Jul 22, 2011

Follow Friday (12) and Book Blogger Hop (9)



Hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read, Follow Friday allows bloggers to connect and discover new blogs. To participate, click the link, follow the rules, and follow new blogs! This week's blogs to follow are: We Fancy Books and A Novella's Tale.


Q. Name 3 authors that you would love to sit down and spend an hour or a meal with just talking about either their books or get advice on writing from?

A. Jodi Picoult would be one because her books are so deep and smart and ridiculously heartbreaking sometimes. Janet Evanovich would be another because Stephanie Plum just rocks my world! And Richelle Mead would be the last one. Talking about Georgina makes my world go round.. so I bet I would have a lot to say to her about that series! If I could pick more, I might pick Jennifer L. Armentrout because she has some seriously exciting stuff in the works right now!! And maybe I'll pick a guy.. Nicholas Sparks because I've been reading his books for years now and adore almost all of them. :o)






Hosted by Crazy For Books in the spirit of the Twitter Friday Follow, the Book Blogger Hop is a place just for book bloggers and readers to connect and share our love of the written word! Click the picture on the side to visit her website for more info.


Q. What’s the ONE GENRE that you wish you could get into, but just can’t?

A. For me this one is sci-fi. I'm cool with paranormal romance and some urban fantasy, but straight up science fiction just doesn't do it for me! I just really like normal people and vampires.. lol. Authors like Stephen King don't work for me either very much. I've never really liked his stuff. Wish I did, but I just definitely do not. OH, I also don't much like historical fiction either. I don't mind reading some Jane Austen, which is maybe weird, but I don't books written now set in long ago. If they time-travel there.. that's a different story.. lol. I know. Strange.



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19 comments:

  1. I wish I could read more dystopian novels Ive read a few and I like some.. I just never get blown away by them

    Melissa @ http://melissa-justoneopinion.blogspot.com/

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  2. Hi, old follower:) Great picks. I had a hard time thinking of what author's with the question this week. Happy Friday.
    ~Rebecca
    http://www.bendingthespine.blogspot.com

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  3. Great picks! More big time authors! I've read 1 or 2 novellas of Stephen King but yeah, not that into his work either.

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  4. It's really hard to pick just 3 isn't it! Have a great weekend.

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  5. Great picks! It's so hard to pick just three lol, I'd absolutely love to meet Richelle Mead too :)

    Here's my FF post: http://thoughts-of-an-endless-dreamer.blogspot.com/2011/07/follow-friday-6.html

    Hope you have an awesome weekend :)

    <3
    Taylor

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  6. I actually like sci-fi a lot. A lot of people seem to be surprised about that!

    Here's my answer:
    http://abookishaffair.blogspot.com/2011/07/book-blogger-hop-722-725.html

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  7. Hey Mickey, just stoppin by. I've only read books by Richelle Mead and that was recently. I just finished Frostbite from the VA series, I totally love it. Rose is awesome ;)
    Tristan @Reads With Wreckless Abandon

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  8. I agree with sci-fi. I love paranormal, but sci-fi is just too out there most times for me. I'm a new follower. My answers are up at Coffee Table Reviews.

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  9. I love how subtly you answered more than three authors. ;)

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  10. Hi there, I'm hopping through and following you.

    Have a great weekend!

    Holjo @ Pedantic Phooka
    www.pedanticphooka.com

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  11. I could get on board with Richelle Mead. Really enjoying VA series.

    Here's my FF: http://www.stuckinbooks.com/2011/07/follow-friday-7-22-11.html

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  12. I love Richelle Mead! Nice pick :) Here's my FF if you want to check it out!

    -Jessica (Peace Love Books)

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  13. I'm SO with you! I can't do aliens!!!

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  14. Hopping through. I'd love to meet Richelle too. I love VA and want to read her adult books. I'm not a sci fi person either.
    My Hop

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  15. Hey, Hopping through!

    I have seen a lot of people pick Janet Evanovich as an author to meet. I am ashamed to say I haven't heard of her...? I'm going to google her right now :)

    Lucy

    http://lily-bookhaven.blogspot.com/

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  16. Hi. Happy Belated FF from a new follower. Interesting choices.

    http://shikiharu.blogspot.com

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  17. Since last week's pie chart about where I get my books was so popular, I thought I'd share what types of books I do read. Please stop by to see which genres I don't typically read.

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  18. I am not a sci-fi person either. I also get creeped out by Stephen King books.

    http://apps.facebook.com/blognetworks/blog/kristin_can_read_648003/

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