Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Favorite Gifting Books

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. I think books make the perfect present.  I shows you've really thought about your gift and the receiver.  I have so many that I want to give to friends/family.  Here is my Top list of books I'd like to give for Christmas!


Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins


Anna can't wait for her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a good job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. So she's not too thrilled when her father unexpectedly ships her off to boarding school in Paris - until she meets Etienne St. Clair, the perfect boy. The only problem? He's taken, and Anna might be, too, if anything comes of her crush back home. Will a year of romantic near-misses end in the French kiss Anna awaits?






MY FAVORITE BOOK EVER!
A moving, exciting, and heartfelt American saga inspired by the author's own family memoirs, these words belong to Sarah Prine, a woman of spirit and fire who forges a full and remarkable existence in a harsh, unfamiliar frontier. Scrupulously recording her steps down the path Providence has set her upon—from child to determined young adult to loving mother—she shares the turbulent events, both joyous and tragic, that molded her, and recalls the enduring love with cavalry officer Captain Jack Elliot that gave her strength and purpose.


The Mortal Instruments series 
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

AMAZING paranormal series!



For centuries, mystical creatures of all description were gathered to a hidden refuge called Fablehaven to prevent their extinction. The sanctuary survives today as one of the last strongholds of true magic in a cynical world. Enchanting? Absolutely. Exciting? You bet. Safe? Well, actually, quite the opposite...
Kendra and her brother Seth have no idea their grandfather is the current caretaker of Fablehaven. Inside the gated woods, ancient laws give relative order among greedy trolls, mischievous satyrs, plotting witches, spiteful imps, and jealous fairies. However, when the rules get broken, an arcane evil is unleashed, forcing Kendra and Seth to face the greatest challenge of their lives. To save her family, Fablehaven, and perhaps the world, Kendra must find the courage to do what she fears most.




Super hot right now! 
In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms, each district agreed to send one boy and one girl to appear in an annual televised event called, "The Hunger Games," a fight to the death on live TV. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the Games. The terrain, rules, and level of audience participation may change but one thing is constant: kill or be killed.


Last but not least, the Kindle.  I LOVE my kindle. It is my most favorite thing I have ever owned in my life. Ever. I wish I could give a kindle to all my friends and family!  They make the PERFECT gift!! Give the gift of reading this year!! Will you be giving a Kindle?





What books are you giving this year?  Or what books are you asking for?! 

9 comments:

  1. Love the Hunger Games and Anna and the French Kiss! I have the Mortal Instruments series waiting for me. Great choices! Thanks for visiting my blog!

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  2. Oh, such a great list! I love that you included the Kindle. That has been one of my favorite gifts to ever receive. Brilliant idea!

    Our Top Ten List

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  3. these is my words is a great book! i loved it!

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  4. If I could afford it, I'd definitely give a Kindle to someone! Most likely, I'd get it for my boyfriend or my best friend Pam :)

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  5. @Jennifer I waited FOREVER to read The Mortal Instruments, and I wish I would have read it sooner. It is such an amazing series! I just couldn't get enough.

    @RachelKiwi You've read These is My Words?!?! We are kindred spirits! I wish more people knew about it. It is my favorite book of ALL TIME.

    If I could give a Kindle to everyone I would. I love it THAT much. It is such an amazing machine, and I have enjoyed reading even more on it! You should put it on YOUR Christmas list!

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  6. Love your favorite books list on your sidebar. A lot of those are favorites of mine also. I am also giving Anna and the French Kiss to two friends for Christmas.

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  7. @Melissa I think Anna and the French Kiss is a sure fire WIN to give away!! There is no way your friends won't like them!

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