Tuesday, February 14, 2012

My Fair Book Date Perfect Picks!

Everyone knows that it's fun to be a part of the event but who doesn't love a little gossip? That's why we are spilling all the juicy details of the My Fair Book Date event going on right now. Find out who is seeing who and what each matchmaker had to say when hunting for the perfect date for the matchee! Settle in for all the latest news.

Looks like love is truly in the air for Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi. This stud of a book has captured the attention of three matchmakers and has been set up with three very wonderful ladies.
  • Alexia561's matchmaker said "It's a cross between The Hunger Games and "X-Men. It's got a rockin' cover. It's got beautiful prose. Who wouldn't want to read this book? 
  • KM from One Page At A Time Reviews's matchmaker said "I recommend Shatter Me as KM's book date for the month because I do know that it's a good story". 
  • Bella from Cheezyfoot Books's matchmaker said "Anyone who knows me has already BEEN recommended this book, and many of them inevitably fell in love with it after reading it." 
Here are the other recommendations from our awesome matchmakers!

-Grandma's Daffodil's matchmaker set her up with A Witch In Winter saying "A Witch In Winter was consistently praised for having a strong heroine and a very likable / lovable love interest."

-Jaskirat from See It or Read It's matchmaker set her up with Bittersweet by Ockler saying "you really can't ask for a better date. Cupcakes and hockey boys!"

-Jazmin from Books!!!'s matchmaker chose Corsets and Clockwork saying "Dating should be casual, and this book is like speed dating! Fourteen different authors present short stories perfect for a quick get-to-know-you cup of coffee."

-Kathy from I Read I Write I review got set up with Delirium by Lauren Oliver and her matchmaker said "Delirium is one of those stories that leaves you wondering about a future controlled by a government whose people trusted & believed in too much."

-Lori from Pure Imagination is being set up with Stay be Deb Caletti and her matchmaker said "after reading a lot of reviews, it sounds like a really well written, genuine, and moving book".

-Katie from Books Are Dreams will be seeing Someone Else's Life by Katie Dale because the matchmaker said "I wanted to find a book that would make you laugh, cry, and fall in love "

-April X is reading 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson because her matchmaker said "I think it will be a quick fun read for her."

-Jessica from The Midnight Bookworm will be reading The Caldarian Conflict by Mike Kalmbach. Her matchmaker recommended she "reads The Caldarian Conflict before she goes to sleep (let's say from 6 - 9 p.m) so her dreams involve epic fantasy and pirates and monks."

-Theresa from Fade Into Fantasy was set up with Half-Blood by Jennifer Armentrout because it's "something with extra spices in it ."

-Debz from Debz Book Shelf will be reading Cinder by Marissa Meyer because her matchmaker wants her "to have a good time with her blind date."

-Hannah from In The Best Worlds will be reading Above from Leah Bobbett because her matchmaker said "ABOVE sounds like it will incorporate elements from many of my friend's favorite books."

-Erika from One A Day YA was set up with Inside Out by Maria V Snyder because "It's set in a very unique world, and it's full of action and excitement".
-Jam from Boo Bird Books is reading Across the Universe by Beth Revis because "it's a romance, adventure, and murder mystery in SPACE".

-Ephrielle from Hope Love Happy Endings is reading Switched by Amanda Hocking becuase her matchmaker said "after reading some reviews and watching the book trailer for Switched - I realized it was the perfect book to suggest."

-Ketaura is reading The Pledge by Kimberly Derting because a friend of the matchmaker read and loved it!

-Juhina was set up with Legend by Marie Lu because the matchmaker "personally fell in love with this book".

-Farah from Tumbling Into Books is reading Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr because the matchmaker has read it and it "has a very original setting and the characters are wicked and lovely".

-Chrystal from Snowdrop Dreams of Books will be reading Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor because it is "exceptional in every way - it's wonderfully written and Laini Taylor has incredible storytelling abilities".

-Stephanie has been set up with Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows, #3) by Kim Harrison because "this book will provide her with an entertaining date with small possibility of regret."

-Teri from Dreaming Dreams No Mortal Ever Dared is reading Ditched by Mellom because " It's just a fun humorous story that is a great pick me up book."

As you can see, things are about to get pretty steamy here. Check back later this month for a survey to find out how all the dates went!


  1. Looks like you got a lot of people interested in this - very cool! And WOW! SHATTER ME definitely got lots of love! Can't wait to get my hands on it :)

  2. I started my date with Stay last night! Love it so far. This is such a great idea.

  3. I've read em all and you're picked some good uns! All of them, ESPECIALLY the first two were BRILLIANT.


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