Thursday, September 11, 2014

Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon Challenge

Join the Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon!

Hosted by Wishful Endings

Enter to win in the rafflecopter below & earn bonus entries for completing the challenge.


I know it's nearly impossible to list only *one* favorite book, so the challenge for bonus entries is a list of your FIVE favorites.

*The first entry is free.*

For additional entries (chose one):

For one extra entry: List your five favorite titles in the comment section below.

For two extra entries: Share a photo or digital cover mash-up of your five favorites via link in the comment section below.

Can't wait to see which you choose!

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  1. I just did something like this on facebook, only it was 10. Now I get to narrow it down to 5?! How hard! Here goes:
    The Blue Castle by LM Montgomery
    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
    The Tiger's Curse by Colleen Houck
    On the Night of the Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt
    My Double Life by Janette Rallison
    Eek--that was hard!

    1. lol And mine are always shifting depending on whatever awesome new series I've just found.

      Thanks for playing, Katie! I'm adding The Tiger's Curse to my TBR list now ;)

  2. I guess I'm one of the few people who can say I have 1 favorite book, without a doubt. It always baffles me when others have a hard time with it, or even 5. My top 3 are no brainers, especially my all time favorite book. :)

    Here's my Day 4 Updates with both covers and a quick mash-up. Thanks for hosting!

    1. Thank you, Karsyn, this was fun!

      Maybe we just haven't found *the one* yet ;) The Night Circus is still on my audio playlist, can't wait to hear it.

  3. Surprisingly, I have one favourite book... and then a ton of other who are fighting it out for my top 5, so this was difficult! I had fun doing it though. Here is my post, and I also include a picture. Thanks Melissa!

    1. This is the second list with Ready Player One, I'm going to have to read it. Thanks for the post & picture, Kristin!

  4. My top five were fairly easy to come up with, although three of them only made onto that list this year...number five, just this week. Here's a link to my post, which also includes book cover pics:

    1. Ooh, these look great! But I'm purposefully avoiding TFiOS because I will cry like a baby. Thanks Teresa!

  5. My top five are:
    What I Know For Sure by Oprah Winfrey
    Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
    Sweetland by Michael Crummey
    The Children Act by Ian Mcewan
    Maddaddam by Margaret Atwood

    1. Thanks for posting, Bev! I'm looking forward to What I Know For Sure. :)

  6. My top 5
    Graceling by Kristin Cashore
    Possession by A.S.Byatt
    World War Z by Max Brooks
    The graveyard book by NeilGaiman
    Dune by Frank Herbert

    1. I've seen Graceling everywhere; I'm going to have to check that out. Thanks for the post!

  7. Persuasion by Jane Austen
    Nice girl series by Molly Harper
    Hearts at Stake by Alyxandra Harvey
    The Stand by Steven King
    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

    1. Oh, so many great authors here! Love Molly Harper for a light weekend read. She's got the best narrator for audiobooks. Thanks for the post, Stormi!

  8. So many great books here! My image of the five I picked will post with tomorrow's update, but I'll list them here too:
    Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
    My Stubborn Heart by Becky Wade
    Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
    The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley
    Blackmoore by Julianne Donaldson

    Very fun, Melissa! Thanks so much for participating!!

    1. Yes, Jane Austen is definitely on my top favorites list! And I LOVE the Lunar Chronicles!! I'll have to check out the others on your list.

      Thanks for the opportunity! Loving my first read-a-thon :)

  9. Here are my cover Mashups

  10. This was fun but a bit hard! It really made me think! I have favorite series or authors and it's hard to narrow it down! Here's my post with a picture!

  11. Wow, this is tough! Lol. Ok here goes five favorites, at this exact second in time.., lol
    (In no order)
    1. Harry Potter
    2. the Chronicles of Narnia
    3. the Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice
    4. the Beautiful and the Cursed by Page Morgan
    5. SHE by Rider H. Haggard

  12. To choose 5? It would've been better & easier for me to choose only 1 or 2, mostly because I know them ;) still, I did it.

    You can check out my top 5 list & a pic of my pile in my #TackleTBR post here:

    Thanks for hosting, it was fun :)

    In the form I'm Aleksandra N, but I'm signed up for the read-a-thon as Aleksandra @ Aleksandra's Corner.

  13. Gah! Pick 5, If you gave my top 5 for each subgenre I might be able to. It's hard being indecisive and having to choose from the thousands of books you've read. Here's the link to them.

    1.Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen. I also love adaptations and re-tellings.

    2. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

    3.Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey

    4.Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire

    5.The Silver Wolf by Alice Borchardt

  14. Really hard to only pick five -- I have a ton of favorites. :)

    My five:

    Corridor by Robin Parrish
    Love's Reckoning by Laura Frantz
    Shattered by Dani Pettrey
    Deluge by Lisa T Bergren
    The Queen by Steven James (really the entire series is a favorite!)

    1. Here is the link:

  15. This is a nearly impossible task. I will pick five that are some of my favorites. Buts odds are that I will forget about a book that I really like more...

    The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
    Ella Enchanted by Gale Carson Levine
    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
    Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
    The Kissing Tree by Prudence Bice

    1. Here is the link for showing the pics of the books. :)

  16. This is really hard! But I will give it a go. These are my five faves.

    1) The Gamble by Kristen Ashley
    2) Carter Reed by Tijan
    3) Sweet Seduction Shield by Nicola Claire
    4)Spider's Bite by Jennifer Estep
    5) The Will by Kristen Ashley

  17. My top 5 would be, 1. Club Destiny by Nicole Edwards 2. The Beyond series by Kit Rocha 3.Harry Potter, 4. Mine by Katy Evens, 5, Anything by M. Leighton

  18. 1. Harry Potter 2. The Book Thief - 3. All The Difference - 4. Artimus Fowl - 5. Twilight Series

  19. Here is the link to my post, including my photos!

  20. Only 5?! Booo!

    Okay, if I must here are 5 of my favorite books (because I have way more than 5, hehe)

    1. White Hot Kiss
    2. Immortal City
    3. Splintered
    4. Anna and The French Kiss
    5. Birthmarked

    - Beckie @ Bittersweet Enchantment

    1. Also, here's my image mash up -

  21. First of thanks for the giveaway! :) It's really tough to pick only five but I'll try :)

    1. Jellicoe Road by Mellina Marchetta
    2. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
    3. The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
    4. Stolen by Lucy Christopher
    5. The Fault in our Stars by John Green

    Here is the pic:

  22. 1. Legend: Marie Lu
    2. Crown of Midnight: Sarah J. Maas
    3. Hunger Games: Suzanne Collins
    4. Falling Into Place: Amy Zhang
    5. 13 Reasons Why: Jay Asher

  23. 1. The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
    Tied for second are The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger and Innocence by Jane Mendelsohn.
    Two other of my favorites, in no particular order are Black Beauty by Anna Sewell and A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

  24. #1 and #2 are Edenbrooke and Blackmoore by Julianne Donaldson. #3: The Work & the Glory. #4: The Hunger Games. #5: Everneath