Friday, April 15, 2011

Follow Friday & Blog Hop

Thanks to Parajunkee's View and Crazy-for-Books for this week's fun questions.

Q. Do you have anyone that you can discuss books with IRL? Tell us about him/her.

Thankfully yes! My husband likes to read, too, so he talks to me about books a lot. Plus there are a few women in my neighborhood who are big readers. We keep trying (unsuccessfully) to start a book club. But we still share suggestions.

Book Blogger Hop

 Pick a character from a book you are currently reading or have just finished and tell us about him/her.

I'm reading Incarceron right now and have no idea what's going on. So I'll go with the book I just finished, Where She Went by Gayle Forman. (I'm giving it away here) Adam is the main character, and he is bitter, bitter, bitter about the choices other people have made. That makes him less than likable, but I was still sympathetic to him. It's hard to say more without spoiling, so I'll just say that I ended up really liking being in his head - almost as much as being in Mia's in If I Stay.

Who are you reading about now?


  1. Hello! :)

    I have a few people that I talk about books with in real life but the blogging community is great because there is just so much variety, I have found so many new books to read!

    I'm a new follower!

    I would love to be a member of a book group, but nobody in the area that I live seems all that interested. Good luck with yours.

    Happy reading
    Jules x

  2. Love that you are giving away your books! I am going to need to start doing that soon, any pointers?


  3. I like your description of Adam. It is great when you can enjoy being in someone else's head.
    I'm a new follower here and I look forward to reading your reviews.

  4. Adam's descripition is great!

    stop and see mine and my giveaways.

  5. I am your newest follower from FF. I never read the whole thing properly (although this is only my second FF).

  6. I heard that book (Where She Went) was awesome! I also heard being in Adam's head was just as you said. As for Incarceron, I was confused by the end too, it was super odd. I was hoping for more! Love the blog! I'm your newest follower.

    In the Closet With a Bibliophile

  7. Thanx, your wee one is absolutely adorable! x

  8. Kathy thank you for stopping by my blog, I followed you back to yours. :)

    Have a wonderful weekend.


  9. Hi there! I am currently reading a unique book that is written through emails from one character to another. I am your newest follower. Come and visit me at

  10. Aww, you lucky gal. Must be nice having even one book friend!

    New follower :)

  11. Ooh I wish I was part of a book club! there's one at school, i think, but no one hardly participates. :(

    Ooh, Where She Went! I've read If I Stay and loved it lots :) I've heard Where She Went is much preferred, actually. I'd love to read it! :D

    I'm a new follower. Happy Friday!

  12. I actually have gotten my husband to start reading more! Whoo Hoo! He's a musician; obviously reading music is very different!

  13. Lucky you! I have absolutely no one to discuss books with IRL, it was part of the reason why I started blogging in the first place :P Have a lovely weekend!

  14. Oh I want to read Where She Went soooooo bad!! I have a few obligations to finish first, but that will be my next "just for me" read!

    I am very lucky to have met amazing women whom I can discuss books with through online book clubs. My mom and sisters also share a love of reading with me.

    Reading Lark's Book Blogger Hop & Follow Friday

  15. Aww, that`s sweet that your husband likes books as well. I wish my Man liked books i do! then i wouldn`t feel so bad about "neglecting" him some times to read :(

    New follower!

    Here`s my FF:

  16. Hopping through. New follower! I can't wait to read Where She Went. It's getting great reviews.
    My Hop
    Get a free download of Wings by Aprilynne Pike at my blog!

  17. Hi! New follower here! Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    It's nice you can talk to your husband about books!
    Have a good weekend and happy reading!

  18. That's great that you have so many people to chat books with!! I started a book club a while back, and it was fun while it lasted! Then everyone decided they were too busy. ;)

    Thanks for stopping by! I'm your newest follower!

  19. Thanks everyone for your comments! If you are following me I'm following right back at you. :)

  20. Hello! Just hopping by (late, as usual >.< ) to return the follow! Thanks so much for visiting my blog Novel Addiction. There's nothing like a good man that enjoys good books. ;)

    Hope you're having an excellent weekend!

  21. Hopping by from the blog hop.

    New Follower


  22. Thanks for stopping by my Friday post! Returning the follow. :-)

    Happy Monday!

  23. I loved Incarceron. It can be confusing but is a great read!

    I love that I have my twin sister to talk books with. It's so much fun! :)

    Thanks for stopping by my hop! :)