Sunday, February 16, 2014

Book Blogger Love-a-Thon || Survey, Giveaway + Thank Yous

This is it, you guys. We've finally come to the end of the 2014 Book Blogger Love-a-thon! It's been an awesome two days, filled with lots of new friends, awesome blogs, inspiring posts and love, love, love around the blogging world.

Katelyn and I could not be more excited about the success of this year's event! We have so many people to be grateful to, authors and publishers for their giveaway donations, and YOU for joining us. It's truly an honor to be able to run such a positive event and with the eager participation of so many people, and we can't wait to see what next year has in store for all of us!


Before you go, won't you go and fill out the survey? Katelyn and I are always striving to improve our event, and would love to hear your thoughts. From everything to the schedule to the chats to the challenges, please feel free to tell us what you liked and what you didn't. You can also share suggestions to be considered for next year's Book Blogger Love-a-thon!


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Now the moment you've all been waiting for...
Our THREE (3) MAJOR GIVEAWAYS!

USA

Prizes:
  1. The Lunar Chronicles Prize Pack (signed Cress paperback [UK version] + Scarlet paperback + Rampion poster)
  2. Throne of Glass Prize Pack (Throne of Glass, Crown of Midnight + signed bookmark)
  3. Bloomsbury YA Contemporary ARC Pack (Open Road Summer, Wish You Were Italian, Fool Me Twice & Chapel Wars)
  4. Bloomsbury YA Series Starter Pack (Fracture, Also Known As, Scarlet & Stung)
  5. Jennifer E. Smith Prize Pack (This is What Happy Looks Like + The Geography of You & Me ARC + magnets)
  6. Adult Historical Romance Prize Pack (What Happens in Scotland, The Trouble with Being a Duke, The Lass Wore Black, The Way to a Duke's Heart, The Art of Duke Hunting + tote bag)
  7. Adult Contemporary Romance Prize Pack (Anything but Sweet, Run to You + Love at First Sight)
  8. Young Adult Prize Pack (Boy Nobody, Slayers, A Certain Slant of Light, Under the Light, The Diviners + an ARC of A Mad Wicked Folly)
  9. Young Adult Prize Pack #2 (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Days of Blood & Starlight, Wildwing, Touch of Frost, Scorched, Hearts at Stake & The Peculiar)
  10. Young Adult Prize Pack #3 (Sorta Like a Rock Star, Pretty Crooked, The Time Traveling Fashionista, The Duff, signed Naomi & Eli's No Kiss List & Flash Burnout)
  11. Random Mix Prize Pack (signed The Wanderer, The Best Man, Gulliver Takes Manhattan, The Book of Tomorrow, Ten Rules for Living with My Sister, Sharks & Boys, The Jewel and the Key, Reel Life Starring Us, Princess Academy: Palace of Stone, signed Children of the Lost Moon & Persistence of Vision)
  12. Jennifer Tressen Prize Pack (signed Sleeping in the Morgue & 1 ticket to Regal Cinemas)
  13. Jennifer Tressen Prize Pack #2 (signed Sleeping in the Morgue & 1 ticket to Regal Cinemas)



INTERNATIONAL

Prizes:
  1. These Broken Stars (1 hardcover copy)
  2. 3 Deranged Doctor Designs (surprised designs from DDD!)
  3. Book Depository Prize ($20 to spend at BD)
  4. Summer Love (e-book)
  5. Perfect Opposite (e-book)



FOR AUTHORS

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We are so, so grateful for everyone who's participated, tweeted, posted, and donated to the 2014 Book Blogger Love-a-thon! I'm seriously overwhelmed by the amount of support, love and encouragement I've gotten from you all, and excited about the new blogs I've discovered. We hope that you'll join us again for next year's edition! LOVE. YOU. ALL.

38 comments:

  1. Overall: I LOVED IT! Seriously, you two ladies deserve an award for putting this on! You are PHENOMENAL! I had so much fun and I will 100% be participating again next year... the only sad part is that it's now a YEAR away :( <3 Thanks so much for your hard work!!!

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  2. My favorite part was the chats and meeting all these new bloggers! You ladies are so awesome and I just want to thank you for taking all this time to organize this amazing event! So happy I got to participate! <3

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  3. This was so much fun you guys! I loved every minute of it. It was such a wonderful way to connect to so many new bloggers and find new blogs to read. Thank you so much for all of your hard work!

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  4. I think I covered everything in the survey in my wrap-up post here: http://tizzypotts.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/book-blogger-love-thon-wrap-up-post.html
    I really loved the whole experience, thank you!

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  5. This was my first time participating in the LoveAThon and it was such a blast! Very well organized, fun mini challenges, and I love the positivity of the event. Thanks!

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  6. SUCCESS! I had a blast and already can't wait until next year. Thanks to you and Katelyn for all your hard work! <3

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  7. THANK YOU!! This was literally the best blog event I have ever participated in. It was beautiful, you are the best.

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  8. The Love-a-thon was phenomenal! You ladies did an awesome job and I can't wait for next year!! So inspiring and encouraging!
    -Kate

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  9. I didn't think that I could find a challenge I liked more than Bout of Books, but you two have done it (and in two days instead of a week!). I love everyone that I've found through the Love-a-Thon, book bloggers seriously are the BEST!

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  10. Although I didn't do the mini-challenges since I hadn't realized Love-A-Thon was this weekend and I wasn't up to typing a post last minute, I had the best time talking to everybody on Twitter. I am just incredibly giddy.

    Alexa, Katelyn, <3<3<3<3 BIG HUGS.

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  11. Thank you so much for this amazing event! You and Katlyn did a wonderful job!! Thanks also for this prize winning opportunity!

    -NicoleLynn @ PopCrunchBoom

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  12. The Love-A-Thon was spectacular! I had so much fun. Thank you to you and Katelyn. You are both awesome and did an amazing job! I really enjoyed it!

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  13. This was such a fun and well organized event. Thank you both so much for hosting and all the hard work you put in! I can't wait for next year!

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  14. Thank you both for putting on this event! You guys did a fantastic job and I can't wait for the next one!

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  15. Thanks guys! It was very easy to participate even though I started late

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  16. This is a truly wonderful event! It brought so many book bloggers together. I think that it was fantastic to see so much fun, support, and participation. I know I discovered a lot of bloggers and blogs to follow, and I can't wait for next years!

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  17. THANKS SO MUCH YOU GUYS!!!! I LOVED LOVEATHON SO MUCH!!! I MET SO MANY NEW BLOGGERS AND FRIENDS THANKS TO YOU TWO!!! I'M FOREVER GRATEFUL! <3

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  18. I thought the love-a-thon was so much fun! I'm sad I could not participate more, but I loved all the love going around the blogosphere. :) Can't wait for next year!

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  19. I adores the LoveAThon! It was great to meet new and awesome bloggers I didn't know before. I also loved the mini challenges and getting to know my interview swap partner! Thank you both so much for putting this on. I can't wait for next year!!

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  20. I had a blast participating in this event!! Thank you for hosting the Book Blogger Love-A-Thon!! I look forward to next year's event. :-)

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  21. It was SO MUCH FUN to participate in the Love-A-Thon! Seriously, the whole event was fantastic so thank you!

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  22. I had so much fun participating in the LoveAThon event and met so many wonderful bloggers! Thank you so much for hosting! :D

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  23. It was AWESOME and I can't wait until next year!!!

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  24. I don't have Instagram but I would really love to win a prize pack from the US only giveaway!!! I love reading and I am getting low on material!!

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  25. Alexa. this was great! I wish I could of participated more but I am so glad at what I did get to participate in and how many new bloggers I got to meet!

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  26. I loved this event and I can't wait to join again next year! I'm so happy I decided to participate for the second time. Meeting all these new bloggers and getting so much love on the blog & Twitter was a great feeling :) Thanks girls for being such awesome planners!

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  27. Even though I couldn't participate the second day (stupid fever), Saturday was just so much fun! I loved that so many people participated and the amount of love on Twitter and on blogs was just heart-warming. Seriously, one of my favorite events ever! Thank you for organizing, ladies. <3 You are the best!

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  28. Seriously guys, great job this year!!! I ended up being out all day Sunday and could not participate, but Saturday was a lot of fun and I'm glad I was able to jump on board at the last minute! I loved watching everyone say something nice about so many different bloggers!! <3 The chats were awesome!

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  29. you guys did a fantastic job & i wish i would have been able to participate...next year, though!

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  30. I LOVED this. I had so much fun all weekend (especially Saturday, when I had a little more time to devote to it). Everything was so well-planned & I had a great time chatting with everyone! Kudos <3

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  31. You guys are awesome and I'm so bummed I missed this event!

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  32. Thanks Alexa & Kaitlyn. You guys are the best and this event was incredible. I was smiling all day Saturday =)

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  33. I loved the event and found a lot of great blogs!

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  34. AWESOME job, ladies!! You gals did a fantastic job!!!! I had so much fun and I'm so happy I participated!

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  35. Guys! Thank you SO MUCH for hosting the event. I know how much work putting events together takes and I, along with everyone who joined in, absolutely appreciated it and all your hard! Now, relax and soak in the glory of hosting the best event of the year!

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  36. Thank you so much! This is the absolute best blog ever! I had so much fun. Thanks again!

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  37. Looks like a great blog so far! Only have visited a few times but appreciate the great posts and reviews! Keep up the great work!

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  38. LoveAThon was super fun. thanks for all that work!

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