Notice for Review Requests

I receive review requests weekly. However, my personal schedule is hectic and I no longer review actively. (I also manage another blog called The Toronto Cafe and Food Blog). I do read every request sent but I apologize in advance that I do not reply to them all.

If I do take on a request, I will forewarn that it may take some time before I can review it. I am now looking to review adult fiction and self-help books instead of young adult fiction because I have grown out of it. If you are to request a review for either adult fiction or self-help, I will more likely to give it a shot.

In the meantime, Stop, Drop, and Read! serves as an archive book review blog. When I have the time, I may post a review. Thank you for understanding.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Giveaway: Ballads of Suburbia by Stephanie Kuehnert

Title: Ballads of Suburbia
Author: Stephanie Kuehnert
Description: Kara hasn't been back to Oak Park since the end of junior year, when a heroin overdose nearly killed her and sirens heralded her exit. Four years later, she returns to face the music. Her life changed forever back in high school: her family disintegrated, she ran around with a whole new crowd of friends, she partied a little too hard, and she fell in love with gorgeous bad-boy Adrian, who left her to die that day in Scoville Park....

Amid the music, the booze, the drugs, and the drama, her friends filled a notebook with heartbreakingly honest confessions of the moments that defined and shattered their young lives. Now, finally, Kara is ready to write her own.


This is an amazing novel that I highly recommend! Read my review of it here.

Contest Time

Giveaway Item(s): A signed copy of Ballads of Suburbia
# of Winners: 1
Eligibility: US only

Entries (Leave links if needed)

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Maddie McPhail said...

awesome giveaway. the book looks really good!(:
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Briana said...

I want this book oh so bad.

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Monica said...

+2 old follower!!

I'm in love with that duck thing on the cover!

Jill of The O.W.L. said...

I've wanted to read this book forever!

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Cass said...

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Martha Lawson said...

Looks like a great book. Please enter me for it.

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Theresa said...

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Aik said...

I'd love to enter!

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Meredith said...

Sounds like a book of growing up!

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Sylvia said...

I've been hearing so many good things about this book! I wish I could finally read it:) Thanks for this contest!

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throuthehaze said...

I have been dying to read this!

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Audrey said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
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Kieryn said...

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Brooke said...

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Sarah said...

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