Wednesday, December 18, 2013

#ReadingCram Summing up upto Day 9, Day 10 Challenge




Heyyyyyyyy everyone! Welcome to my #ReadingCram Day 10's challenge! Wow! Can't believe we're almost to the end! So I was totally hooked up with my #ReadingCram tbr list from day 1. I am already on a tight schedule with my other affairs along with books but still I managed to finish some books. I couldn't find just enough time or energy to participate in the everyday challenges therefore. Let's have a flashback to the challenges that happened from Day 3 to Day 9:




Dec 11

Top Ten Books You Read in 2013--make a post, take a pic, leave links: Hosted by Jessica @ Let Me Tell You A Story

Dec 12

Spine Poetry--using any books you've read in 2013--leave a link of pic: Hosted by Lori @ Writing My Own FairyTale

Dec 13

Favorite Book-to-Movie Release in 2013--post on Twitter or Facebook, leave a link: Hosted by Emily @ FallingForYA

Dec 14

Seasonal Challenge (must be books read in 2013) post link-

Recommend a book good for a snow day
Recommend a book good for a rainy day
Recommend a book good for a beach day
Recommend a book good for a spooky night

: Hosted by Michelle @ Book Briefs

Dec 15

Twitter Synopsis Challenge--pick any book read in 2013, and describe the book using only 166 characters.  May do on any social site, leave link: Hosted by Cindi @ Mommasez

Dec 16

Movie cast challenge--pick any book read in 2013, and create a real life cast of characters--post links: Hosted by Alex @ BookChick

Dec 17

Song Challenge--pick any book read in 2013, and choose a song(s) that best describes the book.  You can even create a playlist if you want!--post links to songs (youtube, spotify, etc): Hosted by Tanya @ BookLovingHippo

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So it's December 18, and my turn to host the challenge. As a part of today's challenge I am supposed to put up a book review I did this year. I'll be going with the most recent one I did:

Sneaking Candy by Lisa Burstein

Book Title: Sneaking Candy 
Author: Lisa Burstein
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary Romance
Publication Date: December 9th 2013
                        by Entangled Publishing
[Review Copy]

My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars


My Review:

Candice Salinas. Candy Sloane. Two totally different person. Or maybe not.

The story starts off with Candice, a pretty much normal girl leading a normal life, having normal academic and family issues. As she believes, her life is full of clichés. And in this cliché-full life; Candy seems to be her only escape to a moment of solace. It’s like Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (except for the fact that here she isn’t any psycho). The two are totally different personalities, each needing the other somehow. Candice is more of a person who wants to be on the ‘safe side’ of things, her studies, scholarship, PhD, her career as a writer, proving her worth to her parents…and not opening up to the guy she may or may not have serious feelings for. She lives a life within her self made safety shell.

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GIVEAWAY TIME!!! 
I have two e-ARCs for giveaway I had received previously. I am a little late to post their reviews but I hope they'll be up as soon as the readathon is finished.You can choose any one from below and then comment with your choice. Just enter the giveaway and comment below with your choice of book. OPEN INTERNATIONALLY. All the Best :)
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12578313-golden?ac=1
 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8883501-geek-girl



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16 comments:

  1. This was great timing, as I needed to post a review for the last book I finished reading for the read-a-thon anyway. :) Thanks so much for hosting and for the giveaway!

    ~Amber

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    1. That's great! And here I am, putting up all my reviews to post once the readathon is finished...I'm already too deep into my tbr pile *sulk*..anyways hope u have an awesome #ReadingCram:D

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  2. Thanks for hosting a stop! Make sure you swing by to see me on Friday when I'm hosting a challenge!

    kimberlyfaye reads

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    1. Sure! I was too tied up with clearing off my tbr list earlier, but now I'm not going to miss the fun anymore :D All the best!

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  3. I finished Misbehaving today and LOVED it! Check out my link under Alex Margaret!

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    1. I just did, looks like an interesting read! Hope I enjoy it too when I read..thanks for participating :D

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  4. I am trucking along with A Dance with Dragons. I don't think I will finish it by the end of the read-a-thon, but I am making headway! Geek Girl sounds interesting. :)

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    1. As long as you enjoy your read, it's okay to fall behind a little I believe...and it's not like I have made any HUGE progress with my tbr pile either...in the end, for me, the excitement and the fun in reading along with others is all that matters :D So just enjoy the read ;)

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  5. Geek Girl looks good....I get the whole life around books thing....the end of this week has gotten harder to read!

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    1. That is actually an interesting read, though I should mention it's not completely what it appears to be from the title...*sigh* I should really post a review, had just been lazy(I get so unprofessional sometimes, it's like a disease:\)...lol for me end of every week gets harder to read(and I wonder why?) All the best with your whole life around books thing ;D

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  6. I'm so late, but I'm posting this challenge anyway.

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    1. Hey Aimee! That's perfectly fine! Better late than never :)(okay that sounded really cliched but never mind:p)

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  7. Thanks for hosting a challenge! This has been a fun read-a-thon!

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    1. Yup! I enjoyed it thoroughly:) and thanks for participating :D

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  8. Thanks for the challenge and giveaway! I heard Golden is great :)

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    1. You're welcome Lanaia! Yes, it's great, I might post its review sometime soon. Thanks for participating :)

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