Last Maginificent Monday of 2013!

Hi Everyone!

Since this is the last Magnificent Monday post of 2013, I thought I would close it out with a bang!

So….I am going to give away a signed copy of Perfect Scoundrels!

PerfectScoundrels

Just post in the comments what your New Years resolution is.

THE WINNER IS….

Jolene Wilson says:

xoxo,

Shellie

Comments

  1. To read 100 books

  2. For my New Year resolution I want to love myself more, love myself for who I am.

  3. Read more books!! Have a wonderful New Year!! And thank you!
    XO, Kristi

  4. My New Years resolution is to be less shy for my freshman year at college.

  5. Crysta Haynes says:

    My New Years resolution is to follow my dream of learning to sing and act.

  6. Ashley Nicole says:

    Get my school work done faster.

  7. Madlyn Medlock says:

    To start standing up for myself!

  8. My new year resolution is to start writing again and become a better version of myself. Maybe start playing an instrument.

  9. Rhea Sharma says:

    My new years resolution is to run the Peachtree Roadrace

  10. Yay! My New Year’s resolution is to…read more! I used to read a book a day, and I’d love to find time for that again.

  11. All A’s!

  12. Sarah Jane says:

    My new years resolution is to eat as much taco bell as possible! jk My real resolution is to work harder towards completing my goals. Because a gallagher girl is whatever she wants to be and this gallagher girl will get into the University she wants too.

  13. Timiya Carter says:

    Ny New Years Resolution is to improve my writing skills and get my book published!

  14. Emily Zimmerman says:

    My new years resolution is to try to make better jokes… comedy is universal and i want to try to have more relationships with people… haha i try to be funny but usually i kinda just fail at it lol

  15. Jolene Wilson says:

    My resolution is to watch less tv

  16. My new years resolution is to graduate from high school with a high GPA :)

  17. Andy Wilson says:

    My resolution is to read more

  18. My new years resolution is to read more!!!! I been getting really caught up in sports and my friends but in the new year I want to read more books!!!!

  19. Lauren case says:

    I want to work towards getting along better with my sister and keep up my grades

  20. My New Years resolution is to read all my books on my masive reading list

  21. Read more!!!!

  22. My New Years resolution is to be as nice to people as possible even if I don’t really like them.

  23. My New Years resolution: I want to read even more books this year. You can never do to much reading, I can tell you that.

  24. [email protected] says:

    My New Years resolution is to get a 4.0 GPA this semester in school and to become more for by exercising more.

  25. My New Years resolution is to eat better and stay fit.

  26. Have a cleaner room.

  27. My 2014 resolution is two things: to finish writing my book and to have better posture!

  28. Chelsea Tuffy says:

    To read at least 100 books. And I guess maybe work out a bit, that’s still up in the air.

  29. New Years resolution: to have a happy, healthy year! And to be more positive.

  30. One of my resolutions is to read at least 8 classics in 2014!

  31. Yanett Torres says:

    My New Year’s resolution is to read more books from my Book Bucket List ( which also include classics such as Pride and Prejudice to currently popular books such as Perks of Being a Wallflower ((I know I’m late))) . The rest of my Resolutions are pretty cliche. In the new year I must also exercise more for soccer, my health and my appearance. And lastly make more of an effort in school should it be relationships , academics, or appearances. I also hope to be employed at a retail job

  32. Lauren Brown says:

    I am going to try to do more fun reading despite my busy college schedule.

  33. circlechaser999 says:

    I already have a signed copy!!!

    But yeah idk I guess it’s finishing the book I’m writing.

  34. My new years resolution is to be more of a good role modle for my siblings:).

  35. My new years resolution is to take better care of my teeth/braces. Also to wear my rubber bands everyday so the Orthodontist won’t kill me. Thanks ally for belong so generous for the past couple of giveaways ;)

  36. To read more books! :)

  37. my new year resolutions: eat healthy, exercise, & study hard by not procrasinating!

  38. My new year resolution is that I want to read as many book series as I can in 2014!

  39. My resolution is to lose 10 pounds. And make better snack choices. As I write this, I’m eating a Reese’s peanut butter Christmas tree. Baby steps!

  40. I have three major New Year’s resolutions. One is to review at least half of the books I read. This year, I got almost half, but not quite. To be fair though, I read almost 200 books. I also want to finish writing one of my novels and edit the first draft of another. Lastly, I want to get back in shape. I haven’t done much on the exercise front in a while and I need to. So, that’s my New Year’s resolutions! Happy New Year Ally and Shellie!

  41. Mine is to make friends my own age, I have some great friends but their all at least 3 years older then me and I just want a good friend that’s my own age.

  42. My New Years resolution is to always make time for stories. Wether it’s a book to read, a movie to watch or late night tv. I want to make sure I have a little time away from reality:)

  43. For the year of 2014, I hope to enjoy my mother and treat her well because I am lucky enough to have a mother as awesome as her.

  44. My resolution is to finish the 10 books I’m previewing (for my 2 school libraries) and to be better in the new year about reading new books and getting them in the hands of kids quickly!

  45. OMG I love the Heist Societys! My resolution

  46. OMG I love the Heist Societys! My resolution is to be more devoted to school (I need straight A’s!).

  47. My New Year’s Resolution is to try and look on the brighter side of things

  48. New Years Resolution: To loss weight, gain more friends, read more books, do more random acts of kindness, and have an even better year than 2013

  49. No more soda

  50. I have three new years resolutions. My first one is to go to the gym and to do something physical so I can be prepared for marching band, if you don’t think we do a lot of running and push ups then you are wrong. Another resolution of mine is to get straight a’s or maybe some b’s, well maybe I can make exception for french, high c. What? French is hard especially when you have madame shranz, yes yes she is french which makes it a whole lot harder. Anyways I have a 3.0 due to my lack of study skills but those study skills are no more. I have better study skills now. My last resolution is to write a 200 or 300 page book, I keep putting off writing a book, or otherwise completing writing the first chapter it is so hard. Well that is it happy new years Ally and Shellie!

  51. My new years resolution is to exercise more and stop procrastinating so much!

  52. Maria Stanica says:

    My New Years resolution is to read more contemporary novels and to finish more series. :)

  53. My New Years resolution is: to read lots of books series, improve my art skills of drawing people, spend more time with my family, and that I will continue trying to get a 100 in all my classes. Oh, and that I will learn to control my temper:)

  54. shelby johnson says:

    I wanna learn how to play someone like you by adale on the piano

  55. My goal is to get all A’s in my second semester of college and also to volenteer more then I do know :)

  56. I’m going to get a job, get in shape, and be a more giving person.

  57. Gracie Greenway says:

    to spend more time with my little sister

  58. My New Years Resolution this year is to stop putting everything off until the last minute and to finish my work ahead of time.

  59. *now

  60. I’m going to do 100 push ups and sit ups a day! I shall no longer be a weakling!!!

  61. My New Years resolution is to read more books and be nicer to my siblings.

  62. my new years resolution is that i want to speak my mind without being afraid of what other people might say about it or me. :)

  63. I have a goal to read 40 books!

  64. One of my New Years Resolution is to get lost more often in the world of books. :)

  65. My new years resolution is to continue doing my best at everything even if it means I’m not the best at everything.

  66. I’m going to learn Morse code. :)

  67. My New Year’s resolution is to eat healthier!

  68. To be healthier and more patient!

  69. My new years resolution is to focus better and try harder in my academic classes.

  70. Saman Suleman says:

    My New Year’s Resolution last year was to not drink soda and I accomplished that.
    This coming year, I want to eat healthier and exercise.

    Happy New Year!

  71. Kaitlin Geddis says:

    To do more writing. :)

  72. Cassidee Hackley says:

    My New Years Resolution is to do a lot better in school (all A-’s or higher hopefully). 2014 is going to be great! ;)

  73. My new years resolution is be constant in working out, score every game in Lacrosse, and finally take a chance.

  74. Anetta Siemianowicz says:

    My New Year’s resolutions is to get to my goal weight :)

  75. My resolution is to stop being so passive. Practice my flute a ton, and read even more books!

    • Make that two of us on the practicing on the flute. I made it to the highest band at my high school. The music is extremely hard and that is an under statement.

  76. I’m going to be a better friend and most more on tumblr

  77. My New Years’ resolution is to finish writing the first half of my book!

  78. Kellyintheshadows says:

    My new years resolution is to get more fit and active and to also bring my grades up!

  79. My resolution is to spend less time on the internet. :/

  80. I want to get better at not jumping to conclusions about people. I don’t want to judge people based on first impressions, I want to get to know them first.

  81. My New Years Resolution is probably to actually go for my dream of becoming an actress.

  82. My New Years resolution is to spend more time with one of my best friends. She is moving to Canada this coming up summer and I won’t get to see her hardly at all after that. We are going to live it up and spend way more time together before she leaves….I hope.

  83. Felicia Warren says:

    My New year’s resolution is to start going to the gym or to start doing yoga, depending on IF I can sneak a spare hour from my kiddos. :)

  84. I really want to stay more on top of my schoolwork, and read 50 books in 2014!

  85. Natahsa Goode says:

    My New Years resolution is to read over 100 books. And help out people in anyway i can

  86. Eat more Nutella!!!

  87. Emily Hankinson says:

    Can’t wait to see what the new year has in store for Ally and her books!

  88. In 2014, I hope to learn to not procrastinate by reading too much.

  89. My New Year’s resolution is to exercise more.

  90. Sarah McHugh says:

    My New Years resolution is to rehab my broken foot back to perfect health as quickly as possible!

  91. mitchy goode says:

    Be a better Gallagher girl and God help me. How to learn how to cook.
    But most of all is to be a more then already am better person.Also to meet ally and pray for a movie….get myself a Zach and Hale pillow.

  92. My New Year’s Resolution is to read more!

  93. My New Year’s resolution is to care less about what other people think about me, go on more adventures, be more spontaneous, take steps to further improve my mental health, find my passions, write more, and basically try to be the best I can be.

  94. thefirstlilwiz says:

    My new year resolution is to read all the new upcoming books and keep up with running daily.

  95. My New Years resolution is to find out what my passion in life is :)

  96. My New Years Resolution is to be kinder to everyone and to read all the books I got for Christmas before school gets out. :)

  97. My new years resolution is to start doing my homework right when I get back from school.

  98. my new year resolution is nonexistent.

  99. Cindy Zavaleta says:

    My New Year’s resolution(s) is to be more kind, loving, and understanding towards people. Also, to tone down on the procrastination.

  100. My resolution is to make it through this school year and survive until my senior year without loosing my head. Also, to figure out what college to go to for photography (my passion) D: I’m being swarmed with college postcards…

    • PavementArtist says:

      I understand completely! I’m in the same boat except I don’t know for sure what I want to do! At least you have that! Good luck in your search!

  101. Sara Clark says:

    My New Year’s Resolution is to be more productive.

  102. My new years resolution is to get to everything on time cause I’m always late!

  103. My New Years resolution is to read more books!

  104. My 2014 New Year’s revolution is to get my cross country mile time down to under 6 minutes.

  105. My resolution is to raise my grades in school, and continue my writing. I love to write and have tons of short stories on my computor. Happy new year!

  106. My New Years resolution is to not drink soda!

  107. Summer Howard says:

    My New Year’s resolution is to sell 1000 copies of my first book, No Matter What.

  108. My New Year resolution is to keep my room clean all year.

  109. For the new year I want to run more and get better grades

  110. For my New Year’s Resolution, there really is only one thing I really should change about me and that is to be more patient. So many good things rely on one’s patience, and i want to be a really positive person and that starts with patience!

  111. I know I probably won’t accomplish this, but my New Years resolution is to stop procrastinating

  112. My New Years resolution is to get healthy!

  113. TerryBerry says:

    I want to read at least 100 books next year!

  114. My New Years resolution is to be able to get on the high school soccer team!

  115. My New Year’s resolution is to come out of my shell and live the life I would be proud to look back on when I am old and ranting to my grandchildren- a life full of adventure and risks.

  116. A signed copy! My New Year’s resolution is to be more fearless! Thank you, Ally, for your courageous characters!

  117. My New Year’s resolution is to finally finish writing my book!

  118. Tayler Clements says:

    My New Years resolution is to stop biting my nails and to eat less red meat. I eventually want to eliminate meat from my diet completely.

  119. One of my New Year’s Resolution is to not drink soda for the whole year.

  120. My New Year’s Resolution for 2014 would be to read more books and to not procrastinate. Thanks Shellie, for doing all these great giveaways!

  121. My new year’s resolution is to read more books (like I don’t read enough already XD) and eat more healthily!!! :)

  122. My new years resolution is to live life to its fullest this next year, and be confident in who I am. Do what I want to do, just because I can and want to(:

  123. For my New Years Resolution I want to eat healthier and be less shy/get to know more people!

  124. Christy A. says:

    My New Years resolution is to stop playing everything so safe and take risks and you know, live a little.

  125. Ideally good grades and improve my self confidence. Thanks Shellie! Happy New Year Everyone!

  126. my new year resolution is to read more and focus in school more :) happy new years

  127. My New Years resolution is to keep in shape and to get my blue belt in hapkido!

  128. My new years resolutions are:
    1) Stop speed reading
    2) Re-read United We Spy, cause I sped-read through that
    3) Find me a man like sexy Zach Goode or Hale…
    4) Become an actress
    5) Follow my dreams
    6) Make a fan gallagher/ally carter twitter!

    Thanks so much for this oppurtunity. I never win, but love entering these contests :)

  129. Alejandria Avila says:

    My New Years Revolution this coming up year is that I plan on putting myself more into the “grown up world” and try to distance myself from having my parents do everything for me, in order for me to be a more independent young woman.

  130. Almost forgot! To add to my others,
    1) Stop speed-reading
    2) Re-read United We Spy, cause I sped-read through that one in about 4 hours
    3) Stop getting bullied
    4) Get my book published
    5) Find myself a Zachary Good or Hale…
    6) Make a fan twitter account for Gallagher Girls/ Ally Carter
    7) Get better grades
    8) GET MY BOOK PUBLISHED
    9) Keep acting
    10) Follow my dreams no matter who stops me

  131. Alexandra S says:

    My New Year’s Resolution is to read atleast 90 new novels, and finish my goal of writing 300 poems!

  132. My new years resolution is to read more, write more, and make more art. I want to do well in school , become more out going and confident ; and get help for my depression. I also want to be a better person and just be happy.

  133. Lyzzie Clarks says:

    My new years resolution is to find my own Zach and re-read all of Ally Carter’s books. Oh, and read the ones I haven’t yet!!!

  134. My new years resolution is to not procrastinate as much so I have time to do things that I love.

  135. For the new year i really need to cut down my caffeine drinking!! Also i need to work on getting my self-confidence back up!

  136. My resolution is to be a better person in general. To be kinder, smarter, cleaner, and to pay more attention.

  137. My new year’s resolution is to do in 2014 that I didn’t in 2013 and should’ve done in 2012. xD Jk

    My REAL new year’s resolution is to remind myself that perfection isn’t about being in the spotlight – but rather helping those you can in the background. I need to remember what I worked on so hard last summer. That and attune my empathy. ASAP (:

  138. My resolution is to continue doing well in my educational career! (:
    (and be more alert to my surroundings on a day to day basis)

    ~ Vixen

  139. My New Year Resolution is to become closer to God and find out more about myself and who I am

  140. Mine is to start writing again. YA, nonfiction, just get it down on the page. In an organized fashion that would survive in the case of a computer crash-type event.

    I love recommending books in-store, but someday I want the book I hand the customer to be my own.

  141. My New Years resolution is to make sure I get enough sleep! It is so much easier said than done but it needs to become a priority.

  142. Booklover23 says:

    My new years resolution is to be Strong like Cammie, Brave like Tris, Smart like June, and Determined like Katniss.

  143. To be a better person in general :)

  144. My resolution is to finish the book that I am currently writing.

    -Kate

  145. Amy O'Dell says:

    My New Year’s resolution is to be able to help out more when people need it. Also, I wanna write a song!

  146. Mine would be to be more organized and to have a clean room longer then 2 days :P

  147. My new year’s resolution is to start standing up for myself. I hate being pushed around, but I rarely ever say anything until somebody pushes me to my breaking point, so I’m gonna start being more… independent and strong-minded and just brave, I guess

  148. My new year resolution is to become more balanced with my daily activities. Some days are so busy, and others are so boring! Happy new year, Shellie and Ally!!!!

  149. to spend time with the ones i love

  150. rubyrose123 says:

    My new year’s resolutions are:
    1. Reread all of Ally Carter’s books
    2. Become a better student
    3. Be more optimistic

  151. ggandheistsociety says:

    To be a very good child for my parents and help them out.Also to read at least 250 books.
    thanks

    this was an awesome year

  152. To overcome my guilt over eating.

  153. My resolution is to take a LOT of pictures! And to be a better person :)

  154. My New Years resolution is to see and embrace the positive in others and myself rather than the negative. <3

  155. My New Year’s Resolution is to read and blog more as well as exercise more! I love you books also!
    FantasyAngel

  156. My new years resolution is to get into my dream college

  157. Miranda Honacki says:

    To read at least 50 books in a year on my own, my aunts friend’s goal was to read 150, but I don’t think I can do that yet so I’ll start with trying for 50.

  158. Samantha Pfeffer says:

    My New Year’s resolution is to read more books than I did this year!!!

  159. My new years resolution is to presue my dreams of being a singer and actor…be myself…and give and help people in as many ways as possible even if it is a small gesture…

  160. I want to do something good that I’ll remember for a long time

  161. New Year Resolution = Live life to the fullest, laugh hard, love deeply.

  162. Paige e kubon says:

    Read more than a 1000 books.

  163. PavementArtist says:

    I do not usually make new years resolutions because I would forget what it was by the end of the first week of the new year. Lol. if I did make one or two it would probably be something like trying to be a better Christian and trying to be nice and considerate to everyone. Thank you for this giveaway!

  164. My New Years Resolution is to be a better listener and be kinder to others opinions. -_- It’s going to be HARD!

  165. My resolution is to study harder this year.

  166. My New Years resolution is to be a sweeter person to others and to myself.

  167. I don’t celebrate New Years because of religious reasons, so I don’t make New Years resolutions, but I would love to be a part of the draw!

  168. My New Years Resolution will be to better manage my time & spend more quality time with my family. ( & of course to read more books)

  169. To find a new book series to fall in love with while wait for embassy row! It’s going to be extremely hard to find one that will be as good as the gallagher girls series…

  170. My new years resolution is to be on top of my work and school projects and to be WAY more organized with school and my home and personal life.

    Happy New Years everybody!

  171. To write more often.

  172. My New Year resolution is…..
    1.) re-read all my Gallagher girl books
    2.) to have fun
    3.) win this contest
    !!!Have a Goode New Year!!!!!

  173. Lilah Straaten says:

    My New Years resolution is to read 100 books this year.

  174. My New Year’s resolution is to
    Get healthy

    Read more books

    Be a better person
    And to
    Be nicer to my brother

  175. My new year’s resolution is to make more time to read more books because reading some good books I found the ‘Heist Society” book and who knows, I could find some more amazing book that are out there waiting to be read! :D

    Happy New Year everyone!

  176. My New Year’s Resolution this year is to step away from the screen as much as possible, sit down and read a good book. My second resolution is to get in to the prep schools that I have applied to this year. First year of high school next year! YAAAY!!!!!

  177. Breanna Tuck says:

    My New Years Resolution is to… Oh gracious I’m not quite sure. You see, there are so many things I want to be able to improve on in my life. There is the classic lose weight and be a healthier person goal. And of course I want to try to be a better person, especially be a better student and a better daughter and sister. But I also have one more. I want to worry less and focus on the present more. I want to remember in rough times that dreams do come true, as all of our favorite disney princesses tell us. And most importantly I want to be confident in myself and aspirations and know that the only way to go from here is up.

  178. My New Year’s resolution is to write more frequently in my journal. I will also strive to not miss a single assignment in the upcoming semester! :)

  179. My New Year’s resolution is to be less shy and to speak up more.

  180. My New Year’s resolution is to find a way to resolve the conflict in my family. Because a Gallagher Girl’s are smart, perceptive, beautiful, and good problem-solvers I hope to be like them.

  181. To read more

  182. Naomi Tovar says:

    My New Year’s resolution is to be more forgiving..

  183. My New Years Resolutions are to stop being so afraid of tumbling. I want to finally do my round off-back tuck at cheer tryouts so I can make captain this year. Also to stop caring about what other people think about me.Happy New Year!!!!

  184. My resolution is to get to know my family more and to become closer to them.

  185. Sabina G. says:

    My resolutions for 2014 is to eat a lot healthier! Also to be a better person and to keep my grades up and make sure they stay in the A range! Especially in Math! But lastly to read the Heist Society before Ally’s next series comes out!
    :D :D :D :D :D

  186. I don’t have a New Years resolution.

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