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ONE Year Anniversary Giveaway!!!

Posted on 3 December, 2013 by in Giveaways / 498 comments

ONE Year Ago today, Denise and I ventured into the world of book blogging and have not looked back since. This blog has turned into so much more than recommending our favorite books and authors – we have also developed some great friendships along the way too! Blogging has changed our lives and it’s all because of YOU!

Yes YOU who have shared your love of books with us and who have shared our blog with your friends.

So because of YOU, we are doing a grandprize giveaway of a Kindle Paperwhite to ONE lucky winner! Enter using Rafflecopter below and Good Luck! Winner to be chosen on December 26th. Open to US entries only.

THANK YOU for following us and we look forward to sharing more books with you!! xoxo

1 year anniversary

a Rafflecopter giveaway

498 Responses to “ONE Year Anniversary Giveaway!!!”

  1. Marlene Warner

    What do I want to see more of?? Just keep doing what you are doing! Love your blog 🙂

  2. Tracy H

    Love what you ladies are doing! I just want you to keep it up. 🙂 Congrats on the anniversary and THANK YOU for the giveaway!

  3. Shirley Ann Speakman

    Happy Anniversary!!!! And best wishes for many more!!! You already cover so much maybe more M/M book Reviews.

    • Denise

      Thank you for feedback.. we have few more M/M reviews planned for 2013.. on Dec 17th we will have Saving Alexander; a review and an amazing bonus scene!! We more a planned in 2014!!
      Yes, I am huge fan of M/M

  4. Kim Holliday

    Haapy Anniversary! Keep up the good work! I would like to see more posted freebies!!! Thanks!

  5. Maria Malaveci

    Happy Anniversary guys! I love your blog! I would love to see a signed giveaway for the Bronze Horseman! They are my favorite books ever.

  6. Karen G.

    Happy Anniversary! I am so happy I found you, Christine and Denise, you have created a fabulous blog where I have been introduced to many great authors and books! Thank you. 🙂 There is not much I would like to see change since your blog is so well organized. But one thing I would like to see is more adult contemporary books, sometimes the angst of NA/YA gets old. Thanks again! =D

  7. Jenn A.

    You are all doing a great job. Keep doing what you guys are doing. Happy anniversary!

  8. Stephanie

    Congrats!!! There are so many blogs out there but yours really stands apart from the others. I think you guys are doing a great job and I cannot think of anything that I want to see more of… 🙂

  9. Retta

    What do I want to see more of……I think you ladies cover a lot of stuff and that you’re doing a great job!!

  10. Nicole Newman

    I would love to find out more about the authors. Author interviews.

    Congratulations on your first year.

  11. Nancy L.R.

    CONGRATS, Happy anniversary!!!!

    I love extras! Whether it’s POVs, deleted or extra scenes. Also, character & author interviews.

  12. Amy Keating Casey

    Happy 1 year Anniversary!!! You are doing a fantastic job, reviews, giveaways, suggestions of books and authors!! Nothing I would change!! 🙂 Thank you so much for all your time and effort going into this site!

  13. Robin the Book Nerd

    I love your blog! Keep up the wonderful work! I can’t think of anything I would change.

  14. nicole McCurdy

    Woohoo Congratulations and happy anniversary! I love reading your blog (especially on my lunch break at work. Keeps me sane!)

  15. Cindy Salazar

    Happy Anniversary! Everything is great on your blog! Thanks for the giveaway! 🙂

  16. maria reyes-sautia

    Happy Anniversary ladies!! Congrats and wishing you many more years and success!!

  17. Mallory Gueho

    Hmm… more of what you’ve been doing. But I never say no to a good giveaway. Happy Anniversary 🙂

  18. Jessica Mobbs

    Happy Blogiversary!!! Just keep up the great work! No need to change what’s perfect, right? 😀

  19. Stella M

    Happy Anniversary! Congratulations on all you have done within this 1st year and wishing you many more ~ I think you are doing a great job and don’t need anything more but for you to continue 🙂

  20. Audrey Perez

    Congrats and Happy Anniversary!! Thanks for all tweets on the great books and Author’s 🙂
    you inspire us to keep reading!

  21. Aimee Martin

    What a fantastic giveaway!! Yours is an invaluable service to Indies authors like myself.

  22. Jan Wade

    I love character interviews and would love to see more! Congrats on your anniversary!

  23. Lola Figueroa

    Congratulations!!! You guys do an amazing job, keep up the good work and the great book recommendations xoxo

  24. Neena Givens

    Love the free links to books on Amazon. And what’s not to love about the hot guy pics. Also love it when you ask questions and people recommend books!

  25. Christina A.

    Happy Anniversary! I would love to see more SciFi! Doesn’t seem like there is a lot around

  26. Desiree Griggs

    Very excited! I think this giveaway it’s an awesome, it would be a great one to keep doing. 🙂

  27. Cheryl Tubbs

    This is the first blog that I have subscribed too! I love it and can’t wait to read more of them.

  28. Kathy O

    Congrats on your Anniversary! Keep doing the same as you are doing a great job and I enjoy reading your blog. Thanks for the chance on your giveaway.

  29. Desaree

    I love your blog and can’t imagine you’d do anything different to make it better!

  30. MJ Fryer

    A very happy one year anniversary to both of you! You have put together one of the best blogs out there and I wish you many many more successful years.

    I can honestly say you give the fans/readers all they could want in a blog so I have no recommendations on what I would like to see more of.

    Rock on!

  31. Mimi Lovell

    I can’t think of anything that you could do more of… You do such a wonderful job already.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  32. Kelley

    I cant believe it has only been one year. You gals are amazing. I love urban fantasy and would love to see more of those reviewed on your blog. Wow!

  33. Lorraine Powell (@LorixGlic)

    Wow – one year, congratulations!! Here’s to the next twelve months, hope they’re as great as the last twelve. 🙂

  34. Jennifer rivera

    I actually like what you do now…I don’t think for me personally anything needs to change

  35. Rosarita Reader

    Happy Anniversary! I think you need some hot guys to grab our attention, then you can convince us to do anything you want while we are distracted.

  36. Kim Turner

    Happy Anniversary! What do I want to see more of? Just continue to do what you do.

  37. Chelle Polk

    What do I want to see more of?? Hmmm…just MORE!! Of everything. I <3 cover reveals and new stuff. I love the excitement of new things. New authors…teasers…etc.

  38. Lisa Brand

    Congratulations on your one year anniversary! I stumbled upon your blog only about three months ago, but I love it and check in on it regularly. I love the questions you ask of your readers. I have found so many good reads from them, and for someone like me who can not handle sad stories, which ones to pass over. Congrats again, and looking forward to the year ahead!

  39. cindi lytle

    happy anniversary im new to this your blog looks pretty good so keep doing what you are doing…

  40. Natalie Carrizales

    Happy anniversary !!! Keep up the good work!!! I love the sales and pov of characters more of that would be awesome!!!

  41. chancy powley

    Just about a year ago…I stumbled across this page that gave book reviews that I agreed with and found them to be my go to place for recommendations. Shh Moms Reading is still that go to page for me. Congratulations on your 1 year ladies. ♥ U lots!

  42. Amy Shonk

    Happy Anniversary! I love what you already do. Would love if the authors would write extra scenes with our favorite characters or alternate POVs to share with us.

  43. Donna Reynolds

    Happy Anniversary ! I follow a lot of blogs but I never rally take recommendations from any of them till I found yours I have read many of the same books you have given great reviews for that I felt the same about you just write a better review but I don’t think you have anything you could add to make it better you already do a fantastic job. Thank you for the great chance.

  44. Heather Rice

    Happy Anniversary! Nothing makes my day better than logging into Facebook and seeing what I need to read next! With a wild 2 year old running around its nice to sit back and enjoy a good book or 2! Thank you Ladies!

  45. Maria Esquivel

    Happy Anniversary!!! Keep them coming the reviews and book reccomentions, and giveaways. No changes needed..


  46. Bev

    Firstly Congratulations and Happy Anniversary. I would love to see signed copies of books

  47. Stephanie M.

    Happy 1st year & here’s to so many more. Its hard to find good books worth spending my hard earned money on, and your recommendations help so much, thanx 🙂

  48. Cheryl Sanders

    Happy Anniversary! I think you guys are great and I love your blog 🙂 I can’t think of anything I would change. Thank you!

  49. Jera

    Thanks to you and your book blog I have found a lot of books I never would have! So thank you for that and congrats on your one year!!!!

  50. Missy Hendricks

    Congrats on 1 year!!!! I love hearing about new books to read and this is a great way to find new books!!! Thanks for keeping us informed!!! I have been reading for a year now!! I love finding a new book boyfriend!!!

  51. Maryellen Calderon

    Congratulations Ladies! I’m so excited for you and good luck to us all out there!!

  52. Kathy Price

    Happy Anniversary! Would love to see some more reviews on m/m books and of course more giveaways 🙂

  53. Tricia Anderson

    Happy Anniversary!!!! what would i love to see more of? Quotes from books its how i find new books to read!

  54. Diana Doan

    Happy Anniversary!! I’d love to see more author interviews and, of course, giveaways 🙂

  55. Kris

    Happy Anniversary! Love giveaways and author interviews!! Also: info about author signing events is always good! =)

  56. Sharon

    Absolutely awesome blog – love finding new authors or seeing different reviews. Congrats on your 1 year anniversary.

  57. Rebecca Drake

    I like seeing posts about readers favorites. It’s terrible for my TBR list, but I love finding new reads this way.

  58. Christine Rowlands

    Happy Anniversary! I’m so glad I discovered your website. I love the vast majority of your recommendations! I mostly see you through FB, so maybe more FB posts?

  59. Rachael Sauve-Cumle

    Happy Anniversary!!! You’re doing great, more giveaways is always good, lol 🙂

  60. Stephanie Rodriguez

    Congrats, ladies!! Maybe ticket giveaways for author signing events? More signed books? I think you both are doing a fantastic job, as is!

  61. Leslie T.

    Happy Anniversary!!! I think you are doing great, I love the reviews and say keep up the great work and thank you for all you do for the rest of us readers 🙂

  62. Kristi C

    I love reading your reviews and finding new books to read. Everything you are doing seems to be working. Happy Anniversary.

  63. Brenda Crider

    Happy Anniversary and Congratulations!!!!! Love your blog…wouldn’t change a thing!!!!

  64. Jamie Taylor

    Just keep doing what you are doing! Being a Mom is enough work then doing this blog too! Great for you!! Love it!

  65. Leslie Serrano

    Congratulations! Very happy for your milestone. You guys are doing great. Just keep up what you are doing. And here’s to many more anniversaries! ^_^

  66. cindy reifel

    Happy Anniversary. I would love to see more paperback giveaways. My kindle is full, I have no money to buy a new one and I still love me my pqperbacks!

  67. Elise-Maria Barton

    I’d love to see more erotica reviews for the mature audience 30+
    I can only take so much of the YA and NA approach to relationships lol
    Love ur blog ladies, Happy Anniversary

  68. Jennivie Wirries

    Happy Anniversary and thank you for the giveaway! You have a lot of great articles, keep ’em coming!

  69. Katrina

    What do I want to see more of? Well you’re doing great but here’s a list of my favorite authors, if that will help you any. 🙂 First, Sylvain Reynard; yes I read his new book, GABRIEL’S REDEMPTION. Yummy, brainy with tattoos? Yes, please!?! Then I always read every book by Nicole Edwards *fans face*. She just can’t mess up a book. Then there is Jade Jamison, Samantha Young, Juliette Sobanet, Raine Miller, C.M. Stunich, Kendall Grey, Kendall Ryan, J. M. Darhower, Sylvia Day, Karina Halle, Jasinda and Jack Wilder, K. Bromberg, Katy Evans, Lisa Renee Jones, Casey Quinn, RED PHOENIX, M. Leighton, Nina Lane…Okay, I’ll stop for now but I could go on. 🙂

  70. Katherine W

    Congratulations! I love the reviews that add in giveaways and great excerpts- it helps me to get excited about the books!

  71. Katrina

    Oh and…HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! Thanks for all of your hard work, great giveaways this year and great reviews! May this next year be very blessed for you!

  72. Jenny Dauksa Schaber

    I love the tours and the variety of books/authors you bring to us. I have added a lot to my TBR based on your blog. I adore your honest opinions and am very thankful for that. I’m not sure I would change anything as it’s obviously working for you.

  73. tracy

    I love your email notifications and reviews of all the newest books. Keep up the great work!!

  74. Jo Michaels

    Happy anniversary!! I’m not sure what I’d like to see more of. I only just found your blog 🙂 But I love free books and new books and great books 🙂 WRITE ON!

  75. Dzintra Sullivan

    I’d like to see more para/rom… But that’s my personal addiction… 🙂 great job and congrats on one year…

  76. Kirsty

    Congratulations ladies!

    I’m happy with everything that you have on the blog.. tours, cover reveals, giveaways and everything are all good for me.

  77. Tonya

    Well I just took some time to look through this blog. I’ve been getting the email updates for sometime but this is the first time I’ve clicked through all the tabs and all I can say is WOW! Its like an online newspaper for books. 😉 I think the blog is great and doesn’t need more of anything! Thank you for all the honest reviews and new releases, oh and the giveaways!

  78. Karla

    Congratulations on your one tear anniversary and many thanks for this giveaway! Your blog is terrific as is – I can’t think of anything to change!

    Have a Happy Holiday Season!

  79. Peggy

    Just keep doing what you’ve been doing! Congrats on a great year!! First of many!! 😀

  80. Megan Percoski

    Congrats! Signed giveaways are always top on my fav list…especially now that I am trying to rebuild my destroyed collection 🙁 but keep up the great work you are already doing!!

  81. Lisa Zeigler

    I enjoy reading book reviews as they sometimes help me in selecting books. I know that writing a review can be quite time consuming so thank you for the reviews. I just think a wide range of books should be offered, as you never know what a reader would like.

  82. jen phillips

    I would love to say more swag and contest but that is something you are always doping, keep up the good work

  83. Wendy Bury

    Because of your blog I have found some amazing authors. Congrats on one year, here’s to many more ♥

  84. LeNissa Davis

    Happy Anniversary!! You don’t need to change anything, just keep up with what you are doing

  85. theresa needham fehse

    Happy Anniversary.
    I wouldn’t mind seeing more M/M reviews.
    And isn’t it funny that I really dont like F/F at all.
    crazy, I know

  86. Jeanne

    As far as I’m concerned you are doing just fine. Keep on keeping on!!! Thanks for all you do and for the great giveaway.

  87. Jackie P

    I love your reviews and you have SO many giveaways!! Thanks for all y’all do. Keep up the great work

  88. Carol Elkins

    Happy Anniversary!!! I so look forward to your emails, tweets, and Facebook posts so I can keep up with all the wonderful new books!!! Thank you for all you do!

  89. Lisa Jo

    I love your blog & reviews! It’s one of the many out there that I actually READ! LOL! Thanks for my daily book info. fix!

  90. Lindsey

    Happy Anniversary!!! Just keep doing what you’re doing! Thanks for all the hard work that you do 🙂

  91. Diane

    Wonderful blog! And thanks for the giveaway! What would I want to see more of? Hmmm…. the blog is fantastic as it is but… how about a weekly spotlight on a brand new author?

  92. Angie V

    I love the cyber world that I have found, I didn’t know what I was missing! Happy Anniversary!

  93. Kim

    Happy Anniversary!! You do an amazing job. Love the blog. Keep discovery those new up and coming authors that need a voice. 🙂

  94. Kelly Knott

    Congratulations! I wouldn’t change a thing! I come to you guys for so many recommendations/reviews and I’m always satisfied 🙂

  95. Alina Popescu

    Congrats, ladies! Many more years of awesome reviews to come! I love what you do and hope there’s more of it in the future, especially those exclusive scenes that pop up over here every once in a while 🙂

  96. Emma Fitzgerald

    Congrats & Cheers!!
    Keep doing what you are doing!! More giveaways for paperbacks are always welcome!! 😉

  97. Anna Kidd

    Happy Anniversary! You made it through a whole freakin year, that’s definitely something worth celebrating! Thanks for the giveaway! I’d love to see maybe some more giveaways and/or free stuff. Like interaction with us and whatnot (:

  98. Hannah

    You guys have an awesome blog. I love the book info I get from you. Keep up the awesome work. Happy 1 year!!

  99. Terri McNeal

    Happy Anniversary! I’d like to see you just keep up the great job you’re already doing..maybe a few more free paper books for a giveaway.

  100. Lory

    Happy Anniversary!!! What do I want to see more of?? Just keep doing what you are doing!

  101. Michelle Carroll

    Happy anniversary ! Love the site and dont think anything needs to be added. You rock!!!

  102. Kerrie Leeder

    Just discovered this site and shh moms reading what a name!!! I love reading and look forward to spending some time with your blog and possible future reads as recommended by yourselves. Eeeekkk excited x

  103. Ally

    Congrats & Happy Anniversary ! Would love to see more reccomendations/reviews for M/M romance ! Wishing you another yr of blogging awesomeness ! 🙂

  104. Paula Roper

    Keep doing what you’re doing! You ladies are awesome! Thanks for the giveaway!!

  105. Wilmarie

    Happy Anniversary!! What I would like to see more of on your blog is more of what you’re doing right now. You have an excellent blog and really, what’s not to love about it.

  106. Treini Joris-Johnson

    I think this site is awesome.. I don’t know if I would like to see more of ANYTHING.. it’s perfect.. 🙂

  107. Janice Unger

    Happy Anniversary! Love your blog. You always have awesome giveaways! You have introduced me to so many new authors. Just keep doing what your doing.

  108. Erika Gutermuth

    Happy Anniversary!!! I feel like you girls are my friends already! THank you!! 🙂

  109. Laurna Hamilton

    I don’t think anything about it needs to be changed!! Thanks for the awesome posts and the giveaways!!

  110. Lori Garside

    Happy 1st anniversary! You ladies are an inspiration! I would like to see you guys just keep doing what you do!

    Happy holidays to you and thanks for sharing your ideas and talent with the rest of us!

  111. Teresa

    Happy Anniversary! I am happy I found you, Christine and Denise, you have created a fabulous blog where I have been introduced to many great authors and books! Thank you. There is not much I would like to see change. But one thing I would like to see is more adult contemporary books,

  112. Ally

    Congrats on the one year!! I’d like to see more indie reviews, pls. Lots of indie authors with great books out there.

  113. brenda

    you ladies seem to know what you are doing and are doing it well so congrats and happy anniversary. keep up the great work

  114. Judith-I Love YA Fiction

    Blogger to blogger: CONGRATS ON THE MILESTONE! You ladies are my go-to for Romance recs…how about we see more historicals? Love all the contemp stuff but would love to see more old settings on your blog. xoxo

  115. Bertie Welck

    There is an old saying if it ain’t broke don’t fix It well honey you all sure don’t need fixing. you are fantastic just the way you are.

    Congrats on one year of doing it the right way

  116. April Anne

    Congratulations girls! I’d like to see more interesting books recommended by you! Most of the books I’m reading now are either from your recommendations or my cousin’s. More power and more books to come!

  117. Jami

    I love what y’all post, so I really can’t say I have anything I would like to see more of. Y’all are great bloggers!

  118. Christina Rivera

    Your blog is perfect the way it is! Congratulations on a successful year of blogging and may you have many more! Happy Anniversary! ❤️

  119. Sandra

    Congratulations on your anniversary! I’d like to see more m/m reviews and some alternatives to NA/YA 🙂

  120. Melanie Cannizzaro

    Congrats on your Anniversary!! I think you are doing a great job so I don’t see any need to change or add anything.

  121. Angela Nelson

    I say ya’ll are going strong here on your anniversary, what you’re doing is working! I wouldn’t go messing with anything!

  122. Michelle Thomas

    Happy 1 yr Anniversary. I actually like your blog pretty much the way it is, maybe a few more author spotlights/interviews.

  123. melissa jones

    Thanks for the giveaway! Congratulations on your Anniversary!!! I enjoy your blog, don’t see any need for change 🙂

  124. Brenda Quezada

    You blog is great. I thing you don’t need to change or add anything more than what you give us 🙂

  125. Mariela R.

    Happy anniversary!!! I’m sure we’ll be celebrating many more. Love everything about the blog

  126. Trisha Hudson (@TrishaHudson)

    I think you are doing an outstanding job – I wouldn’t change a thing. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!

  127. Allison K.

    Love love love ur blog!
    Would love to see a continual/running list of
    Favorite/highest rated (by y’all) books of the yeas.
    I fall behind on the new books but would like to keep
    Up with the newest one of the present year.
    Thanks for ALL that y’all do!
    Merry Christmas!!!

  128. Lisa

    Congrats on your anniversary! Thanks so much for all the work and time you put in for your fans! I love seeing more on indie writers getting highlighted…would love to see a review on CD Reiss Songs of Submission series which I love. Maybe if you have time update your Book Series Recommendations page – it’s a great resource but has not been updated in a while 🙂 Thanks again for everything!

  129. Michele

    Congratulations! Happy Anniversary. I’m a huge fan. This is a wonderful gift. Thank you!

  130. Wendy S


    The only thing I wouldn’t mind seeing less of on blogs in general is cover reveals. They don’t do much for me because they rarely include a review of the book and that is what I want.

  131. Heather

    Happy Anniversary! I love your blog just the way it is. I wouldn’t change a thing. Thank you.

  132. Erika R

    Happy Anniversary..and Happy Holidays.. please do have a safe and enjoyable one.. Thanks for the amazing giveaway and surely there’s nothing you can approve do a sweeeeet job!

  133. Brianna Lee

    I love everything about your blog! I think you have a good balance of everything fabulous. I love the giveaways and book recommendations, so just keep those coming!

  134. Lauren S

    Happy Anniversary! Stumbled across your blog a few weeks ago and love it! You don’t need anything more, you’re doing great!

  135. Tanya Hall

    I think you ladies are doing a great job, no need to change a thing keep up the great work! Happy Anniversary!

    • Krystle

      oh apparently I didn’t really read the question…
      …honestly I wouldn’t change a thing. Just keep doing you, ladies. You rock 🙂

  136. Tess H

    Happy 1 Year Anniversary! 🙂 Wishing you many more wonderful years to come! Thanks for this generous giveaway and Merry Christmas! There’s nothing I would ask for more from your blog – it’s great and I love it! Keep up the wonderful job!

  137. Christinie

    Congratulations on your anniversary! I think I would like to see some more author spotlights or signed giveaways? Not much I would change really! 🙂

  138. Nikki D.

    Well considering I had to scroll down forever to comment it seems like you’re doing everything right! Keep up the awesome work!

  139. Julie K

    Congratulations on the Anniversary!!

    Love the blog the way it is…..can’t think of anything I need to see ‘more’ of.

  140. Lisa Blackshear

    Happy Anniversary! I love seeing all the book recommendations and other fun stuff on my news feed. Thanks ladies!

  141. Betsy

    Happy aniversary.

    I think it would be cool if you had a whole series giveaway or a bundle package of books. Also, it would be nice to be able to see an author and do a meet and greet at a book signing.


  142. Elicia Stoll

    Great blog! Happy Anniversary!!! What do I want to see more of? Another year of great reviews and posts. 🙂

  143. Pygmalion

    New follower so cannot say at the moment what I’d like to see more of, but Happy Anniversary!

  144. Susie

    Happy Anniversary! I am also a new follower so not sure what I would like to see more of but thanks for the giveaway!

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