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Welcome! My name is Haley, I'm a 27 year old book-aholic. I'm a book reviewer for the RiverTalk Newspaper. I love reading YA, NA, and adult paranormal mostly, but I do go into other genres on occasion. If you want to talk more one on one about books, please don't hesitate to contact me on facebook or twitter, I love making new bookish friends!

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Hey book lovelies! I am SUPER excited for today's post, today I am sharing with you my top 12 reads of 2012! Now before you look at my top 12 reads of 2012 I want to let you know that I read alot of amazing books this past year, and this list was really hard to put together because so many books deserved to be on it. When I put together my favorite reads of 2011 last year it was easy...but this year was really hard. So I hope you enjoy my list and find some new recommendations off of it cause I truly loved and enjoyed each of these books (: NOW IT IS TIME!!!!

Here are my TOP 12 reads of 2012!
12: Halee Maree by Misty Provencher-Goodreads . Amazon . Amazon UK
11: Wings of Arian by Devri Walls-Goodreads . Amazon . Amazon UK
10: Betwixt by Melissa Pearl-Goodreads . Amazon . Amazon UK
9: Significance by Shelly Crane-Goodreads . Amazon . Amazon UK
8: Dark Promise by Julia Crane & Talia Jager-Goodreads . Amazon . Amazon UK
7: The Breakaway by Michelle Davidson Argyle-Goodreads . Amazon . Amazon UK
6: The Faerie Guardian by Rachel Morgan-Goodreads . Amazon . Amazon UK
5: Anew by Chelsea Fine-Goodreads . Amazon . Amazon UK
4: Waterfall by Lisa T. Bergren-Goodreads . Amazon . Amazon UK
3: The Changelings by Elle Casey-Goodreads . Amazon . Amazon UK
2: SouldBound (Legacy of Tril)-Goodreads . Amazon . Amazon UK
#1: Crow's Row by Julie Hockley

This book....there are no words!!! I loved this book so much, I am literally obsessing over it. I read this over the summer and my mind is STILL stuck on it. I loved it so so so much. You should read it too and love it with me! SO FREAKIN GOOD!! I knew when I finished this book over the summer that it was probably going to end up my favorite read of 2012 or at least my second favorite read.. I just...ah I just love it.
That's it for my top 12 reads of 2012!!! This list was INSANELY hard to put together, but overall I think I made the right choices (: Now I know in this post I had said I was going to talk about some favorite characters and such BUT I have decided I am going to post that in the next few days because this post is already long and I haven't even gotten to the giveaway!!!! ANYWAYS! I hope you like my list and I really hope you check some of these books out! (:  Now onto giveaway!!

What is up for grabs?

3 books of your choice out of my Top 12 reads! (paperback/hardback copies)

  • Internationl
  • MUST be a follower of my blog to enter, follow with GFC (on mysidebar), or click HERE to follow, if you already follow me then your good to go (:
  • ONE entry per person
  • Must be 13 years or older or have parents permission to enter
  • Giveaway will end Feburary 1st
  • Must fill out form below to enter (: 



Kimberly @ Caffeinated Reviewer said...

Awesome list Haley..and I know you struggles naming only 12. I will add some of these to my reading list!

Michelle D. Argyle said...

Great list! I've wanted to try Crow's Row for awhile!

miki said...

thank you a lot, i don't know these titles but yes 3 really caught my interest thank you for this opportunity to win

Elle Casey said...

I'm honored to be on that list at all, but #3?? Holy you-know-what!! Awesome!!! Thank you :)

Alba said...

WOW!!! Girl!! I am completely embarrassed to say... I haven't read ANY except maybe the beginning of The Breakaway O_O
You make me want to read them so bad!

Emily @ Falling For YA said...

Just added Crow's Row to my TBR list =D I also really enjoyed Anew and have a copy of Waterfall on my shelf that I can't wait to get to. Great list!

Unknown said...

thanks for the giveaway,,i havent read any your books but iam interest for reading..^^

Unknown said...

great giveaway and I must admit that I only read Significance out of that list but I remember that following your top reads I discovered very good ones, such as the covenant series and then of course some others, so I am aiming for the top 3 since you like them so much
Thanks for the giveaway!

Unknown said...

well, if i get the books, it will help me for learning english in fun way because the stories will be great i think.

Adela C. said...

Thank you! Your list is awesome! I hope I win because I really am interested in some of these books!

Sofia said...

thank you!!!!

Sarah Elizabeth said...

Thanks! You've opened my eyes to so many great books!

Rose said...

What a great selection of books! There's definitely a few that I'd love to read. Here's my Top 12 of 2012 post if you're interested in checking it out. :)Happy Reading!

Thanks for the chance & good luck everyone!! ^_^

Nerwen said...

Thank you a lot for this giveaway!
And thanks for this list of such an interesting books to add to my whish list! ;)

Isabel Pasrod said...

Thank you Haley!! This is a great oporttunity to get books in case you can't buy them (like me, I coulden't buy a single book this past year :/)
And also, thanks to your list there are two books that now I wanna read.
About the book number 10... I read the summary in Goodreads... and it sounds like a movie I saw... It's called The Invisible... I'll leave you the link from wikipedia, so you can read what's the movie about, may be you'll like it.
Thanks again, bye!

Tami said...

Awesome giveaway, and love that it's international, thank you!!

Jessa Russo said...

Thank you for this, Haley!!!

Unknown said...

Wow, I am seriously honored to see my book on your top 12 list! Thank you!

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