Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Two Chicks on Books Turns 4! And a Giveaway!!!

Wow! I can't believe it's been 4 years! It seems like these past 4 years have flown by. I still remember my very first post, a review of Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton (which was a horribly written review lol). I remember the first people I met from blogging and some of them have become my best friends! Yes Rachel, Mindy, Nancy, Debbie, Pam, Bella, Rachel (Parajunkee), Damaris, Andye, Jess, Bonnie, Cameron, Bridget, Sophie, Katie, Jenny, Danny, Amber, Julie, and Jen I'm talking to you! Love you ladies :D

I also remember the awesome authors and publishers who have been a blessing to work with I love you all! If I mentioned everyone this would be quite a long post. But I did want to send a special shout out to Veronica Rossi, Talia Vance, Katherine Longshore, Cory Jackson, AG Howard, Sara B Larson, Claudia Gray, Martina Boone, Maria V. Snyder, Cat Winters, and Joelle Charbonneau you have been some of my favorite authors and have become amazing friends! To the local ladies we must meet for Margaritas soon!

So what has changed in 4 years? It doesn't seem like much but it's actually been a lot. To start I had a partner... but after the first year it wasn't working out so we parted ways. I couldn't lose the blog name I had come to love so I'm still Two Chicks on Books. I've also gone through 3 blog designs and this current one is by far my favorite! When I first started blogging I had always dreamed of working in publishing and 3 years ago that dream started to come true. I became an intern at Entangled Publishing and 3 years later I'm a Publicity and Marketing Director for Month9Books! I love my company so much! Thanks Georgia McBride for the amazing opportunity! I also started a blog tour company with one of my besties Rachel from Fiktshun and Rockstar Book Tours has been a blast! I can't believe we've been doing this for 2 years now!

So ok I'm not one for long winded posts but what I really wanted to say is thank you!!! All of you who have been a part of this 4 year journey I am so blessed to have each of you in my life and I'm looking forward to more years of blogging to come and to meeting more awesome people! And to celebrate turning 4 I'm giving away stuff because whats's better than giveaways?!?!

Giveaway Details:

1 Box of 2015 ARC's US Only

1 Book from my Best of 2014 Post from Amazon or The Book Depository International

Because it's not legal per the FTC I can't require a follow but I really want my winners to be followers of my blog so I'd really appreciate it if you did!

Good luck!

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Dying to Read (86)- THE WRATH & THE DAWN by Renee Ahdieh

Hey y’all thanks for stopping by to see my Dying to Read post and of course as always I have to give credit to the lovely Jill over at Breaking the Spine for the Waiting on Wednesday Meme!

I've seen everyone raving about this one on twitter and it seems like it's right up my alley! Can't wait to read it

Author: Renee Ahdieh
Release Date: May 12, 2015
Hardcover: 400 pages
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
ISBN: 978-0399171611
A sumptuous and epically told love story inspired by A Thousand and One Nights

Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls. Shazi's wit and will, indeed, get her through to the dawn that no others have seen, but with a catch . . . she’s falling in love with the very boy who killed her dearest friend.

She discovers that the murderous boy-king is not all that he seems and neither are the deaths of so many girls. Shazi is determined to uncover the reason for the murders and to break the cycle once and for all. 

So what do you think? Will you be adding this to your pile? What are you dying to read this week?

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday (10)- Top Ten Goals/Resolutions For 2015

Hi and welcome to my Top 10 Tuesday post! I took a couple weeks off because of our annual Top 10 event but I'm back and ready to share my lists!

Thanks to the lovely ladies at The Broke And The Bookish for creating this weekly meme!

Here's this week's topic.

December 30: Top Ten Goals/Resolutions For 2015 -- bookish, blogging or otherwise!

All of these authors were debut authors in 2014!

1. Read more older books. For instance I just ordered Cinda Williams Chima's, THE SEVEN REALMS series because I've never read it and I keep hearing how good it is.

2. Up my reading goal from 100 to 125. My goodreads challenge this year was 100 and I ended upping it to 105 at the beginning of December. I'm pretty sure I can read 125 next year.

3. De-clutter. Clean out some books. I have 7 bookshelves and they are full to the brim! It's time to do some housekeeping and donate the books I know I won't read again to a local high school library. Also clean out my closet. I have a ton of clothes I never wear. It's time to donate them to charity.

4. Get out of the house more. I work from home so I spend my days on my computer in my PJ's. I need to get out more. Have lunch with friends hell even just go outside and go for a walk with my dogs!

5. Go to more bookish events. I tried in 2014 but something always came up. I know we have a ton of awesome Northern California events coming up and I want to go to them!

6. Try to add all of my reviews to my reviews page. I used to do it right away but I got lazy. I don't even know how many I have to add.

7. Exercise more and eat better. Sitting around at home working does not help that. I need to make some time to get healthy.

8. Take some time offline each week. I'm always on social media, I need to try and take at least one day a week and unplug.

9. Cut back on some TV. I watch way too many shows. It's time to cut some of them.

10. Try something new. I'm not sure what just something I've never done before......

So this is my list. What about you? What are your Top Ten Goals/Resolutions For 2015 -- bookish, blogging or otherwise!?

And come back next week for the Top Ten Most Anticipated Debut Novels For 2015!


Friday, December 26, 2014

Top 10 of 2014-Top 10 Books I'm looking forward to in 2015!

Hey welcome to the last day of the Top 10 Books of 2014! We hope you all have been having fun! To close out the week we’re looking forward to 2015 so today’s topic is….. Top 10 Books I'm looking forward to in 2015. (This list should be comprised of books released ONLY in 2015)

And make sure to stop by my co-hosts sites Reading YA Rocks, Tales of a Ravenous Reader, and Magical Urban Fantasy Reads for their lists! Oh and make sure to sign up with the linky to share your lists! And don't forget to visit my co-hosts lists one of them is hosting a giveaway today but I'm not saying who you'll just have to visit all 3! 

Ok I’m being a big time cheater here! I’ve read a fewt of these books already but I needed to share how awesome they are on and there’s not a top 10 it’s a top 13! I’ll put READ next to the ones I’ve read lol.

1. FIREBIRD #2 by Claudia Gray, haven’t read. But I need to! I also may know what the it's title may be because Claudia shared it with me but until its official my lips are sealed. But I need more Paul in my life right now!!!!

2. AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa Tahir, READ. This book was EPIC!!! It was dark and twisted and I loved every page! It’s an amazing high fantasy! Oh and I love Elias!!1

3. THE SIN EATER’S DAUGHTER by Melinda Salisbury, READ. Another amazing high fantasy. I loved Twylla’s story and both of her love interests. I’m still torn between the two I can’t pick a team yet and that’s a plus in my book!

4. THE ARTISANS by Julie Reece, READ. This is a fantastic retelling of a Beauty and the Beast story. And you will all fall for Gideon, HARD!

5. RED QUEEN by Victoria Aveyard, READ. Another epically amazing high fantasy! I don’t know what in the water these days but the new batch of high fantasies from the 14’ers and the 15’ers but they are sooo freaking good! I rank some at the Maria V. Snyder Study series level. And yep this is one of them!

6. THE RUBY CIRCLE by Richelle Mead, haven’t read. I need this one like a fat kid needs candy!!!! That cliffie at the end of SILVER SHADOWS was ugh so infuriating. And I need more Adrian!!

7. THE DEAD OF WINTER by Kresley Cole, haven’t read. I am dying to get my hands on this finale. I need to know who Evie chooses and I pray it’s Death!

8. THE HEART OF BETRAYAL by Mary E. Pearson, haven’t read. Another one I’m DYING to read! After that ending I need more now! And more Rafe!

9. THE CAGE by Megan Shepherd, haven’t read. But I’ll read anything Megan writes I love her writing! Also this sounds kinda like The Planet of the Apes but with Aliens or Humans being the captors. It’s set on a different planet so I’m intrigued. And I love sci-fi.

10. THE WITCH HUNTER by Virginia Boecker, haven’t read. A world of witches, ghosts, pirates, and all-too-handsome healers? Count me in!

11. SHADOW STUDY by Maria V. Snyder, READ. Maria is my favorite author of all time so of course this one makes the list. And it’s more Yelena, Valek, Ari, Janco, Leif, Kiki, and the rest of the crew! These characters are like family to me! Reading this was like coming home!

12. A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J. Maas, CURRENTLY READING. I love Sarah's Throne of Glass Series and this new series of hers is going to be just as awesome I'm loving the hot Fae. I will read anything Sarah writes!

13. END OF DAYS by Susan Ee, haven’t read. It’s taken way to long for the conclusion to this series but I’m still dying to read it!

Did any of my favorites make your list? Thanks so much for participating in this year's Top 10 of 2014 it was a blast and we hope to see you next year! 

And remember to stop by my co-hosts sites Reading YA RocksTales of a Ravenous Reader, and Magical Urban Fantasy Reads for their lists and one of them is hosting a giveaway today but I'm not saying who you'll just have to visit all 3! 

Make sure to fill out the linky to share your lists! 

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Top 10 of 2014 Day 4- Best Book Boyfriends of 2014

Merry Christmas!!!!! Today’s post is a long one so bear with me! It’s Best Book Boyfriends of 2014 (MUST be from a book released in 2014 and from a book you've READ in 2014)

And make sure to stop by my co-hosts sites Reading YA Rocks, Tales of a Ravenous Reader, and Magical Urban Fantasy Reads for their lists! Oh and make sure to sign up with the linky to share your lists! And don’t forget to enter the giveaway for some awesome prizes below!

This is by far one of the hardest categories for me! There’s so many swoon-worthy guys!!! There are no honorable mentions because my post would have been a mile long but I wish I could have added more! I’m not doing covers for this post I’m sharing quotes and scenes from the books!

1. Paul Markov  from A THOUSAND PIECES OF YOU by Claudia Gray. He will always be in my heart and he will always be on my top 10 list. I had a hard time picking the perfect scene to share but I hope you enjoy!

“I remember being a part of him.” His voice is low, and soft. I lift my eyes to his. It feels both like it’s had to meet his gaze and like I could never look away. “I know we both liked the way you look for beauty I every person. Every moment. He wished he could be funny like you, sure of your words, and I do too. We both daydreamed about kissing you against a wall. Neither of us thought we ever had a chance with anyone as amazing as you. We would both do anything, give up anything, to keep you safe.”

By now my vision has blurred with tears. Paul must see that in my eyes, and he hesitates—like he feels guilty for upsetting me. But he keeps going.

“Lieutenant Markov and I are not the same man,” he says. Nobody knows that better than I do. But we’re not completely different, either. The one way we were most alike was—was how we felt about you.”

2. Prince Theron from SNOW LIKE ASHES by Sara Raasch . He is one of the newest of my book boyfriends but with 2 more books to come I’m sure he’ll make this list again next year and the year after that!

“I need a book that says 'Here's how to defeat Spring and restore power to your king, and while you're at it, here's how to prove you matter when no one else thinks you do—"

I stop. I'm staring at the bookshelves and not at Theron, and I don't think I'll ever be able to look at him again without shriveling up from embarrassment. ... I can still hear what I said hanging around me, my weak, weak admission, and I can't bring myself to breathe, let alone face him.

Theron doesn't give me a choice. He crawls up onto his knees and moves into my line of sight, his forehead wrinkled and his eyes darting over mine like he's trying to figure me out the same way he figured out that passage. After a moment of silence, he grimaces.

"You matter," is all he says.” 

3. Prince Nicholas from WINTERSPELL by Claire Legrand . Oh my poor damaged prince! When we first meet him he’s a statue but the curse is broken and we get to see him, all of him lol he’s naked when he breaks free! Check out this scene below and if you want more I have a scene from his POV here! Courtesy of Claire during the blog tour.

And now? Why should I forgive you?”

“I don’t know why.” He rubbed a hand over his face, and it aged him. “I can’t think of a single reason for you to trust me, Clara, or think me anything but a monster. But I know that when I discovered you’d gone, I lost my mind—No, not because I could no longer use you. Because I had lost YOU—your friendship, your intelligence. Sinndrie save me, your nearness.” He turned, stopped himself, turned back. It was important for her to see his face. He heart twisted. Was he sincere, or simply that same clever pretender? She despaired at ever being able to trust him. “We split off into groups to search for you, and I abandoned mine. They weren’t moving quickly enough. They didn’t love—Clara, they know you, but not as I know you. You were with me all those years.” His eyes were bright, his voice rough. It was dear and overwhelming. “You were the one friend I had. You are the one friend I have. Drosselmeyer never bothered to speak to me, not beyond the necessary. I was a burden to him, but not to you. You spoke to me. I was your friend, and you were mine. And I repaid you by thinking I could manipulate you into serving me, and for that you should kill me. I deserve nothing more than that, and I don’t say that to stir your pity. It’s what I believe.”

4. Prince Damien from  DEFY and IGNITE by Sara B Larson . Wow! My list so far has a few princes! But it has been a year of amazing high fantasies and the princes rule! Damien is so intense and I love it when he finally breaks and kisses Alexa! I’m sharing 2 small snippets! Both from DEFY since IGNITE comes out next week.

“You're perfect," He said roughly, cutting off my protest. "And if I had to do it over again, I would save you every time." His mouth closed over mine and there was no more thought. No more worry. No more pain or loss or fear. There was only Damian. His arm tightened around me, crushing me to him. I clung to him as his lips moved on mine with a need and hunger that nearly overwhelmed me.” 


“I couldn't breathe. I wanted him to keep touching me; I wanted to feel his whole body against mine again. But Rylan was here. Rylan was listening. Rylan, who had cared for me all along.

"Thank you," I said, my voice unsteady, and somehow I made myself move and turn away from his touch to stare at the tent again, my heart hammering. Rylan's back was still turned to me, but I could see how stiff he was, as if every muscle in his body was clenched.

"I hope you are able to rest well Alex," Damien said.

"You too," I said, making myself close my eyes, to pretend I was going to sleep. But inside, I thought, Rest well? Is he serious?

It was going to be a long night.” 

5. Aelyx from ALIENATED by Melissa Landers . One hot alien coming right up! Oh and I loved his interaction with Cara it was funny, Here’s a great scene!

“To be honest, I don't know what qualities you ever saw in him. I can tell why he chose you, but-"

"Oh yeah?" Cara's spirits lifted as she sensed a compliment coming on. "Why do you think he chose me?"

"It's obvious." He swept a hand to indicate her loose curls. "Your long, shiny hair, healthy skin, and bright eyes show that you're well-nourished."

"Uh, thank you?"

"I'm not finished."

"Go on then."

"You're clearly intelligent." Then he felt the need to add, "For a human."

"Gee. That's so sweet."

"But Eric was probably most attracted to your wait-to-hip ratio." For a split second, Aelyx resembled a human boy as he leaned back and peered at her caboose. "Hips of that width are likely to pass life offspring without complication."

Cara nearly swallowed her own tongue. She didn't have big hips did she?” 

6. Nolan from THE LOVELY AND THE LOST by Page Morgan. The only guy to make my list 2 years in a row! He’s possibly the sexiest hunter of demons ever! And he has a smooth Scottish accent! I heart him! This is a special scene from his POV that Page wrote for me for the blog tour! This is only a portion to read the rest click here!

Nolan leaned his forehead against hers. His father was a bloody idiot. “My da’s decision is final, so no, lass, you can’t join the Alliance. Not yet.” He brushed the tip of her pert little nose with his. “But that doesn’t mean you can’t keep learning how to fight. If it’s done between us, in private, there’s no reason anyone else has to know.”

She lifted her lips to his. Nolan took her answer as a resounding yes. He captured her bottom lip. More privacy would be nice. He searched the few alcove chapels behind them, his eyes alighting on an old confessional booth. Its doors were still intact. Perfect.

“Do you have anything you wish to confess?” he whispered in her ear.

He felt her stiffen, then draw back. He kept his eyes on the confessional and she quickly took his meaning. He guided her into the alcove chapel.

“You’re wicked. May I remind you that we are in a house of the Lord?”
Balderdash. He continued toward the confessional. “And how hospitable of him. Look, he’s provided us a room of our very own.”

7. Eight from COMPULSION by Martina Boone. This sweet southern gentleman captured my heart with his kind words and caring nature. Oh and he’s a baseball player so double win!

 He was silent, and she was suddenly afraid. Afraid that she had said too much, presumed too much, hoped too much. She rolled her capris as high as they would go, then ran toward the water. She didn’t look back until she was knee deep, which was as far as she dared. He was right behind her, his face gleaming in the kind of light that turned beautiful boys into gods. He caught her, and held her, his skin so warm and alive, she couldn’t help but melt.

“Why did you run?” he asked.

“To see if you’d come after me.”

“It scares me how willing I am to run after you. We’re both doing too much running.”

“So kiss me again.”

Her hands crept around his neck, tangling in his hair to keep him closer, even though she knew that beautiful boys with expiration dates couldn’t be held, only borrowed for a time

8. Rafe from KISS OF DECEPTION by Mary Pearson . For those who haven’t read this I can’t tell you exactly who he is because it would be spoilery but for those who have read it then they know how amazing he is!

“Please, Let me get this out while I still have the courage to say it.” The troubled crease deepened between his brows. “My life’s complicated, Lia. There are so many things that I can’t explain to you. Things you wouldn’t even want to know. But there’s one thing you could never call me.” He set the bottle and basket down on a pitch of grass. “The one thing you can never call me is repulsed by you.”

I swallowed. He closed what gap was left between us, and I had to lift my chin to see him. He looked down at me. “Because ever since that first day I met you I’ve gone to sleep every single night thinking about you, and every morning when I wake my first thoughts are of you.” He stepped impossibly closer and lifted his hands, cupping my face, his touch so gentle it was barely there. “When I’m not with you, I wonder where you are. I wonder what you’re doing. I think about how much I want to touch you. I want to feel your skin, your hair, run every dark strand through my fingers. I want to hold you, your hands, your chin.” His face drew nearer and I felt his breath on my skin. “I want to pull you close and never let you go,” he whispered.

9. Fennrys from TRANSCENDENT by Lesley Livingston. He is on my all-time book boyfriend list! I have loved him since Lesley’s Wondrous Strange series. And he always seems to end up naked or partially naked lol

“Wow,” she murmured against his lips, when he finally let her up for air. She pushed him to arm’s length and felt a wicked grin spreading across her own lips. “See?” she said. “I told you Abercrombie model was a good look on you.”

Fenn rolled his eyes heavenward.

“I swear,” he groaned. “I swear to all the gods, I was wearing a shirt not two seconds ago. And a jacket. And…” He looked down at his bare feet. “Boots. With socks inside the boots. I had to take all that off when I fell down a hill and wound up underwater. Why does this keep happening to me?”

“Do you see me complaining?”

“You never lose your clothes,” he grumbled, tugging at the scooped neckline on her tank top and pulling her closer to him. “We’re standing on a dock beside a lake and you’re not even wearing a bikini. It’s grossly unfair.”

10. Balthazar from MORTAL HEART by Robin LaFevers . I never thought I’d add another book boyfriend from Robin’s books! I thought nobody could come close to my love for Duval. But Balthazar was amazing and I really loved him with Annith!

I shrug and lower myself to the ground. “I have always been willful and stubborn. It is one of my greatest sins.”

“But is it a sin? If it allows you to survive? Endure? Prevail?”
My entire view of myself is upended by his words. So he will not see this, I snort derisively, “I do not know that this”—I gesture to my blind self sitting in my camp in the middle of nowhere— “qualifies as prevailing.”

He kisses my brow, and for some reason it makes me want to weep.

“For now, tonight, it is prevailing. We do not know what tomorrow will bring, but that is always the case, is it not?” He puts his arm around me and draws me against his chest. I hold very still.
“Are you going to seduce me?” I ask, although in truth, it would not be much of a seduction, as I need little convincing.

He leans in and rubs his cheek against my hair. “Would you like me to?”

Yes—I think, but do not quite—manage to say.

He plants a kiss behind my ear, then sighs. “Alas, no.” I hear the smile in his voice. “Not when you must spend the entire day tomorrow on horseback. I am not that selfish. Not quite.”

When the full meaning of his words sink in, I blush so furiously I give off more heat than the fire, and Balthazar laughs. Because it is only the second time I have ever heard him do so, I do not even mind—much—that it was at my expense.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Top 10 of 2014 Day 3- Best Debut Authors Of 2014

Merry Christmas Eve!!!! Today’s topic is Best ________ Of 2014 (Readers/Bloggers choice. Please fill in the blank with ONE or more of these topics - Villains, Contemporaries, Dual POV's, Novellas, Adult titles, New Adult titles, Love Triangles, Couples, Bad Boys or Debuts. REMEMBER - this list MUST be from books you've READ in 2014)

And make sure to stop by my co-hosts sites Reading YA Rocks, Tales of a Ravenous Reader, and Magical Urban Fantasy Reads for their lists! Oh and make sure to sign up with the linky to share your lists! And don’t forget one of us is hosting a giveaway today! Who you ask? You'll just have to visit each site to find out ;)

I decided to do Debut Authors since there are so many good ones this year! All of the links go to their twitter accounts so if you don’t follow them go do it! They are definitely not in order. If I could I would have made them all #1!

1. Martina Boone. Compulsion was an amazing book and Martina is such a sweetheart and someone I consider a good friend.

2. Rosamund Hodge. I adored CRUEL BEAUTY and I can’t wait to read her next book CRIMSON BOUND!

3. Bethany Hagen. Landry Park was a fave of 2014 and she’s such a sweetie!

4. Sara Raasch. She’s your go to gal for an amazing High Fantasy!

5. Melissa Landers. Killer sci-fi writer especially if you love hot aliens!

6. Ryan Graudin. She wrote a beautiful fae story and then in the same year wrote a thriller! She is so talented and an awesome person!

7. Lynne Matson. Loved NIL and if you like goodies she’s always giving away something on twitter!

8. Kristi Helvig. I loved BURN OUT and can’t wait for it’s sequel!

9. Amy Talkington. She wrote LIV FOREVER it was an amazing ghost story. I’m not normally a fan of those but she did this brilliantly I cried ugly tears!

10. Jen Alexander. A gamer girl after my own heart! Oh and she wrote a pretty kick ass book too J

Did any of my favorites make your list? Fill out the linky and let me know! And good luck with the giveaway! 

And remember to stop by my co-hosts sites Reading YA Rocks, Tales of a Ravenous Reader, and Magical Urban Fantasy Reads for their lists and one of them is hosting a giveaway today but I'm not saying who you'll just have to visit all 3! 

Dying To Read (85)- VELVET by Temple West

Hey y’all thanks for stopping by to see my Dying to Read post and of course as always I have to give credit to the lovely Jill over at Breaking the Spine for the Waiting on Wednesday Meme!

I saw this one in the spring Macmillan catalog and knew I had to request it! I have been really craving a good vampire book so I'm hoping this one is it!

Author: Temple West
Release Date: May 12, 2015
Paperback: 416 pages
Publisher: Swoon Reads
ISBN: 978-1250057082
First rule of dealing with hot vampire bodyguards? Don't fall in love.

After losing both her parents before age seventeen, aspiring designer Caitlin Holte feels like her whole world has been turned upside down, and that was before the terrifying encounter with a supernatural force. Then, she learns that her hot bad-boy neighbor, Adrian—who might have just saved her life—is actually a half-demon vampire.

Suddenly Caitlin is stuck with a vampire bodyguard who feels that the best way to protect her is to become her pretend boyfriend. Trouble is, Caitlin is starting to fall in love for real, while Adrian can never love a human. Caitlin trusts Adrian to keep her safe from his demon father, but will he be able to protect her heart?

So what do you think? Will you be adding this to your pile? What are you dying to read this week?

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Top 10 of 2014 Day 2- Best Book Covers of 2014

Welcome to day 2! Today’s topic is Best Book Covers of 2014 (MUST be a book released in 2014. Would be best if it's a book you've READ in 2014, but it's not required) and this year publishers finally decided to do something other than a girl in a pretty dress (Thank you Publishers!). I did add a few pretty dress covers but there's more to the covers than just the dresses. :)

And make sure to stop by my co-hosts sites Reading YA Rocks, Tales of a Ravenous Reader, and Magical Urban Fantasy Reads for their lists! Oh and make sure to sign up with the linky to share your lists! And don’t forget one of us is hosting a giveaway today! Who you ask? You'll just have to visit each site to find out ;)

1. A THOUSAND PIECES OF YOU by Claudia Gray. This one has already won a bunch of best covers of 2014 and it totally deserves it!

2. CRUEL BEAUTY by Rosamund Hodge. A rose and an endless staircase it's one of the most beautiful covers I've seen!

3. WINTERSPELL by Claire Legrand. I love the wintry feel of this and it suits her Nutcracker tale perfectly!

4. ALIENATED by Melissa Landers. I love that they're facing each other like they're on different planets! And I love the colors!

5. CROWN OF ICE by Vicki L. Weavil. I loved this story and the cover artist did an amazing job! It fits the book perfectly.

6. THE JEWEL by Amy Ewing. Yes there's a dress but if you look close it's more than that there's a jewel shape to it. Besides that dress is gorgeous.

7. BONESEEKER by Brynn Chapman. I love the creepiness of the cover! And the gray-scale works perfect with this historical Sherlock Holmes-ish story!

8. LANDRY PARK by Bethany Hagen. I know the did a new cover of this but I love this one, the original. It's beautiful in it's simplicity!

9. HER DARK CURIOSITY by Megan Shepherd. Yes another dress but that's now what I love about this one! I love the background!

10. ELUSION by Claudia Gabel and Cheryl Klam. I love the colors on this one!

Did any of my favorites make your list? Fill out the linky and let me know! And good luck with the giveaway!

And remember to stop by my co-hosts sites Reading YA Rocks, Tales of a Ravenous Reader, and Magical Urban Fantasy Reads for their lists and one of them is hosting a giveaway today but I'm not saying who you'll just have to visit all 3!