2 Year Blogoversary & Giveaway!!

I cannot believe it's been 2 Years now since I started this crazy blogging journey. This year has been quite a roller coaster for me and has dealt out it's fair share of ups and downs but all of it's been worth it in the end even the less than stellar bits. I have met so many fantastic authors, started reading outside my comfort zone and made many blogger friends along the way who I truly feel blessed to have in my life.

  I'm going to try and keep this short as I tend to ramble when talking about my blog and what you all mean to me. 
So first off, I just want to give a couple shout outs to a few who keep me entertained throughout the year and who always have great advice to give should I need it.  Giselle @ Expressoreads, BookNerd @MandiKaye, Book Tasty @Book_Tasty & Jen @BookDen  you ladies rock and I just felt you should know that.
As always I am incredibly grateful for my followers. Even when I've flaked off for a day or two you still stuck by this blog. I always have fears about losing followers if I'm to inconsistent in my posting but I now know that those of you who for some reason really enjoy my postings and random ramblings will stick by this blog no matter and honestly I can't Thank you all enough for that.  I especially want to give a big internet hug to all of you who comment and share my posts week after week, it really means so much!

Lastly, I want to Thank the Publishers and Authors who request me to read and review their work, participate in tours or have as a Guest on the blog. It's such an incredible thing to me that people actually want to hear my opinions about their works and yes I do still get Starstruck when I receive E-mails from people whose status in the Literary World far exceeds my own. You're all Rockstars and I couldn't do this without you. Here's to another great year.


Now onwards to the Giveaway!!! Since this is my super awesome 2 year blogoversary I wanted the prize to reflect the sheer awesomeness of it. So............. I'll be choosing 3 followers to receive $15 Amazon Giftcards! If I somehow manage to surpass 1500 GFC Followers I'll add another winner to the pot.

a Rafflecopter giveaway


-Must Be A Follower of Blood, Sweat and Books via GFC, Networked Blogs or Facebook. Please leave your name in the box provided on the Raffle Copter form (I will be double checking).

-Must Be 13 Years Old To Enter. If under 18 and chosen winner please get parental permission before sending me your information.

-Giveaway will be Open Internationally! Starting January 1st 12pm CST and close January 31st at 11:59pm CST Winner will be announced the next morning and will have 48 hours to respond with Shipping Details before I announce an alternate winner.


  1. Congrats on the milestone, Kristin! I love stopping by because you have content that I don't find anywhere else, like your really thoughtful book to movie analysis. And I love that you find ALL the book trailers. Here's to another great year! :D

  2. congratulations!!
    my favorite book this year was Cinder!

  3. Thanks for the giveaway and Happy Blogoversary!!! I loved Clockwork Princess and Scarlet this last year. ;)

  4. Happy blogoversary, i haven't rread a lot of 2013 release but my favourite was Elysian Field by Suzanne Johnson

    thank you for this giveaway

  5. "If You Find Me" by Emily Murdoch

  6. WOOOOO! Congrats Kristin!! I adore your blog and I'm so glad you've made it so far. Looking forward to many more years to come ;) <3

    I can't pick just one favourite: Champion by Marie Lu, Sentinel by Jennifer L. Armentrout, The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead, Crash into You by Katie Mcgarry, The Elite, etc.

    Much love,
    Sam @ Falling Books

  7. Happy Blogoversary!!! Congrats on 2 years!
    I can't pick just one favorite of the year! I have read so many amazing books this year.
    At the top is Kresley Cole's Endless Knight! Charles Sheehan-Miles' Thompson Sisters series, Kele Moon's Crossing The Line, Unattainable by Madeline Sheehan, The Better to Bite by Cynthia Eden, Avoiding Series by KA Linde and many more!
    Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!

  8. Happy Blogoversary! My favorite book of 2013 would be Allegiant by Veronica Roth and House of Hades by Rick Riordan. :)

  9. Congrats!! My favourite book of 2013 is These Broken Stars! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  10. Happy Blogoversary.

    It's very hard to choose one favorite. But one of my favorites was Hopeless and Losing Hope by Colleen Hoover.

  11. Happy Blogoversary! I loved Crown of Midnight!

  12. Knights of Black Swam series love all 6 books

  13. Happy Blogoversary. Congrats on two years. My fav book of 2013 is Splintered

  14. Happy Blogoversary!!!! :D
    My favorite book read in 2013 is My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century by Rachel Harris

    1. I still need to read this one. Been meaning to.

  15. Happy Blogoversary! My favourite book in 2013 is Altered by Jennifer Rush. I LOVED THAT BOOK!

  16. Congrats, Kristin!! Man, fave of 2013... that's a tough one. Maybe Sea of Tranquility? That was a pretty amazing read.

  17. Happy 2 year Blogoversary!! I have read so many great books in 2013, but the Chicagoland Vampires series has been my favourite for sure!!

    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

  18. Happy Blogoversary!
    My favorite book in 2013 was With All My Soul by Rachel Vincent.

  19. Happy Blogoversary! My favourite read was probably Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma or Alienated by Melissa Landers.

  20. Happy second blogoversary...too many favorites. Definitely loved Enclave series and As the World Dies


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