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BLOGOVERSARY DAY!




So in honor of having my blog up for one year I decided to hold a giveaway.
There will be two prizes for first and second place.

First place:
1-will get a box full of YA books (mystery box)
2- swag
3- and a $10 gift card to Amazon

second place:
1-will get swag
2- and a $10 gift card for Amazon



Rules:
1- you have to be a follower ( and don't forget to leave a comment with your email so that I can contact the winner)


Extra Entries
+1 suscribe through email
+2 tweet or post on blog about the contest (leave me a link in the comments along with your email of the link you posted)

(first place isn't international, but second place can be)

Contest ends on: Saturday March 10

Blogoversary giveaway!!!






In just two short days it will be my one year Blogoversary, and yes I havn't posted many things this year yet but I plan on keeping up with it again. So in honor of me having a blog for a year I am going to have a HUGE giveaway....

Come back in two days where the rules and prizes will be posted :D

The Scorpio Races Review



The Scorpio Races
Author: Maggie Stiefvater
pages: 404
publication date:October 18 2011






Summary:
It happens at the start of every November: the Scorpio Races. Riders attempt to keep hold of their water horses long enough to make it to the finish line. Some riders live. Others die.

At age nineteen, Sean Kendrick is the returning champion. He is a young man of few words, and if he has any fears, he keeps them buried deep, where no one else can see them.

Puck Connolly is different. She never meant to ride in the Scorpio Races. But fate hasn’t given her much of a chance. So she enters the competition — the first girl ever to do so. She is in no way prepared for what is going to happen



Reviews:

There are so many thoughts whirling around my head right now. This book was so different from anything I have ever read. I don’t think I ever even read the summary of this book before I read it; I just automatically had to read it because it was written my Maggie Stiefvater.

I had never heard of the capall uisice story before, I mean who would have known that there was a story about dangerous fairy horses that came out of the water. Horses that eat flesh and yearn for the salt water, dangerous living creatures that can kill you at any possible moment.

While reading this I became afraid of these creatures, I felt like part of the story, like I was right there watching the Scorpio Races, watching the people get trampled on and killed by these horses. Maggie really had a vision for this story, you can tell just by reading the details that she put into this book. And being able to throw in some romance in the book was icing on the cake.

Every time she described one of the horse’s cry I would shudder because it was almost like I could hear them myself.

I loved how she switched the POV from Sean to Puck, there were both such amazing main characters that you couldn’t help but feel drawn into their lives. All the characters really pulled the book together, and you could either love or hate the characters. 

It did take me a little while to read, the beginning was a little slow and boring but it was work it. In the end I couldn’t stop reading it. I can’t say I was that shocked with the ending. There are some books where you get to the end of the book and you read the last word and you’re disappointed. But the ending for “The Scorpio Races” was perfect. A perfect ending to a perfect book.

4/5 stars

In My Mailbox #17



Thanks for watching, please leave a comment on what books your excited for in this up and coming year.

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