Contest Full of Ninja Awesomeness

Hello!!! and happy happy Saturday. I am enjoying this fine day all happy because of one of the contests I am posting about this month.

I had the pleasure of belonging to a group this year that helped promote some amazing authors. I was also very fortunate to read every one of them (psst!! they are all fabulous reads) and wanted to share my good fortune with someone.

These are the books included in this contest of NINJA awesomeness! If you want to find out more about these books just click on their respective book cover and check it out.

  • Lisa Mantchev (Eyes Like Stars) HC
  • Michelle Zink (Prophecy of the Sisters) ARC (signed)
  • Sarah Ockler (Twenty Boy Summer) HC
  • C. Lee McKenzie (Sliding on the Edge) HC (signed)
  • Jon Skovron (Struts & Frets) ARC
  • Cindy Pon (Silver Phoenix) HC (signed)
  • Malinda Lo (Ash) ARC
  • Cyn Balog (Fairy Tale) ARC
  • Awesome goodness!! and here are the rules.

    1) Follow me, and if you already have then let me know.

    2) Tell me about what book you have most enjoyed this year and why?

    3) Spread the love and post about this contest on your sidebar or blog about it.

    This contest is open to the US residents only :) and to qualify all three requests must be fulfilled. Contest ends on December 21st @ midnight.

    Thank you and good luck!!


    1. Hello! Fancy contest, also fancy layout, love it! I was following you on google reader, but joined via google friend connect. :)

      A book I enjoyed this year was either The Maze Runner and Hunger Games.

      I posted the contest on my blog :)

      bacarleton at gmail dot com

    2. Finally a contest using the words ninjia!(:
      I'm already following your blog<3

      The book I've most enjoyed this year has to be Kiss Of Life, the second book of Generation Dead, because, i mean, hellooo? It has zombies! Woo.


    3. Ooh, love the name of the contest. :)

      I am a follower. The book I most enjoyed reading this year was The Devouring by Simon Holt. I loved it because it was the creepiest book I have read in ages.

      hauntingorchid (at) aol (dot) com

    4. I am a follower. :D

      The book I enjoyed the most this year was definitely Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2). Others I enjoyed as well were the Gemma Doyle trilogy by Libba Bray and A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb.

    5. Amazing contest!

      I am a follower. =]

      I really enjoyed The Devouring by Simon Holt because it creeped me out but kept me reading til the very end. It was really good. And then of course there was Shiver and The Hunger Games and my current read, Beautiful Creatures. I love it!

    6. I am already a follower!

      One of the books that I enjoyed the most this year was one that I just finished last night! "Impossible" by Nancy Werlin was amazing! I just posted my review on my blog today. Because of the book I also found out about singer Hayley Westerna!

      Thanks for the contest!

    7. I am a follower.

      I enjoyed The Forrest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan. It had me on edge the whole time I was reading it and I can't wait to read the next book when it comes out. I want to know what happens next!

      posted the contest in my sidebar

      throuthehaze at gmail dot com

    8. 1) I am a current follower.

      2) The book I enjoyed most this year was Soulless by Gail Carriger because it was a great mix of romance, supernatural, and mystery.

      3) posted it on my sidebar


    9. so awesome! i want to enter myeslf! thank you nancy, you rock and are NINJA bad ass!!!

    10. I loved FIRE by Kristen Cashore. I was absolutely amazing.

    11. Woah, this really is a contest full of ninja awesomeness! Every last book looks kick-butt-awesome :]

      I AM A FOLLOWER!!!!

      In '09, I loved The Hunger Games series, Vampire Academy Series, Pretty Little Liars series, The Dark Devine, and The Maze Runner!
      (I cant pick just one) ;)

      Also, I posted it on my sidebar:


    12. Yay! I am now a follower and will be blogging at

      I have to mention two books I have read this year. Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater and The Maze Runner by James Dashner. Both great!


      lchardesty at yahoo dot com

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    14. I've read so many books that I really enjoyed a lot. But if I were to narrow it down to Young Adult books, then I would say Strange Angels and the sequel Betrayals by Lili St.Crow. Both books kept me thinking about them after I was finished reading them, and ready for more.

      I'm a follower

      Posted this on my sidebar under "contests around the web" at

    15. I'm a follower.

      Two books that I really enjoyed were Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill and My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent. They were both awesome!

      Posted link on my sidebar:


    16. I am already a follower

      It's really hard to pick a favorite book I've read this year, but narrow it down and say Intensely Alice.

      Posted a link on my sidebar at

      infinitemusic19 at gmail dot com

    17. I just finished Deadtown today and loved it!

      I'm a follower and I posted this on the Contests & Giveaways section on my sidebar


    18. Awesome!

      The book I've most enjoyed this year has to be City of Ashes (Mortal Instruments #2) by Cassandra Clare. I loved it and went back to the store to buy it in hardcover instead of the paperback I already had!

      Tweeted it!


      I am a follower.

      I posted on my blog about the giveaway:

      Hmmm... My favorite read of the year would have to be "Ain't She Sweet" by Susan Elizabeth Phillips. The southern homecoming queen from hell turns over a new leaf... what could be better lol...

    20. I am already a follower (:D).
      My fav YA book of the year is a toss up between Shiver and The Hunger Games. My fav general book of the year was Moon Called.
      I have a link in my sidebar for your contest! Woo hoo!

    21. I am a follower
      and my favorite book was Catching Fire (such a cliffhanger and action paced novel)


    22. I loved Need by Carrie Jones and am anxiously awaiting Captivate in January. Great story and well written and totally enjoyable to read.

      I am already a follower.

      linked on sidebar here:

      bacchus76 at myself dot com

    23. Cool contest!

      I'm already a follower and while I've read some great books this year, I think that Going too Far by Jennifer Echols was one of the best ones. :)

    24. Oh, sorry! I also posted about your contest of awesome on my blog's sidebar.

    25. I'm a new follower--cool contest, and way cool blog!

      One of the best books I've read this year is Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs, because I just love Mercy, and she has some hard choices to make in this one.

      Posted on my sidebar:

      dreyshouse at gmail dot com

    26. I would LOVE to win this!!
      Thankyou!! :D:D:D
      i already follow your blog
      The book that I really like is The Maze Runner.


    27. So many good books!

      A book that I read this year that I really enjoyed was Hush, Hush.

      Oh, and I'm already a follower.

    28. Great contest!

      I follow you

      My favorite book this year was My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent

      And I blogged about the contest here.


    29. 1) I'm already a follower :D

      2) The book I've enjoyed the most this year was Twilight. At first, I refused to read this book because I wasn't into vampires. But everyone I knew kept telling me to read it. I caved in to see what all the fuss was about and I was blown away. Twilight got me back into reading and I'm thankful for it. I will admit that I was hooked on Edward and Bella for quite some time after I finished all 4 books. And of course, I'm totally into vampires and werewolves now.

      3) sidebar link

      thebookvixen at gmail dot com

    30. I really enjoyed Need by Carrie Jones. It is hard to narrow it down to just one book though! There are others that were also equally as good!

      i am already a follower :)

      sidebar post:


    31. Great contest!

      I am a follower through Bloglines and now Google Friend Connect

      I really enjoyed Bloodhound, the second book in the Beka Cooper series by Tamora Pierce. I've been waiting for that book for about three years now and it was totally worth the wait.

      Blogged about the contest here (and it's also in the sidebar):

    32. So many good books this year. I really liked Marcelo in the Real World because it was about a boy with Asperger's syndrom, learning about life and reading about his innocence and loss of innocence is so beautiful.
      Some other good ones were Liar by Justine Larbalestier and A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliott.

      follower and posted on sidebar

    33. I'm a follower.

      My favorite book this year was Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris. I just thought she did an amazing job continuing Sookie's story.

      I have a link to this contest posted on my sidebar at

    34. I am a new follower (via twitter) @LisaMBasso

      My favorite book I've read this year would have to be Keri Arthur's Deadly Desire. It was great.

      count me in

      Lisa B.
      angel28140 (AT) yahoo (DOT) com

    35. Woot woot for Ninja Awesomeness!!! Great contests!!!
      I am already a follower

      I loved The Pace by Shelena Shorts. It is just a refreshing take on the whole immortal subject popular in the YA scene, and I just cant stop re-reading it.

      I posted on my sidebar:

    36. My favorite book was probably Intertwined by Gen Showalter. I didn't think I would like it but I was totally wrong. It was a mix of everything I like.

      I'm a follower


      findjessyhere at gmail dot com

    37. 1) Already follow your lovely blog

      2) Why'd you have to ask me this?! This is a tough question. I loved reading so many books I read this year so it's hard to choose just one. Well, one of them was The Maze Runner. It's SO good! I definitely can't wait for the sequel. I loved it so much bc it has tons of great things I love in a book like suspense, action, mystery, and great characters. It reminded me a lot of different things I love like the Resident Evil movies, The Hunger Games, Battle Royale, and tons of good stuff.
      3) put on sidebar


    38. I'm a follower and I'm currently enjoying the Sookie Stackhouse Series.

      heidivargas [at] live dot com

    39. I am a follower.

      I enjoyed reading the Twilight books. The reason I liked them so much is that I never read vampire, etc books. I found them to bloody and full of blood and guts. Twilight eased me into the real of the dark side. Now I'm reading lots of new stuff - new to me anyway.

    40. I am a follower!

      I really enjoyed the splendor falls by rosemary clement-moore. Not only was the book suspensful but I enjoyed the deeper message behind it

      Blog post:

    41. I just found your blog today, and I'm so excited. I'm now a follower and loving it. I'm still exploring.

      I read A LOT of great books this year. I can't pick just one but here are my top faves.
      - City of Glass by Casssandra Clare (Love the world she created and the characters)
      - Wicked Lovely series by Melissa Marr(Mostly because I want a Seth of my own)
      - Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
      and many many more.

      I don't have a blog but I posted on facebook about the contest (here: )

    42. I am going to have to say it...Totally awesome!!!
      cfisher1504 at gmail dot com

    43. What a wonderful contest! I'm an old follower!

      The book I most enjoyed this year would have to be hands down Graceling. I loved the world-building, writing, and amazing cast of characters.


      Anna ♥

    44. I'm a new follower!

      The book I loved the most this year was Swoon by Nina Malkin. It was amazing, the character, the fast-paced plot, the dark twists, and Sin *swoons* Loved it

      I twittered about this

      Thanks for the contest!
      barbrafl737 (at) yahoo (dot) com

    45. Woo! Ninja Awesomeness

      1) I Follow You

      2) The Naughty List. I loved the theme and the top secret missions the characters had spying on cheaters.

      3) Sidebar (


    46. I'm a follower =)

      My absolute favorite book this year was Hush, Hush. The cover is just amazing all on its own and then the book was also awesome! Great read.


    47. Also tweeted here!:


    48. I am a follower.

      Hard to say which book I most enjoyed - I had some great reads this year. I think I may have to go with Hunger Games as it was such a surprise to me - the topic and how well written. Loved it :)

      journey through books @ gmail dot com

    49. OH wow! Such a terrific pile of books! Pleeeease enter me! :D

      Already Follower

      Just recently finished Crazy Beautiful and it was awesome. My newest favorite.



    50. Already a follower.

      I definitely most enjoyed Catching Fire. It was just such a good book and I loved both Peeta and Gale so much! I want Katniss to be with them both...

    51. I am a follower!

      I enjoyed Eon very much because it is such an amazing read full of action, fantasy, and magic!


      faked_sugartone at hotmail

    52. Whew, made it back in time! I am a follower! I read a lot of good books this year, but a couple really stuck with me. Both Catching Fire and Going Bovine are books I'm recommending to others.
      Thanks for the great giveaway!

    53. Thanks for the contest (and the reminder!) :)

      I'm a follower
      I enjoyed JELLICOE ROAD and GOING TOO FAR the most out of all the books I've read this year, but there were so many I loved. Those are the two that I find myself constantly wanting to reread though!

      Linked to sidebar @

      Sara @ The Hiding Spot

    54. Thanks for the reminder! Sorry this is so late. Great giveaway!!

      - Follower
      - There were so many good books but my favorite was Catching Fire.
      - added to sidebar


    55. I would love to be entered!

      - already a follower
      - Going Too Far - it was such a beautiful and awesome story
      - sidebar

      :) Erica

    56. These are some awesome books! Count me in!

      I'm already a follower
      I really enjoyed Beautiful Creatures because it was romantic with a dash of paranormal


    57. Thanks for the giveaway. I follow. My fav book this year was Grave Secret by Charlaine Harris.

      lizzi0915 at aol dot com

    58. Hope I'm not too late!

      I'm a follower.

      Loved Fire by Kristin Cashore this year!

      dragonzgoil at gmail dot com


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