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GIVEAWAY! ARCs of CROSSED (Ally Condie) and THE FUTURE OF US (Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler)

This is my 100th post! And in celebration of how far this blog has progressed since I started it last April 1st, 2011, I'm hosting a GIVEAWAY!

(Yes, I thought I was fooling myself too on April Fool's Day by starting this blog, but with the help of WONDERFUL friends, I fortunately did NOT have to chuck this down blog-o-wasteland.)

More things to celebrate:

--10,000+ pageviews
--1300+ comments (including mine)
--200+ SUPER FAB FOLLOWERS (yes, YOU!)
--aaannnd, this baby is 6 months old! Awww! I bet we can feed it solids now.

So what am I giving away, you ask? No, you can't have my Blu-Ray DVD, sorry. Or my sparkly tiara.

IT'S THIS!


Crossed (Matched (Hardcover - Trilogy))
Click on picture for my review.


AND THIS!



The Future of Us
Click on picture for my review.

Now for the rules... Rules? What rules? As long as you're a follower (since this is a celebration of YOU, for being a loyal, wonderful friend), you're in. Just leave me a comment telling me which one you must absolutely have.

There are going to be 2 WINNERS (one for each book, obviously. D'oh.) If you feel like you want to increase your chances of winning--and this is not mandatory at all--you can spread the news via Twitter, and I'll give you an extra point for every tweet or retweet. Just make sure you tag my Twitter handle so I won't miss it: @writercherie. If you're not on Twitter, you can clean my house and I'll give you extra 150 points! Nah, just kidding! Blogging about this giveaway will earn you an extra 5. Is that fair? I really don't want people to have to go through hoops and rings of fire, but at the same time I know those who don't tweet are at a disadvantage.

EDITED TO ADD: You can tweet and RT as many times as you want. I will total so no need to comment after every tweet. Thanks!

Contest ends next Wednesday, Sept. 21st at midnight, Mountain time.

That's it. Easy peasy. I've always believed that books are meant to be shared. Thanks to Jenny Phresh, for I won these books from her giveaway. I've enjoyed reading them, and now it's time for someone else to discover these wonderful novels. 

Good luck! And THANK YOU for being a part of my experience. <3

72 comments:

Jess said...

Oh my gosh so cool! I've been really wanting to get Crossed by Ally Condie!

Melanie_McCullough said...

OMG! Matched was my absolute favorite book of the year!!! I would love Crossed. I also tweeted this so extra point for me.

kati26 said...

Woo! I'm a new follower, but I saw ^Melanie's tweet so I joined! I also RT what she said. I would love The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler! :)

Jessie Humphries said...

Sweet giveaway! Two books I actually want to read. But which one???? I pick The Future of Us. Thx girl.

A.M.Supinger said...

Wow! What an awesome accomplishment! You rock, Cherie XD I'm SO GLAD I found you on Twitter and in the blog sphere bc your posts are the bomb-diggity!!

Oo! Oo! Pick me! I want Crossed! I've been eyeballing it on Barnes&Nobles.com, but haven't had the dough to buy it yet!

catwoods said...

Congratulations on your super sweet stats! Keep up the great work!

Mandie Baxter said...

Congrats!!! Awesome stats. Crossed for sure! Do we need to comment with each tweet or will you total? Tweeted once!

MarcyKate said...

Congrats! May you stats ever increase :)

I tweeted and I adored Matched, so I'd pick Crossed!

LindsayWrites said...

Yay!!!! I tweeted once! :) and congrats, that is great!!

Americangirlie1991 at yahoo dot com

Anita Grace Howard said...

Don't enter me in the contest, sparkles! I just wanted to say CONGRATS!! I knew the first time I read your blog that you were a keeper. ;) I'll RT this!

Angela V. Cook said...

Congrats on those awesome stats!! Woo-hoo!

You can enter me for CROSSED, and I'll go ahead and tweet this :o)

Sher A. Hart said...

I'll take Crossed, which means I'll have to get a copy of Matched first. And I'm tweeting it, and since I have it set to post on Facebook, it'll go there too. Thanks!

Megan Conway said...

Well, since I just sunk my mind into MATCHED, I'll say I'd love to win CROSSED seeing as it's the sequel.

Congrats on the stats,

- Megan

J. A. Bennett said...

You are so fun! Thanks for being pretty awesome yourself. If I had to pick I think I would choose crossed :)

Peggy Eddleman said...

Saweet! Such awesome books! Put mine in the hat for Crossed.

Congrats on the 100 posts! And all the other numbers! That' so exciting and definitely something that deserves some big celebrating!

greenwoman said...

Aw cool! What a great giveaway! I would enjoy either book, but if given a choice would go for Crossed first!!!

Also your blogging stats are way better than mine! You are one popular lady. And deservedly so!

Anonymous said...

Congrats on the 100th post. I remember when you first started blogging. You've come a long way:)

I'd love to win the Future of Us. I've never read Matched, but I think I should hunt it down.

Angie Sandro

Jenny Phresh said...

Yes, yes, yes! Give backs! Books should be shared around and READ. Rah! (I'm not entering, but I think you knew that. :) I have sometimes left a book I finished on the subway or train and hoped that someone will come along and find it and enjoy it.

Marewolf said...

Me me mememememe! Crossed please :) Tweeting now. :)

Tracy N. Jorgensen said...

I don't think I have a favorite of the two. But I'll blog about this. It'll be up on Friday as always.

Munnaza said...

CONGRATULATIONS! Thanks so much for this giveaway! I'd love to enter (following you on GFC as infalliblyyours or Munnaza)! I'm actually incredibly excited for BOTH of these books, so I wouldn't mind either of them (Matched was one of my favorites, so of course I want to read Crossed, but I also LOVED Thirteen Reasons Why and I can't wait for Future of US). But if I MUST pick one, I'd say Future of US. I also tweeted about this giveaway here: http://twitter.com/#!/yoursinfallibly/status/114191605103210496
and I will be continuously spreading the word for more entries on my twitter account @yoursinfallibly (I'll make sure to add you). Thanks again and congrats!

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Laura Hartness said...

Congrats on your blog's success! I'd love to win Crossed!

Laura Hartness
CalicoCritic at gmail dot com

Laura Hartness said...

Thursday morning tweet:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/114337463106928640

Angel @ Mermaid Vision Books said...

FUTURE OF US is what I dream about at night. And during the day. And in that in-between when you're half-asleep and woozy and--you know what I mean. XD

angelidgcruz at gmail dot com
(And I tweeted! https://twitter.com/#!/mermaidvisions/status/114346725535264768)

Laura Hartness said...

Thursday afternoon tweet:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/114428598630367232


And I think April Fool's Day is a great day to start the blog-- it was my 40th Birthday this year! No foolin!

Laura

Suzanne Payne said...

I don't know about either book, but Crossed seems to be ahead in the ratings on your comments section..lol. I guess put me down for Crossed too. I'm so excited for your blog. I just know you are headed for big things girl.
Love ya'! (I'm putting on my sparkly tiara that Anita gave me in your honor!) :D Tweeting and Facebooking about this now! :)

Laura Hartness said...

Thursday evening tweet, about 8:48pm:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/114500970389577728

Laura

Small Town Shelly Brown said...

What awesome books!!!
I have NO idea which one I want more.
I guess put me down for either one-- you choose.
And you know I'll be tweetin' for you :)

T.S. Welti said...

Congratulations! I'm so glad I found this blog back in May (I think it was May).

I would love to win either of those books. Here's to another six months, and another, and another, and another.... :D

JJ iReads said...

Ohh awesome giveaway! Congratulations on your 100th post. I am a new book blogger so I am looking forward to the day I can have my 100th post giveaway too.

I'd love to win Crossed *crossing fingers* :)

Laura Hartness said...

Friday morning tweet, about 8:27am my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/114676905411747840


Laura

Laura Hartness said...

Friday afternoon tweet, about 2:27 my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/114767336627634177

Laura

Laura Hartness said...

Friday evening tweet, almost 8pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/114850529921867776

roro said...

Ohh awesome giveaway! Congratulations on your 100th post. I am a new book blogger so I am looking forward to the day I can have my 100th post giveaway too.

I'd love to win, the future of us
tweeted

http://twitter.com/#!/rocapri/status/114907626382430209

Laura Hartness said...

Late night tweet, about 11:50pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/114909163594854401

Have a good weekend!

Laura

dliterarybitch said...

New Follower
GFC - literary b!tch

Thank you for this chance!

dliterarybtch @ gmail . com

TheJay2xA said...

OMG!!!! Thank you for this giveaway! I need it badly!

fallendream03 AT gmail DOT com

GFC follower - jayjay

blogged:
http://readinghobby2.blogspot.com/2011/09/win-arcs.html

Laura Hartness said...

Saturday morning tweet, about 8:27am my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115039016767860737


Laura

roro said...

saterday morning tweet 11 04 am my time
http://twitter.com/#!/rocapri/status/115063409359335424

rogier

Blogging Books said...

I NEED Crossed! I can not wait to read that book! Thanks for the giveaway!

Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/theblogginbook/status/115085830732783616

bloggingbooks @gmail .com

Laura Hartness said...

Lunch time tweet! Almost 1pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115106597797236737


Laura

Caitlin Vincent said...

Congratulations, Cherie!! Those stats are fantastic :) I'm sure I can speak for all your followers and say that we're glad you started blogging.

I'd love to read Crossed.

Laura Hartness said...

Afternoon tweet, about 5pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115169132101648384

Laura

Laura Hartness said...

Late night tweet, almost midnight my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115271750538891264

Laura

Laura Hartness said...

Sunday morning tweet, about 8:39am:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115404544204222464

roro said...

10 o'clock tweet http://twitter.com/#!/rocapri/status/115404785737416704

rogier aka roro

Laura Hartness said...

Sunday lunchtime tweet, about 1:35pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115479494797701120


Laura

Giselle said...

Awesome! Thanks for the giveaway!
I follow you on Twitter@ Giselleco and here's my tweet http://twitter.com/#!/Giselleco/status/115526759138607104

I also have a giveaway on my blog for an ARC of Shatter Me if you're interested.

Giselle at Xpresso Reads

Laura Hartness said...

Sunday afternoon tweet, about 5:15pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115534900035190784

Laura Hartness said...

Evening tweet, about 9pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115591315974135808

Laura Hartness said...

Monday morning tweet, about 8:46am my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115768891443126273

Laura

Laura Hartness said...

Afternoon tweet, about 3pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115864023697854465

Laura

juhinareadsitall said...

congrats!! please enter me in your contest, omg im dying to get my hands on crossed!

juhinareadsitall said...

my GFC is bookishandproud =)

1 tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/juhina_/status/115873879477596162

Laura Hartness said...

Dinnertime tweet, about 6:18pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115912896445288451

Laura

Laura Hartness said...

Evening tweet, about 9:08pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/115955319804411905

Laura

Lo said...

Im so excited about the matched series. I would love to win a copy of crossed! Thanks for giving us a chance to win and congrats! I started my own blog just a few weeks ago & it's so hard to get readers. I would love to get where u are someday!

I'll Post about the contest on twitter. My twitter handle is @WeLoveDystopian

Joely said...

I would love to win Crossed! Thanks for this giveaway :)

Laura Hartness said...

Tuesday morning tweet, about 8:03am my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/116120322452893696


Laura

kristina shields said...

i would love to win crossed!

spicedice45@gmail.com

Laura Hartness said...

Lunchtime tweet, about 12:10pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/116182656751894528

Laura

Bethany said...

This is FABULOUS! CROSSED - definitely. Just the thought makes my heart beat faster! I am a follower and I have tweeted about it! (youngbooklove is my handle). Thanks for hosting this awesome giveaway!!

Laura Hartness said...

Evening tweet, about 9:12pm my time:

http://twitter.com/#!/lhartness/status/116318708783251456


Laura

Lindsay Cummings author said...

Did I enter this?!?! So awesome!!! :)

Lindsaycummings20 at yahoo dot com

Emily said...

I would like crossed
emilymeimei204 at yahoo dot com

Judy L said...

I'm a new follower. I have been hoping to win Crossed, but with not luck for a while now. Thank you.

cherryblossum516 AT yahoo DOT com

milky1103 said...

OMG! Is that Crossed I see?!?!? I hope I win so I don't have to wait until Nov.

Alice said...

Is it too late to enter? If it isn't, my choice is CROSSED. Congrats on the 100th post.

blueseas7 said...

I'm a fan of either books, but I prefer Crossed.

blueseas7 said...

I tweeted here.
https://twitter.com/#!/realmming/status/116736780165853184

cherie said...

Contest is now CLOSED. Thanks to all who participated! And hello new followers--thank you! Good luck to all of you!

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