Friday, 12 July 2013

APOCALYPSE BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY!

It's the end of world as we know it!

I'm taking part in Rainy Day Ramblings, Love of Books and The Nocturnal Library Apocalypse Blog Hop.

So the world has come to an end - lets assume a massive natural disaster like a comet hitting the earth, a super volcano going off or the earth's magnetic pole have gone haywire, rather than a zombie apocalypse or nuclear war. You're hold up in your favourite reading spot which has miraculously survived untouched...you have some provisions - food and water and for now everything is quiet. So taking advantage of this new quiet, what book do you read...? An old favourite or something new? Share with us what your first post-apocalypse read would be and win a book of your choice (up to $10) from Book Depository. Just fill in the Rafflecopter below.

Rules:
- Open Internationally
- Ends Midnight 20th July 2013
If you win, you'll have 72 hours to reply my email, otherwise I'll pick another winner
- You don't have to be a follower, but I won't object if you are! :)
- Don't forget to check the other stops on the hop at the bottom!


a Rafflecopter giveaway
And check out the other blogs on the hop here

135 comments:

  1. i thinkl i would read a favorite like moon called by patricia briggs because at least i'm sure i would love it and after such a terrible event i would need the confort

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  2. I would read something comforting like Gone with the Wind which is apocalyptic in that it features the death of the Old South. Thanks, Mel for joining the Apocalypse!

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  3. Assuming I can still read and my eyes not having melted in apocalyptic fires I'd go for "The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac" (David Borgenicht) because I think this will come in handier than, say, the newest romance novel. :-D

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  4. I'll Reread Harry Potter by J.K Rowling XD

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  5. I agree about rereading Harry Potter although another Possibility for me would be rereading The Raven Ring by, Patricia C. Wrede.

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  6. The Great Gatsby ... as it brings so many good memories back to my mind :)

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  7. Probably read a nice zombie read like FEED by Mira Grant to find out how different it all went down :P

    Jeann @ Happy Indulgence

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  8. Harry Potter books. To inspire me to go on.

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  9. Maybe Enclave because they have some pretty good fighting skills I might be able to pick up! lol

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  10. Honestly? I'd be reading the Bible. Entertainment can wait.

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  11. probably the mortal instruments

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  12. Something inspiring. Maybe Chicken Soup for the soul.

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  13. I entered your APOCALYPSE BLOG HOP GIVEAWAY
    It would be great to win a
    book of my choice from The Book Depository.
    In response to your question of
    What book would be your FIRST read AFTER the apocalypse?
    I would read my favorite book
    Cyndi Lauper:A Memoir by Cyndi Lauper and Jancee Dunn
    while i listened to her music.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!

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  14. A book that makes me happy, Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson :) Thank you for the giveaway!

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  15. I'm looking forward to Etiquette and Espionage!

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  16. A how-to survival guide probably, lol.
    cindi
    cc_clubbs at yahoo dot com
    mommasez...blog

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  17. How to books so I can learn to do all things I dont normally do like fix cars.

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  18. I would pick something new, probably a light, funny romance to take my mind of the situation. :D

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  19. I don't know. MAybe i read book what i can reach. :)

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  20. The Two Princesses of Bamarre - aka my FAVORITE BOOK EVER!!

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  21. I would have to say Harry Potter. LOL always a comfort book to me!

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  22. Definitely the Bible for sure.

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  23. Thanks for the giveaway! I think I would read Clockwork Angel. ;)
    -Cali W.

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  24. I'd be reading The Zombie Survival Guide. I'm gonna need tips for surviving! Thank you!

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  25. I'd be reading The Zombie Survival Guide. I'm gonna need tips for surviving! Thank you!

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  26. I'd read Rhys Ford's BLACK DOG BLUES, or re-read Damon Suede's HOT HEAD.

    vitajex(at)aol(dot)com

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  27. I'll read some books that I haven't read although I want to read them badly, like The Iron King or The Sea of Tranquility

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  28. Defiance by C.J. Redwine. Thanks.

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  29. The Zombie Survival Guide. It seems it would be well suited if the apocalypse was the zombie apocalypse.

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  30. Probably Crown Duel by Sherwood Smith and old favorite, but definitely a goodie. The comfort food of books, and I'll definitely need the comfort.

    Brynna

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  31. Hmm.....possibily The House of Hades or Requium. :D

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  32. hmm...I've always wanted to read Collision Course by S.C. Stephens :))

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  33. I would probably read The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook just to get some good tips for survival.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  34. After the apocalypse, maybe a campfire cook book to teach me how to cook away from my gas stove :) Thank you for participating in the apocalyptic fun!

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  35. I'd read something on edible herbs and berries, so I could survive on what I can find. That'd be the first. Then I'd reread Beauty by Robin McKinley. Something romantic and sweet to self-soothe.

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  36. If the world has ended then I have to go with my comfort read Magician by Raymond E feist

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  37. It would have to be something comforting or helpful or both. Time to re-build, so ''how to'' books would be great.

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  38. I'd probably need a fun read so maybe My Life Next Door :)

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  39. The Zombie Survival Guide XD

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  40. I agree with Rachel The Bible. Although I guess ultimately it would depend what books I have access to. That and, much as I hate to say it. Too much to do to read most likely. :(

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  41. I would read a few books on survival, canning, planting, basic first aid.

    susanmplatt AT Hotmail DOT com

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  42. Little Women and books on survival!

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  43. Unfortunately unless the apocalypse takes out my family I'd have the same amount of time to read I do now LOL.

    Not really sure, I've read some really great books and have a whole bunch of new ones that are just begging me for attention. I think it would be whatever strikes my fancy at the time.

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  44. Harry Potter! :D Or His Dark Materials
    Mary G Loki

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  45. AFTER an apocalypse I would read a good, old-fashioned love story. Not sure what one...but something NON violent and as far away from zombies as possible...something that makes one feel good to be alive!

    Barrie

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  46. I'd read any book by Marian Keyes.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  47. The Harry Potter books for good fantasy escape.

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  48. I'd probably read a good survival book! :P Otherwise I'd read a book that makes me feel the happiest, probably The Princess Bride. Thank you for the giveaway and enjoy your week. :)

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  49. I would read survival books!

    -Jen Haile

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  50. I´s probably read Shatter Me!

    Thank you so much! :D

    rafflecopter : Joss A.

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  51. That's a really good question! I'd probably have to go with some of my faves for comfort so KMMs Fever series, Persuasion and Pride and Prejudice and Kelley Armstrong's Nadia Stafford series.

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  52. Deity by jennifer L armentrout :D

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  53. It would have to be the Harry Potter series, if I don't have much time left, I want to at least read those one last time!

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  54. I would think we would all be praying so I would hope I could find a Bible that made it and I would not let it out of my hands.

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  55. Probably World War Z,always expect the worst so have to be prepared;p

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  56. Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning.

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  57. Divergent by Veronica Roth

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  58. Any book that could give me some tips on how to survive the Apocalypse. Not sure what that book is yet, but that's what I'd read!

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  59. I'd re read a series to keep my head down for a while! Mercy Thompson and the alpha & omega from Patricia Briggs
    Irene

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  60. Maybe Dune by Frank Herbert

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  61. I would reread the Harry Potter books

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  62. Probably some kind of survival book or else I would kill myself eating poisonous berries :D

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  63. The Bible. And then How to Survive the Apocalypse. Has that one been written yet?

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  64. Maybe useful books from the library, if they still exist.

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  65. lol I'd grab out my True Blood.. ;)



    vals_hemi at yahoo dot com

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  66. Probably Harry Potter because I love the series and I could read them anytime.

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  67. Hmm after would be some feel good romance :)

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  68. Probably the Hunger Games for advice

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  69. Something optimistic. Probably the harry potter series :)

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  70. First The Hunger Games and after Shatter Me. :P Thanks for the giveaway!

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  71. I'd most likely read 'Babe in Boyland' by Jody Gehrman !!

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  72. One of the Harry Potter books of course! Thanks for the giveaway! :D

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  73. I'm guessing something light and fluffy after such a bad time. Maybe a good romance! Thanks!

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  74. Harry Potter series all over again!

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  75. Some of my favorite paranormal romance books.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  76. Probably a dystopian book like Cinder by Marissa Meyer because it's my favourite book and it would somehow probably make me feel better.

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  77. Probably Harry Potter, since that's one of my favorite series and I'd need something to lose myself in.

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  78. I have no idea what I would read...

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  79. wow, that's a question I don't know how to answer. Maybe Hunger Games so I can figure out how to survive, carawling(at)hotmail(Dot)com

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  80. I don't know. I plan on moving into the library after the apocalypse so the choices would be endless.

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  81. I think I would read something that comforts me... Like This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen!

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  82. Harry Potter book! It help me through rough school years so it will be suit me after the apocalypse. They are same thing, is it not?

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  83. Stardust by Neil Gaiman. It's a comfort book for me.

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  84. I think I would pick one of my favorites because it would be comforting, so Harry Potter or Ella Enchanted or Pride and Prejudice, etc.

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  85. Probably, The mortal Instruments 'cause I would miss them so much.

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  86. I just started the Lords of Deliverance series by Larissa Ione. So if the Apocalypse comes and goes before I finish, I'll be continuing the series. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  87. I think I would read Harry Potter.

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  88. Probably whatever survival guide seemed most helpful!

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  89. Probably Divergent, I hope that the series would be finished by then :)

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  90. The Harry Potter series, to take my mind off the bad things

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  91. The Harry Potter series for me too.

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  92. Umm...Probably something lighthearted..maybe a children's book

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  93. Probably the bible to figure out what the hell just happened.
    leighannecrisp @ yahoo dot com

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  94. Something comforting and inspiring, like The Harry Potter series.

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  95. Depends on what kind of apocalypse and how far After the apocalypse. Most likely, I'd want to read something non-fiction, something maybe like National Geographic because they could tell me what the Earth used to be like and give me clues as to how and why the apocalypse occurred in the first place.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  96. I would reread harry potter series!

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  97. Harry Potter or The Fault in our Stars. Thanks for the awesome giveaway! :D

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  98. I think it would be Madeline L'Engle :)

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  99. Something by Nalini Singh or Karen Chance

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  100. I would be reading Harry Potter to make me feel better!

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  101. Nothing apocalyptic/dystopian for sure! Just something light and fun.

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  102. I think I would re-read my favorite book again, Sloppy Firsts. It is my favorite book of all time because I feel like someone followed me around in high school and then wrote a book about me.

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  103. Max Brooks Guide to Zombie Survival...even if it weren't a zombie apoc - I'm sure there are good tips!

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  104. Hehehe "How to survive the apocalypse" would be one, but i guess something light hearted to make the world look not-too-bad. Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

    Rabiah

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  105. Harry Potter, I love reading the books.

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  106. I'd probably reread one of my favorite series, like Harry Potter or the Archers of Avalon. :)

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  107. I have to agree with the Chicken Soup series lol. Then maybe the Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones or Legend of Drizzt.

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  108. Game of Thrones Series or a silly book like how to survive after a zombie attack :D

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  109. A survival guide book ;) Thanks for the chance!

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  110. A prepper or survival guide (which I probably should've read before the apocalypse!)

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  111. I would so read a werewolf book any it doesn't matter what it just has to be good!

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  112. Depends on what type of apocalypse it is. Most probably a survival one. Either this or the Kate Daniels series. It always puts me in a good mood.

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  113. Paradise by Judith McNaught? Lol if only for the ironic factor. Also it gives us something to believe in and hope for.

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  114. It would depend on the type of apocalypse. I'd probably read some type of survival book first.

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  115. I would read... If you give a mouse a cookie.. and sit in a corner and cry.

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  116. I would reread some of my Jayne Ann Krentz and Linda Howard books.

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