Jul 01

*CLOSED* Freedom to Read Giveaway Hop – ends 7/9

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Welcome to the Freedom to Read Giveaway Hop, hosted by Bookhounds and I Am A Reader, Not A Writer!  This hop features over 100 bloggers who all want to help you celebrate your freedom to read!  I hope you can exercise that freedom all summer long, in the form of some lazy summer reading.

To help you achieve that goal, I’m giving one of you a $10 Amazon gift code!


This giveaway is open to US residents ages 18 and older.  Giveaway ends Wednesday, 7/9/14 at 11:59 pm EDT.  To enter, just use the widget below.  Keep scrolling after to see the complete list of participating bloggers.  Good luck!



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  1. 132
    javeta acker

    my favorite place to read is still in my bed after the kids are asleep and I can have quiet time to myself finally right before bed

  2. 131
    Cheryl Reinhardt

    I love to read in my recliner with the air conditioning going.

  3. 130
    Juana Esparza

    My favorite reading place is in bed.

  4. 129
    Seyma Shabbir

    My favorite place to read is in my bed in the AC.

  5. 128
    Buddy Garrett

    My favorite place to read on the couch in the family room with the air on.

  6. 127
    Susan Climan

    I like sitting out on the back covered deck.

  7. 126
    Jane H

    I could spend all day reading on the beach. Books make my day go by so quickly.

  8. 125
    Stephanie H.

    I love reading outdoors, preferably by the pool or on a beach somewhere.

  9. 124
    kathy pease

    I like to read near the pool in my backyard

  10. 123

    on my couch at home

  11. 122
    Morgan E.

    Right on the beach is where I like to read!

  12. 121
    Candie L

    I like to read out back on my husbands hammock. Thank you

  13. 120
    Lyz S

    My favorite place to read this time of year is in the shade on my mom’s back porch.

  14. 119
    Amanda Sakovitz

    I usually read in my backyard

  15. 118
    Renee Walters

    I like to read in bed.

  16. 117
    Jake B

    In my room with the windows open smelling fresh air

  17. 116
    Donna M. Clark

    At this time of year my favorite place to read is in the house with the A/C on.

  18. 115

    I like to read in bed.

  19. 114
    Paige G.

    My favorite place to read during the summer is in front of the fan.

  20. 113

    I like reading on the beach!

  21. 112

    Outside on the deck! Thanks!

  22. 111

    I like to read on the porch.

  23. 110

    On the beach at the river in the shade.

  24. 109

    I love to read by the pool

  25. 108

    Al fresco, on a lawn chaise.

  26. 107
    Allyson Bossie

    I love to read on the beach or by the pool at this time of year

  27. 106

    I like to read in my backyard in the afternoon.

  28. 105

    The couch is always good!

  29. 104
    Cindy Merrill

    My favorite place to read this time of year is inside, we live next to a swamp and black fliy season is in full swing- bug spray won’t stop them, either.

  30. 103
    Rain Jeys

    I have a fluffy green chair that sits right in front of the air conditioner in my library. That’s my favorite reading spot, especially this time of year.

  31. 102
    Stephanie F.

    Out on my back porch in my comfy chair.

  32. 101
    Casey Everidge

    outside in my backyard

  33. 100
    Kamla L.

    My favorite place to read is out on the back patio in the evening and at night.

  34. 99

    In the car.

  35. 98

    I love reading on the hammock in my backyard when it’s not too muggy out!

  36. 97
    Helena Ferrell

    I like to wait until it’s dark then go outside and read once it’s cool. <3

  37. 96
    samantha Loving

    By the window. My daughters to young to not be watched closely otherwise i would just sit outside in the sun.

  38. 95
    Denise B.

    I like to read on the patio.

  39. 94
    Mariah Wheeler

    My favorite place to read this time of the year is the back porch.

  40. 93

    I like to read in the park.

  41. 92
    Sue Sattler

    I love to read anywhere, but my favorite place is anywhere my grandkids can’t interrupt me for at least a half hour. 😀

  42. 91

    Since it is in the 90’s outside (with the heat index it feels over 100!) I like to be inside in the nice A/C!

  43. 90

    I love to go to a local park and sit under a tree to read a good book.

  44. 89


  45. 88

    I like to read out on the porch with my cats.

  46. 87
    Danalee Davis

    I like to read anywhere with an air conditioner.

  47. 86
    Stephanie @ A Dream Within A Dream

    Anywhere outside!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  48. 85
    Daniel M

    same place any other time of year, in bed at the end of the day

  49. 84
    Christy Maurer

    Inside in the A/C! I don’t live by the beach, but it would be there if I did.

  50. 83
    Russell Moore

    Right now, it’s over 100 degrees outside, so I read in my den with the a/c blowing right on me.

  51. 82
    Stacey A Smith

    in my Room it’s to hot out side I live in California

  52. 81
    Esperanza Gailliard

    My favorite place to read this time of year is at the beach!

  53. 80
    Allison Downes

    The beach!

    Thanks for the nice giveaway.

  54. 79

    my favorite place to read is outside in the hammock.

  55. 78
    Sarah L

    In my big chair with the fan blowing. I don’t read outside.
    Thanks for the contest.

  56. 77
    Melinda Dartmann

    In my hammock under a shady tree

  57. 76
    Colleen P

    I love to read in the park!

  58. 75
    Jolene A

    Out on the deck or curled up on the couch

  59. 74
    Jessica Snow

    I like to either read in bed or by a pool.
    Thanks for the giveaway! =)

  60. 73
    Karen A.

    on my porch swing

  61. 72

    It’s so hot where I live, I just like reading anywhere there’s a fan! 😉

  62. 71
    Christina Sparks

    I like to read under a tree when the sun is out.

  63. 70

    I like to read in my room, in front of the fan. 🙂 It’d be fun outside if we had a shady spot to read by. 🙂

  64. 69
    Paol Trenny

    I like to read books in my backyard around sunset.

  65. 68
    Kim Pinch

    I love to read on the deck.

  66. 67
    Lisa Vazquezanzua

    This time of year I love reading outside on my patio.

  67. 66

    I like to read out on the porch. =)

  68. 65

    I live in Florida, so my fave Summer reading spot is on the beach!!

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

  69. 64
    Tina Marie

    My favorite place to read this time of year is indoors with air conditioning. Thanks for the giveaway!

  70. 63
    marnie ward

    My favorite place to read is on a bench in the back yard under a tree with my two dogs. Just as long as it is not too hot.

  71. 62

    At the beach!

  72. 61
    Lisa Richards

    out at the pool

  73. 60
    Crystal F

    It’s still at night, right before I go to bed. Thank you!

  74. 59

    When it’s hot, I like to read sitting on the couch in front of the fan.

  75. 58

    I love reading in bed at night. That’s where I get most of my reading done!

  76. 57

    I like to read in my bed.

  77. 56

    Inside with the air conditioning. Humidity is not my friend. Thanks for the giveaway!

  78. 55
    Kathleen Kelly

    I love to be on the deck reading, if is warm out…we have not had much in the way of warm weather yet so I read inside…

  79. 54
    Shannon Greathouse

    I like reading outside while the kids play.

  80. 53
    Gabbie Pintac

    It’s already the rainy season here in my country so I prefer reading in my room 🙂 Thank you for the chance to win!

  81. 52
    Dorothy Teel

    I like reading outside by the pool or if cooler on the screened front porch.

  82. 51
    Jody D

    on the deck under the umbrella works for me!

  83. 50
    Suz Reads

    When it’s hot, I like to read on my bed with the air conditioner on and my cat curled up next to me! Thanks for this amazing giveaway – I would love to win!

  84. 49

    I love reading in the family room den, in the poofy chair, where it’s cool and bright!

  85. 48
    Cynthia C

    I just spent a week reading on the beach. When I’m home, I like to read on my deck.

  86. 47
    Mary B.

    I like to read in my favorite chair in the living room with no distractions. If I’m Up North at the lake I enjoy reading on the deck until the mosquito’s bite me.

  87. 46

    the beach

  88. 45
    robyn donnelly

    My favorite place to read is living room. I would say anyplace with water but bugs are there too.

  89. 44

    I like to read on our deck.

  90. 43
    Chelsea B.

    Inside where it’s cool! 🙂

  91. 42
    Deb p

    sofa or bed, as long as it’s near the A/C. 🙂

  92. 41
    Linda Kish

    I like to read in my room. It’s quiet, air conditioned and there’s only one dog in there.

  93. 40
    Rita Wray

    On my patio.

  94. 39
    Barbara Montag

    I love reading out on our balcony on a nice day.
    thank you

  95. 38

    I love to read by the pool.

  96. 37
    Julie Lynn Bickham

    I like to read at the beach in the summer.

  97. 36
    Judy Cox

    I love to go out on the back patio and read, it is usually a nice breeze, even in the summer.

  98. 35
    Tiffany Greene Elliott

    On my couch with a sweet iced tea!!

  99. 34
    Rachael K

    In a cozy chair in front of the open window (provided it isn’t raining, at which point I prefer to be closer to a lamp and away from the wet)

  100. 33
    amy bowens

    I love to read by the pool.

  101. 32
    Lindsey V.

    I like reading on my bed.

    Thank you so much for the giveaway!

  102. 31

    back porch

  103. 30
    Angie F.

    Inside in the nice, cool air conditioning!

  104. 29
    Rachel D.

    On the couch with the A/C blasting.

  105. 28

    At the splash park while the kids are out of my hair!

  106. 27
    Kayla C

    The beach or the pool (I’m a Florida girl, so yeah)

  107. 26
    Claire D

    I like to read on my bed underneath the air conditioner. Unless it’s a nice day and then outside on a lounge chair.

  108. 25
    Sara Zielinski

    In my bed

  109. 24

    On the back porch!

  110. 23
    Tiffany Schmidt

    I love reading in the backyard!

  111. 22
    Linda romer

    My favorite place to read this time of year is in the backyard.

  112. 21

    In our new hammock under the best tree for shade.

  113. 20
    Cynthia R

    My favorite place to read is this bench in a small courtyard, under a tree and in the shade.

  114. 19
    Susan O'Bryant

    On my couch, with the air conditioning and fan on high 🙂

  115. 18

    I enjoy reading at the beach. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  116. 17
    Anita Yancey

    My favorite place to read this time of year is sitting by the window in my living room where it is cool.

  117. 16

    I like to read while sitting by the pool 🙂

  118. 15
    Gloria Walshver

    In my backyard

  119. 14

    I like to read on the beach.
    Thank you!

  120. 13
    Tari Lawson

    I love to read on the beach when I can get there, otherwise on my deck or at the pool.

  121. 12

    Inside in the air conditioning.

  122. 11
    Karen H

    I like to read in a comfy chair on my deck

  123. 10
    Saralisa Helleberg

    I love to read outside on my patio swing. Thanks for the amazing giveaway! 🙂

  124. 9
    Erica Barnes

    On the couch by my patio windows.

  125. 8
    Terry Jones

    At the beach !!!!!

  126. 7
    Chelsey Jones

    If it isn’t too hot I love to read on my back porch in the mornings.

  127. 6
    Ann Fantom

    I like to read on the deck or in our sun room in the summer

  128. 5
    jenn huey

    On the deck in the cool o f the evening with the waterfall going

  129. 4
    Cali W.

    THe beach. Thanks for the giveaway. <3

  130. 3
    Cassie @ For the Art of It

    Curled in my my oversize chair by the window. I’d love to read by the pool — but my son isn’t a good enough swimmer that I am confident enough to get wrapped up in a book.

  131. 2
    wendy c g

    Love reading at the beach.

  132. 1
    Kate F.

    I like to read on a lounge chair by the pool.

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