Wrap Up: Ah-MAY-zing Reads 2014


Dear lovely Stay Bookish Readers,

They say that time flies by when you’re having fun and May really has sped by so fast. I featured so many awesome books, got to chat and collaborate with so many awesome people through Ah-MAY-zing Reads 2014. Here’s a recap of the blog event for everyone’s pleasure:

Ah-MAY-zing Reads 2014

only everything WishYouWereItalian the art of lainey of breakable things BURN OUT Cover what i thought was true life by committe the break-up artist Behind-the-Scenes-Dahlia-Adler a girl called fearless Hexed_cover_7_30_13 summer on the short bus bethany crandell biggest flirts forever searching for sky take me on katie mcgarry say what you will prisoner of night and fog BREAKFAST_frontcover

(Click book covers to be redirected to the corresponding posts/giveaways!) 

How fabulous was it that I got to feature these books on the blog? Thank you so much to all Ah-MAY-zing Reads authors for partaking and also for writing such awesome novels! This event wouldn’t have happened if it weren’t for my excitement for your books!

Ah-MAY-zing Reads Twitter Party

Last friday night (Saturday morning for me and others), we celebrated all the Ah-MAY-zing Reads of Spring 2014 by having an awesome party on Twitter. #AhMAYzingReads was such a blast!!!!!!!!! It was my first time ever hosting a twitter party and I was so nervous that only a few people would come but so many book nerds were there, very much ready to have fun. Several guest authors came to party with us, namely, Paula Stokes, Kieran Scott, Kristi Helvig, Cammie McGovern, Bethany Crandell, Lindsey Leavitt! We all talked about books, shared thoughts and experiences- it was like this huge bookish slumber party with a helluva lot of awesome bookish friends!

And of course, we had giveaways! We had 8 fabulous prizes up for grabs and for every prize, I asked a question! Of course, I asked several tough (and personal) questions. *insert evil laugh* Still, everyone had super fantastic answers that made us all laugh and cry and get all the feels. I had to pick the best answer for each question which was seriously hard because all of them were really good so I picked the really good ones and used a random generator to pick a final winner. Here are some of the questions and the winning answers!

Prize #1: Only Everything swag pack (INT)
Question: If Eros were to match up any couple, who would you want it to be and why?

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Prize #2: A Girl Called Fearless tee (INT)
Question: What’s the most fearless thing you’ve done so far?

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Prize #3: Bloomsbury YA Spring 2014 book x 2 winners (US Only)
Question: Do you believe that first loves are forever? Why/why not?

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Prize #4: The Art of Lainey swag pack (INT)
Question: Is there a song that changed the way you feel about music?

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Prize #5: Signed copy of Open Road Summer (US Only)
Question: If you could take a roadtrip to anywhere this summer, where would it be?

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Prize #6: Signed copy of Burn Out (US Only)
Question: If you knew the sun would burn out early and you were to die, what one bucketlist thing would you do tomorrow?

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Prize #7: Hexed swag pack (INT)
Question: If you got to do any magic spell, what would it be for?

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Prize #8: Finished hardcover copy of Say What You Will (INT)
Question: What was the one thing you never said to someone but wish you had?

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To all the winners, please contact me at hazelstaybookish [at] gmail [dot] com to claim your prizes. Don’t forget to include your names and mailing addresses! Thanks to everyone who joined and participated in the chat / twitter party! I had so much fun hanging out with all you lovely bookish people!

Final note

The month has been seriously ah-may-zing and it’s all thanks to you and your support for Ah-MAY-zing Reads 2014. I’m sad to be wrapping things up but hopefully, there will be many more events like this to come on the blog! Anyone up for Ah-MAY-zing Reads 2015? ;)

If you want to share your thoughts on Ah-MAY-zing Reads 2014 and help me with future events, please answer this survey!

Thanks again, everyone! *squishes all of you*

PS: Most of the Ah-MAY-zing Reads giveaways are still ongoing despite the event coming to an end. There’s a list of them on the right sidebar of the blog! Do join if you still haven’t/if you missed the chance to win the twitter party giveaways. Good luck!!

5 Responses

  1. Congratulations on the success of this event!!! It was fun – I also found out about books that I haven’t before! Hopefully, you will have another blog event soon!

  2. I think you did an AH-MAY-ZING job hosting AH-MAY-ZING reads, Hazel! It was so fun to read all the posts that the authors shared for their books, and it definitely got me interested in a few that I hadn’t been sure I wanted to read before!

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