Thursday, December 2, 2010

Follow Friday and Book Blog Hop!

Hello everyone and welcome to my brand new book blog! This is my very first Follow Friday! Reading YA, urban fantasy, and paranormal romance is a passion of mine and on this blog I will post my reviews and hopefully discuss books with all of you! Happy hopping!


What do you do besides reading / reviewing as a hobby?

 

Between work, reading and reviewing, and making time to be with those I love, it's really hard to find time to do other stuff! I do, however, love to bake and I'm trying to learn how to cook. My favorite dessert to bake is cookies and this Christmas I plan to make at least four of five different batches of some of my more popular recipes! I find cooking to be much more difficult than baking because I have zero instinct when it comes to knowing what ingredients to use and what spices to add! I also enjoy crafts, but haven't had any time recently to make anything. For awhile though I was decorating picture frames :o)

"What very popular and hyped book in the blogosphere did you NOT enjoy and how did you feel about posting your review?"

I really did not enjoy Halo by Alexandra Adornetto! At 500 pages one would think that after the 100 page mark, something, ANYTHING, would have happened, but the only thing that I learned within the first 100 pages of this book was that for inexplicable reasons the main character is in love with a teenage boy that attends her school. I didn't write a review for Halo because I couldn't finish it.

12 comments:

  1. Hopping through! New follower!
    I love baking. What's you fav Xmas cookie recipe? I love pecan tassies and Mexican wedding cakes.
    My Hop

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  2. Following through Follow friday! Return the favor?

    http://moonlightgleam.blogspot.com

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  3. Hey! Just stopping by for FF; I'm your newest follower! Mmm cookies! LOL I can't cook worth crap but I'm not a bad baker. Maybe because I like eating the end results better? Happy weekend!

    Carmel @ Rabid Reads (Twitter)

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  4. Hi! Just stopping by on FF. I am now the newest follower. I love baking. my roommates and I bake when we get bored. I'm not a bad cook either.

    Liz @ Tangled Web
    thereisnosign.blogspot.com

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  5. Glad to have found you via the Hop!

    I've seen a couple other people mention HALO. Now I really want to read it just to see what I think.

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  6. I really like your blog. I'm following now!

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  7. Hi There!
    I'm your latest follower! Love the colors in your blog! Drop by http://www.sugarbeatsbooks.com/ and say hi!

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  8. Hi! Just stopping by from the Hop and Follow Friday. Halo is on my TBR list. I've read good and bad reviews for that book.
    Hope you have a great weekend :)
    Caroline @ Bon Bons and Reveries

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  9. I love it! A question pertaining something other than books! Here's the
    short list of what I'm doing when I'm not reading:

    Cooking, gaming, gambling, drinking, smoking, golfing and sometimes even
    watching TV.

    I expound on all of the above at my blog. Follow me here -
    http://www.howardsherman.net

    Howard Sherman
    http://www.howardsherman.net

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  10. Thanks for hopping by! Yeah, I struggled to get through Beautiful Creatures but made myself finish LOL. I got Halo out from the library, and read the first couple chapters, but it did not hook me, and I'd read so many reviews rating it as fairly mediocre/poorly that I just didn't keep going.

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  11. You're not the only one who has mentioned this book. I think I'm definitely going to give it a miss.

    Ps following you.

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