Thursday, April 14, 2011

It's Follow Friday! #12 and Blog Hop #8

Yes, it's that time of the week again! It's Follow Friday which is hosted by Parajunkee. The question of the week is:
Do you have anyone that you can discuss books with IRL? Tell us about him/her.
To be completely honest, I don't really. Yes, I have some friends who enjoy reading; however, they're very casual readers and thus, we often don't have much to talk about. They do come to me for book suggestions though--if that makes any difference. :)

Book Blogger Hop

Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Jen over at Crazy for Books and the question of the week is:
Pick a character from a book you are currently reading or have just finished and tell us about him/her.
I've just started reading Wrapped by Jennifer Bradbury and thus far in, I really do like Agnes (our lovely main character). Her mother admonishes her for reading so often and she's well spoken. Did I mention that she knows an array of languages? As I said, I've only just begun reading Wrapped and thus I can't say much more about her as a character, only that I've enjoyed her immensely this far in!


  1. Me either... My mom and sis read, but not the same genre as me. I do manage to get them to read some of my books from time to time though!

  2. I am fortunate I have a best friend and niece that I can have long discussions with, my best friend doesn't care for same genres as me but my niece is the one that got me hooked on what I read now.

    Happy Weekend!

    Follow Friday and Blog Hops

  3. Hopping through. I don't really have good book friends either. My friends are also casual readers.
    My Hop
    Get a free download of Wings by Aprilynne Pike at my blog!

  4. Hey I'm a new follower =] I always try and convert my casual reader friends haha! It sort of works...

  5. I'm like you, people don't come to me to talk about books. They come to me when they want to know if one is worth reading. :-)
    Happy Friday.

    Come check out my FF!

  6. I dont have a book buddy INL. Thankfully we have the internet!

    I am now following.

    Lets Get Romantical

  7. Hi-I am just hopping by to say Hello- The Reading Life. I return all follows and comments Mel u

  8. Hiya new follower here from Follow me Friday. My everyday friends don't read much so I talk books to all of my friends at Goodreads, its where I get all my suggestions of what to read next and what to avoid!


  9. It sucks you cant share your love of books with your friends. but we bloggers are with you!!! hehe

    - Kylie

  10. I'm pretty much in the same boat as you. Nobody reads as much as me. I guess it's good we book bloggers have each other! Old follower just stopping by. Happy Friday!


  11. I can talk books with my Dad but he tends to stick to one genre. Otherwise I'm on my own IRL. Have a great weekend.

  12. I have my book club luckily :0)

    Great blog, I am a new follower BTW - just following the hop and meeting new people. Hope you will stop into my blog as well

    Amber @ Me, My Shelf, And I

  13. Hello, nice to meet you and your blog. Hopping through, I am a new follower, Happy Friday!! BTW fantastic Blog;)

    Spell Checked by C.G. Powell

  14. New Follower.

    Great blog! I am with you in not a lot of fellow readers.:(

    Happy Friday,
    Erika @ Let's talk about books

  15. You can always talk to us book bloggers!! We're here!! Like..allll the time, hehe. :D

    TGIF!! Jess @ Gone with the Words

  16. 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!

    Happy reading
    Jules x

  17. I don't really have many people to talk books with either. That's why I recently started up my blog. I love that the book blogging community comments and talks so much. It's been really nice!

    Jennifer of Little Shelf

  18. Yeah, so I'm totally on my Dad's computer at my parent's house, so it says Kelly! LOL. OOps! I have to figure out how to sign him out and sign in under my name. Sorry!

    Jennifer of Little Shelf

  19. I am just hopping by from the Book Blogger Hop!! I want to read Wrapped; it is on my TBR list. I am looking forward to reading it... I hope you have a great weekend!!


    check out my answer at:

  20. Hey having friends who are casual readers is better than nothing :) Plus I definitely think the fact that they come to you for recommendations makes a difference :)

  21. Hello!

    Happy Blog Hop! (I know, I’m a little late this weekend!) Old follower here!

    I have my blogger buddy as my reading friend. She listens to me complain about the books I hate and go crazy about the books I love! :-D

    F.Y.I - Saturday was our one year anniversary at Once Upon A Chapter. We are having four huge giveaways plus our 500 followers giveaway! Please check it out!

    Lisa @ Once Upon A Chapter

  22. I'm a new follower from friday Follow and please look at my blog in return

    I focus on SciFi, Paranormal and Historical Romances and post every Sunday with author tips and updates on my writing....

  23. Just stopping by via the hop! I am your newest follower :) Nice to meet you!

    And the plot thickens...


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