Best of 2013 Giveaway Hop
Hosted by  Bookhounds & I Am A Reader, Not A Writer
December 11th to 18th 
This hop features your favorite book or books of 2013.  These can be books that were published in 2013 or books that your read in 2013.

For a list of all the blogs participating in this hop, go here. 

2013 has been a fantastic book year– particularly in the case of contemporary romances– for the Litbrarians here at
The Book Hookup and we want to give away some of the best.

Down below, you’ll be able to choose ONE book from a list of each of our favorites and see why it was our top choice of the year.

Good luck and happy reading!

JAG’s Favorite of 2013: 

Remember When (Remember Trilogy, #1)  by T. Torrest

Why she loved it: How can I possibly put into words how much I adored this completed trilogy? A coming of age, love story that spans over a decade filled with swoons, tears and laughter.  The kind of series that gives you that squishy feeling in your stomach from the sexual tension and sheer angst, damn I love angst.  With major cliffies in book 1 and 2 you will be THRILLED to know book 3 is out and you don’t have to suffer like the rest of us.

Meet Trip: Years before Trip Wiley could be seen on movie screens all over the world, he could be seen in the desk behind me in my high school English class. 

“You’re beautiful. The kind of beautiful that doesn’t go away. Do you even know how beautiful you are? Christ. Stop looking at me! Killing me. Do you know what that does to me? Seeing you look at me like you’re half in love with me? Are you? If I write it does it make it true? So let it be written, so let it be done.”

Meet Layla:  

“Are you there, God? It’s me, Layla. I know I just jerked off some guy who is not even my boyfriend in the bathroom of this crappy, brown house. But if you could find a way to kill me quickly and painlessly within the next ten seconds, I promise to never touch another penis again. Well, I’ll be dead, so, I guess I promise not to whore it up in heaven. Which, of course is where you’ll be sending me, right? I mean I’d hate to think you’d deny me an eternity behind your pearly gates just because of one impetuous handjob. Thank you. Sincerely, Layla Warren. Amen.”

With one of the best endings for a trilogy I’ve ever come across for the sheer swoon, stomach squish factor (


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