Friday, August 5, 2011

Happy Friday!

It's time for the weekly hop!
If you want to join the fun,
visit Parajunkee's view and Crazy for Books for the linky . . . .

Book Blogger Hop

“What is the one ARC you would love to get your hands on right now?”
Of course it's Bloodlines by Richelle Mead!!! I miss Rose and Dimitri.... and oh my... I miss Adrian too!!! Wish I could have it now!!!


Q. Talk about the book that most changed or influenced your life (was it a book that turned you from an average to avid reader, did it help you deal with a particularly difficult situation, does it bring you comfort every time you read it?).

Not a book but books. The Lord of the Rings (JRR Tolkien) and the Vampire Academy series (Richelle Mead). Those books make me smile every time I see them in my book case. Those are my two favorite series. I even named my son and daughter after the LOTR's characters. Another one is the Anita Blake books. Whenever I'm in the car, I've never failed to wear seat belt because of Anita. The author, Ms. Hamilton's mom died in a car accident so she used Anita as fictional equivalent of her mom's death.


Alaiel Kreuz said...

Great answer! I love Tolkien and Richelle Mead's books! :D
This is my Follow Friday.

BTW, I'm hosting three giveaways in my blog and two of them are international (the other one is just for Europe), just click HERE and feel free to enter :D


amyer23 said...

New follower :) I wish I could get a hold of Bloodlines too!!

Hippies, Beauty, and Books. Oh My!

Jessica (Peace Love Books) said...

Vampire Academy!!! I remember starting them last summer and just breezing through them all because they were so awesome! I was so sad when it ended, but now I can't wait for Bloodlines!!! Great pick :)

Here's my FF!

Kristin Aragon said...

Vampire Academy rocks...I chose Bloodlines as my ARC also! Cannot wait until it releases.

New follower!

My Follow Friday and Blog Hop

Kristin Better Read Than Dead

Howard Sherman said...

post all of the following including the signature to each and every blog at
the Book Blogger hop:

As with just about everything else, most people will be startled to learn which
ARC I’m looking forward to the most.

Shocked, possibly.

So what’s the next ARC I’m looking forward to the most? The one I can’t stop thinking about?
The one that gives me sweaty palms?

Hop on over to my blog now and find out –

Howard Sherman, Implementor

LC said...

I love LOTR too. I first read The Hobbit and LOTR when I was 12 and have been rereading them regularly since. I have a funny habit of always reading The Hobbit over Christmas Holidays. Christmas eve doesn't feel right to me without Bilbo.
Here's my #FF

Lan said...

I chose Vampire Academy as well. I adore those books!

New Follower. My FF post: Lan @ The Write Obsession

Kah Woei said...

I haven't read the Vampire Academy or Anita Blake books yet, although I've heard plenty of good things about them. Maybe I should pick it up someday ...

Following you back from the Hop!

Rebecca said...

I have a lot of series affecting me in different ways too, but the main one was Harry Potter. I grew up with it and it made me really read. He also helped me through some rougher times. Then I have other ones that influenced my reading habits into what they are today. :)

Have a wonderful weekend! I'm a new follower! My answer can be found here!

Alison Can Read said...

Hopping through. I love Vampire Academy. I was lucky enough to borrow an ARC of Bloodlines. It was so wonderful. I <3 Adrian.
My Hop

Molli @ Once Upon a Prologue said...

I'm also a huge fan of the Vampire Academy books. Rose is such an awesome female lead!

I'm also a BRAND NEW follower. :) Come on by my blog!

Christin said...

New follower here :) I love all of your book choices! Some of them are still on my to-read list, but I hope to get to them soon.

Hope you have a great weekend!

My Follow Friday

Bonnie said...

I haven't read the Vampire Academy books yet (but only becaue my mom took them from me as soon as I bought them and I haven't gotten them back yet). I'm going to be reading Mead's newest book Bloodlines soon and hope that I can follow along with my limited knowledge of the VA series!

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit me at Hands and Home. I look forward to reading more from you soon!

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