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Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Lucky Leprechaun Giveaway Hop - Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash


Lucky Leprechaun Giveaway Hop
March 17th - 29th


Several blogs are taking part, so there's lots of amazing gifts to be won. Check out the rules of the other blogs. I will contact the winner via email within 5 days following the end of the contest. Winner will also be announced on this page.

***Giveaway***


My giveaway is for a $10 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal cash.

Ends March 29th (midnight GMT).

International.

Contest is void where prohibited. Entrants must be 13 or else have parent or guardian’s permission to enter. Winners will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be selected. The winner will be posted on this page after the winner responds. Winning entries will be verified for authenticity.

Enter the giveaway and then hop on to the next one.
Thanks and good luck to everyone!

Happy St. Patrick's Day!



 

97 comments:

  1. I decide mostly based on the intrigue of the title or cover!

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  2. I decide from Goodreads, and other social media sites!

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  3. Goodreads help me decide on my next reads! They always have the best reviews there!

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  4. I usually rely on what a friend would tell me about a book.

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  5. I use reviews, to decide books to read.

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  6. I read blog reviews...and I have been known to be attracted by a shiny cover.

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  7. i decide mostly by other's reviews, how many stars and the cover
    thx u so much :)

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  8. I decide which books to read after reading a review.

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  9. Usually my favorite authors is what I read or word of mouth. Sometimes I just like the cover!

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  10. I usually go by family and friends recommendations

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  11. First it's the blurb. Thenk the reviews. Then my tbr pile! :p

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  12. From Doubleday book club.

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  13. Reviews, blurbs, great covers get my attention.

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  14. I read reviews and ask friends.

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  15. I get ideas on what to read from book blogs, Amazon browsing and reviews, and word-of-mouth from friends.

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  16. Reviews, covers, and excerpts usually sway me; thanks for the giveaway. :)

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  17. First, if they are free. Two, the cover, three the blurb maybe....I try to give all types a try. If I hate it I just stop reading it.

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  18. I honestly try not to read reviews, because book reviews are a bit subjective. Did you like or dislike, essentially, when my interests may differ from others. The only thing I look for is info about there being a ton of mistakes in the book. Books that are in dire need of a good editor. Lately, I've mostly picked new books to read by looking at my library's digital borrow options; otherwise, I like to get a free book in a series to check out before buying the rest. One of those people that really prefers a series to a standalone :)

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    1. I should add that it's more not reading the star ratings. The text isn't too bad. 5 stars from me can differ from 5 stars from another, but the text should be a solid explanation of what they noticed

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  19. I tend to pick books by subject matter.

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  20. Friend recommendations, how interesting the cover/back blurb is.

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  21. book blogs with reviews are helpful.

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  22. Book blogs or other book websites.

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  23. I decide via good reads, book blogs and friend's recommendations. Also if a book's cover catches my eye.

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  24. Well.. Usually by buddy reads on goodreads.

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  25. I have so many favorite authors, I enjoy several genres more than others, I also will pick up a book to read if I like the cover. I am definitely a cover person!!

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  26. If the synopsis catches my attention then I'd skim a few of the negative reviews to see if there are aspects present in the book that I'd dislike or if I'm seeing an overly hyped book then I eventually end up giving in to see what all the fuss is about. Also, list recommendations help me choose my next book to buy pretty often.

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  27. I have found several new authors by reading reviews (blogs).

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  28. Most of the time my attention gets drawn by the cover´s book, then I go for goodreads to get more knowdlege with the positive and negatives spoiler-free reviews there. :D

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  29. I decide by author reputation and reviews.

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  30. I read book descriptions on Goodreads and I read reviews on blogs I follow.

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  31. Mainly by seeing recommendations by authors online (:

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  32. Author newsletters and book blogs mostly, but not for the reviews, I decide based on the blurb. I also keep an eye on my local library's digital catalogue.
    jen dot barnard at btinternet dot com

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  33. Normally by reading the back covers of the books, sometimes by just the name of the book & friends suggestions.

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  34. I read reviews and hearsay from friends.

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  35. I get a lot of recommendations from Book Riot and other blogs. I also volunteer at a library so the librarians are also giving me a suggestion. Even though I read over 100 books a year my TBR is always very long.

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  36. I usually get recommendations from booktubers or browsing through goodreads lists.

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  37. Usually, I decide which book to read besed on recommendations. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  38. I look at recommendations and what's popular.

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  39. Hopefully the cover grabs my attention and then I read the summary. If I like the authors previous books I'm guaranteed to read the other books they write. Thank you.

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  40. Sometimes it's reviews, sometimes it's the cover or blurb that grabs me and I also do check out recommendations as well.

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  41. I usually go by reviews, especially by people whose reviews I trust (they've recommended good books before).

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  42. I go by reviews mostly, on Goodreads and blogs.

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  43. if I follow the author on twitter I buy the book and goodreads if I don't know the author.

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  44. if i like the title and the cover i read the back of the book.if it sounds good i buy it.for ebooks i read the excerpt/blurb/description

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  45. If it sounds great to me, then more than likely I am going to read regardless of reviews. I still check out reviews, but they don't make or break a book for me. They do help to temper my sky high expectations sometimes though, and that has helped a lot!

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  46. I go by reviews mostly for new books and then I have many authors who I follow and enjoy.

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  47. I buy books based on favorite authors, book blurbs, and reviews. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  48. I read books based on interest and mood.

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  49. I usually read the blurb and then decide what I want to read.

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  50. I pick by recommendations, if I've read and liked the authors other work, or if I win it.

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  51. I read based on whatever I'm in the mood to read.

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  52. I rely on book reviews and recommendations from friends.

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  53. Sometimes it's the cover (get's stuck in my head) or the author (when I'm a fan I pretty much read their books without even reading the summary) and then there are those that are just a recommendations that have been floating around in the FB groups I'm a part of or I stumple upon it on a review. It's not just one thing for me. I sometimes get stuck with an idea about a story and google it and then there are goodreads lists that help me pinpoint what I want. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  54. Reviews and I am a cover lover. I judge a book by its cover and I also seem to stick to the same genres.

    Megan @ reading away the days

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  55. For some books, I already know the author. For others, I'll trust a very, very few friends' recommendations. Most, I depend either on reviews (primarily when purchasing books online, which is where I get most of my books), or by book blurbs (for those few book purchases at physical stores).

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  56. I choose books by recommendation and browsing on Goodreads.

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  57. Sometimes I pick a book based on the cover and then other times if it sounds good and I'm still on the fence I look at reviews. Other times based on if a bunch of people like it and then I will put it on my list!

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  58. thanks for the giveaway, i usually pick up books that i have heard that are good, and everyone likes it, or if its a recommendation from someone from booktube, blog or goodreads..i also pick if the book is survival post apocalyptic genre etc , and if the book has good reviews on it :)

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  59. Usually I read reviews or see advertising.

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  60. First by favorite authors then by blog recs and reviews from blogs like this one.

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  61. I like to look at synopsis, blog recommendations and reviews! Thank you for the chance to win!

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  62. Alisha Sienkiel22 March 2015 at 03:29

    I tend to look at books based on recommendations and/or blog reviews and then decide after reading the synopsis. Also if it is a favorite author of mine, I usually buy any of their new books.

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  63. I like to read reviews and excerpts, so I can decide what book read.

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  64. I review all of the books I read. Mostly books that I have won

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  65. I judge books by their covers, EEK!

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  66. I look at the synopses and the reviews if I'm not sure I'd like it or not.

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  67. I usually get my books at a bookstore so that I can read the blurbs and the back cover.

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  68. Blog reviews and recommendations from my friends.

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  69. Blurb, genre, GR ratings and reviews--and yes, cover. XD

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  70. Usually whatever cover that captures my attention when in the library or bookstore

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  71. I read reviews on blogs and goodreads, but sometimes a book will just catch my eye at the bookstore or library.

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  72. I go by reviews mostly, on Goodreads and Amazon

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  73. I decide what books I am going to read both by recommendations and reviews. I read books recommended to me because the person recommending a book knows my likes. I also look at reviews because they really give you the information you need to decide if a book is for you.

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  74. I read good and bad reviews about the book i'm about to read and then decide

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  75. I decide mostly by recommendation but if not then its cover and blurb.

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  76. I tend to read books based off "similar books recommended for you" from my library.

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  77. If it's by an author I haven't read, I either buy based on friends' recommendations; otherwise, I look at blurbs, read reviews, and read samples.

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  78. I use the synopsis. But the cover does have an impact on my decision!

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  79. I'm in a book club so I get a lot of titles that way, also see what's popular on lists, what's on sale, what the cover looks like, etc.

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  80. There are some tried and true authors for me and I'll read everything they write, such as Stephen King, Dean Koontz, and Platt & Wright. I discover new books/authors based on reviews and blurbs.

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  81. reviews on goodreads, recommendations from book bloggers or authors. Also book release tours on blogs are a way to discover new books/authors

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  82. I usually either read the description on the book jacket or cover or if it's an ebook then I look it up on Goodreads.com.

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  83. If a book isn't by an author I am familiar with, I rely on reviews to decide which books to read.

    Les Johnson

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  84. I usually buy based on genre and then reviews.
    RC- Tara Woods

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  85. I usually read reviews on Goodreads or Amazon.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  86. There are some authors I follow, and also I discover new books through book blogs, Goodreads and BookMooch.

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  87. I pick books by reviews and about what the book is about and sometimes when friends recommend a book.
    Sarah Oswald

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  88. Thanks for the great giveaway!
    I look for book reviews and my friends advices

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  89. I chose books to read based on recommendations from my mom.

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  90. By reading the synopsis and by reading reviews both positive and negative,I try to gauge my compatibility with the read.

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  91. My momma buys a lot of books and she usually passes them down to me. I will also buy books if I have an interest in the subject or someone recommends it as well.

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