17 June 2011

Blog Hop and Follow Friday (13)

Follow Friday is a really fun way to network your blog and meet some other really cool bloggers in the process! This weekly event is hosted at Parajunkee's View! The featured blogger this week is Rhiannon Paille.

Q: Genre Wars! What's your favorite genre and which book in that genre made it your favorite?

A: Right now it is a toss up between mystery/suspense and dystopia. I've always loved a good mystery that made me think about the "who done it" and "why". When I was in Jr. High I loved Agatha Christie, especially her novel And Then There Were None. After getting into blogging and YA, I kinda let mystery fall off the map for me until I picked The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting. It reminded me of why I like this genre and that it's so fun! I never really knew about dystopian books and the only one I ever read, unknowingly, was 1984 by George Orwell. But the books that really got me into the dystopian craze was Birthmarked by Caragh M. O'Brien. Now I just need to find a book that combines both of the genres!

The Book Blogger Hop is a place just for book bloggers and readers to connect and share our love for the written word. This incredibly awesome weekly event is hosted by Jennifer at Crazy for Books!

Q: How many books are currently in your to-be-read (TBR) pile?

A: OMG so many books! I've recently made an actual physical pile so that I won't lose track of which one I need to read next. This pile does not include the book I'm currently reading or the books for review on my nook! So many books and definitely not enough time!


Kathy said...

Divergent is awesome. I cant wait to see what you think of it. It's so true - so many books, not enough time. Happy weekend.

Nikki said...

OOhhhh sooo many goodies! Enjoy!

New follower! Happy reading, friend!

Nikki @ Books Most Wanted

The Book Angel said...

Wow! Can I please have the books in that pile! haha. I keep a small stack of books and, luckily, I don't have an ereader yet. I'm scared how many books I'd have if I did.

The Book Angel said...

Totally forgot to say that I love your blog! haha. And my hop is here:

Christy said...

I have a lot of books I want to read, but only about 12 physical books that are waiting on my bookshelf. I'm a new follower. Come on over to my site and enter to win a Kindle on my book launch of
The 2011 Book Blogger's Cookbook.

Amy said...

Hi there, new follower here from the hop! Love your blog! :o)

TG said...

XVI is in my TBR pile, too. I think I'm still 3 books away from reading it. Honestly, my reading list could take until next year to get through - yours looks far more manageable!

kathy said...

Nice TBR pile! I just finished Spells and thought it was cute. Divergent is on my TBR list, too.

And yay for mystery books! The Body Finder was so incredibly creepy. I loved it. :)

Emily said...

The Body Finder was such an awesome book!

Katie said...

Divergent is real good!

New follower (:

Alexis @ Reflections of a Bookaholic said...

I really want to read more dystopian novels. I've only read a few but I loved those that I did.

Kristen said...

New follower here from Follow Friday! I love dystopian novels also! Happy reading :)

Kristen @www.suchateenagebookworm.blogspot.com

caffeinejunkie said...

I've been hearing alot about dystopian novels. I've heard the hunger games on audiobook. It was good.And I have always like a good mystery, too.:)

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Marla said...

Old follower dropping by from FF to say, "Hi!" I've been on a dystopia kick, lately. I am dying to read Birthmarked. I love coming over here, by the way. Your blog is so well put together. Have a great weekend!

Marla @ Starting the Next Chapter

Phantom Paragrapher said...

New Follower
I have a Never-ending list of TBR's :)

Anonymous said...

1984 is great. I love dystopian as well. New follower :-)


Lisa said...

Awesome pile!:D
I also have Crescendo and Devouring in my pile, good luck reading!

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