When I heard about Beth Revis' 19 book giveaway, I was like, "Ohhh snap! I gots to have me this prize!"
I can't believe the superfluous generosity, the quality & quantity of the books, or the ease of which it took to enter. It's go time Beth Revis. I am in it to win it.
So I just have to tell you guys what the one book I am most grateful for is. Easy peasy: The Hunger Games.
I clearly remember reading the first chapter of this book and putting it down for a whole month because I thought it was too weird, too out there. I wasn't huge into dystopian horror worlds. I wanted to read to get away, to be swept away to a magical place. Instead, the World of the Hunger games was bleak and horrific. It wasn't until my friend told me I really aught to pick it up again, that I wouldn't be disappointed, that I truly got into it. I read the whole series in a week. Went and paid for them all myself (instead of borrowing like I do a lot).
I want to push boundaries with my book. I want to shock readers. I want to surprise them. I want them to sit in their bed late at night and smile with the revelation of a twist. That's what Hunger Games did for me.