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Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate, Good Choice Reading and Once Upon a Twilight are sponsoring this first annual blog hop with more than 80 sites participating and lots of wonderful prizes being awarded.

The response to the just-concluded Follower Love Giveaway Hop was so outstanding, that I am giving away another $25 Amazon gift certificate! The winner will be selected at random!

Mandatory Entry:

You must be a follower of Colloquium!

Leave a comment in which you answer this question: What is your all-time favorite love story?

Be sure to include your email address (for notification and delivery purposes).

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  • Tweet about this giveaway and leave the link to your tweet in a comment!
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Thank you to all who participated!

The comment posted by Lora at Read for Your Future was selected at random and Lora won the $25 Amazon gift certificate!


  1. I love the word of the song “When I Look At You” by Miley Cyrus. They always remind me of the relationship that I have with my husband, especially the lines “..when my world is falling apart, when there’s no light to break up the dark, that’s when I…look at you”. Cheesy, I know, but a story through a song!

    I follow you through GFC under “Jonita”

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  2. I know I’m just like millions of other girls, but I still think Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett are my favorite literary couple in love. Go Pride and Prejudice!!

    I’m a GFC follower – Jonesy
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  3. Carol Wong

    Romeo and Juliet is my all time favorite! ๐Ÿ˜›

    I follow you with:

    Google Friends Connet
    Facebook Networked Blogs
    Twitter as Carolee888
    E-mail subscription and RSS feed on I Google Page

    I tweeted as Carolee888 but cannot get the link to copy ๐Ÿ˜ฅ


  4. Pride and Prejudice – just watched it Saturday again
    I am a GFC follower
    I follow on Networked blogs
    I am an e-mail subscriber

  5. If i had to pick just one it would be Pride and Prejudice.

    I am a GFC follower


  6. I am a GFC follower. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway

  7. My ultimate favorite love story – The Notebook (although the books surpassed the movie, by far!)
    I’ve posted this on Facebook and will participate in going to other blogs.
    Thank you for the chance to win!
    ~Happy ? Day!

  8. OanaMaria

    I just love Pride and Prejudice! Thank you for the giveaway! I’m following you on GFC(onutzyk_93) and on Twitter (@Onutzyca) !!! My email :onutzyk_93@yahoo(dot)com

  9. Tough question… My favorite is usually the book I’m currently reading, so I’ll say ‘Explosive’ by Beth Kery. Or any of the books from Kate Pearce’s House of Pleasure series. Yum. ๐Ÿ™‚

    I’m a GFC follower, I’m following on Facebook Networked Blogs, I just subscribed via FeedDemon, and I’m following you on Twitter. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  10. My favorite couple is Katsa and Po from Graceling. Po loves Katsa just the way she is and for who she is. Katsa is reluctant at first but is unwavering.

    Old follower
    RSS email subscriber

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  11. Heather S

    Oh, I love The Princess Bride! A great love story with drama, adventure, and of course a daring rescue!

    Old GFC Follower


  12. I think my favorite love story of all time is Pride & Prejudice <3 <3 <3

    Im a GFC follower (Hana Kabashi), a twitter follower (@hkabashi), a network blog follower (Hana Kabashi) and an email subscriber.

    Hana K

  13. Rebecca O

    Hmmm…I am going to go with the Notebook. But, I also love The Time Travelers Wife as well. Thanks for the chance.

    bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

  14. my favorite love story would have to be romeo and juliet! Such a classic!

    I follow through gfc as fletch8502.

    Thank you for the giveaway!


    Fletch8502 at yahoo dot com

  15. I love the story between Buttercup and Westley in “The Princess Bride.” I also love Forney and Novalee in “Where the Heart is” (movie version).

    mbamster0720 at gmail dot com

  16. What a great giveaway. Please enter me. I follow your posts via google reader.

  17. Forgot to include in previous post that my all time favourite love story is none other than Love Story (by Erich Segal!).

  18. Maria Ramey

    My favorite love story is from the movie fireproof. I am a GFC follower. Thanks for the giveaway!

  19. pepsivanilla

    I love Beauty and The Beast!


  20. The Notebooks is my favorite.

    GFC follower.

    marieimy (at) gmail (dot) com

  21. Maria (pronounced Mariah)

    My all time favorite fictionaly love story would be the Notebook (I know it is sacreligious but I liked the movie better)…real life is my in-laws they celebrated their 52 anniversary this past December.

    I am a GFC follower
    Follow on Network Blogs (Maria Smith)
    Follow Twitter (Maria_Smith_76)
    Follow via RSS feed

    Thank you very much!

  22. I’ve only seen the movie, but The Notebook was an amazing love story.
    I am a GFC follower and an email subscriber.
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  23. What is your all-time favorite love story?

    My all-time favorite love story is Pride & Prejudice. It is gorgeous and no one dies at the end. In real life my favorite love story is my parents. Knew each other only 6 weeks before they got married and are still going dtrong after 28 years.
    Elisquared recently posted..Poetry Sunday 03My Profile

  24. cheryl c.

    In books, it would be SIMPLY LOVE by Mary Balogh. It’s a beauty and the beast themed story.

    GFC follower
    castings at mindspring dot com

  25. Judy Cox

    Pride & Prejudice is my all time favorite book.


  26. Judy Cox

    I follow you on GFC-judy


  27. Judy Cox

    I follow on twitter @ladymagnolia99.


  28. Judy Cox

    I am subscribed by email and it was confirmed.


  29. All-time favorite – hmm….. Pride and Prejudice OR Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers =)

  30. ACMommy3

    I am a GFC Follower of your blog. ๐Ÿ™‚ And I love Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice and Sense & Sensibility!

  31. jeanette8042

    My favorite love story us Jane Eyre!

  32. jeanette8042

    GFC follower

  33. jeanette8042

    Facebook Networked Blogs follower/Jeanette Juan

  34. I’m a GFC follower: apk1princess. I would have to say my favorite love story is The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen. I just love how her books reflect real life.

    Happy V-Day

  35. Jolene Allcock

    My fav. love story is The Thorn Birds. It’s the ultimate tale of forbidden love, it’s also one of the first romance books I picked up when I was 15 and the story stuck with me

    Follow on GFC(Jolene Allcock and Family)
    Follow on twitter(@joleneallcock)
    subscribe by e-mail


  36. I’m a follower on GFC. I like The Notebook! captainliss40(at)gmail(dot)com

  37. Kate Hensel

    I love Pride and Prejudice…so cute ๐Ÿ™‚

    I’m a GFC follower
    Im a Twitter follower
    I’m an email subscriber ๐Ÿ™‚

    hense1kk AT cmich DOT edu

  38. Laura H.

    Thanks for the giveaway and for participating in this blog hop! My favorite love story of all time is “The Notebook” by Nicholas Sparks.


  39. Laura H.

    I already follow via GFC (Bornajhawk).


  40. Following, and another P&P fan here. (:
    Thanks for the giveaway, and Happy Valentine’s Day!

  41. Laura H.

    Already follow via Networked Blogs (Laura G. Henderson).


  42. Laura H.

    Already follow on Twitter @MamaHendo3.


  43. Laura H.

    Already subscribe via e-mail.


  44. My favorite love story is Romeo & Juliet. rsgrandinetti@yahoo(d0t)com

  45. Rosie Nguy

    I have many favorite love stories, but one that comes to mind is Beauty and the Beast in multiple re-tellings – Beauty by Robin McKinley, Entwined by Emma Jensen, and Disney’s version, of course. ๐Ÿ˜€

  46. Stephanie

    I’d have to say The Time Traveler’s Wife. I read it recently and loved it.
    Gfc follower

    thegirlonfire27 at gmail dot com

  47. I’m a follower, thanks for this awesome giveaway.

    Val at Truth Be Told

  48. My favorite all-time love story? I have tons. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Inception, A Walk to Remember, The Time-Travelers Wife, The Notebook, Dear John, Romeo and Juliet.

    I follow via GFC (Meghan Saldecki)
    I follow via twitter (leggomymeggox)
    I follow via email (breakkanamexd[at]aol[dot]com)

    breakkanamexd [at] aol [dot] com
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  49. Best love story? Adam and Mia from If I Stay. So beautiful:)

    Thanks for this contest! I follow via GFC!

  50. Jan Patterson RN

    Mary Poppins and Bert the Chimney Sweep in the Mary Poppins books by P. L. Travers. Even though there’s nothing explicit it’s clear that when they’re not being “Mary Poppins” and “Bert” these two are connected, together, more than friends, people who trust each other and who love each other.

  51. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks is a favorite!
    I’m a GFC follower: Michele

  52. I follow on Networked Blogs
    Michele Caldwell Lawrence

  53. I’m a Twitter follower

  54. I’m an email subscriber

  55. Mona Garg

    My all-time favorite love story is THE NOTEBOOK.

  56. My all-time favorite love story is that of Elizabeth and Darcy in Pride and Prejudice, it’s just too wonderful!

  57. Probably C.S. Lewis’ retelling of the Greek myth of Cupid and Psyche in Til We Have Faces.

    Amy // artsyrockerchick at aim dot com

    P.S. I follow via GFC.

  58. brendajean

    I love the story of Tristan and Savannah in My Fair Godmother:)

    I gfc follow.

    bchild5 at aol dot com

  59. What is your all-time favorite love story?
    Forget You by Jennifer Echols

    GFC follower

  60. Christine Jensen

    OOh, that is soooo hard to choose. Probably Lizze and Darcy in Pride and Prejudice..but I also like Anne and Gil in Anne of Green Gables ๐Ÿ™‚

  61. Christine Jensen

    I follow on twitter as @stickyprints

  62. Stephanie M

    I love Pride and Prejudice.

    smccar1 at hotmail dot com

  63. Stephanie M

    I am a GFC follower.

    smccar1 at hotmail dot com

  64. alltime fav love story is hands down

    After the Night By Linda Howard I loveeeeee that book

  65. Following on networked blogs via face book Beverly Gordon

  66. Carol W.

    My all-time favorite love story is Gone with the Wind.
    I’m a GFC follower (Carol Wolf).

  67. I love Pride & Prejudice and also The Princess Bride! ๐Ÿ™‚

    I am a GFC follower (Christy)
    I followe on Networked Blogs
    I follow on Twitter (@manyoceans)
    I subscribe via email (shortcut_2_mushrooms(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)nz)

  68. My favorite love story is When Harry Meet Sally. Thanks so much!

    GFC follower (Brooke)
    email subscriber


  69. Cathy MacDonald

    Every book on my favorite’s shelf is memorable, but if I had to pick a classic, it would be Pride and Prejudice.

    caity_mack at yahoo dot com

  70. Cathy MacDonald

    a gfc follower

    caity_mack at yahoo dot com

  71. With all its gender issue flaws, I still love Jane Eyre more than anything else.

    I’m a follower on here and Twitter.

    englishmajorjunkfood [at] yahoo [dot] com
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  72. I’m an old GFC follower.

    My favorite love story is about this Jewish guy in his early thirties who had special gifts and a heart so full of love he was unashamed to cry in public. Some people called him healer, others called him crazy and yet others saw him as a rebel. For three years he went about with his homeboys teaching about love and relationships. Some people accepted it… others didn’t. Wherever he went stuff happened. Finally He became too radical for those in power and was set up by one of his own homies. He was flogged until he was unrecognizable by his mother and hung on a cross. Even while on the cross he was begging forgiveness for those who rejected, mocked and scorned him. And three days later he resurrected, conquered death and ensured open communication between God and mankind again. Some call him Yeshua…others call him Jesus. I call him love.
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  73. latisha depoortere

    My favorite love story in Titanic I just love it!
    Great giveaway thank you so much!
    GFC follower/latishajean
    Email subscriber too
    Twitter follower/latishajean
    Networked blogs follower/latisha D
    tishajean@ charter.net

  74. Thanks for the giveaway!

    I’m a follower of Colloquium!
    My favorite all time love story is: Jane Eyre! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Email: yiliang0124[at]hotmail.com

  75. I’m a GFC follower! (YWLiang)

    Email: yiliang0124[at]hotmail.com

  76. I’m an Email subscriber! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Email: yiliang0124[at]hotmail.com

  77. katklaw777

    I like Romeo and Juliet…sad, but romantic.

  78. Dominique

    I don’t have an all-time favorite. There’s too many to choose from. But one that I really love is Green Card.

  79. CrystalGB

    My all time favorite love story is Pride and Prejudice. ๐Ÿ™‚

  80. CrystalGB

    I am a GFC follower.


  81. Jennifer

    My favorite is Pride & Prejudice. I know it’s not very original but it’s definitely my all-time favorite!
    I follow via GFC – Jennifer S.
    I follow on Twitter – redjen76

  82. I love Lancelot and Guinuviere

  83. I’m not sure about my ALL time favorite but Anna and the French Kiss and Delirium are definitely at the top of my list for romantic books.
    I follow by GFC.
    candace_redinger at yahoo dot com

  84. I love Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins! So sweet!



  85. I love the movie Grease when i was a kid. I still watch it is its on day. I saw it at the movies when it fist came out. i loved It! Still do

  86. My favorite love story is the story of Jim and Pam on The Office–my boyfriend and I had a very similar story!


    P.S. I’m a google follower!

  87. I follow you via subscription and google friend connect

    My all time favorite love story is in the book “Redeeming love” by francine rivers. In this book the man takes the woman works on her to change her bad way and they fall in love and have a wonderful relationship. I just loved that story!

  88. I follow on google friend connect and my favorite love story is Rebecca.

  89. Pride and Prejudice

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  90. twitter follower – @donnas1

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  91. Networked blogs follower

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  92. Marie (Bella)

    I’m an old GFC follower

    I follow on Facebook network

    I follow on twitter
    My favorite love story is Rebecca — loved it.

    Thanks for the contest!


  93. Pride and Prejudice!!
    GFC follower: Christa

  94. Nicole Sender

    My favorite love story is Pride & Predjudice!

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