One Year Blogoversary Celebrations Kick-Off + Giveaway!

20 February 2013

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I can't believe it's my one year blogversary already! *hands out balloons and scatters confetti*
I can't believe i managed to get through all my ups and downs, good patches and bad; to get here! When i first started it wasn't a book blog, it was a i-want-a-blog-but-don't-know-what-to-write-about kind of blog, and it sucked; big time. Then i found out about book blogs and went wild; i was already a self-proclaimed book addict and book eater anyway and all i ever really talked about was books; so to give my family a break, i started writing reviews on here.
Now it's been a year. And from getting 5 followers in 4 months during me what-do-i-write-about-faze, to the 300 and a bit followers i have now is just incredible.
So thank you everyone, for sticking by me, reading my terrible reviews and eventually slightly-better reviews and commenting. Those comments make my day; seriously, it shows someone actually reads my blog and when i receive a lovely comment while i am going through an uncertain does-anyone-read-my-blog-or-should-i-just-quit-it type of moment, it brings the smile back on my face.
So thank you again.

Shall we look at some stats now?
Pageviews: 22,516. (o.O) i remember when i had only 10!
GCF Followers: 282 (woopeee! I know some bloggers have thousands 
but seriously? OMG THIS IS AMAZING!)
Linky Followers: 29
Total Followers: 318 (yes I can do maths. ;P 
i know some people who follow by e-mail. :D)
Most visited by people from: US and the UK
Posts: 137
Comments: 950

My blogversary celebration is - hopefully - going to be 9 days long. With 12 giveaways. Yep, you heard. 12 giveaways! And some of them are prize packs with 2, 3, or 4 books included!. So keep an eye out and don't forget to check back tomorrow!

Now, I'll leave you with my first giveaway. 

The lovely Siobhan Curham is letting me giveaway a signed (personal) copy of her amazing book:
Dear Dylan

(if you want to read my review of it click here)


First, here's the rules/terms & conditions:

- Fill in the Rafflecopter below - please don't leave personal details in the comments section (for your own safety)
- This giveaway is INTERNATIONAL! (thank you Siobhan!)
- You must be 13 or older to enter.
- Nor, I, or the publishers are responsible for books lost or damaged in the post 
- Aside from the mandatory entries  all others are optional but completing them could give you a better chance of winning :)
- Giveaway ends on 21st March 2013 at 12am.
- I will email the winner who must reply within 48 hours, otherwise the prize will go to someone else :(




10 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your 1 year blogoversary! I'm giving this giveaway a miss because I already have a copy of the book, so good luck to everyone that enters!

    Amber
    The Mile Long Bookshelf

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  2. Congrats on your first blogoversary-here's to many more!

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  3. Congrats!!! A few days ago it was my first year blogversary... I haven't done a post or anything because I'm starting at a new job and studying and I'm out of time, but I'll do a giveaway or something really soon.

    I have a small number of followers as well, but I love each one of them. The important part is to have fun blogging.

    BTW! thanks for the giveaway :) I haven't read any book by this author...

    Love,
    Ruty@Reading...Dreaming

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  4. Congratulations for reaching one year! I've enjoyed reading your reviews, which are always very informative and interesting. Creative, too. And thank you for hosting all these awesome giveaways!

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  5. Yaaaaaaay happy blogoversary :D I'm a newer follower but I can tell this is going to a regular blog I visit!

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  6. YAY! THE DAY IS FINALLY HERE *wink, wink* ;D

    HAPPYYYY BLOGOVERSARY!!! Congrats on reaching one whole year! This blog is AMAZING (one of my favourites ;P) and it's sure to go far in the book blogging world! Here's to (hopefully!) many, many more years! :D

    And I've wanted this book for a quite a while now so I am SUPER excited that you and the lovely author have given one of us the chance to win a copy! I haven't read anything by this author before but I have high hopes!

    Congrats again! <3

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  7. Congratulations on your first year blogoversary! :)

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  8. YAYYY!!! HAPPY BLOGOVERSARY!! :D Congratulations on one amazing year! I love your blog and it has been great to get to know you more via email and Twitter :) Thanks for the giveaway <3

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