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All the postings here reflect my opinion or ratings (books/movies) ... I ask everyone to watch a movie and make up your own mind - the same with a book ... don't just take my word for it!

I have been known to hate a movie and others love it - and vice versa ... that's what makes us all unique and wonderful - we all have our own opinion, likes and dislikes!

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Excellent Read - do yourself a favor
♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Good Read - you won't be disappointed
♥ ♥ ♥ = Not Bad Read - chill out and unwind
♥ ♥ = Okay Read - if you have nothing else
♥ = YAWN - don't bother :(

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1 - Breaking Dawn
2 - Eclipse
3 - Twilight
4 - New Moon
5 - Because I Said So
6 - 27 Dresses
7 - How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
8 - Dirty Dancing
9 - Pretty Woman
10 - Sleepless in Seattle
11 - Never Been Kissed
12 - A Walk to Remember
13 - The Notebook

I never ever get tired of watching any of these movies ...


* Before I fall by Lauren Oliver
* Good Grief by Lolly Winston
* Devilish by Maureen Johnson
* Lord of the Changing Winds by Rachel Neumeier
* Shadowspell by Jenna Black
* Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow
* The Line by Teri Hall
* Dead, Undead, or Somewhere in Between by J.A. Saare
* A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks
* Night of the Living Dead by E.J. Copperman
* The Widow's Season by Laura Brodie
*13 to Life by Shannon Delaney
* Bitten by Kelly Armstrong
* The Otherworld Series by Yasmine Galenorn
* City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
* City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
* City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

* Shadow of the Sun by Laura Kreitzer
* Hearts at Stake by
Alyxandra Harvey
* Blood Feud by Alyxandra Harvey (June 2010)
* Misguided Angels by Melissa de la Cruz (October 2010)
* Night Star by Alyson Noel
* Ghost Town by Rachel Caine


The Sweet Scent of Blood by Suzanne McLeod


Blog Archive

Monday, June 21, 2010

postheadericon : June Giveaway :

: June Giveaway :

This time ... I am giving away a $25 Gift Voucher to Amazon

All you have to do to enter the Giveaway is leave a comment, and recommend a book to me.


Make sure that you leave an email address as well, so that I can get in touch with you. The Gift Certificate will be sent by email as well.

The Giveaway is open until 11.59pm on June 30th 2010 and this is an International Giveaway
Winner will be drawn at


Lois said...

Hmm, well, due to my summer course, I decided to do some rereading, so I'm on the last book of the Bridgerton Series of Julia Quinn's, On The Way to the Wedding. . . and up next will probably be new book Jane Bites Back by Michael Thomas Ford. :) I'm not normally into vampires, but hey, it's Jane Austen, and she's the vampire. Looks really fun. :)


E.J. Stevens said...

I just finished reading Hush, Hush which was a fun read. :)

Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!


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Michael Antonio Araujo said...

My email address is

I would a lesser known novel written by Mark Whiteway. It's called Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms.

I'm almost done with it and it's like. Such a strange world, yet the characters all feel comfortable as if I've known them since I was a little kid.

It's such a great novel that let's you use your imagination to creat the perfect world.

Ashley said...

Right now I'm reading Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris. It is so good...if you like paranormal mysteries.

hewella1 at gmail dot com

TNBBC Super Mod said...

Hi Denny.
I saw your giveaway posted on Book Blogs at Ning.

I would love to recommend a book to you that is different than the ones I see you have reviewed here.

It is called Death With Interruptions and it is written by Nobel Prize Winner Jose Saramago.

Unique writing style and grammar only enhance the heartbreaking story he tells about death, and her decision to stop taking people's souls.

I recommend this because I see you like paranormal fiction, and while this book does not contain Vamps or Were's, it does take an interesting look at what would happen should death choose to stop doing what she does best...

In honor of his recent passing, and because I feel he is one of the greatest writers the world has ever known.

Laura Hartness said...

Nice giveaway! I saw your announcement on Ning. And you got a new follower with me!


Fiction: The Time Traveler's Wife

Non-fiction: Blue Like Jazz

Thanks for the chance to win!

Laura Hartness
The Calico Critic
CalicoCritic at gmail dot com

Okapi said...

The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting was great! It was suspenseful and romantic!!

Sonia said...

Read Sea by Heidi R. Kling! It's a really beautiful novel.

grace said...

Two of my favorite authors are Robin Cook and Edward Rutherfurd so I would definitely recommend you try any book by them. ^_^

Robin Cook writes medical thrillers and a book I would suggest from him would be 'Vital Signs'. Edward Rutherfurd on the other hand writes historical novels. I love his book 'Sarum' which is probably one of the longest books I've ever read in my life. c:

Thanks for this giveaway! c:

vesipisaroita [at] gmail [dot] com

Denny said...

WOW - lots of choices for me - thank you ... I will read all genres, and will definately be checking out these books. Thanks again xoxoxoxo

Elise said...

I would recommend The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama. Loved that book. Actually anything by this author is good. I enjoy reading asian fiction novels.
caliblue7 at gmail dot com

skkorman said...

I recommend The Cabinet of Curiosities!

skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

Marjorie said...

I would like to recommend Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by
Lisa See, it is the best I have
read this year so far.

cenya2 at hotmail dot com

throuthehaze said...

I recommend Red Demon by Deidre Knight
throuthehaze at gmail dot com

Teddy Rose said...

I'm an historical fiction lover so I am going to recommend a favorite of mine, 'The Secret River by Kate Grenville.

teddyr66 at yahoo dot com

GMR said...

Let's see, a recommendation of a good book or author. Well, since I know reading choices can depend on your's a few to choose from (personal recent favs)

SAVING CEECEE HONEYCUTT by Beth Hoffman (chick lit)
Theater Illuminata series (EYES LIKE STARS and PERCHANCE TO DREAM) y Lisa Mantchev (YA)
THE FORBIDDEN GAME by L.J. Smith (Ya, just re-released)
MY NAME IS MEMORY by Ann Brashares (Fiction)

Hopefully you enjoy one of them as much as I did! Happy reading...and thanks for the contest!


Diana said...

My Sister's Voice was really good(I received an ARC). About a deaf girl who was given up for adoption who later in life receives a letter announcing that she has a twin sister(who was raised by her biological parents) and the relationship/questions that form from this situation.
dianarod23 at gmail dot com

Johnny said...

If you have ever read Life of Pi and liked it, I recommend reading Beatrice and Virgil, his next book that was an interesting read.
johnnystruckwash at gmail dot com

Denny said...

Thank you everyone ... awesome reads offered to me here. Think that I may just have to make a list on the sidebar and work my way through them

Dakota said...

Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready is a definite read if you like YA novels.
Loved it!
dakotasky55 at gmail dot com

Jennifer said...

Not sure if you've read the hunger games series. If so that will not disappoint!

pinkpeonyblossom at gmail dot com

Jessica said...

I will recommend Veronika Decides To Die by Paulo Coelho, a book that celebrates life instead of death. Wonderful read and I think they made a movie about it too.

abkreader at gmail dot com

Julianne said...

You should try Mozart's Blood by Louise Marley if you are into the vampire craze. It is a historical fiction novel. It got great reviews and I am going to read it when it comes out at the end of june! You can read an excerpt here:

Krystal said...

This isn't a book that just came out recently but I recently read it and thought it was fabulous. It is called The Book Thief.
kstarzrock at gmail dot com

Gloria said...

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. One of the best I've read.
rdngloria at gmail dot com

Janine said...

Snow by Maxence Fermine.
A short, light read with magical poetic beauty. Thanks for the chance!
foreverjanine at gmail dot com

Cynthia said...

A book I would recommend is Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah. Her best so far!
ocnwaves32 at gmail dot com

Rodger said...

The Heart Mender by Andy Andrews, if you like historical novels like me.
razorfire7 at gmail dot com

Marie said...

You must read The Tension of Opposites by Kristina McBride! Just released late this May.
pumachk at gmail dot com

Tammy said...

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter or Dawn of the Dreadfuls. Both were great!
azndrmr2 at gmail dot com

Kim said...

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl is something you have to read. You don't want to miss this book! The sequel is coming out later this year, Beautiful Darkness. Can't wait!
violetvortexkm at gmail dot com

Deven said...

Have you read the Wicked Lovely series yet about faeries? If not you should check those out.
devinjade8 at gmail dot com

Shishito said...

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
The Girl Who Played With Fire
The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest
shishito85 at gmail dot com

Haku said...

Hi! enter me please, thanks for the chance

I recommend you Troyan Horse by JJ Benítez, No Time for Goodbye By Linwood Barclay end Interview with the Vampire by Ann Rice.

Seak (Bryce L.) said...

One of my all time favorites. The first book in the series is A Game of Thrones by George RR Martin.

It has some fantasy elements, but it's mostly political intrigue set in medieval times and written by someone who really knows the history well.


Steph said...

Well I just finished Guardian of the Dead by
Karen Healey. It was really good. you should read it. thanks for the contest its great.

Stella (Ex Libris) said...

Thanks Denny for the fantastic giveaway!

I would like to recommend you a few urban fantasy series/stand alone books if you ahven't read them yet:

- Kelley Armstrong's Women of the Otherworld series is fantastic! Her writing style is flowing and original, funny, this is the series that introduced me to UF, and still remains one of my favourites! Each book is narrated by a different character, so it is varied but always good.

- Ilona Andrews' Kate Daniels series is the other MUST read UF series! Absolutely brilliant and again funny! (I see a trend here that I love my reading to be humourous :-p)

- Sonya Bateman's Master of None was the big revelation of 2010 for me: her writing is fresh and unique, laugh out loud funny!! and exciting, you HAVE to read this one!

- Another author I discovered recently is Laura Bickle she had 2 of her novels publsihed in 2010: Embers and Dark Oracle (under the penname Alayna Williams). I have only read Embers so far, but enjoyed it very much! Another author and series to watch!

I could go on and on but these are truly amazinga nd if you haven't read them yet, you should! :-)

stella.exlibris (at) gmail (dot) com

Shy said...

Hi there!
Thank you so much for this giveaway =)

I would recommend the following to you:
(1) Romance: Honest Illusions by Nora Roberts
(2) Fantasy: Eyes Like Star by Lisa Mantchev
(3) Sciene Fiction: Unwind by Neal Shusterman


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: Recommended to Me :

The Bridgerton Series by Julia Quinn
Jane Bites Back by Michael Thomas Ford
Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms by Mark Whiteway
Death With Interruptions by Jose Saramago
Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
Read Sea by Heidi R. Kling
Vital Signs by Robin Cook
Sarum by Edward Rutherford
The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama
The Cabinet of Curiosities by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
Red Demon by Deidre Knight
The Secret River by Kate Grenville
Saving Ceecee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
Theater Illuminata series (Eyes Like Stars and Perchance to Dream) by Lisa Mantchev
The Forbidden Game by L.J. Smith
My name is Memory by Ann Brashares
My Sister's Voice by Mary Carter
Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel


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