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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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Sooo there is about a week left in the Captivated by Contemporary month and I thought this would be a good time to share MY personal favorite contemporary novels with you lovely people! :D Contemporary is still a semi new genre for me to be exploring, but I still have ready some pretty freakin amazing books. So check out my favorites below! oh and don't forget to enter the giveaway for a chance to win one of my favorites of your choice! (:  (the below favorites do NOT include my favorite contemporary thriller novels, the list was too long when I included those ): )
Click book cover to go to goodreads page and learn more about the book! (:





Giveaway Details:
  • Giveaway is international, will end on September 1st
  • You must be at least 13 years old to enter, if you are under the age of 17 you cannot enter to win Derailed or Hale Maree since they are NA titles.
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  • Check out the other posts, and other giveaways going on right now during the Captivated by Contemporary month, HERE


Kelly @ Books and Beauti said...

Lots of great choices! Thanks for the chance to win :)

Unknown said...

Amazing top ! :D

Jackie | Fairytale Lifestyle said...

Thanks for introducing me to some new titles! Now I have new books to look forward to reading!

Jackie |

Laura @thereadingnook said...

Thanks for this awesome giveaway! Many titles I haven't heard of yet, which is always exciting to find new great books!!

Kat said...

So many great choices and some I haven't heard of before so I have to go and check them out now. I should really try Simone Elkeles one day, right? ;)

Texas Book Lover said...

Such great choices! There are several that I really want to read so it was a tough choice...but I made it!

Thank you so much!

FilmAddictAlyssa said...

Such great choices. I really had a hard time picking but happy with the one I picked.

caroline.taylor078 said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway and all the ones you have had recently, I had a hard time choosing the book I would like to win but in the end I went for Shackled as it sounds really good.

Giselle said...

LOts of book I'd like to read on here! I have Wild Cards from Simone Elkeles it'll be my first book by her, but I hear this other series is fantastic!

Intercostal Clavicle said...

Thanks so much for this giveaway! Night Sky sounds really cool, but so do lots of the other titles. :)

Unknown said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway!Really great choices.

alena said...

Great books, I read 3 of them, and they are amazing

Unknown said...

I loved Going Too Far. I'm kind of tempted to re-read. Haha. Anyways, thanks for the givwaway!

Anonymous said...

So many good books here. The Simone Elkeles books are my favorites though. :)

nurmawati djuhawan said...

night sky by jolene perry..
thx u for the chance of win :)

chiko_jubilee at yahoo dot com

Unknown said...

I'd like to win Going Too Far. Thanks for the awesome giveaway! :D

Adela C. said...

Thanks for making it international!

The Shadow Realm said...

So many great choices! It was hard to pick just one. Thanks for the giveaway!

~ Yvonne

Unknown said...

Thanks for the chance!

Unknown said...

Wow, thanks for this awesome giveaway, Haley! :D
I'm loving your Captivated by Contemporary blog posts. ^.^

TayteH said...

Nice choices. Thank you!

Diana_Dimovska said...

These books sound quite interesting, maybe it's time I get out of my pnr/fantasy world and start reading contemporary novels! :) Thanks! :)

Mary Preston said...

An amazing selection thank you.

LeireA said...

Thank you for giving us the chances to win one of these amazing books!

IraStonem said...

Thanks for this international giveaway :)

Anubha said...

Thank you very much :)

MaitaneBautista said...

Thanks for the giveaway :) It was hard to pick just one

Christine said...

amazing book selection..loved all of them. :)

Ashfa said...

Love the look of all the books! Thanks for the amazing giveaway.

Dinky said...

Amazing giveaway, thank you very much! :)

Susan Light said...

The only book on your list I've read id Perfect Chemistry. I do own Unlovable byt haven't read it yet.

melannie (: said...

I've read Barbie Girl, Going Too Far and both Elkeles books. Thanks for the giveaway!

karin said...

thanks for the chance

Maryam said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

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