Translate

Currently Reading

Currently Reading
Oblivion by Kelly Creagh

Covermance!

Covermance!
Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas

Book Trailers

Favorite Books

Release
Elixir
Deity
Shade
Greta and the Goblin King
The Innocents
Stalk me.
Poison Princess
The Gathering Darkness
Rua
Rise
Luminosity
Prodigy
Legend
Beautiful Redemption
Timeless
Shift
Crewel
Aversion
Exiled

2015 Reading Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge
Annabelle Marie Veronica has read 11 books toward her goal of 100 books.
hide

Support this Blog

The Printed Word

read the printed word!
© 2011-2013 by Annabelle Lovell. All rights reserved. Powered by Blogger.

Member of…

7DSbloggers The Army of TEN v mafia badge Photobucket Join Razorbill! BlogWithIntegrity.com

I'm on Team...

Iron Fey by Julie Kagawa The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare Covenant by Jennifer L. Armentrout Unearthly by Cynthia HandUnder the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi Nightshade by Andrea Cremer The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Wings by Aprilynne Pike Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready The Vampire Diaries by L.J. Smith Need by Carrie Jones Firelight by Sophie Jordon Matched by Ally Condie Slide by Jill Hathaway Blood of Eden by Julie Kagawa

Blogoversary!

Get your own free Blogoversary button!

Hit Counter

Giveaways: There are no current giveaways. Please check back soon!
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Well, hello darlings! Can you believe that it's a new year already? Because I seriously can't. I mean, 2013. Wow. This is a seriously big year for me. Scary. Intoxicating. But I love it. I'm so excited. New Year's Eve is already better than the day itself, but hey, it works.

Well, can't start the new year off without a giveaway! And since it's 2013 now, I have to give away books from 2013, of course. Start the year off right!

So, how is this going to work? Well, I'm thinking there will be thirteen winners. Lucky 13. And each person can choose one of their most anticipated 2013 books for me to preorder for them! If it isn't available for preorder by the time the giveaway is over, the winner is responsible for reminding me about the book. Not me.

This giveaway will run through February 5. Please read my Giveaways page before entering, mkay? Thanks!

You do not have to choose from the list of books that follows only, although you certainly can! ANY 2013 release is acceptable! I just wanted to add some eye candy.

Uhhh, yeahhh, so I may have gotten slightly carried away with the pictures. And believe me, I could have easily added at least three times as much. Probably four times. Maybe more. But I forced myself to stop.


a Rafflecopter giveaway



Well, good luck darlings! I seriously wish that you all could win, but even my giveaways budget has its limits. Happy New Year to all! Happy 2013! xx

Lovelovelove,
signature

97 comments:

  1. New Year's Resolution: figure out what I'm going to do with myself post-college

    Most anticipated books: Madman's Daughter, Paper Valentine, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

    ReplyDelete
  2. What I really want this year is to choose the right career for me, to feel like I did the right choise.

    Books I'm dying for: Belladonna,Darkness strange... Losing it, and others (:

    ReplyDelete
  3. Happy new year, Annabelle!
    And thank you for the giveaway!

    ReplyDelete
  4. In 2013 I'm looking forward to starting college.

    Books: Laini Taylor's next book, Tiffany Reisz's The Mistress...

    ReplyDelete
  5. Have a great 2013! Happy new Year!

    One of my New Year Resolutions/Goals, is to get my grade 4-5 on the piano and read 200 books :D

    Books I am looking forward to: DIVERGENT #3 by Veronica Roth! And Clockwork Princess :D xxx

    ReplyDelete
  6. Happy New Year!
    Don't really do new year resolutions, but would like to be healthier this year.

    Books I'm looking forward to - wow, so many coming out. Goddess by Josephine Angelini, Dare You To by Katie McGarry, Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead and Belladonna by Fiona Paul - just to name a few.

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

    ReplyDelete
  7. I didn't make any resolutions this year, but something I want to do is get in shape. I'd love to be back to where I was a couple years ago!

    Taken by Erin Bowman is #1 on my most anticipated list :D

    <3

    ReplyDelete
  8. I plan to learn how to manage my time better. :)

    ReplyDelete
  9. This year, I want to be more positive.

    I can't wait for Cynthia Hand's Boundless.

    ReplyDelete
  10. This yoar, I want to learn German.
    I can't wait for Phoenix

    ReplyDelete
  11. This year I want to finish my first novel.

    I can't wait for Splintered.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Whoops part two. I'm too excited about graduating from college to think about much else. Splintered and Scarlet have been catching my eye.

    ReplyDelete
  13. New years resolutions: exercise more! I've already started and it's going well! The trick will be keeping it up when I go back to the UK because places to go running are more limited. :(

    Anticipated reads: Prodigy, Pivot Point, Vortex, False Sight, 17 & Gone; Antigoddess, Phoenix, The Summer Prince, Sweet Peril.. heck, half your list! LOL!

    ReplyDelete
  14. Exercise more often!

    Looking forward to Night on Thistle Lane by Carla Neggers.

    ReplyDelete
  15. Goal: Read all of the books I owned prior to 2013

    Looking forward to-Tons of books! To name a few: Duchess by Susan May Warren, Talon by Ronie Kendig, Vanished by Irene Hannon, Stealing the Preacher by Karen Witemeyer, Swept Away by Mary Connealy!

    ReplyDelete
  16. My goal for this year is to get back on our feet in a comfortable spot financially, Lose some weight, and hit & surpass my reading goal for this year.


    There are a lot of books i am looking forward to in 2013. Lover At Last, Biting Bad (And the book that follows), Unravel Me, Dead Ever After, Everlasting, If I should Die, Fall of Night (And the book that follows), the next 2 love at stake books, Twice Tempted (Night Prince Novel), Tigers Dream... I could probably go on with more books but I think ill leave it there...

    ReplyDelete
  17. Goal: to expand my reading to include more non-fiction and classics

    Looking forward to: Prodigy, Requiem, Out of the Easy

    ReplyDelete
  18. I'd love to read more books!!

    I can't wait for pretty much all the books you listed -______- but I can't wait for With All My Soul by Rachel Vincent!! And the wait for Clockwork Princess is killing me!! Its gonna be sooo good!!!! Thanks for the giveaway!!

    ReplyDelete
  19. I want to finish up my senior year with good memories.I'm looking forward for Through the Ever Night, Double-Crossed by Ally Carter, The Book of Broken Hearts by Sarah Ockler, and Thousand Words by Jennifer Brown. Thank you for the giveaway.

    ReplyDelete
  20. Graduating high school is a great plan :)

    I'm way excited for How My Summer Went Up in Flames & Clockwork Princess, The Art of Wishing, and many others :)

    ReplyDelete
  21. My resolution is to do better with my blog! read more and review more!
    http://awalkonwords.blogspot.com/

    thanks for giveaway!

    ReplyDelete
  22. My New Year's resolution is no more potatoes or anything made with potatoes!

    ReplyDelete
  23. My resolution is to catch up on my TBR list and to get more organized!
    I'm so looking forward to Scarlet, Unravel Me, and Clockwork Princess!

    ReplyDelete
  24. My resolution is to get healthy! I'm looking forward to Altered , Mind Games and heaps of others!! Thanks for the giveaway!!

    ReplyDelete
  25. 1. To save money

    2. Origin, House Rules, Indigo Spell

    ReplyDelete
  26. Goal: to find a job now that I have finished my Ph.D. and to start paying off debt!

    I looking forward to Ever After by Kim Harrison, the new Mercy Thompson book, and way down the road, the new Percy Jackson book!

    ReplyDelete
  27. to get a job
    and I am looking forward to read Clockwork Princess

    ReplyDelete
  28. I am hoping to read 300 books for 2013 as part of the Goodreads challenge!

    I'm looking forward to:

    Through the Ever Night
    Ever After
    Dead Ever After
    Dualed
    Taken
    Scarlet
    ...

    Happy 2013!
    Leanne :)

    ReplyDelete
  29. I'm hoping to read more in 2013.

    I'm looking forward to THE MADMAN'S DAUGHTER.

    ReplyDelete
  30. SOMEHOW MAGICALLY REACH 1000 FOLLOWERS. Probably won't happen, but hey. We can hope right? :D

    AND OH OH OH!!! PIVOT POINT (HUGS FOR THAT BTW) JUST ONE DAY, SPLINTERED (so I read both of these...whatevs) EARTHBOUND, PRETTY GIRL 13, 17 & GONE, REVEL, AND SO MANY MORE

    ReplyDelete
  31. I hope to read even more and maybe start writing my own books. I started some notes on it which is exciting. Also hope to get my life more organized in every part.

    I am mainly looking forward to Sweet Peril, Unravel Me, Sever and Requiem but also anything by Jennifer Armentrout, Nicole Williams, Jessica Sorensen and Colleen Hoover (some of my new favorite authors)!

    ReplyDelete
  32. I'm never do New Year resolutions, but I decided to study more. I've kinda been reading more, studying less, but I want to change it this year. Not the readin part, just studying part. Time management and all that.

    I can't wait to read Sweet Peril, Unravel Me, Scarlet & The Collector.

    ReplyDelete
  33. I'd like to read more.

    Anticipated reads: Indigo Spell/Richelle Mead, Asunder/Jodi Meadows, The Rising/Kelley Armstrong, Sever/Lauren DeStefano, The Elite/Kiera Cass.

    Thank you.

    ReplyDelete
  34. Happy New Year, Annabelle! One of my new year's resolutions: save money so I can travel.
    Most anticipated books of 2013: The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen, A Darkness Strange and Lovely by Susan Dennard, and The Archived by Victoria Schwab.

    ReplyDelete
  35. Happy new year to you!
    I have decided not to do any new year resolutions this year. One of the thing I would very much like to accomplish this year is staying safe and helping hubby through his studies so that we can move to a safer country in 2014.
    I just read an article about a father of a 2 month old baby getting killed in his house on Christmas eve by two armed robbers, just so they can steal two cellphones....
    Some of the books I am highly anticipating in 2013 is the third installment of Divergent, Indigo spell, & Prodigy.

    ReplyDelete
  36. Happy New Year!
    I don't really make new year resolutions, but I want to read more books now than last year :)
    I can't wait for With All My Soul by Rachel Vincent.

    ReplyDelete
  37. Well, I have three resolutions- to read more, to study more and to get a Summer job, so I could buy more books :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. And I can`t wait for Walking Disaster to come out!

      Delete
  38. I don't do resolutions but I hope to finish all my challenges.

    I can't wait for the new Immortals after dark by Kresley Cole, the new Patricia Briggs', the new Jeaniene Frost's books.

    ReplyDelete
  39. Replies
    1. Also can't wait for Clockwork Princess!

      Delete
  40. For 2013, I would like to go back to school. That is the most important thing for me to accomplish this year.

    As for 2013 released books, those on my wish list are Taken, The Collector, Splintered, and The Archived. There are a lot more!

    ReplyDelete
  41. My resolution was to drink more water in place of soda. A smaller way to eat more healthily, you know?

    ReplyDelete
  42. Since I'm graduating college this spring, my resolution is to find a job! My most anticipated books for this year are The Archived, Boundless and Shades of Earth.

    ReplyDelete
  43. Passing my exam and learning how to drive!

    Looking forward to Divergent 3, The Elite, Through The Ever Night, Shades of Earth!

    THANKS!

    Raffle name: Nikki O

    ReplyDelete
  44. My resolution: My hubby and I are planning to quit smoking together. And we are going to accomplish it!

    My goals: After resolution is complete, we will finally get pregnant and have a perfect little girl or boy!

    And there are so many books that I am looking forward to: Through the Ever Night, If I Should Die, The Elite, Splintered, Paper Valentine, Goddess Inheritance!!

    ReplyDelete
  45. This year i am looking forward to reading Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs. I was wait her books and can't wait to reading Mercy Thompson Series.
    Happy new year, Annabelle!
    And thank you for the giveaway!

    ReplyDelete
  46. I will knock off every book that i don't like. There is so much good book that i haven't read, i don't waste my time for bad ones.

    My most anticipated books are the Hungarian editions of Warm bodies and Pushing the limits(Katie McGarry)

    I also want to read Clockwork Princess from Cassie Clare.

    ReplyDelete
  47. My new year's resolution is to procrastinate less haha

    There's a ton of books I'm looking forward too! The one I'm excited for most (b/c it's released in Jan!) is The Archived.

    ReplyDelete
  48. My New Year's Resolution would be to lose weight.

    I have a lot of Most Anticipated Books this year. Goddess by Josephine Angelini. If I Should Die by Amy Plum. Elegy by Tara Hudson. Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare. I could go on but then this would be waaaaay too long. haha.

    ReplyDelete
  49. I don't necessarily have a new years resolution but I want to continue to focus on my health this year, read lots of books (:, and be kind!

    Books im looking forward to: Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire & Sweet Peril by Wendy Higgins

    ReplyDelete
  50. I Want to lose weight and I cant Wait for Ever-after and Clockwork princess

    ReplyDelete
  51. I don't do resolutions, but I do have a goal. To get my running time to 10:30 or less per minute.

    And I cannot wait for The Elite by Kiera Cass!

    ReplyDelete
  52. I make New Year's Resolutions, that I don't follow through. However I do plan to to graduate college this year with good grades. :)

    My top 5 most anticipated 2013 releases are >>>
    1. Styxx by Sherrilyn Kenyon
    2. Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris
    3. Immortal Ever After by Lynsay Sands
    4. Never Too Far by Abbi Glines
    5. The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

    ReplyDelete
  53. Resolution: I want to relax more this year.
    And I can't wait to read Prodigy by Marie Lu.

    Thanks for this great giveaway!

    ReplyDelete
  54. My New Years Resolutions is to lose weight and read more books from my TBR pile

    There are so many books I'm looking forward to I'll give you my top 10
    1.Shades of Earth by Beth Revis
    2.The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead
    3.Phoenix by Elizabeth Richards
    4.Sweet Peril by Wendy Higgins
    5.The Elite by Kiera Cass
    6.Prodigy by Marie Lu
    7.Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi
    8.Of Triton by Anna Banks
    9.The Keep by Veronica Wolff
    10.House Rules by Chloe Neill
    Thanks for the giveaway : )

    ReplyDelete
  55. I want to go to the gym more and spend more quality time with my kids.
    I am looking forward to a bunch of books but 2 are Altered and Splintered.

    ReplyDelete
  56. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  57. My New Years Resolution is to read more. So excited for Clockwork Princess! :D

    ReplyDelete
  58. Every year I try to make a resolution,but it usually only lasts until the end of Jan.
    I looking forward to Maya Banks news series and Colters Gift and the next highlander book.
    lauratroxelatyahoodotcom

    ReplyDelete
  59. One of my resolutions is to go to BEA. And there are many, many books I'm looking forward to in 2013, but my #1 is DARK TRIUMPH by Robin LaFevers.

    ReplyDelete
  60. This is a rather generous giveaway! Very Spledorific! Thanks for the opportunity!

    ReplyDelete
  61. I hope to finish my final semester in college with a bang! As far as books go I'm looking forward to The Elite and Apollyon!

    ReplyDelete
  62. My New Years resolution is to have a Spiritual Breakthrough this year and to have a work SOON :)

    My anticipated releases this Year would be Just One Day by Gayle Forman, Invisibility by Levithan and Cremer, and alot more :)

    ReplyDelete
  63. NY's resolution: eat healthier, work out more, be more positive
    Anticipated releases: Out of Breath, That Baby, Reckless, Walking Disaster

    ReplyDelete
  64. I want to read as much as I read last year (100 books) if not more.

    Anticipated releases: Prodigy, Clockwork Princess, Sever, Requiem and many more

    ReplyDelete
  65. I plan to read at least 120 books this year again! :)

    Among my most anticipated books are Clockwork Princess, Unravel Me, Everbound, Goddess, and Divergent #3!

    ReplyDelete
  66. One of my new years resolutions is to read at least 100 books.

    And most anticipated books: Prodigy, Scarlet, Unravel Me, Requiem, etc xD

    ReplyDelete
  67. I only want to pass my exams and read more books this year. ^_^

    I'm looking forward to reading Scarlet.

    ReplyDelete
  68. I want to read many books and pass the exams at university.

    I'm waiting for Invisibility by Andrea Cremer, The Program by Suzanne Young and
    Taken by Erin Bowman.

    ReplyDelete
  69. New Years resolution - to try and keep the house tidyer! (I'm failing so far!)

    Releases I can't wait for: the elite by keira cass, and the final book in the 'last year' series by trisha leigh which is just amazing!

    Thanks Annabelle :)

    ReplyDelete
  70. Try not to procrastinate as much on homework

    I can't wait for the release of Convergent :D

    ReplyDelete
  71. My new years resolution is to read as many books as I possibly can !
    and a few of the 2013 releases I can't wait for are: Through the Ever Night by Veronica Rossi, Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi, The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead, Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare, Requiem by Lauren Oliver, Goddess by Josephine Angelini, and Divergent 3 by Veronica Roth (:
    Thank for the giveaway <3

    ReplyDelete

  72. My new year's resolution is to finish my TBR list for this year:) I'm really excited for the new books by Megan McCafferty(Jessica Darling prequel), Colleen Hoover(3rd Slammed book), Lori Foster, Erin McCarthy and Jaci Burton:)

    ReplyDelete
  73. Resolution: comment more on blogs!

    New Books: Isla and the Happily Ever After!

    ReplyDelete
  74. Thanks for the super awesome giveaway!

    I am looking forward to reading more books in 2013. Last year I feel into a reading slump and could not attain my Goodreads goal, I dont want that to happen this year!

    New books I am looking forward to are Requiem and Everbound!

    ReplyDelete
  75. One of my New Years Resolutions is to finish and polish a book then query at least five agents.

    A couple 2013 releases that I’m Anticipating are Acid by Emma Pass, Ravens by Kaylie Austen, My Name is Rapunzel by KC Hilton, and Reaper by L.S. Murphy.

    ReplyDelete
  76. My resolutions are to read more (duh) and finally start - and maybe even hopefully finish - my first book. Also, I plan on finishing my Master's degree in English. Thanks for another amazing giveaway Annabelle!! :)

    ReplyDelete
  77. My New Year's Resolutions is simple, eat healthier. I am looking foward to Unravel me, Retribution of Mara Dyer and Dualed. Thanks!!

    ReplyDelete
  78. 1. going vacation (to australia maybe)

    2. i would pick DUALED

    thx again for this giveaway..... :)

    ReplyDelete
  79. I don't have a new years resolution, but I am working on trying to shed some pounds...

    Most anticipated books of 2013?? Ummm Level 2, Mila 2.0, Pivot Point, Goddess & Scarlet.

    Thanks for this amazing chance & good luck to everyone!!

    ReplyDelete
  80. I've made a few New Years resolutions. Only one that is book related. Since my TBR/wish list is longer than "The Song That Never Ends". More and more great new releases keep coming along and pushing the older titles further back on my list. My 2013 list is already over 75 titles and growing, I have resolved to this year read at least 40 books from my TBRs that were written prior to 2011.

    ReplyDelete
  81. I really want to get caught up on scheduling reviews for the blog, and I can not wait for Mila 2.0!

    ReplyDelete
  82. I want to read a lot of books when school year's over. :)

    Most anticipated books: Prodigy, Sever, Scarlet, Perfect Scoundrels, Fuse, Requiem, Rise, Horde, The Elite, Naturals, and Enders. :D

    ReplyDelete
  83. 1st part: I don't make resolutions but I have some ideas as to what I want to accomplish this year... I'm looking forward to working on my blog a bit more that last year. I'm looking forward to reading more books and I have to figure out what I'm going to do after High School!

    2nd part: A few of my most anticipated books this year are: Walking Disaster, Entwined with you, Dualed, Morganville vampires books( those I haven't yet read), Altered, The Collector... and so, so many more... I just don't know how I'm going to afford all the books I need to read!

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

    ReplyDelete
  84. I resolve to review all the books I requested. Gotta review them all! My most anticipated 2013 releases are Scarlet by Marissa Meyer and Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews. Thanks for the giveaway.

    ReplyDelete
  85. My review was to get fit :)
    And i'm extremely excited for Unravel Me!

    ReplyDelete
  86. I do not make new years resolutions since they always start and end the same: Get chocolate addiction under control, result= 2 Jan, me:"new year resolutions is for the birds" goes to buy tons of chocolate :)
    My goal for 2013 is to eat healthier and get some exercise.
    Now for which 2013 release am I exited: there is so many....
    1.) Inferno by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Sqeeeeeee cant wait, cant wait!)
    2.) Indigo Spell
    3.) Prodigy
    4.) The Eternity cure
    5.) Divergent #3
    6.) The Retribution of Mara Dyer

    ReplyDelete
  87. I have just set up a goal to read 150 books this year but that's about it :)
    I real;y can't wait for these books:
    -Divergent #3
    -Clockwork Princess
    -Mind Games
    -The retribution of Mara Dyer
    -Unravel Me

    ReplyDelete
  88. My New Year's Resolution: buy more books on my TBR list.

    I can't wait for Dark Triumph, Siege and Storm and the third divergent book.

    ReplyDelete
  89. My resolution? Review more books, faster, with just as much energy and detail! As well, I want to write more, to somehow achieve my dream of becoming a published writer.

    I'm dying to read The Retribution of Mara Dyer, Dance of the Red Death, Scarlet, Unbreakable, and City of a Thousand Dolls!

    (BTW, I commented on your review of A Million Suns.)

    ReplyDelete
  90. My New Year resolution is simple. I want to be a better person. Oh, and maybe taking a long overdue vacation!

    My most anticipated would be Dare You To and the final installment of the Divergent trilogy :)

    ReplyDelete
  91. Read, read, read, read! Reduce the TBR mountain range I currently have.

    ReplyDelete
  92. This year, I will read more books! My most anticipated reads are Phoenix by Elizabeth Richards, Scarlet by Marissa Meyer, and Pivot Point by Kasie West. Thanks for the giveaway! :)

    ReplyDelete

I love hearing from my readers! All comments are greatly appreciated :) If you're a fellow book blogger, include a link so I can come and visit you! I adore you all so much! <3

Also, anonymous comments have now been disabled since I have been receiving upwards of fifty spam comments a day and I'm just done. If you're an actual human being and not a spambot who happens to comment anonymously I'm really sorry.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Welcome!

Welcome to my young adult reading blog! Sparkles and Lightning has young adult book reviews with the occasional children's or adult's book review sprinkled in. It will also be totally and completely fun :) Have a look around, have some laughs, and most of all, have a perfectly sparkly, electric time!

About Me

My photo
I'm a university student and ballroom dancer who spends too much time curled up with a good book. Red roses are my favorite and I love a good love story.

Grab My Button!

Sparkles and Lightning

My Roses

Bloglovin

Follow on Bloglovin

Suscribe to Sparkles and Lightning

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Get my Newsletter!

Ask Me Anything!

Blog Tours

Want me to be a part of your blog tour? Contact me and let me know.

Blog Love!

The Midnight Garden I Am A Reader, Not A Writer Irresistible Reads I'm loving ♥ books Some Like It Paranormal Flipping Through the Pages LCs Adventures Reading After Midnight The Fairytale Nerd Alison Can Read The Non Reluctant Reader Novel Sounds ***Singing and Reading in the Rain*** Never Ending Stories Book Blog Sweet Southern Home

Want to swap blog rolls? Fill out a form and let me know!

Browse Reviews by Rating

Disclaimer

In accordance with the FTC Guidelines for blogging and endorsements, I am required to state that no payments are received in return for reviews, promotions and endorsements. All books are received at no cost from publishers or purchased by myself. I receive no monetary compensations for anything that appears on Sparkles and Lightning.

Copyright

MyFreeCopyright.com Registered & Protected Creative Commons License