Smart Canucks Free Contest Giveaway: Chapters Indigo Gift Card


Sunday.  One week ’til Christmas!  Today’s mini giveaway is a $30 Chapters electronic giftcard.  One lucky winner will receive the gift card via email from Smart Canucks after confirming the win and answering a skill testing question.

To enter simply tell me what your favourite book this year was. 

(Enter by commenting below on the blog. Please do not email me your entry. Please note I am unable to accept email entries.)

Can’t wait to see who won? Save yourself $5 off online orders by entering the code OLDEC11 at checkout.

Contest rules:

* One entry per household i.e. you may only leave 1 comment on the blog. If you want to discuss anything or share your thoughts please include it in that 1 comment.
*Age of majority only
*Canada only no purchase is ness to enter, odds of winning are dependant on number of entries received.
*You may only win a max of 2 contests throughout the whole giveaways event to give others a chance to win
*Contest ends December 20th at 11:59 pm (est) or shortly after when comments are locked, contest is officially closed,  and the winner will be announced shortly after potential winner answers a skill testing question.
* You must use a valid email so I can contact you with details on how to claim your prize. Persons who enter with an alias(fake) email will forfeit their prize and a new winner will be drawn.

Are you a business who wants to featured in one of our giveaways? Email me at Sally@ (omit spaces)

*Hint* Keep checking back for more random mini contests…

1,225 responses to “Smart Canucks Free Contest Giveaway: Chapters Indigo Gift Card”

  1. Vivian says:

    My favourite book was Wicked!

  2. Jessy says:

    Incognito by David Eagleman

    Thank you! : )

  3. Sher says:

    Steve Jobs Biography

  4. Julia says:

    Left Neglected by Lisa Genova

  5. Will says:

    Hunger Games

  6. Jasmynflower says:

    It’s not a new book but I just saw them at coles. The tintin book are now there and my DH and I have gotten 4 so far. I read some of them and watched the show as a kid so that made me happy 🙂

  7. Mark B says:

    Favourite book that I read this year was The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell (although it wasn’t published this year). If I had to pick my favourite book that was published this year, it has to be the Steve Jobs bio

  8. Hailey says:

    Hmmm didn’t have too much time to read except for textbooks most of the year but the shopaholic series that I read this year was good

  9. starrynight8765 says:

    Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

  10. Brandi Yee says:

    True Compass by Ted Kennedy

  11. MrDisco says:

    My fav. book this year was the wealthy barber returns

  12. Amy Johnson says:

    Water for elephants !!

  13. Jesmaka says:

    Just finally finished ‘The Help’ and really liked it!!

  14. svot says:

    Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and other concerns) by Mindy Kaling

  15. webster says:

    Cascadia’s Fault was excellent

  16. EskimoPie says:

    Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

  17. Louise Melenchuk says:

    Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value by William Poundstone.

  18. eata says:

    For me it’d have to be Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

  19. Diana says:

    The Gruffalo

  20. Dee says:

    Sarah’s key

  21. Katie says:

    Tell All by Chuck Palahniuk

  22. TeriB says:

    Creating Sacred Space With Feng shui by Karen Kingston

  23. Alice says:

    The Pilgrimmage by Paulo Coehlo

  24. amycanada77 says:

    I really enjoyed Bossy Pants by Tina Fey – so much fun!

  25. 2jk19 says:

    The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks 🙂

    *It is a sequel to The Notebook – a must read if you liked that one!

  26. Tammy says:

    The Book of Awesome. It made me laugh out loud so many times when I read it. A great read to put you in good spirits!

  27. Bugga says:

    Left Neglected by Lisa Genova was a good read for me this year.

  28. Solomon says:

    The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers by Richard McGregor

  29. wpg_mom says:

    The passage!

  30. annie says:

    The help.

  31. deborah says:

    Hunger Games

  32. COWgirl says:

    We’re having a baby! We need parenting books and baby books.

  33. freestuffforme says:

    My favourite book that I read this year was The Help by Kathryn Stockett. I also enjoyed reading the Millenium series by Stieg Larsson.

  34. Abby1 says:

    My favourite read this year was:

    Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behaviour by Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman

  35. Victoria McPhail says:

    The Brain that Changes Itself – Norman Doidge

  36. LN says:

    Fav book: The Help

  37. Katherine says:

    Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza.

  38. meaghan says:

    Definitely the help!

  39. Jim says:

    The Stranger – Albert Camus

  40. Philip says:

    Higher Gossip by John Updike

  41. Evan says:

    The Hole in our Gospel by Richard Stearns!!

  42. Asede Waite says:

    The Hunger Games

  43. Dennis says:

    The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo

    so much better than the movie

  44. happy_me24 says:

    I also loved The Help by Kathryn Stockett 🙂

  45. deb says:

    Left neglected- lisa genova

  46. Tara says:

    Play it as it lays-Joan Didion

  47. Amy says:

    Rereading the entire Harry Potter Series in anticipation of the final movie! So emotional and fun to recapture the feelings of when I first got introduced to to Wizarding World.

  48. John R says:

    Ready Player One.
    I can’t believe this is the winning post!

  49. Appiepie says:

    Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin

  50. Kim says:

    Steve Jobs bio.. just starting, but sure it’s going to be a winner

  51. TaraF says:

    What to eat if you have cancer: Healing foods that boost your immune system, by Maureen Keene and Daniella Chace

  52. Lou says:

    The Next Decade by George Friedman

  53. Helen says:

    Steve Jobs Biography. Any biography is great in my opinion.

  54. Pandora says:

    Prodigal Son (Frankenstein book one) by Dean Koontz

  55. baggypants says:

    “The Help”

  56. garysmom says:

    The Hidden Garden by Kate Morton…I loved it!

  57. TallNFunny says:

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

  58. Darci says:

    The Help!

  59. Cathy says:

    “The Help”

  60. Kelly says:

    I haven’t pick up a novel for a while. But Chapters/Indigo is more than just a book store

  61. ashokia says:

    Bullet by Laurell K. Hamilton. 🙂

  62. Lori says:

    “The Shack”

  63. Sylvia says:

    the hunger games!

  64. Cathy says:

    The Help

  65. Aarica says:

    The twilight sage the official illistrated guide.

  66. Caroline says:

    Six Pixels of Separation – Mitch Joel

  67. marine30606 says:

    Steve Jobs Biography!

  68. danielzmom says:

    “The Help”

  69. Lana says:

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest By Stieg Larsson

  70. frankiew says:

    The Barn Dance – James Twyman

  71. Amy Jennison says:

    Room by Emma Donoghue.

  72. Jax says:

    I read Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden right around Remembrance Day and it was very moving.

  73. robin1234 says:

    the glass house.

  74. Michelle says:

    Super Freakonomics

  75. Vikki says:

    Virgin Cure

  76. Pasqualina Serafico says:

    Isty Mitsy Runs Away by Elanna Allen (Im an aspiring teacher and I LOVE children books, one of my favs for sure!)

  77. Evan Roz says:

    a visit from the goon squad by jennifer egan

  78. megan says:

    The hunger games by far are the best books I have read in a long time!

  79. Meredith says:

    Definitely “The Help”

  80. Robin says:

    The Help

  81. lee-ann says:

    The Help

  82. Ruth-Ann says:

    Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

  83. les says:

    Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua

  84. Patricia Leavitt-Crosby says:

    The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt

  85. GeorgiaK says:

    Ken Follett – The Pillars of the Earth

  86. Kerry Schwenneker says:

    I really enjoyed The Help by Kathryn Stockett. I loved the book and they did a pretty good job with the movie too. I read the book first.

  87. Jocelyn says:

    Room – by Emma Donoghue

  88. Teresa says:

    Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

  89. Stephanie Ma says:

    The Big Short

  90. grace says:

    Redeeming Love – Francine Rivers

  91. Zamir says:

    Definitely would be the Hunger Games! Epic series!

  92. sk8899 says:

    water for elephants

  93. Tarynne Angell says:

    A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry

  94. Stacey says:

    House Rules – Jodie Picoult

  95. jj says:

    The Rice Mother

  96. Tracey says:

    The Girl Who Played With Fire!

  97. JamieJ says:

    The Magicians by Lev grossman

  98. katie333 says:

    The Sisters Brothers

  99. Shan says:

    The room =)

  100. MJ Mendes says:

    Mini shopolic

  101. Anita says:

    Mini Shopaholic (my guilty pleasure)

  102. Kristen says:

    The Secret Daughter

  103. Armygirl76 says:

    11-22-63 by Stephen king

  104. Trish R says:

    Cornered By Ron MacLean

  105. Victoria Dari says:

    My book of the year is “The Help by Kathryn Sportett

  106. Lauren says:

    Water for Elephants

  107. Chao says:

    the night circus by erin morgenstern (:

  108. JEnn says:

    That’s a tough question. I’m going to go with Kelley Armstrong’s Frostbitten. Though I have just been introduced to Anne McCaffrey’s work and her books are fast becoming some of my favourites.

  109. Renee says:

    Almost finished reading water for elephants….pretty good read!

  110. hadathickwallet says:

    Go The F*ck to Sleep by Adam Mansbach…for any parents of young children you will find it HILARIOUS!!

  111. CONNIE says:

    Stories I only tell my friends by Rob Lowe

  112. Sunny says:

    Definitely “Room”.

  113. Kim says:

    i really liked The Help too!

  114. MK says:

    The Help by Kathryn Stockett

  115. Pinkps says:

    One Day

  116. juicy says:

    Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns)
    by Mindy Kaling

  117. breaster says:

    “ROOM” was an interesting book, couldn’t put it down.

  118. Lori says:

    I haven’t read any recent releases but I do enjoy reading Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt.

  119. MJ says:

    Room and The Help!! 🙂

  120. Emilie says:

    Room by Emma Donahue

  121. Cheryl says:

    A Lady of Secret Devotion by Tracie Peterson

  122. Lillian Y says:

    Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

  123. minimusiclover says:

    I really liked The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. 🙂

  124. sandray says:

    Water for Elephants
    Midnight at the Dragon Cafe.

  125. LJW says:

    Mini Shopaholic .

  126. Andra says:

    The Hunger Games

  127. Rhonda D says:

    Game of Thrones

  128. Melissa Yee says:

    The Book of Awesome – No matter how many times I read this book, it always makes me smile.

  129. ambreen says:

    The Help.

  130. Ruth says:

    The Help as well:)

  131. Joy says:

    You and Your Future by Georgia Nicols – I saw her in Winnipeg at McNally Robinson. What an absolute hoot and a joy!

  132. psychojo213 says:

    The Dome – Stephen King

  133. Gnorman says:

    The Cat’s Table

  134. Hasmik says:

    Khaled Hosseini – A Thousand Splendid Suns

  135. Domanique says:

    Value investing for dummies

  136. Jessica says:

    The Sookie Stackhouse series (yep, I’m a little late to that party!)

  137. mel says:

    Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang by Chelsea Handler

  138. Tamara says:

    The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan

  139. Monica says:

    1-2-3 Magic – Easy-To-Learn Parenting Solutions That Work
    From Dr. Thomas Phelan
    works like a charm !

  140. Nadine says:

    ” Help” was a great read…very different point of view.

  141. Karen S says:

    The Scottish Prisoner by Diana Gabaldon

  142. Sunshine says:

    Room by Emma Donoghue

  143. jones03 says:

    Loved “A Thousand Splendid Suns” as well!
    But my favourite this year would have to be “Lovely Bones” by Alice Sebold

  144. Salma says:

    The New Earth – Eckhart Tolle

  145. B Louie says:

    Packing for Mars!

  146. ssbean says:

    My fav ‘The Help’

  147. Karen says:

    Dani’s Story

  148. Linda says:

    Mini shopaholic

  149. Sam says:

    What the Night Knows– Dean Koontz.

  150. Rad says:

    Shopaholic and baby
    Shopia Kinsella

  151. Lenore says:

    Favourite book I read was The Dome by Stephen King. Favourite book I wrote was the one for the three day novel contest in September!!!!

  152. Lisa says:

    I liked The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

  153. Cyn says:

    My Life as a Guinea Pig

  154. Redundant says:

    Water for Elephants

    and The Help

  155. Clara says:

    The Alchemist ! loved it

  156. julie palmese says:

    Steve Jobs

  157. Izzybeerose2003 says:

    I loved the book “The Way I See It” by Temple Grandin…Thanks…:)

  158. yvonne says:

    Mockingjay 🙂

  159. Kim says:

    Damned by Chuck Palahniuk.

  160. yan says:

    the help!!!!

  161. Harmesh says:

    I loved “Dovekeepers” by Alice Hoffman

  162. luvfirth says:

    I read The Girl Who Played with Fire at the beginning of the year, and it was my favourite of the Millennium Trilogy.

  163. Jen says:

    The Best of Me – Nicholas Sparks

  164. Vivienne says:

    It’s a Book – Lane Smith

  165. bugaboo9601 says:

    The Hunger Games trilogy

  166. SY says:

    The Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin. Amazing series!

  167. Nicole says:

    Currently reading “Before I go to sleep” by S.J Watson.

  168. jen says:

    Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews

  169. Kimberly Perry says:

    The steve jobs biography

  170. Virginia says:

    Game of thrones! (We watched the season & then I just HAD to read the book)

  171. bishi says:

    A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

  172. Anna L says:

    The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald

  173. Michael Kwan says:

    It came out last year, but I only got around to reading it this year. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth The Book : A Visitor’s Guide to the Human Race.

  174. Christy says:

    Steve Jobs

  175. mp says:

    The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

  176. I. says:

    “Creating Web Pages All-in-One For Dummies” by Richard Wagner.
    really great tutorial for beginners!

  177. Megan says:

    “The Impossible Dead” by Ian Rankin

  178. Angela says:

    The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson

  179. Shannon says:

    I’ve been reading the classics: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  180. mommy2two says:

    I think it would have to be Left neglected by lisa genova

  181. Tina says:

    The Invention of Murder

  182. Kareberry says:

    Mockingjay, third book in the hunger games trilogy!

  183. Sue says:

    Before I go to sleep,By S Watson

  184. Chad says:

    Intelligent Thought ed. by John Brockman

  185. Karen H says:

    the help,and the shack

  186. wy lee says:

    Hunger Games – good y.a. fiction despite all the publicity overkill

  187. Natalie says:

    Love Before I Go To Sleep by S. Watson. Thanks for the giveaway!

  188. Trinity991 says:

    House Rules by Jodi Picoult

  189. Courtney I says:

    The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
    Thank you!

  190. Carmela C. says:

    The Help was my favorite this year.

  191. Farah Alam says:

    The Secret Daughter

  192. DT says:

    The Hunger Games or Catching Fire – it’s a tie.

  193. Maddie2008 says:

    The Litigator – John Grisham

  194. Rana says:

    The Help

  195. Stephanie Hanson says:

    New York to Dallas by Nora Roberts, great light read

  196. Donna says:

    Stuff White People Like by Christian Lander. So funny…

  197. Jo says:

    Heaven is for real.

  198. rebecca says:

    the race by clive Cussler

  199. yin chiang says:

    Steve Jobs Biography

  200. cdnchk says:

    The Help

  201. Lia says:

    The Book of Awesome was awesome!

  202. KathyN says:

    Chef at Home – Michael Smith, I love cook books!

  203. ann cabanela says:

    the HELP.=)

  204. FS says:

    Steve Jobs biography was entertaining

  205. Leslie says:

    The Hunger Games was impossible to put down!

  206. TracyH says:

    Smokin Seventeen By Janet Evanovich!!!!!! 🙂

  207. bgheuchert says:

    I am Hutterite, read it twice 😉

  208. fleetingleaf says:

    Cool! Time to pick up some new books 🙂

  209. twicehis says:

    richest man who ever lived

  210. Vivian says:

    Inheritance by Christopher Paolini

  211. LeanneG says:

    A Game of Thrones – George R.R. Martin

  212. Astrogal says:

    Last Child in the Woods

  213. Monica Pasta says:

    Game of Thrones

  214. Sctich says:

    The Midwife’s Confession

  215. Kayla says:

    Time of my life by Patrick Swayze

  216. Darlene says:

    Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe

  217. Stahr says:

    Divergent by Veronica Roth….Such a breath of fresh and exciting air =)

  218. Kaylaheather says:

    Artemis Fowl – The atlantis complex.

  219. Orual says:

    The Good and Beautiful Community by James Bryan Smith.

  220. Lynne says:

    “Left Neglected” by Lisa Genova for sure.

  221. Emily says:

    I really enjoyed The Hunger Games 🙂

  222. Mitch.E says:

    Steve Jobs Biography

  223. tsarinaerika says:

    Easy…My Fair Captain by J.L. Langley…a delicious and awesome read!

  224. Princesskimmi says:

    The Help!!!!!

  225. carlyincanada says:

    Steve Jobs Biography!

  226. K says:

    Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

  227. zaddermac says:

    The Secret Daughter!

  228. Diana says:

    The Soul by Stephenie Meyer

  229. amber says:

    the help

  230. Jacqueline Gray says:

    The Easiest Way to Learn the Tarot – Ever!! by Dusty White.


  231. Debra says:

    11/22/63 by Stephen King

  232. picklehead says:

    Sailor Moon manga being re-released this year!

  233. Dawn says:

    Douglas Coupland’s Highly Inappropriate Tales for Young People.

  234. kcsr says:

    Jean Auel- Land of Painted Caves

  235. Talimomali says:

    The Help! I read it in one 5 hour gulp!

  236. Janeva says:

    People of The Book–fantastic!

  237. Charlene says:

    My fav would be “the bears embrace”

  238. Audrey says:

    Diamond Grill by Fred Wah:)

  239. Mariecelle says:

    Stephanie Plum Series by Janet Evanovich

  240. crazymama says:

    The Help

  241. Jess says:

    Steve Jobs Biography…very interesting!

  242. Jean Smith says:

    The History of Metropolitan Vancouver by Chuck Davis

  243. Leanne says:

    One Summer by David Baldacci

  244. Grace says:

    Room by Emma Donoghue

  245. sdab says:

    The Drawing of Three – Stephen King

  246. Greg says:

    Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. Now I know what the fuss has been all about these past 100 or so years.

  247. jan says:

    “shantaram” by:

    gregory david roberts

  248. MsMonroe says:

    Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin – the show definitely did the book justice. Amazing writing spawned an amazing television series. I can’t wait to read the next book.

  249. Michelle says:

    The Brightest Star in the Sky by Marian Keyes

  250. Jezz says:

    hunger games!

  251. Nay says:

    Diary of a whimsy kid 🙂

  252. Melissa says:

    My favourite was “Room” for sure!

  253. Jocelyn says:

    Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro

  254. Chris T says:

    Steve Jobs bio (I know, I’m not original)

  255. Toby says:

    my favourite book was the Steve Jobs biography

  256. ALYSHAMARIE says:

    water for elephants

  257. Sylvia says:

    “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini

  258. David says:

    Steve Jobs

  259. shelly says:

    The Wealthy Barber Returns

  260. sarah says:

    The Help by Kathryn Stockett

  261. Sarah says:

    Life by Keith Richards

  262. Jessica says:

    While Mortals Sleep – Kurt Vonnegut.

  263. thepixie says:

    My favourite book this year was Pulitzer Prize-winning The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer – probably the best book I have ever read.

  264. janice says:

    Beautiful days

  265. Dalit says:

    My favorite book this year was “Five little ducks” be Raffi because my 2-yr-old has such a great smile when she sings “Quack quack quack quack!” 🙂

  266. Melanie says:

    The Hunger Games! I can’t wait to see the movie!

  267. jo says:

    The Hunger Games!

  268. Shadowfox says:

    Game of thrones for certain though it was a tough one between it and the millennium series

  269. Melissa says:

    Mini shopaholic. I have read every single one of the books in the series.

  270. Hannah says:

    WOW I LUV u SC, I’ve always wanted to go buy something from chapters! <3 *figers crossed*

  271. parislove says:

    Sweetness at the bottom of the pie….actually this whole series! I love Flavia de Luce!

  272. Hannah says:

    WOW I LUV u SC, I’ve always wanted to go buy something from chapters! <3 *figers crossed*

    -my favourite book this year has to be Happy Endings!!!

  273. Kelly says:

    The help

  274. Joyce says:

    My favorite book this year was The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd.

  275. monkeyincowtown says:

    My favourite book of 2011 was The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
    Good Luck everyone 🙂

  276. Julia says:

    “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern.

    So magical! If anyone’s thinking of gifting a book this Christmas – this is such a great pick 🙂

  277. Kristy says:

    Had a baby this year and have a toddler, no time for reading…did read chicken soup for the parenting soul and it was decent 🙂

  278. Chrystle says:

    The Hunger Games trilogy was fantastic? I couldn’t read them fast enough.

  279. tinytea says:

    so many but the one the most recent that I couldn’t put down was James Patterson’s Now You See Her.

  280. Gwen says:

    I loved and reread Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman.

  281. Rsoemary says:

    The Girl in the Gatehouse, by Julie Klassen

  282. Rosa C. says:

    The Help

  283. Insane says:

    The latest janet evanovich book.

  284. Chrystle says:

    Oops, it should read ” was fantastic!”, no question about it.

  285. Carrie H says:

    My husband is the reader of the family but over the summer I decided to read a book I picked up a book right before we left for the lake – I started the book and couldn’t put it down I actually read the whole book in less then seven days – my book was the help

  286. Jenny N says:

    Wither by Lauren Destefano

  287. octavia says:

    this year, my favorite is “strengths finder 2.0”.

  288. Bruce says:

    Inheritance by Nicholas Shakespeare


    My fav. book this year was skinny bitch. I got into health this year and eating “clean” It opened up my eyes about where our food comes from!!

  290. Paul Lawton says:

    That Distant Land by Wendell Berry

  291. Hillary says:

    My favourite book was Smashed.

  292. Michelle says:

    The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels

  293. ValK says:

    My favourite book I’ve red is Kill Me If You Can by James Peterson. I’ve red a few of his books & they are all great. He is a awesome writer. But, Kill Me if You Can is really intense.

  294. Karen says:

    My favorite book this year was The Help.

  295. Lindy says:

    Bossy Pants by Tina Fey was really great and my favourite book this year!!

  296. Julia Anderson says:

    The Glass Castle , by Jeanetye Walls

  297. ValK says:

    Sorry, there was a type o in my entry. I can’t believe I got his name wrong ! Shame on me. James Patterson was the name of the author. Good luck to everyone !

  298. Meems says:

    One Day, by David Nicholls

  299. Heroine says:

    My favourite books this year were the Medicus series by Ruth Downie. They were fun!

  300. Krista Martel says:

    Prisoner of Tehran Fantastic read

  301. Andrea says:

    The Name of the Wind – Patrick Rothfuss

  302. Rana says:

    The help by kathryn stockett

  303. Gazpache says:

    I really liked all of the new stuart woods books this year, with the exception of the latest one “son of stone”. Love his stuff! Quick, easy reads!

  304. kekes says:

    The Help by Kathryn Stockett! REad the book and went and then got the movie!!!

  305. Sherry says:

    The Four Agreements – Don Miguel Ruiz

  306. orly says:

    the confession- John grisham

  307. trish says:

    One thousand gifts, by Ann Voskamp

  308. meguwo says:

    Steve Jobs Biography 🙂

  309. Kristy says:

    The Help

  310. fibi200329 says:

    definately the hunger games!!!

  311. ellenw says:

    Room by Emma Donoghue

  312. Jackie H says:

    My favorite book this year is Magic Slays by Ilona Andrews

  313. pookie says:

    My fav would be Our Queen by Robert Hardman. What an interesting read about our queen.

  314. bucks14 says:

    Girl With the Dragon Tatoo

  315. Sam says:

    Eat, Pray, Love

    Thanks for holding the contest.

  316. Nadine says:

    The Help

  317. Lucy says:

    Surprisingly “Life” – Keith Richard’s autobiography

  318. Amused says:

    Girl with the dragon tattoo!

  319. Chelsea says:

    The Help!

  320. K Janzen says:

    The Help

  321. Shirley says:

    mortimer’s christmas manger

  322. Chris says:

    the hunger games

  323. Natalie C says:

    Reread the Harry Potter series

  324. Andrea H says:

    Shopaholic series, but recently been doing a story time with my daughter so loving the cute christmas stories

  325. Traci Spielman Chiu says:

    The Help—what a great read!!

  326. Alaina says:

    Love, love, love the series ‘The Spellman Files’ by Lisa Lutz!

  327. Marnie says:

    The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway. Thanks!

  328. dawne says:

    The Help:)

  329. Jenno says:

    Richard Scarry’s Best Christmas Book Ever! Read as a child &, this year, with my son.

  330. pepperminty says:

    The Five People You Meet in Heaven

  331. damsle says:

    Stephen King’s 11/22/63

  332. Deb says:

    Oh my…these days my nose is in the cookbooks for baking. Tis the season. But I’m sure to curl up with a good book in the New Year especially if I win the Gift Card. Thanks for the contest.

  333. Sharon says:

    Red Mist – Patricia Cornwell and any book by James Patterson. Two amazing authors that I’m always waiting for their next book to come out!!!! Now my daughter is into James Patterson’s kids series! Chapters Indigo is our favorite store!

  334. Mist_ynight says:

    There have been so many I have a hard time picking just one! I really enjoyed Divergent by Veronica Roth, I just couldn’t put that book down!

  335. Esther says:

    Shilpi Somaya Gowda’s secret daughter

  336. Jan says:

    This fall I had the pleasure to read several books written by female authors. One of my favorite books from the bunch was Jane Eyre. I had last read it about 35 years ago (give or take a few). I could probably read this book several times over and learn something new each time.

  337. Jennifer says:

    15 Animals! by Sandra Boynton. Cause it’s just magic and will make everyone smile.

  338. Janetta says:


  339. Lindy says:

    Always hard to only pick one, but loved The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

  340. Adrienne says:

    Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O’Neill

  341. Star says:

    Thanks for the great contest!
    My favourite book was ‘New York To Dallas’ by J.D. Robb

  342. dot says:

    yea its an old book…The Da Vinci Code!

  343. Owen D says:

    Trust me,im dr ozzy! LOL

  344. Sarah says:

    I loved a secret daughter … Best book that I manages toned this year!

  345. Teresa says:

    My favorite book this year was Harry Potter. Ive started reading them to my son at night and It has brought back our love of reading.

  346. Kendra says:

    Nineteen Minutes – Jodi Picoult (she was also the author of My Sisters Keeper, amazing author!) Thank you for the contest!
    Merry Christmas!

  347. Lee says:

    Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer

  348. Woop says:

    61 Hours by Lee Child

  349. coley3 says:

    The Gift by Nora Roberts

  350. Dale says:

    Lost in Shangri La. A great story of tragedy and triumph.

  351. Mihaela says:

    Eat, Pray, Love

    Thanks for holding the contest

  352. sunshine says:

    Mine was probably my.psychology textbook called social psychology by Elliot aronson

  353. No.9 says:

    1Q84 by Haruki Murakami. Surprised that no one else mentioned his magnum opus.

  354. Connie says:

    John Grisham – The Confession = excellent!

  355. Lina says:

    The Book of Awesome

  356. MonkeyGirl says:

    I hsve kids and they love to read

  357. Valerie says:

    Amazing grace Danielle steel

  358. Tina says:

    The China Study changed our life.

  359. Ursula says:

    The Help.

  360. Gabriela says:

    Te pact by Jodi Picoult.

  361. frugalady19 says:

    Mini Shopaholic

  362. Ch says:

    The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. So good!

  363. MissKitty_79 says:

    I re-read Peter Pan this last month. I’d completely forgotten what a crazy person Peter really is!

  364. Danielle says:

    The Help…

    Thanks! 🙂

  365. CJWORLD says:

    I realize this is an older release but I read “The Stand” by Stephen King. Wow, that certainly got me thinking about life as we know it.

  366. laura says:

    the help

  367. TM says:

    the help

  368. nat0113 says:

    Room was my fav

  369. CJ says:

    Water for Elephants

  370. melhulme says:

    The Hunger Games, or steve jobs biography!

  371. sandyk says:


  372. coupon girl says:

    sarah’s key-awesome book

  373. Heather says:

    Mini Shopaholic

  374. Deirdre says:

    The Help – read it, listened to it, loved it!!

  375. henrietta says:

    The Help.

  376. sunshine says:

    The last Lecture, by Randy Pausch.

  377. nicole says:

    water for elephants:)

  378. Alison says:

    “Inheritance” by Christopher Paolini

  379. Danielle says:

    My favourite book I’ve read this year is actually a book that’s been around for quite a while, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. Can’t believe how much it relates to life and how to lead it.

  380. Bubsy says:

    The Night Circus

  381. Clarizza roque says:

    The Help

  382. Kelly says:

    Mini Shopaholic

  383. zeekid says:

    My favorite book was The Help

  384. linda simpson says:

    I loved Sarah’s key. I haven’t cried reading a book in years..

  385. mnyyoungs says:

    Tosca Reno’s Eat Clean Books

  386. Cindy Hum says:

    My favourite book this year was “River City” by John Farrow – it is a work of fiction based on historical facts concerning the birth of a continent all the way back to Jacques Cartier meeting the indians and the reason why Toronto is English. Fabulous and interesting reading with an interesting mystery to boot ! 843 pages of dedication though.

  387. Lori says:

    The Help

  388. B Free says:

    The Help

  389. momof_four says:

    The Brides House by Sandra Dallas

  390. Jennifer says:

    Water For Elephants, better than the movie!

  391. Bettyboop says:

    The Hunger Games

  392. Sharon says:

    I really enjoyed “The Help”.
    (I also loved reading the entire Harry Potter series…again…for the 3rd time)

  393. Terry says:

    My favourite book this year was a beautiful journal my friend gave me for my birthday, and encouraged me to write a positive thought each day. It has turned into a treasure I know I will look back on and value for many years to come.

  394. MissJ says:

    The Help!

  395. Aj DeForest says:

    when god was a rabbit by sarah winman

  396. Marley Green says:

    Sarah’s Key

  397. Manon Miron says:

    Read so many books this year. Loved Room by Emma Donoghue

  398. caroman says:

    my fav so far this year was ‘The Help’ great read!

  399. Linda K says:

    I read all the time but am waiting for Christmas to get V is for Vengeance. Sue Grafton books only come every other year!

  400. Bargain Seeker says:

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.

  401. olivercat says:

    I am old school –so my best read is a mystery –BOLT by Dick Francis

  402. Michelle says:

    the help

  403. ANNA MICHELE says:

    My fav book this year was a gift for my son called Little Hearts for Jesus, by Sally Pierson Dillion.

  404. Crystal says:

    We Need to Talk About Kevin— simply terrifying!

  405. Laurac86 says:

    Winter Kiss – Deborah Cooke

  406. Brenda says:

    The Darwin Awards 😛
    love these books

  407. matty's mom says:

    The Gurrafalo – It may be a children’s book, but it is quite clever. And DS has read it over and over 😉

  408. csaund21 says:

    My fav was ‘The Book of (Holiday) Awesome: When the Christmas Lights All Work, Successfully Regifting a Present, Drinking with Grandma’ by Neil Pasricha

  409. Holly says:

    The Help

  410. crystal says:

    Room by Emma Donoghue was a fantastic read.

  411. glowworm2k says:

    I re-read The World According to Garp (John Irving) this year and remembered why I loved it so much! 🙂

  412. melissa says:


  413. Jenn says:

    Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

  414. Sara says:

    The Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton – With a 7 month old that doesn’t like to sleep and a 3 year old, there hasn’t been a chance to read many books for me!

  415. JP says:

    We had our first this year so we’ve been buying lots of kids books. One of her favorite books is barnyard dance.

  416. Chalane says:

    The Help

  417. Terri says:

    Lethal by Sandra Brown

  418. carol says:

    The Hunger Games

    Thank you!!

  419. Carla says:

    The Help

  420. Akezia says:

    Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series!

  421. Shall says:

    My fav was “Owls in the Family”- Classic 🙂

  422. Kim says:

    The help & a children’s book – on the night you were born

  423. Brenda says:

    My favorite is the The Help

  424. Deanna says:

    Not a new book, but finally read The Host by Stephanie Meyers. Great read!

  425. Tammy says:

    Room was my fave!

  426. Theresa says:

    Room was amazing.

  427. elisam says:

    The Help was my favorite book this year!

  428. viji says:

    it is great for smartcanucks to host this contest

  429. Kelly says:

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest. I finished reading the trilogy in time for the first movie!

  430. Jennifer says:

    Still Alice – by Lisa Genova

  431. Bargain Kitty says:

    The Secret

  432. Terri ALLEN says:

    Mine would be Sarah’s Key

  433. Karen Williams says:

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

  434. safarmerswife says:

    I read a lot, one of the books that made a definite impression was “room”.

  435. Sweet Pea says:

    Heaven is For Real

  436. Danny Dyer says:

    The Quantum Thief, by Hannu Rajaniemi.

  437. Danielle says:

    I’m re-reading Twilight, and it’s so good- again!

  438. shawnna mchardy says:

    Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning

  439. mummyto2 says:

    Heaven is for Real!!!

  440. tysmom says:

    Loved ‘The Help’

  441. Esther says:

    Just like heaven by Julia Quinn

  442. angela balcom says:

    Go Ask Alice! A great book!

  443. afshi says:

    My favourite book this year was The Help. Looking forward to watchign the movie with my sister soon 🙂

  444. MoTaffy says:

    It surprised me, but The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt wound up wowing me!

  445. Carol I says:

    Currently reading “Along came a Spider”, James Patterson.

  446. Jennifer l. says:

    At Home by Bill Bryson

  447. Katie says:

    I’m on the 5th book of the “Game of Thrones” series by George RR Martin and am enjoying them…a lot more than I thought I would. I just picked up my husband’s copy that was lying around.

  448. cw says:

    The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

  449. Sarah says:

    The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Amazing!

  450. Terri Baker says:

    The Power by Rhonda Byrne

  451. Misty says:

    I LOVED “The Night Circus” this year!

  452. josask says:

    The Spellman files series by Lisa Lutz – not new, but I found it pretty funny!

  453. Amanda says:

    Sarah’s Key.

  454. Mimi says:

    Left Neglected

  455. Sue says:

    Loved the Help but toss up with “A Train In Winter” An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship and Survival in World War Two

  456. Kristin says:

    “The Hour I First Believed”- Wally Lamb

  457. Martha says:

    The Help

  458. Marnie says:

    Cutting for Stone

  459. islandlakes says:

    “The Brain That Changes Itself”. Norman Doidge

  460. Brenda says:

    13 Reasons Why by Jay Ashton

  461. katinatree says:

    the hunger games was my most favorite

  462. Andrea says:

    The Big Short by Michael Lewis.

  463. Diane says:

    The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls…amazing

  464. Alice says:

    Tough question! It’s a tie for me between The Magician, by Lev Grossman, and Super Sad True Love Story, by Gary Shteyngart. Both were incredible.

  465. Tessa says:

    Hunger Games!

  466. Candie says:

    The Devil’s Colony by James Rollins

  467. Kara says:

    The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. Best mystery I have read!!

  468. Dianne says:

    Sybil: The True and Extraordinary Story of a Woman Possessed By Sixteen Separate Personalities by Flora Rheta Schreiber

  469. Kandemom says:

    I really enjoyed The Help. I can’t wait to see the movie.

  470. deweybelle says:

    I read so many books this year ..but I must say that my favorite was Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay…

    Also LOVED..the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy and
    just finished “LEFT Neglected” by Lisa Genova..

  471. Pam says:

    Hunger Games (the series)

  472. Maria Nanas says:

    The kite runner

  473. Deborah says:

    I enjoyed “The Help” and hope to see the movie soon.

  474. floweredangel says:

    The Hunger Games was my favourite I’ve read this year.

  475. Dave says:

    Since I have two kids 4 and under I don’t have much time to read, but I would have to say “Llamma Llamma Read Pajama” – great kids book!!

  476. Lisa bolduc says:

    I also really enjoyed the help!

  477. Lisa bolduc says:

    I also really enjoyed the help!

  478. marta says:

    The Distant Hours

  479. Angelos170 says:

    Double Dexter by Jeff Lindsey

  480. SheilaLa says:

    I liked “A million little pieces” by James Frey.

  481. Lee W says:

    So far – the best book that I read this year was “Ready Player One” – lots of 80s references that made me feel nostaligic amidst the distopian future setting. :+)

  482. nicolearies02 says:

    This year for Christmas. My theme for shopping is the gift of reading.

  483. LEONA BULGIN says:

    The Help – great book!

  484. Anna C says:

    Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsay

  485. Donna G. says:

    The Secret Daughter by Shilpi Gowda.

  486. Daisy says:

    The Mortal Instruments – first three books

  487. Carly Vyse says:

    Breaking Dawn 🙂

  488. Sarah says:

    Mine was Princess

  489. Stef says:

    It’s sooo hard to choose just one but I have to say it’s To Kill a Mockingbird, which I read every year!

  490. Niveen says:

    Her Name is Woman

  491. Erin says:

    My favourite book this year was Escape by Carolyn Jessop.

  492. neelkamalll1979 says:

    I really liked,”Overbite” by Meg Cabot

  493. Elizabeth says:

    A Visit from the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan

  494. sweetiedeals says:

    I just read the Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer. I’m 31…and I read all 4 books and watched 3 of the movies over a 5 day stretch. I had to wait at Chapters first thing in the morning to grab the last book I was missing. OMG I was Hooked!!

  495. tara says:

    my favorite book was good in bed by jennifer weiner!

  496. Kerri says:

    The Help!

  497. Samantha says:

    The Hunger Games!

  498. Nicole says:

    My favourite book this year was definitely The Help!

    [email protected]

  499. aatlaantis says:

    I read The Help and really liked it! Haven’t done as much reading as usual, and am glad one that I did read was so good!

  500. tattood_princess says:

    Silence by Becca Fitzpatrick was by far the BEST book I read this year. It’s part of her Hush, Hush series, I always recommend it to all my friends. Her writing style is brilliant for the series being considered “young adult”. This is the third book and I’ve found as the series goes on her style is becoming more mature. Love it. I have all three books on my Kobo, and the first two in hardcover.

  501. Jennifer says:

    Belong to me / Marisa de los Santos.

  502. momand2kidz says:

    Two Kisses For Maddy…A memoir of Loss and Love
    By Matthew Logelin

  503. Julie says:

    Secret Daughter was my favourite book.

  504. Alii says:

    The Room

  505. Sue says:

    My favourite was a collection of 4, the Game of Thrones series.

  506. Julie N. says:

    My favourite book this year was The Time Travellers Wife sooooooooo good!

  507. Jacqueline VH says:

    My fave book this year is: Simple Graces By Kim Diehl. It’s a quilting book, given to me for my birthday by my teenaged son!

  508. Kristin says:

    The High Road by Terry Fallis… the 2nd book about a reluctant engineering prof turned MP. Fictional, but closely anticipated a lot of events in Canadian politics! Very funny too.

  509. helpit says:

    Steve Jobs biography

  510. ARPL says:

    I was going to say Little Bee but then I looked in the comments and realized The Help was actually the best thing I read.

  511. gibberish says:

    I enjoyed ‘The Help’ – great book!

  512. Sav says:

    Inheritance by Christopher Paolini

  513. FreebieChick says:

    The Bridges of Madison County

  514. Debra V says:

    My favourite book this year was “Still Alice”.

  515. ilovegratis says:

    My fav book this year was PS I love you, I saw the movie and had to purchase the book

  516. Neil Looby says:

    Towers of Midnight – The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan / Brendan Sanderson

  517. Steenibambini says:

    Have a New Kid by Friday – Dr. Kevin Leman

  518. Lisa says:

    Sarah’s Key – have to agree with the others who selected this book.

  519. chuck says:

    Dark Tower Series Stephen King

  520. Lee-Anne says:

    chevy stevens- never knowing

  521. Papasmurf says:

    Me and my two daughters love to read “guess how much I love you”. The pop up edition.

  522. Brittany says:

    I loved Room by Emma Donahughe and the Help, although the movie was even better!

  523. diamondlil says:

    I am almost embarassed to admit, but my favorite book of the year was Twilight, Breaking Dawn (dear daughters book). I read it after watching the movie with her, and wanted to know how it was gonna end. I just had to know what happens, and ended up enjoying the book. 🙂

  524. Wakeforsoul says:

    My favourite book of the year had to be ” The Help”

  525. seniora says:

    Steve Jobs biography

  526. Stephanie79 says:

    Best book I read this year was Ellen Hopkins – Crank

  527. Christine Robinson says:

    Any of the Sookie Stackhouse books…all were great.

  528. Jenna says:

    Water For Elephants – LOVED it!

  529. Bree says:

    I loved The Help by Kathryn Stockett!

  530. Kimber says:

    I have TWO favourite books of the year. The first was “The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman, and the second was “The Hunger Games”, by Suzanne Collins.

  531. LKL says:

    This is where I leave you – John Harding

  532. Liz says:

    The Hunger Games books

  533. Jenny says:

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky.


  534. Sandra says:

    Bonnie- iris johansen

  535. Arlene says:

    The Good Earth

  536. Amanda P says:

    I loved Water For Elephants – such a good read!

  537. Nicole says:

    Love to read but these days it’s mostly kids books! The favourite of my 2 year old and I right now is “Hug”.

  538. janet okeefe says:


  539. Brenda says:

    Me too, Water for Elephants was excellent, as was the movie.

  540. nellyc says:

    I liked “The Book of Awesome”……it really makes you feel good

  541. Andrea says:

    My favourite book this year was ‘Wither’ by Lauren DeStefano

  542. Lynne K says:

    The Help

  543. Seaglass says:

    Hi 🙂

    My favourite book was “The Happiness Project” by Gretchen Rubin.

    Great ideas for finding happiness in this increasingly stressful world.

  544. Debbi L-B says:

    My most fav book this year was The Night Circus!

  545. divya says:

    I loved The Help by Kathryn Stockett

  546. tink42 says:

    I loved 11/22/63 by Stephen King. I am old enough to remember when John Kennedy was assassinated so maybe that helps also!

  547. Sana Hasan says:

    My fav was wicked!

  548. Crystal says:

    i really liked The Help

  549. Trina7171 says:

    My favorite book was Hunger Games 🙂

  550. Marion says:

    Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
    Actually, all three in the series. Couldn’t put them down!

  551. Melissa says:

    the help

  552. BOB says:


  553. Teresa H says:

    Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

  554. Aggs says:

    The Help!

  555. Nikki says:

    The Help!

  556. Bride to Be says:


  557. Jen says:

    The Happiness Project

  558. Crstal says:

    Favorite book has too be The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova…

  559. natalia says:

    The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho!

  560. William says:

    Hunger Games

  561. Dave says:

    Game of Thrones

  562. Jon Jon says:

    Me love Chapters!

  563. Rimma says:

    The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larson… soo good

  564. Adrienne says:

    Little Women! Just read it for the first time 🙂

  565. KM says:

    Still Alice by Lisa Genova

  566. Lisa says:

    If I have to pick just one, it would be Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. One of those books that you are sad when you reach the end because you wish it would go on forever! The characters are wonderful.

  567. Laura K says:

    The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown! 🙂

  568. Kristi R. says:

    I liked Wicked!

  569. Nydia says:

    We Need to Talk About Kevin – disturbing I know, but still well written!

  570. Jackie says:

    Hard to pick but I would say the The Help! The book was better than the film.

  571. Supriya says:

    The Help

  572. Tyler says:

    Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss was my favourite novel this year.

  573. Jenn says:

    The Hunger Games.

  574. wendymac says:

    It is so difficult to pick a fav book or movie. I have about 5 in each category that fit.

  575. Victoria says:

    Only read baby books this year after having my first baby…so favourite book was What to Expect The First Year.

  576. TheGirlOutWest says:

    Cornered by Ron MacLean

    Ya, I live for hockey……………………..

  577. Paut T. says:

    Favorite this year was — “What Works on Wall Street”.

  578. KG says:

    Boy’s Life by Robert R. McCammon 🙂

  579. Vivian says:

    Eating Animals!
    Changed my life.

  580. Vexmir says:

    World War Z by Max Brooks ( even though it came out a couple years ago!)

  581. Janice Cally says:

    Spellbound – Kelley Armstrong.

  582. nikki says:

    I loved fly away home from jennifer weiner

  583. Nadine says:

    my favorite was Diary of a Wimpy kid – The ugly Truth and Cabin fever. I chose these becasue my daughter got right into them and read them over and over. She just turned 7 and I thought this was a great accomplish ment for her seeing the books are rated in Chapters for kids 9-12

  584. Courteney says:

    I didn’t get to read as much as I would have liked this year, but I have to say that my favourite book that I did read was “Water for Elephants.”

  585. Kristina says:


  586. ccmskates says:

    Sing You Home by Jodi Piccoult

  587. Sue says:

    I just finished re-reading the Harry Potter series. Took about 2 months inbetween interruptions such as work and life. And so thoroughly enjoyed myself. I’ve read umpteen books this year, but didn’t enjoy any as much as these 🙂

  588. Britt says:

    Lisa genovas Left Neglected

  589. doubloonie says:

    The Help

  590. Jordan M says:

    My favourite book from the past year was definitely The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins!

  591. tobiwobi says:

    “Enlightened Sexism – seductive message that Feminism’s work is done” by Susan Douglas

  592. Vicki says:

    Blood, Bones, Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton. Amazing writer. Or At Home, by Bill Bryson. Hard to choose.

  593. Amy says:

    The HELP! Loved the book and the movie 🙂

  594. Sheila says:

    Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls.

  595. Melissa Trzecak says:

    The Help! Such a good read, I can’t wait to see the movie now!

  596. Kristina says:

    Secret Daughter!

  597. julyprincess says:

    A fine balance by Rohinton Mistry.

  598. Leanne says:

    The Hunger Games…all three books!

  599. Sarah Fung says:

    My favorite book was Ellen Degeneres – Seriously I’m Kidding

  600. leanne says:

    Steve Jobs biography

  601. Leanne says:

    The Hunger Games, all three books!

  602. Ashley says:

    The Room by Emma Donoghue. Wasn’t sure that I liked it at first but was quickly drawn in!

  603. Nikki says:

    I usually read a lot of books, but going back to school has cute down on the time I have to read for fun. During summer and winter break though I usually try to read as much as I can.
    My fav. book this year is Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult.

  604. elissa says:

    The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

  605. Marie says:

    Remembering Alice

  606. mickey53 says:

    My fav was THE HELP.

  607. Ray says:

    Rework by Jason Fried.

  608. Koolaid says:

    Well since I only had time to read one book (that was not Phineas and Ferb…lol) it had to be Marly and Me!

  609. Dayle Rossen says:

    The Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin

  610. JL says:

    Anything by Sophie Kinsella 🙂

  611. SulkyBlonde says:

    I did adore Erin Morgenstern’s Night Circus shes exemplary as a first time author I also loved Deborha Harkenss’s Discovery of Witches and Stephen King’s 11/22/63 you just have to adore good writers !!!!!!!!!

  612. Anu Chopra says:

    The Help was my favorite book this year.

  613. Super Mel says:

    Consumer Reports Buying Guide 2011

  614. Katie says:

    Nlt Bible – freshens things up if you think you’ve heard it all before!

  615. nicolthepickle says:

    I love the Blue Castle by LM Montgomery, and have read it at least twice this year. For newer books. The whole Spellman series by Lisa Lutz are some of my favourites from this year. Anything that can startle me into laughing out loud is great.

  616. CaperGoo says:

    My Favorite book this year was the Birth House, amazing read!

  617. freeshopper says:

    The help

  618. Jennaw says:

    My favorite book of the year is The Little Shadows by Marina Endicott.

  619. Digi says:

    The Hidden by Jessica Verday

  620. Ro says:

    My daughter and I love Robert Munsch books. They’re great for kids.

  621. Cheryl says:

    The Hunger Games Trilogy.

  622. Jacqueline Paguia says:

    My favorite book is The Baby’s Table by Brenda Bradshaw and Lauren Donaldson Bramley 🙂 Helped me a lot for my first baby 🙂


  623. sarina says:

    Prospero Lost

  624. Michelle I. says:

    Definately “The Help”. 🙂 Would love to win!

  625. M says:

    The Help!

  626. Sandra R. says:

    The Help.

  627. Brenda says:

    The Help 🙂

  628. saraL says:

    I am so happy that there are so many Hunger Games fans! I’m going to say that series did it for me as well. I read them all this year and couldn’t put them down.

  629. Shelly says:

    Steve Jobs bio.

  630. Katrina says:

    A toss up between the first Hunger Games book and The Help

  631. Melissa says:

    Still Alice

  632. Cara S says:

    The Bride Quartet by Nora Roberts

  633. Spudislander says:

    Oh…a three way tie between The Help, Hunger Games and Water for Elephants…ok if I HAD to choose. Hunger Games!

  634. hibaxox says:

    breaking dawn by stephanie meyers! lol 🙂

  635. bcd says:

    Katherine Kerr – The Dragon Mage series (7 books)

  636. Kouisse says:

    The Help 🙂

  637. Maureen M says:

    Deception by Jonathan Kellerman

  638. Sam says:

    Inheritance by Christopher Paolini

  639. andreawtbay says:

    i couldn’t put down half-blood blues.

  640. Karen says:

    the Secret Daughter was my favourite read this year

  641. Melody113 says:

    diary of a wimpy kid

  642. Nathalie says:

    My favorite is Inheritance.

  643. stasymipip says:

    The Help

  644. vinus says:

    The Letters

  645. Birute Pilipaitis says:

    Loved The Forgotten Garden…now I’m reading The House at Riverton and it’s even better!

  646. trombonebabe says:

    Wow, this is a tough one. I think it would have to be The Help. An easy read and I couldn’t put it down!

  647. Wilson says:

    The Magician King by Lev Grossman.

  648. bluejellybean says:

    The Road!

  649. TanyaBaron says:

    The Jaycee Dugger biography

  650. mrstucker says:

    My favourite book this year (maybe this decade?) was ‘Sarah’s Key’. I haven’t seen the movie yet, but the emotions that book evoked still haunt me when I think of the story….

  651. tracy says:

    Steve Jobs

  652. arlene says:

    Honolulu – it’s an older book – I couldn’t put it down !

  653. summernight19 says:

    Diary of a Wimp kid. Reading it with my sons:)

  654. ottgrrl says:

    My favorite book that ive read was The wedding by Nicolas sparks..

  655. Kim says:

    The Stand by Stephen King

  656. sonia says:

    The Help by Kathryn Stockett

  657. Rani says:

    The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks — and the rest of the trilogy. 🙂

  658. Tam Lindsay says:

    One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp

  659. Julie V. says:

    The Hunger Games is the best book I’ve read thus far this year. For anyone who has read this book will agree that the news of the upcoming movie that accompanies this book is due in theatres in March 2012 and exciting news. This is the first book in a series. Great for any age!

  660. Melody says:

    My favorite book this year was Hatchet, a great read

  661. Macfsh says:

    My favourite read this year was Left Neglected by Lisa Genova

  662. Veronica says:

    A heavy metal memoir by Dave mustaine

  663. bigboyliam says:

    Eat, Pray, Love…I’m a little behind the times.

  664. Karine says:

    Agent X International: A Novel by Noah Boyd

  665. Cassie says:

    The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz

  666. ShoestringShopper says:

    Favourite book this year, hands down, was “Mr. Rosenbloom Dreams In English”. 🙂

  667. Erin says:

    The Night Circus!

  668. Moe says:

    Life By Keith Richards

  669. Ainnie says:

    An absolute read from recent months; “Three Cups of Tea”

  670. Stacey says:

    Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

  671. barbie says:

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

  672. Rachel says:

    State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
    Thank you!

  673. nicole clark says:

    The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks

  674. Melodie says:

    The Help :)…

  675. M@ says:

    Money by Martin Amis.

  676. CouponLadybird says:

    I Know This Much Is True -Wally Lamb

  677. lydia says:

    The Help

  678. Sam says:

    My favourite book was “My Booky Wook” by Russel Brand

  679. Narmin says:

    The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

  680. Corrie says:

    My favourite read this year was “We Need to Talk about Kevin” by Lionel Shriver.

  681. Lacey says:

    The Help

  682. MommaChocks says:

    A Song of Fire & Ice by George R.R. Martin
    There is no way I could choose just one from the series, they were all equally great, well written, and addicting!

  683. Gabrielle says:

    Q&A also know as Slumdog Millionaire. 🙂

  684. Ashley says:

    The girl with the dragon tattoo (actually the whole trilogy)

  685. Jessica Marie says:

    I’ve read The China Study by T Colin Campbell at least 10 times this year, so I guess that was my favourite 🙂

  686. kduever says:

    I loved reading “Room”

  687. Nayya says:

    I prefer comic books like Tintin!! I should find more time to read!

  688. Charly says:

    Inheritence, part of the Inheritence Cycle by Christopher Paolini

  689. Shannon says:

    I loved Ninteen Minutes by Jodi Piccoult

  690. Sarah says:

    Ever since I read it as a little girl, A Little Princess:)

  691. matrix82 says:

    The hunger games trilogy

  692. Regs says:

    The Sisters Brothers – Patrick DeWitt

  693. Meaghan says:

    Definitely Room!

  694. Diane says:

    The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson

  695. kitkong says:

    Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal

  696. Bonnie says:

    The White Queen by Philippa Gregory

  697. Bonie Chow says:

    The Room by Emma Donoghue

  698. kevin mchardy says:

    harry potter books

  699. Maxmel2 says:

    The midnight bread series from Lara Adrian.

  700. Josephine says:

    To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis

  701. Maxmel2 says:

    The midnight bread series from Lara Adrian

  702. AmberLab says:

    I loved “Here Be Dragons” by Sharon Kay Penman. I went on to read the others in the series.

  703. Tara says:

    I read a lot of books but my favorite this year (so far) has been 11/22/63 by Stephen King. I’m hoping Santa brings me a few of my favorite authors new releases for Christmas!

  704. kait admas says:

    steve jobs biography.
    I’d love to win a gc so I can buy my first book for 2012 reading!

  705. Yan says:

    Steve Jobs biography…

  706. Ken says:

    I’ll go with re-reading the LOTR Trilogy 🙂

  707. Natasha says:

    A Dull Roar by: Henry Rollins

  708. melissa s says:

    Best book read this year was “What’s So Amazing About Grace?” Really makes you think.

  709. kingy says:

    steve jobs biography

  710. Kerri says:

    My daughter love this book Called “the Very best Daddy of all” and will tote it around with her and want us to read it to her all the time. For that reason this is my fav book this year!

  711. Tabitha says:

    My favourite book (I guess series) this year was The Hunger Games trilogy 🙂

  712. Johanna says:

    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest!

  713. BusyBeeMama says:

    Just started the Game of Thrones series and I’m enjoying it!

  714. Mary says:

    Favourite book was Diana Gabaldon’s the Scottish Prisoner.

  715. Courtney says:

    I finally read The Great Gatsby this year and, of course, really enjoyed it

  716. Anna-Marie P says:

    Giles Blunt – Forty Words For Sorrow

  717. Carla says:

    Water for Elephants – but this contest has given me lots of books to add to my “must-read” list!

  718. Jenn says:

    My favourite book was The Help … so good!

  719. shawnmikey716 says:

    Under the Dome – Stephen King. Received it last year for Christmas, started it in the new year and am getting ready to read it again! His best book EVER!

  720. Chantel says:

    Smokin’ Seventeen by Janet Evanovich

  721. yingy_c says:

    Steve Job Biography

  722. nancy lafrance says:

    Favorite book this year was the help.

  723. Vicki says:

    Favourite book – The High Road by Terry Fallis

  724. yukito says:

    Clockwork Prince

  725. Jen says:

    Sarah’s Key was my favorite book this year!!!

  726. Cathy says:

    it’s in French, but i REALLY enjoyed it:
    La vie comme je l’aime, Marcia Pilote

  727. Michnty says:

    The Next Always by Nora Roberts. Great read!!!! 🙂

  728. Cecilia Juarez says:

    The girl with the dragonfly tattoo!

  729. JennC says:

    the little black book of style by nina garcia

  730. Guylaine says:

    For me my favourite book was “Micor” by Michael Chriton!

  731. Sue says:

    Thank you for the book ideas contained here. I am certainly going to read The Help, The Cutting Stone, The Night Circus and will look at the Hunger Games series. I enjoyed reading Still Alice (Lisa Genova) Room (Emma Donague) and The Thirteenth Tale (Diane Setterfield), but my favorite books this year were the millenium series (Stiegg Larson).

  732. Heather says:

    The Tiger’s Wife was so good, I couldn’t put it down!

  733. Cathy says:


  734. JadeA says:

    The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins – the book was so good, I have 2 copies, and I will read it again before watching the movie.

  735. Laura says:

    Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz. So excited for the movie next year!

  736. CRAFTYLADY1024 says:

    The God Delusion

  737. meimei says:

    Under the Banner of Heaven: A story of Violent Faith

  738. angela says:

    I really enjoy a classic “Little Critter”!

  739. Cindy says:

    My favourite book this year is The Help.

  740. Taryn says:

    The Hunger Games Trilogy!

  741. Rock Solid says:

    The Rules of Work

  742. wendyjane says:

    The Power of One

  743. NickiWright says:

    The Help…

  744. Janey says:

    “Heaven is for Real”

  745. pink_panda says:

    the night circus by erin morgenstern

    my favourite for this year!

  746. Corinna L. says:

    The Help was my favourite this year.

  747. Fawn says:

    ***Darkly Dreaming Dexter!!

  748. Karen Lamontagne says:

    The Hunger Games! My daughter bought the series and i got hooked on it! LOL!

  749. NT says:

    Not a new book, but I finally got around to reading it. Fav this year was The Shack.

  750. Jamie says:

    battle hymn of a tiger mom

  751. Matthew S. says:

    Agree with many posted already, I’m going to have to go with The Help as my fav!

  752. Lucia says:

    Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

  753. Vanessa says:

    The Hunger Games trilogy 🙂

  754. STyler says:

    Bossypants by Tina Fey for sure!

  755. Amy says:

    Chuck Palahniuk’s Damned 🙂

  756. Nicole says:

    It’s in French, but i really like this serie:
    Mémoire d’un quartier – Louise Tremblay-D’essiambre

  757. matchstix says:

    goddess of vengeance by jackie collins

  758. Chris says:

    Hi Sally,

    Firstly, thank you so much for all the work you do putting together this website and blog. From all of us, the help in saving money and most importantly time is greatly appreciated.

    My favorite book this year was “Precious”. It was written very differently then most books I read, and rarely does a book ever make me cry. But this book trully touched my heart. If you have not read this, you should check it out.

    Thanks again

  759. D says:

    Hunger Games trilogy

  760. Chuppy says:

    I just finished “the help” and liked it quite well.

  761. Karabana says:

    Dark at the Roots – Sarah Thyre
    So hilarious! 😀

  762. Melissa13 says:

    I loved the Hunger Games and the first book in the Girl with the dragon tattoo series. 🙂

  763. dawn says:

    Divergent by Vernica Roth

  764. Vivian says:


  765. amatul says:

    loved the novel- 44 charles st. by Danielle steel

  766. brianne sheppard says:

    hunger games 🙂

  767. Carrie says:

    Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

  768. tjg says:

    I loved The Red Tent by Anita Diamant!

  769. Annie says:

    The Help by Kathryn Stockett

  770. kk008 says:

    The Book of Awesome!

  771. Cindy says:

    Skippy Jon Jones in the Doghouse by Judy Schachner…so much fun to read (or listen to the audio CD) with my kids!

  772. Brandon says:

    My favourite book would have to be The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

  773. twinzzz says:

    Queen of Bedlam- Robert McCammon So far the best book I’ve read!!

  774. Pinksweetgrass says:

    Inheritance by Christopher Paolini.

  775. Heather Relva says:

    Hi there, my favourite book this year was “Sarah’s Key” by Tatiana DeRosnay, awesome! Couldn’t put it down!

  776. dizzybe says:

    favorite book was The Wealthy Barber Returns – so much common sense that is not evident in current global economic crisis

  777. pateyface says:

    I really loved The Help! 🙂

  778. Lua says:

    The Help was my favourite book of the year

  779. Neary says:

    Hunger Games

  780. majormom says:

    Definitely my travel book on California – we had a great vacation 🙂

  781. ffleecy says:

    I only buy toddler books these days. Sporty Babies wear Sweats is a fun read with my little ones.

  782. Gisele says:

    James Patterson~ The fire

  783. RACHEL says:

    The hunger games series.

  784. daystar says:

    The Book of Awesome by Neil Pasricha

  785. Anna says:

    I loved “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett.

  786. Brianne says:

    Hunger Games

  787. Jody says:

    I loved “The Help”

  788. Angelina S. says:

    The Help! 🙂

  789. Parisa says:

    My favorite book this year was A Short History Of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson. It didnt come out this year but it was my 2011 discovery and loved it.

  790. Mary says:

    The Summer Before The Storm by Gabrielle Wills. This is the 1st of the Muskoka Novels. #2 is complete & published & #3 is almost complete. A truly Canadian book & writer!

  791. Lori says:

    before i go to sleep!!! an amazing read!

  792. Martin says:

    Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

  793. Kim says:

    The Hunger Games series, couldn’t put them down.

  794. Mindlessindulgences says:

    A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

  795. mark says:

    Hunger Games

  796. bob says:

    I really want to read Hunger games, but Daina Gabledons series was my favorite read for this year(Outlander series)

  797. kurtfloyd says:

    Just discovered The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Hakuri Murakami

  798. worldgirl says:

    Shaq Uncut by Shaquille O’Neal

  799. Labjac says:

    Loved the Harry Potter series and the Hunger Games Series!

  800. shopoholicanonymous says:

    The BIBLE! Helped me through loads this year :):)

  801. Angela Brown says:

    I have quite a few favoourties but I did really enjoy Sarahs Key

  802. Anisa says:

    Currrently reading the King of Thrones series… LOVE IT!

  803. Marisa says:

    TinTin series… just love them

  804. Kayla says:

    Jodi Picoult – My Sister’s Keeper

  805. Kim says:

    “The Help” was my favorite book of the year, hands-down! The movie is great, but the book was amazing!

  806. Kelsie says:

    My favorite book was The Hypnotist

  807. Yanting says:

    The Help!

  808. Jenn says:

    The Secret Daughter

  809. KL says:

    Tuesday with Morrie

  810. Brenna says:

    Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay. Couldn’t put it down!!

  811. maplegirl says:

    Anything by Janet Evanovich….I love all of them 🙂

  812. dena says:

    Life by Keith Richards

  813. raleigh says:

    Hunger Games

  814. lisa says:

    the artist’s way!

  815. Julie says:

    The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

  816. Janis says:

    Sarah’s Key

  817. pelosofamily says:

    Willie Peloso – I never splurge on a new book

  818. Amy M says:

    “Without a Word” by Jill Kelly.

  819. Lori says:

    “Shanghai Girls” by Amy Tan

  820. Adrianne says:

    The Travelers Gift

  821. Jessie says:

    The Hunger Games

  822. Leah B says:

    The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

  823. Sylvia says:

    I haven’t read any new releases this year, but my favourite read of this year was What Is the What by Dave Eggers.

  824. SweetPanda says:

    Night Circus

  825. ti says:

    chinese proverbs is what i’d get…pick me!

  826. stephanie says:

    The children’s book for adults “Go the F*** to sleep” by Adam Mansback.

  827. Sonja Jose says:

    The Law of Attraction by Michael Losier

  828. becky boo says:

    The Help or Room

  829. Darren Cooper says:

    The Shack of course!

  830. boyzmom33 says:

    I really enjoyed the Hunger Games Trilogy, and am also enjoying the help right now……..

  831. Mamta says:

    The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

  832. Vicky says:

    A Dance with Dragons!!!

  833. girlzrule says:

    I loved The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

  834. maliha44 says:

    My favorite book was Remembrance by Theresa Breslin.
    Good luck everybody!!

  835. Tanya says:

    My favourite read this year was Water for Elephants 🙂

  836. Andrea says:

    My favourite book this year was Witness in Palestine

  837. Michelle says:

    I must say my favourite book this year was “The Help”. Don’t know if I will see the movie or not.

  838. katjwt says:

    Steve Jobs biography

  839. Deanna T. says:

    Pegasus by Robin Mckinley

  840. bonnie says:

    glass horse by jeanette walls

  841. Clanzo says:

    room, it was awesome!!!

  842. D. Gratto says:

    My favourite book was Horns by Joe Hill, I was very surprised to find out he was Stephen King’s son. The apple doesnt fall far from the tree 😛

  843. Meg says:

    My favourite book of 2011 was “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest”.

  844. CW Choi says:

    My last week with Marilyn by Colin Clark

  845. matty says:

    Undisputed by Chris Jericho.

  846. Rachelle says:

    The Help was great!

  847. Brenda Penton says:

    My favourite book was The Help by Kathryn Stockett

  848. LifeisBeautiful says:

    I really enjoyed “The Help.”

  849. catamo says:

    I loved Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchey

  850. Silk says:

    It’s All Too Much by Peter Walsh

    Thanks – great idea for a contest. I wrote down a bunch of titles to check out!

  851. Vincci says:

    Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

  852. Laurel says:

    House Rules – Jodie Picoult

  853. Renee says:

    The Help. Also enjoyed Steve Jobs Bio.

  854. ownedbytoby says:

    The Help…couldn’t put it down!

  855. flamingteeth says:

    Sure, great~

  856. Nancy says:

    The Girls, by Lori Lansens

  857. Sarah Kenyon says:

    The Host by Stephenie Meyer – LOVED IT!

  858. Marina says:

    My favourite book is actually a series by Becca Fitzpatrick called Hush Hush.

  859. Tina says:

    I have been working my way through the In Death series by JD Robb (another pen name for Nora Roberts).

  860. Annie says:

    As a new mom, my favourite was Eric Carle’s Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see?

  861. Amy says:

    I know it came out last year…but I read it in 2011 🙂 The Help was such a good book!!!!

  862. Cindy says:

    The Hunger Games!

  863. katelynn says:

    the help.. it was an eye opener for me, and very Inspirational

  864. jdnbd8 says:

    Room by Emma Donoghue

  865. lizziebargain says:

    Water for Elephants

  866. Reg Volk says:

    Favorite Book -Triangle

  867. sc says:

    My favourite book this year was Water for Elephants : )

  868. kevin says:

    The Hunger Games easily

  869. Jennifer says:

    Journeyman to Grief by Maureen Jennings!

  870. Karebear68 says:

    The Help. Couldn’t put it down, and was disappointed that it was over when I was finished.

  871. Lisa Pineo says:

    Room by Emma Donoghue. The Help is on my Christmas list!

  872. amy says:

    I to am going with The help

  873. PINKROSE says:

    Emeril cooking book

  874. Deanna says:

    Outlander, by Diana Gabaldon.
    This year they released the 20th Anniversary Edition of Outlander. Awaiting the 8th book in this wonderful series, hard to put down.
    A must read for anyone who loves detailed graphic writing, adventure, history, romance and so much more!

  875. Chantal says:

    Scar tissue- anthony kiedis

  876. Tilley says:

    My favourite book this year was Game of Thrones.

  877. Mandy says:

    Favourite book – Tuesdays with Morrie

  878. madryn_m says:

    I finally read One Hundred Years of Solitude and loved it!

    Thanks for the contest!

  879. Qponsaver says:

    The Art of Racing In the Rain – Garth Stein
    I cried! lol

  880. reader says:

    i just downlosaded the book on my ipod, sherlock homes by Sir richard and its really really good!!

  881. May says:

    Souless by Gail Carriger…

  882. Rachel says:

    First time reading “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee , love it!

  883. Jessica says:

    still alice by lisa genova

  884. Joanna says:

    The Hunger Games

  885. Sacha Rowe says:

    Hunger Games

  886. Michelle Seow-Brock says:

    Steve Job’s Bio

  887. Michelle Seow-Brock says:

    Steve Job’s Bio

  888. Jessica says:

    The book of happiness.. simple things that happen everyday that bring smiles to your face.

  889. Rina says:

    The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle

    Better than making New Year’s Resolutions and a reminder on how to start to new year in a positive light!!

  890. Mary Walsh says:

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was a favorite so much so that I had to read the other two books in the series.

  891. orange80 says:

    The Help

  892. Michelle says:

    One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp

  893. Sarah says:

    The Steve Jobs biography!

  894. AnnieP says:

    Mine is: In the Devil’s Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food. Absolutely wonderful. This is a book about eating habits “prohibited” or demonized in some tribes or religions.
    Human response to a primal pleasure and the way people have try to control it through prohibition.
    You must read it.

  895. rombursuc says:

    The Hunger Games

  896. DeeThomas says:

    Gone With the Wind – I finally started it and it is INCREDIBLE! It’s on my re-read list for next year too!

  897. Amy C says:

    The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

  898. Eliza says:

    My favourite book was the 13th Hour by Richard Doetsch.

  899. sweetmomma says:

    Paper Dollhouse by Dr Lisa M Masterson

  900. Coriander says:

    Water for Elephants! I wouldn’t have read it if not for our book club – and I couldn’t put it down!

  901. Taracotta07 says:

    Favourite book The Help. Normally not my genre of novel, but wanted to see the movie and believe in reading the book first if movie is based on a novel.

  902. Valerie says:

    The Help was my favorite this year!

  903. poohbear2973 says:

    1984. Changed my view on things.

  904. Liz Ward says:

    Finally bought and read memoirs of a geshia. Loved it!

  905. joye says:

    The Night Circus.

  906. Kaz says:

    Gosh the only books i can remember reading this year are cookbooks…not sure if thats sad or not,lol
    Anyway, i picked up a copy of Healthy Indian it but then i love Indian food!!

  907. Alice says:

    Hinger Games stole my heart this year ♥

  908. Linda Peters says:

    my fav was The Dome by Stepen King, thanks

  909. Tyler Ward says:

    The Passage by Justin Cronin

  910. sandra says:

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

  911. Veronica says:

    Sarah’s Key

  912. sara says:

    The Hunger Games

  913. nick says:

    “Why I Didn’t Say Anything” by Sheldon Kennedy A serious book and shocking.

  914. Jacquie says:

    Twilight-Breaking Dawn

  915. Leisure says:

    My favorite book was Cover Run: The DC Art of Adam Hughes. Amazing art.

  916. MOrganmom2 says:

    The help!!!!

  917. cbocean says:

    Eat Clean Diet

  918. christine v.v. says:

    Oooooh, yes, please!

    “Nomad” by Ayaan Hirsi Ali — a follow-up to her book “Infidel”.

  919. dom says:

    Breaking Dawn (Twilight)

  920. Connie says:

    My favorite book – The Help

  921. Truffles says:

    The Help.

  922. Kim says:

    The Golden Compass Series by Philip Pullman

  923. clementine says:

    The Help, as well!

  924. Lisa says:

    The Help.

  925. qun says:

    The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons

  926. karine says:

    I finally read all 4 twilight books.!
    I looooooooooved them |:)

  927. Laurel says:

    The Help! Seems like it was a popular book.

  928. Deirdre says:

    The Lord of the Rings trilogy–can’t wait for the hobbit movie to come out.

  929. xena_canada says:

    My buddy’s book of youth dystopian fiction – Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts 🙂

  930. Lor says:

    Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

  931. maple says:


  932. DCH says:

    Girl with the Dragon Tattoo = best book I have read this year.

  933. Melissa says:

    The Eat Clean Diet Recharged by Tosca Reno

  934. Talia says:

    My favourite book… lately.. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer 🙂

  935. Bridges says:

    My Favorite was Pearl Jam Twenty

  936. Jessica says:

    The Help.

  937. MortgageQueen says:

    Challenging the Myths of Autism by Jonathon Alderson Ed.M

  938. mich says:

    Something blue.

  939. Patrick Miller says:

    My favorite book was Stephen King’s 11/22/63

  940. kb says:

    A fine balance, by Rohinton Mistry. Amazing book

  941. tara says:

    A Dance With Dragons by George R.R. Martin – I’d been waiting SIX YEARS for this book to be published!

  942. Mariam says:

    Perfect by Ellen Hopkins

  943. Xuan says:

    Edenborn by Nick Sagan (not a new book – I just read it this summer and loved it!)

  944. Joanne says:

    My fav this year: Smoking’ Seventeen by Janet Evanovich.

  945. Amber says:

    Marrying The Northbridge Nanny By Victoria Pade! Thanks:)

  946. Koonbaboon says:

    The Hunger Games !!

  947. Hen says:

    The Antagonist by Lynn Coady

  948. Pam says:

    The Devil Colony by James Rollins ~ I love his Sigma Series!

  949. canadian_girl says:

    Love ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”

  950. paul johnson says:

    The book i loved was Hunger games.

  951. Ivan says:

    The 33 Strategies of War
    by Robert Greene

  952. Reese says:

    🙂 mine was “Go the F*ck to Sleep!”

  953. thesemicolonel says:

    The Bedwetter, by Sarah Silverman (I think it came out last year, but purchased it and read it this year. ;))

  954. Beth says:

    I Love You Stinky Face 🙂

  955. Bridgey says:

    My favorite – The Help

  956. Beenie_jane says:

    My favourite was Room by Emma Donoghue. Couldn’t put it down!

  957. Meena says:

    Loved Canadiana this year – Best Laid Plans!

  958. CaraMiaxxx says:

    I am currently reading THE HELP and loving it.

  959. Samm says:

    Really injoyed The Help, haven’t seen the movie yet though!!! AHH

  960. luv2teach says:

    I read Freak The Mighty to my students and we all loved it!

  961. Nicolas says:

    The walking dead !

  962. pulp_princess says:

    The World of Pooh – A.A. Milne

  963. joline says:

    So many to choose from…but, I think Water for Elephants was one, or Marley and Me, or the Book of Negroes, or anything by Janet Evanovich.

  964. Laura says:

    Natural Order by Brian Francis

  965. shan says:

    I don’t have much time to read but I really enjoyed The Help.

  966. Catherine says:

    Steve Jobs’ biography

  967. Lee says:

    persuasion – arlene dicinson

  968. Jessica says:

    The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon

  969. draven79 says:

    If I Should Die by Allison Brennan

  970. Caitlin says:

    My favourite book this year was The Way the Crow Flies, by Ann-Marie MacDonald

  971. Andrea says:

    One Day by David Nicholls – loved it loved it!!!

  972. Savy Shopper says:

    The Help was my favorite as well.

  973. Zook says:

    Just finished “Still Alice”. Great book!

  974. Tracy says:

    Bad Mother by Ayelet Waldman… every mother should read this.
    I have three young children and it’s simply HILARIOUS!

  975. Sherrybobins says:

    Finally got into the ‘Shopaholic’ series…have read most – love them all!

  976. Vikki says:

    I loved “Secret Daughter.” It’s a must read!

  977. Ted Smithson says:

    The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje

  978. Angela H. says:

    Triangles by Ellen Hopkins

  979. jashlee says:

    “Creativity: Unleashing the forces from within”, by Osho

  980. Karly says:

    Didn’t come out this year… but Jane Eyre. It will always be my absolute favorite. I read it regularly, and sob every time I do. 😉

  981. youye says:

    1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

  982. wondering says:

    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

  983. Sunraven says:

    Fave book was “infidel”

  984. Nishi says:

    The Help was my fav.

  985. Meagan says:

    Favourite book was “Room”, highly recommend!

  986. 14ABgal says:

    Gordon Ramsay’s new Christmas cookbook – love it!!!

  987. Michelle says:

    Favourite book this year was “The Girl with the dragon tatoo”

  988. Steve-0 says:

    Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis

  989. Cindy P says:

    So many books…so little time.
    LOVED the Hunger Games Trilogy.

  990. Barry says:

    The Help

  991. sabra says:

    The help!!

  992. Megusia says:

    I loved Water for elephants !

  993. Sharon says:

    The Secret Daughter 🙂

  994. AC says:

    Shadowfever – Karen Marie Moning

  995. supermommy says:

    Goodnight moon with my son. Can’t believe how much how much he likes reading since starting daycare only sits for about a page before he gets up and looks and points at the pictures but that is one page more than before.

  996. ayisha says:

    tina fey’s bossypants – gave me a good laugh

  997. Tracy says:

    My favorite books were the Pretty Little Liars series!

  998. brandy says:

    The help

  999. Dark_Angel says:

    My favourite book this year was Philippa Gregory’s The Lady Of The Rivers.

  1000. JC says:

    My favorite book this year was “Bandit” by Wayne Tefs — the story of Ken Leishman, the “Gentleman Bandit” who in 1966 carried out the country’s biggest gold heist at the Winnipeg airport — a very interesting read!

  1001. Lisette says:

    Under the Dome

  1002. tami says:

    Anti-cancer by David Servan-Schreiber

  1003. Marie says:

    The Help

  1004. Russell C says:

    My favorite book this year was Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson

  1005. ShellyD says:

    The Help!!

  1006. jo says:

    the Life of Pi

  1007. Laura says:

    My friends mother gave me the book “The Help” in the summertime and I couldn’t put it down. It was an amazing read and I wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone that enjoys reading heartfelt stories about people everyone can connect with. It’s a wonderful story.

  1008. whosays says:

    Bitten by Kelley Armstrong

  1009. genuinity says:

    Book of Negros was amazing!! specially when it was written by a Caucasian male. i could read it over and over

  1010. Linda B. says:

    My favourite – Girl With The Dragon Tatoo!

  1011. wellcalm says:

    ‘The Help’

  1012. Michelle says:

    The help!!

  1013. Joan says:

    The Bible

  1014. jfab says:

    Hunger games!! (:

  1015. sampler says:

    The help

  1016. My favourite book this year was an old favourite, “A Fine Balance” by Rohinton Mistry. It’s a big’un! 🙂

    Thanks for the contest!! 🙂

  1017. Siobhan says:

    Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

  1018. John says:

    Millionaire Teacher by Andrew hallam.

  1019. FunShopper says:

    I like Bossy Pants by Tina Fey.

  1020. Sue says:

    The Book of Awesome…

  1021. crystal says:

    Cross Fire James Patterson

  1022. dizzyb says:

    The Patrol by Ryan Flavelle

  1023. Buffywannabe says:

    I liked the book “The Help”

  1024. luv deals says:

    Crazy Love by Francis Chan

  1025. GibbsL says:

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – amazing!

  1026. Cheryl says:

    Persuasion by Arlene Dickenson

  1027. Analyn says:

    Crazy Love

  1028. Elizabeth says:

    I liked sarah’s key!

  1029. Denise W says:

    the girl who kicked the hornet’s nest. waited and waited for the paperback, finally borrowed it from the library, the next week the paperback came out!

  1030. Karen says:

    The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro. Give this book a try,however the movie is quite a good adaptation.

  1031. Ren says:

    Aldous Huxley’s Eyeless in Gaza.
    Tremendously satirical and still culturally relavent.

  1032. SANDRA says:

    Little Pea.

  1033. Girl with the dragon tattoo

  1034. Grayce says:

    The Partner – John Grisham (I love any John Grisham novels – always thrilling!)

  1035. chamyu says:

    The Help

  1036. Hailey Miller says:

    Battle Royale hands down. it is basically the original Hunger Games, just with a more macabre writing style.

  1037. Christina Murray says:

    I like Planet Cake. Not exactly fiction, but a great book!

  1038. Christina says:

    My favorite book this year was In Her Name: Empire by Michael Hicks. It’s science fiction with romance thrown in and it’s free for the kindle and other eReaders!

  1039. Jenn says:

    The Help

  1040. Natalie B says:

    I’m enjoying the Bailey Flannigan series by Karen Kingsbury. So, I will choose “Leaving”, by Karen Kingsbury.

  1041. Grace says:

    Water for Elephants

  1042. frugal.tea says:

    My fav book was “Last Bride Standing” by Patricia Anne Phillips

    Thanks for the contest & good luck everyone 🙂

  1043. cecilyzhang says:

    Steve Jobs Biography

  1044. Nush says:

    The Help – great recommendation!

  1045. cUinTimBuck2 says:

    Something borrowed by Emily Giffin

    WOW this is the most comments I’ve ever seen on a SC Blog post!
    Merry Christmas and goodluck all.

  1046. Roberta Pentney says:

    Sarah’s Key……I could not put it down, I need to know if she got her brother out of the closet she locked him in before the Nazi’s took her away.

  1047. Rimz says:

    The help and The Secret Daughter

  1048. Shouganai says:

    THAT IS ALL by John Hodgman

  1049. LS says:

    I can’t decide between Wonderstruck or The Invention of Hugo Cabret, both by Brian Selzner

  1050. carrie says:

    The Book Thief

  1051. Leanne says:

    my favorite book this year was the dirty life by kristen kimball.

  1052. Jenny says:

    Harry Potter

  1053. Brian says:

    Merry Christmas, Ollie! by Olivier Dunrea. It’s our first Christmas with our baby boy, Oliver 🙂

  1054. Jesse Binning says:

    Still Alice…i’ve read it several times already and recommended it to so many people who also love it!

  1055. Derek Sabine says:

    Supergods by Grant Morrison

  1056. haydee says:

    There Once Lived A Woman Who Tried To Kill Her Neighbor’s Baby

  1057. Andrea says:

    sarahs key!

  1058. Beka says:

    My favourite was Divergent by Veronica Roth! So good!

  1059. Hilda says:

    My favorite book this year was a series – Percy Jackson – very enjoyable

  1060. Jen says:

    The Lovely Bones 🙂

  1061. rei says:

    My favourite book of 2011 was fate/zero.

  1062. Tracy says:

    The Hunger games series.

  1063. ScotchandBoots says:

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. This story is amazing!

  1064. Mel says:

    Sing you home by Jodi Picoult

  1065. Tabatha says:

    Cutting for Stone

  1066. FrugalDiva says:

    The Help! Now I gotta see the movie!

  1067. Julie says:

    The Passage by Justin Cronin

  1068. sadia says:

    my favourite book this year was pillars of the earth by ken folett

  1069. Lara A says:

    A Game of Thrones.

  1070. anna says:

    The help was a good book. The movie wasn’t bad either.

  1071. Aprile says:

    Room by Emma

  1072. Luisa says:

    Fall on your Knees

  1073. Joe says:

    Room by Emma Donoghue

  1074. Melanie Pollard says:

    Any of the books by emily giffin including heart of the matter, baby proof and love the one you are with. She is the writer of something borrowed and something blue as well and I loved those books and the something borrowed movie!

  1075. Cheryl says:

    I fell in love with two series this year. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and The Fever Series by Karen Marie Moning

  1076. Jinah says:

    A Fine Balance

  1077. Theresa says:

    “What Good is God” by Philip Yancey.

  1078. Tlvincen says:

    Still Alice by Lisa Genova

  1079. Connie says:

    In the Woods by Tana French

  1080. Liz Breton says:

    Hi, this is a wonderful contest. Thanks for giving us this opportunity! My favourite book this year was The Lying Game by Sara Shepard.

  1081. Gummibears says:

    A Vintage Affair by Isabel Wolff

  1082. Mandy in Nova Scotia says:

    Seriously I’m Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres

  1083. Amy says:

    Room by Emma Donoghue

  1084. clare says:

    Room — Emma Donoghue

  1085. bttsteph says:

    The book of awesome/ the help =) both are wonderfu1!!

  1086. hustonville says:

    the Help loved it

  1087. Michi says:

    Did not read too much this year but my favourite was a teen read called Beastly.

  1088. Jenn says:

    The Help was a great book

  1089. terra says:

    The Good Children by Kate Wilhelm

  1090. mary says:

    Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly.

  1091. K.T. says:

    Emma Donoghue’s “Room”

  1092. Jake says:

    If everyone is getting excited about this contest, maybe you should head to this giveaway: where you can actually win a 3D Samsung tv.

  1093. Doreen says:

    My favorite book this year was The Help!

  1094. Sean says:

    Not a new release.. but read it recently.. Global Warming for Dummies by Elizabeth May – Leader of the Federal Green Party.

  1095. Nancy says:

    The Help

  1096. Sue McRae says:

    I really enjoyed The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

  1097. Connie says:

    The Help by Kathryn Stockett. great read!

  1098. Jenn says:

    I love reading, but I’d probably choose, “The Help” as the favourite of this past year.

  1099. Kathleen says:

    The Kitchen House.

  1100. Candyland says:

    When God was a Rabbit

  1101. VChan says:

    Hunger Games

  1102. Cynthia says:

    The Help was definitely my favourite book this year. Loved it.

  1103. Sheena says:

    I loved The Help!

  1104. Leftee says:

    I loved the Steig Larsson trilogy … but I’m a librarian so my list of favourites is long!!!

  1105. Lenny says:

    My favorite book was The Hunger Games!

  1106. Janet Biggs says:

    Cutting for Stone

  1107. Karla S says:

    Sing you Home by Jodi Picoult

  1108. Wanna says:

    My favourite book was Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr

  1109. Eve Honeywell says:

    Bossypants by Tina Fey!

  1110. Maria says:

    Definitely The Help even though it was printed in 2009 I finally got a chance to read it…book was better than the movie (although still good)!

  1111. Brenda says:

    The Art of Racing in the Rain. Just finished it last night!

  1112. Lindsay says:

    The Hunger Games

  1113. anna warren says:

    I really enjoyed The Help

  1114. herselftheelf says:

    My favourite book this year was a R rated kid’s book- Go the F$$K to Sleep by Adam Mansbach. The funniest thing I’ve ever read. Who hasn’t felt that way???

  1115. Louise says:

    Jann Arden’s “Falling Backwards”

  1116. chloesmom says:

    Water For Elephants

  1117. S_Leblanc says:

    Sarah’s key

  1118. Marcia says:

    Bag of Bones Stephen King

  1119. Dorothy Mingo says:

    Shelters of Stone by Jean Auel

  1120. Zia_Stephie says:

    Summer Affair by Elin Hilderbrand — Great author for sunny beach days

  1121. Jennifer Warren says:

    My favourite book this year was The Help. Thanks for the chance to win!!

  1122. Lana says:

    The Help

  1123. putput says:

    The Keeper of Lost Causes

  1124. Dawn says:

    Before I got to sleep by S.J Watson

  1125. Dawn says:

    Before I go to sleep by S.J Watson

  1126. sarah says:

    the help, such a great read

  1127. Thao says:

    Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

  1128. jennifer says:

    Life as we knew it

  1129. Brian says:

    “An echo in the bone” by Diana Gabaldon.

  1130. Cheryl Edwards says:

    “Under The Dome” by Stephen King

  1131. Kathleen says:

    The Help!

  1132. dlee says:

    The Help. =)

  1133. meghan says:

    inheritance!! epic book!! thanks so much again for all these contests!!

  1134. Christopher Scott Roundell says:

    Water for Elephants

  1135. Colsgirl says:

    The Help – loved this book!

  1136. Donna says:

    The Hunger Games — really enjoyed them all

  1137. Patrick says:

    The help

  1138. skydiva100 says:

    My favorite book of all time, and still is as I never get bord of it is “To Kill a Mocking Bird” by Harper Lee. It was published in 1960 and had one a Pulitzer prize…………great book!!

  1139. skydiva100 says:

    My favorite book of all time, and still is as I never get bord of it is “To Kill a Mocking Bird” by Harper Lee. It was published in 1960 and had one a Pulitzer prize…………great book!!

  1140. celloaerokena says:

    My favourite book this year was The Help.

  1141. encinc says:

    Water for Elephants

  1142. Mungi says:

    The Help

  1143. Erika says:

    The Hunger Games! Actually the whole trilogy is amazing!

  1144. Gena says:

    “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”

  1145. Nancy says:

    Scaredy Squirrel

  1146. Kat says:

    If You Have To Cry Go Outside by Kelly Catrone

  1147. jenny says:

    the five people you meet in heaven

  1148. Kathleen says:

    The Help

  1149. Debbie says:

    The Girl With the Dragon

  1150. Lily says:

    Fav. book the help

  1151. Aliz says:

    Steve’s Job’s new book and What the dog saw.

  1152. joy says:

    Motorcycles and Sweetgrass by Drew Hayden Taylor (Cdn author)

  1153. Megan says:

    The Hunger Games trilogy

  1154. bonbon23 says:

    The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. 🙂

  1155. naej says:

    steve jobs biography

  1156. Sabrina says:

    The sibling effect by Jeffrey Kluger
    Sooooo interesting!

  1157. Kristen says:

    My favourite book was Classy by Derek Blasberg. Such a comical book!

  1158. Abby Q says:

    The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom

  1159. jtran says:


  1160. Yeiji Jang says:

    It must have been something I ate by Jeffrey Steingarten

  1161. Aidan says:

    Left Neglected by Lisa Genova

  1162. Kimmie says:

    The Help! 🙂

  1163. Dan says:

    The Help

  1164. Martha says:

    Cutting for Stone – very good!

  1165. violet says:

    tweak – nik sheff

  1166. Staceyrae says:

    The Blue Notebook

  1167. alisa123 says:


  1168. dilbrt says:

    The New Diary of a Wimpy Kid. What can I say, I don’t buy the current books for myself, just the kids!

  1169. Angela says:

    Hunger game!

  1170. Renee says:

    Left Neglected – Lisa Genova

  1171. shiningmoon says:

    The Notebook

  1172. Angie says:

    The Power of Six – Pitacus Lore

    Sort of a teen book, but good none the less!

  1173. Tammy Rosebush says:

    the help – great book :o)

  1174. Karla says:

    Normal Gets You Nowhere by Kelly Cutrone

  1175. Zhuo says:

    Hunger Games!

  1176. Angela says:

    I reread Pride and Prejudice this year, still love it!

  1177. tudorchick says:

    starcraft devil’s due

  1178. Markvh says:

    The Help

  1179. Naomi says:

    Don’t have much time to read, but I do enjoy reading my Bible fairly often.

  1180. Julie Leeds says:

    The Poisonwood Bible–Barbara Kingsolver.

  1181. AiLi says:

    Seriously.. I’m Kidding — Ellen DeGeneres

  1182. Kate says:

    The Help! I read it this year

  1183. San says:

    Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

  1184. Canmore mom says:

    Sarah’s key!

  1185. mcdurf says:

    game of thrones

  1186. Christine says:

    The Help

  1187. Anna says:

    Hunger Games , the first book. Its sooo good.

  1188. Amanda says:

    Fathered by God – John Eldredge

  1189. Clare/icitea says:

    Ender’s Game (my partner made me read it).

  1190. Angela says:

    Alien Proliferation by Gini Koch

  1191. frugleshopper says: