Best of 2013 Giveaway Hop (Ends 12/18) WW

By Ruth on December 10, 2013 in blog hop, book, giveaway
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best of 2013Welcome to the BEST OF 2013 GIVEAWAY HOP

This hop is hosted by Book Hounds and I Am a Reader.

This giveaway celebrates the best books I read during 2013.  I cannot begin to list them all, but I plan to pick one for each month.  Click on the book cover to go to my review.

January:

Tutor's Daughter

February:

Reasons for Hatred

March:  Poison Me

 April:
Scarlet
May:
The Cat That God Sent
June:
call nurse millie
July:
beloved daughter
August:
handfasting
September:
both sidesOctober:
winter wishes
November:
Divergent cover
December:
deathbed and breakfast
So what is the prize?  You get to pick one book that I read this year.  That’s right!  It doesn’t have to be of these I just featured, but I would prefer that you pick a book from my 2013 read list.  Check out what I read this year!  Just enter the rafflecopter below, and then hop on to possibly win even more books!  This giveaway ends December 18 at 9 P.M. Pacific time.

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155 Comments

  1. Mary G LOki December 10, 2013 Reply

    I think I would love Divergent! I feel like the only person who hasn’t read it! Anywho one of my favs this year was also Scarlet 😀

  2. _Sandra_ December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would most likely pick Scarlet, loved Cinder very much. Thanks for a giveaway! 🙂

  3. nurmawati djuhawan December 11, 2013 Reply

    i wanna get POISON ME
    thx u 🙂

  4. Erika December 11, 2013 Reply

    I loved Blackmoore this year and I would love to have Cinder! Thanks for the giveaway! MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

  5. Say December 11, 2013 Reply

    Divergent,please. Merry Christmas!!!

  6. Dani December 11, 2013 Reply

    They all look so good! I’ve read Divergent but Feburary, July and Decembers picks look really good!
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  7. One Of my favorite read for 2013 is Crash Into You by Katie McGarry
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  8. Yuska Vonita December 11, 2013 Reply

    I’d pick Call Me Nurse Millie. I’m still addicted to WW2/holocaust theme.

    Thanks for this awesome giveaway.
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  9. celeste December 11, 2013 Reply

    My best read this year is.. Tha Fault in our star

  10. Krutula December 11, 2013 Reply

    My favorite reads in 2013 were Ashes Trilogy by Ilsa Bick, The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa, Ink by Amanda Sun and the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J Maas.
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  11. Kristina December 11, 2013 Reply

    I may want Divergent. It just got translated to my home language too, but the title sounds so awkward in Estonian :p

  12. Corina Lombardi December 11, 2013 Reply

    I’d love to get Scarlet! 🙂

  13. Colleen Turner December 11, 2013 Reply

    I’ve been wanting to read The Tutor’s Daughter so I would definitely pick that one!

  14. Jeanne December 11, 2013 Reply

    Thanks for the giveaway. I love mystery so Deathbed & Breakfast would be my choice.

  15. Marijana Sitar December 11, 2013 Reply

    I’d choose Both Sides. :]
    My favorite reads this year are Ender’s Shadow by Orson Scott Card, All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill, and Ghostwritten by David Mitchell. :]
    Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  16. Ashley E December 11, 2013 Reply

    I’d probably pick Scarlet. I’ve heard so many good things!

  17. Layla December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would love to win Scarlet! Thanks!

  18. miki December 11, 2013 Reply

    i would love to discover ” the dog of winter” if there is an happy end^^ ( better safe than sorry i need hope and joy at the end)

    thanks
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  19. Cindi Clubbs December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would probably want Divergent or Scarlet but I would have to think about it if I won. I tend to change my mind frequently;)

  20. Ana Death Duarte December 11, 2013 Reply

    I’d probably get Scarlet, since I loved Cinder :3

    Two of my favorite reads of this year were “Eleanor & Park” & “The Coldest girl In Coldtwon”

    Thanks so much for the giveaway and the chance to win S2
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  21. oriana December 11, 2013 Reply

    i would like to read Divergent!
    thanks!

  22. Alexandra December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would love to get Scarlet! 🙂

  23. Universe of YA Books December 11, 2013 Reply

    I loved Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi 🙂
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  24. Diana December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would love to win Divergent! Thanks for the giveaway! 🙂

  25. Thais December 11, 2013 Reply

    I’d pick Divergent!
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  26. Kamla L. December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would love to get Scarlet or Divergent. Thanks!

  27. Anita Yancey December 11, 2013 Reply

    One of my favorite 2013 reads is Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich. Not sure what book I would get.

  28. maria cantu December 11, 2013 Reply

    Walking Disaster is my favorite.

  29. Debbie W. December 11, 2013 Reply

    One of my favourite reads this year was Crown of Midnight!

  30. Crystal Young December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would choose Scarlet.

  31. Franny T December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would choose Divegent!

    • Franny T December 11, 2013 Reply

      Divergent*

  32. Michele O. December 11, 2013 Reply

    I’d like to get Divergent! Thanks for the giveaway.

  33. Jaime Lester December 11, 2013 Reply

    I have had a lot of faves this year. Most recent being The Graveyard Queen series by Amanda Stevens. As far as my pick from your list, I think I would have to go with Scarlet! Thank you for participating in the hop!

  34. Rosario December 11, 2013 Reply

    I loved scarlet! And I’d love to have my own copy.

  35. Heather @ Redheaded Bookworm December 11, 2013 Reply

    There is no way I could choose a fave! I would love to read Divergent. Thanks so much!

  36. Tamara December 11, 2013 Reply

    I think I’d pick Scarlet! Thanks for the giveaway!

  37. Kaylee L December 11, 2013 Reply

    Scarlet was one of my favorites too! I ♡ Cinder as well. Another amazing book I read this year was In the Shadow of Blackbirds.
    Thanks for the giveaway (:

  38. Cali W. December 11, 2013 Reply

    Thanks for the giveaway! I like Scarlet. <3

  39. Vicki December 11, 2013 Reply

    I loved A Step Of Faith by Richard Paul Evans
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  40. Ann December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would like Divergent!

  41. Ashly December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would like Scarlet, thanks for the giveaway
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  42. robyn donnelly December 11, 2013 Reply

    I have been out of the reading circuit for a while and looking forward to getting back on track.

  43. Lisa F - Bookworm Lisa December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would love to read Scarlet! 🙂
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  44. Maricris Patrimonio Dimla December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would love to win Scarlet! Thank you for the giveaway!

  45. Juhina December 11, 2013 Reply

    The sea of tranquility as well as Unravel Me are one of my favorite books read in 2013!

    thanks for the giveaway

    – Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

  46. Mia J December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would select Divergent.

  47. Misti December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would more than likely pick Divergent. Got to get ready for the movie by reading the book. 😉 One of my favorites reads this year was Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi. But there are so many books I fell in love with this year. Thanks!

  48. veRONIca December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would love to try Divergent before the film comes out

  49. Ileana A. December 11, 2013 Reply

    Blackmoore, please! 😀

  50. Florry December 11, 2013 Reply

    Would like to get Winter of Wishes.
    Thanks for this giveaway!
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  51. Myra @ Pieces of Whimsy December 11, 2013 Reply

    I’d love a copy of Divergent! I can’t pick a favourite book of 2013 – there’s too many I love! – but I really enjoyed Cami Checkett’s Blog This and if you haven’t yet read it I’d really recommend it!
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      Ruth December 11, 2013 Reply

      Myra, I am behind in my reviewing, and this is one I signed up to review and didn’t get a chance to. I simply must read it!

  52. Melissa C. December 11, 2013 Reply

    Scarlet or Both Sides

  53. Amy B December 11, 2013 Reply

    My favorite 2013 read (that I did) was Game of Thrones (almost done – gonna power through before ’14)

  54. Janhvi December 11, 2013 Reply

    I would pick Divergent.
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  55. Mystica December 11, 2013 Reply

    I’d like to read Letters from Skye

  56. DANIELA December 11, 2013 Reply

    I really enjoyed Divergent, so I’d like to get Insurgent to see what’s next.

  57. Nancy December 12, 2013 Reply

    I would love to read Scarlet! I have heard a lot of great things about it!

  58. Ashfa December 12, 2013 Reply

    I’d love Scarlet!!

  59. asdewi December 12, 2013 Reply

    I would like to get Winter of Wishes.
    Thanks for this giveaway!

  60. Michelle Willms December 12, 2013 Reply

    Of those you’ve read, I would like to read either Defective or The Persnickety Princess.

  61. Judith R. December 12, 2013 Reply

    My favorite 2013 read is Dexter is Delicious by Jeff Lindsay.

  62. anj December 12, 2013 Reply

    I would choose Divergent 😀

  63. Barbara Thompson December 12, 2013 Reply

    I would love Winter Wishes by Charlotte Hubbard. Thank you!!

  64. Nice list! I would probably pick Scarlet out of that list. Thanks for the giveaway!
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  65. Merry December 12, 2013 Reply

    I would like to read Winter of Wishes

  66. Stephanie Verhaegen December 12, 2013 Reply

    I have so many favorite reads but to name one… Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi. It was amazing!

    Thanks for the giveaway! 🙂
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  67. angel d December 12, 2013 Reply

    dearly departed by lia habel was a good read

  68. Anubha December 12, 2013 Reply

    I would like to have Scarlet 🙂
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  69. Rachel Despins December 12, 2013 Reply

    I’d like to win Divergent!

  70. Holly B December 12, 2013 Reply

    I would choose Divergent for sure!

  71. Taffy December 12, 2013 Reply

    I want/need Allegiant!

  72. Nicole Hewitt December 12, 2013 Reply

    I’d choose Scarlet or The Beloved Daughter.
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  73. fifi December 12, 2013 Reply

    my favorite read this year would be This Man Confessed by J.E.M. 😀
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  74. MaryAnne Hart December 12, 2013 Reply

    My favorite book was Scarlet by Marissa Meyer!

  75. Emily @ Falling for YA December 12, 2013 Reply

    I think I’d choose Scarlet or Beloved Daughter!

  76. ghwasd December 12, 2013 Reply

    I’d like to read Divergent!

  77. A.J. December 12, 2013 Reply

    One of my fave reads this year was Bully by Penelope Douglas. 🙂
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  78. Nero December 12, 2013 Reply

    I’d pick Deathbed & Breakfast. Thanks!

  79. Elizabeth December 12, 2013 Reply

    Both Sides looks intriguing!!

  80. Aparna Singh December 13, 2013 Reply

    I loved Scarlet ^_^
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  81. Zara December 13, 2013 Reply

    I’d love to read These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman:D

  82. Grace Lindo December 13, 2013 Reply

    Divergent!

  83. Shamara December 13, 2013 Reply

    This year I’ve read Cinder and really enjoyed it so I’m really looking forward to reading Scarlet now.

  84. Roxanne December 13, 2013 Reply

    I would like to have scarlet 🙂
    Thank you for the awesome giveaway

  85. wjbooks December 13, 2013 Reply

    I would love a chance to read Divergent. I have read so many great things about it, but hey, some of the other books sound pretty amazing as well.
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  86. Jillyn December 13, 2013 Reply

    I think I’d pick The Dogs of Winter. Thanks for the chance!
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  87. Hmmm. Probably Murder by Syllabub. I love cozy mysteries!
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  88. Carole M December 13, 2013 Reply

    I would pick Divergent

  89. BookLady December 13, 2013 Reply

    I would love to win a copy of The Tutor’s Daughter. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  90. Andrea Go December 13, 2013 Reply

    Beauty Queens by Libba Bray!Love it!

  91. Morena Black December 14, 2013 Reply

    One of my favorite reads is tangled by Emma Chase, and I have no idea what I’d get, I’d have to check your list in detail :DD

  92. Cismaru Camelia December 14, 2013 Reply

    I would probably pick Divergent!

  93. Jun December 14, 2013 Reply

    The Book Thief by Markus Zusak! >.<
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  94. Melissa December 14, 2013 Reply

    I would get Divergent for sure!
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  95. January December 14, 2013 Reply

    I would loooooove Scarlet! I read Cinder last year and absolutely adored it! Thanks for the giveaway! 😀

  96. Rain Jeys December 14, 2013 Reply

    My favorite 2013 reads were House of Hades and The Indigo Spell. If I won I’d pick Divergent.
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  97. Holly Anne December 14, 2013 Reply

    I would love to get Scarlet! Cinder was great!

  98. Rebekah Gyger December 14, 2013 Reply

    I really want Scarlet!

  99. Sana December 15, 2013 Reply

    I want to get Divergent and my fave read is Splintered by A. G. Howard.

  100. Rabiah December 15, 2013 Reply

    I might choose (from your 2013-read list) either The Lying Game or The Lipstick Laws 🙂 Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
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  101. Antonia December 15, 2013 Reply

    My pick is The Tutor’s Daughter by Julie Klassen. Thanks!!

  102. Aimee December 15, 2013 Reply

    My favourite book for this year may be The Darkest Minds, although I’ve read so many awesome ones this year it was hard to choose!

  103. Ada December 15, 2013 Reply

    I’d pick Working It Out by Rachael Anderson! 🙂

  104. Makaela December 15, 2013 Reply

    One of my favorite reads from 2013 was Mr. penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. Thanks for the giveaway!
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  105. krsz December 15, 2013 Reply

    Smashing into you

  106. Kristia December 15, 2013 Reply

    I’d choose Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay. It’s been on my wishlist for ages! Thank you for the giveaway 🙂

  107. Ann S December 15, 2013 Reply

    I loved Unbreakable. I think I’d choose Scarlet. Thanks for the giveaway!

  108. Wren B. December 15, 2013 Reply

    Scarlet for sure.

  109. Ashtrie December 15, 2013 Reply

    I’d like to have scarlet to accompany my cinder ;p
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  110. Melissa Robles December 15, 2013 Reply

    My favorite read for this year was Pivot Point by Kasie West, so much love for that book! <3 I'd love to get Scarlet if I win your generous giveaway, thanks!!

  111. Jall93 December 15, 2013 Reply

    I love Divergent!!! thanks for the giveaway!!

  112. Farhana December 16, 2013 Reply

    I’d love to get The Cat That God Sent!

  113. Erika December 16, 2013 Reply

    I think I’d love to read Poison Me! Thanks for sharing your list and the great giveaway!
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  114. Dovile December 16, 2013 Reply

    I’d love to read Divergent. This year, I really enjoyed The Rig by Joe Ducie.

  115. heather eg kaufman December 16, 2013 Reply

    Poison Me

  116. Cordelia December 16, 2013 Reply

    Since Divergent is on ur list, I’m hoping for the opportunity to read the third in the sequel!

  117. Lis Carcamo December 16, 2013 Reply

    I’d like to win Divergent! It’s one of my favorite books, but sadly I don’t have my own copy!

  118. Lynne Clark December 16, 2013 Reply

    oooh, Both Sides looks really interesting!

  119. Cecilia December 16, 2013 Reply

    I would want to get Scarlet!or if that’s not possible Divergent
    Thanks!
    Cecilia

  120. Sunnymay December 16, 2013 Reply

    One of my favorite reads is Merle’s Door: Lessons from a Free Thinking Dog by Ted Kerasote who has written for Outside magazine. It’s told from the POV of the dog who finds a home. Then the dog goes on rounds through the neighborhood and has his “friends” come over through the doggie door.

  121. Natasha December 16, 2013 Reply

    I would love Scarlet.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  122. Anita H. December 16, 2013 Reply

    One of my favorite reads of 2013 is Jill Shalvis’ Rumor Has It. I love the Animal Magnetism series!

  123. bn100 December 17, 2013 Reply

    liked forever too far by Abbi Glines

  124. Anne Consolacion December 17, 2013 Reply

    Great list! I would love to get Scarlet.

  125. Suzy Turner December 17, 2013 Reply

    I still haven’t read Divergent! I’d love to read it 🙂

  126. Holly Letson December 17, 2013 Reply

    I would definitely choose Scarlet.
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  127. gayle Pace December 17, 2013 Reply

    I would like to read WINTER OF WISHES, Thanks
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  128. Cherry Mischievous December 17, 2013 Reply

    Scarlet sound like a good read…
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  129. Bube December 17, 2013 Reply

    Scarlet – my choice 🙂

  130. Texas Book Lover December 17, 2013 Reply

    Heart of Obsidian has been my favorite read this year!

  131. Nikki December 17, 2013 Reply

    Gosh I’d love Scarlet!! I already have Divergent. Thanks lots!

  132. Kirsten! December 17, 2013 Reply

    I’d probably pick The Lying Game 🙂

  133. Jessica Whitehouse December 17, 2013 Reply

    I liked Divergent, and Across the Universe was my favorite book I read in 2013. I think if I win, I’d choose to get Both Sides.

  134. Diah Didi December 17, 2013 Reply

    Eleanor and Park from Rainbow Rowell! It’s fascinating in a weird way. 😀

  135. John December 17, 2013 Reply

    I’d love Divergent! :3

  136. Allie December 17, 2013 Reply

    I really want to read Divergent since with the movie coming up I started hearing about it.

  137. terra agueda December 17, 2013 Reply

    Deathbed and breakfast.

  138. Christy Maurer December 17, 2013 Reply

    I would probably choose The Tutor’s Daughter.
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  139. Daniel M December 17, 2013 Reply

    deathbed for breakfast or divergent

  140. Tia December 17, 2013 Reply

    I have been wanting to read Blackmoore

  141. Danielle B December 17, 2013 Reply

    I would love to read Scarlet! 😀

  142. Krizia December 18, 2013 Reply

    Golden by Jessi Kirby 🙂
    Btw, thanks for this awesome giveaway! 😀

  143. Szappanbubi December 18, 2013 Reply

    I’d love Divergent or Scarlet, pls.
    thanks

  144. Arantza December 18, 2013 Reply

    I’d pick Scarlet.

  145. Isa December 18, 2013 Reply

    I can’t choose one, I read so many good books this year. Some of the best books I’ve read are Eleanor & Park, A Monster Calls, Finnikin of the Rock, Jellicoe Road and Clockwork Princess. Thank you for the giveaway, enjoy your day! 🙂

  146. Ramona December 18, 2013 Reply

    I would choose Scarlet

  147. Linda Kish December 18, 2013 Reply

    I would choose Poison Me.

  148. Stephanie W. December 18, 2013 Reply

    I really loved Splintered by A.G. Howard! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!!

  149. Christine December 18, 2013 Reply

    I’d probably pick Scarlet–just read Cinder and LOVED it! 😀

  150. I would choose either Scarlet or Divergent.
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