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Best Book Ever (6) + Giveaway

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Coranne (or Amanda C.) from Short and Sweet Reviews hosts a weekly feature called "The Best Book Ever." Each week, different bloggers (some stay the same each week) will be "facing off" Food Network style to tell you why their choice of book is the best one in the genre. Each week a different topic will be featured.

To help celebrate Short and Sweet Review's one year anniversary, this week's Best Book Ever posts come with a giveaway. It was a little hard to decide which book I wanted to giveaway. There are so many books that I adore, but I finally decided on a book that I often overlook. I'm not a huge fan of mysteries, but there is one book that I always recommend for the genre.

My featured book and giveaway:

The Westing Game

A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger--and a possible murderer-- to inherit his vast fortune, one thing's for sure: Sam Westing may be dead... but that won't stop him from playing one last game!

Then check out Short and Sweet Reviews to see what other books are being featured. If you are entering for a chance to win a copy of Ellen Raskin's The Westing Game, please fill out the form below.  

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  1. I read this book last spring. I was a substitute librarian at my sons' school and found it while shelving. I liked it quite a lot. Interestingly enough, my older son had already read it and loved it. I didn't even know. Then just last week my 5th grade son read it for his literature group in class. He said it was awesome and that he loved it. They are now reading Margaret Peterson Haddix's Missing series and he is loving that too. I'm so glad that reading is such a big emphasis at their school. I'm a high school librarian now full-time and LOVE it! Thanks for the chance to win a copy of The Westing Game.

  2. Sounds like an interesting book.

  3. I haven't read it...I don't think. My memory is awful and this would have been pre-Goodreads/Shelfari. Anyway, I want to, since it's apparently the Best Book Ever!

  4. I have not read this book yet.

  5. I read this in a couple hours one day while I was sick in bed. I thought it was so cute and clever!

  6. I have not read this book. Looks interesting!

  7. I have not read this book but it sounds amazing!
    Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  8. I read it in school a while ago. I remember it was interesting, but I don't really remember that much from it! Maybe I'll get to re-read it ;) Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. I haven't read it, but it sounds interesting! Thanks for the giveaway! =)

  10. Thanks for the giveaway! I haven't read this one yet.

  11. I haven't read this but it sounds interesting!

  12. I've never read this book, but it sounds like something I would enjoy!


  13. I've never read it but it definitely sounds like a great book, and I would love the chance to read it! Thanks for the awesome giveaway:)

  14. I haven't read The Westing Game, but it sounds like a fantastic read!

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

  15. I haven't read the book yet.

  16. I haven't read this but it does sound amazing.


  17. I haven't read this yet but would love to :)


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