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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Stacking the Shelves #15 + The Sunday Post #10 + 100 GFC Followers Giveaway (Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff)


Yes, this is a mega post. The blog is changing its schedule so please bear with us as we're trying to work things out. :)


The Sunday Post is hosted by Kimba over at the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. This post will provide a recap for posts that have been made during the entire week (January 28-February 3, 2013).

Monday:

Wednesday:

Thursday:

Friday:



Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme first initiated by Tynga. This weekly segment will showcase the books/galleys/ARCs we've acquired/purchased/borrowed within the week.

Purchased Books:


Nicole


From top to bottom, left to right:

1. Black Spring by Alison Croggon

2. Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
3. Perchance to Dream by Lisa Mantchev
4. Splintered by A.G. Howard


From left to right:

1. Pure by Julianna Baggott (Because apparently, someone -coughs- put in a request for Fuse and got accepted, only to realize that the other blogger hasn't even read it yet. Oops.)

2. Through The Ever Night by Veronica Rossi


From left to right, top to bottom:

1. Gravity by Melissa West

2. The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron
3. The Iron Thorn by Caitlin Kittredge
4. The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong
5. Waterfall by Lisa T. Bergren


Michelle


From left to right, top to bottom:
1. The Taker by Alma Katsu
2. Easy by Tammara Webber
3. Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
4. Graveminder by Melissa Marr

eARC

Belle Epoque
Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross (via NetGalley)

We found an invitation from Ms. Ross to access this gem on NetGalley in our joint email account just earlier this morning, and as it had just been featured on our WoW post, you can only imagine our spazzing.

Thank you, Ms. Ross!



And now we've come to the part that a lot of you guys have been waiting for.



We just hit 100 GFC followers, and we obviously couldn't have done it without you guys. 
As token of our appreciation for your support, we're giving away a copy of Jay Kristoff's Stormdancer. You can check out Nicole's review for the book here.

Want more free books? No problem! Get us to 200 followers on GFC, or 100 on Networked Blogs, and we'll give more away!


Terms and Conditions:

1. The contest is open INTERNATIONALLY and will be sent from bookdepository.co.uk. The Twins Read will not be held liable for any customs / taxes that your country will impose on you. Likewise, The Twins Read will not be held liable for any lost / damaged packages.

2. You must be 12 years old and above to join. Please ask your parent/guardian to join the giveaway for you, if you aren't.

3. If you only use ONE account to do all these tasks and enter under different names, they will still only constitute as ONE entry. 

4. If the winner does not respond to messages via Facebook, or e-mail within 48 hours, The Twins Read will have to choose another winner.

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Have a great week ahead, you guys!









60 comments:

  1. OMG!! Congrats on reaching 100 Followers, girls! :D So very well-deserved! I wish you a successful 2013!! Cheers!!

    Louisse @ The Soul Sisters

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    1. Thanks Louisse! A successful 2013 for the both of us!

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  2. Congrats on getting 100 followers! (I would enter the fantastic giveaway, but I already own Stormdancer. I'm currently reading and enjoying it in fact) And for getting some awesome books. Many of which I want to read. I hope you enjoy them :D

    Bec @ Ransom Reads

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    1. Thank you for dropping by! I'm glad to hear that you're enjoying Stormdancer, it's an amazing book. One of my favorites. :)

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  3. Congrats on 100 followers! This is amazing! Keep up the great work!

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  4. Keep going, stay awesome, congrats on reaching 100 ff mark and hope to see you guys ulit! :DD Thanks for the giveaway!

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    1. Hi Kate! Thank you so much. :) Hope to see you soon too! :D

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  5. Congrats on reaching 100 followers! Great haul this week. So many AWESOME books in there!

    http://theparanormaladdictionbookblog.blogspot.com/2013/02/stacking-shelves-2.html

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  6. Congratulations on reaching 100 followers :D

    Thank you so much for the giveaway!

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  7. Congrats guys! You deserve it :D I haven't heard of stormdancer but it seems interesting :) You guys have such a big haul :O I got a tiny one again this week :(( I'm on a diet for books :(

    -Chyna

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    1. Thanks Chyna! Stormdancer's such an awesome book and I hope you can check it out sometime. :) I went on a book buying spree - mum bought me some then I bought some more. XD

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  8. Easy was awesome. I have been hearing conflicting reviews about Spinltered so I will be interested in seeing your review. Check out my stack @ FueledbyFiction

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    1. Thanks for dropping by! I'm hoping I can get started on Splintered soon. :)

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  9. Congrats on the 100+ followers! :D This giveaway is awesome. ^.^
    You both got some amazing books - i'm so jealous! I really want to get my hands on Nobody, it looks incredible.
    I'm a new follower via GFC! ^.^
    Thanks for sharing! Also, thanks for stopping by my STS post. ^.^
    Happy Reading! :D

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    Tiffa @ The British Book Nerd

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    1. Thank you so much for joining! Nobody does look like an interesting book, doesn't it? I can't wait to get started. xD

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  10. Congrats on 100 followers! I loved loved loved Splintered!! I hope you enjoy all your books this week!

    Our StS for the week =)

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    1. Thank you! I hope I can get started on Splintered soon. :)

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  11. Congrats on reaching 100 followers! May you get many more! I really need to get my hands on Splintered. May end up purchasing it if my library doesn't get it in...soon! Enjoy your reading!

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    1. Thank you so much! I'm excited to get started on Splintered, a lot of people are talking about it and I'm curious. :) Thanks for dropping by!

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  12. Ow wow fantastic books! Enjoy them all :)

    Thanks for stopping by my post!

    Sugar & Snark

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    1. Thank you for stopping by! I hope we enjoy them all too. :D

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  13. The Gathering was awesome and I can't wait to read Nobody! :) So many awesome books you got this week.

    Janina
    My Haul!

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    1. Oooh, I liked Kelley Armstrong's other series and I'm hoping I like this one too. Thanks for stopping by!

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  14. SO many pretty books this week. I got Belle Epoque, too! Isn't Elizabeth Ross awesome? I love it :) Enjoy your books!

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    1. Thank you! And yes, she's pretty awesome. We were so surprised when we got the email, I initially thought it was just a link to Netgalley, turns out I was wrong. :)

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  15. Thanks for stopping by my STS! Amazing books this week! I loved Easy and the Through the Ever Night. I'm reading Pure too now since I got approved for Fuse. Enjoy!

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    1. Thanks for dropping by! I have yet to get started on Pure but I should probably get to it soon. XD

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  16. Let's see... So many awesome books! I've read Nobody, Perchance, Gathering, Easy and Graveminder and enjoy them all (my favorite is Easy though). I got Splintered this week too. Happy reading!

    I'm a new follower, thanks for the giveaway and for stopping by!

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    1. Thank you for stopping by and following! :) I'm so glad you enjoyed those books, I'm not sure when I can get started on them - soon, hopefully.

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  17. WOW So many books, I don't know where to start with comments. I only read Easy by Tammara Webber from your piles, and it's great romance. I hope you will like it too. Most of the other books are still on my tbr, but I hope you will enjoy them all. Great haul!

    Thanks for stopping by my STS.
    Dragana @ Bookworm Dreams

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    1. Thank you! I kind of went on a rampage through the bookstore - that happens a lot nowadays. Oh well. They're all just piled up on my shelf waiting to be read. :)

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  18. OOOOOO, YAY for Splintered, Through the Ever Night, Easy, and Gravity! Just to name a few that I have enjoyed or am enjoying :)

    GREAT bout of books! Hope you enjoy them all :)

    My STS Post

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    1. Thank you for dropping by! Glad to know you enjoyed those books. I'm looking forward to reading them. :D

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  19. Congrats!!! Tons of great books :D Through the Evernight and Nobody..

    -Danniekke

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  20. Oh my goodness, so many good books this week! I still need to read Splintered and The Gathering was good!
    Grats on 100 GFC followers by the way! ;D

    My STS & check out my SIGNED Everbound and Boundless Giveaway if you have time! (:

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    1. Thank you for stopping by! I haven't read Splintered either and The Gathering but I'm hoping I get to start on them real soon. :) I'll definitely be checking out your giveaway - I mean signed copies of two awesome books!

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  21. Congrats on 100 followers! Thanks for stopping by my blog too. Splintered looks amazing. I really can't wait for that one. Happy Reading!

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  22. Awesome milestone! congrats and what a fantastic book to giveaway. That has been on my wishlist. Your book haul this week is fantastic, and I cannot wait to hear your thoughts on them. Happy Reading my friends! The Sunday Post

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  23. I also can't wait for Belle Epoque! I'm looking forward to reading it, for sure :) Picked up Splintered when it first came out but still need to find a chance to read it! Looks awesome tho!

    Congrats on the 100 followers and thanks for stopping by my StS! :)

    Michele | Stacking the Shelves

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  24. Splintered was different, so I wonder what you'll think about it.
    Great list of books..I loved Through the Ever Night
    Cricket My Sunday Post

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  25. Congrats on 100 FOLLOWERS!!!! I haven't seen much from your blog since I'm still new to you both. But, from what I've seen so far, I love! Everything you work out is so organized and clear reviews that are also VERY convincing!

    I hope you enjoy all those books as well! ^^

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  26. Congrats Nicole and Michelle for the 100 followers! I am so referring to your reviews when looking for books to read! :>

    More power in you two!

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  27. I got Waterfall too! :) Happy reading!

    Alice @ Alice in Readerland

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  28. Congrats on 100 followers :) I especially Adore your design

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  29. Congrats on your 100 followers and wishing you many, many more! :) Awesome books you got there, hope you enjoy them all. I really loved Through The Ever Night, Gravity and Easy.
    Thanks for a giveaway! :)

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  30. Congrats on reaching 100 followers! :)) I wish you many more :)

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  31. I wanted to read The Taker and Gravity ;> Hope you'll have a review of those books soon! And congratulations with the 100 followers! More to come :D Yay! *throws confetti* :)

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  32. Congrats on hitting the big 100 milestone, but technically speaking this blog has around 300 followers. Great job! I know I don't comment a lot but I do stalk regularly ha! ;) Keep up the good work!

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  33. Congrats on reaching a 100 followers! I really want to get my hands on Nobody and Splintered soon!

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  34. late congratulations guys! :P You deserve it!

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