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Amanda Nelson

Staff Writer

Amanda Nelson is an Executive Director of Book Riot. She lives in Richmond, VA.

Waterproof-eBook-ReaderThis giveaway is sponsored by KoboKobo has over 4 million eBooks in dozens of categories – from bestsellers to indie breakouts, plus world-class eMagazines and over 100,000 kids’ titles. And with the free Kobo App, you can read right on your smartphone, tablet or computer – and switch between devices without losing your spot. Plus, purchases through Kobo can support your local independent bookstore.


In this giveaway, we asked for an original picture of the raddest place you’ve ever read a book, and we got some take-your-breath-away-amazing shots! We’ve narrowed the picks down to our five faves. Vote on your favorite below- the winner with the most votes will receive a waterproof Kobo Aura H2O ereader! Voting ends Saturday, November 29th, at 11:59PM EST.

Finalist #1: Mike

Sunset over First Dune

“I sat here at the Coral Pink Dunes Park and read a book for 2 hours while I waited for the light to be just right.”

Finalist #2: Kyra

hollywood tower

“Shhhh! I’m just getting to the good part!”

Finalist #3: Eva

eva greece

“I read Confederacy of Dunces while sitting in an infinity pool overlooking the caldera of Santorini, Greece. An unlikely site for such an absurd and hilarious book, but both the location and book proved to be favorites!”

Finalist #4: Dawn

dawn venice

“The end of the alley in Venice, Italy.”

Finalist #5: Susan

the south pole

“Where better to read The Freak Chronicles than at the South Pole?”

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