am

    My favorite read is hard. Ancillary Justice still holds up, though.

  • Clau
    December 25, 2013 at 8:35 am

    Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

  • beth
    December 25, 2013 at 8:36 am

    Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead.

  • Meghan
    December 25, 2013 at 8:38 am

    Hard question, of course, but the name that immediately jumped to my mind was The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente. I still haven’t read further in the series than that, but I definitely will!

  • Serena
    December 25, 2013 at 8:39 am

    I couldn’t reach much this year, but my fave was definitely The Killing Moon by N. K. Jemisin πŸ™‚

  • Amanda A
    December 25, 2013 at 8:40 am

    The Darkest Minds was my best read of the year even if it wasn’t actually released in 2013.

  • Antonia
    December 25, 2013 at 8:41 am

    The Scorpio Races and Shatter me!! Happy Holidays!!! πŸ™‚

  • chartreuseoak
    December 25, 2013 at 8:46 am

    Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews.

  • elaing8
    December 25, 2013 at 8:48 am

    Favorite adult book is Reckless by Skye Jordan. Favorite YA – Daylighters by Rachel Caine.

  • Rana
    December 25, 2013 at 8:49 am

    One book that I read and loved this year was Pride and Prejudice.
    I can’t believe I avoided Austen all this time!
    Happy holidays πŸ™‚

  • RuthG
    December 25, 2013 at 9:19 am

    One of the best things I read this year was the spiritwalker trilogy by Kate Elliott.

  • michele mccarthy
    December 25, 2013 at 9:29 am

    My favorite this year was In the Courts of the Sun by Brian D’amato.

  • Sara
    December 25, 2013 at 9:41 am

    It’s hard to pick only one favourite read of this year! But I’m going to go with Ghost Flower by Michele Jaffe, which I adored.

  • Bookharlot
    December 25, 2013 at 9:47 am

    I lived Rose Under Fire

  • sandyg265
    December 25, 2013 at 9:55 am

    It’s hard to pick a favorite but I finally read Eragon and enjoyed that.

  • Ruzica Matic
    December 25, 2013 at 10:03 am

    The Storyteller- Jodi Picoult

  • Margaret
    December 25, 2013 at 10:05 am

    Definitely Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell.

  • Serenity
    December 25, 2013 at 10:06 am

    Hands-down, Seraphina by Rachel Hartman. I am convinced the author somehow reached into my head and wrote that book JUST FOR ME. Merry Christmas!

  • Erin L
    December 25, 2013 at 10:07 am

    A Kiss forMid-Winter by Courtney Milan. The hero Jonas is fantastic.

  • Peggy P
    December 25, 2013 at 10:20 am

    The best audiobook I listened to was The Martian by Andy Weir – a great story that sucks you in on page 1 and never let’s go!

  • Keish
    December 25, 2013 at 10:27 am

    My favorite is The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

  • Rick
    December 25, 2013 at 10:27 am

    The final Wheel of Time book. Started reading the series when the first book came out my sophomore year of college.

  • Katie
    December 25, 2013 at 10:29 am

    Out of the Easy was amazing. But Seraphina tops them all. Best best best. And thank you for all your recommendations. I’m never an early adopter, but when I have good guidance, I can then pick & choose the best things possible.

  • basma
    December 25, 2013 at 10:45 am

    the proposal by katie ashley

  • Vanilla
    December 25, 2013 at 10:48 am

    Untold by Sarah Rees Brennan.

  • Snowtulip
    December 25, 2013 at 10:50 am

    I loved Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz, absolutely beautiful!

  • Ella Zegarra
    December 25, 2013 at 10:56 am

    Allegiant! That makes my heart ?

  • Joel
    December 25, 2013 at 10:56 am

    Wow, difficult to choose just one out of the great books I read this year! But I think I would have to go with And The Mountains Echoed.

  • jenna
    December 25, 2013 at 11:01 am

    under the light by laura whitcomb

  • gita
    December 25, 2013 at 11:05 am

    world after by susan ee
    mad scientist’s daughter by cassandra rose clarke

  • Michelle
    December 25, 2013 at 11:05 am

    Karen Lord’s The Best of All Possible Worlds is my favorite read of 2013. I was excited to see she will be having a new book out 2014.

  • Randi M
    December 25, 2013 at 11:08 am

    Okay, I’m gonna have to cheat on this. Winger by Andrew Smith was my favorite YA read this year; The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford was my favorite adult read this year. πŸ™‚ Happy Smugglivus!

  • Cristina
    December 25, 2013 at 11:11 am

    This is so hard! But I think I’m going to have to go with Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas! I absolutely LOVE that series!!

  • Giada M.
    December 25, 2013 at 11:46 am

    Bitter Kingdom by Rae Carson. Thank you for this awesome giveaway! πŸ˜€
    Happy Christmas! πŸ˜€

  • Lesley D
    December 25, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    One of the best books I read in 2013 was World War Z.

  • rissatoo
    December 25, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    I can never think of “favorites”, because I read & love SO many books, but the first titles to come to mind were John Scalzi’s Redshirts, and Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl.

  • Ringo the Cat
    December 25, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    Favorite read of 2013? I have a few…

    Of the books *not* published in 2013 it’s definitely Adam Rapp’s 33 Snowfish.
    Of the books that were published in 2013, it’s a tie between Winger and Reality Boy, with Two Boys Kissing a close 2nd.

  • Brendan Hong
    December 25, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    Necessary Evil – Ian Tregillis and The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Neil Gaiman

  • JamesP
    December 25, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    Tenth of December:Stories by George Saunders

  • Mary
    December 25, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Strands of Bronze and Gold was wonderful! Otherwise, I don’t seem to get around to reading a book until a year or so after its release. And I don’t have much of an excuse because I work in a book store!

  • Constance V.
    December 25, 2013 at 1:17 pm

    My favorite book for 2013 was/is the Holy Bible!

  • Lucia
    December 25, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    Happy holidays everybody!
    I’m gonna go with Jack Glass by Adam Roberts. Unless I finish The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch before the end of the year, in which case it’s probably going to be that one πŸ™‚

  • Kristen
    December 25, 2013 at 1:26 pm

    I finally read Code Name: Verity this year. Once I started it, I couldn’t put it down – ended up staying up on a work night until 2:00 in the morning (and cried basically from 12:30 til 2:00) and spent the next day recommending it to everyone I came across…

  • Barbara Elness
    December 25, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    My favorite has got to be Jennifer Estep’s Heart of Venom, she’s always at the top of my list. But I’ll add another wonderful favorite – Richard Ellis Preston, Jr’s Romulus Buckle and the City of the Founders. A wonderful steampunk adventure that I adored.

  • Biblibio
    December 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    Kalpa Imperial was without a doubt the best book I read this year. As for recently published… honestly not sure. There were a few I liked quite a bit, but my year was very dry when it came to jaw-dropping good books. Really, it was only Kalpa Imperial that blew me away… and Lean In, I suppose, but that was a very different sort of reading experience and my appreciation for it isn’t quite the same as labeling a book as “the best book I read in 2013″…

  • Tabitha P.
    December 25, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Year year I read NOS4A2 by Joe Hill.
    it was a good read.

  • Becca
    December 25, 2013 at 1:57 pm

    Oh geez, you’re making me pick???

    It’s a tough call, but out of the books I rated 5 stars I have to go with The Runaway King by Jennifer Nielsen. Sage is such a compelling character and the writing always has me on the edge of my seat. I’m really excited for book three!

  • Anna
    December 25, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    I loved The Goldfinch this year.

  • Michael Carter
    December 25, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    ‘The Flamethrowers’ by Rachel Kushner

  • Judy
    December 25, 2013 at 2:16 pm

    Favorite read was Heart of Obsidian by Nalini Singh.

  • Jing
    December 25, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    This year it was definitely The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. I was so reluctant to pick it up as I was afraid it’s going to be another clichΓ© vampire book but OMG. Mind blown! As a fan of horror, this book is gripping, suspenseful and made me a tad more alert at night. Waiting so long to read it was my bad…

  • Anita Yancey
    December 25, 2013 at 2:21 pm

    My favorite book of 2013 was Tell Me by Lisa Jackson.

  • Paige
    December 25, 2013 at 2:24 pm

    I can’t quite decide, but it was either Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl, or The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker. Happy Smugglivus!

  • Katie
    December 25, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    favorite read of 2013 was the Golem and the Jinni by Helene Weckler. so so good!

  • Kerri
    December 25, 2013 at 2:52 pm

    Happy Holidays! My favourite book of the year was Written in Red by Anne Bishop. I don’t want to think about how many times I’ve read it. I love her Black Jewels stuff but not anything else so I wasn’t expecting to like it quite so much.

  • Alexandra
    December 25, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    I love The Fault in Our Stars! πŸ™‚

  • Nancy
    December 25, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    I really liked The Hunger Games! I know they been out forever but I’ve recently read it!

  • Diana
    December 25, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    I really like In The After by Demetria Lunetta! Can’t wait for the sequel! πŸ™‚

  • Jennifer
    December 25, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    My favourite book of the year is The Rithmatist by Sanderson.

  • Sunshine Rays
    December 25, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell really wowed me this year

  • Trey
    December 25, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    Nexus and Crux were two I enjoyed this year.

  • KV
    December 25, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    My favorite book was Rumor Has It by Jill Shalvis.

  • MarieC
    December 25, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    I would have to say that it’s a toss up among ‘Archangel’s Legion’, ‘Heart of Obsidian’, ‘Magic Rises’, and ‘Guardian Demon’, and ‘Without a Summer’.

  • rida
    December 25, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    My favorite book(s) of 2013 are The Burning Sky by Sherry THomas, For Darkness Shows The Stars by Diana Peterfreund and Crown of Midnight by Sarah J Maas. Sorry, couldn’t chose just one! and thanks for the giveaway πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  • Bob Wilkins
    December 25, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars by Cody Goodfellow

  • chris
    December 25, 2013 at 3:29 pm

    Inferno by Dan Brown

  • MK
    December 25, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    Kinked by Thea Harrison

  • Justine
    December 25, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    Tangled by Emma Chase was very memorable.

  • Emily
    December 25, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    Eleanor and Park

  • MD
    December 25, 2013 at 6:02 pm

    My favourite read of 2013 was Elizabeth Moon Vatta’s War series. Not new, but “Trading in Danger” was newly recommended here, I bought the first one when it was on Kindle sale, and promptly ended up buying the rest. The first two, “Trading in Danger” and “Marque and Reprisal” were the best, I think, but all were good, really.

  • Victoria Hoyle
    December 25, 2013 at 6:24 pm

    My favourite book of 2013 was probably The Charioteer by Mary Renault, a 1953 novel about a young gay man falling in love after being wounded during WWII. It was reprinted by Virago and I was surprised by how straightforward Renault was about her characters sexuality, and also by how tenderly she wrote gay romance. She was a lesbian herself and lived in South Africa with her partner, who she met while nursing in the 1920s. A really lovely book that deserves a wider audience.

  • Alison C
    December 25, 2013 at 6:34 pm

    A Memory of Light by Brandon Sanderson/Robert Jordan. You can’t go wrong with the final book of an amazing series!

  • TΓΌnde
    December 25, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

  • Diane Burdick
    December 25, 2013 at 7:02 pm

    I’m loving the books by Richelle Mead, most currently I read “The Fiery Heart”- a Bloodlines novel.

  • Maggie O.
    December 25, 2013 at 7:02 pm

    It’s a tie between Fangirl and The School for Good and Evil.

  • Aden Rowe
    December 25, 2013 at 7:07 pm

    Fangirl was fantastic! Seconding that as fav book of the year.

  • Kelly D
    December 25, 2013 at 7:15 pm

    I liked Stephen King’s Joyland.

  • Len D.
    December 25, 2013 at 7:40 pm

    The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

  • Raina Zheng
    December 25, 2013 at 7:46 pm

    The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller!

  • natalie
    December 25, 2013 at 8:16 pm


  • A'ishah Rose
    December 25, 2013 at 8:23 pm

    Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein!

  • Mary Preston
    December 25, 2013 at 8:24 pm

    THE BOOK THIEF was my favorite this year.

  • Melanie_2006
    December 25, 2013 at 8:25 pm

    I’m about halfway through The Snow Child and judging by what I’ve read so far I think it will end up being one of my favorites this year. I also really enjoyed A Northern Light and Gone Girl.

  • erinf1
    December 25, 2013 at 8:30 pm

    I’ve got a tie between Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews and The Story Guy by Mary Ann Rivers πŸ™‚ Happy Holidays everyone! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  • DebraG
    December 25, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    There were so many I enjoyed. The Ballad of Emma comes to mind.

  • Nicole R
    December 25, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    The Ocean at the End of The Lane by Gaiman for me!

  • Rose L.
    December 25, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    I think Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo is my 2013 favorite!

  • Anonymous
    December 25, 2013 at 8:48 pm

    The Girl You Left Behind is my 2013 favorite.

  • Anonymous
    December 25, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    If I can pick a series instead of just one book, then the Seven Realms series by Cinda Williams Chima is definitely my favorite from this year.

  • Mary K
    December 25, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    If I can pick a series instead of just one book, then the Seven Realms series by Cinda Williams Chima is definitely my favorite from this year.

  • Linda Knight
    December 25, 2013 at 9:07 pm

    Stephen King’s Joyland

  • Katie M
    December 25, 2013 at 9:10 pm

    Rose Under Fire is my favorite book of this year.

  • M Myers
    December 25, 2013 at 9:13 pm

    Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger. Favorite MG series since Fablehaven.

  • Victoria Zumbrum
    December 25, 2013 at 9:26 pm

    Fireborn. Thanks for the awesome giveaway.

  • Foz Meadows
    December 25, 2013 at 9:33 pm

    Toss up between Alaya Dawn Johnson’s The Summer Prince and Eleanor Arnasson’s A Woman of the Iron People.

  • Stephanie
    December 25, 2013 at 9:47 pm

    My favorite book of the year is Code Name Verity.

  • Gaby Metivier
    December 25, 2013 at 9:52 pm

    Days of Blood & Starlight, by Laini Taylor πŸ˜€

  • Audra Holtwick
    December 25, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    I like the Book Thief

  • Margay Roberge
    December 25, 2013 at 10:03 pm

    Left Drowning by Jessica Park

  • Kirsten R.
    December 25, 2013 at 10:16 pm

    I don’t think it was published in 2013 but I read and loved Seraphina this year.

  • Jessy
    December 25, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    I still love The Selection.

  • Mary Withrow
    December 25, 2013 at 10:49 pm

    Out of the books I read, I will have to say “The Bone Season”, though it was a long start, I believe the next will be even better!

  • Chenise Jones
    December 25, 2013 at 11:05 pm

    I absolutely loved The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas! Great YA debut and I can`t wait to read her future books!

  • Kailana
    December 25, 2013 at 11:33 pm

    Man… My favourite book. I still haven’t made up my mind! I had a quiet reading year and as a result I found I was really picky and only finished stuff I actually liked. If I had to pick one… Life After Life by Kate Atkinson.

  • noering
    December 25, 2013 at 11:54 pm

    Count me in..

  • argi
    December 25, 2013 at 11:57 pm

    Joyland? Stephen King.

  • harleen
    December 26, 2013 at 12:10 am

    My favorite read this year was The Golem and the Jinni!

  • jennie
    December 26, 2013 at 1:16 am

    My favorite recent book is Seraphina by Rachel Hartman. I have also been making my way through Elizabeth Moon’s Vatta’s War series which I am loving!

  • Natasha
    December 26, 2013 at 2:39 am

    My favourite book of 2013 was These Broken Stars and The Iron Knight!!!
    Thanks so much for the AMAZING giveaway and I’m so glad that it’s open for everyone!

  • Kerry Dustin
    December 26, 2013 at 2:50 am

    Looking back, I’m going to refuse to pick just one. My top three reads for the year were Heart of Obsidian by Nalini Singh, Daggerspell by Katherine Kerr and Written in Red by Anne Bishop.

  • Dovile
    December 26, 2013 at 4:31 am

    I haven’t read any published in 2013, but my favorites this year were At Home by Bill Bryson, Veneficas Americana series by M. K. Hobson and The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin.

  • Tessa
    December 26, 2013 at 5:28 am

    For my favourite book of 2013 I’m going to have to admit that I picked up an Ursula le Guin book for the first time this year. I have no idea why I waited so long but I’m hooked! The first book of the earthsea quartet was a lovely read and I can’t wait to find the time to read the rest!

  • Darryl Lee
    December 26, 2013 at 5:38 am

    I’m waaay behind on my reading. But this year I enjoyed Canticle for Leibowitz, A Visit from the Goon Squad, and Zone One.

  • Alix Heintzman
    December 26, 2013 at 6:50 am

    This year I read three old but new favorites: In the Night Garden (Valente), Alif the Unseen (Wilson), and Range of Ghosts (Bear).

  • Joni Patterson
    December 26, 2013 at 6:51 am

    How can you ask me to choose ONE BOOK! *Sigh* But if I must… ONE OF my favorite reads of 2013 is FANGIRL By Rowell. A couple months later and I’m still thinking about it, still wanting to turn it’s pages again… Thanks so much for the giveaway! – and for an awesome blog to read! ^^

  • Nathan (@ReviewBarn)
    December 26, 2013 at 7:32 am

    The book that has stuck with me the most is The Scar by Marina and Sergie Dyachenko. I also enjoyed a few Pratchett books that were close.

  • April V.
    December 26, 2013 at 9:08 am

    You cannot actually expect a bunch of rabid book lovers to actually choose only ONE BOOK can you? Impossible. I’m going to list a few of the most recent highlights of my 2013 reading.
    The Tell-Tale Con by Aimee Gilchrist – this was a surprise, a really good and funny and interesting YA mystery without loads of silliness that often gets squeezed into YA books.
    The Palace Job by Patrick Weekes – a very fun fantasy heist story as if Ocean’s Eleven had a love child with Pratchet’s Discworld.
    Cry Baby Hollow by Aimee Love – an urban fantasy in rural Tennessee. I think that about says it all.

    I left off most of the bigger ones, those don’t need the exposure but these underapreciated ones do. Also, no, I don’t know why there are so many Aimees on my list.

  • Ramona
    December 26, 2013 at 9:15 am

    Pivot Point by Kasie West

  • Jonathan Baker
    December 26, 2013 at 9:34 am

    So far it’s been CLAN by Realm Lovejoy. Great read!

  • Marg K
    December 26, 2013 at 9:42 am

    One of my fave reads of 2013 would probably be Bronze Gods by A.A. Aguirre. Thanks for the giveaway!! Happy Holidays!

  • Patrick Samphire
    December 26, 2013 at 10:10 am

    That’s almost mean to have to choose just one, but okay. I’d have to choose The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud. Great story in a fantastic world, and his best book I think.

  • Galena
    December 26, 2013 at 10:57 am

    Horde by Ann Aguirre. I really loved the Razorland Series and this conclusion was just awesome.

  • Ashley
    December 26, 2013 at 11:14 am

    My favorite read this year was The Fault in our Stars…. I think. πŸ™‚

  • LeAnn
    December 26, 2013 at 11:27 am

    I really loved More Than This by Patrick Ness. I’m still thinking about it months later, so I’d have to say that’s the sign of a good book.

  • MarchRose
    December 26, 2013 at 11:31 am

    my favorite reading was Jennifer Estep’s Elemental Assassin series, I loved all the series but if I have to pick one, I chose the first one in the series, Spider’s bite.

  • Heather S
    December 26, 2013 at 11:49 am

    My favorite book of 2013 is ‘The Fault in our Stars’, hands down. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway! Crossing my fingers and toes I win!

  • Kristen H.
    December 26, 2013 at 11:50 am

    My favorite book this year was The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud!

  • Lisa
    December 26, 2013 at 11:53 am

    Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice.

  • Carolyn
    December 26, 2013 at 11:59 am

    Impossible to choose just one!! I think my favorite reads of the year were These Broken Stars, Untold, The Dream Thieves, In The After, Across A Star-Swept Sky, Fangirl, The Secret Society Girl Series, My Most Excellent Year, The Rosie Project, and Love Irresistibly by Julie James.. It’s been an excellent year for books! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Brandon
    December 26, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    I’ve read plenty of books this year but in terms of favorite, I’m trapped between Proxy by Alex London and Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke.

  • Emily C.
    December 26, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    I know it’s super popular but I loved Fangirl. Thanks for the chance!

  • superbwg
    December 26, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    Oh man, I’m not sure what books I read this year were published in 2013 but some of my favorite reads were The Book Thief (brutal but amazing), And All the Stars (a book with people who actually use common sense!?!), The Candy Makers (So so so so so so awesome), Discount Armageddon (Tropes actually work in this one), Unnatural Creatures (One of the best short story collections ever), The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There (Want to go here so bad!), The Graveyard Book (Perfect mix of scary, sweet, fun, and fanciful), The Haunting of Hill House (the most atmospheric book ever…can’t believe it took me so long to pick it up), Raven Boys (sensible and friendly and awesome) and finally Miracles and other Christmas Stories (seriously there is the most perfect Christmas Alien story in here!). These are my favorites for 2013…except for all the others I don’t have time to put on the list.

  • Lillian
    December 26, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    That’s a big question, but I’d say my favorite book read during 2013 was Ender’s Game. Can’t wait to see the movie and see if they did it justice.

  • Liz
    December 26, 2013 at 1:44 pm

    Ohh, hard to pick. But probably The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord.

  • Stephanie Burgis
    December 26, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    Ohhh, that is a hard question! If I have to pick just one, though, I guess today it will be Susanna Kearsley’s The Firebird.

  • matt imrie
    December 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

  • Danny
    December 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    One of my favorites in 2013 was John Scalzi’s Redshirts. Hilarious!

  • April
    December 26, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    Proxy by Alex London

  • Corinne Duyvis
    December 26, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    This is a really hard choice–I recently finished ILLUSIVE by Emily Lloyd-Jones which I loved, though it’s not out until 2014. THE BRIDES OF ROLLROCK ISLAND by Margo Lanagan also blew my mind. Oh, and I loved THE NIGHT CIRCUS and A FACE LIKE GLASS and… I’m bad at choosing favorites, apparently!

  • Christine Sarmel
    December 26, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    There’s way more than one… but a random draw from the favorites brought Life after Life by Kate Atkinson.

  • Carol M
    December 26, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny

  • Courtney
    December 26, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There

  • Breana M.
    December 26, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    My favorite book of 2013 was Double Vision: Code Name 711 by F.T. Bradley. πŸ˜€

  • Emily R.
    December 26, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley. I love everything she’s written, but this one knocked even my former favorite off the top spot!

  • Angela Y
    December 26, 2013 at 3:43 pm

    My all time favorite book is Dear John.

  • Lexie C.
    December 26, 2013 at 3:52 pm

    Its a toss up based on genres–Pivot Point (by Kasie West) for YA, Wicked After Midnight (by Delilah S. Dawson) for paranormal historical steampunk romance and Indexing (by Seanan McGuire) for…re-imagined fairy tale creepitude? Is that a genre?

  • Sharli M
    December 26, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    My favorite book of 2013 was Divergent. I don’t know why it took me this long to read it but I loved it πŸ™‚

  • ten b
    December 26, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    I can’t pick one favorite. Anything by Nalini Singh, J. D. Robb, and Kathy Reichs……

  • Rebecca I
    December 26, 2013 at 4:14 pm

    The dream thieves!

  • giesesk
    December 26, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    The Golem and the Jinni

  • Taylor Allen
    December 26, 2013 at 5:32 pm

    Colin Cowherd’s “You Heard Me”. It’s an excellent read! Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas!

  • Katha Pan
    December 26, 2013 at 6:15 pm

    My favorite book of 2013 is Written in Red by Anne Bishop.

  • Amanda Lee
    December 26, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    Picking a favorite read feels nearly impossible- but there are two that I just can’t get out of my mind. And they happen to be by the same author. Eleanor & Park and Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell kind of blew my mind this year- prior to reading Fangirl, I had never before encountered that part of my life in fiction where it wasn’t made fun of and put down- and she captured every bit so wonderfully and gave the whole genre of fanfiction and fan interaction a love letter that I completely adored. And Eleanor & Park was just so heart-wrenchingly lovely.

  • Eric Rodriguez
    December 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    The hunger games trilogy

  • Alaine
    December 26, 2013 at 7:33 pm

    Joshua’s Tree by NW Harris

  • Jae Young
    December 26, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    Hmmm, favorite book of 2013? I am struggling to remember, as I have a cold, but I think I may go with Cold Steel, although I read the entire Spiritwalker Trilogy in one go.

  • LaurieF
    December 26, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    So many. Archangel’s Legion, Magic Rises, Touch of the Demon, No Good Duke Goes Unpunished, Chimes at Midnight, etc…:) And the Rosie Project!

  • Deidre Adams
    December 26, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    A great book I read this year was called ‘White Girls’, by Hilton Als. AWESOME…and that’s all I’m gonna say!

  • Natalia
    December 26, 2013 at 8:05 pm

    I’m going to go with Holly Black’s “Coldest Girl in Coldtown.”

  • Joel
    December 26, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    Hard to pick just one, but I would say Magic Rises, by Ilona Andrews.

  • Kit
    December 26, 2013 at 8:13 pm

    It’s a toss-up between She Is Not Invisible and Ancillary Justice, but Ancillary Justice wins by a hair.

  • carolyn
    December 26, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    doctor sleep

  • Jay
    December 26, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    I enjoyed reading the Hunger Games trilogy.

  • Kate
    December 26, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    My favorite was The Song of The Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde

  • Danielle
    December 26, 2013 at 9:05 pm

    I enjoyed reading the newest Chelsea Cain novel in the Archie Sheridan/Gretchen Lowell series, titled ‘Let Me Go.’

  • ginette4
    December 26, 2013 at 9:18 pm

    The Hobbit

  • heather
    December 26, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    The hunger games is my fav.

  • Natasha M Heck
    December 26, 2013 at 10:53 pm

    Starglass by Phoebe North.

  • Darlynne
    December 26, 2013 at 11:21 pm

    Ready Player One. I was completely captivated and surprised, listening to it once and then buying the digital edition and reading it twice.

  • Jacqueline Cook
    December 27, 2013 at 12:05 am

    I’d probably have to go with Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews.

  • jillheather
    December 27, 2013 at 12:25 am

    Maybe The Golem and The Jinni, by Helene Wecker.

  • Stephanie Gossett
    December 27, 2013 at 2:48 am

    I love Percy Jackson, The house of Hades! Thank you so much for this chance!

  • Conor S.
    December 27, 2013 at 3:04 am

    Mine is Stephen King Dr. Sleep!

  • Claudia K.
    December 27, 2013 at 3:24 am

    This is too hard! There were so many good books. I’m going to pick Not a Drop to Drink.

  • Rosario
    December 27, 2013 at 4:07 am

    Guardian Demon, by Meljean Brook. It was my most anticipated read of the year, and I was terrified she’d drop the ball at the last minute, but she really didn’t.

  • AG
    December 27, 2013 at 4:13 am

    I loved Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

  • Sovan Mandal
    December 27, 2013 at 6:14 am

    I liked reading Steve Jobs, the biography.

  • Siobhan
    December 27, 2013 at 8:12 am

    I read the Finnikin of the Rock series this year and blew my mind.

  • Chona Gomba
    December 27, 2013 at 8:38 am

    INFERNO by Dan Brown

  • Malin
    December 27, 2013 at 8:43 am

    A tie between Fangirl and Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, I think. I can’t choose, they were both awesome.

  • Stephanie Quinn
    December 27, 2013 at 9:29 am

    My favorite book this year was Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo. I love the setting and the characters.

  • Lori T
    December 27, 2013 at 9:40 am

    My favorite this year was Rule by Jay Crownover.

  • RaveAir
    December 27, 2013 at 9:41 am

    The First Law trilogy by Joe Abercrombie

  • Lan
    December 27, 2013 at 10:06 am

    Don’t make me choose! A tie between Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell and Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie.

  • Beverly
    December 27, 2013 at 10:10 am

    It’s not an easy choice, because there were several, but if I exclude clients, then I’d have to go with a toss-up between Mountain Home by Bracken MacLeod and North American Lake Monsters, by Nathan Ballingrud. πŸ™‚

  • Helle M.
    December 27, 2013 at 10:12 am

    I think it’s hard to pick just one book, but I really, really liked The Rook by Daniel O’Malley! πŸ˜‰

  • Richard Auffrey
    December 27, 2013 at 10:26 am

    Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan

  • Jules
    December 27, 2013 at 10:28 am

    I really enjoyed The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman and Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor.

  • Greg
    December 27, 2013 at 10:28 am

    Its a damn tough choice but it has to be NOS4A2 because of how much Joe Hill forshadowed things and still made me cry….

  • Justin Landon
    December 27, 2013 at 10:31 am

    Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie. Probably. Maybe.

  • Shay
    December 27, 2013 at 10:34 am

    I managed not to finish many books this year — too busy packing and moving — but my absolute favourite of the ones I did read is Ink by Sabrina Vourvoulias.

  • Mia
    December 27, 2013 at 10:36 am

    My sentimental favorite would be EMPEROR OF THORNS by Mark Lawrence.

  • Katrina
    December 27, 2013 at 10:41 am

    Birthing a Mother: The Surrogate Body and the Pregnant Self, by Elly Teman. Fascinating!

  • Memory
    December 27, 2013 at 11:12 am

    It’s a tie between BITTERBLUE by Kristin Cashore and THE SNOW QUEEN by Joan D. Vinge.

  • rayray cartucci
    December 27, 2013 at 11:38 am

    The Homeschoolers is my new favorite book!

  • Lisa Brown
    December 27, 2013 at 11:41 am

    I really enjoyed: Something Borrowed, Someone Dead: An Agatha Raisin Mystery by M.C. Beaton – she is such a delightful author πŸ™‚

  • Ruu
    December 27, 2013 at 11:42 am

    Dark Matter by Michelle Paver

  • Jammie
    December 27, 2013 at 11:53 am

    Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World would have to be my favorite, lots of great information.

  • Lisa
    December 27, 2013 at 11:57 am

    Tough call, I seem to have read tons of great books this year! But at this particular moment, I will go with Blood Song by Anthony Ryan

  • Wesley Chu
    December 27, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    The Lies of Locke Lamora.

  • chuck bolster
    December 27, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    i am just starting to read again after many many years of not but the one book that has my interest is hunger games

  • jpetroroy
    December 27, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    Better Nate than Ever by Tim Federle.

  • Lesley M
    December 27, 2013 at 2:56 pm

    I would have to say Pie Town was my favorite!

  • Jeanne
    December 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    My favorite book for 2013 was Fangirl. I also liked Elenor & Park.

  • Judy Thomas
    December 27, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    My fave is Dr Sleep by Stephen King

  • Susan B
    December 27, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    The Law of Self Defense, by Andrew F. Branca

  • Karen Leonard
    December 27, 2013 at 3:31 pm

    I really like the hunger games it’s the best

    December 27, 2013 at 3:32 pm

    The original, The Hobbit hardcover book, with hand drawn illustrations!

  • June Minard
    December 27, 2013 at 3:47 pm

    I absolutely loved reading The Game of Thrones series. It was a thrilling adventure and i cant wait for the next book.

  • kylee
    December 27, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    Game of Thrones 5th book – love that series!

  • Tammy Dalley
    December 27, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    I love the crossfire series!

  • Dawn Monzu
    December 27, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    Well, it isn’t a new book by any means…but I LOVE “The Giver”. My kids read it in school, and I kind of read it on my own. Great book!

  • jay
    December 27, 2013 at 4:47 pm

    The Jesus Discovery – it is interesting to explore fact/myth/evidence/history/truth/bullshit.

  • Kathie Craig
    December 27, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    I have not had much time to read this year. Stephen King is a favorite author of mine though.

  • Daniela
    December 27, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    I looooved Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell πŸ˜€

  • Jeff W Wright
    December 27, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    I haven’t had time to read a book

  • Josh S
    December 27, 2013 at 6:10 pm


  • barbara corbitt
    December 27, 2013 at 6:17 pm

    game of thrones

  • Clarence Lau
    December 27, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    Loved Ender’s Game

  • Pam
    December 27, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    Steven Kings, Doctor Sleep

  • zahra premji
    December 27, 2013 at 7:15 pm

    Its not new, but I just read it in 2013 – The Book Thief

  • Cathy French
    December 27, 2013 at 7:24 pm

    the new biography of Johnny Carson

  • ghassan alsaleh
    December 27, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    I haven’t had time to read a book

  • Emilie Proctor
    December 27, 2013 at 8:01 pm

    Promise You’ll Come Back by: Jessica Jasper.

  • Malika Baker
    December 27, 2013 at 8:40 pm

    My favourite book of 2013 must have been S. by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst – and by extension, The Ship of Theseus by V.M Straka (The fictional book within a book of S.!)

  • terry clavet
    December 27, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    The Hobbit

  • steve weber
    December 27, 2013 at 8:52 pm

    Doctor Sleep- Stephen King.

  • Gail Rosenstrom
    December 27, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    Doctor slppe by stephen king

  • Alexandru Rusu
    December 27, 2013 at 9:24 pm

    The Game of Thrones because is interesting to read!

  • Christiana Santiago
    December 27, 2013 at 9:51 pm

    My favorite read was Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man.

  • Marilyn
    December 27, 2013 at 9:53 pm

    Ender’s Game

  • Aimee T
    December 27, 2013 at 10:01 pm

    Not new but I read Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer. Excellent and fascinating read!

  • lana
    December 27, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    no time to read books like to read the Bible when I have time

  • Llehn
    December 27, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    The Bitter Kingdom

  • sara rai
    December 27, 2013 at 11:43 pm

    Hunger Games trilogy

  • Caren Joy MiraΓ±a
    December 27, 2013 at 11:44 pm

    i haven’t had the time to read πŸ™

  • Lisa
    December 28, 2013 at 12:20 am


  • Lisa
    December 28, 2013 at 12:21 am

    The shadowed sun

  • Maria
    December 28, 2013 at 12:41 am

    I really enjoyed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

  • Priyanka
    December 28, 2013 at 12:46 am

    Not yet read a book

  • Sunshine G
    December 28, 2013 at 12:53 am

    My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish. Awesome.

  • Dony Hadisoewignyo
    December 28, 2013 at 1:14 am

    I like The Jesus Discovery

  • Kenia
    December 28, 2013 at 1:22 am

    My favorite book for 2013 is Jenny Rivera “Inquebrantable”.

  • Laura Vara
    December 28, 2013 at 2:00 am

    My favorite book for this year was “Clockwork Princess” by Cassandra Clare

  • Gareth
    December 28, 2013 at 2:29 am

    To be honest there’s been so many that I’ve loved but I think my favourite this year after a long hard think (and book fisticuffs) have had to pick:
    Steelheart – Brandon Sanderson

    As it was something completely different from my normal choice and was a book that I had a lot of fun reading.

  • terri carney
    December 28, 2013 at 3:57 am

    I do enjoy reading but my favorite book i read lately is the Bible .
    i cant afford a smart device to read on or else i would.

  • David Smith
    December 28, 2013 at 4:29 am

    I haven’t read any books released in 2013 other than some technical manuals. Mostly I am still reading some paperbacks from when I bought 20-25 boxes of books at a garage sale some years ago.

  • Gord
    December 28, 2013 at 4:49 am

    No time to read anymore, but I used to enjoy Mickey Spillane.

  • Youssef Azza
    December 28, 2013 at 5:47 am

    Indeed i didn’t read books so much coz i’ve not enough time but My favorite book i read latey is “game of thrones” .

  • Jenna O
    December 28, 2013 at 8:11 am

    My favorite one has been When Love Never Ends πŸ™‚

  • matt
    December 28, 2013 at 8:37 am

    i like inferno by dan brown

  • Cherry Mischievous
    December 28, 2013 at 8:57 am

    I have a long list of favourites, but, on top of it is Written In Red by Anne Bishop πŸ™‚

  • ej
    December 28, 2013 at 9:04 am

    i am challenged with inferno by dan brown:))

  • Lege Artis
    December 28, 2013 at 9:04 am

    My favorite read is NOS4A2 by Joe Hill.
    So, so good….:)

  • Theis Bregnballe
    December 28, 2013 at 9:04 am

    My favourite book that i read this year was probably Reapers Gale, book seven of the Malazan Book of the Fallen, by Steven Erikson.

  • Justin Self
    December 28, 2013 at 9:56 am

    Great for business!

  • Amy stonger
    December 28, 2013 at 10:41 am

    I enjoyed doctor sleep by Stephen king.

  • MaryAnne Hart
    December 28, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    My favorite book was Scarlet by Marissa Meyer!

  • Becky C.
    December 28, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    The Bitter Kingdom by Rae Carson

  • Amanda Sakovitz
    December 28, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    I loved the Book Thief

  • Andrew P
    December 28, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    Ender’s Game

  • Morena Black
    December 28, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    Tangled by Emma Chase

  • Kristi
    December 28, 2013 at 3:19 pm

    United We Spy by Ally Carter, definitely. Also, fantastic giveaway!!

  • Jenny Nicole
    December 28, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt!

  • Barbara
    December 28, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    The Book Thief

  • Wanda Bergman
    December 28, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    The Book Thief was my absolute favourite!!

  • carol roberts clark
    December 28, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    Game of Thrones 5th book

  • Bons
    December 28, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep

  • Leigh-Ann Murphy
    December 28, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

  • Iwan Taurus
    December 28, 2013 at 6:02 pm

    The Book Thief

  • Bonnie
    December 28, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    The Bible πŸ˜‰

  • Thuy Vu
    December 28, 2013 at 6:59 pm

    Frost…I forgot the author’s name.

  • Jessica
    December 28, 2013 at 6:59 pm

    With The Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E.B. Sledge

  • Karla Sceviour
    December 28, 2013 at 7:18 pm

    The Book Thief.

  • Dawn Monzu
    December 28, 2013 at 7:18 pm

    LOVE “The Giver”!!

  • Jen B.
    December 28, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    I’ve read quite a few good books this year. I think Iced by Karen Marie Moning might be my favorite. But, Timeless by Gail Carriger is a close second. But that is tied with Autumn Bones by Jacqueline Carey. And there are so many more….

  • Noreen Tibor
    December 28, 2013 at 8:56 pm

    The book thief

  • Sheela K.
    December 28, 2013 at 9:24 pm

    Alif the Unseen

  • Marilyn B.
    December 28, 2013 at 9:43 pm

    I would absolutely love to win the Samsun Galaxy! The book I loved most this year was The Story Teller by Jodi Picault.

  • Victoria K.
    December 28, 2013 at 9:48 pm

    “The Iron Traitor” by Julie Kagawa

  • Elisa Tammela
    December 28, 2013 at 10:01 pm

    The Help, by Kathryn Stockett

  • Roseann M
    December 28, 2013 at 10:11 pm

    the Ike Schwartz Mysteries by Frederick Ramsey. Loved the first book Artscape and HAD to read all of his books. Hubby and I fought over who got to read the next book in the series first.

  • Linda Trinklein
    December 28, 2013 at 10:12 pm

    I read so many wonderful books it is just to hard for me to pick a favorite!!

  • Chelsea B.
    December 28, 2013 at 10:39 pm

    Any Duchess Will Do by Tessa Dare πŸ™‚

  • Theresa A.
    December 28, 2013 at 11:10 pm

    I loved Bone Season. That was my favorite read of 2013.

  • Ana Lara
    December 28, 2013 at 11:57 pm

    The truth about Harry Quebert case by JoΓ«l Dicker.

  • Charlize
    December 28, 2013 at 11:58 pm

    earthbound by aprilynne pike πŸ˜€

  • jenn erin
    December 29, 2013 at 12:07 am

    Malcolm Gladwell: David and Goliath

  • Ann
    December 29, 2013 at 12:23 am

    I loved the clockwork princess.

  • Aple
    December 29, 2013 at 2:27 am

    Love the Hobbit! What a wonderful tale

  • Aple
    December 29, 2013 at 2:30 am

    I love ethe Hobbit

  • Pam Pellini
    December 29, 2013 at 3:22 am

    Still deciding, on my shortlist – Any Duchess Will Do by Tessa Dare, and Chimes at Midnight by Seanan McGuire.
    Happy Holidays!

  • Kai Agito
    December 29, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Robyn Schneider’s The Beginning of Everything! It’s definitely one of my fave YA contemps I’ve ever read.

  • AsukaTenjyoin
    December 29, 2013 at 6:40 am

    The Book Thief

  • Ann-Christin Brinkmann
    December 29, 2013 at 7:52 am

    I really loved Ender’s Game and all the Hunger Games books (yes, I’m late…)

  • Alcee clayborne
    December 29, 2013 at 10:36 am

    My favorite book of 2013 was days of blood and starlight I actually took the day off work to read it

  • Megan Rogers
    December 29, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    “Written in Red” by Anne Bishop or “The Best of All Possible Worlds” by Karen Lord…I can’t pick just one!

  • Becky Richied
    December 29, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    Doctor Sleep my fave love Stephen King

  • Birdiebee
    December 29, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    I didn’t get a chance to read a book in 2013. I am so looking forward to start reading some good reads now that it is winter and very cold.

  • Colleen Boudreau
    December 29, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    The Book Theif.

  • Brian Kautz
    December 29, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    The Book Thief

  • Zsofia T
    December 29, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    I loved a lot of books this year but there were some “first” ones, like Heart of Obsidian by Nalini Singh, Reaver by Larissa Ione, and Styxx by Sherrilyn Kenyon.

  • mysweetiepiepie
    December 29, 2013 at 4:55 pm

    The Book Thief.

  • trenda tillson
    December 29, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    The Book Thief

  • twebb
    December 29, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    I love helen fielding’s mad about a boy

  • Michelle in Colorado
    December 29, 2013 at 5:24 pm


  • Chelsea W
    December 29, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane

  • Kortney Nelson
    December 29, 2013 at 5:57 pm

    Torn True Love

  • Elena
    December 29, 2013 at 7:08 pm

    The Book Thief

  • Lauren Fuchs
    December 29, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    My favorite read of the year was A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini with The Kite Runner by him not far behind.

  • kitblu
    December 29, 2013 at 9:13 pm

    The book I loved best in 2013 was non-fiction – not my usual read – that took me several months to get through. Far from the Tree, by Andrew Solomon, investigated children who were NOT like their parents – children who were deaf, autistic, prodigies, criminal, born of rape, severely disabled, born with Down’s syndrome, et al. Well researched and well written.

  • Rebecca Melin
    December 29, 2013 at 9:17 pm

    Anything and everything by Abigail Reynolds! πŸ™‚

  • Cori Westphal
    December 29, 2013 at 9:54 pm

    I’m a big Stephen King fan, and I loved Doctor Sleep! Spooky!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

  • Andrew Hall
    December 29, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    Dr Sleep

  • Shannon
    December 29, 2013 at 10:09 pm

    Read the Harry Potter series this year for the first time. Wow.

  • Jillian T.
    December 29, 2013 at 11:20 pm

    Nooooo! I don’t want to pick a favorite book of 2013! There were so many that I loved. I read Clockwork Heart by Dru Palagossi though, and I think that might maybe be (one of) my favorite(s).

  • hapax
    December 29, 2013 at 11:35 pm

    Oh, goomers, how can I possibly pick ONE favorite?

    Okay, if I hafta, I think I’ll go with SAGA by Brian Vaughan and Fiona Staples. It’s beautiful and witty and nasty and inspiring, and it offers clever social commentary and celebrates True Love.

  • Thomas Murphy
    December 29, 2013 at 11:38 pm

    I liked the Hunger games.

  • Ife
    December 30, 2013 at 12:15 am

    My favorite book of 2013 would have to be the Maximum Ride Series.

  • Amanda Arsenic
    December 30, 2013 at 12:25 am

    I NEED!!

  • Amanda Arsenic
    December 30, 2013 at 12:27 am

    Oh and my my answer because I was so excited I forgot lol the White Princess by Phillipa Gregory came out this year I think and it was phenomenal!!

  • AndreaH
    December 30, 2013 at 1:21 am

    My favorite book is I Am Malala.

  • Danny
    December 30, 2013 at 1:27 am

    Best read was, I dunno I didn’t do much book reading this year >_<

  • Lorenzo Sequi
    December 30, 2013 at 3:05 am

    My favourite book of 2013 was the The Hunger Games, but is a trilogy. πŸ™‚

  • eric
    December 30, 2013 at 3:43 am

    i like the book house of hades by rick riordan:)

  • Nero
    December 30, 2013 at 9:43 am

    Not a drop to drink by Mindy McGinnis.

  • septi
    December 30, 2013 at 9:51 am

    I loved the book September Girls

  • Louly (Kristine)
    December 30, 2013 at 9:57 am

    The Hunger Games

  • Sophie S
    December 30, 2013 at 11:54 am

    I loved Havisham because it was a new spin on one of my faves– without messing it up!

  • helen
    December 30, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    My favorite read was Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas the second in the Throne of Glass series. Sooooooooo good!

  • Shannon H
    December 30, 2013 at 12:43 pm

    It is hard to pick out just one book, but I would have to go with the Captive Prince series by S. U. Pacat

  • Erin Thompson
    December 30, 2013 at 12:46 pm

    Fighting Redemption by Kate McCarthy!

  • Taryn
    December 30, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    I Liked I am Number 4. I know it didn’t just come out this year, but I just read it this year. πŸ™‚

  • Kenny F
    December 30, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    catching fire

  • Jeremiah Bray
    December 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    Game of thrones

  • Joydeb Debnath
    December 30, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    Wow! great contest….sure participating….hope will be lucky!

  • Joydeb Debnath
    December 30, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    Hope to win Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8inch version!

  • Joydeb Debnath
    December 30, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    Neil Gaiman’s’The Ocean at the End of the Lane’ is the best book of 2013. A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale. I loved it.

  • Travis Faulkner
    December 30, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    I read Enders Game this year, that was fun but not really of this year but I really liked it.

  • Nataly Carbonell
    December 30, 2013 at 2:55 pm

    Catching fire ?

  • Nataly Carbonell
    December 30, 2013 at 2:55 pm

    the ? was supposed to be a heart :p <3

  • Piroj Pharaskhanewala
    December 30, 2013 at 3:21 pm

    My favourite reads of 2013 are And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini and The Ocean At The End Of The Lane by Neil Gaiman.

  • Roxana Z.
    December 30, 2013 at 3:28 pm

    Favorite read this year was Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. Thank you for the giveaway!

  • Edo
    December 30, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    The Book Thief

  • Stacy Gratz
    December 30, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    i need a new phone, this would be better than a flip phone πŸ™‚

  • Carissa Joslyn
    December 30, 2013 at 8:16 pm

    Well, I’d have to go with Stephen kings, Doctor Sleep! Because I live less then a mile from Stephen king (his house was just recently broken into-sorta. a random guy just walked right in!)
    So I stay true to my town and read his books πŸ™‚

  • Sarah
    December 30, 2013 at 9:08 pm

    I liked The Hunger Games. I found it to be an entertaining read.

  • Bev
    December 30, 2013 at 10:05 pm

    My favorite book of 2013 is “I Am Malala.”

  • Leslie
    December 30, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    My favorite book was Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. It was actually interesting to read.

  • Fatma Shahin
    December 30, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness !:D

  • Yick tan
    December 30, 2013 at 10:52 pm

    Anything and everything by Abigail Reynolds

  • Heather C.
    December 30, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    Either The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey or Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell.

  • antony bosch
    December 30, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    Doctor Sleep, I have a huge King collection.

  • Anj
    December 31, 2013 at 3:09 am

    Allegiant by Veronica Roth! πŸ™‚

  • Will
    December 31, 2013 at 3:14 am

    From the new world~

  • jennie
    December 31, 2013 at 11:10 am

    My favorite read this year was Styxx by the AG Sherrilyn Kenyon!

  • Marjorie R.
    December 31, 2013 at 11:55 am

    Tell Me by Lisa Jackson, I could not put it down.

  • Natalie S
    December 31, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    The Beginner’s Bible for kids series πŸ™‚

  • Gabriel Kirk
    December 31, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    The Hunger Games series.

  • Kaethe
    December 31, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    I’m going to go with the Montmaray Journals. I loved those.

  • joseph gersch
    December 31, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    I like life after life

  • Becca Fowler
    December 31, 2013 at 4:50 pm

    Pivot point

  • Becca Fowler
    December 31, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    All our yesterdays

  • Janie N @copperjane
    December 31, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    The Obituary Writer by Ann Hood

  • Suzinzski
    December 31, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    I will have to say The Mortal Instruments.

  • William K.
    December 31, 2013 at 9:14 pm

    I didn’t read anything new this year. Did some reading from the Ante-Nicene Fathers that I found very informative.

  • elden
    December 31, 2013 at 11:32 pm

    The Mortal Instruments.

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    January 12, 2014 at 11:19 pm

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    February 25, 2017 at 3:09 am

    anyone knows about nokia 3310? i think its will be interesting πŸ™‚

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  • kastacreative
    February 25, 2017 at 3:10 am

    I’m going to go with the Montmaray Journals. I REALLY like those.

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