Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Beach Reads + Giveaway

So, I (Britney) am going to the beach next week ! 

Not the exact beach in the picture but the beach none the less. My husband and I will be spending 5 whole days in lovely PCB (Panama City Beach for those of you who aren't familiar with the local beach slang). So of course, I've got my "TBR BEACH READS" list. There's only one tiny problem I've come across. I HAVE TOO MANY BOOKS ON MY LIST! 

Yep, I have only 5 short days and 34 books. No, I cannot read 7 books a day, although that would be totally awesome. Here is my list in no particular order.

The Indigo Spell – Bloodlines #3 – Rachelle Mead
Requiem – Delirium #3 – Lauren Oliver
Reckless – Thoughtless #3 – S.C. Stephens
Until I Break – M. Leighton
Twisted Perfection – Abbi Glines
Because of Low – Sea Breeze – Abbi Glines
While It Lasts – Sea Breeze – Abbi Glines
Just for Now – Sea Breeze – Abbi Glines
Music of the Heart – Katie Ashley
Wallbanger – Alice Clayton
Slammed – Colleen Hoover
Point of Retreat – Colleen Hoover
This Girl – Colleen Hoover
The Forgotten Ones – Laura Howard
Luke series – Cassia Leo
Chase series – Cassia Leo
Wreck Me – Wrecked series #1 – J.L. Mac
Translation of Love – Alice Montalvo-Tribue
Suicide Note – Teresa Mummert
Once Week Girlfriend – Monica Murphy
The Edge of Never – J.A. Redmerski
Consequences – Aleatha Romig
A Beautiful Lie – Playing with Fire #1 – Tara Sivec
Because of You – Playing with Fire #2 – Tara Sivec
Shattered Promises – Jessica Sorensen
The Perfect Game – J. Sterling
The Mighty Storm – Samantha Towle
Ten Tiny Breaths – K.A. Tucker
Rock my Bed – Michelle Valentine
Demon at My Door – Michelle Valentine
Damaged – H.M. Ward
Wounded – Jasinda Wilder
Falling Into You – Jasinda Wilder
South of Bixby Bridge – Ryan Winfield
Beauty from Surrender - Georgia Cates

So, this is where I need your help. I need suggestions for narrowing down this list or at least putting them in some kind of "order of importance." Don't worry, they will all get read eventually! In exchange for helping me out, I'll give away a $5 Amazon GC to 1 lucky person. I'm leaving next Wed. so the giveaway will end 1 week from today. Just enter through the Rafflecopter form below. 

Oh and our Facebook page is just 1 like away from 200, so for every 50 "likes" we get over 200, I'll draw 1 additional winner to win an e-book of their choice ($5 or less). So get entered! Share your suggestions and spread the word!

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  1. Have to read A.S.A.P:
    Slammed by Colleen Hoover
    Point of Retreat by Colleen Hoover
    This Girl by Colleen Hoover

    Haven't read but heard they're amazing:
    Wallbanger by Alice Clayton
    The Edge of Never by J.A Redmerski

    Enjoy your time away!

  2. Slammed
    Until I Break
    Shattered Promises
    Ten Tiny Breaths

    Thank you for the giveaway!!!

  3. When I'm overwhelmed and can't decide where to start with my TBR pile, I usually just start with the oldest one (either published first, or that I've had in my list the longest). If that doesn't work for you, I'd start with any of them that are the end of a series, then those that are the latest in a series you've already started, and finally any of the books that are the start of a series, or that have a sequel that's been released, or soon to be released. If you want more variety, mix it up and throw in a stand alone book for every other series book. So....now that I've thrown my compulsive tendencies out there...is all that a little weird? Hope it helps you out, anyway :)

    1. Thanks Megan! This is actually a pretty good plan, especially the with the series.

  4. Wallbanger, Damaged, & the Playing with Fire books :)

    1. You know June, Wallbanger and Damaged are actually 2 of ones I'm most curious about.

  5. You have to read Consequences and Truth by Aleatha Romig......it's life altering. ....it was amazing and is now what I rate other books against

    1. I've actually heard this a lot! Thanks!

  6. I would suggest Consequences without a doubt! It is unlike anything else out there and is an absolute 5-star read!! I was apprehensive about reading it at first but when I finally dove in - it completely blew me away!! It is mind-bending and the end left me in shock...BUT the sequel Truth is out and I had it right there to follow up with....good thing, too, cause waiting would have made me crazy lol

    It is a MUST read :) Have fun on your vacation!

  7. Definitely Slammed, Point of Retreat, This Girl, and Reckless. Have an awesome time at the beach! Happy reading!

  8. Consequences by Aletha Romig for sure! Great book!!!! Be prepared to have your mind blown! Wallbanger is HILARIOUS, definitely a great read. Music of the Heart, you can't go wrong with Katie Ashley, great author.

  9. Sooo...I printed your list and started comparing it to what I've already got on my Kindle! Holy batman! We like to read the same stuff! What I've already read that I think you'd enjoy - Consequences (and Truth) - honestly two of the best books I've ever read, Damaged, The Luke and Chase series are fun little fast reads so you could probably do them both, UNTIL I BREAK! amazing! Those are the favorites of what I've already read that were on your list - and now I added all that were on your list to mine!! Thanks!! :)

    1. Yay Amy! I am thinking Consequences is a must read and that I'll probably have to break down and buy Truth too just so I can read them back to back. I've had this recommendation from so many other! And I love that we have similar tastes and that you know have some extras to add to your own reading list. :)

  10. I'm out of my league up there, but just wanted to say how cool it is to be mentioned-- so Thanks!

    1. Oh Laura, you are sooo not out of your league! You made the list! I just got a little over ambitious. They will all be read, trust me. And I really am looking forward to THE FORGOTTEN ONES! ;)

  11. Damaged by HM Ward, Indigo Spell, Teen Tiny Breaths, Demon at My Door, and Shattered Promises.

  12. Slammed~Reckless~Tiny Breaks and Shattered Promises.:)

  13. I must be a total slacker because of the books on your list, I've only read Consequences. I would highly recommend that one.

  14. Top 6 would be: Falling Into You, Wounded, Reckless (if you've read the other two), Consequences, The Perfect Game, and Music of the Heart.

  15. Damaged by HM Ward is the only one I've read out of the list. Might Just have to throw darts at the list :) LOL

  16. Wow! It looks like CONSEQUENCES by Aletha Romig is going to be my first beach read! Thanks for all of your suggestions ladies!