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Sweet Summertime Reads: A Round Up

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On behalf of Magan and I, I want to thank thank thank Ginger and Tara for asking us to join Sweet Summertime Reads feature. They are two very focused, passionate, and supportive bloggers who constantly amazing me! It’s been so great getting to know these girls better and share in the magic of summer and reading with a lot of creative posts for a few weeks!

We hope you’ve enjoyed the reviews, giveaways, and ideas for the perfect vacation/beach reads! Are your TBR lists overflowing? Because mine certainly is!

While this post formally concludes our event, we wanted to be sure you didn’t miss any of the goodness. Here’s a list of everything we featured:

5/23: GReads – Intro to Sweet Summertime Reads
5/26: RBR – June Book Releases
5/26: GReads – Summer Reading Spots
> Fiction Folio – Favorite Places to Read
> RBR: Places to Escape With Books
5/27: RBR – Shelve It (Books on Vacation)
5/28: GReads – Second Chance Summer Review
5/28: Fiction Folio – My Life Next Door Review
5/30: Fiction Folio – Waiting on Wednesday (Summer Edition)
5/31: RBR – The Summer My Life Began Review
6/1: RBR – Jennifer E. Smith Party
6/2: GReads – Summer at the Bookstore
> Fiction Folio: Bookstore Time!
> RBR: Our Local Bookstores
6/3: RBR – Fall in Love with Melissa C. Walker
6/4: RBR – Retro Throwback
6/5: GReads – Tune In Tuesday!
> BRB – Tune in Tuesday!
6/6: RBR – Midsummer’s Nightmare Review
6/7: RBR – Big Kids’ Table: Summer Edition
6/8: Fiction Folio: The Summer of No Regrets Review
6/9: GReads – Snacks & Books
> Fiction Folio: Books & Beverages
> RBR: Drinks Books and Snacks!
6/11: Fiction Folio – Interview with Jessi Kirby
6/12: RBR: Top 10 Beach Reads
6/13: GReads – Interview with Jennifer Echols
6/14: RBR – School Reading Lists
6/15: RBR – Lullaby Review

Whoa! Get excited (and get your wallet prepped) … we probably recommended 50+ original titles in this series!

And saving the best for last, Magan and I decided to give away 3 books out of our 12 best reads so far. Thanks to all of those who entered! I’m pretty sure there was record breaking participation!

The winner of our giveaway is:

Bonnie of Sweet Tidbits

And her book choices were:

Insurgent, Second Chance Summer, The Survival Kit

And because I’m feeling happy today, I chose a second winner!

Emily of Love YA Lit

Who chose: Mister Death’s Blued Eyed Girls, Second Chance Summer, and The Comeback Season

Please, ladies, check for my email today and get back ASAP so you can start reading!

Thanks again to everyone who read, commented, tweeted, retweeted our posts! It’s been such a pleasure and we hope you stop in again soon.

June 16, 2012 - 6:36 pm

VeganYANerds - I loved all your summer-inspired post, Magan and Estelle! 🙂

June 16, 2012 - 11:49 am

Melissa @ Writer Grrl Reads - I loved reading all of your summertime reads posts! Our weather here has been (for the most part) cold and rainy (we’ve nicknamed it June-uary). Your posts have been my only source of summer so far!!

June 16, 2012 - 10:32 am

Ginger @ GReads! - By far one of my most favorite blog features I’ve participated in! This was SO MUCH FUN!! Thank you ladies for contributing so much. I sincerely appreciate it. I hope we can come back & do it again next year 🙂

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