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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Morning, darlings! Spring is winding down, finally, with only about a month left. Though I'll be sad in some ways to see it go, I'm also welcoming summer. I do hate the heat, but spring weather is way more bipolar than summer weather and that's super annoying.

So, today I wanted to give you all a little bit of a spring gift. I mean, I can't actually give something to every single one of you, although I wish I could. However, there will be some lucky winners, which is better than none, correct?

For this giveaway, I shall have three very lucky winners. One grand prize winner can choose any book released in spring 2013. So, any book released from March 21, 2013 to June 21, 2013. There's no price limit per usual, but don't abuse that. Two runner-ups will then receive some assorted swag. It may or may not be signed, but I'll try to make sure that at least one piece of swag is.

This giveaway will run until June 21, because, you know, reasons.

All you have to do to enter is read my giveaways page and then fill out as many entries in the rafflecopter as you would like.

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Good luck, roses! Happy, happy spring!



  1. I personally dislike love triangles! I feel like the characters should have some idea of who they are better suited for and if it were me I don't think I'd want to be with someone who couldn't decided between me and someone else.

  2. It really depends on the characters in the love triangles, honestly.

  3. It really depends on the way it is describe

  4. I don't really like them because I think it's too much added drama. Plus, in movies and books, usually the love triangle isn't even true to real life.

  5. It depends, sometimes it really spices up the story and on most occasions it falls flat. Thanks for the giveaway.

  6. It's a love-hate relationship. If done really well, they're okay. If not and they are just plain cheesy, then they suck.

  7. As long as it fits the story and isn't ridiculously drawn out, I'm ok.

  8. I detest love triangles but I believe this is mostly because they are never done right.
    To have a real love triangle the second love interest shouldn't be introduced in the second book when the main character has already declared her/his love for someone else. To add to that they should be given a fair chance instead of just you know being there.
    I also hate how sometimes best friends are dragged into these love triangles. It depresses me because that would usually mean breaking the heart of your best friend, someone who has always been there for you.

  9. I dont really like love triangle because someone always gets hurt.. and then sometimes you want this one person to end up with the other while the other chooses the other..It also depends on how its played out too

  10. I kind of like them. It is possible to like to people at once, especially if they are so different from each other. Honestly, I don't care either way as long as the story is written well :)

  11. It really depends on the book and characters. If it is well done I usually enjoy it. But if it's not, it really annoys/upsets me.

  12. If they are done right I really do like them I hate to admit. Like Hunger Games or The Elite. Thanks!

  13. Oh my goodness I can't tell you how much I can't stand love triangles. Sometimes I think authors focus to much on the love triangle than the actual storyline. I also think that the girl in the love triangle makes really not like her. If it's between a girl and two boys. However sometimes an author does it right and I don't mind the love triangle because it's not the main focus and I get to finish the book not hating the characters. This is a really good topic! :D Thanks for the giveaway!

  14. It all depends on the characters that are involved in the love triangle. I would say that I have a love hate relationship with them. Thank you for the amazing giveaway!

  15. I am leaving a comment on your review of The Innocents for the giveaway comment. My Rafflecopter name is Tina M Kohrman.

  16. Most love triangles just don't do anything for me. Some are just so mean, or the girl is just too stupid to see the obvious choice.

  17. I'm not a fan of love triangles. It seems someone always ends up hurt in the end & it's usually the girls fault.

  18. Depends.. If the writing-style is good, if I like the characters, if it has a purpose etc. So if it meets all my demands, I like it ;)

  19. I hate them, with only one exception: Cassandra Palmer series, it's done so well that I can only love them!

  20. I hate them!!! I don't understand why authors need to put them in their books! I think if you are torn between two people you obviously don't know what you want so therefore you shouldn't be with anyone!!!

  21. i hate love triangle...but if the stories are good, i still read them..

  22. I am a mix between love em and hate em, honestly! When there is a LEGITIMATE reason for them, I don't mind them. But otherwise, I would much rather do without!

  23. Hate them. They are too much of a plot device.

  24. Sometimes I hate them because they feel completely unnecessary and sometimes I don't mind them, I wouldn't say that I love them because I really don't especially if they are necassary. The thing is though most of the time they aren't necassary. I think I'm more on the hate them side, plus that plot device is over-used and predictable.

  25. LOVE! Except when it takes way too long for a victor to emerge then,


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