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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.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Giveaway: The Poison Diaries by Maryrose Wood


Title: The Poison Diaries
Author: Maryrose Wood
Description: In the right dose, everything is a poison. Even love . . .

Jessamine Luxton has lived all her sixteen years in an isolated cottage near Alnwick Castle, with little company apart from the plants in her garden. Her father, Thomas, a feared and respected apothecary, has taught her much about the incredible powers of plants: that even the most innocent-looking weed can cure -- or kill.

When Jessamine begins to fall in love with a mysterious boy who claims to communicate with plants, she is drawn into the dangerous world of the poison garden in a way she never could have imagined . . .

~~~

I absolutely adore Maryrose's Morgan Rawlinson series! Click her name in this post's hashtag to read my reviews. (They are onne of the rare books I actually re-read over and over again from time to time.) I look completely forward to her new series and lucky for you guys, one of you can win a copy of The Poison Diaries! Be sure to visit www.poisondiaries.com for more info!

Contest Time

To enter, answer the following:
If we define “poison” as anything that’s not good for you if you have too much of it, leave a comment describing your favorite poison!

Giveaway Item(s): A signed copy of The Poison Diaries
# of Winners: 1
Eligibility: International

Entries (Leave links if needed)

+1 New follower (MANDATORY)
+1 Answer question! (MANDATORY)
+2 Old follower
+1 Link (5 max)
+1 Add Stop, Drop, and Read! to your blogroll

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67 comments:

Kristen said...

+1 My poison is reading! :)

+2 Old follower

dragonzgoil at gmail dot com

Lindsay :) said...

+1 My poison is Ben&Jerry's Chunky Monkey Ice Cream!(:
+2 Old follower

justanotherbookaddict(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

Booklover said...

+ 1 My poison is books!

+2 Old follower

morgynmjoubert(at)hotmail(dot)com

Ekta said...

+1 my favourite poison is chocolate!
+2 old follower
+1 http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/385938-stop-drop-and-read

Thanks for the giveaway!

ekta.p7 [at] gmail [dot] com

Katelyn said...

I hate to copy Kristen but I love her answer, reading would definitely be one that I do more than most would think is wise, that and my sugar intake!
+2 old follower
+1 question
Email address:
thebooksophisticate@hotmail.com

misha1989 said...

+1My favorite poison is caffeine !!
+2 Old follower
+3 Link
http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/385948-poison-diaries-by-maryrose-wood-giveaway

http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=630067989&v=wall&story_fbid=150085128341074&ref=mf

http://bookblogs.ning.com/group/blogginforbooksandgiveaways/forum/topics/giveaway-linkups-do-you-have?commentId=2071157:Comment:278573&groupId=2071157:Group:135432

+1 Add Stop, Drop, and Read! to your blogroll
http://books-love-affair.blogspot.com/

Total 7

Misha
mishamary@gmail.com

Joanna said...

+1 My poison is chocolate!
+2 old follower

joanna_102693(at)hotmail(dot)com

linz said...

+1 ^I agree. My poison is definitely caffeine.

+2 Old follower

+1 Posted
http://linzreads.blogspot.com/2010/08/poison-diaries-giveaway.html

+1 Linked on sidebar
http://linzreads.blogspot.com/2010/08/poison-diaries-giveaway.html

+1 Added to blogroll
http://linzreads.blogspot.com/

Total: 6

Thanks!

dancer_girl76(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

oO Mariana Oo said...

Sounds Great!

+1 My favorite poison is chocolate, just love it!
+2 Old follower
+1 Stop, Drop, and Read! is in my blogroll (http://smartgirls-read.blogspot.com/)

Mariana S
sarima89 AT gmail DOT com

Alissa said...

+1 My poison is my boyfriend :P

+1 new follower

lisscake@hotmail.com

baddict17 said...

+1 Like most women I'm sure, my poison is chocolate. I want it all day and then I get a stomach ache from eating nothing else.

+2 Old follower

+1 Tweet: http://twitter.com/baddict17/status/20991690211

xnzkisha17 at yahoo dot com

~M.A.CHASE said...

+1 New follower [done]
+1 I agree with Kristen. My poison is reading :D

Total 2
m.a.chasebooks[at]gmail[dot]com

GMR said...

Oh dear...my favorite poison? By the definition we're giving it, that could be almost anything! Hmm, how about shopping? No see, it IS a "poison" in this sense, especially if you combine it with good sales....on books, shoes, or purses. (Yep, guilty reader and shopper here...but I can't pass up a great deal!)

+1 - New follower (GMR)
+1 - comment (see above)
+1 - adding to blog sidebar under contests - http://insatiablereaders.blogspot.com

Thanks for the chance....this book seriuously reminds me of the classic novel "Rappaccini's Daughter"...curious to see what similarites and differences it holds!

Happy reading!

grgenius(at)gmail(dot)com

Faye said...

+1 my favorite poison is music and pizza of course!
+2 old follower
+1 tweet- http://twitter.com/RTeenBookworm/status/20995331677

Thanks for the giveaway!

rteenbookworm [at] gmail [dot] com

Monica said...

+1 My poison is definitely soda! All kinds that aren't clear or diet! :)

+2 old follower!

Denise said...

my poison is buying books, i hae over 2000 and there doesnt seem to be anymore room in my place but i still get more, then they topple and i get buried under a ton of books and thats not good.

+1 New follower!

deniseway2 at gmail. com

JSavant said...

+1 My poison is definitely books. ;)

+2 Old follower

+1 Added to blog roll (http://readinglabyrinth.blogspot.com/)

Total: 4

E-mail: reading_savant@hotmail.com

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Stephanie said...

+1 My favorite poison is reading.

+2 Old follower

Skk25@aol.com

The Itzel Library said...

+1 my favorite poison is coffee! Love it!

+1 New follower

itzel_library (at)hotmail(dot)com

Cheers!

~Yelania

Liviania said...

+1 Answer question! (MANDATORY)
+2 Old follower
+1 Add Stop, Drop, and Read! to your blogroll

In that case, my favorite poison would be water.

deltay said...

+1 Poison would be... probably chocolate. Just so good! aha
+2 Old follower
+1 Already on blogroll

lucidconspiracy[at]gmail[dot]com

Anne Royce said...

+1 New follower
+1 My favorite poison is books! Too much reading books = failed exams ._.
+1 link on sidebar: http://isabookwhore.blogspot.com
+1 link on goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/386364-poison-diaries
+1 added you on blog roll

=5

isabookwhore(at)gmail(dot)com

Thanks for the giveaway~~!

Sharli said...

+1 Answer: My pison (or one of them :P) is caffeine! I was already pretty addicted but since I started college it's gotten worse :S
+2 Old follower
+1 Tweet: http://twitter.com/Entre_Libros/status/21035679979
+1 Add Stop, Drop, and Read! to your blogroll: http://blogentrelibros.blogspot.com/

Thank you for the giveaway!
entrelibros_blog at hotmail.com

CherylS22 said...

My favorite poison is dark chocolate! Thanks for the giveaway.
megalon22 at yahoo dot com

CherylS22 said...

GFC old follower
#1
megalon22 at yahoo dot com

CherylS22 said...

GFC old follower
#2
megalon22 at yahoo dot com

Bunny B said...

+1 My poison would be eating pudding!

+2 Old follower

+1 Add Stop, Drop, and Read! to blogroll: bunnymoney9.blogspot.com

bunnybx at gmail . com

Miss Bookiverse said...

+1 my poison is Hagen Dazs ice cream because it kills my bank account if I eat too much of it :P

+1 new follower

bookoholiker AT gmail DOT com

Julie said...

I'm a follower.

My poison is collecting books. My bookshelves are overflowing.. and it's awesome!

juliecookies(at)gmail.com

celi.a said...

+1 My poison of choice: coffee!
+2 Old follower

Thanks for the chance to win this! I started it online at the HarperTeen website, but never did get around to finishing it.

celialarsen(at)gmail(dot)com

Kemendraugh said...

+1 definitely ice cream. Any ice cream, but mostly something with chocolate of one way shape or form.

+2 Old follower

kemendraugh at gmail dot com

vonze said...

+1 My poison is the Internet in general. I probably spend too much time online, but I love every minute of it!
+2 old follower
+1 sidebar: http://www.vonzereader.blogspot.com
+1 twitter: https://twitter.com/catnipmeow/status/21087618262
+1 added roll

yvonrobin at gmail dot com

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

+1 my poison is soda!! i know i shouldn't have it but it's so hard not to!!
+2 Old follower

thank you!!
inthehammockblog at gmail dot com

Aik said...

My poison is chocolates and ice-cream!

+1 New follower
+1 Answer question!
+1 Link on Twitter
http://twitter.com/aikchien/status/21198434285
+1 Link on Plurk:
http://www.plurk.com/AikChien
+1 Add Stop, Drop, and Read! to my blogroll
http://aik-friendsnfamily.blogspot.com/

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Maddie McPhail said...

+1 New follower
+1 My favorite "posoin" would be shopping.
my email is maddie.mcphail@gmail.com

Jessica Secret said...

+1 My poison is Dr Pepper!
+2 old follower
+1 Tweeted: http://twitter.com/Pinkhair/status/21346595736

shutupjessicasreading @ gmaildotcom

Meredith said...

Chocolate would be my poison!

+2 old follower

meredithfl at gmail dot com

donnas said...

Cake! I love cake.

+2 old follower
+1 link - http://donnasbloghome.blogspot.com/2010/08/contest-links-for-816.html
+1 sidebar - http://donnasbloghome.blogspot.com/
+1 tweet - http://twitter.com/DonnaS1/statuses/21371281163

bacchus76 at myself dot com

Kaya said...

+1 Love is my poison

+1 New follower.

k_anon[at]hotmail[dot]co[dot]uk

Yan said...

+1 poison is little crafts that rapidly accumulate and get stuck in little cracks and nooks >_<

+2 old follower

yan.pocky(at)gmail.com

P.S. I gave you an award! http://booksbytheircover.blogspot.com/2010/08/awards.html :D

GABY said...

+1 My poison is chocolate!

+2 Old follower

magabygc(@)gmail.com

Joan said...

+1 My poison is eating ramyun, the spicy noodles. I love it, I love the taste and the warmth of it. But too much and I can't bear to see it..

+1 New follower

Thanks for making the contest International x)

anbi14 at hotmail dot com

Kayla :) said...

+1 My poison would definitely have to be chocolate!

+1 new follower

kayla3194 at gmail dot com

throuthehaze said...

+1 my favorite poison is cupcakes!
+2 old follower
+1 blogroll:
http://throuthehaze-reads.blogspot.com

throuthehaze at gmail dot com

Theresa said...

+1 My favorite poison is definitely chocolate or really any kind of candy.

+1 New Follower.

EVA SB said...

Probably the internet is my poison. I have to use it for work but then I can't stop.
I would saying reading but I love it so much I can't see anything bad in it though my book collection is possible becoming a health hazard "Woman seriously injured in book avanlanche!"

+1 New follower
+1 Tweet
https://twitter.com/EVA_n_essence/status/21559032625
+1 sidebar
http://evasblackspot.blogspot.com
+1 I added Stop, Drop, and Read! to my blogroll
http://evasblackspot.blogspot.com

eva.s.black[@]gmail[.]com

Celeste said...

+1 New follower
+1 My poison are books and music!

vicky216n@hotmail.com

Sarah said...

+1 My poison is learning!

+2 Old Follower

+1 Link to sidebar - www.limericksbookspot.blogspot.com

+1 You'e on my blogroll

Audrey said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
+1 new follower
+1 My poison is definitely caffeine as well.
twigerina[at]hotmail[dot]com

Laina said...

Sorry if I'm double commenting, if this is a second or third from me, just delete the others.

+1 My favourite poison is sugar. :D
+2 Old Follower
+1 Linked here: http://bookcontestlinks.blogspot.com/2010/08/august-25th-2010.html
+1 You're on my blogroll here: http://lainahastoomuchsparetime.blogspot.com/

Laina1312@gmail.com

Laina said...

Sorry if I'm double commenting, if this is a second or third from me, just delete the others.

+1 My favourite poison is sugar. :D
+2 Old Follower
+1 Linked here: http://bookcontestlinks.blogspot.com/2010/08/august-25th-2010.html
+1 You're on my blogroll here: http://lainahastoomuchsparetime.blogspot.com/

Laina1312@gmail.com

FairyWhispers said...

+1My poison would be book blog reading and chocolates! :D

+2 Old Follower

regards:
maidenhealer@hotmail.com

Anne said...

Favorite poison : Coffee....
+2 old follower
+ 1 add to my blogroll
romanceandbooks(at) gmail (dot) com

Valia Lind said...

+1 Follower
+1 My poison is Hot Cheetos :)

valialind@yahoo.com


www.wordsareinnermusic.blogspot.com (i'm having a contest as well!)

Dovile said...

+1 My poison would be books, because I just can't get enough of them:)

+2 old follower

spamscape [at] gmail [dot] com

lostinbelieving said...

Oh geez, if 'poison' was something that wasn't good for you if you had too much of it, I would be dead by now. Haha, at least I'd die happy !

+1 My 'poison' would be books or the Jonas Brothers. I'm highly obsessive of both xD

+1 New Follower
(lostinbelieving)

+1 Link
http://twitter.com/DreamBelieve3/status/22664546946

Thank you ! I'm really loving your blog :)

~Alison
lostinbelieving@yahoo.com

Cass (Words on Paper) said...

+1 Reading is my poison. 8D
+2 Old follower
+1 Add Stop, Drop, and Read! to your blogroll

Total: 4

cc932005 at hotmail dot com

jecca said...

thanks for the giveaway!

+2 old follower
+1 My poison is chocolate milkshakes :)
+1 link http://twitter.com/vampficionada/status/23085978481

jecca.0104@gmail.com

mom2girls said...

I follow via GFC as Tracy Taylor
My poison would probably be chocolate LOL - the good kind - that costs a small fortune not the kind you buy at costco :)
tracyschultz@yahoo.com
+2

Nova said...

Definitely chocolate. Mmmmmm.

+2 Old follower
+1 Add Stop, Drop, and Read! to your blogroll

novapsych674 at aim dot com

Judit said...

+1 My poison is sleeping :)
+1 new follower

Thanks!

judittten at gmail dot com

jen7waters said...

+1 New follower
+1 Answer question: coffee!
+1 posted on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/profile.php?id=1046648931
+1 posted on my sidebar: http://cuidadocomodalmata.wordpress.com/
+1 Added Stop, Drop, and Read! to my blogroll: http://cuidadocomodalmata.wordpress.com/

total = 5

thank you:)

jen7waters(at)gmail(dot)com

vickyvak said...

+1 New follower

+1 My poison is chocolate

vicky.vak8@gmail.com

How To Dream said...

+1 my poison is coffee!!
+1 new follower

sine_home@gmx.net

Anna said...

+1 my poison is coffee

+1 new follower

celebridal(at)hotmail(dot)com

MarionG said...

I'm a new follower.
My poison is definitely chocolate. Not the Kit Kat or Oh Henry type of bars but the imported kind. It's so so hard on my budget.
polo-puppy-fluffy at hotmail dot com