Best I’ve Read 2011 #BIR2011 Kickoff

It’s official! Best I’ve Read 2011 is about to start and wow, do we have an incredible line-up for you this year! You can check out the full schedule HERE.


The Best I’ve Read Blog is kicking off this year’s event with the amazing and talented Kristi Cook’s debut YA novel, HAVEN.  Be sure to stop by to enter the giveaway for your chance to win one of 5 copies of her book!  Be the first to see the cover for the sequel mirage and read an exclusive Mirage excerpt!  Visit http://bestiveread.blogspot.com!

Each of the 11 participating blogs voted on their favorite books of 2011.  The top 8 books will be featured on BEST I’VE READ.  Each participating blog then chose at least 7 other books to feature this week. You are going to want to stop by all their sites for your chance to win some great books!


I’m excited to introduce this years Best I’ve Read Blogs to you.  All of us were previously member of another online community.  We’ve since all become book bloggers and have joined together to bring you the Best Books of 2011.




Best I’ve Read Blogs
I Am A Reader, Not A Writer
http://www.iamareader.com/


Books Complete Me
http://www.bookscompleteme.com/


A Good Addiction
http://agoodaddiction.blogspot.com/


Late Bloomer
http://www.latebloomeronline.com/


Amethyst Daydreams
http://amethystdaydreams.blogspot.com/


Once Upon A Twilight
http://www.onceuponatwilight.com/


Mundie Moms
http://mundiemoms.blogspot.com/

Reading Lark

http://readinglark.blogspot.com/


Page Turners
http://www.pageturnersblog.com/


Fire and Ice
http://fireandicephoto.blogspot.com/


Portrait of a Book
http://www.portraitofabook.com/


Do yourself a favor and visit each of these blogs and follow them.  They are some of the best young adult books blogs out there!


Here are the books that were voted as the Best of 2011:

Sunday, December 11th: HAVEN by Kristi Cook
Monday, December 12th: DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth
Tuesday, December 13th: THE IRON QUEEN / THE IRON KNIGHT by Julie Kagawa
Wednesday, December 14th: WOLFSBANE by Andrea Cremer & THE UNBECOMING OF MARA DYER by Michelle Hodkin
Thursday, December 15th: VANISH by Sophie Jordan
Friday, December 16th: HEREAFTER by Tara Hudson
Saturday, December 17th: DELIRIUM by Lauren Oliver

These books will be featured on the BIR2011 Blog so be sure to stop by each day this week to enter the great giveaways we have planned.  2011 has been a slow reading year for me and I’ve only read IRON QUEEN/IRON KNIGHT & HEREAFTER but the remaining 6 books are on to-read-soon list! 


Then be sure to visit each participating blog to see all the other fabulous books they are featuring.